Check out some of the best Summer Camps in the Bay area

From science to art to staying active
Posted at 8:06 AM, Apr 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-21 07:28:40-04

Summer will be here before you know it and the kids will be out of school itching to stay busy. 

Here at ABC Action News we've come up with a list of the best summer camps for kids in the Bay area. 

We've broken it down into categories. 

Most Elaborate Summer Camps

  • Academy at the Lakes in Land O' Lakes "Summer at the Lakes" | Kindergarten through 12th grade | June 5 to August 4, 2017 | Learn more here
  • Summer Camps at Busch Gardens | Day Camps, Resident Camps, Group Camps | Learn more here
  • Lowry Park Zoo Summer Zoo School Camps | Kindergarten to 8th grade | Learn more here




Science, Technology, Engineering and Math focused

  • Science Center of Pinellas | Kindergarten through 8th grade | Study drones, 3-D printing, marine life and more | Prices start at $135 per week. Learn more here
  • Hillsborough Community College STEM Camp | "Kid College" focuses on learning about everything from healthcare to chess to learning about becoming a vet | Prices start at $145 per week. Learn more here
  • STEM-tastic Day Camp at Lakeland Linder Airport | Kids can learn about robotics, airplanes and even nature | Prices start at $150 per week. Learn more here
  • MOSI has a ton to offer for kids who love science. They can learn about dinosaurs, LEGOs, and anything else science related. Learn more here.




Most Affordable Summer Camps

  • YMCA of the Suncoast offers different themes and activities every week throughout the Summer. Prices start around $100 a week. They also offer activities at Camp Muskogee.Learn more here.
  • Most recreation centers offer affordable summer camps for kids. They feature different activities through the week. But, they fill up fast so act soon. Prices start around $100. Learn more about Tampa camps here.




Sports Focused Camps

  • Is your kid into soccer? Try USF's soccer camps. Camps start in June.Learn more here.
  • Does your kid love to ice skate? Or do they love the Tampa Bay Lightning? They can learn to skate at one of Tampa Bay Skating Academy's summer camps. Learn more here.
  • Pasco- Hernando Community College also offers some unique sports camps. They offer things like baseball, basketball and softball. Prices start at $100 per week. Learn more here.