Summer is right around the corner! There are a number of excellent opportunities available for your child this summer. Check out “Fun Auggie Kids” (linked below) for a large listing of various activities available in the area. In addition, I’ve compiled a list of activities and camps from vendors who have reached out to us specifically. If you have a camp or summer activity you would like included on our list, please email Dr. Gates with subject line “Summer.” Thanks.
1. Summer Day Camps at The Corazon
Does your child like to watch films, do arts and crafts, play X-box, take pictures? Are you looking for a fun and exciting camp this summer? You found it!
Our mission is to inspire those imaginary minds through creativity using visual arts such as photography, films, arts and crafts, and gaming. Our students are given the tools and essentials to think outside the box! Students learn the power of visual communication through hands on art work, films, photography and gaming on the big screen. We provide all the essentials plus a wonderful experience for your child! Space is limited. First grade through 6 grade campers only.
Call between 11am-3pm to register 904-679-5736
Day Camp Options
9:00 am – 1:00 pm $175 week
9:00 am – 5:00 pm $ 299 week
*Prices do not include one time registration fee of $40*
Registeration fee for 2 or more kids is $50
2. SPARS Sailing Camp
Fun-filled agenda: Sailors, Paddlers and Rowers of St. Augustine (SPARS) provides sailing instruction in the protected area of Salt Run, south of the St. Augustine Inlet and north of the Conch House.
3. Junior Sailing Program at the St. Augustine Yacht Club
Fun-filled agenda: U.S. Sailing-certified instructors teach beginner, intermediate and advanced classes in sailing. Younger students use 8-foot Optimus Prams and more advanced students sail in 14-foot Club 420s. Volunteers age 14 and up are welcome to participate for community service hours.
3. Summer Art Camps at St. Augustine Art Association
Fun-filled agenda: Sessions explore creative projects in painting, drawing, sculpture and mixed media inspired by master artists.
Camp concludes with a whimsical display of works produced by the young artists in all of the sessions.
4. KidzfaCTory at Limelight Theatre
Fun-filled agenda: One-, two- and four-week camps include fully staged musicals, theater basics and improv, storytelling on popular books and movies, puppet-making and performance, musical theater basics and an audition boot camp
5. Hands-on History Camp at Castillo de San Marcos
Fun-filled agenda: Park ranger teachers from St. Johns County and knowledgeable volunteers will engage campers with interactive presentations, hands-on projects, games and living history demonstrations. The camps cover a variety of topics including archaeology, Native Americans, nature, Spanish exploration, Colonial Florida and Spanish military and artillery. Students will have the opportunity to work on projects involving pottery, leather work, textiles, musket drills and more.
6. Hands-on History & Nature Camp at Fort Matanzas
Fun-filled agenda: Park ranger teachers from St. Johns County and knowledgeable volunteers will engage campers with interactive presentations, hands-on projects, games and living history demonstrations. The camps cover a variety of topics including archaeology, Native Americans, nature, Spanish exploration and Colonial Florida. Students will have the opportunity to learn pottery, leather work, textiles, musket drills and more.
7. Ancient City Explorers Summer Camp at the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum
Fun-filled agenda: From Florida folk art and British history to shipwreck archaeology and Victorian tourism, each of the five, week-long sessions carries a different theme with science experiments, craft projects, field trips and more. A backpack, T-shirt and water bottle are included in the camp fee.
8. The Joy of Tennis Academy
Learn a sport you can play all of your life! Participants will learn the basic tennis strokes and core values of the game.
9. Flagler College Camps
10. Kids Bowl Free
Great program that allows students to bowl for free! Click here for more information about the Kids Bowl Free Program.
11. St. Augustine Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program
Maritime History and Sailing
Children will learn all the wonders of maritime history combined with the art of sailing. Our mission statement is to expose our youth to the lifetime sport of sailing
This year there will be three courses offered: Opti #1 for Beginners, Opti #2 for Intermediates and the Club 420 class (Ages 11-14). All instructors are US Sailing certified with over 40 years of sailing experience.
SAFETY * LEARN TO SAIL * HAVE FUN
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Weekly sessions from May 30th – August 5th
COST: $225 per week (includes t shirt). 10% discount for
Siblings and each additional week.
www.staugustineyachtclub.com / junior sailing
Contact Wendy: 904-687-4625 / [email protected]
12. YMCA Summer Day Camp
A World of Discovery Awaits
Get ready to pack your bags! We’re counting down the days to the biggest adventure yet at YMCA Summer Day Camp. We’re taking explorers ages 5-12 Around the World, visiting a different country each week.
|May 31 – June 3||South Africa|
|June 6 – 10||Australia|
|June 13 – 17||France|
|June 20 – 24||Greece|
|June 27 – July 1||India|
|July 5 – 8||United States|
|July 11 – 15||Egypt|
|July 18 – 22||Thailand|
|July 25 – 29||Peru|
|August 1 – 5||Brazil|
Dates and Hours
St. Johns County: May 31 – August 5
Monday – Friday
6:30am – 6:00pm
Registration Fee: $50
Deposit: $15 / week
Weekly Fee: Pricing vary at each location
- Bring swimsuit & towel
- Campers must bring a lunch and two snacks every day. All campers should bring a re-usable water bottle.
- Wear close-toed shoes
- Apply sunscreen prior to camp
- Label all belongings with child’s name
Visit your local YMCA or go to www.firstcoastymca.org to learn about all our camp locations and register!