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  • Most recommended Summer Camps 2017



    Summer is finally approaching and we are almost ready to roll with activities for the kids. Remember, summer is about letting our kids explore different disciplines, sports and activities so that they can find what drives and makes them passionate. ! Like we do every year, after researching over 300 summer programs in Miami we came up with our own list of  Most Recommended Summer Camp Programs under different categories.  Check it out and let us know what you think!

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    Nature Exploration & Conservation

    • Day Guaikinima Camp @Virginia Historic Beach Park Designed to expose children to live challenging, competitive and healthy adventures in a Spanish immersion program. Activities include: High Ropes, Survival and Water Sports among others. Ages: 5 – 10 years – ($345/week) Dates: June 12– August 11 – Contact: 954.907.1242top 10recomended
    • Camp La Llanada: La Llanada is an organization with over 20 years of experience in the summer camp industry, as well as experiential education programs for children, youth and adults. Day Camp @Southwest Ranches (June 12-August 11) & Miami Horse Country (June 12- July 28) – Cost: $345 first week/discounts apply if more than one week) Contact: 305.390.0476recomended

    Sports & Movement

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    • Ransom Everglades Summer Day Camp @Ransom Everglades: Program provides opportunities to explore different sports and disciplines in a teamwork environment: Aquatics, Archery, Arts & Crafts, Basketball, Canoeing, Drama, Karate, Sailing, Soccer, Tennis, Yoga. Ages: 4-13 – Dates: June 19-July 28 – ($900/ 2-week) Contact: 305.460.887top 10recomended
    • Tennis Camp @ Crandon Park Tennis Center:  Campers train with Cliff Drysdale Tennis at the Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne. Ages: (4-10 years old) Cost: ($295/week) Dates: June 5-August 11.  Contact: 305.365.4300 recomended
    • Hurricane Aquatics @ UM: This celebrated day camp, based at the beautiful outdoor pool at the Whitten University Center on the Coral Gables campus, provides instruction in the areas of swimming in a group setting, springboard diving, and stroke technique. To participate in Swim Camp, each camper must be 7 years old and able to swim 25yds of Free Style. ($285/week) Contact: 305.284.4713recomended

    Most Legendary

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    • Miami Country Day School Summer Camp Programs: The oldest summer camp program in Miami offers day camp, Performance Sports Camps, Outdoor Adventure Programs, Study Abroad, Aquatics, Summer Academies, and much more. Ages: 3 years old and up – Dates:  June 12 – August 1. ($385-$430/varies per week).  Contact: 305.779.7350 top 10recomended

    Girls-Only Summer Camps

    • Carrollton Summer Program for Girls: Girls from all over the world enjoy artistic, athletic and educational experiences while creating new friendships and wonderful memories. Four different options: STEM Camp (Grades 5-8), Around the World Camp (PK3-6), Academic Super Camp (Grades 3-6), Summer Sports Camp. Contact: 305.446.5663, ext. 2340recomended
    • Back to Basics:  Girls will learn anything crafty from hand and machine sewing, to making accessories, etiquette, self image and social skills. Two-week camps. Dates: June 19-30/July 17-28. Times: 9:00am-2:30pm. Ages 6-15. Cost per week is $300 all materials included. Contact:305-989-1869/ 786-254-7272 recomended

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    • Center Tone Music School: would you like your kid to be a rock star for the summer? CenterTone Music School brings the power of rock as students  learn the basics of putting together a real rock/pop band, basic instruction on electric guitar, electric bass, drums, keyboard, stage presence, iPad music production, singing, recording, and much more.Dates: June 12- July 7 – Ages: 6 and up. Cost: ($260/week-$490/2 weeks) – Contact info: 305.361.7355recomended
    • Let it Beat Academy! A fun music experience, your kid will learn introduction to music, instrument instruction (guitar, piano, vocals, drums, bass, and keyboards), performing ensemble, Broadway style dance class, recording studio experience.  Dates: June 12, 2017 weekly sessions start. Time: 9 am to 3 pm. Cost: $249/week. Contact: 786.483.8327recomended

    Preschool based Fun Camps

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    • La Prima Casa MontessoriEach session will be inspired by a theme and all activities, guest speakers, shows and field trips will relate to that theme. Ages: 18 months to 5 years old. Dates: June 26-August 18. Cost: $250 /week).  Contact: 305.854.800top 101.recomended
    • Splish and Splash Summer Fun & Swim Camp @ KBCC: Campers will learn different fitness programs as they venture through physical activities and movement through music. Bounce Houses, PE & Camp Swimming Lessons. Ages: walking toddler- 7 years old. Dates: May 30 – August 4. Cost ($220/week) Contact: 305.361.7501recomended
    • St. Thomas: Several incredible programs for every child’s enjoyment.  STEPS summer camp programs are staffed by qualified and experienced teachers whose reassuring attitudes encourage creativity and exploration. Ages: 3 through rising 5th grade. Dates: June 5 – 30. Cost: ($250 – $380 depending on focus) Contact: 305.665.4851recomended
    • Key Point Academy´s Summer Activities: Camp is designed to foster each child’s creativity and problem-solving skills. Preschool students learn through guided investigations, interactive movement games, music, and art activities. Program also includes outdoor science exploration, guest performers, special projects and activities such as splash days and sports. Brickell and Coral Gables locations!recomended Contact: 305.998.5413
    • KLA Schools Summer Camp: emphasizes the child’s abilities, competences, and natural aptitudes while encouraging and fostering development of new and inherent talents. These qualities will in turn enable the child to embark on and prosper in life with confidence and skill, especially in his or her future educational endeavors. In addition, learning will take place through positive relationships and caring adults. Dates: June 20-August 3. Times: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Part Time 9-12 -))Full Time 9-3). Contact: 305.377.0391recomended

