There is a growing sense in the back of our brains that is telling us that we all are spending too much time indoors, away from nature. This is particularly true for our children. If you think back to happy moments in your childhood, what images do you conjure up? For many of us, it’s…

Summer is coming, and our kids will likely participate in some kind of camp. The program may be meant to foster a new interest or continue developing skills. Sarasota and Manatee County, with it’s impressive variety of camps, will surely offer the perfect choice to meet your child’s needs. You may not know what goals…

Have a kickin good summer at Tae Kwon Do Summer Camp! This is one the most popular and cost-effective martial art summer camps for boys and girls. It’s great for beginners and students with experience. Last year 8 weeks SOLD OUT!  Don’t wait too long to register. It will sell out again. Sung Cho’s Tae…

Unlike any camp in the area, Sarasota Jungle Gardens is excited to show you our wonderful world of birds and animals through hands-on games, crafts, demonstrations and other activities! Come explore behind the scenes as you learn about caring for our plants and animals, and seeing firsthand what it takes to be a zookeeper. Camp…

Ramp up your child’s summer with Sarasota Christian School’s fun-filled, action packed, skill-building summer camps. Choose from a wide variety of programs ranging from All-day Activity Camps to Athletic Training Camps, from Life Skills Building Camps to Family Living readers “Favorite Summer Camp’ choice, Circus Camp. We have something for everyone. Our summer camps are…

Don’t miss The Players Studio Summer Camp! This camp is for students between the ages of 8 and 17. During these two four-week sessions students will explore the magic of musical theatre learning acting techniques, dance, singing, play production, theatre games, and more. Participants also enjoy workshops and attend one field trip each session. After…

Camp Invention is our first Summer Camp. The program “Illuminate” will encourage your child to explore their inventiveness and problem solving skills with experiences that will harness their curiosity, inspire creativity and evoke a sense of accomplishment! It will be for children entering grades 1-6. Cost is $225. July 27-31, 2015 Limited availability, call 488-2215…

There is no other camp in the area like Circus Summer Camp! Join us for a truly unique experience where campers learn circus arts disciplines and then showcase their new skills with a costumed performance at Sailor Circus Arena that family and friends are invited to attend. Children ages 6 to 15 will love learning…

The Vision of the Boys & Girls Clubs in Sarasota County is to provide a world-class Club experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who walks through our doors, with all members on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and…

For over eight years Acro Fit, a fully instructional state–of-the-art gymnastics facility, has brought a wide variety of classes, programs and events to our area’s children ages 18 months through the teenage years. Our Tumble Jungle, an activity center specifically designed for ages 3 & under will be offering a Summer Drop Off Program for…

Creating Tomorrow’s Leaders Today Summer at Trautwein’s ATA is fun, dynamic and challenging! Perfect for both boys and girls who range in age from 5 to 13. You’ll find a caring staff whose sole purpose is to stimulate and draw out each child’s positive potentials, so they can be ready to meet any of life’s…

The Sarasota YMCA’s safe, half- and full-day camps for preschool thru high school students begin June 1 and run through August 14. As part of our continuing mission to build strong kids, strong families, and strong communities, the Sarasota YMCA’s summer camp programs are the premier activities for your child to attend this summer. Through…

Summertime fun! Children enjoy new experiences while making lasting memories at Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources summer camps. Parents know their children are well cared for and will have a great time. Families appreciate low fees with payment plans and financial assistance to qualifying families. Camp sessions run from one to four weeks…

Looking for fun creative learning experiences? SUMMER STUDIOS at RINGLING COLLEGE offers TEENS, TWEENS and ADULTS a variety of traditional and digital classes designed for the beginner through advanced students. EXPLORE, CREATE and DISCOVER at one of the world’s premier art and design colleges. TEEN + TWEEN STUDIOS: June 8-July 17. One and two-week sessions.…

The Lily School for Child Development, a program of Easter Seals Southwest Florida, is committed to making the first five years of development COUNT in every way! Our preschool is proud to be an inclusive and blended program serving both typically developing children and differently abled children thus providing the most diverse and modern learning…

CAMP ADVENTURE Are you ready for one of the most adventure filled summers of your child’s life? Camp Adventure is the place to be!  We have one of the most fun and exciting camps in the area. We are a high energy camp and are on the go all day long.  We are not on…

Sun-N-Fun has evolved into the premiere vacation home and RV destination Resort in the United States offering amenities no other RV Resort can match on our 177 acre playground. Sun-N-Fun has the awards to prove it, most recently the Readers Choice Award for Best Family Recreation Place in Sarasota and the prestigious ARVC 2014 National…

New Gate Adventure Camps No Child Left Inside Elementary age campers experience outdoor fun and exciting adventures every day. The action-packed activity schedule includes: Kayaking, Horseback Riding, Ice Skating, Alpine Climbing Towers, Fencing, Acro-Fit Gymnastics, Scavenger Hunts, Silly String Fights, Martial Arts, and much, much more. Activities take place all around the Sarasota area. This…