Annual Summer Camp Guide

Annual Summer Camp Guide

Find the Perfect Program to Plan a Summer of Fun

Published: February 23, 2022

Camp is the perfect place to discover new talents and conquer old fears, make new friends and strengthen skills. Here’s a look at some programs throughout sunny South Florida that will let your child shine.



General Day Camps

America’s Leaders 

North Broward


All girls cheerleading program with dance, leadership and more. Ages 5-12. 

Baer Family Camp Kadima

5151 NE 14 Terrace, Fort Lauderdale


David Posnack’s award-winning Camp Kadima is now in east Fort Lauderdale. For children ages 2 to 8 years old.

Boys and Girls Clubs 

Various locations in the tri-county area



Palm Beach

Children participate in summer enrichment programs that focus on social and cultural experiences, recreation, team building and educational activities.

Broward Christian Academy

9191 Orange Dr., Davie


Through a wide range of activities and experiences, the summer camp program at Broward Christian Academy teaches children in grades K-5 how to be team players, build resiliency and confidence and develop social skills.

Broward County Parks & Recreation


Broward County Parks typically hosts various summer camp options at a number of county park locations. Check the website for 2022 updates.

Camp Chameleon

Markham Park, 16001 State Rd. 84, Sunrise


Kids can enjoy playful summer days participating in activities that include non-competitive sports, art, aquatics and more. Programs include Young Chameleons for grades K-5, Chameleon Teen Camp for grades 6-8 and Counselors in Training for grades 9-10.

Camp Embark

4700 Indian Trail, Miramar


Children ages 5-11 can have fun while embarking on a journey to discover nature, science, leadership and self-empowering life skills such as financial literacy.

Camp Kadima at the David Posnack JCC 

5850 S. Pine Island Rd., Davie


Camp Kadima offers a camp experience for interests including sports, theater, adventure, travel, tech and more.  Open to all. No membership required. 

Camp Live Oak

• Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, A1A & Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale

• Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park, 6503 N. Ocean Dr., Dania Beach


ACA accredited day camp offered at two beautiful state parks. Outdoor, environmental camp includes a variety of activities. 

Camp Sagemont

1570 Sagemont Way, Weston


Camp Sagemont provides the opportunity for lifelong friendships and valuable, unforgettable experiences. Campers build new skills through day camp, academic camps, specialty camps, sports camps, a swim program and more. 

Camp Summit-Questa  

5451 SW 64 Ave., Davie 


Summit-Questa offers an Early Childhood Camp for ages 3-5 and an Elementary Camp for ages 6-10 with a variety of activities.

Carrollton Summer Programs

3747 Main Highway, Miami


Camp sessions include a variety of activities that engage campers in imaginative play, critical thinking, creative expression, outdoor exploring and more.

Chesterbrook Academy

Broward locations in Coconut Creek and Hollywood


School-Age Summer Camp features sports, games, STEM activities, art, music, dance and more.

Children’s Services Council (CSC) 

Maximizing Out-Of-School Time (MOST) 

Summer Programs 

Various locations throughout Broward County 

CSC funded summer programs provide a safe, positive environment for elementary school children from economically-disadvantaged areas in Broward County and for children and youth ages 3-22 with behavioral health and other special needs. Sliding fee scale.

City of Hollywood

Kids can participate in specialty camps or participate in traditional summer camp activities throughout the city of Hollywood.

City of Miramar

Choose from a variety of summer camp activities designed to allow children to grow and develop intellectually, physically, culturally and socially.

Miami Children’s Museum

980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami


Explorers Summer Camp, for ages 4-10, allows children to explore art, music, dance, performance, language, literacy and more. 

Miami-Dade County Parks & Recreation


The third largest county park system in the United States generally offers a variety of fun-filled summer camp choices. Visit website for details. 

Sunshine Child Programs


Offers a variety of camp options and activities at convenient locations. 

YMCA of South Florida 



Broward County locations: Greater Hollywood YMCA Family Center, LA Lee YMCA Family Center, Pembroke Pines YMCA Family Center and Weston YMCA Family Center

Miami-Dade locations: Homestead YMCA, North Pointe YMCA, South Dade YMCA Family Center, Village of Allapattah YMCA Family Center

Kids can make new friends and have summertime fun while participating in sports, aquatics, arts, science, cooking, fitness, performances, leadership training and more.

