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Summer Camps 2021

Photo of person and child looking through microscopeLooking for summer camps for your school-age children? UFHR Communications and Worklife is pleased to provide this quick-and-easy reference for parents. Know of a camp we’re missing? Email us to let us know. We will continue to seek out additional camps so we may grow this list into as complete a directory as possible.

Please note: While we are happy to provide this listing as a service to our faculty and staff, the information provided does not indicate UFHR’s endorsement of any of the camps listed. Parents are encouraged to do their research and explore each camp thoroughly, including screenings and background checks, before registering their children.

Virtual Information Sessions

If you missed our summer camp webinars, below are recordings to help you learn more about each summer camp and their plans for this summer.

Cade Museum Summer Camp Sun Country Sports Center
Alachua County 4-H UF/IFAS Florida 4-H Summer Adventures
College for Kids at Santa Fe Earth Immersion Summer Camp
Oak Hall School Summer Camps

 

Camp Directory

University of Florida Academic Athletic/Equestrian Fine Arts General Outdoor Virtual


University of Florida

CAMP DATES AGES LOCATION CONTACT EMAIL PHONE
4-H Florida “Gator Adventures” Camp – UF IFAS Extension 8-13 years Lake Wales Ridge Bill Tillett cloverleaf4-h@ufl.edu 863-465-4884
4-H Florida “Marine” Camp – UF IFAS Extension 8-17 years Lake Wales Ridge Bill Tillett cloverleaf4-h@ufl.edu 863-465-4884
Climate Change Resiliency Program Three sessions, 7/19 – 7/30 Grades 11-12 STUDENTS@CPET.UFL.EDU
Fear Facers Camp 7/19-7/23 & 8/2-8/6 7-15 years Kanapaha Veterans Memorial Park Center for OCD, Anxiety & Related Disorders 352-265-4623
Florida Museum Family Discovery Camp 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31 Adults and children finishing K -6th grade Catherine Carey ccarey@flmnh.ufl.edu 352-273-2064
Florida Youth Institute Two sessions, 7/11 – 7/23 Grades 11-12 STUDENTS@CPET.UFL.EDU
Gator Baseball Youth Baseball Camp 7/5 – 7/9 Grades 2-5 McKethan Stadium at Perry Field Lars Davis LarsD@gators.ufl.edu
Gator Swim Camps Six sessions, 6/5 – 7/3 8-18 years UF Campus
Global Health Institute 6/20 – 6/24 Grades 11-12 STUDENTS@CPET.UFL.EDU
Gymnastics Summer Camps Three sessions, 7/9 – 7/25 Ages 8 through high school seniors. Jenny Rowland jennyr@gators.ufl.edu
High School Day Baseball Camp 7/26 – 7/28 Grades 9-12 McKethan Stadium at Perry Field Lars Davis LarsD@gators.ufl.edu
High School Gator Experience Baseball Camp #1 7/16 – 7/20 Grades 9-12 McKethan Stadium at Perry Field Lars Davis LarsD@gators.ufl.edu
High School Gator Experience Baseball Camp #2 7/21 – 7/25 Grades 9-12 McKethan Stadium at Perry Field Lars Davis LarsD@gators.ufl.edu
International Jazz and Entrepreneurship Camp June 14 – June 18 middle school and high school Prof. Scott Wilson swilson@arts.ufl.edu 435-851-6363
Middle School Gator Experience Baseball Camp #1 7/10 – 7/12 Grades 6-7 McKethan Stadium at Perry Field Lars Davis LarsD@gators.ufl.edu
Middle School Gator Experience Baseball Camp #2 7/13 – 7/115 Grades 7-8 McKethan Stadium at Perry Field Lars Davis LarsD@gators.ufl.edu
Precollege Scholars  Three session 6/21 – 7/23 Grades 11-12 Dehlia Albrecht students@cpet.ufl.edu 352-392-23100
Research Immersion in Science and Engineering Two session, 7/12 – 7/22 Grade 10 STUDENTS@CPET.UFL.EDU
UF Entomology Field Camp 6/21 – 6/25 Grades 5-12 UF Campus – Steinmetz Hall Rebecca Baldwin ufbugs@ifas.ufl.edu 352-273-3942
UF Summer Media Institute 7/8 – 8/31 High school students Herbert Lowe SMI@jou.ufl.edu
UF Volleyball Camp TDB UF Campus VolleyballCamp@gators.ufl.edu

