Acting Out Summer Camps

March 18, 2019

Acting Out is for campers, ages 7-16. They challenge every camper according to their comfort level. At the end of each session they record a showcase and send it to the parents to watch safely from home! Full or half days, June 21-25, July 12-16, and August 9-13. Read More

Adventure City

January 21, 2019

Anaheim – Adventure City is guaranteed to entertain young families, with 17 exciting rides and attractions, including the Drop Zone, a 50-foot free-fall tower and the all new Rewind Racers roller coaster. Great for birthday parties, too! Read More

Applied Music Studio

May 2, 2019

Los Alamitos – Enhance your child’s (3+) education by trying a FREE lesson at Applied Music Studio! They offer instruction in viola, violin, voice, piano, guitar, drums, woodwinds and theory, as well as a Keyboard for Kids program, all taught by degreed professionals; also, lessons for jazz, orchestra and choir preparation. Read More

Aquarium of the Pacific Summer Camp

March 31, 2021

Long Beach – Through weeklong day camps, participants (ages 7-12) will explore the Aquarium an hour before it opens to the public and participate in activities to learn more about marine life and habitats. Camp alternate weekly, starting with Critter Spotlight on June 14 followed by Ocean Habitats on June 21. Both are held Mondays – Fridays, 8 a.m. to noon. Read More

AQUATICS: Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine

March 13, 2019

Long Beach – Beginning to intermediate swim instruction (3+); year-round. Parent and child, (9 mos-2 yrs), recreational swimming and classes.

Art Steps

March 12, 2019

Costa Mesa, Laguna Hills and Yorba Linda – Fine art camps, offered in half-day options. Children explore media, such as cartooning, clay, 3D perspective and beyond; while teens of all levels enjoy in-depth focus on figure drawing and portraiture, painting, Anime fine points and much more. Read More

Art Steps

March 12, 2019

Costa Mesa, Laguna Hills and Yorba Linda – Birthday parties or scout classes at Art Steps are fun, mini art classes. Each child proudly brings home a beautiful, finished drawing in crayon, marker or pastel, as a party favor or as work toward an art badge. Read More

Art Steps

December 4, 2018

Costa Mesa, Laguna Hills and Yorba Linda – Classes, using a range of media, such as pastel, color pencils, marker, graphite, charcoal, watercolor, acrylic, oil and more, include Anime and Cartooning, Cartoon Clay, Faces and Figures, and more. Camps and birthday party packages also available. Read More

Blue Submarine

January 30, 2020

Various Locations – The Blue Submarine is a marine biology outreach program offering classes and activities for students pre-K through 8th grade. They can also bring live tidepool animals to you, adding an unforgettable experience to a birthday party, school program or special event. Read More

Blue Submarine

January 19, 2020

The Blue Submarine offers fun, educational adventures in marine biology. They bring live tidepool animals to you, adding an unforgettable experience to your birthday party or special event. English/Spanish bilingual programs also available. Read More

Blue Submarine

January 19, 2020

Long Beach – 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. Read More

Camp at the Merage JCC

March 31, 2021

Irvine – Camp at the Merage JCC is all about fun and friendships. Through sports, arts, outdoor adventure, cooking and aquatics, your camper will build lifelong friendships, independence, and self-esteem. Sessions for preschoolers – grade 11 are held June – August. Read More

Camp Komaroff at the Alpert JCC

March 7, 2019

Long Beach – Since 1960, Camp Komaroff at Alpert JCC has helped children foster meaningful relationships, uncover hidden talents, and develop independence and new skills. Activities include sports in the gym, swimming, arts and crafts, nature projects, STEM activities, cooking, and much more! Read More

Chang Orthodontics

March 2, 2020

Los Alamitos – Drs. Russell Chang and Christine Chung use only proven techniques and technology and tailor treatment for each patient’s specific needs and concerns. They want to provide you with the highest quality orthodontic care in a family-friendly, fun and cooperative environment, using the right combination of advanced orthodontic technology and a personal touch. Read More

