Specialty Camps at Sugar Sand Park

The following camps will take place at Sugar Sand Park Community Center located in Sugar Sand Park at 300 S Military Trail.

Half-Day Programs

Stemicon Innovators: Enchanted Worlds

  • Ages: 5-6
  • Activity Number: 313413-A1
  • Time: 8:30am-1pm
  • Price Per Week: Resident $270, Non-resident $337.50

Through fun and exciting curriculum, young learners are encouraged to become creators and innovators.  Participants will be challenged with different STEM tasks each day building and programming robots. Promotes teamwork, problem-solving, and leadership. Demonstration for parents on Friday at 12:30pm. Materials Fee $30 per session payable to instructor at the first class.

Instructor: Bright & Smart Staff

NEW! Future Veterinarians

  • Ages: 5-11
  • Activity Number: 313034-A
  • Time: 8:30am-1pm
  • Price Per Week: Per Week: Resident $275, Non-resident $343.75

Do you love animals? Do you think you want to be a veterinarian? This is your chance to try it out! Participants will “adopt” a plush animal to perform mock exams, surgeries, and other procedures. Topics include Vet’s office, pharmacy & lab, animal anatomy & physiology, diagnosing illnesses & injuries, treatment plants, “medical mysteries”, and getting into Vet School. Promotes critical thinking, problem-solving, teamwork, and STEAM. Mock Vet School graduation for parents on Friday at 12:30pm. Materials Fee $25 payable to instructor at the first class.

Instructor: Bricks, Bots, & Beakers Staff

The Art Studio

  • Ages: 5-12
  • Time: 8:30am-1pm
  • Price Per Week: Resident $250, Non-resident $312.50

Ages 5-12.  Enjoy a week of discovering exploring, and creating art by painting, sculpting, using mixed media and even recycled materials. Promotes self-expression, social skills, and attention to detail. Showcase for parents on Friday 6/5 and 8/7 at 12:30pm.

Instructor: Joella Gilmond, Artist for a Day

KidzArt

  • Ages 5-12 
  • Time: 8:30am-1:00pm
  • Price Per Week: Resident $275, Non-resident $343.75

Young artists learn to draw, paint, and create 3D art on multiple surfaces using a range of artistic mediums, and engage in team-building activities.  Each hour is different…let’s get creative!  Promotes: creativity, self-expression, teamwork.

Instructor: KidzArt PBC Staff

NEW! Mind Games

  • Ages 5-12
  • Time: 8:30am-1pm
  • Price Per Week: Resident $250, Non-resident $312.50

This curriculum-based enrichment program helps participants improve on academic achievement though STEM-based game play. Each day participants will be introduced to a new educational game as well as work on hands-on STEM-based projects to help prevent the ‘summer slide’. Promotes critical thinking, focus and attention, and positive sportsmanship.

Instructor: Mind Games and Beyond Staff

Boca Raton Hurricane All-Stars Cheerleading

  • Ages 5-13
  • Time: 8:30am-1pm
  • Price Per Week: Resident $250, Non-resident $312.50

Get ready for a summer filled with FUN and CHEER!  Your cheerleader will be immersed in a positive, uplifting environment filled with love, enthusiasm, and tons of technically excellent cheerleading training. A week includes cheers, chants, jumps, tumbling, partner stunts, spirit dance, carousel ride, Science Explorium and Playground, Butterfly Garden, Nature Trail, Spirit stickers, and crafting your very own Spirit Stick!  Promotes teamwork, confidence, and coordination. Performance for parents on Fridays at 12:30pm. Materials Fee $20 per session payable to instructor at the first class.

Instructor: Julie Chaykin and Staff

Edible Science

  • Ages 6-12
  • Time: 8:30am-12pm
  • Price Per Week: Resident $275, Non-resident $343.75

Now, finally, you can EAT your Experiments! Participants will incorporate life science, biology, chemistry, solar system exploration, and earth sciences into simple experiments. Promotes critical thinking, math, and problem-solving skills.

Instructor: Sara Doctofsky, The Professional You

Fun Chefs: Chopped Junior

  • Ages 6-13  
  • Time: 8:30am-1pm
  • Price Per Week: Resident $330, Non-resident $412.50

Calling all young CHEFS! Let your child unleash their inner Chef during this week-long program where they will have the opportunity to work in groups and create recipes from a mystery basket full of a variety of ingredients. Each day will have a team competition. Promotes teamwork, problem-solving, and creativity. Meals and snacks included; bring your own drink(s).  Close-toed shoes required; tie back long hair.  FUN CHEFS discourages those with food allergies as the menu cannot be modified.

