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Find Top Florida Summer Camps Using Camps With Friends

Posted by Jason Mellet on Sep 15, 2020 8:00:00 AM
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If your family has ever struggled to find the right Florida summer camps for kids, you’re in good company. We know there are a lot of unmaintained and incomplete listings out there, which makes it tough to get an accurate picture of precisely what’s available in your area for each upcoming season. 

That’s why we built Camps With Friends as the one-stop solution to keep things simple. With our streamlined app for iOS and Android, you can find current camp opportunities and identify the best summer camps in Florida for your family. 

Filter your results by area, age group, interests, overnight vs. day camps, and many more traits for the perfect match! Check out this small sample of the unique Florida summer camps you’ll find on our app.

Six of the Best Summer Camps in Florida (on Camps With Friends!)

1. Family Knowledge Action 

If you live in Broward County, Family Knowledge Action offers you the very best in martial arts programming for Florida summer camps (and after-school sessions). Get your kids active and give them the chance to work with world-class instructors while building character, self-awareness, and positive values!

2. iFLY Orlando

The iFLY Flight School Summer Academy gives Orlando-area kids the chance to fly like superheroes in an all-inclusive youth program. Body flight is growing in popularity as a sport for kids and teens alike. Your campers will meet new friends, build confidence, and have a truly memorable summer!

3. Girls With Confidence

Your daughters will love the girls-only Florida summer camps for teens and kids offered by Girls With Confidence. K-12 campers in the Tampa Bay area focus on developing self-esteem through half-day and full-day camps. In addition to what the girls would normally do in Girls With Confidence workshops, the summer camps add plenty of games, activities, and crafts to keep the camp vibe fun and creative. 

4. Tampa Bay Area Writing Project 

If your kids or teens love writing, this camp is all about self-expression and having a blast doing it. They’ve got two-week Florida summer camps named with fun elemental acronyms:

  • I.C.E. (Imaginative Creative Explorers) is for Hillsborough County students in grades 3-12 to explore their abilities in a fun environment and get feedback.
  • F.I.R.E. (Fiercely Imaginative and Remarkably Expressive) is a similar camp to I.C.E., but for Pasco County.
  • W.A.T.E.R. (Writers And Teachers Engaged in Revision) helps middle and high school kids hone their writing skills.
  • W.I.N.D. (Writers in Need of Direction) is for supporting aspiring 11th grade through college-aged authors.
  • E.A.R.T.H. (Elevating Anthologies to Reach Today’s High-standards) is a publication camp for newspaper, lit mag, and yearbook programs!

5. Russian Ballet Orlando

Children who love dancing and the stage can enroll in the Performing Arts Dance camp with Russian Ballet Orlando for a summer full of theatrical fun and excitement. Daily dance classes are complemented by acting, costume and prop creation, portfolio-building, and a 20-minute Friday showcase for family and friends to see all the creativity in action! 

6. Camp Anderson 

This centrally located North Florida summer camp offers campers a Christian Retreat right on the scenic Suwannee River. A stay at Camp Anderson combines rustic living and fun activities with safe, climate-controlled accommodations.  The food is exceptional, and the staff is highly skilled religious professionals with the hearts of missionaries and a passion for serving the spiritual needs of Floridians.

Topics: Summer Camp, summer camps, Camps With Friends, Florida