Upcoming Adventure Trips:

Questions about an upcoming trip? Please get in touch with us at (800) 867-2090

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Thanksgiving Break (November 24-November 30):

  • Session 18: 1 Week Trip from Sunday, November 24, 2024, to Saturday, November 30, 2024.

    Locations: Oscar Scherer State Park and Myakka River State Park.

    Highlights: (varies, based on weather and group interest): Venice Beach and Canopy Walkway Tour.

    Camp at Oscar Scherer State Park where you can enjoy biking, geo-seeking, swimming, hiking, paddling, snorkeling, and wildlife viewing. Website: https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/oscar-scherer-state-park

    Enjoy Sarasota County’s pristine beaches including Venice Beach- the shark tooth capital of the world! Snorkel, surf, bodyboard, fish and swim. Website: https://www.venicegov.com/

    Fish for sharks and more at the Venice Fishing Pier. Website: https://www.venicegov.com/visiting/fishing-pier

    Camp at Sarasota’s Myakka River State Park where you can canoe, kayak, hike, bike fish, and enjoy a flat-bottomed boat ride. Website: https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/myakka-river-state-park

    Enjoy the Canopy Walkway at Myakka River State Park. The walkway is suspended 25 feet above the ground and extends 100 feet through the hammock canopy. A tower soars 74 feet in the air to present a spectacular view of tree tops, wetlands and the prairie/hammock interface. You can look down on eagles, hawks, vultures, and the tips of live oaks and palm trees. Website: https://www.floridastateparks.org/learn/canopy-walkway-myakka

    Total trip cost: $3,995.

Winter Break (December 26-January 1):

  • Session 19: 1 Week Trip from Thursday, December 26, 2024, to Wednesday, January 1, 2025.

    Locations: Oscar Scherer State Park and Myakka River State Park.

    Highlights: (varies, based on weather and group interest): Venice Beach and Canopy Walkway Tour.

    Camp at Oscar Scherer State Park where you can enjoy biking, geo-seeking, swimming, hiking, paddling, snorkeling, and wildlife viewing. Website: https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/oscar-scherer-state-park

    Enjoy Sarasota County’s pristine beaches including Venice Beach- the shark tooth capital of the world! Snorkel, surf, bodyboard, fish and swim. Website: https://www.venicegov.com/

    Fish for sharks and more at the Venice Fishing Pier. Website: https://www.venicegov.com/visiting/fishing-pier

    Camp at Sarasota’s Myakka River State Park where you can canoe, kayak, hike, bike fish, and enjoy a flat-bottomed boat ride. Website: https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/myakka-river-state-park

    Enjoy the Canopy Walkway at Myakka River State Park. The walkway is suspended 25 feet above the ground and extends 100 feet through the hammock canopy. A tower soars 74 feet in the air to present a spectacular view of tree tops, wetlands and the prairie/hammock interface. You can look down on eagles, hawks, vultures, and the tips of live oaks and palm trees. Website: https://www.floridastateparks.org/learn/canopy-walkway-myakka

    Total trip cost: $3,995.

Spring Break (March 9-April 19):

  • Session 1: 1 Week Trip from Sunday, March 9, 2025, to Saturday, March 15, 2025.

    Locations: Myakka River State Park and Collier-Seminole State Park.

    Highlights: (varies, based on weather and group interest): Canopy Walkway Tour, the Ringling Museum, and Marco Island beach activities.

    Step right up and marvel at the art collection of John and Mable Ringling, Website: https://www.ringling.org/

    Enjoy the Canopy Walkway at Myakka River State Park. The walkway is suspended 25 feet above the ground and extends 100 feet through the hammock canopy. A tower soars 74 feet in the air to present a spectacular view of tree tops, wetlands, and the prairie/hammock interface. You can look down on eagles, hawks, vultures, and the tips of live oaks and palm trees. Website: https://www.floridastateparks.org/learn/canopy-walkway-myakka

    Take in all southern Florida has to offer at Collier-Seminole State Park. Fishing, biking, hiking, geo-seeking, and paddling are among the popular activities at this park. Website: https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/collier-seminole-state-park

    Marco Island, a popular tourist destination in Florida offers Summerland campers an opportunity to enjoy a variety of beach activities including bodyboarding, surfing, snorkeling, fishing, and more. A mere steps away from the vacation villas on the island we’ve caught hammerhead and blacktip sharks!  Website: https://www.visitflorida.com/places-to-go/southwest/marco-island/

    Total trip cost: $3,995.

