Biophilia Center

Summer camp at the Center in Freeport, Mad Science Experiment, will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 2 for children ages 5-12. Cost is $45 per session. Visit to register. For information, call 835-1824.


Summer Day Camp

Graduating kindergartners to graduating fifth graders will participate in daily worship and message, dancing, karaoke, arts and crafts, outdoor play, daily fitness activity and lots of gym games from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Aug. 4 at Destin Life Center, 200 Beach Drive. Bring your lunch, comfortable clothes and shoes.

Cost is $100 per week, per camper; $60 additional camper siblings (fee includes snack and a camp T-shirt). Call Kim Parker at 837-2021 or email

There will be four off-site field trips priced individually and an additional field trip fee charged.



The Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge will hold its SummerWild Camp learning about all things related to wildlife rehabilitation, rescue, species, etc., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Aug. 4 at HarborWalk Village for rising 1st grade to rising 5th grade. Cost is $175/week or $35/day and $150/siblings. Military discount is $158/week, $32/day and $135/siblings. Southern Star dolphin cruise $11/person in addition to camp fee.

Kids board the Emerald Grande's beach shuttle one day during the week for exploration of the marine creatures living on the shore, and practice rescuing a life-size dolphin. Also, daily animal encounters with the Refuge's animal ambassadors. Camp is fully supervised. Snacks, juice, and water provided. Campers bring their own lunch.

Please call Susan at 850-830-3933 for reservations and information.


Build A Better World

Preschool through middle school students will explore all things this summer as the Destin Library presents Build A Better World during the summer library program. Activities may include music, art, performing arts, group games, physical challenges, craft projects, experiments, and more. Families are invited to participate with their children. Email with questions.