Summer Camps

The City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department is your best resource for keeping your child active, healthy and having fun all summer long.  Play Pensacola Summer Day Camps are offered close to home at your neighborhood resource centers and the adventures your child will experience include exciting field trips, swimming, computer labs, special events and tons of indoor and outdoor fun! 

Our summer camp programs offer a safe, affordable, inclusive environment where children can explore their creativity, learn new skills, and make lasting memories.  

Our Day Camp program is offered Monday-Friday in five locations for the weeks when school is out following the Escambia County School System calendar. 

We also offer specialty camps for kids who love sports, dance and the great outdoors. These camps typically last one week with a variety of camps scheduled each week throughout the summer. Specialty Camp dates, times, age ranges and costs vary according to each program.

Day Camps

Performing Arts Camps

Outdoor Adventure Camps

Sports Camps

2020 Day Camps

We have Day Camps that will be offered at your neighborhood resource centers where the adventures will include field trips, swimming, and tons of indoor and outdoor fun!

Dates: May 26-August 7, 2020
Camp Hours: Mon-Fri 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Ages: 5-12 years old (must be starting Kindergarten through 5th grade)
Cost/Fees: We offer one of the lowest weekly tuition rates in the area with additional financial assistance available for qualifying families (limited funding available, extended to City residents only). Lunch and one snack are provided daily. Field trips are an additional expense and costs will vary based on the planned trip.

Location City Resident Fee Non Resident Fee
E. S. Cobb Resource Center
601 East Mallory St., (850) 436-5192
          $58             $65
Fricker Resource Center
900 North F St., (850) 436-5195
          $58             $65
Woodland Heights Resource Center
111 Berkley Dr., (850) 435-1750
          $58             $65
Gull Point Resource Center
7000 Spanish Trail, (850) 494-7360
          $97            $121

Register: Register in person at a community center or online at

Open registration begins Wednesday, April 1 at 9:00 a.m. We offer a 10% discount per week for registrations made online with a $10 non-refundable deposit per week reserved through April 30, 2020.

Please be sure to print and sign a child registration packet for each child who will be attending and bring to your camp location prior to attending camp. We need a registration packet on file for each camper whether they register online or in-person. 

Summer Camp Parent Guide

2020 Performing Arts Camps

Gull Point Resource Center offers Performing Arts Camps each summer for boys and girl of all ages. Styles offered include Hip Hop, Tiny Dancer, Princess & Beach Party Dance Camps, and Musical Theater. 

Princess Dance Camp

This week long camp will include learning several dances, making princess party crafts and costumes and concludes with a mini recital. Please bring a snack each day.

Day : June 1-5               

Time: 9:00 am-noon 

Ages : 3-8

Fee:  $60 Resident/ $70 Non-Resident

Jojo Big Bow! Mini Hip-Hop / Tumbling Camp

This week long camp will incorporate hip-hop and tumbling. We will learn the basics of hip-hop dance and tumbling, make big bows and costumes and will end the week with a mini performance! Please bring a snack each day.

Day: June 8-12

Time: 9:00 am-11:30 a.m.

Ages: 4-8

Fee: $55 Resident/ $65 Non-Resident

Mermaid Dance Camp

This week long camp will include learning several dance, making mermaid crafts and costumes and concludes with a mini performance and family party to display all that is learned. Please bring a snack each day.

Day: June 22-26

Time: 9:00 am-noon   

Ages: 3-8

Fee: $60 Resident/ $70 Non-Resident

Beach Party Dance Camp

This week long camp will include learning several dance, making beach party crafts and costumes and concludes with a mini performance and family party to display all that is learned. Please bring a snack each day.

Day: July 6-10

Time: 9:00 am-noon   

Ages: 5-12

Fee: $60 Resident/ $70 Non-Resident

Musical Theater Camp

An introductory/beginner camp for students interested in the basic concepts of Musical Theater; singing, acting and dancing. We will end the week with a mini performance and family party to display all that is learned! Please bring a snack each day.

Day: July 13-17

Time: 9:00 am- noon

Ages: 5-12 

Fee: $60 Resident/ $70 Non-Resident

Tiny Dancer Camp

2020 Outdoor Adventure Camps

Location: Sanders Beach Corinne Jones Resource Center

Fees: $130 City resident / $140 non resident

Camp hours: Mon-Thurs 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. with Family Fish Fry* 12:00-1:00 p.m.  

