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Animal Camps

Barnyard Buddies Summer Camp

Lakewood – Campers (ages 3-7) get hands-on farming and equestrian experience by learning to properly care for farm animals and properly ride a pony. June 24 – August 4. Read More

Junior Keeper-For-A-Day Camps at Wild Wonders

Bonsall – Campers, ages 6-12, will help care for a selection of the 100+ exotic animals, as well as participate in fun, interactive games and activities. Hands-on, half-day camps are held June 20 – August 3. Your child will spend half a day with their staff of biologists, life scientists, and zookeepers learning about animals from all over the world. Read More

Annenberg Petspace – Kids Camp

Playa Vista – Campers (ages 8-11) learn about animal health, behavior, grooming, nutrition, veterinary medicine, animal adoptions, and more. June 12 – August 4. Read More

Aquarium of the Pacific Summer Camp

Long Beach – Children (ages 3-12) will join aquarium educators to explore the habitats and animals of the Pacific Ocean. Campers can feed animals, tour exhibits, and participate in hands-on learning activities. Read More

Birch Aquarium Summer Camp

La Jolla – Children (ages 5-13) explore underwater worlds and meet ocean creatures. Activities include games, crafts, science, surfing, and snorkeling. June 26 – August 18. Read More

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium Summer Classes

San Pedro – Ocean science summer classes are held onsite at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium. Sessions for 1st-6th grades include Tales Between Tides, Galloping Snails, Crab Shells, and Ichthyology. June 15 – August 18. Read More

Camp Pinniped – Pacific Marine Mammal Center

Laguna Beach – A unique experience where campers (ages 8-12) learn how the animal care team rehabilitates their seal and sea lion patients through a series of mock-activities including weighing fish, preparing fish smoothies, and cleaning pens. July 3 – August 11. Read More

Gilchrist Farm Camp

Santa Clarita – Campers (ages 5-11) learn to ride and care for horses, milk goats, gather eggs, pet farm animals, grow food, create arts and crafts, and play games. Counselor in Training (ages 12-16) and Mini Camp (ages 2-5) also available. June 12 – August 4. Read More

Heal the Bay Aquarium Science Camp

Santa Monica – Heal the Bay’s Aquarium Science Camps are filled with animal discovery and exploration. Campers (ages 5-13) participate in hands-on experiments, activities, games, and crafts. June 26 – August 4. Read More

Los Angeles Zoo Camp

SOLD OUT – Los Angeles – Offers campers (Pre-K – 6th grade) a variety of adventures and lessons through weekly themes. June 19 – August 11. Read More

Ocean Institute Summer Camps 2023

Dana Point – Dive into marine and ocean science with six different camps for ages 5-17. June 12 – August 11. Marine Science Internship Academy (ages 14-17) and Counselor-in-Training Program (age 14+) also available. June 12 – August 11. Read More

spcaLA Friends for Life Camp

Long Beach – Kids (ages 9-14) learn basic care and responsibility for pets, respect for animals, and the beginnings of dog training—all while having fun with friends! June 19 – August 4. Read More

STAR Eco Station Summer Camp

Culver City – Campers (TK-5th grade) focus on animal care, feeding and cleaning, creative art projects, hands-on lessons on conservation and adaptations, and games. Read More

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