Wellspring Florida has camps that last 9 weeks (full summer camp), 8 weeks, 6 weeks, and 4 weeks. The best overall value is the 9-Week full summer camp, but we understand that your family might not be able to make a full summer commitment, which is why we offer a variety of options to make sure you get the best possible camp experience and results.
For Ages Ranging 10 – 26
Sessions starting May 29, June 12, and June 26. Ending July 30, 2016.
Sessions run 4, 6, 8, and 9 weeks
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Air-conditioned, comfortable lodging.
Wellspring Florida campers enjoy private single-occupancy rooms, arranged in suites of single bedrooms, with shared bathroom and a living room. On-site laundry facilities are available for campers' use, and shared lounges and game rooms make for a fun and social living environment.
Safe and supervised.
Our dorms are occupied only by Wellspring staff and campers. Counselors live in adjacent dorm rooms, within earshot of campers, and a security patrol ensures that our campus remains a completely safe venue where we can focus on having fun, losing weight and creating life-long change for campers.
First-rate facilities and fitness center.
Fitness facilities at Wellspring Florida include a large fitness center with strength training and cardio suites, rooms for aerobics and group fitness classes, and multiple gymnasia. Outside, campers enjoy FIT's well-maintained playing fields, two outdoor pools, a sand volleyball court, and walking trails through the 30-acre Botanical Gardens. In addition, our proximity to the beach means that campers enjoy plenty of time enjoying the famous beaches of Central Florida's Atlantic Coast.
Positive environment and understanding peers.
Surrounded by peers who understand their weight loss struggle, Wellspring Florida campers focus on transforming their lives and making positive changes in their thoughts, behaviors, and actions. We provide an inspiring and supportive environment where life changing experiences are shared by campers on their journey to creating sustainable healthy and happy lifestyles.
Wellspring Florida Camp Director
Bob worked in the education field for 7 years before coming to Wellspring Camps. He holds a BS in Education and has a passion for teaching young people in any capacity. Since starting with Wellspring in 2011, Bob has worked in many leadership roles, from managing camper teams to planning camps' exciting adventure trips. He has been a Program Director since 2014 at Wellspring Pennsylvania, Wellspring Texas, and Wellspring Florida. Bob's interest in the outdoors helps him maintain his healthy lifestyle. He is an avid backpacker and enjoys yoga, climbing, cycling, and running. If he isn't outside, you can find Bob working on his culinary skills or planning his next big adventure.
Trips to the beach for surfing, swimming, boogie boarding, and kayaking are regular activities for Wellspring Florida campers.
Campers will have plenty of time to enjoy the sunshine and great beaches, and we've scheduled several special trips to favorite Florida destinations such as Disney World, Universal Studios, and the Florida Tech Challenge Course.
Whoever said food that tastes good can’t be good for you never tried the food at Wellspring Florida!
Based at the Florida Institute of Technology in Central Florida, we have world-class accommodations and access to top-notch athletic and fitness facilities. We are just minutes from the beach, and the surrounding area offers many exciting excursions, from trips to Florida's famous theme parks, to kayaking, surfing and many other outdoor adventures.
Every camper at Wellspring Florida has a private room in an apartment style setting. This means four campers share a 'living room' and two bathrooms, then each camper has a private room off the living room.
Laundry facilities are available on campus, and each camper will have the opportunity to do laundry each week.
Our ratio is generally one staff member for every 3 campers.
Our typical staff member is a college graduate in their mid 20's to early 30's. Our staff members are very well-qualified in their respective specialties. Wellspring attracts the leading professionals in a range of weight loss-related fields. Learn more about Wellspring's Health and Wellness Experts.
Yes! In fact, family involvement is strongly encouraged. Visiting weekends for Wellspring Florida occur on Family Workshop weekends only. Dates are provided in your enrollment packet. It is highly recommended that you attend a Family Workshop so you can learn how to best support your child once he or she returns home. Once you have attended one of our Family Workshops, you may use a subsequent workshop weekend solely for visitation with your child if you'd like. Your child may leave campus with you during these visitation hours. Your child may also go to your hotel with you in the evenings during Family Workshop weekends.
At Wellspring Florida, we are accustomed to catering to all skill and fitness levels in our activities. We also operate on a “Challenge By Choice” philosophy. Our goal is to encourage enjoyment of these activities both at camp and after returning home. If your child is nervous about a certain activity, rest assured that our professional staff will help your child to reach his or her goals, at his or her own speed.
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