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May 2019
Picking the Right Camp for Your Kids
Find a safe and engaging summer experience!

Summer’s just around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about where your kids will be spending their break. But with hundreds of options to choose from in Miami-Dade County – many of them funded by The Children’s Trust – how do you find the one that’s right for your family? 

Happy girl and boy wearing life jackets on a boat.
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Boost Kids’ Brainpower All Summer Long!
9 great ways to sneak in learning when they’re out of school

The school year will be winding down soon, but that doesn’t mean learning should stop. In fact, keeping your child’s brain engaged during the summer months is critical, not only to the health of their rapidly developing brains, but also to their ability to use them.

Happy family playing games.
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Become a Foster Parent
Everything you need to know to get started

May is National Foster Care Awareness Month, a reminder to consider the 443,000 children in foster care across the country – about 3,500 of them in the Miami-Dade area – that need a safe and nurturing harbor. 

Happy couple with a baby.
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Kid’s-Eye View
What do mothers do to make children happy?

My mother makes me happy when we go to the Miami Seaquarium. I see fish and sharks!
- Emillano, 6

Mother and daughter laying on the grass.
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