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. 


1st & 2nd Grade

  • Habitat Helpers Day Camp
    1st & 2nd Grade

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    Be prepared to explore the wild places animals call home! From mingling with flamingos to feeding giraffes on the Serengeti Plain®, kids are definitely taking a walk on the wild side when they become a Habitat Helper.

    1st & 2nd Grade
    Trek through the Asian rainforest and visit the predators of the African savanna on this exciting expedition through different wild places! Habitat Helpers is a week long day camp which runs Monday through Friday, 8:00 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 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.

    2022 Dates

    • June 6th - June 10th
    • June 13th - June 17th
    • June 21st -June 25th
    • June 27th - July 1st
    • July 11th - July 15th
    • July 18th - July 22nd
    • July 25th - July 29th

    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 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 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.

    Grades 1-2
    Prices starting at
    Camper(s) $299.00 /ea
  • Troopers Mini-Camp
    For 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!

    1st & 2nd Grade
    BG Troopers is a 3-day camp which runs from 8:00 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
    • Time to enjoy Sesame Street Safari of Fun
    • 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.

    2022 Dates

    • June 1st - June 3rd
    • July 6th - July 8th
    • August 1st - August 3rd

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


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


    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.

    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.

    Grades 1-2
    Prices starting at
    Camper(s) $209.00 /ea.
  • Planet Patrollers Day Camp
    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!

    1st & 2nd Grade
    Grab your passport and get ready to traverse the continents on a quest to learn about the cultures of the world! Planet Patrollers is a week long day camp which runs Monday through Friday, 8:00 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 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.

    2022 Dates

    • June 6th - June 10th
    • June 13th - June 17th
    • June 20th -June 24th
    • June 27th - July 1st
    • July 11th - July 15th
    • July 18th - July 22nd
    • July 25th - July 29th

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


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


    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.

    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.

    Grades 1-2
    Prices starting at
    Camper(s) $299.00 /ea

3rd & 4th Grade

  • Trekkers Mini-Camp
    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!

    3rd & 4th Grade
    BG Trekkers is a 3-day camp which runs from 8:00 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 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, and Iron Gwazi.

    2022 Dates

    • June 1st - June 3rd
    • July 6th - July 8th
    • August 1 - August 3rd

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


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

    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.

    Grades 3-4
    Prices starting at
    Camper(s) $209.00
  • Super Sleuths Day Camp
    3rd & 4th Grade

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    There are some interesting things going on, and the Super Sleuths are on the case! Learn investigative skills, examine evidence and decipher clues to discover a mystery animal. Get a behind-the-scenes look at how our park operates while learning how to become a super sleuth!

    3rd & 4th Grade
    Oh, what a puzzling place a theme park can be! Become a Busch Gardens detective and use the skills you've learned all week to solve the case of a mystery animal! Super Sleuths is a week long day camp which runs Monday through Friday, 8:00 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 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, and Iron Gwazi.

    2022 Dates

    • June 6th - June 10th
    • June 13th - June 17th
    • June 20th - June 24th
    • June 27th - July 1st
    • July 11th - July 15th
    • July 18th - July 22nd
    • July 25th - July 29th

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

    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.

    Grades 3-4
    Prices starting at
    Camper(s) $299.00 /ea
  • Zoo Heroes Day Camp
    3rd & 4th Grade

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    Animals come in all shapes and sizes and are FULL of superpower surprises! They have amazing abilities to help the world around them—and so do you! Traverse Busch Gardens in search of the creature features that help wildlife and the ways you can make a difference. See if you can become the next Zoo Hero!

    3rd & 4th Grade
    Meet animals from land and sky to learn how they help the world around them! Zoo Heroes is a week long day camp which runs Monday through Friday, 8:00 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:

    • New this year! 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 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, and Iron Gwazi.

