We love summer sports camps because they let kids burn off energy and improve their skills at their favorite sport. If you’re looking for a summer camp in the Lakeland or Winter Haven area where your son or daughter can play a sport at summer camp (or try multiple sports) this list is for you.

Our guide includes camps for soccer, basketball, baseball, football, lacrosse, ice hockey, golf, tennis, volleyball, and a brand new wakeboarding camp!

Don’t miss our full Summer Camp Guide and other summer camp articles:

**EDITOR’S NOTE – We will do our best to update the Summer Camp Guide through May and June with changes for Summer 2020. For the most up to date information click through to the camp’s website.**

Our Summer Camp Guide contains sponsored listings and free listings. Don’t see your summer camp listed here? Click here to inquire about pricing and availability.

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Featured 2020 Registration Open
Florida Tropics Soccer Summer Camps
2301 Lakeland Hills Boulevard, Lakeland, Florida 33805
2020 Tropics Summer Camps
Ages:

6-15

Camp Dates:

2020 Dates
June 1 – 5, June 29 – July 3, July 20-24

Camp Hours:

9am – 3pm or 9am – 12pm

Field Trips? (Yes/Optional/No):
No Field Trips
Registration type:
Weekly Sessions
Camp Description:

Join the Florida Tropics for Summer Soccer Camps. Full and Half Days Camps available, Coached by Tropics Pro Players! Full day includes lunch and both include a camp t-shirt! Receive a 10% discount by registering more then 1 child or if you are a Tropics youth Club member (all discounts will be screened to confirm multiple registrations or current youth club member).

Featured 2020 Registration Open
Summer Wake Camp at Elite Cable Park
Elite Cable Park Wakeboarding
Elite Cable Park Wakeboarding
Elite Cable Park Wakeboarding
Elite Cable Park Wakeboarding
Elite Cable Park Wakeboarding
Elite Cable Park Wakeboarding
Ages:

9 – 15

Camp Dates:

Weekly Sessions – June 1 – August 7, 2020

Camp Hours:

10am – 4pm

Field Trips? (Yes/Optional/No):
No Field Trips
Registration type:
Weekly Sessions
Camp Description:

The best week of your kids summer! All experience levels are welcome! Summer Camp is the best way to get your kid geared up and shredding in no time. Campers are taught everything from basic fundamentals to advanced tricks.

  • Summer Camp is Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Campers must be ages 9 – 15
  • ECP will provide skilled and knowledgeable counselors and ensure a 5:1 ratio of campers to counselors with a maximum of 5 kids per weekly session.
  • Basic gear is included; a basic wakeboard, helmet, and lifejacket. The upgraded gear package is required for hitting the features such as the ramps and rails.
  • Campers are taught everything from basic fundamentals to advanced tricks (depending on one’s own progression)
  • We provide adequate amount of time on the water, time for lunch, and off water activities throughout the day.
  • Lunch included from Tantrums Lakeside Grill

Elite Cable Park is a watersports park that offers cable wakeboarding, kneeboarding, waterskiing, and more.

Featured 2020 Registration Open
YMCA of West Central Florida Summer Camps
3620 Cleveland Heights Boulevard, Lakeland, Florida 33803
2125 Sleepy Hill Road, Lakeland, Florida 33810
1740 George Jenkins Boulevard, Lakeland, Florida 33815
1001 Burns Avenue, Lake Wales, Florida 33853
YMCA Lakeland Summer Camp (3)
YMCA Lakeland Summer Camp (3)
YMCA Lakeland Summer Camp (3)
YMCA Lakeland Summer Camp (3)
2020 Camp Updates

YMCA is hosting Day Camps and Golf Camp in 2020. Specialty Camps will not be offered this year. Space is very limited due to current group size restrictions.

Ages:

Lakeland Family YMCA and Fontaine Gills – AGES: 5-12 (must be enrolled in Kindergarten)
Lake Wales YMCA – AGES: 4 – 12
Par3 – AGES: 8-16

Camp Dates:

June 1 – August 5 – weekly

Camp Hours:

6am – 6:30pm for Lakeland Family YMCA and Fontaine Gills
6:30am – 6:30pm for Lake Wales YMCA
9am – 1pm for Par3

Field Trips? (Yes/Optional/No):
No Field Trips
Registration type:
Full Summer (see Camp Dates for details), Weekly Sessions
Camp Description:

The YMCA is one of the nation’s largest providers of out-of-school programming, and has a long, rich history of over 100 years in providing top-notch summer camps to parents across the country. We’ve included information below, but the YMCA Summer Camp Guide is the best resource for information on all of their camps. View it at http://www.ymcawcf.org/summer-camp-2020/

SUMMER 2020 UPDATE: The safety and well-being of your child is at the forefront of all that we do at the YMCA. When planning our weekly summer programming, we take into account recommendations, resources, and expertise of our local health care professionals including the CDC and Health Department, as well as the YMCA of the USA.
Our ratio is 1:9; therefore, space is limited. Registration and payment for one week does not guarantee enrollment for the following week.

