2019 Tampa Bay Area Summer Camps 

The summer offers a great opportunity for children of all ages to attend summer camps in the Tampa Bay Area. 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. Camp options in Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties.

You will also find Special Needs Camps resources and Vacation Bible School programs.

Below you will find our Featured Summer Camps for 2019.

 

 

 

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General/All-Inclusive Summer Camps

 

 

1. Summer at the Lakes at the Academy at the Lakes

Academy at the Lakes Summer Day Camp & Summer School 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 3 – July 26, 2019
Ages: Ages 3 – 18
Location: Academy at the Lakes, 2331 and 2220 Collier Parkway, Land O Lakes, FL 34639
Registration Link: See more Summer Camp details here!

 

 

2. Bulls Eye Learning Summer Camps

Presbyterian Church of Bloomingdale
710 E Bloomingdale Ave, Brandon, FL 33511

Your Interactive Summer is being a TV news reporter, making food alongside a chef, telling jokes with a comedian, catching “bad guys” alongside a police officer with a 4-legged partner, playing sports with professional athletes and interacting and learning from more than 50 guest speakers. Campers will learn by doing with the pros in the business of roller coasters, firefighting, inventing, karate, dancing, drawing, clothing design, painting and animal rescue. Don’t forget our weekly scavenger hunts, obstacle course races, water day, pizza Friday and much much more.

Type of Camp: Day Camp
Dates: June 3 – August 9, 2019
Registration Link: See more Summer Camp details here!

 

 

3. Kids Park Tampa


26240 Golden Maple Drive,
Wesley Chapel,FL 33544
(813) 803-4972
www.kidspark.com/tampa

Type of Camp: Days, Evenings and Weekend Summer Camp. Pick your days, pay by the hour and don’t pay for time not in attendance!
Dates: All Summer Long
Ages: 2 – 12 years old

Registration Link: See more Summer Camp details here!

 

 

4. Girls with Confidence Summer Camps

Girls With Confidence offers summer camps for girls. They offer several unique and fun camps for rising K-5th grade girls AND for teen girls entering 6th-8th grades. Whether your daughter is confident or struggles with being shy or having low self-esteem…all girls LOVE our camps. Every day we focus on a new “confident building” theme where we have discussions, activities, indoor & outdoor games and spend time working on different creative art projects and crafts.

Type of Camp: Days, Evenings and Weekend Summer Camp. Pick your days, pay by the hour and don’t pay for time not in attendance!
Dates: All Summer Long
Ages: 2 – 12 years old

Registration Link: See more Summer Camp details here!

 

 

5. The Learning Experience Brandon-Bloomingdale Summer Camps

413 E Bloomingdale Ave
Brandon, FL 33511
(813) 330-7051

https://www.thelearningexperience.com/our-centers/fl/brandon/bloomingdale
At The Learning Experience, we’re creating smiles all summer long through our fun and engaging summer camp program! Camp TLE® is the perfect place for your little one to experience a summer like no other through a variety of weekly themed programs and hands-on activities.

Dates: June – August, 2019

Spaces are filling up fast – See more summer camp details here! 

 

 

6. Firehouse Youth Centre Summer Camps 

Summer Camp in Brandon that includes weekly field trips to Busch Gardens, Islands of Adventure, Skating, Movies, Museums, Cook Outs at the Park and more! Includes an an annual Fun Card Pass to Adventure Island & Busch Gardens. Breakfast, lunch and snacks provided.

Dates: June 3-August 8, 2019
Ages: Grades 2-8th grade

Price Range: Early registration discount available. $125
Call today to register (813) 626-4600
KidLife camps available for K-1st grade at www.kidlife.fun

Registration Link: See more Summer Camp details here!

 

 

Education/Tutor Themed Summer Camps

 

 

1. Best in Class Education Center

1221 Kingsway Rd
Brandon, FL 33510
(813) 713-9874

brandon@bestinclasseducation.com
Best in Class students benefit from individual attention, active instruction in small groups, and engaging course material aligned with common standards.
Dates: June-August 2019
Ages: Ages K – 12th grade
Register for Camp: www.bestinclasseducation.com/brandon

 

 

2. HCC Kids College Summer Camps

At HCC’s Kids’ College, they recognize that a positive learning experience can be life-changing, this has inspired us to provide families in the Tampa Bay area with high quality, educational summer programs in a safe environment. HCC Kids College Camps Include: STEM, Artisitic Expression, Chess, Jazzy Hip Hop, Criminology and so much more!

Dates: June 3-August 9, 2019
Ages: Elementary-High School age
Registration Link: See more Summer Camp details here!

