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2020 Summer Camp Guide

The Orlando area offers an exciting variety of camp options for kids. From art and dance to sports and STEM, find the perfect summer camp here!

3D Motion Dance

3D Summer Dance Camps encourage your child to explore and expand their knowledge of different dance styles in a fun, high energy environment. All students age 5–10 are welcome, no dance experience needed. June 15–19 Ballet/Contemporary/Lyrical, July...

ACE Gymnastics

ACE Gymnastics offers a fabulous summer camp for ages 3–13. Campers are separated by age (preschool and school-age). The preschoolers have on-campus field trips, and the school-age kids have off-campus field trips to many fun places. Every day is...

A Kids Gym

Camp Kids Academy has expanded its space to offer even more opportunities for children to explore, move, create and have fun with friends! We offer weekly themed camps for toddlers and preschoolers as well as an exciting camp for kids in grades K–8...

All Kids Spanish

Give your children a competitive edge! Join our summer 2020 Spanish Immersion Programs (toddlers to 5th grade). We offer fun, interactive, hands-on “Exploring the World”, “Cooking”, “What Is Your Superpower?”, half/full day, Mommy & Me...

Building Blocks Academy

Join Building Blocks Academy, located in the Waterford Lakes Town Center, for a summer filled with rewarding adventures! Our full day camp for children ages 5–12 will offer an array of activities that will include hands-on learning, field trips, t...

Camp Invention

Imaginations will soar this summer in the all-new Camp Invention® program: Elevate! Campers will team up to play hybrid hover ball games, tackle environmental challenges and become confident entrepreneurs designing the next great invention...

Chance to Dance

C2D Performing Arts Summer Camp will include theater, dance, music, voice and more. Camp will be directed by Andrea Piazza, C2D artistic director. Alicia Murphy, board-certified music therapist, will serve as the music director, and Savannah...

Cranium Academy

Cranium Academy offers the ultimate summer camp experience with unforgettable learning adventures and exciting themes all summer long! We offer full-day camps for children ages 2–10 in STEM, arts, humanities, sciences, cooking and more. This...

Crealdé

Immersed in creativity and fun, kids ages 4–17 learn to express themselves, collaborate and enjoy accomplishments in varied media, including sculpture, ceramics, digital and print photography, painting, printmaking, drawing and cartooning. Taught by...

Creative Core Art Classes

Creative Core is dedicated to nurturing the individual child’s love for creating. It’s a safe place where children can explore basic to advanced art techniques and play with the process of making. Students learn with a professional artist;...

Creative Jane Art

Join us for our inaugural camp season! Each week in June or July, we’ll be hosting half-day art camps with weekly themes such as Rainbow, Cats & Dogs, Ocean Life and Crafty Camp! Painting, collage, 3D art and classic summer camp crafts will be a...

Garden Theatre

Take center stage! Our summer camps are for young theatre fans entering 1st through 12th grade. Camps focus on developing performance abilities and encouraging a curiosity for theatre in a fun and supportive environment. All camps are designed to...

DEFY Orlando

DEFY Orlando is focused on getting youth active, both on and off the trampolines, while also providing them with valuable character-building skills through FUN! Our camp team combines a variety of fun and informative activities to create the...

Kids Fringe

Are you ready for some creative fun? Your child will love this super-fun boutique summer camp experience inspired by the classic stories of Eric Carle. Days are filled with storytelling, dance parties, nature walks, theatrical movement and most of...

Kiddie Academy

The Kiddie Academy CampVentures program turns your child’s ordinary summer vacation into an unforgettable summer of fun and exploration. Our program inspires imagination through exciting activities, outdoor adventures, field trips and special...

Florida Film Academy

Florida Film Academy is celebrating 10 years of serving Central Florida! Experience the backlot movie studio THIS summer for a stellar line-up of camps for kids and teens! Choose from Make a Movie, YouTube Studio, Animation, Acting, Make-Up FX, Prop...