CHEERLEADING: Rise Up Athletics Cheer Classes

February 13, 2020

Los Alamitos – Rise Up Athletics offers non-school affiliated cheer programs in which they teach jumps, dance, tumbling, and non-building stunt basics to ages 5 and up. In combination with their gymnastics or tumbling classes, RUA is able to provide an overall cheerleading training once a week that combines many of the areas of cheerleading in one convenient class. Read More

Children’s Home Society of California

February 12, 2020

Parents can obtain free information on licensed child-care facilities that match their needs. Listings are maintained on licensed child-care centers, family child-care homes, before and after-school programs, public and private schools, and child-care assistance programs.  Read More

City of Aliso Viejo Recreation & Community Services

May 6, 2019

Aliso Viejo – With over 140 camps and activities to choose from, they’ve got something for everyone to enjoy. Choose from a diverse collection of camps that promise to keep kids moving, creating, performing, and discovering. The new City Day Camp offers a full-day of fun that includes a weekly trip to the Aliso Viejo Aquatic Center and a weekly excursions. Read More

El Dorado Nature Center

March 8, 2019

Long Beach – Covering 105 acres with two miles of dirt trails and a 1/4 mile paved trail wind around two lakes, a stream and forested areas. Special events, workshops, and educational programs offered throughout the year. Read More

Fairmont Schools – Summer Programs 2021

March 2, 2020

Various Locations – Looking to keep your kids curious, challenged, and connected this summer? Then look no further than Fairmont’s award-winning summer programs, which offer a full line-up of educational programming for every age group –– all within a safe environment which follows rigorous COVID protocols. Read More

First Field Farm Horseback Riding

February 24, 2020

Cerritos – Instruction in English horseback riding and jumping for beginning through advanced students. They are a recognized Riding Academy by the USHJA, and have a trainer that is a USHJA Certified. Private and group lessons. Horses are provided. Read More

GIGIL – STEM Subscription Boxes

November 30, 2020

GIGIL STEM Subscription Boxes bring STEM Education to your doorstep. Each box includes up to 5 hands-on STEM activities (with all the supplies to do them!) each month. Jr. Scientists also receive the link to stream a video lesson taught by a credentialed teacher that goes over each STEM concept in the box. Read More

GYMNASTICS: My Gym Children’s Fitness Center In-Person and Virtual Classes

March 7, 2019

Signal Hill – They are open for in-person, outdoor classes and have greatly enhanced their health and safety policies. They also offer virtual classes that are not pre-recorded videos, but live instruction from fun and entertaining My Gym teachers. Additional programs include: Early Learning PREP classes (for children 2-5 years old), STEAM Learn and Play classes (for children 4-13 years old) and homework help. These are supplemental educational and physical classes to help bridge the gap in children’s education during distance learning. Read More

GYMNASTICS: Rise Up Athletics

February 13, 2020

Los Alamitos – Providing quality fitness programs for children ages 1-18 for over 42 years! Parent and me classes, gymnastics for boys and girls, recreational/cheer tumbling coed classes, gymnastics and acrobatics coed classes, private birthday parties, All-Star competitive cheerleading, seasonal camps and more. Read More

Kelly Summer Music Therapy Studio

March 11, 2019

Long Beach – Music therapy for children with developmental disabilities. It can help your child to reach educational/IEP goals, improve communication, improve gross/fine motor skills, express feelings, and improve emotional and affective development. Mention Kidsguide for a free first lesson. Read More

Kiddy Camp at The Hebrew Academy

March 24, 2021

Huntington Beach – At Kiddy Camp, children are provided a rich program in summer fun and Jewish culture. There is swimming for ages 3-4 in their in-ground, covered 20 x 40 pool, plus music, movement, art, water/sand play, cooking/baking, and theme days. Read More

LA Opera Camp

April 14, 2021

Get ready to sing and create and challenge yourself. Opera Camp is an enriching two-week virtual program where you will rehearse and perform opera. It’s an intense, fun-filled experience for ages 9-17. Read More

