Jacksonville Science Festival is now well known for its STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math) driven city-wide event featuring Jacksonville’s k-12 grade students partnering to creatively develop fun, interactive, educational projects they present to the community during the annual festival. The Jacksonville Science Festival Exploration & ARTS Camp incorporates similar aspects but offers an ARTS focused thread including visual, performing, and environmental arts and weekly field trips for additional fun.
The camp takes place at The Foundation Academy, a 23 acre campus including art, dance, and drama studios, organic gardens, an aquaponics farm, interactive sports, and more. Camp is open to children ages 5-15 with age appropriate groups and activities.
3675 San Pablo Road South, Jacksonville 32224 or call 904-493-3535 for more information.
Honors and Recognition
Licensed with the Department of Children & Families
Certificate of Achievement for Averaging Mastery on the Contract Compliance tool for 2018- 2019
Certificate of Achievement for Averaging 3.66 on the Program Quality Assessment for 2018 – 2019
Over 100 hours of training with Kids Hopes Alliance
*All camp fees, must be paid in full the Friday before camp each week.
A non- refundable deposit of $% per week is due in advance to reserve your seat. The remaining balance is due the Friday before each week.
*Camp Fee- INCLUDES LUNCH AND FIELD TRIPS
*Camp Fee- DOESN’T INCLUDE: ICE CREAM TRUCK, T-SHIRTS, SOUVENIRS PURCHASED ON FIELD TRIPS, OTHER ADDITIONAL ADD ON EVENTS THE CAMP MAY DO.
SUMMER CAMP INFORMATION 2020
Camp Themes of 2020
*Dates and Events are subject to changes
*Field Trips are subject to change. Most are on Wednesdays, please note dates.
Here is our typical schedule:
*PiBL: Art, Science, Drama, Skits/ Group activities
** Schedule is subject to change
*Pending on weather patterns, dates and times of field trips are subject to change. Field trip fees are not included in the camp fee. Most field trips are on Wednesdays.
*Field Trips are subject to change. Most are on Wednesday, please note dates.
Incremental weather schedule for Jacksonville Science Festival.pdf
CAMP DO’S & DON’TS
Come to camp mentally and physically prepared –
Camp WILL be a safe and FUN place for everyone –
Where are you located?
Camp is hosted on the The Foundation Academy 23 acre campus at 3675 San Pablo Road South, 32224.
What should my camper bring each day?
An active mind ready to explore along with a water bottle, extra clothes and sunblock
Do you supply lunch?
Yes, we also supply two snacks each day. Campers may bring extra food or a lunch if they have special dietary needs.
What are the camper’s ages?
Ages 5 to 15; they are broken into three groups: 5-7, 8-10, 11-15
Why does your camp focus on Science and Art?
The Jacksonville Science Festival is a STEAM based organization. The mission of the Jacksonville Science Festival is to promote equity and justice in education. Therefore, campers will explore and create with science and art in a traditional setting with hands on activities.
What’s the typical schedule entail?
Our typical schedule and more information is on the Summer Camp tab at JacksonvilleScienceFestival.org
Are there field trips?
Yes, on Wednesdays. Depending on weather these are subject to change. Field Trip Transportation is for Staff and Campers only.
Besides Science and Art what else will my camper experience?
Outdoor activities, aquaponic organic farming and more at the 23 acre campus of the Foundation Academy.
What is the camper to counselor ratio?
One counselor to fifteen campers; our trained CPR certified staff is ready to share the camp experience with your camper!
What’s on the lunch menu?
Food is provided by the Summer Service Food Program. (Click here for more info.)
How can I volunteer/ visit the camp?
All visitors must sign in the Jacksonville Science Festival/ The Foundation Academy with a valid ID in the front office. Volunteers must file a background check with DCPS. All Applications MUST be completed and approved prior to the volunteering.
(Click here to access more info and the Application)
ART & EXPLORATION CAMP
The following will result in immediate consequences:
Severe Clause Consequences:
STANDARD DAILY DISCIPLINE POLICY:
The Foundation Academy admits any student regardless of sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, or national and ethnic origin.
3675 San Pablo Rd. S
Jacksonville, FL 32224
P 904 493 7300
F 904 821 1247
Copyright © 2013 The Foundation Academy Private School. All rights reserved.
Web Design & Development by Station Four