Central Florida Summer Camps 2019 – page 2

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Central Florida Summer Camps – page 2

Central Florida Summer Camps – This is page 2 of 4 in our Summer Camp Guide for 2019. You can access each page with the numbers below. We will continue to update this guide throughout the summer to add interesting summer camps for your kiddos.


This guide is sponsored by the following summer camps. Please look through them and click for more information.

Central Florida Summer Camps

As always, this list will be a work in progress and we will add, update and remove any summer camp as necessary. Know of a camp we’ve missed? Email it to us at Brandi@MyCentralFloridaFamily.com.

**If you run a summer camp and would like to see it listed in this guide, please click here to submit your summer camp!

+This camp has been confirmed and updated for 2019.

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Downtown Orlando


+Russian Ballet Orlando:  Each Week Will Showcase and Focus on a Different Theme introducing kids to cultural dances, acting, musical theater, arts and crafts, as well as weekly showcase performances.  Russian Ballet Orlando’s summer program is designed to introduce young dancers to the many aspects of the culture of the Performing Arts. Each week will consist of five days of fun, learning, and dance. Our camp are concentrated on building self-confidence, creative thinking, improvisation, collaboration, trust and discipline through the performing arts. Every day, students will participate in Ballet classes, a cultural history class, a music theory class, a themed dance class geared towards the week’s performance, and an arts and crafts class where students will be able to create aspects of the culture of which they are learning. The “End-of-the-Week” performance is open to families and friends that will showcase exactly what students learned throughout the week, culminating the entirety of their curriculum.

+Orlando Ballet School:  We offer an extensive summer program for dancers of all ages. Whether you are a serious dancer looking to refine your technique or a young dancer looking for some summer fun, we have a summer program for you!

+The History Center: Become a member and ensure a place at camp! Members-only Early Bird registration begins February 1.

History and fun collide at our Adventures in History summer camp program. We provide a safe and fun learning environment that combines cool historic facts with STEM content through hands-on activities, interactive guest-speaker programs, and exciting field trips. Campers will discover the history that surrounds us every day! We offer three classes divided by age group (1) ages 6-7, (2) ages 8-9, and (3) ages 10-11.

+Trinity Lutheran Church and School Summer Camp:  Academic, field trips, crafts, sports, friendship…non-stop fun. Hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

+Orlando Museum of Art:  Studio Art Sessions for Students Entering Grades 1-8 Become immersed in art-making experiences that place value on the process of creative expression in a relaxed atmosphere. From programs for fun-loving kids to the more serious students of art, sessions offer something for every budding artist. Register for one week or up to ten weeks with a different theme each week.

+Orlando Repertory TheaterThe Youth Academy’s camps and productions are designed to foster self-confidence, creative thinking, problem-solving skills, collaboration and discipline through the performing arts. For over 20 years, The REP Youth Academy has provided the finest theatre training in Central Florida. Our award-winning professional teaching artists share their expertise in camps and classes for students from Pre-K through graduating 12th graders. Enrollment opens January 16, 2018.

+Orlando Science CenterOrlando Science Center offers hands-on summer camps so that children entering Preschool* through Grade 9 can dive deep into their favorite STEM topics while school is out! In an age dependent on innovation and creativity, our programs provide children with a platform for cultivating their interests while working collaboratively with their peers to develop lifelong skills that will enrich their lives and future community. Our summer camps are accredited by the American Camps Association, which adheres to strict policies regarding camper safety and wellness.

+Orlando Shakespeare Theater: Taught by theater professionals, Orlando Shakes’ summer camps are designed to ignite the imagination and inspire creativity while teaching life skills.

+City of Orlando Recreation Centers:  A safe and affordable summer “day” camp program for youth who have completed Kindergarten up to fifth grade. This program is offered Monday-Friday for the weeks school is out following Orange County Public Schools calendar, at 16 community and recreation centers. Summer Camp offers a variety of recreational activities, including swimming, crafts; indoor and outdoor activities, exciting field trips (additional expense), computer labs and special events.

+Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando: The Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando’s Summer Camps are designed for kids who love animals. Campers will experience hands on activities with shelter pets, gain knowledge from educational speakers, and enjoy animal-related arts & crafts, enrichment projects, games, and much more. Our Camps will be held at our Orlando facility on Conroy Road. 

