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COVID-19 UPDATE:  Camp Westminster will open on Monday, July 6, 2020 with registration starting Monday, June 22, 2020. All camp offerings and schedules are up to date as of June 18, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

Specialty Camps

Specialty Camps run from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. daily.

There will be no HALF-DAY FUN camp offered for campers attending our Specialty Camps.

**NOTE: There is a one-time registration fee of $10 for each camper in addition to camp fee.

Specialty Camp Offerings

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  • Learning One-derland

    Grade 1st-2nd
    $195/week
    July 20-24
    (9 a.m. - 12 p.m. HALF DAY ONLY)
     
    Come join Kindergarten teacher Mrs. Belvedere and First Grade teacher Ms. Dirube for escape rooms, sensory learning exploration, and interactive learning games geared especially to reinforce learning skills that are crucial to entering and exiting first grade! With a combined 30 years of experience in Kindergarten and First Grade, Mrs. Belvedere and Ms. Dirube will target specific content for One-derful learners.
     
  • Rock This Way Music Camp!

    Grade 3rd-8th
    $195/week
    July 6-10, July 13-17, July 20-24, July 27-31
    (9 a.m. - 12 p.m. HALF DAY ONLY)

    The WCS Rock This Way Music Camp is a week-long music making and music learning experience for incoming 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. This camp is led by Mr. Carlson and Mr. Snider and is designed to give you many opportunities to explore some of the less common, non-wind instruments in the Band. Campers will get to play the Drum Set, Piano, Drum Circle, Drum Line, Tower Chimes, The Gong, Xylophone, Marimba, Bells, Bass Drum, and many other percussion instruments. No prior music experience is needed!

    This camp is designed with safe distancing in mind. Students will be able to make music together from their own “music stations” equipped with the various instruments needed. No wind instruments will be used, only drums/keyboard/mallet percussion. We hope you will be able to join us for a great week of music!
     
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  • Vex IQ Elementary Robotics

    Grade 3rd-5th
    $195/week
    July 20-24
    (9 a.m. - 12 p.m. HALF DAY ONLY)

    Gear up this summer for some serious robotics challenges! Applying the Engineering Design process, students will build a Vex IQ robot and the Vex Explorer Discovery Command Center which includes a drone, command base, and a mechanical loader. The Vex IQ robot will be used in a competition on the last day of camp using the driver-controlled remote control in alliances with other camp teams. Students will be operating the robot to maximize points using the game for the Vex IQ challenge for the upcoming season. The Vex drone, command base, and mechanical loader will be for the students to take home.
     
    In addition, students will receive an hour of ROBOTC graphical programming instruction each day using Vex IQ virtual worlds and cs2n.org from Carnegie Mellon. The students will earn badges as they complete each of the programming levels.
     
    If you have any questions, please contact Claudia Pastrana at cpastrana@wcsmiami.org.
  • WCS Elementary Cheerleading

    Grades 1st-5th
    July 13-17
    (9 a.m. - 12 p.m. HALF DAY ONLY)
     
    We've got spirit, yes we do, we've got spirit, how ‘bout YOU!! Come learn how to pump up your school spirit with our cheerleading camp, led by the high school Coach & the cheerleaders! Aside from having FUN and team bonding, we will teach a few cheers, chants, and a dance to perform at the first WCS football game in August! Girls will learn how to do basic stunts and jumps as well! Come have a blast with us!! Coach Hamann leads the high school team with over 10 years’ experience in team sports and athletics. She loves working with our WCS girls to show them the love of Christ and how to work together as a team!
  • Spanish Camp

    Grades PK3/PK4-5th 
    $195/week
    July 6-10, July 27-31 (PK3/PK4 ONLY)
    July 20-24 (K-5th)
    (9 a.m. - 12 p.m. HALF DAY ONLY)
     
    We are excited to safari into the wild this summer! Our campers will explore nature using hands on activities, participate in science experiments, and practice reading and math skills in Spanish. We will also use music and food to fully immerse into the Spanish language and culture. Our Spanish Camp will be an adventure you can’t miss. Come travel to the wild with us!
  • MS Robotics Camp

    Grade 6th-8th 
    $195/week
    July 13-17
    (9 a.m. - 12 p.m. HALF DAY ONLY) 
     
    Are you interested in robotics, coding, and working with others to build awesomely epic robots? If so, come join us for a week of robotics fun in the TIDE building! Get a jump start at learning the new VEX EDR platform used on the middle and high school robotics teams!
     
    Working in teams you will obtain hands-on experience building, programming and controlling VEX EDR robots capable of performing various tasks. Some of the projects covered are: lifting mechanisms, remote control operation, and the basics of programming. The camp will conclude with a robot competition between the various teams.
     
    Contact Mr. Gambrell with any questions at mgambrell@wcsmiami.org.
  • MS App Makers Camp

    Grade 5th-8th 
    $195/week
    July 6-10
    (9 a.m. - 12 p.m. HALF DAY ONLY) 
     
    Is there really an App for that?
     
    In the App Makers summer camp students learn to program mobile apps using App Lab from Code.org. App Lab is a web-based environment for students to make simple apps. Simply drag and drop to design your app, write code for your app with JavaScript blocks or with text, then send the app to a phone in seconds!
     
    App Makers introduces students to the field of computer science and the concepts of computational thinking, through the creation of mobile apps. Students apply all the knowledge and skills they have acquired to design, create and share a mobile app of their choice by the end of the week.
     
    Contact Mr. Gambrell with any questions at mgambrell@wcsmiami.org.
Camp Westminster
6855 SW 152 Street
Palmetto Bay, FL 33157
786-464-8555

Walk-in camp office hours July 6-31
Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Located in the Warrior Cafe

Camp Directors: Billy Comber and Jary Reed
wcscamps@wcsmiami.org

Please direct all camp inquiries to wcscamps@wcsmiami.org. School campus is closed and voicemails are not accessible.