Parents’ Guide: Summer Fun for Kids

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Monarchs is a full-service, children’s gym center that inspires dynamic kids to grow their minds and bodies. Offering curriculum- based physical instruction classes for ages 15 months to adult, programs are designed to cultivate an active lifestyle through Kinder Gym, girls’ and boys’ gymnastics, competitive gymnastics, tumbling, cheer, trampoline, Ninja & Wonder Girl, Flips, and parkour classes. Monarchs Gym also provides non-curriculum-based programs geared towards fostering learning through fun. Offering gymnastics, kinder, parkour, specialty, and intensive series classes year-round, Monarchs also has private and semi-private birthday parties and themed Parents’ Night Out (Friday and Saturday); daily Open Plays. We also a house a boutique style preschool “Happy Kidz” with a Montessori / traditional hybrid curriculum and zip around town for Monarchs Mobile at your nearest preschools, daycares or after-school programs.

5331 Derry Ave., C-H
Agoura Hills

3599 Old Conejo Rd.
Newbury Park

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Calabasas Country Club offers the perfect environment for young golf enthusiasts with plenty of options to learn the game. The Junior Golf Academy is the only program in Southern California with certified Hank Haney instructors. Over 250 junior golfers have attended since the inception of the Calabasas Golf Academy. The Junior Golf Academy is structured using the Operation 36™ Junior Development Framework with a simple mission: to progress juniors towards shooting par or better and to play the game from a hole-out perspective. The Junior Golf Academy welcomes students ages 3 to 17, from beginners to college bound competitive players. Calabasas Country Cub will be hosting golf camps all summer long starting in June. Come see why this has become one of the most popular summer camps in the area!

4515 Park Entrada

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This summer, Synergy Academics is offering an exciting new summer enrichment program. With twelve dynamic courses to choose from, our program is designed to be engaging, accessible, and affordable. Students can mix and match their ideal summer experience from the following courses: Subject Mastery, Algebra Boost, Academic Bridge, Organization & Study Skills, Creative Writing, Art, Communication Skills, Summer Reading/Journaling, Healthy Habits, Yoga, Mindfulness, and Create Your Vision. Customize a schedule that works for you! Join us in the mornings, afternoons, or for a full-day program during the week(s) of your choice (June 24 – August 9th). Synergy Academics is here to help your students make the most of their summer. Our week-long sessions are sure to fit within your busy summer plans! Visit our website for more information and register today.

6700 Fallbrook Ave., #101
West Hills

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Dance Dimensions Performing Arts Center (DDPAC) is a place where the love of dance is fostered in a supportive and enthusiastic environment. The DDPAC summer camp offers a great way for kids ages 5 to teen to make new friends, try new styles of dance, and build self-confidence and creativity to lead a successful life. They offer a wide variety of styles for all ages including Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Bollywood, African, Tap, Musical Theater, Acro, and Acting. At DDPAC, they instill the idea that dance is not only movement but a way of life, with lessons that can be applied to an ever-changing and culturally diverse society. Their summer camp begins the week of June 25 and runs through August 16. There are no set sessions, so you can arrange whichever days you prefer with options of half or full days. For more information or to register for summer camp, visit their website today.

23241 Ventura Blvd.
Woodland Hills

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St. Bernardine of Siena School is offering a 5-day Vacation Bible Camp this summer beginning June 17. Children are allowed the opportunity to participate in faith-centered activities in a fun atmosphere with music, arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor play, and more. The camp is offered for children ages Kindergarten through 5th grade. To register or receive additional information, contact the school office. Well-known for providing an academically rigorous and faith-filled curriculum, St. Bernardine of Siena School promotes and molds spiritual, service, and academic leaders. The K-8 school prides itself on its diversity, inclusion, and well-rounded students. Their focus is preparing their students for college preparatory high schools and beyond. Prospective students and families are welcome for private tours by appointment or walk-in.

6061 Valley Circle Blvd.
Woodland Hills, 91367

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Team G seeks talented athletes and tennis players from all backgrounds who have the passion and desire to achieve national recognition. Athletes are given the support and skills needed to achieve their dreams. Coach Gerald Mathews has established a system of training that equips athletes with the skill set to move and perform at an elite level. Going on its eleventh summer, Team G Tennis Camp creates players that achieve consistently at the top levels in the sport through movement training and tennis fundamentals. Team G students go on to reach top-level ranks, to compete professionally, and to achieve the notoriety needed to be recognized by top colleges. As a starting point for these potentially great players, Team G hopes to expand the opportunities and visions of the tennis world by making the sports accessible for all demographics.

Private Lessons/Weekly Clinics/Camps
Calabasas/Woodland Hills/Encino
Contact: Casandra Walker

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This summer, the Westlake Yacht Club will again conduct their Summer Junior Sailing Academy for students ages 9 to 17. Recognized in 2018 as the Best Junior Sailing Program on the West coast by the Pacific Coast Yachting Association, the program is great for kids to learn to sail or sharpen their skills to prepare for racing. There are eight weekly sessions starting June 18, 2019. Classes are held Monday through Friday, 11 AM to 4 PM. Students can register for multiple sessions. Lessons include classroom instruction, knot tying, and supervised hands-on sailing on the lake, learning to rig the boat, docking, racing, and emergency preparedness. Students will use our single-handed RS-Teras and Lasers and double-handed C14 racing dinghies. All participants must have basic swimming skills and wear a life jacket at all times.

