Give Your Kids

A Competitive Advantage


Art Center Manatee is a place where kids can be creative and express themselves through all different forms of art.

  • Create, Make Friends, Have Fun
  • Week-Long Camps or 2-Hour/Week Camps
  • Scholarships May Be Available

Art Center Manatee • 209 9th St W, Bradenton • 941-746-2862

Summer Science Camp

Kids in grades 2-5 can join us as we explore space, dinosaurs, the science of travel, engineering and more! Your curious adventurer can enjoy six weeks of camp, with a different exploration every week. Weekly sessions run June 10 through July 19. 

  • Dinosaurs, Space, Science of Transportation & More...
  • Different Theme Each Week
  • Early Drop Off Available
  • Scholarship Opportunities Available

The Bishop Museum of Science & Nature • 201 10th St W, Bradenton • 941-746-4131

The Ultimate Summer Vacation Fun

Starts Right Here

Doodle Day Camp combines learn-through-play and summer fun so that your children stay active and never stop learning. With weekly themes, field trips, special events and ongoing educational opportunities, every single day is a new experience. Enroll for one week or the whole summer - it’s up to you!

  • Weekly Themes
  • Field Trips & Special Events
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Happy Teachers

Doodle Day Camp by DoodleBugs • 11015 Passage Dr, Lakewood Ranch • 941-757-0330

Under the Big Top

The Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources Department welcomes you and your children ages 5-13 to another exciting summer camp at the G.T. Bray Recreation Center and the John H. Marble Recreation Complex. This year's theme, “Under the Big Top” will have exciting circus themed activities for each week.  Summer Blast Camp is dedicated to keeping kids active and offering them the exciting opportunity to learn, experience, and create lifelong memories. 

  • Sports, Art, Health & Wellness Activities
  • Fun-Filled Field Trips 
  • Individual Weeks & Flexible Schedule
  • Specialty Camps 
  • Swimming Lessons

GT Bray Recreation Center • 5502 33rd Ave Dr W, Bradenton

John Marble Recreation Complex • 3675 53rd Ave E, Bradenton


Stop Summer Brain Drain

Summer is a great time to work on skills and stay ahead of the curve. Students who participate in summer academic programs are less likely to fall behind and can start the school year moving forward. We offer several options for students participating in our summer program.

  • Build Skills That Foster Independence
  • One-On-One Instruction
  • Proven Multi-Sensory Curriculum
  • Choose Your Weeks & Program
  • Discounts Available

The Reading Station • 7313 International Place, Lakewood Ranch • 941-361-1173

When School's Out, Camp's In

Come see why we have been Sarasota County's trusted camp provider for more than 40 years!

  • Affordable
  • Camps to fit your family's schedule
  • Many camps to suit any child's interests

Sarasota County Parks, Recreation & Natural Resources

Register online or call 941-861-PARK (7275)

Have Fun On & Off The Stage

Participants experience the magic on stage and behind the scenes as they study many facets of opera - from music and acting to opera appreciation and technical production - under the direction of Sarasota Opera's professional staff.

  • Get Immersed in ALL Aspects of Opera
  • Ages 8-18
  • All Skill Levels Welcome
  • Tuition Assistance Available

Sarasota Youth Opera • 61 N. Pineapple Ave, Sarasota • 941-328-1307

Summer Music Camp

For over 60 years, Sarasota Orchestra has made music education a priority for aspiring young musicians.  Participation in the Summer Music Camp immerses young people in music education opportunities that are unparalleled in our community for depth and scope.

  • All Levels, Beginners to Advanced
  • Improve Skills & Techniques
  • Manageable Class Sizes
  • Auditions Not Required
  • Scholarships Available

Sarasota Orchestra • 709 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota • 941-487-2731

Summer Educational Camp Featuring

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

SCF Summer Camp is offering summer educational courses including arts & crafts, cooking, science and computer classes, along with sports like kickball and volleyball and much more.

  • Arts, Crafts & Cooking
  • Computers & Science
  • Sports & Survivor Challenge
  • Morning Sessions, Afternoon Sessions or Both
  • Computer & Technical camp for ages 8-10 and 11-14 at SCF LWR Campus

SCF Bradenton • 5840 26th St W • 941-752-5203

SCF Lakewood Ranch • 7131 Professional Pkwy E • 941-363-7203

Keeping Your Kids Entertained and Fit

When it comes to a Karate Kids Summer Camp, you will have selected the perfect karate facility at Triumph Martial Arts. From family, friends, neighbors and classmates or just making new friends at this years camp, your child is going to love it!

  • Karate Kids Games & Spectacular Martial Arts Movements
  • Fun For All Karate Kids at Any Level
  • Safe, Positive Environment
  • Life Skills & Non-Stop Fun

Triumph Martial Arts • 4725 Lena Rd #107, Bradenton • 941-727-2883

Unplug This Summer

Summer camp at the Y is electronic free and provides children with supervised activities that cultivate values, develop skills and nuture relationships.  

  • Learn by using technology & hands on experience
  • Focus on being active and socializing with peers
  • Campuses in Parrish, Bradenton & Lakewood Ranch
  • Full Day & Half Day Options Available

Parrish Family YMCA • 12214 US 301 N • 941-798-YMCA

Lakewood Ranch Family YMCA • 5100 Lakewood Ranch Blvd • 941-782-0220

Bradenton Family YMCA • 3805 59th St W • 941-798-YMCA