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Backyard Bunch
Long Beach, California

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562 421-2725
astruiksma[AT]campfirelb.org
7070 E Carson St
Long Beach, California 90808

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CAMPER AGES: 5-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Camp Fire

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Offering a wide variety of supervised activities and enriching opportunities, BackYard Bunch has provided a unique setting that fosters exploration and social development since 1985. Camp is the place to try new things, make new friends, and build character in a nurturing environment. Here at Camp Fire, the effort is just as important as the end result. An array of ever changing activities is sure to spark interest and everlasting memories for campers of all ages.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Archery, Ropes Course, Rock Climbing Wall, Cooking Over An Open Campfire, Culinary Instruction, Field Trips (optional), Outdoor Education, & Arts & Crafts.

TOP CALIFORNIA SUMMER CAMP: Backyard Bunch is a Top Summer Camp located in Long Beach California offering many fun and enriching camp programs.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located on the corner of Carson and Los Coyotes Diag. We are roughly a mile West of the 606 Freeway.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have a 5 acre tree lined property in the middle of the city. It is equipped with an outdoor amphitheater, archery range, low and high ropes course, 17 fire rings, indoor meeting lodge, etc.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Backyard Bunch is a 9 week summer long day camp that runs June 22-August 21 in summer 2015. We offer different age and activity based camps.Please visit our Program Options page on our website for more details.

Day Camp provides a fun filled summer with a wide variety of supervised activities. The program focuses on teaching campers new skills and social development. Backyard Bunch is a unique place where kids of many ages make new friends, explore new and old interests, develop character and build a sense of belonging.

Each session is one week providing an array of indoor and outdoor activities and experiences based on a weekly theme. Our 5 acre facility provides your child a nature based camp experience in the middle of the city.

For over 25 years we have been a proud member of the American Camp Association closely following hundreds of standards for health and safety, and self submitting to accreditation visits.

All of our staff must attend intensive pre-camp training sessions that include: policies and procedures, health and safety, camp activities, appropriate staff and camper interactions, and a variety of other essential skills. Sections of the trainings also provide instruction on how to deal with situations that may occur at camp.

Beyond summer camp, most of our staff work with kids year round within the Long Beach Unified School District After School Programs. They work with kids from a variety of socioeconomic and special needs backgrounds. All of our staff are required to be at least 18 years of age.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer a camp scholarship. Call our office at 562 421-2725 for more information.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We are offering Winter Camp January 2nd-6th and Spring Camp April 17th-21st in 2017.
Both programs will run 8:30-3:30 with extended hours available 7am-6pm. See our website for more details.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2017 Dates and Themes - Coming soon!

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Working as a summer camp staff member provides you the opportunity to positively impact the lives of children. Camp allows staff to grow in leadership, teamwork, communication, and problem solving, in a fun environment. Being a counselor will likely be one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences you ever encounter.

If you are interested in becoming part of our fantastic summer staff team, please contact Azuree Struiksma at astruiksma[AT]campfirelb.org.


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