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Summer Camps

It's not too early to think about Summer Camp for the kids..Will it be a memorable time? Florida offers a wide variety of camp activities to suit every interest - tech camps, horseback riding, baseball, special needs, arts and crafts and lots more. But all of Florida's camps have one thing in common - the opportunity for kids to enjoy the beauty of the great outdoors while building their self esteem.


Region 1, Southeast Florida
Miami Area
Camp Gulliver
Coral Gables, FL
Gulliver Schools, Inc.
12595 Red Road
Coral Gables, FL 33156
Phone: 305/665-3593
Fax: 305/669-1569
Suzanne Engle, Camp Director
Coed Day Camp, ages 3 to 15
Safe, cheerful, child-centered community where campers discover the joy of learning & making friends in a secure place. Academics, Arts/Crafts, Ceramics/Pottery, Computer, Drama, Field Trips, Gymnastics, Nature/Environment Studies, Sports-Field & Team, Tennis.
Sessions begin in June and end in August. One week, eight weeks. Weekly Fees: $201-$350

Ft. Lauderdale Area
Camp Nova
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Operated by: University School of Nova SE University
7500 SW 36th St
Ft Lauderdale, FL 33314
Phone: 954/262-4500
Fax: 954/262-3974
E-mail: Patti@NSU.acast.nova.edu Tom Guiton, Director
Coed Day camp, ages 3 to 13
Professional adult staff provide campers with distinctive format designed to challenge, motivate & promote creativity. Arts/Crafts, Baseball/Softball, Basketball, Computer, Dance, Drama, Martial Arts, Model Rocketry, Nature/Environment Studies, Tennis.
Sessions: Begin in June and end in August. One week, three weeks Weekly Fees: $76-$200

Florida Elks Youth Camp
Umatilla, FL
Operated by Dr Thomas J Ryan
3501 Davie Road
Ft Lauderdale, FL 33314
Phone: 813/864-8252
Fax: 813/864-8968
Jim Harley, Administrator
Resident camp for boys ages 9 to 13, girls ages 9 to 13.
Pristine setting. Non-threatening environment with superior staff plus exciting trips in the Ocala National Forest. Archery, Baseball/Softball, Basketball, Canoeing, Challenge/Rope Courses, Golf, Leadership Development, Nature/Environment Studies, Sports-Field & Team, Tennis Physical and Mental Challenges: ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder). Behavioral Problems, Emotional Problems (serious), Inclusion/Mainstreaming, Travel Camp, Youth at Risk.
Sessions: begin in June and end in August. One week, two weeks, four weeks. Weekly Fees: $76-$200 Financial aid available


Region 2, East Central Florida
Daytona Area
Florida Sheriffs Youth Camp
Barberville, FL
Operated by Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches
Boys Ranch, FL 32060
Phone: 904/749-9999 William A Frye, Jr, Program Director of Camping coed ages 10 to 1
Camp's purpose is to provide a wholesome atmosphere & positive camping opportunity for troubled & underprivileged youth. Academics, Archery, Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Bicycling/Biking, Canoeing, Challenge/Rope Courses, Leadership Development, Nature/Environment Studies, Team Building. Special Groups: Behavioral Problems, Youth at Risk.
Sessions begin in June and end in August. One week. Weekly Fees: $76-$200
Region 3, Northeast Florida
Gainesville Area
Florida Camp For Children And Youth With Diabetes
De Leon Springs, FL
Operated by Florida Camp for Children & Youth with Diabetes
University Station
PO Box 14136
Gainesville, FL 32604
Phone: 352/334-1323
Fax: 352/334-1325
Rosalie Bandyopadhyay, Executive Director
Coed resident camp, ages 7 to 19, families
Youngsters with diabetes enjoy camping activities while learning diabetes management. Camp motto is "I can handle it." Archery, Arts/Crafts, Bicycling/Biking, Camping Skills/Outdoor Living, Challenge/Rope Courses, Nature/Environment Studies, Sailing, Soccer, Swimming-Recreational.
Sessions: begin in June and end in August. One week. Weekly Fees: $351-$500

Camp Crystal Lake
Starke, FL
Operated by: Alachua County School Board
620 E University Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
Phone: 352/475-1414
Fax: 352/473-2402
Betsy Hersey, Administrative Secretary
E-mail: 20491002@sbacvn.sbac.edu
Coed ages 7 to 14
Alachua Co. residents have priority until May 1st. Year-round environmental education program. Weekend group rentals. Aquatic Activities, Boating, Camping Skills/Outdoor Living, Canoeing, Counselor Training (CIT), Kayaking, Sailing, Swimming-Instructional, Waterskiing.
Sessions: begin in June and end in August. One week, two weeks. Weekly Fees: Resident, $76-$200

