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School is Out: Thanksgiving & Winter Break Camps for Pinellas County Students

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2020-2021 Thanksgiving & Winter Break Camps in Pinellas County

What do parents do when school is out for the holidays? Why not try a fun and engaging Thanksgiving or Winter Break Camp to keep your kids busy and entertained. Across Pinellas County you will find camps in Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Largo, Dunedin and surrounding cities.  

Many of these holiday camps offer full day and half day camps and early drop off and late pick up.

You can also find Holiday Camps around Tampa that may be worth the drive. As we hear about more holiday camps. We will update this post.


1. Clearwater Parks & Recreation

Gobble Gobble! Thanksgiving will be here before you know it. This means school will be out for many students. Don’t let your children get bored, send them to Clearwater Thanksgiving Camps. Campers will have a safe and fun time participating in structured activities, games, outdoor activities, arts & crafts, sports and more.

Dates:DECEMBER 21-24 (WEEK 1)
Age: Grades K-8th
Fee: $54 – $80
Register: Visit the recreation center of your choice to register.
Locations: Long Center, Countryside Recreation Center, Morningside Recreation Complex and more. 


2. Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Kids can explore the Clearwater Marine Aquarium and their amazing resident animals during the holiday break. Children will learn all about our Florida marine life and so much more!

Dates: November 23-25, 2020
Grade Range: K-5th Grade
Fee: Singe-Day Price: $35.00 (one child & chaperone); $15.00 per additional child
Three-Day Combo Price: $100.00 (one child & chaperone); $45.00 per additional child
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

*One day CMA admission only included in Three-Day Combo registration

Location: 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater, Florida, 33767, (727) 441-1790






3. Largo Recreation Thanksgiving & Winter Break Camps

You’ll find a variety of Thanksgiving & Winter Break camps that includes fall games, crafts, science experiments, field trips and so much more. 
Dates: Nov. 23-25, 2020, Times vary w/ each camp
Dec. 28-31, 2020
Age: Grades K-5th
Fee: $25- $125 (Ranges with each camp)
Types of Camps:
  • Fall Harvest
  • Tennis Camp
  • Basketball Camp
  • Sand Volleyball Camp
  • Reindeer Games
  • Movie Marathon
  • The Beauty In Us All
  • Spring Fling
  • Yolks On You!



4. Dunedin Parks & Recreation 

Dunedin Parks & Rec offers a variety of fun when school is out. Your child will have fun and thrive physically and socially through supervised sports, games, indoor and outdoor activities, crafts, music and more.

Dates: Nov. 23-25th, Dec. 21-23, Dec. 28-31 from 9am-5pm
Age: K-5th grade
Fee: $85- $95

Location: Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center
550 Laura Lane, Dunedin
(727) 738-2920

*Register by the Deadline Date and receive a $20 discount.

Register Online Those needing to create or confirm their online account information should call the Community Center at 727-812-4530.


5. Bayside Sports Academy 

Do gymnastics and games sound fun to your child? Sign up for Bayside Thanksgiving & Winter Break Camps where they will stay busy learning gymnastics skills as they improve their physical well-being and self-esteem through gymnastics instruction, open play, games, and more.

Full- and Half-Day Camps are available!

Dates: November 23-25, 2020

December 21-23, 2020

December 28-30, 2020

Fee: $45-$190
Age: 5- 13 years old

Location: 4400 34th St. N Unit E, St. Petersburg, FL 33714



6. Morean Arts Thanksgiving Break Art Camp

(5-10 years old)   (11- 16 yrs old) 

Join the Morean Arts Center for a 3-day Thanksgiving Break Art Camp for children where they will explore a variety of mediums in both guided and self-guided experiences. There will also be a Photoshop Camp for Teens 13-16 years old.  Campers will take pictures and learn to edit and manipulate using Photoshop in the brand new Digital Lab.

Dates: November 23-25, 9am-4pm
Fee: $140
Age: 3- 16 years old

Location: 719 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701


7. Practically Pikasso Thanksgiving Break Camp

Campers will learn about the process, technique, and art history while having tons of fun exploring and expanding their creativity. This is not a “keep them busy” camp, this is a genuine art camp. Projects include, but are not limited to, pottery, canvas, clay, mosaics, and more. Camp includes an optional field trip to Crescent Lake Park at no additional cost.

Dates: November 23-25, 2020 9:30am-4pm
Fee: $45- $165
Age: 5- 12 years old

Location: 1912 Fourth Street North, St Petersburg, FL, 33704



8. St. Petersburg Parks & Rec Nature Camps

The adventure awaits! Campers will discover nature and wildlife, exercise creativity, all while learning to care for our environment. Camps take place when Pinellas County’s schools are on break. See information below for ways to create amazing memories for your child. Fee assistance and discount options may be available. For more information, please contact (727) 893-7326.

Dates: November 23-25, 2020, 9am-4pm
Fee: $50- $90
Age: 3- 13 years old







9. School of Skatin Fall Skateboarding Camp

All skill levels welcome! Beginner, intermediate and advanced! Beginners will focus on the basics of pushing, stance, balance, ollie, turning, stopping, and basic street style and skate park tricks. Intermediate/Advanced will focus on the more technical aspect of skateboarding like kickflips, ledges, handrails, switch stance skating and more technical ramp and park skating.

Dates: November 23-25, 8am-5:30pm
Fee: $150/3 days or $60/day
Age: 3- 16 years old

Location: 501 16th St South, St. Petersburg, FL 33705