Lakewood Recreation and Community Services

October 9, 2019

Lakweood – Programs include baseball, basketball, dance, flag football, golf, gymnastics, horseback riding, martial arts, music, skateboarding, softball, ice skating, ice hockey, soccer, swim instruction, tennis, tutoring, track and field, and volleyball. Plus, adaptive recreation programming for people with special needs. Read More

Lil’ Chef School

March 13, 2019

Irvine – From Wok on the Wild Side to Cupcake Wars, the Lil’ Chefs parties let parents relax and enjoy the show! You will have the space all to yourself in their customized parties that include everything from invitations to chef hats! Boy Scout Merit Badge, Girl Scouts (Daisy to Senior Scouts), Adventure Guides and programs for other groups are also offered. Read More

Long Beach Ballet Academy

January 23, 2020

Long Beach – The Long Beach Ballet classical ballet academy offers year-round training for ages 4 to adult. Under the artistic direction of David Wilcox, the nationally-recognized academy has graduated students into many major companies around the world, including the San Francisco Ballet, the Hamburg Ballet and the National Ballet of Canada. Read More

Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine

October 9, 2019

Long Beach – Academics, archery, arts, baseball, basketball, boating and sailing classes, cooking, no-cost drop-in after-school programs, dance, gymnastics, martial arts, music, parties, skateboarding, hockey, soccer, swimming, teen centers, tennis, theater arts, and volleyball, plus vacation-break workshops at the El Dorado Nature Center and a free summer Be Safe program at selected parks. Read More

Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Summer Camps 2021

March 5, 2020

Long Beach – In-person summer day camps at 23 parks! Ages 5-12 will enjoy crafts, physical fitness, enrichment activities and more that follow COVID-19 safety guidelines. Camps operate M-F, June 21 – August 27. $30 for campers attending from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., and $50 for those attending from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. See a full list of parks here. Read More

My Gym Children’s Fitness Center Long Beach

March 7, 2019

Hip Hop is the perfect class for children (4-8) who want to dance, stay active, and learn how to freestyle! Musicality, rhythm, and creative movement are key components of this fun, urban/street-style dance class that teaches boys and girls alike to step, stomp, and shake it out!

My Gym Children’s Fitness Center Long Beach LIVE

March 7, 2019

Signal Hill – My Gym LIVE brings exciting, customized birthday parties to your home, living room, or backyard. Children have loads of fun as they dance, play games, party, and make memories together with LIVE entertainment delivered by My Gym Party Specialists! When California is in stage 4 of re-opening, they will be announcing the opening of our In-Gym Awesome Birthday Parties! Read More

My Gym Children’s Fitness Center Long Beach LIVE

March 7, 2019

Long Beach- As experts in early child development, they understand how pre-kindergarten education impacts children’s emotional, social, and cognitive development. In their commitment to educate the whole child, we now offer the My Gym Preschool Prep Program! Read More

Oakwood Academy Schools

February 9, 2020

Various Locations – Oakwood Academy Schools offer an accelerated academic program with a hands-on approach to learning. Enrichment activities such as karate, swimming, piano, dance and gymnastics are offered. Get $50 off registration fee for new students. Read More

Parties By Erin & Co.

March 20, 2020

Face Painting, balloons, characters and magicians. Relays, obstacle courses, games and specialty parties. No child is too young or too old and no event is too large or too small for these party planning experts! Read More

Pediatric Medical Center

February 25, 2020

Long Beach – Comprehensive medical care for patients from birth through college with special expertise in: school underachievement and complex diagnostic and management problems. Each physician is active in the education and training of pediatric residents and medical students. Read More

Pretend City Children’s Museum

March 5, 2019

Irvine – Special events are offered monthly for families with children on the autism spectrum or with physical disabilities. These events allow children and their parents/caretakers to play in a sensitive-friendly environment along with other families. Read More

