Nature and Animal Camps

This page lists summer camps in the Gainesville, Florida area focusing on nature study and/or animals.
Listings
City of Gainesville Earth Academy Summer Day Camp

Earth Academy Day Camp awakens your child’s innate curiosity while encouraging an environmental ethic and service appreciation! This nature-based day ...

Registration Deadline: A week before camp begins
Camp Week: 6/05-6/09, 6/12-6/16, 6/19-6/23, 7/31-8/04, 8/07-8/11
Half/Full: Full Day
Select weeks
Hours: Monday–Friday, 7am-6pm
Grades: Elementary, Middle School
Age: 1st -6th grade
City Residents: $121.50 / Non-City Residents: $182.50. ...
Morningside Nature Center, 3540 E. University Ave., Gainesville, Florida, 32609
Florida Museum of Natural History Summer Camps

Dive into the sciences this summer through hands-on exploration. Unearth fossils, learn about different cultures and meet fascinating members of the p ...

Camp Week: 6/12-6/16, 6/19-6/23, 6/26-6/30, 7/10-7/14, 7/17-7/21, 7/24-7/28, 7/31-8/04
Half/Full: Half Day Morning, Half Day Afternoon, Full Day
weekly sessions all summer except for July 4th week
Hours: Half-Day Camps: 8:30AM - 12:00Noon / 1:00PM - 4:30P...
Grades: Elementary, Middle School
Age: grades 1-4, Nature Photography for grades 5-6, Lep Camp...
see website for rates
SW 34th Street and Hull Road, Gainesville, Florida, 32611
Heart Pine School: Urban Nature Camp

Learn about Gainesville’s native flora and fauna, how to identify who is living near you and how to create wildlife friendly backyards. Discover how a ...

Camp Week: 7/10-7/14
Half/Full: Full Day
July 10th-14th, 2017
Hours: 8:30am-3:30pm
Grades: Elementary
Age: 6-12
$200
1001 NE 16 Avenue, Gainesville, Florida, 32601
LifeCraft: Adulting for Teens

LifeCraft is a unique summer day camp for ages 11 - 16 that teaches life skills! Each week has a theme: LifeHacks: Crafters will learn easy and chea ...

Camp Week: 7/03-7/07, 7/10-7/14, 7/17-7/21, 7/24-7/28, 7/31-8/04
Half/Full: Full Day
July 3-August 4
Hours: 9am-5pm
Grades: Middle School, High School
Age: 11-16
$275/week, discounts available
Micanopy Middle School, Micanopy, FL, 32667
Millhopper Montessori School Summer Camps

Millhopper Montessori offers dozens of enrichment camps for all ages. Camps include STEM, academic, nature, drama, make-believe, cooking, video produc ...

Camp Week: 6/12-6/16, 6/19-6/23, 6/26-6/30, 7/03-7/07, 7/10-7/14, 7/17-7/21
Half/Full: Half Day Morning, Full Day
June 12th -July 21st (no camp on July 4th)
Hours: Half Day, Full Day
Grades: Preschool, Elementary, Middle School, High School
Age: 2-18
Morning Program * 7:30—9:00 a.m. $5.50/hour Half Day ...
8505 NW 39th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida, 32606
Nature Coast Fishing for Youth

The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission is offering the Nature Coast Fishing for Youth program in Cedar Key for youth ages 5-15. Programs ...

Camp Week: 6/05-6/09, 6/12-6/16, 6/19-6/23, 6/26-6/30, 7/03-7/07, 7/10-7/14, 7/17-7/21, 7/24-7/28
Tuesdays and Thursdays (not July 4)
Hours: 9am-2pm
Age: 5-15
Senator George Kirkpatrick Marine Lab 11350 SW 153rd Court, Cedar Key, FL
Oak Hall Summer Camps

Oak Hall offers more than 70 different summer camp programs including half and full day variety camps, and specialty camps for all ages. The Oak Hall ...

Camp Week: 6/05-6/09, 6/12-6/16, 6/19-6/23, 6/26-6/30, 7/03-7/07, 7/10-7/14, 7/17-7/21, 7/24-7/28
Half/Full: Half Day Morning, Half Day Afternoon, Full Day
Weekly Sessions all of June and July
Hours: full day and half day camps available. Visit website fo...
Grades: Preschool, Elementary, Middle School, High School
Age: 3-18
Varies by camp. Visit website for details.
Oak Hall School: 7715 SW 14th Avenue,, Gainesville, Florida, 32608
Plant Camp

Kids can learn about growing plants, sowing seeds, and taking cuttings at Plant Camp! Limited to 12 Kids Per Session. Individual attention to each chi ...

Camp Week: 6/12-6/16, 6/19-6/23, 6/26-6/30, 7/10-7/14, 7/17-7/21, 7/24-7/28
Half/Full: Half Day Morning, Half Day Afternoon
Three week sessions: June 12th -30th | July 10th- 28t...
Hours: 9am-12pm grades 1-6 OR 1-4pm grades 7-12
Grades: Elementary, Middle School, High School
Age: 1st -12th grade
$300 for 3 weeks of 3 hr sessions
5402 NW 8th Ave, Gainesville, Florida, 32607