Summer Camps

The City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department is your best resource for keeping your child active, healthy and having fun all summer long.  Play Pensacola Summer Day Camps are offered close to home at your neighborhood resource centers and the adventures your child will experience include exciting field trips, swimming, computer labs, special events and tons of indoor and outdoor fun! 

Our summer camp programs offer a safe, affordable, inclusive environment where children can explore their creativity, learn new skills, and make lasting memories.  

Our Day Camp program is offered Monday-Friday in five locations for the weeks when school is out following the Escambia County School System calendar. 

We also offer specialty camps for kids who love sports, dance and the great outdoors. These camps typically last one week with a variety of camps scheduled each week throughout the summer. Specialty Camp dates, times, age ranges and costs vary according to each program.

Day Camps

Performing Arts Camps

Outdoor Adventure Camps

Sports Camps

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Day Camps

We have Day Camps that will be offered at your neighborhood resource centers where the adventures will include field trips, swimming, and tons of indoor and outdoor fun!

Dates: May 28-August 9, 2019
Camp Hours: Mon-Fri 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Ages: 5-12 years old (must be starting Kindergarten through 5th grade)
Cost/Fees: We offer one of the lowest weekly tuition rates in the area with additional financial assistance available for qualifying families (limited funding available, extended to City residents only). Lunch and one snack are provided daily. Field trips are an additional expense and costs will vary based on the planned trip.

Location City Resident Fee Non Resident Fee
E. S. Cobb Resource Center
601 East Mallory St., (850) 436-5192
          $58             $65
Fricker Resource Center
900 North F St., (850) 436-5195
          $58             $65
Woodland Heights Resource Center
111 Berkley Dr., (850) 435-1750
          $58             $65
Gull Point Resource Center
7000 Spanish Trail, (850) 464-7360
          $97            $121
Vickrey Resource Center
2130 Summit Blvd., (850) 912-4056
          $97            $121

Register: Register at community center or online at webtrac.cityofpensacola.com.

  • Registration for City residents and children currently enrolled in after school/school vacation day programs begins Monday, March 11. We offer a 10% discount per week for registrations made online with a $10 non-refundable deposit per week reserved through April 30, 2019.
  • Open registration begins Monday, April 1 at 9:00 a.m. We offer a 10% discount per week for registrations made online with a $10 non-refundable deposit per week reserved through April 30, 2019.

Performing Arts Camps

Gull Point Resource Center offers Performing Arts Camps each summer for boys and girl of all ages. Styles offered include Hip Hop, Tiny Dancer, Princess & Beach Party Dance Camps, and Musical Theater. 

Princess Dance Camp 

This week long camp will include learning several dancers, making princess party crafts and costumes, and concludes with a mini recital. Please bring a snack each day.

Day : June 10-14                 

Time: 9:00 am-noon 

Ages : 3-8

Fee:  $55 Resident/ $65 non- Resident

Circus Dance Camp

One week camp will incorporate jazz, ballet, and tumbling to the circus theme. We will juggle tight rope, play games, arts and crafts, dress up and more! We will end the week with a mini performance! Please bring a snack each day.

Day: June 17-21

Time: 9:00 am- noon

Ages: 5-13

Fee: $55 Resident/ $65 non- Resident

Beach Party Dance Camp

This week long camp will include learning several dance, making beach party crafts and costumes, and concludes with a mini recital and family party to display all that is learned. Please bring a snack each day.

Day: July 15-19

Time: 9:00 am- noon   

Ages: 5-15

Fee: $55 Resident/ $65 non- Resident

Musical Theater Camp

An introductory/beginner camp for students interested in the basic concepts of Musical Theater; singing, acting and dancing. Please bring a snack each day.

Day: July 22-26

Time: 9:00 am- noon

Ages: 6-15 

Fee: $55 Resident/ $65 non- Resident


Tiny Dancer Camp

Outdoor Adventure Camps

Location: Sanders Beach Corinne Jones Resource Center

Fees: $130 City resident / $140 non resident

Camp hours: Mon-Thurs 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. with Family Fish Fry 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Registration will begin April 1, 2019 and is only available online. Click here to register.

Get information about the camps via email.