Specialty Camps

Barb Koster’s Riding Academy 

Southwest Ranches


Campers participate in horseback riding as well as lessons about safety, grooming, tacking and horsemanship.

Bright & Smart

Engineering Skills for Kids

Locations in Davie, Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton 


A fun, weekly camp for boys and girls ages 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12. Campers are immersed in a unique, fun-filled experience that fosters teamwork, builds problem solving skills, and nurtures critical and creative thinking. 

Fairchild Tropical Botanical Gardens

10901 Old Cutler Rd., Miami


Camp Discovery at Fairchild is a nature-based, fun-filled educational adventure for kids ages 7-12.

Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science

1101 Biscayne Blvd., Miami


Discover the wonders of science through our weeklong camps with hands-on science experiments and activities.

German Summer Camp 

4200 N. 65 Ave., Davie 


Full immersion German summer camp for children ages 1-9.

iD Tech


Camps take place at the UM, NSU and FAU

A tech camp for kids ages 7-19 with personalized learning, iD Certified instructors and an on-campus experience.

Jack & Jill Center STEAM Camp

Located at Madelaine Halmos Academy, 1315 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale


An innovative summer camp program where campers are encouraged to evaluate challenges and experiment their way through solutions.

Minds of Tomorrow

Locations throughout Miami-Dade County

A creative tech camp for kids to explore and develop their natural creativity through hands-on tech and design activities.

Museum of Discovery and Science Summer Camps 

401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale 


Weeklong camps are designed to give children ages 6-12 entire days filled with exploration and hands-on learning. 

Play By Play Sports Broadcasting Camps

Located at FAU’s Boca Raton campus


Boys and girls ages 10-18 can learn the ins and outs of sports broadcasting from top professionals in the business.

Creative Arts

Coral Springs Museum of Art

2855 Coral Springs Dr., Coral Springs


Kids ages 5-6, 7-12 and 13-17 can explore art and have some fun through a range of camp activities.

Young At Art Summer Art Camp

Located inside the Westfield Mall, 8000 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation


Kids can explore their creative side through painting, drawing, visual arts and more.

Performing Arts

Broadway Kids Studio

9042 W. State Road 84, Davie


Dancers and performers can learn skills, increase techniques and participate in a talent show or full production. 

Broward Center for the Performing Arts

• Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale

• Nova Southeastern University/Miniaci Performing Arts Center 3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

• Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188 St., Aventura

Call 954-414-6904 or visit to reserve space in any of the camps. 

Sessions are offered for different age groups at each of the three locations. The camp provides both an onstage and behind the scenes theater experience. The program culminates with campers performing live on stage. 

Dancer’s Gallery

12323 SW 55 St., Cooper City


Dancers can fine-tune their skills or try a new style of dance through the Performance Arts Camp at Dancer’s Gallery.

Florida Children’s Theatre

Camps are held at The Galleria Mall 

with performances at Bailey Hall 


Summer Stage Show Camp offers sessions for those in grades 2-10. Campers learn the art of acting, music, and dance to mount a full-scale production at the end of each four-week session.

School of Rock

Locations throughout Broward County

Kids can pursue their passion for music and performing with week-long camps that include AC/DC Camp, The Beatles Camp, Green Day Camp, Rock N’ Grohl and Best of the 80’s.

Special Needs Camps

Atlantis Academy 

Locations throughout South Florida

Provides a fun-filled recreational and educational summer program for children for those with learning differences and unique abilities.

Camp Coral Kids 


Organized by Broward Health Coral Springs, this is South Florida’s only day camp for children with Type 1 diabetes. Call for details. 

Diverse Abilities

11850 W. State Rd. 84, Davie


A recreational and social Intensive Summer Program is offered to children with autism and related disabilities.

Easterseals South Florida


Offers a variety of free summer camp programs for children and adolescents with autism and other related disabilities.

Miami-Dade County Parks & Recreation Disability Services Camps


Children and young adults with disabilities are offered enriching camp experiences in sports, swimming and arts and crafts at a variety of Miami-Dade County Parks & Recreation locations. 

The Children’s Trust


This organization offers a wide range of services, programs and camps for children with special needs.

Sleep Away Camp

Valley View Ranch Equestrian Camp 

606 Valley View Ranch Rd., Cloudland, Georgia  


A horse lovers’ paradise since 1954 on 600 acres. A’top Lookout Mountain, for 50 girls ages 8-17, includes English, Western, Barrels, Vaulting, and Trails.