CULVER CITY SUMMER CAMP · DATES: 6/21-8/13 · AGES: 4–12 · ADDRESS: Turning Point School, 8780 National Blvd, Culver City, CA · culvercity@steveandkate.com · 323. 272-2141

Interested in enrolling? Check availability below.

Due to loosening regulations in CA, campers may attend camp in different Squads each week, so during registration please select the Squad you'd like to be in for the weeks you are interested in attending.

If there is no space in your squad for a week you'd like to reserve, you're welcome to register and join the waitlist for that given week.
We'll email waitlist families in order of registration to confirm their space, if it becomes available.

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Steve & Kate's

Culver City Summer Day Camp

Kids Take Charge

At Camp, kids take chances and take charge, shaping their day, their way. More choices and fewer expectations creates more possibilities, more self-trust and less self-doubt. 

Our adaptability works to our advantage. Right now we can’t quite operate as usual, but we’ve made the most of mandates and modifications so that kids can make moves (or movies, or magic monster mittens) that matter to them.

Fair And Flexible Fees

Buy any number of days (or weeks, due to pandemic procedures) without worrying you’ll lose what you don’t use. If plans un-plan or cancellations crop-up, we’ll always issue refunds for any unused Passes after the Camp session wraps for the season. It’s how our enrollment rolls with the punches.

New Format, Same Flex

Modifications are required for both registration and rollout of activities as we navigate pandemic protocols. Booking by week instead of by day, and moving through Camp in smaller pod-like “Squads” will feel different than past years. But, these adjustments are temporary (and for everyone’s safety) and won’t compromise our commitment to featuring fan favorite programming and issuing fair, automatic refunds.

Activities

What The Day Will Look Like

After registration, but before attending, campers select and sign up for an interest-based, pod-like group, called Squads. At Camp, they’ll gather with their fellow enthusiasts in indoor or outdoor spaces, to immerse themselves in activities or pursue projects with an emphasis that speaks to their tastes (or, in Sampler Squads, a little bit of everything!). Each Squad will have related go-to supplies and equipment, as well as general goodies for games and artistic freestyling. 

Campers will also have the opportunity to enjoy outdoor classes, socially distanced indoor and outdoor rec, performances, fan-favorites like Gameshow, gaga, and wacky inflatables, or cruise a circuit of rotating activities featuring Lego blocks, dynamic marble runs and more. All activities are available to every camper, no matter their age.

Our current Squad list looks a little like this: 

Interest-Based Squads

Campers sign up for these "mini-camps" within the camp before attending.

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Stitching Society

Sewing with sewing machines, knitting, crochet, hand sewing and embroidery

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Maker Crafts

Basic maker kits, fort building, digital drawing with a stylus, and Rexlace

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Athletic Association

Sports, playground games, pillow polo, coneball, capture the flag, and obstacle courses

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Sampler Squad

Tastes and tries of sewing machine projects, animation, coding/digital games, board games, Rexlace, game tables, and arcade favorites

Rotating Activities

These activities cruise through Squads for more chances to choose.

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Food or Clay Activity

Campers can get their hands messy making something to eat or sculpting something to take home

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Dynamic Marble Runs

Marble sports are the in-thing this year and campers can create their own raceways that twist, turn and send marbles flying down the track

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Nintendo Switch™

When campers can't visit the camp Arcade, we bring it to them

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Sewing machine and Basic Supplies

For Squads that don't specialize in sewing, this kit makes the rounds for campers who want to get crafty

Animation

Animation Stations

Campers create their own stop-motion movies and shorts with our custom Animation Stations. Kids will run the entire show from designing the sets & story, to editing the final project

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Dominoes and LEGO

Building with blocks never goes out of style and doing it with your friends adds a whole other dimension

Classes, Specials, Water and Outdoor Play

Campers may choose to venture beyond their Squad and participate in socially distanced classes, performances and good ol' outdoor play. These will differ depending on location.

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Special Daily Events

Performances such as a magician, a dance troupe or a stunt bicycle rider

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Active Outdoor Classes

Possibilities include martial arts, yoga, and hip-hop dances

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Inflatable Slip ‘n Slide

Our classic slip-and-slide with an inflated track and a splash pool at the end

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Recreation Specials

A climbing wall, inflatable obstacle course, and other large active recreational equipment are all possible this summer

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Online Workshops

Campers will be able to log-in to a variety of Online sessions throughout the day

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Gaga

This camper favorite involves dodging, striking, running and jumping a rubber playground ball in an octagonal walled pit

Culver City Weekly Specials

Check out what Specials are coming to your location each week. Specials will be used by one group at a time and sanitized between uses.

