Beach Camp Hermosa Beach

Starting at Age 4, our Beach Camp is designed to be the perfect introduction to the beach for our younger campers. Our curriculum and activities were designed by local elementary school teachers to be inclusive, educational, safe and FUN! Campers will experience a variety of different beach and water activities, games, and educational lessons throughout the week that are designed specifically for their age group.

When is it?

2022 Camp Dates:
June 13th – September 2nd

Schedule:
9AM-2PM
Monday – Friday

Who can join?

Minnows | Ages 4 to 6
Dolphins | Ages 7 to 10

Campers are split into groups based on age to ensure camp activities are safe, fun and developmentally appropriate for each of our campers.
No swimming or ocean experience required

Where is it?

Hermosa Beach @ 15th St.
15th St. & The Strand
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
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Camp Safety

  • Coach Ratio: Dolphins 1:6 / Minnows 1:5
  • All Coaches: CPR & First-Aid Certified and Background Checked
  • Location: Camp is setup next to the LA County Lifeguard station and Headquarters
  • Lifeguards: Our Coaches communicate daily with lifeguards about ocean conditions and coaches always defer to lifeguards on safety matters.
  • Rashguards: All campers receive brightly colored SPF rashguards so they are easily identified by coaches and lifeguards.
  • Sunscreen: Sunscreen reapplication breaks are scheduled multiple times throughout the day. Shade tents are provided on the beach for all day campers to escape sun exposure.

Camp Activities & Lessons

  • Age Appropriate & Inclusive Beach Games
  • Ocean Safety Lessons (Rip tides, currents, waves, etc.)
  • Boogie Boarding & Body Surfing
  • Ecology Lessons (ex. Our impact on the beaches and oceans)
  • Meet the Lifeguards
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Sample Beach Camp Schedule

  • 8:45-9:00AM | Camper valet style drop-off @ 6th St. & Ocean Dr.
  • 9:00-9:15AM | Introduction, Warm-up, Outline the day
  • 9:15AM-9:30AM | Camp & Ocean Safety Review + Sunscreen Check
  • 9:30-10:00AM | Beach Activity #1
  • 10:00-10:45AM | Water Activity #1
  • 10:45-11:00AM | Snack + Shade + Sunscreen
  • 11:00-11:30PM | Beach Activity #2
  • 11:30-12:00PM | Water Activity #2
  • 12:00-12:30PM | Lunch + Shade + Sunscreen
  • 12:30-1:00PM | Beach Activity #3
  • 1:00-1:45PM | Water Activity #3
  • 1:45-2:00PM | Recap the day + Trash Pick-up + Walk to pick-up spot

*Schedule will vary based on weather/ocean conditions. Warm + Small waves = increased water time. Cold + Dangerous waves = increased beach activities and lessons

Camp Registration + Fees

$425 per week

Price includes the 10% fee charged by the City of Hermosa Beach

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Select Your Age Group

Minnows

Registration for our Hermosa Beach Camps is handled by the City of Hermosa Beach. After selecting your first camp week below, you will be transferred to the city's registration page to complete your registration.

*Please note, you will be asked to choose a group (Group A, B or C) during checkout. If you're enrolling with friends or family and want to participate in camp activities together, ensure all participants select the same Group.

Dolphins

Registration for our Hermosa Beach Camps is handled by the City of Hermosa Beach. After selecting your first camp week below, you will be transferred to the city's registration page to complete your registration.

*Please note, you will be asked to choose a group (Group A, B or C) during checkout. If you're enrolling with friends or family and want to participate in camp activities together, ensure all participants select the same Group.

For assistance with registration, please call 310.318.0280 or email hbconnect@hermosabeach.org.

Is Beach Camp not the right fit? View other Camp options:
Surf Camp | Volleyball Camp | Jr. Lifeguard CampSkateboard Camp

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