Bright Horizons campers experience a variety of themed activities.
SUMMER CAMPS at Bright Horizons, 1660 Daniels Road, Winter Garden, 407-654-9693, www.brighthorizons.com/wintergarden. X-Treme Summer Camp offers campers an opportunity to get together with others and create memories that last a lifetime. Campers, under the supervision of degreed counselors, enjoy themed field trips, an on-site pool, tech lab with interactive Smartboard, gymnasium, Wii gaming system, air hockey, ping pong, rock wall and Fantastic Friday events. Camps run from June 11-Aug. 17, and full- and part-time enrollment is offered.
Camp Ithiel provides a mix of outdoor activities for campers of all ages.
SUMMER CAMPS at Camp Ithiel, 2037 Hempel Ave., Gotha, 407-293-3481, www.campithiel.org. Camp Ithiel provides a mix of outdoor activities, good food and Bible study. It is a comfortable retreat just minutes from downtown Orlando. Available camps include Kids, for ages 6-8 from June 22-24; Youth, for ages 15-18 from June 24-30; Junior, for ages 9-11 from July 1-7; Middle School, for ages 12-14 from June 24-26; music, art and drama from July 15-20; and Adventure Trip Camp to the mountains of North Carolina, for ages 12-17 from July 22-27.
Campers enjoy a variety of outdoor activities at Gan Israel Day Camp.
SUMMER CAMPS at Gan Israel Day Camp, 2037 Hempel Ave., Gotha, 407-354-3660, www.ilovegi.com. CGI is a summer camp on 27 acres that is dedicated to enriching the lives of children from diverse Jewish backgrounds and affiliations through a stimulating camp experience. Camp activities include sports, swimming, archery, a ropes course, water sports, art and specialty fun shops. Camp Gan Israel is part of the largest and fastest-growing network of day camps, and enjoys a reputation as a trendsetter in Jewish camping, with innovative ideas and creative programs. CGI is accredited by the American Camp Association. Camp programs are available for ages 3-15; sessions are June 25-July 20 from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; and extended care is available.
Campers at Children’s Lighthouse of People of Faith experience a variety of fun activities.
SUMMER CAMPS at Children’s Lighthouse of People of Faith, 220 Windermere Road, Winter Garden, 407-395-0077, www.childrenslighthousepof.com, are offered for children who have finished kindergarten-fifth grade. Children go on field trips to Epcot, Celebrity Mascot Games, Arabian Nights, the world’s largest McDonald’s, and other local attractions. The cost is $140 per week, which includes all meals. A one-time activity fee is required.
Campers at Christ the King Lutheran Preschool experience fun, themed weekly sessions.
SUMMER CAMPS at Christ the King Lutheran Preschool, 4962 Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, 407-876-8155, www.ctkpreschool.com, are designed for ages 3-4. Campers experience adventure through themed sessions, including Art & Dance, Around the World, God’s Creatures and Storybook Land. Weekly sessions are Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Campers are asked to pack a lunch. Registration forms are available on the website.
Holy Family Catholic Church campers choose from a variety of camps, including basketball.
SUMMER CAMPS at Holy Family Catholic Church, 5125 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, 407-876-0833, www.hfcchurch.com. Children choose from a variety of camps to develop their skills in sports, science or art. Camps provide lots of fun in a wholesome environment and include Orlando Magic basketball, video gaming, soccer, art, science, math, volleyball, PSAT/SAT review and more. Weekly sessions are offered June 11-Aug. 3.
Campers make lifelong memories at the Jewish Community Center of South Orlando at the Jack & Lee Rosen Campus.
SUMMER CAMPS at the Jewish Community Center of South Orlando at the Jack & Lee Rosen Campus, 11184 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, 407-387-5330, www.campj.org. At Camp J, children ages 18 months-12 make memories that last a lifetime. With camps and options for every talent and specialty, all campers shine at the JCC. With so many options, Camp J is a one-stop camping shop for families with children of multiple ages and talents. Camp J offers the Dr. Phillips community sports, arts, theater, gymnastics, basketball, film, acting and more. Prices start at $159 per week.
Summer camps at Kiddie U Learning Center include weekly field trips.
SUMMER CAMPS at Kiddie U Learning Center, 7666 Wallace Road, Orlando, 407-345-5550, www.kiddieu.org, include two to three field trips per week to places like the Plaster House, Orlando Science Center, Home Depot and more. Organized games, arts and crafts, gaming systems and other activities keep children entertained while they learn good manners and respect. Themed weeks include Do It Yourself, Cooking, Camping, and more. Campers join in the fun with certified and quality teachers. The cost per week is $190, which is all-inclusive.
The Learning Center of South Park and Dr. Phillips offer full-time and part-time camps to exercise the mind and body while having fun.
SUMMER CAMPS at The Learning Center of South Park, 7350 Futures Drive, Suite 6, Orlando, 407-363-9325, www.tlcofsouthpark.com; and The Learning Center of Dr. Phillips, 7233 Della Drive, Orlando, 407-352-1353, www.tlcofdrphillips.com, offer full-time and part-time programs to exercise the mind and body through projects designed to explore children’s interests in the areas of music, science, cooking, games, field trips, and more while having lots of fun. TLC is inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach from Italy. This approach is committed to creating conditions for learning that will facilitate children’s construction of their powers of thinking.
Montessori School of Orlando’s summer camp includes instruction in Spanish, violin, piano and more.
SUMMER CAMPS at Montessori School of Orlando, 1187 Florida Mall Ave., Orlando, 407-601-4247, www.montessorischooloforlando.com, are offered for children ages 15 months-12. Summer programs include Spanish, violin, piano, guitar, musical theater and dance. MSO also is offering VPK summer camp with free tuition. Space is limited. The school currently is enrolling for the 2012-13 school year, with programs for children ages 15 months-third grade, as well as free VPK for the fall semester.
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 theme each 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.
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