Summer Kids Programs

This page lists special programs in the Jacksonville, Florida area for kids that only take place in the summer.
$1 Movies During Regal Summer Movie Express

The 2017 Summer Movie Express runs for 9 weeks with select titles playing on Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the summer. Admission to these films d ...

June 13 - August 9, 2017
Hours: 10:00am
$1 per movie
Area: East Arlington, Southside/Mandarin

"MIND YOUR MANNERS" Prestige Etiquette is located in Jacksonville, FL and is happy to offer its expertise in Etiquette, Social Skills and civility. O ...

6/1 - 8/1/2017
Hours: 9 am - 6 pm
Age: 1st - 9th grade
P.O. Box 2563, Jacksonville, FL, 32203
Balloons R4 Twisting: Balloon Twisting Workshop - Jacksonville Public Library Program

Have you ever seen someone make something incredible from balloons? What if you could learn to twist up fun with colorful wild balloons? Kids, this is ...

Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program

The Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program is here to help you on your way, encouraging you to read books of your own choosing and earn a FREE book, si ...

May 16 - September 5, 2017
Barry Hinnant: Fun-tastic Magic - Jacksonville Public Library Program

If reading can take you away to magical places, that makes a magic show the perfect place to celebrate books and reading. Mr. Barry loves the library ...

Books-A- Million Summer Reading Program

Looking for a great reading program for your kids this summer? We can help! Choose 3 books from the Summer Reading Adventure section. Read the 3 b ...

Chuck E. Cheese's Reward Calendars

How about free tokens on their next visit to Chuck E. Cheese's? Print out our free rewards calendar to get started. Download and print out the cale ...

Area: Arlington
9820 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, FL, 32225
City of Jacksonville Beach Moonlight Movies

Outdoor movies under the stars combine the sound of the ocean, a sea breeze, the company of family and friends, the entertainment of your favorite fil ...

May 26, June 30, 2017
Hours: 9:00pm
Area: Beaches/Mayport
Jacksonville Beach Seawalk Pavilion,, Jacksonville Beach, FL, 32250
Collaborative Art - Jacksonville Public Library Program

Let your imagination run wild in this inventive and engaging six-week program as we make sculptures, collages, mobiles, and more. Meet new friends, ga ...

Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens Florida Blue FREE Tuesdays

Every Tuesday, enjoy free admission to the Cummer Museum and its historic Gardens, thanks to the generous support of Florida Blue. Guests can enjoy ...

Hours: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Area: Riverside/Ortega
829 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, FL, 32204
Disney Summer Play Days

Head to The Disney Store every day from June 10 - August 9 for awesome activities including Art of Drawing, Trivia, Storytime, and Showtime. Each Wedn ...

June 10 - August 9, 2017
Hours: 3:00pm
Area: St. Johns Town Center
4663 River City Dr, Jacksonville, FL, 32246
Duval County School Summer Programs

There are 11 weeks of summer, and we have your vacation covered. Summer programs are an opportunity for students to continue learning and work ...

Florida State Parks Junior Ranger Program

The Junior Ranger program provides fun activities for kids while enjoying our local state parks! By completing fun activities, kids can learn about wh ...

Age: All ages
Free Movies on the Bay (St. Augustine)

St. Augustine's popular Movies by the Bay is getting a new home for the summer of 2017. Ripley's St. Augustine Attractions and the St. Augustine Co ...

Wednesdays June 7 - August 9, 2017
Hours: Shuttles start at 7:30pm, Movie starts at 8:30pm
Colonial Music Park 27 St. George St., St. Augustine, FL, 32084
Huntington Learning Center

Huntington's mission is to give every student the best education possible. Our goals are to improve your child's academic skills in reading, writing, ...

Area: Arlington, Southside/Mandarin
Jacksonville  Summer Lunch Program

The Jacksonville Children’s Commission is Duval County’s largest sponsor of the Summer Food Service Program and the second largest in the state of Flo ...

Jun 5 - August 11, 2017
Hours: FREE
Area: Arlington, Beaches/Mayport, Downtown/Riverfront/Southbank, East Arlington, Intracoastal, Northside/Airport, Riverside/Ortega, San Marco, Southside/Mandarin, St. Johns Town Center, Westside
Jacksonville Children's Chorus First Steps in Music Preschool Music Program

5-Class Course in Early Childhood Music We are proud to present this all new music program due to popular demand! You and your child are invited to ...

July 8 - August 5, 2017
$90 for the five-class course
Area: Downtown/Riverfront/Southbank
First United Methodist Church, 225 E. Duval Street, Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville Public Library Summer Reading Program for Children and Teens

Build a Better World This Summer at the Library THE CHALLENGE: Meet your reading goals by July 31. Children – 10 books Teens – 3 books Adults – ...

Jacksonville Public Library Traveling Tales

Traveling Tales is a unique collection of thematic storytime programs. Each Traveling Tales kit contains a children’s program you check out and take h ...

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Nature's Newbies

Each Nature's Newbies class will engage you and your child in free-choice play activities, a story, song, and more! Programs will also feature a posit ...

Check the website for current dates and times
Age: 1-3
370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, FL, 32218
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Zoo Tots

Zoo Tots focuses on specific animal themes to engage your preschooler as he/she learns about the wonders of the Animal Kingdom. Each program emphasize ...

