Tampa, FL Summer Camps

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Busch Gardens Adventure Camps
Tampa, FL 33601  

Busch Gardens Adventure Camps gives kids a one-of-a-kind, behind the scenes, hands on experiences with amazing animals-including many that are endangered....

Camp Type:
Day Camp|Residential Camp
Activities:
Academics, Aquatic Activities, Field Trips, Nature/Environmental Studies, Recreational Swimming, Team Building, Hiking, Photography
Gender:
Coed
 
 
Nike Softball Camps-shimberg Sports Complex
Tampa, FL  

US Sports Camps combines with Nike and USA/ASA Softball to offer the Nike Softball Camps sponsored by USA Softball....

Camp Type:
Residential Camp|Day Camp
 
 
Nike Basketball Camp At University Of Tampa
Tampa, FL  

Tom Kane, President/CEO of Winning Ways, and Nike Basketball Camps are once again teaming up to present basketball camps this summer...

Camp Type:
Day Camp
 
 
Summer Camp At Kindercare-fl
Tampa, FL  

Get set for a thrill-filled summer! Our age-specific, kid-approved camps add up to a season of discovery and fun for preschool to school-age children. This year, our 12 weeks of camps fall into six gr...

Camp Type:
Day Camp
Activities:
Academic and Pre-College Camps: General Academics
 
 
B & R Ranch
Tampa, FL  
Camp Type:
Residential Camp
Activities:
Traditional Camps
Gender:
Coed
 

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About Tampa, FL

Tampa is a city in the U.S. state of Florida. It serves as the county seat for Hillsborough County and is located on the west coast of Florida, on the Gulf of Mexico. The population of Tampa in 2010 was 335,709. Main article: History of Tampa, Florida

Name

The word "Tampa" may mean "sticks of fire" in the language of the Calusa, a Native American tribe that once lived south of today’s Tampa Bay. This might be a reference to the many lightning strikes that the area receives during the summer months. Other historians claim the name means "the place to gather sticks". Toponymist George R. Stewart writes that the name was the result of a miscommunication between the Spanish and the Indians, the Indian word being "itimpi", meaning simply "near it". The name first appears in the "Memoir" of Hernando de Escalante Fontaneda , who had spent 17 years as a Calusa captive. He calls it "Tanpa" and describes it as an important Calusa town. While "Tanpa" may be the basis for the modern name "Tampa", archaeologist Jerald Milanich places the Calusa village of Tanpa at the mouth of Charlotte Harbor, the original "Bay of Tanpa". A later Spanish expedition did not notice Charlotte Harbor while sailing north along the west coast of Florida and assumed that the current Tampa Bay...




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