Long Beach Ballet Academy – Children’s Dance Camp

April 5, 2023

SOLD OUT – Long Beach – The Long Beach Ballet offers an exciting two-week summer dance camp for ages 5-11 (no previous dance training required). Young dancers will enjoy this fun summer program created just for them! Activities include ballet, jazz, musical theatre, hip-hop, crafts and visits to the local park. July 31 – August 11. Read More

Newport Beach Recreation & Senior Services presents Camp Newport

June 20, 2023

Newport Beach – With hundreds of camps to choose from, Camp Newport invites you to make the most of your summer. Enjoy surf, beach, and bodyboarding camps, active camps like skateboarding, soccer, pickleball, sailing and paddleboard camps, or science, theater, music, technology, and art camps. Register by May 4 and receive a 10% or more discount on most camps. Read More

Pretend City Children’s Museum

September 20, 2023

Irvine – Pretend City Museum provides children with access to a city that’s all their own! They can run a UPS store and deliver packages, grocery shop at Trader Joe’s, play as a dentist and doctor in the medical center, fish and race boats in the marina, change spark plugs on a race car, run a restaurant, work on a farm, rescue a house on fire, build structures of all shapes and sizes, and so much more. Read More

Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum

August 15, 2023

Yorba Linda – Tour Richard Nixon’s original birthplace and boyhood home, the presidential helicopter that flew four Presidents, an exact replica of President Nixon’s Oval Office, Pat Nixon Gardens, the final resting places of President and Mrs. Nixon, special exhibits and more. Read More

Rolling Robots – STEM & Robotics Summer Camps

May 9, 2023

LA & Orange County – Join Rolling Robots on the path to becoming a tech genius! Students will engage in real-world, hands-on project based learning with tangible engineering adventures. Experience ranges from exploring Lego and VEX robotics, coding in Python and C++ and getting prepared for FLL and VEX Robotics competition teams. Read More

Sewing Lab Los Alamitos Summer Camps

March 8, 2023

Los Alamitos – Fun & friendly sewing camps for absolute beginners and more advanced sewists, ages 8-18. Beginners learn how to safely use a sewing machine and make projects such as bookmark, pillowcase, PJs, drawstring backpack, shirts and more. More advanced students sew summer dresses, beach bags and other fun summer projects! Weekly sessions, June 12 – August 11, three time slots to choose from. Read More

Sewing with Jane

February 15, 2023

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

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.

Skatedogs – Skateboarding Camps

February 24, 2023

Various SoCal Locations – Make new friends, advance your skills, play games, and most importantly, have fun in their private skatepark. From games, competitions and prizes to quarter pipes, launch ramps, fun boxes, rails, and other fun obstacles, they work with your individual skill level to ensure you have fun and help you be the best skateboarder you can be! Camp is for boys and girls of all ability levels, ages 5-13 . June 19 – September 1. Read More

Summer with Westerly 2023

July 11, 2023

Long Beach – At Summer with Westerly, they believe hands-on experiences are key to fostering intellectual curiosity and love of leaning. Summer enrichment programs reflect the school’s philosophy of inquiry-based learning, placing students at the center of the educational experience. Sessions, July 10 – August 18, include Beginning Paths for grades Pre-K – 1 and Discovery: Kinetic Vehicles for grades 2-8. Read More

Summer@Stratford… It’s Not Just a Camp…It’s an Experience!

March 8, 2023

Mission Viejo – Stratford has designed the perfect camp for your child, complete with all the fun, enriching activities they love, and the important safety measures and flexible hours you expect. And with many options to choose from, campers will have endless, AWESOME experiences to keep them engaged and excited all summer long. Academic Camps • Speciality Camps • Day Camps • Sports Camps. Read More

Tennis Anyone’s Famous Junior Summer Tennis Camps

March 9, 2023

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! Week-long camps are held all summer long at locations in Arcadia, Chino Hills, Diamond Bar, Huntington Beach and Yorba Linda. 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+).

