2019 South Florida Summer Camps Roundup

I can’t believe we’re already having to think about SUMMER CAMP! Now, I have done my Modern Boca Mom research and found some great options for 2019 South Florida Summer Camps for every child! Whether you live in Boca Raton or beyond around South Florida…

If your child is into theater, dance, sports, gymnastics, art, STEM–you name it–we have a 2019 South Florida Summer Camps option for you!



*** 2019 South Florida Summer Camps Featured Listing ***

2019 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! In addition to summer camp, Twisters offers many day camps throughout the school year during holiday breaks and teacher work days! ***Camp is for children who turn 5 by 9/1/19.

Click to see a typical day at Camp Twisters:  https://youtu.be/2fN3Mi1kbMs

Sign up by April 28th to take advantage of Super Early Bird Rates!

3100 NW Boca Raton Blvd #308

Boca Raton, FL

AND

6805 Lyons Technology Circle

Coconut Creek, FL

WEBSITE: www.twistergymnastics.com

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


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2019 South Florida Summer Camps

Summer Zoo Camp at Palm Beach Zoo

Are you ready for a summer full of WILD fun? Send your zookeepers on the adventure of a lifetime at Palm Beach Zoo! Come for one week or the entire summer starting June 3. Each week offers a unique wildlife theme as participants experience up-close animal encounters, behind-the-scenes tours, zookeeping activities, crafts, games, and much more!  For children and teens, ages 5-14.

“There’s a new adventure to explore every single day,” said Kelly Miller, Education Programs Manager. “Zoo Camp is a great way to spark an interest in nature, and teach kids how to become animal ambassadors.”

SUMMER ZOO CAMP: JUNE 3 – AUGUST 9 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Monday-Friday; extended care options available. Cost: $230-310 per week; additional fees apply for extended care and zoo lunch.

1301 Summit Blvd.

West Palm Beach, FL 33405

WEBSITE:  https://www.palmbeachzoo.org/zoo-camp

CONTACT: education@palmbeachzoo.org or (561) 533-0887 ext. 229


*** 2019 South Florida Summer Camps Featured Listing ***
2019 South Florida Summer CampsSupport for Students Growth Centers Summer Programs

Summer is a time for relaxation, fun and continued individual development. Since 2012, Dr. Eric J. Nach and his team of Certified Master and Doctoral Level Special Education Teachers, Therapists and Counselors have been empowering students from ages 5 into adulthood. The students maximize their skills while enjoying themselves and building their self-concept through their highly acclaimed camps, back to school programs, and in-home tutoring, training and counseling.

***We are an approved Step-Up Scholarship-PLSA Provider***
  • At the Support for Students Growth Center, their Social Skills, Science and Art Day Camp is specially created for students ages 5-13 who would benefit from a small, intensive camp experience.
  • Their in-home Executive Functioning Services target Time Management, Organization, Prioritizing, Goal Setting/Task Completion, and Problem-Solving Skills development.
  • Their in-home academic tutoring services address the individual’s academic needs such as; reading, writing, math, study skills, test taking skills and more. And towards the end of the summer they have their Back to School Readiness programs, with separate programs for grades 3-5, 6-8, and 9-college.
Mention Modern Boca Moms for 10% off any one service!

5458 Town Center Rd, Suite 8

Boca Raton, FL

WEBSITE: CLICK HERE

CONTACT: Call 561-990-7305 or email drnachtutor@gmail.com


*** 2019 South Florida Summer Camps Featured Listing ***

Space of Mind Delray

Space of Mind’s Summer at the Schoolhouse

Summer Discovery Campers explore their passions & discover new ones through the arts, music, movement, community service, cooking, gardening, social/emotional/life skills & more. Each camp week is customized to incorporate the interests of each camper.

