Press releases and news coverage
Woodcraft Rangers Receives $740,000 DEIA Boost
LA’s largest, longest-running and most diverse after-school enrichment program – received a total of $740,000 in grants to expand its after-school and camp programs to be more accessible and responsive to youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).
Woodcraft Rangers Celebrate 100-Year Anniversary
In honor of its 100-year anniversary, Camp Woodcraft Rangers has collaborated with Grammy-winner Lisa Loeb to produce a new signature camp song for the campers called “Oh, Camp Woodcraft!” Loeb has been involved in summer camps since she attended them as a kid. She even started The Camp Lisa Foundation for children who may not have the funds to attend a sleepaway camp. Every child, she says, should have the opportunity to attend summer camp.
GRAMMY™ Winner Lisa Loeb Writes and Records Song with Summer Campers to Celebrate Woodcraft Rangers’ Centennial Celebration
Hey Campers! GRAMMY-winning singer, songwriter, and summer camp champion Lisa Loeb has teamed up with Emmy ®-nominated songwriter/co-producer Dan Mackenzie (and a few enthusiastic Woodcraft campers and camp counselors) to write and co-produce a new original campfire song, “Oh, Camp Woodcraft!”
Moving Beyond Commitments: DEI as a Daily Practice
Organizations around the country have committed to DEI (or JEDI which adds Justice to the umbrella) in various ways, often resulting in the creation of committees, commitment/values-statements, or designated roles or departments to ensure the various perspectives of employees are considered and incorporated into organizational actions and decision-making.
Super “Scholar” Bowl Champions Reign at Woodcraft Rangers
One of LA’s largest, longest-running and most diverse after-school enrichment program — hosted its 2023 Super “Scholar” Bowl this past Saturday, bringing together more than 400 program participants – students ages 4 to 18 from across Los Angeles County – to compete in a variety of educational and sports activities.
Sunday Conversation: Lisa Loeb On Collaborating, Philanthropy, ‘Stay’ And Much More
Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Lisa Loeb will played a show at Hollywood’s Bourbon Room on Wednesday, August 24, 2022. The show was special for Loeb for a couple of reasons. First, she shared the stage with a friend, actor/musician Steven Glickman.
Woodcraft Rangers 2023 Summer Sleepaway Camp Enrollment Now Open; Apply Early, Limited Spaces Available
Hey Campers! Woodcraft Rangers kicks off registration for its 2023 summer sleepaway camp. Celebrating 100 years of service to Los Angeles County youth, Camp Woodcraft is one of the longest-running and most inclusive summer camp programs in the nation, and is accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA).
Telemundo: Woodcraft Rangers Celebrates 100 Years
Woodcraft Rangers tiene 100 años ayudando a estudiantes en actividades académicas y extracurriculares.
LA Parent: CEO Julee Brooks Offers Tips on How to Find the Best Enrichment Program for Your Kids
Back-to-school season is the perfect time to re-evaluate which enrichment programs you will include or toss for your kids this school year. LA Parent spoke with Julee Brooks, CEO of Woodcraft Rangers, about the importance of after-school programs and how to choose the right one.
KNBC: In Search for High Quality After-School Program
Woodcraft Rangers CEO Julee Brooks explains the value of extended education and shares tips on how to find a high-quality after-school program right for your child.
Jennifer Lopez Takes Stage at L.A. Dodgers Foundation Gala
Jennifer Lopez headlines the sixth annual LADF Blue Diamond Gala, held at Dodger Stadium on Thursday, helping fundraise for the organization’s efforts to improve education, health care, homelessness and social justice for all Angelenos.
Good Day LA: Woodcraft Rangers 100th Anniversary
In 3-part series, Host Bob DeCastro joins Woodcraft Rangers for its centennial celebration; interviews with CEO Julee Brooks, Senior Director Danny Salas, Woodcraft Rangers’ folklórico dancers, robotics team and more.
Join Us! Woodcraft Rangers Hiring for Our 100th Year
Woodcraft Rangers is hiring thousands for LA summer camp program in 100th year — KiisFM’s iHeartSoCal. Woodcraft Rangers are celebrating their 100th summer with its biggest summer camp operation yet. As such, their hiring needs will be greater than ever before. Positions are available all over LA County for up to $25 an hour.
LA TECH CARES SUPPORTS WOODCRAFT SUMMER PROGRAMS
This summer, Woodcraft Rangers provided afterschool programs at 28 school sites, thanks in part to LA Tech Cares and the LA Education Recovery Fund....
Woodcraft Rangers to Hire 1,000 School-Age Childcare Workers in 7 Days for April 19 LA Schools to Reopen
After-School Workers to Make Extra $5/Hour in Hero Pay for LA's Next Generation of Front-Line Workers Minimum wage may be $14/hour, but LA childcare...
INFORMACIÓN SOBRE VACUNAS COVID PARA personas encargadas del cuido de Niños con NECESIDADES ESPECIALES (español)
Woodcraft Rangers está aquí para guiar a las personas encargadas de cuidar a niños de necesidades especiales y ver si son elegibles para la vacuna...
Reserva tu cita para la vacuna ( Español)
Woodcraft Rangers está aquí para guiarlos como pueden obtener su vacuna COVID-19. Aquí le daremos los pasos cómo pueden obtener su vacuna en el...