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Summer Camps at Parks

Summer Camps run June 10 - Aug. 9, General camps do not have selected sites opened.  Only Eco or TCT sites open through Aug. 16. You can register online. To register your child in person, visit a participating park.

Registration opens April 29. You can register your child anytime throughout the summer. Siblings will enjoy a 10 percent discount.

  • General Camps

    Children will have their swimming abilities tested by certified safety instructors in a water safety experience that will be educational, fun and lifesaving.

    Our camps are inclusive to children with disabilities. Our Disability Services Camps are exclusively for children with disabilities. 

    We are pleased to now offer Fit2Lead camps for children ages 12-14.  Fit2Lead camps are marked F2L below.

    South Miami-Dade

    Central Miami-Dade

    North Miami-Dade

  • Nature Camps

    Develop your child's interest in the environment through exploration and adventure.

    Camp Manatee at Greynolds Park Boathouse
    Your child will go on environmental adventures, perform scientific experiments and engage in activities such as kayaking, canoeing and hiking.

    • Ages:6-14
    • Dates:June 10 - Aug. 16 (no camp July 4 & 5)
    • Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.; early drop off from 7:30-9:30 a.m. and late pick up from 4 - 6 p.m.
    • Address:Greynolds Park Boathouse, 18501 NE 22 Avenue, Miami, FL 33160
    • Price:$125 per week, plus a one-time registration fee of $15; early drop off/late pick up is included with camp.
    • Phone: 305-948-2891 or 305-944-6111
    • Online Registration: bit.ly/MiamiEcoAdventures

    Camp Black Bear at A.D. (Doug) Barnes Park
    Your child will go on environmental adventures, perform scientific experiments and participate in activities like kayaking, canoeing and hiking.

    • Ages: 6-14
    • Dates:June 10 - Aug. 16 (no camp July 4th & 5th)
    • Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.; early drop off from 8-9:30 a.m. and late pick up from 4 - 6 p.m. 
    • Address: A.D. (Doug) Barnes Park Sense of Wonder Nature Center, 3401 SW 72 Avenue, Miami, FL 33155
    • Price:$125 per week, plus a one-time registration fee of $15; early drop off/late pick up is included with camp.
    • Phone: 305-662-4124 or 305-666-5885
    • Online Registration: bit.ly/MiamiEcoAdventures

    Adventure Camp at A.D. (Doug) Barnes Park
    Marine science, south Florida ecology and aquatic adventures are the focus of this unique camp. Your child will learn about coastal habitats and off-shore coral reefs through snorkeling, kayaking, canoeing and paddleboard activities.

    • Ages: 10-15
    • Dates: June 10 - June 28
    • Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.; early drop off from 8-9:30 a.m. and late pick up from 4 - 6 p.m. 
    • Address: A.D. (Doug) Barnes Park Sense of Wonder Nature Center, 3401 SW 72 Avenue, Miami, FL 33155
    • Price: $160 per week, plus a one-time annual registration fee of $15; early drop off/late pick up is included with camp.
    • Phone: 305-666-5885 or 905-255-4767
    • Online Registration: bit.ly/MiamiEcoAdventures

    Fishing Camp at Tropical Park
    Come to this week-long camp and learn valuable information regarding fish such as their biology and identification, various fishing techniques, and boat navigation.

    • Ages: 9-14
    • Dates: July 8 - Aug. 16
    • Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.; early drop off from 8-9:30 a.m. and late pick up from 4 - 6 p.m.
    • AddressTropical Park, Lakeside Pavilion, 7900 SW 40 Street, Miami, FL 33155
    • Price: $160 per week, plus a one-time annual registration fee of $15; early drop off/late pick up is included with camp.
    • Phone: 305-666-5885 or 305-255-4767
    • Online Registration: bit.ly/MiamiEcoAdventures

    Eco Explorers
    Your child will hike, play and discover how to protect natural areas.

    • Ages: 6-8
    • Dates: June 11 - Aug. 17
    • Time: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.; early drop off from 7:30-8:30 a.m. and late pickup from 5 - 6 p.m. 
    • Address: Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72 Ave.
    • Price: $175 per week; 4th of July week is $140 for a four-day session
    • Phone: 305-235-1668, ext. 233

    Expedition Deering
    This camp's activities include hiking, kayaking, science experiments and arts & crafts.