+Dr. Phillips Center: Make summer a whole lot cooler. Once the school year wraps up, the School of the Arts is in full swing. Every summer, students can spend a week or two completely immersed in their craft—learning from seasoned teachers during all-day sessions. Focused on musical theater, acting or jazz music, these high-energy summer camp programs are as rewarding as they are intensive. Each culminates in an exciting showcase for friends and family—a chance for students to show off their new (or newly perfected) skills.

+Summer Dance Extravaganza: The Dance Teacher uses a variety of dance styles to ignite that spark that lies within the imagination of each individual student. During our summer camps we provide a unique opportunity for participants to dance, create, direct, write, and produce. Through daily activities students discover their own personal talents that enrich, inspire, and delight each other’s unique “greatness!

+Central Florida Community Arts Summer Camps: Each summer, CFCArts offers a variety of exciting summer camps to children and teens! From arts camps for our preschool children to musical theatre intensives for our teens, these camps are designed to meet the students where they are. A fun, encouraging environment allows youth to explore the performing arts, work with talented, professional directors and choreographers, make new friends, and grow as a performer.  Email youth@cfcarts.com for more information.

+UCF Central Florida Volleyball Camps: Welcome to Central Florida Volleyball Camps! Join Head Coach Todd Dagenais and the UCF Volleyball staff for our annual summer volleyball camps! We look forward to seeing you on campus!

+Page 15 – Young Writer’s Summer Camp:Venturing beyond reading and writing, Page 15’s popular Young Writers Summer Camps gives authors in 2nd – 12th grades the opportunity to write, illustrate, and publish their very own book with help from published authors, editors and illustrators.  The Young Writers Camp is perfect for readers and writers of all abilities – from the budding young wordsmiths who love the process, to the reluctant writer who hasn’t yet found the know-how or interest in writing.

+Camp Blue (St. James Cathedral School): Camp Blue 2019 begins June 3rd and runs for 8 weeks, finishing the week of July 22nd! Experience Summer Camp in a whole new way. We have programs for children entering PreK3 through grade 8! Each week campers will experience new enrichment activities, exciting off-campus group excursions at the hottest kid’s spots, and an enhanced sports clinics where campers can focus on building their athletic technique and skills.

+Hero Spark!: This summer we are thrilled to be partnering with the Orange County Library System, and Disney to do a series of Family Game Time events! These events will be a great opportunity for you and your family to learn how to break out of the weekly routine by starting your own Family Game Nights! We’ll be demoing up to 30 different games (not just your typical Monopoly or Candyland experience) to use to get the family together. Learn how to unplug to disconnect through new and exciting games that teach core skills and spark an interest in the world around!

+Orlando Day KidzCamp: As one of Orlando’s premier child care centers, we offer high quality at affordable rates. Our teachers nurture each child’s strengths and lift them to new heights. Offering child care from ages six-weeks through preschool, VPK, kindergarten and after school care.


Dr. Phillips


+JCC of Greater Orlando: Since 1973, The Roth Family JCC has been home to our incredible Andrew Hansen Mandell JCC Summer Camps in the heart of Maitland.

+Theatre South Playhouse Summer Camp at the Dr. Phillips Marketplace: Welcome to The Playhouse! Dr. Phillips Premiere one-stop shop for all your summer camp needs. With our new performing arts theater space and studio in The Dr. Phillip’s Marketplace, we couldn’t be more convenient and affordable. Drop-off and pick-up is easy from the heart of Dr. Phillips.  All of the Teaching Artists here at Theatre South Playhouse are professional performers with either a BFA or a Masters in Theater, Dance, Musical Theater and Theater Education. Come learn from the best!

+St. Luke’s United Methodist Church:Our camps provide quality, affordable, scripture-based instruction in a nurturing environment.  We invite children of all backgrounds and traditions to participate in summer camps at St. Luke’s.


East Orlando


Camp Connect (UCF): Camp Connect is a week-long day camp that introduces students to a variety of engineering disciplines such as Electrical, Computer, Industrial, Mechanical, Aerospace, Civil, Environmental, Construction, and Computer Science. Students participate in hands-on activities, informative presentations, and exciting lab tours while getting a chance to see the UCF campus and meet our wonderful faculty and students!

