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Spring Camps at Parks

Spring camps will be held March 25-29, 2019 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Early drop-off is available at 7:30 a.m. and late pick-up until 6 p.m. Registration begins March 1.

  • Fit2Play Spring Break Camps

    Keep your kids active, fit and engaged during the spring school break with one of our affordable Fit2Play Spring Break Camps.

    Fit2Play Camps focus on a variety of activities from fitness, sports, and arts and crafts to games and exciting field trips. The cost for these camps is $40 – $90 per week, depending on the program..

    Each day's session includes Sports, Play and Active Recreation for Kids (SPARK), an evidence-based, outcome-oriented part of Fit2Play. It can improve the quantity and quality of physical activity that your child participates in. It is designed to develop and improve motor skills, movement knowledge, and social and personal skills.

    There must be a minimum of 15 paid participants by March 15, in order to run the camp. If there are less than 15 participants registered by March 15, Miami-Dade Parks reserves the right to remove the camp from operation.

    Children with disabilities are welcome at all Miami-Dade Parks' programs. Contact the park manager to develop an inclusion plan as early as possible.

    Participating Parks

    F2L - Fit2Lead participating park

    F2P - Fit2Play participating park




  • Spring Break camps for Children with Disabilities

    There are six parks offering spring break camps for children with disabilities through age 22. Managed by Certified Therapeutic Recreation Therapists, these specialized camps are sponsored by The Children’s Trust.  Please register at least one week prior to desire start date.  Limited slots available.

    • Westwind Lakes Park
      For children ages 6-22 with disabilities
      6805 SW 152 Ave. Miami, FL
      (305) 380-9106
      For more information email

    • Camp Matecumbe
      For children ages 6-22 with disabilities
      13841 SW 120 St. Miami, FL
      (305) 752-4966
      For more information email

    • Gould's Park
      For children ages 6-22 with disabilities
      11350 S.W. 216 Street, Miami, FL
      (305) 234-1673
      For more information email

    • Ojus Park
      For children ages 14-22 with disabilities
      18995 W Dixie Highway, North Miami, FL (North Greynolds)
      (305) 935-4588
      For more information email

    • Gwen Cherry Park
      For children ages 6-14 with disabilities
      7090 NW 22nd Ave., Miami, FL
      (305) 694-4889, ext 250
      For more information email

    • Tamiami Park
      For children ages 6-22 with disabilities
      11201 SW 24th St. Miami, FL
      (305) 222-2128
      For more information email
  • Zoo Miami Spring Camp (ages 4-12)

    Wildlife Warriors
    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Free aftercare until 5:30 p.m.

    Campers will dive into the world of wildlife conservation exploring the many issues our animal friends face. Bloom this spring as we discover what we can do at home to help save the planet! Come face to face with our animals, plant native butterfly plants, do fun hands-on science experiments and much more! Meal plans and Adopt-an-Animal are also available. For more information or to register, visit the website or call the Education Department at 305-255-5551. Scholarships are available.

  • Miami EcoAdventures Camps

    Let your child explore the wild side of the parks in this nature-based camp packed with fun and educational programming. Campers will perform scientific experiments, go on environmental fieldtrips, and engage in athletic activities in the great outdoors while under the safety of our staff's supervision.

    Two camps are being offered this spring: 

    Camp Black Bear
    This camp meets at the A.D. ''Doug'' Barnes Park Nature Center. Bring drinking water, comfortable closed-toe shoes, lunch and protection from the sun. Field trip fees are additional. Call 305-666-5885 or read more about Camp Black Bear and register online. 

    Camp Manatee
    This camp meets at the Greynolds Park Boathouse. Bring drinking water, comfortable closed-toe shoes, lunch, and protection from the sun. Field trip fees are additional. Call 305-666-5885 or read more about Camp Manatee and register online.

  • Junior Golf Camp (ages 4-15)

    There are 3 junior golf camp locations.

    The Whole Game Golf School (ages 8-15)
    This camp at Country Club of Miami will provide the opportunity to learn the basic fundamentals of golf in a fun, engaging environment. Includes instruction, practice balls, and short course play.

    • Half-day Camp: 9 a.m. – noon daily, $155 per week (4-day session)
    • Full-Day Session: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily, $235 per week (4-day session)

    Crandon Golf Academy (ages 4-15)
    This camp at Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne will teach beginner and elite golfers alike, using swing analysis and the latest instruction techniques.

    • Beginner & Elite Half-day Session: 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., $250 per week (does not include lunch). The curriculum of this camp covers full swing analysis, short game, putting, rules, and golf etiquette, with contests & prizes.
    • Elite Full Day Session: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., $500 (lunch included). This camp is designed for advanced junior golfers. The curriculum covers full swing with video analysis, short game, putting, golf etiquette and rules, with course management and strategy. Includes lunch and on-course play with tournament at end of week.

    Palmetto Golf Academy (ages 8-15)
    This camp at Palmetto Golf Course will teach beginner and elite golfers alike using swing analysis and the latest instruction techniques.

    • Half-day Session, 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., $225 per week (does not include lunch). The curriculum covers full swing analysis, short game, putting, rules, and golf etiquette, with contests & prizes.
  • Deering Estate Spring Camp "Brain Waves"(ages 6-14)

    Children will dive into the world of marine biology and surf their brain waves while exploring the many aquatic habitats of the Deering Estate! Campers will learn about the importance of our marine life, as well as protecting the habitats in which they live. The camp is from 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Aftercare is until 6 p.m. for an additional fee. The cost is $200 for a five-day session. No daily rate is available. Register online or call 305-235-1668 ext. 233. 

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