Volusia County Summer Camps

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 … Continue reading Volusia County Summer Camps

LEC plans winter break camp

Children ages 7 to 12 can discover the importance of Florida’s unique scrub habitat during a winter break camp that will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 28 through 31 at Lyonia Environmental Center (LEC), 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. While learning to be better environmental stewards, campers will learn about animals and marine creatures and their adaptations. Activities will include nature hikes, … Continue reading LEC plans winter break camp

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City of Ormond Beach Summer Camp

In an effort to support critical summer childcare needs, the city will be offering a modified version of Summer Connections Camp beginning June 8, 2020. Participants will be divided into smaller groups and divided between the South Ormond Neighborhood Center and the Nova Community Center to limit person-to-person interactions and group size. Camp participation will be limited to 45 participants at each site, with children … Continue reading City of Ormond Beach Summer Camp

Volusia County Plans Summer Camps with Scholarships Available

Children can laugh and play this summer at 13 day camps operated by Volusia County’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Division. The camps will be offered from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday from June 8 through July 31. “We are trying to serve as many Volusia County families as possible while adhering to CDC guidelines for capacity and social distancing,” said Parks, Recreation and … Continue reading Volusia County Plans Summer Camps with Scholarships Available

Volusia County Reopens Campsites

Volusia County’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Division reopened eight campsites with limited capacity on May 21, in keeping with state guidelines.  The campsites in these county-operated parks will reopen at 50% capacity: Candace R. Strawn/Lake Dias Park, DeLeon Springs Gemini Springs Park, DeBary Lake Ashby Park, New Smyrna Beach Lake Monroe Park, DeBary One group of 10 people or fewer will be allowed to camp … Continue reading Volusia County Reopens Campsites

Marine Discovery Center Announces Reopening and Events

Marine Discovery Center Reopens to the Public on May 18 Due to COVID 19, Marine Discovery Center (MDC) has taken precautionary steps to ensure the safety of our guests, staff and volunteers. These steps include the following: Limiting tours to 10 guests Increased sanitation of all high touch areas (boat, kayaks, outdoor seating areas, and indoor facilities Temperature checks for staff Face Masks: All guests … Continue reading Marine Discovery Center Announces Reopening and Events

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City of Ormond Beach Receives State Recognition for Two Programs

The city received state recognition at the annual Florida Festival and Events Conference in Naples, Florida, for two of its programs. With over 500 applications and only 50 award winners, the Enviro Camp placed first in the category of Educational Programs. Originally a four-week summer camp program for children ages seven to 10, Enviro Camp has grown in popularity and now runs for eight weeks … Continue reading City of Ormond Beach Receives State Recognition for Two Programs

Summer Camp Scholarships Available

Summer camp scholarships are available to income-eligible children through Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division. Families with children who are entering grades 1-6 and are between the ages of 5 and 12 may apply for scholarships. Students up to 17 years old who will be attending approved special needs camps are also are eligible. Scholarship awards are based on income-eligibility and will be awarded according to … Continue reading Summer Camp Scholarships Available