Hello Everyone,

It’s that time of year again! Camp Manatee will be hosting another fun-filled summer of activities for campers ages 6-14yrs. old. Registration starts this weekend (April 7th & 8th) at the Greynolds Park Main Office from 9:30am to 4:30pm and will continue every Saturdays and Sundays until camp begins. Space is limited, so make sure your camper(s) don’t miss out. Also please note the changes in our fees. There will now be a Before Care (7:30am-8:30am) and After Care (5:00pm-6:00pm) weekly fee of $10 as well as a transportation weekly fee of $11.  Before Care and After Care  is a fee for parents who need that service for their campers. Regular drop off time will be from 8:30am to 9:30am and pick time will be from 4:00pm to 5:00pm. Camp hours will be from 9:30am to 4:00pm. All other fees remain unchanged.  For more information you can visit https://archcreek.wordpress.com/camp/, check frequently for updates, i.e. parent manual, rules and regulations, schedule, etc.

Due to some unexpected circumstances, anyone interested in registering their child for summer camp will need to call to schedule an appointment with either Aimee or Eric until further notice. We are encouraging anyone planning  on attending not to wait until the last minute to register. Space is limited and you don’t want your child to be stuck on the waiting list. You can find the summer camp flyer with a brief description on the camps being offered this summer at Greynolds Park on the Camp Page. A detailed schedule is still being finalized. Once the field trips and themes are confirmed the schedule will be posted on the camp page.

Quite a few families, have asked about the financial assistance program this year, we are still waiting of information on this year’s program. Just keep checking back with either Eric or Aimee.

Also, multiple families have asked about their older children volunteering this summer, the volunteer program is being redesigned this year and when we have more details on that we will also get it out to you.

Greynolds – Eric – 305-948-2891
Arch Creek – Aimee – 305-944-6111

Hello everyone,

I hope everyone is finding the blog site helpful and resourceful.

A few things have been going on at the park lately. Today, March 11th, The Native Plant Society hosted their annual Native Plant Day at Elaine Gordon Enchanted Forest next door to us. The Arch Creek Trust shared a table with Miami-Dade County EcoAdventures. I think the event was a good way to reach out to the community. I definitely saw an increase in visitation today.

Starting Monday, Arch Creek will be the host site for Camp Manatee – Spring Session. We have quite an exciting week planned and looks like we will have a decent number of campers old and new. We will be focusing on the spring theme in multiple ways. One of the topics I find most interesting is Sea Turtles. We will be talking about sea turtles and then taking a trip up to Gumbo Limbo Nature Center to see their sea turtle rehabilitation center.  I’m excited!

As far as that new and exciting news I promised, here goes. We have expanded camp ages and are now offering a new alternative for teens. Camp Manatee will focus on activities for children ages 6-11 and our new addition Camp Kingfisher will offer adventures for teens  ages 12-16.  For a full description of the camps please visit the Camp page.

Last but definitely not least, We are still accepting application for summer employment.  Please refer to previous post on how to apply.