Academic

CAMP DATES AGES LOCATION CONTACT EMAIL PHONE
Climate Change Resiliency Program Three sessions, 7/19 – 7/30 Grades 11-12 STUDENTS@CPET.UFL.EDU
Florida Youth Institute Two sessions, 7/11 – 7/23 Grades 11-12 STUDENTS@CPET.UFL.EDU
Global Health Institute 6/20 – 6/24 Grades 11-12 STUDENTS@CPET.UFL.EDU
Hidden Oak Elementary School – Camp Invention 6/21 – 6/25 Grades K-6 campinvention@invent.org
Master Builder Summer Camp Varies throughout June and July 5-14 years 3536 NW 8th Ave. masterbuildercamp@gmail.com 352-339-5102
Oak Hall Day Camps & Electives Varies throughout June and July K-12 1700 SW 75th Street, Gainesville, 32607 Danielle Tripp dtripp@oakhall.org 352-332-3609
Oak Hall School Half-Day Specialty Camps Varies throughout June and July K-12 1700 SW 75th Street, Gainesville, 32607 Danielle Tripp dtripp@oakhall.org 352-332-3609
Oak Hall School Summer Packages Varies throughout June and July 3-18 years 1700 SW 75th Street, Gainesville, 32607 Danielle Tripp dtripp@oakhall.org 352-332-3609
Precollege Scholars  Three session 6/21 – 7/23 Grades 11-12 Dehlia Albrecht students@cpet.ufl.edu 352-392-23100
Research Immersion in Science and Engineering Two session, 7/12 – 7/22 Grade 10 STUDENTS@CPET.UFL.EDU
UF Entomology Field Camp 6/21 – 6/25 Grades 5-12 UF Campus – Steinmetz Hall Rebecca Baldwin ufbugs@ifas.ufl.edu 352-273-3942
UF Summer Media Institute 7/8 – 8/31 High school students Herbert Lowe SMI@jou.ufl.edu
Vet Excursion Camp 7/5 – 7/9 7-17 years 7680 SW 46th Blvd info@haileequestrian.com 352-665-RIDE (7433)

Athletic/Equestrian

CAMP DATES AGES LOCATION CONTACT EMAIL PHONE
Animal Adventure Excursion Camp 7/12 – 7/16 & 7/26 – 7/30 7-17 years 7680 SW 46th Blvd info@haileequestrian.com 352-665-RIDE (7433)
Archery Summer Camp Varies from June through August 7-17 years 24880 NW 16th Ave. Newberry, FL 32669 customerservicenewberry@esdf.org 352-472-2388
Balance 180 Gymnastics & Sports Academy Three sessions, 7/12 – 7/30 3+ years 6527 NW 18th Drive https://balance180.org/get-directions 352-340-1180
Canopy Oak Trails Horseback Riding Day Camp Ten sessions, 5/21 – 8/6 6-16 Years Susan Trammell TMMLL@aol.com 352-443-9456
Dance Alive Intensive Program June 1325 NW 2nd Street Gainesville, FL  32601 Judy Skinner judy@dancealive.org 352-371-2986
Dance Alive Summer Classes June – July 1325 NW 2nd Street Gainesville, FL  32601 Judy Skinner judy@dancealive.org 352-371-2986
Capoeira Summer Camp Multiple sessions June through August 501 SE 2nd Street Gainesville, FL 32601 mico@capoeiragainesville.com 352-219-6106
Gainesville Area Rowing Five sessions June through July Grades 6-12 151 SE 74th Street, Gainesville Hugo Moon info@gainesvillearearowing.com
Gator Baseball Youth Baseball Camp 7/5 – 7/9 Grades 2-5 McKethan Stadium at Perry Field Lars Davis LarsD@gators.ufl.edu
Gator Swim Camps 6/5 – 7/3 Six sessions 8-18 years UF Campus
Gymnastics Summer Camps 7/9 – 7/25 Three sessions Ages 8 through high school seniors. Jenny Rowland jennyr@gators.ufl.edu
Haile Equestrian Center Summer Camp  6/17 – 8/13 5-16 years 7680 SW 46th Blvd info@haileequestrian.com 352-665-RIDE (7433)
High School Day Baseball Camp 7/26 – 7/28 Grades 9-12 McKethan Stadium at Perry Field Lars Davis LarsD@gators.ufl.edu
High School Gator Experience Baseball Camp #1 7/16 – 7/20 Grades 9-12 McKethan Stadium at Perry Field Lars Davis LarsD@gators.ufl.edu
High School Gator Experience Baseball Camp #2 7/21 – 7/25 Grades 9-12 McKethan Stadium at Perry Field Lars Davis LarsD@gators.ufl.edu
Horseback Riding Camps Six sessions, 6/21 – 7/30 7-15 Pony Paddock at Dragon’s Lair Molly Cobb ponypaddock704@gmail.com 386-853-0615
Middle School Gator Experience Baseball Camp #1 7/10 – 7/12 Grades 6-7 McKethan Stadium at Perry Field Lars Davis LarsD@gators.ufl.edu
Middle School Gator Experience Baseball Camp #2 7/13 – 7/115 Grades 7-8 McKethan Stadium at Perry Field Lars Davis LarsD@gators.ufl.edu
Oak Hall School Summer Packages Varies throughout June and July 3-18 years 1700 SW 75th Street, Gainesville, 32607 Danielle Tripp dtripp@oakhall.org 352-332-3609
Okito America Varies from June through August 3+ years 6900 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608 Ovismar Maylin G. www.okitoamerica.com/contact-us 352-338-7262
Outdoor Adventure Excursion Camp 6/25 – 6/25 & 7/19 – 7/23 9-17 years 7680 SW 46th Blvd info@haileequestrian.com 352-665-RIDE (7433)
Play Tennis Gainesville 2021 Junior Summer Camp 6/21 – 8/13 6-14 years Joyce Oransky Tennis Center, Westside Park Brandon Mai www.playtennisgainesville.com/contact/ 352-559-8860
Sun Country Sports Center – Camp Sunny 6/17 – 8/6 2.5 through rising 6th graders Sun Country Sports West Location Erin Bruchert camp@suncountrysports.com  352-331-8773
UF Volleyball Camp TDB UF Campus VolleyballCamp@gators.ufl.edu