+Magic Curtain Summer Acting Camps: For more information on Magic Curtain Summer Camps, visit MCPTheater.com.

(still awaiting update) Boardwalk Bowl Entertainment Center: It is almost summer time! Do you need somewhere FUN to send your child(ren) during summer? We have the perfect solution for you. Register your child(ren) today! Parents and kids alike will be happy campers with Boardwalk‘s Summer Camp from June 4 through Aug. 10. Lunch, snacks and beverages are included. Parents can drop off their campers as early as 7am and pick up as late as 6:30pm. For more information, please contact 407.384.0003 ext 1.

(still awaiting update) Girl Scouts of Citrus-Celia-Lane: Offers Resident Camp and Smapler Camps select weeks in June, July and August.

+Top Kids Academy: Our summer fun program is open to all children ages 6 to 13 years old. Let them explore the beauty of nature and friendship. Engage your child in fun and games that let them probe their personal character and strengths. Top Kids Academy is accepting enrolls as early as now! Top Kids Academy prepares summer fun games and team-building activities that usually accommodate sports and field trips. So instead of getting bored at home and being stuck in video games, this is a healthy way of keeping a motivational check on your child and making sure that they learned something new before the beginning of the school term.

+DoglandoCamp Doglando offers youths between the ages of 10 and 13 a unique, fun-filled opportunity to learn how to “Dog Responsibly!”  Starting with which qualities you should look for in a pet, and working through the process of how and where to acquire “the right dog”, Campers experience firsthand all that is really involved in caring for, and training a dog. This experience increases their understanding of what a dog needs to live a happy, healthy life as a companion.

(still awaiting update) TimberNook Day Camp: When your child joins TimberNook Orlando, you’ll quickly realize it’s not your typical nature program. We weave the therapeutic aspects of nature with a unique understanding of child development, using the environment as inspiration for creative play opportunities that challenge the mind, body, and the senses.

(still awaiting update) Magic Curtain TheaterMCP offers a wide variety of summer camps for children of all ages.

+Orlando Drum Camp Come join us for the largest percussion camp in all of Central Florida since 2011! Students of all experience levels have the opportunity to learn about and play different drums from all over the world. In addition to learning about different instruments and musical concepts, all participants will have the opportunity to perform multiple pieces for the final concert! Activities will include rhythmic workshops, drum set master classes, stomp, small ensembles, music theory, and more. High school students will spend plenty of time with marching percussion (snare, bass, tenors, cymbals). Pre-K students will have creative arts and crafts, educational music games, and more specialized instruction.

+Orlando Horse Camp/Painted OaksOrlando Horse Camp includes the incredible experiential learning of a challenge/ropes course, swimming and canoeing will be included.  For Students ages 6-17.  Students will be divided by age groups at the Day Camp.

(still awaiting update) MB/Nike Volleyball Camp: MB Sports Camps and Nike Volleyball Camps pair up to offer a top-notch instructional camp at the University of Central Florida. This camp offers the finest facilities, staff, programs, and a superior instructional method that will bring your game to another level!  It provides its own unique teaching method that effectively covers every aspect of the game, offers a variety of fun off-field activities, and attracts campers from all over the world.

+UCF Music Camps & Clinics: Click for more information.

+Girls Soccer Camp at UCFThis 5-day camp offers over 25 hours of soccer instruction through fun and challenging activities.  Young players will have the opportunity to meet, train with, and be coached by current UCF Women’s Soccer players and staff. All players will receive a t-shirt and a certificate of completion. The Central Florida Girls Soccer Youth Camp is open to all girls between the ages of 4-12*. The curriculum will cover all aspects of the game and will include developmentally appropriate activities for all skill levels.

+UCF Volleyball Camp:Welcome to Central Florida Volleyball Camps! Join Head Coach Todd Dagenais and the UCF Volleyball staff for our annual summer volleyball camps! We look forward to seeing you on campus!

+Monarch Academy:  MCA is a summer day camp with weekly themes and field trips. Our days are packed with STEM activities, weekly cooking, outdoor games, creating with our LEGO wall and Makerspace, computers and arts and crafts. Meals and snacks are included in tuition, but campers may opt to bring their own food if desired. Full-time and part-time options.

