Experience Summer Fun at The Reef

Registration Opens March 1

Ocean Reef’s Summer Camps are perfectly designed to encourage exploration of new passions, connection to new friends and the creation of new and lasting memories. This year, you can choose to immerse fully in one camp experience or to diversify your camp choices, making it even more likely you will stumble onto something that you truly love!


2020 Summer Camp Schedule

Reef Club Kids

Golf, tennis, sailing, arts & crafts, swimming, and themed activities all bunched into a week-long camp for 5-10 year olds. Club Kids runs for 10 straight weeks yet not one week is ever the same. Sign your child up to explore The Reef and participate in fun activities and athletics put on by some of the best counselors in the country!

5 yrs. to 10 yrs.
June 1 – August 14
Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm


Adventure Kids

The goal in this camp is to get active and a little bit dirty all while conquering obstacles and creating lasting memories. From wacky science experiments and daring scavenger hunts, to hiking, fishing, horseback riding, swimming and so much more, all stuffed into 5 fun-filled days! This camp offers a Thursday overnight. Girls will stay at a Inn Room while the Boys camp indoors at the Reef Rec Room.

7 yrs. to 11 yrs.
June 1 – 15 • August 10 – 14
Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm
(Overnight Thursday)


Reef Discovery

Returning for its 13th season! Our once in a lifetime camp has been the headliner of all offerings. This 5 week on-and-off property camp lives up to its name. Join us for parasailing at Jimmy Johnson’s Big Chill, snorkeling with The Dive Shop, tubing in Islamorada, Planet Air, and work together as you try to Escape Pirate Island! New this year, campers will have the chance to get up close and personal with dolphins at our encounter with Dolphin Plus MMR. Come Discover the wonder and the waters of the Reef.

 8 yrs. to 14 yrs.
June 15 – 19 • June 29 – July 3 • July 13 – 17 • July 27 – July 31
Monday – Friday, 9am – 1pm


Xtreme Reef Discovery

If you loved Reef Discovery then you are ready to go Xtreme! Xtreme is for teens who have ‘been there, done that!’ At this camp you will snorkel, parasail to new heights, take a jet skiing tour, travel into the Everglades, paddleboard at night, and so much more!

14 yrs. to 17 yrs.
July 20 – 24 • August 3 -7
Hours vary by day. Monday – Friday


Chef for a Week

Head for the kitchen, when Ocean Reef’s team of culinary professionals share their skills with the future chefs of tomorrow! From Italian cuisine to sushi rolling to the Pastry Shop, kids will love working side by side with friends and the Club’s talented Chefs.

8 yrs. to 14 yrs.
June 8 – 12
Monday – Friday, 9am – 1pm


Advanced Chef for a Week

Our Chef for a Week camp have been so popular we have decided to take it to the next level, Advanced level to be exact. Aspiring chefs ages 12-16 join Chef Shelby Confer in the kitchen to learn grilling on the patio, pastry making in our Bake Shop, preparing seafood and knife safety. The week will culminate in Iron Chef competition to find out who might be the next Chef de Cuisine!

12 yrs. to 16 yrs.
July 20 – 24
Monday – Friday, 9am – 1pm


Nike Tennis Camp

Take your game to the next level! Participants in Nike Tennis Camps will have the opportunity to improve their tennis game, work hard, make new friends and have a lot of fun. These day and overnight camps feature personalized on-court instruction and programs for every skill level.

7 yrs. to 18 yrs.  (9 yrs. to 18 yrs. overnight)
June 23 – 28
Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm


Quickstart Tennis Camp

Young tennis pros will love this introductory week, which combines fun with learning in the perfect camp for beginners featuring kid-sized racquets, balls and courts.

5 yrs. to 10 yrs.
June 29 – July 31
Monday – Friday, 9am – 1pm


Moms Only Tennis Camp

Calling all moms (dog moms, cat moms, aunts, you are welcome too)! This camp is a chance to bond on the courts and improve your skills. Join Director of Tennis, Jim Morton, for a week of our popular Cardio Hour, skills and technique work, on-court instruction and matches.

June 22 – 26
Monday – Friday, 9am – 12pm


Tween Tennis Camp

This is for younger campers who have tennis experience or have completed Quickstart Tennis and are looking to advance their skills.

7 yrs. to 12 yrs.
June 15 – 19
Monday – Friday, 9am – 1pm


ORC Golf Camp

Our very own Ocean Reef Club golf pros will help each individual student improve their golf game with daily course play, motor skill learning games and fun golf activities.