(Family Fish Fry applies to Beg. and Adv. Fishing Camps)*

Act fast! Our Outdoor Camps fill quickly!                                         Click here to register for Outdoor Camps.

Already Registered?                                                                   Download our Outdoor Parent Guide and child registration packet.

Get information about the camps via email.


Your child will have fun learning to fish, species identification, ethical angling, and enjoying the outdoors. Each child will receive a tackle box and fishing pole at the end of camp.

Ages: 7-14                                                                                      
Activity #          Dates                      
404049-13         May 26-29              
404049-14          June 1-5              


If your child already knows how to fish and wants to learn
some places around town to fish this is the camp for them!
Each child will receive a tackle box and fishing pole at the end of camp.                                                                                     

Ages: 8-15
Activity #        Dates                        
404049-15        June 8-12                
404049-16        June 15-19                


Your child will learn the fundamentals of Stand-Up paddleboard (SUP) and kayaking, first in a pool then out on the open water. River Trip on Thursday.                              

Ages: 9-15
Activity #         Dates                         
404049-17         June 22-26                               


This is one of those camps your child will talk about for years! They will have fun learning about kayaking, fishing, hiking, rock climbing, archery and environmental stewardship.  

Ages: 8-15
Activity #        Dates                         
404049-18       July 6-10                
404049-19       July 13-17                  
404049-20       July 20-24                                                                 404049-21       July 27-31                   

adventure camp naval live oaks

fishing camp

Climbing Wall

2020 Sports Camps


Challenger Sports, the leading soccer camp company in North America, is combining the most popular elements of their two existing industry-leading camp programs, British Soccer and TetraBrazil, integrating them into a collection of the most effective soccer practices used by youth teams around the world.

The new Challenger International Soccer Camp reflects the truly global nature of the sport today and provides young players with a wide variety of coaching styles, practices, and influences that will help them develop a well-rounded skill set.

Challenger Sports has taken the best coaching methodologies and practices from England, Brazil, Spain, USA and France and have woven them together in a multi-faceted on and off-field coaching experience.

Dates: June 8-12 
Location: Roger Scott Athletic Complex, 2130 Summit Blvd.
Sessions & Fees: 8:00am-9:00am Tiny Tikes (Ages 3-5), $102
9:00am-12:00pm Half Day AM (Ages 6-14), $138
5:30pm-8:30pm Half Day PM (Ages 6-14), $138

Register Online at the Challenger Sports website.


Group and individual instruction, league and tournament play with age appropriate goals and balls. Each camper receives a basketball, camp shirt, and ice cream party. Three exciting sessions with four-time Panhandle Conference Coach of the Year Chip Boes! 

Dates:  June 1-5, June 15-19, July 13-17
Time:  9:00am-12:30pm
Location:  Malcolm Yonge Gym, 925 E. Jackson St. 
Ages:  7-14
Fees:  $95 per camper

For more information, call 850-968-9299 or text 850-449-9958. You can also visit Chip Boes Basketball website or email Download the Chip Boes Basketball Camp registration form.


Don’t miss this great camp conducted by Pensacola State College Head Volleyball Coach Jennifer Belarmino. Mail registration to:

Malcolm Yonge Gym
925 E. Jackson St.
Pensacola, FL 32501

Onsite registration available first day. Make Checks Payable to: Jennifer Belarmino. 

Dates:  June 8-12
Time:  9:00am-12:00pm
Location:  Malcolm Yonge Gym
Ages:  9-14
Fees:  $90 per camper


Camp for boys and girls conducted by Joe Bartlinski - University of West Florida Women’s Soccer Head Coach & Players. 

Questions? Email Dave Werdung

Dates:                            July 13-16
Location:                      Roger Scott Athletic Complex, 2130 Summit Blvd.

Session and Fees:       8:30am-10:30am (Ages 6-7) -Fee: $50
                                       8:30am-11:30am (Ages 8-15) -Fee: $70


A fun tennis-based day camp with arts and crafts, outdoor games, tennis instruction, fun tennis games, and swimming at Roger Scott Pool. Lunch is included. Online registration coming soon! See the Roger Scott Tennis website for more registration details.

Dates:  June 1 - Aug 7 (no camp June 28-July 3)
Time:  Mon-Fri 9:00am-2:00pm
Location:  Roger Scott Athletic Complex, 2130 Summit Blvd.
Ages:  5-13
Fees:  $150 per camper per week (sibling discounts available)