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2017 Tampa Bay Area Summer Camp Guide

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The summer offers a great opportunity for children of all ages to attend summer camps. All across Tampa Bay you will find day camps, residential camps, and week long camps that will entertain, educate and explore your children’s interests.

Below you will find our Featured Summer Camps for 2017.

NOTE: We will be adding more summer camps every day. We will also have a section for special needs camps. Make sure to sign up for our newsletter to receive the most updated Tampa Bay Summer Camp List.


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*****Outdoor/Nature/Animals Camps*****


Florida Aquarium

Connect with a sea of friends! Join us for exciting marine themed camps with plenty of hands on learning and discovery for ages 3-18!

Title of Camp:  AquaCamps at The Florida Aquarium
Type of Camp: Marine, Environmental, Science
Dates: May 30th – August 4th, 2017
Ages: 3-18
Location: The Florida Aquarium, 701 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602
Price range: $15-$700
Registration Link: https://campscui.active.com/orgs/TheFloridaAquarium#/selectSessions/1816204


Busch Gardens Adventure Camp

Tampa, FL
Experience a Different Species of Camp! From animal lovers, coaster enthusiasts, future veterinarians and everything in between, Busch Gardens offers an all-inclusive one of a kind camp experience.

Type of Camp: Week long, day and residence camps
Day Camp: June 5th – Aug 4th Res Camp: June 10th – Aug 17th
Ages: K-12th grade
Price range: Day Camp starting at $180 & Resident Camp starting at $810 (All pricing includes lunch, snacks water bottle, t-shirt and admission into Busch Gardens after the camp day)
Registration: Click here for Day Camp.
Click here for Resident Camp.


Girl Scouts

Camp Wai Lani
Type of Camp: Residential and Day camp
Dates: Week long camps: Saturday June 4th– July 29thHalf week camps: Wednesday June 4th – June 26th
Ages: 1-12th grade
Price range: $195, $200, $400
Location: Palm Harbor, FL
Register HERE.

Girl Scouts: Camp Wildwood
Type of Camp: Residential & Equestrian camp
Dates: Week long camps: Saturday June 4th– July 29th
Half week camps: Wednesday June 4th – June 26th
Ages: 1-12th grade
Price: $200, $400, $450
Location: Wildwood, FL
Register HERE.



 Camp Weed

Camp Weed uses fun and games to help campers build relationships, gain confidence, and be themselves. Our activities include ropes, kayaking, canoeing, arts and crafts, outdoor living, and more. Join us for an incredible summer!
Type of Camp: Resident Camp
Dates: June 18-24, June 25-July 1, July 9-15, July 16-22, July 23-27
Ages: Rising 2nd Graders – Rising 12th Graders
Location: 11057 Camp Weed Pl. Live Oak, FL 32060 Price: $360-$475
Registration: https://campweed.campbrainregistration.com


Circle F Dude Ranch

Type of 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 schedule based on his/her choices.
Dates: June 11- August 15, 2017
Ages: 6-16 years old
Price range: 2-3 week session. See prices HERE. They offer referral programs and sibling credits
Location: 5301 Dude Ranch Rd, Lake Wales, FL 33898
Registration Link: https://www.circlefduderanchcamp.com/summer-camp/



(813) 777-4179
Type of Camp: Learn how to ride and care for horses.
Dates: June 1-July 27
Ages: 5 and up
13146 Jubilee Rd, Dade City, 33525
Price Range: $75 to $350


*****Combination Camps (Sports, Academic, Arts, etc) *****


Corbett Preparatory  School CAMP IDS

Type of Camp: STEM, Visual and Performing Arts, Academic, Recreational, Sports, Outdoor, Cooking, etc.
Dates: June 12- July 28, 2017
Ages: 3 years old (PreK3) through high school
Price range $100-$250 per week
Location: 12015 Orange Grove Drive, Tampa, FL 33618
Registration Link: http://www.corbettprep.com/community/camp-ids/


Summer at the Lakes

Our Summer Camp program includes more than 60 offerings in art, sports, recreation, and enrichment. Our Summer School program offers both non credit and for-credit courses for grade replacement and acceleration.

