The holidays bring lots of days off from school and this can add to the stress of the season. We are here to help. Here are some of our old favorite holiday camps as well as a few new ones. Good luck finding a good fit and having some time to clean the house in peace!
Please join OWP’s Global Artist Workshop, a week-long camp over February break (February 19 to February 23). Throughout the week, we will be learning about an incredible line up of visual artists from near and far.
Each day, campers will be introduced to an artist, learning about their life, medium and artistic techniques. They will be creating with clay, making collages, painting, experimenting with photography, working with textiles, building upcycle sculptures, and practicing Spanish.
SKATEYOGI Day Camp is designed for students ages 7-13 of all levels. We group students based on their levels, so absolute beginners can learn the basics while experienced skaters can learn more advanced techniques and tricks. Skatepark etiquette and skateboarding topics are introduced throughout the camp. Using SKATEYOGI‘s two indoor skate spaces as our home base, we travel to skateparks and skate spots via public transportation (weather permitting) while skating and learning together! Lots of skateboarding inside our indoor spaces and outdoors! Limited enrollment.
Often called a mini party…these camps are full of multimedia trendy art projects, fun and interactive games, and of course the best music and dance parties in NYC! They offer 2-hour and 4-hour drop off options during the major school breaks.
Brooklyn Location: 295 Atlantic Avenue Brooklyn NY, 11201
Join us as we play and design board games indoors (with a daily visit to Prospect Park). Or if you prefer, we also have a program that’s completely outdoors, emphasizing active gaming. Early drop off is available for our Indoors program (8am) and late pickup is offered for all programs (as late as 6pm).
Joy Gym mini camps provide structure while being entertaining and educational during time off from school. Throughout the day campers will participate in gymnastics classes, art time, cooperative movement and non-movement group games. Campers will have time for snacks and lunch which we ask guardians to provide. If weather and air quality permits a portion of the camp will be held outside in the courtyard. Ages: 4.5-12yrs (all campers must be fully potty trained)
Both Pre-K and K-5 Camps on January 15th and February 19th-23rd! Themes including Frozen, Wizarding Worlds, and Mythology, Hogwarts. This camp is great because you can pick any day or number of days for $125 per day.
Need-based scholarship spaces are available to BIPOC students and those from historically underrepresented backgrounds in the community.
Geek Forest has a really cool Mars engineering camp on January 15th for kids 6+. Check it out.
DanceWave mid-winter recess camps is February 20th-23rd, 2024 Ages 3-6! Enrolling soon.M
Brooklyn Explorers offers school break camps that take kids on exciting excursions throughout all five boroughs. Tuition includes child-care coverage from 8:00-4:00, as well as breakfast, lunch, snack and excursion fees. After Camp care is available from 4-6pm for additional price. They are offering camp for the December and February week-long holidays.
Treasure Trunk Theatre always has lots of fun options for little ones during school breaks — the best part is they have several locations in Brooklyn so there will probably be one near you.
Creatively Wild Art Studio in Dumbo offers art camp on DEC 18-22 School Break, DEC 26-29 School Break, and JAN 2-5 Winter School Break.
THESE CAMPS WERE CHOSEN BY OUR EDITORS AND INCLUDED AT NO COST, BUT SOME CAMPS HAVE CHOSEN TO SPONSOR THEIR LISTINGS AFTER SELECTION.
Please note that A Child Grows does not certify or inspect these camps (we don’t have the ability or resources to do that) so parents must use their own best judgement. NYC licenses some camps but it doesn’t apply to all camps and we can’t check that or know all the details.
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