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Lee County sets youth fishing, camp dates

March 14, 2024
By Staff Report

Spring has been an active season at the Boca Grande Community Center, and that pace will continue through the summer. Events include: 

Youth fishing tournament – 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 18

Grab your fishing pole and tackle box and come join the family fun at our youth fishing tournament. Tournaments are for boys and girls ages 13 & under. Bait will be provided (no lures allowed). All children must be supervised by a parent or guardian for this event. This is a catch-and-release tournament. 

Traditional summer camp for age group from completed Kindergarten – fifth grade:

Lee County Parks & Recreation summer camp registration opened on Monday, Feb. 26. These camps offer a full day of excitement. They are the kind of camps you remember when you went to day camp. Day camp activities include arts and crafts, sports, organized games, quiet play, water activities and outdoor activities, as well as specially planned field trips, such as Mote Marine, Big Cat Habitat, Sky Zone and Sarasota Circus, all thanks to the generosity of the Boca Grande Woman’s Club support. As a part of Lee County Parks & Recreation’s commitment to fitness and environment, all camps will have outdoor activities each day. Boca Grande summer camp will have a 45-child enrollment capacity.

Summer camp open house is 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, June 6 at the Boca Grande Community Center. Summer camp runs for eight weeks, starting Monday, June 10 through Friday August 2.

To inquire about any of the activities above, please contact Dawn Balsizer at 239-533-2923 or For more information about Lee County Parks & Recreation locations, camps, amenities see or call 239-533-7275.