Orlando Summer Camps 2019 – page 4

Orlando Summer Camps – page 4

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Orlando Summer Camps – This is page 4 of 4 in our 2019 Summer Camp Guide. You can check additional pages with the number links below. Cities are alphabetical with multi-location and special needs summer camps on page 1.

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Orlando Summer Camps 2019

iDTech at Rollins College:

iD Tech is the world leader in STEM education, with 400,000 alumni since 1999. Summer programs for ages 7-19 are held at 150 prestigious campuses including Rollins, Stanford, NYU, HKU, and Imperial College London. Students build in-demand skills for futures in coding, game development, robotics, and design.


Orlando Summer Camps 2019

St. Cloud


(waiting on update) Language Immersion & STEAM Summer Camp: At Building Brains Academy, your child can enjoy the following for ages 10 and up:

• Languages (Spanish, English, Mandarin, French)
• Gardening
• Cooking
• Soccer
• Water Days
• STEAM Labs
• Music

+Camp Illahaw: Camp Illahaw is owned and operated by the Allen Broussard Conservancy, a non-profit organization established in 1991. Since 2005, Camp Illahaw has offered campers the chance to experience all Florida has to offer with a diverse selection of fun activities from Horseback Trail Rides; Arena Activities; Florida History/Heritage; Low Ropes Challenge Course; Hiking; Kayaking; Archery; Shooting; Swimming, Paintball*; and our “unique” Outdoor Survival Activity*. We are home to Central Florida’s longest zipline and the Thrill Pack which includes the first roller coaster zipline in the United States! Summer Camp Orlando

+All-Star Dance Company – All-Star Summer Camp: This summer, ASDC is offering 8 week-long camps, 8 different day camps and 8 weeks of our normal classes. Each week-long camp focuses on specific styles of dance and includes workshopping skills like juggling in our Circus Camp and stage makeup in our Ballet & Broadway Camp. Our camps also include different themed crafts and amazing end of the week performances! The dance day camps are perfect mini versions of our week-long camps, with a performance at the end of each day. For more information, check out the summer brochures located in our lobby or our summer schedule at www.allstardancecompany.com!

+City of St. Cloud: All camps are from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm and are for children enrolled in kindergarten through 14 years old. Please register for all day and weekly camps at the St. Cloud Civic Center, 3001-17th Street. Your child will need lunch and a snack for all day and week camps. Please make sure that you clearly label your child’s belongings.

+ Grace Lutheran School: We treat each child as a unique and special gift from God to be cared for, loved and nurtured. We believe Lutheran Education equips people to love out the great commandments to love God and our Neighbor (Deuteronomy 6:6-7).

+ Academy for Kids: We offer an outstanding educational summer program. Weekly In-house field trips that include: Puppet show, Magic Show, Special Character Appearances and Yoga classes just to name a few. A different theme every week is designed to inspire your child to create, interact and stay active during the summer. Our program will have your kids doing everything from running relay races to learning the importance of our community helpers. Although the summer is a more relaxed time, children learn through play while still working on their educational and motor skills.

+Perfect Pointe Productions Dance Academy: We offer camps for a wide range of styles and interest. Everything from Princess Camp to Ninja Acro Camp as well as dance intensives for the older dancers. You can find a full day or half day camp to meet your summer needs. Camps are filled with dancing, games, arts, crafts and most importantly LOTS OF FUN! We hope your child can join us this summer!


West Orlando


+Grade Power Learning: No student – no matter how academically advanced – is immune from the effects of summer learning loss. By taking a two-month break over the summer, the brain loses much of the information it learned over the school year. This makes sense, because the brain is like any other muscle – it needs to be used continually to keep functioning in peak condition.

+Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake We’re working to update this camp. For more information, call 407-246-4300.

+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.

+XL Soccer World Orlando Summer Camps: Our camp caters for 4-14 year olds, we offer half days 9-12 or 1-4, or full day 9-4. With FREE early drop off from 8am and FREE late pick up until 5pm. Each day will focus on a theme (dribbling, passing, shooting and turning) ending with a Friday World Cup Day.

