Summer Camps in #DTJax

Summer Camps in #DTJax

The wait is over because Summer is here! A time for relaxation but also wanting our kids to stay active and engaged. Here is a list of a few summer camps that are going on in the Downtown Jacksonville area.


Jacksonville Center of the Arts- Dance Camp

Jacksonville Center of the Arts welcomes young dancers of all ages and skill levels to their Sizzling Summer Dance Conservatory. Dance training will mainly focus on ballet skills instructed by professional dancers to ultimately strengthen the dancer’s abilities for cross training in other dance styles.

When:  June 10 – 28

Where: Jacksonville Center of the Arts, 521 West Ashley Street #12

Cost: Registration fee $50 and Camp Tuition $200/ weekly

Children ages 4- 12 encouraged to attend

Visit the Jacksonville Center of the Arts website for more info.

The Florida Ballet- Summer Programs

Calling all young dancers! The Florida Ballet is offering Summer dance programs to dancers looking to strengthen their ballet skills. Daily classes will also be offered such as: pointe and contemporary within the two-week intensive. Programs vary depending on age and skill level.  

Note: Dancers may have to audition for some programs.

Where: June 10 – August 9

Where: The Florida Ballet, 300 East State

Children ages 3 and up encourage to attend!

Check out  Florida Ballet for pricing and  more info.




Culinary Arts

Peterbrooke Chocolatier- Chocolatier Day Camp

Peterbrooke has a camp for all chocolate lovers. Chocolatier Day Camp not only allows campers to eat delicious chocolate treats but also learn about the process of making chocolate.  Peterbrooke offers a lot of family fun with a sweet twist!

If you don’t live in the Downtown area, Camp Peterbrooke is offered in various locations.

When: Monday-Friday,  June 3- August 2

Where: Downtown Location, 100 West Bay Street

Cost: $40-$60 per child

Ages 6 and up welcome!

Check out their website for more information

Visual Arts/Music

Friday Musicale- Music & Art Camp

Friday Musicale’s Music & Art Camp allows campers to experience a wide variety of arts throughout the week including dance, theatre, choir, culinary, and drumming. Kids will be divided into different groups to participate in all of the arts throughout the week. Ending with a Camp Showcase on the last day for family and friends!

When: July 8- 12

Where: Friday Musicale, 645 Oak Street

Cost: $225 per camper

Children ages 8- 14

Visit the Friday Musicale website

Friday Musicale- Jazz Camp

Take your jazz skills to the next level! Friday Musicale offers a 3 day Jazz Camp led by professional instructors, where campers learn about everything that has to do with jazz.

Space is limited so register your young musician now!

When: July 23-25

Where: Friday Musicale, 645 Oak Street

Cost: $165 per camper

Ages 14 and up

For more information, visit their website.

MOCA- Art Camp

Does your child like to paint or draw? Well, MOCA’s Summer Art Camp allows your child to express them in the visual arts. Each week young artists will be exposed to printmaking, ceramics, photography and more to enhance their creative skills . Children ages 4-5 will have half- day sessions and ages 8-14 will have full day sessions.

When: June 3- August 2

Where: MOCA, 333 North Laura Street

Ages 4-14 welcome!

Visit the MOCA website for more information and pricing.


Lavilla School of the Arts- Summer Programs

Join Lavilla School of the Arts in their action packed summer camp, that also works around parent’s busy summer schedules. Children will be exposed to the arts in weekly programs such as: theatre, art, dance, cooking and more! Weekly activities vary depending on age group; Lavilla also offers a Jr. Counselor program for rising 9th and 10th grades.

When: June 10- July 13

Where: LaVilla School of the Arts, 501 North Davis Street

Open to children ages 5- 15

Check out the Lavilla School of the Arts website for pricing.

Start the Summer off right! For more events in #DTJax visit our calendar here