Montessori World School offers a hands-on scientific camp for children ages 4-12.
SUMMER CAMPS at Montessori World School, 11659 Ruby Lake Road, Orlando, 407-239-6024, www.montessoriworldschool.com, offer children ages 4-12 a hands-on science exploratory experience through its partnership with Mad Science. Campers discover how science affects all aspects of daily life. Sessions are Monday-Friday, June 18-Aug.10. Half days are held from 9 a.m.-noon; full days are from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; and before- and after-care are available. Campers are asked to bring lunch. Camp will not take place July 2-6.
My Gym Children’s Fitness Center offers a variety of camping activities, including gymnastics.
SUMMER CAMPS at My Gym Children’s Fitness Center, 7551 W. Sand Lake Road, Orlando, 407-644-2595, www.mygym.com, include games, relays, sports, gymnastics, zip line rides, team-building activities and a rock wall. Flexible enrollment allows parents to choose any combination of days to fit their schedules. Camps run June 12-Aug. 17 on Wednesday and Friday for ages 3-8, and Tuesday and Thursday for ages 6-11. All camps are 2:30-5:30 p.m. Exercise has never been more fun than at this kid-friendly facility. For more information, email
Camps at Orange County Regional History Center take children on adventures through their imagination.
SUMMER CAMPS at Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, 407-836-8580, www.thehistorycenter.org/education/youth/camp, are sponsored by Orlando Federal Credit Union. Campers choose from a different themed week, including pirates, superheroes, crime scene investigators, wizards and more. Camps, which cost $110 per week for members and $140 for nonmembers, take place June 11-Aug. 17 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Early drop-off at 7:30 a.m. and extended day to 6 p.m. are available for $10 per day, per child.
Premier Academy offers campers a uniquely themed summer experience.
SUMMER CAMPS at Premier Academy, 9380 Gotha Road, Windermere, 407-290-3277, www.premieracademyschools.com. Children ages 18 months-7 experience creative fun in uniquely themed camps, including Gymboree Adventure Camps. Seven weekly sessions, which run from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., begin June 18. Extended care is offered until 5:30 p.m., if needed. The cost per session is $200 for children ages 18 months-2 and $180 for ages 3-7. Due to space limitations, early registration is suggested.
Children learn about wildlife, including dolphins, at SeaWorld Camp.
SUMMER CAMPS at SeaWorld Orlando, 7007 SeaWorld Drive, Orlando, 866-479-2267, www.seaworld.org. Campers can make new friends, flippered, feathered and otherwise, as they get face-to-face and hands-on with all kinds of animals, including penguins and dolphins. Campers also create special crafts, enjoy a variety of activities, and make new friends. Day and resident camps are available.
StarChild Academy offers elementary-age children summer camp that includes field trips, video games, free playtime and more.
SUMMER CAMPS at StarChild Academy, 1324 Winter Garden-Vineland Road, Winter Garden, 407-877-0345, www.starchildwintergarden.com. Elementary-age children enjoy field trips to exciting local venues, computers, video games, lunch and snacks, huge playgrounds, guest speakers, arts and crafts, and more at StarChild Academy’s summer camp. StarChild Academy is open from 6 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday-Friday. The cost is $175 per week.
Campers at Windermere Preparatory School’s Lake Cypress Summer Camp participate in a variety of indoor and outdoor activities.
SUMMER CAMPS at Windermere Preparatory School, 6189 Winter Garden-Vineland Road, Windermere, 407-905-7737, www.lakecypresscamp.weebly.com. Lake Cypress Summer Camp offers a variety of activities for children ages 5-12 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., with extended care available for the morning and afternoon. Swimming, cooking, art, drama, field games and more are offered. Weekly themes are followed for each session. Weeklong sessions run June 4-Aug. 3. A discount is offered for siblings or enrollment for the entire summer.
Surfguys Surf School teaches ocean safety and stances.
SURFGUYS SURF SCHOOL, celebrating 15 years of quality service, is holding surf instruction in south Cocoa Beach and Melbourne Beach from 8-11 a.m., Monday-Thursday, for age 6-adults. Parents are welcome. Professional staff members teach students marine and ocean safety, stance, wave and board safety, and surfing fun, as well as stand-up paddle surf training. The ratio is a maximum of four students per instructor. Tours, private and group lessons are also available. The cost is $200 per person, with a required $100 deposit. For more information or to enroll, call 321-956-3268 or visit www.surfguyssurf.com on the Web.
Campers ages 7-17 at iD Tech Camps day and resident camps create websites, video games, animation and more.
TECHNOLOGY CAMPS offered at iD Tech Camps and iD Teen Academies, 888-709-8324, www.internaldrive.com, give children ages 7-17 who enjoy gaming, programming or filmmaking, the opportunity to create iPhone applications, programs, video games, websites, movies, robots and more. Weeklong and residential camps are available at more than 60 universities nationwide, including Rollins College, the University of Miami and more. Small classes are taught by adults for personalized instruction. Teen programs, such as iD Gaming Academy, iD Programing Academy and iD Visual Arts Academy are offered at select universities.
Lake Cane Tennis Center’s camp offers court fitness, mental-toughness training, water games, kickball and more.
TENNIS CAMPS at Lake Cane Tennis Center, 5108 Turkey Lake Road, Orlando, 407-254-9170, www.lakecanetennis.com. In addition to playing tennis, Fun & Sun Tennis Camp includes QuickStart formatted courts, court fitness, mental-toughness training, coordination-building activities, water games and other activities. Weekly sessions are June 11-Aug. 17, and hours are Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. The cost is $225 per week.
The Tennis Academy at Windermere Preparatory School gives campers hands-on tennis experience.
TENNIS CAMPS at The Tennis Academy at Windermere Preparatory School, 6189 Winter Garden-Vineland Road, Windermere, 407-928-6666, www.orlandotennisacademy.com, www.elitetennisusa.com, is the No. 1 facility for summer tennis lessons. Experienced coaches are on-hand to give children of any age or ability a week of tennis fun, games, activities and swimming with a lifeguard present at the academy’s world-class facility, which also includes a pro shop and café. The cost is $225 per weekly session. Lessons and clinics also continue throughout the summer. Tryouts are held for the Elite Tennis USA camp.
Athletes hone their abilities through training at Orlando Volleyball Academy.
VOLLEYBALL CAMP at Orlando Volleyball Academy, 6700 Kingspointe Parkway, Orlando, 407-226-0188, www.orlandovolleyball.com. Orlando Volleyball Academy offers volleyball clinics, leagues and summer programs at all levels for ages 6-18. The academy’s new state-of-the-art facility features 12 indoor courts and six beach courts. The program provides athletes with the training needed to perform at their highest levels.
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