Campers are in grades 6-12. Rowers meet from 8 a.m. to noon in five two-week sessions starting June 10 through Aug 16. The fee is $450 per session, $425 for two or more sessions.
The Miami Rowing Club is at 3601 Rickenbacker Cswy., next to Marine Stadium. Call 305-361-3225, email email@example.com or check out www.miamirowing.org.
The Junior Naturalist session at the Deering Estate for teens 15-18 teaches team building and leadership. At EcoAdventures’ Nature Adventure, campers can snorkel, hike, canoe kayak and swim with instruction from naturalist guides. There’s also the Sense of Wonder Nature Center, for ages 6-9 and 9-14, at A.D. Barnes Park and Nature Center, 3401 SW 72 Ave.; and Fishing Camp at Tropical Park, 7900 SW 40th St. (meets at the Hillside Pavilion), for campers ages 9-15. To register, call 305-662-4125. Camp Manatee at Greynolds Park, for ages 6-14, meets at the Greynolds Park Boathouse, 17530 W. Dixie Hwy. in North Miami Beach, 305-945-3425. To register, go to www.miamiecoadventures.org. Fees range from $110 to $175 per week.
CLAMP AND CLEAR
OK, so these terms are new to us too but maybe there’s a future lacrosse hero in your house. The Miami Stone Crabs Lacrosse Camp is open to players entering grades K-12.
NCAA players from around the U.S. work with players during the summer. All levels are welcome and this year the group is starting a program for girls. The camps meet at Miami Dade College-Kendall Campus soccer fields, from 3 to 7 p.m., June 10-13.
The price is $200 before May 8, $225 before June 8, and $250 June 9-10. Check out miamistonecrabs.com/lacrosse_camp.
At Fit2Play, Green-It-Up Summer Camps, run by the Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, kids and teens learn about living healthy and going green. At $40-$90 per week the camps are a great choice for students ages 6-14. There are 33 camps throughout the county, from June 10 through Aug. 16, that are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with early drop-off and late pick-up available.
To find sessions near you go to the Summer Camp option at www.miamidade.gov/parks/home.asp.
RIDE A HORSE
If your child loves horses the Miami Equestrian Center summer camp is perfect. This camp is for ages 7-17 and all levels of experience are welcome. Campers meet weekdays from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and the cost is $250 per week. The camp hosts 20 children a week.
Sessions from June 10-Aug. 9, excluding the weeks starting July 1 and July 22, at Miami Equestrian Center 19525 SW 142nd Ave. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHEER FOR BASKETBALL
Kids crazy for our Miami Heat champs can refine their own hoop skills June 10 to Aug. 16 at Tamiami Park, 10901 SW 24th St. Basketball camp is $100 a week and includes field trips and tournaments.
Learn the jumps, chants and dance moves at Cheerleading/Dance Camp for ages 6-14. Cost is $100 per week at Tamiami Park.
Call 786-315-5295 to register.
FREE summer programs for teens are being offered at the MOCA Art Institute this summer. The focus is on journalism, photojournalism and studio art. Sessions start June 17 and go through Aug 16. Teens ages 13-19 will learn valuable skills and prepare for real-world experiences in a professional field.
Applications must be submitted by June 7 and are available at www.mocanomi.org or by calling 305-893-6211. Only 25 students per session, and community service credit is available.