 

 

3. The After School Scholar

108A Myrtle Ridge Road, Lutz, FL 33549 (813) 690-2071

Design and build unconventional catapults, learn code with bots box, create your own arcade, learn chemistry concepts through the creation of slime and so much more!

Dates: June 10- August 9, 2019
Types: Day Camps
Grade Range: K – 8th grade
Register for Camp: See summer camp details here!

 

4. The Wayne Institute (Overnight Camps)

The Wayne Institute is a dynamic, 5-day sleep-away summer camp in West Palm Beach, Florida that prepares rising 9th & 10th graders for success in high school & for college admissions.
Dates: 5-Day Sessions: June 10th l June 17th l June 24th l July 8th l July 15th
Ages: 9 and 10th graders
Register for Camp and pricing details: thewayneInstitute.org

 

Specialty Summer Camps

 

 

Cooking & Sewing Camps

1. Young Chef’s Academy of Wesley Chapel & New Tampa

20709 Center Oak Drive
Tampa, FL 33647
(813) 574-2433

Young Chefs Academy New Tampa & Wesley Chapel summer camps deliver an immersive culinary adventure for the young chefs within our community, empowering campers to grow in their knowledge of the culinary arts and self-confidence. Each fully-immersive, 3-hour / multi-day camp experience will include new recipes, cooking and baking techniques and more.

Dates: Jun 10 – August 8, 2019
Types: Day Camps
Ages: Ages 7 years old and up
Register for Camp: See more Summer Camp details here! 

 

 

2. Chef It Up 2 Go Cooking Summer Camps 

Summer Camps at:
Land O’ Lakes Rec Complex
3032 Collier Pkwy, Land o’ Lakes, Florida 34639
(813) 943-3102

Chef It Up 2 Go is a hands-on cooking class where we use creativity to make fun delicious menu items. From fresh pasta to cupcake decorating kids will have a blast all while learning!
Dates: May 30-31 and July 29- August 2, 2019
Types: Cooking Day Camps
Ages: Ages 5 years old and up
Register for Camp: See more Summer Camp details here! .

 

 

 

3. Junior Chefs of America

Tampa, FL  (813) 408-1078

Does your child want to spend part of their summer in a fun and exciting camp learning how to cook delicious meals? Junior Chefs of America is a farm-to-table experience for campers ages 4-17 years old covering the full spectrum of the food cycle and culinary learning experience!

Dates: July 15- July 26, 2019
Types: Day Camps
Ages: Ages 4-17 y
Register for Camp: See more Summer Camp details here! 

 

 

4. Sewing Center of Wesley Chapel 

2653 Bruce B. Downs Blvd Suite 119.
Wesley Chapel, FL. 33544
(813) 591.1838 & (813)792-1855

Grab your passports! We’re circling the globe this summer with our youth
sewing camps at the Sewing Center – each week we will feature a project representing a different
nation or continent. Campers will learn the history behind different sewing
techniques, fashions and traditions, while making fun projects and
developing their sewing skills..

Dates: Jun 4 – August 7, 2019
Types: Day Camps
Ages: Ages 7 years old and up
Register for Camp: See more Summer Camp details here! 

STEM/STEAM SUMMER CAMPS

 

 

1. Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI)

4801 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33617
(813) 987-6000

MOSI’s Summer Science Camps bring science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) alive through hands-on experiments and building projects. From extracting DNA to launching rockets and building robots, we are about creating the experiences that expand interests and make dreams a reality.

Dates: June- August 2019 Types: Day Camps Ages: Ages 4 – 18 years old Register for Camp: mosi.org/summer-camp

 

 

2. Bricks 4 Kidz Tampa

3713 W. Dale Ave. Tampa, FL 33609 (813) 545-4282

Bricks 4 Kidz Tampa summer camps offers a variety of themed camps, including Star Wars, Superheroes & Villains, Mincecraft and much more! Kids will have a chance to create motorized models, color brick builds and so much more!
Dates: May – August 2019
Register for Camp: See more summer camp details! 

 

 

3. Corbett Preparatory  School CAMP IDS

12015 Orange Grove Drive Tampa, FL 33618
CAMP IDS at Corbett Prep offers more than 100 Summer Camps during seven weeks of options! The Tampa summer camp, staffed by Corbett Prep’s dynamic counselors, provides extraordinary experiences in Sports, Academics, Recreation, and Field Trips in an exciting, fun, and supportive environment. Open to PreK3-high school campers from all over the Tampa Bay area, the campsite is located on beautiful Lake Lipsey, providing an idyllic setting for a terrific summer experience.

