Miami Dade College

School of Continuing Education & Professional Development

Summer Camps 2015

Summer Camps You Can Trust

It is summer time again!  Kids and teens are ready to explore fun activities as they head off to camp. Here at Miami Dade College, children and teens have enjoyed a fun and safe environment since the summer of 1993 when we offered our first Summer Camp.
This year is no different. Children and teens will have the possibility to attend Summer Camps in five different MDC locations throughout Miami-Dade County: Kendall, North, MDC-West, Wolfson and Homestead Campus.
MDC Summer Camps… a place you can trust where children and teens will build memories to last a life-time.

Overview

Summer Camp

Age

Cost

Homestead Campus
Acting and Theater Summer Camp 13-17 $83
ArtSouth Creative Arts Summer Camp 7-15 $130/$150
InterAmerican Campus
G.A.M.E. (Game Animation Motion Expert) Summer Camp - Maya Certified User 13-17 $395
Kendall Campus
ART Portfolio Camp 12-16 $185
Camp Wannadraw: Fine Arts and Crafts Summer Camp 11-17 $185
Girls Volleyball Camp 7-17 $220
Kids/Teen College Summer Program 7 - 17

Starting at $110

Latin Jazz Experience Summer Camp 11-17 $185
Let’s Dance! 6 - 13 $185
Susan Summons MDC Motivational Summer Basketball Camp for Boys and Girls 5-16 $90
Tennis Camp 6 - 17 $135
Wild Things Happen 5 - 11 $153
MDC-West
Chinese Culture and Language Camp 6 - 12 $179
North Campus
Arts and Eco Camp 6 - 14 $225
CSI Miami Camp (Sponsored by the Title V-STEM LADDER grant) 14-18

No cost
Registration $50

Fashion Institute Camp 8 - 14 $225
Kidscene Camp 5 - 11 $120*
Lego Machines 6 - 8 $153
Lego Machines 9 - 12 $153
Music Camp 8 - 16 $225
Performing Arts Camp 6 - 12 $225
Robotics Camp 14-18 No cost
Registration $50
Summer SLAMM (Science Labs and Much More) Camp 15-17 $120
Technology Camp 9 - 12 $225
Wolfson Campus
Animation Camp 14-19 $395
3D Gaming Design Camp 14-19 $395
Mobile App Camp 14-19 $395

*Save by registering for 3 weeks - $330 or 9 weeks - $774 - Kidscene Summer Camp

Map of five Miami Dade College campuses

Summer Camp Programs

  • Acting and Theater Summer Camp

    Students will learn voice, body language and explore various essential techniques of acting, such as memorization, sense memory, emotional memory, and characterization. This class leads to inspiration, transformation and creativity, but most definitely, will bring out the artist in you! Drop-off and Pick-Up at Building G. Camp location: Homestead Campus. Call 305-237-5159 for information.

  • GAME

    A fun interactive mini gaming camp! Students 13-17 will learn all the basics of the powerful, industry leading Maya application. Upon course completion students will have the option to take the Maya Certified User exam. Why not pursue a powerful credential over the summer? Certification at this level helps demonstrate a commitment to academic success and career development. Morning and afternoon snacks are provided. Students may bring lunch from home or have the option of purchasing a lunch package at $35 for the week. Pre-care available from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m., post-care from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Drop-off and pick-up at Room 401 between building 3 and 1 on the south side facing SW 7th Street. Call 305-237-6273 for additional details.


  • ART Portfolio

    ART Portfolio Camp
    Ages 12-16 | $185

    Students ages 12 to 16 will be introduced to the different color relationships, to the techniques of mixing colors, color layering their paint appropriately and planning a painted composition. This Camp is ideal for students interested in creating portfolios for magnet schools! Camp location: Hammocks Middle School, 9889 Hammocks Blvd. Call 305-237-2612 for information.


  • Wannadraw Summer Camp

    Youth will enhance their creativity and artistic skills by working with different artistic media. Students will have the chance to work with clay, acrylic paint, charcoal, pencil, watercolor, plaster and printing. They will learn how to use these materials while expressing their original creativity by choosing their own subject matter. Camp location: Hammocks Middle School, 9889 Hammocks Blvd. Call 305-237-2612 for information.


  • Girls Volleyball Summer Camp

    Daily instruction includes emphasis on individual volleyball skills. Focus on fundamentals of setting, passing, serving, hitting, and blocking and floor defense. Camp also develops the emphasis on the fundamentals of team training. Bring your lunch, or purchase at the college cafeteria. Drop-off and camp location: GYM. Call 305-237-2161 for information.


