Kids Ocean Day

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The Sun and Sea: Kids Ocean Day 2014

You’d think after two-plus decades, Kids Ocean Day would become ho-hum. But every year, when those first school buses begin winding their way down the beach access road at Dockweiler State Beach, our hearts skip a beat. Watching thousands of Los Angeles school children come together for a massive beach cleanup and aerial art performance… READ MORE


20th Kids Ocean Day Encourages Us To Listen

More than 3,500 Los Angeles students, teachers and volunteers participated in the 20th annual Kids Ocean Day Adopt-A-Beach Clean-Up at Dockweiler State Beach in Playa Del Rey and formed a giant boy holding a shell that says “Listen.” By taking a stand in the sand, the children alerted the world about the need to protect… READ MORE

Kids Ocean Day 2012

Students Defend the Sea at Kids Ocean Day

More than 5,000 Los Angeles students, teachers and volunteers convened on June 7 at Dockweiler State Beach to celebrate the 19th annual Kids Ocean Day.  The participants cleaned the beach and formed a massive kid-designed shark and shield to “Defend the Sea” from a modern day sea monster – every day plastic litter. The activity… READ MORE

Kids Ocean Day 2011

18th Annual Kids Ocean Day Screams “Kelp Us!”

It’s been eighteen years since the very first Kids Ocean Day, and this year’s event was the largest to date. On June 2nd, over 6,300 students along with teachers and volunteers from the Los Angeles area cleaned up Dockweiler Beach and formed a massive talking fish that said “Kelp Us!” The 18th Annual Adopt-A-Beach Clean-Up… READ MORE

Why Ocean Day Matters

The LA Stormwater Program attended the 17th Annual Kids Ocean Day with thousands of local students to help reduce and prevent coastal pollution in Los Angeles. Listen to a few City staffers, kids and a teacher talk about the importance of the event and why the City was so excited to take part in the… READ MORE

5,000 Los Angeles Kids Cleanup Dockweiler State Beach, Form Human Mosaic Calling to “Sustain Life”

PLAYA DEL REY, CA—Confirming their commitment to protecting marine life, 5,000 area students and their teachers participated at the Adopt-A-Beach Cleanup and formed an aerial artwork in celebration of Kids Ocean Day. The event was hosted by the Malibu Foundation for Environmental Education, the California Coastal Commission, the City of Los Angeles, Keep Los Angeles… READ MORE

2009 Kids Ocean Day: A Major Success!

More than 4,000 students hit the beaches yesterday, to celebrate the 16th annual Kids Ocean Day at Dockweiler State Beach. The event, hosted by the Michael Klubock of the Malibu Foundation and the LA Stormwater Program, brought out City Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Public Works President Cynthia Ruiz for a press conference concerning ocean pollution.… READ MORE

Volunteers Needed for 2009 Kids Ocean Day

2009 KIDS OCEAN DAY: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!! ADOPT-A-BEACH CLEAN-UP Thursday, June 4th Dockweiler State Beach If interested in volunteering, please contact Michael Klubock at (310) 652-4324 or

Not One Bus Lost for Kids Ocean Day

Donations poured in and grant makers increased their contribution to make it all possible. The California Coastal Commission, LA Best, the City of Los Angeles, LA City Council Members gave buses and schools stepped up during the call to help for KIDS OCEAN DAY. KIDS OCEAN DAY has a lot of partners out in the… READ MORE

Student Buses Still Needed for 2009 Kids Ocean Day

2009 Kids Ocean Day: Malibu Foundation Calls for Student Buses Malibu Foundation’s 2009 Kids Ocean Day Beach Cleanup Event lost bus funding from the Santa Monica Conservancy, when their order of 72 buses was canceled last Thursday. The buses play an integral part to the event, as approximately 5,000 elementary students from LA City and… READ MORE

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    Ariel Art at Kids Ocean Day 2010