Local Palos Verdes Summer Camp Fun!

Local Palos Verdes Summer Camp Fun!

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Local Palos Verdes Summer Camp Fun for 2014 is getting ready to start.  School is ending soon, summer is approaching fast and and your children may be looking for activities to fill their days.  Below are a few of the activities and camps located on the Peninsula for Palos Verdes homes owners to choose from.

PV Surf Camp is a youth surf camp for ages 6-15. The camp offers various programs depending on age and skill level.  The programs vary for the participant who has never surfed and requires one to one support in the water at all times, to the intermediate surfer who wants to improve their skills.  The camp starts in June with weekly sessions up until August 19, 2013.  For more information go to www.pvsurfcamp.com, or call (310) 908-8164.

Palos Verdes Stables Pony Camp has activities for children 4 and up.  This is a great way to introduce your children to safe riding skills and how to care for a horse.  The day starts off with grooming and saddling and then each small group will have a riding lesson in the area.  Besides playing different horse themed games, the campers untack and groom their horses while learning and practicing good horsemanship.  Summer camp sessions run for 10 weeks.  For more information, go to www.PalosVerdesStables.com or call (310) 634-3103.  Other local stables that offer different camp or riding opportunities are:  Palos Verdes Stables located at 4057 Via Opata, Palos Verdes Estates, palosverdesstables.com or (310) 378-3527;  Wagon Wheel Ranch Trail Rides, pat@pvhorses.net or (310) 567-3582;  Portuguese Bend Riding Club located at 40 Narcissa Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, www.ridingatpbrc.com or calliebell,com, or (310)377-3507;  Seahorse Riding Club at 26411 Crenshaw Blvd., Rolling Hills Estates, seahorseridingclub.org or (310) 541-9487, and Peter Weber Equestrian Center located at 26401 Crenshaw Boulevard, Rolling Hills Estates,www.PWECent.com or (310) 541-9487.

For years, Peninsula Sports Camps have been entertaining children with their full and half day camps in Palos Verdes.  These camps are held at Palos Verdes High School which overlooks the ocean on the west side of the Peninsula.  The great thing about these camps is the variety.  Children can enjoy their favorite sport –  baseball, basketball, tennis and soccer, and then enjoy a swim in the pool to cool off. Children can purchase lunch at the snack shop.   At the end of their camp session, children will receive awards for their sports.  For more information on Peninsula Sports Camps, go to peninsulasportscamps.com or call (310) 377-0690. Remember the camps do fill up so it is important to register soon.

Recently, rugby teams have gained popularity here on the Peninsula.  This year marks the second annual PV Rugby Summer Camp which takes place in July/August.  For more information go to www.pvrugby.com.

Peninsula Bay Cities Day Camp and Swim School is located at Marymount College in Rancho Palos Verdes.  This camp has been operating for 18 years and will offer a traditional summer day camp program with instructions in swimming, archery, all court, diamond and field sports, arts & crafts, educational fun and other activities.  For more information on this camp, go to www.pbcdaycamp.com or call (310) 541-3664.  Campers can be from 4-14 years of age.

If you have a child who is interested in the arts, the Palos Verdes Art Center is once again offering their Art-rageous Camp where there are many art workshops both half and full day for children to enjoy.  They have drawing, ceramics, movie making, digital arts and many other activities for children starting at age 5.  For more information on the classes offered, go to ww.pvartcenter.org or call (310) 541-2749.

Norris Performing Arts Education will be offering Camp Curtain Call again this summer for kids ages 3 to 18.  Children will enjoy singing, dancing and acting classes for two weeks at beginning and intermediate levels, with a performance for friends & family at the end of the session.   The Summer 2014 Master Class Series is designed for intermediate to advanced performers with Hollywood & Broadway professionals teaching the classes.  For more information on dates and times go to www.NorrisCenter.com.

To view my previous article on Local Palos Verdes Summer Fun click here.

Photo courtesy of the Norris Center for Performing Arts

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