  • Kids and Teens College Summer program

    Kids/Teen College Summer Program
    Ages 7-17 | Starting at $110 per session

    An educational yet fun environment where kids and teens can customize their schedule and choose classes they like most! Kids and teens can attend morning, afternoon, or combine two classes to spend the entire day. Our program includes "Before and After Care" in a safe and fun environment. Drop-off and pickup is at building 8, room 8122 - Kendall Campus

    Classes per Age Group

  • Latin Jazz Experience

    For music enthusiasts in grades 6-12. Have fun while developing your skills in jazz improvisation. Improve your music theory skills and understanding of jazz and Latin jazz styles. Make friends, perform in small groups and jam with some of Miami’s top jazz instructors. All instruments are welcome: piano, bass, guitar, drums, woodwind, brass and strings. Camp location: Hammocks Middle School, 9889 Hammocks Blvd. Call 305-237-2612 for information.


  • Let's Dance

    Children ages 6 to 13 will enjoy two weeks of the wonderful styles of ballet, lyrical, contemporary, salsa, hip-hop and more! No experience is required. All levels are welcome. Camp location: Hammocks Middle School, 9889 Hammocks Blvd. Call 305-237-2612 for information.


  • Tennis Camp

    A Motivational Summer Basketball Camp for boys and girls ages 5-16. Campers will receive quality instruction in basketball fundamentals. Live skills and guidance on exercise and nutrition. One t-shirt included. Drop-off and camp location: GYM. Call 305-237-2161 for information.


  • Tennis Camp

    Tennis Camp
    Ages 6-17 | $135

    Our Tennis Camp will provide campers with a fun filled week in which they are exposed to the latest cutting edge tennis training methods. Our special mix of instruction, team competition, and off court activities make these sessions ones campers will remember for the rest of their lives. The sessions will include stroke development, game strategies, match plays and much more. Camp will run rain or shine. Call 305-237-2612 for information. Camp location: South Tennis Courts, Kendall Campus Call 305-237-2612 for information.


  • Wild Things Happens Summer Camp

    Children ages 5 to 11 will enjoy activities such as computers, field trips, indoor and outdoor games, arts & crafts and many more. Lunch and snack included. Drop off campers in room G208. *No camp July 4th. Camp location: Kendall Campus. For more information please call (305) 237-2161.

  • Chinese Culture and Language Camp

    Master the language basics to communicate in Mandarin Chinese. Language instruction is embedded in learning about Chinese culture through hands-on, interactive and fun activities. Calligraphy is not only language but art. Calligraphy workshops teach campers the art of calligraphy in China and how to produce letters and symbols. Chinese tea ceremonies are a key element of Chinese culture and campers will learn how to host one. As a change of pace, campers discover the history of Chinese martial arts and learn martial arts skills. Camp location: MDC-West. Call 305-237-8513 for more information.

  • Arts and Eco

    Arts and Eco Camp
    Ages 6-14 | $225

    A fun, nurturing environment for budding artists. Young artists will focus their artistic talents on art projects inspired by the natural world. Conceptual, installation, oil, watercolors or acrylic – connections are made between the environment and art. Projects in the North Campus Green Urban Living Center entwine art and the natural world students inhabit. Environmental activities will include maintaining and harvesting a vegetable garden, and care and tending of a Monarch butterfly garden. Field trips to the beach and another environmental location give young artists an opportunity to observe and connect with these environments, and, as a result, create art at field trip locations. At the end of the camp students exhibit their best works in a juried exhibition. Breakfast, lunch and snacks included. Drop-off at building 400. Camp location: North Campus Call 305-237-1019 for information.


  • CSI Miami Camp

    Students interested in pursuing science degrees are strongly encouraged to attend this fun interactive teen camp. Campers will learn how to evaluate a crime scene, how to package, collect and process evidence, projectile motion, and DNA while working with faculty from the School of Justice, and the department of Biology and Chemistry. Breakfast, lunch and snacks included. Drop-off at the Science Building. Camp location: North Campus. Call 305-237-1019 for information.


  • Fashion Institute Camp

    Fashion Institute Camp
    Ages 8-14 | $225

    Do you want to be a fashion Designer or just learn how to sew your own clothes? This Camp is for you! Participate in a catwalk Fashion Show to showcase your creations! Design and create bags, dresses, pants, and shirts. Limited Space Available! Lunch and snacks included. Drop-off at building 300. Camp location: North Campus Call 305-237-1019 for information.


  • Kidscene Camp

    Kidscene Camp
    Ages 5-11 | $120

    A fun and educational camp for students ages 5-11. Students will participate in field trips, swimming, reading program, social skills, sports, music and environmental activities. Limited Space Available! Breakfast, lunch and snacks included. Drop-off at building 300. Camp location: North Campus Call 305-237-1019 for information.


  • Lego Machines 6-8

    Lego Machines 6-8
    Ages 9-12 | $153

    Amazing Week Full of Fun! Children will learn basic static structures used in robotics by applying the fundamentals of math and science concepts while building and programming their robots. They will enjoy playing and learning how pneumatics works, using sensors and motors. Campers will compete with their robots in mini team competitions and demonstrate their projects in a Show & Tell to their parents and friends. Lunch and snacks included. Drop-off at Building 300. Camp location: North Campus. Call 305-237-1019 for information.


