Camp Hours

Camp sessions are scheduled Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Supervised camper drop-off begins at 8:45 a.m. and goes until camp begins at 9:00 a.m. Pick-up is scheduled between 4:00 and 4:15 p.m. Requests for early dismissals must be submitted to the Administrative Office by noon on the day of the request.  Early dismissals prior to 3:00 p.m. will not be accepted. 

Extended Care

Optional extended care is available at a nominal rate for those campers who wish to arrive early or remain late. Morning care is available from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Afternoon care extends from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Extended care service MUST be paid in advance along with camp tuition.


Mini Canes’ SuperLife program was named the Best Children’s Program by Club Industry’s 2012 Best of the Best Awards and was honored at the Club Industry Conference and Exposition for Fitness Business Professionals in October 2012.

The camp has received Best Summer Day Camp in Miami-Dade County from South Florida Parenting Magazine in 1996, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2010, and 2011.


Feel secure in knowing that your son and/or daughter is participating in a camp program sponsored and administered by University of Miami professionals. Camp operates in compliance with federal, state, and local standards for health. Camp counselors are qualified professionals and college students. The camper to staff ratio is 8 to 1, which allows for individual instruction. All camp staff must pass a drug test, criminal background check, and are finger printed. A staff member certified in First Aid, CPR, and AED is on duty at all times.

Consent Forms

No camper will be allowed to register for camp without completed Health History and Parent Consent forms. These forms will be distributed with the brochure and enrollment form prior to camp registration. All forms are available on the camp website. It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to have their child’s physician complete the Health History form.


The cost of supplemental medical insurance is included in the camp tuition. Coverage supplements parents’ insurance plan for most injuries and accidents while the child is on the University of Miami campus attending camp.

Contact Information

Mini Canes Recreational Sports Camp
University of Miami
Herbert Wellness Center, Room 210
1241 Dickinson Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146