Age Range: PreK3 – 12th grade
Dates of Camp: June 10-July 26, 2019
Register for Camp: See more summer camp details! 

 

 

4. FUN WITH BOTS

Summer Camp Locations:

South Tampa/ Carrollwood / North TampaFishHawk / SE Brandon / RiverviewTarpon Springs / East LakeWiregrass / New Tampa
Lutz / North TampaCavalry Chapel

813-263-3491

http://funwithbots.com/

Fun with Bots Summer Camp programs give students a variety of activities to pursue. All activities are centered around LEGO Robotics! For each activity, students focus on different aspects of robotic technology to reinforce the skills they are learning in camp. Younger kids will engage in age appropriate projects that tap their creativity while building basic foundational skills. Students work cooperatively in small groups (typically 2-4 students per group) to accomplish their projects.

Dates: June- August, 2019
Ages: Rising 1st grade and up

Register for Camp: See more summer camp details!

5. iDTech Summer Camps

Camp Address:
Camps held at University of South Florida
(888) 709- 8324
iD Tech is the world leader in summer STEM education. Students ages 7-19 learn to code, design video games and Fortnite-inspired levels, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, model and print 3D characters, work with AI and machine learning, and more!
Camp Dates: June 17 to July 22
Camp Pricing: Varies by course
Register for summer camps at idtech.com

 

 

6. CSA Palm Harbor Summer Camps

The Centre, Building #2 1550 16th Street Palm Harbor, FL 34683  The Centre of Palm Harbor is the main community activity facility; class location may be at other Palm Harbor parks. The CSA Palm Harbor “Camp Adventure” is a great way for your child to have fun and meet new friends this summer! You’ll find STEM/STEAM, cooking, dance, sports, arts and many more camp options.

Dates: June 3-August 9, 2019
Register for Camp: See more summer camp details! 

 

 

7. Clearwater Parks & Recreations Summer Camps

Clearwater Summer Camps offers a wide variety of fun activities including; fantastic field  trips, goofy games, spectacular guest speakers, creative craft projects and other awesome activities. Additionally, each week a  different positive Character Trait will be discussed and celebrated. Campers will build new friendships and create life-long memories  under the supervision of caring adults. Registration opens on March 21, 2019

Camp Dates: June 3 thru August 9, 2019 (No Camp on July 4)
Register for Camp: See more summer camp details! 

SPORTS & RECREATION SUMMER CAMPS

 

 

 

1. Tampa Metropolitan YMCA

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.

Dates:  May 28-Aug. 9, 2019
Ages:  Rising 1-Rising 10 (some locations have Kindergarten and Preschool)
Location:  13 location in the Tampa Bay and East Pasco area
Registration Link: See Summer Camp details here! 

 

 

2. Master Academy Taekwondo Summer Camp

14515 Bruce B. Downs Blvd
Tampa, FL 33613
(813) 978-9696
Looking for a summer camp that includes field trips, sports themed and also learning life skills?Then your kids will definitely enjoy summer camp at Master Academy. 

Type of Camp: Martial Arts with field trips
Dates:June 3- August 9, 2019 from 8am-6pm
Register early and receive a discount.
Call for details.  Registration Link: See more Summer Camp details here!

 

 

3. Top Golf Summer Camps

10690 Palm River Road
Tampa, FL 33619

Top Golf’s 2019 Summer Academy is five days of non-stop entertainment and learning that kids will love. This program includes all of the components that make up the great game of golf. From chipping, putting and full swing, to the rules and etiquette, kids will learn everything they need to know to improve their game.

Registration includes:

  • Entry into the Academy
  • Topgolf Game Play and Golf Instruction
  • Lunch
  • Topgolf Gifts
  • Certificate of Completion

Dates: June 10 – August 2, 2019
Registration Link: See more Summer Camp details here!

 

 

 

4. FishHawk Ranch & Tennis Club


(813) 681-4000

Kids Tennis Camp for beginning and Intermediate skill levels.
10 weeks of fun and skill building, make new friends!
Choose your weeks!
Dates: June 3 – August 9, 2019
Ages: Ages 6-16 years old
Price: Free camp week available. Call for details!

 

 

5. Florida Elite Swimming

3032 Collier Pkwy

Land O Lakes, FL 34639

(813) 279-5445

Florida Elite Swimming offers a wide variety of swim lessons for swimmers of all ages. Our instructors are highly qualified and trained by our own staff using our teaching philosophy and lesson curriculum. Each Session has an average Instructor to Swimmer ratio of 1:5.

