Host: Clockwork Mania, Orlando Science Schools, 2427 Lynx Lane [GMap]
Dates: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 19-23
Students learn the basics of robot programming, 3-D printing, and other hands-on science activities, in a STEM-driven curriculum. Click HERE for more information.
Host: Orlando Pottery Studio, 363 N. Parramore Avenue [GMap]
Dates: 9 a.m.-noon June 8 to August 11, weekly sessions
Ages: 6 to 14
Cost: $45 per week
Children can learn the fun possibilities of working with clay and other art mediums. Click HERE for more information.
Host: ArtReach Orlando, City of Orlando Downtown Recreation Complex, 363 N. Parramore Avenue [GMap]
Dates: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 10-28, Monday to Friday, weekly sessions *late pick-up available
Cost: $175 per week
Artists in Wondercamp is an intensive summer art program designed to introduce elementary and middle school students to contemporary art, through inquiry-based learning, open-ended discussions, hands-on studio art experiences, and interactions with professional artists. Click HERE for more information.
Host: Game Changer, venues vary
Dates: Noon-5 p.m. June 9-23
Ages: 7-11 first week, 11-17 second and third weeks
Cost: $200 per week
Game Changer is a local literacy non-profit that teaches through table-top board games. This year’s camp themes vary each week; basic strategy board and card games for Week One, Magic: The Gathering for Week Two, and a story-writing series based on Dungeons and Dragons in Week Three. Click HERE for more information.
Host: Page 15, Center for Emerging Media, 500 Bentley Street [GMap]
Dates: June 5-July 28, weekly sessions
Ages: Varies week-to-week
Cost: $180 per week
Young authors get the chance to write, illustrate, and publish their own book with the help of published authors, editors, and illustrators. Click HERE for more information.
Host: Ronaldo Academy, 3516 President Barack Obama Parkway [GMap]
Dates: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 6-July 28, Monday to Friday, weekly sessions
Cost: $299 per week
Throughout the duration of the week, players can expect to experience hands-on training sessions, learn the foundational principles of soccer, and enhance their social skills. The academy was founded by professional soccer player Ronaldo “The Phenomenon” Luiz Nazario de Lima. Click HERE for more information.
Host: Audubon Center for Birds of Prey, 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland [GMap]
Dates: June 5-9
Ages: Children entering 1st-3rd grades
Learn all about the features that birds of prey use to survive; beaks, bones, talons, and wings. Click HERE for more information.
Host: Russian Ballet, 618 N. Mills Avenue [GMap]
Dates: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 5-August 4
Cost: $175 per week
Russian Ballet’s summer program for young ones under 6 years-of-age will focus on a different Disney movie each week, starting with Moana and ending with Alladdin. Click HERE for more information.
Host: Mead Botanical Gardens, 1500 S. Denning Drive, Winter Park [GMap]
Dates: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 12-July 28
At this fun, outdoor camp, students have a chance to interact with nature in thee setting of the beautiful 48-acre Mead Botanical Garden in Winter Park. Children get to make discoveries about wildlife, wetlands, plants, the environment, and the ecosystems in which they live. Click HERE for more information.