School of Continuing Education
& Professional Development

COVID-19 Safety

Keeping students and staff safe are top priorities at Miami Dade College. That's why throughout our campuses we have temperature screening stations, require facial coverings, and provide constant surface sanitation. For more information on what MDC is doing to keep everyone safe, visit the Coronavirus website and the College's action plan.


For updates on CDC guidance, please visit these pages: CDC–Summer Camps and CDC–Childcare Stragegy.

Overview of Camps by Location


Robotics Using LEGO EV3 (Ages 7-9)

In Person: $110

Introductory class to building and programming robots using the LEGO EV3 Robotics system. Learn mechanical design, construction, programming, and teamwork skills. In small teams, using LEGO blocks, motors and sensors; students explore gears, build and control a line-drawing robot and finally build a robot which avoids obstacles. Teams will also use a computer program to move, react and make sounds to solve challenges.

A Reading Buzz Experience (Ages 7-12)

Virtual: $55

Students will experience the joy of reading through different activities. This class is designed to encourage them to become excellent readers, extend their reading beyond the classroom, improve their reading comprehension, develop and enhance basic phonics skills and use their reading, writing, and conversational skills in everything they do.


Acrylic Painting Techniques (Ages 13-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

This course will introduce students to Oil Painting techniques and methods of illustrating the Still Life, the Landscape, and/or the Human Form while exploring and learning about the history, techniques, and characteristics of Oil Painting.


Amazing Bakers: Breakfast Specialties (Ages 7-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

In this course students will learn new and innovative baking techniques to make delicious recipes such as muffins, bread, pastries, cookies and simple cakes. Wonderful breakfast ideas will come after this class!


Bake, Bake, Bake (Ages 7-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Participants will enjoy the assembling, measuring, and chopping tasks while learning the basics of baking. They will be proud when they complete many fun recipes from casseroles to desserts. On Tuesdays they will learn kitchen safety, cooking terminology and table etiquette.


Basic Electronics (Ages 7-12)

In Person: $110

Each kid will get a basic soldering kit that includes a simple project to learn on. Once they have learned to solder, each kid gets a basic robot kit to assemble and watch it work.


Become a Youtuber (Ages 13-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Interested in sharing ideas, comments or rate a product? Learn to create a YouTube account, brainstorm to generate content, record, edit and upload video to a YouTube channel.


Bottle Rockets and Paper Airplanes for Kids (Ages 7-12)

In Person: $110

This exciting class will introduce students to the science of flight by following the design cycle (investigating, designing, planning, creating, evaluating and reflecting upon their project) to create paper airplanes and a water-bottle rocket. Students will build a rocket using simple materials such as plastic bottles, paper towel tubes and newspapers, and then launch it in an open area.


Cake Baking and Decorating (Ages 7-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Participants will enjoy mixing, baking and decorating different kinds of sweets and cakes for all occasions. Simple and creative recipes will indulge their palate with the sweet smell of success. On Tuesdays they will learn kitchen safety, cooking terms, and table etiquette.


Cartooning for Kids (Ages 7-12)

In Person: $110

Heroes, fairy tales, monsters, villains and anime from the student’s imagination can come to life! Learn the drawing techniques which give cartoons personality and character.


Cartooning for Teens (Ages 13-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Heroes, fairy tales, monsters, villains and anime from the student’s imagination can come to life! Learn the drawing techniques which give cartoons personality and character.


Chefs Around the World: Asian Cuisine (Ages 7-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Immerse your child in this tasteful Asian adventure! Each day, students will learn cultural aspects of a different Asian country by cooking a dish typical from that region of the world. Every Tuesday students will also learn specific cooking techniques, table etiquette and kitchen safety.


Chefs Around the World: European Cuisine (Ages 7-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Bon Appétit! Each day, participants will learn unique cultural aspects of a different European country, and help cook a dish identified with that region of the world. Every Tuesday student’s will also learn specific cooking techniques and kitchen safety.