8 yrs. to 16 yrs.
June 15 – 19 • July 27 – July 31
Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm


Little Linksters

This introductory golf camp is perfect for young golfers who want to learn the basics and kickstart a lifelong hobby! Our professionals will combine basic skills training with kid-friendly games designed to combine fun and learning.

5 yrs. to 8 yrs.
June 29 – July 3 • July 20 – 24
Monday – Friday, 9am – 1pm


Sailing Camp

Hop on your Opti and sail away! Whether brushing up on techniques or learning the basics, sailing campers will focus on mastering skills with the help of an instructor, culminating in an exciting Regatta with cheering friends and families as spectators.

8 yrs. to 12 yrs.
June 8 – 12 • July 6 – 10 (8-14 yrs) • August 3 – 7
Monday – Friday, 9am – 1pm


ORC Swim Camp

Improve your swimming in a positive and stimulating learning environment! Competitive swimmers, from novice to intermediate to elite level, will focus on mastering their swim technique, building confidence, and becoming stronger athletes in the pool and on dryland.

8 yrs. to 16 yrs.
June 29 – July 3
Monday – Friday, 9am – 1pm

Adult Pickleball

Discover the fastest growing sport in the world! Sharpen your skills and technique with on-court instruction and matches. All skill levels are welcome, the only requirement is that you turn off your mobile device and leave the kids behind.

June 29 – July 3
Monday – Friday, 9am – 12pm


Kids Pickleball

Pickleball! It’s a big dill! In this camp, you will be introduced to the sport Pickleball, which combines fun with learning in the perfect camp for beginners. Learn from the Pros and see why this sport is taking the Ocean Reef Club by storm.

7 yrs. to 12 yrs.
July 13 – 17
Monday – Friday, 9am – 1pm

Safe Boating

Get your sea legs about you, and join us for the new and exciting camp. This hands on camp, will leave students with a strong understanding how to safely operate power boats, navigate local waters, and learn to enjoy a huge part of what makes Ocean Reef Club so unique. Taught by retired US Coast Guard and active US Coast Guard Auxiliary Members, this educational class combines hands-on and classroom learning. Upon completion each camper receives a Boating Safety Course Certificate approved by NASBLA and the USCG Auxiliary.

12 yrs. to 18 yrs.
June 8 – 12 • July 27 – 31
Monday – Thursday, 9am – 3pm

Nature Exploration

A hands on, virtual and educational experience! This year we are kayaking through mangroves and learning about the habitats and the animals that call the mangroves home. Trip to Monkey Jungle, Turtle Hospital, virtual tour of the Coral Restoration nursery Aquarius, and take a wild ride through the river of grass at the everglades alligator farm. We’ll also get up close and personal with Casper, a 10 ft. long alligator, along with a few exotic critters that call the Everglades Outpost home. This is definitely a week full of educational adventures.

7 yrs. to 12 yrs.
June 22 – 26 • July 20 – 24
Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm

Rising Star Theater Camp

Lights, Camera, Action, FUN! This camp is sure to bring the STAR out in your child. This lighthearted camp is here to teach young children the excitement of musical theater. They will build characters using theater games and exercises while learning how to portray different character types through acting, music and movement. The week will culminate in a talent show.
So look out Hollywood, here we come!

5 yrs. to 12 yrs.
June 22 – 26 • July 13 – 17
Monday – Friday, 9am – 1pm

Scuba Dive Camp

Now is your chance to become a certified PADI Junior Open Water Diver in our only camp that offers Scuba diving! Experienced instructors from The Dive Shop will teach students all the skills to get up close and personal with our world famous coral reefs and their inhabitants. Certified divers can return to earn your Jr. Advanced Open Water Diver. Special hands-on workshops and bonus dives include Fish ID with R.E.E.F. and coral transplant techniques with Coral Restoration Foundation.

10 yrs. to 17 yrs.
June 22 – June 26 • July 6 – 10
Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm

Marine Lab

Become a marine biologist for a week! Marine scientists will introduce students to the local marine ecosystem from the seagrass beds out to the coral reef, through hands-on lab activities, field observations and fun discussions. Part of the week will be spent at MarineLab’s education/research campus in Key Largo, including exciting snorkeling excursions to come face-to-face with fish and other unusual creatures.

9 yrs. to 13 yrs.
July 6 – 10
Monday – Thursday, 9am – 3pm