Emotions Dance

Join us for an exciting adventure! No dance experience needed. Unicorn Camp: Ride across rainbow obstacle courses while learning structured movement, June 22–26, ages K–5th grade. Super Hero Camp: Dress up as your favorite superhero while...

Full Sail Labs

Full Sail Labs, designed by Full Sail University, offers STEAM-based summer camps for kids (ages 7–12) and teens (ages 13–17) in creative topics they love, including entertainment, media, art and technology. Located on Full Sail University’s campus...

Loving Earth Preschool

We focus on early childhood education (6 weeks–8 years) and offer full-time, part-time and before-school and after-school child care. Our teachers are experienced professionals who maintain up-to-date knowledge to ensure academic excellence. Our...

Leadership 4 Girls

Looking for a camp where your daughter will make meaningful connections and create quality friendships with others? L4G camp is proud to help girls positively influence others as well as learn ways to live a successful, balanced life. In camp, your...

Lake Highland Preparatory School

Have a Spectacular Summer at Lake Highland! Splash. Play. Discover. Invent. Choose from more than 60 summer programs thoughtfully designed to ignite curiosity in a fun and safe environment for children ages 4–17. Visit our website below to enroll in...

Harry P. Leu Gardens

Harry P. Leu Gardens offers a variety of summer camps, from plant life to art. Each day, campers explore the gardens for inspiration and learn about the mysteries and marvels of the world of plants and why plants are so important. There is...

Mad Science

Mad Science sparks imaginative learning throughout the summer! Campers will watch a rocket launch, make fun potions and concoctions, create their own inventions, build their own robots, engineer with LEGO bricks, concoct their own SLIME and more...

O2B Kids

Children entering grades 1–8 who want to investigate the mysteries of science, sing karaoke, paint a picture, play games, learn a dance, tell stories and act out skits, take field trips, play sports, laugh, learn and have fun with their friends...

iD Tech

iD Tech is the world leader in STEM education, with 450,000 alumni and over 20 years of experience. Summer programs for ages 7–19 are held at 150 prestigious campuses, including NYU, Caltech and Imperial College London. Students build in-demand...

iBrick Academy

iBrick Academy Lego© Robotics Camps Our RoboCamps teach programming, building and troubleshooting using the LEGO© Mindstorm EV3 set. Our curriculum, LEGO© Education, is carefully planned by our founder, who has 20+ years in teaching and training...

Odyssey Dance Company

Driven by a collective passion for the art of dance and love for children, Odyssey Dance Company encourages you to join our journey through movement as we aim to discover and inspire the artists within. This summer schedule will include movement...

Orlando Science Center

Give your kids an engaging and fun way to spend their summer break with exciting STEM camps that promote hands-on learning while fostering 21st Century skills, such as teamwork and creative problem-solving! Daily experiences include guided...

Orlando REP

Orlando REP offers the most dynamic camps in Central Florida, with offerings for students in Pre-K through high school building confidence, creating joy and exploring personal artistry through theatre. Now with five campus locations around Central...

RDV Ice Den

RDV Ice Den offers weekly Learn to Skate camp for beginner skaters ages 6–7 that includes group ice skating instruction, on-ice games, off-ice activities and FUN! On Fridays, skaters prepare a performance to showcase skills learned in camp for...

Park Maitland School

Summer Camp at Park Maitland seeks to ignite campers’ imaginations and explore how fun learning can be! Our camp provides the opportunity for campers to explore through activities that combine art, science, technology and outdoor adventures that are...

Painted Oaks Academy

Horseback riding day camp from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Learn to ride and take care of your horse. First-time riders welcome! Learn to walk, trot and canter. We have a large, air-conditioned bunkhouse and crafts room, pool, games and more. Horse care and...

RDV Sportsplex

Your one-stop-shop for active fun all summer long! Featuring Mini and Kid’s Sports Camps, 10&U Tennis Camp, Swing & Swim Camp, Jr. Development Camp (Tennis), Ultimate Baby Sitters Training Camp (with American Red Cross Certification), Jr...