Top 10 Reasons for Kids to Join a Chorus

August 4, 2021

Does your child love to sing? Have them try singing in a choir or chorus! Stan DeWitt, Executive Director of the Long Beach Youth Chorus, talks to us about the positive impact choral singing has on kids and teens. He also answers your most frequently asked questions.

United States Youth Volleyball League Summer Camps

March 15, 2023

Various Locations – Each summer, USYVL hosts instructional volleyball camps for beginner, intermediate and advanced players, ages 7-15. Three-day camp schedule, three hours each day with individual instruction and a 8:1 player to coach ratio. Campers will improve overall game performance while developing meaningful friendships and teamwork skills. Read More

Urban Workshop Summer Camps 2023

February 24, 2023

Costa Mesa – One-week summer camps where kids are introduced to professional tools and technology applicable to a wide range of vocations such as engineering, medicine, science, law, and advanced manufacturing trades. These are no ordinary STEM classes, more like old-school shop classes. The kids will have fun, get dirty, use loud and obnoxious tools and make a lot sawdust, metal chips, and wire scraps along the way! Read More

Westside School of Ballet – Summer Ballet Programs

April 26, 2023

Santa Monica – Westside School of Ballet is offering summer ballet programs for dancers of all levels including Children’s Themed Day Camps (ages 4-8) featuring exciting themes like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Aladdin & Jasmine, and more. Teen Workshop (ages 11-18), Summer Intensives (ages 9-19), and Advanced Workshops (ages 13-19) are also offered. Read More

Where Kids Can Try a Summer Olympic Sport

May 23, 2023

If your kids are inspired to try out a new Olympic sport, we’ve got you covered! Here’s how to find a team/league in your area, plus a few of our favorite local organizations.

X-Spin Tennis Academy – Summer Camps

April 17, 2023

Lakewood – Eight weeks of summer tennis camps are offered for ages 5-18. All campers, beginning to advanced, are welcome to attend. Campers will be split into different groups and courts so everyone can have a good experience. Multiple courts are available and the instructors are experienced tennis players. June 19 – August 17. Read More

YMCA of Orange County Summer Camps 2023

February 24, 2023

Orange County – Discover a Summer of Fun at the YMCA! Day Camps offer expeditions including: sports, outdoor activities, STEAM, field trips, character development, community service projects & more! YMCA Overnight Camps are offered at Camp Elk or Camp Oakes. Or try a Speciality Camps and learn new sports, swimming, or have fun with arts and sciences! For the gamer in the family, check out Esport Camps. Join the Y where summer never ends! Read More

Young Scientists Camp at CSULB 2023

March 13, 2023

Long Beach – 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 themes include: Toying Around with Science, Cool Chemistry, Biomimicry: From Nature to Invention, STEM Challenge, and Phenomenal Physics. July 17-28. Read More

49er Summer Sports Camp at CSULB

May 5, 2023

Long Beach – Sports camp for youth (ages 5-13), includes instruction in a variety of sports, such as archery, basketball, gymnastics, bowling, soccer, softball, hockey, tennis, golf, volleyball, dance, physical fitness, track & field, and swim lessons. June 20 – August 11. Read More

Academy Museum

August 21, 2023


Los Angeles- Provides immersive and engaging exhibitions highlighting the history and future of moviemaking. Drop-in Workshops for Families and Family Matinees offered. Read More


August 5, 2023

Manhattan Beach – Attractions include a five-level play structure, Toddler Town, reading corner, Beach House Studio, multipurpose room, plus outdoor rock wall, ropes course, and garden. Classes, drop-in play, birthday parties and camps also offered. Read More

Amtrak – 50% Off for Kids

August 11, 2023

Various Locations – Take short day-trips to Los Angeles, San Diego, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Barbara or other cities from local stations throughout Southern California. All children (ages 2-12) may travel at 50% off the adult fare. Read More

