2024 education summer camps in Central Florida

Check out the education camps available in Winter Garden, Windermere, Horizon West, Ocoee, Oakland, Dr. Phillips and beyond.

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Bricks 4 Kidz Summer Camp
West Orange Church of Christ, 1450 Daniels Road, Winter Garden

Details: These Lego-themed camps offer themed weeks, including Star Wars Galaxy, Bat League: Heroes and Villains, Remote Control Mania, and Mash-Up Camp.

Camp dates: May 27 through Aug. 2 Tuition: Varies; early care and after care available for extra fee Registration: Online at us.bricks4kidznow.co Ages: Varies Contact: Call (407) 603-5439

Camp Invention: ILLUMINATE
The Pluris Language School, 6001 Vineland Road, No. 117, Orlando

Details: Campers explore physics, design engineering and art.

Camp dates: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 3-7 Tuition: $310 Registration: Online at bit.ly/49XKLPm

Camp Roar Rising Grade Level Camps
The First Academy, 2667 Bruton Blvd., Orlando

Details: Rising Grade Level Camps are designed with your 2024-25 school year in mind. Students will be led by TFA teachers in developing various skills that will benefit them as they venture onto their new grade level in school.

Camp dates: 9 a.m. to noon July 15 through 18 Tuition: Varies Registration: thefirstacademy.org/student-life/summer-camps/camp-roar Ages: Rising K-Prep 4 through sixth-graders Contact: Corey Gilchrist, director of auxiliary programs, [email protected] 

Children's Lighthouse
220 Windermere Road, Winter Garden

Details: Spend the summer in a fun, exciting and safe setting.

Camp dates: All summer Tuition: Call for information Registration: Ongoing Ages: Varies Contact: (407) 395-0077 or visit ChildrensLighthousePOF.com 

Code Ninjas Orlando
12484 Lake Underhill Road, Orlando (Waterford Lakes)

Details: Kids can participate in camps with themes such as AI, Lego, Minecraft, Roblox, YouTube and robotics. 

Camp dates: Starting May 28 Tuition: Varies Registration: codeninjas.com Ages: 5-14 Contact: (855) 563-2633

Cranium Academy Summer Camp
Cranium Academy, 4068 Winter Garden-Vineland Road, Winter Garden

Details: The program offers fun and learning for students with a wide range of interests in the arts, humanities, sciences and STEM. Camps include advanced learning technology, hands-on exploration, and active indoor and outdoor play.

Camp dates: Weeklong sessions Tuition: Call for information Registration: Online at camps.endeavorschools.com Ages: 5-12 Contact: (407) 391-3780

Discover After School
456 Oakland Ave., Oakland

Details: Schools Out, Scream and Shout! Summer camp offers a structured opportunity for children to grow. Summer camp is another way students can grow and allows students to become independent and self-confident, while socializing and making new friends from all around. Field trips are offered every Friday throughout the entire summer. Themed days take place every week and each week has its own theme and activities that correlate with it. 

Camp dates: Weekly throughout the summer Tuition: Varies Registration: discoverafterschool.com/discover-camps Ages: 4-11 Contact: (407) 395-3553 or [email protected] 

Foreign Language Immersion School Summer Day Camp
Foreign Language Immersion School, 1550 Celebration Blvd., Suite 103, Celebration

Details: Students will participate in a fun and educational experience. They will have the opportunity to learn about science through interactive, hands-on science activities — all in the Spanish language. Classes will allow students to become junior scientists for the summer and embark on a series of adventures, all facilitated in the Spanish language by educators who are native speakers. 

Camp dates: Throughout the summer Tuition: Varies Registration: Ongoing Ages: 5-10 Contact: (321) 939-4177 or [email protected] 

Foundation Academy Mystery Sleuths Summer Camp
Foundation Academy

Details: Get ready for an unforgettable mystery adventure that combines the thrill of solving mysteries with the excitement of a summer camp. The Mystery Sleuths Adventure Camp is designed for students who love a challenge and enjoy unraveling puzzles while applying their knowledge in math, reading, science and STEM.

