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CampTastic is a fun, action-packed and educational summer camp for school age campers. Each week is filled with special themed programs, games, crafts, field trips, snacks, and more!
Check out each of the themes listed on our website for a preview of our summer camp fun!
Age Range: 5-12 years
Register for CampTastic Summer Camp: http://www.creativeworldcamp.com/
Looking for an exciting summer camp for your child? Camp themes are for AGES 3-18 are centered on animals and the natural environment. Our goal each summer is to provide every camper with an amazing camp experience by incorporating themes that focus on environmental science topics and feature up close animal encounters and plenty of hands-on learning.
AquaCamps are not only about science, they also allow children to build character and improve social skills. You will be sure to hear about your child’s new friends! Camps can fill quickly and are registered on a first serve basis. If your child is looking to make new friends, learn about marine animals and have a great time, then our splashy, slippery, cool AquaCamp is the place to be!
Age Range: 3-18 years
Register for Florida Aquarium Summer Camps: https://www.flaquarium.org/camps
HCC Kids College strives to meet community needs while making a lasting impact on our future leaders. We provide high quality, innovative learning environments where elementary, middle, and high school students may excel through specialty programs focused on education and career paths – with a sneak peak of the college environment.
We are thrilled to announce that we have teamed up with MOSI this year to bring our community the very best of Tampa Bay’s Summer of Science! MOSI has been in service of youth development, with a particular focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) for many years.
Age Range: Elementary, Middle School, High School
Bring your children to KidsPark Tampa for the summer!
Every week of Summer they will have a fun and different theme with games, crafts, bounce houses, water activities, and visits from characters or animals! Summer Camps all Summer long. Each week of Summer has a different fun theme. Families are able to pick their days and times to attend while only paying the hourly rate for time used!
Age Range: All camps are for ages 2-12 years old
Cost: $8/hr for one child, $12.25/hr for two children and $3.25 for each additional siblings
A Week at Disney: May 28th – June 1st
Music Mania: June 4th – June 8th
A Trip to the Beach: June 11th – June 15th
A Week at the Zoo: June 18th – June 22nd
Art Museum: June 25th – June 29th
Architecture: July 2nd – July 6th
Under the Sea: July 9th – July 13th
Around the World: July 16th – July 20th
Dinosaur Hunt: July 23rd – July 27th
Field Day: July 30th – August 3rd
Luau: August 6th – August 10th
For more camp information, please visit Kids Park website.
Lutz Prep offers summer camps for preschool, elementary and middle school students. With different themes each week, you child will be sure to have the best summer ever. This year Lutz Prep will be offering a variety of specialty camps. Themes include cooking, Variety Camp, team sports, Recreational Games, Soccer, Street Hockey, crafts, academics, STEM/Science, Foreign Language.
Age Range: 3-5, K-5th, and 6-14.
We offer Traditional Day Camp, Sports Camp, Aquatics Camp, Gymnastics, and Specialty Camps.
Age Range: 5-14
Dates of Camp: New Tampa-May 28th-August 3rd
East Pasco May 28- August 10th
Visit Tampaymca.org to see all locations in the Tampa Bay Area.
Sign up for Tampa Metropolitan YMCA Summer Camp this year for traditional Day Camp, Sports Camp, Aquatics, Gymnastics, and Specialty Camps. There are so many choices, campers have the opportunity to experience something new each week!
Campers will have the BEST SUMMER EVER at the Tampa YMCA!
Camp Dates: New Tampa May 28th-August 3rd/ East Pasco May 28th-August 10, 2018
Age Range: 5-14 years old
Camp Pricing: Varies, please see website for more information.
New Tampa Family YMCA
16221 Compton Dr.
Tampa, FL 33647
East Pasco Family YMCA
37301 Chapel Hill Lp.
Zephyrhills, FL 33541
Dade City Family YMCA
38035 Meridian Ave.
Dade City, FL 33525
Tampa Metro YMCA Administrative Offices
110 E. Oak Ave.
Tampa, FL 33602
*Child Care Services, (813) 223-2895
Academic and Enrichment Courses cater to the student who wants to strengthen existing academic skill sets or advance to another level. Camp Terrapin, a coeducational, sports, and fine arts camp, provides structured activities for students entering first through eighth grades. Robotics Courses offer children of all ages techniques from basic building skills to programming. Tampa Prep’s Sports Camps introduce children to sports or advance existing athletic abilities. All programs are taught by experienced and dedicated professionals in their respective fields.
Tampa Preparatory School Summer Programs offer students of all ages a positive, meaningful, and safe way to spend their summer while encouraging them to…THINK, CREATE, BE YOURSELF, ASPIRE TO EXCELLENCE & GO BEYOND!! Please join us this summer as we continue our tradition of excellence in summer camps and programs.
Age Range: Grades 1-9
This overnight camp is one your camper will never forget. Sign up for up to three consecutive weeks of intense saltwater fishing! Our campers fish with professional fishing guides on comfortable bay boats everyday catching snook, redfish, trout, mackerel, snapper, jacks and sharks! In addition to daily fishing trips, young anglers learn about spin casting, baits and lures, knot tying, cast netting, fishing techniques and tackle rigging. Other camp activities include a night of beach camping, shore fishing, log rolling, canoeing, kayaking, marine biology, fly casting, fly tying and much more.
