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1332 6th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Phone: (310) 393-2721
Fax: (310) 451-9906

Child Development Center:
(310) 451-7387

Camp Big Bear



Online & In-person registration begins February 1st
CLICK HERE for online registration

Elementary, Middle School and High School (CIT) Resident Camp*

Elementary, Middle School, High School/CIT Camps are full.  

 To be added to the waiting list, contact Erika Altshule, Youth & Family Department Director at or (310)393-2721, ext. 123. 

Session 1
Session 2
July 16 - 23                
July 23 - 30

*Registration will be February 1 to June 16, 2016. Space is limited, enroll early! 

CLICK HERE to view the flyer

 Labor Day Weekend

September 2 - 5,
register before August 15

CLICK HERE to view the flyer

  Located on lake front property at Boulder Bay in Big Bear Lake, CA, Camp Big Bear offers Winter & Summer camps for youth and families. Camp grounds include a renovated lodge and kitchen, dorms, cabins, ropes course swimming pool, dock, crafts shed, and other traditional camp activities.
 Family Campers will spend Memorial Day & Labor Day Weekends on the lake front enjoying activities such as swimming, boating,
fishing, crafts, games, nightly events, campfires, and family fun! 
  Camp Registration
All campers must be registered in order to participate. Fees vary on child's age, membership, and registration date. See registration forms below. In addition to the registration form all campers must have a Camper Information Packet on file.
Camper Information Packets must be filled out annually and require doctor's signature on the medical form stating the child has had a physical within the year.
 Financial Aid
Partial scholarships are available.  If you are in need of financial aid, the child must be a member of the YMCA. Scholarship for membership are also available.  See the front desk to sign up for membership.   Click Here for a Program Assistance Application and more information. Please read the application carefully and be aware of the deadline date to request assistance for the Camp Big Bear Program. 
For More Information and Questions
Contact Erika Altshule, Youth & Family Department Director at or 310-393-2721, ext. 123