Youth Arts in the Parks

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Have fun, make friends, make art, get creative!

“My favorite part of Youth Arts in the Parks is my best friend Noah.” – Spencer, age 9

Youth Arts in the Parks is an inclusive, socially-oriented arts program for children and youth ages 6-17 with and without disabilities (youth with disabilities welcome up to age 22).  This fun and educational program teaches kids of all abilities visual arts and creative expression in a social setting, led by professional artists/art teachers, certified instructors and disability experts. 

No prior art or creative expression experience is required.  Participating students must be residents of Miami-Dade County.

Youth Arts in the Parks is currently offered in the fall and spring at the following locations:

Visual Arts:  Camp Matecumbe, 13841 SW 120 ST

Visual Arts:  Highland Oaks Park, 20300 NE 24 AVE

Creative Expression:  Miller Drive Park, 5510 SW 94 CT


CREATIVE ARTS SUMMER CAMP:

Beginning summer 2015, Youth Arts in the Parks Creative Arts Summer Camp will be offered at the following location:

Multidisciplinary Arts:  Wild Lime Park, 14751 Hammocks Blvd

Summer Camp Registration Opens May 1, 2015:

Registration Form – English / Registration Form Español / Registration Form - Kreyol

Youth Arts in the Parks - 2015 Creative Summer Camp Flyer

Frequently Asked Questions


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Youth Arts in the Parks is presented by Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Disability Services and Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with Arts for Learning/Miami.

Youth Arts in the Parks was developed by the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs as part of its “All Kids Included - Accessible Arts Experiences for Kids” (AKI) program, made possible with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, and in part through grant funding provided by The Children’s Trust.  The Children’s Trust is a dedicated source of revenue established by voter referendum to improve the lives of children and families in Miami-Dade County by making strategic investments in their future.


View December 2013 Culminating Event Photos

View December 2013 Glow with the Flow performance video featuring Zot Artz - Arts for All:

View Glow with the Flow performance video featuring Zot Artz - Arts for All - See more at: http://www.miamidadearts.org/education/zot-artz-arts-all#sthash.d7NAc4No.dpuf