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Half-Day Summer Camps Near You: Lakeland and Polk County

Are you looking for half-day summer camp? Whether you have a younger child that isn’t ready for 6-8 hour full-day camps, or maybe a part-time camp works better for your family, we can help you find the right fit. Below you’ll find a list of summer camps that offer half-day sessions of camp, up to 5 hours per day in the morning or afternoon.

This is not an exhaustive list, it includes camps that we could easily identify as a half-day camp. Many of the camps listed below also offer a full-day option.

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Bass Fishing Summer Camp Winter Haven
Big Bass Fishing Winter Haven Summer Camp
Big Bass Guide Winter Haven FL Fishing Camp
Updated for 2024
Big Bass Guide - Florida Bass Fishing Camps for Kids

Enroll now in a summer kids fishing camp and learn boat safety, fishing techniques and enjoy bass fishing on the Chain of Lakes in Winter Haven. This hands-on camp also includes education regarding fishing with different types of bait, seeing different animal species in their habitat and even stopping in the sandbar to take a swim and cool off.

The goals of the camp are to take each camper and improve their knowledge and their skills as they relate to freshwater fishing. The instructors make sure each camper improves their abilities whether they are a beginner or a veteran fisherman.

Spots are limited, reserve your week now!!!

Dates:

Weekly Sessions from May 28 – July 18, 2024

Ages:

Age 6 & up

Hours:

Mon-Thurs 8am-noon

Registration type:
Weekly Sessions
1505 Lake Shipp Dr, Winter Haven, FL 33880, USA
Karate Beyond Summer Camp
Karate Beyond Summer Camp (2)
Karate Beyond Summer Camp (2)
Updated for 2024
Karate Beyond Ninja Day Camp

A summer your child will thank you for… Karate Beyond’s Ninja Camp is an exciting day camp experience in Lakeland. Offering a multitude of fun and constructive activities which includes the popular Karate Beyond Ninja Program. CONVENIENTLY LOCATED on South Florida Avenue next to Dairy Queen and Jimmy Johns; classes are especially friendly to students that are new to martial arts. This camp has LIMITED AVAILABILITY and will accept a small number of students per day. ACT QUICKLY!

Why Karate Beyond Summer Camp?
+ Small Groups for extra care and attention
+ ALL-INCLUSIVE… NO FIELD TRIPS
+ Time AWAY from their electronics
+ Develop social skills and making new friends
+ Fun, exciting, and constructive activities

Daily Themes:
Mondays: NERF Wars
Tuesdays: Light Saber Battles
Wednesdays: Team Ninja Warrior
Thursdays: Board Breaking

Dates:

Weekly Sessions from June 3 – August 1, 2024 (Monday – Thursday)

Ages:

5 to 12

Hours:

9am to Noon (Mon-Thurs)

Registration type:
Weekly Sessions, Daily Registration
4124 Florida Ave S, Lakeland, FL 33813, USA
Florida Southern Soccer Camp Near You
Florida Southern College Soccer Camp
Florida Southern College Soccer Camp Lakeland FL
Updated for 2024
Soccer Camps at Florida Southern College - AH Elite Camps

This is a fun soccer environment for boys and girls of all skill levels. If your new to the sport or an advanced player, our coaches will provide a fun learning environment for all.

This camp is specifically designed for players who want to learn the fundamental skills of soccer. Emphasis on correct technique is maximized by small group instructions. There will also be small-sided games, providing more touches on the ball and a ‘World Cup’ format competition to allow players to compete in a competitive environment.

