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The Recreation Division offers a variety of specialty camps focusing on specific interests. These camps provide an opportunity to pursue a hobby, develop a craft or learn something new. Space is limited, must register at least one week prior to first day of camp. Camps may be canceled due to lack of enrollment. Please click here for more information on our Refund Policy. Dates, times and fees are subject to change. On-line registrations are not completed until participant paperwork and proof of residency is shown and completed at the site of camp. Click here for Registration Information and Requirements.
 

Register at camp site or multiple registrations at 21 Street and Normandy Isle Park.

Specialty Camp Registration Dates
Residents:  April 7 - April 11  Mon. - Fri.  8:30 am - 7:30 pm
   after April 14  Mon. - Fri.    8:30 am - 5:30 pm  
Non-Residents:    May 5 - ongoing    Mon. - Fri.    8:30 am - 5:30 pm  

Camps will be staffed Mon. - Fri. from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Camp Series Dates
Series A  6/09 - 6/13  Series F  7/14 - 7/18 
Series B  6/16 - 6/20   Series G  7/21 - 7/25 
Series C  6/23 - 6/27  Series H  7/28 - 8/01 
Series D  6/30 - 7/03   Series I  8/04 - 8/08 
Series E  7/07 - 7/11    Series J    8/11 - 8/15  

Click on a Specialty Camp below for more information!

 Aquatic Life / Nature (A, E, F)  Kayak (A, B, I, J) 
Bait & Tackle (Fishing) (CD, GH)  Learn to Swim (B)
 Baseball (G) ► Mindstorm Makers NEW! (F)
 Basketball (B, C)  Off Broadway (H, I)
 Beach Bum (CD, GH)  Outdoor Swim (G)
 Fashionista NEW! (C) ► SOBE Great Adventures NEW! (F)
 Fine Art Painting/Acrylics (B, I)  Soccer (E, I)
 Flag Football (F)  Sports Camp (ALL SPORTS)
 Golf (H)  Tennis (D)
 Golf / Tennis Jr. (A, B, C, E, F, G)  Tennis by GSI Bollettieri
 Gymnastics (A, B, F, H, I)  Video Production (B)
 Hip Hop (G, I)  Water Polo (F)
 Jr. Lifeguard (C, H)  Young Builders NEW! (E)

























































Aquatic Life / Nature Camp  
Location      South Pointe  
Series   A, E, F  
Ages 8 - 12
Time 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Per Series $150 res. ($270 non-res.)
Explore the water zone at Bear Cut. Learn about exotic marine life and nature. Additional fee for trips.

Specialty Camps

Bait & Tackle (Fishing) Camp

Location  

Normandy Isle Park

Series  

CD, GH  

Ages  

9 - 17  

Time  

9:00 am - 5:00 pm  

Per Series  

$250 res. ($450 non-res.)  

Weekly Fee

$150 res. ($270 non-res.)

Learn the fundamentals of fishing by traveling to South Florida's piers. Campers will have a fish fry at the end of the series. Must know how to swim. No daily rate. Optional trips and deep sea fishing for an additional fee.


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Baseball Camp
Location      Polo Park, 4301 N. Michigan Avenue
Series                G  
Ages   7 - 13  
Time   8:30 am - 5:00 pm  
Per Series   $150 res. ($270 non-res.)  
Coached by Recreation Staff. Softball available for girls.  

Specialty Camps
Basketball Camp
Location            Polo Park, 4301 N. Michigan Avenue
Series     B, C
Ages 7 - 13
Time 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Per Series $150 res. ($270 non-res.)
Coached by Recreation Staff.

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Beach Bum Camp

Location     

South Pointe Park  

Series  

CD, GH  

Grades  

6th - 12th  

Time  

9:00 am - 5:00 pm  

Per Series  

$250 res. ($450 non-res.)  

Surfing, snorkeling and beach activities. Must pass a swim test. Register at Flamingo Park.  



