Summer Camp Sampler, 2010

SUMMER CAMPS SAMPLER 2010

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 east of I-95. Not all Summer Camp schedules have been set. Please check back next month for additional information as it becomes available. If your organization offers a camp not listed, please send your information to thecoastalstartcalendar@gmail.com.


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American Heritage Summer Day Camp: 6200 Linton Blvd., Delray Beach. Ages 3-12. Sports and musical theater academies. Four two-week sessions 6/7-8/13 and one one-week session 8/2-6. M-F, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm, with a Junior Program (ages 3-5) from 8:30 am - 1:30 pm. Early drop-off and extended day care available. $895/two-week session, $450/one-week session, and $730/ 1/2 day Junior Program. 637-2440 or www.ahschool.com.

Art-Sea Living Gallery & Studio: 640 E. Ocean Ave., Boynton Beach. Ages 4-12. Ten different one-week art classes. 10:30 am-1:30 pm, T-F, 6/8-8/13, $135/sesson or $40 daily, children must bring lunch; 2-4 pm, T-F, 6/8-8/13. $90/session or $27 daily. Includes supplies. Sibling discounts. 737-2600 or www.artsealiving.com.


Boynton Beach Recreation & Parks Department Summer Camps: 7:30 am-5:30 pm, M-F, 6/14-8/6. $450-$565. Themed camps with age-appropriate activities meet at various locations: Art Center, 125 S.E. 2nd Ave. 742-6237; Boat Club Park, 2010 N. Federal Highway. 736-9372; Civic Center, 128 E Ocean Ave. 742-6240; Intracoastal Park Clubhouse, 2240 N Federal Highway. 742-6650; Ezell Hester Community Center, 1901 N. Seacrest Boulevard. 742-6550; Carolyn Sims Center, 225 NW 11 Ave., 742-6550; Art Center, 125 SE 2nd Ave. 742-6221; Art Camp: $688-$550. www.boynton-beach.org.


Bucky Dent’s Baseball School: 490 Dotterel Road, Delray Beach. Ages 7 & up. 9 am-3 pm, M-F. Baseball games, batting practice, pitching. Sessions start 6/7. $275/week, discounts available. Rookie Camp: Age 5-7, 9 am-12:30 pm, M-F, Includes lunch. $175/week. Camp runs through 8/6. 265-0280 or www.buckydentbaseballschool.com.


Camp Clown'n Around: Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. Age 7-16. Learn balloon sculpturing, juggling, costuming, plate spinning, face painting, pie throwing and magic. 9 am-5 pm. M-F. 7/19-7/23. $175/week plus $25/week materials fee. 243-7922, ext. 317 or www.oldschool.org.

The Delray Beach Playhouse Acting Camp, 950 N.W. Ninth St., Delray Beach. Age 6-13. Write and act a sketch for a variety show (by age group.) 9 am-4 pm (after-care available until 6 pm for $50/week), Mon.-Fri., 6/7-8/13. $190-$210/week. 436-9554 or www.delraybeachplayhouse.com.

Delray Beach Summer Camp: Delray Beach Parks & Recreation Dept. is currently holding registration for all three camp sites (Community Center, Pompey Park, and Pine Grove Elementary). Parents should bring: completed registration application, a $25.00 registration fee, $157 (first payment), a headshot of the child(ren) & a copy of the child(ren)’s birth certificate. Camp will be held 6/14-8/6. M-F. 7:30-5:30. $545/eight-week program. 243-7249 or www.mydelraybeach.com.


Delray Water Sports Surf Camp, 500 S. Ocean Blvd./1100 Casuarina R., Delray Beach. Age 6-15. Surfing, skimboarding, boogiebording, kayaking, snorkeling, stand up paddling. 8:30 am-noon M-T, 8:30am-12:30pm on Friday. 6/7-8/27. $350/week for new students, $300/week for returning students. (561) 703-7210. www.delraywatersports.com.