+Summer Camps at Theatre South Playhouse: Theatre South Playhouse’s Professional Theatre Camps. Learn from our talented staff of professional teaching artists. A Chorus Line, Rock Of Ages, This Is The Greatest Camp, Mean Girls Camp, I Wanna Moana, Newsies And School of Rock Camp, Come From A Waitress, BE More Dear Even Chill, Camp Etiquette, Rotten TO the Core Camp, Aladdin Kids, Camp Broadway Tap and Jazz. Pre and post care available. Camps range from 9-2pm and 9-4pm. TheatreSouthPlayhouse.org


Windermere


(waiting on update) Lake Cane Tennis Center: QuickStart tennis is an exciting new play format for learning tennis, designed to bring kids into the game by using specialized equipment, shorter court dimensions and modified scoring, all tailored to the kids age and size. Our QuickStart program follows this latest USTA & ITF format for age appropriate tennis instruction and play. This format is a proven way to get young players playing quicker, technically better and keep them playing the sport longer.

+SHINE In the Limelight: Our 11th summer of providing performing arts enrichment day camps for young people in Central Florida ages 5-18. We focus on acting, music, dance, production, writing, fine art and creative play, plus musical theater intensive training for older students. 6 weeks in Winter Park and 2 weeks in Windermere.

+St. Luke’s United Methodist Church: Come LIVE B.I.G. this summer and learn how to make your community a better place through stewardship, acceptance, equality, kindness, and love. Vacation Bible School, and Full day camps for elementary age and Pre K are offered throughout the summer. Check out the fun at St. Luke’s!

+Elite Animation Academy: Over 50 years animation experience form Walt Disney Feature animation, Marvel Comics, Warner brothers studios and other forward leading industry professionals. Now enrolling children age 8 and up for summer camp. Camps include 2D & 3D animation, sketching, drawing fundamentals, character design, traditional animation, digital painting and digital sculpting. Call 407-459-7959 for more information. Located at 8933 Conroy Windermere Road, 2nd floor.

+The StartUp Studio: Our immersive and highly effective 5 day Summer Camps empower students to discover their true passions and interests and harness them in a way that provides clarity for them to move forward as young entrepreneurs in the world. Students walk away with a profound understanding of their own power within and how to funnel it to drive meaningful results as they continue their education and professional development. We work with students from all around the world and provide them with an experience that will have a lasting impact on their lives.

+Perfect Pointe Productions Dance Academy: We offer camps for a wide range of styles and interest. Everything from Princess Camp to Ninja Acro Camp as well as dance intensives for the older dancers. You can find a full day or half day camp to meet your summer needs. Camps are filled with dancing, games, arts, crafts and most importantly LOTS OF FUN! We hope your child can join us this summer!


Wekiva


+ Wekiva River Players: Wekiva River Players is Seminole County’s longest-running theater ensemble, performing continuously since 1993. From its beginnings WRP has served the community, not just providing theatrical entertainment, education and opportunities, but also giving back creatively to support important local causes through donations of time, money and talent. Over the years we’ve worked with a variety of charitable organizations, including our recent and ongoing involvement with Music for Melons, raising funds for breast cancer research.


Winter Garden


+Winter Garden Art Association: Summer Camp Weeks are active and fun art experiences for children grades 2 and up.

+Bright Horizons: Day camp programs at Bright Horizons® offer indoor and outdoor activities, plus opportunities for fun, friendships, and exploration. Our programs group children by age and encourage their growing ability to make choices, work with others, and assume responsibilities. Our camp teachers work collaboratively to develop a fun curriculum that takes advantage of all that the summer offers. They use playgrounds, the surrounding communities, and special visitors as an extension of the camp, helping children to discover science, explore nature, and engage in the creative arts, while learning about the vast opportunities in the world around them. We follow four essential rules when planning our excursions: the trip must be developmentally appropriate, safe, have educational value, and it must be fun! Programs vary by location. Contact your local center to check availability of summer camp programs.

