Summer Camps Guide 2020 – West Orlando
Summer Camps Guide 2020 – West Orlando – Looking for summer camps in Lake County, Apopka, Windermere, Dr. Phillips, West Orlando, Clermont and more? We have them here in the West Orlando Summer Camp Guide.
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 Newsletter@MyCentralFloridaFamily.com.
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Florida Film Academy is celebrating 10 years of serving Central Florida families! Experience the backlot movie studio THIS Summer for a stellar line up of Summer camps for kids and teens! Choose from Make a Movie, Teen DSLR Filmmaker, YouTube Studio, Animation, Acting, Make up FX, Prop Design and more! Recommended for ages 7-12 and 13-18.
Summer camp at the National Campus kicks off the week of June 1, 2020 and will conclude on August 7, 2020. There are 10 weekly sessions to choose from. The camp will provide options for all ages and abilities. In addition to morning on-court tennis training and afternoon match-play opportunities, the expert coaching staff will help guide players in developing comprehensive and individualized training plans. They will also offer personal guidance on tournament play and competitive scheduling.
The experienced Kid’s team at Elevate yoga center lead young yogis with mat and aerial yoga, dance, crafts, games, meditation and mindfulness.
Mad Science sparks imaginative learning throughout the summer! Campers will watch a rocket launch, create inventions, build their own robots, engineer with LEGO bricks, concoct gooey SLIME, and more!
Rebounderz Apopka: Keep your kids active and healthy during their summer break from school with trampoline time just for kids! Drop them off with us at Rebounderz Apopka for a fun-filled, action-packed day camp experience! Your kids can enjoy one day of fun or an entire week, it’s up to you! Our trampoline park is the perfect, safe place to let your kids have the best summer with some extreme trampoline fun, and you don’t have to worry about them one bit!
Oakmore Equestrian Horse Summer Camp: Ages 6-14. Summer Camp offers campers the ability to ride each day with instruction, learn how to clean and care for the horses and equipment, participate in arts and crafts, and acquire general information about horse anatomy, riding disciplines, and horse show. $400 per week. 407-880-0698. Email: Info@oakmoreequestrian.com. More info and registration form click here.
3D Motion Summer Dance Camp: Come join us for our AMAZING summer dance camps!!! We will spend the week learning all types of dance! Ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, hip hop, Acrobatics and much more!!! Register now to save your spot!We have 2 different age groups during each week. Ages 2-6 (must be potty trained) & Ages 7-12. Camp runs 9am-5pm with early drop off available.
Sportsplex Baseball/Softball Camps: Baseball/Softball training plus with other sports activities in the state of the art indoor complex. Boys and girls, ages 6-14. We provide from basic to the most advanced training and other sportys for kids who just want to enjoy a great summer camp experience.
Central Florida Equestrian Center: Our riding program provides extensive riding and lesson time. Campers will learn how to ride as well learning to take care of the horse and tack. Our hands-on horsemanship program will help to improve their skills and confidence on and around the horses. Lessons to develop balance, coordination, and self-confidence. Practical learning about the care and health management of the horse.
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: (WAITING ON 2020 UPDATES) 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.
Hip Hop Summer Camp: Have FUN this summer at DGBEK Studios Hip Hop Summer Camp! You love to dance? Discover the core fundamentals of Hip Hop, including Dance, Breaking, Graffiti & DJing. Students will be placed into groups according to the guidelines of our Academy Program and to their level of Hip Hop dance experience. Dance Classes will be taught by DGBEK’s Academy Instructors, and Open Class Instructors and the Graffiti, DJing & Breaking Classes will be with our resident Graffiti artist, resident DJ and our Bboys! Each week, students who attend camp are invited to perform for friends and family at the Camp Showcase!
DTI (Design, Technology & Innovation): Imagine, Innovate, and Create with Us! Get ready to have a summer filled with fun and 21st Century Learning! Build with the latest technology from Lego Education. Write, code, and program with your favorite games like Roblox and Minecraft. Collaborate and develop your own original digital games with Bloxels! We offer interactive and next generation programming to prepare your student for their future! Spending the summer with us means being challenged and engaged.
Central Florida Preparatory School: Statistics 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. 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
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!
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).
Deeper Root Academy Summer Enrichment: Deeper Root Academy Presents Summer Enrichment. 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!
