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Indian River County Summer Camps 2018

Summer is just around the corner! Have you made plans yet? Check out this year’s assortment of camps kids of all ages are going to love! Check back weekly as we add to our list of available camps!


Community Preschool Summer Camp

Arr, Matey, everyone loves playing pirate! Have your child join in the fun as we embrace all things pirate. Your little Landlubber will have a chance to experience a variety of activities, as each day brings a new focus. The activities will include arts and crafts, physical movement, and pirate games, whipping up some pirate grub, age-appropriate Pirate Movie day, and cool down Fridays and Pizza days. Everyone is guaranteed to have a swashbuckling good time!

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Wacky Water Week Camp at Community Preschool

Splish Splash, we’re going to have a BLAST! What better way to beat the heat than by playing with water! Some of our outdoor water activities include water squirters, sprinklers, toy-filled water tables, and discovery buckets. And you know if you give a kid a bucket, they’re going to want bubbles to go with it! Seeing all the bubbles will remind them of snow and ice, and then they will ask to play with ice cubes. To all of which we say yes, yes bring on the bubbles and ice! What a great way to enjoy a sizzling summer. Each day will find us either creating summer related crafts or slipping on our suits and having fun getting wet. We will be having a Movie Day and Pizza Day during the week. Come join the fun! 

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Land of Make Believe Camp

Come with us to a faraway land of castles, where we will meet princesses and knights. let your imagination take you where anything is possible: from a quest to find Camelot, a jester contest where campers can perform a talent of their choice, and catapulting the castle (with marshmallows, of course!) We will have a Royal time creating themed crafts and snacks. All of the guests of the court are encouraged to dress for the fairy tale movie event. We will also have a regal cool down day with a pizza lunch. It will be a magnificent time of magic and make-believe.

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Super Hero Power Camp

POP! WOW! ZOOM! Who doesn’t like Super Heroes? But being one is even better! Everything we do this camp will have a super hero twist, from special snack days to the arts and crafts we make. We even have a Dress Like Your Favorite Super Hero for our movie days! Super Powers will be tested as campers jump to new heights in the bounce house, navigate through a “hazardous” obstacle course, and use super strength to build a brick wall. Campers will make the most of their super powers, real and imagines! Always a favorite, Cool Down Fridays and a pizza lunch end our weeks.

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Skate Factory Summer Camp

We have great adult supervision and lots of fun, such as field trips, games, activities and much more.

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The Jungle Summer Camp

The Jungle Adventures Summer Camp is a co-ed weeklong program for children ages 6-12. Campers can play sports or participate in activities both fun and educational. There are 11 fun-filled themed weeks! Depending on the themed week and/or weather, campers can be found in the Camp Areas, racquetball courts, the Sports Arena, volleyball courts, swimming pools for lessons and recreational swims, tennis courts for daily lessons, group fitness studios or Kids Fit area inside the Jungle Club facility.

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Maximum Velocity Gymnastics Summer Camp

Gymnastics, Animals, Skate Factory, Karate, Crafts, & Games!

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Summer Gymnastics at Leisure Square

There are gymnastics and aerial classes available for beginners through advanced students. Our performance-based program offers performing arts instruction for toddlers through teens!  Receive training from the City of Vero Beach Recreation Department’s USA Gymnastics Safety Certified Instructors.

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Horse Camp

This camp is based around safe fun with horses. Included are crafts, outdoor games, horse-based classes, and of course horseback riding.

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Riverside Theatre Summer Camp

Our classic camps return with more joy and fun as young performers get their first experiences with acting, singing, dancing, and some art.  Each week has a different theme and will culminate in a Showcase for family and friends on the last day! 


Kids Theatre Intensive: Madagascar Jr

Recommended for ages 7 – 11 years. Prepare 16 measures of an up-tempo musical theatre song. Music, Dance, and Script Readings may also be taught during the audition process. 

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Junior Theatre Intensive: Madagascar Jr

Recommended for ages 12 and up. Drop off your child as early as 9:00a and pick up your child as late as 5:00p each day.

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iRascals Pop Summer Camp

Recommended for ages 8 – 13 years. The perfect camp for both new AND experienced performers, where they will build skills in singing, dancing, and storytelling.  The weekends with performances on the Anne Morton Stage. 