Type of Camp: Day Camp and Summer School
Dates: June 5 – August 4, 2017
Ages: Ages 3 – 18
Location: Academy at the Lakes, 2331 and 2220 Collier Parkway, Land O Lakes, FL 34639
Registration Link: www.summeratthelakes.com


Discovery Camp

Type of Camp: Multiple Options – Fine Arts, Sports, Visual Arts
Dates: July 10-14, 2017
Ages: Entering Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5 – 10)
Price range: $40/child
Location: North Pointe Church, 19862 Amanda Park Dr, Lutz, FL 33559



Bricks 4 Kidz (Hillsborough & Pasco County) 





Bricks 4 Kidz:  Various Locations in Wesley Chapel and New Tampa

Type of Camp:  Weekly Day camp
Dates:  June 5th to July 28th, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. & 1-4 p.m.
Ages:  3-12
Price Range: Early registration is $125. After May 12th it’s $150 per week.
Registration Link:  Register online at Bricks 4 Kidz

Bricks 4 Kidz:  Various Locations in Tampa, Riverview, Brandon, North Tampa & Lutz

Type of Camp:  Weekly Day camp
Dates:  June 5th to July 28th, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. & 1-4 p.m.
Ages:  5-12
Price Range: $150-$325
Registration Link:  Register online at Bricks 4 Kidz



MOSI Summer Science Camp    

MOSI’s Summer Science Camps bring science, technology, engineering , arts and math (STEAM) alive through hands-on experiments and building projects.  Designing video games, creating art with lasers, searching for fossils, using DNA to solve crimes, and cooking up edible slime are just some of the thousands of Summer Science Camp experiences waiting for you!       
Type of Camp:  Weekly Day camp
Dates:  May 30- Aug 9
Ages:  2-16
Price Range: $15 – $1000   MOSI Member discounts and scholarships available
Location:  MOSI  4801 E Fowler Ave, Tampa 33617
Registration Link:  Register online at mosi.org



Type of Camp: Academic/Educational
Dates: June 5 – Aug 4, 2017
Ages: 6-16
Brandon: Arise Assembly of God
710 S Kings Ave
Brandon, FL 33511
New Tampa: Lifesong Church
6460 Tampa Palms Blvd
Tampa, FL 33647

Description: Bullseye Learning’s STEAM (Science Technology Experiments Arts and More) Summer Day Camp is a chance to learn by doing all the fun things you don’t get to do in school.
Price range: $240 – $310 per week
Registration Link: https://www.bullseyelearning.com/sp_summer_camp


Camp Imagination at Glazer Children’s Museum


Discover new ways to learn and play with imaginative weekly themes, exclusive SMALLab experiences, museum playtime, and blockbuster traveling exhibits Pop Art and Math Alive! Save 15% as a Premium and Super Premium GCM Member!
Type of Camp: Weekly full day camps for active learners!
Dates: June 5 – August 4

Ages: 5-10

Location: Glazer Children’s Museum | 110 W Gasparilla Plz | Downtown Tampa

Registration Link: GlazerMuseum.org/Camps


Creative World School Camptastic!

Type of Camp: iSTEAM 5 different themes
Dates: June 5th- 1st day of School
Price range: $200
Location:10693 Cross Creek Blvd., Tampa, FL 33647
Registration: http://creativeworldschool.com/schools/cross-creek-new-tampa-fl-preschool-childcare-daycare/



2223 N. West Shore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 682-1360
Type of Camp: Learn to code, design games, and get creative with the latest apps and technologies.
Ages: 6– 18 years old
Price Range: Free, 90 minutes to 2hrs per camp day,
Dates: Contact store for dates and to sign up



*****Academic/Writing/Reading/Language Camps*****


Spend your summer with one-eyed pirates, mysterious mermaids and woolly mammoths during the Tampa Bay HistoryCenter‘s History Adventure Camps. History Adventure Camps include streetcar excursions to historic Ybor City, field trips to nearby cultural sites, outdoor activities and interactions with historians and experts.