Jacksonville Area
Happy Acres Ranch Inc
Jacksonville, FL
Operated by Marion N Scarborough
7117 Crane Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32216
Phone: 904/725-1410
Brenda Harris, Receptionist
Coed Day Camp, ages 3 to 13
Located in city limits,10 acres with woodlands,a small lake and a pool.A place to play,to learn,to discover,to grow. Archery, Arts/Crafts, Gymnastics, Horseback-English, Horseback-Western, Kayaking, Music, Soccer, Swimming-Instructional, Tennis.
Sessions: two weeks. Weekly Fees: $76-$200


Region 5, West Central Florida
Tampa Area
Camp Dorothy Thomas
Riverview, FL
Operated by Suncoast GSC Inc.
PO Drawer 18066
Tampa, FL 33679 Phone: 813/281-4475, ext. 203
Fax: 813/282-8285
E-mail: campamento@aol.com
Gloria Hartness, Outdoor Education Director
Resident camp for girls, ages 6 to 17
Beautiful Florida back-country trails, wildlife. Platform tents. CIT program. Progressive riding program. Archery, Arts/Crafts, Ceramics/Pottery, Counselor Training (CIT), Hiking, Horseback-English, Horseback-Western, Nature/Environment Studies, Sports-Field & Team, Tennis
Sessions: begin in June and end in August. Half-week, one week. Weekly Fees:$76-$200

Busch Gardens Zoo Camp
Tampa, FL
P.O.Box 9158
Tampa, Florida 33674
Phone: 813/987-5252
Fax: 813/987-5878
E-mail: michelle.raines@anheuser-busch.com
Linda Burdick, Director
Co-ed Day camp
Zoo camp explores the diversity of life through hands-on animal experiences, games, and learning activities. Arts/Crafts, Nature/Environment Studies.
Sessions: One week. Weekly Fees: $95-125

Wai Lani
Palm Harbor, FL
Operated by: Suncoast GSC, Inc.
PO Drawer 18066
Tampa, FL 336798066
Phone: 800/881-4475
Fax: 813/282-8285
E-mail: campamento@aol.com Gloria Hartness, Outdoor Education Director
Resident Girls camp, ages 6 to 17
Located on Gulf of Mexico Estuary. Expert instruction in boating and marine biology. Aquatic Activities, Arts/Crafts, Boating, Camping Skills/Outdoor Living, Ceramics/Pottery, Drama, Hiking, Nature/Environment Studies, Sailing, Swimming-Instructional.
Sessions: begin in June and end in August. Half-week, one week, two weeks. Weekly Fees:$76-$200

Cedarkirk
Lithia, FL
Phone: 813/685-4224
Fax: 813/689-9170
Joan G Hicks, Director
Coed Resident camp, ages 7 to 18, families
Christian camp nestled in trees with the Acafia River running through it. Counselor based programs serving South Florida. Physical and Mental Challenges: Mental Retardation. Archery, Arts/Crafts, Canoeing, Challenge/Rope Courses, Leadership Development, Music, Sports-Field & Team, Swimming-Recreational
Weekly Fees: $76-$200

Hiawatha Day Camp
Odessa, FL
Vicki L. Woodward, Owner/Director
Phone: 813/920-5811
Fax: 813/920-8237
Coed ages 6 to 15
We have a magnificent camp setting shaded by giant oaks. A talented staff is the key to our exciting program. Archery, Arts/Crafts, Computer, Drama, Nature/Environment Studies, Riflery, Sailing, Sports-Field & Team.
Sessions: two weeks, four weeks, eight weeks. Weekly Fees: $76-$200

Dovewood
O'Brien, FL
Operated by Roberta and Jim Richmond
PO Box 606
Branford, FL 32008
Phone: 386/935-0863
Resident girls camp, ages 7 to 17
N. Florida Christian camp, horse backriding overnight trailrides rodeo dressage & other activities self -esteem specialty. Arts/Crafts, Dance, Drama, Gymnastics, Horseback-English, Horseback-Western, Radio/TV/Video, Swimming-Instructional, Tennis Gifted and Talented programs.
Sessions: One week, two weeks, three weeks. Weekly Fees:$201-$350


Region 6, Florida Panhandle
Tallahassee Area
Land O' Sunshine Camp Cherith
Dowling Park, FL
Phone: 904/399-1285
Fax: 813/269-0795
E-mail: dchouchen@mindspring.com
Carol Walters, Registrar
Resident girls camp, ages 8 to 18
Nondenominational Christ-centered outdoor program on the Suwanee River with leadership training. Archery, Arts/Crafts, Camping Skills/Outdoor Living, Canoeing, Challenge/Rope Courses, Counselor Training (CIT), Drama, Nature/Environment Studies, Riflery, Swimming-Instructional.
Sessions: begin in June and end in July. One week, two weeks. Weekly Fees: $76-$200 Financial aid available