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iRascals Broadway Summer Camp

Recommended for ages 8 – 13 years. The perfect camp for both new AND experienced performers, where they will build skills in singing, dancing, and storytelling.  The weekends with performances on the Anne Morton Stage.

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Beginning Stages Summer Camps

Recommended for ages 5 – 7 years. A great way for budding performers to get involved with the performing arts!  Skills taught will include acting, singing, dancing, and arts and crafts.  Each week is based on a different theme with a sharing for the family and friends at week’s end.  Students may pick one or more weeks of fun!

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Summer Teen Intensive – Once On This Island

Recommended for ages 13 and up. Auditions Required.  Our Summer Teen Intensive offering goes to the next level as we offer the Award winning play Once on this Island by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens.

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Saint Edward’s School Summer Camp

Saint Edward’s Summer Camp welcomes children from the community and beyond. There are a wide variety of camps on the river, on the fields and in the classroom. There is something for everyone!


Saint Edward’s Summer Water Camp

SES Water Camp, located on the beautiful Indian River Lagoon, offers a unique summer
experience! Morning activities can include: sailing, water-skiing, knee boarding, wake
boarding, tube rides, jet-ski rides, kayaking, paddle boarding and more. In the afternoon,
enjoy sports, games, arts-n-crafts, swimming and other group activities.

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Maintaining Excellence Summer Camp

This class offers an exciting way to help your child prepare for the next school year by using a
creative, structured, and effective way to learn while having fun. The three main areas which
we will focus on during this class are reading, writing, and Singapore Math. The goal is to
organize assignments for the summer while keeping students motivated by charting their
accomplishments. Students will look forward to returning in the fall and earning many “treasures”!

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Algebra Summer Camp

This camp will cover the assigned summer work for Algebra I Honors at SES. Topics will
include variables, grouping symbols, basic equations and problem-solving. You will learn to
translate words into equations, and how to develop a problem-solving plan. We will also work
extensively with the commutative, associative and distributive properties, as well as properties of closure, identity, and equality.

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Gone Fishing Summer Camp

Learn to fish like a master. Each day, students will learn from a master as they board a
boat and travel the lagoon in search of the perfect catch. This fun and educational camp
will be the highlight of the day for every junior fisherman or fisherwoman. Some fishing
poles will be available, but students are welcome to bring their own. Bait will be provided
daily. Please bring water and put on plenty of sunscreen. Swimsuits and wet shoes are
recommended because participants may get wet.

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Tinkering with Technology Summer Camp

Students will be challenged to make an interactive game using technology.
Tinkering is viewed as an effective means to engage students in exploring STEM
(Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) concepts. During this class,
we will explore Little Bits, Makey Makey and Programming.

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Transition to Middle School Summer Camp

This program is designed to help Saint Edward’s School students (rising grades 6-8)
with the transition into middle school life. Areas of focus include middle school skills in
reading, note-taking, test-taking strategies, organization, and study strategies that best fit
individual learning styles. The program will also cover the computer and tech skills
needed to manage in a digital classroom. In addition, students will work on logistical
concerns such as building layout, how to navigate transitions between classes, and
using lockers.

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Phabulous Photos with Your iPhone Summer Camp

Your iPhone is with you all the time, and photo ops are everywhere. Tired of average photos of
your friends and poorly lit pictures of scenery? Kick it up a few notches with the use of iPhone
tips and photography techniques. Have fun while using photo editing apps to improve the quality of your pictures. First tip: don’t take photos of tech teachers, Mrs. Kutschinski and Mrs. Wachter!

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My Spanish Club Summer Camp

Each day is an adventure in this action based program. The children will build a
substantial vocabulary through activities such as: arts and crafts, yoga, scavenger
hunts, plays, games and more, all in Spanish. There will also be a Fiesta day
during the week.

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Handwriting Without Tears Summer Camp

Handwriting Without Tears provides a multi-sensory approach to learning. Your child
will learn how to write letters with correct formation and have fun at the same time!
Students will also be exposed to manipulative play that strengthens the fine motor skills
needed for writing.