Check the website for current dates and times
Age: 3-5
370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, FL, 32218
Jacksonville Zoo: Save 10% on Zoo Membership now through June 30

Save 10% on Zoo Membership now through June 30th!

June 2017
Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
10% off
370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, FL, 32218
Jacksonville Zoo: Zoofari Outreach - Jacksonville Public Library Program

Have you ever wanted to pet a hedgehog, play hide and seek with a turtle, or come face to face with a live alligator? These are just a few of the anim ...

JaxKids Book Club - For Upcoming Kindergarteners

Just for Children Transitioning into Kindergarten: JaxKids Book Club The JaxKids Book Club is a free early literacy summer program for all children ...

Jennifer Swanson Presents: Brain Games - Jacksonville Public Library Program

Bestselling author Jennifer Swanson will blow your mind. Get ready for fun challenges, brain teasers and special games from her amazing BRAIN GAMES bo ...

Jumperz Fun Center Summer Specials!

Teacher Tuesdays is back! Teachers receive $2 off regular admission with valid teacher badge until August 14, 2017!! Facebook Fridays: Check in on ...

Kids Bowl Free King Pins Bowling Center

Registered Kids Receive 2 FREE GAMES Of Bowling Every Day All Summer Long, Valued At Over $500 Per Child! Select bowling centers and schools around t ...

June 1 - August 14, 2017
2 FREE games per day
Area: Westside
5310 Lenox Ave., Jacksonville, FL, 32205
Kids Bowl Free Naval Station Mayport Bowl

Registered Kids Receive 2 FREE GAMES Of Bowling Every Day All Summer Long, Valued At Over $500 Per Child! Select bowling centers and schools around t ...

June 1 - August 14, 2017
2 FREE games per day
Area: Beaches/Mayport
244 Massey Ave., Jacksonville, FL, 32228
Michaels Camp Creativity

Join Michaels on a summer crafting journey. Seven weeks of Making for kids 3 and up! New crafts each day, face paint Fridays, new themes each week, an ...

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays: June 12 - July 28, 2017
Hours: 10:00am - 12:00pm
$5/session or $12 for 3 sessions
My Gym Jacksonville Cobra Self Defense Class

Empower and Equip your child to protect themselves when you can't be there! Parents are HIGHLY encouraged to be involved in this training. We will hav ...

June 23, 2017
Hours: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Parents are Free, 1st child $35 sibling $30, $25
Area: Intracoastal
13770 Beach Blvd #1, Jacksonville, FL, 32224
Pro Martial Arts Summer Special

At PRO Martial Arts, our Children’s Programs are designed to help kids just like yours develop the kind of confidence and energy necessary for success ...

June, July, August, 2017
$249 summer special
Area: Southside/Mandarin
10920 Baymeadows Rd., Jacksonville, FL, 32256
Rebel Project, The

The Rebel Project is a summer long initiative designed to keep high school students engaged while challenging their creativity. The Project requires p ...

June 30, 2017
Hours: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Area: Riverside/Ortega
Robert E. Lee High School, Jacksonville, FL
Scholastic Summer Reading Program

The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge™ is a free online reading program for children.

Sun-Ray Cinema Summer Kids Series

Sun-Ray Cinema combines the distinctive experience of a classic, single screen cinema with the amenities modern moviegoers have come to expect. Locate ...

Wednesdays & Saturdays June 7 - July 29, 2017
Hours: 10:00am
$2 just movie; $5 movie and cereal bar
1028 Park St., Jacksonville, FL, 32204
Sweet Pete's Toddler Time and Summer Classes

Toddler Time at @Sweet Pete’s Candy is a sweet outing, perfectly suited for little ones aged 2-4 years old! During this month’s Toddler Time, little-o ...

Various Days Over Summer
Hours: Various Times
See Website for Details
Area: Downtown/Riverfront/Southbank
400 N. Hogan Street, Jacksonville, FL, 32202
Sylvan Book Adventure

Book Adventure is a fun, free way to motivate your child to read! Kids in grades K-8 can search for books, read them offline, come back to quiz on wha ...

Ten Marks Free Summer Math Program

Parents: Strengthen your child's math skills this summer. Just 20 minutes, 3 times a week is all it takes.

free for the summer
Area: Southside/Mandarin
Town of Orange Park REEL Fun Nights

Come to Town Hall Park for a Reel Fun Night this summer! Kids activities start at 6pm and the movie will begin at sundown (about 8:30pm). Bring a blan ...

May 19, June 16, July 14, August 11, 2017
Hours: Fun zone is open from 6pm-8:30pm and then the movie sta...
Area: Westside
Town Hall Park- 2042 Park Ave, Orange Park, FL
Tree Hill Nature Center Animal Encounters

Tree Hill Nature Center has animal encounter programs for summer camps, moms groups, and any group during summer and beyond! Enjoy a talk as kids expe ...

Schedule Moms Groups or Camps by Calling Tree Hill
Area: Arlington
7152 Lone Star Road, Jacksonville, FL, 32211
Wild Wonders: Animal Adventures - Jacksonville Public Library Program

Wild Wonders is ready to take you on an adventure! Celebrate summer with a program full of stories, humor and plenty of interaction with small mammals ...