Chefs Around the World: Latin American Cuisine (Ages 7-17)

In Person: $110

¡Buen provecho! Each day, students will learn unique cultural aspects of the tasteful Latin cuisine by cooking delectable dishes identified with many regions of the Caribbean and Latin America. On Tuesdays they will learn kitchen safety, cooking terminology, and table etiquette.


Chefs Around the World: South American Cuisine (Ages 7-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Each day, students will learn unique cultural aspects of a different South American country by cooking a dish identified with that region of the world. Every Tuesday student’s will also learn specific cooking techniques, table etiquette and kitchen safety.


Chess Blaster (Ages 7-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Students will learn all the basics starting with the piece names and moves, object of the game, when the game is a draw with other special moves and rules involved. Participants will go over basic opening guidelines, middlegame strategy, endgame strategy, tactics, puzzles, tournament rules and more. Students will be able to play each other for hands on practice.


Clay Creations (Ages 7-12)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Using Magic Clay students will create colorful, three dimensional figurines. Throughout hands on activities, students will develop sculpting skills and techniques.


Computer Coding x Teenagers (Ages 13-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Teens come and join us to this technological venture! Learn the tools used by professionals to code and develop websites, apps, programs, games and more.


Cook2gether: Fun Recipes (Ages 7-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Kids will have the opportunity to develop cooking skills in a creative and fun environment by making entertaining recipes every day. Every student will learn specific cooking techniques and kitchen safety. They will also learn about nutrition and how to make healthy food choices. Come and join us to this exciting experience!


Creative Art for Crafty Kids (Ages 7-12)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

In this class, kids will learn basic art skills, and gives them opportunity to grow as young artists.


Creative Digital Photographer (Ages 13-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

This is a fun and easy digital photography course, where students using a digital camera, phone, or tablet will learn how to explore, create and capture the world around them. Discover how photography changes the world.


Creative Writing and Storytelling (Ages 7-12)

Virtual: $55

Through storytelling, learn several successful strategies that will help you improve your creative writing in a fun, inspiring environment.


Creative Writing with LEGO (Ages 7-12)

In Person: $110

Join this amazing writing journey. This class will help you develop your writing skills with the help of the story starter set from LEGO.


CSI Experts for Teens (Ages 13-17)

In Person: $110

Interested in a forensic science career? Then, this class is for you. You will unlock the secrets behind a crime scene. Learn different types of tests to uncover blood samples, gunshot residue, fiber samples and much more.


Dance Fitness for All (Ages 7-12)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Workout from the comfort of your own home and learn different Fitness – Dance routines at your own pace. Through this course students will get in shape with different fun and dynamic exercises routines. In each class you will learn a variety of cardio, firming, flexibility, balance workouts, or even dance routines that will improve your well-being. Come and join us to this captivating and wellness course.


Dance, Dance, Dance (Ages 7-12)

Virtual: $55

A fun style of dancing performed by many pop stars, the sharply calculated moves of Hip Hop are as fun to do as they are to watch. Hip Hop is high energy, very upbeat and funky. In this age appropriate class, students will learn moves step by step with the aid of popular music that they enjoy. At the end of the course we will perform a routine with all the steps and choreography learned throughout the course.


Digital Cartooning (Ages 13-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Learn the creative aspects and skills necessary to create digital cartoons. Using their imagination and through the use of story boards, participants will be exposed to character development, rendering tones, values and working with layers.


Digital Photography: Learn, Explore and Create (Ages 7-12)

Virtual: $55 | Digital Video Animation

This is a fun and easy digital photography course, where children using a digital camera, phone, or tablet will learn how to explore, create and capture the world around them. Discover how photography changed the world.


Digital Video Animation Using LEGO (Ages 7-12)

In Person: $110

And ... cut! In a group setting, your children will bring their imagination to life as they create and write a story and capture it on video. The cast will be made up of LEGO figures. Prerequisite: Basic computer skills.


Drawing and Sketching for Teens (Ages 13-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Learn simple sketch techniques and focus on drawing simple objects as well as outdoor scenes.


Effective Study Skills for Teens (Ages 13-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Learn how to take notes in a variety of formats, how to organize information effectively, improve their writing and test-taking skills, and learn how to manage time effectively.


