Sleep Struggles: Parent’s Guide to Dealing with Your Child’s Sleeping Issues

Sleep plays a fundamental role in the growth, development, and overall well-being of young children. During the formative years of childhood, sleep is not merely a period of rest but a critical process that supports cognitive, physical, and emotional development.

The Ripple Effect of Beach Camps

While summer activities at home can be fun and easy, beach camps offer much more than just fleeting amusement. Let’s explore the lasting impact they can have on young minds and hearts: Fostering a Connection with Nature: The very essence

Day Camp vs. Overnight Camp

Summer is synonymous with adventure, and for many families, that adventure comes in the form of camp. However, when it comes to choosing the right camp experience for your child, the options can seem overwhelming. Should they spend their days

What to Expect on Your Child’s First Day at Summer Camp

As a parent, preparing your child for their first day at beach summer camp can be both thrilling and nerve-wracking. From sandy shores to crashing waves, the beach offers a unique setting for summer adventures. And depending on which camp you

The California “Trinity”

Venice Beach, California Venice Beach is not just a destination; it’s an experience. With its eclectic mix of culture, art, and outdoor activities, Venice Beach offers something for everyone. Whether you’re a local looking for a weekend adventure or a

Fun and Engaging Indoor Activities to Keep Kids Busy During Downtime

As parents, we all know that keeping our kids entertained during their downtime can sometimes be a challenge. Whether it’s after school, on weekends, or during school holidays, finding activities to keep them engaged and stimulated indoors is essential. In

Fitness For Kids Who Don’t Like Sports

Is your child not crazy about sports? Maybe they would rather play video games than soccer or maybe they prefer to paint than join a pickup basketball team. It’s actually a lot more common than you may think for kids

Beach and Ocean Safety Tips

  Beach days with your kids are loads of fun! What could be better than playing in the warm sand with the beautiful water in view? While trips to the beach are full of exciting activities, it’s important to be

5 Water Sports You Must Try

When the summer weather arrives, what better way to celebrate than with some water sports! Getting outside and into the water is a great way to get exercise and stay cool during the warmer months. At Fitness by the Sea,

Fun Fitness Activities for Kids

Keeping kids active can seem challenging, especially during times they aren’t in school like the summer. At Fitness by the Sea, we use a variety of activities to make sure that campers are staying healthy while also having fun. See

10 Ways to Spark Your Kid’s Creativity

Kids are naturally curious, but sometimes they need a little extra push to spark their creativity. At Fitness at the Sea, our campers participate in many of the activities found here to help foster their creativity. Here are 10 ways

How Do Youth Sports Help Improve Social Skills?

Parents often involve their children in youth sports for the physical benefits of additional exercise and activity. While this is certainly a beneficial factor, the social and mental element of youth sports is just as important. Children learn social skills

30 Summer Crafts For Kids [With Instructions]

Summer break is a great time for children to relax and have fun! Along with backyard barbecues, relaxing trips to the beach, epic vacations, and other fun in the sun, this also means that school is out for the year.

Fun Facts About Summer Camp & Why Your Child Should Attend One

Whether you are enrolling your child in summer camp for the first time or are a seasoned pro, it is always good to know a little more about camp before deciding which one is the right fit for your family.

Keep Your Child Healthy & Active With These Sports For Kids

Sports for kids is insanely important for their health. It’s important to build exercise into a daily routine as early as possible to make keeping that habit as easy as possible. Exercising can help burn calories, increase focus and improve

Strengthen Your Children’s Mental Health With This Actionable Guide

Children’s mental health is an integral part of childhood development. However, unlike children’s nutrition and fitness, it can be a little bit more complicated to understand. If you have ever worried about whether or not your child’s mental health or

Fitness for Kids: How to Get Your Kids Off the Couch and Be Active!

Let’s face it, the world has changed a lot since we were kids thanks much in part to technology. The advent of the internet, smartphones, video games, and streaming devices has brought with it many benefits.

Nutrition For Kids: The Ultimate Guide For Raising Healthy Kids

Kids nutrition is difficult to teach if you don’t have a plan. With all the sugary foods out there, your kids (ours included) are probably wondering why they should even eat anything else. Lucky for you, we have a plan.

Sun Safety For Kids: The Ultimate Guide

475,000 times. That’s roughly how many times Fitness by the Sea has applied sunscreen to their campers between our Los Angeles and Santa Monica beach camps. We’ve been through countless days under the sun, and can proudly say that we’ve

Summer Safety Tips for Kids

Summer is in full swing, which means it’s time for beach days, outdoor summer camp, pool parties, and some extra time at the playground! Although the summer brings with it bright days and warm temperatures, perfect for enjoying some extra

101 Summer Activities For Kids From Fitness by the Sea

Keeping your kids entertained all summer long can be a daunting task. That’s why our camp directors at Fitness by the Sea have compiled this useful guide of 101 summer activities for kids. Rest assured, you don’t have to be

Foster Creativity in your Kids with Arts and Crafts

At Fitness by the Sea we see how often kids discover amazing ideas during their childhood years through arts and crafts. You may recall a specific project that piqued your curiosity or revealed how good you were at drawing. Those