Volusia County 2022 Summer Camps and Children’s Programs

This information is evolving and will be updated as more info and events become available. Information has been provided by the city, county or by individual event pages. If you have any questions, please direct them to the organizers of the camps. Camps have been posted as open at time of posting, but may fill up soon without notice. 

Follow the links below the listings or see the featured flyers for more information.

County-managed Camps

Volusia County Parks, Recreation, and Culture will be managing Summer Camp at James Street Park in South Daytona. Please see below on how to register. If you have any questions please contact: David Hinson, Recreation Superintendent, (386) 736-5953 x 12663; Matthew Coleman, Recreation Superintendent, (386) 736-5953 x 16767.

Volusia County Parks, Recreation and Culture has scheduled supervised play, games and trips daily from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday from June 13, 2022 through July 29, 2022 for children ages 5 to 12. Five-year-olds must have completed kindergarten. Programs close promptly at 5:30 p.m. Children picked up late will be assessed a $10 late fee per 15 minutes, starting at 5:31 p.m.

The $80 weekly fee includes all field trip entrance fees. Regardless of your child’s attendance, there will be no reduction in weekly fees. There is a one-time $20 non-refundable registration fee per child to participate in the Summer Recreation Program. T-shirts are included in the fee and must be worn on all field trip days. All fees must be paid by check or money order on Mondays only. CASH WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Checks should be made payable to the County of Volusia, and a driver’s license number must be on all checks.

A virtual registration will be held on Monday, May 9, 2022, starting at 9 am until camp reaches capacity. Interested families should email summercamp@volusia.org at 9:00 am. Please include parent(s) and child(s) full name, complete address, and site interested in. Emails that come in prior to 9 am or that do not include all required information will be deemed incomplete and not considered for a camp slot. If you email before the designated time for registration, the emails will not be considered. We will be using “time stamped received” for accepting emails during the registration period.

Parks, Recreation and Culture has the right to limit the number of registrants at each of its summer sites.


The following sites will be used this summer:

  • Gemini Springs Park, 37 Dirksen Drive, DeBary
  • DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd.
  • Orange City Elementary, 555 E. University Ave.
  • Chisholm Community Center, 520 S. Clara Ave., DeLand
  • Boy Scout Hut, 716 N. Frankfort Ave., DeLand.
  • Taylor T. Dewitt Middle-High School, 100 E. Washington Ave, Pierson
  • Holly Hill K-8 School, 1500 Center Street
  • R.J. Longstreet Elementary, 2745 S. Peninsula Drive, Daytona Beach
  • Turie T. Small Elementary, 800 South Street, Daytona Beach
  • David C. Hinson Sr. Middle School, 1860 N. Clyde Morris Blvd, Daytona Beach
  • James Park, 1700 S. James St., South Daytona
  • Mary DeWees Park, 178 N. Gaines Street, Oak Hill
  • Coronado Beach Elementary, 3550 Michigan Avenue, New Smyrna Beach
  • Edgewater Public School, 801 S. Old CountyRoad, Edgewater

Summer camp scholarships are available to income-eligible children through Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division. Families with children entering first through sixth grade and ages 5-12 are eligible, 5 year olds must have completed kindergarten prior to camp to be eligible.

Scholarship awards are based on income-eligibility and will be awarded according to funding availability.

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Port Orange

Port Orange Summer Adventure Program

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Summer Camp parents, we have big news! We’re transitioning to a new registration software! As new programs begin, we’ll be moving over to RecDesk. First up is Summer Camp and registration opens on Monday, March 28th.

You will still need to call to register, but you can help speed up the process by creating your family account ahead of time. Once you create your account, call 386-506-5851 starting Monday at 8:30 am to register.

Check out a short video on how to register: https://www.port-orange.org/CivicMedia?VID=15

Create your account here: https://popr.recdesk.com/Community/Home

Coming soon, all registrations will be online through RecDesk. You will be able to register for sports, rent facilities, pay balances, and sign forms all online! We appreciate your patience as we make this transition!

City of Port Orange Parks and Rec Internship

We’re searching for Summer Interns! Gain experience while working with a fun and energetic team of professionals. The program is designed for college students and is paid. Interns will work up to 40 hours per week for 10 weeks during the summer. Schedule will depend on intern availability and special event schedule.

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Questions? Call 386-506-5868

Bully Me Now Full Time Summer Camp

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FULL TIME SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! 🌞🌞🌞 (Full time is 6+ weeks of summer mon – fri ) part time will open next week. So many fun things happening this summer.✅ FUN TRIPS ✅ MAKING FRIENDS ✅ LEARNING NEW SKILLS✅ GETTING STRONGER ✅ SELF DEFENSE ✅ AND SO MUCH MORE 💥Email, call or message in to register!

For more info, visit Bully Me Now MMA, Port Orange.