  • Lego Machines 9-12

    Lego Machines 9-12
    Ages 9-12 | $153

    Amazing Week Full of Fun! More advanced level of construction and programming for this age group. Students will design and build robots and programmable machines using specialized software. Campers will compete with their robots in mini team competitions and demonstrate their projects in a Show & Tell to their parents and friends. Drop-off at Building 300. Camp location: North Campus. Call 305-237-1019 for information.


  • Music Camp

    Music Camp
    Ages 8-16 | $225

    This program is for youth who want to learn a musical instrument from scratch or enhance their current skills in music. Students will receive instruction from professional musicians and educators in Music Theory, Musical Theatre, Piano, Chorus, and Guitar. Session concludes with a final performance. Lunch and snacks included. Drop-off at building 300. Camp location: North Campus Call 305-237-1019 for information.


  • Performing Arts Camp

    Performing Arts Camp
    Ages 6-12 | $225

    Become a star! Learn about performance, makeup and costuming. We will introduce your child to various dance styles such as ballet, hip-hop, jazz, and belly dance as well as voice and acting. Everyone participates in an end of camp performance in the state-of-the-art Lehman Theatre. Breakfast, lunch and snacks included. Drop-off at building 300. Camp location: North Campus. Call 305-237-1019 for information.


  • Robotics Camp

    During the 3-week long Robotics Camp, students will learn to assemble and program NXT Lego Robots by using National Instruments LabView programming. Additionally, MDCPS and MDC North STEM faculty members will teach them how to program Arduino circuit boards, SolidWorks 3D modeling software, and will be exposed to 3D printing. At the end of the Camp, the students will participate in an exciting 2-day Robotics Challenge where they will compete in teams to win first, second, and third place prizes. Limited to 50 students. Registration fee $50. Lunch and snacks included. For application/registration please contact Sandra Garcia at sgarcia3@mdc.edu. Drop-off at building 4000. Camp location: North Campus. Call 305-237-1019 for information.


  • Robotics Camp

    Biotechnology is the use of living systems and organisms to develop or make useful products, or "any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms or derivatives thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use" (UN Convention on Biological Diversity, Art. 2). Students ages 15-17 who have an interest in science, forensics, investigation, DNA analysis or technology will have an opportunity to earn college credit while having fun during the summer. Limited space available. Lunch and snacks included. Drop-off at the Science Building. For application please contact Sandra Garcia


  • Technology Camp

    Technology Camp
    Ages 9-12 | $225

    The technology summer camp provides students with fun, hands-on, project-based learning from experienced instructors and guest lecturers. Students will be exposed to a variety of coding concepts and techniques and will learn the necessary skills to create their very own mobile applications. Limited space available! Lunch and snacks included. Drop-off at building 300. Camp location: North Campus. Call 305-237-1019 for information.

  • Animation Camp

    Animation Camp
    Ages 14-19 | $395

    Get an introduction to character design and animation using Autodesk® Maya® , the application used by top video game development and film studios. Skills development will focus on the use of Autodesk ”Maya” and Adobe Photoshop. This class is project based; students will have the opportunity to complete a portfolio of their own animation. Pre-Requisite: Basic computer skills. Check in from 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. get acquainted with equipment, meet and greet. From 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.– students can stay on premises and work on labs while waiting for pick-up. Drop-off and Pick-Up at Building 8, first floor. Camp location: Wolfson Campus. For more information please call (305) 237-3120.


  • 3D Gaming Design Camp

    3D Gaming Design Camp
    Ages 14-19 | $395

    Learn the premier 3D modeling, animation, effects, and rendering software packages on the market. Using the industry-standard, intuitive toolset featured in Autodesk® Maya® realistic 3D models will be created and prepare them for game play in a gaming engine. Skills development will focus on the use of Autodesk ”Maya” and Adobe Photoshop. Pre-Requisite: Basic computer skills. Check in from 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. get acquainted with equipment, meet and greet. From 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.– students can stay on premises and work on labs while waiting for pick-up. Drop-off and Pick-Up at Building 8, first floor. Camp location: Wolfson Campus. For more information please call (305) 237-3120.

  • Mobile App Camp

    Mobile App Camp
    Ages 14-19 | $395

    In this course students will learn how to build mobile apps for Android phones and tablets with MIT App Inventor. This course targets beginners. You will start your learning journey by setting up App Inventor and building progressively more complex apps in different domains. Along the way, students will learn programming concepts and terminologies. You will also learn how to publish your app on the web and/or the App Inventor gallery where your friends and family can download your app to their phones. From 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.– students can stay on premises and work on labs while waiting for pick-up. Drop-off and Pick-Up at Building 8, first floor. Camp location: Wolfson Campus. For more information please call (305) 237-3120.