Academy of the Son

The Salvation Army Academy of the Son is a state licensed After School and Summer Day Camp for students ages 5-12.

After School Program

The After School Program is for students who attend Victor Elementary (K- 5th grade) in the Torrance Unified School District. Our trained staff pick up all students from school at their respective release times and then walk back to our facility with the students (kindergartners are driven in our program vans). Upon arrival at the facility, students receive a snack, work on homework and group activities and enjoy outdoor play time in our gated play area.

*Please note that we will no longer be able to pick up students from Anza Elementary, effective Fall 2017.*

Dates: We will be open all school days according to the Torrance Unified School District calendar. Specific closure dates for the whole school year are listed in the parent handbook. 

First day of the 2017-2018 school year will be Thursday, September 7, 2017. 

Hours of Operation: Until 6:30 pm, Monday - Friday

Cost: Registration Fee - $25; Tuition - $85/ week OR $20/ day

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. 

2017-2018 Application - Click here to download

2017-2018 Parent Handbook - Click here to download


The Summer Day Camp program is for children ages 5 - 12 years old in the South Bay. During Summer 2017, we will be welcoming 48 students to our program each week. While not required, students are encouraged to attend all ten weeks of Summer Day Camp where they will learn, grow and explore! Students will experience hands-on activities with peers and weekly field trips all under the careful supervision of our trained staff. 

Dates: June 26, 2017 - September 1, 2017 (Closed on July 4th)

Hours of Operation: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm, Monday - Friday

Cost: Registration Fee - $25; Tuition - $135/ week (includes snacks, excursions, and transportation)

Applications will become available APRIL 3, 2017 and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until the program is full.


2017 parent Handbook - CLICK HERE For download

Do you want more information or have a question? Let us know! 

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For more information, contact our office: 

4223 Emerald Street

Torrance, CA 90503

Phone: (310) 370-4515 Fax: (310) 370-8835