2017 South Florida Summer Camp Roundup

It’s already March and I can’t believe families like mine are already in the market for a SUMMER CAMP! But shoot, here we are. I have done my 2017 South Florida Summer Camps digging and found out there is a great option for every child whether you’re in Boca Raton or beyond in South Florida.

If your son/daughter is into theater, dance, sports, gymnastics, surfing– you name it–we have a 2017 South Florida Summer Camps recommendation below for you!


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2017 South Florida Summer Camps

 Camp Twisters

At Camp Twisters, we realize you have many choices when it comes to finding the best Summer camp for your child.  If your child LOVES climbing, jumping, running and flipping, then they will have a BLAST at Twisters.  Whether your child spends a session, a day, a week or the whole summer at Twisters, their time here will be filled with loads of fun!

We are excited to offer 10 weeks of fun in our clean, state-of-the-art facility with our professional, safety-certified staff! Registration includes the camp sessions of your choice, gymnastics instruction, healthy snack & juice each day, arts & crafts, movie time, fun & games! Lunch is available daily for $7.  In addition to summer camp, Twisters offers many day camps throughout the school year during holiday breaks and teacher work days! Click to see a typical day at Camp Twisters:  https://youtu.be/2fN3Mi1kbMs

3100 NW Boca Raton Blvd #308

Boca Raton, FL

AND

6805 Lyons Technology Circle

Coconut Creek, FL

WEBSITE: www.camptwisters.com

CONTACT: Boca Raton -561-750-6001 or Coconut Creek -954-725-9199


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2017 South Florida Summer Camps

Be Cool this Summer! Curated Camp Experiences by Space of Mind

Summer Discovery! Space of Mind summer campers in middle and high school will explore their passions and discover new ones through the arts, music, movement, cooking, fitness, filmmaking, songwriting, yoga, maker labs and even environmental studies. Our experienced team of coaches have curated fun, personalized and exciting learning experiences including Harry Potter’s Hogwarts Adventure, Farm-to-Table Culinary Creations and Everything Water!

Campers can also hone their academic skills, whether for course credit or just remediation and enrichment. High school students looking to complete their online course requirement (through FLVS or another platform), make up credits or get ahead can do so in a fun and inspiring environment where academic coaches are on-hand to offer support, guidance, organizational and study skills. In addition, the Save our City Sustainable Summer Program allows campers to become a civil engineer for the summer and design a city that can sustain itself as our future redefines the environment and our way of life.  Have your child learn and grow socially, emotionally, creatively and intellectually this summer – all while having an aweSOMe time!

Parent Camp!

When moms and dads tour our whimsical and inspiring space, they always ask for a parent program! On Thursday evenings this summer get artsy, learn to cook healthy family meals, do yoga, enjoy wine and food pairings, learn to raise a tech-savvy and safe child, and more! Most of all, meet other parents just like you and have FUN!

Babysitting Drop-In!

Plan a date night and we will entertain your kids with fun activities, snacks and drinks.

Programs for kids run Mondays-Thursdays, June 12th-August 3rd from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., and half day is available from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Parent Camp is held from June 15th-August 3rd from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Babysitting drop in is available from June 17th – August 5th on Saturdays from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.

102 N. Swinton Ave.

Delray Beach, FL 33444

WEBSITE: http://www.findspaceofmind.com/summer-programs

CONTACT: 877-407-1122; admin@myspaceofmind.com


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STEM Camp with Wacky Wild Science

Campers (ages 6-8 and 9-12) go on a wild adventure with Wacky Wild Science. They interact with live land and ocean animals, conduct awesome experiments, become archeologists, make volcanoes erupt, travel through space in our mobile planetarium – and so much more!

Included in your Week-Long STEM Package:
  • 5 Full Days Packed with Hands-on STEM-based Activities
    • MONDAY: Get up close and personal with LIVE Creepy Crawlers (bugs, reptiles and arachnids). Campers even design their own insect houses before releasing lady bugs outside!
    • TUESDAY: Conduct hands-on experiments and become a robotics engineer.
    • WEDNESDAY: Dive into an underwater ecosystem and meet ocean animals.
    • THURSDAY: Dig & dissect while discovering real fossils, bones, and rocks. Then, make a volcano erupt!
    • FRIDAY: Turn down the lights and digitally travel through space in a mobile planetarium spaceship.
  • Supplies for Daily Take Home Projects
  • Published student written article on STEAMCityKids.org (online community of young journalists and digital magazine written by students in Florida)
  • Healthy Lunch Every Day
  • STEM Camp T-Shirt
  • Experienced STEM Educators (Current University Students, BA and MBA Staff)
  • Camp curriculum is developed by Wacky Wild Science. We’re a locally owned STEM-based education service with 11 years of experience inspiring students throughout South Florida with live animals, fun experiments and innovative technology.