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Phonics and Fun Summer Camp

This exciting camp will provide 4 and 5-year-olds with an opportunity to learn about phonics
through games, crafts, and computers. It is a multi-sensory program of visual, kinesthetic
and auditory activities that will be enjoyed throughout the week.

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How Does Your Garden Grow Summer Camp

This summer program will teach children about the way things grow in a “down to
earth” approach. Learn about plants by planting sunflowers, dissecting seeds,
making leaf rubbings and creating plant and vegetable prints. We will also talk about
bees, a flower’s favorite pollinator, and investigate the world of worms. Come have
fun and play in the dirt too!

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Chess Summer Camp

Learn the fundamentals of chess and have fun while engaging at all levels of
play. By signing up for this camp you will be taught the game of chess by a Chess
Master. Milos Bajsanski has coached eight U.S. chess champions and more
than 20 state chess champions.

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Girls Lacrosse Summer Camp

This camp will emphasize positional play, team concepts and gameplay. Every aspect
of the game will be covered from footwork, passing, stick handling, shooting, dodging, face-offs, speed/agility/strength conditioning, and of course GAMES!

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Lil’ Picassos Art Summer Camp

This class will be taught by local artist Teri Barrett of Artworks by Teri. Students will
spend time creating their own masterpieces. Join Ms. Teri for fun, painting and creating
right here at Saint Edward’s School.

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Tinkering with Sewing Summer Camp

During this class, we will make sewn circuits and fuse plastic. We will turn old plastic bags
into beautiful new fabrics that can be used to make a variety of fashionable and functional
items. You’ll develop your sewing skills as you use a needle and thread to stitch your
design into a wallet, bag, or purse. Girls will design their own wearable light-up circuits
with a battery, conductive thread, conductive tape, an LED light, and material.

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Science Expedition Summer Camp

This camp will explore the campus and Middle School science lab each day.
Expedition topics may include: animal science (meet animals in the science class
and identify those found on campus), geology/fossils (first learn how fossils form,
see a wide variety of fossil samples, and dig for your own fossils to take home), habitats
and observation skills (learn about how the habitats on campus vary and sharpen your
ability to observe things around you), water chemistry/oceanography, and more. During
the second half of the morning, students will utilize technology to create a variety of
different projects building upon the knowledge gained from the morning’s expedition. Other possible projects include creating videos, Kahoot trivia games, journal
entries, and interactive multimedia posters.

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Middle School Science Fair Summer Camp

This is a great opportunity to get an early start on science fair. It is ideal for new
students entering 6th, 7th and 8th grade. In this class you will work on finding the topic
that will be perfect for scientific research to find the information you will need to create a
hypothesis. You will also put together a preliminary plan for how you will conduct your
experiment.

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Chinese Summer Camp

Chinese has become a 21st-century must-have skill as it is the language for world business and commerce. If you can speak both Chinese and English, you can communicate with half of the world population, because more than 1.3 billion people speak Chinese. Your child will develop basic skills in Chinese listening and speaking through multimodality means such as physical movement, games, songs, dances, music, cooking, and brush writing. Students will acquire some basic Chinese literacy skills in a fun, relaxing and meaningful way. Learning Chinese is really fun!

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Life for Youth 

Each week the five, six, and seven-year-old campers are preassigned their activities. They will be with the same counselors all day and will be led to their activities as a group. Campers eight and up will choose an activity track. Activity tracks include a variety of the activities listed below and the campers will be guided by their Track Leader to all activities. Groups will be as follows: All eight & nine-year-olds together, all ten & eleven-year-olds together, all twelve & thirteen-year-olds together, and all fourteen & up will be placed together. (Age is as of September 1, 2018.) Camper safety is of great importance when planning and implementing all activities.

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Boys and Girls Club Summer Program

While also rotating through our quality programming, the children attend exciting field trips to area attractions and enjoy games and activities with their friends and caring staff.

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Indian River County Summer Camps 2017

Community Preschool Summer Camps Program

Ages 3 to 6 will most certainly enjoy these awesome adventures at Vero’s favorite preschool. The What if… Five Senses Discovery Camps will challenge each and every one of the child’s senses. The Super Hero Power Camp is sure to have imaginations flying wild. Sun, The Sand & Water will be a daily adventure embracing the true spirit of Summer. More Details.