801 Old Water St, Tampa, 33602

(813) 228-0097
Type of Camp: History Adventure Camp includes field trips to cultural sites, outdoor activities and more.
Dates: Week long camps from June-August
Ages: 7-11
Price Range:  $210 for Members/$230 for Non-Members
Registration Link: http://tampabayhistorycenter.org/


Young Writer’s Camps

Type of Camp: Writing
Dates: Multiple camps, each lasts two weeks
Ages: Grades 3-12th
Price Range: $200-$400
Location: Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas Counties
Registration Link: www.tbyouthwriters.com


Kids ‘R’ Kids of Collier

Address: 2731 Collier Pkwy, Land O Lakes, Fl  34639
(813) 948-9556
A unique camp each week where campers explore their hidden talents, potential passions and intriguing interests. Campers will experience art, cooking, engineering and community service, and everything in-between. This summer camp is all about the quest to discover what they like best.

Type of Camp: Hands on self discovery camp
Dates: June 5th, 2017 thru August 11th, 2017.
Ages:  5 (graduated kindergarten) to age 12.
Price: $165/week (includes all field trips and some snacks and lunches).
Registration: Come to location.


ReDefiners Global Leaders Language Immersion Camp

Type of Camp: Weekly Language and Cultural Enrichment Camps in Arabic, Spanish or Mandarin
Dates: May 29- July 28
Ages: 4-11
Price range: $150-175

Location: 13367 N. 56th St., Temple Terrace, FL 33617

Registration Link:www.redefinerswl.org


The Reading Corner Summer Camp

Type of Camp: 2, 3 & 4 Year Old Enrichment, FREE Summer VPK, Kindergarten Readiness, 1st & 2nd Grade Enrichment & Exploration and Tutoring.
Dates:June 5th-August 4th
Ages: 2 years to children entering 2nd Grade
Location: the Reading Corner Preschool 1800 Collier Parkway Lutz, Fl 33544
Sliding is great but SUMMER SLIDE is not. Don’t let your kids get hit by the summer slide. We are here to help with our awesome summer camp! Enrollment is now open! Call 813-909-0303
1800 Collier Parkway Lutz, Fl 33549
Price range: $45-$150 per week
Registration Link: http://www.thereadingcorner.org/summer-camp-forms/


Communication Corner & More

Title of Camp: Summer Science/Reading/Writing FUN

Type of Camp: Specialty camp

Dates: June and July, one week increments

Ages: 5-12

Location: Wesley Chapel and Lutz locations

Description: Each Fun With Science Camp is taught by a certified, Master’s level teacher and will include a focus on reading and writing skills.  Your child will participate in Lindamood Bell Reading/Writing programs.  Using these methods, your child will read, research, and create labs for each science project.

Price range: $100/week

Registration Link: http://www.speechtherapytampa.com/services/summer-classes-2016/


*****Sports Camps*****


Tampa YMCA Summer Camp


At the Y, we make kids feel welcome and supported. This summer, we invite you to enroll your kids in YMCA Camps for days full of adventures, exploration and friends!
Type of Camp:  Day Camp, Sports, Aquatics, Specialty and MORE!
Dates:  May 30-Aug. 4, 2017
Ages:  Rising 1-Rising 10 (some locations have Kindergarten and Preschool)
Price Range:  $115-$275
Location:  10 location in the Tampa Bay and East Pasco area
Registration Link:  www.tampaymca.org/bestsummerever


