Unforgettable Summer Camps in Orlando: Artistic, Sports, and More

It’s that time of year again! Children are free of bookwork and homework with an entire summer ahead of them to fill with adventure. Plan ahead with one of the many summer camps in the Orlando area. We are sure you will find one that suits your child’s interests. 

Our guide to Orlando summer camps starts with general camps, then we’ll share artistic camps and sports camps. You can click ahead to each section using the table of contents below.

And if you have toddlers or preschoolers who aren’t old enough for regular summer camp, consider Cub Club at the Central Florida Zoo this summer.

Summer Camps in Orlando and Nearby

Camp Invention

Camp Invention brings the world of STEM to life! Participants will make new interpersonal connections while building hands-on inventions to take home. This national camp has three locations around the Orlando area that are led by local educators. During the camps, children will build an aquatic habitat, learn about space exploration, create artistic pieces, and build a marble arcade.

Stenstrom Elementary School: Camp Invention: Illuminate on 6/3/2024 – 6/6/2024 from 8:30am-4:30pm
The Pluris Language School: Camp Invention: Illuminate on 6/3/2024 – 6/7/2024 from 9am-3:30pm
Baldwin Park Elementary School: Camp Invention: Illuminate on 6/10/24 – 6/13/24 from 8am-4pm and 7/8/2024 – 7/11/2024 from 8am-4pm

Pricing: Camps start at $310 but vary by location.
Age Group: Children entering Kindergarten – 6th; there may be Leaders-in-Training positions available for 7th – 9th graders. Leaders-In-Training mentor and guide the campers throughout the week. Each location will need to be contacted for available spots and details. 

Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens

3755 W. Seminole Blvd, Sanford

Let your nature lover go wild this summer at Central Florida Zoo! Campers will get up close and personal with animals of all kinds while learning about habitats, tracking, animal diets, research, being a zookeeper and so much more. Sessions are divided into age groups with each group learning age-appropriate content. All campers should plan to bring two snacks and a lunch with all items labeled for easy return.

Day camps run from 9:00-4:00 with additional Before Care starting at 8:00 and After Care running until 5:30. Click here for a detailed schedule of sessions by age group. Call (407) 323.4450 ext. 123 with any questions. 

Pricing: Starts at $215 for pass holders/$235 for non-pass holders. $30 per week for Before Care. $30 per week for After Care *additional costs for camps including aerial adventures* 
Age Group: 5 to 17

Wayne M Densch Discovery Center Summer Camp Cub Club Central Florida Zoo Dani Meyering

Elite Animation Academy

3107 Edgewater Dr. #3, Orlando

Do you have a budding artist that dreams of a career in animation? Join an in-person summer camp at Elite Animation Academy. The instructors have worked for major movie studios like Marvel and Walt Disney Feature Animation. Students learn how to create images in 2D and 3D for films, commercials, video games, and more. Weekly sessions start June 3 and end August 9. Class is from 10am-3pm with a lunch hour. Call (407) 459-7959 for more details.

Pricing: $475 per week, plus a $25 administrative fee
Age Group: 8-17

Full Sail Labs

221 S. Semoran Blvd, Winter Park 

From Full Sail University comes Full Sail Labs. Full Sail Labs pours knowledge and creativity into children allowing them the opportunity to be creators of technological content not just consumers. This summer camps are available for kids to learn things about Minecraft coding, video editing, music production, and more. Camp sessions are one week and divided into two groups: Kids and Teens.

The schedule of Kids camps can be found here. Teens camps can be found here. For questions, call (407) 673-6249.

Pricing: Starts at $460/week for kids and $660/week for teens
Age Group: 7-17


7007 SeaWorld Dr, Orlando

Make a whale sized splash during one of SeaWorld’s camps.  Each age category will participate in age appropriate activities with peers on their same level. Children will have the opportunity to explore different areas of SeaWorld while learning about the animals through crafts and up-close encounters. If you have a budding marine biologist or a student looking at a career in marine biology, this is the perfect camp for them! Call (407) 545-5550 with questions. 

Pricing: Varies by class and age group
Age Group: 3 years – 12th grade

Leu Gardens

1920 N Forest Ave, Orlando

Leu Gardens has so much to offer our children every day of the year, but this summer the Gardens will host several themed camps. Super Awesome Cool Pottery Camp explores the gardens through pottery. Children will learn to sculpt, paint and spin clay. Attendees are to bring their own lunch, two snacks, water, labeled water bottle, hat, and sunscreen.

Early drop-off and late pick-up are included. Sandi will be happy to assist with questions and details by calling (407) 246-3621.

