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FUN-damentals of Camping

Get back to nature and reflect on the fundamentals of survival. Knowing the basics of outdoorsmanship is essential for a fun and safe camping experience. Learn important camping skills such as campfire building and safety, tent assembly and wilderness hygiene. Then try out these skills by setting up a mock campsite in our field.

FUN-damentals of Camping is for students in grade levels kindergarten through eighth grade.

All student programs can occur at your desired location (school, park, etc). Call or send an email for more information.

To request material in accessible format, information on access for persons with disabilities or sign language interpreter services (seven days in advance) call Accessibility Services or TDD.

Standard program rate

For up to 35 students.

  • $99 per presentation
  • $75 for an additional presentation of the same program on the same day

Large group program rates

For groups over 35 students. Only available at your site with limited hands-on experiences.

  • $199 for first presentation, up to five classes
  • $99 for an additional presentation of the same program on the same day, up to five classes

Payment methods

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit card (all major credit cards are accepted)

Phone Number(s)

Email / Mail

Locations and Hours

  • A.D. Barnes Park Nature Center

    3401 SW 72nd Ave, Miami, FL 33155
    305-662-4125
    Monday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Tuesday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Wednesday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Thursday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Friday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Saturday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Sunday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    *Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
  • Arch Creek Park Nature Center

    1855 NE 135th Street, North Miami Beach, FL 33181
    305-944-6111
    Wednesday
    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Thursday
    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Friday
    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Saturday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Sunday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    *Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
  • Bill Sadowski Park Nature Center

    17555 SW 79th Avenue, Palmetto Bay, FL 33157
    305-255-4767
    Monday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Tuesday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Wednesday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Thursday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Friday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Saturday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Sunday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    *Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
  • Castellow Hammock Park Nature Center

    22301 SW 162nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33170
    305-242-7688
    Wednesday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Thursday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Friday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Saturday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Sunday
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    *Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

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