In a few months, the weather will be heating up just in time for the kids to get out of school for the year. Rather than letting them laze around on the couch all day, now is the time to start lining up some fun summer activities!
Central Florida has lots to offer in the way of summer camps and educational activities that kids love. From soccer and golf to arts and theater, there’s something for everyone no matter their interests. So make sure you sign up early to save a spot!
To help you, we’ve gathered a list of fun summer activities happening in Central Florida and grouped them by location. Overall, here are some of the best camps and activities we found.
Camps, Summer Activities and Other Fun – By Location
Kabloom Arts – Kabloom Arts is offering a summer art camp filled with creation, fun science and team games. Let your child explore the world of clay, paint, carving, sculpting and more.
Registration includes breakfasts, all supplies and game prizes. Head over to their website for more information!
City of Winter Garden – Youth Camp – Running from June 3 to August 2, this youth camp is open to 1st – 8th graders. Allow your kids to continue socializing and learning with special field trips planned every Thursday.
Sign up on their website ASAP because space is limited and registration ends May 3rd!
PGA Junior Golf Camp – Both new and advanced junior golfers have the opportunity to learn from experienced PGA-trained instructors. Choose between half-day and full-day weekly camps to help your kids develop their golf skills. With a 6:1 ratio of students to instructor, the sessions will stay fun, interactive and educational!
JCC Rosen – Camp J is packed with summer activities in their general, sports and specialty camps this year. All in all, the theme of each week changes with a healthy dose of field trips scheduled throughout the summer. Sign your child up for all 10 weeks or pick and choose between a variety of activities. But act soon before spaces fill up!
Theater South Playhouse Summer Camps – With only 25 spaces available, this summer camp is a performer’s dream come true. With new theater and studio space, your little one is sure to have a blast. Before and after care is also available so check out their website to learn more.
YMCA Summer Camp – There’s a reason why the YMCA is the leading name when it comes to summer activities and youth camp! Let your child get a quality summer experience filled with educational sessions, friendships and fun memories. Head on over to their website and see what day camps they have to offer.
Central Florida Equestrian Center – This equestrian summer camp teaches young riders the fundamentals of caring for and riding horses. With hands-on learning, participants will gain confidence and learn the skills necessary to be successful with these animals. Visit their website for prices and availability.
Orlando Reportory Theatre – The Rep offers a large variety of theater classes for all ages throughout the summer. In fact, there are so many classes you may have a hard time choosing between them all. Make sure you visit their web page to learn more.
Pet Alliance Summer Camp – Kids who love animals will love attending this pet-focused summer camp. Each week features a planned field trip and includes pet-centric activities, crafts and games. Sign up on their website today!
Sea World Day Camps – This summer camp is for the child with a special interest in marine life. Overall, participants are grouped by grade and have the opportunity to learn something different every summer. In fact, they can build on what they learn by returning year after year!
North Orlando Rowing – Rowing is a great team building activity that will help your child cultivate friendships and stay active. Right now, there’s a special offer to try it out for two weeks at just $25 so make sure you don’t miss out.
Orlando Science Center – Summer doesn’t have to mean stop learning, it can mean science! Enroll your child in one of these summer camps so they can focus on topics like engineering, chemistry, nature and more!
iBrick Academy – In a world that’s increasingly focused on technology and robotics, give your child a one up by enrolling them in a robotics summer session! All camps are for ages 6-12 and available in many areas around Central Florida. Check their schedule on the website for more details.
Challenger Sports – For soccer enthusiasts, Challenger Sports is offering summer camps led by experienced coaches from all around the world. With such diversity of experiences and quality instruction, your child is sure to improve their skills and have a blast while doing it!
Walt Disney World – Walt Disney offers children ages 7-17 the opportunity to go on a golfing adventure. Let your kids improve their swing with performance training from leading PGA instructors. Visit their site for more details.
Orlando Magic – Basketball lovers will be happy to know the National Basketball Academy of Orlando is offering summer camps for 2019. Head on over to their site to register for training, tournaments, camps and more!
All in all, there are a lot of summer activities available for kids even when school’s out. In fact, the best memories and friendships are often made during novel activities in the summer. We hope you find the right program for your child. And don’t forget to let us know all about what they’re doing in the comments below!