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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Camps in NJ

Kids off for MLK Day? Keep ’em busy at a mini-camp they’ll love.


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Monday, January 21 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and if your kids have the day off, there are plenty of camps in the Garden State to keep them busy. We’ve rounded up some awesome mini-camps below:

Elite Climbing

538 Rte. 38 E., Maple Shade (behind Habitat for Humanity)
856-273-1370
Full day, 10 am-3 pm, before and after care available
Ages 6-13
$45/person, $35/sibling (pre-registration required)

This rock climbing camp is a great way for kids to develop strength and climbing skills. They’ll try top-roping, traversing and bouldering, and also participate in races, obstacle courses and a team building activity. Don’t forget to pack them a lunch!

Fernbrook Environmental Education Center

142 Bordentown Georgetown Rd., Chesterfield
609-298-4028
8:30 am-4 pm, extended care available
Ages 6-11
$59

Your kid is in for five days of wintry fun while they’re off school. Feed the farm animals, explore the grounds, find animal tracks in the ground, make winter bird feeders, go maple sugaring and more.

Katz JCC

1301 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill
856-424-4444
10 am-4 pm, before- and after-care available
Grades K-6
$55/members, $65/guests

Start the day with a live show by MAD Science, where they’ll see live experiments and demos that’ll amaze. Then, head to the Philly Art Center for a creative workshop. Before-care from 8-10 am, after-care from 4-6 pm.

My Gym

Multiple locations including Glen Rock, New Providence and Westfield
Times vary by location
Ages 3-9
$40/day for members, $45/day nonmembers; half-off each sibling

Kids can spend their day off by hitting the gymnasium at MLK Day Camp. They’ll play games, craft, boogie down to music and let loose on the gym attractions.

Schafer Sports Center

5 Graphics Dr., Ewing Twp.
609-393-5855
Full day, half day, before and after care available
Ages 5-12 (half day camps ages 3-5)
Call for prices

She can spend her Monday practicing gymnastics or soccer, sharpening her skills and learning the importance of teamwork. In gymnastics, campers learn balance, flexibility, strength and confidence. At Soccer Camp, it’s all about passing, kicking, endurance and motor skill development.

Superdome Sports

134 Hopper Ave., Waldwick
201-444-7660
9 am to noon (half day) or 9 am to 3 pm (full day)
Ages 5-14
$50-79

Lil’ athletes can spend the day playing everything from football to dodgeball to kickball at All Sports Camp. If they’re strictly kickers, go for Soccer Camp, where they’ll learn to hone their technical and tactical game skills from the pros. There’s also arts and crafts, a cafe and fully-stocked arcade.

US Sports Institute

Locations in Leonia, New Providence and Springfield Twp.
732-563-2520
Full day or half day, free early drop off available
Ages 5-11
$45-75/person

In New Providence, kids can hang on the court indoors for a half-day of dribbling, shooting and passing, plus scrimmages. Multi Sports Camps in Leonia and Springfield will feature tons of skill and technique development in sports like volleyball, cricket, disc golf and more.

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