Tampa Yankees Summer Baseball Camp

Campers will receive professional instruction from Yankees Minor League Coaches, Players & Staff.
Type of Camp: Baseball
Dates: July 12, 13 & 14
Ages: 6-13
Price Range:  $115
Location: George M. Steinbrenner Field. 1 Steinbrenner Dr. Tampa, FL. 33614
Registration Link: http://www.milb.com/content/page.jsp?ymd=20090323&content_id=40999640&sid=t587&vkey=team3


Camp Seal

Type of Camp: Aquatics Sports Camp
Dates: May 30- August 9, 2017
Ages: 4-10
Price Range: It is $50 per day or $185 per week.
Location: 19501 Holly Lane, Lutz, FL
Registration: http://www.sealswimschool.com/camp-seal/camp-registration/



KMMA The Best Summer Camp In Lutz

The Best Summer Camp in Lutz is a leadership program for children 5-14 years old that includes martial arts, sports, gymnastics, dance and other enrichment activities.

Type of Camp: Krav Maga Martial Arts, Leadership and Sports Camp

Dates: May 29 -August 11th
Ages: 5-14 years old
Price range: Starting at $99 per week
Registration Link: http://www.tampakravmaga.com/summer-camp.html


Premier Gymnastics Summer Camp

Please join us for 11 weeks of Gymnastics Summer Camp FUN!  Premier’s Camp offers Half and Full Day Pricing.  Activities include Themed Weeks, Themed Games/Crafts and a variety of Gymnastics events and open gym.
Type of Camp: Gymnastics
Dates: May 29th – August 11th
Ages: 3 years old and up
Location: Premier Gymnastics – 4575 B Pet Lane Lutz, FL 33559
Price range: $25 – $170
Registration Link: View Camp Information at www.PremierGymnasticsClub.com.  Call 813-973-9920 to Register.


Keiko Shin Karate Academy-Lutz

Kids will have tons of fun with new friends. Learn self defense and stranger danger techniques. During camp there will be games, movies, and a talent show. Exciting field trips to MOSI, Lowry Park Zoo, Ice rink and more!

Type of Camp: Martial Arts
Dates: June-August
Ages: 4 – 14
Location: 19247 North Dale Mabry Lutz, FL 33548
Registration Link: http://keikoshin.com/lutz



Camp Cheval

cheval white

Type of Camp: Day Camp, Sports Camp, Specialty Camp

Dates:May 30-August 4
Ages: 3-1
Price: $105-$350

Location: 4312 Cheval Blvd, Lutz, FL 33558

Register: (813) 279-5122 , http://www.chevalgac.com/index.php


Mana Martial Arts

New Tampa, FL
Summer Camp offering the following activities at no extra cost: Martial Arts Classes, Gymnastics, Football, Soccer, Basketball, Kickball, Field Games, Science Projects, Math Competitions, Art, Legos and Much More!

Title of Camp: Super Summer Sports Camp
Type of Camp: Sports & Fitness
Dates: May 30- August 8th
Ages: 5-11
Price Range: $97-140/week
Registration Link: www.manamartialarts.com


Florida Hospital Center Ice



Type of Camp: Learn to Skate & Hockey
Dates: TBA
Ages: TBA
Location: Premier Gymnastics – 4575 B Pet Lane Lutz, FL 33559
Price range: $TBA
Registration Link: http://www.floridahospitalcenterice.com/


World Championship Center

(813) 949-3222
Type of Camp: Martial Arts
Allow children to have fun, broaden their horizons, and learn something new in a caring, supportive, and safe environment.
Dates: Pasco County: 5/30/2017 to 8/11/2017
Hillsborough County: 5/30/2017 to 8/9/2017
Ages: 5-12
Location: 3 LOCATIONS
1. PASCO COUNTY – 2133 Collier Pky Land O Lakes, FL 34639
2. HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY- 14420 N Dale Mabry Hwy Tampa, FL 33618
3. – 13105 US 301S Riverview, FL 33578
Price range: $149 to $159
Registration Link: Register at School



