Panther Adventure Recreation Camp

About us...

At Panther Adventure Recreation Camp, we are here to make all campers feel welcome. Campers will find a safe, inclusive, nurturing and creative space where they can be themselves, try new things while creating a memorable and meaningful camp experience.

Panther Adventure Recreation Camp is a mix of fun and educational activities aimed at improving kids’ well-being, promoting creativity, community and health and wellness through recreation and outdoor adventure. Our program includes Field Games, Archery, Aquatics, Group Games, Songs, Nature Hikes, Arts & Crafts, Outdoor Education, STEM, Gaga ball, Special Events or Field Trips.

For more information please review our Parent Guide.

For answers to your questions, please contact Arleen Rodriguez at arlrodri@fiu.edu.

  • Registration

    Come visit the Wellness and Recreation Center's membership desk to sign your camper up. 

    What do I need to bring to sign my camper up?

    1. Please bring a photo ID
    2. Your child's medical insurance company name and policy number/plan number
    3. A list of persons you would like to authorized to pick up and sign out your camper including their first and last name, phone number and email address

     The registration deadlines are listed below.

    Week 1: Welcome to the Jungle
    Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

    Week 2: Superheroes
    Saturday, June 9th, 2018

    Week 3: Disney
    Saturday, June 16th, 2018

    Week 4th: Party in the USA
    Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

    Week 5: I love the 80’s
    Saturday, June 30th, 2018

    Week 6: Star Wars
    Saturday, July 7th, 2018

    Week 7: Hawaiian Hullabaloo
    Saturday, July 14th, 2018

    Week 8: Wild West
    Saturday, July 21st, 2018

    Week 9: Panther Pride
    Saturday, July 28th, 2018

  • Weekly Pricing

    $190 for Wellness and Recreation Center Members 

    $215 for Non-Members 

    $40 for before care 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. 

    $40 for after care 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. 

    $30 for Lunch Monday-Friday 

  • Camp Hours

    Camp hours are from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
    Morning Drop off is from 8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. each morning.
    Afternoon Pick-up is from 4:00 p.m. to 4:15p.m. each afternoon.

    Optional extended care is available for an additional rate; morning care hours are 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. and afternoon care hours are 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

    Extended care service must be paid in advance along with camp tuition.

  • Ratios
    We believe in having smaller ratios for quality programming, our ratios are 1-to-6 for age 5 and 1-to-8 for ages 6-12.
  • Dates & Themes

    Week 1: Welcome to the Jungle
    Monday, June 11th- Friday, June 15th

    Week 2: Superheroes
    Monday, June 18th- Friday, June 22nd

    Week 3: Disney
    Monday, June 25th- Friday, June 29th

    Week 4th: Party in the USA
    Monday, July 2nd- Friday, July 6th (July 4th Observed)

    Week 5: I love the 80’s
    Monday, July 9th- Friday, July 13th

    Week 6: Star Wars
    Monday, July 16th- Friday, July 20th

    Week 7: Hawaiian Hullabaloo
    Monday, July 23rd- Friday, July 27th

    Week 8: Wild West
    Monday, July 30th- Friday, August 3rd

    Week 9: Panther Pride
    Monday, August 6th - Friday, August 10th

  • Camp Groups

    Campers will be grouped by their upcoming school year grade. We will have groups from Kindergarten to 8th grade to accommodate 5-12 year olds. 

    K-1st Grade: Alligators 

    2nd Grade: Flamingos 

    3rd Grade: Manatees 

    4th-5th Grade: Great Blue Herons

    6th- 8th Grade: Panthers

  • Meals & Snacks

    Campers will have a lunch option available when registering for camp that must be paid in advance with camp tuition.

    The lunch menu consists of the following:

    Monday: Pollo Tropical chicken with rice and beans

    Tuesday: Subway 6” turkey with chips

    Wednesday: Pollo Tropical Chicken Bites

    Thursday: Subway 6” ham with chips

    Friday: Cici's Pizza 2 slices of cheese or pepperoni 

    If lunch option was not selected, campers must bring their own lunch daily.

    Panther Adventure Recreation Camp provides two nutritional snacks daily, one snack in the morning and one snack in the afternoon. Campers are encouraged to bring an additional snack from home if they choose not to eat the snack provided.

  • Open House
    Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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Contact

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11290 SW 12th St.
RC 101
Miami, FL 33199
305-348-2575
camprec@fiu.edu

Hours of Operation

WRC-MMC

Monday – Thursday: 6:00 AM – 11:00pm
Friday:  6:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Saturday:  9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

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