2019 Camps

(***still being updated ***)

Are you a local looking for long-term summer camp?

Are you on vacation and looking for a day camp?

Are you looking for something for everyone to do?

 

Look below for Daily & Weekly Camps, Clinics, Lessons & Workshops... and FREE weekly events like Magic Shows, Outdoor Music, Movies in the Park, Stories by the Sea, Art Shows, Library Events & more!

CAMPS FOR ALL AGES: Drama. Music. Surf. Dance. Paddleboard. Lifeguard. Cheerleading. Boy Scouts. Baseball. Sailing. Swim. Volleyball. Art. STEM. Science. Robotics. Reading Programs.

Check out Local Events, KIDS NIGHT OUT, KIDS EAT FREE, SHOPPING VENUES, BEACHES, ATTRACTIONS, FARMERS MARKETS, RAINY DAY THINGS TO DO & so much more!

THERE'S SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!

SPORTS & OUTDOOR CAMPS

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TENNIS, SPORTS & MORE June 5- August 11 (850) 897-8010 NICEVILLE (Bluewater Bay)

FITNESS CAMP

Welcome to KIDS SUMMER FUN CAMPS - Indoor Programs Revolutionizing the way KIDS participate in sports! Ages 3-4 and 5-9 (850) 374-0083 NICEVILLE

SWIM

Ages: 5-12 Time: 11am-2pm Swim, Paddle & Fun! (850) 259.6563 SANTA ROSA BEACH

SKATING

When: Mondays 6:30 – 8PM (starting June 20) What: Bring your board out and skate at the site of the future public skate park. All ages and skill levels welcome. Free; donations go towards future skatepark. (850) 225-1747 SANTA ROSA BEACH (Helen McCall Park)

BASKETBALL

Youth Basketball Skills Camp Dates: June 21-24, 2017 (Wed - Sat) Where: Destin Life Center Gym Session 1: 8am-12pm Boys & Girls Grades 3-5 Session 2: 1-5pm: Boys & Girls Grades 6-10 DESTIN

LACROSSE

Summer Lacrosse (Boys & Girls) DESTIN ♥ SANTA ROSA BEACH

LACROSSE (Girls)

Team LaxChix Summer 2017 Girl Team Dates: May 23 - Jun 23, 2017 Location: Gulf Breeze High School Ages: 7-18 years (850) 529-0827 GULF BREEZE

SURF.PADDLEBOARD

SURF SCHOOL Daily 9am-4pm SUMMER CAMP Monday - Sunday 10am - Noon -Designed for those who can't get enough time in the water! -2 Hr surf instruction with emphasis on improving surf skills. -Includes surfboard, leash & rashguard -2 Tents for Shade -Limited spots available Daily 10am-12pm LESSONS (Surf & Paddleboard) (850) 240-7822 DESTIN

TEEN BOOTCAMP

Teen Building Program June 19-August 04 Ages: 13-18 Days: MWF Time: Girls 9:30-10:45am; Boys 11am-2:15pm Cost: $80/wk or $369/6wk Strength, Mobility and Metabolic Conditioning Options to have a private time for your team only are available. Safety is our #1 priority, and fun is a close second. Get ready to improve your teens health and fitness over the summer while having a good time. Hard work+fun=results. (850) 231-1322 SANTA ROSA BEACH

SURF

Surf Lessons $50/hr SUP Lesson (Free) Surf Practice Saturdays 8am-10 am (during summer/free) (850) 244-0876 OKALOOSA ISLAND

AUSTIN MAGEE SURF SCHOOL

May 10-August 29 1 camp each day 9am – 11am Ages 6 & up Camp is ideal for the budding surfer or marine biologist; each day log time in the water surfing, kayaking, paddle boarding, snorkeling, or boogie boarding depending upon the ocean conditions; receive instruction in ocean safety and surf etiquette; learn about ocean science topics, such as waves and tides, marine biology and coastal ecology.