Five Senses Discovery Camp

This camp uses the natural curiosity of children to help them explore their surroundings by engaging the senses through discovery activities. Activities will include: experimenting with things that make sound; seeing what happens when we mix materials; exploring colors through arts/crafts, or experiments; creative cooking that finishes with tasty results; discovering natural properties of building and engineering as campers explore creating structures. Camp would not be complete without movie days, and Cool Down Fridays with pizza.  More Details.


Super Hero Power Camp

POP! WOW! ZOOM! Who doesn’t like Super Heroes? But being one is even better! Everything in this camp will have a Super Hero twist, from special snack days to the arts and crafts. There will even be a Dress Like Your Favorite Super Hero for our movie days! Super Powers will be tested as campers jump to new heights in the bounce house, navigate through a “hazardous” obstacle course, and use super strength to build a brick wall. More Details.


Shiver Me Timbers Pirate Camp

Arrr, Matey, everyone loves playing pirate! Have your child join in the fun as we embrace all things pirate. Your little Landlubber will have a chance to experience a variety of activities, as each day brings a new focus. The activities will include arts and crafts, physical movement and pirate games, whipping up some pirate grub, age appropriate Pirate Movie day, and Cool Down Fridays and pizza days. Everyone is guaranteed to have a swashbuckling good time! More Details.


Environmental Learning Center

Keeping children and pre-teens engaged and learning over the summer is a proven way to keep and enhance all they’ve learned in school during the year. For very young children engaging them in learning activities, especially science, is a proven way to create a love for learning!  Our accomplished and dynamic summer camp teachers have created nature immersion programs perfect for fun, learning & discovery! More Details.


Fun City

Enroll your child in Fun City’s Summer Camp today! Snacks and lunch are included, unlimited bounce and play, laser tag, arcade games, arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, and more!! More Details.


Horse Camp

This camp is based around safe fun with horses. Included are crafts, outdoor games, horse based classes, and of course horseback riding. More Details.


Mardy Fish Children’s Foundation Summer Camp

Join MFCF and our Kids on Court program for Summer Tennis Camps! This tennis experience will provide an opportunity to grow in the game of tennis and the game of life. Participating athletes will learn fitness, stroke development and match play all while building strong relationships and healthy habits. More Details.


Kids Skate Free

Roller skating is… A fun way to increase muscular strength and cardiorespiratory endurance. A way to burn anywhere from 330 to 600 calories per hour! A Great for improving balance and flexibility. A fantastic source of aerobic exercise. A key to weight control. Easy to learn. A great tension reliever and enthusiasm builder. An excellent way to help maintain good health. More Details.


Kids Bowl Free

Registered Kids Receive 2 FREE GAMES Of Bowling Every Day All Summer Long, Valued At Over $500 Per Child! More Details.


The Vero Beach Karate Association Summer Camp

Begins May 25th and ends August 11th. Camp programs run Monday through Friday and we are open at 8 a.m.  Activities begin at 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with extended pick up to 5:20 p.m.  A three-week session leads to promotion in Martial Arts rank. More Details.


Sing into Summer! Kindermusik Classes

This exciting Sing into Summer is an 8-week program! This will include Kindermusik Digital, at home materials and includes a BONUS: A June Playdate. More Details.


Leisure Square Summer Camp

Weekly activities for both camps include swimming, movies, arts & crafts, bowling, skating, and much more! Sports campers will play volleyball, tennis, kickball, football, soccer and basketball.  Aerial Antics campers will receive instruction in gymnastics, dance, circus aerial (trapeze, rings, hoop, etc), tumbling and circus arts. More Details.


Summer Gymnastics at Leisure Square

There are gymnastics and aerial classes available for beginners through advanced students. Our performance-based program offers performing arts instruction for toddlers through teens!  Receive training from the City of Vero Beach Recreation Department’s USA Gymnastics Safety Certified Instructors. More Details.


Vero Beach Museum of Art Summer Art Camp

As always, our program is designed to offer a creative environment for young artists to explore new ideas, develop skills, and build self-esteem through making and learning about art. Each session’s themes include a wide range of hands-on and minds-on activities that engage the imagination and spark kids to making their own original creations. Our expert instructors are experienced in getting the best work from their students in a fun, welcoming setting. More Details.