+Cranium Clubhouse: The summer program at Cranium Academy is 11 weeks of fun and learning for students who have a wide range of interests. We offer camps for children from 2 years old to 10 years old in arts, humanities, sciences, and more! STEM camp is offered for children ages 4-10. School Day camps are from 8:30 AM until 3:30 PM and Full Day camps are from 7:00 AM until 6:00 PM. p Orlando

+Florida Film Academy: Florida Film Academy is celebrating 10 years of offering our premiere programming to our local community! This year kids ages 7-12 and teens ages 13-18 can choose from Filmmaking for all levels, Animation, Visual Effects & VR Movie Making, Acting & Improv, YouTube Studio, Make Up FX, Prop design & more! Join us at our Backlot Studio right here in Winter Garden or at our second home in St. Augustine, Florida!

+ Kid’s Cooking Connection: For ages 7-17. All camps are at the Masonic Lodge at 230 W. Bay Street in Winter Garden. Full day camp from 9 am to 4 pm with full day extended care options available. Eaerly bird “all day” pricing until April 1, 2018.

+Gymnastics USA: The Seasonal Camps are for children between 3 and 12 years old. Camps include gymnastics fun activities, arts and crafts, games, and much more! Our seasonal camps are a great way for children to stay active during school breaks. Although camps include many games, and arts and crafts, the special focus is gymnastics!

+Leadership 4 Girls Change the World Camp: Leadership 4Girls empowers your daughter to be an effective leader, to confidently achieve her goals, to positively influence others and to live a successful, balanced life.

+Bricks 4 Kidz of West Central Florida: Bricks 4 Kidz® camps are a fresh and fun way for kids to spend their school breaks! Children will have a blast using LEGO® Bricks to build uniquely designed models, play games, and explore the world of engineering, architecture, robotics, and more in an open, friendly and team-based environment. Bricks 4 Kidz® camps keep the pace fast and varied with guided projects and challenges as well as time for CREATIVE-play, so the kids are always having fun. Camp activities are specially designed for kids ages 5-12, built around themes kids love, like Bey Blades, Nintendo Arcade, Minecraft and more. Screened, trained Bricks 4 Kidz® staff provide friendly, qualified supervision for your children, so you can rest assured they are safe and happy.

+Garden Theatre: Our summer camps for young theatre fans entering grades 1 through 12 focus on developing performance abilities in a fun, supportive environment. Camps vary each session for campers interested in joining multiple weeks!

+Broadway Summer Camp with The Right Combination Dance Studio: Our camps are guaranteed to give kids an unforgettable week full of acting, singing, dancing and fun! In all of our camps, young actors will have their time in the spotlight with numerous solo opportunities as they build up their skills in a nurturing, non-competitive environment. And, of course, play lots of theatre games! See you at camp!

+Summer Music Camp: This Summer Music Camp is to be held from Monday, July 15, through Friday, July 19. Hours: 2pm-5pm. The Camp will culminate with a Camp Concert on Friday, July 19, from 6pm-7:30pm. Early Bird registration is $175 until June 18, then registration will be $195 thereafter. Classes will be offered for voice, guitar, bass, drums/percussion, recorder, and basic music theory. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own instruments should they have one. We require attendees who wish to learn to play the recorder to purchase their own prior to the start of Camp. Meals will NOT be provided. Students should eat lunch before arriving and bring snacks to munch on during the short mid-afternoon break. Water will be provided at no charge. Our amazing coffee house, “The Break Room”, will be open and available to parents throughout the day. Students may visit the coffee house before or after classes. Register soon as class sizes are limited!


Winter Park


+Ninja Warrior Camp at Victory Martial Arts: Increase confidence, focus, agility, coordination and NINJA SKILLS while having a ton o fun. Call 407-671-7300 for more information.

+Jaylen’s Christian Academy: Looking for a great camp for your little ones this Summer? Enroll them into Jaylen’s Christian Academy today. We will take weekly field trips based on our weekly theme and Interactive educational activities .