Saint Andrew’s School
3900 Jog Road
Boca Raton, Florida 33434

WEBSITE: www.wackywild.com/stem-camp/

CONTACT: 561-210-2100 


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Here are Modern Boca Mom’s picks for 2017 South Florida Summer Camps:

Waves Surf Academy

Waves Surf Academy and The City of Delray Beach Surf Camp runs on select weekends, spring & summer dates. The spring break camp program is March 20th – March 24th. The summer camp program is from June – August. The surf camp is Monday though Friday from 9:00 a.m -2:30 p.m. We offer both daily and weekly camp rates. The camp offers a surf program to meet everyone’s needs. Whether you have never surfed before and always dreamed of learning or if you just want to improve your existing skills, we have the coaching that will enable you to reach your goals.

Anchor Park

340 South Ocean Boulevard

Delray Beach, FL 33444

WEBSITE: http://wavessurfacademy.com/

CONTACT: Eric Dernick at 561-843-0481


Organic Movements Dance School Summer Dance Intensives

Organic Movements Dance School in East Boca Raton offers both a ½ Day Summer Dance Intensive for students ages 3+ (students must be 3 by January 1, 2017) as well as their traditional Full-Day Dance Intensive for students ages 7 – 18. Both programs are taught in their state of the art, professionally appointed 5,200 sq ft facilities, which feature an in-house performance space, sprung floor, full-length mirrors, sound systems, kitchen and dressing rooms. Each 3 week Session culminates in a performance review on the last Friday of the session at 4:00pm (12:00pm for the 1/2 Day Intensive students).

Dance Intensive Details

The ½ Day Dance Intensive runs M – F from 8:30am – 12:00pm. Students are introduced to foundational technique in an array of genres of dance, creative movement and performance arts, including: Classical Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Creative Movement, Acro/Tumbling, Prop-Making, and music.

Students enrolled in the Full-Day Dance Intensive are placed according to technique level. Each morning is devoted to technical training, and afternoons are comprised of choreography as well as strength & conditioning training. The programs strongest focus is on classical ballet, yet each session will also focus on introducing, exposing and educating students in different dance disciplines to help create well-rounded dancers. Intermediate and Advanced level students’ training is reinforced through pointe/pre-pointe and classical variations. Additional genres of training vary by session, but include: Modern, Jazz, Broadway Dance, Contemporary and Lyrical.

2400 NW Boca Raton Blvd., Suite 12

Boca Raton, FL 33431

WEBSITE: www.organicmovements.com 

CONTACT: 561-395-6111; hello@organicmovements.com


TeachGeek’s 3D Printing Summer Tech Program Flyer

TeachGeek’s 3D Printing Summer Tech Program!
TeachGeek’s Student Tech Programs are programs for students ranging from ages 7 & up that are offered throughout the year to keep students engaged in learning technology. Each program is specifically designed to enable kids and young adults to utilize their free time wisely. They can advance their technical knowledge skill set outside conventional educational curriculum, while keeping entertained and still having fun! 3D Printing & CAD programs are the key to creating an amazing idea & making it come to life! Come join us and learn about this innovative, cool technology in a fun, hands-on learning environment!
• Learn 3D Modeling and CAD Designing Skills!
• Gain Critical Thinking and Troubleshooting Skills!
• Improve team building skills through product development!
• Watch your ideas come alive right before your eyes!
• Work together to complete a project at the end that will be donated for a good cause!
TeachGeek’s mission is to offer anyone who wants to learn the world of technology a place to do so. With a tailored learning experience in your own home or place of comfort, TeachGeek is there to help assist with any of your technological needs. TeachGeek’s supports and promotes awareness in STEAM education, and emerging technologies behind them. We aspire to create an opportunity for children of the future to expand the mind, be creative, and come up with something innovative that can change our world!

Grandview Preparatory School

336 Spanish River Blvd. NW

Boca Raton, FL 33431

WEBSITE: www.teachgeek.co

CONTACT: 561-336-0368; falon@teachgeek.co


Boca Raton Therapeutic Summer Camp

If your child has mild to moderate therapeutic needs that may benefit from the tools of therapy and fun and playful activities directed by licensed mental health professionals, then this 2017 South Florida summer camp is for you!

Designed for kids PK-5th grade, morning sessions are available from 9:00 a.m.-Noon. Weekly dates are available 6/5-6/26 and 7/10-7/31. $400 per week.

6971 N. Federal Hwy. #301

Boca Raton, FL 33487

WEBSITE: www.mysouljunkie.com 

CONTACT: 954-892-8603; jenniferbishoplmhc@gmail.com


Summer was Made for Adventure at the South Florida Science Center

Summer is made for adventure! Perfect for young scientists ages 4-14, each exciting week of camp offers hands-on exploration on a variety of topics in science, engineering and technology. The days are packed with interactive lessons, daring laboratories, themed crafts, and outdoor activities led by our expert Science Educators. Themes include Seaside Science, Underwater Robotics, MinecraftEDU: Xtreme and many more!

Additional 2017 South Florida Summer Camps information: Camps run from June 5th to August 11th Mon.-Fri. from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. with before & aftercare available from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. These camps are also offered at our Jupiter satellite location, STEM Studio.