Etiquette & Personal Development (Ages 7-12)

Virtual: $55

Children will thrive by learning respectable manners in many social settings. Public speaking tips, leadership techniques and communication skills are presented in a safe and enjoyable environment. This class will help children boost confidence and self-esteem by focusing on their personal development, body language and visual poise awareness.


Hands-on Home Science Lab (Ages 7-12)

Virtual: $55

Kids will learn how to create slime, rockets, and edible science creations using materials already in your home.


Healthy Easy Snacks (Ages 7-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Learn delicious snack ideas that are super easy to make and will get you through the day without running to the candy jar. Don't have time to make one of these recipes? Our Chef will teach you all about stay healthy while making your own delicious creations!


Keyboarding and MS Office Basic Skills (Ages 7-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Enhance your child’s typing abilities. In this class, students will learn keyboarding, and basic formatting with MS Word and basic graphs with MS Excel.


Kids Digital Art (Ages 7-12)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Digital art is an emerging art form in which traditional painting-drawing techniques are applied using digital tools. Learn the creative aspects and skills necessary to create Digital Art by using their imagination and through the use of story boards, participants will be exposed to character development, rendering tones, values and working with layers.


Kids Teen College Summer Camps (All Day) (Ages 7-17)

In Person: $190

Kids (7-12) and Teens (13-17) can learn and have fun by joining in this exciting camp experience. Our Summer Camp provides a wide variety of classes that you can choose from such as Art, science, Cooking, Dance, Technology and so much more! Students can take morning or afternoon classes according to their preferences.


Kites and Hot Air Balloons (Ages 7-12)

In Person: $110

Students will learn how to design, create and fly hot air balloons and Kazoon kites through a series of hand-on activities. At the end of the class students will compete and see whose creation stay in the air the longest.


LEGO EV3: Robotics Interaction (Ages 7-12)

In Person: $110

In this class students will learn how robots respond to one another. Students will use their built model to interact with other robots and will use a computer to program their robots to move, react and make sounds in order to solve challenges.


LEGO EV3: Robotics Navigation (Ages 7-12)

In Person: $110

Students will learn mechanical design, construction, programming and teamwork skills. Students explore gears and pulleys, build and control a line-drawing robot, and finally build a robot that can find its own way to avoid and finish obstacles.


LEGO EV3: Robotics Variables (Ages 7-12)

In Person: $110

This class will teach students the computer programing within the robots’ brain. Kids will design a game where they can apply what they learn. In this course, students will build and design a robot and will use variables to store information.


LEGO Motorized Mechanisms for Kids (Ages 7-12)

In Person: $110

Students will learn basic principles of design technology, science and mathematics through a series of hands-on activities. Students will build and explore machines and mechanisms, investigate motorized machines, calibrate and capture wind and study gearing mechanism.


Make a Comic Book (Ages 7-12)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Kids will learn how to tell their stories through a series of images and illustrations. They will learn how the use of composition, framing and storytelling is utilized in the creation of comic books.


MS Office Skills for Teens (Ages 13-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Looking for a course that will increase your technological skills? This course will give you the opportunity to learn about basic Microsoft programs that you can implement in any school project and are critical for career success. This course will enhance your typing abilities and computer usage skills. You will learn about keyboarding, and basic formatting with MS Word, MS Excel and Power Point.


My Rainbow Cuisine (Ages 7-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Enhance your palate by cooking with different food colors providing a variety of nutritional values. Quickly and easily make a wide range of recipes that you never image can create from colorful vegetables and fruits. Learn simple flavorful recipes and wonderful decorating ideas to make your plates outstanding.


Origami Techniques and Paper Folding (Ages 7-12)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

2D becomes 3D in this introduction to paper engineering and sculpting. Students will explore how to use paper through a variety of projects, from pop-ups, paper dioramas, geometric shapes and cut paper landscapes. Experiment with different techniques while also learning fundamentals about design, color, composition, texture, shape, and narrative.


Paint, Kids, Paint (Ages 7-12)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

In this class, kids will learn different painting techniques and how they can apply it in their work. In addition, they will learn about color theory, value studies and how they can successfully translate their ideas onto the canvas.