ArtHaus Summer Art Camp

Fill out the form here to receive enrollment registration for your young artist in one of our animation camps!

NextGen Basketball Camp

June 13 – 16

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Boys and Girls Youth Basketball Camp at Spruce Creek HIgh School. Games, prizes, skills sessions, free camp tee, and more! https://go.netcamps.com/…/2847-coach-david-howard-next…

New Smyrna Beach

Summer Fun Camp

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Kids in grades 1-9 are now eligible to sign up for 10 exciting weeks of Summer Fun Camp where they’ll enjoy arts & crafts, indoor & outdoor games, dress up days, field trips, and more June 6 through Aug. 12 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Alonzo “Babe” James Community Center at 2021 N. Myrtle Ave.

Please hurry, space is limited! Registration fee is $25 per child and $60 per week for city residents or $65 per week for non-residents. This program accepts Volusia County Summer Camp Scholarship vouchers, which may be applied for at https://bit.ly/3rMt95E

The Little Theatre Summer Wonderland Camp

Theater is for everyone! The confidence and creativity that comes from performing and from crafting a show shines through in every aspect of life.

Plus, it’s a lot of fun. There’s a lot more to acting than just speaking lines. Campers will learn movement, voice, storytelling, stagecraft and more from a local pro!

  • 9am-noon, Monday thru Friday for campers entering Grades 1-4
  • 1 pm-4 pm, Monday thru Friday for campers entering Grades 5-8

Each camp is $100. Take one, two or all three!

Instructor: David Bell – Educator and director of children’s programs for 23 years

Click here to register. Maximum 12 per camp.

Scholarships available. Click here for an application.

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Week 1 – June 6 – 10

A mystery unfolds and it’s up to the Camp Wonderland detectives to solve the case! But maybe one of the detectives is actually the culprit!

Campers will learn the basics of theater such as stage directions, vocal projection, pantomime and movement.  Participants will develop characters based on famous and not so famous mysteries.  They will work individually and in a group, using their new skills and stagecraft projects to find clues, set a trap and catch the bad guy.  A final presentation will be performed for friends and family on the final day of camp.

Week 2 – June 13-17

Get transported back to the 50’s!

Campers will learn the basics of theater such as stage directions, vocal projection, pantomime and movement.  Participants will develop stories based on some of the most iconic characters and historic events of the fabulous fifties.   They will work individually and in a group, using their new skills to bring to life a new story with some familiar music, history, and characters.  A final presentation will be performed for friends and family on the final day of camp.

Week 3 – June 20-24

See the unique talents that our campers and cast members have to offer.

Campers will learn the basics of theater such as stage directions, vocal projection, pantomime and movement.  Participants will develop characters based on all types of performances: dance, humor, music, puppetry, and magic, to name a few.  They will work individually and in a group, to put on a variety show. A final presentation will be performed for friends and family on the final day of camp.

For more information email us at info@nsbplayers.orgour website is www.nsbplayers.org

ACA Summer Art Camp

June 14 – July 29


Atlantic Center for the Arts’ Summer Art Camp is held at ACA Harris House and Yurick Studios in downtown New Smyrna Beach. Each weekly session gives kids an opportunity to explore ideas of art and culture through hands-on experience with a variety of art forms. There is downtime for snacks, stretching, games, and lunch. Participants will meet new friends and take home artwork every week. Camp administrator, Ms. Peggy is looking forward to a great summer!

Ages 6 – 12 | Tuesday – Friday, 9 AM – 2 PM
$130 for ACA members | $150 for nonmembers
Pre-registration is required. Scholarships are available for each session

Scholarships are available on a limited basis.
Please email Peggy to request information: pimbert@atlanticcenterforthearts.org

Summer Camp at The Hub on Canal

June 6 – July 21, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Birds, Bugs & Blossoms
Instructor: Heather Pastor
Week 1, June 6th Monday-Thursday 9:00am-1:00pm
Ages: 6-11
Inspired by the love of nature and all living things- plants, animals and even ourselves- children will experiment with a variety of mediums to create wonderful 2D & 3D art pieces.Teens Gone Loose with Watercolor

Instructor: Sheri Zanosky
Week 1, June 6th Monday-Thursday 1:30am-5:30pm
Ages: 12 & up
Students will learn the art of watercolor painting by creating whimsical watercolor wildlife. Monday, Beachy Critters, Tuesday Jungle cats, Wednesday wild patterned animals, and Thursday Teens choice! Get Loose. Not your grandma’s watercolor class!

Robots & Donuts!
Instructor: Eliza Midgett
Week 2, June 13th Monday-Thursday 9:00am-1:00pm
Ages: 6-11
Children will combine the styles of both DaVinci and Pollock to create their own unique artistic robot.
Students will also construct life-like “donuts” from paper mache’ and other materials inspired by Wayne Theibaud’s deliciously artistic desserts.NEW CLASSHand EmbroideryInstructor: Elaina JohnsonWeek 2, June 13th Monday- Thursday 1:30-5:30pmAges: 12-up
Learn hand embroidery techniques for decorative sewing projects! Students will learn traditional stitches paired with modern techniques to add texture and dimension. Embroidery is an engaging and affordable craft with limitless space for personal creativity.

