Deering Estate at Cutler offering Teacher Planning Day mini camps

The Deering Estate at Cutler offers mini camps for students on Teacher Planning Days throughout the 2012-13 school year.

Each mini-camp features a different topic and camp takes place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The cost is $38 per day. Please note there is a one-time $12 annual registration fee.

For more information, call 305-235- 1668, ext. 233, or visit online at

Teacher Planning Day Mini-Camp Schedule:

Monday, Sept. 17, “Deering Mysteries;”

Wednesday, Sept. 26, “Marine Discoveries;”

Friday, Oct. 26, “Sea Turtles;”

Tuesday, Nov. 6, ”Mangroves;”

Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, ”Nature Journaling;”

Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, ”Tropical Hardwood Hammocks vs. Pine Rockland” and

Friday, Mar. 22, 2013, “Butterflies & Insects.”

The Deering Estate at Cutler, a Miami- Dade County Park, is located at 16701 SW 72 Ave. in Palmetto Bay. This 444- acre natural and archeological preserve and historic site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as a center for education, culture and recreation. Historic house tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m

For more information on the Deering Estate’s educational and cultural programs, visit online at

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