“We Have a Camp for That!” offers fun, adventurous and creative camp options.
School is almost over, which can be a sign of stress for parents on what to do to keep their child engaged, entertained and safe during the three months off from school. Whether your child is a budding artist or loves to learn about nature and science, or has their sights on playing basketball, Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department will put a smile on their face with fun and exciting summer camp options. Located at 42 parks throughout the County, Miami-Dade Parks Summer Camps run from June 12 through August 11, 2017 (select sites open through August 19). The camps will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and offer 7:30 a.m. early drop-off and 6 p.m. late pick-up options. Parents can mix-and-match their camp options, so their children can experience a new adventure each week. There are camps for those who enjoy outdoor sports challenges, like golf and fishing, as well as nature-based camps with eco excursions, art camps, the list goes on and on! Summer Camps are also inclusive and managed by Miami-Dade Parks’ Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists. Learn more about accessibility at Miami-Dade Parks. “Miami-Dade Parks Summer Camps provide kids with active recreation experiences that are designed to enrich their lives. Utilizing our world-renowned parks and attractions, these camp provide a place to build friendships, discover and explore their interests and learn more about themselves,” said Miami-Dade Parks Director George Navarrete. Registration is available at any General or Specialized camp’s host park, or online. Families in need of financial assistance must register and apply for assistance in person at their selected park. For more information, visit www.miamidade.gov/summercamps.