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Best Summer Camps in Tampa

If you’re looking for the best summer camps in Tampa Bay, you’ve come to the right place! Tampa Prep offers something for everyone this summer, from sports to STEM, on our downtown campus located on Tampa’s famed Riverwalk.
Camp Terrapin is a co-ed sports & fine arts summer camp for kids entering grades 1 – 8. Your child will have an opportunity to experience an incredible variety of activities in fun, safe spaces including the Walter Athletic Complex, Smith Black Box Theater, art room, Colwill Aquatic Complex, Shimberg Field and Virtual Reality IDEA Lab!

In addition to Camp Terrapin, Tampa Prep’s Summer Programs also include Enrichment, STEM & Sports camps & classes for grades 1 – 12, giving students the opportunity to take “Gearing up for 6th Grade,” “Preparing for Algebra,” “Intro to Freshman English” and more, so that they are able to start their school year fully prepared for academic challenges.

And, students in grades 6 – 12 can take advantage of  Academic classes (3-week half-credit and 6-week full-credit). This is an incredible opportunity to get full- and half-credit, taking courses over the summer for students who want to create more space in their schedules in the fall.  Want to get PE/Health, Geometry, Spanish, Civics, or Pre-Calculus credit in a condensed 3 or 6-week course?  This is the perfect way to do just that.  Class sizes are very limited so sign up now!

At Tampa Prep, we encourage kids to “Think, Create, Be Yourself, Aspire to Excellence & Go Beyond!” Complete details, including camp & course descriptions, dates & costs are listed below.

Academic Classes

Grades 9-12

June 12 - July 21

You do not need to be a Tampa Prep student to register for these six-week, full-credit or three-week, half-credit/semester courses. *All courses are taught at the Honors level. Courses include levels of Algebra, Geometry, P.E. and Health, Pre-Calculus and Spanish I, II and III

Camp Terrapin

Grades 1-8

June 5 - July 21

Camp Terrapin is a co-ed summer camp in Tampa for students entering grades 1-8. Campers experience a variety of activities in our gym, pool, theater, art rooms, turf field, virtual reality IDEA lab, and the neighboring Julian B. Lane Park. They’ll create, be themselves, and go beyond in a fun and safe environment.

Enrichment, STEM & Sports

Grades 1-12

June 5 - July 14

Tampa Prep offers exciting, week-long camps for fans of arts, athletics, robotics, programming, chess and more!

Camp Terrapin (grades 1-8)

Camp Terrapin is a coeducational, sports and fine arts summer camp in Tampa for students entering grades 1-8. From the Walter Athletic Complex to the Smith Black Box Theater, the art room to the Colwill Aquatic Complex, and the Shimberg field to the virtual reality IDEA lab, your child will have an opportunity to experience a variety of activities while they embrace Tampa Prep’s mission to think, create, be yourself, aspire to excellence and go beyond in a positive, fun and safe environment.

academic enrichment and STEM courses

Want to get a jump on the school year and create more space in your fall schedule? Tampa Prep also offers a number of summer classes in the arts, humanities, STEM and more! Enrichment courses range from preparing for middle and upper school to Chess. Academic Courses are all taught at the honors level for rising 9th – 12th grade students in a variety of subjects including Geometry, Phys Ed & Health, Spanish, Pre-Calculus and more, for full- or half-credit!

We look forward to meeting you this summer!

Have any remaining questions? Please contact:

Mychael Sumby, Director of Summer Programs| 813-251-8481