Summer Camp Guide

Looking for just the right camp for your youngster this summer? Here are some special selections, ranging for music to sports and dance to technology, that are offered for South Florida kids.

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Frost Science Summer Camp

June 18 - August 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday - Friday

Dissecting squid, launching rockets and designing robots — it’s all in a day’s work during Summer Camp at the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science. Located in Downtown Miami’s Museum Park, the camp welcomes students entering grades K through 8th. Young curiosity-seekers will explore riveting, real-world subjects alongside inspiring educators and scientists who share their passion for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Campers will get hands-on with different week-long camps themed around the amazing science featured at the museum. They’ll design a plane, meet the animals in the Aquarium, explore the universe in the state-of-the-art Frost Planetarium, learn about the amazing human body and more. Weekly cost is $350 for non-members and $295 for Frost Science members. Before and after-care available for an additional fee. Note: No camp from July 2 - 6.

Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science
1101 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami

The Childrens Voice Chorus Camp

July 16 to 27, Monday - Friday, full or half day options

Have a Child Who Loves to Sing? Here's a camp for you. The Childrens Voice Chorus is taking Summer Camp applications for boys and girls entering grades K through 9. A fun-filled two weeks await your campers as they sing, dance, engage in team-building activities and showcase their talents. From music theory to drumming to writing songs, this multi-faceted camp is ideal for your budding singer! Camp day runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Full day camp fee is $350 per week; half day is $175. Campers bring their own lunch. Before or after care is also available for $50/week. Voice lessons are available at $30 each. Registration available online.

The Children's Voice Chorus
14401 Old Cutler Road. Palmetto Bay

ID Tech Camps & Academies

June - August

At iD Tech, campers aged 7 to 18 learn to code, design video games, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, print 3D characters, work with AI and machine learning, build laptops, learn about cybersecurity, and more! This summer, your child can explore a prestigious campus, make new friends as they master new tech skills, and join a community of 350,000 iD Tech alumni. With world-class instructors and innovative courses in coding, game development, robotics and design, our programs instill in-demand skills that embolden students to shape the future. Select week-long sessions: iD Tech Camps (co-ed for campers 7 to 17); Alexa Caf (week-long, all-girls, ages 10 to 15); and iD Tech Academies (2-week sessions for teens, aged 13 to 18).

University of Miami
And more than 150 universities around the country

2018 Summer Teen Film Camp

June 18 - July 27, Monday - Friday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Florida Film Institute offers a summer partnership with the Coral Gables Cinemateque where 25 high school students, ages 13 to 18, will attend summer workshops. Students will focus on essential and practical aspects of commercial motion picture production, including script preparation, cinematography, lighting, sound recording, directing, acting and music. The program will feature instruction by South Florida Film Industry professionals. The total camp fee for six weeks is $695 plus a $50 non-refundable registration fee. Online registration is available.

CGC's Coral Gables Art Cinema
260 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables

12th Annual Art Camp

Starting June 11 in Palmetto Bay and July 9 in Wynwood

Celebrating 12 years of providing summertime art education, the Art Academy welcomes children aged 6 to 12 to attend week-long camps offered in two convenient locations. Campers enjoy drawing, painting in acrylic and oil, working with clay, glass mosiac and lots more. Full day camp, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., costs $340 per week; and half-day camp, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., is $180. Sign up for one week or more. All art supplies are included. Campers need only bring their lunch and snack. Registration forms are available on the website.

Palmetto Bay - 14115 South Dixie Highway, #C
Wynwood, 2248 NW 1st Place - 151 N.W. 36th Street

Modeling Camp

June 25 - 29 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

There’s way more to modeling than striking a pose—and what better way to learn it than at Modeling Camp this summer! Girls ages 11 to 17 will be introduced to the world of modeling and fashion by participating in workshops, photo shoots and daily challenges with top industry professionals. What you learn in this fun, non-competitive environment will last a lifetime, not to mention something great to put in your portfolio and jumpstart your career! The four-day camp begins at 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and costs $999. Lunch is also provided.

Modeling Camp
17375 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles Beach

Camp Broadway Miami

Monday - Friday, August 6 - 10

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts hosts the 4th year of Camp Broadway Miami in partnership with Camp Broadway, an industry leader in theater arts camps, educational programming and special events since 1995. The immersive one-week summer camp is for theater-loving kids (ages 10-17) offering enriching, hands-on experience in theater, song and dance. All skill levels are welcome, and no prior experience is required to enroll. Camp Broadway Miami enables kids with an interest in the arts to develop their confidence, character and presentation skills through ensemble performance. Campers will be immersed in an authentic Broadway rehearsal process that allows them to be successful regardless of experience level. Camp concludes with a finale perfor,ance featuring highlights from 42nd Street. Tuition includes 40 hours of instruction by trained Broadway professionals, master classes with visiting artists, backstage seminar with a production crew, official Camp Broadway T-shirts, a "cast of characters" headshot, healthy lunches and snacks, complimentary admission to the finale performance at the Knight Concert Hall.

Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
1300 Biscayne Boulevard Downtown Miami

Art Camp at The Bass

June 11 - August 17, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The Bass Museum's popular summertime art camp will be held this summer in the new Creativity Center at the Museum. Designed for children ages 5-12, Art Camp at The Bass is led by professional museum educators, teaching artists and certified M-DPS art teachers. Campers will make one-of-akind STEAM inspired projects and learn through fun, hands-on art activities in sculpture, painting, design and more. Sign up for one week or the whole summer! Tuition is $200 per week for Bass members at the family/dual level or above, and $250 for non-members. Pre-registration is required, and scholarships are available. Before and after care is available daily. Drop off can be as early as 8:30 a.m. with no additional charge, and pick up as late as 6 p.m. for an additional fee of $10 per day.

The Bass
2100 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
305-673-7530 (Lisa Quinn - Scholarships)