Do you feel that, that’s the summer heat coming upon us! Yes, summer is just around the corner and  2015-02-23 23.35.11 is here to save the day yet again with a list of camps and things to keep the kids busy this summer! 

Theater Camp

Wayne Densch Theater. 201 S Magnolia Ave -407.321.8111.

Junior Summer Camp

June 26 – 30, 2017 9am – 2pm


Target Camper Age: Rising  1st through 3rd Graders

This theatre basics program will culminate in a fun show at the end of the week!

Senior Summer Camp

July 10 – 28, 2017

9am – 3pm


Target Camper Age: Rising 4th through 12rd Graders

This is a multi-faceted theatrical experience that will culminate in a cabaret style production at the end of the week!

To register: Download the documents here,

Email them to or turn them into the Box Office.

Aftercare is available until 6pm!

WDPAC is offering after care for our summer campers. Need to work until 5pm or run errands in the afternoon? Let your kids stay and experience some behind the scenes activities of theatre!

Your kids will have time for theatre games, movies and social time!

 $5 per hour (paid at camp)

Pre-registration highly preferred but walkins are welcome with notification at time of dropoff.

Once registered for camp, your registration confirmation email will include information on how to sign up for Aftercare!

Musical Theater Camp

lochwood AcademyLochwood Academy Performing Arts. 109 W Commercial Street.321.355.3757.

Lochwood Academy Summer Musical Theatre Camp.109 W Commercial Street. 321.355.3757

Grades 2nd-12th. JUNE 5-16 9am – 4pm

$269 ($259 early Bonus Bundle until 5/24/17)  Peter Pan Jr. & Pirates Combo available for $438 ($369 for early bonus bundle until 5/24/17 )

This Summer, perform on stage in a musical production of ‘Peter Pan Jr.’ and join in an adventure where you can dream and never grow up.
Based on J.M. Barrie’s classic tale and featuring an unforgettable score by Morris “Moose” Charlap and Jule Styne with lyrics by Carolyn Leigh and Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Peter Pan is one of the most beloved and frequently performed family favorites of all time. This high-flying Tony Award-winning musical has been performed around the world and delighted audiences for 60 years. Join the cast of Lochwood Academy’s production of ‘Peter Pan Jr’ this summer and experience the thrill of performing in a real musical! Over two weeks, you’ll learn the songs, dances and script and finish with a gala performance for your family and friends! Whether you are Peter, Wendy, or a Pirate, this summer camp will make you feel like a star.

Lochwood Academy Summer Musical Theatre Camp

109 W Commercial Street. 321.355.3757

Grades 2nd-6th. JUNE 19-23  9am – 4pm

$169 ($159 early Bonus Bundle until 5/24/17)  Peter Pan Jr. & Pirates Combo available for $438 ($369 for early bonus bundle until 5/24/17 )

“We’re off to sail the rollicking sea, pirates all are we!” But ARRRR, and shiver me timbers! There’s a stowaway on board! Perhaps the King of the High “Cs” will know what to do. Join this salty crew of colorful scallywags when Bluebeard, Yellowbeard, Whitebeard, Purplebeard – well, you get the picture – along with the No Beards hoist the Jolly Roger and set sail for a mighty adventure.

Join the cast of Lochwood Academy’s production of ‘Pirates! The Musical’ this summer and experience the thrill of performing and taking ownership of the production! Over the week, you’ll learn the songs, dances and script and finish with a gala performance that you have constructed for your family and friends! Whichever Pirate you are, this summer camp will make you feel like a star.

Music Camp

The Music Place. 101 Towne Center Cir.

Let us introduce you to the world of music at our 2017 Music Summer Camp. Have fun shile becoming immersed in the art of music with our professional, well trained teachers. Lessons include piano/keyboard, guitar, voice, and recorder. Come learn how to express musically in a safe and comfortable environment.

