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Overview

Camps offer participants fun age/ability appropriate adapted recreational activities including crafts, games, field trips and skill development. Summer camp sessions are eight to 10 weeks.

If you are looking for a great place for your kids to spend their summer days, then check out our Parks & Recreation run summer camps. We have traditional camps for younger kids, teen camps, adaptive recreation program camps, and specialty camps. Summer camp for 2019 runs from June 10 - August 9.

Priority online registration:

Open online registration:

  • Open to all
  • Starts April 1, 2019 at noon

Fees

Camp Type Prices
Traditional
Teen
Inclusion
Camp Sparks
  • Two week sessions
    • $76 full price; $60 (reduced lunch); $40 (free lunch)
    • Sessions 1 - 4
  • One week session
    • $38 full price; $30 (reduced lunch); $20 (free lunch)
    • Session 5
Specialty
  • $120 full price; $80 (reduced lunch); $60 (free lunch)
  • There are only four sessions

Session Dates

We will offer four 2-week session camps and a 1-week session camp for a total of nine weeks.

All camps run from 7:30 AM to 6 PM, Monday - Friday, unless otherwise noted.

  • Session 1: June 10 – June 21
  • Session 2: June 24 – July 5
  • Session 3: July 8 – July 19
  • Session 4: July 22 –Aug. 2
  • Session 5: Aug. 5 – Aug 9 (one week)

Locations

Recreation and fitness centers Location Map

Traditional & Inclusion Camps

  • Traditional camps are for children 6 - 12 yrs old
  • Inclusion camps are for children 5 - 17 yrs old
  • Inclusion programs provide opportunities for children with disabilities to interact and learn alongside their non-disabled peers in a recreational setting
  • Parents must first apply with the Inclusion Application and the Adaptive Recreation team will contact you to discuss placement
  • For more information, visit the Adaptive Recreation page
Site Traditional Inclusion Summer Lunch Program
All People's
6105 E. Sligh Ave.
Tampa, FL 33617
(813) 744-5978
Check availability N/A
(See Camp Sparks)
Yes
Apollo Beach
664 Golf and Sea Blvd.
Apollo Beach, FL 33572
(813) 671-7635
Check availability Check availability
(Inclusion application)
Yes
Egypt Lake
3126 W. Lambright St.
Tampa, FL 33614
(813) 975-2103
Check availability N/A Yes
Emanuel P. Johnson
5855 S. 78th St.
Tampa, FL 33619
(813) 671-7700
Check availability N/A Yes
Gardenville
6219 Symmes Road
Gibsonton, FL 33534
(813) 672-1120
Check availability Check availability
(Inclusion application)
Yes
Jackson Springs
8620 Jackson Springs Rd.
Tampa, FL 33615
(813) 554-5004
Check availability Check availability
(Inclusion application)
Yes
Keystone
17928 Gunn Hwy.
Odessa, FL 33556
(813) 264-3819
Check availability N/A No
Mango
11717 Clay Pit Rd.
Seffner, FL 33584
(813) 635-7489
Check availability N/A Yes
Northdale
15550 Spring Pine Dr.
Tampa, FL 33624
(813) 264-8956
Check availability Check availability
(Inclusion application)
Yes
Roy Haynes
1902 S. Village Dr.
Tampa, FL 33612
(813) 903-3480
Check availability N/A Yes
Ruskin
901 6th Street S.E.
Ruskin, FL 33570
(813) 672-7881
Check availability Check availability
(Inclusion application)
Yes
Thonotosassa
10132 Skewlee Rd.
Thonotosassa, FL 33592
(813) 987-6206
Check availability N/A Yes
Turkey Creek
5936 Connell Rd.
Plant City, FL 33567
(813) 635-8179
Check availability Check availability
(Inclusion application)
TBD
Westchase
9791 Westchase Dr.
Tampa, FL 33626
(813) 964-2948
Check availability N/A No

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Teen Camps

Teen camps are for teens from 12 - 15 years old.

Site Availability Summer Lunch Program
Country Place
15728 Country Lake Dr.
Tampa, FL 33625
(813) 264-8956
Check availability No
Gardenville
6219 Symmes Road
Gibsonton, FL 33534
(813) 672-1120
Check availability Yes
Jackson Springs
8620 Jackson Springs Rd.
Tampa, FL 33615
(813) 554-5004
Check availability Yes

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Adaptive Recreation Program - Camp Sparks

  • Camp Sparks is designed for children from age 5 to 22, who have disabilities such as autism, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injuries and/or learning disabilities, and the locations are staffed with a 1-to-6 staff-to-student ratio by our Adaptive Recreation Team
  • Parents must first apply with the Camp Sparks Application, and the Adaptive Recreation team will contact you to discuss placement
  • Find out more on our Adaptive Recreation page
Site Availability Summer Lunch Program
All People’s
6105 E. Sligh Ave.
Tampa, FL 33617
(813) 744-5978
Check availability
(Camp Sparks Application)
Yes
Carrollwood Meadows
13918 S. Farmington Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33625
(813) 264-8956
Check availability
(Camp Sparks Application)
No
Sterling Heights
11706 Williams Rd.
Thonotosassa, FL 33592
(813) 434-5064
Check availability
(Camp Sparks Application)
No

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Specialty Camps

For more information about our camps featuring skate boarding, performing arts, nature and fishing, check out our Specialty Summer Camps page.

Site Availability Ages Summer Lunch Program
Eco-Adventure Camp - South
E.G. Simmons
2401 19th Ave NW
Ruskin, FL 33570
(813)671-7655
Check availability 9 - 11 yrs old
(Session 1 & 3)

12 - 15 yrs old
(Session 2 & 4)
No
Eco-Adventure Camp - North
Upper Tampa Bay Park
8001 Double Branch Rd.
Tampa, FL 33635
(813) 855-1765
Check availability 9 - 11 yrs old
(Session 2 & 4)

12 - 15 yrs old
(Session 1 & 3)
No
Providence Skate Camp
5720 Providence Rd.
Riverview, FL 33534
(813) 744-5319
Check availability 8 - 12 yrs old
(Session 1 - 4)
Yes

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Things to Consider

  • Prior to registration, you must establish an online Parks & Recreation account order to sign up for camps
  • If your child has a current reduced or free lunch letter, you may qualify for a fee reduction
  • You must submit a copy of the lunch letter to a recreation center before registration
  • Payment is due at the time of registration for each two week session

 

Benefits

How To

  1. Sign in to your online Parks & Recreation account, or create an online Parks & Recreation account
  2. Choose which location and program type you want to enroll your child in
    • When the registration period is active, you will be able to either click on the activity number to take you directly to the online registration or you can search for the activity number when you are in your Parks & Rec account
  3. Add the item to your cart
  4. Complete registration

Get Help

Department
Phone
(813) 744-5595

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