  • Culinary Arts Campers will work with professional chefs to develop self-sufficient kitchen skills, sustainable shopping habits and an expanded palette with Space of Mind’s Executive Chef Trevor McGrath, of Cutthroat and Hell’s Kitchen TV fame.
  • Summer Study Hall is the coolest version of summer school, which delivers individualized and inspiring academic and study skills coaching to students looking to catch up, get ahead or fulfill an online course credit requirement.
  • College Prep, “Adulting” & Parent Camp Workshops will offer adult versions of our creative and coaching programs! Private Coaching, Parties and Customized Family or Group Classes are also a fun way to try something new!

half day- 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Monday – Friday, $300/week (includes AM snack)

full day- 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, $400/week (includes AM snack)

102 N. Swinton Ave.

Delray Beach, FL 33444

WEBSITE: Register online for camp programs at: www.findspaceofmind.com/camps/

CONTACT: For information, please call 877.407.1122 or email admin@myspaceofmind.com


Here are Modern Boca Mom’s picks for 2019 South Florida Summer Camps:

Sponsored 

Audition, Act, Sing, Dance and Perform at Showtime!

Learn and fine-tune your performance skills from the very best Theatre Professionals South Florida has to offer! In their 13th year in beautiful Royal Palm Plaza, Downtown Boca Raton, Showtime has been voted Best Academic/Arts Program in Palm Beach County and Best Children’s Theatre in South Florida! Open year-round, they produce and perform over 20 family musicals per year in their intimate theater and teaching studios.

This summer Showtime Performing Arts is hosting: 

  • 7 one-week :  “Mini” camps with performances every Friday
  • One 3 week Full Production Camp, HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL
  • 10 weeks of Class specials every day after camp.
  • Saturday morning KIDZ ON STAGE Disney DESCENDANTS June 8-August 24 (12 weeks)

General camp hours are 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. with early and after care options from 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. featuring sessions for ages 3 through teens.

503 SE Mizner Blvd., Royal Palm Plaza

Boca Raton, FL 33432

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

CONTACT: 561-394-2626  email: showtimeboca@aol.com


South Florida Summer Camps 2019

Sleep Away Summer Camp at The Wayne Institute

The Wayne Institute is a dynamic, 5-day sleep-away summer camp in West Palm Beach, Florida, that prepares rising 9th and 10th graders for success in high school and the college admissions process.

The Wayne Institute offers:

  • A take-home, step-by-step Roadmap to Success to know what, how, and when to accomplish personal goals to build a standout college application;
  • Camp counselors who are current students at Ivy League institutions and other top-tier colleges and universities;
  • An opportunity to review and gain an in-depth understanding of camp counselors’ incredible college applications;
  • Lectures, seminars, and conversations about the skills needed to accomplish the goals outlined in their Roadmap;
  • A fun, unforgettable camp experience on the beautiful campus of Palm Beach Atlantic University.

At The Wayne Institute, we believe that there is no one better to help your student succeed in high school than someone who just did!

Camp Dates: 5-Day Sessions: June 10th | June 17th | June 24th | July 8th | July 15th

Palm Beach Atlantic University

901 S Flagler Dr.

West Palm Beach, FL 33401

WEBSITE: www.TheWayneInstitute.org  

CONTACT: Schedule a call with an Enrollment Specialist today >>> https://www.thewayneinstitute.org/schedule-a-call


2019 South Florida Summer Camps

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, 2018) 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 4:00 p.m. (12:00 p.m. for the 1/2 Day Intensive students).

Dance Intensive Details

The ½ Day Dance Intensive runs M – F (June 10-28 and July 15-August 2) from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 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. Camp dates available on the website below!

2400 NW Boca Raton Blvd., Suite 12

Boca Raton, FL 33431

WEBSITE: www.organicmovements.com 

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


2019 South Florida Summer Camps
Summer was Made for Adventure at the South Florida Science Center

Experience a Summer full of adventure through interactive science and tech camps at 2 great locations! For young scientists ages 4-14, each exciting week of camp offers hands-on exploration of a variety of STEM topics. The days are packed with engaging lessons, labs, crafts and outdoor activities led by our expert Science Educators. At the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium in West Palm Beach or STEM Studio in Jupiter. STEM Studio is an extension of the 55-year-old Science Center and also offers after-school and weekend programming in Downtown Abacoa.