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Schedule to be updated soon (908) 930-9179 SANTA ROSA BEACH

PADDLEBOARD CAMP

YOLO KID'S SUP CAMP • Group Paddle Instruction • ages 6-12 • Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 9:30am • $65 Price Includes Board Kids can let loose and enjoy a morning on the water with experienced paddleboard instructors and other activities at this 3-hour SUP camp. Includes a snack & drink. (850) 267-7877 SANDESTIN (Baytowne Marina)

SAILING CAMP

Morning (9am-12pm) or Afternoon (1pm-4pm) sessions June 5-16 FW Yacht Club June 19-30 FW Yacht Club July 10-21 BWB Marina 862-7276 FORT WALTON | BLUEWATER BAY

LIFEGUARD

Dates: June 5-Aug 3 Monday - Thursday Time: 8am-12pm Ages: 8 - 17 First Aid, CPR & AED training, marine life ID & water awareness (850) 502-3467 DESTIN (Henderson Beach State Park)

LIFEGUARD

Junior Lifeguard Program Ages 9-11 9am-noon Tues/Wed/Thur Ages 12-15 1pm-4pm Tues/Wed/Thur (850) 267-1298 SANTA ROSA BEACH

PCB PARKS & REC CAMPS

Flag Football, Jr. Lifeguard, Soccer, Cheerleading, Chef, Wilderness, Camping, Basketball, Archery, Princess & More PANAMA CITY BEACH

SURF

Surf Camps 9am-12pm or 1pm-4pm (850) 586-1650 SANTA ROSA BEACH ♥ SEAGROVE

BASEBALL

Monday-Thursday 9am-12pm Ages 7+ Learn the skills it takes to be a standout on the baseball field; learn every aspect of the game – breaking down the mental and physical aspects of the game. Session 1: June 6-8 Session 2: June 13-15 Session 3: June 20-22 Session 4: June 27-29 Session 5: July 11-13 Session 6: July 18-20 (850) 830.5729 DESTIN

FOOTBALL

Free Football Skills Development & Evaluation Camp Ages: High School Athletes Date: June 17, 2017 Time: 9am-1pm Receive instruction from nationally renowned trainers & professional athletes FORT WALTON BEACH

MARTIAL ARTS

All day activity including karate, gymnastics, Nerf wars, Art, field trips, water fun & more! (850) 797-4434 DESTIN

KARATE

June Summer Camp (TBD) Super Karate Summer Camp July 24th-28th (850) 729-1950 NICEVILLE

YOGA RETREAT

June 9th - 11th Mother/Daughter Yoga Retreat Ages: 9-14 years old * Daily yoga sessions * Themed discussions * Mala making * Ropes challenge course * Campfires & s'mores ​

SWIM

Scuba Camp, Snorkel Camp, Swim Camp & Lessons (850) 837-0955 DESTIN

VOLLEYBALL

Skills Camps, Middle School, High School, Beach & More! (850) 582-1921 NICEVILLE

SOCCER

Info Coming Soon (850) 499-8515 DESTIN

SOCCER

Time: 5pm-7:10 pm Where: Twin Oaks Fields Ages: 8 to 14 DATE: June 27-30 CAMP: Striker and Goalkeeper DATE: July 10-13 CAMP: Individual Development (850) 217-5822 NICEVILLE

SOCCER

Summer Camp & Elite Camp SANTA ROSA BEACH

SOCCER

Summer soccer camps, clinics, training & private lessons. (850) 797-8956 FREEPORT ♥ DESTIN

SOCCER

Challenger’s British Soccer Camp Morgan Sports/Destin Freeport Reg'l Sports Twin Oaks/Niceville Harbeson/Defuniak Spgs (800) 878-2167 ext 239

SPORTS CAMPS

Sports, Waterplay, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Dodgeball, Pickleball & More! (850) 654-5184 DESTIN

GOLF

Links to local golf courses offering camps and/or lessons. OKALOOSA & WALTON COUNTIES

GOLF/TENNIS

Tennis & Golf Dates: June & July Who: Ages 6 and up (850) 685-1032 DESTIN (Seascape)

GOLF

Golf Camp (850) 236-8374 PANAMA CITY (Hombre Golf Club)

GOLF

Call for info PGA instruction (850) 835-1847 FREEPORT (Hwy 20)