Piano Lessons:

30 minutes private lesson(monthly fee)$88

30 minutes private lesson(pay as you go)$25

1   hour private lesson(monthly fee)$160

1   hour Group Lessons(4 students)$10 per class

Guitar Lessons:

30 minutes private lesson(monthly fee)$88

30 minutes private lesson(pay as you go)$25

1 hour private lesson(monthly fee)$160

1 hour Group lesson(4 students)$10 per class

Voice Lessons:

30 minutes private lesson(monthly fee)$88

30 minutes private lesson(pay as you go)$25

1 hour private llesson(monthly fee)$160


Kidz Rock Early Learning Education. 6641 FL-46 – (407) 878-5910.

Don’t forget to register for Summer Dance at Kidz Rock ELC! We are offering an 8-Week Session, ages 2-6! Ballet and Music & Movement classes will be held on Mondays from 3:30-5:00 pm. The cost is only $80 for the entire program! Registration forms can be picked up and turned in at the front desk! #ourkidslovetodance#summerdanceatkidzrockelc


Magic Camp

Mystery of Magic School. 200 Towne Center Circle – (407) 485-1000.

June 2nd-August 10th 6pm-8pm

$250 (At checkout type in sanford365 And get 10% off)

Ages 5-15

Purple Wand (Level 1)

Unlocking Secrets

  • 8 x two hour classes

  • $250 for the course

  • Amazing custom tricks

  • Top secret file folders with bonus extras

  • Videos featuring Michael Ammar – one of the greatest teachers in magic history

  • An exclusive graduation wand and certificate

The thing that makes Discover Magic truly special is its structure. Discover Magic is designed to build self confidence, teach respect, inspire creativity, improve social skills and so much more all in a safe friendly environment. To put it simply we are leveraging the power and excitement of learning magic secrets to get kids to put down their electronic devices and learn important social skills that will last a lifetime.

At the same time we utilize modern technology both with instructional videos in class and online. Children learn new magic tricks through a unique Discover Magic approach giving each child the opportunity to perform several times before going home to show a family member.

Here are just some of the reasons you should Discover Magic!!!

  • Amazing custom tricks

  • Simple full color instructions

  • Top secret file folders with bonus extras

  • Learn the 8 traits of a true magician

  • Videos featuring Michael Ammar – one of the greatest teachers in magic history

  • An exclusive graduation wand and certificate

  • Discover a new hobby that could change your life

    Sign up Today,


History Camp

Museum of Seminole County History. 300 Eslinger Way – (407) 655-2489.

July 12 – 15, 9am-3pm

Learn how people once worked, ate, travelled, and played at the Museum of Seminole County History! Each of the four days in our History Camp follows a different one of these themes, spanning time periods from 50-3500 years ago. We will be partaking in special crafts, activities, games, and challenges to illustrate just how different things used to be!

Participants will get to handle and identify authentic artifacts from many different periods, and use reproductions as they would have been used in their time. There will also be musket-firing demonstrations by experienced living historians, archaeology workshops, and take-home crafts!

Recommended for ages 9-11, space is limited. Camp begins at 9am, and runs until 3pm daily. The cost is $100 for the four days, lunch included. Please message or call us if you have any questions. To register your child for the camp please call 407-665-2489.

Check out our Facebook Event for more information, or call 407-665-2489.

Nature and Animal Camp

zoo summer-2Central Florida Zoo. 3755 NW Hwy 17-92 – 407.323.4450 x123.

The Central Florida Zoo offers several great Half Day and Full Day options for all ages.

Half & Full Day Camps (Ages 5-12) & Cub Club Prograpms (Ages 2-5)

Week long, half day camps Zoo Pass Holder—$125, Non-Pass Holder—$145 Week long, stay all day Zoo Pass Holder—$175, Non-Pass Holder—$195

Visit for the full list of all the great activities for each age group.

Bring your child to a whole new world of adventure! Explore our exciting summer programs including half and full day camp options.

Choose from a wide variety of fun and exciting camps such as Safari Express, X-treme survival, Wild Artist, and so much more!

