City of Miami
Camp Shriver is a inclusive camp as a result of a collaboration between the City of Miami Sandra DeLucca Center,
Special Olympics of Miami Dade, Dade Amateur Golf Association and the
National Inclusion Project. The camp is for
registered Special Olympics Miami-Dade County Athletes,
with intellectual disabilities. Participants learn new sports skills, improve individual
sports performance, participate in individual and team sports, build friendships, and have fun with peers.
The camp sports activities include basketball, softball, soccer, sailing, kayaking, golf, swimming, and arts and crafts.
This inclusive camp focuses on social, educational, as well as athletic skills
The targeted ages for young adults with
disabilities is 12 to 22 years old and for young adults without
disabilities 14 to 18 years old.
This 6 week camp is funded through the fundraising efforts of
the Dade Amateur Golf Association and a grant from the National
Inclusion Project. Admission to the camp is free.
*The National Inclusion
Project serves to bridge the gap that exists between young people
with disabilities and the world around them. We partner with communities
and inclusive programs creating awareness about the possibilities that
inclusion can bring.
For more information contact Nadia N. Arguelles (305) 960-4960 or Evelys
Ubiera at (305) 960-4967.
Getting Exercise Through Friendship, Involvement and Training (G.E.T.
F.I.T.) is an afterhours physical fitness and sports training program
presented by M.A.G.I.C. that focus on sports skills to promote personal
and team sports performance that follows the Special Olympics training
and competition calendar.
G.E.T. F.I.T. is for adults 18 years
and older with developmental disabilities who are registered Special
Olympics athletes, able to train and compete in various spots and are
independent. G.E.T. F.I.T. is offered August to May on Monday and
Wednesday from 3pm to 6pm at the Sandra DeLucca Developmental Center
located at 4560 NW 4th Terrace, Miami, FL 33126. The cost is $40 a month
for Non-City of Miami Residents and $30 a month for City of Miami
residents and Sandra DeLucca participants. Registration fee of $10 is
Transportation will not be provided to and from
Sports training programs are: Fall: Softball, Bowling
and Basketball. Winter: Bocce and Soccer. Spring: Aquatics and Golf.
For more information or to find out how to register, call Evelys
Ubiera at (305)960-4967.