Monday: Inflatable Large 5 in 1 Rainbow Combo Dual Lane

Tuesday: Sidewalk chalk Street Art

Workshop Wednesday: TBD

Thursday: Foam Party with https://itsfoamtime.com/

Friday: Inflatable 5 in 1 Sports Combo Waterslide

*Don't forget to bring a bathing suit and towel this week! 

Monday: Inflatable 60' Tropical Course

Tuesday: Tie-Dye, t-shirts provided

Wednesday: TBD

Thursday: Sound Life Music Academy performance https://www.soundlifelessons.com/

Friday: Inflatable Dual Axe Throw & Slip n' Slide

*Don't forget to bring a bathing suit and towel this week! 

Monday: *Please note, we're closed on July 5th in observance of the 4th of July. 

Tuesday: Inflatable Obstacle Course

Wednesday: Foam Party (itsfoamtime.com) & Slip n' Slide

Thursday: Slip n' Slide (bring a swimsuit & towel) & Virtual Magic Show Arty Loon http://dreamshapers.org/arty-loon/

Friday: Inflatable 17' Water Slide

*Don't forget to bring a bathing suit and towel this week! 

Monday: Inflatable Waterslide (bring a swimsuit & towel)

Tuesday: Yoga Workshop

Workshop Wednesday: TBD

Thursday: Live Drum Circle http://dreamshapers.org/chazz-ross/ 

Friday: 9 Hole Mini Golf Course & Slip n' Slide

*Don't forget to bring a bathing suit and towel this week! 

Monday: Inflatable 45' Fun House Obstacle Combo

Tuesday: Yoga Workshop

Workshop Wednesday: TBD

Thursday: Sound Life Music Academy performance https://www.soundlifelessons.com/

Friday: Inflatable Water Slide

*Don't forget to bring a bathing suit and towel this week!

Monday: Inflatable Dart Game, Skeeball, & Dual Axe Throw

Tuesday: Yoga/Movement Workshop

Workshop Wednesday: TBD

Thursday: Live Dance Show http://dreamshapers.org/teresa-smith/  

Friday: 17' Fun Dual Lane Water Slide

*Don't forget to bring a bathing suit and towel this week!

Monday: Inflatable Large 5 in 1 Tropical Combo Dual Lane

Tuesday:Yoga/Movement Workshop

Workshop Wednesday:TBD

Thursday: Steel Drum Circle http://dreamshapers.org/chazz-ross/

Friday: Inflatable 17' Fire Dual Lane Water Slide

*Don't forget to bring a bathing suit and towel this week!

Monday: Inflatable Corn Maze

Tuesday: Slip n' slide & Tie-Dye, t-shirts provided

Workshop Wednesday: Slip n' slide & Camp Talent Show 

Thursday: Foam Party with https://itsfoamtime.com/

Friday: TBD

*Don't forget to bring a bathing suit and towel this week!

Staff

Kid-thusiasts

Our sites are staffed with kids’ number one fans, hailing from all kinds of backgrounds but with the common denominator being they’re all about our campers. Curious, compassionate and creative, both our year-round and seasonal teams are eager and equipped to give kids just the right amount of structure and guidance.

All staff members are at least 18 years old, are background checked, and are trained in CPR and First-Aid. Counselors will wear masks at all times and are trained on all COVID-19 best practices.

Food

Lunch Is On Us

We provide lunch and snacks in alignment with the current state safety guidelines of our new normal. While more options will be added later, we know that we can provide caesar salad and sunbutter and jelly sandwiches daily, on top of campers' favorite item: pizza. Hot from ovens and in sealed boxes, we can get this item safely into kids' hands without worry. You can, of course, choose to pack something instead or as a supplement.

We’ll also offer an array of snacks for kids to nosh on throughout the day. All snacks will arrive to each squad pre-portioned. We’ll announce specific line-ups closer to the start of season, but rest assured, tummies will be full.

Daily Menu

V = Vegetarian, VV=Vegan, GF = Gluten Free, DF = Dairy Free, SF = Soy Free, EF = Egg Free

No items contain nuts or nut products. However, some may have been prepared in areas that also produce items with nuts.

