Best Delray Beach Summer Camps | Where To Send Your Kids This Summer

the best delray beach summer camps

Summer is around the corner and another school year is coming to an end. For Delray Beach families, the vibrant social atmosphere shines during summer, when the pomp and presentation of the tourism season wanes. While we can expect greatness from our city when the lights are on and the visitors come, it's the liminal spaces between the big money seasons that cement our city as a year-round paradise with so much to do. As one of the most bike and pedestrian-friendly cities in South Florida, there's plenty to do for your kids during the day. For those young enough to need supervision and enrichment, we've compiled a list of Delray Beach Summer Camps for the 2023 Summer. We'll provide a handpicked list of Delray summer camps for as many ages, interests, and locations as we can, but by no means does our list include everything on offer. Be sure to research, speak with your counselors, and find the best fit for your kids. For Delray Beach parents, here's a great place to start!

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General Summer Camps

The following section covers multidisciplinary Summer Camps for general interests. There are more than a dozen summer camps of this variety across South Palm Beach County, but here are some of the most localized and best-known favorites among Delray Beach children and their families.

Delray Beach Rec Camp

Headquartered at Pompey Park, this multiactivity summer camp with keep the young ones busy and on their feet as they explore a variety of recreational activities with their neighbors and friends.  

Space of Mind Discovery Summer Camp

The Summer Discovery Camp is all about sharing new experiences from a variety of disciplines with children. Kids will be introduced to the creative and culinary arts, community service, leadership, yoga, theater, science, fitness, music, and so much more. This camp is purpose-built to orient kids with what may be their life's passion and runs for the majority of the Summer season.

  • When: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. June 12 - August 18 
  • Where: Space of Mind - 102 N. Swinton Ave. Delray Beach, FL 33444
  • How Much: $400/week or $90/day
  • Age Group: 5-14

Summer Seedlings Camp

The adorable Summer Seedlings Camp is made to enrich the young lives of kids aged 3-6, introducing them to new forms of art, science, and natural exploration. The Sunflower Creative Arts organization is a nonprofit to provide hands-on learning experiences in play, the arts, and natural immersion, and has become a beloved pillar of Delray Beach's giving spirit.

  • When: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. June 5 - August 4 
  • Where: Sunflower Creative Arts - 227 Dixie Blvd. Delray Beach, FL 33444
  • How Much: $550/2 week session
  • Age Group: 3-6

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Sports Camps

Delray Beach is known for its sprawling parks and rec system, including public pools, skateparks, rec centers, many basketball courts, the Tennis Center, and so much more.  Delray's rich culture of athletics and movement-based activity is supported by the many sports-themed camps offered to its youth.

Summer Skate Camp

Summer Skateboarding Camp takes advantage of the Teen Center and Skatepark that once served as the meeting hall of the Delray Womens Club. This camp will feature skate instruction, in addition to other athletics like flag football, hockey, pickleball, and more.

  • When: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. June 5 - July 18
  • Where: "505" Teen Center and Hobbit Skate Park
  • How Much: $500/4 week session + $25 application fee
  • Age Group: 5-13

Waves Academy Surf Camp

The Waves Academy at the Delray Breakers Hotel focuses on safety and education for all skill levels. In addition to surfing, other activities include snorkeling, pool and beach days, marine biology lessons, arts & crafts, movies, and more. 

  • When: 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM. May 29 - August 18
  • Where: Delray Breakers Hotel - 1875 S. Ocean Blvd. Delray Beach, FL 33483
  • How Much: $350/week
  • Age Group: 5-15

Play by Play Broadcasting Camp 

The Play by Play Broadcasting Camp focuses on the art and passion of sports broadcasting, introducing young aspirants to a profession behind some of the most seminal moments in American history.

  • When: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. June 12 - 16
  • Where: Florida Atlantic University - 777 Glade Rd. Boca Raton, FL 
  • How Much: $750
  • Age Group: 10-18

Delray Beach Basketball Camp

The aptly titled Delray Beach basketball camp takes place between the Delray Beach Community Center and Atlantic High School. Students of all skill levels can hone their game and compete against like-minded peers at this hoops-focused camp.

  • When: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM. June 5 - July 13 (Monday - Thursday Only)
  • Where: Delray Beach Community Center and Atlantic High School
  • How Much: $50/session
  • Age Group: 7-15

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Arts, Music & Theater

Delray Beach is a renowned arts community with local events, festivals, and organizations serving as a talent pipeline for aspiring performers and artists. The many art & theater-focused summer camps offered in the area are a testament to the community-wide dedication to cultural enrichment.

Arts Garage "set the stage" summer camp

Set in one of the iconic cultural hubs of Pineapple Grove, this theater production-focused camp will enrich children through performance art and creative pursuit. Citing the correlation between social and emotional development and introducing kids to the arts, the art garage camp is a favorite for young thespians all over town.

  • When: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. June
  • Where: Delray Beach Arts Garage - 94 NE 2nd Ave. Delray Beach, FL 33444
  • How Much: Call for Pricing
  • Age Group: 6-17

Delray Beach playhouse summer camp

The Delray Beach Playhouse Summer Camp explores drama, music, dance, and more. Unlike some theater camps that ramp up the pressure toward final production, The Delray Beach Playhouse Summer Camp allows youngsters to hone their skills without the pomp and circumstance.

  • When: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. June 5 - August 4
  • Where: 950 NW 9th St. 
  • How Much: $175 first week, $125 each following week
  • Age Group: 6-12

Youth Orchestra of Palm Beach County Summer Camp

The Youth Orchestra Summer Camp is a short clinic building the classical skills of orchestral musicians at all skill levels. Exposure to classical music is widely known to be a major benefit to the minds and imaginations of young people.

  • When: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM. July 10 - July 21
  • Where: Don Esteridge High Tech Middle School - 1787 NW Spanish River Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33431
  • How Much: $395/session, $695 for both sessions
  • Age Group: 8-18

School of Rock Summer Camp

The School of Rock Summer Camp will run on consecutive weeks for the majority of Summer. Each week will have its focus and theme, from Classic Rock to the Beatles, Blues, the 90's, and more.

  • When: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. June 5 - Aug 11
  • Where: Schoof of Rock Boca Raton - 141 NW 20th St. Boca Raton, FL 33431
  • How Much: $399/week
  • Age Group: 8-18

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