A male host wearing brown clothes and two boys wearing yellow t-shirts feed a large Aldabra tortoise plants at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay animal theme park, located in Florida

Educational Summer Day Camps

Tampa's most inspiring, exciting and educational camp experiences

Busch Gardens’ Summer Day Camp for kids is a time to make new friends, try new things, come face-to-face with a giraffe and challenge North America’s tallest freestanding drop tower.

For more than 25 years, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay has provided children with inspiring, exciting and educational experiences with some of the best Tampa summer camp options found anywhere! We have a variety of Summer Day Camps to fit your student’s grade level and interest, and we look forward to having your child join us again next summer. 

K - 2nd Grade

  • Animal All-Stars Day Camp
    Rising Kindergarten

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    Big, small, short and tall–kids will discover how their favorite animals measure up at Busch Gardens. Campers will search for animal opposites from fastest to slowest and biggest to smallest. Throughout the week, kids will discover how each species uses their adaptive advantages to be all-stars of the animal world.

    Rising Kindergarten
    Campers will search for animal opposites from fastest to slowest and biggest to smallest. Animal All-Stars is a week long day camp which runs Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Check-in is from 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.  It is a fully chaperoned day program that includes the following experiences and amenities:

    • Up close animal encounters
    • Visits to animal exhibits, age appropriate rides, shows and attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa
    • Thematic crafts, games, and other interactive activities
    • Afternoon snack
    • A camp T-shirt and a water bottle
    • Complimentary admission to Busch Gardens Tampa following camp each day for campers.

    *This camp may ride the following: Congo River Rapids, Carousel, Gwazi Gliders, Busch Flyers, Air Grover and Sesame Street Safari of Fun. 

    2023 Dates:
    June 19 - June 23
    July 10 - July 14
    July 24 - July 28

     

    If start date does not appear in calendar we are fully booked for that week.


    Pass Members save up to 20% on this experience. Please log in to see discounted pricing. 


    PLEASE NOTE: Extended care is available after camp daily from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. for $20 per camper per day.  Campers are required to bring their own lunch each day. 

    All components and activities are subject to change. Please call (813) 884-4FUN (4386) to make changes to reservations or to receive pass member discounts.

    Kindergarten
    Prices Starting at
    Camper(s) $329.00 /ea.
  • Critter Kids Day Camp
    Rising Kindergarten

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    Nature-loving kids can embrace their wild side as they learn all about how their favorite animals get around. Campers will get up-close with some of our critters as they learn about the different ways they can move. Compare your locomotion skills to theirs as you become a true Critter Kid!

    Rising Kindergarten
    Campers will get up-close with some of our critters as they learn about the different ways they can move. Critter Kids is a week long day camp which runs Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Check-in is from 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.  It is a fully chaperoned day program that includes the following experiences and amenities:

    • Up close animal encounters
    • Visits to animal exhibits, age appropriate rides, shows and attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa
    • Thematic crafts, games, and other interactive activities
    • Afternoon snack
    • A camp T-shirt and a water bottle
    • Complimentary admission to Busch Gardens Tampa following camp each day for campers

    *This camp may ride the following: Congo River Rapids, Carousel, Gwazi Gliders, Busch Flyers, Air Grover and Sesame Street Safari of Fun. 

    2023 Dates:
    June 12 – June 16 
    June 26 – June 30 
    July 17 – July 21


    We hope your child will enjoy this opportunity to experience all the fun and challenges of camp while developing a greater appreciation for animals and the environment.


    Pass Members can save up to 10% or more on Day Camps. Please log in to see discounted pricing.


    Extended care is available after camp daily from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. for $20 per camper per day.  Campers are required to bring their own lunch each day


    All components and activities are subject to change. Please call (813) 884-4FUN (4386) to make changes to reservations or to receive pass member discounts.

    Kindergarten
    Prices Starting at
    Camper(s) $329.00 /ea
  • Planet Patrollers Day Camp
    Rising 1st & 2nd Grade

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    Get ready for a world of fun! Embark on a journey through Earth's continents to learn about the animals and people that call them home. Fill your passport with stamps, speak in different languages, play games from other cultures, and come face-to-face with animals from around the world!