ART, DRAMA, MUSIC, DANCE & CHEER CAMPS

REP IMPROV SUMMER

KIDS IMPROV Days: Tues & Wed Time: 2pm Are your kids all about THE DRAMA?!?!? Drop them at The REP’s Improv Bootcamp Professional staff of actors guide children on a journey through the imagination; creating stories and developing characters which require quick wit and inventive thinking through structured curriculum. (850) 231-0733 SEASIDE

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Summer Classes & Camps CAMPS: South Walton Dance Project (tap, ballet, jazz) June 5-9 or July 24-28 (ages 9 & up) Suessical (musical theater) June 19-23 (ages 5-10) Fairy Princess Camp (tap & ballet) July 10-14 (ages 4-7) (850) 687.6711 SEASIDE

ECTC

LITTLE RASCALS (ages 4-6) 9am-12pm at Bayou Arts Ctr (SRB): June 5-9 Lion King June 12-16 Pirates & Princesses July 10-14 Frozen Snow Queen & Friends July 24 - 28 Hawaiian Mauna Theme CAMP SHOWTIME Grades 2-8 (9am-3pm) June 12-16 at Seaside School (SRB) July 24-28 at GCSC (PCB) TREASURE ISLAND (9am-3pm) Grades 2-8 June 5-9 at ECTC at Grand Blvd July 10-14 at GCSC (PCB) Disney’s Cinderella Kids Grades 3-9 June 12-July 1 at Arnold H.S. (PCB) July 10-29 at ECTC

ART, MUSIC, NATURE

Week Long Day Camps Nature ROCKS! Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation/ Biophilia Center Music, Nature, & the Arts 1st Grade-8th Grade 9:00 AM -2:00 PM Monday-Friday $165 Each Session Session 1: July 17-21 Session 2: July 24-28

ART & NATURE

Wednesday Summer Day Camps Art & Nature Adventures 9am-2pm Ages 5-12 $45 Each Session June 7- Totally Turtles June 14- Little Green Thumbs June 21-Pond Pals June 28- All About Owls July 5- Radical Reptiles July 12-Forest Friends July 19- Let's Wing It! Birds July 28- Buggin' Out! August 2- Mad Science Experiments!

RISE DANCE CAMPS

Rise Dance Center offers camps & classes for ages three and up in pre-dance, ballet, jazz, hip hop, musical theater, acro, contemporary, tap, progressions and more. (850) 714-2095 DESTIN

DRAMA

Improv & Audition Techniques, Young Actor's Red Carpet Workshop, Flexible summer schedule (850) 803-2425 FORT WALTON BEACH

ALFONSO DANCE CAMPS

New Light Littles Fine Arts Camp Jul 31-Aug 4, 2017 New Light Dance Project Summer Intensive Jul 17-21, 2017 Core Ballet Foundations Summer Intensive Jul 24-Jul 28, 2017

ART.SCIENCE.

Nature Rocks! July 17 - 21 & July 24 - 28 The E.O. Wilson Biophilia and Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation join forces to really rock your summer! This week-long immersive experience includes hands-on drumming and songwriting classes with renowned percussionist Zig Wajler of "Hands on With Zig," wildlife-themed art classes, and dynamic hands-on science activities---featuring live animal ambassadors. 9 - 2 pm $165 / child Students entering grades 1- 8 FREEPORT (E.O. Biophilia)

GYMNASTICS

Gymnastics Camp (TBD) Summer classes, Open Gym, All-Star Cheer (850) 863-3991 FORT WALTON BEACH

DANCE CAMP

Summer DANCE CAMP Dates: June 19-23 or July 17-21 Time: 10am-2pm Dance styles include: Jazz, hip-hop, acrobatics, tumbling, tap, ballet/pre-pointe, contemporary & technique. Dancers will also participate in a dance painting project. At the end of camp we will host a Dance Olympics. FORT WALTON BEACH

DRAMA

June 6-29 (T&Th) 6-8:30pm One Act Play: Law & Order: Fairy Tale Unit (ages 12-17) at Niceville H.S. June 12-16 9am-3pm Magic Camp at Rosemont Baptist (Niceville) June 19-23 9am-3pm Magic Camp at Crafts Happen (Destin) June 26-30 9am-3pm Mystery Camp at Rosemont (Niceville) July 17-21 9am-3pm Carnival Capers at Crafts Happen (Destin) (850) 737-0413

