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CANCELLED - 25th Annual Family Camp Out

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The safety of Manhattan Beach participants, employees, volunteers and members of the community remains the top priority and the City of Manhattan Beach is taking appropriate action to limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Following recommendations from California Governor Gavin Newsom, the California Department of Public Health, the CDC and the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health, to ensure social distancing guidelines are adhered to, the City of Manhattan Beach is closing all community facilities and canceling classes, events and programs through the end of April. For activities scheduled to end in March or April, participants will receive a partial refund. All classes scheduled to begin in April will be canceled and participants will be issued a refund within the next 7 to 10 days. With an abundance of caution, the following facilities and fields will be closed:
  • Joslyn Community Center
  • Live Oak Rec Hall, Ceramics Studio, Live Oak Field
  • Manhattan Heights Community Center and Baseball Fields
  • Manhattan Beach Art Center
  • Marine Avenue Park Baseball Field and Community Center
  • Marine Sports Complex 
  • Begg Pool and Mira Costa Pool
  • MBUSD Athletic Fields
  • Mira Costa Tennis Courts
Additionally, the following events will be canceled or postponed:

Senior and Scout House Community Center Gala
Volunteer Appreciation Event
Older Adults Health Fair
Family Camp Out

All park reservations through the end of April will be canceled and customers will receive a full refund. Tennis and basketball courts and all City parks will remain open during daylight hours. 

The City is closely monitoring updates about the coronavirus from a variety of sources and previously announced two reported cases. Information regarding the coronavirus is changing frequently. For accurate and up to date information about COVID-19, please visit DPH’s website, the City’s website, sign up for eNotifications and Nixle public safety alerts, and follow the City on Facebook, Twitter, Nextdoor, and Instagram.

CANCELLED - 25th Annual Family Camp Out

Date and Time Cost - subject to change
Location Activity Number

May 30 to 31, 2020

Start: Saturday, 1:30 PM

End: Sunday, 10:30 AM


Ages 3+: $40 per person


Ages 3+: $44 per person

Children ages 2 and under are FREE

Begg Field
1402 North Peck Avenue
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

This event has been cancelled.

Bring your whole family out to enjoy the serenity and inspiration of nature through this low-cost camping experience. Throughout Polliwog Park and Begg Field children and parents can enjoy an amazing outdoor space to play and exercise. After setting up your tent, join in family games, bounce house, and arts and crafts projects organized by recreation leaders. Fee includes breakfast, dinner, camp activities and refreshments.

Check out the good times from the 2018 Family Campout!

Family Camp Out Schedule (subject to change)

1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Check - in

1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

(Begg Field)

Family Games
Arts and crafts
Snow Cones
Family Swim at Begg Pool

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Family Free Time
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Barbecue Dinner Served (Begg Field Parking Lot)
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Family Free Time
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
(Begg Field)
Movie: TBA
Please note: The Campout Movie will only be for participants registered for the 2020 Family Campout.
10:30 PM
Lights Out
7:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Breakfast served (Begg Field Parking Lot)
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Family Free Time
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Family activities and Family Swim at Begg Pool
12:00 PM Family Camp Ends

Contact Information

Donations are accepted.

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