2020 Ultimate Summer Camp Guide
It is almost summer again, and for many families that means summer camp!
Just because the kids will be out of school doesn’t mean they have to stop learning, growing, and playing! We are lucky to have many different camps available for our kids in Orlando that focus on everything from art, dance, science, sports, academics and more. Here are some of the BEST summer camps in our area.
We’ll keep adding camps throughout the spring! What’s your favorite? Let us know at [email protected]
Camp Invention: A hands-on STEM camp where creativity reaches new heights!
Camp Invention® is the nationally acclaimed, nonprofit summer enrichment program created by the National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) for kindergarteners through 6th graders. At Camp Invention, children are presented with opportunities to collaborate and explore STEM concepts through fun, hands-on challenges designed to build confidence, persistence and creative problem-solving skills. Since 1990, this one-of-a-kind program has been helping children unlock their potential to become creators, innovators and entrepreneurs.
Each year, Camp Invention offers an all-new experience that is directly influenced by world-changing inventors, our NIHF Inductees. With our 2020 program, Elevate, children will have fun controlling their very own flight simulation robot and launching rockets and hand-copters in Camp Invention Flight Lab™, protecting the Earth’s ecosystems in Rescue Squad™, designing the ultimate sports complex in Camp Invention Champions™ and learning the value of their biggest ideas in Design Thinking Project™. Local educators will lead this action-packed program featuring imaginative activities that inspire children to ask questions, overcome obstacles and develop persistence.
Not only does Camp Invention offer a high-energy summer experience, but it provides proven benefits, like greater creativity and interest in STEM subjects, that can last a lifetime. The program also positively impacts instructors who are dedicated to preparing students for the future.
If your child is entering grades 7-9, they can get involved at a Camp Invention location in a whole new way. Through our Leaders-in-Training (LIT) program, they can help guide campers through STEM activities, encouraging creativity and hands-on fun while building their leadership and goal-setting skills.
Camp Invention locations can be found nationwide, including in your area. Visit www.invent.org/camp or call 800-968-4332 to register. Use promo code LOCAL25 to save $25 (expires 3/31/20) or LOCAL15 to save $15 (expires 5/12/10). Every registration includes a complimentary Camp Invention T-shirt. Availability is limited, so secure your spot today!
Camp J at the Rosen JCC
Campers make lifelong memories at Camp J at the Rosen JCC.
SUMMER CAMPS at the Rosen JCC, 11184 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, 407-387-5330, campjorlando.org
With options to fit every student Age 4 through Grade 12, our education experiences are uniquely designed to use theater to build critical life skills in each participant. Our techniques encourage creativity, collaboration, problem solving, concentration, public speaking, and a strong work ethic. These are the life skills your child will learn that will help them move forward to a better future, while having fun at the same time!
iD Tech Camps
iD Tech is the world leader in summer STEM education, with over 450,000 alumni and 20+ years of experience. Weeklong, day and overnight programs for ages 7-18 held at 150+ prestigious campuses including Rollins, Caltech, and NYU. Kids and teens 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! Students explore a top campus with new friends, learn from world-class instructors, and create impressive projects for their portfolios. Small class sizes are guaranteed (no more than 10 students per instructor) to ensure proper pacing for all skill levels.
LOCATION: Rollins College
More Summer Camps
Anchor Academy Preschool, Apopka, FL
Growing Tree Learning Center, Casselberry, FL
Kids In The Country, St Cloud, FL
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