Fine Arts

CAMP DATES AGES LOCATION CONTACT EMAIL PHONE
Cade Summer Camp  Varies from June through August 6-14 years 811 South Main Street info@cademuseum.org 352-371-8001
Hippodrome’s Summer Spectacular Camp 2021 6/21 – 7-30 7-18 years Hippodrome gabby@thehipp.org 352-375-4477
Summer Band at Fort Clarke 6/23 – 6/30 Grades 5-8 9301 W. 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32606 Everett McConn mcconnwe@sbac.edu 352-333-2800
Theater Connect (LGBTQAI+) 5/11 – 6/29 13-18 years Camilo Reina Munoz CAM@arts.ufl.edu 352-273-1488
“We the People” Pop-Up Theater Summer Camp 7/6 – 7/17 9-17 years Historic Thomas Center wethepeopletheater@gmail.com 352-284-1294
“We the People” Pop-Up Theater Summer Camp 7/20 – 7/31 11-18 years Micanopy wethepeopletheater@gmail.com 352-284-1294

General

CAMP DATES AGES LOCATION CONTACT EMAIL PHONE
City of Gainesville Summer Camps  Varies from June through August Grades 1-12 rec@cityofgainesville.org
Fear Facers Camp 7/19-7/23 & 8/2-8/6 7-15 years Kanapaha Veterans Memorial Park Center for OCD, Anxiety & Related Disorders 352-265-4623
Gainesville Country Day School 5/24 – 7/30 Grades 1-12 6801 SW 24th Avenue, Gainesville Kelly Childers Kellypc99@gmail.com 352-332-7783
Girl’s Place Summer Day Camp 5-15 years 212 NW 39th Ave. Lynn@girlsplace.net
Jordan Glen School & Summer Camp 6/21 – 7/9 K-8 12425 SW 154th Street, Archer FL 32618. info@jordanglen.org 352-495-2728
Kiddie Academy “CampVentures” Summer Camp 2-12 years 6476 SW 75th St, Gainesville, FL 352-264-7724
La Petite Academy of Gainesville 5+ 2755 Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 352-371-0720
Millhopper Montessori School 6/14 – 7/16 Kristen Farrell mmschool@millhopper.com 352-375-6773
Montgomery Center Summer Camp  Six sessions, June – August Grades 2-12 88 SE 75th St, Starke, FL 32091 Zach Leopold Office@Momtgomerycenter.org 352-483-4516
North Central Florida YMCA Summer Camp 6/21 – 8/6 Grades K-10 5201 NW 34th Blvd. 352-374-9622
O2b Summer Camp  Varies Multiples www.o2bkids.com/company-overview/contact-us/
Oak Hall School Summer Packages Varies throughout June and July 3-18 years 1700 SW 75th Street, Gainesville, 32607 Danielle Tripp dtripp@oakhall.org 352-332-3609
Queen of Peace Academy Camp 8/3 – 8/14 4-13 years 10900 SW 24th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607 Jessica Wilburn jlwilburn@qopacademy.org 352-448-4557

