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Nature Detectives at Fern Forest Nature Center
If your child would like to explore nature this summer, consider Nature Detectives at Fern Forest Nature Center, an adventure for children ages 8 to 11. The first session runs June 17-21, the second July 15-19. Each day's program runs from 9 a.m. to noon, with different topics daily.
The fee is $75 per child for the week. Parents can preregister by phone at 954-357-5198 or in person at the nature center. Payment is expected at the time of registration. Space is limited.
Summer Horse Camp at Tradewinds Park
Are your children interested in horses? Do they keep asking for a pony? Equestrian camp is an opportunity for children ages 9 through 16 to get real experience caring for horses on a daily basis. There will also be riding instruction (weather permitting) and instruction in grooming, saddling, horse care and maintenance, tack and equipment, and other activities.
The camp is offered in one-day, two-day, and four-day sessions starting June 10 and ending August 15: June 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, and 20 for one-day camps; June 24-25, 26-27, July 8-9, and 10-11 for two-day camps; July 15-18, 22-25, and July 29-August 1 for intermediate four-day camps; and August 5-8 and 12-15 for advanced four-day camps. Camp is from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. Camp fees are $75 per day, $150 per two days, and $300 or $400 per four days, depending on the level. All camp participants must wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Participants should also bring a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a towel. Students must bring their own snacks and lunch. Space is limited. To find out more or to register your child, call 954-357-8720 or 954-357-8870.
Science Eye Safari Camp at Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center
SCIENCE - the power to change the world! If your child likes science, then we have the camp for him or her. Campers are immersed in the roles of a scientist making observations, conducting experiments, engaging in field studies, and more. By participating in fun, interactive, hands-on projects, they'll learn to explore the world around them to gain new insights and become aware of why it's important to take care of the environment. The summer day camp runs Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 17-21, June 24-28, July 8-12, and July 29-August 2. The fee is $300 per camper, and preregistration is required. This includes field trips on Fridays, along with lunch and a snack daily. After-care is available from 4 to 5 p.m. for an additional fee. There are also discounts for children who enroll early, in multiple weeks, and for families with multiple children. For more information, visit the Science Eye Website, call 954-680-7977 ,or email email@example.com.
Summer Sports Camp at C.B. Smith Park
Mackey Sports Enterprises offers a summer tennis, soccer, and basketball camp. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and the cost is $140 per child (ages 6 to 14) for the full-day weekly program. Extended hours are offered from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. for $185 per week. Daily rates and half-day rates are also offered. Extras include mini-golf, water park on Wednesdays, tube ride on Fridays, and snacks and lunch. For more information, check the Mackey Website or call 954-868-6100.
4-H Youth Summer Camp
The 4-H Youth Development Program (for ages 5 to 18) will offer residential programs later this summer with service-hour opportunities for high school youths. If you are interested in having your children participate or need more information, contact the Broward County 4-H office at 4-H@broward.org or by phone at 954-357-5270.
Summer Recreation at Neighborhood Parks
Mondays through Fridays • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. For ages 6 to 17.
Starts June 17 and ends August 9.
Indoor and Outdoor Activities • Arts and Crafts • Fishing Clinics • SWIM Central • Nutrition Program • Game-Room Activities • Paw Hero Program • Special Events • Field Trips • Exercise • Broward Star Time Talent Competition • Guest Speakers
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited. The Summer Recreation Program includes a free lunch. Register at the park you want your child to attend.
Summer Recreation Employment flyer (PDF)