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April 2018


Summer Camp Guide H17

2018 Summer Camp Guide NOTE: With so many summer camps offered in our area, we selected those located between the Boca Raton Inlet and the Port of Palm Beach. We kept our listing mostly east of I-95, but there are a few exceptions. Not all summer camp schedules have been set. Please check for additional information as it becomes available. Also refer to listed websites for missing information such as pricing. If your organization offers a camp not listed, please send details to thecoastalstarcalendar@


Henderson Summer Enrichment Program: Henderson University School, Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton. Grades K-6. Two 4-week camps M-F 6/4-29. Morning Enrichment Program: skills in language arts, reading, social studies/science, math 8:15 am-12:30 pm $440/4-weeks. Afternoon Arts & Recreation Program: swimming, physical education, computer enrichment, music/ movement, cultural arts. 12:30-5:30 pm $440/4-weeks. Full-day (both camps) $830/4 weeks, $275/1-week all day. Early care (7:30 am-8:15 am) $50. Enroll by 4/27: 297-3970; Summer Youth College: Palm Beach State College, 3000 St. Lucie Ave, Boca Raton. Age 8-14. Students choose classes. Lunch available for purchase or bring your own. 9 am-4 pm M-Th 6/18-7/27 (closed 7/4). Many classes $75 (each class 2 hours once a week for 6 weeks). Before-/aftercare available. Check website for details. 862-4730;


Environmental Camp: Gumbo Limbo Environmental Complex, 1801 N Ocean Blvd, Boca Raton. Grades 1-9. Campers learn the importance of conservation through outdoor activities, hands-on lessons. 8:30 am-2 pm: M-F 6/11-7/27 (closed 7/4 & 7/13). $125-$156/week. Extended care 2-6 pm $75-$94/week. Bring lunch, snack, drink, hat, bug repellent, sunscreen. Limit one session per camper. 544-8611; Safari Day Camp: Lion Country Safari, 2003 Lion Country Safari Rd, Loxahatchee. Age 6-13. Weekly themes. Animal or environmental activity each day w/ complementary crafts games. 9:30 am-4:30 pm M-F 6/11-8/10. $265/week. Before-/after-care $10/day. Includes lunches, snacks, T-shirt, cap, water bottle, craft supplies. 793-1084, x2127; Space of Mind’s Sustainable Summer: 102 N Swinton Ave, Delray Beach. Age 8-17. Campers become a civil engineer for the summer, design a city that can sustain itself as our future redefines the environment and our way of life. M-Th 9 am-3 pm w/optional after-care program until 5 pm. Call for dates/prices. 894-8772; Summer Zoo Camps: Palm Beach Zoo, 1301 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach. Unique wildlife themes; zookeeping activities include animal encounters, exhibit visits, crafts, games. Zoo Camp age 5-10 6/4-8/10 $230-260/week; Jr. Zookeepers age 11-14 6/18-22, 7/9-13 & 7/30-8/3 $280-310/week 8:30 am-4 pm. Before-/after-care available for additional cost. Lunch (optional) $45/week. 533-0887, x229;


Armory Art Center Summer Camp: 811 Park Place, West Palm Beach. Age 6-18. Art education in various media. 9 am-4:30 pm M-F 6/4-8/10. Age 6-11 $235/week; age 12-18 $285/week. Includes all art materials + one camp T-shirt; bring lunch, snack, beverage. Sibling/multiple-week discounts available. 832-1776; Art Camp: Boynton Beach Art Center, 125 SE 2nd Ave. Age 11-15. Develop artistic talents using various media, the power of imagination. 8 am-4 pm M-F 6/11-7/6 & 7/9-8/3 (no camp 7/4). $400-$500/4-week session; $25/child. 742-6221; Art-Sea Living Summer Camp: Art-Sea Living, 112 S. Federal Highway #7, Boynton Beach. Age 5-12. Check website for dates/ times/prices. 737-2600;

