ATTENTION: Due to scheduled renovations, the mermaids will NOT be performing November 26, 2018–March 15, 2019. Also, there will NOT be a Riverboat Cruise or Wildlife Show Nov. 6, 2018–Mar. 15, 2019. Thank you in advance for your understanding. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter for updates.

Junior Mermaid Camp

Junior Mermaid Camp

Adventures Under the Spring Mermaid Camp

2-day weekend camp for children ages 7-14

If your child has ever dreamt of becoming a mermaid, you won’t want to miss this exciting 2-day camp! We’ll teach your child what it is like to be a Weeki Wachee mermaid performer. Your child will learn the grace and basic ballet moves that our mermaids perform every day and have training sessions in 15 feet of water with a watchful instructor.

Campers will learn the daily responsibilities of being a mermaid while getting a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to put on a show. On the last day of camp, all parents and friends are invited to view the underwater performance the campers have learned. Each camper will also get to participate in one of our mermaid shows as a dry performer in the underwater theater!

Your child will also receive a beautiful “Mermaid Makeover” and self-portrait, as well as a group shot of their camp. In addition, the price of each camp session includes two daily admission tickets to the park, which are good for the child’s scheduled weekend of camp. This is for the family to have the chance to enjoy the park as well, but we ask the parent to remain outside of the camp area until the pickup time.

If your child is not comfortable swimming in the spring, please reconsider this camp. Please note that your child will not be instructed to breathe off our air hoses. This requires SCUBA certification, first aid, CPR, and several months of training, as well as being 18 years of age. Your child will be swimming in approximately 15 feet of water. There will be trained underwater performers with your child at all times, and there are areas your child may hang onto if they become fatigued.

Camp sessions are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. There is a maximum of eight children for each camp weekend. NO EXCEPTIONS. The camp sells out quickly. Dates for the following year are announced in early February. We do not offer a waitlist.

Things to Bring:

  • Bathing suit
  • Towels
  • Sandals or tennis shoes
  • Shorts/t-shirt
  • Comb or hairbrush
  • Sunscreen
  • Goggles or mask
  • Underwater camera (optional)
  • Lunch or lunch money

2018 Mermaid Camp Dates

All dates for the 2018 Mermaid camp are now sold out.

Ages 7-10

April 28-29 (SOLD OUT)
May 19-20 (SOLD OUT)
June 16-17 (SOLD OUT)
July 7-8 (SOLD OUT)
August 4-5 (SOLD OUT)

Ages 11-14

May 12-13 (SOLD OUT)
June 2-3 (SOLD OUT)
June 30-July 1 (SOLD OUT)
July 21-22 (SOLD OUT)

How to Pay
A nonrefundable payment of $300 must be received to reserve the mermaid camp date requested. Otherwise, it will not be reserved. We are only accepting credit card payment over the phone to reserve dates unless you are at the park to pay in person.

If you have any questions once the dates have been released, please email [email protected]. Someone will contact you as soon as possible. We do not accept reservations for the camp via email. The email address is ONLY for answering questions regarding the camp.