Summer Camp Opportunities In Your Community


Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation (LA County Parks) is pleased to safely offer 1,700 summer camp spaces at 50 parks throughout the County, for ages six years and up. Now more than ever, a safe environment that promotes mental well-being and self-care, with dynamic programming, is paramount to the children and youth of our communities. LA County Parks 2020 Summer Camps program provides support for families that are slowly integrating back into the workforce, that need a safe and affordable program for their children, while out of school.

Visit our website to register for summer camps, check availability of scholarships, read full description of camps, and learn about COVID-19 safety health guidelines. 

The LA County Parks 2020 Summer Camps have over 111 options through mini-camp and full-day camp sessions. The curriculum is focused on instilling positive youth development by using fun themes for participants to explore, learn new skills, and make friends in a matter that is safe for everyone.

  • Full-day Camps like ESTEAM (environment, science, engineering, arts and math) and Recreation Adventures.
  • Mini-Camps for cheer, sport-drills (non-contact), fitness, arts and crafts, e-Sports, and leadership and specialty options, with morning (9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.) or afternoon (1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.) options.
  • Our SPOT teen camps at 11 park sites from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with free activities and workshops for youth.

Camps operate Monday through Friday, in 3 two-week sessions:

  • Session 1: July 6-17
    Register by June 30
  • Session 2: July 20-31
    Register by: July 13
  • Session 3: August 3-14
    Register by: July 27

To ensure the safety of all participants and staff, all camps will adhere to COVID-19 summer camp health guidelines that include physical distancing, cleaning, and the inclusion of personal protective equipment required for both staff and participants. Campers will be assigned to stable groupings during each session. County staff has been trained by the Public Health Department on the protocols required for summer camps.

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is subsidizing the LA County Parks 2020 Summer Camps by offering scholarships at a free or discounted rate (from 50% to 100%) at selected sites. The availability of these scholarships is limited and on a first-come-first-served basis.

City of Culver City

Just 4 Kids Pocket Camp Basics:

  • Camp will be held July 6 – August 7, 2020.
  • There will be two age groups, Ages 5 (must have completed Kindergarten) – 8 and Ages 9 – 11.
  • Registration is online only.
  • Registration for Residents:  Starting June 25, 2020 at 7:00 AM.
  • Registration for Non-Residents (space permitting):  Starting July 2, 2020 at 7:00 AM.
  • Camps will have one of two time slots:  8:30 AM – 2:30 PM or 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

Five Fun-Filled Themed Weeks:

  1. July 06 – 10 = Superhero Week
  2. July 13 – 17 = Animal Planet Week
  3. July 20 – 24 = Wacky Wild Science
  4. July 27 – 31 = Artkoodle Week
  5. August 03 – 07 = Imagination Week

COVID-19 Protocols & Precautions:

  • Camp will consist of 8 to 12 children and one staff member per room, for 6 hours per day, with no interaction with other camps within the facility.
  • It is a requirement for staff and participants to wear masks.
  • Siblings and members of the same household must register in the same Pocket Camp regardless of age. (You are able to sign your child up with siblings and/or friends by choosing the same age group and room color.)
  • Snacks and lunch will not be included and should be supplied for each child.
  • Daily check in and out will occur at the grass field by the horseshoe parking lot and will include a temperature and wellness check.

Register for Pocket Camp now

City of Gardena Recreation & Human Services Department

A Summer Day Camp for children between the ages of 5-12. Hours are 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding holidays). The camps are held at one of the following parks: Freeman Park, Arthur Lee Johnson Memorial Park and Mas Fukai Park.

Online registration only! Submit an application via email at . For more information please contact the Recreation Division at (310) 217-9537.

For more information, visit:

The Help Group – Kids Like Me – Virtual Summer Camp

In this upside down world, The Help Group’s summer camps will be virtual! During these online summer camps, neurodiverse 6-21 year olds with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs will be provided a safe and enriching atmosphere to engage, experience, and explore. With three offerings to choose from, each camper is matched to ensure an appropriate peer group for learning and fun. Campers will participate in a wide range of fun activities, such as social skills, fun & fitness, engaging games, science experiments, arts & crafts, and so much more! Siblings are welcome.


All camp programs will be hosted Via Zoom


Virtual SUMMER Camp Dates | June 15-19| June 22-26| June 29- July 2| August 3-7| August 10-14| August 17-21

STEM Camp Dates | June 22-26 | June 29-July 3

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For more detailed information, visit each camp’s page:

Camp Sunshine

Village Glen

STEM3 Academy 

New Participant:
Submit an application, available HERE. Once your application has been processed, we will contact you to set up an interview with you and your child.