Experience what it’s like to be a Zookeeper going behind-the-scenes to work with the animals! Participants will conduct real animal behavior studies, work directly with zoo keepers, and create enrichments for the animals.

Horse Camp

Ms. Savanna’s Horse Camp


 Tuesdays & Thursdays June  9am-3pm 

Kids will learn the tack up and wash the horses. Learn proper balance and basic riding.

Please have your kids bring a lunch, bottle water and they will enjoy S’mores around the campfire.

For more information call 386-801-2438.



J&A Equestrian. 407.417.5355.

Day Camps. Mon.-Fri. 9AM-5PM

May 30th-June 2nd, June 5th-9th,12th-16th, July 24th -28th


Come Join J&A Equestrian Center for our annual summer camp at our new equestrian facility in Sanford! All riding levels are welcome from no experience, to advanced! Camp hours are from 9am-5pm, $300 for the week, snacks and unlimited drinks provided.

-Riding Lessons 2x a day

-Learn to groom & bathe

-Paint the horses!

-Games (On & Off Horseback)


-Arts & Crafts

-Award Ceeremony & Pizza Party Friday

Circle H Equestrian Ranch.Circle H Equestrian Ranch. 5636 Deer Path Lane. 407.247.5702.










Art Camp

Jennifer Lindquist. 211 E 1st St. 407.323.2774 –

July 10th-15th Mon.-Fri. , July 17th Sat. Exhibit/Reception (6pm-9pm) Ages 13-up

Monday 10:00am – 3:00pm (Gallery), Tuesday 10:00am – 3:10pm  (SunRail Station), Wednesday 10:00am – 4:00pm  (Gallery), Thursday 10:00am – 3:10pm  (SunRail Station)

Price is $200.00 for the week

Professional artist and certified art educator Jennifer Lindquist  works with intimate groups of student-artists to spark their creative impulses by providing Discipline-Based instruction tailored for each student’s level of artistic development. The focus of this year’s workshop is photography and small-scale Public Art installations.
The workshops are held in the inspiring, nationally renowned Jeanine Taylor Folk Art Gallery. 

All material provided, plus a bonus hand-crafted sketchbook ($20 value)

 Enrollment is limited to 10, enrollment is based on “First come, First Served”

* Students will create a series of art objects/artifacts that will focus on the workshop’s theme.

 * Students will use the” Elements and Principles of Design” to accomplish each project.

                -Color theory (warm/cool, complimentary, neutral, analogous), 

               – Value scale, shade & shadow, perspective, point of view, scale and  aesthetics 

Dance Camp

New Location of Cindys Dance Studio

New Location of Cindys Dance Studio

Cindy’s Dance Studio. 119 S. Magnoia Ave. 407.324.3999.

Intermediate Intensive (Ages 9+) $145

July 17th-21st Mon-Fri (9am-4pm) 

One week of an introduction to conditioning with an intense stretching & strengthening, followed by fine tuning the technique needed to perform leaps, turns & various skills. Also introducing Guest choreographers each day in Contemporary, Lyrical & Jazz.

Dress code preferred form fitting attire to enhance lines of choreography (per instructors preference). Please bring water, lunch and snacks each day. Early drop off/late pick up available upon request.

Advanced Intensive (Ages 12+) $165

July 17th-July 21st Mon.-Fri. (8am-4pm)

One week of intense conditioning (beginning each morning with a workout ~wear your sneakers in the am), then continuing to the studio for stretching & strengthening, followed by the fine tuning the technique needed to perform leaps,turns & various skills and styles of dance, Finishing with different Guest choreographers each day in Contemporary, Lyrical, & Jazz

Dress code preferred form fitting attire to enhance lines of choreography (per instructors preference). Please bring water, lunch and snacks each day. Early drop off/late pick up available upon request.

Vacation Bible School Camp

Crossings Community Church.407-324-5433.

June 5-8 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Age 3 through 5th grade

Join us for a righteous good time with surfer dude and his friends as we take on the big waves this summer.

