Keep the kids from bouncing off the walls during Spring Break Week with these cheap options around town. They all run from Monday, March 21, to Friday, March 25. Hurry and register and some deadlines approach quickly:
Fit 2 Play camps at various Miami-Dade parks. Spring camp locations here. Camps are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with early drop-off available at 7:30 a.m. and late pick-up until 6 p.m. General Camp Programs (Ages 6 -14) include activities such as fitness, sports, and arts and crafts to games and exciting field trips. Cost is $40 to $90 per week. Financial assistance is available to those who qualify.
City of North Miami Spring Camp at Keystone Community Center, 13040 Ixora Ct., runs daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Early drop-off and late pick-up are available for an additional fee. The weekly fee of $72 for residents and $110 for non-residents includes all field trips, activities, a daily snack and related transportation. Call 305-893-0521 for info.
Camp Manatee Spring Camp at Greynolds Park Boathouse, 17530 West Dixie Hwy., North Miami Beach, a nature-based specialty camp where campers explore the park’s unique ecosystem and take field trips to Crandon Park and Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden for a nominal fee. Early drop-off hours are 7:30-9:30 a.m.; Camp hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Pick up time is 4-5:30 p.m. Cost is $115 for the week. Call 305-944-6111.
Spring Break Steam Zone at various Miami-Dade County Public Libraries. Camps are geared to kids 8-12 years old and 13-17 years old. They include Coding & Robotics, Book Making and Journaling, Mechanical Engineering, Robotics with LEGO Mindstorms and Let’s Make a Video. Camps run from 1-5 p.m. and space is limited to 20. Registration closes on March 16. Participation will be confirmed by phone after registration closes. This camp is free. Call 305-375-5291.