Can you believe that summer is coming? I LOVE summer! There are so many fun things to do with the kids and then there are also long, lazy days, vacations, events and of course SUMMER CAMP! You know that your kids are going to need a break this summer (and you will probably need one too), so be sure to look over this list to find the right summer camp or camps for your child. Many camps fill up early, so don’t wait. We will also be adding to this list as more summer camp options are given to us so check back to see if there are any new ones!
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Summer Camp Guide in #Sarasota:
Summer Camps in Sarasota:
Campers will be grouped by age and skill level. There will be special camps for gymnastics, cheerleading, and tumble tikes. Get more information about camps, times, ages, etc. by clicking here!
Summer music camp is offered Monday-Thursday 10am-2pm June 3rd – June 27th.
There are several weeks of dance camp to choose from at Beyond Dancing. Kids will design a show each week with a variety of props, costuming, and makeup. Get more information about Beyond Dancing and the dance camps this summer here.
There are several summer camp sessions for children ages 5-15. The hours are 9AM-3PM Monday through Friday. The sessions are as follows:
Session 1: June 12-16
Session 2: June 19-23
Session 3: June 26-30
Session 4: July 10-21
Session 5: July 10-21
Session 6: July 31- August 4
Session 7: August 7-11
Get more information about the Circus Arts Conservatory summer camp here.
Camps at Jungle Gardens are offered weekly in the month of June with special weekly themes over the summer. These camps are ideal for children to attend for just one week or all summer! Kids ages 6 to 13 are welcome Monday through Friday 9AM-4PM. Get more information about Jungle Gardens zoo camp here.
Registration is now open for MESI CAMP this summer. They offer full time, part time, and drop in rates from June 3rd through July 26th. Get more information about MESI CAMP here.
Music Compound has several camps to choose from. There are lots of fun sessions to choose from. Get the entire list of Music Compound Summer Camps here.
There is an expanded lineup of summer camps at Mote Marine for kids grades kindergarten through 12th. Get the full list of Mote Marine summer camps, camp times, ages, and prices here.
There are several camp options to choose from at the Out-Of-Door Academy. The Day Camps are for kids ages 5-17. Get more information about The Out-Of-Door Academy and all of their summer camp programs here.
Children ages 6 and up can enjoy riding lessons and fun. Camps are Monday through Friday from 8:30AM-4PM weekly, monthly, or the whole summer. Camp will be from June 31st through August 4th. Click here for more information about Rosaire’s Riding Academy summer camp.
Sarasota County offers several outdoor camps throughout the summer with different themes, locations, and costs. Too many to list here so check out the entire list at the Sarasota County website here.
The Sarasota YMCA is offering loads of fun summer camps for kids! There are several sports camps and gymnastics camps to choose from as well. Get more information about the Sarasota YMCA summer camps here.
Join Soul Studios this summer for themed dance camps. No dance experience is necessary. This is for ages 6-11, Monday through Friday 9AM-2PM. The price is $145 per week or $35 per day. There will be a performance at the end of each week on Friday at 1:30PM.
These summer camps are week long paddleboard and surf beach camps in Sarasota. They are held weekly, Monday through Friday from 8:30AM-3:30PM for kids ages 6-14. Kids will learn about stand-up paddleboarding, surfing, ocean swimming, boogie boarding, ocean safety and more! Get more information about SUP and SURF Camps here.
Half day or Full Day options for both Daily and Weekly Camp is available online for reservations. We have sessions EVERY week in the summer, please see our calendar schedule below under program details. Full Day: Drop off 8:30am – Pick-up 4:30pm. Get more information about Sky Zone Summer Camp here.
Kids can enjoy fun and learning at Sylvan Lakewood Ranch’s summer camps! There will be Robotics, Coding, Machine Makers, Engineering camp, and creative coding camp. Get the full schedule and information about registration for Sylvan Lakewood Ranch here.
Summer Camps in North Port:
The North Port Parks and Recreation Division offers full day summer camp programs for kids entering first grade through 8th grade. GMAC Summer Camp meets for 10 weeks during the summer from 8:30AM to 4:30PM (extended day available). Get more information about cost and more about GMAC Summer Camp here.
Get more information about each of these camps at North Port Art Center here.
North Port Gymnastics offers day camps throughout the summer. Get more information about North Port Gymnastics Summer Camp here.
Summer Camps in Venice:
Windsong Farm offers several fun summer camps in Venice for kids ages 7-16 years old. Get more information about dates and prices for Windsong Farm Summer Camps here.
There are sailing camps of all kinds offered at Venice Youth Boating Association from June 3rd through August 9th. Get more information about pricing, ages, and dates of Venice Youth Boating Association summer camps here.