    Rising 1st & 2nd Grade
    Campers will fill their passport with stamps, play games from other cultures, and come face-to-face with animals from around the world! Planet Patrollers is a week long day camp which runs Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Check-in is from 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.  It is a fully chaperoned day program that includes the following experiences and amenities:

    • Up close animal encounters, including a Serengeti Safari! 
    • Visits to animal exhibits, age appropriate rides*, shows and attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa
    • Thematic crafts, games, and other interactive activities
    • Afternoon snack
    • A camp T-shirt and a water bottle
    • Complimentary admission to Busch Gardens Tampa following camp each day for campers

    *This camp may ride the following: Congo River Rapids, Carousel, Stanley Falls Log Flume, Gwazi Gliders, Scorpion, Busch Flyers, Air Grover and Sesame Safari of Fun. 

    2023 Dates:
    June 5 - June 9
    June 12 - June 16
    June 19 - June 23
    June 26 - June 30
    July 10 - July 14
    July 17 - July 21
    July 24 - July 28


    If start date does not appear in calendar we are fully booked for that week.


    Extended care is available after camp daily from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. for $20 per camper per day.  Campers are required to bring their own lunch each day.


    Pass Members save up to 20% on this experience. Please log in to see discounted pricing. 

      

    All components and activities are subject to change. Please call (813) 884-4FUN (4386) to make changes to reservations or to receive pass member discounts.

    Grades 1-2
    Prices Starting at
    Camper(s) $329.00 /ea
  • Nature's Navigators Day Camp
    Rising 1st & 2nd Grade

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    Can you think of a more exciting place than Busch Gardens Tampa Bay to learn fascinating facts about animals? You will navigate through the zoo learning about all of our incredible creatures from magnificent mammals to rockin’ reptiles. You are guaranteed to become a zoo camp animal expert by the time the week is through!

    Rising 1st & 2nd Grade
    Campers are investigating the different groups of animals and their characteristics-birds, mammals, reptiles, etc. Each day will focus on a different group, and campers will meet and study animals from that group. Nature's Navigators is a week long day camp which runs Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Check-in is from 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.  It is a fully chaperoned day program that includes the following experiences and amenities:

    • Up close animal encounters, including a Serengeti Safari! 
    • Visits to animal exhibits, age appropriate rides*, shows and attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa
    • Thematic crafts, games, and other interactive activities
    • Afternoon snack
    • A camp T-shirt and a water bottle
    • Complimentary admission to Busch Gardens Tampa following camp each day for campers

    *This camp may ride the following: Congo River Rapids, Carousel, Stanley Falls Log Flume, Gwazi Gliders, Scorpion, Busch Flyers, Air Grover and Sesame Street Safari of Fun. 

    2023 Dates:
    June 5 - June 9
    June 12 - June 16
    June 19 - June 23
    June 26 - June 30
    July 10 - July 14
    July 17 - July 21
    July 24 - July 28
     

    If start date does not appear in calendar we are fully booked for that week.


    Extended care is available after camp daily from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. for $20 per camper per day.  Campers are required to bring their own lunch each day. 


    Pass Members save 10% on this experience. Please log in to see discounted pricing. 


    All components and activities are subject to change. Please call (813) 884-4FUN (4386) to make changes to reservations or to receive pass member discounts.

    Grades 1-2
    Prices starting at
    Camper(s) $329.00 /ea
  • Troopers Mini-Camp
    Rising 1st & 2nd Grade

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    If you’re looking for a taste of what our camps have to offer, then BG Troopers is the camp for you! Whether you’re facing a raging river rapid, enjoying a world class show, or meeting one of our animals face-to-face, you’re sure to have a BLAST!

    Rising 1st & 2nd Grade
    BG Troopers is a 3-day camp which runs from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Check-in is from 8:00 - 8:30 a.m. It is a fully chaperoned day program that includes the following experiences and amenities:

    Up close animal encounters
    Visits to animal exhibits, age appropriate rides*, shows, and attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa
    Front of the line access to select attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa
    Thematic crafts, games, and other interactive activities
    A camp T-shirt and a water bottle
    Complimentary admission to Busch Gardens Tampa following camp each day for campers

    *This camp may ride the following: Congo River Rapids, Carousel, Stanley Falls Log Flume, Gwazi Gliders, Scorpion, Busch Flyers, Air Grover and Sesame Street Safari of Fun.

    2023 Dates:

    May 31- June 2
    July 5 - July 7
    July 31- August 2


    If start date does not appear in calendar we are fully booked for that week.


    Extended care is available after camp daily from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. for $20 per camper per day.  Campers are required to bring their own lunch each day. 

     

    Pass Members save up to 20% on this experience. Please log in to see discounted pricing. 

      

    All components and activities are subject to change. Please call (813) 884-4FUN (4386) to make changes to reservations or to receive pass member discounts.

    Grades 1-2
    Prices Starting at
    Camper(s) $219.00 /ea.

3rd & 4th Grade

  • BioBuddies Day Camp
    Rising 3rd & 4th Grade

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    The animal world is full of wild wonders just waiting for you to discover! Only the truly inquisitive animal lover need attend this camp, for each day will be filled with interactions from alligators to zebras, with all your creature questions answered in between.

    Rising 3rd & 4th Grade
    Campers will investigate the ways that animals interact with the world around them. Each day will focus on a different type of interaction-how animals interact with their habitat, other species, their own species, etc. BioBuddies is a week long day camp which runs Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Check-in is from 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.  It is a fully chaperoned day program that includes the following experiences and amenities:

    • Up close animal encounters
    • Visits to animal exhibits, age appropriate rides, shows and attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa
    • Thematic crafts, games, and other interactive activities
    • Afternoon snack
    • A camp T-shirt and a water bottle
    • Complimentary admission to Busch Gardens Tampa following camp each day for campers

    *This camp may ride the following: Congo River Rapids, Carousel, Stanley Falls Log Flume, Gwazi Gliders, Scorpion, Busch Flyers, Sand Serpent, Air Grover, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra's Curse, Serengeti Flyer, and Iron Gwazi. 

    2023 Dates:
    June 5 - June 9
    June 12 - June 16
    June 19 - June 23
    June 26 - June 30
    July 10 - July 14
    July 17 - July 21
    July 24 - July 28

     

    Extended care is available after camp daily from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. for $20 per camper per day.  Campers are required to bring their own lunch each day.


    Pass Members save up to 10% on this experience. Please log in to see discounted pricing. 

      

    All components and activities are subject to change. Please call (813) 884-4FUN (4386) to make changes to reservations or to receive pass member discounts.

    Grades 3-4
    Prices Starting at
    Camper(s) $329.00 /ea
  • Zoo-ber Eats
    Rising 3rd & 4th Grade

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    Busch Gardens is home to over 2,000 animals—that’s a lot of meals to deliver. See how zookeepers make our animals’ dietary dreams come true as you learn about the interesting foods animals like to eat. Learn which animals enjoy bugs for breakfast, lettuce for lunch, and dates for dinner!

    Rising 3rd & 4th Grade
    Discover the world of animal diets-- from herbivores to carnivores and everything in between! Zoo-ber Eats is a week long day camp which runs Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Check-in is from 8:00 - 8:30 a.m. It is a fully chaperoned day program that includes the following experiences and amenities:

    Up close animal encounters, including a Serengeti Safari!
    Visits to animal exhibits, age appropriate rides, shows, and attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa
    Front of the line access to select attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa
    Thematic crafts, games, and other interactive activities 
    Afternoon snack
    A camp T-shirt and a water bottle
    Complimentary admission to Busch Gardens Tampa following camp each day for campers

    *This camp may ride the following: Congo River Rapids, Carousel, Stanley Falls Log Flume, Gwazi Gliders, Scorpion, Busch Flyers, Sand Serpent, Air Grover, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra's Curse, Serengeti Flyer, and Iron Gwazi. 

    2023 Dates:
    June 5 - June 9
    June 12 - June 16
    June 19 - June 23
    June 26 - June 30
    July 10 - July 14
    July 17 - July 21
    July 24 - July 28
     
     
    Extended care is available after camp daily from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. for $20 per camper per day.  Campers are required to bring their own lunch each day. 

