Tampa Bay: Outdoors, Animals and Adventure Summer Camps

Tampa Bay: Outdoors, Animals and Adventure Summer Camps

Register your children for a great outdoor adventure camp around the Tampa Bay Area. 2019 Summer Camps listed below are great for animal loves, future veterinarians and anything in between. Kids can get outdoors by swimming, tubing, fishing, horseback riding and so much more.

1. Busch Gardens Summer Day Camps

10165 N McKinley Drive, Tampa, FL 33612

Busch Gardens Camps marry the best of the park’s offerings. Day camps are week-long and provide campers in kindergarten through eighth grade hands-on, educational experiences with animals and the outdoors. Counselor-In-Training programs are available for grades 9-12. Resident camps are multi-day sleep-away programs for students in grades five through college.

Dates: May 30th – August 3rd AND June 9th – August 12th
Types: Day and Resident Camps
Ages: Ages K – 12th
Register for Camp: www.buschgardens.com


2. HorsePower for Kids & Animal Sanctuary

8005 S. Racetrack Rd,Tampa, FL 33635
(813) 855-8992

HorsePower for Kids offers a horse camp with trail rides, riding sessions, equine education, grooming and feeding, horse shows and animal care.

Dates: May – August 2019
Types: Day and Resident Camps
Ages: Ages 6 – 18 years old
Register for Camp: www.horsepower4kids.com


3. Circle F Dude Ranch

5301 Dude Ranch Rd, Lake Wales, FL 33898
(863) 215-8351

Circle F Dude Ranch Camp offers year-round outdoor camps in the Lake Wales area with programs for ages 6-16. Their overnight camps offer a wide variety of activities, including horseback riding, sports, extreme sports, waterfront programs, rock climbing, arts programs, and more. Contact us today for more information!

Dates: May – August 2019
Types: Overnight Camps
Ages: Ages 6 – 16 years old
Register for Camp: www.circlefduderanchcamp.com


3. Girl Scouts of West Central Florida 

Make it a Girls Scout Summer Camp! Girls are going to love the variety of camp experiences provided through the Girl Scouts of West Central Florida. With easy access to the bay, girls can choose from canoeing, kayaking, and stand-up paddleboarding while exploring the unique marine environment in the water, or at our marine lab. Plus, activities like snorkeling, archery, sewing, arts & crafts, and

Create! Innovate! Invent! From the natural world to virtual reality, STEM day camps at the Girl Scout Leadership Center let you dig deep, dream big and reach the stars.Get out of your comfort zone and hit the road (or the trails) this summer! Join us for an awesome adventure in nature while you make memories that will last a lifetime! All travel camps will be supervised by highly trained GSWCF staff.

Age Range: 1st grade – 12th grade
Dates of Camp: June- August, 2019
Register for Camp: www.gswcf.org/en/camps/summer-camp/

Tampa Bay Summer Camp Listings

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