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.

2015 Cultural Summer Camp Guide


Organizations Offering 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:


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.

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:

Visual Arts

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.

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.