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Winter Break Camps at Parks

Winter break camps will be held:

Week 1 - Dec. 23-27 (half-day camp on Christmas Eve and no camp on Christmas Day)
Week 2 - Dec. 30, 2019 – Jan. 3, 2020 (half-day camp on New Year’s Eve and no camp on New Year’s Day)

  • General Camps

    Children ages 6-14, can participate in many activities. These can include fitness, sports, arts and crafts, games and exciting field trips. Online registration is required.

    *Camps at these locations are funded by The Children's Trust.

    **Camps at these locations mean you can only register in person or by phone. Online registration is not available at these locations.

  • Zoo Miami Winter Camp

    Zoo Miami Camps

    • Dec. 23 - Jan. 3
    • Ages 4 - 12
    • 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Free aftercare until 5:30 pm)
    • Regular Price: $50; Member Price: $40
    • Winter Camp Week 1 (Dec. 23, 26 & 27)
      • Wild Winter Wardrobe - What happens when winter is here? What do animals do to adapt? Hibernate, change your color, grow a new coat – what will you do?
      • Package Special - Regular Price: $135; Member Price: $108
    • Winter Camp Week 2 (Dec. 30, 31, Jan. 2 & 3)
      • Arctic Adventure - Campers will leave their tropical paradise behind and embark on a journey to learn about one of the harshest habitats on our planet.
      • Package Special - Regular Price: $180; Member Price: $144

    For more information, email Zoo Miami's Education Department or call 305-255-5551.

  • Miami EcoAdventures Winter Camps

    Camp Black Bear

    • Ages: 6 - 14
    • Dates:
      • Week 1: Dec. 23-27 (half day camp on Christmas Eve and no camp on Christmas Day)
      • Week 2: Dec. 30, 2019 – Jan. 3, 2020 (half day camp on New Year’s Eve and no camp on New Year’s Day)
    • Location: A.D. "Doug" Barnes Park
    • Hours: Camp hours are 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Drop-off is at 7:30 - 9:30 a.m. and pickup is 4 - 6 p.m.
    • Rates: Regular rate is $100 per week. No siblings discount during winter nature camp. $15 one-time membership registration

    For details and to register please call 305-662-4124 or 305-666-5885

    Camp Manatee

    • Ages: 6 - 14
    • Dates:
    • Week 1: Dec. 23-27 (half day camp on Christmas Eve and no camp on Christmas Day)
    • Week 2: Dec. 30, 2019 – Jan. 3, 2020 (half day camp on New Year’s Eve and no camp on New Year’s Day)
    • Location: Greynolds Park
    • Hours: Camp hours are 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Drop-off is at 7:30 - 9:30 a.m. and pickup is 4 - 6 p.m.
    • Rates: Regular rate is $100 per week. No siblings discount during winter nature camp. $15 one-time membership registration

    For details and to register please call 305-944-6111 or 305-666-5885

  • Deering Estate

    The Deering Estate offers a winter break camp, which aligns with Miami Dade County School’s scheduled winter break.

    Every camp has a different theme and explores a different aspect of nature, allowing campers to have fun while also learning about different fields of science.

    • Dates: Dec. 23, 26, 27, 30 Jan. 2, 3
    • Ages: 6 - 14
    • Camp hours: 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    • Drop off: 7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.
    • Pickup: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
    • Rates: $45 per day 

    For more information call 305-235-1668 ext. 233.

  • Golf Camps

    Miami-Dade Parks offers several camps at various locations for the aspiring young golfer. Registration must be done in person.


    Crandon Golf Academy

    • Ages: 4-15
    • Dates:
      • Session 1: Dec. 23, 24, 26, 27
      • Rates: $200 for the half-day session and $400 for the full-day session
      • Session 2: Dec. 30, 2019 - Jan. 3, 2020
      • Rates: $250 for the half-day session and $500 for the full-day session
    • Camp hours: Half-day, 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; Full-day, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    For details, call Alex Fernandez, golf instructor, at 786-253-2548 or visit the Crandon Golf Academy website.


    Palmetto Golf Academy

    • Ages: 8-15
    • Dates: Dec. 23, 26, 27, 30 Jan. 2 and 3, 2020
    • Camp hours: Half-day, 9 a.m. - noon; Full-day session, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    • Rates: $250 for the half-day session and $500 for the full-day session

    For details, call Derrick Payne, golf instructor, at 786-897-7533

    Junior Golf Camp at the Country Club of Miami

    The camp is taught by PGA Professional Larry Levow and the Whole Game Golf School and covers golf fundamentals, instruction for junior golfers or younger with previous golf experience. 
    For details call 561-702-9202.

    • Ages: 8-15
    • Dates: Dec. 23, 24, 30, 31
    • Camp hours: Half-day, 9 a.m. - noon; Full-day session, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    • Rates: $155 for the half-day session and $235 for the full-day session
  • Therapeutic Recreation & Inclusion Camps

    Participants will have an enriching camp experience that that includes sports, movement, arts & crafts, and field trips. All camps are managed by Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists. Transportation options may be available. Call for more information.

    Bird Lakes Park

    • Ages: 6-22
    • Dates: Dec. 23-27 and Dec. 30-Jan. 3
      Dec. 24 - half day, Dec. 25 - no camp, Dec. 31 - half day, Jan. 1 - no camp
    • Location: 14365 SW 48 Lane
    • Rate: $15 registration fee + $45/week (limited spots available)

    For details and to register please call 305-752-4966 or email [email protected].

    Highland Oaks

    • Ages: 6-22
    • Dates: Dec. 23-27 and Dec. 30-Jan. 3
      Dec. 24 - half day, Dec. 25 - no camp, Dec. 31 - half day, Jan. 1 - no camp
    • Location: 20300 NE 24 Avenue
    • Rate: $15 registration fee + $45/week (limited spots available)

    For details and to register please call 305-466-9269 or email [email protected].  

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