Classes, Camps & Activities for Children

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  • Tour Briggs and Coops Coins Collectors Galleries. They love showing real historical documents and keeping history alive! Hours: Tuesday - 10-5, Wednesday - 10-5, Thursday - 10-7, Friday - 10-5, Saturday - 10 - 4. Sunday & Monday - CLOSED.

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  • Kids Cake Decorating: Kids, join us for this fun event! Our busybees will be teaching you how to decorate a cute kawaii watermelon . All supplies are included and you will leave with your very own unique cake! This is a kids ONLY class. Parents be prepared to wait nearby while your child has creative freedom to make their very own unique creation! Once a ticket is purchased, your spot is reserved and a cake will be prepared just for you. For this reason, there will be no refunds at any time for any reason. You may send someone in your place if you cannot attend. Sign up. Sunday 6/2/2019 11:00am

  • Sunday FunDay - Creepy Crawlies: Learn all about the insects that inhabit the soils and decomposing materials at the Gateway Ranch. Kathy will take the participants on a guided hike to discover the world of decomposition. Kathy is a long-time science and environmental educator. She coordinates the educational programs, the restoration of the native species of plants, and tends the nursery at the Gateway Ranch. She can be found many days working with the plants and soils at the Ranch. Come prepared to get a bit dirty. Wear closed toe shoes, layered clothing, and sunscreen. Bring your own water. A restroom is on site. Register. Sun. 6/2/19 10am-12pm. Gateway Ranch, 31313 Live Oak Cyn Rd, Redlands

Ticketed Events

  • 5th Annual Touch-A-Truck Event: Ted Runner Stadium Parking Lot, University of Redlands. Dozens of trucks and vehicles of all descriptions. Climb on them and climb in them. Honk the horn and flash the lights! Meet the people who drive and fly them. Free kids fun zone with admission, with lots of other family-friendly exhibits and activities. More information. Saturday, June 8, 2019. 9 AM - 2 PM

  • Harkins Theatres Presents: Toy Story 4 YouthHope Fundraiser - Come support YouthHope by purchasing a ticket to the private screening of Toy Story 4 on June 24th. Here are the details: Tickets are $35 each Each ticket includes: Private showing of "Toy Story 4" on Monday June 24th 1 additional movie ticket for another night for a movie of your choosing 1 medium popcorn 1 Harkins 2019 Loyalty Cup Doors open at 6pm Movie starts at 6:30pm This event will have open seating. 27481 San Bernardino Ave, Redlands, CA 92374. About Youth Hope


  • El Camino Ranch summer horse Camp: Fun filled week of learning all about horses, and horseback riding. Mounted horse games. Crafts Swimming And much more!!! Ages 7-17 9am-2pm $325.00. Info here. 6/10/19 -6/14/19; 6/24/19 - 6/28/19; 7/08/19 - 7/12/19; 7/22/19 - 7/26/19; 7/29/19 - 8/2/19; 8/5/19 - 8/9/19; 8/19/19 - 8/23/19
  • Next Level Sports Performance Youth Basketball Camp: Improve your physical and mental basketball skills at our basketball camp this summer break. 6/17/2019 through 6/21/2019 Ages 6-8 years old 8a to noon Ages 9-14 years old 8a-2p. More information

  • SUMMER FUN SERIES 2019: Redlands Gymnastics Club: Join us this summer for SEVEN INCREDIBLY FUN WEEKS for kids ages 4 – 12 years old! Every Thursday (starting June 13; ending August 1) from 8:45am to 1:45pm, we will be doing our newest installment of our Summer Fun Series! Each of the seven weeks are themed to bring some extra fun and excitement for all children. Each day, children will be taking part in Crafts, Gymnastics, Tumbling, Obstacle Course and Fun Games led by our incredible RGC Coaches. Children will also be provided snacks, but they MUST BRING A PACKED LUNCH and refillable water bottle. Our Summer Fun Series is open to the public and DOES NOT require a RGC Membership to participate!!! Pay for the entire Summer Fun Series in advance and SAVE $30!!! SCHEDULE: Week 1: June 13 - Backbend to the 80’s; Week 2: June 20 - Surfin’ Safari; Week 3: June 27 - Tumbleweed Showdown; July 4- CLOSED; Week 4: July 11 - Tumble Jungle; Week 5: July 18 - Epic Nerf Battle; Week 6: July 25 - Go for the Gold; Week 7: August 1 - Disney Galore. How to Register: To register, stop by the office or sign up ONLINE REGISTRATION.