Pretend City Children’s Museum

February 13, 2019

Irvine – Pretend City Children’s Museum is an interconnected city designed for children (infant-8). The city is comprised of a grocery store, farm, doctor’s office, art studio, amphitheater, beach, marina, construction site and many other exhibits. At Pretend City, children learn through role play based on real-world experience. Read More

Rise Up Athletics

February 13, 2020

Los Alamitos – With over 20K square feet of gymnastics equipment and a private party room for refreshments, your child and their friends can enjoy over several hours of active-play in a fun and safe environment. With exciting attractions like astro-jumps, tumbling trampoline, castle playhouse, interactive games/obstacle courses and so much more, your child will enjoy their best birthday party yet! Read More

Sender One – Climbing Day Camps

March 26, 2019

Santa Ana & Los Angeles – Rock Climbing Camp is offered this summer. With active instruction and supervised games, climbers, ages 7-14, learn how to problem solve, work in groups, and gain confidence in their ability to reach new heights through bouldering, zip-lining, slack-lining, king swinging, rope climbing, and more! Morning and afternoon sessions, June 14 – August 20. Read More

Sewing Lab Los Alamitos

March 13, 2019

Los Alamitos – A fun, three-hour sewing party, where party go-ers learn how to safely use a sewing machine, and sew their own party favor – a reversible tote bag or a stuffed animal. Read More

Sewing with Jane

January 15, 2020

Long Beach – Hand sewing for ages 6 and up. Machine sewing for ages 9 and up (machines provided). Small, projected-based group classes for beginning through intermediate sewers. Hand sewers complete craft projects. Machine sewers create simple clothing or crafts. Read More

Shared Science

January 29, 2019

Greater Long Beach – STEM programs include Early Engineers, Rad Robotics, Team-Based Coding, Custom Parties and After-School Programs for Learning Pods and Micro Learning Sites. Programs are offered in-person, online or in a hybrid style. Read More

Shared Science Unique STEM Combo Camp

February 22, 2019

Long Beach – Unique STEM combo camp weeks for K-5 kids. Every hour the STEM activity shifts one or two times, plus physical game play breaks (and hand washing). Camp activities include virus science and safety, LEGO and Root robotics, discovery LEGO builds, maker electronic and art projects, Ozobots with OzoBlockly, coding, adventures in inventing, and more. Read More

Shrek the Musical in Cerritos

July 17, 2019


Kidsguide has your chance to win tickets to see everyone’s favorite ogre in the hilarious stage spectacle! Based on the Oscar-winning, smash hit film, coming to Cerritos, August 9-25, the unlikely hero Shrek fights a fearsome dragon, rescues a feisty princess, and learns that real friendship and true love aren’t found only in fairy tales.

Skateboarding Parties with Skatedogs

February 12, 2019

Various Locations – Skatedogs comes to your home with portable ramps and rails to create a custom skatepark for a one-of-a-kind birthday party. Guests can ride ramps and get skateboarding tips from an experienced instructor. Read More


December 27, 2018

Various Locations – After-school and weekend classes in skateboarding. Weekly group classes are offered in person in six local cities. Kids (5-13) make new friends, advance their skateboarding skills, and most importantly, have fun – all in Skatedogs’ private skatepark. They also offer private lessons, birthday parties and camps during school breaks.  Read More

Tennis Anyone

April 14, 2021

Various Locations – Tennis Anyone has offered lessons to students of all ages and levels throughout Southern California. Locations in Alhambra, Arcadia, Brea, Chino Hills, Corona, Diamond Bar, Eastvale, Huntington Beach, and Yorba Linda. Read More

Tennis Anyone Summer Camps 2021

June 18, 2019

Various Locations – Kids ages 7-17 of all ability levels will absolutely love their one of a kind Junior Summer Tennis Camps! From the amazing on-court games and drills, to hit for prizes, training to music hour, and creative ball decorating contests, they have it all!. Read More

The Circus Science Spectacular in La Mirada

February 10, 2020


Presenting science, circus-style! Using juggling, balancing, magic and more to illustrate concepts of science, this interactive, educational show entertains and amazes audiences of all ages (recommended for ages 4+).