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Camping Grounds Santa Monica CA

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SURF PRO-fessor Surf School and Camp in Santa Monica
(310) 406-2357
Santa Monica California
Santa Monica, CA
 
Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times
(310) 268-8488
1954 Cotner Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
 
Westside YMCA Summer Day Camp
(310) 826-4242
731 South Bundy Drive
Los Angeles, CA
 
Valley Trails Camp
(818) 345-7880
6043 Tampa Avenue Suite 101A
Tarzana, CA
 
Camp Funtime Summer Day Camp
(818) 789-8405
5461 Louise Avenue
Encino, CA
 
Aqua Surf School and Surf Camp
(310) 902-7737
2608 28th street
Santa monica, CA
 
California Chess Club
(310) 473-2435
11610 W Olympc Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
 
Sports Plus Day Camp
(818) 905-6125
13437 Ventura Boulevard Suite 226
Sherman Oaks, CA
 
Torre Joe Baseball Camp
(818) 344-9702
19528 Braewood Drive
Tarzana, CA
 
Child`s World School
(818) 343-8122
6100 Lindley Avenue
Encino, CA
 

Campsite Courtesy



"The highest compliment anybody can pay you occurs when he arrives at a campsite the day after you left it and wonders whether anyone's camped there recently," says Les. "Your objective should be to leave it much as it was when you got there, if not better."

According to Les, the first and foremost campsite rule is to leave no sign of human waste. He recommends using a shovel to dig a small hole, then using the shovel to properly cover any fecal matter and toilet tissue. It's disgusting to think about, but Les says he's seen more than one campsite ruined in this regard by discourteous campers.

When it comes to other kinds of refuse, he notes, "If you can pack it in, pack it out."Don't leave trash behind, even if it's not yours.

When pitching camp, Les says to make sure you're back a minimum of 200 feet from water and trails. "A water source is your prime requirement," he says of site selection. But, he adds, proximity to water often means boggy ground. To avoid damaging the area, look for a sandy or rocky strip of beach to use as water access.

Les also recommends that you check with jurisdiction authorities to determine current fire regulations. If your campsite has a pre-established fire pit, don't make a new one. If you're in an area that's never had a fire pit before, asbestos cloths made for such use helps protect the ground. When gathering fuel for your fire, use only dead and downed timber.

"We're really strong proponents of leave-no-trace camping,...

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