Registration Opens for ‘A Summer of Discovery’ Day Camps at Cuscowilla Nature and Retreat Center

Press release from Alachua County

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. – Alachua County invites parents to register their children ages 7 to 12 for “A Summer of Discovery” at Cuscowilla Nature and Retreat Center. Registration for day camp begins tomorrow, Saturday, April 1, 2023. Day camps are offered for eight weeks, from June 5 through July 28. The Camps are Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Children can participate for one week or the whole summer. Each week will offer archery, swimming, outdoor skills, arts and crafts, boating, and much more. In addition, specialty camps are offered for children ages 10 to 14 with themes including Fish Camp and Adventure Camp. The Adventure Camp includes an off-camp zip line experience field trip.

Weekly day camps cost $100. Campers receive breakfast, lunch, and a snack. Bus transportation is included to and from Lincoln Middle School (1001 S.E. 12th St, Gainesville). Campers can also be dropped off and picked up from the Camp (210 S.E. 134th Ave, Micanopy). Qualifying campers can also receive a scholarship from Alachua County Children’s Trust and the Friends of Cuscowilla with completed applications and proof of documents.

“What I love most about camp is it’s an opportunity to do things you can’t do at home.,” said Camp Manager Jamie Bass. “Camp allows children to gain skills, try new things, and make memories that last a lifetime.”

Register and find out more information. Registration opens on April 1.