  • Session 2: 1 Week Trip from Sunday, March 16, 2025, to Saturday, March 22, 2025.

    Locations: Oscar Scherer State Park and Myakka River State Park.

    Highlights: (varies, based on weather and group interest): Venice Beach and Canopy Walkway Tour.

    Camp at Oscar Scherer State Park where you can enjoy biking, geo-seeking, swimming, hiking, paddling, snorkeling, and wildlife viewing. Website: https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/oscar-scherer-state-park

    Enjoy Sarasota County’s pristine beaches including Venice Beach- the shark tooth capital of the world! Snorkel, surf, bodyboard, fish and swim. Website: https://www.venicegov.com/

    Fish for sharks and more at the Venice Fishing Pier. Website: https://www.venicegov.com/visiting/fishing-pier

    Camp at Sarasota’s Myakka River State Park where you can canoe, kayak, hike, bike fish, and enjoy a flat-bottomed boat ride. Website: https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/myakka-river-state-park

    Enjoy the Canopy Walkway at Myakka River State Park. The walkway is suspended 25 feet above the ground and extends 100 feet through the hammock canopy. A tower soars 74 feet in the air to present a spectacular view of tree tops, wetlands, and the prairie/hammock interface. You can look down on eagles, hawks, vultures, and the tips of live oaks and palm trees. Website: https://www.floridastateparks.org/learn/canopy-walkway-myakka

    Total trip cost: $3,995.

  • Session 3: 1 Week Trip from Sunday, March 23, 2025, to Saturday, March 29, 2025.

    Locations: Anastasia State Park and Lake Louisa State Park

    Highlights: (varies, based on weather and group interest): See the Kennedy Space Center, Castillo de San. Marcos National Monument, St Augustine, and Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

    Explore Kennedy Space Center. Website: kennedyspacecenter.com/explore-attractions/all-attractions

    Explore the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museum in St. Augustine, FL. Website: https://www.ripleys.com/attractions/ripleys-believe-it-or-not-st-augustine

    Explore Castillo de San Marcos National Monument. Website: https://www.nps.gov/casa/index.htm

    Explore St Augustine, FL Website: https://www.visitstaugustine.com/

    Camp at Anastasia State Park and fish for sharks at the beach! Website: https://www.floridastateparks.org/anastasia

    Total trip cost: $3,995

  • Session 4: 1 Week Trip from Sunday, March 30, 2025, to Saturday, April 5, 2025.

    Locations: Myakka River State Park and Collier-Seminole State Park.

    Highlights: (varies, based on weather and group interest): Canopy Walkway Tour, the Ringling Museum, and Marco Island beach activities.

    Step right up and marvel at the art collection of John and Mable Ringling, Website: https://www.ringling.org/

    Enjoy the Canopy Walkway at Myakka River State Park. The walkway is suspended 25 feet above the ground and extends 100 feet through the hammock canopy. A tower soars 74 feet in the air to present a spectacular view of tree tops, wetlands, and the prairie/hammock interface. You can look down on eagles, hawks, vultures, and the tips of live oaks and palm trees. Website: https://www.floridastateparks.org/learn/canopy-walkway-myakka

    Take in all southern Florida has to offer at Collier-Seminole State Park. Fishing, biking, hiking, geo-seeking, and paddling are among the popular activities at this park. Website: https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/collier-seminole-state-park

    Marco Island, a popular tourist destination in Florida offers Summerland campers an opportunity to enjoy a variety of beach activities including bodyboarding, surfing, snorkeling, fishing, and more. A mere steps away from the vacation villas on the island we’ve caught hammerhead and blacktip sharks!  Website: https://www.visitflorida.com/places-to-go/southwest/marco-island/

    Total trip cost: $3,995.

  • Session 5: 1 Week Trip from Sunday, April 6, 2025, to Saturday, April 12, 2025.

    Locations: Oscar Scherer State Park and Myakka River State Park.

    Highlights: (varies, based on weather and group interest): Venice Beach and Canopy Walkway Tour.

