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Summer Academic Educational Camp Lakeland

Educational and Academic Summer Camps Near You: Lakeland + Polk County

Are you looking for a camp with an educational theme that offers academic enrichment or help for your child? The camps listed below either have a significant educational component or are solely focused on gaining important skills, but always while having fun! Camps are located in Lakeland, Winter Haven, and across Polk County.

There are academic camps near you available specifically for kids entering or repeating Kindergarten, kids transitioning to Middle or High School, ACT and SAT Prep Camps, tutoring camps, and others that focus on preventing the summer slide with a variety of math, science, reading and writing activities. These educational camps will help students progress academically over the summer.

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Civics Leadership Academies 2023 Polk State College
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Civics Leadership Academy (CLA) at Polk State College

Join the Civics Leadership Academy (CLA) at Polk State College and experience hands-on learning at the leadership level. Students will work in teams to identify an issue they are passionate about within their school, community, or city and then create a solution for that issue. Plus guest speakers such as local mayors, police officers, firefighters, and the Polk County Supervisor of Elections. Lunch and snack will be provided. In part to a generous donation from the Florida Department of Education, students will pay just $100 for the entire week.

 

Dates:

June 19-23, 2023 Lakeland Campus
July 10-14, 2023 Winter Haven Campus

Ages:

Grades 6-9

Hours:

8:30am – 5:10pm

Registration type:
Weekly Sessions
3425 Winter Lake Rd, Lakeland, FL 33803, USA
999 Ave H NE, Winter Haven, FL 33881, USA
Learning Resource Center Camp READY
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Camp READY! - Learning Resource Center

Camp READY! prepares rising and repeating kindergartners for academic success through hands-on, experiential learning centers (art, music & movement, cooking and reading-readiness) to build pre-reading skills while continuing motor, social and cognitive development. $25 per 4 week session.

Camp READY!+ prepares students for the first-grade level focusing on concept and confidence while reteaching and reviewing vocabulary, reading, and math sense. $25 per 4 week session.

Camp READY! Special Friends provides readiness skills for our friends with special needs.

Dates:

Four weeks during the summer – Check website for 2023 Dates + Locations

Ages:

Students entering or repeating Kindergarten or 1st Grade. Eligible students must be five years old by September 1, 2023.

Hours:

Approximately 8am – 12pm, check website for specific times for each location

Registration type:
Other
3315 Kathleen Rd, Lakeland, FL 33810, USA
203 Ave R NE, Winter Haven, FL 33881, USA
115 S Oak Ave, Fort Meade, FL 33841, USA
902 Lily Ave, Haines City, FL 33844, USA
1225 E Lime St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
4815 Bailey Rd, Mulberry, FL 33860, USA
Summer Coding Video Game Workshop Learning Resource Center Summer.2023
Study Habits of Successful Students Summer Academic Camp (2)
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Learning Resource Center - Middle School Summer Programs

Summer Coding Workshop – LRC’s Summer Video Game Design & Coding Workshop is led by a STEM educator to help students discover the fundamentals of code in an exciting and productive learning domain. For rising 6th and 7th grades (completed 5th or 6th grade).

LRC Mid Math Camp – The Learning Resource Center’s Mid Math Camp will aid students who have fallen behind in math due to the effects of COVID, virtual schooling, or other reasons and will reinforce important skills specific to grade-level math topics in middle school. For Students entering 7th-9th grade or repeating 6th-8th grade.

Study Habits of Successful StudentsThe Learning Resource Center’s Study Habits of Successful students is designed to build confident, successful students through-time tested best practices. This interactive study skills program helps motivate and prepare middle school students to become effective learners in school and beyond. For rising 6th-8th grade students.

*Fee reduction available based on family income. Please ask about LRC’s Sliding Fee Scale or scholarships for deserving students in need.

