Best Miami Summer Camps for Kids in 2018

best miami summer camps 2018

best miami summer camps 2018

It’s summer in Miami and you know what that means– lots of sand, sunshine and summer break for the kids. Not all parents are equipped to entertain their child or children 24/7 during summer break, so enter the summer camp.

Summer camp for kids have evolved from games in a crowded gymnasium to academically enriching adventures for kids of school age and even some younger.

Working parents will feel at ease knowing that their children are enjoying Monday through Friday with their friends, working on developing their skills whether it is within a sports or STEM arena. At the end of every day they are sent home feeling excited, exhausted and enriched.

We get it, there are good camps and then there are great camps. So, we have compiled some of the best reviewed and rated Miami Beach summer camps and north Miami Beach summer camps to filter out the mediocre and give you the best of the best for your sweet campers.

Kids Camp at Sea

To register call Joyce Lopez 754.317.3505

This is a camp you might want to join your kids on since it is featured on a Celebrity cruise line. On board your kids will be able to choose a myriad of different activities that suit their interests and hobbies.

Instead of one option all day Kids Camp at Sea allows your summer camper to choose activities in the following categories: science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), Arts and Recreation as well as swimming, music and so much more.

Frost Science Summer Camp

To register call: 305.434.9564

[email protected]

Location: 1101 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL. 33132

Located within the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science in Downtown Miami’s Museum Park, Frost Science Summer Camp is perfect for the boy or girl (K-8th grade) who are science-minded, adventure seeking kiddos who enjoy all things science, technology and engineering.

Your kids will be able to stroll through the halls of the Frost Museum of Science as well as the aquarium and planetarium for an all day experience of fun and learning.

Summer Theatre Academy at the University of Miami

To register call: 305.284.4474

[email protected]

1231 Dickinson Dr.

Coral Gables, FL. 33146

Calling all theater kids! The Summer Theatre Academy at the University of Miami is the place for your youngin who has a hankering for some stage time.

The staff at this camp are all trained experts in acting and musical theater, so your children will be able to hone their artistic talent at this six week course over summer.

Camp Lingua

To register call: 954-642-2267

For parents and kids who want to experience a summer camp where language immersion is the key to the course, Camp Lingua is for you.

In addition to daily language courses blending fun with education, your kids are able to experience activities like horseback riding, field trips around Miami, horseback riding, archery and so much more.

Miami City Ballet School’s Children’s Summer Dance Program

To register call: 305.929.7007  

[email protected]

Miami City Ballet 2200 Liberty Avenue Miami Beach

If your son or daughter is interested or has participated in dance, the Miami City Ballet School’s Children Summer Dance Program is the one for you and the kids.

Classes offered from the program include beginning to intermediate ballet, pre-ballet, ballet prepatory (I,II and III). This camp takes younger children as young as 3 and as old as 8.

10 Free Things to do in Miami You Can Do Right Now

10 Free Things to do in Miami You Can Do Right Now

10 Free Things to do in Miami You Can Do Right Now

Miami is not only a destination for tourists, it’s also a playground for locals. We have some of the finest beaches in the nation, entertaining attractions, and a weather package to boot. There is something for everybody, and some of the best things to do and see are free.

While the Magic City may be characterized as popular and pricy, the city also boasts a number of exciting activities that don’t require you to pull out your wallet. That’s right, you can access many Miami destinations without having to worry about a price tag. Your free Miami adventure awaits your arrival!

Here is our list of free things to do in Miami:

1. The Beach:

Beachfront property is available in Miami and is open 24 hours a day. Just bring your chair, set up a picnic, and enjoy the million-dollar view, for free. The white sand beaches of Miami are a prized natural beauty that is available to you without restriction. Take advantage of the ocean views and by day or by night, you’ll feel rich and at home among the waves, stars, and palm trees swinging in the breeze.

2. The Metromover:

Getting around town can put a dent in your pocket, but not if you ride the free Metromover! Skip the cab or Uber ride and instead take a ride in the air and above traffic. The Metromover is a great and free way to explore downtown Miami. Take advantage of the fast and frequent service, plus the air-conditioned cars, while you sightsee or bar hop.

 The Metromover miami

3. The Main Library:

Visit the Main Library Monday through Saturday for a relaxing read or to attend one of their many events. The library also features a beautiful room known as the Florida Room that houses some of Miami’s more rare history items.

4. The Little Haiti Cultural Center:

Enjoy an evening out for an exotic taste of culture and music at this Miami hot spot. Open every third Friday of the month, the Little Haiti Cultural Center is a unique place to find your rhythm and groove. Enjoy festivals and events featuring established artists from around the world as well as locally based musicians.

5. Take a Tour:

Miami is full of color and design, especially in the Miami Beach Architecture District. Here you will find unique buildings decorated in popular the Art Deco style. Research the district and its buildings before visiting and take pictures.

Art Deco South Beach Miami

6. Wynwood Art Walk:

Satisfy your appetite at Wynwood Art Walk, an outdoor festival featuring food trucks, craft beer, and local music. This event is held every second Saturday of the month.

7. Catch a Movie:

The New World School of the Arts offers a free SoundScape movie or Wallcast presented by the New World Symphony. Movies include classic hits such as Ghostbusters and Princess Bride. Brink a blanket and lay out on the lawn for this family-friendly event; drinks and snacks not included, but permitted.

8. Bookstore Event:

Participate in staged readings and celebrity author signings at Miami’s premier local bookstore Books & Books. The store holds free events multiple times a week.

9. The Museum:

Beat the heat and brush up on your art history and culture and the Institute of Contemporary Art or the MDC Museum of Art and design in the Design District. These two museums are always free.

10. Music with a View:

See Miami from above at the Filling Station Lofts for a rooftop unplugged program of local music talent.

There’s your list, now get out and enjoy the sights and sounds of Miami for a price you can’t beat – for free!