+ID Tech Camp at Rollins College: iD Tech is the world leader in STEM education, with 400,000 alumni since 1999. Summer programs for ages 7-19 are held at 150 prestigious campuses including Rollins, Stanford, NYU, HKU, and Imperial College London. Students build in-demand skills for futures in coding, game development, robotics, and design.

+San Pedro Center: What do you think the “Heart of the Gospel” truly is? Is it Love? Mercy? Sacrifice? Join us for an amazing journey this summer as we dive into the heart of the Gospels, uncovering God’s Truths that will transform our lives! At San Pedro Summer Camp, campers trade the distractions (and tech) of daily life for a week of faith, friends and fun! They become immersed in our faith through the sacraments and prayer. They build lifelong friendships through the fun of our low ropes course, archery and giant slip and slide. They encounter Christ through our well trained young adults who infectiously spread their love for God through witnesses and silly skits. So this summer, come to San Pedro Summer Camp and be transformed by faith, friends and fun!

+Rollins Nike Summer Tennis Camp: Spend your summer at tennis camp working on your tennis game and making new friends! The Nike Tennis Camp at Rollins College is a summer tennis training camp for young athletes ages 9-18 of all skill levels to come and vastly improve their tennis game.

+SHINE In the Limelight: Summer Stage will be held at two locations: The Parke House Academy in Winter Park and The Gotha Community Center in Windermere featuring musical theater programs, creative acting programs and production programs.

+Trinity Preparatory School Summer Programs: According to Oxford Learning, one month’s worth of learning is lost during summer vacation. But this doesn’t have to be the case! Whether you’re looking for academics, athletics, fun, or all three, we are here to ensure your student has a rewarding summer, with options for students from 6th to 12th grade. Trinity Prep hosts academic, enrichment and athletic courses for middle and upper school students. Our “third semester” approach affords students from all schools the opportunity to extend their learning opportunities with Trinity Prep faculty, explore a passion subject, or brush up on existing skill sets. Questions? Please feel free to contact us at summer@trinityprep.org. Just type the name of the student you’d like to register for classes below to view dates and pricing!

+Central Florida Performing Arts: This program was designed to train and educate young performers, age 3 through 12th grade, to become skilled in the areas of singing, acting, and dancing through musical theater. Now in its 9th season, the Children and Youth Arts program has grown into an artistic community where each young performer is given the tools needed to become a successful, confident artist and the means to carry those skills throughout life.

+Conductive Education Center: Your child or adult will have an amazing time at CECO’s special needs summer camp and adult intensive program! CECO’s summer programs were intentionally developed to increase physical and social independence in a safe environment for individuals with cerebral palsy and other related motor disabilities. Our fun and intensive summer sessions include physical, educational, and self-care skills, led by PETO-trained instructors and supported by trained program assistants.

+Aloma Methodist Summer Camp: The Aloma Summer Program provides a fun opportunity for children 18 months through 5th grade. Our Program will be packed full of fun activities that give our children, as well as our teachers, a relaxed atmosphere while at the same time maintaining a quality, age appropriate environment for all ages.

+Full Sail Labs: This summer, inspire your child to take their ideas from dream to creation, with Full Sail Labs! Full Sail Labs offers Summer Camps with a focus on technology, entertainment, media, and art for kids (ages 7-12) and teens (ages 13-17). As an Apple Distinguished School, Full Sail Labs offers young creators a unique STEAM based educational experience centered around unlocking creativity, building knowledge, and access to educational tools while making meaningful connections to the curriculum. Full Sail Labs was designed by Full Sail University with the goal of providing an engaging and open learning environment that allows kids and teens the opportunity to transform from content consumers into content creators.

