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Your child will get to explore the great outdoors at these nature-based summer camps and outdoor camps. Learn about plants, wildlife, nature, survival skills, and much more as kids use their imagination and get dirty at these nature camps near you.

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Bass Fishing Summer Camp Winter Haven
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!!!

Camp Dates:

Weekly Sessions from May 30 – July 7, 2023

Ages:

7 – 18

Camp Hours:

Mon-Thurs 8am-noon

Registration type:
Weekly Sessions
1505 Lake Shipp Dr, Winter Haven, FL 33880, USA
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!

Camp 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

Camp Hours:

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

Registration type:
Weekly Sessions
600 Bonnet Spgs Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33815, USA
TimberNook West Central Florida Summer Camps
Camp Dates:

Visit the camp website for dates

Ages:

Ages 4 – 12 years old, see description
My First Summer Camp is for ages 18 months to 4 years old with a parent/caregiver joining them.

Camp Hours:

9am – 12pm or 9am – 11am

701 E Sparkman Rd, Plant City, FL 33566, USA
Camp Fire: Summer Teen Programs & Camps (6th-12th grade)
Camp Dates:

Vary by Camp – see website

Ages:

6th – 12th Grade

Camp Hours:

Vary by camp – visit website for details

2600 Buckingham Ave, Lakeland, FL 33803, USA
WonderHere Summer Camps
Camp Dates:

Weekly Sessions from June 5 – July 28, 2023

Ages:

K – 5 – Camps are designed for elementary aged children

Camp Hours:

8am – 3pm

5120 Colbert Rd, Lakeland, FL 33812, USA
Camp Gilead
Camp Gilead
Camp Gilead Summer Camp
Camp Dates:

Varies by camp – visit website for details. Overnight camps begin on Sunday afternoons and end on Friday. Commuter Camps run Monday – Friday.

Ages:

Overnight Camp – entering 2nd-12th Grade
Commuter Camps – entering K-7th Grade
Specialty Fishing Camp – ages 9 – 17

Camp Hours:

Overnight Camp is Sunday 4:00pm – Friday 4:00pm
Commuter Camp is daily from 7:30am – 5:15pm (4pm Friday)

1445 Camp Gilead Dr, Polk City, FL 33868, USA
Summer Camp Out in the Sunshine - UF/IFAS + Florida Children's Museum
Camp Dates:

June 12-16, 2023

Ages:

Ages 10-12

Camp Hours:

8am – 5pm

600 Bonnet Spgs Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33815, USA
Tenoroc Youth Conservation Center Summer Camp
Camp Dates:

2023 Dates: June 26-30, July 10-14, July 17-21, July 24-28

Ages:

8-14

Camp Hours:

8am – 5pm

3760 Tenoroc Mine Rd, Lakeland, FL 33805, USA

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