Surf’s Up Dude’s! If you love to ride the waves and have a great time at the beach then you won’t want to miss Surfin’ G.A.K.! Come and join us for a righteous good time with Surfer Dude and his friends as we take on the big waves this summer. You will learn some new moves and skills on this wet and wild adventure! Most of all you will experience what being a life time S.U.R.F. champion is all about!

Registration:  $30 per child  (includes official Surfin GAK t-shirt, music CD, dinner, crafts and more!)

Online registration is open now!

Food/Science Camp

Wondermade. 214 East 1st Street. 407-205-9569.

School of Wonder

Mon, Jun 26, 2017, 9:30 AM – Fri, Jun 30, 2017, 12:00 PM

Learn the art, science and fun of making candies and frozen treats with real confectioners at Wondermade! This 5-day summer program for middle and highschool students will teach participants to make:

• Marshmallows
• Lollipops
• Ice Cream
• Popsicles
• Gummy Bears

Each day, students will explore cooking techniques and experiment with flavors to make their very own batches of different treats. And over the course of each 150 minute session they’ll learn the art and science of taste adventure. They’ll learn the food science behind sugar, milk and gelatin. They’ll spend time on the art of flavor profiles and pairings. And most of all they’ll have fun learning the craft of confection making!

Students will learn to become taste adventurers, and by the end of the week they’ll bring home their very own hand-crafted marshmallows, lollipops, ice cream, popsicles and gummy bears.

Students will work in teams and this class is limited to students aged 13 and older.

Wondermade’s won international acclaim for our marshmallows over the last few years, shipping millions of delicious candies to the mouths – and hearts! – of customers worldwide. Wondermade founders, Jenn and Nathan Clark, were called an American Made Power Couple by Martha Stewart and the company and their marshmallows have been profiled in publications including Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, the Orlando Sentinel and the Today Show.

Early bird registration is $270 and runs until June 1. SIGN UP TODAY,

Baking Camp

The Sweet Chalet. 209 Bellagio Circle. (321) 363-4841 .

Kids Mini Camp Emoji Style

Two days/3 hours of pure fun!

Mom and Me Welcome July 27-28 & July 28-29 11am-2pm

1 Day $40, 2 Days $60Call Today to Reserve your Spot!! (321) 363-4841


Recreational Camps

City Church Academy. 650 E. Airport Blvd. 407.321.9690

Camp Dates: May 30th – August 4th

$110 a week!, $75/child  OR  $100/family



?Get info for Summer Day Camp 2017 at City Church Academy!

RiverWalk Christian Academy – 801 West 22nd Street. 407.688.5120.

June 5th-July 28th (7:30am-5:30pm) Ages 5-12 Closed Monday July 3rd and Tuesday 4th

$70 per child per week/Child per week/ Week 5-$50

There is a late fee of $5.00 per each ten (10) minutes late will be charged. * Lunch is provided * Please bring two snacks or money for the Camp Store * Age specific / gender specific groups * Field trips cost extra



Pal Camps. 1151 E. 28th Street. 407-708-7641.

The 2017 Summer camp will be held from June 5, 2017 to  August 4, 2017

The weekly fee is $90.00.

Activities include bowling, Art, Splash Pad, Petting Zoo, Crayola Experience and much more!

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Spring and Summer SCSO-PAL Camp. There is a non-refundable $50.00 per child pre-registration fee to enroll children in Summer Camp.  The application deadline for Summer Camp is Friday June 2, 2017. The camp hours are 7 AM to 6 PM with organized activities occurring from 9 AM to 4 PM. Each camper is responsible for bringing their lunch each day as we do not provide any lunch.

Seminole County Sheriff’s Office PAL Camps is a proactive initiative to offer low cost, safe and supervised activities to youths during Seminole County Public Schools Spring and Summer breaks. We have limited spots available for our 2017 Summer Camp, so register early.

Please download an application from the website and drop it off with the registration fee to the Youth Services Prevention and Enforcement Center

For further information, during business hours contact Jessica Merck: (407) 708-7641.

