Register now for summer camps
Registration is underway for the Hernando County Parks & Recreation Department’s summer camps. A variety of camps are being offered for children 8-14 years old. Some camps have limited space. A $15 fee, per camper, is due at registration.

A complete listing of the programs and registration forms may be found online at www.HernandoCounty.us/parks_rec. Registration forms may be faxed to (352) 754-4415, emailed to recreation@hernandocounty.us. or delivered to the Parks & Recreation Department office located at 16161 Flight Path Dr., Brooksville, FL 34604. Please call (352) 754-4031 and check out our Facebook page for more information.

Basketball Camp – Three weeks of basketball camp will be taught by Marion Jones, Michael Jones and Calvin Brown covering fundamentals of the game, skill and drills, followed by scrimmage games. Campers will also have additional time for a variety of other fun games and sports during the week.
Cost: $65
Dates: Monday-Thursday, June 13-16, June 27-30, July 23-26
Ages: 8 to 14
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (7:30-9 a.m. or 3-4 p.m. is an additional $10)
Limit: 50 campers
Location: West Hernando Middle School

Horsin' Around Camp... photo by Alice Mary Herden
Horsin’ Around Camp… photo by Alice Mary Herden

Volleyball Camp – Two weeks of volleyball will teach fundamentals of the game. Daily drill and skills followed by daily inter-league games.
Cost: $65
Dates: Monday-Thursday, June 20-23, July 11-14
Ages: 8 to 14
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (7:30-9 a.m. or 3-4 p.m. is an additional $10)
Limit: 50 campers
Location: West Hernando Middle School

Sports Camp – Enjoy a variety of indoor and outdoor sports activities, including basketball, flag football, tennis, dodge ball, kickball and more. Campers will spend each day learning the rules and playing the games of the most common sports they love to participate in.
Cost: $65
Dates: Monday-Thursday *July 5-7, July 25-28
Ages: 8 to 14
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (7:30-9 a.m. or 3-4 p.m. is an additional $10)
Limit: 50 campers
Location: West Hernando Middle School
*No Monday due to 4th of July Holiday; camp is prorated to $50 for this week.

Outdoor Adventure Camp – Enjoy a week of outdoor adventures. We will be going offshore fishing, inshore fishing, kayaking down the Weeki Wachee, tour of Cemex, fishing and a cookout, tour the landfill and learn about recycling, and taking a trip to Homosassa Springs. Very cool and educational week of camp. Special guest speakers, handouts and loads of fun in our beautiful Adventure Coast.
Cost: $105
Dates: Tuesday-Friday, *July 5-8
Ages: 8 to 14
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (7:30-9 a.m. or 3-4 p.m. is an additional $10)
Limit: 20 campers
Location: West Hernando Middle School
*No Monday due to 4th of July Holiday.

Cost: $135
Dates: Monday-Friday, Aug 1-5
Ages: 8 to 14
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (7:30-9 a.m. or 3-4 p.m. is an additional $10)
Limit: 20 campers
Location: Delta Woods Park

Horsin Around – Campers will be assigned a partner and each pair will be assigned one horse that they will ride and care for, for the week. The campers will be taught and expected to lead, groom, tack up, ride, feed and clean stalls for their assigned horse. The goal is to give the camper the true feeling of being a horse owner. While having the fun of riding is important, the work involved will be experienced as well.
Cost: $175
Dates: Monday-Friday, June 20-24, June 27-July 1
Ages: 8 to 14
Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Limit: 16 campers
Location: Blair Performance Horses, 9370 Cooper Terrace. Brooksville, FL 34601

Kayak Wednesdays – Join us on a paddling experience down the Weeki Wachee River and enjoy the splendor of nature. Campers must be able to swim, paddling experience is preferred but not needed. You will be guided down the river by HCPR staff and will end the adventure at Rogers Park. Please bring all snacks/lunch in water proof containers, sunscreen, bug spray and towel. All tandem kayaks, paddles and floatation devices are provided.
Cost: $20
Dates: Wednesdays – June 15, 22, 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27; August 3
Ages: 8 to 14
Time: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Limit: 20 campers
Location: Weeki Wachee Paddling Adventures

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