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5 Trendy Summer Camps for Kids

With summer quickly approaching, it’s time to start considering a fun and unique summer camp for the little ones. From tech to acting, there is no shortage of specialized programs that will garner children's and teens' interest. Here, five camps that are sure to provide endless summer fun.

Kids get crafty at Designer Camp in West Hollywood.

1. Alexa Café
This weeklong all-girls summer camp teaches girls, ages 10-15, about leadership, entrepreneurship, brand identity and philanthropy. The camp emphasizes science, technology, math and engineering skills in a creative, chic way. Some things girls can expect to learn are coding, game design, web design and filmmaking. Marymount High School, 10643 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, 888.709.8324

2. Designer Camp
For creative teens and pre-teens who have a passion for design, this camp seeks to guide that creativity with a hands-on approach. Students ages 11-17 will learn about fields like interior design, trend forecasting, photography, set design and much more. The camp will also include guided tours through creative spaces in the West Hollywood Design District and keynote speakers from all areas of design. West Hollywood Library Meeting Room, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood, 424.333.0329

3. Pali Adventures
This unique camp experience for kids and teens from 8-16 years old allows campers to create a summer camp unique to their liking. Campers can select from about 20 specialties from four broad categories, including Adventure, where campers can learn Hollywood stunts, secret agent tactics and water sports; Performance, with specialties that include dance, acting and broadcasting; Creativity; and Leadership. This camp is a spin on the traditional overnight summer camp that is sure to provide endless fun for campers. Pali Mountain, 30778 CA-18, Running Springs, 909.867.5743

4. Gray Studios Camp
This established acting studio holds their Make-A-Movie camp in the spring, summer and winter. Here, campers will have the chance to make their own movie. Students will work together to create, write and star in an original short film and earn IMDB credit. Established instructors from the field will work with students to create an original piece. 5126 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, 818.582.3943

5. English Saddle Horse Camp
The Traditional Equitation School in L.A. offers summer horse camp for children ages 6-12. Here, kids can expect to learn about horses through games and activities. Along with riding horses daily, campers will learn how to care for horses and about horse breeds, colors and other characteristics. 480 Riverside Drive, Burbank, 818.569.3666