Panther Adventure Recreation Camp

A summer camp experience like no other

Panther Adventure Recreation Camp is a mix of fun and educational activities aimed at improving kids’ well-being. PARC @ FIU promotes creativity, health and wellness through recreation and outdoor adventure.

Campers take part in activities including: Field Games, Archery, Aquatics, Group Games, Nature Hikes, Arts & Crafts, Outdoor Education, STEM & Special Events.

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.

For more information please review our Parent Guide.

For answers to your questions, please contact Arleen Rodriguez at

  • 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 9th, 2018

    Week 2: Superheroes
    Sunday, July 22nd, 2018

    Week 3: Star Wars
    Sunday, July 29th, 2018

    Week 4: Wild West
    Sunday, August 5th, 2018

  • Pricing

    Register by Sunday, July 15th and the $50 Registration Fee will be waived! 

    Prices listed below reflect price per camper. 

    Weekly Pricing: 

    $230.00 for Community Member

    $220.00 for FIU Affiliate

    $215.00 for Wellness and Recreation Center Member 

  • Camp Hours

    Camp hours are from 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
    Morning Drop off is from 7:30 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Monday through Friday.
    Afternoon Pick-up is from 5:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

  • 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, July 30th- Friday, August 3rd

    Week 3: Star Wars
    Monday, August 6th - Friday, August 10th 

    Week 4: Wild West
    Monday, August 13th - Friday, August 17th 

  • Day Schedule- Sample
    To view a day at PARC @ FIU visit: Sample Schedule
  • Special Events

    Week 2: Wacky Wild Science
    Friday, August 3rd

    Activity: Animal Adventure


    Week 3: Wacky Wild Science
    Friday, August 10th 

    Activity: Matter & Electricity Lab


    Week 4: Wacky Wild Science
    Friday, August 17th 

    Activity: Ocean Discovery

  • 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-2nd Grade: Alligators 

    3rd-5th Grade: Flamingos 

    6th-8th Grade: Panthers

  • Meals & Snacks

    Lunch & Snacks are included 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 

    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, July 14th , 2018 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the Wellness & Recreation Center | 11290 SW 12th ST. Miami, FL 33199

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Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11290 SW 12th St.
WRC 101
Miami, FL 33199

Hours of Operation


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

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