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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

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.)

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, whole fruit, chips and water. Friday will be pizza. $30/wk. Select by the week when you sign up for camps.


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.  

Camps By Week

A quick look at all camps offered by week:

Week 1: May 28 - THROUGH - Week 12: August 17, 2018

Shorecrest Day Camp for age 4 years - grade 6.  
Half Days:  9am - 1pm or 12pm - 4pm for $130
Full Day:  9am - 4pm for $240
Extended Day:  Before care 7:30am - 9am for $30, After care 4pm - 5pm for $25

Week 2: June 4 to 8, 2018

Adulting 101:  Senior Year and First Year of College
Pro Prep Theatre
Softball Clinic
Eckerd College Basketball - Morning
Eckerd College Basketball - Full Day
Service Learning Camp for Kids
Sunshine State Book Club
Spanish Immersion Fun Camp!
Cooking, Crafts, and Cards
Games Galore
Building Art
Engineering Camp

June 5 to 21, 2018, Tuesday and Thursday, 5pm to 7pm

ACT Online Prep Course with Revolution Prep

June 7 to 17, 2018

Costa Rica

June 7 to 25, 2018

From Reykjavik to Cornwall and Points in Between

June 12 to 20, 2018

Cusco, Peru and Machu Picchu

June 11, 2018

American Red Cross Adult CPR, AED, and 1st Aid Certification

June 11 and 12, 2018

American Red Cross Babysitting and Pediatric CPR and 1st Aid Certification

Week 3:  June 11 to 15, 2018

LeadServe Service Experience
Eckerd College Basketball - Morning
Eckerd College Basketball - Full Day
Service Learning
Floor Hockey
Outsider Art
Community Service ON THE WATER
Hip Hop Dance
Engineering Camp
Spanish Immersion Fun Camp!
The Wizard of OZ
American Girl Unplugged
Little Builders and Engineers
Cooking Construction
Water Works

Week 4: June 18 to 22, 2018

Hot Glass at Duncan McClellan Studio
Suncoast Drivers Ed
Chess - Morning
Chess - Afternoon
Chess - Full Day
Video Game Creation - Morning
Video Game Creation - Afternoon
Video Game Creation - Full Day
Chess/Video Game Creation - Full Day
Eckerd College Basketball - Morning
Eckerd College Basketball - Full Day
All Sports!
Water Adventures
Graffiti Art
Mural Art Adventures
CityScapes: Building St. Pete
Adventure Camp
Under the Sea
Sweet Treats
Spanish Immersion Fun Camp!
June 24 to 30, 2018
Cortez, CO Field Archeology

Week 5:  June 25 to 29, 2018

GFL Soccer - Morning
GFL Soccer - Full Day
Eckerd College Basketball - Morning
Eckerd College Basketball - Full Day
Songwriting: My Story
Lettin’ Off a Little STEAM
Introduction to Fashion Sketching
Golf and Fun
Community Service
Jr. Oceanographers Wanted
Spanish Immersion Fun Camp!
Week 6:  July 2, 3, 5, 6, 2018
Drawing for Animation
Imagination Station
Week 7:  July 9 to 13, 2018
It’s Personal: Memorable & Effective College Essay Writing Workshop
Suncoast Drivers Ed
Eckerd College Basketball - Morning
Eckerd College Basketball - Full Day
Water Adventures
ESCAPE to Adventure
Busch Gardens Adventures
Drobots:  Ultimate Drone Obstacle Course Challenge
Drobots:  Intro to Drone Flying Mission
Lil’ Architects
July 9 to 20, 2018
I.C.E. Writers
Week 8:  July 16 to 20, 2018
Eckerd College Basketball - Morning
Eckerd College Basketball - Full Day
Drobots:  Racing & Obstacle Course Challenge
Lego Robotics
Service Learning
Drobots:  Drone Superhero Missions
Game On!
Spanish in the Real World
Introduction to Mandarin
Game On!
Self Portraits
Bee Bots

July 16 to 27, 2018

SAT Prep
Week 9:  July 23 to 27, 2018

Chess - Morning
Chess - Afternoon
Chess - Full Day
Video Game Creation - Morning
Video Game Creation - Afternoon
Video Game Creation - Full Day
Chess/Video Game Creation - Full Day
Basketball Clinic
Adventure Camp
Tampa Bay Fishing, Ecological and History Camp
Golf and Fun
Beach Sand Innovations
Adventure Camp
Spanish Mix
Pathfinder Marine Exploration Camp
Jr. Architects
July 31 to August 4, 2018

Pueblo Cultures of New Mexico

Week 10:  July 30 to August 3, 2018

Lettin’ Off a Little STEAM
Italian Cooking
Artistic Exploration
Week 11:  August 6 to 10, 2018

Suspenseful Engineering
Count me in! Math for Girls
WeDo LEGO Robotics Fun!

August 10 to 12, 2018

Pro Prep Theatre II

Week 12:  August 13 to 17, 2018

Drawing for Animation

Adventures for the Shorecrest Adult Community and Families

June 4 to July 31:  

Wonder Studio for Tots and Caregivers
June 4 to June 20, Monday and Wednesday, 10am to 11am:

American Sign Language for Tots and Caregivers
June 5 to June 21, Tuesday and Thursday, 10am to 11am:

Tots and Me Yoga with St. Pete Yoga at Shorecrest
June 11:  

American Red Cross Adult CPR, AED, and 1st Aid Certification
July 9, 10, 11  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 6pm to 8pm:    

Planting the Seed: An Introduction to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity for Shorecrest Parents
July 16 to 27, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 5:30pm to 8:30pm:  

Great Books: The Victorian Age Through Literature
July 16 to July 20:

Introduction to Mandarin for parents
July 25:

Swim with Manatee for Students and Families
August 1:

Scalloping for Students and Families

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St Petersburg, FL 33703
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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.