    Pass Members can save 10% or more on Day Camps. Please log in to see discounted pricing.


    All components and activities are subject to change. Please call (813) 884-4FUN (4386) to make changes to reservations or to receive pass member discounts..

    GRADES 3-4
    Prices starting at
    Camper(s) $329.00 /ea
  • Trekkers Mini-Camp
    Rising 3rd & 4th Grade

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    If you’re looking for a taste of what our camps have to offer, then BG Trekkers is the camp for you! Whether you’re facing a raging river rapid, enjoying a world class show, or meeting one of our animals face-to-face, you’re sure to have a BLAST!

    Rising 3rd & 4th Grade
    BG Trekkers is a 3-day camp which runs from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Check-in is from 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.  It is a fully chaperoned day program that includes the following experiences and amenities:

    Up close animal encounters
    Visits to animal exhibits, age appropriate rides*, shows, and attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa
    Front of the line access to select attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa
    Thematic crafts, games, and other interactive activities
    A camp T-shirt and a water bottle
    Complimentary admission to Busch Gardens Tampa following camp each day for campers

    *This camp may ride the following: Congo River Rapids, Carousel, Stanley Falls Log Flume, Gwazi Gliders, Scorpion, Busch Flyers, Sand Serpent, Air Grover, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra's Curse,  Serengeti Flyer, and Iron Gwazi. 

    2023 Dates:
    May 31- June 2
    July 5 - July 7
    July 31- August 2

     

    Extended care is available after camp daily from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. for $20 per camper per day.  Campers are required to bring their own lunch each day. 


    Pass Members save up to 20% on this experience. Please log in to see discounted pricing. 

      

    All components and activities are subject to change. Please call (813) 884-4FUN (4386) to make changes to reservations or to receive pass member discounts.

    Grades 3-4
    Prices Starting at
    Camper(s) $219.00

5th & 6th Grade

  • Busch Gardens Apprentices Day Camp
    Rising 5th & 6th Grade

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    Do you like the sound of being a VIP? Busch Gardens Apprentices will make you a “camper with clearance”! Whether it’s learning about baking our delicious sweet treats, operating one of our exhilarating roller coasters, or finding out what it takes to become a zoo veterinarian, discover what it takes to operate our world-class theme parks!

    Rising 5th & 6th Grade
    Go behind-the-scenes to see what it takes to operate our world-class theme parks! Busch Gardens Apprentices is a week long day camp which runs Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Check-in is from 8:00 - 8:30 a.m. It is a fully chaperoned day program that includes the following experiences and amenities:

    • A visit To Adventure Island
    • Up close animal encounters
    • Visits to animal exhibits, age appropriate rides*, shows and attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa
    • Thematic crafts, games, and other interactive activities
    • Afternoon snack
    • A camp T-shirt and a water bottle
    • Complimentary admission to Busch Gardens Tampa following camp each day for campers

    *This camp may ride the following: Congo River Rapids, Carousel, Stanley Falls Log Flume, Scorpion, Falcon's Fury, Sand Serpent, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra's Curse, Montu, Sheikra, Tigris, Kumba, Serengeti Flyer, and Iron Gwazi. 

    2023 Dates:
    June 5 - June 9
    June 19 - June 23
    July 10 - July 14
    July 24 - July 28


    If start date does not appear in calendar we are fully booked for that week.

     

    Pass Members save up to 20% on this experience. Please log in to see discounted pricing. 

     

    PLEASE NOTE: Extended care is available after camp daily from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. for $20 per camper per day.  Campers are required to bring their own lunch each day. 

     

    All components and activities are subject to change. Please call (813) 884-4FUN (4386) to make changes to reservations or to receive pass member discounts.

    Grades 5-6
    Prices Staring at
    Camper(s) $329.00 /ea
  • Animal Sense-sations
    Rising 5th & 6th Grade

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    Explore every inch of this thrilling park to find out how animals perceive the world around them! Through behind-the-scenes interactions and up-close encounters, campers will find out how animals see-hear-taste-smell-feel the world around them and how they use these sensory systems to survive.

