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.  

Day Camps

Busch Gardens Explorers Day Camp
Entering Kindergarten 

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If you’re looking for a taste of what our camps have to offer, then BG Explorers 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!

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Rising Kindergarten
BG Explorers 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
Afternoon Snack
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, Gwazi Gliders, Busch Flyers, Air Grover and Sesame Street Safari of Fun.

2024 Dates:
May 29- May 31
July 1 - July 3
August 5 - 7 


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

All components and activities are subject to change or cancellation. Height restrictions will apply for all rides. Separate park admission is not required. Prices listed are per camper and do not include tax. Advanced reservations must be made before first day of camp. Programs are non-refundable. Rebooking requires at least 45 days' advance notice based on availability. If you have any questions or need to adjust your reservation, call  (813)884-4FUN (4386). All camps are subject to availability. Limited quantities are available each week. If desired start date does not appear in calendar, we are fully booked for that week.

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Critter Kids Day Camp
Entering 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!

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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. 

2024 Dates:
June 10 – June 14 
June 24 – June 28 
July 15 – July 19
July 29 - August 2

 

 

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.


All components and activities are subject to change or cancellation. Height restrictions will apply for all rides. Separate park admission is not required. Prices listed are per camper and do not include tax. Advanced reservations must be made before first day of camp. Camps must be cancelled a minimum of 6 weeks in advance for a full refund (minus processing fee). If you have any questions or need to adjust your reservation, call  (813)884-4FUN (4386). All camps are subject to availability. Limited quantities are available each week. If desired start date does not appear in calendar, we are fully booked for that week.

Entering Kindergarten

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$ 279.00 ea

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Storybook Safari
Entering Kindergarten 

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Join us for a week of fabulous fables and terrific tales! Through up close animal encounters and creative crafts, stories will come to life before your eyes!

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Rising Kindergarten
Storybooks come to life - Busch Gardens style! Storybook Safari 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. 

2024 Dates:
June 3 – June 7 
June 17 – June 21 
July 8 – July 12
July 22 - July 26


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.

 

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 or cancellation. Height restrictions will apply for all rides. Separate park admission is not required. Prices listed are per camper and do not include tax. Advanced reservations must be made before first day of camp. Programs are non-refundable. Rebooking requires at least 45 days' advance notice based on availability. If you have any questions or need to adjust your reservation, call  (813)884-4FUN (4386). All camps are subject to availability. Limited quantities are available each week. If desired start date does not appear in calendar, we are fully booked for that week.

Entering Kindergarten

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$ 329.00 ea

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Animal All-Stars
Entering 1st & 2nd Grade

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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.

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Rising 1st & 2nd Grade
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, 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, Cobra's Curse, Carousel, Gwazi Gliders, Busch Flyers, Air Grover and Sesame Street Safari of Fun. 

2024 Dates:
June 3 - June 7
June 10 - June 14
June 17 - June 21
June 24 - June 28
July 8 - July 12
July 15 - July 19
July 22 - July 26
July 29 - August 2

 

 

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. 


Extended care is available after camp daily from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. for $20 per camper per day.

 

All components and activities are subject to change or cancellation. Height restrictions will apply for all rides. Separate park admission is not required. Prices listed are per camper and do not include tax. Advanced reservations must be made before first day of camp. Programs are non-refundable. Rebooking requires at least 45 days' advance notice based on availability. If you have any questions or need to adjust your reservation, call  (813)884-4FUN (4386). All camps are subject to availability. Limited quantities are available each week. If desired start date does not appear in calendar, we are fully booked for that week.

Entering Grades 1-2

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Nature's Navigators
Entering 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!

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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
• Front of the line access to select attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa• Thematic crafts, games, and other interactive activities
• 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, Cobra's Curse, Carousel, Gwazi Gliders, Busch Flyers, Air Grover and Sesame Street Safari of Fun. 