(813) 298-1811
Type of Camp: Mini Golf clinic
Dates:Monday – Friday, 9 a.m.- 12 noon
Ages: 6-16
Price: $249/week
Registration Link: https://topgolf.com/us/tampa/play/kidzone/


*****Arts/Music/Performing Arts Camps*****

Tampa Museum of Art



Type of Camp: Art Camps
Dates: June 5- July 21, 2017
Ages: 6-17
Price Range: Members: $125/per camp or workshop
Not-yet-members: $150/per camp or workshop
Location: 120 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL 33602
Registration Link: http://tampamuseum.org/summer-art-camp-2017/


Color Me Mine Tampa

(813) 258-8368

Type of Camp: Arts and crafts

Dates: Weekly (Mon-Fri 12:30 – 5 & Wed. 8 am-12)

Jun 5th -Aug. 4th

Ages: 6-12

Price range: $175 per week; $50 for Wed. am

Location: 1609 W Snow Cir, Tampa, FL 33606

Firehouse Cultural Center

Type of Camp: Art, Music & Robotics
Dates: June 5- July 21, 2017
Ages: Varies
Price Range: Members: $125 per week
Non-members: $140 per week
Location: 101 1st Ave NE, Ruskin, FL 33570
Registration Link: http://firehouseculturalcenter.org/events/imagine-explore-discover-summer-camp-2017/

Tampa Museum of Art

Type of Camp: Art Camps
Dates: June 5- July 21, 2017
Ages: 6-17
Price Range: Members: $125/per camp or workshop
Not-yet-members: $150/per camp or workshop
Location: 120 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL 33602
Registration Link: http://tampamuseum.org/summer-art-camp-2017/


Inspire Studios 

Inspire Studios offers three different summer camps, including Rock Camp, Musical Theater, and Music Camp for ages 2 – 6. Each camp ends with a live performance and are for all abilities.
Type of Camp: Music and the Arts
Dates: Lutz Location: June 5 – 9, July 10 – 14, and June 19 – 23
Dates: Odessa Location: July 24 – 28, June 26 – 30, and July 17 – 21
Ages: We have camps for children ages 2 – 6 and camps for ages 7 and up
Price Range: Camps for ages 2 – 6 are $99. All other camps are 149.00. Sibling and multiple camp discounts are available.
Location 1: 1918 Oak Grove Blvd. Lutz, 33559
Location 2: 11134 Challenger Avenue Trinity, 33556
Registration Link: http://www.inspirestudiosfl.com/summer-camp.html


Contempo Dance

Each camp includes a free camp t-shirt and daily snacks.  There is a show for parents on the last day of each camp.  The maximum in each group is 12 students.

Type:  Dance
Princess Camp  July 17-21  (age 3-6)
Girls Rock Camp   July 10-14  (age 5-13)
Musical Theater Camp   July 24-28  (age 7-teen)
Ballet Intensive Camp   July 24-28   (age 8-teen)
Dance Team Camp   June 12-16, June 19-23  (age 6-teen with teacher approval)
Location:   24148 State Road 54, Lutz
More information:   www.ContempoDance.com
Registration: Parents register in person at the studio Mon.-Fri. 4-8 pm or Tues./Wed./Sat. 9 am-12 pm.  


Studio 28 Music World

Studio 28 Music World presents Summer Camps 2017. We have a Camp for EVERY single student. Band Camps to Art Camps. We even have Dance Camps this year. You don’t want to miss out.
Type of Camp: Music/Art/Dance Camps
Dates:June 5th – August 4th
Ages: 5-16

Location: The Shops at Wiregrass Mall 28329 Paseo Dr Land O Lakes FL 33543
Registration Link – http://studiotwenty8music.com/summer-camps/


6251 Fort King Road in Zephyrhills, 33542
Tampa: (352) 834-1246 Wesley Chapel: (813) 563-5439
Type of Camp: Musical Theatre
Dates: June 26-30
Ages: Rising 1st grade to 6th grade
Price Range:$150.00/members & $175.00/non-members


Song & Dance Summer Camps

Spend your summer staying in shape mentally and physically with our 2017 Summer Programs! A performance will be held every Friday for family and friends to show what students have learned!