  • STEM Challenge Summer Camp with Lego® - Have a STEM summer with the City of Redlands and sign up for STEM Challenge Summer Camp with Lego®. Our STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) challenge camps are the perfect destination for your child during summer vacation. Built around pop culture themes kids love, choose from four exciting full-day summer camps open to ages 7 to 11 years old. Hogwarts Challenge STEM Camp - $175 -June 10 -14 (7 a.m. to 6 p.m.), Redlands Contemporary Club, 173 S. Eureka St. Avengers Challenge STEM Camp - $175 - June 17 -21 (7 a.m. to 6 p.m.), Redlands Contemporary Club, 173 S. Eureka St. Minecraft Challenge STEM Camp - $175 - June 24 -28 (7 a.m. to 6 p.m.), Redlands Contemporary Club, 173 S. Eureka St. Star Wars Challenge STEM Camp - $105 – July 1 -3 (7 a.m. to 6 p.m.), Carriage House at Prospect Park, 1352 Prospect Drive. Prices include daily lunches and snacks, T-shirt and field trips to Studio Movie Grill and Garner Holt Productions. For more information, contact the Redlands Community Center at (909) 798-7572. The Redlands Community Center is located at 111 W. Lugonia Ave. Additional information is available on the City’s website.

  • Valley Preparatory Summer School 2019 - Welcome! Valley Preparatory invites you to checkout our awesome Summer School Program. We welcome grades PreSchool- 8th grade to partake in some fun and interactive summer classes. Check out our website for more details. Session 1 June 17-June 28 Session 2 July 1-July 12.

  • 1 day Summer Events with Stars of Tomorrow Children's Theater - MUSICAL THEATER DANCE INTENSIVE (June 17) Ages 8-18 develop their dance skills through stretching, conditioning and learning musical theater choreography and studying dance vocabulary through the ages. 1pm-8pm with a 7pm showcase on Monday, June 17, 2019 $80 early-bird special (expires May 1st) $100 regular tuition $125 same-day registration. More info

  • Cinderella CAMP with Stars of Tomorrow Children's Theater - Where EVERY child is a STAR! Together we learn acting, singing, dancing, about theater history, scenery, costumes, props, backstage etiquette, theater games and have a speaking part in our culminating, Broadway-style musical! June 24-28, 2019 (9:00am - 2:00pm) at the University of Redlands. AGES 6-16 Camp. Online. June 24-28, 2019, 9:00am - 2:00pm

  • Engineering with Lego Summer Camps - Children ages 5-12, can learn engineering concepts and have fun doing it as the City of Redlands hosts half-day Lego® Summer Camps during the month of July. With the help of specially trained instructors, exploring fundamental principles of engineering and physics, kids can become Master Builders. Each camp is divided into half day sessions from 9 a.m. to noon for 5- and 6-year-olds, and from 1 to 4 p.m. for ages 7-12. Classes are $179 for each one-week session and will be held at the Prospect Park Carriage House, 1352 Prospect Drive. July 8 – July 12 - Harry Potter Magical Engineering with Lego® Materials. July 15 – July 19 - Super Hero Engineering with Lego® Materials. July 22 – July 26 - STEM 2 with Lego® Materials. For more information visit the Redlands Community Center, 111 W. Lugonia Ave., or call (909) 798-7572, or visit them online.

  • Peter Pan CAMP with Stars of Tomorrow Children's Theater - For more information and to register contact Stars of Tomorrow at or online or call 909-335-1082 Please note, we are no staffed or trained to enroll children with special needs at this time. Be sure to check our website for other camps and events offered all summer long. July 8-12, 2019, 9:00am - 2:00pm

  • Rafi Crashes the Web THEATER CAMP with Stars of Tomorrow Children's Theater - This action-packed adventure musical has parts for boys and girls ages 6+. Join the FUN and find out if Rafi will successfully help her friend Penelope escape the complicated world of the internet or if they'll all be wrecked! Princesses, icons, digital characters, and everyone else you can imagine from the world wide web either join forces to help or hinder Rafi and Penelope on their hilarious, musical journey. July 29-Aug 2, 2019 (9:00am - 2:00pm) at Packinghouse Academy in Redlands. More info

  • Nike Volleyball Camp at University of Redlands: This year we are offering a Day Camp that run Monday-Friday from 9:00am-3:00pm daily. Camp is geared towards girls and boys, ages 10-18, of all ability levels. Campers will master the fundamentals and develop proper mechanics through a mix of drills, games and competitive play under the instruction of University of Redlands Volleyball staff. More information. 06/10/19-06/13/19 9:00am-3:00pm.

