SUMMER CAMP DIRECTORY
The Arts Garage Performing Arts Camp
An exclusive day camp drawing children from 6–18 years old! Every student spends their day between age-appropriate private lessons and ensemble rehearsals. In addition, they attend concerts and clinics by renowned performers and educators, visual arts time each day and performances at the end of each session. There are also audition prep courses for advanced students whose programs may require it. One week sessions from 6/10 -8/2. Camp runs from 9am–3pm with pre and aftercare available. $200/week for Arts Garage students and $250/week for non–enrolled students. Aftercare is $20 per day or $75 per week. 180 NE 1st St., Delray Beach. Register online at www.ArtsGarage.org or call 561.450.6357.
B.L.A.S.T. Educational Services
Let YOUR kids have a BLAST this summer, and one that can shape the quality of their lives going forward. Their 6-week summer “Social Skills” Instruction program targets a variety of social interaction skills, conflict resolution skills and stress management strategies for children ages 4-16. The focus of the summer curriculum will be transitioning to the new school year. The classes meet once a week for 90 minutes from either 3:30-5pm or 5-6:30pm. Before placing a child in a group, an informal assessment is conducted to pinpoint the child’s needs and assure that they are placed in the appropriate group that will benefit them. All children are placed in groups that are age, grade and developmentally appropriate. 9724 W. Sample Road, Coral Springs. 954.575.5998 / www.blastedu.com.
Camp Gan Israel
This traditional Jewish day camp, conveniently located in the heart of Parkland, has a well earned 29-year reputation as a trendsetter. The camp uses creative and innovative ideas in their comprehensive program designed to strengthen the body and soul. Camp Gan Izzy for girls and boys ages 3-13 includes sports & athletics, arts & crafts, swimming and swim instruction, Jewish enrichment, twice a week field trips and specialty days. Camp Mamosh Boys Sports & Travel Camp is geared to boys ages 9-13. This exciting program of sports, such as basketball, hockey, soccer, baseball and football also includes fishing, boating, jet skiing, Marlin games, amazing trips, late nights, two overnight trips to Orlando and so much more. Ktan-Tan Pre-School Camp is for children ages 2-4. The camp provides children with a warm, fun Jewish experience, featuring arts & crafts, water activities and swimming, storytelling, hands-on projects, field trips, outdoor games and gymnastics. For more info, call 954.970.9551 or visit their interactive website at www.CGIBroward.com.
Character Kidz Academy
With locations in Coral Springs and Boca Raton, the Character Kidz Academy has been in South Florida over 40 years and provides a summer of fun and adventure in a 7,000 sq. ft. facility. The camp program is full of challenging games, awesome field trips and Martial Arts training. In addition they have fun water park days, extreme sports, cooking classes, arts and crafts, hip hop dancing, and lots more. 8am-6pm, Monday through Friday…all summer long!! $149 per week plus $25 a week for activities. 10303 Royal Palm Blvd., Coral Springs. Call 954.345.1555 for complete details and to ask about specials!
Coral Springs Center for the Arts Next Stop Broadway
Next Stop Broadway is divided into two categories, Youth Camp, ages 6-13, and The Teen Summer Theater project, ages 14 & up. Campers are split into grade appropriate groups traveling to classes full of fun activities designed just for them in singing, dancing, acting, stage production arts and more! The Teen Summer Theater Project is a complete pre-professional experience in an encouraging environment where EVERYONE participates in the entire full-scale, fully designed production with six performances. 2855 Coral Springs Dr. Call 954.344.5991 or visit www.coralspringscenterforthearts.com.
Coral Springs Museum of Art Summer Camp ArtShops
Have your kids make art in a real art museum! CSMART offers 10 weeks of enriching Summer Camp ArtShops for children & teens ages 6 to 16, June 10-Aug. 16. ArtShops are weekly 3 hour morning and/or afternoon classes. Campers may attend both sessions and sign up for multiple weeks. They’re age and topic specific. Classes are taught by professional artists and class size is limited! Museum member and sibling discounts available. Lunch supervision between sessions offered for a small nominal fee. Some of the programs offered are: ceramic hand-building (2 wks), cartoon and comic book, papier mache, sculpture, drawing, painting, stop action animation & many more fun art mediums! 2855 Coral Springs Dr., Coral Springs. Call 954.340.5000 / www.csmart.org.
Dynamite Dance is excited to offer two four-week sessions for children ages 6-years and up. During session 1 (6/10-7/5), campers will participate in that family favorite, Annie the Musical. For session 2 (7/15 - 8/9), campers will perform a Musical Review incorporating dance, singing and acting. All levels of experience are welcome in both sessions which run from 9am-3pm. Aftercare is available until 6pm at an additional cost. Each four-week session will culminate in a theater performance. $649 per session. 15% early bird discount for session 1 if registered by 5/12. 15% early bird discount for session 2 if registered by 5/20. 10704 Wiles Rd., Coral Springs. 954.752.1740 / www.dynamitedance.net.