+Kindermusik\Grow&Sing: Through storytelling, children will develop an early awareness of rhythm, movement, singing, and drama. Session one includes the topics Splash! and Make Believe. Session two includes topics Wild Animal Park and Out and About. Each day children will enjoy music, movement and drama activities, along with art time, playground playtime and a snack.

Avalon Dance: Classes for ages 2 and up and camps for ages 4 and up. For more information, call 407.380.3444. Located in Avalon Park. Click here for the flyer.

+Kids R Kids: Our Learning Academy offers a thrilling summer camp experience for preschool and elementary aged children. Check back with us in 2019 to see what we offer our families in the community – a Day Camp your child will absolutely love.

+Aim’s Amazing Sport and Fitness Camps: Our goal is to make children (ages 5-13) aware of their talents through offering them a variety of after school classes related to fitness and the arts. By doing this each child will be able to build self esteem, coordination and artistic expression in addition to learning how to focus on their skills. This also keeps the students involved in some sort of activity in a fun safe controlled environment.  The camps are theme based.  Camp is held at Corner Lake Middle School.

+Xtreme Kicks Martial Arts: Xtreme Kicks Martial Arts will help keep your children active when school is out. Xtreme Kicks Martial Arts offer weekly and daily camps when schools have scheduled days off ( ex: teacher work day)

+Capitol Debate: CNot only will Capitol Debate students learn new skills through our programs; they will feel an increase in self-worth, learn critical thinking skills and improve public speaking and communication skills with their peers. Two weeks at camp will result in lifelong friendships and memories that will resonate with our students throughout their academic, personal and professional careers. Campers return to our program year after year because of how life-changing our Summer Debate Camps prove to be. Our parents will tell you themselves that they proudly stand by their investment in Capitol Debate because of the impact it has had on their families.

(still awaiting update) TechMe STEM Summer Program: For more program information, date & times, visit TechMeCenter.com or call 407.900.9171.

Camp We Sign:  Camp We Sign is a one week day camp for students k-12th grade. Campers eligible to attend are campers whom are Deaf, hard-of-hearing, siblings of DHH students, and children of Deaf adults.


Geneva


+Equestrian Quest:Limited space is available so sign up fast!  Ages 5 and up learning all aspects of safety, care, & nutrition for the well being of the riders and the horses. Fun includes riding both English or western, trail riding, games and swimming during summer camp, long pants are recommended, lots of water, hard shoes & snack.  


Gotha


(still awaiting update) Central Florida Preparatory SchoolStatistics point to the disappointing loss of learning that takes place when young people are not in school during the summer. Summer reading programs can provide young people and their parents with the tools necessary to ensure year-long learning success and cultivate a love of reading. — Commissioner of the New York State Education Department John B. King, Jr. Do you want your child to continue learning throughout the summer? Does your child just want to have fun? We can help you both. We invite you to enroll your son or daughter in our summer camp.

Ready, Set, Dance:All in one location! But we have several different camps. Unicorns, Rainbows and Mermaids June 10th -June 14th The Greatest Show! July 8th-July 12th Candyland July 15th – July 19th These camps are for ages 6 to 12. 1/2 day mini dance camp for ages 3,4,5 Unicorns, Mermaids, and Rainbows Tuesday July 9th and Thursday July 11th 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM $70

+Camp Ithiel: We offer multiple summer camps giving youth the chance to experience God and His Creation along with the comfort of air-conditioned facilities! Camp Ithiel works hard to foster an atmosphere where campers can encounter God through worship, study, relationships, recreation and nature. Our summer camps give campers the opportunity to participate in fun and exciting activities like canoeing, archery, hiking, 9 Square in the Air, Gaga Ball, Life-Size Angry Birds, campfires and cookouts. Most importantly, the heart of our summer camp ministry is to encourage and challenge campers to grow in their relationship with God and to walk with Him every day. There is no better way to spend a week of summer than at Camp Ithiel. We offer Overnight Camps and Day Camps for youth ages 6-18. Register today for the fun!

(still awaiting update)Broadway Summer Camp: The Young Star Musical Theatre Summer Camp program is a 5 day camp, where children of all levels will learn select songs from current and past Broadway musicals and how to become a Triple Threat ( singer, dancer, actor).