Artist for a Day: Sugar Sand Park Community Center, 300 S Military Tr, Boca Raton. Age 5-12 Ceramic painting, fabric creations, clay hand building, canvas art, foundations of drawing. 8:30 am-1 pm M-F Crafty Kids age 5-10 6/4-8. Art Studio age 9-12 8/6-10. $250-$312.50/week. 3473900; ArtsCamp: Kravis Center Cohen Pavilion 2nd floor, 701 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach. Age 9-11. Explore acting, dance, musical theater, technical theater, vocal music, culminating in an original performance. Interviews scheduled in the order applications received. 9 am-4 pm M-F 6/4-22. $650/3-week session includes 1 camp T-shirt. After-care available for additional cost. Enrollment limited: 6514366; Project Fashion: Sugar Sand Park Community Center, 300 S Military Tr, Boca Raton. Age 8-15. For young fashionistas who want to learn to design, sew their own clothes. Different projects allow students to enhance their skill levels. 8:30 am-1 pm M-F. Young Fashionistas age 8-12 6/4-8 & 7/23-27; Tweens & Teens age 11-15 7/16-20. $290-$362.50/week. 347-3900; FAU TOPS Summer Arts Camps: Florida Atlantic University Arts & Humanities Building, 777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton. Grades K-12. Piano, creative writing. 9 am-4 pm M-F. Grades K-5 6/25-29, 7/2-6, & 7/9-13. Grades 6-12 6/11-15 & 6/18-22. Auditions required for new TOPS campers; scholarship auditions take place TBD; check website for date/time. $290/week. $50 non-refundable deposit. Camp tuition due by 6/2. 634-7228; FOTOcamp: Palm Beach Photographic Centre, 415 Clematis St, West Palm Beach. Age 10-17. All areas of photography from basics to state-of-the-art digital imaging. 9 am-3 pm M-F 6/11-22, 7/9-20 & 7/23-8/3. $745-$795/2-week session. Fees include use of SLR digital cameras & lenses, some paper for digital printing. 253-2600; Fun Chefs Mystery Cooking Challenge: Sugar Sand Park Community Center, 300 S Military Tr, Boca Raton. Age 7-13. Cooking, nutrition, culinary geography, etiquette. Make a kitchen craft each day, create a cookbook of recipes to keep. 8:30 am-1 pm M-F 6/11-15 & 6/18-22 & 7/9-13. $330$412.50/week. 347-3900; sugarsandpark. org Kid’s Summer Art Camp by Talin Lyman: St. Ann’s Catholic School, 324 N Olive Ave, West Palm Beach. Age 5-11. Painting, sketching, mosaics, sewing, crafts, sculpture and more. Students should bring their lunch & a drink. All supplies included. 6/11-7/20. M/T/W 9 am-4 pm, $45/day; M/T/W 2-4 pm, $35/day; Th/F 9 am-2 pm, $35/day. $50 advance registration fee; registration ends 5/9. 573-0123; Kids Need More Art Summer Art Series: Go Out & Play: Pine Jog Environmental Education Center, 6301 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach. Age 5-12. M-F 7/9-8/3. Express Day 9 am-3 pm $215/ week; Full Day 8:30 am-4 pm $235/week; Extended Day 8:30 am-5 pm $250/week. 746-4576; Kidzart: Sugar Sand Park Community Center, 300 S Military Tr, Boca Raton. Age 5-12. Draw, paint, create using multiple mediums/surfaces. 8:30 am-1 pm M-F 7/30-8/3. $275-$343.75/week. 347-3900; Once Upon a Happily Ever After Camp: Sugar Sand Park Community Center, 300 S Military Tr, Boca Raton. Age 9-12. Writing stories, books, fairy tales, more. 1:30-4:30 pm M-Th 7/23-26.   $200-$250. 347-3900; Summer Art Camp: Boca Museum of Art School, 801 W Palmetto Park Rd, Boca Raton. Age 5-12. Explore artistic skills, expand connections to the natural world. Weekly themed camps. 9 am-4 pm M-F 6/4-8/10 (closed 7/4). $285/weekly ($228 for 7/2-3, 5-6 4-day camp); discount for museum members. Before-/after-care available. 392-2503; artschool Summer Youth Arts Program: Palm Beach State College Humanities Building, 4200 Congress Ave, Lake Worth. Age 8-18. Workshops in Art, Film, Theatre, Photography. Arts Preparatory Workshop

