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G.E.M. All-Girl Summer Camp Registration Now Open

The Miami-Dade G.E.M. arts summer camp makes a comeback for its 13th season this year

Young girls draw and color performing activities while sitting at a table.

Miami-Dade County Parks is bringing back their much-awaited annual arts summer camp for girls. The camp is an annual event that will mark its 13th season this year and remains popular with girls aged 6-14.

What the camp offers participants

The camp has been offering some incredible training and mentorship opportunities for over a decade now, serving young girls and teens in the community through unique opportunities. The award-winning G.E.M. (Girls Empowerment and Mentoring) Art Summer Camp is being hosted at the Roxcy O'Neal Bolton Women's History Gallery at The Women's Park (10251 W Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33172) in Miami and lasts for a total of 6 weeks.

A camp counselor plays the guitar while a group of young girls sings and performs.

Participants will be able to interact with talented professionals from various arts backgrounds while being allowed to express their feelings, thoughts, and emotions and different challenging situations that will prepare them well beyond other platforms.

It features multicultural settings and events, a diverse faculty and skill development, plenty of activities and events, and training in language, performance, and visual arts for an all-around experience.

The G.E.M. is an extension of The Women's Park itself, which has been around for nearly three decades as a safe space for women in the community.

Two groups of camp goers in pink and purple shirts pose with a cake.

More information about the camp

The camp is a six-week long program, with each week focusing on different talents, opportunities, and skills. It runs on weekdays from 9 am to 4 pm, with early drop-offs and pick-ups between 8-9 am and 4-5 pm, respectively.

Charges are $15 for registration and $100 per week for food (lunch and one snack), activities, and other expenses. The camp ends with a Showcase that features talents across different mediums and performances, including music, dance, art, journalism, and more.

A group of young girls dances and performs ballet at their summer camp.

How to register for the camp

The G.E.M. Summer Arts Camp has been organized and sponsored by Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation, and Open Spaces.

They will be sharing CDC and Miami-Dade County Health and Safety Guidelines in light of COVID protocols closer to the start of the camp.

Interested individuals can get registration information by calling 305-480-1717 or emailing

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