Salvation Army Summer Camp. 700 W 24th Street

The camp session dates for 2017 are May 30th – August 11th 2017 , Camp runs Monday through Friday 7.00am – 6.00pm. The Salvation Army offers a safe environment with fully trained and experienced staff.

Summer Camp enrollment will begin April 2017.

The Salvation Army office is located at 700 West 24th Street in Sanford. You will need to come to the gymnasium entrance where you can fill out your application. You will also need to bring the first full week’s registration fee. Registration will be open to children between the ages of 5-14.

The cost for the camp will be $60.00 per week for 1 child, $115.00 a week for 2 and $140.00 a week for 3 and field trips are extra. Lunch and snacks will be provided.

If a returning child brings a new friend I will take 50% off your first week’s payment for introducing a new family to our summer camp.

Camp activities will include:

Sport’s, video games, music, Arts & crafts, exciting field trips, Swimming plus much more.

A great time will be had by all! We look forward to seeing you there.

For more information please contact Ross Cook, Community Center Director at 407 322 2642 Ext 229. To download your application for summer camp please click here


holy cross lutheranHOLY CROSS LUTHERAN ACADEMY. 407.936.3636. 100 Aero Lane.


That’s why HCLA loves to offer summertime camps. Check out all of our offerings below.



Summer 2017
June and July
Half – Day, Full – Day and Extended Day Available
2, 3 or 5 days per week

Holy Cross Lutheran Academy
Lower Campus

5450 Holy Cross Court
Sanford, FL 32771

Preschool Summer Camp

For 1 to 3 Year Olds

Registration Form


Ages:  3-6 years olds

Dates: Monday – Thursday, 9:00am – 12:00pm

Cost: $75 per week

Holy Cross Lutheran Academy
Lake Mary Campus

780 N. Sun Dr.
Lake Mary, FL 32746


Junior Crusader camps are specially designed for kids moving into Kindergarten.

Monday – Friday

7AM – 3PM
5450 Holy Cross Court
Sanford FL

Registration Form

  • Jun 5th – Fun at the Beach
  • June 12th – Willy Wonka
  • June 19th – Circus Time
  • June 26th – It’s A Zoo
  • July 3rd – Red, White & Blue
  • July 10th – It’s A Small World
  • July 17th – Adventure Island
  • July 24th – Under The Stars


SportsTyme hosts a vast variety of sports and games from the safety of our convenient campus location

June 5th – August 4th, 9am to 4pm Weekdays

  • $160 per week 9am to 4pm if registered on-line after May 1, 2017
  • Optional Early Arrival 7:30 to 9:00am, Add $5
  • Optional Late Stay 4:00 to 6:00pm, Add $5

Holy Cross Lutheran Academy
Upper Campus

100 Aero Lane
Sanford, FL 32771

Register for Camps!

Our mission is simple: to offer a SAFE, FUN, AND SECURE camp experience. We want to make camp fun for the kids and stress-free for mom and dad.SportsTyme Camps


July 10 – 14, 2017
Ages 7 – 10
Register Now

July 31 – Aug 4, 2017
Ages 11 – 15
Register Now

Holy Cross Lutheran Academy
Lake Mary Campus

780 N. Sun Dr.
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Summer Drama Day Camp is dedicated to capturing a child’s creativity in a family friendly environment and guiding artistic gifts into usable life skills.Lynda Stein


Lego Camp

Bricks for Kidz. 5070 Orange Blvd. (407) 620-5782.