    Rising 5th & 6th Grade
    Campers will navigate through the park and see how their senses stack up against our incredible animals. Animal Sense-sations is a week long day camp which runs Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Check-in is from 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.  It is a fully chaperoned day program that includes the following experiences and amenities:

    • Up close animal encounters, including a Serengeti Safari!
    • Visits to animal exhibits, age appropriate rides, shows and attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa
    • Thematic crafts, games, and other interactive activities
    • Afternoon snack
    • A camp T-shirt and a water bottle
    • Complimentary admission to Busch Gardens Tampa following camp each day for campers

    *This camp may ride the following: Congo River Rapids, Carousel, Stanley Falls Log Flume, Scorpion, Falcon's Fury, Sand Serpent, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra's Curse, Montu, Sheikra, Tigris, Kumba, Serengeti Flyer, and Iron Gwazi. 

    2023 Dates:
    June 5 - June 9
    June 12 - June 16
    June 19 - June 23
    June 26 - June 30
    July 10 - July 14
    July 17 - July 21
    July 24 - July 28


    Extended care is available after camp daily from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. for $20 per camper per day.  Campers are required to bring their own lunch each day.


    Pass Members can save 10% or more on Day Camps. Please log in to see discounted pricing.


    All components and activities are subject to change. Please call (813) 884-4FUN (4386) to make changes to reservations or to receive pass member discounts. 

    GRADES 5-6
    Prices starting at
    Camper(s) $329.00 /ea
  • Travelers Mini-Camp
    Rising 5th & 6th Grade

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    If you’re looking for a taste of what our camps have to offer, then BG Travelers is the camp for you! Whether you’re facing a raging river rapid, enjoying a world class show, or meeting one of our animals face-to-face, you’re sure to have a BLAST!

    Rising 5th & 6th Grade
    BG Travelers is a 3-day camp which runs from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Check-in is from 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.  It is a fully chaperoned day program that includes the following experiences and amenities:

    Up close animal encounters
    Visits to animal exhibits, age appropriate rides*, shows, and attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa
    Front of the line access to select attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa
    Thematic crafts, games, and other interactive activities
    A camp T-shirt and a water bottle
    Complimentary admission to Busch Gardens Tampa following camp each day for campers

    *This camp may ride the following: Congo River Rapids, Carousel, Stanley Falls Log Flume, Scorpion, Falcon's Fury, Sand Serpent, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra's Curse, Montu, Sheikra, Tigris, Kumba, Serengeti Flyer, and Iron Gwazi. 

    2023 Dates:

    May 31 - June 2
    July 5 - July 7
    July 31 - August 2

     

    Pass Members can save up to 20% on Day Camps. Please log in to see discounted pricing.


    Extended care is currently not available for the 2022 Camp Season. Please check back after April 1, 2022 for any updates.


    All components and activities are subject to change. Please call (813) 884-4FUN (4386) to make changes to reservations or to receive pass member discounts. 

    Grades 5-6
    Prices Starting at
    Camper(s) $219.00 /ea.

7th & 8th Grade

  • Junior Zookeepers Day Camp
    Rising 7th & 8th Grade

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    There are over 2,000 animal residents at Busch Gardens, and caring for them takes a lot of hard work! Get a glimpse into the professional world of animal care as you learn about animal nutrition, watch animal training sessions, and meet zookeepers and veterinary staff throughout the week!

    Rising 7th & 8th Grade
    Calling all animal enthusiasts! Find out what it’s like to be a zookeeper: fun, rewarding, and messy! Junior Zookeepers is a week long day camp which runs Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Check-in is from 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.  It is a fully chaperoned day program that includes the following experiences and amenities:

    • Up close animal encounters, including a Serengeti Safari! 
    • Visits to animal exhibits, age appropriate rides*, shows and attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa
    • Thematic crafts, games, and other interactive activities
    • Afternoon snack
    • A camp T-shirt and a water bottle
    • Complimentary admission to Busch Gardens Tampa following camp each day for campers

    *This camp may ride the following: Congo River Rapids, Carousel, Stanley Falls Log Flume, Scorpion, Falcon's Fury, Sand Serpent, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra's Curse, Montu, Sheikra, Tigris, Kumba, Serengeti Flyer, and Iron Gwazi. 

