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The Best STEM, Science, and Coding Summer Camps in Tampa Bay

Is your child interested in going digital this summer?? Maybe they want to learn more about coding, gaming or simply just want a STEM or science focused camp.

We’ve pulled together the best STEM, science, and coding camps in Tampa Bay from our 2023 Tampa Bay Summer Camp Guide.

We’re continuing to grow this list, so be sure to check back often!

Related: The Best Performing Arts Camps in Tampa Bay

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The BEST STEM Camps and Coding Camps in Tampa Bay 2023


Aerospace Center for Excellence

4075 James C. Ray Drive, Lakeland 33811

The Aerospace Center for Excellence is thrilled to offer another year of high-quality summer camps. There are five NEW Summer Camps available for the 2023 Summer. From discovery flights to explorations in engineering and a variety of hands-on activities and field trips, we have camps that will help your child chart their course to a lifelong love of aviation.

Cost: $300-$750/week
Dates/Times: Weekly, June 12-July 21, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ages: 7-17, Coed *She Can Fly Camp is intended for girls

AquaCamps at The Florida Aquarium 

701 Channelside Drive, Tampa 33602

The Florida Aquarium offers weekly summer camps experiences for children ages 3-14. A variety of science-themed AquaCamps feature animal encounters and more! There’s event travel camps. Benefits include complimentary extended care and lunch packages. Make a splash this summer with camp at The Florida Aquarium, where fun is in the water!

Cost: ages 3-4: $15-$18/day, ages 5-14: $144-$395/week
Dates/Times: May 30-Aug. 4, Ages 3-4: select Wednesdays 10:30-11:30 a.m., Ages 5-14: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.Ages: 3-14, 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. PreK3-8th 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

Camp Imagination at Glazer Children’s Museum

110 W. Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa 33602

At Camp Imagination, your little learners imagine, discover and connect to the world around them. With imaginative weekly themes, there’s a camp for every kid. Register your kids to play with purpose and embrace curiosity this summer at Glazer Children’s Museum! Summer Camp Imagination includes NEW private playtime with Big John, NEW dinosaur-themed activities each week, programming and supplies, museum playtime, morning and afternoon snack and Camp Imagination t-shirt.

Cost: $315/week per child before April 17, $350/week per child on and after April 17. Add lunch for $60. Annual GCM Members save 15%.
Dates/Times: June 5-July 28
Ages: 5-10, Coed

Camp Invention®

Various locations throughout the Tampa Area

Spark your child’s creativity and confidence with our new Camp Invention® program, Wonder! Children in grades K-6 will team up and take on fun, hands-on STEM challenges. They’ll build their own mini skate park, turn a robot into a stuffie and more! Visit to secure your spot! Use promo code LOCAL15 by 5/17 to save $15 off the registration fee.

Cost: $260+
Dates/Times: Various dates throughout the summer
Ages: Entering grades K-6, Coed

Camp Terrapin at Tampa Prep

727 W. Cass St., Tampa 33606

Camp Terrapin is Tampa Prep’s well-known coeducational, sports and fine arts camp for students entering grades 1-8. Structured activities and theme days provide friendship and fun in downtown Tampa. Additional Summer Programs include a variety of Sports Camps and courses in Robotics, Academics and Enrichment. This summertime extension of our award-winning day school program offers something for everyone!

Cost: Camp Terrapin Half-day and Weekly rates: $155 – $295. Enrichment Camps: $295 – $1,000.
Dates/Times: June 5-July 21, M – F, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. *before and after care available
Ages: Entering grades 1-8, Coed

CodeWizardsHQ Virtual Camps and Summer Classes


CodeWizardsHQ offers the most fun (and effective!) coding camps and classes for ages 8-18. Hands-on interactive learning and highly-rated instructors provide an experience students love. Minecraft and Roblox-themed coding camps are perfect for gamers interested in coding. Three-week accelerated classes allow students to complete three full courses in one summer!

Cost: $399-$447
Dates/Times: Camps: June 5-9 and 26-30, July 31-Aug. 4, Classes: June 12-29, July 10-27, Aug. 7-24, various times
Ages: 8-18, Coed

theCoderSchool Code Camps

New Tampa: 8632 Hunters Village Road, Tampa 33647
South Tampa: 1730 S. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa 33629
Carrollwood: 13129 N. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa 33618

Each of our weekly camps combines STEM skill development with summer fun, providing a unique learning environment!

Cost: $499-$699
Dates/Times: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Ages: 7-14, Coed

Dunedin Fine Arts Ccnter Art Academy

1143 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin 34698

DFAC’s Summer Art Academy has proudly offered over 35 years of summer art enrichment fun. Todd Still, director of Youth Education, is excited about heading up his 26th year of one of the premier summer programs in the Tampa Bay area. Seven different art camps feature the best artists and art educators in the region – multi-media experts with skills from painting to clay to drawing to dreamin’!

Cost: $175 – $230 *scholarships available
Dates/Times: Weekly Sessions May 30 – Aug. 4, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. *before and aftercare available
Ages: 4.5-14, Coed

The James Museum Summer Art Camp

The James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art
150 Central Ave., St. Petersburg 33701

727-892-4200 ext. 1010;

Expand your creative horizons and make new friends at The James Museum this summer. Week-long summer camps offer a variety of fun, hands-on activities that encourage creative thinking, original art-making, and playful collaboration.

Cost: $250; $225 for members
Dates/Times: June 12-16 and 26-30, July 10-14 and 24-28, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Ages: Grades 1-6, Coed

Marine Science Camp at Clearwater Marine Aquarium 

249 Windward Passage, Clearwater 33767

Get your camper ready to have fun in the sun as they embark on their own coastal learning experience with our Marine Science Camp at Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Enjoy our week-long K-12 camps featuring our rescued dolphin, river otter and sea turtle friends! Our camp options feature snorkeling in seagrass beds and sand flats, kayaking through local estuaries, visiting our rescued residents, and discovering fascinating marine creatures in their natural habitat. Each summer camp program is a one-week session and runs Monday through Friday. Your summer fun begins at Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s Marine Science Camp!

Cost: Starting at $240/week; $220 for members
Dates/Times: June 5–Aug. 18, Half Day: 8:30-11:30 a.m. or 1-4 p.m.; Full Day: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ages: Grades K-12, Coed

MOSI Summer Science Camp

4801 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa 33617

MOSI’s Summer Science Camps bring science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) alive through hands-on experiments and design challenges. From launching rockets, building robots and extracting DNA, we are about creating experiences that expand interests and make dreams a reality. Doing real science is just one way MOSI camps inspire our campers with a can-do attitude that can last a lifetime. Real science coupled with exciting experiments, simulations, explorations and inventions will help you discover the innovator within. Keep your brains engaged all summer long while having fun!

Cost: $217-$485, MOSI Members receive a discount
Dates/Times: Weekly May 30-Aug. 4
Ages: 4 years old-grade 8, 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

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 Camp at Canterbury

990 62nd Ave NE, St Petersburg 33702

From marine science and STEAM to athletics and academics, Canterbury School of Florida offers exciting, educational, and themed camps for PK3 through Grade 12.

Cost: Half Day: starting at $175/week, Full Day: starting at $375/week
Dates/Times: Half Day: 9 a.m. to noon or 1-4 p.m., Full Day: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ages: PK3 – grade 12; Coed

Summer on Bayshore at Academy of Holy Names

3319 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa 33629

From cooking and crafting to drones and dancing, there is something for everyone at Summer on Bayshore! Fun-loving kids ages 3 and up may choose from our themed day camps (Camp Jaguar), academics, the arts, athletics, enrichment and STEM. With more than 100 camps to choose from, your Summer on Bayshore adventure awaits!

Cost: $175-$400
Dates/Times: June 5-9, 9 a.m. to noon, June 12-30 and July 10-21 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ages: grades PK3-12. We offer coed, all-boy and all-girl camps.

Tampa Museum of Art – Summer Art Camp

Cornelia Corbett Center, 120 W. Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa 33602

Children and teens exercise their creativity and imagination with hands-on activities themed around the Tampa Museum of Art’s permanent collection of antiquities, modern and contemporary art. With a variety of 2D and 3D mediums to choose from, campers connect with the art on view and create unique works of art.

Cost: $175-$440
Dates/Times: June 5 – Aug. 4, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 1-5 p.m.
Ages: 6-17, Coed

Vosler Young Artists’ Studio

330 Pauls Drive, Brandon 33511

This is our 14th year of exceptional workshops. Our instructors will do frequent short demonstrations. Workshops vary in content from year to year so returning students can continue to build both skill and knowledge. Anatomy will be taught along with drawing from live clothed models at the end of the week. All workshops are extremely focused and artists can expect a certificate of completion on the final day.

Cost: $410/week (supplies included)
Dates/Times: June 5-9 and June 12-16, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ages: 12 and over, adults welcome, Coed

YMCA Summer Camp

Multiple Locations
813-224-8622 (Tampa) or 727-467-9622 (Suncoast) or

Y Summer Camp offers children a SAFE and FUN summer camp experience! The camp curriculum is full of fun, educational activities infused with the Y’s character values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Campers experience a variety of activities including S.T.E.A.M activities, swimming, science, high ropes, outdoor education, nature encounters, horseback riding, canoeing, visual arts, arts and crafts and more! The fun and unique experiences give Y campers an opportunity to explore the outdoors, meet new friends, discover new interests and create memories that last a lifetime.

Cost: Tampa Y: Starting at $184/week, Suncoast Y: starting at $99/week
Dates/Times: Begins May 30, times vary based on location
Ages: Tampa Y: 6-15, Suncoast Y: 5-17, Coed

YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg Summer Camp

Multiple Locations

Children and teens make friends, have fun and build confidence. Day Camp integrates play, STEM-based activities, field trips and more. Children can explore favorite interests with specialty camps featuring sports, outdoor adventures, cooking dance and more. Teen Camp offers field trips, guest speakers and enriching community service.

Cost: Day Camp starting at $160, Teen Camp starting at $200
Dates/Times: May 30-Aug. 4, times vary
Ages: Day Camp for ages 5-12, Teen Camp for ages 12-15, Coed

ZooTampa Summer Camps

1101 W. Sligh Ave., Tampa 33604

Your kids can explore the Zoo like never before! Campers will get VIP behind-the-scenes access to the Zoo, up-close to our amazing animals from across the globe, and talk directly from the teams that care for these animals every day to learn what it takes to become a Zoo veterinarian or animal care expert. Plus, they’ll get plenty of splashes on our water adventure, Roaring Springs. Get ready for a WILD SUMMER at ZooTampa!

Cost: starting at $329
Dates/Times: June 5-Aug. 4; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ages: kindergarten-grade 8, Coed