Cool weather Brings Perfect Winter Camp Days for Kids!
Vacation Time!

Winter Camp Registration is Now Open! 
We offer Winter camp during Broward county’s holiday sessions. Come and enjoy near-perfect weather during these two weeks at Birch State Park in Ft. Lauderdale.  Busy holiday schedule? Our flexible daily camp options are sure to fit right in!

Winter camp will be offered from 9:00 A.M. – 3:30 P.M. with optional Extended care available. Make sure to pack a hearty lunch for this camp session as there is NO LUNCH SERVICE available.

Activities Include: Each day can include Sports, Art and crafts, Beach Play, Canoeing, Hiking, Archery, Fishing and Hands-on Science activities. Currently swimming is not offered in Winter Camp.

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  • Winter Camp Information
  • Dates: December 26th 2022 – January 6th 2023
  • Week 1: Dec. 26th 2022 – Dec. 30th 2022
  • Week 2: Jan. 2nd 2023– Jan. 6th 2023
  • Locations: Birch State Park in Ft. Lauderdale
  • Time: 9:00 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.
  • Camp Fees: $385.00 per Week
  • Extended Care
  • Morning Care (8:00am – 9:00am): $20 per week / $60 per session
  • After Care (3:30pm – 6:00pm): $70 per week / $210 per session
  • Both Morning and After Care: $85 per week / $260 per session

2021 Winter Programming- Wild Florida Winter Camp*

*Programming Subject to Change

  • Week 1:  Monday: Dec. 26th – Creatures of the Forest
  • Explore the forest floor.  What hidden creatures can you find?
  • Beach time Fun, Games, and “Sand”mans!
  • Canoeing on Long Lake- Those tricky elves have been hiding candy canes up and down the lake. Help your team find them all!
  • Make an ant farm or Love a Bug- Collect, Identify, and Release!
  • Nature Art
  • Tuesday: Dec. 27th – TREE-mendous Adventures
  • Can you identify what trees are in the park?  Let’s take a hike with a Birch State Park Ranger and find out.  Create a tree picture book!
  • Twig-Weaving…create a cool branch sculpture.
  • Time to get the reindeer team together and compete in the Beach Holiday Relay Race.
  • Take aim and break the ornaments? See if you can get an ornamental bullseye in archery!
  • Winter Solstice Celebration!
  • Wednesday: Dec. 28th – Wild Wings!
  • Calling all Salty Anglers…let’s see who can catch the biggest or the smallest fish of the day.
  • Raptors, Owls, and Falcons!  Come see these great birds of prey up close!  Meet an experienced Falconer and learn what it takes for these wonderful creatures to survive in the wild.
  • Kris Kringle Kickball
  • Decorate a gingerbread man!
  • Thursday: Dec. 29th – Iguana Invasion
  • Big and Small, iguanas have invaded South Florida! Learn where they came from, their life cycle, and how this leathery lizard became invasive!
  • Let’s learn how to communicate and work together as a team! Build a teepee
  • Paddles up in Canoeing!
  • Winter Sunset Silhouettes
  • Camp BBQ!
  • Friday: Dec. 30th – Christmas Eve – Frosty Favorites
  • Start the day with a big stretch during Beach Yoga.
  • There is nothing better than a warm campfire during the holidays! Let us gather with friends and celebrate the spirit of the season.
  • Fort Wilderness…build, learn and survive!
  • Week 2:  Monday: Jan. 2nd – Arty Fish
  • Mangrove Mania! Explore the magnificent mangrove mangles that protect our coastline and Birch State Park. Create your own mangrove island.
  • Design. Create. Build.  Get your friends together and build a sandcastle city for all to see.
  • Help your friend navigate Long Lake through this fun canoeing activity.
  • Net fishing on the lake.
  • Colorful fish print designs with real fish!
  • Tuesday: Jan. 3rd – Animal Abodes
  • Take aim and ring in the New year in Archery
  • Tortoise Talks!  Take a hike with a Birch State Park ranger and learn all about the burrowing beasts.
  • Run into the New Year in a park relay race!
  • 3D animal portraits
  • Wednesday: Jan. 4th
  • Explore the Everglades!  We are going on a field trip to Everglades Holiday Park.  Discover the River of Grass by airboat and see a thrilling alligator show.
  • Shell hunter…be on the lookout and see what you can spot with your eagle eye!
  • Thursday: Jan. 5th – Castaway Adventures
  • Think outside the box…Can you survive the Shipwreck Challenge?
  • Learn the art of paddling backwards in Canoeing!
  • Camp BBQ!
  • There is nothing better than a warm campfire during the holidays! Let us gather with friends and celebrate the spirit of the season.
  • Friday: Jan. 6th
  • Celebrate the New Year, CLO style!  Ring in the New Year and cast our wishes for the year to come!
  • What is your “green” resolution?! Make your commitment to the Earth for 2022
  • Beautiful beadwork!  Hemp bracelets or Boondoggle, your choice!

This has been the first camp ever that my son didn’t complain about going in the morning, but he did tell me about the friends he made and the things he did. We love this camp!

Mrs. P

We are really happy with Camp Live Oak and our daughter Georgia can’t wait for Winter Session!

Mrs. L

Loved the fact that the camp worked with me and kept my son very active every day. He definitely wasn’t bored.

Mrs. Y