Program Dates

Week 1: June 11th - June 15th
Week 2: June 18th - June 22nd
Week 3: June 25th - June 29th
Week 4: July 9th - July 13th
Week 5: July 16th - July 20th
Week 6: July 23rd - July 27th
Week 7: July 30th - August 3rd
 

List of 3 frequently asked questions.

  • Athletics

    Tennis (Tennis Advantage of Miami)

    Cost -
     
     Full Day - $350.00
     Half Day - $200.00
     
    Dates -
     
     
     June 11th - June 15th
     June 18th - June 22nd
     June 25th - June 29th


    The Palmer Tennis Camp is run by Coach Niurka Sodupe and her assistant pros. Coach Niurka Sodupe is the Head Coach of the Varsity and Middle School Teams at Palmer Trinity School. At the Tennis Advantage of Miami camps, we emphasize safety, fun, self-esteem building and personal attention. It is not a "one method for everyone" approach. Our staff encourages individual improvement while still having fun by applying solid fundamentals customized to your child’s unique physical capabilities, talent, and interest in tennis.

    Our Professional USPTA Coaches, USTA 10 and Under Tennis trained Coaches and staff are carefully picked for their love of teaching children’s tennis, their outstanding teaching abilities, and their inspirational approach to kids tennis.

    Our camp programs are designed for children for beginner to advanced levels. We offer the USTA 10 and Under Tennis format for kids beginning at age 4 and the Advantage Group for kids 11 to 16.

    Tennis Advantage of Miami Director and Head Coach Niurka Sodupe began playing tennis when she was 7 years old. She was coached by world-renowned tennis legend Pancho Segura and she trained at the world famous Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy among the likes of Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, and Monica Seles. In 1984, as a junior, she was ranked number 7 in the world. After reaching the finals of the Junior U.S. Open, she was invited to compete in the Olympic trials. That year, tennis was going to be a demonstration sport at the Los Angeles Summer Olympics.

    Niurka continued on to the professional tour where she competed for several years and was ranked in the top 120. She has competed all around the world, including in 3 Grand Slams, the French Open, Wimbledon, and the U.S. Open.

    Niurka began her coaching career 20 years ago in a Miami based tennis academy where she started their Elite Players program and successfully coached children and adults. She has had a hand in the development of several junior players that have continued on to play college tennis. She has also coached many winning USTA teams that have won at the local and regional level and have competed in sectionals.

     

    Basketball

    Cost -
     
     $200.00
     
    Dates -
     
     
     June 11th - June 15th
     June 18th - June 22nd
     July 23rd - July 27th


    Coach Andre Smith will be running Palmer Trinity’s basketball summer program this upcoming summer. Andre Smith scored more than 1,100 points during his career at Miami Palmetto Senior High. He starred as a pro basketball player for over 10 years and was inducted into the UNC-Asheville Hall of Fame. He finished his career as UNC-Ashville’s 6th all-time leading scorer and 2nd all-time in steals. He also led UNC-Asheville to their first NCAA Tournament appearance and played professionally in the NBA’s D-League, Lithuania (NKL All-Star), Mexico, Argentina (Liga-A import All-Star), Iranian Super League and captained the Jamaican National Team from 2006-2011.
     
     

    Volleyball

    Cost -
     
     $200.00
     
    Dates -
     
     June 11th - June 15th

    The Palmer Trinity School Volleyball Camp is both exciting and fun for all. Coach William Gonzalez earned his Masters Degree in Sports Science and Physical Education in Havana, Cuba. While at the University of Havana he was the Head Coach of the Men's and Women's teams.

    Coach Gonzalez has been the Head Volleyball Coach at Palmer Trinity School for the past 15 years. He has taken his team to the State Championship tournament four times (2005 and 2016 semi-finals and 2008 and 2015 state runner-up) and has won eleven Districts Championships and four Regional Championships. Coach Gonzalez has also been chosen as the All-Dade Coach of the Year four times (2004, 2005, 2008, 2009 and 2015) by The Miami Herald and was selected as the 2010 Coach of the Year at the state level in the sport of volleyball, by the National Federation for State High School Associations (NFHS). During the 2015 season, he was recognized for winning the 302nd game of his coaching career at Palmer Trinity School.

    MIDDLE SCHOOL

    This camp is to help develop basic volleyballs skills for younger players. Previous experience is not necessary.

    UPPER SCHOOL

    Campers will be trained in their skill position: Outside Hitter, Setter, Defensive Specialist, Middle Hitter, and Serving. Each skill builds upon itself to maximize the player's improvement. All demonstrations will be conducted by Coach Gonzalez and different high school coaches that are invited to come coach at our camp.
     
     

    Football

    Cost -
     
     $200.00
     
    Dates -
     
     June 25th - June 29th

    Palmer Trinity Football
    2015, 2016 and 2017 FIFC Champions

    Middle School Football
    Rising Grades 5-8

    Football camp for our middle school Athletes will be led by Palmer Trinity’s Head Varsity Football Coach, Mark Reese. Participants will get the opportunity to improve fundamental skills while advancing their game knowledge and team concepts. This is ideal for any middle school student wishing to advance their game and prepare for the fall tryout season.
     
    High School Football
    Rising Grades 9-12

    Palmer Trinity Head Football Coach, Mark Reese, will be directing the camp with his staff. Players will have the opportunity to train with coaches in their individual positions, as well as, develop strength, speed, and agility in the weight room. This camp is highly recommended for current players in preparation for the upcoming season.
     
     

    Softball

    Cost -
     
     $200.00
     
    Dates -
     
     July 16th - July 20th

    Palmer Trinity’s Softball Summer Camp will be led by our Head Softball Coach Jennifer Cerda.

    This camp is for players of all skill levels. Throwing, catching, defense, hitting, bunting and base running will be covered. Pitching and catching can be worked upon request. Players will have the chance to practice and improve, but will also be provided fun opportunities to compete in skills competitions and scrimmage games. Palmer Trinity coaches and local travel ball coaches serve as the instructors.
     
     

    Soccer

    Cost -
     
     $200.00
     
    Dates -
     
     
     June 11th - June 15th
     June 18th - June 22nd
     June 25th - June 29th


    Come out and kick it with us! Join us this summer in developing, polishing or simply just having fun with the game of soccer. Palmer Trinity's Head Soccer Coach Eric Perri will be implementing proper warm-up drills, team activities, fun soccer games and conclude with a game of world cup! This is a great way for your child to build confidence and learn teamwork while improving their soccer skills.  

    Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Brief Description of Schedule:

    8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. - Group Stretch
    8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Calisthenics Movements
    9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Field Training (Solo Drills/Team Drills)
    10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Snack Break
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Creative Game and Competition 
     
     

    PTS Tennis

    Cost -
     
     $200.00
     
    Dates -
     
     July 30th - August 3rd

    Our PTS Tennis Camp will be run by our Middle School Tennis Coach Mr. Whitley. Campers can look forward to days filled with challenges and games that will improve basic skills (groundstrokes, net game, serve, strategy) and overall tennis fitness. Each day's work will build upon itself and can immediately be applied during the end of the camp match play.
     
     
  • Academics

    Intro to English 6 (Incoming 6th Grade)

    Cost -
     
     $200.00
     
    Dates -
     
     June 11th - June 15th
     July 30th - August 3rd


    This week-long introductory course is designed to prepare students for English 6. There will be an emphasis on constructing clear, varied sentences and strong, coherent paragraphs both independent of and in response to text.
     
     

    Intro to English 7 and 8 (Incoming 7th and 8th Grade)

    Cost -
     
     $200.00
     
    Dates -
     
     July 30th - August 3rd

    This week-long intensive course is designed to prepare students for high school writing. There will be an emphasis on the fundamentals including grammar, punctuation, sentence structure as well as essay forms that will be increasingly required in the upper school. This is a writing-focused course that will enable students to start high school with a foundation of coherent writing for a variety of purposes appropriate to their grade level.
     