    2022 Dates

    • June 6th - June 10th
    • June 13th -June 17th
    • June 20th - June 24th
    • June 27th - July 1st
    • July 5th - July 9th
    • July 11th - July 15th
    • July 18th - July 22nd
    • July 25th - July 29th

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

    Grades 3-4
    Prices starting at
    Camper(s) $299.00 /ea

5th & 6th Grade

  • Travelers Mini-Camp
    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!

    5th & 6th Grades

    BG Travelers is a 3-day camp which runs from 8:00 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
    • Exclusive train ride on the Serengeti Express
    • Thematic crafts, games and other interactive activities
    • A camp t-shirt and a water bottle
    • Complimentary park admission for the camper after dismissal each day of camp

    *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, and Iron Gwazi.

    2022 Dates:
    • June 1st - June 3rd
    • July 6th - July 8th
    • Aug 1st - Aug 3rd

    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 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 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.

    Grades 5-6
    Prices starting at
    Camper(s) $209.00 /ea.
  • Creature Researchers Day Camp
    5th & 6th Grade

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    Are you willing to get your hands dirty or your feet wet in the pursuit of wild animal knowledge? Look no further, as this camp gives budding wildlife biologists an up-close and in-depth look at the exciting career of wildlife research. From focused observations, to trucking through the Serengeti Plain®, campers will navigate around Busch Gardens exploring the amazing methods of a researcher.

    5th & 6th Grade
    Calling all wildlife enthusiasts! Experience the skills needed to become a creature researcher. Creature Researchers is a week long day camp which runs Monday through Friday, 8:00 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 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, and Iron Gwazi.

    2022 Dates

    • June 6th - June 10th
    • June 13th -June 17th
    • June 20th - June 24th
    • June 27th - July 1st
    • July 5th - July 9th
    • July 11th - July 15th
    • July 18th - July 22nd
    • July 25th - July 29th

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

    Grades 5-6
    Prices starting at
    Camper(s) $299.00 /ea
  • Busch Gardens Apprentices Day Camp
    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!

    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, 8:00 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:

    • New this year! 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 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, and Iron Gwazi.

    2022 Dates

    • June 6th - June 10th
    • June 13th -June 17th
    • June 20th - June 24th
    • June 27th - July 1st
    • July 11th - July 15th
    • July 18th - July 22nd
    • July 25th - July 29th

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

    Grades 5-6
    Prices starting at
    Camper(s) $299.00 /ea

7th & 8th Grade

  • Trailblazers Mini-Camp
    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!

    7th & 8th Grade
    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!



    BG Trailblazers is a 3-day camp which runs from 8:00 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
    • Catered lunch and afternoon snack
    • A camp T-shirt and a water bottle
    • Complimentary admission to Busch Gardens 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, and Iron Gwazi.

    2022 Dates

    • June 1st - June 3rd
    • July 6th - July 8th
    • August 1st - August 3rd

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


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

    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.

    Grades 7-8
    Prices starting at
    Camper(s) $209.00 /ea
  • Junior Zookeepers Day Camp
    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!

    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, 8:00 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 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, and Iron Gwazi.

    2022 Dates

    • June 6th - June 10th
    • June 13th -June 17th
    • June 20th - June 24th
    • June 27th - July 1st
    • July 5th - July 9th
    • July 11th - July 15th
    • July 18th - July 22nd
    • July 25th - July 29th

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

    Grades 7-8
    Prices starting at
    Camper(s) $299.00 /ea
  • Thrill Seekers Day Camp
    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!

    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, 8:00 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:

    • New this year! 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 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, and Iron Gwazi.

    2022 Dates

    • June 6th - June 10th
    • June 13th -June 17th
    • June 20th - June 24th
    • June 27th - July 1st
    • July 11th - July 15th
    • July 18th - July 22nd
    • July 25th - July 29th

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

    Grades 7-8
    Prices starting at
    Camper(s) $299.00 /ea
  • Single-Day Extended Care

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

    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. 


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


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

    Flexible Pick-Up Time
    Camper(s) $20.00 /ea.
  • 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.

    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. 


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


    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
    Camper(s) $80.00 /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.

Download Handbook