As a kid, summer vacation was a time where I got to truly explore and discover my personal strengths and interests. Now as a parent, this is an opportunity for me to support my child’s interests and find an environment where they can blossom and grow into the unique and incredible individual that they are. Here is a diverse list of summer camps all currently available around Central Florida: STEM, Music, Art, Reading, Gymnastics, Chocolate, and more! I hope you find the perfect environment for your little wonder from 2-18yrs old.
Looking for the overnight summer camp adventure like in the classic Parent Trap movie? Look no further, Camp Frontier is here to meet all of your faraway camp wishes. From water tubing to horse back riding, this camp has got it all! Must be 7 – 17yrs old. Find out more details on dates, cabin availability and pricing here: Camp Frontier Summer Camp
Have a little Ballerina at home? They would love this Russian Ballet Summer camp! For ages 4 – 9yrs old, this camp runs from May 30th – July 29th. It is $250 a week, Monday to Friday, from 9am-3pm and each week has a different theme from Frozen to Swan Lake to Mermaid theme, with a recital every Friday at 3pm. You can find out more information here: Russian Ballet Summer Camp or call 407.896.0309.
This is not your normal book club. Here at the Cheyne Ranch Literacy Equestrian Summer Camp kids will practice reading, crafting, art and more around the perfect audience to keep them at ease, farm animals! Horses, chickens, bunnies, goats are all great listeners and loads of fun to be around! Kids that feel nervous reading aloud in front of others can relax and take in all the wonderful benefits of reading & being outdoors in the fresh air. Tutoring courses, group classes and group book clubs all available at different rates. Find out more information here: Cheyne Ranch Summer Camps
Music has no age limit! At Kindermusik Music Camp, even infants are welcome! Kids 0-8yrs old have the opportunity to explore their musical side at their own pace. Various classes give a large range on location, age, specialty, and levels of difficulty so there is something for everyone! There are even virtual classes and bilingual classes available. Find out more here: Grow & Sing Music Classes
Got a hyper jock at home? They’ll love all the activities at Sports Tyme Summer camp. They’ll be so busy playing kickball, baseball, basketball, hockey, football, water slides, games & more that they’ll take a great nap when they get home. There are two age groups: JV, 5-8yrs old and Varsity, 9-13yrs old. With 20yrs of experience Sports Tyme does summer fun the right way- campers have a 15-1 players to coach ratio max. They only spend 30 minutes in the hot sun and then switch to indoor activities (like capture the flag) so that kids aren’t over heated. All coaches are CPR certified. There are 4 Locations available; Winter Springs, Deland, Heathrow & Jupiter. Prices, times, and additional information are specific to each location. The price range is $185-$200 a week, but you only pay for the weeks attended which you pick and choose (there are no day rates, strictly by week). Find out more here: SportsTyme Camps Info
Double Down Athletics located in Oviedo has Cheer camps, Sports Camps and Preschool Camps available in various sessions. Sports & Cheer are from 9-4pm, and Preschool camp is from 9-2pm. Prices vary ($115-$160) per camp with discounted rates for multiple children. For $5 early drop off & late pick up options are available. Click here for more info: Double Down Summer Camps
Camp Curiosity located in Oviedo and Winter Park is available to kids as young as 2yrs old-12yrs old and runs May 30th- August 12th, from 9-6:30pm with meals provided. You can find out more information here: Camp Curiosity
Who doesn’t love a day at the zoo? How about an entire Summer? Kids 5-17yrs old will have the amazing opportunity to be around real zoo animals at the Central Florida Zoo Summer Camp from 9am-4pm, 5 days a week from June to August. Pass Members will get a discounted rate. Find out more information here: Zoo Summer Camp
In this day & age, getting a head start in IT can only expand your options. Here at iD Tech, kids 7-18yrs old will have the extraordinary opportunity to study at Rollins College in Winter Park with IT professionals. With the code CAMPSAVINGS you can save $50 on enrollment. Hurry, spots are filling up quick! Find out more information here: iD Tech Rollins College Summer Camp
CHOCOLATE CAMP. That’s right, Peter Brooke Chocolatier will teach your kids all about chocolate in their 3 day Chocolate Summer Camp. Fun fact, I used to make and sell gorgeous chocolate truffles. It is a handy craft to be able to make your own chocolates and give them away as gifts (teacher appreciation, anniversary gifts, care packages, Valentine’s Day treats- when is chocolate a bad idea?) Located in Lake Mary this is a 3 day camp experience (Wed, Thurs, Fri), from 11:30-2:30am, for kids 6-12yrs old. They will learn the history and science of chocolate, as well as have the chance to make their own as well! $75 covers one day and includes lunch which is pizza, gelato & a drink ($225/ 3 days). I’m crying wishing I were 7yrs old writing this, because how FUN! Call to reserve a spot at 𝟰𝟬𝟳-𝟳𝟯𝟮-𝟰𝟬𝟵𝟯 or stop by @peterbrookelakemary more info. Peter Brooke Facebook Info
For the kid with the moves, Always In Motion Dance Camp & Summer Camp is for you! From 9am-4pm with free early drop off & late pick up this camp is for elementary age children and $190/ week from June 6th- July 22nd, Monday- Friday located at Avalon Elementary School in Orlando. Click here for more information: Always In Motion Summer Camp
Double R Camp Eagle has been in service for 50 years and is a camp classic. Located in Chuluota kids 2-12yrs old have 10 acre playground to run around, craft, play sports, do gymnastics & swim at the pool. Call 407-365-6856 for endless summer fun.
Orlando Metro Gymnastics Camp has full day (7:30am-6:00pm) and half day options available from 4yrs-17yrs old. Kids will rotate through a series of activities including but not limited to gymnastics. Field Trips are also available for additional fees! Find out more information here: Metro Gym Summer Camp
Taekwondo Orlando has some amazing Summer Camps for various age groups 4-12yrs old and levels of difficulty. 4 day camps from 9-1pm range from $165-$175 from June to July. Taekwondo is great form of exercise, useful for self defense, and loads of fun! Find out more about each camp through this link: Taekwondo Summer Camps
Did you know O2b Kids had Summer Camps too? Summer Camps run from May 30th to August 12th and very week is a different theme. From Safari to Super Heroes, your kids will always be discovering something new. Find out more information on their website here: O2b Kids Summer Camp
Orlando Science Center has some great STEM Summer Camps for Preschoolers – 9th graders! Science Center Members save $$$ on summer camp rates PLUS it is a great indoor air conditioned place to explore with your littles all year long! Click here for more details on various rates & dates for different age groups and camps: STEM Summer Camps Orlando Science Center
Crafting is an incredible way for kids to exercise their creativity, originality, finger dexterity, learn to follow instructions and express their imagination! Rustic Journeys located in Winter Springs will have a series of kid’s workshops for kids 8-15yrs old, Monday- Thursday 10:30am-12:30pm for $135. Find more information here: Rustic Journeys Kids Camp
Florida Film Academy Summer Camps located in Winter Garden will be perfect for your child interested in filmmaking & animation! Both Day & Sleep away options are available. These camps are Mon-Fri 9am-5pm for kids 7-18yrs old. Find out more here: Film Summer Camp
Mad Science located in the Oviedo Mall & West Oaks Mall in Ocoee is offering STEM Summer Camps with something for everyone, ages Pre-K to 9th grade from 10am-4pm. Various 4-5 day programs specializing in robotics, coding, chemistry, brixology & more! Find out more here: Mad Science Summer Camp
Hope you enjoyed this list of summer camps and make sure to share with your friends! Summer is a magical time for kids to learn so much about the world and themselves.
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