Dates:

Monday, June 10 – Thursday, June 13, 2024

Ages:

4-13

Hours:

9am-2pm for ages 7-13 (Junior Mocs)
9am-11am for ages 4-6 (Mini Mocs)

Registration type:
Weekly Sessions
111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
Bricks 4 Kidz Summer Camp Lakeland FL
Bricks 4 Kidz Summer Camp Lakeland FL
Bricks 4 Kidz Summer Camp Lakeland FL
Updated for 2024
Bricks 4 Kidz Summer Camps

We are excited to announce another super-awesome lineup of Bricks 4 Kidz camps for the summer of 2024! We have a full summer of half-day and full-day unique camps. Each week has a different theme, and each day our campers experience a new adventure with several different types of activities like motorized LEGO® robots, LEGO® mosaics, 3D color brick builds and more! Campers get to take home fun crafts and a custom-made LEGO® minifigure, and have photos taken of all the LEGO® models they build throughout the week! Everything is awesome at Bricks 4 Kidz Summer Camp! 

Dates:

Weekly Sessions from June 3 – August 9, 2024

Ages:

Ages 5-12

Hours:

9am-4pm with half day options 9am-12pm or 1pm-4pm. Parents looking for early drop-off and/or late pick-up can contact the owner to make arrangements. Camp in Dundee will be Monday-Thursday, 8am-1pm

Registration type:
Weekly Sessions
416 Ariana St, Lakeland, FL 33803, USA
1515 Williamsburg Square, Lakeland, FL 33803, USA
415 Frederick Ave, Dundee, FL 33838, USA
Nova Athletics Gymnastics Summer Camp 2024
Nova Athletics Gymnastics Summer Camp 2024
Updated for 2024
Nova Athletics Academy - Supernova Summer Camp

Supernova Summer Camp at Nova Athletics is a perfect way to ensure your child has an AMAZING Summer. We are NOT an ordinary summer camp, we are a Gymnastics, Tumbling, and Hip-Hop Dance summer camp. Whether your child is brand new to the sport or has been doing the sport for years, our camp has much to offer. So don’t forget to sign your child up for an AWESOME Summer!

Our camp age is 5 and up. Every child will be trained on all the gymnastics apparatuses, tumbling equipment, and learn new dance techniques. There will be rope climbing, fitness, obstacle courses, and so much more.

Dates:

Weekly Sessions from June 3 – August 9, 2024

Ages:

5 -18

Hours:

7:00am – 5:45pm | Half Day 8am – 12pm

Registration type:
Weekly Sessions, Daily Registration
2250 Heritage Dr, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
Snapology Summer Camp
Snapology Summer Camp
Updated for 2024
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

Dates:

Weekly Sessions from June 3 – August 2, 2024

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 LMOM24 at checkout for 10% off Summer Camps

175 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
Learning Resource Center Camp READY
Updated for 2024
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.

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

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

Dates:

Four weeks during the summer – Check website for 2024 Dates + Locations

Ages:

Students entering or repeating Kindergarten or 1st Grade

Hours:

Approximately 8am – 12pm, check website for specific times for each location. Fort Meade Camp Ready+ runs 12:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Registration type:
Other
700 Galvin Dr, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
115 S Oak Ave, Fort Meade, FL 33841, USA
1820 E Johnson Ave, Haines City, FL 33844, USA
328 E Edgewood Dr, Lakeland, FL 33803, USA
4441 Academy Dr, Mulberry, FL 33860, USA
205 4th St E, Winter Haven, FL 33880, USA
203 Ave R NE, Winter Haven, FL 33881, USA
Updated for 2024
Exploring Nature: FSC Early Childhood Learning Lab Summer Fun

We are excited to announce Summer Camp for ages 3-8. We will be exploring nature with new themes every week. Activities include: art/crafts, science experiments, investigating, trips to the gym on campus, and outside time. Plan your experience by the week or for the whole summer!