Pricing: $315-350
Age Group: 5-12

Image of a dinosaur in the gardens at Leu Gardens
Leu Gardens Dino Image by Maria DiCicco

Orange County Regional History Center

65 E Central Blvd, Orlando

Who knew history could be so enjoyable?! The Orange County Regional History Center strives to collide history and fun learning during their summer camp program. Campers will discover history while engaging in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) activities. Camp begins May 31 and ends August 5. Before Care and After Care are included in tuition rates. Camp hours are 9:00-4:00. Before Care starts at 7:30. After Care ends at 6:00. The Education Department can be reached at (407) 836-8580.

Pricing: $165-275; Become a History Center family level member today and save 10% on your camp registration! Click here to join.
Age Group: 6-11 (All students must have completed kindergarten.)

Artistic Summer Camps in Orlando

Garden Theatre

160 West Plant Street, Winter Garden

Striving to enrich the lives of all who attend through theatre, Garden Theatre is offering educational camps every week throughout the summer. Camps are divided into grades 1-2, 3-6, 7-12, and 9-12 and focus on a different skill every week.

There are two camps that culminate in a public performance. Ride the Cyclone High School Edition for grades 9-12 runs for 3 weeks and is $825 tuition. Shrek The Musical JR! for 3rd-6th and 7th-12th graders runs for 3 weeks and is $825 tuition. (407) 877-4736 for details. 

Pricing: $275
Age Group: 1st – 12th Grades

Magic Curtain Productions

2860 S. Alafaya Tr, Suite 120, Orlando

Set the stage in a community theater with Magic Curtain Productions. This summer camp doesn’t just focus on acting, singing, and dancing though. Sure, kids can enjoy all of those things plus the added fun of cooking and crafts! Children are divided into two age groups with age appropriate content for both. Camp runs from May 27 to August 9. Ages 4-8 attend from 9am to 2pm. Grades 1st-8th attend from 9am to 4pm. Call (407) 282-8368 for additional information.

Pricing: $250 per week for ages 4-8; $275 per week for grades 1-8
Age Group: 4 years – 8th grade

Orlando Ballet

600 N Lake Formosa Dr, Orlando

Jete’ into one of the Orlando Ballet’s summer intensives. Sessions for school aged children have weekly half-day and full-day options. Choose your desired age group from the menu for details on pricing and dates. Also listed are details on items to bring and what to wear. Call the studio at (407) 426-1733 for details.

Pricing: $195 – $575
Age Group: 6 – 12 years

Orlando Museum of Art

2416 N Mills Ave, Orlando

Do you have a budding artist in grades 1 -12? They may enjoy attending Orlando Museum of Art’s summer camp. Camp classes are designed to meet each age level where they are. The younger students will learn a broad range of art-making experiences while the older students learn to strengthen their skillset. Full day and half day options are available. Morning sessions and afternoon sessions are different for those not attending a full day session. Camp is from 9am-4pm. Parents do have the option to add Before and After Care to sessions. Camp begins May 28 and ends August 9. Email education@omart.org or call (407) 896-4231, ext.262 for assistance. 

Pricing: Ranges from $155-$255 depending on session chosen
Age Group: Grades 1-12

Orlando Shakes

812 E Rollins St, Orlando

Let your children perform center stage at Orlando Shakes. There are one-week camps available all summer for children in third grade through senior high schoolers. All camps are selected based on the grade your child will enter in August and culminate with a video “shareformance” for family and friends. Before and after camp care is available for additional costs. Register online or by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1. 

Pricing: $300 and up based on grade level
Age Group: 3rd – 12th grade

Central Florida Community Arts

250 SW Ivanhoe Blvd, Orlando

Starting with a passion to provide a platform for all musicians, Central Florida Community Arts has been doing just that since 2011. This summer, campers can tap into their inner performer while learning and growing from professional direction. Weekly sessions are scheduled from June 10 – August 9 with varying themes for each week and age group. Call (407) 937-1800 ext. 719 for more information. 

Pricing: Varies on age and session ($150 and up)
Age Group: PreK-12

Central Florida Vocal Arts

Church on the Drive in College Park,1914 Edgewater Drive, Orlando

Do you have a theatrical performer on your hands? The Summer Institute 2022 by Central Florida Vocal Arts may be what your little star needs. This performing arts training program is a week-long commitment focusing on singing, dancing, acting, and production. Students of all experience levels will be challenged in a nurturing environment with individualized instruction. Email Gabrielle at gabrielle@centralfloridavocalarts.org for details.