East West Karate Kid Academy: 125-H Hypoluxo Rd., Hypoluxo. Age 5-12. Karate, field trips and more. 7:30am-6 pm. M-F. 6/7-8/13. $179. 493-0082 or www.ewkarate.com.


Explorer's Club at the Schoolhouse Children's Museum, 129 E. Ocean Ave., Boynton Beach. Age 5-9. Art, crafts, dance, nature, games, field trips. Full day 8:30 am-5:30 pm, M-F. 6/14-8/6. $185/week; Half-day 8:30 am-2 pm, Mon.-Fri. $125/week. (561) 742-6783. www.schoolhousemuseum.org.


First Impressions Pre-School: 2214 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach. Age 5-12. Field trips to area attractions. 6:30 am-6 pm. M-F. 6/4-8/16. $145/week. $50 registration. 737-4373 or www.firstimpressionsschools.com.

Gulf Stream School Summer Camp: Gulf Stream School, 3600 Gulf Stream Road, Gulf Stream. School offers summer programs for children of different ages. 6/14-8/23, Pre-K through 5th grade. During the summer, there is a camp for Lower School students which combines a variety of both on-campus and off-campus activities. A camp for Pre-Kindergarten students provides educational play. 276-5225 or www.gulfstreamschool.org,


The Learning Place Summer Camp: 1400 SW. Third St., Boynton Beach. Activities and field trips. 6:45 am-6 pm. Age 4-12. M-F. 6/7-8/16. $145/week includes meals. $25 registration. 742-4441.


Ocean View Summer Day Camp: Sandoway House Nature Center, 142 S. Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach. Age 7-12. Snorkeling plus beach scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games. Marine Biology Camp, 6/7-11 (age 10-12), $350/week. Science Camp, 6/14-7/9 (age 7-9), $195/week. M- F from 9 am to 4 pm. Free before care at 7:30am and after care until 5:30 pm. 274-7263 or www.sandowayhouse.com.


Palm Beach Fashion Camp, Boynton Beach Mall, 801 N. Congress Ave., Boynton Beach. Age 5-18. Seven-week program. Modeling technique, health/nutrition, pilates, musical movement, hair, nail and skin care, fashion trends, etiquette, acting. Age 5-10 / 10-11:30 am and age 11-18 / 11:30 am-1 pm Saturdays, 6/5-26; 7/10-24. $250. 747-6594 or www.palmbeachfashioncamp.com.


St. Joseph’s Episcopal School Camps, 3300 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach.:Arts and Athletic Sumer Camp: Arts & Athletics for age 5-12. Pre-registration prices through 4/15: $200-$225/week; Prices after 4/15: $225-$250/week. Aftercare: $10 per hour. $30 registration fee (waived for SJES Families). 6/21-8/13, 8 am-4 pm. Aftercare 4-6 pm. ; Taz and Felicia's Fun Fest: Age 5 and up. Pre-registration prices through 4/15: $200/week or $40/day. Prices after 4/15: $225. Aftercare: $10 per hour. 6/7-11, 8 am-4 pm. Aftercare 4-6 pm; Mr. Aubrey's Awesome Academic Adventures: Age 5 and up. Pre-registration prices through 4/15: $100/week; Prices after 4/15: $125/week. 6/14-18, Noon-4 pm. 732-2045 or www.sjsonline.org.


Seacrest Christian School: 2703 N. Seacrest Blvd., Delray Beach. Age 2-11. Arts, crafts, and science. 6/7-8/13. 7:45 am-3:30 pm, M-F. $90-$181/week. Aftercare $3/hour. $120 registration fee. 276-5552 or www.seacrestchurch.com.


Summer Dance & Musical Theatre Camps: Boynton Beach Civic Center, 128 E. Ocean Ave., Boynton Beach. Princess Dance Camp (ages 4-10). Focus on different Disney princess each day. 9 am-4 pm. M-F. 6/7-11.; Musical Theatre Camp (ages 6-18) Singing, acting and costuming. 9 am-4 pm. M-F. 8/9-13. $175-$220. 542-0215 or www.dancetrendsboynton.com.


