How to Register for CREST Enrichment and CREST Camps


CREST Enrichment classes are an easy way for parents to add exciting learning adventures to their child's day. Popular classes include ceramics, musical theater, and karate. Classes are led by hand-picked, professional instructors for students in grades TK-5 enrolled in an SMMUSD elementary school in Santa Monica. 

Spring 2024


CREST Camp is an enriching day camp held for youth ages 8-14. Join us for a season of fun, learning, and adventure at our annual Seasonal Camps! This year promises to be an unforgettable experience filled with exciting activities and new options coming to life!  One camp with two options to choose from!  

STEAM Adventure

Launch into an exciting journey at STEAM Adventure! Ignite your curiosity as we mix Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics with camp favorites. From hands-on experiments to art challenges, our campers will dive into the exciting world of STEAM. Join us for a camp full of projects, discovery, and other possibilities. Discover your new favorite hobby and pick up a new skill at the same time!                

Surf N’ Turf Adventure

Get ready for a camp like no other with Surf ‘N’ Turf Adventure, with the perfect blend of sports, games and aquatics to fill your days. This is the gateway to a camp filled with recreational activities, water games, beach trips and field trips! Dive into an unforgettable water/sports extravaganza that caters to adventurers of all skill levels. Join us, and let the games begin!

Summer 2024

  • Camp Location: Lincoln Middle School
  • Session Date(s): June 17, 2024 -August 9, 2024
  • Registration Begins: March 13, 2024

Summer Field Trips

Week 1: Soak City                              Week 5: LA Sparks Game

Week 2: Six Flags                               Week 6: John's Incredible Pizza

Week 3: Boomers                                Week 7: Soak City

Week 4: California Science Center      Week 8: Knott's Berry Farm

* Field trips are subject to change

  1. Register on ActiveNet

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    Access the Reserve Santa Monica Portal. Learn more about "How to Create an ActiveNet Account".

    All credit card transactions will incur a convenience fee by the processor of 2.95% of the class fee. The convenience fee is non-refundable. E-checks are a no-fee alternative.

    If space is unavailable when you register, add your child to the waitlist (not wish list) and you will be contacted by CREST staff as soon as a spot becomes available.

    Once registered, a confirmation receipt will be emailed. For camps especially, please ensure you receive a confirmation receipt once you’ve completed the registration process online. Call the CREST office if you don’t receive a confirmation email.


  1. Complete Activity Registration Form

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    Download and complete all pages in the Activities Registration Form. A signature is required on the bottom of the last page.

  2. Review and Complete

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    Download and complete the COVID-19 Waiver.

  3. Submit Registration Form and Waiver

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    Submit the completed registration form and COVID-19 Waiver to Registration forms with incomplete payment information will not be processed.

Visit us at the CREST Youth Office at Virginia Avenue Park.

  1. Complete Registration Forms

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    Registration form and COVID-19 Waiver are available for pick up at the Park Center at Virginia Avenue Park, 2200 Virginia Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90404.

  2. Submit Completed Forms

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    Return the completed form and waiver along with payment to the CREST Youth Office at Virginia Avenue Park from 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m.

  1. Print and Complete Activity Registration Form

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    Complete and review both sides the Activities Registration Form.

  2. Fill out a COVID- 19 Waiver

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    Complete COVID-19 form

  3. Mail

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     Mail completed forms and payment to Youth Office at Virginia Avenue Park 2200 Virginia Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90404.

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