Youth Camps


In partnership with Tavares High School Men’s and Women’s Basketball Programs, Tavares Recreation hosts an annual youth basketball camp every June at Tavares High School. For kids in grades 3rd-8th, the camp is led by the Head Coaches of the Tavares High School Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams. Along with their Assistant Coaches and players, the Coaches will work with campers on skill development, team work and sportsmanship, all in a fun and positive environment. Basketball camp fee is $100 per child.

2024 Camp Dates


For more information contact Pete Sherrard at 352-742-6477 or  


With cooler weather, campers will have lots of outdoor fun with activities and field trips perfect for their age group. From investigating nature in the City of Tavares and along the water front, to discovering the rich history of our town, campers will have fun learning about all types of things. Just when it couldn't get anymore exciting, let's add a couple field trips! Our youngest campers must have COMPLETED KINDERGARTEN. Space is limited. Camp will be based out of the Ingraham Center (317 S. Ingraham Ave., Tavares, FL 32778). So drop off and pick up is at this location. Camp is 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM with activities beginning at 9:00 AM each day.

2024 Camp Dates 


For more information contact Kayla Gaines at 352-742-6370 or  


Introducing our new partnership camp with the Golden Triangle YMCA at the Golden Triangle Regional Park - East Campus. Partnering with the YMCA provides us the opportunity to offer day camp for extended hours while giving campers access to greater amenities including the pool, the ability to provide families the chance to earn scholarships towards other programming at the YMCA and counselors that are trained by certified experts in association with the YMCA foundation. Camp will be based out of the Golden Triangle YMCA (1465 David Walker Dr., Tavares, FL 32778). Camp is 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM - Monday thru Friday.

2024 Camp Dates 

Camp runs as an 11 week program from May 28th – August 9th.  

Registration and fees are based on a weekly basis and will begin on February 15th. Stay tuned for Registration information...

For more information contact the Golden Triangle YMCA at 352-343-1144.

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