Registration is now open!

Registration for Summer Camp 2024 is reserved for Conservancy of Southwest Florida members.

Our week-long summer camp is designed to foster a deep connection with nature, encouraging curiosity, and instilling a sense of conservation among our future leaders. Through immersive hands-on activities, guided explorations, interactive learning sessions, and an exciting off-site field trip, campers will embark on a journey to discover the remarkable ecosystems of Southwest Florida, gaining invaluable insights along the way.

We can't wait to welcome your young explorers to an unforgettable summer adventure at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida!

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If your desired age group or week is unavailable, please fill out the form at the link below to add your camper to the waitlist.

Camper Groups

Barracudas

Completed 1st - 2nd Graders

Sharks

Completed 3rd - 4th Graders

Ospreys

Completed 5th - 6th Graders

Camp Schedule

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Each camp occurs Monday - Friday from 9 AM - 4 PM. Before and after care is available. Registration is for Conservancy of Southwest Florida members only and is $400 per camper per week. 

Weekly Camp Descriptions

Sharks: Ocean Theme - Ocean Explorers

Our oceans are changing, and it’ll be up to all of us to save them! Join us on a journey into the depths of the seas, where we’ll learn about all the ways we rely on the ocean - and how it relies on us, too! Through games, crafts, activities, and real-life animal encounters, your camper will get to immerse themselves in the wonderful world of our waterways all week, while learning how we all can play a role in protecting our planet!

Barracudas: Ocean Theme - Salty Survivors

Join us this week as we take your budding marine biologists on a crash course through all of the incredible marine habitats Southwest Florida has to offer! We’ll learn about the magic of mangrove trees, the diversity of life that calls our waters home, and what we can do to conserve our local waters. Your camper will leave this week with a new appreciation for the sea, feeling empowered by the positive impact they can have on our local environment!

Sharks: Everglades Theme - Swamp Stompers

The Everglades are the crown jewel of Florida’s natural wonders, and your camper will get an amazing introduction all week to this wonderful wetland! Between fun crafts and activities at the Conservancy, getting up-close interactions with some of our resident ambassador animals, and hands-on exploration of our local swamps, this week will surely help them fall in love with Southwest Florida’s incredible nature. Let’s just hope we don’t run into the stinky Skunk Ape!

Barracudas: Everglades Week - Marsh Masters

Get ready to get your feet wet - because we’re talking about wetlands! Your camper will get hands-on experience learning about the swamps, marshes, and other watery wonders that make the Everglades so special! Through crafts, games, and outdoor adventures, they’ll be inspired to protect the incredible wetlands that are in their backyard!

Sharks: Ocean Theme - Ocean Explorers

Our oceans are changing, and it’ll be up to all of us to save them! Join us on a journey into the depths of the seas, where we’ll learn about all the ways we rely on the ocean - and how it relies on us, too! Through games, crafts, activities, and real-life animal encounters, your camper will get to immerse themselves in the wonderful world of our waterways all week, while learning how we all can play a role in protecting our planet!

Osprey: Ocean Theme - Gulf Guardians

Soak up the summertime sunshine by diving into the depths of our ocean ecosystem. We will be focusing on a variety of sea life while learning about plants and animals that help keep our oceans flourishing. Through several crafts, hands-on activities, and animal encounters, we will discover the importance of this thriving yet sensitive habitat. Campers will gain knowledge of this environment by taking it in waves.

Sharks: Everglades Theme - Swamp Stompers

The Everglades are the crown jewel of Florida’s natural wonders, and your camper will get an amazing introduction all week to this wonderful wetland! Between fun crafts and activities at the Conservancy, getting up-close interactions with some of our resident ambassador animals, and hands-on exploration of our local swamps, this week will surely help them fall in love with Southwest Florida’s incredible nature. Let’s just hope we don’t run into the stinky Skunk Ape!

Barracudas: Everglades Theme - Marsh Masters

Get ready to get your feet wet - because we’re talking about wetlands! Your camper will get hands-on experience learning about the swamps, marshes, and other watery wonders that make the Everglades so special! Through crafts, games, and outdoor adventures, they’ll be inspired to protect the incredible wetlands that are in their backyard!

Payment of $400 per camper must be made via credit card at the time of registration. Online registration will be available at conservancy.org/summercamp on Monday, April 8 at 8 AM. Please complete one enrollment form for each camper. Space is limited and registrations are accepted on a first-come basis. Due to limited space, 50% of the camp fee will be refunded for cancellations made at least ten days prior to camp start date.

For questions, please contact our education administrator at (239) 430-2463.

Summer camp programs funded in part by:

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