Sarasota County offers 10 weeks of summer fun for children entering grades 1 through 12. These camps provide a variety of safe and enjoyable summer recreation opportunities for your children. Recreational programs are also offered for grades Kindergarten through 6 on a limited basis during the winter and spring school breaks. For details or to register, download our Summer Camp Guide or click on Registration and Reservations.
Designed for children entering grades 1 through 5 in north county and 1 through 6 in south county and includes weekly themes, multiple field trips a week, physical activity, creative arts, science and nature, safety and wellness and character-development activities.
Youth entering grades 6 through 8 participate in four field trips a week as well as sports, games, arts and crafts and more.
An elite group of hand-selected high school students learn skills that will prepare them to become successful camp counselors. C.I.T. participants assist counselors and have the opportunity to earn volunteer hours.
This camp is designed to provide recreational opportunities for children with developmental and physical disabilities, Activities include sports, games, arts and crafts, creative playtime, swimming and special entertainers.
More than 35 specialty camps are scheduled throughout the summer. Each camp focuses on a specific theme, allowing campers to focus on a favorite activity or try something new.
School Break Programs
Winter Vacation in the Parks:
Recreational programs are offered during the winter school break for grades Kindergarten through 6 at Colonial Oaks Park and Newtown Estates Park and for school-aged students with developmental or physical handicaps at Oak Park School.
Spring Vacation in the Parks:
Recreational programs are offered during the spring school break for grades Kindergarten through 6 at Colonial Oaks Park and for school-aged students with developmental or physical handicaps at Oak Park School.