2021 Nation’s Oldest Port® Summer Camps


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A Maritime Life For Me!

K – 4th Grade

June 14 – July 16

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 them. Use these lessons to discover the arts and humanities!


See weekly themes below for more details.


• Summer Camp, 9 a.m. – 1 .p.m. = $125.00
• Summer Camp with Aftercare, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. = $200.00
• Summer Camp with Lunch, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. = $149.00
• Summer Camp with Lunch & Aftercare, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. = $224.00




St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum members receive 10% off camp fees!
Annual Family Membership: $50 – includes discounts on merchandise and special events!
Purchase your family membership during registration to have a discount applied.




Snacks and Friday lunch (pizza) is included with the camp fee. Bring your favorite lunch each day or purchase one in advance Monday – Thursday for $6 per day. See the schedule below:


Monday – Burger Buckets PB&J
Tuesday – Gas Full Service Restaurant grilled cheese
Wednesday – Gas Full Service Restaurant chicken nuggets
Thursday – HoneyBaked Ham sandwich of choice from a list


REGISTER NOW! Click HERE to sign up for the ENTIRE month by adding EACH week to your cart.


Please e-mail Jill at jtitcomb@staugustinelighthouse.org if your desired week is full.


Week 1:  Sailors

June 14-18

Learn about the first Europeans to travel to St. Augustine and the hardships they faced. The life of a sailor was dangerous! Discover how they survived and what happened when they landed.
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Week 2: Soldiers

June 21-25

Find out about the brave men and women who defended our coast from 1565 through WWII. Spanish, French, British, and Americans all kept watch. What were they looking for, and what was going on in the world that made St. Augustine so important?
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Week 3: Keepers 

June 28-July 2

Experience what life was like for lighthouse keepers here on Anastasia Island. Life was hard but made more difficult by the weather, plants, animals, and insects found here. Take a look at what they needed to accomplish and how something as small as a caterpillar could change their day!
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Week 4: Scientists

July 5-9

Living in St. Augustine by the Atlantic Ocean provides scientists wonderful opportunities. In the past, botanists found the area unique and special, while today, archaeologists make discoveries. Become a scientist and see our location in a new way!
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Week 5: Families

July 12-16

Families have helped shape our community since people were first on our coast. Why did they come here, and what did they do? From tourists to immigrants- find out how we can still see their influences!
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Cancellation & Refund Policy St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum

We reserve the right to combine or cancel classes that have not met the minimum enrollment. Campers will be placed in an alternative class when possible. If St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum cancels a class, the payment will be fully refunded. No refunds will be granted on or after the first day of the camp session. Contact the Education & Program Manager at 904-829-0745 extension 223 for questions about registration or more information about cancellation and payment options. All registrations are subject to camp availability.

Camp programs are sponsored in part by the generosity of individuals, civic groups, local companies, and more.