The only completely private camp facility in the South – not a shared college campus

Camp Vanguard!

Camp Vanguard has exclusive use of 114 acres at the FAA Leadership Training Center, located on the shores of beautiful Lake Pierce and surrounded by natural, untouched forest. It's a unique facility overlooking the lake with plenty of things to do!

Campers enjoy canoeing, boating, fishing, pontoon boat rides… the excitement never ends. Campers get fit swimming in the pool, hiking the nature trails, playing volleyball, basketball, paintball, ropes challenge and so much more! Camp Vanguard is located in Haines City, Florida, between Tampa and Orlando, with a broad array of athletic and cultural facilities to keep campers active and happy.

Located just 30 minutes from the best theme parks, campers can enjoy exciting optional trips to Disney Parks, Typhoon Lagoon, Blizzard Beach, Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure… just to name a few.

This is a camp where inclement weather is never a prohibiting factor – we have a wide range of indoor, air conditioned facilities to keep campers active and engaged despite the elements. Camp Vanguard’s fitness activities are exceptional and include calisthenics, strength training, toning, aerobics, kickboxing, circuit classes and more.

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The finest ACA Accredited Weight Loss Camp in the southern states.

  • 114 private acres, surrounded by forest
  • On-site lake
  •  Canoes, kayaks, pontoon boats
  • Fishing
  •  Ropes Challenge Course
  •  Paintball Course
  •  Biking Trails
  •  Weight Training with certified personal trainers
  •  Basketball courts
  •  Outdoor playing fields for soccer, softball, football, badminton, Frisbee, and virtually any other sport imaginable
  •  Beach volleyball courts
  •  Swimming pool
  •  Studio for dramatic arts and evening activities
  •  Aerobics studio
  •  Dance and yoga programs
  •  Weight room equipped with both universal and free weights
  •  Computers for supervised internet access
  •  Game room equipped with ping-pong tables and small items for sale, where campers can congregate and socialize during their free time
  •  Cooking and nutrition classes
  •  Arts & crafts studio
  •  Gorgeous facilities for our exclusive use
  •  Villas air conditioned for comfort

The enjoyment of a summer at Camp Vanguard keeps on going. There is always something for each and every camper. Additional activities range from an arts and crafts studio, campfire get-togethers to a host of adventure programs.

The Ropes Challenge: Ultimate Fitness and Fun! Ropes challenge course presenting individual and group challenges that require a combination of teamwork skills and individual commitment Just looking at these incredible courses is enough to jumpstart any day! Campers safely defy gravity while they experience exhilaration and a great sense of accomplishment.

Paintball Course: Paintball is great for fun, teamwork, and exercise! Campers love the adrenaline and adventure our safely supervised course provides. Success comes by working together strategically as a team. While there are periods of sitting, hiding and waiting, there are lots of times to run, sprint, jump and move. It provides a thrilling opportunity to get exercise and get that heart rate up!

Comfortable Quarters and Facilities: Campers live in suites with bathrooms shared between every two rooms. The villas feature a lounge, where campers can enjoy peace and quiet, as well as the joy of renewing old friendships while developing new ones. Villas are complete with air-conditioning for comfort, plus a cleaning service to maintain the bathrooms.

Safety and Security: Our campus is completely safe and secure with 24-hour security and a full medical staff. Camp Vanguard provides a full-time nursing staff as well as an on-site infirmary operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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A healthy environment for weight loss

Air-conditioned rooms

Camp Vanguard has spacious, air-conditioned rooms. Campers are grouped according to age and length of stay and rooms are maintained with regular housekeeping.

Sports for fun & fitness

We focus on participation, not winning and losing. Campers receive instruction from our top-notch staff, where positive reinforcement is continually at work to encourage kids, whatever their fitness or skill ability.

FAA Training Center

The sprawling center is used exclusively by our camp; we do not share space with outside groups. Amenities include the lake, trails, indoor gymnasiums, obstacle courses, aerobics studios, sports fields, pool and more.