School’s Out for Summer, But the Learning Never Ends
Summer’s a time for fun but if children can learn while they’re enjoying themselves, it’s a win-win for everyone. Cultural organizations in The Palm Beaches provide enriching and enjoyable activities for children from the moment school’s out until classes start again. The Cultural Council’s Cultural Camp Guide offers a comprehensive look at arts and cultural summer camps, classes and activities from Palm Beach County organizations.
Summer Camp Scholarships
The Cultural Council and our partner organizations provide various scholarships and prizes to Palm Beach County families looking to participate in the county’s many summer cultural offerings. Congratulations to our 2015 winners, and thank you to all who participated.
Summer Camp Programs
Future stars of the dance world can take their first tentative steps – or hone their craft – in the studios of several organizations in The Palm Beaches. Classes geared to various skill levels include ballet, modern, jazz, tap, mime, hip hop and more. Kids can dance the day away at:
- Ballet Palm Beach
- Boca Ballet Theatre
- Maltz Jupiter Theatre
- Palm Beach Atlantic University, Dance Division
Budding Broadway stars have numerous opportunities to learn about various aspects of the theater, culminating in fully-staged productions for family and friends. Outstanding opportunities for kids to shine can be found here.
- Delray Beach Playhouse
- Lake Worth Playhouse
- Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
- Maltz Jupiter Theatre
- Sol Children Theatre
Nature and Environment
It’s never too early to start saving the planet. Kids can learn about the wonders of the Everglades, the fragility of coastal hammocks, the plight of endangered sea turtles and a host of other topics ranging from sharks to space. Kids can explore all the possibilities at:
Children can stretch their imaginations to the limit at camps and special museum education programs focusing on the visual arts. Disciplines include painting, drawing, ceramics, photography and more.
- Armory Art Center
- Boca Raton Museum of Art
- Kids Need More Art
- Lighthouse ArtCenter Museum & School of Art
- Norton Museum of Art
- Palm Beach Photographic Centre
Something for Everyone
Looking for a broader category of cultural camps? We’ve got you covered. Many organizations offer weekly camp sessions, guided tours, day trips, hands-on fun and special programs.