Amazing Abstract Mixed Media!
Instructor: Eliza Midgett
Week 3, June 20th Monday-Thursday 9:00am-1:00pm
Ages: 6-11
Children will use a combination of materials to create a very UNIQUE & colorful weaving.
Come take a journey into the world of COLOR as we create large multicolored mixed-media portraits Inspired by Artist Silberzweig.NEW CLASSHand EmbroideryInstructor: Elaina JohnsonWeek 3, June 20th Monday-Thursday 1:30-5:30pmAges: 12-upLearn hand embroidery techniques for decorative sewing projects! Students will learn traditional stitches paired with modern techniques to add texture and dimension. Embroidery is an engaging and affordable craft with limitless space for personal creativity.

Instructor: Mike Philips
Week 4, June 27th Monday-Thursday 9:00am-1:00pm
Ages: 6-11
In this summer camp class, your child will learn basic stage pantomime skills. They will play acting games and be engaged in techniques to develop non-verbal communication. Your child will collaborate with other students by writing, rehearsing, and producing an original pantomime play. Little to no acting experience is required.  Last day of class will conclude with a live performance for ages 6-11.

Instructor: Mike Philips
Week 4, June 27th Monday-Thursday 1:30am-5:30pm
Ages: 12 & up
The student will learn basic improvisation acting skills. Students will be engaged in techniques on improvisation and ad-libbing. Your child will collaborate with the other students and produce an original improvisation performance.  Little or no acting experience is required. Last day of class will conclude with a live performance.

Creatures & Characters
Instructor: Lisa Carlson
Week 5, July 11th Monday-Thursday 9:00am-1:00pm
Ages: 6-11
It’s time for creative campers to invent their own characters and creatures inspired by popular film (Tim Burton, Disney & Pixar), monsters and Magna. They will draw, paint, work with clay, sculpt & more to bring a portfolio of imaginary, original creatures to life! (Ages 6-11).

Art Explorations
Instructor: Lisa Carlson
Week 6, July 18th Monday-Thursday 9:00am-1:00pm
Ages: 6-11
Here’s a camp for any young artist that loves to create and try new materials to showcase their unique vision! Each day campers will be introduce a new technique and a new medium to explore. We’ll sculpt, paint, paper mache, make prints, work with fiber and more for hands on learning geared to exploration of media as the primary goal. Dress for mess (Ages 6-11).


Kids Summer Camp

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Did you know that registration for Summer Camp is open?! You can now register the kids for a fun packed filled camp that includes field trips, movies, water parks, meals and more. Register now at Wes Crile Park from 10 AM – 5PM

Ormond Beach

Summer Connection Day Camp


Registration for 2022 Summer Connection Day Camp opens Monday, April 4th! Stop by the Leisure Services office to sign up.

Children’s Musical Theatre Workshop, Inc.

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Summer Camp schedule:

June 6-10 Pirates!

June 13-17 Pastel Pop Stars and Rainbow Rockers

June 20-24 Encanto

July 11-29 Matilda, Jr. Summer Camp

More information is here: http://ow.ly/jX2c50Iy2Ip

Daytona Beach

Halifax Humane Society Paws Camp

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Your little one will paws-itively love the Halifax Humane Society, Inc.‘s Summer Camp! This 1-week camp is available for nine different weeks from June 13 to August 12. Online registration is required by visiting https://bit.ly/3DuNQI0.

Please note that there have been some changes to the summer camp program at HHS. Time change- 8am to 4pm instead of 9am to 3pm – this allows working parents more flexibility. Camp is for kids 6-13.

Cost change- $150.00 allows us to pay the teacher for ten additional hours.

If you were not aware, daytime summer camps are tax-deductible. To register, visit- https://e.givesmart.com/events/qq9/

All registrations completed before this change will be honored.

Summer Sports Programs:

South Daytona Summer Soccer

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Summer Soccer Registration is now open! This is a coed recreational league with an emphasis on developing the ideals of good sportsmanship, honesty, courage and a sense of belonging. Children new to the sport are welcome. Every child will be encouraged to play and have fun doing it! To encourage kids to finish what they start; no refunds will be given. Jerseys, shorts, and socks are included in registration cost. Players will need to provide cleats and shin guards.

Registrations after 4:00pm Friday, June 3, 2022 will result in a $20 late fee.

Practices & Games will be twice a week Monday-Friday at either 5:30pm or 6:30pm. Practices run June 13th-July 8th. Games run July 11th-August 26th.

Stop in to 504 Big Tree Road to register or give us a call at (386) 322-3070!

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