     

    Intro to Upper School Writing (Rising Upper School students)

    Cost -
     
     $200.00
     
    Dates -
     
     July 30th - August 3rd

    This week-long intensive course is designed to prepare students for the rigor of high school writing classes. There will be an emphasis on the fundamentals including grammar, punctuation, sentence structure and essay forms. This is a writing-focused course that will enable students to start high school with a foundation of coherent writing for a variety of purposes.
     
     

    Intro to Math 6 (Incoming 6th Grade)

    Cost -
     
     $200.00
     
    Dates -
     
     
     June 11th - June 15th
     July 30th - August 3rd


    This course is designed to strengthen student’s basic math skills in order to prepare for a 6th-grade math curriculum. We will focus on number sense, decimals, fractions, percents, order of operations, and some general problem-solving. You will gain confidence in these skills as well as learn useful techniques as you prepare for your next math course.
     
     

    Intro to Pre-Algebra (Incoming 7th Grade)

    Cost -
     
     $200.00
     
    Dates -
     
     July 30th - August 3rd

    This course is designed to strengthen student’s basic math skills in order to prepare for a 7th-grade pre-algebra math curriculum. We will focus on number sense, decimals, fractions, percents, order of operations, proportions, solving simple equations and inequalities, and some general problem-solving. You will gain confidence in these skills as well as learn useful techniques as you prepare for your next math course.

     

    Intro to Algebra I (Rising 8th - 9th grades)

    Cost -
     
     $200.00
     
    Dates -
     
     July 30th - August 3rd

    This course is a review of the main topics in pre-algebra and an introduction to beginning algebra concepts. It is intended to prepare students entering an Algebra 1 type course. It will cover a range of topics including operations with integers, fractions, and decimals, solving basic algebraic equations, simplifying algebraic expressions, graphing simple linear functions, and general problem-solving. You will gain confidence in these skills as you prepare for the new school year.

     

    Intro to Geometry (Rising 9th - 10th grades)

    Cost -
     
     $200.00
     
    Dates -
     
     July 30th - August 3rd

    This course is a review of basic algebra skills as well as an introduction to geometry concepts. Both of these topics are useful for preparing students who are entering a Geometry course. It will cover a range of topics including solving linear and quadratic equations, basic definitions and postulates regarding segments, rays, and distance, deductive reasoning, and introduction to proof writing. You will gain confidence in these skills as you prepare for the new school year.
     
     

    Intro to Algebra II (Rising 10th - 11th grades)

    Cost -
     
     $200.00
     
    Dates -
     
     July 30th - August 3rd

    This course is an introduction and review of the main topics in algebra, intended for rising Algebra II students. It will cover a range of topics including equation and inequality solving, graphing, linear functions, systems of equations, exponents and polynomials, radical expressions, and general problem-solving. You will gain confidence in these skills as you prepare for the new school year.
     
     
  • Enrichment

     S.E.A. Camp (Shore, Ecology, and Awareness)
     
    Cost -
     $375.00

    Dates -
     
     June 25th - June 29th

    This camp is an all-day camp from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Palmer Trinity partnered with Deering Estate providing this unique opportunity to our community. 

    S.E.A. Camp will consist of THREE MODULES:
    Learning the Basics (Techniques and Equipment)
    Knowing the Bay Environment
    Exploring Biscayne Bay

    This program takes place on land and sea: canoe, kayak, paddle board, hike, orienteer, and learn nautical skills all while having fun outside!

    Share with friends nature-based recreational sports and rediscover the outdoors while gaining experience in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (S.T.E.M.) careers.

    Daily Plan:

    Monday, June 25th: This will be orientation day. We will be doing a lot of hiking around the 444-acres that makes up the eastern portion of the estate. There will also be a swim test, so please have swim attire and a change of clothes ready.

    Tuesday, June 26th: Canoe Techniques & Cutler Creek Paddle. Fish Dissection.

    Wednesday, June 27th: Kayak Techniques & FPL Canal Paddle. Squid Dissection.

    Thursday, June 28th: Seagrass Survey/Snorkeling. Animal Encounter.

    Friday, June 29th:  Paddle Boarding/Kayaking. Campfire & S'mores.