Age Range: Ages 9-16
Register for Florida Fantasy Fishing Camps: http://fantasyfishingcamp.com/
Get ready for fun summer field trips and more! Never worry about packing a lunch! Every camper is included in our delicious whole food menu. Rest assured your child will have a blast in our safe environment choosing activities which excite them the most in our Station Rotation Room. Enjoy the flexibility to book the whole summer or only the themes which fit your schedule!
Age Range: Age 2 – Grade 8
Week 1: Summer Fun (May 29-June 1) $135
Week 2: Down on the Farm (June 4-June 8) $135
Week 3: Super Heroes (June 11-June 15) $135
Week 4: Water Works (June 18-June 22) $135
Week 5: Fort-I-fied (June 25- June 29) $135
Week 6: Red, White and You (July 2- July 6) $135
Week 7: Culinary Kids (July 9 – July 13) $135
Week 8: Wizarding School (July 16 – July 20) $135
Week 9: Summer Olympics (July 23 – 27) $135
Week 10: Transportation (July 30 – August 3) $135
Week 11: Back to School Fun (Aug 6- Aug 10) $135
Week 11: Back to School (Aug 6- Aug 8) $85
This summer, Bullseye Learning will host Camp Exploration & Adventure with every week a new exploration and every day a new adventure. Experience adventures throughout the world and even in outer space with superheroes, spies, detectives, world travel, animals, chemistry, electricity and more creating superheroes that save the cities they built, dusting for fingerprints to catch villains, exploding two-liter bottles like mad scientists and racing across the globe to unwrap real-life mummies.
Age Range: Ages 6 – 16
The Cedarkirk Experience: Regardless of the particular program you and your child select, EVERY camper will be part of our small-group camping experience. The greatest strength of our summer program is the community that forms here each week among staff and campers in these small groups and we make sure every camper is a part of it!
Age Range: All Ages, varies by program and dates.
Academy at the Lakes invites all children in the Tampa Bay community to join us for summer camp and summer school. We are conveniently located near many of north Tampa’s suburbs, including Land O’Lakes, New Tampa, Lutz, Odessa, Carrollwood, and Wesley Chapel. Our Summer Camp program includes more than 60 offerings in art, sports, recreation, and enrichment. Our Summer School program offers both noncredit and for-credit courses
Age Range: Age 3-rising to 12th Grade
Dates of Camp: June 4-August 3, 2018
Day Camp: $225- $1500
Camp Osprey is an overnight traditional summer camp for boys and girls ages 7-15, located on 204 acres of beautiful woodlands, nestled alongside the Little Manatee River in Wimauma, FL. We provide a unique support program of recreation, adventure, creativity, and exploration. From our high ropes challenge course, ziplines, horseback riding, canoeing, paintball, swimming, and campfire nights to beautiful beaches and world-renowned theme parks … each day is filled with loads of summer fun and an amazing range of camp activities. Our price is all-inclusive too!
Age Range: 7-15 years
Register for Camp Osprey: https://www.camposprey.com/
We offer two types of camps during the summer season. Recreate, Educate, and Create (R.E.C.) is our traditional summer camp, while we also have a variety of specialty.
Time Frame: 10-week period Full Day Camp
Price per Participant: $80 for the time frame above (some locations have field trips included and are not part of this fee). Fee includes 1 t-shirt.
Description: Each year a Parks and Recreation committee decides a traditional summer camp theme. They put together activities, crafts, games, etc. to go along with the year’s theme. Most locations will go on field trips an average of once a week. Field trip locations vary by site and the majority are within the Tampa/Hillsborough County area. Unless otherwise specified, field trips are not mandatory and may cost an additional fee.
Time Frame: 3 days up to 2 weeks Half Day and Full Day Camp
Price per Participant: $40 – $200 for the time frame above
Description: Specialty Camps are really just that. For the designated time frame they cover a specialized category, such as Fine Arts, Sports, and Aquatics related themes.
Age Range: 4.5-17 years
At GCM, your little learners imagine, discover, and connect to the world around them. Register your kids to play with purpose and embrace curiosity at Camp Imagination! With imaginative weekly themes, there’s a camp for every kid!
Age Range: 5-6 and 7-10yrs
Register for Glazer Children’s Museum Camp Imagination: https://glazermuseum.org/camps
Palma Ceia Presbyterian offers opportunities during the summer for children to participate in fun, engaging and faith-based activities. Below are links for individual camp registration. Each camp is offered to a specific age group (PreK-4 through 5th grade) based on the most recent grade completed; please check eligibility for each camp before registering your child. Payment details and instructions are on each of the individual registration forms. Middle (6th – 8th grade) and High School (9th-12th grade) Youth trips and programs are found on the Youth Summer Trips page.
Age Range: Pre-K to 12th grade.