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Summer Camps in Los Angeles That are planning to Reopen this Summer 2021!

Updated: Jan 1

Which summer camps are open in 2021 near me in County of Los Angeles?


Here is a big list of summer camps that are planning to reopen for summer of 2021 in and near Los Angeles with restrictions! You can find day camps, sleep-away camps, special needs camps, religious camps, sports camps, tech camps and more if you keep reading!


Day Camps that are planning to reopen in and near Los Angeles for summer of 2021:


Ola Spanish Immersion Day Summer Camp

Join for an 8 week of fun and Spanish! This Spanish summer Camp is designed for students currently attending Spanish Immersion programs or with prior Spanish experience. During the day, children rotate through different classes and activities with a small class sizes and specifically designed to place high emphasis in oral fluency. Spanish is spoken during camp 100% of the time. Click here for more information about this camp.


Moe's Day Summer Camp

Moe and his staff work with your children to build strong, fundamentally sound athletes by practicing skills every day. The sports program is fun and competitive consisting of basketball, football, soccer, hockey, dodge-ball, capture the flag, catch-10, ultimate ball, ultimate Frisbee, fourth down and much more. Each week two trips are arranged to different places including the beach, bowling, mini golf, Magic Mountain, Knott’s Berry Farm, Hurricane Harbor and much more. Click here to learn more about this camp.


Milken Community Camp X

Camp X is a space for budding designers, programmers, artists, and entrepreneurs ages 9-14 who want to explore and develop an innovator’s toolbox. Each week-long workshop gives participants the opportunity to work with experts to learn the strategies the industry professionals use. Open studios give campers the opportunity to create to their heart’s desire with the tools and supplies of the Milken MakerSpace. Whether you are interested in building a robot, computer game, film or financial portfolio, Camp X is the right place for you. Click here to learn more about this day camp.


Stages Performing Arts Academy

Join Stages Performing Arts Academy this summer (2021) and make memories that will last a lifetime! This is a three week musical theatre intensive program run by industry professionals with morning classes in dance, acting and voice. Guest artists will conduct workshops in audition prep, stage combat, voice-overs, improv, magic and more. Click here to learn more about this day summer camp.



More Day Camps that are planning to reopen for summer of 2021 in and near Los Angeles:


Camp Manu Outdoor Camp

Camp Manu focuses on experiencing the wilderness, nature and conservation and protection of our environment. Your kids will discover and learn about geology, ecology and local fauna in various locations around Los Angeles and surrounding mountains. To learn more about this camp, click here.


Project Scientist Academy For Girls

Project Scientist is the leading summer STEM academy for girls, offering tailored science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum for girls ages 4 to 12 on university campuses! Over the course of six weeks students are immersed in STEM, learning from a tailored curriculum facilitated by highly skilled and credentialed educators, exciting hands-on experiments and field trip expeditions, and daily interactions with female STEM role models from a variety of professional fields. To learn more about this summer camp, click here.


Adventures in Writing Camp

Team of authors, musicians, teachers and curriculum experts set out to create a writing camp that turns the notion of “writing camp” on its formerly-stuffy head. For elementary campers, lessons are delivered as songs, and new writing skills are practiced by writing rap songs. Rising first graders develop story skills, while campers entering grades 2-5 publish their own eBooks. Middle school campers create their own blogs filled with technology-driven content. To learn more about this day camp, click here.


Creative Photography Camp Workshop

This summer teen Photography workshop is a comprehensive creative photography course that engages young photographers to fully understand their camera technology and enable them to create great photographs through there individual vision. The workshop is designed for beginners to advance students who want to take their photography skills and vision to the next level. To learn more about this camp, click here.


Pedalheads Bike Summer Camp

Pedalheads provides innovative and effective programs that are safe, fun, and challenging, inviting children to discover a world of opportunities. The learn-to-ride bike program is best known for helping kids ages 2 through 12 get off training wheels and safely ride on the road. To learn more about this camp, click here.



More Day Camps that are planning to reopen for summer of 2021 in and near Los Angeles:


Chess & Game Design Camp

All the programs at Chess & Game Design Camp are designed to help develop critical thinking skills and improve creativity that are so important to the STEM fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. To learn more about this day camp, click here.


Modeling Summer Camp

Modeling Camp offers summer modeling camps and year round modeling workshops for girls! If you want to 'discover the model in you', or just experience the industry for a week - Modeling Camp is the place to get started! To learn more about this camp, click here.


Chef Eric's Culinary Cooking Camp

Let Chef Eric teach your budding Chef how to work in the Kitchen! Students will be paired with chef students their own age! They’ve been called the BEST Cooking Camp in Los Angeles by parents and children for 16 Years! Click here to learn more about this day camp.