(still awaiting update) Deeper Root Academy Summer Enrichment: Deeper Root Academy Presents Summer Enrichment 2018! Come a join us for academic engagement and summer fun. We have academic enrichment, vacation bible school, drama, music, art, and sign language classes. There are also fun field trips weekly. So come and join the fun and keep the learning going all year!


Howey-in-the-Hills


+Bishops Gate Golf Academy: Summer camps begin June 9, 2019 and run weekly for 10 weeks with the last week beginning August 11, 2019. Come for a week, multi-weeks or the entire summer. Camp options include Core and Elite. You can also pair your golf training with English classes.


Hunter’s Creek


+Victory Martial Arts: A positive place for all the Spring and Summer Camp kids to get together! Join the fun with all sorts of games and activities like breaking a real wooden board, xtreme martial arts, self-defense & bullying prevention.


Kissimmee

+Osceola Arts: Osceola Arts provides fun and affordable summer camps that include six different camps with focuses on visual arts, musical theatre and music. 

+Ice Factory: The Ice Factory Summer Day Camps Are Back! Every day the activities are planned to engage your child and keep the excitment and interests levels high!!!  Our camps include daily games, crafts, lessons, and outdoor activites.We also offer movie and theme days as well as special activites and presentations all summer long. Our qualified and well trained staff provide an outstanding and positive experience for your child while ensuring the best possible environment for them to learn the basics of ice skating, hockey, figure skating and more. Sign up today! Ages 6-14

+Arts Thereafter: Performance Camps run from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

+Kissimmee Art Camp: We are an art Camp in the Kissimmee area dedicated to bringing out the creativity in each child. We accept children from 5-12 years old.

+The Art of Enrichment Summer Camp: Full day camp featuring Art instruction, Music lessons, Acting Classes, Singing Instruction, Cooking, and more! Ages 6-12 welcome! Camp hours and rates vary per location.

(still awaiting update) Gingerbread House I & II: Offering full day care from ages 2-8. Located at 99 Bridle Court, Kissimmee.

+SportsRock Gymnastics Camp: Join us for fun-filled days learning Gymnastics, Aerial Arts, playing Games, Contests, Arts n Crafts and More! Each week is a new theme designed to keep things fun and the kids Active. Boys & Girls ages 5 – 14 are all welcome. Full day and half day options plus extended day for working Parents. Pre-registration is necessary to guarantee a spot. See you in the gym!

Candyland Designs Co.: Kid’s camps are $300 per week; class is from 10 AM – 2 PM and last for 5 consecutive days.Lunch will be provided, as well as some delicious desserts, and a drink. At the end of camp, each young chef will receive their own folder filled with recipes, photos of their experiences and a certificate of completion. No flip flops – kids must wear tennis shoes and hair tied back

Kids Academy Childcare: Hours 6:30 am – 6:30 pm
Breakfast, Lunch & Snacks provided
Activities – Arts & Crafts, cooking, community outreach
Fieldtrips – bowling, movies, parks, restaurants, local museums.


Lake County


(still awaiting update) City of Eustis Recreation DepartmentHeld at the Eustis Recreation Department located at 2214 E. Bates Ave. Eustis, FL 32726 Boys & Girls (must have completed kindergarten-6th grade). Parents must provide sack lunch daily Payment plan available. Call for more info 352-357-8510

(still awaiting update) Metropolitan Area Youth Symphony (MAYS): MAYS summer camp takes place for one week in the Orlando area (Oviedo) June 12-16 and one week in the Lake County Area (Leesburg) June 19-23. Each day of MAYS summer camp includes: Full orchestra rehearsals, chamber music, music theory, composition, recitals, music appreciation, master classes, practice techniques, and snacks. The hours are 9am to 3pm and there is a half day program for students age 8 and under from 9am to noon. In Oviedo the camp takes place at St. Alban’s Anglican Church, 3348 State Road 426, Oviedo. The Lake County camp takes place at St. James Episcopal Church, 204 Lee St., Leesburg.

