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By: Heather McMechan Special to the Boca and Delray newspaper

If you’ve been too consumed with Mother’s Day Teas, end of the year projects and the last baseball game of the season, you may have forgotten to plan for the summer. Don’t worry! I’ve got the latest scoop on last minute camps you can sign-up for. Don’t wait and plan your summer today.

Camp Twister

Camp Twisters has many choices when it comes to finding the best camp for your child. If your child loves climbing, jumping, running and flipping, then they will have a blast at Twisters. Whether your child spends a session, a day, a week or the whole summer at Twisters, their time here will be filled with loads of fun!

Registration includes the camp sessions of your choice, gymnastics instruction, healthy snack & juice each day, arts & crafts, movie time and fun & games. Lunch is available daily for $7.  In addition to spring and summer camp, Twisters offers many day camps throughout the school year during holiday breaks and teacher work days.

Boca Twisters Camps: Summer: June 4- Aug 10th (8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.). Call 561-750-6001 for more details. American Twisters Camps: Summer: June 7th-Aug 10th (8:30 a.m, -6 p.m.). Call 954-725-9199 for more information.

iD Tech Camps

iD Tech Camps are summer technology programs for students 7-17 with over 150 university locations across the country including five in Florida. This summer, students will code mobile apps. Design video games. Produce viral videos. Discover the secrets of cryptography and so much more. Courses are led by tech-savvy, adult-only staff in a fun, energetic and experiential environment. In addition to providing entertaining and age-appropriate activities, STEM summer camps are loaded with original, real-world curriculum and professional software. With personalized, hands-on instruction for all skill levels and small class sizes that average eight students per instructor, students will become the world’s next creators of innovative technology.

South Florida locations include Florida Atlantic University and University of Miami

Space of Mind Camp

Curate your aweSOMe summer…fly solo. Find your group. Bring your group. With lessons or life coaching with a class, camp or workshop customize your own event and create your own adventure.

Summer discovery camp – Jump into an aweSOMe world of imagination and discovery. Each week is a new adventure in the creative and culinary arts, humanities and sciences – and in learning about one’s self.

Summer study hall – The better way to do summer school! Fulfill an online course requirement or take one of our home education courses, get help with specific academic skills or design your own course, internship or creative project to ignite your passion. Academic assessments are also offered to help students set goals for achievement. Half Day, 9 a.m.-noon, Monday – Friday, $300/week (includes AM snack). Full Day, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday through Friday, $400/week (includes AM snack). Monday – Fridays, June 11th-August 3rd. Space of Mind Schoolhouse, 102 N. Swinton Ave. For information, please call 877.407.1122 or email admin@myspaceofmind.com

3D Printing & CAD Summer Tech Camp

Looking for an innovative, yet fun summer tech camp to bring your kids too? You found it! TeachGeek’s 3D Printing & CAD Summer Tech Camp is offered to students ages 8 & up to keep kids engaged in learning technology while having fun. The program is specifically designed to advance your children’s technical knowledge skill set outside conventional curriculum methods. By using STEAM education principles & creative design thinking, kids learn how to use CAD programs (Computer Assisted Design) to learn the magic behind 3D Printing.

Program is offered weekly at Grandview Preparatory School in Boca Raton. Pricing is $400/student per weekly session. Discounts available if signing up for 2 or more sessions.

First session begins June 4th – June 11th and runs weekly throughout the Summer. Last session is August 13th – August 17th. Monday – Friday 10am – 3pm. Half hour lunch break (not included). Schedule varies depending on class enrollment. Call 561- 336-0368 to set up your session.