Mount Dora Center for the Arts – Summer Arts Camp: Ages: 5-12 years old. Hands on projects that explore art materials and methods in creative and fun ways. Sign up early to experience an entire summer of Art! Each week will focus on a different theme introducing kids to a variety of art forms. Come join the fun! Click here for the registration form.
Mad Science: Mad Science sparks imaginative learning throughout the summer! Campers will watch a rocket launch, create inventions, build their own robots, engineer with LEGO bricks, concoct gooey SLIME, and more! Your child will be able to touch, see, hear, smell, and taste what science is really about through exciting hands-on experiments. We have FUN down to a Science!
City of Ocoee: Summer Camp activities include field trips, arts and crafts, games and swimming. The program is held at the Jim Beech Recreation Center. Summer Camp is for children 5 to 12 years of age. 5 year old children must have completed Kindergarten. For more information call the Parks and Recreation Office at 407-905-3180. For information, please contact the Ocoee Parks and Recreation Department at 407-905-3180 or visit www.ocoee.org .
Grade Power: If there is one thing that you can do to help your child get better grades, it’s make sure that he or she is learning this summer. Research proves it time and time again: students who continue to learn over the summer have an academic advantage.
American Dragon Martial Arts: The American Dragon Martial Arts Summer Camp is not a day care. It is a so much more than babysitting and coloring books. It is a week-to-week, year around program that is an affordable, educational, and FUN alternative today care or babysitting. The purpose of this program is to give parents an attractive alternative to traditional day care, where children can learn martial arts and martial arts related values, while providing a safe environment until their parents get off work. Our award winning summer camp program has become the most popular day camp of it’s kind in the Ocoee area.
Camp Lakewood: Camp Lakewood offers 8-weeks of fun with low adult to child ratios, a variety of themed weeks, and an expanded summer theatre program taught by some of the area’s top professionals. Join us for an unforgettable summer where you can explore the world of dinosaurs, create your own inventions in our day camp, or perform in a musical with our Summer Stage program!
Summer Camp at IMO: We invite your child(ren) to join us for a summer of fun in a nurturing environment that encompasses peace education, environmentalism, and multi-culturalism. Innovation Montessori Ocoee Summer Camps are led by experienced in-school and out-of-school-time educators who embrace the Montessori methodology by supporting the cognitive, emotional, physical, and social growth of each child. Our campers will play, develop new skills, practice teamwork and resiliency, and build relationships on our beautiful 18-acre campus. Our Summer Camps are open to those who do not attend Innovation Montessori Ocoee’s school-year program as this increases diversity among peers and expands the richness of our community.
Kicking Karate Camp!: This is a seven week karate camp that offers a different theme every week to keep students engaged ALL summer long! Camps can be purchased by week or bundled for the whole summer. We have two different time options for parents to choose from (9AM to 2 PM AND 9AM to 6PM) and early drop-off for all camps is at 8:30 AM. Space is limited though rolling enrollment is allowed all summer!
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: (WAITING ON 2020 UPDATE) 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.
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 has a whole summer full of awesome themed camps. All of our camps are week long camps that have full day and half day options. This is a hands-on camp where campers will design and build LEGO® robots such as airplanes, catapults, race cars, space shuttles, and other models out of LEGO® bricks. They will also learn art concepts such as symmetry, color schemes, and drafting while creating our 3D LEGO® and LEGO® mosaic art. Let your Child’s imagination soar this Summer with Bricks 4 Kidz!
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!
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
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.
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!
Plaster Cottage Craft Camp: Come get crafty at our popular summer camp! Paint plaster and fired ceramics, mold clay, design a mosaic, paint a mixed media canvas, create an art journal! We have so much fun! Full weeks and 2-day mini camps available. Mornings only.
Bishops Gate Golf Academy: Summer camps run weekly for 10 weeks. 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.
Circle F Dude Ranch Summer Camp: Campers can choose from over 40 different activities including such things as horseback riding, swimming, arts and crafts, paintball and rock climbing. Each camper has an individual daily summer camp schedule based on his/her choices.
Metropolitan Area Youth Symphony (MAYS): MAYS summer camp takes place for one week in the Orlando area. 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.
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.
Kids Summer Arts Camp: Art Around the World! Campers will go on an exciting journey around the world as they experience the art, dance, and music of different countries. Each week explores a different location, so no two weeks are alike. Call 352-383-0880 for more information.
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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