The end of the school year is almost here. While your kids might be saying “oh yeah!”, you are probably saying “oh no!” and wondering what you are going to do with them all summer. Worry not, there are plenty of summer camps for them to run around, get dirty, make new friends, learn new things and have an overall great time.
Here are 8 general camps you can send the kids to in the Orlando area.
Azalea Park Learning Center
Azalea Park Learning Center‘s program is for children aged 5-10, will encourage physical play, art, and dancing. Lunch is provided and the campers will go on trips during the summer.
Location: 940 S Semoran Blvd, Orlando
Phone: (407) 277-9011
In addition to field trips, sports, and swimming, campers at Camp J will get to learn about Jewish values and Israel with the program’s Israeli emissaries who teach the children about the country in a variety of ways.
Location: 851 N. Maitland Avenue, Maitland
Phone: (407) 621-4049
Ages: K-Grade 10
Cub Scout Day Camp
This year’s camp focuses on bugs and bug hunting. Cub Scouts will participate in shooting and water sports, and learn about insects and even have the opportunity to advance in rank during the week.
Locations: Various locations around Orlando area
Phone: (407) 889-4403
Ages: Grade 1 – Grade 5
Girl Scout Camp
Girl Scout camps are geared towards outdoor activities, and are aimed to encouraging girls in line with the organization’s philosophy.
Location: Various locations around Orlando area
Phone: (407) 896-4475
Ages: K-Grade 5
Lake Cypress Day Camp
From field games to martial arts, gators to yoga, Lake Cypress Day Camp offers a varied and fun-filled experience for campers.
Location: 6189 Winter Garden-Vineland Rd, Windermere
Phone: (407) 905-7737
Life For Youth Camp
Life for Youth Camp is a non-denominational Christian camp has lots of fun activities, as well as bible study every day.
Location: 1416 82nd Avenue, Vero Beach
Phone: (772) 567-2446
Ages: 5-12 & up
Spark! Summer Camp
Each week at Spark! Summer Camp brings two different mini-camps, with several choices for kids to choose from. Whether it’s dance or cooking, science or writing, there’s no question that your camper will find things to encourage her and to help her have a lot of fun throughout the summer.
Location: 1425 Tuskawilla Rd Suite 137, Winter Springs
Phone: (407) 679-7775
Ages: K-Grade 5
YMCA of Central Florida
Each week YMCA camp will have a different theme – from dragons to Lego, from magic to science – and kids will get to play both indoors and out, do arts and crafts, and nature activities. Campers will have guest performers visit and will also go on field trips.
Location: Camps meet at 13 locations throughout Orlando – check website for locations.
Phone: (407) 896-9220
Ages: Completed K-Completed Grade 5