    • Ages: 9-14
    • Dates: June 11 - Aug. 17
    • Time: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Address: Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72 Ave.
    • Price: $200 per week; 4th of July week is $160 for a four-day session
    • Phone: 305-235-1668, ext. 233

    Junior Naturalist Camp
    This five-day training course encourages your child to take an active role in environmental stewardship and education, and helps prepare them to serve as peer mentors. The program includes certifications in American Red Cross First Aid and Adult/Child CPR as well as an introduction to basic canoeing, South Florida ecosystems, and Leave No Trace. This counselor-in-training program provides service learning hours and prepares the child for experiences, internships, and other opportunities in environmental studies, natural sciences, nature based recreation, and volunteerism.

    • Ages: 15-17
    • Dates: June 11 - 15; June 18 - 22; July 9 - 13
    • Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Address: Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72 Ave.
    • Price: $200 per week
    • Phone: 305-235-1668, ext. 233

    Explorers
    Your child will participate in traditional camp games, crafts, swimming, sports and experience activities such as trail biking, archery, science, rockets, cooking, reptiles and caves.

    • Ages: 6-7
    • Dates: June 11 - Aug. 17 (no camp on July 4)
    • Time: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.; early drop off and late pickup is available.
    • Address: Camp Owaissa Bauer, 17001 SW 264 St.
    • Price: $125 per week, plus a one-time annual registration fee of $15; early drop off and late pick up available for $10 per camper per week.
    • Phone: 305-247-6016

    Adventurers
    Your child will participate in traditional camp games, crafts, swimming, sports and experience activities such as trail biking, archery, science, rockets, cooking, reptiles and caves.

    • Ages: 8-9
    • Dates: June 11 - Aug. 17 (no camp on July 4)
    • Time: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.; early drop off and late pickup is available.
    • Address: Camp Owaissa Bauer, 17001 SW 264 St.
    • Price: $125 per week, plus a one-time annual registration fee of $15; early drop off and late pick up available for $10 per camper per week.
    • Phone: 305-247-6016

    Challengers
    Your child will participate in traditional camp games, crafts, swimming, sports and experience activities such as trail biking, archery, science, rockets, cooking, reptiles and caves.

    • Ages: 10-12
    • Dates: June 11 - Aug. 17
    • Time: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.; early drop off and late pickup is available. 
    • Address: Camp Owaissa Bauer, 17001 SW 264 St.
    • Price: $125 per week, plus a one-time annual registration fee of $15; early drop off and late pick up available for $10 per camper per week.
    • Phone: 305-247-6016

    Zoo Miami Summer Camp
    Your child will learn about wildlife and conservation through live animal presentations, craft projects, zookeeper talks, wildlife activities, visits to exhibits, recreational games and more.

    • Ages: 4-12
    • Dates: June 11 - Aug. 17
    • Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    • Address: Zoo Miami, 12400 SW 152 St.
    • Price: $180 per week for zoo members; $200 for non-members
    • Phone: 305-255-5551

     Zoo Miami Specialty Camp

    • Ages: 13-15
    • Dates: June 25-29, July 30 - Aug. 3
    • Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Address: Zoo Miami, 12400 SW 152 St.
    • Price: $280 for zoo members; $350 for non-members
    • Phone:
  • Sports Camps

    If your child has dreams of being an athlete, let them get started on the path with one of these sports camps.

    Basketball Camp
    Trained staff will teach team and individual play using defensive and offensive drills to improve skills and knowledge of the game.

    • Ages: 6-14
    • Dates: June 10 - Aug. 9
    • Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Address: Tamiami Park, 10901 SW 24 St.
    • Price: $100 per week, plus a one-time annual registration fee of $15.
    • Phone: 786-315-5295

    Cheerleading/Dance Camp
    Girls will learn jumps, chants, and modern and jazz dance techniques. Field trips are included.

    • Ages: 6-14
    • Dates: June 10 - Aug. 9
    • Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Location: Tamiami Park, 10901 SW 24 St.
    • Price: $100 per week, plus a one-time annual registration fee of $15.
    • Phone: 786-315-5295
  • Performing/Fine Arts Camps

    Girls Empowerment and Mentoring (G.E.M.) Arts Camp for Girls
    Your child will enjoy fun and exciting classes and workshops in: dance, music, painting, theater, photography, journalism and women's history. This camp challenges and inspires girls to develop and improve their communication, leadership and artistic skills.

    • Ages: 10-15
    • Dates: June 10 - Aug. 9
    • Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • AddressThe Women's Park, 10251 W. Flagler St.
    • Price: $100 per week, plus a one-time annual registration fee of $15; early drop off and late pick up is available at no charge.
    • Phone: 305-480-1717

    Girls Empowerment and Mentoring (G.E.M.) ''Little Sisters'' Arts Camp for Girls
    Your child will enjoy fun and exciting classes and workshops in: dance, music, painting, theater, photography, journalism and women's history. This camp challenges and inspires girls to develop and improve their communication, leadership and artistic skills.

