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Summer Programs - The Friendship Foundation

Summer Programs

  • Sign in to your account and join the waitlist. If there are any spots that open up, we will call in order of the waitlist.


VOLUNTEERS AGES 17+:  There are still spots available- come join us this summer!

  • If you need to cancel for any reason, please let us know ASAP so we may give your spot to another participant/volunteer on the waitlist.

  • Friendship Camp: Full refunds will be issued if we are notified 14 days prior to the first day of summer camp. If we are notified 7 days prior to the start of camp, we will issue a 50% refund.

    • Beach CampFull refunds will be issued if we are notified 7 days in advance of the beach camp.

Friendship Camp @ Pacific Elementary

Friendship Camp will be a Monday through Thursday camp for all ages between 8-35 from 1:00-4:00 PM at a price of $300/week. There will be NO camp the week of the July 4th holiday (July 4-8).

Week 1: June 20-23
Week 2: June 27-30
Week 3: July 11-14
Week 4: July 18-21
Week 5: July 25-28
Week 6: August 1-4

Beach Camp

We also will be partnering with Beach Sports to host Beach Fridays throughout the summer. Beach Camp will be at Avenue I and G in Redondo Beach from 1:00-4:00 PM. Those dates are June 24th, July 8th, July 22nd, and August 5th at a price of $50/day. These programs will be age-appropriate, meaning each date will have a specific age group:

Friday, June 24th: Ages 18+
Friday, July 8th: Ages 8-17
Friday, July 22: Ages 18+
Friday, August 5th: Ages 8-17

Participant Registration

Registration for both Friendship Camp and Beach Camp will open for participants (all ages) on DASH on Friday, May 13th at 10:00 AM. Spots are limited and will fill up quickly!

Volunteer Registration

Registration for volunteers will be open on DASH starting on Monday, May 16th at 10:00 AM. Spots are limited and will fill up quickly!

FAQ Sessions

For those who have questions about camp, we will be hosting two FAQ ZOOM sessions for parents on May 10th and 11th from 4:45-5:15 PM. Please be on the lookout for an email with more information and Zoom links.

We look forward to seeing all of you this summer!
~ Friendship Foundation Staff

It's time to hit the beach for some fun and sun. Join us as we visit amusement parks, go camping, and enjoy Fun Fridays. We make it fun for all students, giving parents a chance to relax too!

Beach Camp
A week of ocean fun where campers spend time in the water and in the sand doing fun activities.
Friendship Camp
A socially inclusive full day camp that engages participants and volunteers in a variety of activities including art, music, science, dance, cooking, field trips and sports.

Past Summer Programs

Dogwood Camping Trip (Lake Arrowhead)
Our participants enjoy the full camping experience which includes sleeping in tents and sleeping bags, building fires, roasting marshmallows, hiking and more!
Fun Fridays
Select Fridays during the summer, Friendship Foundation goes on field trips to some of the coolest places including Catalina Island, Knott's Soak City and more.
Camp Conrad Retreat
Watch a movie under the stars, spend a day at the pool, and hike through the beautiful trees at this Big Bear Retreat.

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