Painting with Watercolor and Tempera (Ages 7-12)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Students will learn basic watercolor techniques by making their own projects. They will also learn how to choose colors, prepare the paper, and the usage of watercolors along with other art materials.


PC: Let’s Fix Them (Ages 7-12)

In Person: $110

Does your child love technology and would like to take the first steps toward learning all about the functionality of computers? In this class students will learn how to build, repair, and maintain computers. They will also learn about the elements and functions of hardware devices, the operating systems, and more.


Photoshop: Masking/Compositing (Ages 13-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Learn how to make selections, refine selections with masks and prepare materials to integrate them with other Adobe programs. Topics also covered include restoration tools and techniques, using layer effects, blend modes, and different methods to create works of art.


Public Speaking and Leadership (Ages 13-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Captivate the audience by learning about voice projection, articulation, tonality, visual poise, posture, selling and advertising, audience connection and overcoming shyness in a fun, relaxed atmosphere.


Reader Leaders (Ages 7-12)

In Person: $110

Students will experience the joy of reading through different activities. This class is designed to encourage them to become excellent readers, extend their reading beyond the classroom, improve their reading comprehension, develop and enhance basic phonics skills and use their reading, writing, and conversational skills in everything they do.


Reading Adventures for Kids (Ages 7-12)

In Person: $110

Students will experience the joy of reading through hands-on activities. This class is designed to encourage them to become excellent readers, extend their reading beyond the classroom, develop and enhance basic phonics skills and use their reading, writing and speaking skills in everything they do.


Robotics Using LEGO EV3 (Ages 7-12)

In Person: $110

This class is an introduction to building and programming robots using the LEGO EV3 Robotics system. Students will learn mechanical design, construction, programming and teamwork skills. In small teams, using LEGO blocks, motors and sensors, students explore gears, build and control a line-drawing robot, and finally build a robot that can find its own way and avoid obstacles. Students use a computer to program their robot to move, react and make sounds in order to solve challenges.


SAT Math Test Preparation (Ages 13-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Review the math skills presented in this standardized test, and learn tips, strategies and techniques. This is a must for any four-year college applicant. (Textbook required)


SAT Reading Preparation (Ages 13-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Review the reading skills presented in this standardized test, learn tips, strategies and techniques. This is a must for any four-year college applicant. (Textbook required)


SAT Writing Preparation (Ages 13-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

Enhance your writing skills and get ready for the Essay section of the SAT test. (Textbook required)


Science & Nature: Chemistry Blast (Ages 7-12)

In Person: $110

Students will be introduced to the elements of chemistry by making simple and fun experiments.


Science & Nature: Earth Science (Ages 7-12)

In Person: $110

Students will learn the fascinating aspects that shape our planet, as studied by scientists in the areas of geology, oceanography, meteorology and astronomy (plate tectonics, volcanoes, earthquakes, weather systems, planetary science and the universe).


Science & Nature: Gross Anatomy (Ages 7-12)

In Person: $110

This course focuses on basic principles of the anatomical functions of many animals, ranging from starfish, sharks, grasshoppers, rats, earthworms and crayfish.


Science & Nature: Marine Biology (Ages 7-12)

In Person: $110

An investigation into the various disciplines studied by oceanographers, marine biologists, physical oceanographers and scientists in the areas of coastal studies, environmental protection and marine ecology.


Science & Nature: Mind Blowing (Ages 7-12)

In Person: $110

Students will learn thinking and problem solving skills, as well as develop cognitive and motor skills, through engagement in a variety of strategy based games, specialized puzzles, and activities that combine individual and team work competition and fun.


Science & Nature: Space & Astronomical Explorations (Ages 7-12)

Virtual: $55

Immerse your child in this astronomical experience. Through hands- on experiments kids will explore the mystical space, universe, planets and will develop their technological and scientist skills. Use your imagination, get creative and explore the universe together!


Science & Nature: Zoology (Ages 7-12)

Virtual: $55

Students will explore and learn about the variety and wonders of the animal kingdom through this exciting and fun class.