Themes include MinecraftEDU, Ocean Commotion, Harry Potter Science, Drones and more! Campers will also explore over 100+ hands-on exhibits, a new outdoor science trail, and more at our West Palm Beach location. At our Jupiter location, they will get their wiggles out by playing outdoor games at the Abacoa amphitheater and trade places with a neighboring karate studio. Camp runs from 9am-4pm each day with before/aftercare available at our West Palm Beach location only.

4801 Dreher Trail N.

West Palm Beach, FL 33405

WEBSITE:  www.sfsciencecenter.org/camps OR www.STEMStudioJupiter.com

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


2019 South Florida Summer Camps

iD Tech Camps

iD Tech is the world leader in summer STEM education, with over 400,000 alumni and 20+ years of experience. Programs for ages 7-19 are held at 150 prestigious campuses in the USA, Europe, and Asia, including Florida Atlantic University, Nova Southeastern, University of Miami, Stanford, NYU, HKU, and University of Cambridge.

In an age where STEM jobs—specifically in technology—are the highest paid and fastest growing in the world, iD Tech is an investment in your child’s future. We provide the best of the best locations, instructors, and tools for long-term student success.

Why iD?

The iD Tech PathwayTM, our long-term skill development system
With over 50 cutting-edge summer courses and year-round Online Private Lessons, we set your child up for college, internships, and dream careers. Our alumni often go on to launch start-ups, found nonprofits, and land jobs at tech powerhouses like Google and Facebook.

Courses include coding, game development, robotics, and design, where students can dive into artificial intelligence and machine learning, VR design, augmented reality, cybersecurity, and so much more.

150 prestigious campus locations
We’re the only summer tech program that’s been trusted by the top universities on the planet including Stanford, NYU, Caltech, HKU, and University of Cambridge. Our locations lineup is as convenient as it is impressive, with plenty of inspiring nearby options.

World-class staff, proven pedagogy, and guaranteed small class sizes
We recruit the top talent from universities like Stanford, RIT, and Caltech to inspire our students in an upbeat, collaborative environment. With an average of just 8 students per instructor (maximum 10), your child will experience the perfect blend of one-on-one attention and self-led discovery. In addition to our flagship iD Tech Camps for ages 7-17, we also offer all-girls 2019 South Florida Summer Camps, teen-only Academies, an advanced capstone program, and year-round Online Private Lessons.

WEBSITE: Learn More and Register athttps://www.idtech.com/locations/florida-summer-camps/florida-atlantic-university

CONTACT: 1-888-709-8324


2019 South Florida Summer Camps

Marleen Forkas Camps – Camp at the J
at the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center

Jump into a summer full of adventure at Marleen Forkas Camps – Camp at the J! Our J has been providing children of all ages with unforgettable summers since 1986. Our dedicated, caring team is committed to making the camp experience the best it can be for every child, every summer. Camp at the J is all about kids having the freedom to learn and grow in an informal and nurturing setting while developing skills that prepare them for future success. Our camp culture is built on universally accepted moral ideals as well as strong Jewish values. We incorporate respect, honor, good sportsmanship and teamwork into all that we do.

Camp is held on a 100 acre campus with 24 security featuring two swimming pools, Marleen Forkas splash pad, tennis courts, athletic fields, archery range, trapeze, gymnasiums, playgrounds, science lab, ceramics studio, auditorium, theater stage and a three-level indoor play center. We offer exciting activities for campers of all ages, day and overnight trips throughout Florida for our older campers, and weekly adventures for independent teens. Plus specialty camps – Baby & Me Summertime Fun, Theater Camp, CIT Program, Camp Kavod (Special Needs) and new this summer – All Sports! We welcome campers from all backgrounds to join us.

