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Miami-Dade Parks' ''Fit2Play'' Spring Break Camps serve up fun and adventure-filled play days for kids during spring recess

Registration begins March 1

MIAMI (February 09, 2016)

Keep your kids active, fit and engaged during the spring school break with one of these affordable and memory-making “Fit2Play™” Spring Break Camps being offered by the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department.  Registration begins on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. 

Camps will be held March 21-25, 2016, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., with early drop-off available at 7:30 a.m. and late pick-up until 6 p.m.  

General Camp programs will thrill and challenge youngsters, ages 6-12, with 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/week, depending on the program.  Financial assistance is available to those who qualify.  

There are also Specialized Camps, which focus on a specific interest or need, including these camps for nature and wildlife-lovers: 

•Zoofari Spring Camp at Zoo Miami

•Miami EcoAdventures™ Camps at A.D. “Doug” Barnes Park and Greynolds Park 

•Spring Camp at the Deering Estate                                        

And for golf enthusiasts, there are Junior Golf Camps at the Country Club of Miami, Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne and Palmetto Golf Courses

Some parks offer online registration. For a complete list of camp locations and contacts visit the Miami-Dade Parks Fit2Play™ Spring Break Camps web page. The public may also dial 3-1-1 for the Miami-Dade County Information Hotline. Children with disabilities are welcome in all park programs. Contact the park manager to develop an inclusion plan as early as possible. 

Miami-Dade Parks is a world-class parks system supported by the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade and focused on Placemaking, Health and Fitness, and Conservation and Stewardship.