DeVos-Blum Family YMCA Camp: 9600 S. Military Trail, Boynton Beach. Grades K-5. Field trips, entertainment, arts & crafts, swimming, sports, games. Parent Orientation: 1 pm 5/22. 6/7-8/13. M-F, 7:30 am-6 pm. $165/members, $250/non-members per week. 738-9622 or www.ymcaspbc.org.


TO THE SOUTH

Advent Camp ADVENTure, 300 E. Yamato Road, Boca Raton. Grade K-8. Christ-centered arts, sports, science, cooking, nature and field trips. 7:30 am-5:30 pm, M-F, 6/1-8/13. $175/week. 395-5322 or www.adventlifenet.org

e-soccercamps: Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Rd., Boca Raton. Age 5-18. Soccer for all ability levels. Day camp for age 5-18 (9 am-3 pm). Half-day camp for age 5-9 (9-11:45 am). M-F. 6/7-7/2. $115/half day, $225/full day. Residential & commuter programs: 6/26-29 (age 12-18), $395-$495. 954-648-7498 or www.e-soccercamps.com.

Exploring the World Through Art: Boca Raton Museum of Art School, 801 W. Palmetto Park Rd., Boca Raton. Age 5-12. M-F, 9 am-4 pm. 6/7-7/30. $250/week. Extended care 8-9am ($50/week) and 4-5:15pm ($75/week). Discounts available for multiple kids and members. 392-2503 or www.bocamuseum.org.


FAU-Goal To Goal Soccer Camps: 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton. Foundations for beginners and skill enhancement for the competitive/travel team player. Camp activities offered in afternoon. Half-day: 9 am-noon, full day 9 am-3 pm. M-F, 6/7-8/13. $125/week half-day, $225/week full-day. Lunch included for half & full days, pool time included for full day campers only. Age 5-14. Also offered: Advanced Training Camps, $375-475. 297-3711 or www.goaltogoalsoccercamps.com.


FAU TOPS Summer Arts Camps: 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton. Piano, creative writing, junior band, junior choral, ballet, tap and creative movement, theatre performance, musical showcase. Camps divided by age, K-12. 9 am-4 pm. 6/14-7/30. $260/week. $10 Registration. 297-3821 or www.fau.edu/tops.


Performing Arts Summer Camp:Sol Children’s Theatre, 3333 N. Federal Highway, Suite 5, Boca Raton. Vocal music, acting, dance, theater. Age 7 and older. Two sessions: Willy Wonka from 9 am-3 pm. M-F, 6/7-7/2. $1200/4 week session and Walt Disney’s Aladdin from 9 am-3 pm. M-F, 7/5-8/6. $1,500/5 week session. Lunch included. Before care beginning at 7:30 am. is $25/week; after care until 5:30 pm is $35/week. 447-8829 or www.solchildrentheatretroupe.org.

Saint Andrew’s School Day and Sports Camps: Saint Andrew’s School, 3900 Jog Road, Boca Raton. Ages 4-14. Four, two-week sessions from 6/7-7/30. M-F, 8:40 am-3:10 pm, Before-care: 7:45-8:20am and after camp care (by reservation) available 3:45-5:45 pm. Day Camp, Adventure Camp, Sports Camp, Sports Travel Camp and Counselor in Training Program Camp. $770-$825 per session. All program/registration fees must be paid in full by 5/21. 210-2100 or www.saintandrewsschool.net.

St. Paul Lutheran Summer Camp: 701 W. Palmetto Park Rd., Boca Raton. Age 3-grade 6. 7:30 am-5:30 pm (half-days available). M-F. 6/1-8/13. $175/week full day, $125/week half-day. Sibling discounts. $50 registration. 395-8548, Ext. 152 or www.cyberfalcon.com.

