Here are some scenes from the Valencia Ice Station's summer hockey camp. The camp, which continues through the end of the week, is led by two Anaheim Ducks players, Matthieu Schneider and Ryan Getzlaf.
Balancing the checkbook, managing a budget and writing checks may seem like "adult stuff," but those everyday tasks can become lessons for kids as they begin to understand money and finances.
When it comes to building a child's reading skills or even perfecting the English language, the thousands of books at the local libraries provide a wealth of opportunities for parents and their youngsters.
With the school year over, the summer opens new opportunities for youngsters to continue the learning process.
Summertime in the Santa Clarita Valley usually means kids spend countless hours in the pool, making a splash with friends and family.
Many medical experts say one of the main reasons sports-related injuries have increased over the years is because children are not getting enough calcium.
The end of the school year doesn't mean kids can park in front of the television, play video games and indulge in daily meals of junk food.
With classical music playing in the background, kids and their families strolled through the halls of Valencia Valley Elementary School on Wednesday during the Newhall School District's first ever student art show.
A Sierra Vista Junior High School student recently took top honors in a nationwide writing competition.
Even though the official Summer Olympics will be held thousands of miles away in Beijing, China, the kids of Valencia Valley Elementary School got into the Olympic spirit by hosting their own ceremonies on Thursday.
Sitting cross-legged on the floor of Mrs. Sherman's third grade classroom, Margo Willingham read the story "Diary of a Sea Turtle" aloud to her Plum Canyon Elementary schoolmates.
When it comes to recycling plastic bottles, the 760 students at Pinetree Community School have earned an A+.
Damara Ganyo, a first-grader at Highlands Elementary School in Saugus, gave Felix, her class's stuffed bunny, a tour of the Santa Clarita Valley. One of her stops was at the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, where Felix got a feel for the Western lifestyle by riding a horse and playing games in the children's area.
Nearly 90 youngsters at Mitchell Elementary School in Canyon Country learned a lesson about city government and politics from a pro recently as Mayor Bob Kellar visited their school. After introducing his topic, the mayor turned the discussion over to Marty Kovacs, a grandfather of some Mitchell Elementary students who invited Kellar to speak.
Inside the "Zen Den," Jennifer Ejinduaka was taking a break with a neck and shoulder massage.