For most kids, summer vacation is a long-awaited break when they can finally kick back, sleep in and watch endless of amounts of television. However, the “dream” summer vacation can turn boring after the first week.
To help thwart summer boredom, parents can choose from an array of local summer camps and activities to keep children engaged and active. Whether your child is interested in theatre or music, sports or science, each activity has a broader impact on development and learning abilities.
Use the resources and our tips section for ideas to provide fun, healthy, and positive activities for your children and teens this summer while creating life-long family memories.
This simple, easy-to-use tool from Healthy Central Florida can help you easily find up to date active fun based on your zip code – the kind of fun that leaves you and your family feeling happier, more relaxed and more energized.
Local Parks and Recreation Youth Programming
Parks and recreation departments offer organized athletic and recreational programming for youth and adults in an active and fun environment.
YMCA summer camps give your child the opportunity to develop core values, improve reading comprehension through daily literacy activities and practice healthy habits through daily activity. Scholarships are available.
The Winter Park Health Foundation is proud to support the Coordinated Youth Initiative (CYI), a collection of school-based health services to bolster the health of the whole child and remove barriers to learning. We believe Healthy Kids Make Better Students.