Instructor: Fun Chefs Staff

NEW! Discover Magic

  • Ages 7-12
  • Time: 1:30-3:30pm
  • Price Per Week: Resident $200, Non-resident $250

Participants will have so much fun learning and performing magic tricks, they don’t even suspect they’re developing very special and incredibly valuable communication skills! Classes emphasize the Eight Traits of a True Magician: Respectful, Prepared, Enthusiastic, Confident, Humble, Creative, Authentic, and Giving. Graduation and magic show for parents on Fridays. Materials Fee $60 payable to instructor at the first class.

Instructor: Alan Kratish, South Florida Magic School

Project Fashion & Sewing

  • Ages 8-15
  • Time: 8:30am-1pm
  • Price Per Week: Resident $260, Non-resident $325

Bring your imagination to the FABRIC! Participants will get to bring their creativity to life as they learn to design and sew their own wearable piece. They will learn sewing machine safety, cutting, drawing, and measuring techniques. Fashion show for parents on Fridays at 12:30pm. Promotes creativity, self-confidence, and self-expression. Materials Fee $25 per session payable to instructor at the first class.  Instructor: Clara Lopez-Castro, The Fashion Arts and Sewing Studio

Once Upon a Happily Ever After

  • Ages 9-12
  • Time: 1:30-4:30pm 
  • Price Per Week: Resident $200, Non-resident $250

Love writing stories? Bring your favorite pens, pencils, and notebooks and spend your afternoons writing the same kinds of things your favorite authors wrote when they were kids. Learn about character, plot, setting, etc. Have fun getting new ideas, playing with words, and being creative. Promotes creativity, reading and writing skills. 

Instructor: Gloria Rothstein

Animation & Digital Arts for Beginners

  • Ages 11-15
  • Time: 8:30am-1pm
  • Price Per 2 Weeks: Resident $400, Non-resident $500

During this exciting hands-on summer program participants will gain experience in Digital & Traditional Art. Participants will animate, 3D model, create graphic designs, and produce a video game environment in 3D. Get a head start in the digital fields. Promotes creativity, problem-solving, critical thinking.

Instructor: Cedrick Dawson and Dawson Digital Art School Staff

FULL-DAY PROGRAMS

Fun & Fitness

  • Ages 5-12
  • Time: 8:30am-5:30pm
  • Price Per Week: Resident $205, Non-resident $256.25

A week of non-stop fun with sport games, hip hop dance, gymnastics, crafts, themed dress up days, Friday pizza party, and much more!  Please wear sneakers for safety.  Water day on Wednesdays.  Performance for parents on Fridays at 4:30pm. Promotes strength building, exercise, and coordination. Materials Fee $15 payable to the instructor at the first class.

Instructor: Joy Deco Enterprises Staff

Curtain’s Up! Theatre

  • Ages 6-15
  • Time: 8:30am-3pm
  • Price Per 3 Weeks: Resident $750, Non-resident $937.50

“Aladdin” performance drama program.  Taught by theatre professionals for the past 24 years, your ‘CHILD STAR’ will perform in a full-scale production while having fun at the theatre! Promotes: positive interacting skills, poise, and self-esteem. Performance for parents on Thursday 6/18 at 6pm. Optional materials fee $50 payable to the instructor at the first class.

Instructor: Curtain Call Playhouse Staff

Curtain’s Up! Theatre

  • Ages 6-15
  • Time: 8:30am-3pm
  • Price Per 2 Weeks: Resident $500, Non-resident $625

“Cinderella” performance drama program.  Taught by theatre professionals for the past 24 years, your ‘CHILD STAR’ will perform in a full-scale production while having fun at the theatre! This camp includes creating and performing skits, scene work, singing, choreography, voice projection, and more. Promotes positive interacting skills, poise, and self-esteem. Performance for parents Thursday 7/9 at 6pm. Optional materials fee $50 payable to the instructor at the first class.

Instructor: Curtain Call Playhouse Staff

Drama Kids

  • Ages 7-10
  • Time: 8:30am-3pm
  • Price Per Week: Resident $260, Non-resident $325

When school is out, drama is IN.  Kids participate in fun activities that help them think creatively, develop their self-confidence, speaking skills, presentation abilities, and acting skills.  Each week is a different theme!  Promotes confidence, public speaking skills, teamwork. Performance for parents on Fridays at 2:30pm.

Instructor: Monique Young and Drama Kids Staff

LEGO Stop Motion Animation

  • Ages 7-10
  • Time: 8:30am-3pm
  • Price Per Week: Resident $280, Non-resident $350

Working with LEGO, you and your crew will design your movie set, shoot, and edit your own stop motion film.  Red Carpet Popcorn Film Festival for parents on Friday at 2:30pm. Promotes attention to detail, creativity, patience. Materials Fee $25 payable to Instructor at the first class.

