FoodBank Picnic in the Park
Foodbank's Picnic in the Park will be providing free lunch for school aged children every weekday during the summer months.
Lunch in the Library
Children and teens are invited to come pick up a free nutritious meal as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Program. There are no income requirements, and any child 18 and under is welcome. No sign-ups or registration needed. Meals are served on a first-come, first-served basis. Please wear a face mask and be prepared to follow social-distancing guidelines. Lunches will be served "grab and go" style, Monday through Friday, through August 13th.
Where: SB Central Library 11:30AM - 12:30PM
Wilderness Youth Project Summer Camp
At these one- to two-week camps in S.B. outdoor natural spaces, the focus is on child-centered nature exploration and play. Scholarships are available. In person. Ages 4-17. June 7-Aug. 13. $250-$685/session. Various locations throughout S.B. and Goleta. Call (805) 964-8096 or email email@example.com.
United Boys & Girls Club of Santa Barbara
United Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Barbara offer a wide range of services for children and teen ages 6-18. Services include - after-school, summer programs, sports, fitness, music, art, and more. For summer, they will be offering an outdoor soccer program and a full Monday-Friday 8am-6pm and Saturdays 10am-1pm program with a focus on reading, math, history and biology. For more information or to apply, please click the link below.
Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara: Camp Ignite for Teens!
A safe, supportive, pro-girl environment for teens featuring STEAM enrichment, leadership development, advocacy, movement, college prep, and more! In person. Grades 7-12. June 21-Aug. 13. $500/four weeks. Goleta Valley Teen Ctr., 4973 Hollister Ave., Goleta. Call (805) 963-4757 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Santa Barbara Creative Education
Children can rotate through a variety of activities such as sports, games, art, music, theater, video/photography, science/nature, or academic tutoring. In person. Ages 6-14. June 7-Aug. 9. $250/week. Garden Street Academy, 2300 Garden St. Call (805) 455-1124 or email email@example.com.
S.B. Zoo Camp
This award-winning Zoo Camp will offer age-appropriate themed programs featuring animal encounters and hands-on science. Ages 3-12. June 7-Aug. 13. $195-$345/week. S.B. Zoo, 500 Niños Dr. Call (805) 962-5339 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enriched Nature Camp
Nature activities enriched with social and emotional learning. Engage the senses with short hikes, games, art, observation, and discussion! In person. Ages 6-10. June 28-Aug. 20. $275/week. Tucker’s Grove Park, Stevens Park, and S.B. Botanic Garden. Call (805) 895-2110 or email email@example.com.
On the Same Page — All Ages Library Program
Free programs, a paper-chain reading log, a community-wide scavenger hunt, and a new mobile library! In person and virtual. All ages. June 1-Aug. 15. Free. Carpinteria, Central, Eastside, and Montecito Libraries and the Library on the Go outreach van. Call (805) 962-7653 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
S.B. Soccer Kids Camp
Camps are designed for K-8 school year boys and girls field players and goalkeepers. In person. Ages 5-16. June 7-Aug. 6. $40/day; $160/week. Girsh Park, 7050 Phelps Rd., Goleta. Call (714) 222-1903 or email email@example.com.
S.B. County Junior Lifeguards
The S.B. County Junior Lifeguards is a fun and educational program at Hendry’s and Goleta Beach. In person. Ages 8-17. June 28-Aug. 6. $315/two-week session. Goleta Beach, 5986 Sandspit Rd., Goleta; Hendry’s Beach, 2981 Cliff Dr. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jobs and Internships
Goodwill Youth Program Orientation
Join the Goodwill team in learning more about their Youth Program held every Tuesday from 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Anyone from the ages of 14-24 who is looking for work experience feel free to join and learn more on how they may be able to help! Zoom info below.
2nd Story Youth Opportunity Fund
Grants are available to help students participate in educational enrichment and extracurricular activities. The Youth Opportunity Fund provides one-time financial assistance to assist with the cost of enrichment opportunities. Housing Authority Families of students in grades K-12 are eligible to complete an application. The maximum grant amount per household shall not exceed $500.
Appropriate grants include:
- After school enrichment program fees
- Travel costs related to enrichment programs
- Material costs related to enrichment or educational programs (i.e. athletic equipment, musical instruments, art supplies, etc)
- Summer program fees
For application information, contact ResidentServicesInfo@hacsb.org or call Leticia Zuniga at (805) 897-1059.