    • Ages: 6-9
    • Dates: June 10 - Aug. 9
    • Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Address: The Fair – Fine Arts Gallery, 10901 Coral Way
    • Price: $100 per week, plus a one-time annual registration fee of $15; early drop off and late pick up is available at no charge.
    • Phone: 305-480-1717

    Raices Specialty Visual & Performing Arts Camp
    Your child will explore several styles and forms of visual and performing arts: painting and drawing, photography, acting, fashion design and more. Your child will also play tennis, basketball and learn swimming safety. Field trips destinations include art galleries, museums and the movies.

    • Ages: 6-12
    • Dates: June 10 - Aug. 9
    • Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • AddressMiller Drive Park, 5510 SW 94 Ct.
    • Price: $100 per week, plus a one-time annual registration fee of $15; early drop off and late pick up is available at no charge.
    • Phone: 305-271-0812
  • Accessible Camps

    The Children's Trust after-school & summer camps

    After-school camps run from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m for students in grades 6-12. Summer camps run 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Programs are free but have a $15 registration fee.

    Specialty camps are offered to persons with disabilities ages 6-22. After-school camps run from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m for students in grades 6-12. Summer camps run 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Programs are $45 per week, plus a $15 registration fee.

    Specialized programs for children with disabilities

    Youth Art in the Park
    This program is an inclusive, socially-oriented arts program for children and youth, ages 6-17, with and without disabilities. This fun, educational program teaches visual arts in a social setting, led by professional art teachers and disability experts. Camps will run Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m and cost $35. For more information, contact 305-576-1212 or email DIA@a4lmiami.org


    EXPLORE Exceptional People Learning through Outings and Recreation Education
    Program focuses on developing leisure interest as well as social and community skills through recreational experiences for children ages 6-14. Camps will run first and third Saturdays of the month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Programs are $15 per session plus cost food or entrance fee depending on outing. For more information, contact 305-935-4588 or email thera.johnson@miamidade.gov.


    LEAPS Leisure Education and Planning Skills
    Social outing program for teens and young adults, ages 15-25, with intellectual disabilities. Group activities and outings focus on developing independent living skills, social skills and community skills. Events are held the first and third Friday of the month from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Programs are $20 per session plus cost of food or entrance fee depending on outing. For more information, contact 305-752-4966 or email dbonet@miamidade.gov.

    Leisure Access Center
    These programs are for adults with developmental disabilities who are 21 years and older at A.D. "Doug" Barnes Park. For more information, contact 305-665-5319 or email giselp@miamidade.gov.

    • Adult Day Training 
      Enjoy a rotating schedule of activities in fitness, arts & crafts, community trips, life, safety and independence skills, decision making, nutrition and more
      Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
      Cost: $120 weekly
    • Sports Training Program
      Learn a variety of sports like basketball, soccer, softball, swimming, bowling and track & field
      Monday - Friday, 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
      Cost: $80 month, $15 annual registration fee
    • Fun on Friday
      Participate in social programs with field trips and indoor activities, work on life and safety skills
      Fridays, 6 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
      Cost: $25 weekly, $15 annual registration fee
    • Saturday in the Park 
      Participate in social programs with field trips and indoor activities, work on life and safety skills
      Saturdays, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
      Cost: $30 per week, $5-$15 annual registration fee

    Adaptive sports

    Handcyling for Youth and Adults with Physical Disabilities
    Physical conditioning and training using adapted handcycles. Staff and volunteers will coach athletes on this exciting sport! Equipment provided.


    Adapted Aquatics
    Learn to swim group lessons and for competition. For children 6 and older, with physical or visual disabilities. Call for appointment.

    • Palm Springs North Pool
      Dates: April through June
      Cost: $40 for a group session of 8 classes, plus $15 annual registration fee
      $150 for 8 Individual classes plus $15 annual registration fee
      Contact: 305.935.4588 or jthera@miamidade.gov
    • A.D. (Doug) Barnes Park
      Dates: April through June. Central Area, October- May
      Cost: $40 for a group session of 8 classes, plus $15 annual registration fee
      $150 for 8 Individual classes plus $15 annual registration fee
      Contact: 305-694-4889 or belinda.phillips@miamidade.gov

    The Leisure Access Foundation was created in 1991 to improve opportunities for persons with disabilities to participate in quality leisure programs, both recreational and competitive.

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