Summer Camp 2023 Stats & Highlights

by | Aug 16, 2023 | Supporting Lifetime Learners, Thank You | 0 comments

This summer, 97 youth in K-8 participated in Summer Camp!

Campers in K-8 were offered:

  • 40 Summer Camp days
  • 62 academic hours
  • The opportunity to attend 5 field trips including Bonnet Springs Park, ZooTampa, MOSI, and Rock Springs. Additionally, a bonus trip was taken to either skate, bowl, or visit the Florida Children’s Museum! 
  • At least 30 minutes of outside play per day
  • 2 healthy snacks per day
  • 1 healthy lunch per day
  • 30 minutes of Bible instruction per day
  • Oral hygiene lessons and received toothbrush and timer

Additionally, those in grades 1-8 were offered:

  • 8 hours of time in the Project Room for STEM/STEAM-related hands-on-learning
  • 4 hours of art instruction

Ten highschoolers also participated in the Workforce Lab program. Learn more by clicking here.

Finally, through the Start Smart Education Essentials campaign, 145 students (as of August 16) started school prepared with backpacks, school supplies, uniforms, and more!

Take a look at highlights from this year’s Summer Camp & Workforce Lab!


Parker Street Ministries (PSM) is a 501c3 in Lakeland, Florida, that follows a Gospel-centered model characterized by living, listening, affirming dignity, and building community together in and through the Parker Street neighborhood. Parker Street Ministries is committed to Gospel-centered community development through the focus areas of: Fostering Spiritual Growth so Christ and His Gospel are front and center, Supporting Lifetime Learners through educational opportunities, Stabilizing the Neighborhood by addressing the quality and availability of housing, and Cultivating Connections so gaps in relationships and services are bridged.