    2023 Dates:
    June 5 - June 9
    June 12 - June 16
    June 19 - June 23
    June 26 - June 30
    July 10 - July 14
    July 17 - July 21
    July 24 - July 28


    If start date does not appear in calendar we are fully booked for that week.


    Pass Members save up to 20% on this experience. Please log in to see discounted pricing. 

     

    PLEASE NOTE: Extended care is available after camp daily from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. for $20 per camper per day.  Campers are required to bring their own lunch each day.

    All components and activities are subject to change. Please call (813) 884-4FUN (4386) to make changes to reservations or to receive pass member discounts.

    Grades 7-8
    Prices Starting at
    Camper(s) $329.00 /ea
  • Thrill Seekers Day Camp
    Rising 7th & 8th Grade

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    Ever wonder what makes our parks so thrilling? Find out as you experience an amazing combination of world-class rides, shows, and animal attractions. Go behind-the-scenes to get an up-close look at our coasters, learn about how they work, and put your STEM-skills to the test!

    Rising 7th & 8th Grade
    Experience all the thrills Busch Gardens and Adventure Island have to offer in this amazing week of camp.  Thrill Seekers is a week long day camp which runs Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Check-in is from 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.  It is a fully chaperoned day program that includes the following experiences and amenities:

    • A visit To Adventure Island
    • Up close animal encounters
    • Visits to animal exhibits, age appropriate rides*, shows and attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa
    • Thematic crafts, games, and other interactive activities
    • Afternoon snack
    • A camp T-shirt and a water bottle
    • Complimentary admission to Busch Gardens Tampa following camp each day for campers

    *This camp may ride the following: Congo River Rapids, Carousel, Stanley Falls Log Flume, Scorpion, Falcon's Fury, Sand Serpent, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra's Curse, Montu, Sheikra, Tigris, Kumba, Serengeti Flyer, and Iron Gwazi. 

    2023 Dates:
    June 5 - June 9
    June 19 - June 23
    July 10 - July 14
    July 24 - July 28


    If start date does not appear in calendar we are fully booked for that week.


    Pass Members save up to 20% on this experience. Please log in to see discounted pricing. 

     

    PLEASE NOTE: Extended care is available after camp daily from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. for $20 per camper per day.  Campers are required to bring their own lunch each day. 

     

    All components and activities are subject to change. Please call (813) 884-4FUN (4386) to make changes to reservations or to receive pass member discounts.

    Grades 7-8
    Prices Starting at
    Camper(s) $329.00 /ea
  • Trailblazers Mini-Camp
    Rising 7th & 8th Grade

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    If you’re looking for a taste of what our camps have to offer, then BG Trailblazers is the camp for you! Whether you’re facing a raging river rapid, enjoying a world class show, or meeting one of our animals face-to-face, you’re sure to have a BLAST!

    Rising 7th & 8th Grade
    BG Trailblazers is a 3-day camp which runs from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Check-in is from 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.It is a fully chaperoned day program that includes the following experiences and amenities:

    Up close animal encounters
    Visits to animal exhibits, age appropriate rides*, shows, and attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa
    Front of the line access to select attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa
    Thematic crafts, games, and other interactive activities
    A camp T-shirt and a water bottle
    Complimentary admission to Busch Gardens Tampa following camp each day for campers

    *This camp may ride the following: Congo River Rapids, Carousel, Stanley Falls Log Flume, Scorpion, Falcon's Fury, Sand Serpent, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra's Curse, Montu, Sheikra, Tigris, Kumba, Serengeti Flyer, and Iron Gwazi. 

    2023 Dates:
    May 31 - June 2
    July 5 - July 7
    July 31 - August 2


    If start date does not appear in calendar we are fully booked for that week.


    Extended care is available after camp daily from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. for $20 per camper per day.  Campers are required to bring their own lunch each day. 


    Pass Members save up to 20% on this experience. Please log in to see discounted pricing. 