Come see what new adventures are in store for your campers this summer!

9801 Donna Klein Boulevard

Boca Raton, FL

WEBSITE:  www.levisjcc.org/camp

CONTACT: Neal Buchholz, Camp Director at 561-852-5090; nealb@levisjcc.org


Let’s Make Art!! artNEST Delray has Summer Camps!

Join us for weeks of fun exploring different mediums, artists and styles as your child taps into their naturally creative minds and let’s loose in our studio. Ages 3+ and no experience necessary. 9am-12pm each week day on designated weeks. No pressure, you can sign up for the whole week or pick specific days.

artNEST Delray is a nurturing, non-competitive, stress free art studio for kids ages 1-12. The belief is that every person is born an artist and the goal is for kids to never deny this within themselves. Each camp is set up to let the kids be free and the most creative versions of themselves, naturally. Each month is a different theme such as graffiti, Pop Art, Salvador Dali, Harlem Renaissance, Women artist etc… each project within that theme is completely immersive so that the kids are having an unforgettable experience as well as learning the fundamentals of art, art vocabulary, history and more. We cover many mediums including painting, drawing, photography, collaging etc… We are not afraid to push boundaries, make a mess and laugh…a lot!

2275 S. Federal Hwy. #340

Delray Beach, FL 33483

WEBSITE/REGISTRATION: https://artnestdelray.as.me/?appointmentType=4192070

CONTACT: Stephanie Pitts- stephanie@artnestdelray.com


Get Sizzling STEM Skills this Summer

Summer at Sylvan is all about cool, new ways to keep your child engaged in learning – like hands-on experiences with STEM! Our camps help kids learn skills that are great building blocks for school and in life.

  • Robotics (Grades 2-8) Create and animate robots using LEGO® and compete in friendly competitions
  • Coding (Grades 2-8) Learn computer programming by designing video games that can be shared and played with friends!
  • Engineering (Grades 2-6) Discover the amazing world of machines and bridge design with hands-on projects using LEGO bricks and K’NEX parts
Full-day and half day camp options starting June 10th– SIGN UP TODAY and mention this ad for 12% off!

Sylvan Learning Centers @ Aventura, Boca Raton, Coral Springs, Pembroke Pines, West Kendall and Pompano Beach

WEBSITE/REGISTRATION: https://www.sylvanlearning.com/camps/stem

CONTACT PHONE: Aventura 305.936.0370 • Boca Raton 561.391.0707 • Pembroke Pines 954.517.1802 • Coral Springs 954.575.7410 • West Kendall 305.273.9366 • Pompano 754.307.1450

CONTACT EMAIL: tiffany.lopez@sylvanlearning.com


NEW! Superhero Camp at Ft. Lauderdale’s MODS

Have you ever dreamed of being a superhero? Do you think you can save the day? Superheroes are not born, they are made! Our Superhero Training Academy allows you and your little hero to discover the “super” power of science. This will be a fun-filled event for the entire family!

DATES: Every Saturday from June 1 through August 10 (excluding June 8 and 22)

TIME: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Includes:  

  • Private Exploration of Hall of Heroes Exhibit
  • KABOOM! Science Show: Superhero Edition
  • Superhero Meet and Greet
  • Screening of Superpower Dogs in the Autonation IMAX 3D Theater

PRICE: Museum members • $25 Adults • $20 Children
Non-members • $35 Adults • $30 Children

RSVP Today by CLICKING HERE! Spaces are limited.

401 SW 2nd St.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312


NEW! Sewing & Fashion Design Camp is Now in Boca!

Petite Designers is happy to welcome all kids who love fashion, want to learn how to sew on real machines and spend an unforgettable summer with friends making lots of beautiful designs. Their kids drape on mannequins, sketch and create mood boards. They sew their own bags and accessories, stuffed toys and pillows, organizers and clothes for their favorite dolls. Every Friday, they have a fashion show on a real runway where Petite Designers can present their projects. Join at their brand new studio in Boca Raton’s Royal Palm Place for a most spectacular and fashionable summer!