Camp dates: June 10-13 Tuition: $300 Registration: foundationacademy.net/summer-camps Ages: Rising fourth- through sixth-graders Contact: (407) 877-2744

Foundation Academy Plant Street Summer Book Club
Foundation Academy Plant Street Campus, 125 E. Plant St., Winter Garden

Details: Fulfill your summer reading requirement! Read the book, complete the project, and enjoy fun activities. Sessions will be available for third-, fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders.

Camp dates: June 10-13 (third and fourth grades); June 17-20 (sixth grade) and June 24-27 (fifth grade) Tuition: $150 per session or $325 for double sessions Registration: foundationacademy.net/summer-camps Ages: Rising third- through sixth-graders Contact: (407) 877-2744

iD Tech Camp
Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park

Details: Kids and teens will engage in weeklong programs in coding, game development, robotics and design in an inspiring, collegiate setting. 

Camp dates: weekly from June 10 through July 19 Tuition: Starts at $1,029 Ages: 7-17, beginners to advanced Contact: (888) 709-8324 or idtech.com

Kids’ College by Lake Sumter State College
Various campus locations

Details: Kids’ College, sponsored by Lake-Sumter State College, is provided as an academic and enriching summer experience where school age children can begin “discovery” while using their imagination to explore new areas of interest and creativity. Aides-in-training and program aide opportunities are available as well for 10th through 12th grades and recent high school graduates, respectively 

Camp dates: Weeklong camps June 10 through July 25. Full- and half-day options Monday through Thursday Tuition: Varies Registration: Ongoing Ages: Rising first- through ninth-graders Contact: (352) 365-3556 or lssc.edu/kidscollege 

Mad Science of Central Florida
West Oaks Mall, 9401 W. Colonial Drive, Ocoee

Details: Mad Science Lab WEST will host a variety of camps that will satisfy scientific curiosities for elementary- and middle-school-age children. 

Camp dates: May 28 through Aug. 9 Tuition: Starting at $195 Registration: Online at cfl.madscience.org Ages: 4-12 Contact: (386) 898-4570

Mead Botanical Garden Young Naturalist Camp
1300 S. Denning Drive, Winter Park

Details: Campers will have fun interacting with nature in the beautiful and unique setting of Mead Botanical Garden. They will make discoveries about wildlife, wetlands, plants, the environment and our ecosystem. 

Camp dates: Weekly camps from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 10 through July 26. Extended care available for an additional charge. Tuition: $285 Registration: Ongoing Ages: 5-13 Contact: (407) 622-6323 or [email protected] 

Oakland Nature Preserve Environmental Job Exploration
Oakland Nature Preserve, 747 Machete Trail, Oakland

Details: This week-long experience will give students the opportunity to enjoy environmental fun in a safe, small-group setting.

Camp dates: All are filled except 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 8-12 (What’s Your Calling) Tuition: $195 for members, $210 for others Registration: Available online at oaklandnaturepreserve.org Ages: 13-17 Contact: (407) 905-0054 or [email protected] 

Orange County Public Library Summer Reading Program
Orange County Public Library locations

Details: Fun, educational and free events and activities will be available for all ages. In 2024, the Summer Program will be Adventure at Your Library. 

Camp dates: Ongoing Tuition: Varies Registration: Opens May 1 Ages: Varies Contact: ocls.info/summer-at-your-library-save-date

Orange County Regional History Center Adventures in History Camps
65 E. Central Blvd., Orlando

Details: The fun learning environment combines cool historic facts with STEAM content through hands-on activities. Camp themes include Order in the Court!, Moon Walkers & Ocean Trekkers, Artstory, Globetrotting History, Creature Feature, Florida Digs, Trailblazing Tourism, Fear Fighters!, Community Force and History Hoopla.

