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Winter Break Camps They'll Love

Keep the kids entertained during President’s Day break.



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ABRAKADOODLE

53 Prospect Pl., Hillsdale
201-383-0027
February 18-21, 9:15 am-2:45 pm

Kids ages 5-10 will spend a day drawing, painting and working with clay. A pizza lunch is included for full-day campers. $50/half day, $75/full day.

ARTS COUNCIL OF PRINCETON

102 Witherspoon St., Princeton
609-924-8777
February 18, 9 am-3:30 pm

Ages 5-10 will be inspired by famous artists in Mixed Media Monday: Picasso to Pollock, then draw, paint, mold clay and more to create mixed media projects. $85/members, $100/nonmembers. Aftercare is available.

CORA HARTSHORN ARBORETUM & BIRD SANCTUARY

324 Forest Dr. S., Short Hills
973-376-3587
February 18-22, 9 am-12:30 pm (ages 3-5), 9 am-3 pm (grades 1-3)

Bundle them up for a day of exploring the arboretum. Turtle Tots (ages 3-5, $55/ day, $250/week) and Explorers (grades 1-3, $75/day, $350/week) will learn about nature and its wintertime changes.

DUTCH TOTAL SOCCER

300 Memorial Dr., Somerset
732-748-4625
February 18, 9 am-3 pm

Ages 7-15 will learn and practice footwork, power shooting and futsal skills. Advanced level programs are for kids on Flight 1, Select or Premier teams. $65/ day, $75/advanced day. Before care (8-9 am) and aftercare (3-6 pm) are available.

EXPRESS YOURSELF STUDIOS

1877 Springfield Ave., Maplewood
973-763-5256
February 15, 18-22, 9 am-noon

Ages 4-10 will get artsy with acrylics, watercolors and pastels, then create clay sculptures and paper collages. $50/ day, $200/full five-day session (Feb. 18-22).

FERNBROOK FARMS

142 Bordentown Georgetown Rd., Chesterfield
609-298-4028
February 15, 18-19, 8:30 am-4 pm

Campers ages 6-11 will learn wilderness survival skills, make bird feeders, track animals, tap maple sugar trees, play with farm animals and more. $59/day, before care (7:30 am, $8) and aftercare (5:30 pm, $12) are available.

L3 Academy

1 Greenwood Ave., Montclair
973-783-8333
February 18, 9 am-3 pm

Grades K-5 can check out technological advancements during different presidencies. From the telegraph to planes, space to broadcast radio, there'll be plenty of activities to keep them busy in the STEM workshop. Grades 2 and up will have an opportunity to check out the Minecraft Oregon Trail and grades K-1 will have a President's Day activity.

MAD SCIENCE

720 Monroe St., Third Fl., Hoboken
973-542-8366
February 18, 8:30 am-3:30 pm

Mini scientists grades 2 and up will spend the day in the Kids’ Lab doing hands-on experiments. $65/day. Before care (8-8:30 am) and aftercare (3:30-6 pm) are available.

PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL INSTRUCTION

1300 Rte. 17 N., Ramsey
800-282-4638
February 18-22, 9 am-1 pm (half day), 9 am-4 pm (full day)

Baseball players ages 6-13 will work on fielding, base running, pitching and more with pro coaches. $79.99/members, $99.99/non-members, $59.99/half-day for members, $69.99/halfday for non-members. If you can’t make the whole week, prorated plans are available.

PUMP IT UP PARTY

February 15, 18 (Blackwood)
February 18 (Freehold and Randolph)

Jump and laugh on inflatables at this super-flexible winter camp with full- and half-day sessions, early dropoff and late pickup. Times and prices vary by location. Pre-registration is required. $25/half day, $40/full day, $8/extra 30 minutes. Camp times vary by location.

US SPORTS INSTITUTE

February 18 (Springfield Twp.)
February 18-19 (Leonia); times vary

Ages 5-11 can let loose at multi-sports camps in either Leonia (9 am-12:30 pm, $85; 9 am-4 pm, $100) or Springfield Twp. (9 am-4 pm, $54), which offers free early drop-off at 8:15 am. They’ll work on developing technique during scrimmages, plus sportsmanship and teamwork.​

 

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