Graduation ceremonies are being held this week all over Valley Village, which mark the beginning of the summer season! There are many great opportunities for summer activities for our students, some of these include:

The East Valley YMCA is offering free membership to any teens during the summer months, swim lessons for all ages, Y Camp and Parent/Child play activities.

Art Classes for the entire family are on tap at Carter Sexton, the city’s premier art supply retailer (which just happens to be in Valley Village) Click here for a schedule –

The North Hollywood Pool is now open daily, and offers swim lessons and sport activities for kids. For more information and pool hours call 818-755-7654.

North Hollywood Amelia Earhart Library has scheduled fun programs for all ages, all summer long. Offerings include the STAR Reader Storytelling, Baby/Toddler Storytime and hit Hollywood movies every Thursday at 2PM (with free popcorn)!

Temple Beth Hillel offers programs geared toward young children up to teens, including cooking and art camps. Check out their activities at:

Village Arts auditions are already underway for their summer production of Bye Bye Birdie but it’s not too late to sign up for their summer arts camp which includes classes in acting, dance, and stand up for kids of all ages. Visit for details.