Combine morning and afternoon sessions to make a full day camp! Just pack them a snack and a lunch and make it a full day camp! Adult supervision is provided at no extra charge!
Seminole Community Church
5070 Orange Blvd, Sanford, FL 32771
Camp Name Date Time Ages Details
Worlds of Amusement
(3 days only)
9:00 am–12:00 pm 5-12 Select
Budding Engineer (Preschool)
(3 days only)
9:00 am–12:00 pm 3-5 Select
Minute 2 Win It
(3 days only)
1:00 pm–4:00 pm 5-12 Select
Budding Engineer (Preschool)
7/24-7/28 9:00 am–4:30 pm 3-5 Select
Bat League, Heroes & Villains
7/24-7/28 1:30 pm–12:00 pm 5-12 Select
Brick Mania with LEGO®Bricks 7/31-8/4 9:00 am–12:00 pm 5-12 Select
Space Adventure 7/31-8/4 1:00 am–4:00 pm 5-12  Select


All Souls Catholic Schoool
810 S. Oak AvenueSanford, FL 32771
Camp Name Date Time Ages Details
Brick Critters: The Secret Life 6/19-6/23 9:00 am–12:00 pm 5-12 Select
EV3 Robotics 6/19-6/23 1:00 pm–4:00 pm 8-12 Select
Remote Control Mania 7/17-7/21 9:00 am–12:00 pm 5-12 Select
Junior Robotics 7/17-7/21 1:00 pm–4:00 pm 5-9 Select

Stay at Home Camp

Check out Macaroni Kid ideas for creating your own camp right at home…

Activities and Things to Do

summer expressSummer Movie Express. 430 Towne Center Circle. 844. 462.7342

Family fun movies playing on Tuesdays & Wednesdays for the summertime!

Admission to the Summer Movie Express is only $1. Tickets available for purchase at the box office and all movies start at 10:00 am. Each week both movies play on both days. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Will Rogers Institute. Starts June 6th at UA Seminole Towne Center 10.

View the Summer List of Movies Here,

Kidx Monthly Social. 200 Towne Center Circle. (407) 323-1843

Join us the first Tuesday of every month from 5:30pm-6:30pm for our KidX Social events. Kids will have the opportunity to meet and greet with some of our tenants while participating in a fun, interactive activity. Previous activities include Make Your Own Sundae, Make Your Own Nachos, and more.

May – inside Pure Choice Organics – demonstrations on how to make soap!

June – In front of Sears upper level


August – TBD

Special Events:

June 24th-KidX Summer Safety

July 29th-KidX Luau

September 16th-Pirate and Princess Party

Check in with the Guest Service Booth upon arrival to confirm location of social for that evening.

RSVP for the FREE event: FACEBOOK

wondermade workshopWondermade Marshmallow. E. 1st St. Sanford. 407-205-9569 –

Interactive tours and field trips that range from 45 – 90 minutes from $7 to $15/person.

Love Sweets and Fun?! Who doesn’t? Join in on this SWEET activity! Get a behind the scenes peek at how Wondermade makes their delicious marshmallows, cut and decorate your very own marshmallows and take place in your very own marshmallow contest!

 To book an event email We can book any weekend morning between 9am-12pm.

summer reading-2North Branch Library. 150 N. Palmetto Ave. 407.665.1620

Books, Books and More Books! Keep cool indoors and visit Sanford’s Library, don’t forget you can also check out DVDs!!

Also, May 31st 7-8:30PM is the Summer Reading Kickoff Party!!

Mayfair Summer Mayfair Country Club. 3536 Country Club Road. 407.322.2531.

Children ages 6-15 must be accompanied by an adult. Offer available for one child per adult. Valid and day June 1st – September 30th.

spalsh pad

Fort Mellon Park, Splash Pad. 600 E. 1st Street. 407.688.5103

March 1 through October 31  (in March and October, only open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
Admission Fee: $2 per person
Free B Fridays: No admission charge from 11 AM – 8 PM on the first Friday of every month.
Season Pass: $25 per person


Sanford Memorial Stadium, 1201 S. Mellonville Ave. 407.688.5000 ext: 5604 

Catch a Sanford River Rats game at the Sanford Memorial Stadium! Games run this year from June 2nd-July 30th. Playoffs are the first week of August. Games start at 7pm, unless noted.

View Calendar for Schedule!

Airport Lanes, Bowling. 190 E Airport Blvd. (407) 324-2129

Stay out of the heat with our Free Bowling for Kids program! Each child registered will receive 2 FREE Games of Bowling ALL summer long.

Register today: