August Freshwater Fish Camp – Registration is open for our week-long summer camp designed to teach children freshwater fishing skills and boater safety. From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., August 2 through 6, campers will experience fishing with proper bait and tackle, learn ways to handle and clean fish for cooking, and explore the habitat and biology of fish. To be eligible, campers much have completed the 6th grade. Campers will receive one rod/reel and a tackle box full of freshwater tackle to keep after camp is finished. For more information, email or call 904.209.0348. Register here for Freshwater Fish Camp.
Summer Exploration Camps – Looking for an opportunity to that will allow your children a chance to explore the outdoors and gain valuable educational experience? Registration is now open for our Explorations Camps for elementary and middle school age children. Camp for kids ages 5 to 8 will be August 2 through 6. Camp for kids ages 9 to 12 will be August 9 through 13. Camp for kids in grades 6 through 9 will be July 19 through 23. Campers will explore our local ecosystems, study native wildlife, and attend a variety of field trips. To learn more or register, visit Summer Exploration Camps.
Super Summer Camps 2021 – The Parks & Recreation Department Camps are for children ages 5*-12 (*only five year olds that have completed kindergarten by the start of camp are eligible), and held at six locations in St. Johns County. Regustration closed. Camp information: Super Summer Camps 2021
Sports & Athletics
Student Open Gym @ Solomon Calhoun Center Cancelled until Further Notice due to St. Johns County's COVID-19 Vaccination Program
For details about the following programs, please visit our After School Programs page.
Collier-Blocker Student Enrichment Program
Begins August 31, Monday through Friday, during the school year at the Collier-Blocker Center, 10 N. Holmes Blvd., St. Augustine.
About the Youth Programs
Parks & Recreation is proud to offer youth programs in our community. If you are looking for a quality, affordable after school program, a youth basketball league, or a place for your high school student to get volunteer hours you've found it. We have some of the best programs in North Florida for children of all ages!
Field of Dreams – Located in NW St Johns county, this specially designed field gives mentally / physically disabled children the opportunity to wear a uniform and play baseball as a member of a team. Field of Dreams is a place where all our area's exceptional kids can meet on the field and play ball. What child does not dream of hearing the cheer of the crowd? What child does not dream of receiving a trophy? And what child does not dream of the opportunity to play America's favorite sport? At the Field of Dreams their dreams really can come true. For more information, please visit fodbaseball.com.
St. Johns County Parks & Recreation Department Youth Programs Give Back – You can help our holiday food drives! For more information, please contact Jamie Baccari at (904) 209-0377.
Parks & Recreation Newsletter
Be in the know about what's happening in our parks with our Parks and Recreation Newsletter.
Just TRI It! A Kids Triathlon
SJC Parks and Recreation – Where everybody plays.