Your daughter is going to have a blast making new friends and experiencing a variety of empowering & fun activities!
The Camp's main goal is to have the young ladies have the Most FUN & EMPOWERING Summertime, while becoming proficient in women's self defense training, increase focus, become physically stronger, healthier diet, increase coordination, boost confidence, increase situational awareness and become more comfortable in social setting and/or dating scenes!
Started in 2003, SHIELD training has been featured across the world on BBC World News, Good Morning America, E! Entertainment, BuzzFeed, Hallmark Channel, France24, NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox, Telemundo, Univision, and more!
SHIELD training has been taught for LA County Dept of Public Health, Fox Studios, BuzzFeed, UCLA Spirit Squad, USC sororities, Pepperdine, Loyola Marymount University, Kaiser Permanente, LA County Office For Women's Health, Lionsgate, Discovery, Girl Scout Troops, Southern California Edison, Deloitte, and many more companies, schools, private groups, and government entities. Find out why we are the BEST!
Your membership includes an incredible amount of selected structured activities at no extra cost! Your daughter will be able to participate in daily SHIELD Women's Self Defense Intensive training, water sports lessons by UCLA, Meditation & Yoga Classes, Nutrition Workshops, Dance, and other fun activities. All included! Check out the incredible list below!
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All instructors and coaches for the water sports activities are UCLA employees who hold current Red Cross CPR and First Aid certifications.
They can pack some snacks and a bagged lunch each day, or we order some sandwiches from Quizno's next door. Your daughter will also want to bring summer camp appropriate clothing such as: T-shirt, shorts, and tennis shoes. On water sports day, they need to bring towels and extra clothes. There is no swimming involved.
We hire the BEST in the industry to work at SHIELD Camp! ALL of the Summer Camp Coaches that we hire are Women. They must pass a background check and SHIELD Coaches Academy where we train them on SHIELD Women's Self Defense System, as well as how to successfully host summer camp activities! Our workshop leaders are professionals, certified teachers, former pro athletes, and highly experienced summer camp professionals!
Women's Self Defense Training!
The core of this Camp is SHIELD Women's Self Defense daily training, led by the founder of SHIELD, Nelson Nio. Students will experience what it is like to be jolted off the ground and fight back with full force. Class discussions include body mechanics of a fight, situational awareness, school shooting safety, dating violence, and studies on sexual assault in Southern California.
Water Sports Lessons!
Sailing, Kayaking, and Stand Up Paddle Board lessons are conducted at UCLA's premier water-front recreation facility in Marina del Rey. The lessons are conducted by UCLA team who go through extensive training in both water activities and in working with youth. They hold current Red Cross CPR and First Aid certifications. There is always someone onsite qualified to drive safety boats for further activity supervision.
From diets to doughnuts, nutrition can be a tricky topic. Chef Ariane, a bestselling cookbook author and certified nutritionist who has worked with an array of A-list celebrities, will demystify the complex subject of what "eating well" means. Workshops will include informative talks, hands-on instruction, and, of course, tasting deliciously healthful food!
Dance: Girl Power Choreography!
This class is meant to praise female power which breaks down fun, playful dance moves then put together for an exciting and sassy combination by the end of class. It’s a great opportunity to improve your motor skills, balance, confidence and stage presence all while celebrating our Devine femininity. Teen girls love learning cool dance moves and routines.
Meditation & Flow Yoga!
This class will break down the fundamental techniques needed to safely move throughout a yoga practice. You will learn how to internally work the skeletal structure & muscles in the body to encourage pliability to the ligaments and rejuvenation of the nervous system.
Meditation sharpens the mind. It increases focus, quiets down the mind chatters, and reduces stress.
Your daughter will LOVE this empowerment camp!
We accept girls ages 11 & up.
Our Camp Dates: 6/18 to 8/9
Days: Monday to Thursday
Camp Hours: 10am to 3pm
Extended Hours Option is Avalable
Benefits of the Program
Give Your Daughter The BEST Summer Ever!
It's easy to join our Camp! We offer two memberships that will fit your needs!
Most parents enroll their daughter for the entire summer at a discounted rate of $61/day. Students develop their skills week to week.
We also offer a flexible week-to-week summer camp membership that is perfect for teens who only need a few weeks of camp this summer!
The more weeks you join the camp, the more proficient your skills become.