Florida WMU Camps
Marianna, FL
Operated by Florida Baptist Convention
1230 Hendricks Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone: 800/226-8584, ext. 280
Fax: 904/396-6470
Dr Sharon Thompson, Camp Director
Resident girls camp, ages 8 to 18
Sunny Florida! Christian girls camp offers self-esteem building, multi-cultural simulations, fun, We love children!! Arts/Crafts, Challenge/Rope Courses, Clowning, Community Service, Dance, Drama, Drawing/Painting, Leadership Development, Performing Arts, Sailing.
Sessions begin in June and end in July. Weekly Fees: $76-$200


Region 7, Central Florida
Orlando Area
Camp Challenge
Sorrento, FL
Phone: 352/383-4711
Fax: 352/383-0744
Jesse A Shumen, Director
Co-ed Resident & Day Camp for ages 6 to 99
Day and resident camp. Established 1960. Self-esteem specialty. Campers thrive in noncompetitive, caring atmosphere with opportunities to belong, learn, contribute. Physical and Mental Challenges: Hearing Impairment/Deaf, Mental Retardation, Visual Impairment/Blind. Archery, Arts/Crafts, Camping Skills/Outdoor Living, Computer, Leadership Development, Nature/Environment Studies, Riflery, Sports-Field & Team
Sessions: one week, two weeks. Weekly Fees:Resident, $501-$650 / Day: less than $75. Transportation available.

Camp Sea World, Orlando, FL
Operated by Sea World of Florida
7007 Sea World Dr
Orlando, FL 32821
Phone: 407/363-2380
Fax: 407/363-2399
Eve Dwyer, Staff Coordinator
Coed day camp, ages 3 to 18, families, single adults
Camp Sea World features upclose encounters with animals, crafts, songs, games, & quality time with Sea World instructors. Aquatic Activities, Arts/Crafts, Field Trips, Nature/Environment Studies
Weekly Fees:$76-$200

Camp Sparta
Sebring, FL
Operated by Sunshine State Fellowship of Regular Baptist Church
5055 Camp Sparta Road
Sebring, FL 33872
Phone: 941/382-8696
Fax: 941/382-2669
E-mail: kenkraft@ct.net Coed ages 6 to 18, families, single adults
A year-round retreat center & accredited summer youth camp program. Open to all youth regardless of religious affiliation. Aquatic Activities, Archery, Arts/Crafts, Baseball/Softball, Basketball, Counselor Training (CIT), Music, Soccer, Tennis, Waterskiing
Sessions begin in May and end in August. Half-week, one week. Weekly Fees: $76-$200

Jewish Community Center, Maitland, FL
851 N Maitland Ave
Maitland, FL 32751
Phone: 407/645-5933
Fax: 407/645-1172
Barry Gold, Camp Director
Coed, ages 5 to 14
Caring,nurturing and safe environment.Opportunities to explore new interest. Age appropriate programs,fun and games, in the Jewish Tradition Featured Activities: Basketball, Drama, Gymnastics, Tennis, Travel/Tour.
Sessions begin in June and end in August. One week, three weeks, eight weeks.
Weekly Fee: $76-$200. Financial aid available.

Lake Aurora Christian Camp
Lake Wales, FL
237 Golden Bough Rd.
Lake Wales, FL 33853
Phone: 941/696-1102
Fax: 941/696-1062
Registration: 941/696-1182 Margaret Redmon, Registrar
E-mail: lakeaurora@sprynet.com
Bill Redmon, Director
Coed, ages 6 to 18
Christian education, fun and adventure. Choice of A/C dorms, tents, or canoe trip camping. Resident camp. Established 1947.Aquatic Activities, Archery, Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Camping Skills/Outdoor Living, Canoeing, Challenge/Rope Courses, Leadership Development, Music, Nature/Environment Studies.
Sessions: begins in June and ends in August. Half-week, one week. Fees: Residents, $76-$200

Wildwood
Wildwood, FL
Operated by Heart of Florida Girl Scout Council
1831 N Gilmore Ave
Lakeland, FL 33805
Phone: 941/688-7648
Fax: 941/682-5122
Cindy Lackey, Program Services Director
Resident girls camp, ages 6 to 17
Equestrian program for all levels & seats. Programs for girls who don't want to ride. Non-Girl Scouts welcome! Arts/Crafts, Camping Skills/Outdoor Living, Challenge/Rope Courses, Hiking, Horseback-English, Horseback-Western, Nature/Environment Studies.
Sessions: one week, two weeks Weekly Fees:$76-$200