Dates:

Weekly Sessions June 10 – 28 and July 8 – August 2, 2024

Ages:

Ages 3-8

Hours:

9am-3pm or 9am-12pm (full day and half day)

Registration type:
Full Summer, Weekly Sessions
1040 Frank Lloyd Wright Way, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
Learning Resource Center Super Summer Success
Updated for 2024
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 3-27, 2024

Ages:

Completed K – 5th Grade

Hours:

Monday-Thursday – 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Registration type:
Other
1223 E Lime St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
Updated for 2024
Art Centric Studio Summer Art Camps
Dates:

Weekly Sessions from June 3 – 28, July 8-31, 2024

Ages:

Ages 5-10

Hours:

Morning Camps are 10am-1pm | Afternoon Camps are 2-5pm

1035 Florida Ave S, Lakeland, FL 33803, USA
Church for the ONE Sports Camps
Dates:

Vary by camp – visit website

Ages:

8 – 16

Hours:

Vary by camp – visit website

4777 Lakeland Highlands Rd, Lakeland, FL 33813, USA
Updated for 2024
Geneva Classical Academy Summer Camps
Dates:

May 20 – August 2, 2024 – Weeks vary by camp, check website

Ages:

Entering K4-12th Grade – Varies by Camp

Hours:

Half day camps 9am-12pm / 1pm-4pm
Full day 8:30am – 5:30pm

1736 New Jersey Rd, Lakeland, FL 33803, USA
Updated for 2024
Highland School of Dance Summer Workshops
Dates:

June 17-21, 24-27, July 15-19, 22-26

Ages:

Ages 4 – 14 (vary by week – check website)

Hours:

9am – 12pm and 9am – 3pm – varies by age/week

6929 Old Rd 37, Lakeland, FL 33811, USA
Updated for 2024
Lake Wales Arts Council Summer Art Camp
Dates:

4 Sessions: June 24 – 28, July 8 – 12, July 15 – 19, July 22 – 26, 2024

Ages:

6 – 13

Hours:

9am – 4pm, Half Day Sessions 9am-12pm or 1-4pm

1099 E State Rd 60, Lake Wales, FL 33853, USA
Updated for 2024
Little Scholars Kindergarten Readiness Program at Education Empowered Learning Studio
Dates:

June 3-27 or July1-26, 2024

Ages:

4, 5, and 6 year olds or any student entering Pre-K or Kindergarten

Hours:

9am-10am – 2 days per week

102 W Orange St, Lakeland, FL 33815, USA
Updated for 2024
Nature Discovery Camp at Bok Tower Gardens
Dates:

June 10-14 and June 17-21, 2024

Ages:

7-9

Hours:

9am – 12pm

1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33898, USA
Updated for 2024
No Limits Sports Summer Camps
Dates:

Weekly sessions June 3 – August 9, 2024

Ages:

5 – 15

Hours:

Half day 8am-1pm or Full day 7am-6pm

4416 Co Rd 540A, Lakeland, FL 33813, USA
Updated for 2024
Polk Museum of Art Summer Art Camp
Dates:

2 Week Sessions: Monday-Friday
Session #1: June 10 to 21, 2024 (No class on June 19)
Session #2: June 24 to July 5, 2024 (No class on July 4)
Session #3: July 8 to 19, 2024

Ages:

Ages 7 – 13

Hours:

Three Classes: 9am – 4pm
Two Classes: 9am – 1:30pm or 11:30 – 4pm
One Class: 9am – 11am, 11:30am – 1:30pm, or 2pm – 4pm

800 E Palmetto St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
Updated for 2024
St. Paul Volleyball Camp
Dates:

Visit website

Ages:

3 day camps for players entering grades 2-11
1 day camp for players entering grades K-1

Hours:

Visit website

4450 Harden Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33813, USA
Updated for 2024
TimberNook Sensational Forest Play Experiences at Treeline Enrichment
Dates:

June 3 – June 27 – Weekly Sessions

Ages:

4-10 years old

Hours:

9am – 12pm

701 E Sparkman Rd, Plant City, FL 33566, USA
Updated for 2024
What's Cooking Lakeland Summer Cooking Camp
Dates:

Weekly Sessions June 4 – July 25 (Mon-Thurs)

Ages:

Ages 5 – 13

Hours:

Mon-Thurs 9:30am – 2pm

6935 S Carter Rd, Lakeland, FL 33813, USA

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