  • AYSO Soccer Camps - Redlands AYSO Region 50: Our community day camps focus on technical and tactical aspects of the game appropriate to age and skill level. Fun in the Sun: 4-6 years Skills n Thrills: 7-10 years Compete with your Feet: 11-18 years Our coaches are selected for their ability to consistently create a fun, positive learning environment for all players. AYSO Soccer Camps are conducted by UK International Soccer, the official camp and player development provider for AYSO. Redlands AYSO Region 50 June 17 - June 21; July 29 - August 2 9am - 12pm (Age 4-16) $139 9am - 3pm (Age 8-16) $189. Website

  • Redlands Jiu Jitsu - Summer special 3-6 year olds Tuesdays and Thursdays. 909-654-5080. website

Year-Round Activities

  • Redlands Gymnastics Club: Come and Play Dates are great for some parent/child time in a safe and fun environment in which you can interact with your child(ren). The cost is just $10 per parent and kids are free. Stay for a little or stay for all 3 hours! Your little gymnasts can practice and show off their gymnastics skills that they have learned in class. No pre-registration or membership is required! Non-members are welcome to come see, play and explore. WAIVERS must be signed by the PARENT and for NON-MEMBER CHILD to participate. Older children who are on a school break are encouraged to have something to occupy them while in the Waiting Area as older children will not be able to go out on the gym floor or participate during this event. Also, parents will not be able to play on the equipment, but you will still have a great time playing with your child(ren). Come and Play Dates is designed for parents and kids (ages 1-5) to just drop-in for open play between 9am-12pm on Mondays and 11:30am-2:30pm on Fridays. 1915 West Redlands Blvd, Suite 103 Redlands. Website

  • Redlands Aikikai: Try a kids class for free! NEW! Kids Yoga Classes! Every Wednesday: 3:30-4:15pm for ages 3-6; 4:30-5:30pm for ages 6-9; 5:40-6:40pm for ages 9-12. Signup now to reserve a spot for your child!! First Kids Aikido class Free!! Tuesdays & Thursdays at 6:00 to 7:00 pm, and Fridays at 5:00 to 6:00pm. For ages 6 through 13, wear loose comfortable clothing & try a class!! Parents must email , call/text (951) 743-5942 for appt. Website

  • HCR Horse Back riding lessons: Riding lessons for Beginners - advance riding in all styles of riding. 909-206-9526 Shelley Mulica. Website

  • Vasa the Studio: Monday's 4pm. Yoga for kids while the parents practice next door! Ages 4-12(ish). They will learn basic yoga poses and philosophies, have fun, make friends, and get exercise! Website

  • Learn to Swim with Redlands Swim Team: Redlands Swim Team's spring registration is now open for Learn to Swim and pre-competitive swimming.

  • Redlands Art Association: See classes here

  • Young Readers: Smiley Libraries story time & craft events



  • Spanish Story time - 10:15 – 10:45 am.
  • English/Chinese Story Time, 5:45 - 6:15 p.m. in the Story Corner, Young Readers' Room
  • Hindi Story Time from 6:30-7:00 pm in the Story Corner, Young Readers' Room
  • Pajama Story Time Ages 5+ 7:00-7:30 p.m. in the Story Corner, Young Readers' Room


  • Preschool Story Time and Craft. Preschool Story Time 10:15 - 11:15 Stories, songs and a craft afterwards for kids to make and take home! Located in the Assembly Room of the library.


  • Tiny Tots Story Time: Tiny Tot Story times (2 sessions) The Contemporary Club, 173 S. Eureka Street, Redlands. 10:15 – 10:30 a.m.; 10:40 – 10:55 a.m.; Story time for toddlers ages 2 & 3. Join us for fun stories, songs and fingerplays!

  • (909) 798-7674

  • Calendar In the Story Corner at the Young Readers’ Room. (909) 798-7674. A.K. Smiley Library, 125 W. Vine St., Redlands

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