Free swim lessons will be provided on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please pack a one-piece swim suit and towel. Additional enrichment, creative learning, and wellness activities include: outdoor group activities, art: drawing, painting, crafts, Born to Move youth wellness class, creative writing, reading, nature learning, educational board games, & STEM.

DAY CAMP – Lakeland Family YMCA (South Lakeland)
AGES: 5-12 (must be enrolled in Kindergarten)
WEEKLY FEE: $100
HOURS: 6:00am-6:30pm

DAY CAMP – Fontaine Gills Family YMCA (North Lakeland)
AGES: 5-12 (must be enrolled in Kindergarten)
WEEKLY FEE: $100
HOURS: 6:00am-6:30pm

DAY CAMP – Lake Wales Family YMCA
AGES: 4-12
WEEKLY FEE: $100
HOURS: 6:30am-6:30pm

GOLF CAMP – YMCA Par 3, Home of The First Tee of Lakeland
Designed to include golf fundamentals, golf etiquette, oncourse play and traditions of the game. Clubs are provided if
needed.
AGES: 8-16
WEEKLY FEE: $95 Member / $105 non-Member
HOURS: 9:00am-1:00pm
DAYS: Tuesday-Friday

HOW TO REGISTER – In-Person Registration is required at one of the following locations:
-YMCA Childcare Facility front desk on Cleveland Heights Blvd. (behind the main building)
-Fontaine Gills Family YMCA (North Lakeland)
-Lake Wales Family YMCA (Lake Wales)
Registrations can be taken from 6am-6:30pm, Monday-Friday. Call 863.644.3528 to inquire about availability.

Featured 2020 Registration Open
All Saints Academy Sports Camps
All Saints Summer Camps
All Saints Academy Summer Camps (2)
All Saints Academy Summer Camps (2)
All Saints Academy Summer Camps (2)
Ages:

Entering K – 12th Grade

Camp Dates:

Vary by sport – see description for details

Camp Hours:

Vary by camp

Field Trips? (Yes/Optional/No):
No Field Trips
Registration type:
Weekly Sessions
Camp Description:

We are excited to offer a variety of engaging camps for your child to experience this summer! Grades listed indicate the grades students will be entering in the fall 2020. All camps open to the public.

Boys Basketball Camp 
June 15 – June 18 (M-Th)
Grades K – 8 • 9am – 12pm • $150
Grades 9-12 • 12pm – 3pm • $150
Learn fundamentals with competitive drills, games, and lectures to have fun and improve campers’ basketball skills.


Soccer Camp
Week 1: May 26-29 (T-F)
Week 3: June 8-11 (M-Th)
9am – 12pm • Grades K-8 • $150
Learn fundamental soccer skills with Coach Boardman through a series of progressive games and drills. Younger students will learn through fun games such as “Battle Stations” and “Crab Army.”


Cheer Camp
June 15-19 • 9am – 3pm • Grades 2-6 • $200
Learn cheer fundamentals! Coach Dugger & ASA Varsity Cheerleaders will teach technique, cheers, basic stunts, proper safety, and more. Parents are welcome to watch a last-day performance at 2 pm. Snacks, awards, and crafts will be provided.


Lacrosse Camp
Monday, June 1- Thursday, June 4
9am – 12pm • Grades K-12 • $160
Beginners and experienced players will build fundamental skills while developing knowledge on strategy and the game with Coach Ryan. Advanced players will be challenged to perform skills at speed and encouraged to develop game-reading ability while playing at a high level. If you need gear, please contact Coach Ryan before camp.


Girls Indoor Volleyball Camp
Week 1: June 22-25 (M-Th)
Week 2: July 20-23 (M-Th)
9am-12pm • Grades 6-12 • $150/week
Beginners and experienced players will build fundamental skills in all aspects of volleyball. Athletes will be challenged to increase their skill level as well as their volleyball knowledge.


Lower School Football Camp
Grades 1-5 • July 6 – 9 (Mon – Thurs) • 9am – 12pm • $150

Middle/Upper School Football Camp
Grades 6-12 • July 13 –  16 (Mon – Thurs) • 9am-12pm • $150

No-contact, non-padded camp. Players will focus on the basics of offense, defense, and special teams fundamentals with the ASA football staff. Emphasis will be on basic skills, passing drills, lineman challenges, skills competitions, and other fun activities.