2024 Dates:
June 3 - June 7
June 10 - June 14
June 17 - June 21
June 24 - June 28
July 8 - July 12
July 15 - July 19
July 22 - July 26
July 29 - 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.  

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

Entering Grades 1-2

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$ 339.00 ea

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Troopers Mini-Camp
Entering 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!

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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
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.

2024 Dates:
May 29 - May 31
July 1 - July 3
August 5 - 7 

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.


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

All components and activities are subject to change or cancellation. Height restrictions will apply for all rides. Separate park admission is not required. Prices listed are per camper and do not include tax. Advanced reservations must be made before first day of camp. Camps must be cancelled a minimum of 6 weeks in advance for a full refund (minus processing fee). If you have any questions or need to adjust your reservation, call  (813)884-4FUN (4386). All camps are subject to availability. Limited quantities are available each week. If desired start date does not appear in calendar, we are fully booked for that week.

re required to bring their own lunch each day.

 

Entering Grades 1-2

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Zoo-ber Eats
Entering 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!

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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, Scorpion, Air Grover, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra's Curse, Serengeti Flyer, Iron Gwazi, and Phoenix Rising. 

2024 Dates:
June 3 - June 7
June 10 - June 14
June 17 - June 21
June 24 - June 28
July 8 - July 12
July 15 - July 19
July 22 - July 26
July 29 - August 2
 
Extended care is available after camp daily from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. and is booked separately

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 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.


All components and activities are subject to change or cancellation. Height restrictions will apply for all rides. Separate park admission is not required. Prices listed are per camper and do not include tax. Advanced reservations must be made before first day of camp. Camps must be cancelled a minimum of 3 weeks in advance or total payment is forfeited. If you have any questions or need to adjust your reservation, call (813)884-4FUN (4386). All camps are subject to availability. Limited quantities are available each week. If desired start date does not appear in calendar, we are fully booked for that week.

Entering Grades 3-4

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Trekkers Mini-Camp
Entering 3rd & 4th Grade

Trekkers Mini Camp at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
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!

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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
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, Air Grover, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra's Curse, Serengeti Flyer, Iron Gwazi, and Phoenix Rising. 

2024 Dates:
May 29 - May 31
July 1 - July 3
August 5 - 7 

 

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.



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

All components and activities are subject to change or cancellation. Height restrictions will apply for all rides. Separate park admission is not required. Prices listed are per camper and do not include tax. Advanced reservations must be made before first day of camp. Camps must be cancelled a minimum of 6 weeks in advance for a full refund (minus processing fee). If you have any questions or need to adjust your reservation, call  (813)884-4FUN (4386). All camps are subject to availability. Limited quantities are available each week. If desired start date does not appear in calendar, we are fully booked for that week.

Entering Grades 3-4

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$ 229.00

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Olympic Champs
Entering 3rd & 4th Grade

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Every 4 years the world is amazed by the athletes competing in the Summer Olympics! This year, Busch Gardens puts its own spin on the Summer Olympics. Campers will learn about the qualities Olympic athletes possess, participate in our own Olympic events, all while experiencing our Gold Medal rides and attractions at the park.

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Rising 3rd & 4th Grade
Experience the Summer Olympics, Busch Gardens style. Olympic Champs 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
• 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, Scorpion, Air Grover, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra's Curse, Serengeti Flyer, Iron Gwazi and Phoenix Rising. 

2024 Dates:
June 3 - June 7
June 10 - June 14
June 17 - June 21
June 24 - June 28
July 8 - July 12
July 15 - July 19
July 22 - July 26
July 29 - 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. 

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..

Entering Grades 3-4

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Busch Gardens Apprentices
Entering 5th & 6th Grade

Adventure Apprentices Camp at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
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!

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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
• 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, Scorpion, Falcon's Fury, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra's Curse, Montu, Sheikra, Tigris, Kumba, Serengeti Flyer, Iron Gwazi, and Phoenix Rising.