$180/week, 3D Digital Animation $1240/8-weeks, Band Camp $250/ week. 9 am-4 pm M-Th 6/4-7/26. $155/ week. Before-/after-care 7-9 am & 4-5:30 pm available for a fee. 868-4145;


Advent ADVENTure Club: Advent Lutheran School, 300 E Yamato Rd, Boca Raton. Age 2-13. Variety of activities for both young learners age 2-4 & students K-8th grade. Weekly themes, indoor & outdoor activities. 7:30 am-5:30 pm M-F 5/29-8/3. Call/check website for price. 3953631; Camp Keshet: Taubman Early Childhood Center at B’nai Torah Congregation, 6261 SW 18th St, Boca Raton. Age 2-6. Trained specialists lead activities designed to develop physical, social, creative skills. Sports, swimming, Shabbat, arts, crafts, yoga, cooking, more. M-F 6/11-29, 7/2-7/20, 7/238/10 (closed 7/4) 9 am-3 pm (half days available for age 2-4) 3-, 6-, or 9-week sessions. Before-/ after-care available for additional cost. Registration fee, deposit, & security due 5/1. $695-$4,380. 7509665; camp-keshet Camp Mece: First United Methodist Church of Boca Raton, 625 NE Mizner Blvd. Age 2½ (potty trained) to 6. Arts & crafts, music, dance, computers, storytelling, dramatic play, explorations, sports, Bible time, field games, water play. 2-week minimum. Bring snack & lunch. 9 am-2 pm 6/18-22, 6/25-29, 7/9-13 & 7/16-20. $150/week + $30 registration fee. Early drop-off available for minimal fee. 368-1215; CROS Camp: Sunlight Community Church, 1325 N A St, Lake Worth or First Presbyterian Church, 235 SW 6th Ave, Boynton Beach. Grades K-8. Nondenominational Christian camp. 8 am-5 pm M-F 6/4-8/2. $30/week; $270/entire summer; sibling discounts; $25 application process fee/child. Fee includes T-shirt, field trips, special programming. Breakfast, lunch, snack provided. Before-/after-care available at some locations. 233-9009, x102; First Presbyterian Vacation Bible School: 33 Gleason St, Delray Beach. Age 3 to completed 5th grade or youth helper 7th grade & above. Arts & crafts, Bible study, recreational activities. 9 am-noon 6/11-15. Free. 276-6338 x23;

First United Methodist Boca Overnight Camp: Warren Willis United Methodist Summer Camp in Leesburg. Grades 4-12. Beautiful camp on Lake Griffin divided into age-specific areas. Worship, small groups, ropes course, archery, swimming, arts/crafts, more. Accredited by American Camping Association; staffed with trained/certified college students. FUMC Boca week 7/16-21. 395-1244; First United Methodist Vacation Bible School: First United Methodist Church of Boca Raton, 625 NE Mizner Blvd. Age 3 (potty trained) to 4th grade. 9 am-12:30 pm 6/11-15. $35 advance; $45 after 5/1. 395-1244; Seacrest Christian School: 2703 N Seacrest Blvd, Delray Beach. Age 2-8. Arts, crafts, science. 8:30 am-3:30 pm M-F 6/4-8/3. Half day (8:30-11:30 am), full day or 3 full days (M/W/F). Free morning care 7:45-8:30 am. Aftercare 3:30-5:30 pm $5/hour. $88-$195/ week + $15/week activity fee. 2765552; St. Joseph’s Episcopal School Vacation Church Camp: 3300 S Seacrest Blvd, Boynton Beach. Age 4-11, 6/11-15, 9 am-noon, donations accepted. 732-2045; St. Joseph’s Episcopal School Camps: 3300 S Seacrest Blvd, Boynton Beach. Mrs. Braswell & Miss Abby’s Camp age 3 & up 8 am-4 pm 6/4-8 (no after-care) $200-$225/week, $50/day, 411-0554. Mr. Coyle’s Whispering Pines Day Camp age 3-12 8:30 am-4:30 pm 6/18-8/3, before-/after-care available for added fee, $250/week, $65/day, 396-6608. Vacation Church Camp: Shipwrecked-Rescued by Jesus age 4-11 9 am-noon 6/11-15, donations accepted. 732-306; SUNFUN Camps at Trinity Lutheran School: 400 N Swinton Ave, Delray Beach. Grades Pre-K to 6. Adventure, sports, specialty camps start 6/4. Call for dates/ prices. 276-8458; West Park Baptist Summer Day Camp: 4004 Lake Ida Rd, Delray Beach. Age 5-15. Sports, daily chapel, games, crafts, etiquette, life-skills training, selfdefense training, swimming. 8 am-5:30 pm M-F 6/4-8/10 (closed 7/4). $100/week + $50/registration per camper. 495-2107;