The Salvation Army (Boca Raton): 300 SW Second Ave. Boca Raton. Elementary school age. Themed camp programs and trips. 8 am-5 pm. M-F. 6/14-7/30. $100/week. $25 registration. 931-1344. www.salvationarmypalmbeachcounty.org.

Summer Youth College: Palm Beach State College, 3000 St. Lucie Ave., Boca Raton. Age 8-14. Students pick classes and enjoy a unique college experience. 9 am-4 pm, M-Th., $59 per class (each class is 2 hours per week for 6 weeks.) 6/21-7/29. 862-4730 or www.pbcc.edu.

Peter Blum Family YMCA Camp
: 6631 Palmetto Circle South, Boca Raton. Three different camps are offered: Traditional Camp (Age 5-11), $180/members, $275/non-members per week; Aquatic Camps (Age 5-15), $195-225/members, $290-310/non-members per week; Performing Arts/Art Camp (Age 6-14), $195/members, $290/non-members per week; Sports camps 9 am-3 pm, (Age 5-15), $195/members, $290/non members per week; Teen Camps (Age 12-15), $225-300/members, $310-410/non members per week. Ten one-week sessions (6/7-8/13).
9am-2pm, extended morning/evening care available 7:30am-9 and 2-6 pm. Register on 4/17, 9 am-2 pm to receive 10% discount on camp fees. 237-0949 or www.ymcaspbc.org

TO THE NORTH

Aloha Surfing School: 2695 S. Ocean Blvd., Lake Worth. Beginners-intermediates. 9 am-1 pm. Age 6-15. M-F. 6/7-8/13. $200/week. Includes all equipment. 543-7873 or www.alohasurfingschool.com.

Armory Art Center Summer Camp, 1700 Parker Ave., West Palm Beach. Age 5-7, 8-11 and 12 and older. Focus on artistic development and fun. 9 am-4:30 pm, M-F, 6/7-8/6. Age 5-11: $220/week members, $255/week non members; Ages 12 and older: $275/week members, $300/week non members. Extended care available. 832-1776 or www.armoryart.org.

Arts Camp at Dreyfoos School of the Arts, 501 S. Sapodilla Ave., West Palm Beach. Age 6-11. Dance, music, theater, communications and visual arts. 8 am-4 pm, M-Th., 6/7-10. Lottery registration at noon-4 pm May 1. $65. 802-6029 or www.awdsoa.org.


ArtsCamp: Cohen Pavilion, Kravis Center, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. Age 9-11. Dramatic composition and performance. 9 am-4:45 pm, M-F. 6/14-7/2. $530/3-week session. Enrollment limited. 651-4366 or www.kravis.org/artscamp.


Flagler Museum Summer Camps: One Whitehall Way, Palm Beach. Grades 6-8. 9 am-4 pm. M-F: Crime Investigation During the Gilded Age: 6/14-18; Inventions that Changed the World: 7/12-16; Magicians and Magic in the Gilded Age: 7/19-23. Bring lunch & snacks. All Camps: $200-$225. Extended hours until 5 pm. 655-2833 or www.flaglermuseum.us.

FOTOcamp: Palm Beach Photographic Centre,. 415 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Age 10 -17. Focus on all areas of photography, from basics to state-of-the-art digital imaging. 9 am-3 pm. M-F. 6/14-25, 7/12-23 & 7/26-8/6. $595-$645/two-week session. Fees include the use of cameras, some supplies, field-trip transportation and admissions. 253-2600 or www.workshop.org.