2024 Dates:
June 3 - June 7
June 10 - June 14
June 17 - June 21
June 24 - June 28
July 8 - July 12
July 15 - July 19
July 22 - July 26
July 29 - 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.

All components and activities are subject to change or cancellation. Height restrictions will apply for all rides. Separate park admission is not required. Prices listed are per camper and do not include tax. Advanced reservations must be made before first day of camp. Programs are non-refundable. Rebooking requires at least 45 days' advance notice based on availability. If you have any questions or need to adjust your reservation, call  (813)884-4FUN (4386). All camps are subject to availability. Limited quantities are available each week. If desired start date does not appear in calendar, we are fully booked for that week.

Entering Grades 5-6

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Wildlife Warriors
Entering 5th & 6th Grade 

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Our planet is home to billions of inhabitants--people, plants, animals--yet its fragile environments and all the species are susceptible to changing weather patterns, pollution, and habitat loss.  During this weeklong adventure, your camper will meet some amazing animals while participating in valuable lessons designed to help us preserve Earth’s natural resources!

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Rising 5th & 6th Grade
Meet animals from land and sky to learn how they help the world around them!  Wildlife Warriors 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, Scorpion, Falcon's Fury, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra's Curse, Montu, Sheikra, Tigris, Kumba, Serengeti Flyer, Iron Gwazi, and Phoenix Rising. 

2024 Dates:
June 3 - June 7
June 10 - June 14
June 17 - June 21
June 24 - June 28
July 8 - July 12
July 15 - July 19
July 22 - July 26
July 29 - August 2

All components and activities are subject to change or cancellation. Height restrictions will apply for all rides. Separate park admission is not required. Prices listed are per camper and do not include tax. Advanced reservations must be made before first day of camp. Programs are non-refundable. Rebooking requires at least 45 days' advance notice based on availability. If you have any questions or need to adjust your reservation, call  (813)884-4FUN (4386). All camps are subject to availability. Limited quantities are available each week. If desired start date does not appear in calendar, we are fully booked for that week. 

Entering Grades 5-6

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Splash Seekers
Entering 5th & 6th Grade

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A returning favorite! Are you ready for the ultimate camp experience? Explore Busch Gardens, Adventure Island, and SeaWorld Orlando!

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Rising 5th & 6th Grade
Find out what the SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment family has to offer in this one-of-a-kind camp experience! Splash Seekers will take you to the best of the best at Busch Gardens, Adventure Island, and SeaWorld Orlando. Check-in is from 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.  

Splash Seekers is a week long day camp with the following schedule:
Monday (Busch Gardens), 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday (Adventure Island), 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday (SeaWorld Orlando Field Trip), 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday (Adventure Island), 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Friday (Busch Gardens), 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.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
• Front of the line access to select attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa
• 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, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra's Curse, Montu, Sheikra, Tigris, Kumba, Serengeti Flyer, Iron Gwazi, and Phoenix Rising. 


2024 Dates:
June 3 - June 7
June 17 - June 21
July 15- July 19
July 29 - August 2


All components and activities are subject to change or cancellation. Height restrictions will apply for all rides. Separate park admission is not required. Prices listed are per camper and do not include tax. Advanced reservations must be made before first day of camp. Programs are non-refundable. Rebooking requires at least 45 days' advance notice based on availability. If you have any questions or need to adjust your reservation, call  (813)884-4FUN (4386). All camps are subject to availability. Limited quantities are available each week. If desired start date does not appear in calendar, we are fully booked for that week.

Entering Grades 5-6

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Travelers Mini-Camp
Entering 5th & 6th Grade

Adventure Champions Camp at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
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!

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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
• 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, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra's Curse, Montu, Sheikra, Tigris, Kumba, Serengeti Flyer, Iron Gwazi, and Phoenix Rising. 

2024 Dates:
May 29 - May 31
July 1 - July 3
August 5 - 7  

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.