Monday

Cheese Pizza (V)

Sunbutter & Jelly Sandwich (V)(EF)

Caesar Salad

Ham & Cheese Sandwich: Ham & American cheese on wheat bread, lettuce & tomato with chips.  Mayo & Mustard on the side. GF bread upon request

Tuesday

Cheese Pizza (V)

Sunbutter & Jelly Sandwich (V)(EF)

Caesar Salad 

Cheese Quesadilla: shredded cheese melted in a flour tortilla, side of chips, salsa & guacamole (V) (GF) (corn tortilla) upon request

Wednesday

Cheese Pizza (V)

Sunbutter & Jelly Sandwich (V)(EF)

Caesar Salad

Spaghetti w/Meatball: spaghetti pasta in red sauce with sausage meatball. Parmesan on the side. (V) upon request.

Thursday

Cheese Pizza (V)

Sunbutter & Jelly Sandwich (V)(EF)

Caesar Salad 

Bean & Cheese Burrito: bean and cheese wrapped in a flour tortilla, served with side of chips, salsa, & guacamole. (V) (GF) upon request (corn tortilla). 

Friday

Cheese Pizza (V)

Sunbutter & Jelly Sandwich (V)(EF)

Caesar Salad 

Chicken Tenders: 3 piece chicken tenders, side of chips. Condiments on the side. 

Fees

Flexible and Fair

For as long as COVID regulations require it, registration will be in weekly blocks, instead of by the day (which is our norm). So, please think about your plans in weekly increments. That being said, we know that things happen. If you do miss a day, we’ll still refund it automatically—COVID may impact flexibility, but it won’t impact what is fair. Fees include lunch, snacks and all hours 8:00am to 6:00pm.

Day Pass

Registration will be in weekly blocks, instead of by the day (our norm). So, please think about your plans in weekly increments. That being said, we know that things happen. If you do unexpectedly miss a day, we’ll still refund it automatically at summer's end. Fair is fair.

$105 per day

Summer Pass

For anyone attending more than 30 days, consider our Summer Pass, with one fee that covers the entire summer. If you end up coming to camp less, worry not. We’ll add up what you would have paid at the Day Pass rate and refund the difference automatically at summer's end.

$3,150 per child

Steve & Kate’s also offers limited need-based financial aid to qualifying families. For more information please see our Financial Aid page.

Please be sure to read our Things to Know Before Coming to Camp page for important information including COVID safety procedures and pick-up & drop-off instructions.

Camp Basics

Dates & Times

June 21st - August 13th
*Closed July 5th
Mon. - Fri. 8:00am-6:00pm

Location

Turning Point School
8780 National Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232

Ages

In California, we welcome campers between the ages of 4-12.

Contact Us

Online...for now

We want to meet you and your camper. Our directors work year-round and would love to help you learn more about our program and at the same time learn more about you and your camper. To keep everyone as safe as possible, we're encouraging families to email, call, or schedule a virtual hangout with their director.

Local Director

Kenita

While this is Kenita's first year with Steve & Kate's, she has years of experience directing sleep away camp! Kenita enjoys 'camp' in all forms, and has taught herself how to start a fire and make delicious camp food! When not camping or at summer camp, you can usually find Kenita walking around the neighborhood with her dog, Sully.

Still have questions? We’d love to chat and see how we can tailor camp to you! Get in touch with Kenita, your Culver City Director:

Call or text: 323-272-2141culvercity@steveandkate.com

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Kind Words

Testimonials From Our Summer Camps in Southern California

I could not have asked for a better camp for my son. The staff was attentive and enthusiastic.

 

There were tons of activities for him to choose from and I literally had to tear him away at pick up!

Kathryn O.

(S&K parent)

From the moment you check in until the moment you check out it’s such a smooth operation. The flexibility that this camp offers is amazing, but we keep returning for the innovative studios, the energetic counselors, and the one of a kind model.  When I describe Steve and Kate’s to others I often use the term "free range kids”. My daughter loves that she can go where she wants, when she wants, and for how long she wants. Whether it’s the sewing room or bread making or robotics the kids have the freedom to decide. I really can't say enough good things about this camp!!  

Maya

(S&K parent)

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Please Note

Really Important Camp Information

  • Take a tour of our summer campus–Turning Point School! This summer we'll be on the field, in the Foyer building, and the Theater, as well as various classrooms including Makers Space, MS Math Class, MS Humanities Class, Mural & MS Dining Commons.
  • Staff and campers will have to complete a wellness survey and/or other screening to identify any potential health concerns upon arrival each day. 
  • You can expect the following at all locations: bathrooms cleaned between each group, equipment sanitized and disinfected before use each day, individual places to store camper belongings, and plenty of hand sanitizer, hand washing, and self-applied sunscreen to go around.
  • Check out our virtual camp orientation for details relevant to all of our camp locations, including how to check-in and check-out, what to bring (and not bring) and more.