+Camp Boggy Creek: EUSTIS: During each of our summer sessions, up to 150 children with like illnesses arrive for a week of fun, adventure and independence. The prescription for the day is fun, fun, fun! Laughter, giggles, friendships and excitement abound on the 232 acres of tall pines, majestic oaks and nature trails. Campers are empowered to do things they never dreamed they could do. They are infused with a spirit of accomplishment at every turn and allowed to forget that “they have what they have.” For many of them it is the first time they’ve felt “normal” since their diagnosis. Multiple sessions of overnight camp offer our campers the chance to come to camp and catch a fish, make a woodshop project, or climb our high tower while making some wonderful new friends. Each session of camp we host a different illness group.

+Peak Performance Swim Camp: At Peak Performance Swim Camp our primary goal is to bring out the very best in every swimmer we coach. To achieve this ambitious goal we employ a one-of-a-kind holistic approach that conditions swimmers both inside and out.

**Earth Immersion SCUBA Summer Camp: Earth Immersion summer camp is a scuba, adventure and outdoor education camp for teens (12-16 yrs) looking for an unmatched experience exploring North Florida’s crystal clear springs. Students will earn three dive certifications. No experience necessary except must be able to swim. It is a two-week, co-ed, overnight camp.


Lake Mary


+Extreme Youth Sports Lake Mary: Extreme Youth Sports is different.  We love seeing your child everyday and want them to be their absolute best!  EYS of Lake Mary is better than your average summer camp.  We have created a place where kids can feel safe. A place where they can grow and become confident. Somewhere they can learn new skills, build friendships and grow in character.  Where other programs may “babysit” their students, we motivate our students to maximize their success.  If you understand that difference, you will understand the value of our camp.  Many parents have shared that their kids talk about our summer camp throughout the school year.  We are grateful and super-excited for another summer of camp!  Join us and allow your child the incredible experience!

**Brey’s Basketball Academy Camp: Youth Basketball Camp for Boys and Girls ages 7-Up. Learn basic fundamentals of the game. Daily contests and giveaways. Campers will receive an end of week report card and workout plan. Entry level to advance players.

(still awaiting update) Greatest Showman Musical Theater Camp: Our one-week camps are Broadway style classes! These classes are performing arts camps designed to give students the ultimate musical theater experience. Each child will train in movement, ensemble work, improvisation, characterization, costume design and creation, background and prop crafts. We will also have crafts, movies, free-play time, bounce house, and snack. Please bring your own lunch each day. The week will end with a special showcase for parents and guests. we have several different themed weeks available.


Lake Nona


+Full Sail Labs: Our week-long Summer Camps give Kids (ages 7–12) and Teens (ages 13–17) the experience of working on a real film, building a game, or producing original music from start to finish by utilizing state-of-the-art technology. At Full Sail Labs, our summer camps are like no other. Students explore their creativity through storytelling, art, and technology while engaging in collaborative experiences with their peers. Full Sail Labs Summer Camps start in June and run through the end of July. Kids camps are located at our Winter Park, Lake Nona, and Longwood locations. Teen camps only take place on the Full Sail University campus (Winter Park).

+USTA National Campus Summer Camp Summer Camps are 1 week of tennis play and lessons. There are nine weekly sessions. The camp will provide options for all ages and abilities. Campers will hone their games and their strokes, have fun and learn skills that will help them enjoy the sport for a lifetime. The program will feature professional coaching and training combined with the perfect blend of competition, camaraderie and fun!

Hours & Pricing:

Monday-Friday, June 4-August 10
Note: Camp will not be held during the week of July 2-6

Full Day of Summer Camp: starting at $310/week
Monday-Thursday: 8:30am-2:30pm – Includes lunch for each camper!
Friday: 8:30am-11:30am 

Morning Summer Camp: starting at $175/week
Monday-Friday: 8:30am-11:30am 

Extended Camp:  Additional $50.00 per week 
Our Extended Camp is for FULL Day campers and available each day from 2:30pm-4:00pm (Monday-Thursday. No extended camp on Friday). Extended campers will be supervised by our camp coaches and participate in reading and quiet activities. 

+Synapse Science & Technology Learning Center: We are STEM Afterschool Enrichment Learning Center that focuses on Programming, Robotics, 3D Printing, Internet of Things and Music. 


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Disclaimer: We do not endorse any of these summer camps, nor do we have personal knowledge of them. Please be sure to use this guide as just that…a guide. We have put this guide together based on our research of potential summer camps in the Central Florida area. Do your research and your homework to pick the best and most reputable summer camps for your children.

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