Dates:

Vary by Camp – Check description

Ages:

Entering 6th – 9th Grade – Check description for ages for each camp

Hours:

Vary by camp

Registration type:
Weekly Sessions, Other
1628 Florida Ave S, Lakeland, FL 33803, USA
Super Summer Success Summer Academic Camp Lakeland Summer.2023
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Learning Resource Center - Super Summer Success

Super Summer Success builds confident, successful students through time-tested best practices. Students will focus on academics by participating in high-interest, hands-on lessons while exploring math through writing and drawing, engaging in creative art projects, sharing in read-and-respond projects on key ideas, reinforcing skills through interaction and review, and savoring brain-healthy snacks to keep energy up.

*Fee reduction available based on family income. Please ask about LRC’s Sliding Fee Scale or scholarships for deserving students in need.

Dates:

June 19 – July 13, 2023

Ages:

Completed K – 5th Grade

Hours:

Monday – Thursday from 1 – 4 pm

Registration type:
Other
650 Bonnet Spgs Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33815, USA
All Saints Summer Camps - Copy 2
All Saints Academy Lakeland Winter Haven (2)
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All Saints Academy Recreation & Instructional Camps

All Saints Academy has 20+ camps to choose from this summer! All camps are open to the public. Visit the ASA Camp Website for dates and times for each camp.
RECREATION + INSTRUCTIONAL CAMPS:

  • Aftercare and Games (Kindergarten-5th Grade)
  • Aftercare and Games (Preschool 3-Kindergarten)
  • Concoctions and Creations (Kindergarten-5th Grade)
  • Game Camp (Kindergarten-5th Grade)
  • Math Refresher Camp (Kindergarten-5th Grade)
  • Young Explorers (PK3, PK4 & K)
  • Learn to Play the Ukulele (6th-12th Grade)
  • Circus Camp (Kindergarten-5th Grade)
  • Paints, Playdough & Projects (Rising Preschool 4-2nd Grade)
  • Rising STARS Camp (Kindergarten, First Grade, & Second Grade)
  • Harry Potter Camp (2nd-5th Grade)
  • Dance Intensive Camp (PK3-Kindergarten)
  • Dance Camp (1st-8th Grade)
  • Girls Leadership Camp (6th-9th Grade)
  • Dance Intensive Camp (1st-12th Grade)
  • Full STEAM Ahead! (1st-5th Grade)

All Saints Academy also offers Sports Camps.

Dates:

Vary by Camp – see website

Ages:

Entering PreK3 – 12th Grade

Hours:

Vary by Camp – see website

Registration type:
Two Week Sessions, Weekly Sessions
5001 FL-540, Winter Haven, FL 33880, USA
Snapology Lakeland Summer camps
Snapology LEGO Lakeland Summer camps for Preschoolers
Snapology Lakeland FL Summer camps (2)
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Snapology Summer Camps

We are gearing up for a full season of awesome STEAM-themed Summer Camps! Our STEAM themed camps are so much fun, your child with not even know they are learning a little something too! Demand for camps is high and capacity is limited so don’t delay, enroll your child today!
Lakeland Camps – First Presbyterian Chuch on Lake Hollingsworth
Winter Haven Camps – First Presbyterian Church, 637 6th St NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881

Dates:

Weekly Sessions from June 5 – August 4, 2023

Ages:

Ages 5 – 14
Plus select weeks for Preschoolers ages 3-6

Hours:

Half Day: 9am – 12pm or 1pm – 4pm | Full Day: 9am – 4pm

Registration type:
Weekly Sessions
Discounts:

Use discount code LMOM23 at checkout for 10% off Summer Camps – a special thanks to Lakeland Moms!

175 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
637 6th St NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881, USA
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Summer Camp at Florida Children’s Museum

Welcome to Summer Camp at Florida Children’s Museum! Camp programming is designed and led by FCM’s highly-skilled Education Team. Through hands-on-learning and structured play, your child will explore science, art, math, and language in a space curated just for kids. Each week of camp offers its own unique theme and programming, free-play in the Museum, and daily trips to Bonnet Springs Park.

