Family Guide 2023-2024

34 The Best of Monterey Bay® Family 2023-2024 on activities include period games and play, toys, craft, food, songs, dances, and natural observation and interactive guided tours. Camps run 9am - 2pm Session 1: June 5 - 16 (10-day) Session 2: June 26 - 30 (5-day) Session 3: July 17 - July 38 (10-day) $400 per 10-day session, $240 for 5-day 20 Custom House Plaza, Monterey, (831) 717-8125, MY Museum Summer Camp MY Museum provides an environment where curiosity and creativity flourish. It’s where children play to learn and grown-ups learn to play. Open Wednesday through Sunday. $10 per person, under 2 free. 425 Washington St., Monterey (831) 649-6444, Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History Summer Camps A variety of week-long day camps are offered for kids in kindergarten through grade 5, empowering kids with different kinds of skills to help them appreciate and understand the world around them. From dinosaurs to outer space, there is a combination of fun and learning to be had. Kindergarten - Grade 2 camps are held Monday-Friday, 9am-noon with optional aftercare available: Discover Dinos, June 12-16; Amazing Animals, June 19-23; Backyard Science, June 26-30; Jr. Curator Camp, July 10-14, Outer Space Explorers, July 17-21; Be A Scientist, July 24-28. $255/ members, $280/ non-members Grades 3-5 camps are held MondayFriday, 9am-3pm: Paleontology & Archaeology, June 12-16; Discover Community Science, June 26-30; Wonders of the Museum, July 10-14; All The Ologies, July 24-28. $365/ members, $400/ non-members 165 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. (831) 648-5716, Quien Sabe Youth Overnight Camp This traditional overnight summer camp is organized by the City of Monterey and takes place at the Toro Regional Park youth recreation area. The regular program is for campers ages 7-11 who spend a week camping out under the stars and swimming, hiking, boating, crafting, cooking out, playing games, learning about nature and having campfires. Preteens can take part in the Environmental Team, aimed at developing an understanding of environmental concerns. Campers ages 13-15 combine the fun of camping with two hours of work experience helping to improve Toro Park and receive a job evaluation that may be valuable when seeking that first job. Weekly sessions June 29-July 28 (831) 646-3866, Salinas Valley Health Asthma Camp Now in its 38th year, Salinas Valley health offers children ages 6-12 living with asthma a unique opportunity to experience a safe summer camp while learning more about how to best manage their condition. Trained staff including physicians supervise all activities. Information and registration online. July 31 - August 4 Monterey Park Elementary School, 410 San Miguel Ave., Salinas, (831) 759-1890, Santa Catalina School Summer at Santa Catalina encourages girls ages 8-14 to access their own powerful inner resources. Offerings include two oneweek mini-camp sessions, three two-week sessions, and a five-week musical theatre program. Campers come from all over the world to join our sisterhood and make lifelong friendships. They learn about who they are as they grow into who they want to be. Two week sessions run June 18 - 30, $1,975; Musical Theatre runs June 25 - July 29, $4,750; One-week mini camp sessions June 18-23, June 25-30, $1,000. 1500 Mark Thomas Drive, Monterey, (831) 655-9386, City of Seaside Recreation The City of Seaside is offering many activities for kids this summer. Sports programs include multi-sports and games camps, a dance academy, a tennis program, self defense classes, mini athletes sports clinics for preschoolers, teen sports, and a cheer program. STEAM camps, Summer Playland and LEGO® Engineering round out the offerings. There’s something for everyone this summer in Seaside. 986 Hilby Ave, Seaside, (831) 899-6800, Summer Activities 2023