Pricing: $300
Age Group: Summer Institute I for ages 7 to 12 will be held 6/10/24 – 6/15/24; Summer Institute II for ages 13 to 18 will be held 6/17/24 – 6/22/24

Dance 360 Orlando

4867 New Broad Street, Orlando

Leap for fun in a safe environment at Dance 360 Orlando’s themed summer camp. Children will enjoy crafts and dancing from 9:00 – 4:00 Monday through Friday. The studio can be reached at (407) 704-6800.

Pricing: $180/week for full day or $135/week for half day
Age Group: 3-14

Dr. Phillips Center

Calling all performers! Dr. Phillips Center is offering a plethora of camps this summer for ages as young as six to young adults in college. Join the professionals for insider knowledge on auditions, acting, singing, dancing and even comedy! All attendees are encouraged to pack a lunch for the 1-hour lunch break on campus. Register early as classes are limited in size. Reach out to the education department with questions at (407) 455-5551.

Age Group: 6 to 10 (All camps in this age group are $355 for pre-registration through April 22 at which point it becomes $355)

Beginning July 8, participants will learn how to sing, act and dance to Broadway hits new and old. Camp is from 9:00-3:00 with a showcase on July 12. 

The Mouse is in the house! Young performers will enjoy singing, acting and speaking famous moments throughout Disney history. The magic begins July 15 with the final showcase on July 19. Camp is from 9:00-3:00. 

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This class will explore the valuable lessons of individuality, friendship, kindness and confidence through such popular Universal DreamWorks films as Trolls, Madagascar, Despicable Me, and Shrek. The fun begins July 22 with the final showcase on July 26. Camp is from 9:00-3:00. 

Age Group: 10-18

This popular camp session was designed by professionals in the show business and focuses on helping participants become a triple threat with singing, dancing and acting. Classes run June 10-14 from 9:00-4:00. Tuition is $465 until April 22 when it becomes $495.

Have a comedian in your life? Sign them up for this 5-day session to hone their skills in stand-up, improvisation and monologue. Camp runs July 8 – 12 from 9:00-4:00.

Register early to receive the discount rate of $385. The fee increases to $415 April 22.
Age Group: 13-19

Youth Theater Production Summer Intensive: Mean Girls High School Version

This is your child’s chance to show The City Beautiful what they are made of! After registration, participants must submit a video for audition to be included in this Broadway musical comedy. Callbacks will commit to 2 weeks of rehearsal for the live performances in Steinmetz Hall on June 29 and 30. Tuition is $625 before Aprill 22 and $655 after. Rehearsal/Camp is June 17 – 28. 

Orlando Family Stage

1001 E Princeton St, Orlando

The Repertory Theatre in partnership with UCF is back again with camp offerings to satisfy any child’s interests. Browse more than 30 camps to participate in all summer long. Whether your child enjoys Cocomelon, Star Wars, behind the scenes production or TikTok, they will learn theatre through their favorite topic. Half day and full day workshops are available, as well as, Before Care and After Care for an additional $50. The phone number is (407) 896-7365 for questions and information.

Pricing: $135 and up
Age Group: 4 years through 12th grade

Orlando Family Theater Image from Orlando Family Theater

Truffles and Trifles

711 West Smith Street, Orlando

Send your child to a camp that will provide a return on your investment, cooking camp! Your top chef will be reading, measuring and practicing science while creating edible goodies at one of the top five cooking schools in the country (per Food Network). Younger children will learn basic kitchen and cooking skills while the older campers will get to dive into cooking techniques. Classes are four hours each day and run through June and July. For details, call (407) 648-0838.

Pricing: $485 per week
Age Group: 7-18

Summer Camps for Sports in Orlando

UKnight Training Center

4304 Metric Drive, Winter Park

UKnight Training Center is designed to develop young athletes into well-rounded athletes. Sports of all varieties are offered here. Cheer, dance, volleyball, basketball, batting and martial arts can be experienced under one roof. This summer, kids can dabble in each sport and gain knowledge from excellent coaches. Each week comes with a different theme and sport. Camp is from 8:30am-5pm.

Parents can make a selection for one, two, three, four or five day sessions. Miss Nicolle is the Camp Director. She can be reached at (407) 960-4934.

Pricing: $150/week
Age Group: 5-16

USTA National Campus

10000 USTA Blvd, Orlando

Allow your child to hit the tennis courts this summer and fall in love with this nostalgic pastime. Seasoned coaches are ready to provide lessons that will prove to be valuable both on and off the court. The USTA National Campus coaches focus on tennis, pickleball and padel. Weekly camps are offered throughout the summer beginning May 28 – August 2. Have questions? Call (407) 675-2504.