CHEER/DANCE

Ballet, Hip Hop, Tap, Jazz, Tumbling, Cheer (850) 279.6985 NICEVILLE • SANDESTIN

ALISSA STEFFENS VOCAL ACADEMY

VOCAL POP KIDS CAMP Dates: June 5-8th Time: 10-12pm Ages: 6-12 yrs What: teaches kids how to sing their favorite pop songs like a Pro; kids will learn modern Pop Technique, Proper Breathing, Vocal Dynamics, Microphone Technique; and how to own the stage like a Pop star! Cost: $125 (850) 830-8855 DESTIN

DUMC Destin School of the Arts

DSOTA on Broadway Musical Theatre Camp June 26-30 Ages 8-14 DSOTA Arts Exploration Camp July 24-28 Ages 7-14 (850) 837-2021 DESTIN

DANCE

Workshop Intensive (Ballet/Jazz/Modern) June 5, 2017 – June 30, 2017 (850) 664.7787 FORT WALTON BEACH

DANCE CAMP

BALLET TO BROADWAY CAMP Ages 6-9 June 26-30th 9:30am-1pm Cost: $180 (850) 399-0514 INLET BEACH

DANCE CAMP

Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical (850) 243-0203 FT WALTON BEACH & CRESTVIEW

MUSIC CAMP

June 12 – 16, 2017 Ages 5 – 14 9am-12:30pm Piano, Guitar, Brass, and Drums Every student will participate in a Music Theory and Chorus. (850) 243-4531 FORT WALTON BEACH

ART/PAINT/DRAW

Art Camps ENJOY A MORNING OF ART AND DESTIN HISTORY! PAINT WITH WATER FROM THE GULF, USE SAND FROM THE BEACHES, SEE FISH AND CHECK OUT A HUGE SHARKS JAW! Kids will love all of the art that this fun summer camp has to offer with different projects each day! (703) 860-6570 DESTIN

ART CAMP

Art Camps June 19-23 & July 10-14 (850) 244-1271

DANCE

Ballet ~ Tap ~ Jazz ~ Lyrical ~ Contemporary ~ Hip Hop (ages 3 & up) FORT WALTON BEACH

ART CAMP

Summer Daily Art TUESDAYS 10am-2pm Create Your Own 30A Beach Sign with Neil! WEDNESDAYS 10am-12pm Visor Glam with Patty! 1-4pm Sand Prints with Patty! THURSDAYS 10am-1pm Starfish Family Workshop with John Hollan! 3-5pm Jewelry Workshop with Diane! FRIDAYS 10am-2pm Tie Dye Hippie Workshop! (May 26 & June) Call to check availability (850) 622-0400 SANTA ROSA BEACH (Gulf Place♥30a)

CHEER.TUMBLING

Summer Classes: Ballet, Jazz, Tumbling, Cheer Team, Tap, Hip Hop & More (ages 2 & up), Special Needs (850) 683-9995 CRESTVIEW

ART.DANCE.DRAMA.

Dance, Crafting, Theater & More! Various Dates (850) 654-5184 DESTIN

DAY CAMP

(850) 833-9500 FORT WALTON BEACH

IRISH DANCE

Summer Classes (850) 225-8088 FORT WALTON BEACH

ART

Misc. Art Classes all summer long Upcycled Art: Wednesdays 10am-5pm- create art using reclaimed wood, soda cans & bottle caps. $25 each WATERCOLOR ♥ 30a

ART CAMP

Art Camp: June 19-22 Ages 5-14 SANTA ROSA BEACH

ART

ShardART for KIDS Various times & dates Place: Mary Hong's Shard Shop Create glass art using a mosaic technique. All supplies and tools provided; all skill levels. (850) 231-1416 GRAYTON BEACH

MUSIC

June 2017 (weeks of 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th) Week Long Music Camps ( 5 days) Each Camp is One Hour Long for 5 consecutive days $125 per camp Times are scheduled based on student / Teacher availability. Music Discovery Class​ Drum Set Camp​ Piano Basics ​Guitar or Ukulele Basics​​ (850) 231-3199 SANTA ROSA BEACH