WEBSITE/REGISTRATION: https://www.petitedesigners.com/boca-raton-summer-camp

CONTACT: 954-465-0402 – info@petitedesigners.com

331 SE Mizner Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL 33432


Grandview Preparatory School Summer Camp

Keep your kids off their screens and send them to Grandview’s weekly summer day camp for ages EC3 through 8th grade. Give them the fun, messy camp experience you had as a kid. Individual screen time will not be permitted during all of the summer fun.

A 25% non-refundable deposit is required with registration. Mention “Modern Boca Mom” for a $20 weekly discount! All balances are due by Wednesday, one week prior to the week’s registration. Payments can be made by cash, check, or credit card with a 4% processing fee. Payments can be made in Grandview’s front office. Campers must register for a minimum of two weeks.

336 Spanish River Blvd. NW

Boca Raton, FL 33431

WEBSITE/REGISTRATION: ENROLL HERE NOW

CONTACT: Desiree Tobin at dtobin@grandviewprep.net


Summer Camp & Programming at Sugar Sand Park

Sugar Sand Park Community Center is the place to be this summer, with a wide array of full and half-day programs available for children ages 5-15. With everything from rock camp to spy academy, drama & cheerleading, coding, cooking, science, fitness, art, filmmaking and more, kids are sure to find something they like. New this year, The City of Boca Raton Recreation Services Summer Camp Open House on March 24 will give parents an opportunity to explore all the programs the City has to offer.

The Community Center’s 20+ specialty program options are taught by popular instructors like the Director’s Cut Staff (Film Making), Lillian Murray (Stronger Kids Together), Joy Deco Enterprises (Fun &Fitness), and the Bright & Smart Staff (Enchanted STEM, Secret Coding Genius, and more). Programs will run weekly June 3 through August 9 with some multi-week options for the more in-depth and advanced programs.

Registration opens March 25 for Boca Raton residents and April 8 for non-residents, and can be done in person at the Community Center or online for households with an existing online account, but space is limited. For more information about Summer Camp visit www.SugarSandPark.org or call 561-347-3900.

300 S. Military Trail

Boca Raton, FL 33486


Summer Intensives at Boca Ballet Theatre

Boca Ballet Theatre will be holding auditions for the Summer Intensive Workshop on March 2, 2019 from 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

This 5-week intensive workshop includes well know and respected Artistic Directors Peter Boal of Pacific Northwest Ballet; Douglas Martin of American Repertory Ballet; Devon Carney of Kansas City Ballet; and Stoner Winslett of Richmond Ballet. The directors will be using this workshop as an audition for trainee, 2nd company and apprentice contracts in their ballet companies. What a great opportunity to be seen by these esteemed directors!

In the Performance Intensive Workshop

You will learn what it is to be a member of a Corps de Ballet dancing with some of the finest professional dancers in the world.  Placement will be made during the first week of classes. There will be instruction in ballet technique, together with either jazz, character, modern or Pilates. Additional classes in pointe technique and variations will also be included.  Dance enrichment sessions will include: question-and-answer sessions with professional dancers, technical theater production, video critique of historic ballet performances, plus discussions on resume, make-up and audition skills.

The summer intensive workshop is offered: July 1 – August 4, 2019, Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. with a tuition of $1,895 and room & board at $2,995, and culminates with a full-stage 2019 South Florida Summer Camps production of Bohemian Heat a repertory concert including: Bohemian Rahpsody, Raymonda Suite and much more with amazing professional guest artists. 

ACCEPTANCE IS BY AUDITION ONLY! Two years of Pointe are required.

CONTACT: 561.995.0709

7630 NW 6th Avenue

Boca Raton, FL 



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