Ultimate Guide to Orlando Summer Camps 2022

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Who’s ready for summer?! All we are dreaming about is being outside in the sun, and kids having the best time this summer! Even if you have an awesome Summer Bucket List, camps are always a great idea!!

Just because the kids will be out of school doesn’t mean they have to stop learning, growing, and playing! Summer Camp is an excellent way to foster a child’s love of an interest or skill. And gain new friends while they are at it. Plus, they stay engaged, busy, and active during the day!

Although it might still be considered winter, but it’s that time of year when moms need to start thinking about summer plans. Wait, what!? Yup, any experienced mom knows that to stay sane during summer break, you need to put those kiddos in camp! But there are just so many options out there to choose from.

We are lucky to have many different camps available for our kids in Central Florida that focus on so many activities! Whether your child is into sports and dance, history, performing arts, or computer technology, we’ve put together our 7th annual Summer Camp Guide sponsored by Doodle Bugs Children’s Learning Academy that showcases something for everyone. All Central Florida summer camps are going above and beyond to follow COVID safety protocols that are currently in place. We hope that this resource provides the information that you need to plan a fun and stress-free summer!!

Here are some of the BEST summer camps in our area. Please support our sponsors!!

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Doodle Bugs! Children's Learning Academy

Doodle Day Camp is available to children ages 3-12. Our camp combines learn-through-play and summer fun so that your children stay active and never stop learning. With weekly themes, special events and ongoing educational opportunities, every single day is a new experience.

Camp dates: May 31 – August 5

Flexible schedules available for school-age children.

Learn more, view pricing and pre-enroll online!

Camp Ogle

Camp Ogle is a historical simulation academic camp. Each week will feature a different interactive section of world history, as campers will spend a week living in different periods of history and playing a role in the successful development of their own civilization. Camp Ogle provides children a summer opportunity to not only learn about important events of the past, but also to experience them. Students will strategize, they’ll think, they’ll smile and they’ll play inside and outside. All while learning about the history, making new friends and having so much fun. 

We will hold junior and senior sessions. Both sessions will follow the same theme but work on age appropriate material. Since 2007, Camp Ogle has been led by teachers who have been part of leading Avalon Elementary’s #ClassroomWhereItHappens Social Studies Simulations.

iD Tech Camps for Kids & Teens

Register today for Summer 2022, held at Rollins College! We can’t wait for your child to walk the halls of their dream campus, bond with new friends and mentors, and experience the magic that’s made us the world’s #1 tech camp for over two decades. Held at Rollins College. Weeklong and two-week sessions for ages 7-18 in coding, game dev, robotics, creative arts, and more. Virtual Tech Camps and online courses also available.
Check website for weekly sessions!

Nailed It DIY Studios

All campers will participate in a custom curriculum made to ensure they are receiving a learning experience while having fun. Projects will be made using similar elements to those that you see in our studio such as, but not limited to, wood, fabric, and metal. Nailed It DIY camps are designed for rising 2nd-8th grade. Projects are recommended for ages 7 and up, so please consider your child’s maturity level when registering.
Camps are ideal for boys and girls. $300 for the week.
Tuesday through Friday.
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Camp Dates:
  • May 31st – June 3rd
  • June 14th – June 17th
  • June 28th – July 1st
  • July12th – July 15th
  • July 26th – July 29th

YMCA Summer Camp

Whether your child spends the day developing their STEM skills or jumps in for a week-long aquatics camp, they’ll be building a foundation of growth and confidence for a lifetime as they learn in a safe, caring, and fun atmosphere. Our sessions and themes as designed for kids of all ages and interests. Choose a summer camp option that your child enjoys as they are enriched with summer learning, friendships, and fun! 

Kids R Kids Camp Boomerang

Kids ‘R’ Kids Avalon Park Camp Boomerang registration is open to all elementary aged students in Orlando!!Join us for 10 different weeks of summer fun activities!
From picnics and field trips to splash pad days and crafts, we’ve got something fun for every kid!Don’t let your elementary aged child miss out on a summer of fun and learning!

