Our free play outdoor exploration and adventure program is designed for children ages 5 to 10. Daily adventures to the Santa Monica/Malibu Mountains and beaches provide a rich connection with nature in our world.  The activities are unstructured, allowing the kids to play freely, exploring what is of interest to them. Observing plants, animals and finding natures treasures inspire us to create art, tools, shelters and hand made toys. But mainly we just have fun playing in Nature with our friends!


We take a maximum of 26 kids per day-- accompanied by 4 or 5 staff. 

We offer two camps: 

  • School Break Camps:  These are full days, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, for children who are currently in Kindergarten and up. 
  • Sleep Away Wilderness Camp.  This a program for children 8 and up. 



...........................................OUR SUMMER CAMP HAS OPENINGS.........................


Yom Kippur : Septembre 19th, 2018

Veterans Day camp : novembre 12th, 2018

Thanks giving camp : November 19th through 23rd (no camp on thanks giving day nov 22)

Winter camp : December 17th through January 4th ( no camp on xmas day Dec 25th)

Spring break: April 8-22

Summer camp: June 10th - August 29th.


To register, simply send us an email at  lanaturekids.office@gmail.com

In your request, include: 
-Name of your child 
-Date of birth 
-Dates you want
-Grade your child is going into in the fall
-Which school your child attends
-Name your child's friends who are going to be in our summer camp
-Your phone number(s)
-One email for billing

FOR SUMMER CAMP ONLY: You must sign your child up for at least 3 days.

They do not have to be consecutive. Or get a discount by signing up for a week block (Monday through Friday).

Daily rate:  $100/day

Sibling Discount $90/day per sibling
1 Week Block - $90/day or $85/day per sibling

Drop off / Pick up:
In the parking lot, near the basketball courts, at Clover Park:

2600 Ocean Park Blvd

Santa Monica, CA 90405

Drop-Off:  Between 9:00-9:30 a.m.

Pick-Up:   4:30 p.m.

What to Bring: 
-Pack your child's belongings in a backpack (no tote bags or baskets!) your child can carry for at least 10 minutes.
-Pack a lunch. We provide healthy snacks and water (If your child has food allergies, please provide his/her snack).
-Appropriate outdoor clothing: Look at the weather. You can dress your child as you see fit, however, for their safety and enjoyment, we require your child to wear shoes or sandals that fit snug or barefoot (no crocs, flip flops, or anything the same material!).
-Beach clothes need to be worn underneath your child clothes (summer camp only) Rash guards to protect from the sun are great. Towel.

-Also, keep in mind that we want your child to feel comfortable getting dirty or wet. So avoid her favorite Tutu : ) A change of clothes so they can get wet and keep warm or fresh. Layering is the key. Even in the summer, coastal fog can roll in or out creating big temperature changes.
-Sunscreen your child before drop off. 
-Mark your child's clothes, water bottle, shoes, lunch boxes and containers with a marker.

Want to see what our day looks like? Check out the slide show below. Allow time to upload whole show.

L.A. Nature Kids

L.A. Nature Kids

SCHOOL BREAK CAMPS. summe camp has....                 openings 

School might be closed, but nature is always open! 

We offer camp sessions throughout the school year as well as the summer. If your school is closed for any reason, we can help you organize a day camp-- official holiday or not! 

Billing & Reservations: 
Email: lanaturekids.office@gmail.com  
Phone:  (213) 273-3176