    There are alternatives dependent on the weather. While in the water, students should ALWAYS have to have closed-toed shoes on their feet (sandals, flip-flops, and crocs are not allowed).
     
     

    Checkmate (Panoptic Lessons)

    Cost -
     
     $200.00
     
    Dates -
     
     
     June 11th - June 15th
     July 9th - July 13th


    Mr. Robert Ramirez will be running our chess program this Summer; he is a professional chess player with over 8 years of teaching experience. Mr. Ramirez earned his National Master title from the United States Chess Federation with a rating above 2250. As a professional, he has participated in several prestigious tournaments, such as the World Open Chess Tournament and the Pan American Intercollegiate Team Championships. The program will run for 6 weeks and is great for players of all levels.
     
     

    Web Design and Development 1

    Cost -
     
     $350.00
     
    Dates -
     
     June 18th - June 22nd

    Want to learn how to build your own web application but don’t know where or how to start? Learn the basics or improve your skills with part one of a 2 week, all-day course. We will use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create engaging and functional websites. Learn tips, tricks, and techniques used by leading industry professionals.
    *Students are responsible for bringing their own laptops to class (Mac preferred, or a PC).
     
     

    Web Design and Development 2

    Cost -
     
     $350.00
     
    Dates -
     
     June 25th - June 29th

    Want to learn how to build your own web application but don’t know where or how to start? Learn the basics or improve your skills with part 2 of a 2 week, all-day course. We will use Ruby to develop professional backends to engaging and functional websites. Learn how to handle user input, produce templated output, store information in databases, and build systems with secure user accounts.
    *Students are responsible for bringing their own laptops to class (Mac preferred, or a PC).
     
     

    Exploring Robotics

    Cost -
     
     $200.00
     
    Dates -
     
     July 9th - July 13th

    Using Vex IQ robots, students learn the basics of software and mechanical engineering to first build, then program their own robots. Students will learn to program in RobotC which is built and utilizes the fundamental language C.
     
     

    DSLR Photography

    Cost -
     
     $200.00
     
    Dates -
     
     
     June 11th - June 15th
     July 30th - August 3rd


    The DSLR photography class is a great class for beginners and advanced camera students. This class will teach you how to take your camera out of auto and learn to use the "Creative Modes." We will learn self-portraits, nature photography, portraits, learn to shoot indoor, learn to shoot outdoor and more... You will need a DSLR to participate! We will end the week with a photo show. 
     
     

    Intro to Digital Photography

    Cost -
     
     $200.00
     
    Dates -
     
     
     
     June 18th - June 22nd
     June 25th - June 29nd
     July 16th - July 20th


    Introduction to Digital Photography will teach you how to use a DSLR camera to capture images that reflect thoughtful composition and lighting. You will be shooting portraits, landscape, and abstract images.

    Using Photoshop, you will learn how to adjust the brightness/contrast & saturation of your images, how to crop images for stronger composition and how to blend layers to create digital art.
     
     

    Dance

    Cost -
     
     One Week - $325.00
     Two Weeks - $600.00
     
    Dates -
     
     
     
     
     June 11th - June 15th
    June 18th - June 22nd
    July 9th - July 13th
    July 16th - July 20th
    July 30th - August 3rd

    This is a Performing Arts Camp designed to expose students to a variety of Dance forms, teach proper skills and have a fun time exploring the art of dance. The objectives of the 2-week sessions are to introduce, discuss and demonstrate a variety of Dance genres which will include Ballet, Modern/Contemporary & Technique (Tricks, Conditioning, Flexibility), Theatrical Jazz/Tap, Choreography and Hip Hop. Dancers will need to wear comfortable and flexible dance attire such as leggings and leotards/dance tops. Ballet shoes, tap shoes and sneakers are required daily.

    Dance Camp will meet for 2 weeks from Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Before-care and after-care are available from 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. and from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. for an additional cost. The cost of each 2-week session is $600 (3 different sessions are available). Single Week reservations are also available for $325.

     
8001 SW 184 Street, Miami, FL 33157
Tel: 305.251.2230 | Fax: 305.251.2917
An independent, college preparatory, co-ed, Episcopal day school serving a community of students grades 6-12.