Takomah Trail Park Pond

Summer Camp 2023

Summer camps will be done on a first come, first served basis during respective registration periods. Active Rec Cards are required for all enrollments.

There will be NO automatic qualifications for Financial Assistance. Anyone interested must re-apply and provide required supporting documentation. Application opens on March 1, 2023.

We offer two types of camps during the summer season. Recreate, Educate, and Create (R.E.C.) is our traditional summer camp, while we also have a variety of specialty. What's the difference between our R.E.C. and specialty camps?

R.E.C. Camp

Time Frame: approximately 10-week period (May 30 to August 9), Full Day Camp

Price per Participant: $80 for the time frame above

Description: Participants will enjoy activities, crafts, games, etc. to go along with the theme. There may be field trips and activities planned for all to enjoy. Must have turned 5 on or before 9/1/2022.

Camp Theme: Think Green... Conserve, Protect, Reduce

Registration Dates

March 27, 2023 6pm: Residents Online Only
March 28, 2023 6pm: Residents Online and In Person
April 3, 2023 6pm: Residents and Non-Residents Online and In Person

Specialty Camp

Time Frame: 3 days up to 1 week Half Day or Full Day Camp

Price per Participant: Varies by Camp

Description: Specialty camps are really just that. Participants will spend the designated time frame enjoying an in-depth exploration of their chosen specialized activity, to include anything from Arts (Visual and Theatre), Sports, and Aquatics related themes.

Registration Dates

March 27, 2023 6pm: Residents and Non-Residents Online
March 28, 2023 6pm: Residents and Non-Residents Online and In Person

Annual Rec Cards

A current Rec Card is required to participate in all summer camp activities. Those with active WebTrac accounts, may purchase and/or renew their Rec Cards online.

Note that teens 13 to 19 years of age qualify for a free Rec Card (Teen Pass). You must visit one of our facilities or call our office to acquire a new Teen Pass, it cannot be done online.

Summer Camp Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance Application

We offer financial assistance to participants 17 and younger who are city residents and qualify financially. The application for Financial Assistance opens March 1, 2023. Applications will only be accepted by submitting online. Need instructions?

Financial assistance may be awarded to City of Tampa residents who apply and provide a letter of verification for select state, federal, or county assistance* received for each child, two current proofs of residency, and legal proof of guardianship for each child via one of the following documents only: birth certificate, foster parent letter, or Power of Attorney. Notarized letters for guardianship are not accepted.  Allow (3) business days to process applications and forms.

Received an award letter, paid your portion, and need funds applied? Fill out the Apply Funds Form 

*Free or Reduced Lunch letters will be accepted as proof of assistance.

Online Registration

Still have questions? Call our Summer Hotline* at 813-274-3345.

*Summer Hotline will be active beginning March 1, 2023.