Shake it up: Zumba (Ages 7-17)

Virtual: $55 | In Person: $110

This class is a perfect option to incorporate exercise into the children’ lives and improve their health. It includes fitness music, choreographies and different rhythms. Shake it Up- Zumba is a fitness fun experience to gain coordination, balance, self-confidence and multiple personal benefits.


Tennis Camp Half Day (Ages 6-17)

In Person: $135

In this fun-filled week students will be exposed to the latest cutting-edge tennis training methods. Campers will remember a special mix of instruction, team competition and off court activities for the rest of their lives. Sessions will include stroke Development, game strategies, match plays and much more.


Vehicles: Power and Design for Kids (Ages 7-12)

In Person: $110

Students will design and power their own solar and mousetrap vehicle. They will follow the design cycle which incorporates investigating, designing, planning, creating, evaluating, and reflecting upon their projects.


Yoga + 1 (Ages 7-12)

Virtual: $55

Come and join us for a peaceful and fun experience. Yoga can be for everyone as it enhances our health and well-being at every age. It's ok to do it on your own or you can share this experience with someone special. So, let's connect with our bodies to gain strength and flexibility, and our breath to help calm and center us. Materials needed: Yoga mat and blanket or beach towel.

CSI and Procedural Justice Camp

In Person: Free

Sponsored by The Children's Trust, the CSI and Procedural Justice Camp will offer incoming high school students, in 9th through 12th grade, the opportunity to participate in 6-weeks of interactive activities in an engaging environment at the Miami Dade College North campus. The camp supports academic success and college readiness through specialized areas including Crime Scene Investigation (CSI), civic engagement activities, social-emotional learning, skill-building, and family engagement. Successful completion of the 180 contact hours leads to earning three college credits, which can be applied to degrees from Miami Dade College School of Justice.

Space is limited and there will be a screening process based on interest, grade level, and current guidance counselor/teacher recommendation. Students must complete the CSI Camp Application, and send via email to nced@mdc.edu.

Camp is for ages 14-17 and is free to participants. This camp will take place on June 21st – July 30th, 2021 from 9AM to 3PM. For more information, please email nced@mdc.edu or call 305-237-1019.


STEM Camp – Game Development and Robotics

In Person: Free

Attention: The STEM Camp is free of charge for upcoming 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders in Miami-Dade County interested in attending college upon high school graduation and pursuing science careers.

Campers will get hands-on experience in Vex Robotics and Game Development.  They will learn how to build a robot and battle other bots. Campers will also create their own computer game, and challenge others to play. This will be a hybrid 2-week summer camp). Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday on campus; Wednesday and Friday virtual). The STEM Summer Camp is funded by the US Department of Education, STEM EngInE Grant (Educate, Intern and Employ), P031C160143 and the School of Science. This camp will take place July 19th - July 30th, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Students must complete the camp application in order to be elligible. For more information, please call 305-237-1019 or contact nced@mdc.edu.

Digital Marketing Camp (Ages 14 to 19)

Virtual: $295 | In Person: $395

Explore how to market products digitally. This one-week camp focuses on how to identify buyers, create sales funnels, use inbound and outbound marketing strategies, and utilize social media channels in developing a digital marketing business plan and ad development strategy. Special guest instructors will provide masterclasses from companies such as Facebook, Instagram, Google, and Tik Tok to help students develop a final project. This camp will take place in the BIT Center at MDC Wolfson Campus and fees include a breakfast snack and lunch. $100 discount for students wishing to attend purely remotely.


E-Commerce: Selling on the Web Camp (Ages 14 to 19)

Virtual: $295 | In Person: $395

Have you ever wondered how to successfully sell on the web? This one-week camp will focus on branding your business, utilizing platforms such as Shopify to build your website, customer relationship management, record keeping, social media marketing, and digital marketing basics. Special guest instructors will provide masterclasses from companies such as Shopify, Amazon fulfillment, Google, and Facebook. Successful completion of the camp will yield students with an e-commerce business plan for a business of their choice. $100 discount for students wishing to attend purely remotely.