Angels Flight Railway

August 11, 2023

Los Angeles – Originally opened in 1901, Angels Flight, the world’s shortest railway, takes passengers on a short ride between Hill Street and Grand Avenue on Bunker Hill. Open daily, $1 each way. Read More

Aquarium of the Pacific

August 30, 2023

Long Beach – Southern California’s largest aquarium and home to more than 12,000 animals of the Pacific Ocean. Touch sharks, feed Australian lorikeets and moon jellies, and interact with more than 100 other exhibits. Read More

Artology Studio

May 11, 2023

Irvine – Walk-in programs and classes include ceramic painting, Mommy & Me, handcrafts (including sewing) and more. Scout programs, camps, and party packages also available. Read More

Autry Museum of the American West

August 21, 2023

Los Angeles – Located in Griffith Park, the Autry offers an array of exhibits sharing the stories of the American West. Films on the lawn, weekend museum tours, and special events offered all year. Read More

Balboa Fun Zone

July 24, 2023

Newport Beach – With no admission costs, you can stroll the bayside boardwalk, arcade and game room, restaurants, and shops. The ferris wheel and harbor and whale watching cruises are available. Read More

Balboa Park

August 29, 2023

San Diego – This 1,200-acre historic urban cultural park offers 16 museums, various gardens, and the San Diego Zoo. The park also features multiple performing arts venues, trails, and many other creative and recreational attractions. Read More

Barnyard Buddies

July 27, 2023

Lakewood – Barnyard Buddies offer a rural farming and equestrian experience with a petting zoo, pony rides, riding lessons, and trail rides. Read More

Batttleship USS Iowa

July 18, 2023

San Pedro – General access pass offers exhibits on the Battleship of Presidents, Gunnery Hazards, HUP-2 Helicopter, and more. Private guided tours are offered, plus parties, overnight programs and summer camps. Read More

Big Air Trampoline Parks

August 5, 2023

Buena Park, Corona & Laguna Hills – Trampoline dodgeball courts, slam dunk courts, ninja-warrior courses, launch pads, foam pits, freestyle court, climbing wall and more!   Birthday party packages, Toddler Time, and Cosmic Nights offered. Read More

Billy Beez

September 5, 2023

Anaheim – Indoor play park for all ages, offering slides, sports courts, tunnels, towers, ball blasters, and bouncy trampolines. Designated areas for the little ones. Party packages available. Read More

Birch Aquarium

August 30, 2023

La Jolla – Perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Birch Aquarium features more than 60 habitats of fishes and invertebrates, including the world’s smallest penguins! Explore their two-story Giant Kelp Forest, Hall of Fishes, Sharks Shores, and touch animals in their Tide Pool Plaza. Read More

Blackbird Airpark

July 20, 2023

Palmdale – The Aipark features the world’s only display of a Lockheed A-12, along with the once ultra-secret D-21 drone and the only remaining U-2D model in the world. Read More


July 24, 2023

Irvine & City of Industry – Both locations offer miniature golf, Go Karts, Lil’ Thunder Rookie Go Karts, restaurant, an arcade, and Boomers Backyard outdoor space. Read More


August 5, 2023

Orange – Indoor playground featuring inflatables, long slides and obstacle courses. Open bounce hours, preschool playdates, Parents’ Night Out, and private birthday party packages available. Read More


August 5, 2023

Mission Viejo & Tustin – Experience interactive bubble stations, including bubble power, creating a bubble tower, getting inside a bubble, mad bubble party, and dry ice bubbles. Read More

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

April 24, 2023

San Pedro – Thirty-five saltwater tanks and touch tanks, plus discovery labs and an Aquatic Nursery with baby sea animals. Kids can crawl into an aquarium, walk through a squishy mud tunnel, identify animals using microscopes, view a working laboratory, create artwork, and more. Read More

California Science Center

August 17, 2023

Los Angeles – Explore the wonders of science through interactive exhibits, live demonstrations, innovative programs and awe-inspiring films. Free admission to all permanent exhibits (excludes IMAX and special ticketed exhibitions). Read More

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