April 27, 2017

Summer Camp Guide 2015

2015 DTLA Summer Camp GuideThe last day of school is just six weeks away! Do you know what you’re doing with your kids? Luckily, there are a ton of fun summer camp options in and around downtown Los Angeles. Read on to find the perfect summer fun spot for your little ones.

California Science Center
Location
Exposition Park

Dates and Times
June 8-August 7
9 am-3 pm (extended hours available for an extra fee)

Cost (selected classes cost more)
Member: $140
Non-members $160
Extended Day: $70 for members $80 for non-members

Age Range
Pre-K through 8th grade

Adventures in Nature (Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County)
Locations
Exposition Park (for the Natural History Museum camp) and the La Brea Tar Pits (for the Page Museum camp)

Dates and Times
June 22 – July 31 at the Natural History Museum
August 3 – August 7 at the Page Museum at the LaBrea Tar Pits
9 am-3 pm (extended care available)

Cost
Non-members (per week): $300-$335, depending on age of child
Members (per week): 10% off non-member rate
Extended Care: Members: $65/week; Non-members: $75/week

Age Range
Kindergarten through 8th grade

Los Angeles Expo Center
Location
Exposition Park

Dates and Times
June 8-August 7
7:30 am to 6 pm

Cost
$120.00 per week. Includes lunch and field trips

Age Range
Ages 6-12

Los Angeles Athletic Club
Location
431 West Seventh Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014

Dates and Times
Session 1: June 15-June 26
Session 2: June 29-July 10 (No Camp on July 4th)
Session 3: July 13-July 24
Session 4: July 27-August 7

Cost
Two weeks: Members—$315.00, Non-members—$390.00
One week: Members—$180.00, Non-members—$240.00
Extended care: 3 pm-6 pm, $75.00 for two weeks

Age Range
4-12 years

Los Angeles Theatre Academy
Location
Elysian Park

Dates and Times
June 8-August 14
8:30 am-5:30 pm

Early drop-off from 7:30 am-8:30 am available for $10 extra

Cost
$125 per week/per child

Age Range
Ages 5-16

LA Recreation and Parks Summer Sports Academy
Location
Lake View Terrace

Dates and Times
June 15-August 7
8 am-2 pm

Cost
Free!

Age Range
Ages 7-14

City of Los Angeles Downey Summer Day Camp
Location
219 South Ave 18, Los Angeles, CA 90031

Dates
June 8th–August 14

Cost
Registration Fee: $25
Weekly Fees: $75

Age Range
5-12

Hollywood Soccer Academy
Location
3401 Riverside Drive, Los Angeles, 90027 (Silverlake)

Dates and Times
June 22-August 7
9 am-12 pm

Cost
$175/week

Age Range
Ages 5-16

Many thanks to Noemi Tagorda for suggesting this article and doing most of the research.

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