Gold Coast Summer Gymnastics: 1420 Rupp Lane, Lake Worth. Age 5-12. 8:30 am-3 pm full-day or 8:30 am-noon half-day. M-F. 6/7-8/6. $135-$165/week. $30 membership fee. Late pick up 3-5 pm, $30/week. 585-2700 or www.gcgym.com

Lake Worth Playhouse Summer Performance Camp: 713 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. Age 6-14. Each session has the option of half day, Creative Stage Sessions 9am-noon and Performance Sessions 1-5pm. Summer Session 1: Pocahontas: Three-week camp includes performance classes, cast rehearsals, and participation in a full-scale musical production. 6/7-25, M-F. 9-noon and 1-5 pm. Performance dates; 6/23-26; Summer Session 2: Enchanted Sleeping Beauty: Five-week camp. M-F. 9-noon and 1-5 pm. 7/19-8/13. Performances: 8/13 & 14. $450/half day session or $800 all day (both sessions). After care provided 5-6pm for $50/week. 586-6410 or www.lakeworthplayhouse.org


Palm Beach Atlantic University Summer Camps: Greene Complex for Sports & Recreation, 1100 S. Dixie Hwy., West Palm Beach. Age 9-18. Sailfish Camps include: Boys and Girls Basketball, 6/7-11 & 6/14-18. $140-$240. Boys and Girls Basketball Team (six games plus playoffs), 6/18-20. $395-$460 per team; Girls Volleyball (Individuals, includes lunch) 9 am-3 pm, 7/5-8. $225; Girls Volleyball (Evening), 6 pm-8 pm, 7/5-7. $100; Girls Volleyball (Team), 9 am-3 pm. 7/11-14. $225-$325. Girls Volleyball (Evening), 6 pm -8 pm. 7/11-14. $100. 803-2333 or www.pbasailfish.com.


Palm Beach Suzuki School of Music: First Evangelical Lutheran Church 2405 Parker Ave., West Palm Beach. Age 3-14. Piano, violin, viola, cello, bass and guitar. Explore music through song and movement, plus art and yoga. Theme is Irish music. 6/7-18. Full-day 9 am-5 pm. M-F. $450/2 weeks. Half-day for age 3-7, 9 am-1:30 pm. $350/2 weeks. (561) 308-7954. www.pbssm.com.

Progressive Arts & Theatre Camps: St. Ann School, 324 N. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. An introduction to musical theater. Age 3-8th grade. 8:30 am-4:30 pm. M-F. 6/7-7/30. $260/two week session. $80 registration. 792-0448 or 602-0730.

SCUBA Camp: The Scuba Club Inc., 4708 North Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach. Age 12-18. Scuba certification, including all equipment, and five open-water dives. 9 am-4 pm. M-F. 6/14-18, 6/28-7/2, 7/12-16. 7/26-30 and 8/2-6. $300. 844-2466 or www.TheScubaClub.com.

South Florida Science Museum Summer Camp: 4801 Dreher Trail N., West Palm Beach. Age 4-12. Science lessons, laboratories, crafts and outside activities. 9 am-4 pm. M-F. Extended hours from 7:30 am-5:30 pm for $25/week, which includes breakfast and afternoon snack. 6/7-8/13. Registration fee $25, plus $50 non-refundable deposit for each week. $200-$225/week. 370-7708 or www.sfsm.org.

Summer Sail Camp: Palm Beach Sailing Club, 4600 N. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach. Age 7-15. Water safety, boat handling, team work, sportsmanship and sailing basics. Classes by age, weight, and skill level. Class size is limited. Basic swimming skills required. Half days 9 am-12 pm, or full day 9 am-4 pm. M-F, 6/8-8/14. Half Day camp $165-195. Full Day camp $260-$325. $20 registration. Free registration before May 1. 881-0809 or www.pbsail.org.

Summer Zoo Camp: Palm Beach Zoo, 1301 Summit Blvd., in Dreher Park, West Palm Beach. Unique wildlife themes with experiences in zookeeping and zoo activities including animal encounters, animal exhibit visits, crafts and games. Zoo Camps for ages 5-10: 6/7-8/13, $200/member, $225/non-member per week. Jr. Zookeepers for ages 11-14, 6/21–25, 7/12–16, 8/2–6. $250/member, $275/non-member per week. 533-0887, Ext. 229, or www.palmbeachzoo.org.









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