Keep the kids from bouncing off the walls during Spring Break Week with these cheap options around town. They all run from March 26-30, 2018. 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 am to 5 pm, with early drop-off available at 7:30 am and late pick-up until 6 pm. General Camp Programs (Ages 6 -12) 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. Registration deadline is March 16, 2018.
City of North Miami Spring Camp at Keystone Community Center, 13040 Ixora Ct., and at Clyde Judson Community Center, 12100 NW 16 Ave., runs daily from 8 am to 6 pm for kids between ages 5-13. Early drop-off and late pick-up are available for an additional fee. The weekly fee of $90 for residents and $110 for non-residents includes all field trips, activities, a daily snack and related transportation. Call 305-893-0521 to register or for more info.
The City of Aventura offers a Spring Mission Impossible Camp for $160 for ages 5-14 to maneuver through obstacles and clues to conquer the impossible and a Spring Sci-Tech Lab Camp for $240 for ages 7-12 who will explore the interconnectedness science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) while their creativity and problem-solving skills get challenged. Both camps are offered at the Community Recreation Center daily from 7:30 am-6 pm. Parents should pack a lunch and 2 snacks. The Spring Mission Impossible Camp takes a field trip to Gameroom at Johnny Rockets while the other camp goes to the Frost Science Museum.
The Coral Gables Museum offers the City Trekker Spring Camp 2018: “Tink Fun” daily from 9 am-5 pm. The Tinkering Lab is where campers will use motors, marbles and Play-Doh to create an array of electronic sculptures, squishy circuitry, and other whacky machines. They also will participate in field trips and special presentations that will spark their imagination, generate fresh ideas, and help them find solutions to fun STEAM-focused experiments. Campers will make, break, take things apart, and put them back together, all while learning about collaborative design and experiencing the joy of discovery and trying new things. Members (Family): $225/week; Non-Members: $250/week. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Museum Education staff at 305.603.8067.
The City of Miami Beach offers a Spring Break Sports Camp for grades 2-8 from 9 am-5 pm. Residents $150; Non-residents 275. Flamingo Park Field House, 1200 Michigan Ave. Play basketball, flag football, soccer, swim and more. Bring your own lunch. Register online by visiting https://register.capturepoint.com/MiamiBeach.
Pinecrest offers a Dance & Crafts Spring Break Camp for ages 5-12 from 9 am-4 pm featuring a variety of dance styles such as ballet, salsa, jazz, flamenco, hip-hop, and ballroom. Campers will also enjoy arts and crafts, learn theater techniques, and practice make-up and costume design. Pinecrest Community Center, 5855 SW 111 St. For prices, call (305)284-0900. To register click here.
The Miami Seaquarium “Bubbles of Fun” camp runs from 9:30 am to 4 pm and offers students from kindergarten to high school the opportunity to learn about environmental issues including pollution, invasive species, water conservation, habitat destruction, and endangered species. The week long camp includes one marine mammal show a day, at least one animal interaction a day, arts and crafts, and interactive games. Spring Camp registration is now available online at www.miamiseaquarium.com/camp. For more info or questions, please call 305-361-5705, ext. 526.
Spring Break Camp at Hero Martial Arts (17049 S. Dixie Hwy., Palmetto Bay, Florida 33157). Be a Hero this Spring Break in an awesome high energy camp for kids ages 5 and up. Kids will learn cool martial arts kicks and techniques and get to test their skills through obstacle course and even breaking boards. 9 am-3 pm. $125 for the week. Bring your own lunch. Before & After care available for just $5 per day. 786-348-5325.