Thursday, April 19, 2018
Kids & Family

Hillsborough summer camps include Glazer Museum, Qur'an Camp

Camp Connect at Glazer: The Glazer Children's Museum and the YMCA are offering Camp Connect this summer for children ages 5 to 9. The week-long camps run Monday to Friday and include activities like science, arts and crafts, games, guest presenters and playtime throughout the museum. The cost is $110 for half-day, and $220 for full-day. Extended care is available for $15 per week. Premium and Deluxe museum members receive a 15 percent discount on all summer camp sessions. Email camp [email protected] for discount information.

The museum is also offering Discovery Days for children ages 3 and 4 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. or 1 to 2:30 p.m. Adult attendance and participation with each child is required. The cost is $18 per child, per day, and free for adults. For a full list of camp offerings or to register online, visit glazer museum.org. For information, call (813) 443-3861.

Qur'an Summer Camp: The Islamic Society of Tampa Bay Area is offering a Qur'an Summer Camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 12. The camp will run Mondays and Wednesdays from June 10 through July 3. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The camp will include Qur'an memorization from 10 a.m. to noon, and a field trip after lunch. The cost is $160 for the four-week camp. The deadline to register is June 7. Registration is open at the Islamic Society of Tampa Bay Area, 7326 E Sligh Ave., from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. For information, call (813) 628-0007.

Engineering summer program: Engineering Minds is offering a two-week summer program for students in middle school, high school and college about engineering, science and technology. The program will run Mondays through Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 15-25 at Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church, 3501 W San Jose St., Tampa. The cost is $650. Topics include leadership, entrepreneurship, innovation, research and development and the history of technology. To register, visit engineeringminds.org. For information, call (813) 493-4773.

Playwriting: This program for teens is noon to 7:30 p.m. June 17-21. It includes a playwriting intensive and performance of the finished plays. Tampa playwright Kim Hanna will teach the intensive. The class is limited to 15. The cost is $100. Full and partial scholarships are available. For information or to register, contact Fran Powers at [email protected] stories.com or call (813) 205-3451.

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