School of Rock

Multiple locations in Greater Orlando. Rock music performance camps for rockers 7 to 18 years old of all skill levels. Multiple dates this summer. Professional staff teaches guitar, bass guitar, vocals, keys and drums. Rehearse for a real rock show...

SeaWorld Camps

SeaWorld Camps are the coolest way to have fun this summer! Campers have unparalleled opportunities to connect with the sea and make lifelong memories. Counselors provide specialized activities that make this camp a truly unique...

Sweetwater Summer Day Camp

Sweetwater Summer Day Camp was established in 1983 as a summer camp program sponsored by the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection and open to the community. Our programs are designed for children ranging in age from PreK to entering 9th grade (7th...

The Zen Life Center

The Zen Life Center has been offering summer camp for over 20 years, providing fun and enriching field trips, quality martial arts training, fitness/sports training, crafts, lots of cool mini classes and character-building! Not only will children...

The Geneva School

The Geneva School is excited to offer a variety of summer camps on both the lower and upper school campuses. Enjoy our state-of-the-art athletic fields and gym for tennis, golf, soccer, basketball and volleyball. Or become an astronaut exploring...

Trinity Preparatory School

At Trinity Preparatory School, we realize that a child’s learning and growth does not stop during the summer months. Whether you’re looking for academics, athletics or fun, we are here to ensure your child has a rewarding summer. Trinity Prep...

YMCA

YMCA values: Caring. Honesty. Respect. Responsibility. Faith. If they’re your values too, then your child belongs at YMCA Summer Camp, where they can build the foundation for a lifetime of learning in a safe and caring atmosphere of fun...

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October 2020

October 1, 202012:00 am

Join us on our family farm for our 5th annual Fall at Southern Hill Farms events!

What fall adventure would be complete without mouth-watering apple cider donuts, jolly Jumbo Jack carving pumpkins and strikingly beautiful sunflowers and zinnias for your family photos? Admission tickets must be purchased online in advance, no admission payments will be accepted at the farm. Tickets and more information can be found at https://southernhillfarms.brushfire.com/fallfestival/.