BEGINNING FISHING CAMP

Your child will have fun learning to fish, species identification, ethical angling, and enjoying the outdoors. Each child will receive a tackle box and fishing pole at the end of camp. Ages: 7-14
Activity #          Dates                      Time
404049-64         May 28-31              8:00am-4:30pm
404049-65         June 17-21              8:00am-4:30pm

ADVANCED FISHING CAMP

If your child already knows how to fish and wants to learn
some places around town to fish this is the camp for them!
Each child will receive a tackle box and fishing pole at the end of camp.  Ages: 8-15
Activity #        Dates                        Time
404049-66        June 3-7                    8:00am-4:30pm
404049-67        June 24-28               8:00am-4:30pm

SUP/KAYAK CAMP

Your child will learn the fundamentals of Stand-Up paddleboard (SUP) and kayaking, first in a pool then out on the open water. River Trip on Thursday. Ages: 9-15
Activity #         Dates                         Time
404049-68         June 10-14                 8:00am-4:30pm
404049-69         July 8-12                     8:00am-4:30pm

ADVENTURE CAMP

This is one of those camps your child will talk about for years! They will have fun learning about kayaking, fishing, hiking, rock climbing, archery and environmental stewardship. Ages: 8-15
Activity #        Dates                         Time
404049-70        July 15-19                   8:00am-4:30pm
404049-71        July 22-26                   8:00am-4:30pm
404049-72        July 29-Aug 2             8:00am-4:30pm

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Sports Camps

CHALLENGER INTERNATIONAL Soccer Camp

Challenger Sports, the leading soccer camp company in North America, is combining the most popular elements of their two existing industry-leading camp programs, British Soccer and TetraBrazil, integrating them into a collection of the most effective soccer practices used by youth teams around the world.

The new Challenger International Soccer Camp reflects the truly global nature of the sport today and provides young players with a wide variety of coaching styles, practices, and influences that will help them develop a well-rounded skill set.

Challenger Sports has taken the best coaching methodologies and practices from England, Brazil, Spain, USA and France and have woven them together in a multi-faceted on and off-field coaching experience.

Location: Exchange Park, 3200 E Lakeview Ave
Dates: June 10-14
Sessions & Fees: 8:00am-9:00am Tiny Tikes (Ages 3-5), $102
9:00am-12:00pm Half Day AM (Ages 6-14), $138
5:30pm-8:30pm Half Day PM (Ages 6-14), $138

Register Online at the Challenger Sports website. 

CHIP BOES CHAMPIONSHIP BASKETBALL CAMP

Group and individual instruction, league and tournament play with age appropriate goals and balls. Each camper receives a basketball, camp shirt, and ice cream party. Three exciting sessions with four-time Panhandle Conference Coach of the Year Chip Boes! 

Dates:  June 3-7, June 17-21, July 15-19
Time:  9:00am-12:00pm
Location:  Malcolm Yonge Gym
Ages:  7-13
Fees:  $85 per camper/sibling discounts available

For more information, call 850-968-9299 or text 850-449-9958. You can also visit Chip Boes Basketball website or email chipboes@gmail.com

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CAMP

Don’t miss this great camp conducted by Chris Laird. Mail registration to:

Exchange Park 
3200 East Lakeview Ave.
Pensacola, FL 32503

Onsite registration available first day. Make Checks Payable to: Chris Laird.

Dates:  TBA
Time:  9:00am-12:00pm
Location:  Malcolm Yonge Gym
Ages:  9-14
Fees:  $85 per camper

NORTH PENSACOLA OPTIMIST SOCCER CAMP

Camp conducted by Joe Bartlinski - UWF Women’s Soccer Head Coach & Players. For Boys and Girls. Mail Registration to:  

David Werdung
793 Cedar Tree Lane
Cantonment, FL 32533

Onsite registration available first day. Print a registration form (PDF) and make checks payable to: Dave Werdung.

Dates:  TBA
Time:  9:00am-11:00am (Ages 6-7) -Fee: $50
9:00am-12:00pm (Ages 8-15) -Fee: $70
Location:  Roger Scott Athletic Complex

Questions? Email Dave Werdung

ROGER SCOTT TENNIS SUMMER CAMP

A fun tennis-based day camp with arts and crafts, outdoor games, tennis instruction, fun tennis games, and swimming at Roger Scott Pool. Lunch is included. Online registration coming soon! See the Roger Scott Tennis website for more registration details.

Dates:   June 3-August 9 (no camp week of July 1-5)
Time:  Mon-Fri 9:00am-2:00pm
Location:  Roger Scott Athletic Complex
Ages:  5-13
Fees:  $150 per camper per week (sibling discounts available)