STARS Summer Camp

Due to current events, the City of Fort Myers Summer Camp Program for 2020 will have some modifications and changes for the safety of all our participants. 

2020 Summer Camp Guidelines Addendum COVID-19

STARS Summer Camp Program 

June 8, 2020 - July 31, 2020

Registration

Registration must be done in person at the STARS Complex. For more information please call 239-321-7545 or email stars@cityftmyers.com

Summer Camp Registration Form 

Scholarship Opportunity

Parents must have experienced loss of income due to COVID-19 for children to be eligible for the scholarship

CARES Childcare Scholarship Funding Application

Summer 2020 Week Themes
Week 1
June 8th - June 12th
Tribal WeekA journey of identity and what it means to be a part of a tribe.
Week 2
June 15th - June 19th
Empowerment Week(Juneteenth Celebration) - You matter and so does your voice! Learn how to speak up and use your voice effectively. 
Week 3
June 22nd - June 26th
Good Will WeekIt takes nothing to be kind, respect for others is key and winning isn’t everything. Good Will week a foundation of positivity, respect, sportsmanship and self-esteem. 
Week 4
June 29th - July 3rd
*closed on July 4th for the Fourth of July holiday
Space WeekTo infinity and beyond! A mission to explore the mysteries of space and the solar system.
Week 5
July 6th - July 10th
Tech WeekFrom a light bulb to a super computer, from telegraphs to Tic Toks let us go on an adventure through time and technology during Tech week.
Week 6
July 13th - July 17th 
Nature WeekStop and smell the roses while appreciating the beauty of nature. Nature Week is an exploration of ecosystems, the food cycle and our niche in the circle of life. 
Week 7
July 20th - July 24th
Spirit WeekS.T.A.R.S. Pride Spirit Week, it will all be on display. Which group will have the most spirit? 
Week 8
July 27th - July 31st
Challenge WeekWhether academically, personally or athletically participants have grown all summer. Through healthy competition of all phases, Challenge Week is the culmination of it all. 

Registration Dates

The following are the only dates that will be available to register for the STARS Summer Camp program:

DateTime For 
February 22, 2020, Saturday10:00 am - 4:00 pmReturning Campers Only
February 23, 2020, Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Open to the Public 
March 7, 2020, Saturday10:00 am - 2:00 pm Open to the Public

Mandatory Summer Camp Parent Orientation

A mandatory parent meeting will be held at the STARS Complex on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 5:30 pm.  

Camp Hours of Operation

  • 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Monday - Friday

Activities

Children enjoy a fully equipped indoor gymnasium, computer lab, movies, game room, swimming, arts and crafts, WiFi, and playground.

  • Swimming includes: lessons, games and open swim
  • Athletics Include: softball, kickball, basketball indoor and outdoor, tennis and exercise classes
  • Game Room includes: Foosball, Ping Pong, Chess, XBox, and Play Station.
  • Computer Lab available where campers can refresh their studies and play educational computing games
  • STEM classes in partnership with the IWILL foundation   
  • Weekly field trips 

Fees

City Residents
Registration fee$15.00
Session 1 (June 8, 2020  - July 3, 2020)$100.00 for the entire session or
$25.00 per week
Session 2 (July 6, 2020  - July 31, 2020)$100.00 for the entire session or 
$25.00 per week
*Proof of residency is required. 


Non-City Residents
Registration fee$15.00
Session 1 (June 8, 2020 - July 3, 2020)$120.00 for the entire session or 
$30.00 per week
Session 2 (July 6, 2020 - July 31, 2020)$120.00 for the entire session or 
$30.00 per week

Age Requirement

Children must be no younger than 6 years old on the first day of camp and no older than 14 years old on the last day of camp. (Birth Certificate must be provided for children that are 6 years of age).

Meals

Free lunch and afternoon snacks are provided through the Lee County School District for the first seven (7) weeks of camp. Campers must bring their own lunch and snacks the final week of camp (July 27, 2020 - July 31, 2020).