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2019-2020 Thanksgiving and Winter Break Camps for Tampa Families

Tampa Bay Thanksgiving and Winter Break Camps

Tampa Bay Area Schools will be out for Thanksgiving and Winter Break! Many parents across Tampa are looking for camps and activities to keep their children busy, entertained and learning. You’ll find a variety of holiday camps in Tampa, Wesley Chapel, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, and more! 

A variety of centers, attractions and non-profit organizations are offering camps that are fun, interactive, and educational. Camps are available in half-day and full day.

Below you will find some of our top picks and featured camps for Thanksgiving and Winter Break.

Check back often as we will add more camps and activities. Better yet, sign up for our weekly weekend newsletter to get our Thanksgiving and Winter Break Camps in your mail box.


Looking for Thanksgiving Camps in Pinellas County? Click below.

Hillsborough & Pasco County Thanksgiving & Winter Camps can be found below.


1. MOSI Science Camp

At MOSI Camps, your children will love spending their break doing lots of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) activities!  Bring a snack, lunch and wear clothing that can get messy. Explore chemistry, game making, cooking experiments, Minecraft and more.

Dates: November 25-27th, 2019 9am-4pm, K-8th grade
December 23-27, 2019 9am-4pm, K-8th grade (No camp on 25th
December 30-January 3rd, 2020, 9am-4pm, K-8th grade (No camp on 1st
Fee: Non-member $168.00; MOSI Member $126.00

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




2. Bob Sierra Youth & Family Center 

Count on the YMCA to offer youth programs that benefit spirit, mind and body and count on them to have a great fall/winter camp for your kids! Your kids will spend parts of their days doing arts and crafts, sports, and most of all, FUN!

Dates: November 11 and 25-27, 2019
December 23, 26 & 27, and 30, 2019 and January 2 &3 and 6, 2020
Time: 7 AM—6:30 PM
Ages: 5-12 years old
Cost: Members: $35/Day
Non-Members: $60/Day

Location: Bob Sierra YFC, 4015 RAGG RD., Tampa, FL 33624, 813.962.3220




3. Kids Park Tampa

Thanksgiving week is right around the corner and schools are out, but KidsPark is in! An enriching environment for children of all ages, different programs are crafted for children of different age groups. KidsPark works with your schedule during fall and winter break. They offer hourly childcare for children ages 2 through 12 years old.

First Child $8.25/hr or $66.00/day
Two Siblings $12.75/hr
Additional Sibling $3.50/hr

Location: 26240 Golden Maple Rd, Wesley Chapel, FL 33544 (813) 803-4972


4. Winter Camps at AdventHealth Center Ice

Single Day Camp \\ 5 Rec Player and 2 Travel Player Dates to choose from

Looking to beat the winter blues? Join our single day hockey camps to get you ready for hockey after the holidays! Our clinics are for Travel & Rec level players. The camp will focus on skating, shooting, passing and skill development. These ice times will be sure to get you back in game shape and knock off that Christmas rust! Ages for these camps are U8, U10 & U12. ( U14 by special request)

Rec Dates: December 23rd, 30th, 31st. January 2nd & 6th.
Travel Dates: December 27th & January 3rd
Cost: $75 per day
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.




5. Young Chefs Academy Wesley Chapel – New Tampa 
Young Chefs Academy Students

Young Chefs Academy Wesley Chapel’s fall break camp features a Can-I-Cook: Whip, Rollin’ Fun In The Kitchen theme, where students will learn how to make family favorite seasonal foods. Students are encouraged to embrace their creativity and develop a lifelong love of cooking! 

Dates: December 23, 2019 – January 3, 2020
Fee: Cost: $200 for 4 days -or- $65/day
Ages: 7 and up

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




6. Bricks 4 Kids Tampa, Winter Break LEGO Camps!

Join us for a fun filled few days of Thanksgiving inspired LEGO® builds and crafts!. This camp is the perfect way to build up your appetite for the big feast! Campers will be constructing motorized LEGO® ships, 3D LEGO® Indians, mosaics portraits of pilgrims and Indian warriors, and much more!

Camp Locations: Bricks 4 Kidz Creativity Center (3713 W. Dale Ave. Tampa, FL 33609)
We Rock The Spectrum (1076 E Brandon Blvd #102, Brandon, FL 33511)

Tampa & Brandon Call for details: (813) 545- 4282
Dates: December 23, 2019- January 6, 2020




7. Two Sisters DIY Workshop

2020 Land O Lakes Blvd Suite #4, Lutz, Florida 33549

Kids Holiday DIY Camp is in session!
Dec 23 at 9 AM – Dec 24 at 5 PM
Full Day session 9:00am – 5:00pm – $55
Half Day session 9:00am – 1:00pm – $40
Ages 5-14 Welcome (grade K-8) *spots are limited, discount for siblings and multiple days. See event link for all pricing.

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.




8. Hillsborough County Parks and Recreation Camp Days

Parks and recreation staff create fun, safe, and enriching camp environments during school breaks for kindergarten through 8th grade students. Kids are encouraged to wear comfortable and outdoor friendly clothing as they explore and play in the great outdoors.

(813) 744-5595
Dates: December 23, 2019 – January 3, 2020


Age: Camp Days are open to students in K-8th grade
Fee: $76 for entire Winter Break 


9. City of Tampa Parks & Recreation Holiday Camps
Kids aged 5 through 17 are encouraged to play, interact, learn, and enjoy their fall break with City of Tampa Parks & Recreation Holiday camps. Camps are held at community centers all throughout the area and feature a variety of age-appropriate activities. 

Dates: November 25-27, 2019. 7am – 6pm
Age: 5 – 17 years
Fee: Free, space is limited

(813) 274-8615




10. Glazer Children’s Museum Maker Workshops
Play with purpose at the Glazer Children’s Museum, Tampa’s interactive, learning laboratory where children play, discover, and connect to the world around them to develop as lifelong learners and leaders.

Dates: Nov. 25-27, 2019
Fee: $30 Half-Day | $60 Full-Day
Location: 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL33602 United States, (813) 443-3861




11. Florida Aquarium Winter Camps
Florida Aquarium hosts fall and winter break camps for children of all ages that explore all different facets of fascinating aquatic life! Sharks, conservation, extreme habitats, and animal defense mechanisms are just some of the topics touched on that camp-goers are encouraged to discover. 

Dates: Nov. 25-27, 2019
Dec. 23 & 24, 26 & 27, 30 & 31, 2019 and January 2 & 3, 2020
Fee: $52-$195
Location: 701 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602, (813) 273-4000



12. Hillsborough County Parks and Recreation Camp Days

Our well trained staff will help keep your child entertained for their whole break. We create a fun, safe, and enriching environment during school breaks for kindergarten through 8th grade students. 

Dates: Fall break Nov. 25-29
Winter break Dec. 23- Jan 3
7:30AM – 6PM
Age: Camp Days are open to students in K-8th grade
Fee: Fall Break – $38 for the week; Winter Break – $76 for the entire winter break



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