102 Witherspoon St., Princeton
Explore drawing, watercolor and acrylic painting in the morning, and in the afternoon study sculpture through ceramics and paper mache in this immersive studio art week. Ages 5-12. (WAITLIST ONLY)
47 Readington Rd., Branchburg
$45/half day, $65/full day
Campers ages 5-13 can attend the School’s Out program, which has arcade games, batting cages, field sports, a GaGa pit, PlayMaze and boasts time in a multi-level 9,000 square foot laser tag arena. Full- and half-day options are available. Hot lunch can be purchased for $6/day. Before care (8-9 am, $10/day) and aftercare (4-6 pm, $16/day) are available. Activities are indoors; the facility is more than 78,000 square feet and kids will social distance in predetermined groups.
300 Memorial Dr., Somerset
April 11-15 & April 18-22
Join up for full-day camp where boys and girls ages 6-13 get to work alongside the pros to hone their soccer skills. Children will be divided into groups based on skill level and camp runs from 9am-3pm.
40 Watchung Ave., Chatham
April 12 -15
9-11 am, noon-2 pm
$60/session member, $50/non-member
Get your lil’ climbers out of the house and keep their minds and bodies moving with top-rope climbing, games and other activities which will help them boost their confidence and increase their strength. With multiple rock walls to scale, this camp is ideal for first-timers or experienced climbers. They can race to the top and maybe even try their hand at balancing on a slack line.
1057 Hillcrest Rd., Ridgewood
March 21-25 & April 11-15
Starting at $120
HealthBarn USA’s holiday camps are for children ages 4-12 who love to cook, compost and go on nature hikes. Transform your kids into adventurous healthy eaters at these weekly camps that run from 9am-3pm.
7 Lower Center St., Clinton
Prices vary by camp
Try Spring Break Mini Camp: Drawing & Painting for ages 5-9 where kids will play with shapes and colors to create beautiful drawings and paintings. There’s also Spring Break Mini Camp: Lunch with the Bunch where activities include games and free drawing.
575 Woodland Ave., Madison
April 12 -15
Critter Camp is an educational experience for young animal advocates grades 4-6 who love animals, enjoy learning more about them and about the role of the animal shelter. Camp activities include guest speakers, both live and virtual, who will bring a variety of topics and animals for the campers to meet, shelter tours to observe adoptable animals, pet-related games and making animal enrichment crafts.
134 Hopper Ave., Waldwick
April 11-15 & April 18-22
Choose from two camps for kids ages 5-14, Soccer or All Sports. At Soccer Camp, they’ll focus on technical, tactical and physical development with pro trainers. At All Sports Camp, kids can play multiple sports, like flag football, kickball and dodgeball, plus contests, raffles, arts and crafts and more. Kids are split into age groups and must wear masks when they’re not playing. There will be breaks for water and snacks. Half and full days available.
313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
$85/full day, $55/half
When school’s out, the nature center will host two camps, one for grades 1-6 and another for Pre-K-K. Campers will hit the woods and trails, make crafts, share stories and play games, all while learning about the environment. Camp is completely outdoors, so activities may include hikes and visits with live animals. Kids must wear masks and be prepared for inclement weather because camp is held rain or shine. Full- and half-day options are available.
Locations in Lawrenceville 609-558-7342, Springfield 732-835-8842 and Oakland 201-230-9502
Week of April 11
If your child is missing physical activity, try one of TGA’s outdoor spring break camps in Bergen county. From tennis and golf to multi-sport, you can choose half-day or full-day options for these week-long programs. See each program for more information on registration and pricing.
560 Northfield Ave., West Orange
April 12-14 & April 19-21
The NJ zoo that’s consistently voted the favorite by our readers for its 200+ species representing animals around the world will host a spring break camp for ages 5-10. Kids also love the Turtle Back Zoo for its treetop adventure course with zip lines. At spring break camp, kids will dive into animal and conservation-themed activities and games. They’ll also take part in behind-the-scenes visits, up-close animal encounters and science crafts. (REGISTRATION CLOSED, LINK WILL BE RE-POSTED IF SPOTS OPEN UP)
361 South Ave E. Ste 4 (2nd Fl), Westfield
April 11 – 15
There are two morning camps available — bag making for ages 7 and up and knitting 101 for ages 8 and up. For the bag making, students must first take the beginner workshop to enroll.
68 Elm St., Summit
April 11 – 15
Your child will delight in making artistic creations at this fun camp. Kids are broken up into groups by age with children ages 6-9 attending in the morning and tweens 10-12 in the afternoon.
952 Alexander Rd., Princeton Junction
April 15, 18-22 (April 20 sold out)
Daily rate: $99 members, $110 non-members
Teaching artists will provide personal, meaningful and fun art content to keep your child engaged each day. Projects will include drawing, painting, sculpting activities and games.