2020 Nation’s Oldest Port™ Spring & Summer Camps



Entering 6th – 8th Grades

July 13-17, 9 AM – 3 PM

Delve into St. Augustine’s active coast from on the water and land! Explore modern landscapes and fisheries by kayak, as well as our fishing tourism by charter boat. Learn about our local shrimping industry, how to maneuver a canoe, and how to cast a net. Click here to view a sample curriculum for this camp. (All activities weather permitting.)


Cost: $250/week        
Members receive 10% off camp! Visit our Membership page to learn more about the benefits of Museum membership.
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Entering 1st – 5th Grades

June 1 – July 2, 9 AM – 1 PM

Afternoon Fun and Games 1 PM – 4 PM

Learn more about working, living, and playing along our coast.  Tales from the past and present show why people have lived in St Augustine since 1565.  Find out why they came, stayed, and sometimes were forced to leave.  Through hands-on learning and S.T.E.A.M. guided lessons, experience the good times and the hardships faced by those who lived it. See weekly themes below for more details.


Cost: $125/week (includes T-shirt, backpack and water bottle; lunch available for purchase $6/day)
Afternoon Fun and Games  1 Pm – 4 PM  Cost: $75/week
Members receive 10% off camp! Visit our MEMBERSHIP PAGE to learn more about the benefits of Museum membership


To register, see weekly themes below!


Week 1:  Sailors

June 1-5

Who were the first people to sail to St Augustine and how did they get here? What was their life like on land? Do sailors still journey here? Find out the answers to these questions and more! 

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Week 2: Soldiers

June 8-12

Were there soldiers in St. Augustine in 1565 and are there still soldiers here? Discover what was happening in the world to require troops at the Castillo fort and at the Lighthouse.

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Week 3: Keepers 

June 15-19

To live where you work and to be on the clock 24/7 requires just the right person. Live the life of a lighthouse keeper in St. Augustine, and disover the dangers, duties, and fun times had! 

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Week 4: Scientists

June 22-26

For decades, scientists have studied coastal environments and human interaction with the sea. Learn about studies conducted along St. Augustine’s coast & conduct your own field research! 

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Week 5: Families

June 29- July 2*

Ever wonder what is was like to live in St. Augustine two, three or even four hundred years ago? Explore the different ways St. Augustine families made a living and had fun over the centuries.

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Camp programs are sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts & Culture.