Keep the kids from bouncing off the walls during Spring Break Week with these cheap options around town. They all run from Monday, March 23, to Friday, March 27:
Fit 2 Play camps at variousMiami-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, 13050 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 $80 for residents and $100 for non-residents includes all field trips, activities, a daily snack and related transportation. Call 305-895-9840 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 4-6 p.m. Cost is $100 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.