+Goldfish Swim School Jump Start Clinics: Goldfish Swim School’s unique Jump Start Clinics are specially designed for families looking to get their kids water-ready in a hurry. They’re a great way to introduce kids to the fundamentals of water safety, take full advantage of school vacations, get peace-of-mind before a water-centric vacation or even start the journey to an Olympic gold medal. Jump Start Clinics include four consecutive days, Tuesday through Friday, from 9am-12pm. These 30-minute swim lessons focus on everything from teaching the fundamentals of water safety to fine-tuning stroke technique. These clinics are so effective, we guarantee you’ll see significant improvement in your child’s swimming skills in just four short days!

+Winter Park Community Center: Summer camp for kids entering gardes 1-5 and Middle School Camp for grades 6-8. Check out the website here for fees for residents and non-residents. There is also a Junior Counselor Program for grades entering 9-12. Applications are available here. Teen leadership volunteer program is FREE. Learn valuable work experience and be positive role models for campers. Potential participants must apply and interview.

+All Kids Spanish: There are different options to immerse your children into the Spanish language this summer through fun, themed activities in two different locations (Winter Park-FCC, 1st Congregational Church, 225 Interlachen Avenue & Oviedo-Maya Papaya Organic Farm, 245 W. Beasley Road).

+Future Investors Club of America: Fun, Exciting and Informative! These three terms sum up the FICA Summer Camps. Young Investors enjoy financial intelligence training, video and board games, field trips to local financial districts, and guest speakers from some of America’s largest corporations. FICA Summer Camps are to be held on the campuses of some of America’s most prestigious Colleges and Universities. In addition, each summer camp has been designed to provide special emphases on certain key economic industries, such as: Travel & Tourism, Technology-Communications, Entertainment-Media, Energy-Space Technology, Commodity Markets, Franchise Corporations, Banking, Insurance & Investments, Toys & Sporting Goods. In addition, field trips may be planned to the movies and other local entertainment centers. All activities are designed to enhance and enrich the learning process. As a result, learning about the world of finance and business has never been this much fun! Curriculum includes BFIT, plus analysis of the Entertainment and Media Production Industry.

+ Mead Park Young Naturalists: Does your child love nature, plants, animals, birds, bugs, butterflies and exploring the great outdoors? Then they will love the Young Naturalist Summer Camp at Mead Botanical Garden!

+Rollins Summer Sports Camp: The Department of Physical Education & Athletics strives to provide a broad-based program which affords Rollins students the opportunity to grow mentally, physically and spiritually. This coincides with Rollins’ institutional mission of providing a “high quality liberal arts education” as well as enhancing the “quality of student life.”

+ 4-H Exploding Bacon Exploding Science Camp: Science and robotics go hand in hand in our Exploding Science summer robotic camp. Students form Lego Robotic teams to learn simple programming, strategy and design to complete missions for a friendly end-week competition. Exciting hands-on science experiments and team building games round out the fun. Exploding Science camps are geared for 8-12 year olds.

+WPVC Volleyball Summer Camps: Join the Coolest Summer Camp in Central Florida! WPVC Boys/Girls All Skills Volleyball Summer Camp Ages 7-16! Campers will be excited to join in our interactive curriculum as our facilities are indoor and airconditioned. Campers will learn the values of teamwork, caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and endurance. If your child loves to play, learn, make new friends and do something different and exciting, this is the perfect camp for them. Register before May 7, 2018 & receive a $30 or $40/week discount! Space fills up quick so make sure you register soon for the location that works best for you! Please keep in mind that we will be adding additional weeks at other locations. Contact US at 321-356-3383 and Heather@wpvc.org

+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. Summer camps are offered at Calvary Orlando.

+ Indoor Ski and Snowboard Summer Camp : WinterClub ski and snowboard summer camp is a unique program giving today’s youth the opportunity to experience the thrill of winter sports, snowboarding and skiing in a supportive, friend-filled atmosphere. Our five-day comprehensive program encourages participants not only to learn skiing and have fun, but also to develop lasting friendships with their chaperones, instructors and classmates. Small groups led by professional instructors teach mountain safety and ski & snowboard techniques to all levels.