About the event:
• Held Thursdays through Sundays, beginning September 26th through November 8th. Tickets must be purchased online in advance. Children 2 and under are free but will still need a Toddler Ticket to enter.
• On weekends, you will choose a reservation time. You have an arrival window of 15 minutes before and 30 minutes after your chosen time to arrive at the farm. 
• Face masks are required when in lines, participating in activities and when social distancing cannot be maintained. Please ensure that you bring a mask for everyone in your group 3 years or older to use during these times.
• Complimentary Farm Wagon rides.
• Sunflower and zinnia u-pick! $1/stem zinnias, $2/stem sunflowers.
• Sweet corn available for purchase, grown here at Southern Hill Farms.
• Our pumpkin patch barn (please note that the pumpkins are already cut from the vine) boasts a wide variety of beautiful and unique pumpkins of all sizes and colors, corn stalks, Indian corn, gourds and more for purchase. We provide a complimentary pumpkin ‘holding’ area for your purchased pumpkins while you stay and play. Prices vary based on size and type.
• Live music by Jeff Whitfield from 11:00 am to 2:45 pm, and TBD from 3:15 pm to 7:00 pm (live music on weekends only).
• Food trucks: Southern Hill Eatery, Twisted plates, Bauer-BQ, Willy Ts Crab Shack, Peru Power Food Truck, A Lo Cubano Kitchen, The Big Hot Box, Rollin Dough and Absofruitly. Serving from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm (guest food trucks on weekends only).
• Local craft beer, wine, frozen concoctions, and mimosas available for purchase from our Beer Shed. Serving from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm.
• Worried about missing your college or professional football team's big win? Don't be! We have flat-screen TVs playing all the weekend's biggest rivalries under our food truck barn.
• Bring home the feeling of fall on the farm with our unique products, all made right here in our Southern Hill Market. Shop our handmade lotions, sugar scrubs, lip balms and bar soaps. Enjoy the scents of the season with our hand poured candles. We have unfiltered, local raw honey for purchase, organic pure maple syrup, as well as your favorite Southern Hill Farms merchandise.
• Enjoy our delicious apple cider donuts, blueberry lemonade, frozen and hot apple cider, blueberry cobbler, pumpkin muffins and more from our vintage Airstream turned bakery, Southern Hill Sweets. 
• Our grounds include a beautiful rooftop deck, covered playground for children, covered barns with picnic tables and clean, convenient permanent restrooms.
• Yard games are complimentary and include life-sized Jenga, bean bag toss, Connect Four, footballs, soccer balls and more. 
• Our ‘picture perfect’ photo op areas for your fall family photos.
• We'll have rides on our one of a kind Blueberry Express (our converted cotton harvester) for purchase. $5 for adults, $3 for children and teens ages 3-17 (available weekends only).
• Enjoy our fire pits for roasting s’mores with family and friends. S'mores kits with roasting sticks available for purchase.
• Petting zoo – Parent or guardian must be present with young children. Food for the animals is $2, cash only, payment accepted at the entrance of the petting zoo.
• Touch-a-tractor – Children MUST be supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.
• Giant fun slide – 42” tall minimum, 32” can slide with an adult.
• Cyclone swing – 42” or taller to ride, 180 lb maximum.
• Inflatable sports games.
• Jump Pillows.We accept cash and card everywhere on the farm. Dogs are allowed at our fall events but must be leashed at all times and cleaned up after when needed. Our address is 16651 Schofield Road, Clermont, FL 34714. Please note that Schofield Road is a Lake County clay road. Southern Hill Farms is a working farm and does not have a paved parking lot, you will be parking and walking in grass areas. We want our farm to be a part of your cherished family traditions for years to come and we want to thank you for loving your local farmer! Please note that all events and event details are subject to change or cancellation at any time due to inclement weather, forced closures due to COVID-19, and unforeseen circumstances. Please always check our website, www.southernhillfarms.com, the day of your planned visit to ensure last-minute event details.

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October 1, 20208:00 am / 10:00 am

$39 per person when you book a carriage of five with your family and close friends!

Enchanting 30 Minute Experience Includes:

• Royal Crowning with a pear drop Tiara and White Glove Treatment

• 15 Minute Tour with a Royal Princess aboard a Cinderella Coach

• Princess Photo Opportunity in the Coach

• A "Sweet Treat" and Farewell Wish for a Happily Ever After…

Departing from Masonic Lodge, 230 W Bay street, Winter Garden, Fl 34787

For all adults and children ages 2 +

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October 1, 20209:00 am / 6:00 pm

Buckle up for your wildest car ride yet! Travel down gravel paths within our Drive-thru Safari Park and discover more than 100 native and exotic animals roaming freely. During your journey, you’ll have the opportunity to observe a variety of animals often only found around the world. Enjoy identifying species from as far away as the African savanna to others from the deciduous forests of North America, all from the comfort of your own car.

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April 6, 2020All working days 10:00 am / 6:00 pm
All Kids Spanish
2902 North Orange Avenue
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Toddlers-5th Grade We are here to help! We understand that even though we are going through a tough time, your children's learning process must continue.We have different Spanish online live program options.
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October 1, 202010:00 am / 4:00 pm

Crayola Experience's Screamin' Green Hauntoween returns for a month of spooky family fun! Monster-ific Crafts and special, spooky happenings all month long: a themed scavenger hunt, character photo ops, and more, ALL included with admission.

Have a Screamin' Green good time while exploring our 27 creative attractions.
*Paint a pumpkin and make your own slime at the Trading Post. *Additional fee applies. (Annual Passholders receive a discount on these activities).
• Prior to visiting please make sure to check guest protocols at www.crayolaexperience.com/orlando

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October 1, 20204:15 pm

You can do the $25 drop-in class rate or monthly membership is $75. There are limited spots available so please be sure to message me to reserve your spot. Social distancing will be practiced during this class.

