Outdoor Pursuits Adventure Programs

Get ready to explore nature, learn new skills, and have a lot of fun in Play Pensacola Parks and Recreation’s Outdoor Pursuits Adventure Programs. We offer a wide variety of outdoor adventures ranging from summer camps and one day skills clinics in archery, camping, fishing, and paddle sports to wilderness survival training and everything in between.  

Need equipment to explore the great outdoors?  Visit our brand new Bayview Outdoor and Pursuits Center located at, 2001 E. Lloyd St., Pensacola, FL 32503. We offer bike, watersport and camping rentals at affordable rates! 


Paul Pipes, Outdoor Pursuits & Volunteer Coordinator
O (850) 436-5692
C (850) 516-9382


Location: Bayview Community Resource Center                                                                                                                                                           2001 E. Lloyd Street, Pensacola, FL 32503

Camp hours: Mon-Thurs 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Friday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm (Fish Fry Noon - 1 pm)                  

Fish Fry applies to Beg. and Adv. Fishing Camps

Registration is available online beginning April 4, 2022. 

Download our Child Registration Packet and Outdoor Camp Parent Guide

Click here to register

Beginning Fishing Camp - Learn to fish, identify species and enjoy the outdoors. Each child will receive a tackle box and fishing pole at the end of camp.                                                                                   

Ages 7-14                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Fees: $140 City Resident / $150 Non-Resident

Dates                    Activity #                 Notes

May 31 - June 3    404049-91                Registration opens April 4, 2022

Kayaking/SUP Camp -  Your child will learn the fundamentals of kayaking and stand-up paddleboard (SUP), first in a pool then out on the open water. River trip on Thursday.                                                                                   

Ages 9-16                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Fees: $140 City Resident / $150 Non-Resident

Dates                    Activity #                 Notes

June 6-10              404049-92                 Registration opens April 4, 2022

June 13-17            404049-93                 Registration opens April 4, 2022


Advanced Fishing Camp - If your child already knows how to fish and wants to learn places around town to fish, this is the camp for them! Charter boat trip on Thursday!   

Ages 8-16                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Fees: $265 City Resident / $275 Non-Resident

Dates                     Activity #                 Notes

June 20-24             404049-94                 Registration opens April 4, 2022

June 27 - July 1      404049-95                 Registration opens April 4, 2022

Outdoor Adventure Camp - This is one of those camps your child will talk about for years! They will have fun learning about kayaking, fishing, hiking, rock climbing, archery, and environmental stewardship.  

Ages 8-16                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Fees: $140 City Resident / $150 Non-Resident

Dates                     Activity #                  Notes

July 11-15              404049-96                 Registration opens April 4, 2022

July 18-22              404049-97                 Registration opens April 4, 2022

July 25-29              404049-98                 Registration opens April 4, 2022


Click here to register

The Play Pensacola Outdoor Pursuits Adventure Program would like to give a special thank you to its sponsors. These organizations help us deliver enriching programs to Pensacola families year after year though their generosity and pursuit to empower and educate youth on outdoor conversation.  

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