Long Beach Summer Camps and Classes

Keep your child busy with a day, a week or a month of fun activities. Summer camps offer a safe, nurturing environment for children to try new experiences, learn new skills and make new friends. No matter what they find interesting, there is a summer camp designed to explore the topic — sports, ocean adventures, historical immersion, science or academia, dance, drama and more. The most important thing is to sign up early, because most of these summer camps fill up fast!

Summer Adventures at Rancho Los Cerritos with Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine

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Children will learn all about life in Old California through historic crafts, hands-on activities, games and stories through weeklong Summer Adventures at the gorgeous preserved adobe estate of Rancho Los Cerritos. Historically themed programming will focus on daily life at the rancho where participants will learn the tasks of the past, including how to churn [...]

Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Summer Classes

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Pre-School Classes With City of Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine! We believe that it is never too soon to experience the fun and excitement of learning. The City of Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine is offering classes this summer for children as young as 6 months old to those about to start school. [...]

Make a Splash – Read! 2010 Library Summer Reading Programs


High and dry for something to do this summer? Readers of all ages are invited to join the Summer Reading Program at their Long Beach Public Library. Make waves with programs, games, and prizes for everyone from babies to adults. The Long Beach Public Library’s summer reading programs began June 17 and will continue through [...]

Cal State Long Beach still has open spots in popular Summer Camps

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Parents looking for an outlet that keeps children active both mentally and physically during the summer can enroll their kids in a pair of four-week camps as California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) again offers its Academic Enrichment summer camp and 49er camp. Open to boys and girls ages 5-12, the first session of these [...]

Red Cross Launches Two New Summer Safety Courses

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The American Red Cross Greater Long Beach Chapter today announced the release of its new Wilderness and Remote First Aid course, which is designed for scouts, outdoor enthusiasts and people who work in remote wilderness environments; and Baby Sitting Boot Camp. “The new Wilderness and Remote First Aid course fills a real need in our [...]

Local Adventure! More Summer Day Camps in Long Beach

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In our week-long coverage of Long Beach Summer Camps, we talked about performing arts camps, sports camps, marine camps and YMCA camps. There are still a few day camps that we haven’t covered. This final list of day camps has some of the most unique offerings including a camp in the clouds or a week [...]

Dive Into Summer at Aquatic Camps for Kids

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The weather is getting warmer, the end of the school year is almost here, and thoughts are turning to a summer of fun in the water. Belmont Junior Aquatics Camp Ages 5-8 (kindergarten experience). Join us on the beach side, covered patio area at Belmont Plaza Pool for summer fun. Campers enjoy games, crafts, beach [...]

This Summer Sing, Act, or Dance at Performing Arts Camps

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Film, dance, acting, or singing, if your child yearns for the spotlight then camp can be their ticket to a summer of fame. Whether drama or dancing, summer camp for the performing arts are often filled with the magic of theater and professional instructors that offer children real-world experience about “the business.” Several teen and [...]

Summer Sports Camps: Kids team up for good times

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There are less than three weeks until the bell rings signaling the end of school and the start of summer. For many children, that run home on the last day is actually the first jog of a sports-filled summer. Sports camps — baseball, soccer, football, swimming, tennis and more— are a popular choice for many [...]

YMCA Camps: Kids can stay local or sleep-away at Y-Camps

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A variety of Day Camps will be available this Summer at Fairfield, Lakewood, Los Altos, and Los Cerritos YMCA’s. Character development, leadership, social development, adventure and fun! Specialty camps, Aquatic camps and Sports camps are planned at select YMCA locations in the Long Beach area with age-appropriate activities for children in grades kindergarten through Eighth. Trained leaders will lead kids [...]

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