The Mound House Fort Myers Beach, FL

451 Connecticut St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931

 

Kayaking on the River.  Exploring the Beach.  Experiencing True Florida history 

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The Mound House

From guided tours and beach walks to kayak eco-tours and a unique archaeological experience, explore the history of the 2,000 year old Calusa Indian Shell Mound and the surrounding natural environment.

The Mound House Schedule

Summer 2019 June 3 to July 29
4th of July week off

Week of June 3
Movie Making Magic 

 

Do you love stories, making mini-movies, and entertaining your friends?  Then let’s set up the lights, bring in the backdrop, and cue the sound! It’s time to make a movie!  You will experience every part of movie making. Acting, directing, lighting, sound, storyboarding, and costume design.  You will edit your work with the same program the professional studios use to add music and special effects. The Camp becomes a studio where you and your friends run the show.  Then we roll out the red carpet for all of your friends and loved ones to, eat popcorn, and enjoy your film. A film that lasts forever!

Week of June 10
Engineering

 

Do you love improving things, sharing new ideas, building and breaking stuff? You’re an engineer! Breakout the materials, the tools, the duct tape, let’s start building.  You will compete with your friends in engineering challenges. See what works and work to improve your ideas. Make catapults fling things farther, airplanes fly higher, motors boats move faster, and buildings stronger.  In one week you will experience 5 different types of engineering; Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical. Aerospace, and Civil. At the end of the week, you will share your design ideas with your family and friends at the 2019 World’s Fair.  Everyone will get to see your work, have fun trying the challenges, and enjoy an hour of camp with you.

Week of June 17
Calusa Kids

 

Does kayaking, exploring your local area, and traveling back in time sound great to you?  Then join Calusa Kids Camp. You will Kayak in local rivers, research surrounding plants and animals, and grow your knowledge of Florida's rich history.  Learn to live as the Calusa Indians lived, simply and thriving on what's around you. Have fun competing in safe survival challenges, make tools and things to share with shells and palm fronds, and research what you find in the traveling computer lab.  By Friday you will be ready to give a presentation on your research and guide a tour through our mini-museum.

Week of June 24
Kitchen Chemistry

Do you love mixing things together?  Are you a slime-making professional? Is snack time the best time?  Then don’t miss Kitchen Chemistry Camp! We make the best slime and try experiments you’ve never tried.  Together we make different snacks each day like no apple pie, no bake cookies, and many more. On Friday everyone is invited to taste the homemade ice cream and drink the root beer we made while watching The Chemistry show put on by you and your friends.

Week of July 8
Robotics

 

Do you love computers, electronics, machines, and working on new ideas?  You are a robotics engineer! This summer build on your knowledge and skills as you and your team of engineers build a robot.  Learn electronics, programming, and machine mechanics. Have your robot sense objects, pick things up, and compete in fun challenges.  By the end of camp on Friday, you and your team will invite your friends and family to participate in the Robo Expo. Where they will watch you compete, demonstrate your robot, and enjoy part of the excitement you experienced all week!

Week of july 15
Best of Super Science and Amazing Art

 

Do you love all things science, are creative, and to show what you know?  You are ready to become a super scientist and an amazing artist! See and play with the best experiments, science gadgets, and goo available.  Watch us perform awe-inspiring acts of science, learn how it’s done, and then do it yourself! Once you have practiced and perfected your presentation then it’s time for the show!  Send out tickets and invite everyone you know to see The Best of Super Science and Amazing Art show. Performed by you and your friends on Friday, this show will be one they won’t forget.

Week of july 22
Movie Making Magic 

 

Do you love stories, making mini-movies, and entertaining your friends?  Then let’s set up the lights, bring in the backdrop, and cue the sound! It’s time to make a movie!  You will experience every part of movie making. Acting, directing, lighting, sound, storyboarding, and costume design.  You will edit your work with the same program the professional studios use to add music and special effects. The Camp becomes a studio where you and your friends run the show.  Then we roll out the red carpet for all of your friends and loved ones to, eat popcorn, and enjoy your film. A film that lasts forever!

Week of july 29
Engineering

Do you love improving things, sharing new ideas, building and breaking stuff? You’re an engineer! Breakout the materials, the tools, the duct tape, let’s start building.  You will compete with your friends in engineering challenges. See what works and work to improve your ideas. Make catapults fling things farther, airplanes fly higher, motors boats move faster, and buildings stronger.  In one week you will experience 5 different types of engineering; Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical. Aerospace, and Civil. At the end of the week, you will share your design ideas with your family and friends at the 2019 World’s Fair.  Everyone will get to see your work, have fun trying the challenges, and enjoy an hour of camp with you.

Where is the Mound House?

451 Connecticut St,
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931

Camps are Great, But There’s Only Room for 15 campers!

Registrations opens for Ft Myers Beach residents April 1st
Open to the public April 15th 

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Email Us and we will let you know when registrations opens so you can be one of the first to register.  Most of our June camps are full soon after registration opens.  Our July camps are usually full by May.  We have no control over when the city of Naples opens enrollment but we can help by letting you know when they do. 

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Super Science and Amazing Art saves two spots in each camp for campers who might not be able to attend.  That’s over 36 campers each year. 
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