The Best Performing Arts Summer Camps in Tampa Bay Dance and Circus Arts of Tampa Bay

The Best Performing Arts Summer Camps in Tampa Bay: Theater, Music, and Dance Camps

Summer camp is a wonderful time to introduce your child to a new activity or even focus more on a beloved hobby like the performing arts which is why we’re sharing some of the best performing arts summer camps in Tampa Bay!

Whether your child has an interest in dance, music, or theater, there is a camp for them on our list! A summer on stage is a great way to help boost your child’s self confidence as they tap into their inner star.


We’ve pulled together even more summer camp ideas in Tampa Bay in our 2023 Tampa Bay Summer Camp Guide.

*To connect with each camp’s page, simply click on camp title. Camps are listed in alphabetical order.


Barrett School of Music – South Tampa Music Summer Camps

3822 S Himes Ave., Tampa 33611

Join us this summer with four different camp options, ranging from half-day to full-day. Our school offers unique camp themes like musical theater, music production, string chamber ensemble and rock band. Plus, we still have our Elementary Introductory Camp! Explore music dialed in on your child’s exact interest.

Cost: $150-$250/week
Dates/Times: June 5-9 and 12-16, July 10-14 and 17-21, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. plus half-day options
Ages: 4-17, Coed

Berkeley Preparatory Summer Programs

4811 Kelly Road, Tampa 33615


With over 120 camps and classes on a beautiful 80-acre campus, Berkeley has an enormous summer catalog of swim lessons, tech camps, fine arts, baseball, chess, volleyball, football, LEGO, basketball, rock climbing, skateboard design, reading skills, lacrosse, tennis, debate, math review and so much more! Our Summer of Excellence and College Application Series offerings are uniquely designed to meet the needs of each individual. There’s something for everyone at Berkeley Summer Programs!

Cost: prices vary per camp
Dates/Times: June 5–July 28, times vary *early/after care available
Ages: 4-17, Coed and single sex camps

CAMP IDS at Corbett Prep

12015 Orange Grove Drive, Tampa 33618

Design an escape room. Cook like a chef. Train with conditioning coaches. Play pickleball, battle robots, illustrate a comic book or write a play – with more than 100 half- and full-day camps, CAMP IDS has something for everyone! Weekly sessions run June 12-July 28. Pre K3-8th grade students will find engaging options in STEAM, sports, academics, arts and recreation. Take field trips across Tampa Bay or enjoy archery, canoeing, fishing and retro games on Corbett Prep’s lakeside campus. Free morning drop-off at 7:45 a.m. After-care from 3:15-5:30 p.m. ($75) and bus transportation available for a fee.

Cost: $140-$325 per week
Dates/Times: June 12-July 28 (closed July 3-7), Half Day 8:30-11:30 a.m. or 12:15-3:15 p.m.; Full Day 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Ages: PreK3-grade 8, Coed

Drama Kids Workshop and Performance Camps

Multiple Locations: Brandon, Apollo Beach and Wesley Chapel

When school is out, drama is in! Campers from all experience levels can enjoy engaging themed week-long camps with improvisational and scripted acting activities, crafts and skill-building workshop camps, or join the cast of “Legally Blonde Jr.” or “We are Monsters” as part of our Take 2 Performance Academy Camp. 

Cost: $319 – $599
Dates/Times: June 5 – July 14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ages: 6-17, Coed

Marcia P. Hoffman School of the Arts

1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater 33759

The Marcia P. Hoffman School of the Arts at Ruth Eckerd Hall offers a variety of musical theater, drama, music and art camps to students ages 5 and up, providing them the opportunity to explore their talents, boost their confidence, discover new friends and learn from professional arts instructors. Camps start June 5. For more information on class descriptions, dates/times, and tuition assistance, please contact the Education Associates at  

Cost: $100-$700. *tuition assistance available
Dates/Times: June 5-Aug. 4, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. or 4 p.m.
Ages: 5-18+, Coed

Ms. Lisa’s Dance Camp

3805 W. San Miguel St., Tampa 33629

Spend your summer at Ms. Lisa’s Dance! Weekly themed dance and acro camps run all summer long for ages 3-6. Camps including dancing, crafts, snacks, games and more.

Cost: Half Day $180, Full Day $310
Dates/Times: May 31-Aug. 11, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 12-3 p.m.
Ages: 3-6, Coed

Music and More

402 Oakfield Drive, Brandon 33511
813-490-ARTS (2787);

Music and More is a full and half-day week-long camp. We offer daily drop-ins along with early drop-off and late pick-up. Students will explore instruments, acting, singing and art. Musical Theatre camps are two-week intensive production camps. Students work on acting, blocking, singing – dynamics and harmonies, along with how to put together a full production at the end. We offer scholarships and sibling discounts. 

Cost: $30 Registration Fee, Music and More is $230/week, Musical Theatre is $275 for 2 weeks
Dates/Times: Weekly, May 30-Aug. 4, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Ages: 5-12, Coed, All Abilities

Patel Conservatory

1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa 33602

The Patel Conservatory Summer Camps and Classes give all of its students the opportunity to reach their creative potential, with instruction in dance, music and theater. Students attend camps and classes appropriate for their age and skill level. Classes require active learning participation from students and conclude with a performance.

Cost: Varies *scholarships available
Dates: May 30 – Aug. 4
Ages: 3 through adult, Coed

Summer at the Lakes

2331 Collier Parkway, Land O’ Lakes 34639


Summer at the Lakes provides your child the opportunity to make lasting friendships while exploring nature and learning new skills! Children have fun all day by participating in a variety of activities from canoeing and fishing to building rockets or robots, acting, cooking, community service and a variety of sports.

Cost: $300-400/week
Dates/Times: Weekly June 5-July 28, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. *aftercare available
Ages: Pre-K3 to grade 12, Coed

Summer at Shorecrest

5101 1st St. NE, St. Petersburg 33703

Summer at Shorecrest offers a huge variety of exciting, enriching and FUN summer programs for students in preschool-12th grade. Featuring classic summer day camp, STEM camps, performing and visual arts, sports clinics, academic enrichment/college prep…and so much more! Programs run weekly from June 5-Aug. 4. With extended day care, camps are available 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Each year, Summer at Shorecrest welcomes children from across the Tampa Bay area to learn and play together. Nearly half of our campers come to us from schools across Tampa Bay and around the country! View the full catalog and register at

Cost: $195-$550, Full day camps include lunch 
Dates/Times: June 5 – Aug. 4, Most camps run 9 a.m. to noon, 1-4 p.m. or 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. *before and after care available
Ages: Age 4 – Grade 12, Coed