Tag archives: summer camp

United They Stand
By Lynda Millner   |   August 6, 2020

After eight months of negotiations, the Boys and Girls Club of Santa Barbara is joining the United Boys and Girls Clubs of the County. This is the first time since the first club was founded in 1938 that all the clubs from Carpinteria to Lompoc will operate together. This affects 5,000 kids along with 450 […]

Zoofari Ball XXXIV
By Lynda Millner   |   September 12, 2019

The Santa Barbara Zoo has been giving the wildest party in town for 34 years. The 500 or so animals don’t seem to mind when it’s time for the Zoofari Ball – this year’s theme was Summer Camp with the campsite being the hill at the Zoo. It was definitely glamping, not camping.   Some […]

Happy Campers
By Richard Mineards   |   August 29, 2019

Memories reigned supreme when Santa Barbara Zoo held its 34th annual Zoofari gala with a Summer Camp theme, billed as “more fun than jumping off a dock and more exciting than flashlight tag.” More than 600 guests, dressed in camp counselor T-shirts, cargo shorts, lifeguard outfits, safari attire, flip flops, and hiking boots, converged on […]

Summer Camp at the YMCA
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   March 21, 2019

The Montecito Family YMCA is gearing up for another summer filled with adventure, laughter, and enriching the lives of the Y campers, parents, and staff.  Y Camp is accredited by the American Camp Association, which recognizes that the YMCA facilitates summer camp programs that are committed to building a safe, nurturing environment for their children. […]

At Summer Camp, All is Wellness
By Jon Vreeland   |   July 12, 2018

For a growing child or teen in the prime of their youth, a California summer often depends on self-confidence or lack thereof. Like how they feel in a one- or two-piece bathing suit, and how they deal with the reality and introduction to social expectations. The good news is, society no longer carries the upper […]