The Museum of Contemporary Art is at 770 NE 125th St., North Miami.
CAMPING A MONSTER
Well, that’s what my gamer calls it. The University of Miami will host for the 11th summer the extremely popular iD Tech Camp for kids into game design, robotics, film, animation, web design, filk (the music culture tied to science fiction and fantasy), and programming. There’s even an iPhone® app development session.
Campers are ages 7-17 and fees range from $829-$879 for a weeklong session.
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THE RIGHT NOTES
At the Greater Miami Youth Symphony Summer Camp, young musicians can get a lot done in a short period of time. Melissa Lesniak, executive director of GMYS, said the 6-year-old camp brings in more than 300 students ages 5-18. There are three sessions and groups are based on level. Intermediate and advanced students need a recommendation from their music teacher. There are field trips to New World Center, ZooMiami, Actors Playhouse. The beginner camp meets at the Deering Estate at Cutler and Atala Montessori School in Homestead while the intermediate camp is at South Miami High. The advanced group meets at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. Sessions are two to six weeks long.
Go to www.gmys.org.
UP ON STAGE
A theater camp still talked about in our house is the University of Miami Summer Theatre Academy. My girls even learned sign language at this camp and one went on to perfect her skills.
The final performance is at the Jerry Herman Ring Theatre. Registration is open to kids in first through 10th grades. Early registration is until April 26 for discounts. Fees are $1,300-$1,500 for the full six weeks or $700-$800 for the half sessions.
For more, go to summertheatreacademy.wix.com/sta.
TAKE A BOW
The Tandem Theatre Project immerses campers in music, dance, stagecraft, productions and games. For teens, summer is the perfect time to get into the craft, said Jean Sensale, co-founder of Tandem and music director of the camp.
Aspiring opera singers are encouraged.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.tandemtheatreproject.org.
The Young Musicians’ Summer Music Camp for students aged 9-18 is in its 13th year at the University of Miami Frost School of Music in Coral Gables.
Session A is June 17-July 3 and Session B is July 8 - July 19. Study tracks range from Vocal, Classical Instrumental, Rock, Jazz, Piano and for advanced musicians, Classical Chamber Music - Instrumental, Classical Piano, Classical Voice, Classical Composition, Jazz-Instrumental, Jazz Voice, and Contemporary Songwriting.
There is also a community service program with hours awarded. Students in grades 10-12 can work as camp counselors or help set up and break down stage equipment for concerts, talent shows and jam sessions. Registration is now open. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and fees run from $600 to $980. Go to www.youngmusicianscamp.com.
ZUMBA AND CARTOONING
The Kids/Teen College Summer Program at Miami Dade College is a great bet. You’ll find salsa and merengue classes, karate, improv, modeling, a kids radio show, LEGO® building, paper mache, rocket building, photo editing, and more.
Prices for sessions vary depending on class. For kids ages 7 to 17.
See the schedule at https://sisvsr.mdc.edu/ce/showsched.aspx?catID=Y1,Z1,Z2&chkK=on.