Preparatory Department’s Dance Summer Session: Palm Beach Atlantic University, 901 S Flagler Dr, West Palm

Beach. Age 8-13. Ballet, modern, jazz, tap, conditioning for dance and pointe. Bring lunch. $60-$210 + $25 registration fee. 9 am-1 pm M-F 6/4-22. 803-2403; camps Summer Dance Classes & Dance Intensives: Southern Dance Theatre, 1203 Knuth Rd, Boynton Beach. Prince & Princess Camp age 3-5 ballet, tap, jazz, groovement 5-6 pm T/Th 6/19-7/26 $180. Mini Dance Camp age 6-8 ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop 5-7 pm T/Th 6/19-7/26 $335. Summer Fun Dance Camp age 9-12 ballet, tap, jazz, modern, acro, musical theater, leaps & turns 9 am-3 pm M-F 7/16-27 $525/ session. Summer Intensive Program age 11-18 intermediate and advanced dancers by audition only 9 am-3 pm M-F: 4-week program 7/2-27 $1,000; 3-week program age 9-18 6/25-7/13 $825. Dancer’s Tune Up intermediate & advanced 5:30-8:30 pm M-F 7/30-8/3 $185/week. Free before-care 8:30-9 am; after-care 3-5 pm $25/week. Call theatre audition date/time. 736-9097;


Boca Summer Horse Camp: 8656 Surrey Lane. Age 6-14. Equine care, balanced seat riding, horsemanship techniques. Bring lunch, snacks, beverages. 8:30 am-2 pm M-F 6/4-29, 7/9-8/3. After-care available at additional charge. $250/week; $75/day. 445-3946; staffordshireequestriancenter. com Boca Riding Club Summer Camp: 16489 Winners Circle Dr Barn 4, Delray Beach. Age 5-14. Ride daily, participate in horse care, grooming, feeding. No experience necessary. Bring lunch, beverages. 9 am-2 pm M-F 6/4-29, 7/16-8/10. $65/day; $175/3-day pass; $275/5-day pass; $265/ consecutive week; $1,300/4 weeks. Sibling & multiple week discounts. 305-2855;


Afternoon Kids in Action Aftercare Program: Sugar Sand Park Community Center, 300 S Military Tr, Boca Raton. Age 5-16. Option for kids attending a specialty program at Sugar Sand Park. M-F 6/4-8/10 (closed 7/4). 1-5:30 pm $90-$118.75/week; 3-5:30 pm $50-$68.75/week. 347-3900; American Heritage Summer Day Camp: 6200 Linton Blvd, Delray Beach. Age 3-14. 9 am-3 pm M-F Day Camp age 3-13 three 3-week sessions 6/4-8/3 $1440/ session; age 3-4 half-day 9 am-1 pm $1,170/sessions. Art Camp age 6-14 three 3-week sessions 6/4-8/3 $1440/session. Robotics Camp & Science Adventure Camp age 8-14 three 3-week sessions

The Coastal Star April 2018 Boca  

Serving Highland Beach and Coastal Boca Raton

The Coastal Star April 2018 Boca  

Serving Highland Beach and Coastal Boca Raton