    Camp at Oscar Scherer State Park where you can enjoy biking, geo-seeking, swimming, hiking, paddling, snorkeling, and wildlife viewing. Website: https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/oscar-scherer-state-park

    Enjoy Sarasota County’s pristine beaches including Venice Beach- the shark tooth capital of the world! Snorkel, surf, bodyboard, fish and swim. Website: https://www.venicegov.com/

    Fish for sharks and more at the Venice Fishing Pier. Website: https://www.venicegov.com/visiting/fishing-pier

    Camp at Sarasota’s Myakka River State Park where you can canoe, kayak, hike, bike fish, and enjoy a flat-bottomed boat ride. Website: https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/myakka-river-state-park

    Enjoy the Canopy Walkway at Myakka River State Park. The walkway is suspended 25 feet above the ground and extends 100 feet through the hammock canopy. A tower soars 74 feet in the air to present a spectacular view of tree tops, wetlands, and the prairie/hammock interface. You can look down on eagles, hawks, vultures, and the tips of live oaks and palm trees. Website: https://www.floridastateparks.org/learn/canopy-walkway-myakka

    Total trip cost: $3,995.

  • Session 6: 1 Week Trip from Sunday, April 13, 2025, to Saturday, April 19, 2025.

    Locations: Anastasia State Park and Lake Louisa State Park

    Highlights: (varies, based on weather and group interest): See the Kennedy Space Center, Castillo de San. Marcos National Monument, St Augustine, and Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

    Explore Kennedy Space Center. Website: kennedyspacecenter.com/explore-attractions/all-attractions

    Explore the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museum in St. Augustine, FL. Website: https://www.ripleys.com/attractions/ripleys-believe-it-or-not-st-augustine

    Explore Castillo de San Marcos National Monument. Website: https://www.nps.gov/casa/index.htm

    Explore St Augustine, FL Website: https://www.visitstaugustine.com/

    Camp at Anastasia State Park and fish for sharks at the beach! Website: https://www.floridastateparks.org/anastasia

    Total trip cost: $3,995

Financing Available

Available offers from for a 1-week session

  • 6 interest-free payments of $665.84
  • 12 monthly payments of $360.57, 14.99% APR
  • 36 monthly payments of $138.49, 15.00% APR

Call (800) 867-2090 for details on how to apply for financing.

Upcoming Adventure Trips at a Glance

Amazing, fun, and engaging activities with every session!

We carry a large trailer packed with tons of outdoor adventure sports gear! Every session provides an opportunity for beach sports, hiking, mountain biking, camping, and campfire cooking. Weather and interest permitting, campers have an opportunity for the following activities in most sessions:

    • Beach fishing and freshwater fishing
    • Kayaking/canoeing
    • Archery
    • Mountain biking
    • Hiking
    • Beach activities including surfing, bodyboarding, and snorkeling
    • Wilderness survival skill-building
    • Campfire cooking and camping skills
    • Board games, card games, and fantasy games like Dungeons and Dragons
    • Teambuilding activities
    • Group sessions 2X per day.

Some sessions enjoy:

  • Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Museum
  • Kennedy Space Center
  • The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
  • Castillo de San Marcos National Monument
  • Various museums, beaches, observatories, and nature tours

Families receive:

  • A family workshop via Zoom and assistance with transition planning through a follow-up phone call after the trip.
  • Sample behavior contracts and a copy of the Summerland Workbook.

Please note adventure trips differ from week to week. Some sessions include admission to Kennedy Space Center and camping near St Augustine, Florida on the Atlantic Coast, while others focus on Gulf Coast outdoor activities. If you have questions about the itinerary for a specific session, please call (800) 867-2090.

Recent Adventure Trip Photos

Selected Trip Highlights

There is so much to look forward to on a Summerland Adventure Trip. Here are some of the highlights you can expect for upcoming sessions. Independent attractions are subject to closer/availability and some activities are weather dependent, but we will make every reasonable effort to attend all scheduled highlights on each trip.

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Sarasota (Siesta Key or Venice) Beach Day: Fishing, Surfing & More!

The next visits are planned for 2024 Sessions 18 and 19, and 2025 Sessions 1, 2, 4, and 5.

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Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Museum

The next visits are planned for 2025 Sessions 3 and 6.

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Canopy Walkway at Myakka River State Park

The next visits are planned for 2024 Sessions 18 and 19, and 2025 Sessions 1, 2, 4, and 5.

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Mangrove Kayak Tour

The next visits are planned for 2025 Sessions 1 and 4.

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Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

The next visits are planned for 2025 Sessions 3 and 6.

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Marco Island Beach Day: Fishing, Surfing & More!

The next visits are planned for 2025 Sessions 1 and 4.

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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex at Cape Canaveral

The next visits are planned for 2025 Sessions 3 and 6.

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The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

The next visits are planned for 2024 Sessions 18 and 19, and 2025 Sessions 1, 2, 4, and 5.