Summer Kids Programs

This page lists special programs in the Tampa, Florida area for kids that only take place in the summer.
Kids Tampa: Summer Kids Programs  - Fun 4 Tampa Kids
AquaTots at the Florida Aquarium

Join us for our summer AquaTots program! Each class is designed to encourage interaction between parent and child through story time, craft making, an ...

Hours: 10-11, 11:30-12:30
$10 for members, $14 for nonmembers
Area: South Tampa (Includes Downtown, Hyde Park, Beach Park)
701 Channelside Dr, Tampa, Florida, 33602
Art Spot at Tampa Museum of Art

Join us Saturday mornings in the Museum’s Golding-Scher Classroom for Art Spot. The free drop-in program offers children and families a chance to shar ...

Hours: 11am - 2pm
Area: South Tampa (Includes Downtown, Hyde Park, Beach Park)
120 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, Florida, 33602
Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program

The Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program is here to help you on your way, encouraging you to read books of your own choosing and earn a FREE book, si ...

Books-A-Million Summer Reading Program

The kids must read 4 of the qualified books, fill out a journal form to show which ones they read, and return it to any Books-A-Million store & receiv ...

Summer 2017
Area: East Tampa (Temple Terrace/Brandon)
839 Brandon Town Center Mall, Brandon, Florida, 33511
City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Stay & Play

This Summer, starting May 26th, select recreation centers around the City of Tampa will hold extended hours. These extended hours will provide teens w ...

7 days a week.
Hours: Open until midnight.
Free Rec Cards will be given to teens 13-19 years.
multiple locations, Tampa, Florida
Cloud Nine Outdoors Summer Days Program

If you are looking for something cool and fun to do with your kids this summer, Check out Cloud Nine Outdoors Summer Days Program! Fishing trips, arch ...

One day a week during summer, June 1st-August 5th
Free for those who qualify.
Disney Store Summer Play Days

Summer Play Days is back! Join us at your local Disney Store every day at 3pm this summer for interactive events and activities. Plus, participate in ...

Hours: 3pm
Area: East Tampa (Temple Terrace/Brandon), West Tampa (Westchase/Town and Country/Citrus Park)
MENSA for Kids Reading Challenge

To encourage the joy of reading, the Foundation has developed the Mensa for Kids Excellence in Reading Program. Earn a commemorative certificate in re ...

All Year
Michaels Camp Creativity

Join us on a summer crafting journey. New crafts every Monday, Wednesday, Friday! You won't want to miss Face Paint Friday! A new theme each week. Cre ...

June 5th - July 28th
Hours: 10am-12pm
$5/session or $12 for 3 sessions
Area: North Tampa (Carrollwood/Odessa/Land O’ Lakes), East Tampa (Temple Terrace/Brandon), West Tampa (Westchase/Town and Country/Citrus Park), South Tampa (Includes Downtown, Hyde Park, Beach Park), New Tampa (Wesley Chapel/Zephyrhills)
On Your Mark, Get Set, Read! Summer Reading Program

Every reader wins at the library this summer! Starting June 12th, visit any library to pick up a reading log and bag to carry your books in, and start ...

June 12th - August 6th
Area: North Tampa (Carrollwood/Odessa/Land O’ Lakes), East Tampa (Temple Terrace/Brandon), West Tampa (Westchase/Town and Country/Citrus Park), South Tampa (Includes Downtown, Hyde Park, Beach Park), New Tampa (Wesley Chapel/Zephyrhills), Riverview/Apollo Beach/Ruskin
multiple locations, Tampa, Florida
Pizza Hut Book It! Summer Reading Challenge

The countdown to summer is on and we want to help defeat the "summer slide" by making sure that reading is an integral part of summer activities. Stud ...

Reading with the Rays

The Reading with the Rays program encourages children to practice their reading skills during the summer. It rewards participants for completing 24 ho ...

Starts May 21, 2017
Local Library, Tampa, Florida
Scholastic Summer Reading Program

The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge™ is a free online reading program for children. Join today and let’s set a new reading world record for summe ...

Begins May 8th
Splash Into Reading Summer Sessions

Join us this summer while our Preschool Reading Specialists use a variety of water based hands-on games and activities to make reading fun for your 3- ...

Once a week for 8 weeks June 5th - July 24th, 2017
Hours: as scheduled
Two Payments Of $325
Area: Mobile
Summer BreakSpot USDA Food Program

Summer BreakSpot What?: Free food and fun all summer long Who?: Kids and teens 18 and under Where?: At a location near you Through the Summer ...

Hours: Vary by program.
Summer Games Bowling Pass

It's Fun and Games All Summer Long! Summer is for fun-especially for kids! Register your children (ages 15 and under) for AMF's Summer Games and let t ...

From May 23 - September 5
Hours: M-F: Open til 8pm. Sat & Sun: Open til 4pm
$26.95 per pass
Area: East Tampa (Temple Terrace/Brandon)
13109 North 56th Street, Tampa, Florida, 33617
Summer LanePass from Pin Chasers

75 days without school. What will you do? Keep fun in your pocket with a Summer LanePass! Play as fast as you want (the card is reloadable) or as sl ...

Registration Deadline: urs beginning on May 25th! Sale ends August 13th, 2017,...
Get 15 games for just $14.
multiple locations, Tampa, Florida
Sylvan Book Adventure

Book Adventure is a fun, free way to motivate your child to read! Kids in grades K-8 can search for books, read them offline, come back to quiz on wha ...

Sync Audiobooks for Teens

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. Returning April 27, 2017 SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week - pairs of ...

Summer 2017
USF  Summer Reading Skills Program

For an enjoyable activity with lifelong benefits, we recommend one of our reading programs, which are designed and taught by instructors from the Inst ...

Varies by program.
Grades: Preschool, Elementary, Middle School, High School
Age: 4 years - Adults