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Shorecrest Summer Programs

May 28 - August 17, 2018

  • Full day & Half day
  • Before care & After care 
  • All ages (and you don't have to be a Shorecrest student)
  • Arts, sports, STEAM, glass blowing, musical theatre, dolls and so much more
  • All summer long!
Register for summer 2018 online now
or view and download a list of camp dates and descriptions here.
The smiles don't stop at Shorecrest when classes end! Choose from:
  • Day Camp - traditional summer camp activities now with a weekly theme, field trips, art, games and water fun (age 4 - grade 6.) Half day camp now $130/wk for 4 hours.
  • 1-Week Camps for varying interests for age 4 - grade 12. Enriching learning experiences such as unique STEAM and marine programs, world languages, and even Driver's Education
  • Mix and Match Day Camp and your favorite 1-Week Camps
  • Parent Courses - Intro to Mandarin, swim with manatees, Tots and Me Yoga and more
  • Travel opportunities from field archaeology to Victorian England
Summer Program Hours
Full day camps: 9:00-4:00
Half day camps: 9:00-12:00 or 1:00-4:00
(Supervised lunch from 12:00-1:00)
Extended Care
Before Care from 7:30–9:00am
After Care from 4:00–5:00pm

Lunch Available:

Lunch is available by the week. Turkey sandwich, chips, a cookie and water. Friday will be pizza. $30/wk. Select by the week when you sign up for camps.

Learn about some Highlighted Camps:

Highlighted Upper School Camps

Glass blowing:
Come be a part of Duncan McClellan Glass! Classes in his internationally renowned hot glass workshop for grades 9-12.

Field Archaeology in Cortez, Colorado:
High School 'Field School' students become part of a research team, working with archaeologists on the Northern Chaco Outliers Project. Educational focuses:
  • Pre-college archaeology and Pueblo Indian history
  • Science, math, and critical thinking
  • American Indian perspectives on archaeology
  • Service learning
College Essay Writing Workshop:
It's personal! Learn to write memorable and effective college essays. Let colleges see beyond your transcript and test scores and get to know YOU, the person behind the numbers. Grades 11-12.

Highlighted Middle School Camps

Pueblo Nations of Northern New Mexico:
The Pueblo Nations are a living example of an ancient civilization that preserves its culture even today. Visit three ancestral Puebloan cites and two living Pueblos. See 1000 Pueblo dancers at Santo Domingo Feast Day!


Learn how to fly and code drones in order to locate items and return them to safety. Teams will also learn how to accurately acquire aerial data that, in return, will help make informed and targeted decisions simulating real-world applications. This is an action-packed and creative camp full of purpose.

STEAM Animal Camp:
In this Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math based summer camp, you will have the opportunity to engineer prosthetic devices for animals just like Winter at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium! The week will culminate with groups using their biomechanical engineering skills to design their own prosthetic part for a unique animal of their own!

Tampa Bay Fishing:
Bring your rod, lunch and sunblock as we throw a line in different local ecosystems.

Water Adventures:
Hillsborough River park to canoe, Aqua Park to bounce, Lithia Springs to kayak, Edgemont Key to explore and Buccaneer Bay to play!

Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Learn how to track treasures, find them, and place them for others.

Highlighted Camps for Younger Tots

Video Game Creation:
Learn how to program using a Microsoft Xbox controller! Create your own cool, custom world and navigate throughout it. Within this world, create tasks that need to be completed in order to progress to the next level. Some of those tasks include escaping a sewer maze, survival mode, outwitting rivals, creating decoys and collecting bonus items. Have fun while using creativity and STEAM skills. The use of the Xbox controller is optional and supplied by camper.

Ooey Gooey, Messy Squishy:
Come and get ooey, gooey, messy and squishy with mud, sand, bubbles, water and so muhc more! We will even play with our food! (Ages PreK - K.)


Terry Kessel
Interim Director of Summer Programs

Contact the Camp Director


List of 8 frequently asked questions.

  • Q. Are Summer Programs Open to the Community?

    Yes, we welcome all children to attend any of our camps during the summer, regardless of whether they attend Shorecrest for school.
  • Q. What are the camp fees?

    There is a one time, $10 registration fee per child per summer charged at the time of enrollment. 
    Specific camp prices vary and can be seen in our online catalogue, when available.
  • Q. What does my child eat at camp?

    Daily snack is provided to all campers in the morning and afternoon. Each camper can order lunch by the week when they register or may bring lunch and a water bottle from home each day.
  • Q. How do camps communicate with parents?

    Email is the primary source of communication during the summer. Please insure that your email address is up to date at time of registration, and that you check your email account while camp is in session.
  • Q. How is medical insurance taken care of at camp?

    All parents/guardians are responsible for the camper's medical insurance and medical bills.
  • Q. What happens with camp during bad weather?

    In the event of typical summer rain/lightning storms – all outdoor camps will be moved indoors. In the event of hurricanes or tropical storms that close our campus, you will be notified of camp closure via email and text. No refunds or make-up days are provided due to natural disasters.
  • Q. What is the Shorecrest Summer Program Refund Policy?

    Refunds will only be given if:
    (1) A child’s enrollment is canceled two weeks prior to the camp start date.  For example; if camp begins Monday, June 6th notification must be received prior to Monday, May 23rd
    (2) A camp is canceled due to minimum enrollment not being met.
    *Camps/classes are not prorated based on child’s attendance.  

School Information

5101 First Street Northeast
St Petersburg, FL 33703
Phone: (727) 522-2111  |  Fax: (727) 527-4191

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Shorecrest Preparatory School is a private, non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students preschool through high school, located in St. Petersburg, Florida.