Outdoor

CAMP DATES AGES LOCATION CONTACT EMAIL PHONE
4-H Florida “Gator Adventures” Camp – UF IFAS Extension 8-13 years Lake Wales Ridge Bill Tillett cloverleaf4-h@ufl.edu 863-465-4884
4-H Florida “Marine” Camp – UF IFAS Extension 8-17 years Lake Wales Ridge Bill Tillett cloverleaf4-h@ufl.edu 863-465-4884
Camp Crystal Six sessions, 6/20 – 7/30 7-15 Starke crystal@gm.sbac.edu 855-651-2267
Camp Kulaqua Three sessions, 6/6 – 6/27 7-17 years High Springs summercamp@campkulaqua.com 386-454-1351
Camp Kulaqua: Horseman Specialty Camp Three sessions, 6/6 – 627 11-16 years High Springs summercamp@campkulaqua.com 386-454-1351
Camp Shands – Boy Scout Summer Camp Varies throughout June and July Hawthorne camp.shands@scouting.org 904-388-0591
City of Gainesville Summer Camps  6/21 – 7/9 K-8 12425 SW 154th Street, Archer FL 32618. rec@cityofgainesville.org 352-495-2728
Dream Oaks Camp Varies from June through August 16110 Dream Oaks Place www.foundationfordreams.org/contact-us/ 941-746-5659
Earth Academy Day Camp Five sessions, 6/21 – 8/6 Grades 1-6 Morningside Nature Center earthacademy@cityofgainesville.org 352-393-8240
Earth Academy Day Camp Junior Naturalists Grades 7-12 Morningside Nature Center earthacademy@cityofgainesville.org 352-393-8240
Earth Immersion SCUBA Summer Camp for Teens Four sessions, 6/20 – 7/31 13-17 years 180th Street, Live Oak, FL Scott Davenport info@earthimmersion.com 352-641-0350
Girl Scout of Gateway Council 6/7 – 7/31 K-12 Camp Kateri – Hawthorne, FL Amanda Dempsey customercare@girlscouts-gateway.org 877-764-5237
Outdoor Adventure Excursion Camp 6/25 – 6/25 & 7/19 – 7/23 9-17 years 7680 SW 46th Blvd info@haileequestrian.com 352-665-RIDE (7433)
Reconnect Lake Swan Camp 6/21 – 6/26 Grades 1-12 Melrose Johnathan Finkbeiner camp@alliancese.org 352-475-2828
Vet Excursion Camp 7/5 – 7/9 7-17 years 7680 SW 46th Blvd info@haileequestrian.com 352-665-RIDE (7433)

Virtual

CAMP DATES AGES CONTACT EMAIL PHONE
Climate Change Resiliency Program Three sessions, 7/19 – 7/30 Grades 11-12 STUDENTS@CPET.UFL.EDU
Florida Youth Institute Two sessions, 7/11 – 7/23 Grades 11-12 STUDENTS@CPET.UFL.EDU
Girl Scout of Gateway Council 6/7 – 7/31 K-12 Amanda Dempsey customercare@girlscouts-gateway.org 877-764-5237
Global Health Institute 6/20 – 6/24 Grades 11-12 STUDENTS@CPET.UFL.EDU
International Jazz and Entrepreneurship Camp June 14 – June 18 middle school and high school Prof. Scott Wilson swilson@arts.ufl.edu 435-851-6363
Precollege Scholars  Three session 6/21 – 7/23 Grades 11-12 Dehlia Albrecht students@cpet.ufl.edu
Research Immersion in Science and Engineering Two session, 7/12 – 7/22 Grade 10 STUDENTS@CPET.UFL.EDU
UF Summer Media Institute 7/8 – 8/31 High school students Herbert Lowe SMI@jou.ufl.edu