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CAMPaign To Raise Funds For A Swimming Pool

9/2/2021 DONATE NOW!

You can make a difference by donating today to Camp Idlewild of Florida, Inc. Camp just isn't Camp without a swimming pool to cool off in on a hot summer day, especially in Florida!

With our plans for expansion...

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REGISTRATION FOR YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULT WEEKEND CAMPS NOW OPEN!!!

8/20/2021

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AVID GROUP 'TEE UP FOR KIDS' Charity Fundraiser to Benefit Camp Idlewild of Florida

8/20/2021

Join us for a day of golf benefiting Camp Idlewild & Autism Awareness!

In memory of Steven J. Stuebs, our beloved Founder, President and Friend

When:

Friday, October 22, 2021

Where:

Huntington Hills Golf & Country Club 2626 Duff Road, Lakeland, FL 33810

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ABC Action News story about Camp Idlewild of Florida

8/6/2021

Camp Idlewild is an old-school sleepaway camp for wilderness explorers with special needs

Now scheduling fall and spring sleepover weekends 

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Camp Idlewild's 3rd Annual 'Pull For Kids' Clay Shoot

1/13/2021

We're happy to announce that we have opened registration for our 3rd Annual 'Pull For Kids' Clay Shoot to be held at Tampa Bay Sporting Clays on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 8:00am. We still have a lot of Read More...

3RD ANNUAL PULL FOR KIDS CLAY SHOOT- SAVE THE DATE

12/16/2020

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How Summer Camps Are Transitioning During The COVID-19 Pandemic (while still ensuring plenty of fun!)

5/29/2020

By Jesse Buntyn

It’s no secret that our lives, our families, our jobs, and overall well-being, have been drastically affected these past few months. While for some, it could simply be a time to stay home to relax and rethink their...

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Our Team is Growing!

4/15/2020

Welcome our new Executive Director

We are excited to welcome the newest member of the Camp Idlewild professional team!

Jodi Franke-Young joined our team in March! Her expertise and wealth of experience is an incredible asset to Camp...

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2ND ANNUAL "PULL FOR KIDS" CLAY SHOOT

1/14/2020

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Camper REGISTRATON Now Open!

1/6/2020

Registration for Summer 2021 is officially open!

We couldn't be more excited to be hosting our very first summer campers at Camp Idlewild's brand new site. Please follow the Registration link to get started! We look forward to meeting you...

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3rd Annual Arrows, Oars & S'mores Golf Tournament and Silent Auction

10/11/2019

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, October 11, 2019

11:30    Registration / Check-In / Practice

1:00     Shotgun Start / 4 Person Scramble

5:00     Dinner Is Served

5:30     Awards

6:00     Silent Auction Closeout

 

Tournament Sponsor $5,000 (Exclusive)

Business Name/Logo On Golfer Registration Pamphlet Cover PREMIUM Recognition On...

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KBR 2nd Annual Scavenger Hunt To Benefit Camp Idlewild

3/21/2019

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Harley-Davidson Brandon Sponsors Bikers In Blue For Camp Idlewild

3/21/2019

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Camp Idlewild’s 1st Annual“Pull for Kids” Sporting Clay Shoot

11/7/2018

When:       Saturday, January 19, 2019

Location:  Tampa Bay Sporting Clays

                   10514 Ehren Cutoff, Land O’Lakes, FL

Schedule:  Registration...

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Golf Tournament Photos

10/18/2018

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SAVE THE DATE!

10/11/2018

SAVE THE DATE! 

Saturday, January 19, 2019    

2:30PM 'til  7:30PM

Put us on your schedule for a fun and exciting day! This charitable clay shoot helps send kids with autism to summer camp!!

Proceeds go toward camper scholarships and exciting programs!

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Arrows, Oars & S'mores Tournament Sponsor

9/20/2018

 

Come out Saturday, October 6th at 7:30AM for a fun day filled with golf, good food, exciting silent auction and lots of giveaways! A HUGE thank you to our tournament sponsor, T.J. Farrell and Charles Schwab...

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Welcome Gene Sylvester, Project/Facilities Manger!

7/19/2018

In 2015 my wife and I decided to retire to Florida. We settled in Land O' Lakes, where after looking for a place to volunteer and use my life skills and talents, I was...

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2nd Annual Golf Tournament October 6th

7/18/2018

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Welcome Scott Arizala: The Camp Counselor

10/11/2017

We are excited to welcome Scott Arizala, The Camp Counselor, to TEAM CIW!

Camp Idlewild has partnered with Scott to create, plan and develop the best available programs, activities, and services known in the summer camp industry!

Scott Arizala, founder and CEO...

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Camp Idlewild's Lodge & Grounds

8/16/2017

Our Lodge continues to progress! We hope to have construction completed in December. Construction of our first four Bunk Houses will begin soon and are due to be completed in February 2018! We are so excited to see the progress...

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Lodge CONSTRUCTION Underway!

6/2/2017

The constrution of Camp Idelwild's Lodge has begun! We are so excited to finally see the construction phase beginning after 4 long years of planning and permitting!The LODGE is expected to be completed in December!

Pouring Footers

 

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Camp Idlewild Infrastructure Underway!!

4/11/2017

The lines have been drawn and the plans approved. As soon as we receive the final permit the infrastructure build-out will begin. The materials have been delivered for the infrastructure in Phase One. Initially, the waterline will be installed and...

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Site Development off to a Great Start!

8/31/2016

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Beautiful site for a Lodge!

8/22/2016

Our first construction project will be a 5,000 s.f...

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Clearing the Land!

8/17/2016

Clearing has begun.Steger Site Preparation, Inc. has installed silt screens, 27 Gopher Tortoises have been relocated, and the clearing has commenced. We are excited to see Camp Idlewild begin to take...

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Authorization to Commence Construction!

6/2/2016

Gopher TortoiseToday we finally received our:

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA NOTICE OF WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT AUTHORIZATION TO COMMENCE CONSTRUCTION

Now we can begin the long awaited process we've all been anxiously waiting for!

Step 1: Excavate and reloctate Gopher Tortoises!

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Our Professional Partners

5/24/2016

Peter Pensa, AICP, Associate, Director of Planning for AVID Group - AVID is a Florida engineering firm with locations in Palm Harbor, Orlando, and Jacksonville, specializing in civil engineering, land planning, traffic/transportation, and more.

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Site Development out for Bids!

4/20/2016

Our General Contractor has opened the door for bids for initial infrastructure work! Bids have already been received and work may begin as soon as our final SWFWMD permit is...

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Spring is in the air!

4/14/2016

Spring is in full force! The flowers, trees, and wildlife are full of energy. Our baby qualis, silky chickens, pheasants, and guineas are multiplying. The newet edition of our family "MayBell" is due to deliver...

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