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Palisades-Malibu YMCA

Summer Day Camp

Your kids will discover the friendships, character values and fun of day camp that build self-esteem and leadership abilities.

Leaping Lizards
Leaping Lizards is for campers ages 3 to 5 years old. Activities include hiking, sports and games, arts and crafts, water play, moon bounce, camp songs, outdoor education and lots of discovery. Leaping Lizards camp enriches children’s imaginations, enhances motor skills, and encourages healthy social development.

Mountain Cubs, Coyotes and Hawks
This camp is filled with exploration and fun while providing campers with opportunities to expand their understanding of the values of caring and responsibility. Campers will be encouraged to try new experiences, develop socially and express their creativity. Campers will sing camp songs, hike, play sports activities, games, participate in arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, team building activities, and more.

Mountain Cubs, Kindergarten - 1st Grade
Coyotes, 2nd - 3rd Grade
Hawks, 4th - 5th Grade

Our Coaches program offers campers the unique experience of a being both a counselor and a camper. Coaches work directly with the YMCA staff to guide their younger peers. They will meet with their group leader to share their experiences and participate in activities with other coaches. These distinctive experiences will enrich campers’ leadership skills while building lasting memories and friendships along the way.

Grades: 6th - 7th Grade

For more information, contact Ashley Russell at 310 454 5591 ext 1518 or

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