Pricing: $165/week – $275/week
Age Group: 5-17

Gymnastics USA

13175 W. Colonial Dr, Winter Garden

Allow your child to tumble, jump, twist, and catapult their way through the summer at Gymnastics USA. Happening every week during the summer, Camp G USA will focus on aspects of gymnastics with periods of crafts, cool-down, and games. Children can bring their lunch or purchase from the smart café. Keep in mind that neither option offers refrigeration. Although official gymnastics camp is from 9am-3pm, extended hours in the morning and afternoon are available for an additional charge. Weekly and daily rates are offered. Feel free to text or call (407) 504-0911 with any questions.

Pricing: $209/week Non-Member; $189/week Member
Age Group: 3-12

Lake Nona Adventure Park

14086 Centerline Dr, Orlando

Lake Nona Adventure Park is offering kids a chance to get outdoors and enjoy some fun in the sun. Wake Camp teaches campers how to kneeboard, wakeboard and ZUP board. Attendees also play in the Aqua Park for some aquatic fun. Or dive into an exhilarating summer with Adventure Camp, inspired by the spirit of the Olympics! Designed for young enthusiasts aged 7-15, This camp promises a blend of excitement, learning, and creative play.

All coaches are patient, friendly and lifeguard certified ensuring your children can take part in water activities safely. Early drop off and late pick up can be added on for $60 each. Questions can be submitted online or be calling (407) 313-2907.

Pricing: $449/week
Age Group: 7-15

Lake Nona Adventure Park Wake Camp Image from Lake Nona Adventure Park

West Orange Country Club

3300 W Orange Country Club Dr, Winter Garden

West Orange Country Club is offering their sports camp for 9 weeks this summer. Camps are in the morning from 8:45am-12:45pm and rotate through three sports: golf, tennis and swim. Each group is made up of children of the same age and will not exceed 12 in a group. The Club’s number is (407) 656-4882.

Pricing: $350
Age Group: 5-13

Coerver Soccer Camp

7098 Shadowridge Dr, Orlando

Coerver Soccer is hosting their Play Like the Stars camp where players will learn drills and ball mastery. Small games will be played once the basic skills have been set. Full week, full day (9:00-3:00), and Half Day (9:00-12:00) options are available. Free hydration by Gatorade’s Hydration Series will be provided to all campers. For questions, call (866) 819-5252 ext. 1.

Pricing: Prices vary
Age Group: 7-16

Cortiz Fitness

Poinciana Community Center – 445 Marigold Ave., Poinciana
John Young Elementary – 12550 Marsfield Ave, Orlando
Water Spring Elementary Summer Camp – 16000 Water Spring Blvd, Winter Garden

Teaching children a healthy lifestyle at a young age will help them develop a mind for wellness the rest of their lives. Cortiz Fitness strives to do just that with their Fit Kidz 4 Fun Summer Camp. Kids learn an active lifestyle and have fun doing it all summer long. This camp is indoor and outdoor offering a variety of activities to suit the interest of a broad range of children. Camp is from 8:00-4:30 but early and late stay options are available. 

Pricing: Poinciana – $129 per week for 10 weeks; John Young Elementary – $129 per week for 5 weeks; Water Spring Elementary – $129 per week for 6 weeks
Age Group: 5-14


16301 Phil Ritson Way, Winter Garden

Campers will chip and drive all summer with personal instruction from golf pros during JPGA summer camp. Video analysis and TRACKMAN are used to analyze golf swing and performance. Golfers will have 5 days of instruction with 9 holes played alongside an instructor. Lunch each day is included. Golfers have the option for summer residency which includes breakfast and dinner. For additional summer camp information or to register, call (843) 686-3355.

Pricing: Commuter $1395/week; Residential $1895/week
Age Group: Middle and High Schoolers

Summer Camps in Local Orlando Cities

City of Maitland

701 North Thistle Lane, Maitland

Learn the aspects of many different sports during the City of Maitland’s All Sports Summer Camp. Each week will focus on a sport and the camaraderie built during sports activities. Some of the sports at bat are kickball, basketball, flag football, dodgeball and soccer. Families have the option to choose every sport or just the ones of interest.

Camps run 9:00-3:00 every weekday. Participants will need to bring their own snacks and lunch. LAB Sports will offer lunch options at an extra charge. One day options are also available. For more details, call (407) 875-2848.

