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Fit2Lead Youth Enrichment and Sports program (YES)
Academic support is led by a Miami-Dade County Public Schools certified teacher and is tailored to your child's instructional needs. Sports and leadership sessions will focus on sport fundamentals, team building, and sportsmanship through participating in many sports including volleyball, soccer, swimming, and track and field. Enrichment sessions will include games and activities that focus on problem solving, communication and socials skills.
Special workshops will include music, dance, and photography classes as well as Saturday field trips to historical, environmental, and cultural destinations within the County.
Transportation from your child's school may be available.
This program will be held August 21, 2017 - June 8, 2018, 4 –7 p.m., Monday–Friday for children ages 12-14. YES is a free program.
If you are interested in having your child participate in the Fit2Lead Youth Enrichment and Sports program, complete the online form.
Fit2Lead Park Internship Program (PIP)
Participants will receive on-site practical work experience and enrichment classes focusing on life skills. Topics include: budgeting, resume writing, communication, stress management, health, goal setting, and making positive choices. Interns will be provided with close mentorship from Parks staff. The program runs Monday-Friday afterschool and some Saturdays (hours will vary with rotation assignment).
Practical experience rotations include:
- Community Parks
- Eco Adventures
- Regional Parks
- Fit2Play Afterschool Program
- Summer Camp
This program provides an entry level part-time paid position for youth ages 15-17.
If you are interested in having your child participate in the Fit2Lead Park Internship Program, complete the online form.
Parks Internship Program (P.I.P) contact information
General Parks Internship Program (P.I.P) Office Line: 305-694-2790
Caitlin Alfonso, Program Coordinator
Mobile number: 786-719-5487
Alexa Abreu, South Recreation Leader
Cindy Andrades, North Recreation Leader
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