Extended care is available after camp daily from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. for $20 per camper per day.


All components and activities are subject to change or cancellation. Height restrictions will apply for all rides. Separate park admission is not required. Prices listed are per camper and do not include tax. Advanced reservations must be made before first day of camp. Camps must be cancelled a minimum of 3 weeks in advance or total payment is forfeited. If you have any questions or need to adjust your reservation, call (813)884-4FUN (4386). All camps are subject to availability. Limited quantities are available each week. If desired start date does not appear in calendar, we are fully booked for that week.

Entering Grades 5-6

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SEA Trekkers
Entering 7th & 8th Grade

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Rising 7th & 8th Grade
Find out what the SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment family has to offer in this one-of-a-kind camp experience! SEA Trekkers will take you to the best of the best at Busch Gardens, Adventure Island, and SeaWorld Orlando. Check-in is from 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.  

SEA Trekkers is a week long day camp with the following schedule:
Monday (Busch Gardens), 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday (Adventure Island), 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday (SeaWorld Orlando Field Trip), 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday (Adventure Island), 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Friday (Busch Gardens), 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

It is a fully chaperoned day program that includes the following experiences and amenities:
Visits to animal exhibits, age appropriate rides*, shows, and attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa, Adventure Island, and SeaWorld Orlando
Front of the line access to select attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa
• 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, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra's Curse, Montu, Sheikra, Tigris, Kumba, Serengeti Flyer, Iron Gwazi and Phoenix Rising. 

2024 Dates:
June 10 - June 14
June 24 - June 28
July 8- July 12
July 22 - July 26 

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

All components and activities are subject to change or cancellation. Height restrictions will apply for all rides. Separate park admission is not required. Prices listed are per camper and do not include tax. Advanced reservations must be made before first day of camp. Programs are non-refundable. Rebooking requires at least 45 days' advance notice based on availability. If you have any questions or need to adjust your reservation, call  (813)884-4FUN (4386). All camps are subject to availability. Limited quantities are available each week. If desired start date does not appear in calendar, we are fully booked for that week.

Entering Grades 7-8

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Junior Zookeepers
Entering 7th & 8th Grade

Junior Zoo Keepers Camp at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
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!

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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
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, Scorpion, Falcon's Fury, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra's Curse, Montu, Sheikra, Tigris, Kumba, Serengeti Flyer, Iron Gwazi, and Phoenix Rising. 

2024 Dates:
June 3 - June 7
June 10 - June 14
June 17 - June 21
June 24 - June 28
July 8 - July 12
July 15 - July 19
July 22 - July 26
July 29 - 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.

 

All components and activities are subject to change or cancellation. Height restrictions will apply for all rides. Separate park admission is not required. Prices listed are per camper and do not include tax. Advanced reservations must be made before first day of camp. Programs are non-refundable. Rebooking requires at least 45 days' advance notice based on availability. If you have any questions or need to adjust your reservation, call  (813)884-4FUN (4386). All camps are subject to availability. Limited quantities are available each week. If desired start date does not appear in calendar, we are fully booked for that week.

Entering Grades 7-8

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$ 339.00 ea

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Thrill Seekers
Entering 7th & 8th Grade

Xtreme Ventures Camp at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
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!

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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
• 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, Scorpion, Falcon's Fury, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra's Curse, Montu, Sheikra, Tigris, Kumba, Serengeti Flyer, Iron Gwazi, and Phoenix Rising. 

2024 Dates:
June 3 - June 7
June 10 - June 14
June 17 - June 21
June 24 - June 28
July 8 - July 12
July 15 - July 19
July 22 - July 26
July 29 - 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.

 

All components and activities are subject to change or cancellation. Height restrictions will apply for all rides. Separate park admission is not required. Prices listed are per camper and do not include tax. Advanced reservations must be made before first day of camp. Programs are non-refundable. Rebooking requires at least 45 days' advance notice based on availability. If you have any questions or need to adjust your reservation, call  (813)884-4FUN (4386). All camps are subject to availability. Limited quantities are available each week. If desired start date does not appear in calendar, we are fully booked for that week.

