Miami Dade College Announces New 2017 Summer Camps!

MDC will host free information sessions

Miami, May 22, 2017 – From building robots to playing Latin jazz, Miami Dade College’s (MDC) unique summer camps, are unmatched in variety, quality and fun! Open to kids, tweens and teens, the camps will be available at MDC campuses from June 12 through August 11. 

Some of this year’s highlights include Robotics Camp, Learn to Code Camp, the Graphic Design Camp, and Fashion Academy Camp, to name a few. Returning favorites include Animation, 3D Gaming Design, Young Architects, Latin Jazz Experience, Kids/Teen College, Camp Wannadraw, as well as the popular Wild Things Happen Camp, Lego Machines, and Kidscene Camp, traditional summer camps where children participate in field trips, sports, reading, games, and more.

Summer Camp Information Sessions will be held at the following campuses:

Wednesday, May 24, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.                  North Campus, Room 2158

Wednesday, May 31, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.                  Kendall Campus, Room K413

Thursday, June 1, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.                       InterAmerican Campus, Room 3103

Saturday, June 3, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.                      North Campus, Bldg.300

Saturday, June 10, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.                    North Campus, Bldg 300

Some of MDC’s Summer Camps include:

MDC Live Arts Lab
Wolfson Campus
300 N.E. Second Ave.

Miami, FL 33132

Tel. 305-237-3120

PATH Hip Hop Academy (Ages 13 – 19) – $305 (Limited scholarships available)

This arts leadership experience trains the next generation of Hip Hop artists, leaders, scholars and entrepreneurs.

InterAmerican Campus

627 S.W. 27 Ave.

Miami, FL  33135

Tel. 305-237-6273

Graphic Design Camp (Ages 12-17) – $249

This week-long summer program allows students to explore their creativity, and develop and improve their graphic design skills while mastering professional design tools such as Adobe Photoshop. Learn to create a logo, magazine cover or ad and share work with friends and family or prospective clients.

Summer Music Experience (Ages 9-13) – $499

Share a love of music with like-minded individuals as students play, sing and dance on stage to their favorite tunes.  A team of world-class musicians will guide students through this amazing music experience in a state-of-the-art music academy equipped with instruments, live stage and much more!

Kendall Campus

11011 S.W. 104th St.

Miami, FL  33176

Tel. 305-237-2161

Kids /Teen College Summer Program (Ages 7-17) $110 – $179

An educational yet fun environment where kids, teens and parents can customize their schedule and choose classes they like the most. Kids and teens can choose from a wide variety of weekly programs and activities such as Lego® Robotics, Computers and Technology, Science and Nature, Modeling, Reading, Photography and so much more!

Wild Things Happen Summer Camp (Ages 5-11) – $155

A traditional all-day camp where children will enjoy daily and weekly activities such as computers, field trips, swimming, indoor and outdoor games, arts & crafts and much more

North Campus

11380 N.W. 27th Ave

Miami, FL  33167

Tel. 305-237-1019

Kidscene Camp (Ages 5-11) – $120

Campers participate in reading, swimming, social skills, sports, music and environmental activities. Field trips included. Lunch and snacks included. Register students for one week, or select one of the three or nine week clusters and save.

Robotics (Ages 14-18) – Free

Three-week Robotics Camp made possible by the U.S. Department of Education STEM EngInE (Engage-Intern-Educate) grant.  At the end of camp, students participate in an exciting two-day Robotics Challenge where they compete in teams for prizes. Application required since limited spaces available.

West Campus

3800 N.W. 115th Ave

Doral, FL  33178

Tel. 305-237-8513

Chinese Language and Culture Camp (Ages 6-12) – $220

This camp hosted by the renowned Confucius Institute aims to help children develop cultural awareness and heighten their knowledge of global communities through interactive lessons and activities. Campers will learn language basics to communicate in Mandarin Chinese, learn about the art of Chinese calligraphy, participate and host tea ceremonies, and learn martial arts skills.

Art & Improv Summer Camp (Ages 6-12) – $220

Have fun learning sculpture, painting, and drawing techniques using various media. Develop your public speaking, teamwork, and leadership skills as you learn how to think on your feet with our improvisation classes.

Wolfson Campus

300 N.E. Second Ave.

Miami, Fl. 33132

Tel. 305-237-3120

Animation Camp @ MAGIC (Ages 14-19) $395

Students will get an introduction to character design and animation using Autodesk Maya, the application used by top video game development and film studios. Skills development will focus on the use of Autodesk Maya and Adobe Photoshop. This class is project based; students will have the opportunity to complete a portfolio of their own animation. Pre-Requisite: Basic computer skills.

3D Gaming Design Camp @ MAGIC (Ages 14-19) $395

Students will learn the premier 3D modeling, animation, effects, and rendering software packages on the market. Using the industry-standard, intuitive toolset featured in Autodesk Maya realistic 3D models will be created and prepare them for game play in a gaming engine. Skills development will focus on the use of Autodesk Maya and Adobe Photoshop. Requisite: Basic computer skills.

Hialeah Campus

1780 W 49th Street

Hialeah, Florida 33012

Tel. (305) 237-8780

Photoshop Level 1 for Teens (Ages 12-16) – $139

This is a perfect introductory course into the world of Photoshop. Students will learn to create original images or retouch photographs with Adobe Photoshop CS6, the most powerful image-editing program used in photography for graphic, Web and motion graphics. This will serve as a guide through Photoshop’s essentials, the interface, navigation, selections, layers and channels.

Introduction to Public Speaking Teens (Ages 12-16) – $149

Students will enhance their public speaking abilities in a fun, relaxed atmosphere and learn about posture, body language and the proper way of addressing the audience.

Homestead Campus

500 College Terrace

Homestead, Florida 33030

Tel. (305) 237-5159

ArtSouth Creative Arts Summer Camp (Ages 6-15) – $85

Children experience the arts – dancing, visual arts, voice and musical instruments – in a fun, developmentally appropriate environment. Before and after care are available at an added cost.

LEGO Robotics Summer Camp (Ages 7-12) -$119

Participants will design, construct and program robots, using LEGO® Mindstorms NXT Robotics System, in a fun and challenging, hands-on learning environment while learning essential career skills such as time-management, collaboration and teamwork and problem solving.

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