Overnight Camps

Jacksonville University hosts a wide variety of camps each summer for children ages 3 to 20. We offer several overnight camps with a range of experiences for kids in both academics and athletics. For more general information about the Summer Camps offered by Jacksonville University, please contact Shauna Hope, Campus Recreation and Wellness Coordinator at shope1@ju.edu


North Florida Fishing Camp - June 5 - 11, 2022

For children ages 9 - 15

A summer camp for young anglers! North Florida Fishing Camp features Charter Fishing and engaging outdoor activities for novice or experienced young anglers. Campers will further their education in fishing while learning to protect and respect the marine environment. The campers will make lasting memories with trophy catches along the way!

For questions regarding the North Florida Fishing Camp, please contact Joe Carraway at carraway@northfloridafishingcamp.com or (904) 860-8361.

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JU Summer Chamber Music Intensive - June 12 - 18, 2022

For children ages 13 - 18

Join us on the beautiful riverfront campus of Jacksonville University for a week of immersive musical study with our distinguished faculty. Enjoy on-campus housing and dining, performance opportunities, and quality instruction. Enrollment available for current 8th graders through class of 2022 seniors.

For further questions or concerns, please contact Dr. Shannon Lockwood at slockwo@ju.edu or 904-256-7661.

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JU Lacrosse Summer Overnight Camp - June 13 - 15, 2022

For children ages 8 - 18

Hosted by the Jacksonville University Lacrosse program and Head Coach John Galloway, the JU Lacrosse Summer Overnight Camp's primary focus is to develop the individual and positional-specific skills needed to compete at the highest levels of lacrosse. Campers will be able to experience what life on a college campus is like while staying in Jacksonville University dormitories, eating at the JU cafeteria, and competing at the newly-renovated Rock Stadium.

For further questions or concerns, please contact Nik Colpitts at ncolpit1@ju.edu.

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JU Marine Science Summer Camps - June 27 - July 1, 2022

For children ages 14 - 18

Led by JU Marine Science Research Institute faculty, campers will be involved with all aspects of investigating marine environments, including choosing sampling methodology and sites through monitoring water chemistry, collecting, identifying and enumerating fish and invertebrate species, and presenting the collected data in graphical format. Campers will gain hands-on experience with standard marine science collection and monitoring equipment, as well as laboratory analysis methods, including working with OCEARCH at JU.

Along with St. Johns Riverkeeper staff, the faculty will be assisted by JU undergraduate marine science majors.

For further questions or concerns, please contact (904) 256-7766 or via email at msrisummercamp@ju.edu.

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Schedule a Camp

Jacksonville University's summer camp schedule does not currently have any openings to host additional camps. For more information or to schedule a camp in the future, please contact Shauna Hope, Campus Recreation and Wellness Coordinator, at shope1@ju.edu or (904) 256-7050.


Campus Recreation and Wellness

Office location

Davis Student Commons, Second Floor
2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

Office hours

Mon – Fri, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Telephone number

(904) 256-7863

Email address
Fax number

(904) 256-7256