Instructor: The Director’s Cut Staff

STEMICON INNOVATORS: Sea Lab Missions

  • Ages 7-10 
  • Activity Number: 313413-A2
  • Price Per Week: Resident $390, Non-resident $487.50

Creative, inquisitive, and tech savvy participants will work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment, coding deep sea secret missions for their team’s robots while learning basic engineering principles. Participants will explore STEM topics according to age. Challenges introduce your child to the world of engineering. Promotes: critical thinking, problem-solving and collaboration skills. Demonstration for parents on Friday at 2:30pm. Materials Fee $50 per session payable to instructor at the first class.

Instructor: Bright & Smart Staff

STEMICON INNOVATORS: Exploring Mars Missions

  • Ages 7-10
  • Time: 8:30am-3pm
  • Price Per Week: Resident $390, Non-resident $487.50

Creative, inquisitive, and tech savvy participants will work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment while coding deep space terraforming missions for their team’s special Lego robots while learning about several engineering fields including Aerospace, Physics, and Civil Engineering. Participants will explore STEMicon topics according to age. Challenges introduce your child to the world of engineering. Promotes: math skills, critical thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration. Demonstration for parents on Friday at 2:30pm. Materials Fee $50 payable to instructor at the first class.

Instructor: Bright & Smart Staff

Adventures in Music

  • Ages 7-13
  • Time: 8:30am-3pm
  • Price Per Week: Resident $300, Non-resident $375

In this highly interactive, hands-on program, young musicians play instruments, sing, and enjoy every moment of their day. Presenting easy-to-learn songs, melodies, and activities, our experienced music educators will introduce a variety of musical instruments including guitar, drums, piano, and more! Participants will also learn how to read music. Includes a photo shoot and video production. No experience necessary; all instruments provided. Promotes self-confidence, musical skills, and teamwork. Performance for parents on Fridays at 2:00pm.

Instructor: PBC Music Teacher Neil Burton

STEMICON INNOVATORS: Engineering Gadgets

  • Ages 8-12
  • Time: 8:30am-3pm
  • Price Per Week: Resident $390, Non-resident $487.50

Does your child like to explore, build, and take apart gadgets? Participants will learn about different fields of engineering using the Engineering Design Process to construct and program their unique machines. Thinking outside the box, they will customize and code their masterpieces! Participants will explore STEMicon topics according to age. Promotes: creativity, problem-solving, teamwork.  Demonstration for parents on Friday at 2:30pm. Materials Fee $50 payable to instructor at the first class.

Instructor: Bright & Smart Staff

Claymation

  • Ages 10-14
  • Time: 8:30am-3pm
  • Price Per Week: Resident $280, Non-resident $350

Working with CLAY, you and your crew will design your movie set, shoot, and edit your own stop motion film.  Red Carpet Popcorn Film Festival for parents on Friday at 2:30pm. Promotes attention to detail, creativity, patience. Materials Fee $25 payable to instructor at the first class.

Instructor: The Director’s Cut Staff

STEMICON INNOVATORS: Drones & Apps

  • Ages 9-13
  • Time: 8:30am-3pm
  • Price Per Week: Resident $390, Non-resident $487.50

Does your child like to explore their environment and love technology and coding? Participants in this camp will put together a drone, learn the physics behind them, and apply their coding abilities to fly them through exciting obstacles courses. They will also learn to program their own apps using a drag and drop coding environment. Challenges cover fields on software, electrical, aerospace, and physics engineering.  Promotes: problem-solving, creativity, and critical thinking skills. Demonstration for parents on Friday 2:30pm.  Materials Fee $50 payable to instructor at the first class. An optional additional Materials Fee $50 for a take-home drone.

Instructor: Bright & Smart Staff

Film Making

  • Ages 9-14
  • Time: 8:30am-3pm
  • Price Per Week: Resident $280, Non-resident $350

Work with other film makers to write, script, and shoot your own blockbuster.  Young filmmakers will use our HD cameras, tripods, boom mikes, green screen, and Macbooks to produce their film.  Red Carpet Popcorn Film Festival for parents on Frida at 2:30pm. Promotes creativity, teamwork, critical thinking. Materials Fee $25 per session payable to instructor at the first class.

Instructor: LOL Film Making

EXTENDED CARE

Afternoon Kids in Action Extended Program

  • Ages 5-15  
  • Time: 1-5:30pm or 3-5:30pm 
  • Price Per 1-day: 1:00pm Start (A1-D1, F1-J1); Resident $95, Non-resident $118.75
  • Price Per 1-day: 3:00pm Start (A2-D2, F2-J2); Resident $55, Non-resident $68.75

What kids do when specialty programs are over at Sugar Sand Park Community Center.  Join in the fun from 1:00pm or 3:00pm until 5:30pm each day as kids play games, do tumbling, arts & crafts, outdoor activities, and karaoke singing and performing.  Please wear sneakers for safety.  Bring a snack and beverage.  Must be enrolled in a Sugar Sand Park Summer Specialty Program or Science Camp during the same week.  No individual day enrollments.

Instructor: Joy Deco Enterprises Staff