Who’s ready for summer?! We know finding camps to keep the kids busy and cared for during summer months is on the top of every family’s to-do list and we hope this resource for Summer Camps in around St. Augustine helps you plan for a fun and memorable summer, full of exploring and new experiences!
St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum
St. Augustine’s 500-year Maritime Heritage: Nation’s Oldest Port® Summer Camp will run May 29th – June 29th. CAMP AGES: Completed K – 4th Grade. 9 AM – 1 PM CAMP COST: $125/wk. 1 PM – 4 PM available $15/day.
Coastal Community: Middle School Camp: New for 2018, get out on the water and in the coastal community of St. Augustine! Discover how people have lived and interacted with the marine environment from the early 1500s to the present. Practice boatbuilding skills, fish from shore and on the water, row and sail locally-made-watercraft, visit archaeologists at a shipwreck site, go on an eco-tour by kayak, and more! All activities are weather-permitting. July 9th – 13th, 9 AM – 3 PM. CAMP COST: $225/week.
Doing Dishes - St. Johns
Come create with us! Doing Dishes Summer Art Camp will get your creative juices flowing for ages 7 and up.. Each session will have a different theme and project. Campers will create at least two great projects a day, project mediums include, pottery painting, canvas and glass fusion.
CAMP DATES: June 19 – July 26. Held Daily Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday classes. CAMP HOURS: 9am – 12pm. CAMP COST: $35/day.
Science was NEVER this much fun! Campers ages 6-12 can choose from 20 different exciting camp themes like: Jr. Paleontologist, Game Developer
Camp, Emergency Vet Camp, and Chef Scientific!
FULL-DAY CAMP LOCATIONS & DATES:
- San Juan del Rio Catholic School (Fruit Cove Area)
- June 18th – 22nd; June 25th – 29th; July 2nd – 6th; July 16th – 20th
- Waypoint Church (Nocatee Area)
- July 9th – 13th; July 23rd – 27th
CAMP COST & HOURS: Full-Day camps start at $285 and run from 9am to 4pm, with Pre and Post Camp options available. Visit our website for descriptions of each camp theme, what to expect at camp, and more!
HALF-DAY CAMP LOCATION & DATES:
- The Club Scientific Lab (Ponte Vedra on US-1)
- May 28th – June 1st; June 4th – 8th; July 2nd – 6th; July 23rd – 27th; July 30th – Aug 3rd
CAMP COST & HOURS: Half-Day camps start at $140, with both Morning (9am – 12pm) and Afternoon (1pm – 4pm) sessions offered. Activities DO NOT repeat between Morning and Afternoon sessions – so campers who sign up for both Morning and Afternoon sessions get double the fun!
The Village Academy Summer Camp
Summer at The Village Academy provides a four-acre informal setting for summer learning and exploration. We have provided a summer camp experience like no other in Northeast Florida for over 36 years. Children enjoy a wide range of fun and innovative daily activities that are based on exciting weekly themes including: STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) Activities & Experiments; Indoor & Outdoor Sports; Fun with Food Cooking Projects; Games; Arcade; Gardening; Swimming; Mega Jump Pad; Kidz TRACK; Project Based Arts & Crafts; Community Service Projects.
CAMP AGES: The Village Academy Summer Camp is designed for children ages 5 through 12. This year we are thrilled to launch our new Northeast Florida Teen Leadership Institute for teens ages 13 through 16. A nutritious lunch and two snacks are provided for your child. American Red Cross certified lifeguards are on duty during daily swimming and swim lessons are available.
Along with daily activities, campers also have the opportunity to participate in: Dance; Drama; Soccer; Basketball; Kickball; Flag Football; Softball; Volleyball; Archery; Karate; Zumba; and Wood Working.
First Coast YMCA
The First Coast YMCA is getting ready for the Best. Summer. Ever! with Worlds of Imagination at Super Summer Adventure Day Camp. Children ages 5-15 (varies by location) will travel through time, visit the dinosaurs, blast into the future, and everything in between—all while developing their character in interactive games and activities. We have dozens of locations across the First Coast. A typical week of camp includes: Camper’s Choice & Play during early morning and late afternoon hours, Skills building related to STEM, Art and Humanities, Sports and outdoor recreation play, Participates in Camp Readers Program, Start and end a camp day with a group assembly filled with song, dance and recognition to celebrate the spirit of camp.
At least twice a week, campers participate in our Safety Around Water program which is designed to gain the basics skills of water safety in a group setting, Character development with a focus on our core values: Honesty, Caring, Respect and Responsibility. A variety of either onsite special activities & guest speakers or off site field trips. *Vary per week, per camp site.
CAMP DATES: 5/29 – 8/10. CAMP COST: YMCA members save 20% on summer day camp!
The Bolles School
Every summer The Bolles School plays host to a variety of opportunities that enable children to have fun, learn and grow with their peers. There is so much to love about Bolles Summer Camps! Whether your child loves to B-Athletic, B-Innovative, B-Smart or B-Artistic, Bolles has a camp for them. Vand select from over 100 camps for ages 6 – 18! This is your summer to fall in love with all the options at Bolles!
CAMP DATES: Sessions are available from June through August 2018.
CAMP COST: Costs begin at $180 for a week.
Have a one-of-a-kind summer at Tutor Time’s Epic Summer Camp. During our weekly themes your child will enjoy immersive field trips, educational experiences, cool gear, and healthy meals. Get ready for a summer camp experience that’s totally epic! Campers receive a T-shirt, water bottle, and drawstring bag for summer adventures!
CAMP AGES: Varies by location.
CAMP DATES: Summer camp is perfect for younger children too! Throughout June, July, and August, children will continue to learn and grow with fun themed activities and special guests.
Leader in Training at The Village Academy Summer Camp
The North Florida Teen Leadership Institute is a Leader in Training (LIT), leadership education, and volunteer service program specifically designed for 13 – 16-year-olds. Teens will learn leadership confidence skills, qualities of strong leaders, and organizational and planning skills. Teens will also benefit from career training, and college preparation all while enjoying fun and innovative activities. Teens will participate in Teen Challenge field trips and volunteer experiences to help prepare them to become future leaders!
Teens will spend their morning working as Leaders in Training (LIT) in The Village Academy Summer Camp. As LITs, teens will assist camp counselors with morning round ups, arts and crafts, science experiments, sports, camp songs, fun with food projects, and chaperone weekly summer camp field trips. After working as LITs in the morning teens will participate in innovative afternoon activities focused on leadership development and enjoy teen swim time. They will also enjoy Teen Challenge Field Trips that are designed to build confidence and courage and help teens to discover their own value and uniqueness.
CAMP AGES: 13 – 16 Years
CAMP DATES: Each session is two weeks long. We require a two-week minimum enrollment to participate in the Northeast Florida Teen Leadership Institute. Session Dates: May 29th-June 8th, June 11th– June 22nd, June 25th – July 6th, July 9th – July 20th, July 23rd-August 3rd