At Camp FCM, your child can give in to their natural curiosity, use their imagination, and strengthen their development. Dare to be curious with us!

Dates:

June 5 – July 28, 2023 – weekly sessions

Ages:

Ages 4 to 9: all weeks. Must be enrolled in Kindergarten and turn 5 by Sept.1, 2023.
Ages 10 to 12: June 12-16 only

Hours:

8am – 5 pm. Curriculum runs from 9 am to 3 pm.

Registration type:
Weekly Sessions
600 Bonnet Spgs Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33815, USA
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Campus KidCare Summer Camp
Dates:

2023 TBD

Ages:

4 – 12

Hours:

6:30am – 6pm

2023 Info - Check back soon
The Roberts Academy Summer Reading Camp at Florida Southern
Dates:

Weekly Sessions during these dates: June 5 – 23, July 10 – 23, 2023

Ages:

Grades K – 8

Hours:

8:30am – 11:30am

1140 Frank Lloyd Wright Way, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
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Learning Resource Center - High School Summer Test Prep (SAT/ACT)
Dates:

ACT Preparation Course: June 19 – 22, 2023
SAT Preparation Course: July 17 – 20, 2023

Ages:

9th – 12th Grade

Hours:

Vary by subject – check website

1628 Florida Ave S, Lakeland, FL 33803, USA
Updated for 2024
Camp Fire: Camp Ignite Summer Day Camp (Entering 5th-6th)
Dates:

Weekly from June 3 – August 2, 2024

Ages:

Entering 5th & 6th Grade

Hours:

8:00 am to 5:00 pm with early and late care available (7:30am – 6:00pm)

2700 Florida Ave S, Lakeland, FL 33803, USA
Updated for 2024
Camp Fire: Camp Light-A-Spark Summer Day Camp (Entering K-4th)
Dates:

Weekly from June 3 – August 2, 2024

Ages:

Entering Kindergarten – 4th Grade

Hours:

8:00 am to 5:00 pm with FREE early and late care available (7:30am – 6:00pm)

6129 US-98, Lakeland, FL 33812, USA
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Kids at College
Dates:

June 19-23
June 26-30
July 10-14
July 17-21

Ages:

5 – 13

Hours:

8:15 to 5:10 (partial days also available)

3425 Winter Lake Rd, Lakeland, FL 33803, USA
999 Ave H NE, Winter Haven, FL 33881, USA
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Boys & Girls Clubs of Polk County Summer Program
Dates:

June 5 – July 28, 2023

Ages:

Ages 6 – 18

Hours:

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

1525 Martin L King Jr Ave, Lakeland, FL 33805, USA
950 Pinewood Ave, Lakeland, FL 33815, USA
920 Lowry Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
2400 Havendale Blvd, Winter Haven, FL 33881, USA
305 NE 1st Ave, Mulberry, FL 33860, USA
704 Ave C, Haines City, FL 33844, USA
1869 E Gibbons St, Bartow, FL 33830, USA
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Wee Explore Academy Summer Enrichment
Dates:

Weekly Sessions June 5 – July 28, 2023

Ages:

K-8th grade

Hours:

8am – 2pm

6356 Cypress Gardens Blvd, Winter Haven, FL 33884, USA
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Education Empowered Learning Studio Reading Summer Camp
Dates:

June 5 – July 27 (no camp 6/12-6/16)

Ages:

Kindergarten through Second Grade Reading Levels. Ages 5-9

Hours:

12:30 – 3:30pm

99 6th St SW, Winter Haven, FL 33880, USA
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Precious PEARLS Summer Development Camp
Dates:

Two Sessions – June 27th and July 19th

Ages:

Rising 7th and 8th Grade Girls

Hours:

9 AM – 3 PM

8936 US Hwy 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809, USA

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