Specialty Camps

Teen Camp

teen camp

Teen Camp is designed for young teens who enjoy socializing, making new friends, and attending daily amazing field trips around the tri-county.

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Session 1June 12-23, 2023

9:00am - 5:00pm

$900
Session 2

June 26 - July 7, 2023

9:00am - 5:00pm

$900
Session 3

July 10-21, 2023

9:00am - 5:00pm

$900
Session 4

July 24 - August 4, 2023

9:00am - 5:00pm

$900

You may choose to attend 2, 4, 6, or 8 weeks of camp. Camp cost includes lunch and a snack.

Camp Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dismissal/Carline: 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Before Care Hours: 8:00am - 9:00am (additional fee)

C.I.T. (Counselors-in-Training)

counselors-in-training

Counselors-in-Training will work along Camp Nova’s experienced staff and learn what it takes to be a counselor in a summer day camp environment. C.I.T.s must commit to the first 4 weeks consecutively, the second 4 weeks consecutively, or the whole summer. At least two professional references must be provided and there will also be an interview to determine qualifications for this position.

Please note you must have completed 9th grade to participate in this camp.

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Session 1-2

June 12 - July 7, 2023

9:00am - 5:00pm

$800
Session 2-3July 10 - August 4, 20239:00am - 5:00pm$800
Session 1-4June 12 - August 4, 20239:00am - 5:00pm$1,600

Camp cost includes lunch and a snack.

Camp Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dismissal/Carline: 5:00pm - 5:30pm

Speech and Debate Camp

speech & debate

Speech and Debate Camp, open to students ages 8-12, focuses on developing public speaking as well as writing and research skills in a fun and encouraging environment. Campers will learn about the wide variety of Speech and Debate events offered in elementary and middle school and then select and event they would like to focus on in greater depth. Campers will display their skills at the "Speech and Debate Showcase” on campus at the end of the 2-week session.

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Session 1 (Grades 2-3)

June 12-23, 2023

9:00am - 5:00pm

$800
Session 1 (Grades 4-8)June 12-23, 20239:00am - 5:00pm$800

Camp cost includes lunch and a snack.

Camp Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dismissal/Carline: 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Before Care Hours: 8:00am - 9:00am (additional fee)

Science Palooza

student star gazing

Come discover, experiment, and create as we learn about the colliding worlds of art and science in this STEAM-based camp. We will create biomes from around the world, star gaze at constellations, master meteorology, investigate how things work and dabble in chemistry and physics. Put on your learning cap and grab the art supplies because this STEAM camp will rock your world.

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Session 1 (Grades 3-5)

June 12-23, 2023

9:00am - 5:00pm

$900

Camp cost includes lunch and a snack.

Camp Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dismissal/Carline: 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Before Care Hours: 8:00am - 9:00am (additional fee)

Mini Meds

CIT

Is there a doctor in camp? Join us this summer as we bring Mini Med School to camp! Our little doctors will use stuffed animal patients to take blood pressure readings, give stitches, put on a cast, and make their own first aid kit, all while learning lots about what doctors, dentists, EMTs, and other medical professionals do on a daily basis. Join us in this fun filled camp.

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Session 2 (Grades K-2)

June 26 - July 7, 2023

9:00am - 5:00pm

$900

Camp cost includes lunch and a snack.

Camp Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dismissal/Carline: 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Before Care Hours: 8:00am - 9:00am (additional fee)

My First Lemonade Stand

lemonade stand

Let's sell lemonade! Young campers become "lemonade entrepreneurs" and learn how to make yummy lemonade and earn money selling it! From designing marketing flyers to estimating profits to experimenting with recipes, campers have fun all week while improving business savvy. As an optional showcase event, campers launch the lemonade stand on Friday to raise money for a charity they select!

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Session 1 (Grades K-2)

June 12-23, 2023

9:00am - 11:45am

$600

Campers may continue on into Camp Nova for an additional $150 per week.

Camp Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dismissal/Carline: 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Before Care Hours: 8:00am - 9:00am (additional fee)

My First Food Truck

food truck

Campers select a food theme, choose an ideal location, identify target customers, design appealing menus, and form a comprehensive business plan covering strategy, marketing, operations and finance, including capital-raising needs. Activities include drafting mission statements, setting prices, estimating expenses, and learning key financial metrics. This program offers a tasty way to develop business savvy! Note: no food is handled at camp.

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Session 1 (Grades 3-5)

June 12-23, 2023

9:00am - 11:45am

$600

Campers may continue on into Camp Nova for an additional $150 per week.

Camp Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dismissal/Carline: 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Before Care Hours: 8:00am - 9:00am (additional fee)

Marine Science Camp

marine science

This camp will take place off-campus at the NSU Oceanographic Center. Mornings will consist of field trips where campers will be one with the water, participating in paddle-boarding, water skiing, an everglades boat ride, and more. In the afternoon, campers will hear from guest speakers and learn all about marine science, the study of marine life, and organisms in the ocean.

session lengthdatestimecost
Session 1 (Grades 4-8)June 12-23, 20239:00am - 4:00pm$1,200

Lunch and snack are included in the cost of tuition.

