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STEM Camp FAQ & Overview

Welcome to NBP’s STEM Camp at Nathan Benderson Park! Below, you will find some general information and answers to frequently asked questions.

Drop Off/Pick Up

Our camp is located in the Benderson Family Finish Tower on Floor 5. Attached is a map of that location. We will meet parents on Floor 5 for drop off and pick up on Floor 5. Camper sign-in and sign-out is required every day. 


Certifications:  All of our counselors hold CPR/First Aid certification and are Safe Sport certified.
Cancellation Policy:  If for any reason you need to cancel your camp, our policy (which is detailed on our website) includes collecting a 3% cancellation fee. 

Camp Expectations

Objective of camp: This one-day camp will give campers a hand on experience with the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math in various activities. We aim to promote learning through a hands-on experiential approach.
Camp Overview: A majority of our camp takes place in the Benderson Family Finish Tower, but throughout the day we have incorporated some free time and games outside for kids to be kids! The day starts off with introductions, an ice-breaker game, and an overview of camp rules and expectations. Campers will participate in 2-3 STEM activities over the course of the day. We spend our lunch outside (weather permitting) on the picnic tables in front of the Finish Tower.  

How to prepare for Camp

       Pack a lunch, snacks, and water bottle for camper – we will provide a drinking fountain where campers can refill their water bottles
       As mentioned above, we will spend portions of the day outside so we recommend shoes your child can run around in, as well as weather appropriate attire.
       Please make sure your child has a healthy breakfast prior to arriving at camp.

Important Contact Information

Meghan Farrell, Program Manager
(480) 203-3650 mobile

Nathan Benderson Park Office
(941) 358-7275
5857 Nathan Benderson Circle
Sarasota, FL 34235

Park Hours

April - October: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
November - March:     6 a.m. to 6 p.m.



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