Type of Camp: Performing arts/Dance camp
Performing Arts Camp-June 26-30th, Ages 6-19, 9am-5pm
Tiny Dancer’s Dance Camp- July 5-7th, Ages 2.5-5, 9am-12pm

Beat Breakers Hip-Hop CampJuly 10-14th, Ages 6-19, 9am-5pm
Technique Boot CampJuly 17-21st, Ages 6-19, 9am-5pm
Competition Intensive: July 31- Aug 4th, Ages 3-19, 9am-5pm
Location: 27221 Foamflower Blvd. Wesley Chapel, FL. 33544
Price: $80-$175
Registration: Stop by Studio to Register http://songanddanceinc.com/summer-camps/


New Tampa Piano and Pedagogy Academy

Title of Camp: Music Summer Camp
Type of Camp: Music and Piano. Half day or full day.
Dates: June (weeks of June 11th and 18th) and July (weeks of July 9th and 16th)
Ages: Summer camps (5 through 9) Other programs (3 1/2 through Adult
Location: 10701 Cross Creek Blvd, Tampa, FL 33647
Description: For children ages 5-9. No previous knowledge required. Campers will enjoy playing pieces and composing at the piano, rhythmic and ear training games, and singing. Programs for other age groups available.
Price range: $164 – $1,040
Registration Link: http://www.newtampappa.com/index.php/summer_programs



*****Themed/Specialty Camps*****

TeenMax Leadership Camp

Help your teen to be more focused and successful in school, at home, and in life! Mission statements, vision boards, relationship building, fitness, stress- management, cooking, relaxation techniques, and more!

Type of Camp: Teen Leadership and Personal Development
Dates: Camp A – June 18-23,  Camp B – June 26 – 30
Ages: 12 to 16
Location: 10353 Cross Creek Blvd Suite G and H, Tampa, FL 33647
Price: $229
Registration: www.teenmaxcamps.com


KidsPark of Tampa

Fun themes every week of Summer including presenters, crafts, games, bounce houses, and more. Pick your days, pay by the hour and don’t pay for time not in attendance!
Type of Camp: Days, Evenings and Weekend Summer Camp
Dates: All Summer Long
Ages: 2 – 12 years old
Price Range: $7.75/hr for first child, $4.00/hr for second child and $3.00/hr for each additional child
Location: 26240 Golden Maple Loop, Wesley Chapel 33544. Located in shopping center with Texas Roadhouse near Tampa Premium Outlets
Description: Registration Link: $25 registration fee per family. Register: www.kidspark.com/tampa/register


Life Skills in Action – Summer Camp Palooza!

Type of Camp:Academic and life skills based camps
Dates: May 29-August 4, 2017
Ages: 6 yrs old to College 
Location: Life Skills in ACTion, 2026 Ashley Oaks Circle, Suite 102; Wesley Chapel, FL 33544
Study skills, presentation skills, test prep, Minecraft strategy, coding, American Girl craft class, academic preview classes for the next grade level and more!
Price range: $25-$325
Registration Link:


Camp R.O.Y.A.L.

Type of Camp: Girls Empowerment & leadership Residential Camp that ends with a showcase in pageantry style.

Dates:July 24th-29th
Ages: 10-16

Price range: 750-1000(Registration price includes Lodging at Southeastern University, Meals, Transportation, Photo Shoot with Hair and Make Up, Tiara, Sash, VIP Access to all special events for one year, Mentoring and Tutoring during the school year and more included with your registration. Onsite security.)

Location: Southeastern University

Registration Link: http://camproyaltampa.com/camp-registration/
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