DANCE

Frozen, Ballerina Princesses & the Little Mermaid 9am-12:30pm June 5-8 (Ages 4-10) Destin June 19-22 (Ages 4-10) Bluewater Broadway, Rock & Pop Stars June 26-29 (Ages 5-11) Destin (850) 585-9741 DESTIN • NICEVILLE

TUMBLING

Tumbling & Kids Night Out (850) 226-6380 FORT WALTON BEACH ♥ GULF BREEZE

CHEER. TUMBLING.

Cheerleading and tumbling program Open to all girls and boys Ages 5 to 18 years NICEVILLE & GULF BREEZE

Kids Night Out. Summer Reading. 

Teen Night. Music. Movies. Magic. Concerts. Fireworks.

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READING RESOURCES

Need help picking out books? Not sure what reading level your

child should be reading? Need AR books? Need reading tutors? 

CLICK HERE for resources on our homework helper page such as the 

BOOK FINDER; virtual, local & lending LIBRARY links; and reading GAMES.

VALPARAISO at 2-3:30 pm 

June 8:  Anti-Bullying Class

June 15: How the Arts improve

                our world

June 22: Exploring Community

                Service careers

June 29:  Kids Volunteering Opps

July 6: Grow a better world

July 13: Protecting wildlife

July 20: Movie “The Lorax”

July 27: Recycling presentation

summer reading
  1. Visit your nearest BAM store and choose 4 books from the Summer Quest section

  2. Read the books and record in your journal.

  3. When complete, have your parent/ guardian sign your journal, then turn it in to your local store to get a free Maze Runner bottle.

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For weekly year-round cooking classes; DIY Projects; Craft Projects; CPR courses; Sewing classes; check out Activities ♥ Classes, Lessons, Scouts

Here Comes the Sun-Summer Concert Series

7-9PM | Rosemary Beach | East Long Green

Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy an evening of entertaining musical performances.  Each week is a different show…be sure to catch one or all!

May 22      Like Totally Awesome 80’s!

May 29      Dancing Queen-Tribute to ABBA

June 5       One Hit Wonders

June 12     British Invasion (Beatles, Stones)

June 19     Emerald Coast Blues Brothers

June 26     The Hep Cats (50’s & 60’s)

July 3         Clark Barrios & the RB Big Band (Swing & Jive)

July 10       Dancing Queen-Tribute to ABBA

July 17       The Krickets

July 24       British Invasion (Beatles, Stones)

July 31       Like Totally Awesome 80’s!

August 7    Forrest Williams Band

  Programs at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park - All programs and events are free/open to the public with regular park admission. 

  • THURSDAYS at 3pm: Ranger Program: (click for more info

  • WED & SAT at 9am-2pm: Geocaching-Check in at the camp store for your coordinates to start exploring Topsail with a special 10 station                                                     geocache program. Upon completion, return for a prize.

  • Reading with a Ranger- A fun story time for children to learn about nature with a Park Ranger

  • 1st THURSDAY of the month at 10am: at the Walton County Coastal Branch Library

  • 1st FRIDAY of the month at 8am-10am: Dirty Friday-Help with beautification projects in the park. Check in at the Ranger Station for location.

  • 2nd SATURDAY of the month:Breakfast With a Ranger:-Enjoy breakfast at the clubhouse and ask any questions about the park or habitat.

        All donateions received support programs, events and improvements in Topsail

  • SATURDAYS at 9am-2pm: Family Challenge- Monthly challenges for the family to complete together, such as geocaching, photo scavenger

        hunt, a beach scavenger hunt, etc. Check in at the camp store for your family challenge packet. Upon completion, return for a treat.

 

**FREE ENTRANCE TO  Grayton Beach State Park and Topsail Hill Preserve State Park from May 29-Sept.4.** 

The Market Shops (Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort) 

Free Fitness on the Lawn  

April 3, 2017 - July 31, 2017

9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

All fitness levels. No pre-registration is required. Bring your own mat.

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