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October 1, 20207:30 pm / 9:00 pm

An actress who never left the stage after her final curtain call? German prisoners of war still toiling in the orange groves years after the war is over? The spirit of an artist who couldn’t leave his work unfinished? With over 100 years of history and many famous visitors, this beautiful village has plenty of unusual tales that will make your skin crawl! While visiting local haunts and historic sites, you’ll learn about more about this shining gem of Central Florida, as well as its chilling stories, guaranteed to leave your spine-tingling! Our visit includes a stop at a haunted pub for a free drink! 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pxf4n9-DRR0&fbclid=IwAR1vfOv-v57RNvz-9TE2PAmJ3ckXfcZbp4aoGFBdmAbFQf7qSC2m6x0jbDE
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October 2, 202012:00 am

Join us on our family farm for our 5th annual Fall at Southern Hill Farms events!

What fall adventure would be complete without mouth-watering apple cider donuts, jolly Jumbo Jack carving pumpkins and strikingly beautiful sunflowers and zinnias for your family photos? Admission tickets must be purchased online in advance, no admission payments will be accepted at the farm. Tickets and more information can be found at https://southernhillfarms.brushfire.com/fallfestival/.

About the event:
• Held Thursdays through Sundays, beginning September 26th through November 8th. Tickets must be purchased online in advance. Children 2 and under are free but will still need a Toddler Ticket to enter.
• On weekends, you will choose a reservation time. You have an arrival window of 15 minutes before and 30 minutes after your chosen time to arrive at the farm. 
• Face masks are required when in lines, participating in activities and when social distancing cannot be maintained. Please ensure that you bring a mask for everyone in your group 3 years or older to use during these times.
• Complimentary Farm Wagon rides.
• Sunflower and zinnia u-pick! $1/stem zinnias, $2/stem sunflowers.
• Sweet corn available for purchase, grown here at Southern Hill Farms.
• Our pumpkin patch barn (please note that the pumpkins are already cut from the vine) boasts a wide variety of beautiful and unique pumpkins of all sizes and colors, corn stalks, Indian corn, gourds and more for purchase. We provide a complimentary pumpkin ‘holding’ area for your purchased pumpkins while you stay and play. Prices vary based on size and type.
• Live music by Jeff Whitfield from 11:00 am to 2:45 pm, and TBD from 3:15 pm to 7:00 pm (live music on weekends only).
• Food trucks: Southern Hill Eatery, Twisted plates, Bauer-BQ, Willy Ts Crab Shack, Peru Power Food Truck, A Lo Cubano Kitchen, The Big Hot Box, Rollin Dough and Absofruitly. Serving from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm (guest food trucks on weekends only).
• Local craft beer, wine, frozen concoctions, and mimosas available for purchase from our Beer Shed. Serving from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm.
• Worried about missing your college or professional football team's big win? Don't be! We have flat-screen TVs playing all the weekend's biggest rivalries under our food truck barn.
• Bring home the feeling of fall on the farm with our unique products, all made right here in our Southern Hill Market. Shop our handmade lotions, sugar scrubs, lip balms and bar soaps. Enjoy the scents of the season with our hand poured candles. We have unfiltered, local raw honey for purchase, organic pure maple syrup, as well as your favorite Southern Hill Farms merchandise.
• Enjoy our delicious apple cider donuts, blueberry lemonade, frozen and hot apple cider, blueberry cobbler, pumpkin muffins and more from our vintage Airstream turned bakery, Southern Hill Sweets. 
• Our grounds include a beautiful rooftop deck, covered playground for children, covered barns with picnic tables and clean, convenient permanent restrooms.
• Yard games are complimentary and include life-sized Jenga, bean bag toss, Connect Four, footballs, soccer balls and more. 
• Our ‘picture perfect’ photo op areas for your fall family photos.
• We'll have rides on our one of a kind Blueberry Express (our converted cotton harvester) for purchase. $5 for adults, $3 for children and teens ages 3-17 (available weekends only).
• Enjoy our fire pits for roasting s’mores with family and friends. S'mores kits with roasting sticks available for purchase.
• Petting zoo – Parent or guardian must be present with young children. Food for the animals is $2, cash only, payment accepted at the entrance of the petting zoo.
• Touch-a-tractor – Children MUST be supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.
• Giant fun slide – 42” tall minimum, 32” can slide with an adult.
• Cyclone swing – 42” or taller to ride, 180 lb maximum.
• Inflatable sports games.
• Jump Pillows.We accept cash and card everywhere on the farm. Dogs are allowed at our fall events but must be leashed at all times and cleaned up after when needed. Our address is 16651 Schofield Road, Clermont, FL 34714. Please note that Schofield Road is a Lake County clay road. Southern Hill Farms is a working farm and does not have a paved parking lot, you will be parking and walking in grass areas. We want our farm to be a part of your cherished family traditions for years to come and we want to thank you for loving your local farmer! Please note that all events and event details are subject to change or cancellation at any time due to inclement weather, forced closures due to COVID-19, and unforeseen circumstances. Please always check our website, www.southernhillfarms.com, the day of your planned visit to ensure last-minute event details.