4801 Dreher Trail N.

West Palm Beach, FL 33405

WEBSITE:  www.sfsciencecenter.org/camp

CONTACT: 561-832-2026; programs@sfsciencecenter.org


Super Stars Summer Camp

At Super Stars, your child will learn the fundamental skills of sports through a variety of games. Children will engage in recreation and fitness activities, which will enhance their strength and motor skills. Activities include swimming, soccer, basketball, water slides, kickball, relay races, color war, obstacle courses, bounce houses, team challenges and much more!

Sports, fun and activities in Boca Raton at Loggers’ Run Middle School. Super Stars is entering their 14th year of providing fun for children grades k-6. This unique camp concept offers sports and activities in an environment that promotes FUN, fitness, health and sportsmanship. This non-travel camp for ages 4 to 12 keeps your child safe and active throughout the day.

Loggers’ Run Middle School

11584 W Palmetto Park Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33428

WEBSITE: www.SuperStarsCamp.com

REGISTRATION LINK: https://fs7.formsite.com/superstarscamp/2017Summer/index.html

CONTACT: 954-444-8548; supercamp@att.net


Sugar Sand Park Summer Camp

This summer children ages 5-16 have an incredible number of full and half-day camp options at Sugar Sand Park Community Center! Engaging programs range from rock music to robotics, drama to film, Explorium science to fitness, art to yoga, writing and more!  And for working parents, the Community Center offers an extended afternoon option to 5:30 p.m.

The Community Center’s specialty programs offer parents and kids quality programs by popular instructors like Director’s Cut Film Workshops, Mad Science of Palm Beach, Happy Sunshine Yoga, Curtain Call Playhouse and Sugar Sand Park’s Children Science Explorium. Programs will run weekly June 5 through August 11 and with some multi-week options for the more in-depth advanced programs.  Space is limited. Registration is now open and can be done in person at the Community Center or online for households with an existing online account. The Community Center is open Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m..- 10:00 p.m.; Saturday 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., Sunday and holidays 10:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m.

Sugar Sand Park Community Center/ 300 S. Military Trail

Boca Raton, FL 33486

WEBSITE: www.sugarsandpark.org

CONTACT: 561-347-3900


iD Tech Camps

iD Tech Camps is a summer technology program for students ages 7-17 with 180 locations across the US including 6 in Florida. We offer courses in programming, video game design, robotics, cryptography, 3D modeling/printing, filmmaking, photography, and more. These weeklong day and overnight summer camps include hands-on, personalized technology instruction and a variety of fun summer camp activities. iD Tech courses are led by tech-savvy staff in a dynamic, pressure-free learning environment. Our goal is to help our kids gain a love of learning through building critical 21st-century STEM skills, and have fun while doing it.

2017 South Florida Summer Camps Locations Include: Florida Atlantic University, Pine Crest- Fort Lauderdale, & University of Miami

WEBSITE: Learn More and Register at: www.iDTech.com

CONTACT: 408-871-3748


Showtime Performing Arts Theatre Summer Camp 2017

Audition, Act, Sing, Dance and Perform! Offering 10 exciting weeks, June 5th – August 11th. Attend all sessions or just parts of the summer. Learn and fine-tune your performance skills from the very best Theatre Professionals South Florida has to offer! Now in our 11th year in the beautiful Royal Palm Plaza, Downtown Boca Raton, we have been voted Best Academic/Arts Program in Palm Beach County and Best Children’s Theatre in South Florida! Open year-round, we produce and perform over 20 family musicals per year in our intimate theater and teaching studios.

General camp hours are 9am-3pm with early and after care options from 8am-6pm featuring sessions for ages 3 through teens. Tuition begins at $300 + call for discounts. Dance, acting and voice classes after camp only $10 per class (normally $20)!  Voted “Best Summer Camp” and sold out 10 years in a row! Don’t be left out!

503 SE Mizner Blvd.

Boca Raton

WEBSITE: For details, discounts and registration, visit our website www.showtimeboca.com 

CONTACT: 561-394-2626


2017 Summer Camp at J&D Cakes!

Have your kids spend their summer with Food Network’s Cake Wars Champions Joel and Daniela! J&D will teach your kids how to bake and decorate cakes, cupcakes, cake pops and cookies in a fun and exciting way.

Class size is limited to 10 campers per day, so don’t wait until the last minute to sign up! Camp starts June 27.

280 N. Dixie Highway, #4

Boca Raton

WEBSITE: For details, discounts and registration, visit our website http://www.jdcakesonline.com/summercamp.html

CONTACT: 561-569-1860


2017 South Florida Summer Camps Pin for Later!

Sponsored: This 2017 South Florida Summer Camps Roundup was sponsored by the camps featured. All opinions expressed in this blog post are my own and not influenced in any way by the sponsor.  Any statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with provider. Please refer to this site’s Disclosure for more information. I have been compensated, but that does not impact my views or opinions.