Young explorers who have completed kindergarten through grade five can discover a world of careers through fun activities at South Florida State College’s (SFSC) Camp Adventure 2018.

Camp activities teach children about the world through supervised activities and games, and includes swimming in the afternoons. The annual summer camp will be in session June 11-July 27 at the SFSC Highlands Campus in Avon Park. Children can attend all six weeks or any week of their choice. There will be no camp the week of July 4.

The cost to attend a weekly session, Monday through Friday, is $157 and includes breakfast and lunch. Camp sessions run 8 a.m.-5 p.m. each day, with early drop-off beginning at 7:30 a.m. and pick-ups continuing through 5:30 p.m.

Campers are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. For further information and an application, call 784-7388 or visit

During the first week, June 11-15, campers will “train” to learn fun facts and trivia in preparation for Camp Adventure’s first ever game show, “Are You Smarter than a Camper?” The competition pits campers again SFSC employees.

During Week 2, “Mad Scientists,” June 18-22, campers learn about famous scientists, perform science experiments, explore space, and take a trip to a science museum.

Week 3, “Explore Art and Express Yourself,” June 25-29, campers will tour SFSC’s Art Department and the Museum of Florida Art and Culture (MOFAC) and take part in art projects to learn basics and express themselves.

During Week 4, “Playing with Your Food,” July 9-13, campers learn about agriculture and Future Farmers of America (FFA), experience the meaning of “farm to table,” and go on a field trip to a farm and dairy.

Week 5, “Snack Attack,” July 16-20, is all about food. Campers will make treats and snacks throughout the week, while learning the importance of good health and nutrition.

Week 6, July 23-27, is “That’s A Wrap, Let’s Celebrate!” As camp comes to an end, campers will don wacky outfits throughout the week and participate in wacky games. On Friday, they will participate in a sundae bar and pizza party.