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2022 Nation’s Oldest Port® Summer Camp

Summer Camp

1st – 5th Grade (entering Fall 2022)

All weeks of summer camp are full. Please complete the form below and you will be added to the waitlist. We will contact you if a spot(s) becomes available.

Camp Waitlist


Week 1: June 6 – 10

Week 2: June 13 – 17

Week 3: June 20 – 24

Week 4: June 27 – July 1

Week 5: July 4 – 8

Week 6: July 11 – 15

Cost Per Week & Times

Summer Camp: 9 a.m. – 1 .p.m. = $125.00

Summer Camp with Lunch: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. = $149.00

Summer Camp with Aftercare: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. = $200.00

Summer Camp with Lunch & Aftercare: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. = $224.00

*Campers can bring their lunch, or for an additional cost, we will provide lunch.

The Museum’s Summer Camp is led by two certified teachers.

Campers learn and explore through hands-on activities and experiences.


St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum members receive 10% off camp registration!
Purchase a family membership prior to registration to have the discount applied.

See weekly themes below for more details.

Week 1: The Lighthouse Keepers 

It’s a Keeper’s
Life for Me

June 6 – 10
Campers explore the world of a St. Augustine Lighthouse Keeper by learning what life was like working at the light station from the late 19th century through the mid-20th century.
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Week 2: Early Navigation 

Fair Winds & Following Seas

June 13 – 17
Campers learn that boldness and excellent navigation skills fueled early explorers and settlers on journeys across the open seas to St. Augustine.
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Week 3: Maritime Heritage

Diving Into Underwater Archaeology

June 20 – 24
Campers explore the world of maritime archaeology with our team of underwater archaeologists.
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Week 4: Our Natural World

Nature All
Around Us

June 27 – July 1
Campers investigate the ecology surrounding the St. Augustine Lighthouse and discover plants and animals that make Anastasia Island an exciting place to live or visit! Embracing the role of an early naturalist, campers explore six acres of Museum grounds, including maritime hammock trails!
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Week 5: The Cultures of
St. Augustine Through Time

Celebrating St. Augustine’s Culture

July 4 – July 8
There’s no place like St. Augustine, and the city’s unique blend of history and culture. Campers learn the Museum’s rich Menorcan, Italian, Greek, Spanish, British, and African-American heritage and traditions.
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Week 6: Tools of the Trade!

Games & Trades from Yesteryear

July 11 – July 15
Campers learn skills from when our magnificent lighthouse was new; cast netting, blacksmithing, and fun activities and games from the days of yore!
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Click HERE to sign up for the ENTIRE month by adding EACH week to your cart
For more information regarding the 2022 Summer Camp, please contact Amanda Dixon, Senior Volunteer & Events Specialist, at or 904-829-0745, ext. 213.

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 Amanda Dixon at 904-829-0745 extension 213 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 organizations, and more.