The 2023 Guide to Summer Camp in Jacksonville is a paid advertorial sponsored by our favorite local kid friendly businesses that are offering camps in North Florida.
If you’re looking for a great camp for kids of all ages, then look no further than our 2023 Jacksonville summer camp guide. Whether you’re looking for swim lessons, a music class, or something else, we’ve got tons of great activities for kids of all ages.
Beaches Rock Gym Summer Camp
Beaches Rock Gym will be hosting a half day camp (8:30am-12pm) this summer for 4 weeks. Each day climbers will be fitted with rental climbing shoes and harnesses provided by Beaches Rock Gym. All sessions start with stretching, rules presentation, and goal setting. Each day will include a variation of climbing instruction, climbing games, snack time, mindfulness, and free climb. Camp will run Monday-Friday from 8:30am to 12pm.The price is $250 for the first climber and $225 for any additional sibling(s).
Derek Marinatos Soccer Academy
The DMSA Day Academy has established itself as North Florida’s Premier Summer Soccer Day Camp. It is specifically designed to teach skills, tactics, and fundamentals of soccer. This will be accomplished by individual instruction by our highly qualified coaching staff and age-specific curriculum.
Girls Warrior Summer Camp
Hosted by the Women’s Defense Company, girls ages 8-16 will learn the essentials of reducing their risks of violence, managing threats, using their voice, building confidence, proper stances, effective striking and blocking, escapes, ground defense, warrior games and more in this small, fun and empowering 5-day camp! They will be offering a 5-day, half-days 9:30an-12:30pm Warrior Girls summer camp on June 26th-30th and another July 31st-August 4th.
Golf Lessons With Leslie
Swing into fun with our Junior Golf Camps! Each camp is taught by LPGA & PGA professionals focusing on the basic fundamentals of golf, while playing games and having friendly competitions to challenge all skill levels.
Junior Golf Camps are held at Windsor Parke Golf Club, Jacksonville Fl
For more info: 573.268.7067
Dates: Monday-Thursday sessions start June 19th 2023
Jacksonville Country Day School Summer Camp
Are You Ready for Summer? Because JCDS certainly is, and wants you to join us! Come swim, play, learn, and grow in one of our 60+ programs this season. Camps are offered on a weekly basis and open to campers from Pre-K 4 through 6th grade. JCDS summer camp is entering its 53rd season, and 2023 will be the best yet! Find us on instagram, @jcdssharks, to follow the fun!
JU Basketball Camp
The perfect camp for kids who love basketball and are looking for some fun this summer. Our camps feature team and individual drills, competitions, and games for kids of all ages and skill levels! Our current coaching staff and student-athletes serve as camp coaches and promote a fun and positive environment while teaching and sharing the game we love. Games and competitions include Knockout, Basketball Tag, Hot Shot, Buzzer Beater Challenge, and 5 on 5 Games.
North Guana Outpost Surf Camp
Learn how to surf this summer! Local surf icon, Buddy Evans, will teach kids age 6-15 how to read the ocean and have fun catching waves. North Guana Outpost Surf Camps are limited to 25 campers providing a more personalized experience. Sign up early for this highly sought after camp!
Solana Summer Camp
Camp Solana is a mini-camp facilitated by Pediatric Occupational Therapist, Caitlin Anderson. Camp Solana is a hands-on, multi-sensory based writing (and pre-writing) camp. The goal of this camp is to provide your child with a sensory rich environment and developmentally appropriate pre-writing and handwriting instruction. Research indicates that skilled handwriting improves overall academic performance. Activities and lessons are designed to target fine motor, visual motor, and sensorimotor skills through movement, music, crafts, play, and more! The Handwriting Without Tears curriculum will be used to teach basic principles. Ms. Caitlin loves targeting the underlying skills needed for handwriting while having fun and seeing the big smiles from kids when they realize how far they have come.
Sunshine Play + Learn Camp
Summer Camp at Sunshine Play + Learn will keep your little ones (ages 2-5) engaged and excited to come each day for the week. Our days will be structured with a wide range of activities led by an experienced staff in a safe and secure facility. Daily snack and drink included, along with lots of fun activities. Register now before spots are filled!
Sunshine Summer Camp
Sunshine Summer Camp is an outdoor camp in Jacksonville Beach focusing on play based activities and exploring the world around us. The camp is structured in a way where children have space to interact with their peers and their environment. Weekly activities will include tie dye, beach walks, arts projects, science exploration and more! The camp will run weekly, Monday through Friday from 9am-12:45pm for children ages 4-9.
SwimFun Academy – SWIM. GAME. STEM. VR. Summer Camp
The most anticipated and unique summer camp offering on the First Coast. An electric, one-of-a-kind facility with a heated indoor pool (free from the hot outdoor elements), a Virtual Realty STEM Pod and a fully-stocked Gaming Arena with 30 Xbox & Nintendo Switch consoles, 70″ big screen TVs, 200 games and ride-on virtual reality rides. Think Mind (STEM), Body (Swimming & Exercise) and Soul (Gaming with Buddies) for kids! Run by a school teacher and an Aquatics staff. SwimFun offers a full day camp, but they do have 1/2 day options and extended day as well.
The Discovery School Summer Camp
The Discovery School has been serving the Jacksonville Beach area for over 30 years and remains committed to cultivating an inclusive and vibrant community that promotes knowledge, creativity, independent thinking, and mutual respect. The Discovery School offers a wide variety of educational, athletic, and creative camps for children ages 3-14 for the Summer of 2023. Both half and full-day programs will run from June 5th through July 28th and will include art, soccer, chess, middle school preparedness/study skills, stand-up comedy, journaling, developing literacy skills for younger kids, wildlife camp, and many more! Let The Discovery School share another summer of fun with your child in a nurturing and positive environment.
The Knight School Summer Camp
The Knight School Chess Academy of Jacksonville will be hosting Summer Camps at Bolles PV, JCDS, The Discovery School Jax Beach, Jewish Community Alliance San Jose Blvd, San Juan Del Rio, and Jax Classical Academy. Chess Camp is a super-fun, high-energy experience for kids ages 6-13. Camp participants celebrate a new chess tactic each day with silly videos, music-driven puzzlers for prizes, colorful Tactix Bands, chess movies, and clock slapping tourneys. TKS Summer Chess Camps are the perfect way to keep your brain sharp during the summer while having an absolute blast.
TNT Gymnastics and Fitness Summer Camp
TNT Gymnastics and Fitness offers a one of a kind camp experience! Bring your children to TNT and know that they will spend their days in a safe, energetic, fun camp setting that encourages gymnastics skill development, socializing, and creativity! They will be offering both 1/2 and full day options for parents.
UNF Computing Camp
The University of North Florida’s NEFSTEM is hosting Ozzie’s 2023 Playful Computing Camp; a one-of-a-kind experience for first through fifth graders to explore coding, physical computing using robots, and game design through a combination of Scratch, Lego Education and exciting unplugged activities at the UNF STEP Lab. With a camper to adult ratio of 6:1 your 21st century learner will receive individualized attention and support from licensed and trained computer science teachers in a collaborative and nurturing environment. Campers can choose from one of our themed weeks, or choose to participate in the full 3-week camp experience. Sessions run June 12-16, June 19-23, and June 26-30.