Pricing: One Day Non-Resident: $60; Weekly Non-Resident: $190.00; Extended After-Care: $50.00 
Age Group: 5-14

City of Maitland Summer Camp Image from City of Maitland

City of Ocoee

1820 A.D. Mims Road, Ocoee

Kids can gain a variety of experiences during City of Ocoee’s versatile summer camp. There will be 5 sessions with each session having a unique theme. Themes include safari, luau, colors, friendship, sports and pajamas. Aside from daily free play, group play, quiet play and swim sessions, campers will have the opportunity to take field trips throughout the summer. Some planned trips include Crayola Experience, WonderWorks, Curbside Circus, Fun Spot and the list goes on! Field trips do incur an extra fee.

Breakfast and lunch are included in the cost of tuition. Children are welcome to bring their own snacks or purchase from the vending machine. Camp hours are 7:00-6:00 Monday through Friday June 3 – August 9 excluding holidays. The Parks and Recreation Operation Manager, Adrian Dorsey, can be reached at (407) 905-3180.

Pricing: 2024 Pricing TBA  
Age Group: 6-12

City of Apopka

Billie Dean Community Center – 225 M A Board St., Apopka

Join the Apopka Parks and Recreation Team this Summer for Camp! Beginning June 3 and running through July 26, the Apopka Parks and Recreation team will be hosting weekly Summer Camp sessions at the Billie Dean Community Center for children between the ages of 6 and 12. Camp will run from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday through Friday. These 8 weekly sessions will feature trips to local parks, arts & crafts, and a lot of other fun activities.

Bring a lunch, snack, and water bottle daily unless notified otherwise.

Pricing: Apopka Residents: $80 per week; Non-Resident: $100 per week
Age Group: 6 – 12 years

City of Longwood

Longwood Civic Center – 135 W Church Ave, Longwood

This year’s camp will be located at the Longwood Civic Center and will run nine weeks between June 3rd through August 2nd, and includes weekly visits to the Reiter Park Splash Pad, 2 field trips per a week, and free breakfast and lunch. The City of Longwood summer camp is an exciting, safe environment for kids to have an unforgettable summer of fun. And while they’re taking part in unique experiences and adventures, they’re also building self-esteem, developing interpersonal skills, and making lasting friendships and memories. For additional information contact Ryan Rinaldo at 407-260-3497 or rrinaldo@longwoodfl.org

Pricing: Longwood Residents: $125 per week; Non-Resident: $145 per week
Age Group: 1st – 8th Grade

City of Altamonte Springs

Westmonte Recreation Center – 624 Bills Lane, Altamonte Springs

Altamonte Springs Recreation offers a supervised ten-week summer camp. The program is for children ages 6 to 12. Activities include sports, games, field trips, movies, swimming, and special guests. The program is limited to Altamonte Springs residents. Proof of residency is required. Camp runs from May 28 to August 2. Camp hours are 9am to 4pm. They offer early drop off at 7am and a late pickup time of 6pm at no extra charge.

Pricing: $500 per child
Age Group: 6 – 12 years

City of Winter Park

Winter Park Community Center – 721 W. New England Ave, Winter Park

The City of Winter Park offers Summer Fun Camp (entering grades 1-5) and Middle School Camp (entering grades 6-8), May 28 through August 9. There will be no camp on Wednesday, June 19, in observance of the Juneteenth holiday and Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.

Pricing: Grades 1-5: $85-105 per week, Grades 6-8: $60-85 per week
Age Group: 1st – 8th grade

City of Winter Springs

Winter Springs Civic Center – 400 N. Edgemon Ave, Winter Springs

Designed for children in first through sixth grade, Camp Sunshine offers a fun-filled program that promotes social, communication, and physical skills development while fostering a positive and supportive environment. This 10 week summer camp runs from May 28 to August 2, from 7:30am – 5:30pm.

Each week at Camp Sunshine brings a new and exciting theme, ensuring that campers enjoy diverse activities. Themes include space exploration, sports mania, superhero adventures, scientific discoveries, and much more! Additionally, every week features two thrilling field trips and one refreshing water day. Some of the highlighted trips include visits to Gatorland, Aloma Bowl, Daytona Lagoon, and other exciting destinations.

Pricing: $125 for residents and $210 for non-residents per week
Age Group: 1st – 6th grade

City of Sanford

Jeff Triplet Community Center – 1207 Mellonville Ave, Sanford

School’s out, bring on the summer fun! Fill their summer with games, crafts and more! The City of Sanford Parks and Rec department is offering day and specialty camps from children ages 5-12 from June 3 through July 26. Weekly field trips are offered for an additional charge.

Pricing: Day Camp – $60 per week, Speciality Camp – $80 per week
Age Group: 5 – 12 years

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