Full Day Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm
**There is no before or after care for this camp. Drop off and pick up is at the NSU Oceanographic Center.

V.I.B.E.

v.i.b.e.

What’s your V.I.B.E.? Find your voice, ignite your positive identity, build a sense of belonging, and engage in your community. Participate in individual and group activities to develop these important skills that will be with you for a lifetime. Catch your V.I.B.E.!

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Session 2 (Grades 3-5)

June 26 - July 7, 2023

9:00am - 5:00pm

$900

Campers may continue on into Camp Nova for an additional $150 per week.

Camp Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dismissal/Carline: 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Before Care Hours: 8:00am - 9:00am (additional fee)

Movie Making with Minecraft

movie making with minecraft

Explore Minecraft while delving into the world of digital modeling and storytelling. Build incredible scenes in Minecraft and produce stories of your digital world!

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Session 2 (Grades 2-8)

June 26 - July 7, 2023

9:00am - 5:00pm

$900

Camp cost includes lunch and a snack.

Camp Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dismissal/Carline: 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Before Care Hours: 8:00am - 9:00am (additional fee)

Next Level Roblox Development

student programming

Spark your imagination and explore game concepts by digging deeper into the game making side of Roblox, including writing scripts in Lua -- the programming language of Roblox!

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Session 1 (Grades 2-8)

June 12-23, 2023

9:00am - 5:00pm

$900

Camp cost includes lunch and a snack.

Camp Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dismissal/Carline: 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Before Care Hours: 8:00am - 9:00am (additional fee)

Become a YouTuber

student making video

Let's create a YouTube channel! Join us to develop your YouTuber skills and work in a team in order to create and customize a shared YouTube channel complete with unique channel art, video thumbnails, uploads, and more!

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Session 3 (Grades 2-8)

July 10-21, 2023

9:00am - 5:00pm

$900

Camp cost includes lunch and a snack.

Camp Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dismissal/Carline: 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Before Care Hours: 8:00am - 9:00am (additional fee)

Little Inventors

little inventors

Are you ready to innovate? Get your creative juices flowing in this project based program, where you will identify the need for an invention, think on your feet, and create structures and solutions. Campers also learn about famous inventors and internalize how recent innovations improve our lives.

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Session 2 (Grades K-2)

June 26 - July 7, 2023

9:00am - 11:45am

$600

Campers may continue on into Camp Nova for an additional $150 per week.

Camp Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dismissal/Carline: 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Before Care Hours: 8:00am - 9:00am (additional fee)

Builders Club

student building blocks

Calling all inventors, creators, builders, and designers! Come build awesome creations with us. We will create our own designs and make structures using recyclable materials, building blocks, and many other interesting items. Skills necessary? None! Skills gained? Communication, problem solving, reasoning, developing creativity, and teamwork, just to name a few.

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Session 1 (Grades K-2)

June 12-23, 2023

9:00am - 5:00pm

$900
Session 3 (Grades 3-5)July 10-21, 20239:00am - 5:00pm$900

You may choose to attend 2, 4, 6, or 8 weeks of camp. Camp cost includes lunch and a snack.

Camp Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dismissal/Carline: 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Before Care Hours: 8:00am - 9:00am (additional fee)

Animation Camp

student animation

Are you looking for a summer camp that is artistic and fun and lets you stretch your creative imagination? Then you will love Animation camp. Drawing, paper cut-outs, clay, and other media may be used to create fun animations to tell stories, express ideas, or just to be creative!

Located in the Camp Nova WUTV studio, Animation Camp is a 2 week, all-day camp in which you can make your own animated movies. Materials and equipment will be supplied along with instruction on how to make animation in traditional and experimental ways. You may also bring your own smart phone or iPad if you want to take your animation home each day.

SESSION LENGTHDATESTIMESCOST
Session 1 (Grades 4-8)June 12-23, 20239:00am - 5:00pm$900
Session 3 (Grades 4-8)July 10-21, 20239:00am - 5:00pm$900
Session 4 (Grades 4-8)July 24 - August 4, 20239:00am - 5:00pm$900

You may choose to attend 2, 4, 6, or 8 weeks of camp. Camp cost includes lunch and a snack.

Camp Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dismissal/Carline: 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Before Care Hours: 8:00am - 9:00am (additional fee)

Business of Fashion

business fashion

In this stylish program for boys and girls, campers gain knowledge of the fashion industry and develop skills in fashion design, fashion marketing, fashion journalism, and branding. Campers develop sketching skills, explore popular brands, analyze industry trends (e.g., athleisure), design various articles of clothing, define their own brand, explore careers in fashion, and more!

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Session 2 (Grades 3-5)

June 26 - July 7, 2023

9:00am - 11:45am

$600

Campers may continue on into Camp Nova for an additional $150 per week.