    Budget Friendliest

    • Sunshine Summer Camp:  A Private Camp for Girls & Boys Ages 3 – 13. This program grants children the opportunity to grow spiritually in a Christian environment and promote physical development. A 9-week program (June 13th and continue through August 12th, 2016). Sunshine Summer Camp is independently owned and operated and is not affiliated with nor associated with Sts. Peter & Paul School and or Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church.  Dates: June 12 – August 11. Cost ($90/week) Contact: 305.392.0839recomended

    Indoor/Outdoor Combined Fun

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    • Alexander Montessori Camp: Camp provides activities geared to the child’s age, developing and encouraging them individually. They alternate between indoor and outdoor events. Ages:  18 months to 12 years old – Dates: June 19-August 11- ($205-$275 – Prices vary according to program). Contact: 305.665.6274 top 10recomended


    Science, Education & Fun

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    • Zaniac Learning: Zaniac’s mission is to prepare the next generation of critical thinkers, makers, doers and empower them to become innovators, creators and build their confidence.  Different programs that include Computer Programming/coding,  LEGO® Robotics, 3D Printing, Fashion Design, Tinkering and different variations of Minecraft™ – Ages 5-15   Dates: June 5 – August 25- ($599/full day week). Contact: 305.668.0605 top 10recomended
    • MCM Explorers @ Miami Children’s Museum: This summer explore the cultures of the world and the roles that spots and art play in places like Greece, Brazil, Mexico, Portugal, New Zealand and more! Each week campers, discover new sport and explore the countries in which it is most popular.  $198 members/$220 non-members.June 5 – August 25- ($599/full day week). Contact: 305.668.0605top 10recomended

    Performance, Dance & Movement

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    • Summer Theatre Academy@ University of Miami Department of Theatre Arts. Six-week day camp for students looking to develop an appreciation for the performing arts through theatre games and acting exercises led by trained, caring staff. Ages: Grades 1-10 in the fall. Dates: June 12-30/July 3-21. ($700/three week session/$1,300/six week session before April 30) Contact: 305. 284.4474top 10recomended
    • Camp Broadway @ Arsht Center: for theater-loving kids, ages 10-17, to develop their confidence, character and presentation skills through lessons in dance, acting, singing and ensemble performance. The week-long program will culminate in a special finale musical performance open to the public and on the Arsht Center Stage. Dates: August 7 – 11.  Cost: ($750/weekly) Contact: 305.949.6722top 10recomended
    • Art & Rollerblading Summer Camp: A little bit of everything, art, rollerblading, science, water, fun. Ages: 5 to 9 year olds. Dates: June 12-July 7. Cost ($300/week). Contact: 786.306.3017 recomended

    Parks & Recreation/Community Centers 

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    • Zoo Camps @Zoo Miami – Combining education with entertainment kids learn about animals, environmental conservation and wildlife. Activities include animal encounters, interactions with zookeepers and playtime. Ages: 4-12 – Dates: June 12-August 18 ($160m/$200 nm/week) – Contact: 305.255.5551recomendedtop 10
    • Camp Seaquarium@ Miami Seaquarium. Children will enjoy sun-and-fun-filled days of education and conservation with variety of activities such as environmental awareness, marine biology while doing animal encounters. Ages: 5-18   – Dates: June 12-August 19 – ($175 (early bird online promo ends June 1st) $250/week) Contact: 305.361.5705 x526recomendedtop 10
    • Daring to the Adventure Virginia Key Outdoor Center: H2O strives to open the doorway to nature. The center operates with ecologically sound policies. Activities include: ecology, survival, swimming, soccer, athleticism, water-safety, adventure sports. Ages: 5 and over.   Dates: June 12 – August 18. Cost: ($195/week before June 1)  recomended

    Opening 2017

    • Frost Summer Camp: Discover the wonders of science through four different week-long camps that explore engineering, astronomy, marine biology and health. For the inaugural year of Summer Camp at Frost Science, 2nd through 5th graders are welcome. Each week of camp will include a planetarium show and free exploration time around the museum. Time: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Cost: $350.00 for Non-Members / $295.00 for Members – weekly. Dates: June 19- August 11. Contact: 305.434.9564 recomended

    Therapeutic Summer Camp

    • My Time Pediatric: Inclusive groups promoting sensory motor skills, attention, regulation, feeding, language skills. Ages (3-8 years old) – Dates: June-July ($400/week) Contact: 305.632.3359

    Sleep Away Summer Camp

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    • Camp Guaikinima: Development of programs that combine fun with the complementary development of the child, in contact with nature, away from everyday life, living new experiences and developing new skills that will teach them valuable knowledge for their personal growth. recomendedtop 10
    • Camp La Llanada: La Llanada is an organization with over 20 years of experience in the summer camp industry, as well as experiential education programs for children, youth and adults.recomended






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    Summer Camp Packing List

    Here is a list of all that we should consider when preparing the Summer Camp backpack for our little ones! Do not forget the two basic rules 1) Label everything and 2) Include a surprise – like a special note! First thing first, make sure your child’s backpack is durable, has an outside mesh water […]

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     by Carolina Modenessy / for BKB moms As a mom, I can look back and envision the world and environment that I grew up in and I can only hope to provide that same healthy and happy childhood in today’s world for my own children. But, what will the world look like when they grow […]

  • Summer Camps 2017 – Our TOP 10!

    Summer Camps TOP 10

    Yeah, summer is almost here and it is time to think about Summer Programs for the kids. Whether you are a stay at home mom or a working mom or an “in between” whatever that means, we all need the info! As you probably know there are plenty of camp options in Miami, so how […]

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