Long Beach Expo - June 30 - July 2, 2022

June 30 - July 2
Youth Attractions at the Long Beach Expo

Long Beach Expo Youth Activities

Kids Treasure Hunt (Booth 1039)

Saturday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Arrrr Matey! There's treasure ashore! Make your way through the showroom floor answering trivia questions about the U.S. Mint, coins, banknotes, and stamps! Answering each question correctly will get you one step closer to treasure at the end! Best suited for kids ages 7-14. Start at the Information Booth to pick up your map or find it in the show program.

 

Young Collectors Set Registry (Booth 413)

Saturday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Learn how to create sets in the PCGS Set Registry and PSA Set Registry with coins and cards from the Treasure Hunt. If you have a set already started, update your set with your new Treasure Hunt coins and cards. If you have duplicates, trade your coins and cards with other kids at the Registry booth.


The Youth & Family Coin Experience Zone (Booth 458)

Saturday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Each show The Long Beach Expo features a hands-on, educational outreach booth that has been a part of the Long Beach Expo since the mid 1980's. It offers youth and families a number of learning fun activities and free giveaways to start you off on your collecting journey.

Currently our special feature is a display/Exhibit on both the Tuskegee Airmen and WOMEN, the latter featuring WWII woman pilot Millie Bailey.

America The Beautiful Quarter Trivia, where youth can win (earn) FREE quarters up to nearly 40 for simply answering questions about each. Parents can participate in the fun learning experience along with the youngsters too.

The second feature is a World Currency Country Match where youth can earn a starter collection of foreign currency for matching notes with the correct country. Youth can earn up to 30 different pieces of foreign currency.

The Walt Ostromecki Youth Activities Corner booth also provides a multitude of free educational literature to encourage young collectors, families, scouts and adults which will aid them to learn and grow in the hobby as well as local coin club meeting information and FREE coin appraisal service.

All numismatic materials are donated and have been for many years by Walt Ostromecki-Immediate ANA Past President, the ANA Education Department and the Numismatic Association of Southern California (NASC). Coin and cash donations are always welcome from the public!


Long Beach Stamp Club Kids Korner (Booth 453)

Saturday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

In 1985, the Long Beach Stamp Club established a program for encouraging kids to become interested in stamp collecting as a hobby. Over the years, this program has grown so big that we now give away prizes consisting of stamp albums with stamps from around the world. We have a "stamp drawer" which allows KIDS from 6-17 years old to look through and pick out stamps for free. Everyone who stops by our booth and registers for the Grand Prize Drawing leaves with a stamp book with two countries and a profile of each country.


Kids Zone (Booth 1014)

The Kids Zone will be open Thursday - Saturday with an art station for coloring a collectible item of your choice.

 

Kid’s Face Painting! (Booth 1014 - Saturday only)

*On Saturday only: Professional Artist, Shawna Schultheis from Face n’ Body Art will be at the Kids Zone creating amazing artwork! Get your face painted like a pirate, mermaid, or a “crown of treasure” to show off.
Artist: Shawna Schultheis www.facenbodyart.com

$5 per child
Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.