A Guide to Summer Camps Shelly Pond 1 Mar 2017 no comments When it comes to summer camps, there are a lot of options from which to choose. Finding the right camp can be a challenge. Start by considering what you hope your child will get out of camp. It may be a needed change of venue, opportunity to develop confidence, the chance to explore an interest, develop a skill, serve others or experience spiritual growth. Summer camps have much to offer. Here is a guide to a few local offerings. First Baptist Church Pompano Summer Camp 138 NE 1st Street Pompano Beach, Florida 33060 (954) 745-6131 fbcpompano.org June 13 – August 12 Ages: Elementary: K – 5th (completed Kindergarten) Middle Schoo: 6th – 8th Camp Type: Day Camp Calvary Summer Camp 2401 W cypress creek Rd Ft Lauderdale Fl (954) 798-2792 ccaeagles.org/summercamp May 30 – August 11 Ages:1-14 Camp Type: Full day camp (7:30-5:30) with field trips 2-3 times per week. We also offer two weeks of STEM camp and one week of robotics. Calvary Christian Academy Summer Sports Camps 2401 W. Cypress Creek Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 954-905-5170 CCAEagles.org/SummerSportsCamps Ages 4-18 depending on camp Camp Type: Boys Basketball, Baseball, Lacrosse, Football, Girls Cheer, Basketball, Lacrosse, Soccer Camp WA 5601 North Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33308 954.771.4600 www.campwa.com May 30 – July 21 Ages: 2 – entering 5th grade Camp Type: Day Camp Camp iDENTIFY 2017 Embassy Suites by Hilton, Deerfield Beach Resort & Spa 954-673-1174 www.iDENTIFY.life June 25 – July 1 Ages: teens to young adults Camp Type: Leadership, Identity and Purpose Unleashed Mission Camp West Pines Community Church, 21113 Johnson St., #120, Pembroke Pines (954) 432-0321 westpines.org/unleashed July 10-14 Ages: Grades 6 – 12 Camp Type: 5-day overnight camp Lake Worth Christian Summer Camp 7592 High Ridge Road, Boynton Beach, Florida 33426 561-586-8216 or 561-493-3100 lwcs.org May 30 – August 4 Ages: 5 years through 8th grade Camp type: Christian Day Camp Boca Christian Coed Basketball Skills Camp 470 NW 4th Ave Boca Raton FL 33432 561-391-2727 www.bocachristian.org June 5 – 23 Ages: Grades 5 – 9 Camp Type: Sports Training Day Camp Science Weird & Wacky Summer Camp 2701 W. Cypress Creek Rd. Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33309 954-771-1652 www.creationstudies.org/science-summer-camp June 19 – 30 Ages: 6-12 Camp Type: Creation Science Day Camp Science Summer Camp for Little Sprouts 2701 W. Cypress Creek Rd. Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33309 954-771-1652 www.creationstudies.org/museum/summer-camp-sprouts June 19 – 30 Ages: 4-5 Camp Type: Creation Science Day Camp Safari Day Camp 2003 Lion Country Safari Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33470 561-793-1084 www.LionCountrySafari.com June 12 – August 11 Ages: 6-13 Camp Type: (Day Camp, Academic & Enrichment-Zoo/Conservation) Hi-Tech Summer Camp Plantation, Weston & Boca Raton centers 954.791.2333 www.imacs.org/summercamp June 12 – August 18 Ages: Full Day (Grades 3-9); Individual Classes (Grades 1-12) Camp Type: Hi-tech Day Camp Future Stars Baseball Academy Summer Camp Mullins Park (954) 695-3367 www.coralspringsbaseball.com/future-stars-baseball-academy Ages: 6-12 Camp Type: Baseball Day Camp from 9am-3pm Church Youth Group Summer Camps Many local churches hold week long summer camps for youth during the summer. Some are local day camps while others travel to overnight camps in Florida, Georgia and North Carolina. Check with you church staff for information. For more articles by Shelly Pond, please visit goodnewsfl.org/author/shelly/ Share this articleTweet Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. You must be logged in to post a comment.