It’s that time of year again, and there are lots of options for summer camps in and around Amelia Island. Take a look at this list of choices. If you know of a camp that should be added to our list, drop us a note at email@example.com. Don’t be shy: it’s free to get your camp on our list!
Amelia Community Theatre Summer Camp / Fernandina Beach Read More Here
What: Children’s Theatre Camp and a Broadway Musical Camp will be offered this year.
When: Musical Theatre Camp is July 15-19 and July 22-27, one-week camp for ages 7-12 is June 10-14.
Amelia Island Museum of History Camps / Fernandina Beach Read More Here
What: Two history-inspired camps in June, including Camp Spyglass for children going into 1st through 3rd grade and Stowaway Artist Camp for kids in grades 4-6.
When: Camp Spyglass is June 24-28 and Stowaway Artist Camp is June 10-14
For More Information: Phyllis Davis at 261-7378, ext 100 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Amelia Island Parent Cooperative Summer Camp / Fernandina Beach Read More Here
What: Amelia Island Parent Cooperative offers several themed summer camps, each one week long, full-time or part-time. Ages 3-5.
When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. full-time (5 days a week) or part time (3 days a week), weekly starting June 3-7 and ending July 15-19
For More Information: (904) 261-1161 or http://aipcp.org/Summer_Camps.html
Artfully Made Art Camps / Fernandina Beach Read More Here
The new Artfully Made Art School is offering three themed art camps at the Peck Center in Fernandina Beach, including pirate art camp, a girls’ fun camp and art around the world. Ages Kindergarten and up.
When: Pirate Camp is June 18-20, girls’ camp is July 1-3 and Art Around the World Camp is July 8-12. All camps are half-day camps.
For More Information: Call the rec department at 904-277-7350 or visit the Artfully Made School’s Facebook page at facebook.com/pages/Artfully-Made/474948459242073
Bean School of Dance Summer Camps / Fernandina Beach Read More Here
What: Bean School of Dance is offering three camps this summer, including Broadway Bound Musical Theatre (ages 7-12 and 13 and up), Gymnastics (ages 5 and up) and Princess Dance Adventure(ages 3-6).
When: Broadway Bound is June 10-14, Gymnastics is June 17-21, and Princess Adventure is June 18.
Beau’s Barnyard Farm Camp / Kingsland Read More Here
Beau’s offers a camp for one week only (additional camps will be added if there is enough interest). The kids will get to help take care of the animals at this petting farm and work in the garden. Ages 4 and up. Includes camp Tshirt, snacks and crafts.
When: 8am-12pm June 10-14
For more information: Email email@example.com
Camden County Rec Center Day Camp / Kingsland Read More Here
What: Swimming, games, crafts, movies and more.
When: Throughout the summer
For More Information: Go to http://www.camdencountypsa.info/programs.php or call 912-729-5600
Camp Amelia Summer Program / Fernandina Beach Read More Here
What: This camp at the Atlantic Rec Center in Fernandina Beach give kids a chance to swim daily, play at the playground, indoor activities, and also includes nap time and weekly field trips.
When: Camp is weekdays 7am- 6:30pm; drop off & pick up is anytime. Begins May 28.
For More Information: http://www.fbfl.us/index.aspx?NID=303
Coastal Dance Studio Camps / St. Marys Read More Here
What: Coastal Dance Studio is offering two camps this summer, including “Minnie Mouse” dance camp for ages 3-7 and Dance Workshop I for ages 8 & up.
When: June 10-14. See our article or their website for details.
Databusters Summer Camp / Yulee Read More Here
What: Open to teens ages 14-16, this camp includes computer work, job training and a professional development day. The teens are actually paid for their work. Must meet low income requirements. Registration deadline is May 31.
When: June 17-July 26
For More Information: Call Janeecee Johnson, family services specialist, at 261-0801, ext. 204.
Early Impressions Development Center Summer Camps / Fernandina Beach and Yulee Read More Here
What: The Early Impressions summer programs for ages 3-10. They take field trips all over the island to places such as the Fernandina Party and Play, Putt Putt, Fort Clinch, bowling, St. Marys Water Park, Beau’s Barnyard, the Hands-On Children’s Museum, and more.
When: Runs from June through August
For more information: Go to earlyimpressionsfl.com/summer-program.html
Fernandina Beach Christian Academy Camps / Fernandina Beach Read More Here
What: Pirates and Princesses camp for kids ages 4 and 5, a science camp for incoming Kindergarten-2nd grade and a second session of science camp for third to fifth grade, and Spanish camp for K-2 and 3rd-5th graders.
When: Throughout June and July. See specific dates and times for each camp in our writeup.
For information or to register email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 904-491-5664
Fernandina Beach High School Cheer Camp / Fernandina Beach Read More Here
What: Your Little Pirates can learn to cheer with Fernandina’s cheerleaders at Cheer Camp at Fernandina Beach High School. Two programs: one for kids ages 3-5 (preschool) and one for kids ages 6-12 (school age). Benefits Fernandina Beach High School Cheerleading program.
When: 9-11 a.m. June 3-7 for preschoolers, and 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. June 3-7 for school-age
For More Information: Call Fernandina Beach High School at 904-491-7937
Gymnastics Summer Camp / Yulee Read More Here
What: This gymnastics camp is offered through Fantastic Gymnastics, open to kids ages 4 and up. There is also an all-star cheerleading program for ages 5-11 and 12-18.
When: Half-days (9am-12pm) June 24-27 and July 23-26
Horse Camp / Yulee Read More Here
What: Kids ride horses and learn basic care for horses at Cheers Horse Ranch.