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Fashionista Camp

Location     

Scott Rakow Youth Center  

Series  

Grades 

4th & up  

Time  

9:00 am - 5:00 pm  

Per Series  

$200 res. ($360 non-res.)  

Campers interested in fashion design will learn basic techniques and tools of sewing on a sewing machine. Includes end of camp fashion show with hand sewn projects by the children. Fabrics supplies and equipment are included in the fee. 


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Fine Art Painting / Acrylics Camp

Location             

Scott Rakow Youth Center  

Series  

B , I  

Ages  

8 - 14                                              

Time  

9:00 am - 5:00 pm  

Per Series  

$200 res. ($360 non-res.)  

Children will learn a variety of projects, such as sculpture, still life, painting and drawing. Camp includes supplies.  


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Flag Football Camp  

Location            

Polo Park, 4301 N. Michigan Avenue

Series  

F  

Ages  

7 - 13  

Time  

8:30 am - 5:00 pm  

Per Series  

$150 res. ($270 non-res.)  

Coached by Recreation Team.  


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Golf Camp  

Location             

Polo Park, 4301 N. Michigan Avenue

Series  

H  

Ages  

7 - 13  

Time  

8:30 am - 5:00 pm  

Per Series  

$150 res. ($270 non-res.)  

Coached by PGA Members.

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Golf / Tennis Jr. Camp

Location             

Normandy Shores Golf Club (Golf & Tennis)

Series

A, B, C, E, F, G  

Ages

6 - 16

Time  

9:00 am - 5:00 pm  

Fees               

$350 lunch included

Location Miami Beach Golf Club (Golf Only)
Series A, B, C, E, F, G
Ages 8 - 15
Time 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fees $450 lunch included

Quality tennis and golf instruction in a fun learning environment taught by PGA and USPTA Certified Instructors. Learn putting, rules of golf and scoring, footwork and physical conditioning, irons and woods instruction, competitive drills and games. Supervised course play. Register at respective Golf Club.

Gymnastics

Location             

Scott Rakow Youth Center           

Series                            

A, B, F, H, I

Grades

Kinder - 5th Grade (children must be 5 years old at start of camp

Time 

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fees               

$185 res. / $333 non-res. (15% sib. discount for res.)

Registration Dates  
Residents Tuesday, April 29
Non-Residents Monday, May 5
Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 7:30 pm

Each session is filled with a variety of enjoyable group activities designed for campers to learn progressive gymnastics skills on all the competitive events. Fun activities including arts and crafts, cooking, games, movie time and much, much more are scheduled for the campers daily adventure. For more information email info@gymkidzgymnastics.com. Miami Beach residents are required to bring 3 proofs of residency or child's valid enrollment card. Birth certificate or report card also required.


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Hip Hop Camp

Location           

Scott Rakow Youth Center  

Series  

G

Location North Shore Park Youth Center
Series I

Grades 

6th - 12th 

Time  

9:00 am - 5:00 pm  

Per Series  

$125 res. ($225 non-res.)  

 Learn a variety of dance techniques in a fun recreational setting.

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Jr. Lifeguard Camp  

Location       

Scott Rakow Youth Center

Series  

C, H  

Ages  

8 - 14  

Time  

9:00 am - 5:00 pm  

Per Series  

$150 res. ($270 non-res.)  

Children must be excellent swimmers. All children must take a swim test of 300 yards prior to registration. CPR, First Aid, and Books included in class.  


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Kayak Camp  

Location      

Normandy Isle Park  

Series  

A, B, I, J  

Ages  

8 - 14  

Time  

9:00 am - 5:00 pm  

Per Series  

$150 res. ($270 non-res.)  

Learn kayaking. Children must pass a swim test.  


 

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Learn to Swim Camp

Location         

Scott Rakow Youth Center  

Series  

B  

Ages  

7 - 15  

Time  

9:00 am - 5:00 pm  

Per Series  

$125 res. ($225 non-res.)  