Camp dates: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 28 through Aug. 2 Tuition: $275. Orange County Government employees eligible for member discount. Tuition includes early- and after-care, an off-site field trip or special guest, and a camp T-shirt. Registration: Ongoing at thehistorycenter.org/education/summer-camp-2024 Ages: 6-11 Contact: (407) 836-8580


Orlando Science Center Summer Camp
Orlando Science Center, 777 E. Princeton St., Orlando

Details: These STEM camps provide a nurturing environment that promotes hands-on learning while fostering excitement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Themed weeks include Junior Astronaut, Wizards 101, A Journey Through Life, Lego-ology, Activate Creature Power, Spy Kids, Ocean Watch, .

Camp dates: Weekly starting May 27 Tuition: Starting at $310, varies depending on age, program and membership status Registration: Online osc.org Ages: Preschoolers through rising ninth-graders Contact: (407) 514-2112 or osc.org/education/summercamps

Park Maitland Summer Camp
Park Maitland School, 1450 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland

Details: Summer programs include day camps, academic camps, specialty camps and sports camps

Camp dates: Starting June 3 Registration: parkmaitland.com Tuition: Varies according to program. Before- and after-care is available Ages: Rising K4 through eighth-graders Contact: (407) 513-1941 or (321) 385-8289

SeaWorld Orlando Summer Camps
SeaWorld Orlando, 7007 SeaWorld Drive, Orlando

Details: SeaWorld Orlando’s summer day camps combine education and entertainment in a way that connects people to the sea and sea life.

Camp dates: Varies Tuition: Weekly costs vary depending on program Registration: Ongoing Ages: Preschool through rising 12th-graders Contact: (407) 545-5550 or seaworld.com/Orlando/educational-programs

StarChild Academy Summer Camps
StarChild Windermere, 11815 Silverlake Park Drive, Windermere; StarChild Winter Garden, 1324 Winter Garden-Vineland Road, Winter Garden

Details: Programs feature field trips and visiting guest speakers. 

Camp dates: Call for dates. Tuition: Varies Registration: Fill out application at starchildacademy.com Ages: 5-12 Contact: StarChild Windermere, (407) 876-7827, or email [email protected]; StarChild Winter Garden, (407) 877-0345, or email [email protected] 

UCF STEM Camp Connect
4000 Central Florida Blvd., Orlando

Details: Multiple camps, including Camp Connect I, II and Advanced.

Camp dates: June 17 through July 13 Tuition: Varies Registration: ucf.edu/summercamp Ages: Middle- and high-school students Contact: ucf.edu

Winter Garden Heritage Architectural Summer Camp
Winter Garden Heritage Foundation’s Heller Hall, 21 E. Plant St., Winter Garden

Details: Middle-school students are invited to create replicas of buildings standing in Winter Garden’s downtown historic district using various materials. An opening-night presentation will follow.

Camp dates: July 15-19 Tuition: $150 Registration: Email [email protected] Ages: Middle school Contact: (407) 656-3244

YMCA Specialty Camps
Downtown Orlando YMCA, 433 N. Mills Ave., Orlando; Dr. P. Phillips YMCA, 7000 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Orlando; Lake Nona YMCA, 9055 Northlake Parkway, Orlando

Details: Camps include basketball, volleyball, e-sports, Pokémon, dance/cheer, fine arts, junior chefs, outdoor adventure, and STEM/science.

Camp dates: Starting May 28 Cost: Varies Registration: ymcacf.org/programs/camps/specialty/interest Ages: Varies Contact: [email protected] 

Young Innovators Academy Summer Camp
1297 Winter Garden-Vineland Road, Winter Garden

Details: Young Innovators Academy combines fun-filled, hands-on, quality educational experiences with superior safety standards. Our caring, well-trained counselors help ensure an action-packed week of laughing and learning with unique weekly themes, field trips and adventures.

Camp dates: All summer Tuition: Call for information Registration: Online at younginnovatorsacademy.com Ages: Varies Contact: (844) 909-0800 or [email protected]