30A Summer Camps Florida Boy Adventures fishing camp

30A Mamas, this one’s for you! With a calendar full of blank summer days, glorious with possibility. Looking to fill those with fun camps, activities and education for your kids or grandkids? I’m rounding up a list of 30A’s best summer camps, categorized by theme. 


Florida Boy Adventures Fishing Camp

When: Thursdays throughout the summer

Where: Choctawhatchee Bay, typically launching from Grady Brown Park or Thomas Pilcher Park

Details: For ages 5 and up, Adventures Camp offers 4 Hours of inshore fishing with Captain Hunter Ray where campers soak up the sun, cruise the bay, catch bait and learn to cast and reel. No equipment required. Just bring a water, snack and put on sunscreen before arrival. No

Registration: (850) 499-4473 or floridaboyadventures.com

Sailing Camp with Emerald Coast Sailing Association

When: Camp is M – F, 9am – 3:00pm (kids will be swimming and available for pickup by 2:50pm)

Where: Fort Walton Yacht Club, 180 Ferry Rd. NE, FWB, FL 32548

Details: Sailboats: Opti, Taz, Laser, 420, Open Skif’s and Flying Scots
Enroll now for kids aged 7 – 18 for $340.  Learn to Race is $355.

Session DatesClasses offered
Week 1 June 3 – 7, 2024Beginner I & II, Windsurfing
Week 2June 10 – 14, 2024Beginner I & II, Windsurfing
Week 3June 17– 21, 2024Beginner I, II, Windsurfing, & Learn to Race
Week 4June 24 – 28, 2024Beginner I & II, Windsurfing
Week 5July 8 – 12, 2024Beginner I, II, & Learn to Race
Week 6July 15 – 19, 2024Beginner I & II
Week 7July 22 – 26, 2024Beginner I, II, & Learn to Race
Week 8July 29 – August 2, 2024Beginner I & II

Registration: www.fwyc.org

Camp Skyway

When: Week 1: June 10 – June 14
Week 2: June 17 -June 21
Week 3:June 24 – June 28
Week 4: July 1 – July 3 (3 Day Camp)
Week 5: July 8 -July 12
Week 6: July 15 – July 19

Where: Camp Helen State Park

Details: For ages 5-14. Enjoy a full day of activities (8-9am for early dropoff and 4-5pm for extended care) from a pre-selected list that includes outdoor living skills, crafts and even a slimy science lab. Campers work together on a “give back” project and even play team tournaments to compete in a variety of camp challenges. $485 per week

Registration: campskyway.com

4-H Camp Timpoochee Day Camp

When: weekly day camps and overnight

Week 1: June 3-7: Wild Outdoors | $250
Week 2: June 10-14: Wonder Emporium | $250
Week 3: June 17-21: Jr. Marine Science I | $250
Week 4: June 23 – 28 | Just for Teens Camp | $450
Week 5: July 1 – 2 | Try a Night | $100
Week 6: July 8-12: Outdoor Skills | $250
Week 7: July 15-19: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead | $250
Week 8: July 22-16: Marine Science II | $250
Week 9: July 29-31: End of Summer Day Camp | $150

Where: Camp Timpoochee 4-H Center Niceville

Details: This is a great way to wade into the summer camp waters if you prefer your kids not stay overnight (linked here). 4-H Camp Timpoochee’s Day Camp is perfect for exploring coastal Florida, problem-solving, playing games, and creating art. Camp is set for Monday – Thursday from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm and Fridays from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm for hands-on, experiential learning activities. Campers enjoy nutritious lunches, snacks, and supervision by trained staff, with an on-site health director available for basic medical care and emergencies. Open to youth aged 6-12, find more information or register at the link below.

Registration: Camp Timpoochee, [email protected] or call (850) 897-2224

Wildlife 30A Nature Adventure School

When: Monday – Thursday: June 10 – 27, July 1-25, 2024, 9am – 2pm

Where: 2078 US Hwy 98 Unit 105-165, Santa Rosa Beach, FL, 32459

Details: Enjoy weekly Nature Adventures within the 30A state parks. 7 Adventures available, with each week being a new adventure course. Wild Life 30A strives to cultivate each child’s innate curiosity and inspire them to engage in outdoor play that leads to adventure, practical skills, and a deep and lasting connection with nature through our camps during the summer. Ages 6-13. $280/week

Registration: https://www.wildlifenatureschool30a.com/about-30a-nature-adventures | (850) 280-5091 | [email protected]


Liza Snyder Art Camp

SOLD OUT! Join the wait list here!

When: July 1-4, July 8-11, July 15-18

Where: Liza’s studio, Point Washington

Details: Six sessions available. Morning session: 9-11:30, Afternoon session: 12:30-3. Ages 5-12. $245 per session Monday – Thursday with supplies and snacks provided.

Registration: https://www.lizasnyderart.com/blog/2024-summer-art-camp


South Walton Dance

When: June 24-27, July 8-11, July 15-18

Where: Hwy 331 S, Freeport, FL

Details: $250 per dancer. The camp runs Monday through Thursday, starting at 9:30am and ending at 1:30pm each day. The cost for all four (4) days includes a daily snack, crafts and Thursday pizza party. Space is limited for each week camps are offered.

Week 1 | Whimsical Circus Week! Dance: Ballet Inspired

Week 2 | Superhero Week! Dance: Jazz / Acro Inspired

Week 3 | Hollywood Glam Week! Dance: Hip Hop / Jazz Inspired

Registration: https://www.sowaldance.com/product-page/2024-summer-day-camp

30A Ballet

When: June and July

Where: 30A Ballet


Registration: https://30aballet.com


Emerald Coast Theatre Company

When: May – July 2024

Where: Explore options in Freeport, DeFuniak Springs, Seaside and Grand Boulevard (560 Grand Blvd STE 200, Miramar Beach, FL, 32541)

Details:  Starting at age 5 with programs up to age 17. Experience and training in theatre can improve student’s communication, critical thinking, and team-based skills. Pricing starts at $350 with some extended programs going 8am-4pm.

Registration: https://www.emeraldcoasttheatre.org/summer-camps | (850) 684-0323 | [email protected]

Sports & Swim

Boom Room 30A

When: various dates

Where: 605 N Co Hwy 393, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 324359

Details:  Fit kids camp, agility camp, skills camp and more.

Registration: https://www.boomroom30a.com

Ryland Pole Vault

When: varying

Where: Ryland Pole Vault, Point Washington

Details: Hone your pole vaulting skills with coach and experienced vaulter Daniel Ryland. $750 for 5 days

Registration: http://www.rylandpolevault.com/2-day-summer-camps-1/

Vacation Bible Schools

Christ the King Episcopal Church

When: June 10-13, 2024

Where: Christ the King Episcopal Church

Details: Age 4 through upcoming 4th Grade. 9am – noon. $20 per child. At Camp Firelight, kids spend the week learning about God, singing, dancing, playing, crafting and more! Don’t miss out!

Registration: https://www.myvbs.org/CTK2024VBS

Point Washington United Methodist Church

When: June 3-6, 2024

Where: Point Washington United Methodist Church

Registration: https://www.pwumc.org/childrensministry