AYSO Soccer Camp

AYSO Soccer Camps is a great way to refine your skills in the off season. There are a number of programs available, from full-day to half-day and mini camps that cover the broader game play to specific goalkeeper and striker clinics that focus on position specific skills, AYSO Soccer has it all. There are also advanced training camps and team camps available for those looking to take their game to the next level. Click here to find out more about this day camp.


Kids Artistic Sense

Kids will enhance their creative ability and become little Van Gogh, Andy Warhol, Claude Monet's, Jackson Pollock, Michael Angelo, using Mixed Media, drawing and painting, real clay, clay sculpture, wood sculpture, canvas painting, face painting, jewelry designs, cooking, music, Lego & Magnet Tiles Extravaganza and Much Much More! Click here to learn more about this day camp.



More Day Camps that are planning to reopen for summer of 2021 in and near Los Angeles:


Socapa Summer Camp

SOCAPA offers Summer Program intensives in Filmmaking, Acting, Music, Dance, Photography and Screenwriting, helping teen artists learn and grow. Residential and day camps are offered for all experience levels! Situated across Griffith Park from Studio City and Universal Studios Hollywood, Occidental’s Eagle Rock neighborhood has a cozy, suburban feel while being close to all the action. Click here to learn more about this day camp.


The Second City Comedy Camp

Campers exercise their sense of play through improv games and exercises that are the foundation of The Second City’s unique brand of comedy. The teachers will help your kids enhance their ability to communicate with others and develop confidence in their own creativity while working as part of an ensemble. Click here to learn more about this day camp.


Star Camps

STAR is Los Angeles’ largest summer camp and you are invited to take place in the epic offering they have planned this summer. They have over 40 wonderful options such as The World Famous EcoStation, Fashion: Sunshine Unicorn Dream, Entrepreneurship: Food Truckin’, Magician’s Junior Academy, RockSTAR: Into the Studio, Tech City: Code It w/ Kano, and STAR Woodworking Academy: Inventions Through Time, and much more. Click here to learn more about Star Day Camps.


Got Game Camp

he Got Game Summer Camp is the premier Los Angeles day camp for kids ages 4-14! They are unique in that each child has the opportunity to fully customize their day, each day, based on what interests them the most! Daily schedules are comprised of traditional sports, short and long term art/science and collaborative projects, tons of original games, water play, special on-site surprises and so much more! Click here to learn more about this day camp.


Mad Science Summer Camp

Mad Science offers a variety of camps for children between 6 and 12 years of age. Each camp is designed to engage active learning, promote inquiry based interaction with our scientists, and entertain the imagination. The camps are comprised of structured curriculum and content, and incorporate various themes including: space, rocketry, robotics and robots, the environment, biology, kinesiology, and much more. To learn more about this day camp, click here.



To find more day camps for summer of 2021, please visit our summer camp website. You can search summer camps, by age, location, category, if they offer extended day, if they provide lunch, and if they provide daily pass.


Sleepaway Camps that are planning to reopen for summer of 2021 near Los Angeles:


Indian and Forest Acres Sleepaway Camp

Indian and Forest Acres is a community where campers between the ages of 7 and 16 develop physical, social and leadership skills. Indian Acres Camp for Boys and Forest Acres Camp for Girls are separate brother-sister camps, located two miles apart along the Saco River in Fryeburg, Maine. To learn more about these sleep away camps, click here.


River Way Ranch Camp

Located in the foothills of the majestic Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks in Fresno County, California, campers get a break from their digital lives, build friendships and community, while learning to develop a love and respect for the nature around them. To learn more about this sleep away camp, click here.


Camp Gesher Sleepaway Camp

Gold Creek Center is beautifully tucked away at the foot of the magnificent mountains of the Angeles National Forest, just 20-30 minutes from the heart of the San Fernando Valley, Simi Valley, and Santa Clarita and less than 45 minutes from the Conejo Valley and West Los Angeles. The 270+ acres include a pool, ball fields, basketball courts (indoor and outdoor), air-conditioned indoor program spaces, and so many fun activities for kids 8 to 18. To learn more about this sleep away camp, click here.


Witherbee Wilderness Sleepaway Camp

The Witherbee Wilderness Camp is a unique opportunity for campers entering grades 9-12 to experience camp in a whole new way. Offered in partnership with Outward Bound California, this 10-day program features time at Camp Bob Waldorf plus a rugged 7-day backpacking trip through beautiful landscapes such as Big Basin Redwoods State Park and Yosemite National Park. No electricity, no electronics, no plumbing…just the campers, their guides, and the great outdoors! To learn more about this sleep away camp, click here.


