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Sand sculpture summer camp is one of top 10 activities for florida's kids

The top 10 activities for kids in Florida was recently covered on a local tv channel, and sand sculpting appeared on the list as a popular activity. Sarasota's Siesta Key Beach is a world-known popular site for world champions in this unique activity, and kids are fortunate to be able to participate in a summer camp experience this summer to learn or practice this art form. The sand quality at Siesta Key Beach is known for its use in this popular activity, and sculptors come from all over the world several times a year to create amazing sculptures in all sizes and themes.

Sand sculpture wonders around the world  USA sculptor Jill Harris with her Russian literature Tolstoy for the Russian themed 2014 exhibition in Tottori, Japan
Sand sculpture wonders around the world USA sculptor Jill Harris with her Russian literature Tolstoy for the Russian themed 2014 exhibition in Tottori, JapanPhoto by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images
Sand friends
Sand friendsPhoto by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Sand Sculpture Camp will be held during the weeks of July 21-24, and August 11-14 for ages 6-14. A master sculptor will conduct the camp. Children will learn skills and techniques to create their sculptures. The camp fee of $145 includes sculpting tools that children may keep. Children are encouraged to bring plenty of water and to wear your favorite beach hat. Don't forget your sunscreen. A tent will be provided for taking breaks from the Florida sun. Camp hours are from 9 a.m. until noon.

Sand sculpting in Sarasota at Siesta Key Beach is a year-round activity with several competitions held each year. Sculptors come from around the country and other countries to participate in the competitions. At least two competitions are held each year on Siesta Key Beach.

Give your child this unique summer camp experience this year and you might create a master sculptor to compete in the yearly competitions that are held at this world-renowned beach.

Enjoy the included slideshow and video.

Happy sculpting!