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Hillsborough County Parks Summer Camp and Eureka Springs Heritage Garden Camp

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 6400 Eureka Springs Rd Tampa FL 33610  See map

Eureka Springs Park offers the opportunity to explore Hillsborough County's historic arboretum with Florida's master gardeners.

This camp is for children ages 9-12. Camp participants will experience how gardens and people fit into the natural environment. They will learn to compost, identify garden insects and diseases, and observe seasonal changes. They will also compile a journal to document their experiences of what they learned and participated in during their gardening cycles.This camp offers a unique opportunity to learn about Eureka Springs' history, meet new friends, learn new things, and go on fun field trips to the USF Botanical Garden, a downtown green roof complex, and Tampa Bay History Center.

Summer Camp At Hillsborough County Parks: Traditional day camps are held June 18 – Aug. 10 and can be registered two weeks at a time. Bi-weekly themes vary from park to park, and they all include a community garden component and a reading component that helps keep children on grade level reading while having fun. An optional field trip to a theme park will be available at an additional cost. Camps will take place Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. With extended day hours from 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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