XL Soccer World

Soccer Camp:
Soccer Camp at XL Soccer World offers participants aged 4 – 14 years old, the opportunity to develop their soccer skills and participate in a variety of other camp based games from expert, caring instructors.
Soccer Camp is for players who enjoy soccer or who are looking to learn more about soccer.
Campers will work on their technical skills such as dribbling, passing, turning, shooting and will play fun soccer games and scrimmages.  There will of course be the famous XL World Cup each Friday.
Through spirited play, campers experience the thrill of soccer and team play at the area’s most exciting and comprehensive soccer camp. Your child will experience a fun, energetic day in a safe and controlled environment.
Adventure Camp:

For those looking for less soccer and a more summer camp feel, the adventure camp is for you! We pride ourselves on being safe, accommodating, affordable, and engaging!

Our camp is structured to involve and engage each camper as they learn, play, and grow while having fun. Our dedicated, mature and absolutely fun-loving staff will guide and nurture your child as they explore individual interests, build leadership skills, develop new talents and make new friends. Our goal is to create an environment that facilitates integrity, sportsmanship, and character and of course FUN!

o2b kids! Summer Camp

O2B Summer Camp offers FUN first to every child every day, but rest assured that your child’s learning will never stop. Our integrated activity approach offers unprecedented variety in subjects such as Art, Science, Technology and Sports. Add in Neighborhood Time, Team-Building Fun and weekly Themed Events…and this will be a summer your child will remember forever!

Avalon Dance

JUNE 13th-17th BFF Dance Camp

BFF Camp featuring Dance & Tumbling!  This is a week full of fun with a new or old BFF!! Make a new friend or bring a friend with you to camp!

JUNE 20th – 24th  Princess Summer Camp

This camp is for our true at heart princesses. Ages 4 and up. Campers will learn dance skills in ballet and jazz. Craft time, movie time and best of all build friendships that will last forever.

JUNE 27th – JULY 1st Drama Queens Camp

This camp is for our campers who love a little ” drama” Campers will learn how to act, read monologues, and the trick to memorizing scripts. Dance skills include, Theater Jazz and tap.

July 11th – 15th Glamour and Grace Camp

This Camp is all about style and Glamour. This camp will teach campers fun stage ready hair styles, how to do stage make and how to create stage costumes. At the end of this camp week camps will get to walk/twirl the red carpet in the creations they have created.

July 18-22 Tuck and Tumble Camp

Campers will flip and turn upside down in this camp!! This is a perfect camp for beginner to intermediate tumblers. Campers will condition and learn the correct preps and landings for all thing tumbling in a none competitive stress free environment.

JULY 25th – 29th   B-boy and B-Girl Camp ( hip hop camp)

This camp is ALL thing hip- hop and breakdancing. Campers will learn the latest dance moves as well as the history and fundamentals of Hip hop. campers but bring a packed lunch and a water bottle.

All Summer Camps
Monday – Friday
8am-4pm
$160 for the week
$45 per day

Mad Science

Mad Science sparks imaginative learning throughout the summer! Campers will watch create inventions, build their own robots, engineer with LEGO bricks, concoct gooey SLIME, and more! Your child will be able to touch, see, hear, smell, and taste what science is really about through exciting hands-on experiments. We have FUN down to a Science!

Locations throughout Central Florida: Mad Science Labs in Ocoee and Oviedo, as well as camps at the Lake Nona YMCA. Themes include: Boom, Splat, Fizz- Messy, Slimy Science!, Brixology LEGO Engineering, Robotics and Coding, Super Spy Academy and more! Register before May 1st to get Early Bird Pricing!

OTHER CAMP OPTIONS

S.T.E.A.M. Camps in Central Florida

Sports Camps in Central Florida

Virtual Camps

Download our Summer Calendar to Track all of the FUN!

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