2012 summer camps at FIU


Experts say that children need to be kept active — mentally and physically — during the summer break to avoid learning losses. Learning about the environment, architecture, improving athletic skills and prepping for college are just some of the many options available to children and teens interested in attending summer camp at one of FIU’s campuses. Here are the camps being offered this summer:

Marine Biology

EcoAcademy

Hosted by the School of Environment, Arts and Society, the camp features marine science activities, swimming, kayaking, and arts and crafts. The four-week camp focuses on a different theme each week: Discover Our Backyard (July 9-13); Creatures of the Sea (July 16-20); Underwater Exploration (July 23-27); and Hot Planet, Cool Kids (July 30-Aug. 3).

  • Location: Biscayne Bay Campus
  • Who:¬†Children 6 to 16 years of age
  • Cost: $225 per week, pre- and post-care available for an additional $25 per week.
  • Dates: July 9-Aug. 3
  • Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Architecture

Design Discovery @ South Beach

Hosted by the College of Architecture + The Arts, this is a new, interactive and creative introductory program for high school students interested in learning more about architecture, interior architecture and landscape architecture. Taught by FIU faculty, the program offers a certificate of completion, a letter of evaluation and an opportunity to create a portfolio. For more information, contact Vanessa Peeck at 305-348-3041 or vpeeck@fiu.edu.

  • Location: Miami Beach Urban Studios, 420 Lincoln Road
  • Who: High school students
  • Dates: June 18-29

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Center for Children and Families

Summer Treatment Program

Are you looking for something more than medication to help improve your child’s behavior? The Center for Children and Families (CCF) offers an award-winning, comprehensive treatment program for children’s behavioral, emotional and learning problems. The program for children entering grades K-6 as well as adolescents entering grades 7-11 is being offered at three locations in Miami-Dade and Broward counties.

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Pre-College Prep

Miami PREP Summer Program

The Center for Diversity in Engineering and Computing created the Miami Pre-college Enrichment and Preparation (PREP) Summer Program, a 6-week summer program in which students will receive academic enrichment, a taste of college at FIU, and the opportunity to meet others with similar interests. The Miami PREP Summer Program integrates academic, physical and social activities into every aspect of the program. Students are encouraged to have fun while learning. Talented and motivated students will find this one-of-a-kind experience challenging, fun and rewarding.

  • Location: FIU’s College of Engineering & Computing
  • Who: Children in grades 4 – 8
  • Cost: $100 per week or $580 for the entire summer
  • Dates: June 25-Aug. 3

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Sports

Baseball

Turtle Thomas Baseball Camp presents its 2012 camp dates:

Youth Camp 1

  • Location: FIU Baseball Stadium, Modesto A. Maidique Campus
  • Cost: $125 for half-day camp and $225 for full-day camp
  • Dates: June 11-14
  • Times: Half-day camp runs 9 a.m. to noon; full-day camp runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Youth Camp 2

  • Location: FIU Baseball Stadium, Modesto A. Maidique Campus
  • Cost: $125 for half-day camp and $225 for full-day camp
  • Dates: june 18-21
  • Times: Half-day camp runs 9 a.m. to noon; full-day camp runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Youth Camp 3

  • Location: FIU Baseball Stadium, Modesto A. Maidique Campus
  • Cost: $125 for half-day camp and $225 for full-day camp
  • Dates: June 25-28
  • Times: Half-day camp runs 9 a.m. to noon; full-day camp runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Youth Camp 4

  • Location: FIU Baseball Stadium, Modesto A. Maidique Campus
  • Cost: $125 for half-day camp and $225 for full-day camp
  • Dates: July 2, 3, 5, 6

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Women’s Basketball

Cindy Russo’s Global Basketball Camps, Inc., presents its 2012 Back to School Shoot-Out.

  • Who: Open to all girls
  • Location: U.S. Century Bank Arena, Modesto A. Maidique Campus
  • Cost: $400 per team and $150 per individual camper before June 25; after June 25 the cost is $450 per team and $200 per individual campus
  • Date: Aug. 3-5

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Men’s Basketball

New head coach Richard Pitino is bringing his brand of basketball to FIU this summer.

  • Who: Kids entering grades 2-12
  • Location: U.S. Century Bank Arena, Modesto A. Maidique Campus
  • Cost: $185
  • Times: All sessions run 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Session Dates: June 18-22, grades 2-12; July 23-27, grades 2-7; July 30-Aug. 3, grades 2-7

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Football

Mario Cristobal Football Camp will feature three, single-day camps listed below. Equipment needed for the camps includes shorts, t-shirt and football cleats.

Youth Camp

  • Who: Players 8 to 14 years of age
  • Location: FIU Football Stadium
  • Cost: $20
  • Date/Time: Saturday, June 16; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Lineman Camp

  • Who: Offensive Linemen, defensive linemen and tight ends, grades 9 through 12
  • Location: FIU Football Stadium
  • Cost: $50
  • Date/Time: Saturday, June 16; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Miscl.: Helmet, shoulder pads and mouthpiece required.

Skills Camp

  • Who: Quarterbacks, wide receivers, running backs, tight ends, defensive backs and linebackers, grades 9 through 12
  • Location: FIU Football Stadium
  • Cost: $20
  • Date/Time: Sunday, June 17; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Women’s Soccer

The Golden Panther Soccer Academy is offering three camps this year, staffed by current FIU coaches, other top-level coaches, as well as current and past FIU men’s and women’s players.

Residential Camp I

  • Who: Girls 13 to 18 years of age
  • Location: FIU Soccer Field, Modesto A. Maidique Campus
  • Cost: $325 overnight campers, $245 for commuters
  • Date/Time: June 22-24; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. for commuters, other campers overnight

Residential Camp 2

  • Who: Girls 13 to 18 years of age
  • Location: FIU Soccer Field, Modesto A. Maidique Campus
  • Cost: $325 overnight campers, $245 for commuters
  • Date/Time: July 15-17; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. for commuters, other campers overnight

Day Camp

  • Who: Boys and girls 6 to 14 years of age
  • Location: FIU Soccer Field, Modesto A. Maidique Campus
  • Cost: $190 for full day; $125 for half day
  • Date/Time: June 11-14; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (full day) or 9 a.m. to noon

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Swimming

These camps are for competitive-level swimmers only.

Stroke Technique

  • Date: June 11-15 (Week I)
  • Location: Biscayne Bay Campus Aquatic Center

Advanced Swimming

  • Date: June 17-21 (Week 2)
  • Location: Biscayne Bay Campus Aquatic Center

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Volleyball

Rita Crockett, assistant athletic director and head coach of FIU’s new sand volleyball program, is hosting her 2012 Rita Crockett Volleyball Camps at FIU.

Youth Day Camps

  • Date: June 11-15

One-Day Position Clinics

  • Date: June 11 (Session A) and June 15 (Session B)

Individual Skills Camps

  • Date: June 11-14 (Session I) and July 9-12 (Session II)

Elite Position Camp

  • Date: July 19-20 (Session III)

adidas High School & Middle School Team Camps

  • Date: July 16-18 (Session IV)

Elite Sand Volleyball Camp

  • Date: July 15-18 (Session V)

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