Dates: June 3 – Aug 1, 2019
Ages: 4 yrs old and up
Registration Link: See more Summer Camp details here! 

 

 

 

6. Premier Gymnastics Summer Camp

27033 FL-56 Wesley Chapel FL, 33544
(813) 973-9920

Please join us for 10 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: June 3 – August 9, 2019 
Ages: 3 years old and up
Registration Link: See more Summer Camp details here!

 

 

7. AdventHealth Center Ice Summer Camps

3173 Cypress Ridge Blvd, Wesley Chapel, FL 33544
(813) 803-7372

Learn to Skate Camp & Hockey. AdventHealth Center Ice Summer Camps are designed for the beginner to intermediate skater who just wants to have fun.  Their team of skating counselors will introduce new skating skills in a safe and supervised setting.
Camp Dates: June 3 – August 1, 2019
Ages: 6-13, coed
Registration Link: See more Summer Camp details here!

 

 

8. World Championship Center


(813) 949-3222
Type of Camp: Martial Arts Allow children to have fun, attend field trips, broaden their horizons, and learn something new in a caring, supportive, and safe environment.
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

Registration Link: Call for details.

 

 

 

9. Camp Seal Summer Camps

Christ Cumberland Presbysterian Church
19501 Holly Lane
Lutz, FL 33548
(Camp is located 1 block north of our Lutz swim school)

(813) 229-SWIM

Swim, play, and imagine! Seal Swim School’s summer camp includes more than just swimming. Weekly themes and special activities provide a variety of daily fun. Campers will enjoy field trips, Lego robotics, archery, field sports, water games, arts & crafts, PLUS swim lessons and daily recreational swim! With a student to teacher ratio of 15:2, your child will receive personal attention they need.

Dates: June 3 – August 9, 2019
Registration Link: See more Summer Camp details here!

 

 

 

10. Tampa Tarpons Baseball Summer Camps

George M. Steinbrenner Field
1 Steinbrenner Dr. Tampa, FL. 33614

Campers will receive professional instruction from Yankees Minor League Coaches, Players & Staff.

Type of Camp: Baseball
Dates: July 24-26, 2019
Ages: 6-13,coed
Registration Link: See more Summer Camp details here! 

Arts & Crafts Summer Camps

1. Two Sisters DIY

TWO SISTERS DIY WORKSHOP
2020 Land O Lakes Blvd Suite #4

Lutz, FL 33549
(813) 586-3521
www.twosistersdiy.com
Looking for something different for a fun and creative outlet for your creative one?  Then our Kids Camp is just what you are looking for!  Our Kids Camp will offer a fun filled party atmosphere where your creative one can have a blast creating their own masterpieces.  From painting to crafting and everything in between, Two Sisters DIY is a friendly environment, providing everything your artist will need to bring out their creative spirit. Snacks and refreshments will be provided during each session.

Dates: June 10th – August 2, 2019
Ages: 5-14 Welcome (grade K-8)
Price: See summer camp details here!

 

 

 

Nature/Animal/Adventure Summer Camps

 

 

1. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

10165 N McKinley Drive,
Tampa, FL 33612
813-884- 4386
Busch Gardens Camps marry the best of the park’s offerings. Day camps are week-long & provide campers with
educational experiences with animals and the outdoors. Resident camps are multi-day sleep-away programs for
students in grades five through college.

Dates: June – August 2019
Types: Day Camps
Ages: K- College Age
Register for Camp: See Summer Camp details here! 

 

 

 

2. Camp Osprey


Horseback riding, paintball, high ropes challenge course, canoeing, fishing, color games, archery, gaga ball and much more.
Theme: Kids day and overnight adventure camp
Age Range: 7- 15
Dates of Camp: June 2- August 3, 2019
Register for Camp: See Summer Camp details here!  

 

 

 

3.  Earth Immersion

Register here: (352) 641-0350
Earth Immersion SCUBA Summer Camp is a scuba, adventure and outdoor education camp for teens (12-16 yo) looking for an unmatched experience exploring North Florida’s crystal clear springs. No prior scuba experience is necessary. They offer one- or two-week overnight co-ed programs. Their main focus is exceptional and safe scuba training. Students can earn multiple scuba certifications. Various programs and certifications are offered for returning campers or for new campers that are already certified and want to advance their scuba training.
Camp Dates: June 16 – July 19, 2019
Ages: 12-16 years old

See more summer camp details here!

 

 

 

 

4. Girl Scouts

Looking for an escape to the great outdoors? You’ve come to the right place! Whether you’re looking to spend some time in the water or take a trail ride on horseback, Girl Scouts has got a camp for you. This year girls can take part in STEM Camp sessions while also getting a more traditional camp experience like archery and swimming.