All Saints Academy also offers a variety of Recreational & Instructional Camps

Featured 2020 Registration Open
Lance Niekro Baseball Camp & Private Lessons
1125 North Florida Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33805
Mocs_Header Lance Niekro FSC Baseball
Lance Niekro FSC Baseball
Baseball Lessons
2020 Camp Updates

2020 Baseball Camp is pending updates from Florida Southern College. Private Lessons are also available with Coach Niekro, see flyer for details.

Ages:

Ages 6 – 13

Camp Dates:

2 Sessions – June 22 – 25, 2020 | July 13 – 16, 2020

Camp Hours:

Monday – Wednesday: 9am – 2pm Thursday – 9am – Noon

Field Trips? (Yes/Optional/No):
No Field Trips
Registration type:
Weekly Sessions
Camp Description:

Lance Niekro Baseball Camps will allow your son/daughter the opportunity to enhance their baseball skills in a fun and safe environment. Each day will contain fundamentals at defensive positions, drills, and fun filled games. The camp will be supervised by Florida Southern College baseball coaches and a certified athletic trainer. Each day the campers will break for lunch in the locker room where pizza and drinks are available for purchase at $1. Campers may also bring their own lunch. Camp is located at Historic Henley Field.

COST: $200.00
Attend both sessions for $300 – discount AUTOMATICALLY applied to second paid registration


PRIVATE ONE-ON-ONE BASEBALL LESSONS

  • Refine your baseball skills from a former Major League Baseball Player with the San Francisco Giants and current Head Coach at Florida Southern College
  • Ages 6 – 13
  • Location – TBD when Coronavirus bans are lifted
  • Lessons will consist of hitting, fielding, pitching and catching (only one activity per lesson)
  • Cost is $50 per lesson (lessons are 30 minutes)
  • Call or email to schedule your private lesson

Florida Southern College Sports Camps for Kids and Teens
Ages:

Varies by camp – visit website for details

Camp Dates:

Varies by camp – visit website for details

Camp Hours:

Varies by camp

Cleveland Heights Junior Citrus Golf Program
2900 Buckingham Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33803
Ages:

Ages 6 – 18

Camp Dates:

2020 Dates TBD

Camp Hours:

9 am to 11:30 am

2020 Registration Open
Jena McFaddin Half Day/Full Day Volleyball Camp
4777 Lakeland Highlands Road, Lakeland, Florida 33813
Ages:

7-17 for half day, 12-17 for full day

Camp Dates:

2020 – June 22nd-26th / July 20th-24th

Camp Hours:

9am – 12pm / 9am – 4pm

Field Trips? (Yes/Optional/No):
No Field Trips
Registration type:
Weekly Sessions
Camp Description:
Brandon Giles Skills Camp - Basketball
999 Avenue H Northeast, Winter Haven, Florida 33881
Ages:

1st – 12th Grade

Camp Dates:

June 8 – 11 | June 15 – 18

Camp Hours:

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Florida Southern College Volleyball Camps
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland, Florida 33801
2020 Camp Updates

Due to the status of the current health crisis – All June volleyball camps have been canceled at Florida Southern College.
We will be announcing dates for our Day Camp Series later this summer.

Ages:

Ages 8 – 18

Camp Dates:

June 18-19 – College Exposure Camp 1 / June 29 – July 1: Mini-Mocs Camp / June 29 – July 1: Skills/Specialty Camp

Camp Hours:

Varies by camp – see website

Scuba Camp at Off The Wall Adventures
2055 Shepherd Road, Lakeland, Florida 33811
Ages:

Ages 10 – 17

Camp Dates:

June 8-12 | July 6-10 – Scuba Camp
June 22-26 | July 20-24 – Advance Scuba Camp

Camp Hours:

8am – 5pm

Galindo Tennis Summer Camps
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland, Florida 33801
Ages:

11-18

Camp Dates:

Create your own schedule

Camp Hours:

Varies by level, visit website for more details

Summer Youth Tennis Programs at Beerman Family Tennis Center
1000 East Edgewood Drive, Lakeland, Florida 33803
Ages:

Age 5 & Up

Camp Dates:

All Summer – visit website for 2020 details

Camp Hours:

Varies by class

2020 Registration Open
Highland Park Church Summer Sports Camps
4777 Lakeland Highlands Road, Lakeland, Florida 33813
Ages:

Ages 5 – 15

Camp Dates:

Sports Camps are each week during the Summer starting June 1 – August 7

Camp Hours:

7:30am-1:00pm (Afternoon care available through Goal Seekers)

2020 Summer Camps in the Lakeland Area

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