Sense of Wonder Nature Center at A.D. Barnes Park
Nature Detectives (Ages 6-8); Nature Explorers (Ages 9-14)
Meets at the AD Barnes Park Nature Center, 3401 SW 72 Ave., Miami. The cost is $100/week, plus a one-time annual registration fee of $12. For more information, call 305-662-4124.
Eco Explorers at Bill Sadowski Park & Nature Center (Ages 6-8)
Meets at the Nature Center, 17555 SW 79 Ave., Palmetto Bay. The cost is $110/week, plus a one-time annual registration fee of $12. For more information, call the Deering Estate at Cutler, 305-235-1668, ext. 233.
Camp on the Sea at Matheson Hammock Park (Ages 12-17)
Marine science, South Florida ecology, and aquatic adventures are the focus of this unique camp based at Matheson Hammock Park (located on Biscayne Bay), 9610 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables, from June 11-20. Campers will explore the coastal waters and off-shore coral reefs through snorkeling, kayaking, canoeing, and paddle boarding activities. Participants must be able to pass a mandatory swim test; June 11-July 20, 2012. The cost is $175/week, plus a one-time annual registration fee of $12. For more information, call 305-255-4767.
Fishing Camp (Freshwater) at Tropical Park – New! (Ages 9-15)
Developed in partnership with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, this camp is designed for kids who love fresh water fishing and want to improve their fishing skills. They’ll learn about fish biology and get fishing tips and instruction in safe boating skills. There’s a ‘Fish Fry-Day Party’ on the last day of camp. July 23-August 17, 2012. Meet at the Lake-side Pavilion in Tropical Park, 7900 SW 40 St. (Bird Road). The cost is $100/week, plus a one-time annual registration fee of $12. For more information, call 305-255-4767.
Camp Redlands at Castellow Hammock Park – New! (Ages 6-12)
Children will explore nature’s wonders through fun games, hands-on projects, nature hikes, and field trips such as Everglades and Biscayne National Parks. Camp meets at the Castellow Hammock Park Nature Center, 22301 SW 162 Ave. The cost is $125/week, plus a one-time annual registration fee of $12. For more information, call 305-255-4767.
Camp at the Deering Estate at Cutler – June 11-August 17 (Ages 6-15)
Camp hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cost: $188 per five-day session. Please note there is a one-time $12 annual camp registration fee. Early drop-off and late-pick up are available for an additional fee of $10.00 per day for any combination of early drop-off and late pick-up. Early drop off is from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and late pick up is from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. For more information, please call the Deering Estate Ticket Office at 305-235-1668 ext. 233.
Miami Children’s Theater Camps
Sing, dance, act. That’s what we do at Miami Childrens Theater. Now in its sixteenth year, Creative Camps and Broadway Bound offer award-winning summer camps that will make your child feel like a star. We have three great locations: Kendall, Coral Gables and our new home on Miami Beach. Campers work four weeks towards a common goal – putting up a fully realized main stage production. Sets. Lights. Costumes. Makeup. The real deal. Our camps are outrageously fun and thoroughly rewarding!
2012 Dates for Creative Camps and Broadway Bound
June 11 – July 6
July 9 – August 3
Creative Camp hours are 9 am to 4 pm weekdays
Broadway Bound hours are from 9am to 5 pm weekdays.
MCT has free early morning drop off at 8 am and after care till 6 pm.
No camp on July 4th.
2012 Dates for My Little Star
June 18 – June 29
July 2 – 13 (no class July 4)
July 30 – August 10
My Little Star Hours 10 am to 3 pm daily with early drop off at 9 and late pickup at 4.
Broadway Bound and Creative Camps Kendall:
11155 SW 112th Avenue
Miami, FL 33176
Coral Gables Creative Camp:
Coral Gables Youth Center
405 University Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Creative Camps Miami Beach:
500 71st Street
Miami, Beach, FL 33141
My Little Star Camp at Pinecrest Gardens:
11000 Red Road
Pinecrest, Florida 33156
Belen Wolverine Summer Camp 2012
The school is currently closed for Spring Break until Monday, April 16, 2012. The summer camp office will be open on April 10, 11, 12 and 13 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Regular office hours will resume on Monday, April 16, 2012.
The Belen Wolverine Summer Camp is now accepting registration for camper’s ages 4- 14 and will run from June 18- August 3, 2012.
Camp K Pals @ Christ Fellowship Palmetto Bay
June 11 – August 3, 2012
Camp Hours: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Before/After Camp Care:
7-8 a.m. & 3-6 p.m.
Camp includes daily Bible time, arts & crafts, science activities, gardening, cooking class, puppet show, face painting, computer lab for K4-K5, outdoor play, water days,
bounce house, and special themed activities! Weekly in-house field trips by:
Animal Edventures, Miami Children’s Museum, Wacky Wild Science, and more!
The Children’s Trust Summer Camp List
The listings in this section are meant to give parents a brief idea of the uniqueness of these Trust-funded programs and where they are located. Also included is contact information should they have other detailed questions. Activities and fees vary by program and location. Parents should contact each program of interest directly for details.
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