ELEV8 Sports Institute Baseball Training Camps
The most comprehensive instructional program available for campers ages 7-18. During this week-long camp, players will go through classes in hitting, bunting, defensive techniques, infield and outfield, pitching, catching and numerous other professional baseball drills. Special technique sessions included are sliding, base-running, run-downs, throwing mechanics and proper stretching and arm exercises. Locations in Coral Springs, Delray Beach, St. Louis & Dallas. Cost is from $295 per week. Delray Beach camp: 490 Dotterel Rd., Delray Beach. Coral Springs camp: 1301 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs (Cypress Park). 561.265.0280, email firstname.lastname@example.org. www.elev8sportsinstitute.com.
Evolution Martial Arts Parkland
Small classes and individualized attention so campers can have fun, exercise and learn Martial Arts! Camp is open to ages 4 and up (with or without experience) and is taught by award winning adult Martial Arts instructors with state certification. Camp is held Mon.-Fri. from 8am to 2:30pm for $150 per week. Late pick up is available. Mornings focus on Martial Arts and fundamentals such as fitness, self-defense, focus, teamwork and discipline. Lunch (from home) 12-1pm and games, arts/crafts, and movies from 1-2:30pm. Session 1: 6/10-6/28 - Teenage Mutant Turtles; Session 2: 7/8-7/26 - Star Wars; Session 3: 7/29-8/16 - Kung Fu Panda. Register for the summer, session, week or day. Save big when you register for the entire summer. Limited to 30 students! Call for openings and registration. 6702 Parkside Drive. 954.796.4911 / www.emaparkland.com. Parkland and Sunrise locations.
Guitar Center Summer Camps
Are you ready to rock? Musicians will have a blast this summer at Guitar Center’s summer camps! Guitar Riff Masters: Over the course of 1 week, guitarists and bassists will learn some of the greatest riffs and solos of all time from Eric Clapton, Richie Blackmoore, Eddie Van Halen, Joe Perry, Jimi Hendrix and Slash! (6/24-6/28 & 7/15-7/19 – 3 hours daily—only $199 per week.) Drum Bootcamp: Week-long intensive study of rhythm, meter, hand percussion, shuffles and advanced techniques for drum enthusiasts, both beginner and advanced. (7/8-7/12 & 8/5-8/9 – 3 hours daily—only $199 per week.) Rockshow Express: Teaches musicians of any skill level to play in a band. Rehearse with band members, learn complete songs by legendary artists then perform the songs for friends at the end of each one-week session. Open to guitarists, bassists, drummers, vocalists, and keyboard players. (6/24-6/28, 7/8-7/12, 7/15-7/19 & 8/5-8/9 – 2 hours daily—only $99 per week or $89 if purchased with Guitar Riff Masters or Drum Bootcamp). 4449 Lyons Road #J-106, Coconut Creek. For info or to reserve a spot, contact Angela at 954.973.7163 or email@example.com.
Kol Tikvah Phylis J. Green ECC Summer Camp
Enjoy amazing summer days of spirit, friendships and fun! Age appropriate camp programs consist of arts and crafts, music, special event days, weekly themes, sports, on-site field trips, bounce house fun, computer lab with Smart Board, iPads, water slides, water play, indoor gym, weekly Shabbat and more! Each “cabin” will be run by a mature adult. Camp runs from 6/10 – 8/2. Choose only the hours/days/weeks that you need. 6750 University Dr. Parkland, 954.346.7878 / wwww.koltikvah.net.
Kol Tikvah Travel Camp (KTTC)
This new all-inclusive Travel Camp is for teens going into 8th grade and above! Travel experiences include indoor surfing, Marlins games, Busch Gardens, snorkeling, Islands of Adventure, X-treme Go Carting, and much more! Choose from two 4 week sessions or a full 8 week program. 12-5:30pm, Mon.-Fri.! Teens can arrive as early as 9am! 6750 University Dr. Parkland. For full program information and pricing, call 954.346.7878 or visit www.koltikvah.net.
Paideia Classical Academy
Summer camp on their beautiful green, organic campus features nine different weekly themes: Animal Planet; Nutrition and Organic Gardening; It’s All About Science; Journey Through Languages and Literature; Around the World in Five Days; Medieval Times; Creative Writing/Storytelling; Etiquette; and Fun & Fitness. Join them for the whole summer of fun, or pick just the weeks you’d love! Prices are $175 weekly from 9am-3pm with both early care and after care available for a fee. Programs are available for ages PK2 - 8th grade. Organic lunches are available for free. If you register by May 1, they’ll waive the registration fee! Receive a $100 discount if you register for the whole summer and pay in full. 2370 Hammock Blvd. Coconut Creek. 954.974.1121.
Parkland Children’s Academy
10-week summer program coming this summer to Parkland Town Center! Fun and exciting activities off and on campus for ages 5-11. Field trips to exciting destinations such as Miami Metro Zoo, Miami Sea Aquarium and Calypso Water Park are included in the tuition. Accommodations available for children who aren’t going on field trips. Non-field day fun will include magic shows, carnivals, arts & crafts and animal exhibitions. Campers will showcase their talent during “Camp Idol week” and demonstrate their dance moves at our “We love the ‘70s” party. Enrichments such as dance and karate will also be available. Camp hours are 8:30am-4pm. Before and after-care available at an additional cost. Tuition is $150 a week (discounted rate if you sign for all 10 weeks). 6624 Parkside Dr., Parkland. 954.570.6914 / www.parklandchildrensacademy.com. Tour their first location, Providence Children’s Academy at 6111 Lyons Road in Coconut Creek.