Camp Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dismissal/Carline: 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Before Care Hours: 8:00am - 9:00am (additional fee)

My First Piggy Bank

piggy bank

Earn, save, spend, donate! Let's learn about money! This innovative program provides a solid foundation on financial literacy for kids in a fun setting. Games and hands-on activities help campers internalize key concepts (like money, budgeting and saving) in an engaging and supportive environment fostering teamwork. Students use their arts and crafts skills to make their own piggy banks!

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Session 3 (Grades K-2)

July 10-21, 2023

9:00am - 11:45am

$600

Campers may continue on into Camp Nova for an additional $150 per week.

Camp Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dismissal/Carline: 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Before Care Hours: 8:00am - 9:00am (additional fee)

Budding Entrepreneurs

budding entrepreneurs

Join other intrepid campers and develop a business plan for your own business idea. You will learn to take risks and persevere, while making business-like decisions about strategy, marketing and finance (optional activities include building a website and designing business cards). Campers build confidence "learning by doing" throughout the week and make their pitch presentations on the last day!

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Session 3 (Grades 3-5)

July 10-21, 2023

9:00am - 11:45am

$600

Campers may continue on into Camp Nova for an additional $150 per week.

Camp Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dismissal/Carline: 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Before Care Hours: 8:00am - 9:00am (additional fee)

WOW Lab

WOW lab

Hypothesize, observe, and watch in wonder over the crazy science reactions in our WOW Lab. Each lesson will focus on a scientific experiment and the science behind the experiment. Grow your science knowledge and have a few wow moments along the way. Come join us for this exciting journey into the world of science experiments.

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Session 3 (Grades K-2)

July 10-21, 2023

9:00am - 5:00pm

$900
Session 4 (Grades 3-5)July 24 - August 4, 20239:00am - 5:00pm$900

You may choose to attend 2, 4, 6, or 8 weeks of camp. Camp cost includes lunch and a snack.

Camp Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dismissal/Carline: 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Before Care Hours: 8:00am - 9:00am (additional fee)

My First Passport

my first passport

This fun camp helps students develop a global mindset and build international awareness early in life, an important skill in today's increasingly interconnected world. Students explore cultural differences across countries, languages, currencies, country flags, geography games, famous landmarks, current global events, and come up with solutions to global problems like world hunger, poverty, and pollution.

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Session 4 (Grades K-2)

July 24 - August 4, 2023

9:00am - 11:45am

$600

Campers may continue on into Camp Nova for an additional $150 per week.

Camp Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dismissal/Carline: 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Before Care Hours: 8:00am - 9:00am (additional fee)

Junior CEO

junior ceo

How cool would it be for you to be the boss at Apple or Nike for a day? In this leadership program, you can! Campers act as CEOs for leading companies and collaborate to make strategic recommendations to address real business issues. Case studies include popular companies and examine the role of female and minority CEOs. Campers enhance their problem solving skills, develop business savvy, and cultivate a strategic mindset as future leaders.

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Session 4 (Grades 3-5)

July 24 - August 4, 2023

9:00am - 11:45am

$600

Campers may continue on into Camp Nova for an additional $150 per week.

Camp Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dismissal/Carline: 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Before Care Hours: 8:00am - 9:00am (additional fee)

Learning to Fly with Drones

child flying drone

Learn to fly, program, and control your very own drone while working within a team. Advance through skill tests and learn how to execute a range of exercises and maneuvers on your drone!

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Session 4 (Grades 2-8)

July 24 - August 4, 2023

9:00am - 5:00pm

$900

Camp cost includes lunch and a snack.

Camp Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dismissal/Carline: 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Before Care Hours: 8:00am - 9:00am (additional fee)

Under the Sea

under the sea

Come make a splash with us on an adventure into the world below the ocean's surface. Learn about the creatures under the sea through crafts, games, and songs. Discover what makes the ocean mysterious and special.

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Session 4 (Grades K-2)

July 24 - August 4, 2023

9:00am - 5:00pm

$900

Camp cost includes lunch and a snack.

Camp Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Dismissal/Carline: 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Before Care Hours: 8:00am - 9:00am (additional fee)

Register Now

Click here to download the camp registration form. Once completed, please email the form to Lb1039@nova.edu.

If you have any questions or would like to learn more about Camp Nova's Specialty Camps, please call 954-262-4528.

Deposits and Discounts

There is a $100 non-refundable deposit PER SESSION, PER CHILD that is due when registering for this camp. This deposit will be deducted from the total cost of tuition.

NSU University School families receive 15% off total camp tuition if paid in full by March 10, 2023.

All other families receive 10% off total camp tuition if paid in full by April 21, 2023.

Each additional sibling within a family will receive 10% off camp tuition.

Full-time NSU faculty will receive 35% off camp tuition. (Pending tuition waiver approval: Please reach out to your HR contact regarding where to fill out the waiver.)