When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 3rd – 7th, June 17th – 21st, July 8th – 12th, and July 22nd – 26th
For More Information: Call 904-277-7047 or go to http://www.cheerhorseranch.com/. There is a tab with information and a form to fill out for summer camp.
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Summer Camps / Jacksonville Read More Here
What: Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens has 11 new camps for ages 5-15! Each day includes up-close and hands-on encounters with their Education Animal Ambassadors, Zoo tours, animal crafts and hands-on activities.
When: 9am-3pm June 10-Aug. 9
For More Information: Call 904-757-4463 x122 or go to jacksonvillezoo.org/education/day_camps
Jazzerkamp / Fernandina Beach Read More Here
What: This Jazzercise program for kids in grades 1-5 incorporates dance fitness, nutrition education, healthy snacks, games, crafts and an end-of-the-week performance.
When: 1-4 p.m. June 10-14
For More Information: Call 904-583-5244 or email email@example.com
Kayak Amelia Summer Camp / Little Talbot Island Read More Here
What: Yoga, kayaking, paddle boarding and educational activities are featured in Kayak Amelia’s Summer Camp. Ages 7-14.
When: June 17-21 (7-10 yr), June 24-28 (11-14 yr), July 8-12 (7-10 yr), July 15-19 (11-14 yr)
For More Information: Go to http://www.kayakamelia.com/pages2/serv_summercamp.htm or call 904-251-0016
Kinderstudio Art, Theatre, Song and Dance Camps / Fernandina Beach Read More Here
What: Camps include drawing, painting, set design and performing arts, and will conclude with a theatrical performance every Friday afternoon at 2:30pm. Options include Willy WOnka, Matilda, Tangled and Mamam Mia. Ages 4-12.
When: Four one-week options, including June 2-6 and July 9-13, 16-20 and 23-27. All payments must be in by May 27.
For More Information: Call 904-415-0954 or go to http://www.kinderstudios.com/camps.htm
“Love Disney” Musical Theatre Camp / St. Marys Read More Here
What: Incorporates music, dance, and drama with favorite Disney characters played by camp attendees. Ages 5-16. Attendees will be a part of the grand showcase at the end of the two-week camp.
Dates: Camp runs June 10-14 and June 17-21, 2013 from 9 am to 1 pm. Register by May 20.
Miss Kate’s PreK Camp / Fernandina Beach Read More Here
What: Full-day and half-day programs offered with a different theme each week (each week is a different continent). They provide a snack, parents provide lunch.
When: Weekdays June 3-July 26.
For More Information: Call 904-321-0049
OAIP Jr. Golf Camp / Amelia Island Read More Here
What: Kids ages 8-17 can learn to play golf or perfect their game with the pros at Omni Amelia Island Plantation. Includes video swing analysis, chipping and putting, and rounds on the resort’s championship courses as well as its new putt putt course.
Dates: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday June 10 through August 8. Choose from day-by-day or 4-day-week options.
For more information: Call the Golf Pro Shop at 904-277-5907 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pipeline Surf Summer Camp / Fernandina Beach Read More Here
What: Learn to surf, stand-up Paddleboard and skim or body board. Also safety, surfing etiquette and technique. Ages 9 and up.
Dates: 9:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. week-long sessions starting May 27-31 and ending July 22-26.
For More Information: Call 904-277-3717 or go to http://pipelinesurfshop.com/surf_lessons_surf_camp
Sonshine Christian Academy Summer Camp / Callahan Read More Here
What: Kids can enjoy weekly field trips, swimming and interactive learning at this camp for ages 4-13. Breakfast and lunch included.
Dates: Weekly June 3rd – July 26th
For More Information: Call 904-879-1260 or visit sonshinechristian.com.
St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park Camp / St. Augustine Read more here.
What: Kids going into grades 1-6 create crafts, play games, view animal presentations and shows, trek through the zoo, talking with keepers and more at The St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park.
Dates: Weekdays June 17-Aug. 9, with a different theme each week
For More Information: Call 904-824-3337 or go to alligatorfarm.com/summer_camp.html#springsummer
Stay ‘N Country Ranch / Yulee Read More Here
What: Kids get a chance to not only ride horses, but to care for them: grooming them, cleaning their stalls, feeding them, etc. Half day for ages 4-6, full day for ages 7-14.
When: 8am-12 p.m. for 4-6 year olds, 8am-4pm for 7-14 year olds. Week-long camps, offered weekdays in the last week of June, and every week in July except the first week.
For more information: Call Missy Freeman with any questions at 904-322-9739 or visit stayncountryranch.net.
Step by Step II Camp / Yulee-Fernandina Area Read More Here
What: Choose from full- or part-time camps that include education, crafts, playtime and field trips. They also offer a VPK refresher class for VPK “graduates” who are about to enter kindergarten. Soccer Camp can be added on for additional fee. Ages 4 and up.
Dates: Weekdays May-August
For More information: Contact Step By Step II at 904-261-6030
The Vibe Youth Center Art, Dance, Cheer and Theatre Camps / Yulee Read More Here
What: Art camp includes an array of art, including sculpting, painting, designing cartoons, and more. Theatre camp incorporates acting, singing, dancing and set design. Ages 4 to 10. Dance Camps include ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop and more.
Dates: Art camps are June 10-13 and July 22-25. Theatre camps are June 17-20 and July 29-Aug. 1. See calendar for dance camp schedule.
For More Information: Call 904-432-7146 or visit The Vibe’s Facebook page at facebook.com/TheVibeYouthCenter.