     

    All components and activities are subject to change. Please call (813) 884-4FUN (4386) to make changes to reservations or to receive pass member discounts.

    Grades 7-8
    Prices Starting at
    Camper(s) $219.00 /ea

9th - 12th Grade

  • Voyagers Mini-Camp
    Rising 9th - 12th Grade

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    If you’re looking for a taste of what our parks have to offer, then Voyagers is the camp for you! Whether you’re facing a raging river rapid, enjoying a world class show, or meeting one of our animals face-to-face, you’re sure to have a BLAST!

    Rising 9th - 12th Grade
    BG Voyagers is a 3-day camp that includes the following:

    • Day 1 (Busch Gardens), 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Day 2 (Adventure Island), 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Day 3 (SeaWorld Field Trip), 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Check-in is from 8:00 - 8:30 a.m. It is a fully chaperoned day program that includes the following experiences and amenities:

    • Up close animal encounters
    • Visits to animal exhibits, age appropriate rides, shows and attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa, Adventure Island, and SeaWorld Orlando
    • Lunch and afternoon snack included
    • A camp T-shirt and a water bottle
    • Complimentary admission to Busch Gardens Tampa following camp each day for campers

    *This camp may ride the following: Congo River Rapids, Carousel, Stanley Falls Log Flume, Scorpion, Falcon's Fury, Sand Serpent, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra's Curse, Montu, Sheikra, Tigris, Kumba, Serengeti Flyer, and Iron Gwazi. 

    2023 Dates:

    July 5 - July 7 
    July 31 - August 2

     

    Pass Members can save 10% or more on Day Camps. Please log in to see discounted pricing.


    Extended care is available after camp daily from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. for $20 per camper per day.  Campers are required to bring their own lunch each day.


    All components and activities are subject to change. Please call (813) 884-4FUN (4386) to make changes to reservations or to receive pass member discounts. 

    Grades 9-12
    Prices starting at
    Camper(s) $249.00 /ea
  • Camp Counselor-In-Training
    Rising 9th - 12th Grade

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    This hands-on experience provides high school students with unique training as they work side-by-side with some of the best in the field to learn about child development and zoo careers.

    Rising 9th - 12th Grade
    High school students looking for something fun and valuable to do this summer are invited to be a Busch Gardens Counselor-in-Training! This week-long program offers an opportunity to gain career experience while learning from the best in the field. Expert educators will share their knowledge and expertise on topics from child development and classroom management, to zoo careers and environmental awareness. Counselors-in-Training will complete an on-line orientation before working side-by-side with camp counselors assisting with daily activities for campers in Kindergarten through 4th grade. 

    Counselor-in-Training is available alongside our week long camps and three day mini camps.  Counselor-in-Training in training hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily. Check-in is from 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  It is a fully chaperoned day program that includes the following amenities:

    • Afternoon snack
    • A camp T-shirt and a water bottle
    • Complimentary admission to Busch Gardens Tampa following camp each day for campers

    2023 Dates:
    June 5  - June 9  
    June 12  - June 16   
    June 19  - June 23   
    June 26 - June 30
    July 5 - July 7 (3 Days)  
    July 10 - July 14 
    July 17 - July 21 
    July 24 - July 28 
    July 31 - Aug 2 (3 Days)


    If start date does not appear in calendar we are fully booked for that week.


    Extended care is available after camp daily from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. for $20 per camper per day.  Campers are required to bring their own lunch each day. 


    Pass Members save up to 10% on this experience. Please log in to see discounted pricing. 

      

    All components and activities are subject to change. Please call (813) 884-4FUN (4386) to make changes to reservations or to receive pass member discounts.

    Grades 9-12
    Prices starting at
    Camper(s) $329.00 /ea

Forms

Release and health history forms will be available 3 to 5 business days after completing your reservation. At that time, you will receive an invitation email from CampDoc.com prompting parents to log in. CampDoc.com offers an electronic record system for camps, where you can complete your camper’s health and travel information electronically.

2022 Day Camp Handbook

Download the 2022 Day Camp Handbook which provides you and your camper with details on registration forms, itineraries and more valuable information to help make the most of your Busch Gardens Camp experience.
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