Learn to swim for beginners.

 

e

Mindstorm Makers Camp

Location         

Scott Rakow Youth Center 

Series 

Grades

6th - 8th

Time 

9:00 am - 5:00 pm 

Per Series 

$235 res. ($425 non-res.) 

Introduction to building and programming robots using the LEGO Mindstorms NXT. Participants will learn engineering skills, creativity, teamwork skills and social skills. Participants will use a control console or computer to teach their robots to move, react and make sounds in order to solve challenges.


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Off Broadway Camp  

Location         

21st Street Recreation Center

Series  

H, I

Grades

5th - 11th

Time  

9:00 am - 5:00 pm  

Per Series  

$150 res. ($270 non-res.)  

Campers will learn the fundamentals of theater, acting and choreography through movement, character building and improvisations.



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Outdoor Swim Camp

Location         

Scott Rakow Youth Center  

Series  

G  

Ages  

7 - 15  

Time  

9:00 am - 5:00 pm  

Per Series  

$125 res. ($225 non-res.)  

Children must be good swimmers and know at least 2 strokes. Must take a swim test prior to registration.



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SoBe Great Adventures Camp

Location         

Scott Rakow Youth Center 

Series 

F

Grades

4th & up

Time 

9:00 am - 5:00 pm 

Per Series 

$225 res. ($405 non-res.) 

Camp designed for children who like exhilarating adventures. Campers will experience fun day bike riding, kayaking, snorkeling and horseback riding at different locations throughout South Florida. Campers must be good swimmers. Participants must own a bicycle in good working condition and helmet.




Specialty Camps

Soccer Camp  

Location                 

Polo Park, 4301 N. Michigan Avenue

Series  

E, I  

Ages  

5 - 13  

Time  

8:30 am - 5:00 pm  

Per Series  

$150 res. ($270 non-res.)  

Coached by Marcelo di Risio.  


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Sports Camp (ALL SPORTS)  

Location                  

Polo Park, 4301 N. Michigan Avenue

Series  

B - I  

Ages  

7 - 13  

Time  

8:30 am - 5:00 pm  

5 Series  

$675 res. ($1,225 non-res.)  

All Series  

$1,100 res. ($2,000 non-res.)  

Softball available for girls. Bring your own lunch and appropriate sports equipment.  




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Tennis Camp  

Location                   

Polo Park, 4301 N. Michigan Avenue

Series  

D  

Ages  

5 - 13  

Time  

8:30 am - 5:00 pm  

Per Series  

$125 res. ($225 non-res.)  

Coached by Recreation Staff / TBA.  


Specialty Camps

Tennis Camp by GSI Bollettieri  

Please contact North Shore Park at 305-604-4080 for interest in Tennis Camp.  


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  Video Production Camp  

 Location           

 Scott Rakow Youth Center          

 Series  

 B

 Ages

 12 - 16

 Time

 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

 Per Series

 $100 res. ($180 non-res.)

 Learn the basics of video production utilizing a personal camcorder and video editing equipment. Includes video technologies, basic operation, composition, basic lighting and audio production. Students will work in groups to create video projects. Campers may bring their own camera. Video formats include mini-DV, flip cameras and high definition video formats.


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  Water Polo Camp  

 Location        

 Scott Rakow Youth Center

 Series  

 F

 Ages

 8 - 15

 Time

 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

 Per Series

 $125 res. ($225 non-res.)

 Children must be great swimmers. Must take a swim test of 25 yards free style prior to registration.  

 

 

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Young Builders  

 Location        

 Scott Rakow Youth Center 

 Series  

 E 

 Grades

 3rd - 5th

 Time 

 9:00 am - 5:00 pm 

 Per Series 

 $235 res. ($425 non-res.) 

 Introduction to building using LEGO WEDO. Participants will learn engineering skills, creativity, teamwork, social skills and explore the countless creative possibilities of building LEGO robots.

 


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