Kids learning while having fun at summer camp

Summer is Coming

Summer Camps for Kids in The Palm Beaches

Summer vacation in Florida means more than fun and sun—take advantage of day camps, resort camps and kid-friendly activities. (If you don’t tell the kids they’re educational, we won’t!)

Looking for a destination that lets you enjoy some relaxation time while the kids are occupied with their own fun? You’ve found it. With a variety of beachesarts & culture and dining experiences, there’s something for the entire family in The Palm Beaches. Check out the variety of summer camps and kid-friendly activities offered here. And with our Free Night offers throughout the destination, you can stay even longer.

Outdoor & Hands-On Camps & Activities

Lion Country Safari
Each day at Safari Day Camp is filled with fun, adventure, and hands-on learning. Campers ages 6-12 will enjoy animal encounters, themed crafts and activities, swimming, and adventures in both the 4-mile drive-through preserve and Safari World walk-through amusement park.
 

Girl with a Flamingo at Lion Country Safari

Loggerhead Marinelife Center
Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s summer camp programs are interactive, educational and stimulating. Each camp is geared towards children ages 6 through 17. Students participating in the Jr. Marine Biologist summer camp program will gain an understanding of various nature-related topics such as (but not limited to) ecology and marine biology, with an emphasis on conservation.

Two kids at Loggerhead's sumer camp

MacArthur Beach State Park
MacArthur Beach State Park is offering six weeks of camp programs, giving young naturalists the opportunity to learn about the coastal ecosystems of South Florida. Campers will not only learn environmental concepts, explore the ecosystems, and conduct scientific investigations but will have a great time doing so. Older campers will also have an opportunity to kayak and snorkel, while younger campers will explore the beach and learn basic scientific concepts.

Campers at MacArthur Beach State Park

Palm Beach Zoo
Each week offers a wildlife theme featuring zookeeping activities, behind-the-scenes tours, scavenger hunts, enriching conservation education activities, and interactive fountain time. Kids will enjoy up-close animal encounters, animal exhibit visits, crafts, games, and much more.

Young girl look at otters at the zoo

South Florida Science Center & Aquarium
Perfect for young scientists ages 4-14, each week of camp offers hands-on exploration on a variety of STEM topics. Days are packed with interactive lessons, laboratories, themed crafts, and outdoor activities led by expert science educators. Themes include RoboCode, CSI: Spy Academy, MinecraftEDU, and DRL: Drone Reimagination League.
 

Kids at the South Florida Science Center Camp

South Florida Fair
Thursdays and Fridays throughout the months of June and July, Yesteryear Village is offering fun, engaging, interactive and educational programs. Activities will vary by day and may include old-fashioned water play with sprinklers, animals in the No Name Corral, making seed necklaces, a salsa garden, learning about animal care, horse grooming and other ag-related activities. Step back in time and enjoy old-fashioned games, candle making, blacksmithing and more.

Resort Kids Clubs

Palm Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
Youngsters ages 4-12 can take part in the Kids Club, with daily activities customized to each child’s age and interests. On the menu are crafts, sports, and seasonal adventures from sand art and hair braiding to water balloon games, treasure digs, and sea shell expeditions.

Kids Club Room at Palm Beach Marriott Resort and Spa

The Seagate Hotel & Spa
Every Friday evening, hotel guests can participate in Movie Night on the Beach. Chairs are provided, but feel free to bring your own blanket to snuggle up under the stars. Every Saturday and Sunday, the Kids’ Club Arts & Crafts is also offered.

Arts & Culture Camps & Activities

Armory Art Center
Filled with fun and creativity for ages 6-18. The Armory Arts Center offers high-quality art education, including drawing, painting, sculpture, jewelry, fashion, ceramics, animation, and printmaking.
 

Boy showing off his art at Armory Arts Center

Arts Garage
This summer camp is the perfect place for young creatives to learn about all aspects of theater. From set design to writing and performance, students use their imagination and work together to create their own production.

Ballet Palm Beach
Experienced dancers and dance novices alike can expand their talents with Ballet Palm Beach this summer. All dancers, from the youngest children to pre-professionals, will end their workshops with an in-studio performance.

Girl is ballet class

The Kravis Center ArtsCamp
Under the guidance of professional teaching artists, kids ages 9-11 will explore dance, drama, musical theater, vocal music, and technical theater while creating an original production.

Kids performing at Kravis Center ArtsCamp

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
Monday, June 24, through Friday, June 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens will transform into a virtual playground of incredible sights and sounds upon the return of the Youth Summer Music Camp. The immersive, five-day camp is open to students in grades 3 through 12. The curriculum features a rotating mélange of musical theory, history, culture, instrumental instruction, and an introduction to Japanese traditional arts.
 

Young boy and girl performing

Maltz Jupiter Theatre
Where can you find characters from Dr. Seuss, Mary Poppins, The Little Mermaid, popular Disney favorites and large-scale kids’ musicals under one roof? At the Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s popular Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts summer camp programs, of course! Many of the summer camps conclude with themed showcase performances. The two largest camp shows will be performed on the Theatre’s stage: the Senior Conservatory’s In the Heights and the Junior Conservatory’s You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.
 

More Kid-Friendly Activities

Legends of Xscape Palm Beach
While it looks like an ordinary room, Legends of Xscape is actually an interactive mystery puzzle. The camp provides immersive adventures with a full day of action. Complete escape rooms, go behind the scenes to learn how it works, and build your own Arduino puzzles.

Group of excaped winners