Griffith Park Boy's Camp

Griffith Park Boys Camp is the best kept secret in Los Angeles. The camp offers swimming, hiking, arts and crafts, sports, challenge activities, campfire programs, archery, outdoor living skills, nature awareness, field trips, themed sessions for variety and special events to highlight each week. To learn more about this sleep away camp, click here.


Summer Camps in la 2021

More Sleepaway Camps that are planning to reopen for summer of 2021 near Los Angeles:


Camp Hollywoodland

This girls' sleep-away camp just under the Hollywood sign has swimming, a climbing wall, outdoor living skills, nature awareness, field trips, and themed programs that include meals, lodging, snacks, equipment, and supervision. During the course of the day, campers choose activities by cabin groups, age groups, and individually. All activities are taught by trained and experienced staff. To learn more about this sleep away camp, click here.


Oxbridge Programs Camps

The Oxford Spring Seminar is a week-long academic program for students in grades 10-12 held in Pembroke and Corpus Christi Colleges, Oxford. It provides students with the opportunity to immerse themselves in subjects that fascinate them, and to brush up on the skills required for university applications, all under the guidance of Oxford experts. To learn more about this sleep away camp, click here.


iD Tech Summer Camp

In an age where STEM jobs—specifically in technology—are the highest paid and fastest growing in the world, iD Tech is an investment in your child’s future. With over 20 years of experience and unmatched expertise, they provide the best of the best locations, instructors, and tools for long-term student success. To learn more about this stay away camp, click here.


UCLA Sports Camps

UCLA Athletics hosts hands-on summer camps for kids focusing on detailed fundamental instruction, lectures on proper offensive and defensive techniques, as well as individual and team competition. At the UCLA Bruins summer camps, campers learn how to become well rounded, team-oriented players, just like the legendary UCLA Bruins. To learn more about this stay away camp, click here.


Pali Adventures

Pali Adventures is an overnight summer camp for kids ages 8-16, located in Southern California near Los Angeles. At Pali, campers have the chance to achieve their personal best while having the time of their lives and creating memories which last a lifetime. To learn more about this stay away camp, click here.


To find more stay away/overnight camps for summer of 2021, please visit our summer camp website. You can search summer camps, by age, location, category, if they offer extended day, if they provide lunch, and if they provide daily pass.


Special Needs Camps that are planning to reopen for summer of 2021 in and near Los Angeles:


Many camps offer specialized care or tutoring for kids with special needs or learning disabilities.


Camp Conrad Chinnock

Located in the San Bernardino Mountains of California, Camp Conrad Chinnock offers recreational, social, and educational opportunities for youth and families with diabetes. Campers are taught diabetes self-management skills in a fun, interactive, and safe environment. To learn more about this special needs camp, click here.


Los Angeles Speech & Learning Center

LA Speech & Language Therapy Center offers two summer camps: Say N’ Play and Drama Kings & Queens. The Say N’ Play Summer Day Camp is the most popular program. An intense speech-and language-based program, it’s taught by licensed speech-language pathologists (SLPs) and behavior interventionist support staff who assist the children who present behavior challenges. The innovative camp is organized thematically and includes weekly field trips to places like the Aquarium of the Pacific, Los Angeles Zoo and AdventurePlex. Some children receive individual or group pull-out speech therapy twice a week. To learn more about these special needs camps, click here.


Camp Nugget

Camp Nugget is a low cost summer day camp program for children with special needs and disabilities ages 5 through 12. The camp provides activities in swimming, sports & games, fitness, relaxation, and breathing exercises. To learn more about this camp, click here.


Camp Bloomfield

Wayfinder Family Services’ 45-acre Camp Bloomfield has been sharing the joys of the great outdoors with children and families since 1958. Nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains in Malibu, the campground offers activities adapted for children of all ages and abilities and gives them a natural and safe environment to develop self-esteem and build independence. To learn more about this sleepaway camp, click here.


You can also search our summer camp website to find summer camps in different categories (find summer camps near me):


Day Summer Camps

Sleepaway/Overnight Camps

Special Needs Summer Camps

Summer Camps with Transportation

Religious Camps (Jewish Camps, Christian Camps)

Summer Camps with Day Passes

Teen Summer Camps

Preschool Summer Camps

Sports Summer Camps

Virtual Summer Camps

Camps in Alphabetic Order


Will Summer Camps be open in 2021 in full capacity?


According to experts, 2021 looks to be another COVID-19 Summer, and camps will be opening with restrictions, and most probably in smaller capacity. Although it is believed that camp staff may meet state criteria to receive vaccination, camps will be planning to reopen without the benefits of vaccination. For guidance on camp planning and operations during COVID-19 click here.


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