American Heritage Summer Day Camps offer a selection of activities that can't be found in anyother single location. Facilities include air-conditioned cabins, an Olympic size pool and pre-school pool, a gymnasium, theatre and more. Note that fees for all Heritage camps include nutritious meals, as well as free central bus transportation for many Broward neighborhoods. Summer fun choices for your child include:
American Heritage Summer Day Camp offers a variety of traditional camp activities including indoor and outdoor sports, art activities, computers, games, field trips, and special events. For campers ages 3-13. The best known camp in Broward County for over 30 years!
Day Camp Hours
(Ages 3-7) 8:30 AM - 3:15 PM
(Ages 8-13) 8:30AM - 3:45 PM
Science Adventure Camp 8:30 AM - 3:45 PM
Your camper can experience hands-on lab experiments, field trips and and outdoor projects during three unique and distinctive 3-week sessions. The first session will focus on marine biology; the second session will explore the Everglades environment; and for the young scientist, the third session will bring chemistry and the physical sciences into focus with fascinating, fun laboratory experiments. For campers 8-14 years old.
Video Production Camp 8:30 AM - 3:45 PM
Campers will create a short digital movie from start to finish using professional techniques and equipment. Topics include short film storyline and structure, shooting and editing the digital film, and analysis and critique. Campers write, shoot, edit, and receive a digital copy of their very own short film. During the second half of this 3-week session, campers will report, edit, and create features for their own pre-taped 15-minute web-based show. For campers 10-14 years old.
Young Artists Camp 8:30 AM - 3:45 PM
Give your child the opportunity to let their imagination and creativity soar this summer at American Heritage’s Young Artists Camp. Instruction for Young Artists Camp is provided by professional art teachers and American Heritage counselors. Campers in this group spend each day exploring their creativity and individuality while working with a variety of visual arts media including drawing, painting, collage, ceramics, sculpture, mosaics and many more. They will also participate in a swim period and a free period, which includes sports and indoor activities as choices. Young Artists Camp is open to children ages 6-14.
Theatre Camp8:30 AM - 3:45 PM
Theatre Camp is an intensive program for the child who is interested in the dramatic arts. The program features classes in voice, dance, acting, set design and make-up, taught by experienced professionals. At the end of the 6-week program, campers present a full scale production. For campers ages 8-14
Robotics Camp 8:30 AM - 3:45 PM
Robotics Camp will appeal to all interested campers of every skill level from beginner to advanced robotics enthusiasts,Robotics Camp offers group and individual opportunities for campers to create and program robots with a purpose! Each three-week session will provide a different theme and new challenges. Campers will design, construct, program, power, operate, and compete for trophies in our engineering/computer center. For campers 8-14 years of age.
Sports Camp 8:30 AM - 3:45 PM
This summer Heritage will offer camps for tennis, soccer and lacrosse. Tennis, soccer and lacrosse campers spend their mornings on the courts or the fields learning from professionals in small group instruction. They also visit the pool each day and participate in some of our facilitated activities on the camp grounds. The camps are designed to accommodate campers of all skill levels. They will enjoy competitions with trophies awarded. For ages 8-13.
The camp day for all specialty camps offer an optional swim period and a free period offering a wide range of activities.
Summer School/Camp Option is offered to students attending summer school classes in the morning. Counselors bring students to camp to have lunch and enjoy afternoon camp activities.