32123 Lindero Canyon Rd.
Westlake Village, 91361

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Are your little ones ready to meet new people, make crafts, and—of course— ride horses? Bell Canyon Riding Academy (BCRA) can help with all of that and more at their summer pony camps. BCRA hosts three pony camps, one in June, one in July, and one in August. Kids age 6 years old and up are welcome, and they teach anyone from first-time to experienced riders. Not only will your child enjoy riding the horses, but they will also learn so many important things about horses through games, worksheets, and arts and crafts—all taught in a fun environment where safety is a top priority. The weeks of camp are: June 24, July 22, and August 12. Register online and use code ”SaddleUp” to save 10% on tuition.

29 Baymare Rd.
Bell Canyon

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Leap into summer! For an unforgettable summer dance experience, come to California Dance Theatre (CDT) in Westlake Village for an array of camps, workshops, and performing opportunities for all ages. Whether you are looking for an advanced dance intensive with master teachers or a fun-filled dance camp introducing you to ballet, jazz, tap, or hip-hop, then CDT is the place for you. Their young Budding Ballerina workshop, taught by professional ballerinas, explores the magic of classical ballet. Kids learn dances, dress up in costume, and create ballet-themed arts and crafts. And Moms, they haven’t forgotten about you. Get fit this summer with adult classes in ballet and jazz. You are never too old to feel the rhythm.

2282 Townsgate Rd., #4,5,6
Westlake Village

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If you are looking for a place for your child to continue learning this summer, you should definitely consider Faith Baptist’s summer school and enrichment classes. Many people in our community use summer school at Faith Baptist to sharpen their child’s academic skills. Our Christian summer camp is filled with age-appropriate activities and exciting experiences, and it is designed to delight children from the ages of 3 to 13! Our summer camp will run from May 28-August 2 from 9 AM to 4:30 PM with before and after care from 7 AM to 6 PM. Summer school will run from June 10-July 12. Packages and discounts for our summer school and our summer camp are available. Reserve your spot online!

7644 Farralone Ave.
Canoga Park

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We are so excited to offer summer day-camp programs at Woodcrest Preschools in Newbury Park and Agoura Hills starting in June 2019. Our summer day-camp programs offer children ages 18 months to 5 years fun-filled, age-appropriate theme weeks, onsite shows, long-lasting friendships, and summer fun. Our programs are play based with an emphasis on modeling 21st-century learning skills, such as collaboration, exploration, creativity, and critical thinking. Our camp teachers work to develop a fun-filled curriculum that follows exciting themes. An example of a fun theme is exploring as paleontologists and discovering everything “dinosaur.” Children search for fossils, dig for bones, and engage in prehistoric play.

28370 Roadside Dr.
Agoura Hills

107 Teardrop Ct.
Newbury Park

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Giggles N’ Hugs is the first and only restaurant that brings together high-end, organic food with active, cutting-edge play and entertainment for children and is popular among Hollywood’s elite. Both Giggles N’ Hugs location offers an upscale, family-friendly atmosphere with a unique, custom made 2,000 sq. ft. play area that children 10 and younger absolutely love. Giggles N’ Hugs features high-quality menus made from fresh and local organic foods; nightly entertainment such as magic shows, concerts, and puppet shows; and all-day activities like face painting, crafts, and karaoke. They proudly offer #1 rated, hugely popular birthday party packages for families that want to do something special for their kids. Come in for a day of play and learn more about how you can relax with delicious food while your kids have a blast.

6600 Topanga Cyn. Blvd., #2008
Canoga Park
Westfield Topanga
818.610.HUGS (4847)

3222 Glendale Galleria Way
Glendale Galleria
818.956.HUGS (4847)

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Have fun with us this summer at Oaks Christian School! Our summer sports camps are for boys and girls ages 5 to 13. Campers develop skills, knowledge, and interest in a variety of different sports. We provide expert instruction from trained coaches in state-of-theart facilities. We offer all the traditional sports and also look to introduce campers to sports they may not be so familiar with, including swimming, water polo, lacrosse, and track and field. New additions this summer include dance and cheer camps. The very popular all-inclusive aquatics camp will introduce and help develop the love of aquatics. Campers experience a fun learning environment focusing on the fundamentals of swimming, water polo, and diving. The camp is a great opportunity to experience water polo and diving for the first time! Most camps are from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and include lunch and pool time.Please visit for more information and to register.

31749 La Tienda Dr.
Westlake Village

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Founded in 1983 by Susi and Yacov Sherman and Bill Caplin, My Gym Children’s Fitness Center was created to get kids moving in a lively, fun-filled environment. My Gym summer camps offer children ages 3 to 10 the opportunity to participate in energizing fitness games, noncompetitive gymnastics, arts and crafts, music, and so much more. They also offer age-appropriate gymnastics and movement classes for ages 3 months to 13 years. Each camp or class uniquely designed to keep children moving and active, as My Gym emphasizes physical development and personal success. Their themes and programs change daily, so no 2 camp days are ever the same. If you are looking for the best place to keep your child active and cool during the hot summer months, My Gym is the place to be!

22027-B Vanowen St.
Woodland Hiils

2701 Thousand Oaks Blvd.
Thousand Oaks

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The Boulevard School summer camp offers great summer fun for kids, with a variety of water play activities, such as sprinklers, hoses, water tables, wading pools, and group swim in the heated pool. Their popular dance classes, engineering program, swim lessons, karate lessons, and more are also offered during their summer camp. Each week the children explore a different theme with activities such as singing, music, drama, arts and crafts, puppetry, and more! Their Mommy/Daddy and Me classes are for ages 9 to 24 months. This is a great way to introduce children to the joys of learning. The program includes music, crafts, and indoor and outside play. The Boulevard School also has music festivals, spirit days, carnival day, snow day, pony rides, and other great surprises for your little ones. Toddlers, along with 2 and 3 year olds, can attend half or full day, while 4 to 7 year olds attend full days only.

23022 Victory Blvd.
Woodland Hills