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Summer Guide for Families
Camps, Family Fun and More!






 


 

Local Summer Camp Programs

For more information about each entry, click on the underlined text:

Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine, various parks citywide
Day camps for children age 5 and up

Fairfield YMCA, 4949 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach 90805
Day camps for children ages 5 to 12 and specialty camps for ages 8 to 14 

Eastman Boys and Girls Club, 700 E. Del Amo Blvd., Long Beach 90807 Day camps for children age 6 and up and volunteer summer work experience for teens   

Jammin' Music and Arts, 4228 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach 90807
Day camps with options for music, academics and language instruction for children ages 6 to 14 

Chef Tech Cooking School, 3842 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach 90807 
Five weeks of themed kids' summer cooking camps for ages 6-16, Mon.-Fri. from 10 am-1 pm

Rancho Los Cerritos, 4600 Virginia Rd., Long Beach 90807
Summer adventure day camps for children ages 6 to 11

Long Beach Freedom School, location to be determined
Six-week summer reading enrichment program for children ages 6 to 14

Long Beach City College
Summer day camp and recreation classes for children ages 5 and up 

California State University at Long Beach
Camps and summer enrichment programs for children ages 5 and up 

Summer Youth Employment Programs

Youth Opportunity Center, 3447 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach 90807
Employment opportunities for youth


Other Summer Activities for Kids

Be S.A.F.E. ("Summer Activities in a Friendly Environment") Program at Scherer Park
Fun activities for kids from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday at Scherer Park (4600 Long Beach Blvd.) from June 16 through August 22

Avery Boo Arts, 3908 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach 90807
Summer arts and crafts activities for kids

The Kids Theater Company, 4321 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach 90807
Theater group for kids and teens


Summer Family Fun

Municipal Band Concerts in the Park
Los Cerritos Park, Wednesdays in July (2, 9, 16, 23,30) at 6:30 p.m.

Summer Concerts at Rancho Los Cerritos, 4600 Virginia Rd., Long Beach 90807  
4th Sundays in June, July and August, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Summer Movies in the Park:

  • Frozen at Scherer Park on June 25
  • The Lego Movie at Somerset Park on July 14
  • Despicable Me 2 at Davenport Park on July 28
  • Despicable Me 2 at Grace Park on August 18
  • Frozen at DeForest Park on August 25

For more information about Movies in the Park (including additional dates and locations), click on the link above.