+iD Tech at Rollins College: iD Tech is the world leader in STEM education, with 400,000 alumni since 1999. Summer programs for ages 7-19 are held at 150 prestigious campuses including Rollins, Stanford, NYU, HKU, and Imperial College London. Students build in-demand skills for futures in coding, game development, robotics, and design.

+Crealde:Crealdé’s Summer ArtCamp provides 350 children the opportunity to participate in one- or two-week sessions of hands-on art instruction in multiple media taught by professional artist. The summer concludes with the annual ArtCamp Exhibition, featuring artworks from individual campers and large-scale collaborative works mentored camp instructors. The art is on display for 3 weeks in the Showalter Hughes Community Gallery on Crealdé’s main campus.


Winter Springs

+ Spark! Family Enrichment Center: Spark! Summer Camp provides 100% pure enrichment fun. In the past, camp specialties have included cheer & dance, FROZEN musical camp, Space camp, Art of the Masters, reading & writing, math, science, musical drama, and more! We offer flexible, all-day or half-day options, as well as daily or weekly options for your camper. Your kiddos will experience all the summer fun while exercising their brains and imagination! Camp is available for K-5 with select specialties available for pre-schoolers and teens. Call or stop in today to secure your Spark! Summer Camp spot! Limited Space is available.

+ Kraze Florida Krush: Central Florida Soccer Alliance DBA Florida Kraze Krush Soccer is a professionally managed youth soccer organization in the region, providing age-appropriate training for children of all skill levels by college-level coaches and trainers. Our numerous programs offer playing opportunities for all kids, including children with disabilities. And unlike many other clubs, we emphasize full player development. At FL Kraze/Krush, it’s not just about winning. Our programs are focused on developing lifelong skill sets that will help our players succeed both on and off the field.

+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. Camp times are 9 am-4:30 pm with free early drop off and late pick up available. The camps are theme based. Camp dates and themes are listed here. Camp is held at Willow Creek Church in Winter Springs.

+Winter Springs Camp Sunshine: Three weekly field trips, swimming, arts and crafts, sports, skating, movies, bowling, and guest speakers. $90 per week for the residents and $110 per week for non-residents. For children entering first through sixth grades. 407.327.6593

+Winter Springs Performing Arts: Two Week Rehearsal Camp for Ages 5+ July 15th – July 26th, Mondays – Fridays from 9am – 12pm Performances on 7/26 and 7/27 This is a Non-Audition program. Registration will open in March at www.winterspringsarts.org. Tuition: $350 includes registration fee, all rehearsal materials, programs, performances and a T-shirt. A wop bop a loo bop a wop bam boom! Celebrate how it all began with some of the biggest rock and roll stars to ever assemble in your classroom. From Elvis “the King,” Little Richard and James Brown to The Beach Boys, The Beatles and many more, we guarantee you’ll want to swoon and croon right along because rock and roll is here to stay!

+ Summer Camp at the Zen Life Center: At The Zen Life Center, you can be confident that your child will not only have a great summer and lots of fun but he/she will also come away with new skills, new knowledge, confidence, and a real sense of accomplishment! ZLC has been doing Summer Camp for close to 20 years and provides a dynamic, innovative…always adventurous and enriching with fun field trips, quality martial arts training, fitness/sports training, adventure obstacle training, life coaching and character building! In addition, your child could earn the chance to become a LEADER & Mentor—building valuable skill sets for the future!! Come see the difference and start your summer adventures with us!!

+ The Music Box Summer Camps: The Music Box offers a variety of week-long summer camps for student of all ages focusing on musical technique and performance. Camp themes include musical theatre, songwriting and recording, rock band experience, music video, and beginner singing. Camps run Monday – Friday from 9 AM to 2 PM and include snacks and drinks. Please see our website for detailed descriptions of all the camps we have to offer!