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October 2, 2020

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This is a drive through event at the farm for online order pick-ups only. Shop online, choose your desired pick-up date and time and we'll bring your order to your vehicle when you arrive!

Are you eager to get some of our refreshing homemade blueberry lemonade, along with our Southern Hill Market merchandise, frozen blueberries, baked goods and more this summer? Shop online and pick-up your favorite sweet treats to enjoy from the comfort of home!

How to pick-up:
Choose your desired Friday pick-up and time, and we’ll bring your order to your vehicle when you arrive. Our address is 16651 Schofield Road, Clermont, FL 34714. Please note that Schofield Road is a Lake County clay road. We ask that you please remain in your vehicle upon arrival.

What’s available, while supplies last:
Sweet treats and baked goods.
• Frozen blueberries, sold in 1 gallon bags
• Fresh blueberry donuts
• Fresh blueberry muffins
• Blueberry donut ice cream sandwiches
• Whole blueberry cheesecakes
• Whole blueberry cobblers
• Whole blueberry pies
• Gluten free blueberry and white chocolate cookies
• Gluten free whole blueberry and peach cobblers
• Handmade popsicles
• Italian ice

Refreshing beverages.
• Blueberry lemonade, sold by the gallon and by the cup
• Frozen blueberry lemonade, sold by the cup
• The “David Hill”, sold by the gallon
• Peach iced tea, sold by the gallon
• Adult beverages, including our blueberry mimosas and blueberry lemonade smash, by the gallon
• Craft beer, sold in 4 packs
• High Noon, sold in 4 packs

Kitchen staples and merchandise.
• Raw, unfiltered local honey
• Blueberry mustard
• Apple butter and maple syrup
• Dry baking mixes, including peach cobbler and blueberry crisp
• Kickles, our sweet and spicy pickles
• Blueberry, blueberry jalapeno, peach and peach jalapeno jams
• Blueberry and peach salsas, peach hot sauce
• SHF apparel, including our embroidered hats and drifit shirts
• Handcrafted sugar scrubs, lotions and bar soap
• Hand poured soy wax candles
• Stationary designed by Giddy Paperie
• SHF plastic tumblers, pilsner glasses and koozies

Flowers and ornamental trees.
• Fresh cut zinnias, sold in bouquets of 1 dozen
• 15, 30 and 50 gallon ornamental trees

Thanks for shopping local this summer, and thanks for loving your local farmer!

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October 2, 20209:00 am / 6:00 pm

Buckle up for your wildest car ride yet! Travel down gravel paths within our Drive-thru Safari Park and discover more than 100 native and exotic animals roaming freely. During your journey, you’ll have the opportunity to observe a variety of animals often only found around the world. Enjoy identifying species from as far away as the African savanna to others from the deciduous forests of North America, all from the comfort of your own car.

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