Riverside Theatre Summer Camp

Our classic camps return with more joy and fun as young performers get their first experiences with acting, singing, dancing, and some art.  Each week has a different theme and will culminate in a Showcase for family and friends on the last day! More Details.


Saint Edward’s School Summer Camp

Saint Edward’s Summer Camp welcomes children from the community and beyond. There are a wide variety of camps on the river, on the fields and in the classroom. There is something for everyone! More Details.


Christi’s Fitness Summer Camp

It is our goal at Christi’s Fitness, to provide a safe and fun summer camp experience for your child. Your cooperation with our Drop-off / Pick-up policies will help us achieve that! Please do not hesitate to ask if you have any questions regarding our summer camp policies.  More Details.


Skate Camp

With morning fun & games, skating, snacks,  hot lunch, and game tokens your child will have the best time meeting kids from all around the county. More Details.


Life for Youth 

Come to camp for an action-packed summer full of recreation and challenges. Campers can participate in a variety of activities, according to their age. A daily Christian Bible Study is a required part of our program. LFYC is committed to helping our community by providing Christian camping for today’s youth.  More Details.


Maximum Velocity Gymnastics 

Structured gymnastics and open gym time, roller skating field trip, in-house exotic animal experience, CrossFit, drama, and crafts are all inclusive activities. Pack a lunch; snacks are provided. Pizza lunch on Fridays included. More Details.


Massive Soccer Camp

Professional coaches deliver a fun packed week of skills training, games, soccer Olympics, water-fun day, and many other soccer themed events. Mini kickers aged 4 – 7 and Full day options are available. More Details.


Camp McKee 

McKee Botanical Garden’s summer program is STEAM-in’. This week long camp will focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Much More! Campers will assume the role of Jr. Scientist with hands-on activities just like research scientists in the laboratory, take a look at the techniques, skills and processes through scientific investigation of bones and beaks of mammals and our feathered friends, build their very own submersible ROV (remotely operated vehicle), and express their imagination and technical skills (designing, building, decorating, and drawing) producing individual and collaborative works in daily activities that reflect the subjects found in nature, aquatic life and wildlife. More Details.


Vacation Bible School

Send your kids on an imaginative, impacting adventure! At Maker Fun Factory VBS, kids discover not only that God made them the way they are, but for a purpose too. Maker Fun Factory is filled with incredible Bible-learning experiences kids see, hear, touch, and even taste! Sciency-Fun Gizmos, team-building games, cool Bible songs, and tasty treats are just a few of the standout activities that help faith flow into real life. More Details.


Princess Dance Camp

Join us for five afternoons of tap, ballet, and jazz, with crafts and games too! Summer Princess Camp is for children ages 5-9.  More Details.


Volleyball Camp

These camps will cover the basic fundamentals of volleyball; passing, setting, serving, & hitting. Knowledge in gameplay and strategy, as well as advanced, cutting edge techniques in volleyball fundamentals, are taught. More Details.


Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp

As the sport strengthens in Florida, this camp presents an incredible opportunity for youth players to improve their fundamental skills, and for high school players to focus on advanced position-specific drills and an overall intense level of competition. More Details.


Junior Lifeguard Program

The contents of the program will include beach and ocean safety, lifesaving skills, techniques and procedures, first-aid and CPR, development of swimming skills, body surfing, body boarding, snorkeling, rescue watercraft, beach games and competition events with other Junior Lifeguard programs. More Details.


Boys and Girls Club Summer Program

While also rotating through our quality programming, the children attend exciting field trips to area attractions and enjoy games and activities with their friends and caring staff. More Details.


Mike Block String Camp

World-class teachers provide instruction by ear in multiple traditions, teaching melodies, ornaments, chords, groove, develop improvisational skills, coach bands, etc. We maintain a low student-teacher ratio in group classes, which are divided by ability level so that everyone learns in an environment of peers. More Details.


Math and Reading Summer Camp

Math and Language Arts summer camp at The Learning Tree! Give us a call to reserve your spot and prevent summer slump!   Keep your children learning over the summer and having fun while learning!  More Details.