Dates: June 9 – August 3, 2019
Types: Day Camps & Overnight
Ages: 1st to 12th grade
Register for Camp: See Summer Camp details here! 

 

 

 

 

5. HorsePower 4 Kids

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

Horse camp with Trail Rides, Riding Lessons, Equine Education, Grooming and Feeding, Horse Shows, Animal Care and more.

Dates: May – August 2019
Types: Day Camps
Ages: K- College Age
Register for Camp: See Summer Camp details here! 

 

 

 

6. Clearwater Marine Aquarium 

Multiple Locations, Tampa, Florida , (813) 244-4682

Half-day or full-day week-long camps featuring Winter & Hope and her rescued dolphin, river otter, and
sea turtle friends.

Dates: June – August 2019
Types: Day Camps
Age: K-12th grade
Register for Camp: See Summer Camp details Here! 

Music Summer Camps

 

 

1. Brandon Institute of Music

Register here: (813) 484-4951
Highly specialized and individualized music camps. Themes include Percussion Camp, Harry Potter Camp, Improv/Composition Camp, Band Camp, Tech Camp and Choral Camp.
Camp Dates: June 3-August 2, 2019
Ages: 1-12th grade
Price: $100-$150 per week

 

 

 

2. USF Free Summer Camp

Enroll your kids into a Free Piano Lessons, Free Education Class Free half-day Camp

Limited enrollment for USF’s research based camp.

Contact Adrian Iordache at (813)-618-2491   
Email:  iordache@mail.usf.edu

Camp Dates: Call for dates
Ages: 9-12 years old
Price: Free

See more summer camp details here!

ARTS, DANCE & THEATRE SUMMER CAMPS

 

 

1. Florida Academy of Performings Arts Summer Camps

402 Oakfield Dr, Brandon, FL 33511

(813) 490-2787

Join Florida Academy of Performing Arts for an exciting summer of Musical theatre summer camps. If your child wants to  perform and build their skills then FAOPA is a great place to do it. Check out these exciting summer camp options for 2019.

Dates: June 15- August 4, 2019
Types: Day Camps
Ages: 5-12

 

 

 

2. Contempo Dance

24148 S.R. 54
Lutz, FL 33559
(813) 948-3262

Variety of camps where your child can try several styles –Ballet, Tap, Jazz, hip-hop and Acrobatics.

Dates: June 17- July 12, 2019
Types: Day Camps
Ages: Ages 3 and Up
Register for Camp: See more Summer Camp details here! 

 

 

 

3. Drama Kids International Summer Camps

(Various locations throughout the Tampa Bay Area)

Campers will have a blast exploring our fun themes in Actor’s Workshop camps, or putting on a full musical production in our Performance Academy programs!

Dates: June 17- August 2, 2019
Ages: 4-7 and 8-11 years old

Register for Camp: See more Summer Camp details Here!

 

 

 

4. Inspire Studios

1918 Oak Grove Blvd.
Lutz, FL 33559
352-410-3332

Musical Theater Camp, Rock Band Camp, and Preschool Music and Arts Camp! Our summer camps will provide your child with
hands on experience and knowledge and memories to last a lifetime. Each camp ends with a live performance on Friday at
1:00pm for friends and family. Sibling and multi-week discounts are available. Inspire Studios programs are for all ages and
abilities.

Dates: June 2019
Types: Day Camps
Ages: Ages 2 and Up
Register for Camp: Coming soon! Camp info and registration link.

 

 

 

4. Dancing Donations

1076 E Brandon Blvd. #101
Tampa, Florida 33511
(813) 601-3009

Come enjoy a fun dance summer camp with Dancing for Donations. Choose the schedule that works best for your family.

Dates: July 8- August 9, 2019
Types: Day Camps
Ages: Ages 2 and Up
Register for Camp: Camp info and registration link.

Religious Themed Summer Camps

1. Mary Help of Christians Camp

6400 East Chelsea St.
Tampa, Florida 33610

(813) 626-6191

Our camp embodies Don Bosco’s oratory by creating a home, school, church, and playground. Home: giving campers a place to feel welcomed. School: teaching through example. Church: celebrating Mass and Faith Time everyday. Playground: many activities to have fun. Camp is where faith and fun come together!

Dates: June-July 2019
Types: Day Camps
Ages: Ages 5 – 15 years old
Register for Camp: mhctampa.org

 

2. Vacation Bible Schools

See our 2019 Vacation Bible School List Here! 

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