Entering Grades 7-8

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Trailblazers Mini-Camp
Entering 7th & 8th

Trailblazers MiniCamp at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
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!

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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
• 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, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra's Curse, Montu, Sheikra, Tigris, Kumba, Serengeti Flyer, Iron Gwazi, and Phoenix Rising. 

2024 Dates:
May 29 - May 31
July 1 - July 3
August 5 - 7 


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.


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

All components and activities are subject to change or cancellation. Height restrictions will apply for all rides. Separate park admission is not required. Prices listed are per camper and do not include tax. Advanced reservations must be made before first day of camp. Camps must be cancelled a minimum of 6 weeks in advance for a full refund (minus processing fee). If you have any questions or need to adjust your reservation, call  (813)884-4FUN (4386). All camps are subject to availability. Limited quantities are available each week. If desired start date does not appear in calendar, we are fully booked for that week.

Entering Grades 7-8

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$ 229.00 ea

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Voyagers Mini-Camp
Entering 9th – 12th Grade 

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Get ready for adventure and explore all that Busch Gardens has to offer in this 3-day mini-camp!

Voyagers Mini-Camp is a three-day camp that runs Monday through Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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Rising 9th - 12th Grade
Check-in is from 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.  It is a fully chaperoned day program that includes the following experiences and amenities. 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 (SeaWorld Field Trip), 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
• Day 3 (Adventure Island), 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:

• Visits to animal exhibits, age appropriate rides*, shows and attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa, Adventure Island, and SeaWorld Orlando
• Front of the line access to select attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa
• 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, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra's Curse, Montu, Sheikra, Tigris, Kumba, Serengeti Flyer, Iron Gwazi and Phoenix Rising.

2024 Dates:
July 1 - July 3 
August 5 - 7 

 

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 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.


All components and activities are subject to change or cancellation. Height restrictions will apply for all rides. Separate park admission is not required. Prices listed are per camper and do not include tax. Advanced reservations must be made before first day of camp. Camps must be cancelled a minimum of 3 weeks in advance or total payment is forfeited. If you have any questions or need to adjust your reservation, call (813)884-4FUN (4386). All camps are subject to availability. Limited quantities are available each week. If desired start date does not appear in calendar, we are fully booked for that week.

Entering Grades 9-12

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$ 249.00 ea

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Counselor-In-Training
Entering 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.

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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

2024 Dates:
May 29 - May 31 (3 Days)
June 3 - June 7
June 10 - June 14
June 17 - June 21
June 24 - June 28
July 1 - July 3 (3 Days)
July 8 - July 12
July 15 - July 19
July 22 - July 26
July 29 - August 2 (5 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. 


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.

All components and activities are subject to change or cancellation. Height restrictions will apply for all rides. Separate park admission is not required. Prices listed are per camper and do not include tax. Advanced reservations must be made before first day of camp. Camps must be cancelled a minimum of 6 weeks in advance for a full refund (minus processing fee). If you have any questions or need to adjust your reservation, call  (813)884-4FUN (4386). All camps are subject to availability. Limited quantities are available each week. If desired start date does not appear in calendar, we are fully booked for that week.

Entering Grades 9-12

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$ 229.00 ea

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Five-Day Extended Care

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Extended care allows for a flexible pick-up time for the week selected at time of purchase. For an additional fee, parents can extend their campers' day between the hours of 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Activities will be classroom-based including games, crafts, and educational videos.

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This option is only available to Day Campers in 1st to 8th grade, and all campers will need to be picked up at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's Education Classroom. Extended Care is provided by the Day Camp Counselors. 


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Price listed is per week. All components and activities are subject to change. Please call (813)884-4FUN (4386) to make changes to reservations.

Flexible Pick-Up Time

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