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Academic Enrichment Camp at CSULB

Various academic subjects covered. Kindergarten Preparedness Program, and 1st through 5th grade-level academic curriculum, as well as art and computers. 6th-8th grade math, technology, language arts, writing and art. Children will be divided by grade level with a low student/teacher ratio. 2020 sessions: June 15 – July 10 and July 13 – August 7, Monday… View Article

AFreeMind Academy

AFreeMind Academy works with national leaders in the STEM and Visual Arts curriculum to offer programs for students (ages 5-12) to explore a variety of materials and mediums, with a focus on critical-thinking skills, creative confidence, an appreciation of other cultures, art history and more.


Bionerds offers fun and hands-on biology workshops for kids (grades K-8) throughout Orange County. They have after school, in-class, school-break camps and party programs.

Blue Submarine

The Blue Submarine is a marine biology outreach program offering classes and activities for students pre-K through 8th grade. Topics are presented in an interactive format and live tidepool animals are available for certain classes. Birthday party packages are available.

Camp Invention

Campers in grades K-6 will spark their creativity and build collaboration skills while controlling their very own flight simulation robot, protecting Earth’s ecosystems, designing the ultimate sports complex and learning the value of their ideas! Use promo code LOCAL25 to save $25 (expires 3/31/20) or LOCAL15 to save $15 (expires 5/12/20). 6 So Cal locations to choose from!

Columbia Memorial Space Center

Hands-on learning center that is dedicated to bringing the wonder and excitement of space science to children of all ages. Classes and workshops are held regularly, plus a robotics lab, where participants are taught the principles of robotic programming, engineering, failure analysis and mission management. Robotics badge/patch workshops for scouts are also offered.

CSArts Academy Summer Program

CSArts Academy brings students (8-15) a fun and creative environment to pursue technical skills through Orange County School of the Arts, and include: 3D design, animation, character design for video games, cinematography, digital art & design, and both film and television production skills.

Discovery Cube Los Angeles

Take in 71,000 square feet of interactive and hands-on exhibits. Whether you want to take a simulated helicopter tour or experience the planetary research station, there’s something for everyone to explore. Cutting-edge exhibits and thrilling events will educate and entertain everyone from kids of all ages to the kid in all of us. Don’t miss… View Article

Discovery Cube Orange County

Discovery Cube Orange County is filled with interactive and hands-on exhibits in themed areas including: Discovery Theater, Inspector Training Course, Boeing Rocket Lab, Healthy Kitchen, Science of Hockey, and more. This spring is the return of OC’s most popular spring-break event, Bubblefest through April 12! Then join them for Rocket Launch and become a rocket… View Article

El Dorado Nature Center Nature Kids Discovery Camps

Join the Nature Center for fun and exploration this summer!  Children will experience nature through investigation, hands-on activities, games and crafts. A simple snack will be provided. Pre-registration is required. Visit to register.   PRESCHOOL SESSIONS 9-11 a.m., 3-5 years old. Children must be potty-trained. This is not a parent participation class. $100 per… View Article

Girl Scouts of Los Angeles

By participating in Girl Scouts’ age-appropriate, girl-led activities, your girl will do more than she ever thought she could: from zip-lining through pine forests to developing apps for good. Today, girls are dreamers, makers, and innovators… girls possess the power and the skills to make the world a better place.

iD Tech

At iD Tech, kids and teens ages 7-19 learn to code, design video games, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, print 3D characters, work with AI and machine learning, build laptops, discover cybersecurity, and more! Held at UC Irvine, Cal Poly Pomona, Caltech, Stanford, NYU, and 150+ campuses worldwide. In addition to their flagship… View Article

Long Beach Marine Institute – Ocean Adventure Camp 2020

Looking for a fun, exciting AND educational camp for summer 2020? Sign up for our Ocean Adventure Camp this summer and experience a unique hands-on approach to marine science. Each week has a different ocean related theme and is filled with projects, crafts and aquatic fun designed to promote ocean sciences and conservation. Campers will… View Article

Shared Science

Kids engineer fun through inventive and playful classes, camps, custom workshops (and even parties!), and competitive robotics. LEGO Ed with the engineering design process and physical science concepts captivate K-12 brains. First Lego League Robotics Team available too.

STEM³ Academy Orange County

Do you have a child who is bright, curious, and technology driven with a social and/or learning difference? Then STEM3 Academy (@stem3academy) may be right for your family! The LA-based STEM school, the first-of-its-kind in the U.S., is excited to be expanding into Orange County.

Young Scientists Camp at CSULB

Spend two weeks doing hands-on science investigations. Students (entering grades 2-8 and HS girls) do experiments and projects in CSULB college science laboratories. This year’s topics include: Habitat Hunters, Science is All Fun & Games, Once Upon a Crime Scene (CSI), Engineering the Human Body, and HS girl’s Get a Charge out of Physics. July 13-24, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.

Aquarium of the Pacific

More than 12,000 ocean animals, including penguins, sea otters and shark touch pools. Stop by the shrimp cart for a “marine manicure,” and let the lorikeets perch on your head to get a sip of nectar. Parent-and-me classes; Junior Biologist; Job Shadow opportunity for teens; whale watching; and family sleepovers also offered. Plus, educational programs, birthday parties, and camps.

California Science Center

Explore the wonders of science through interactive exhibits, live demonstrations, innovative programs and awe-inspiring films. The museum offers free general admission to all permanent exhibits (excluding IMAX and special exhibits). Be sure to visit the current exhibit, The Art of the Brick, through September 7.