Brevard County

+Kennedy Space Center: Camp KSC® is a weeklong day camp that specializes in STEM learning at its best, following NASA-based science and engineering. Future space explorers will learn what it is like to live and work in space. With the opening of the new Astronaut Training Experience® Center located at the main visitor complex, campers will experience a brand new summer camp with curriculum comprising of exciting and educational adventures, catered to fit each grade. Orlando

+Ron Jon Surf Shop: Camps run June to August but class size is limited so CALL NOW to grab a spot! Simply put – it’s a blast on the beach!! And we keep our instructor to student ratio at a maximum of 1:4, so our classes fill up quickly. All students must be between 7 and 17 years old and able to swim. The classes are divided based upon age and experience, and spots are awarded on a first come, first served basis.

+Brevard County ZooFrom June 3 to August 9, the Zoo is offering a variety of half- and full-day camps for children entering kindergarten through 12th grade. Topics range from animal habitats and behaviors to wildlife conservation and nature-based adventures. New this year is the Career Explorers camp for high school students considering a future with animals.


Volusia County


+Pure Life Surf School: Kids look forward to our Daytona Beach Surf Camp all year long. We are a surf school that grew up surfing in Daytona Beach and Ponce Inlet. Our core values are instilled in our kids as we enhance their surfing skills, knowledge of their ocean environment, and surfing etiquette; especially when surfing down at the inlets and other crowded surf spots. Talk to any kid or parent that has ever been in our camp and see what they have to say. Our kids have a blast, literally every day is the best day of their lives. No other camp compares to the level of fun that is achieved at Pure Life Surf School.

+Marine Discovery Center: Summer camps at Marine Discovery Center are designed for children to experience the water through our hands-on, feet-wet programs. All of our summer camp programs will include island exploration, science activities, marine-related arts and crafts, shoreline studies in our salt marsh, and a photo show of your child’s week at camp! Other activities vary depending on the camp but may include fishing, kayaking, archery, snorkeling, SCUBA diving, surfing, and paddle boarding. We hope to ‘Discover Amazing’ with your camper this summer!

+Whimsical World of Camp by Girls Scouts of Citrus Council: Explore the wonders of nature in the Whimsical World of Camp. You’ll experience the fun of camp while making new friends and connecting with the great outdoors.


Overnight-Out of Area


+Camp Cedar Cliff: Building genuine Christ-followers through community, worship, Biblical teaching, and outdoor recreation since 2006. Our mission is played out in three avenues, so explore the ways that Cedar Cliff is impacting thousands of kids every year. 

+Florida Youth Conservation Centers Network: The Everglades Youth Conservation Camp (EYCC) is located on the J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area in western Palm Beach County. The Youth Camp was created by individuals who cared deeply about conservation, protecting wilderness areas, wildlife in natural habitats and preserving a way of life. The camp facility is managed by the Florida Youth Conservation Centers Network, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The residential summer camp program is for children completing 3rd – 8th grade. The EYCC also offers a Leadership Camp for youth completing grades 9th – 12th grade. Summer camp activities challenge camper’s physical, mental and social growth. Group leaders and instructors serve as guides through camp life and activities, mentors and role models. EYCC’s summer programs feature a unique conservation education theme with outdoor adventure activities in the Florida Everglades, as well as time to relax, have fun and make new friends. The Everglades Youth Conservation Camp is an American Camp Association (ACA) accredited facility, meeting all ACA health, safety, and program quality standards.

+Space CampSpace Camp is located in Huntsville, Ala., where America’s space program was born. Huntsville is home to the second largest research park in the United States and the fourth largest in the world.

+Busch Gardens: Summer Day Camps and Resident Camps turn Busch Gardens Tampa into a classroom that your kids will actually enjoy! Zoo School will open students’ eyes to a world of wildlife and wild places. Our Teacher Programs provide classroom-ready activities for students. Our Youth Group activities provides both education and thrills to groups of 15 or more. Learning is fun at Busch Gardens.

+Kennedy Space Center: Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex offers youth programs and kid-friendly vacations for many grades and interests, including Camp Kennedy Space Center®, Overnight Adventures, field trips, Girl Scout and Boy Scout Salutes and Salute to Homeschoolers.


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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.