102 Witherspoon St., Princeton
Weeks of March 15, March 22, March 29, April 5
$250 members/$275 non-members for in-person
$150 members/$175 non-members for online classes
Spring into art with these wonderful five day a week art camps that focus on ceramics, drawing and painting. Children are grouped by age and you can select virtual on in-person classes.
47 Readington Rd., Branchburg
March 29-April 5
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, $7/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
March 29-April 2
Join up for full-day camp where boys and girls ages 6-14 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.
107 Pleasant Ave., Upper Saddle River
March 30-April 2
9-11 am, noon-2 pm
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
Week of March 29 & week of April 5
Starting at $120
HealthBarn USA’s holiday camps are for children ages 5-12 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.
189 Brunswick St., Jersey City
Weeks of March 15, March 22, March 29 & April 5
$100/day, $400/full week
The Youth Fitness Day Camp for ages 4-12 will have your child playing on a ninja course, climbing rock walls, doing team challenges and arts and crafts. Camp is 9am-5pm. Siblings receive a 10% discount.
7 Lower Center St., Clinton
dates in March-April; prices and times vary
*All classes and workshops will be virtual
Ages 6-10 can choose from six different classes, ranging from Draw, Paint, Sculpt, where kids learn to work with clay and paint; Sculpture Sampler, where they’ll design works using 3-D clay and plush; Animal Art, where young artists will draw and paint lifelike animals, and Nature’s Gallery, where they’ll experiment with printmaking, sculpting, painting and more.
3 South Mountain Ave., Montclair
April 5-9; 9 am-3 pm
Prices range per class and days
At Mixed Media Mashup camp groups in ages 6-8 and 9-12 can use different materials and learn a variety of techniques to create their own masterpieces through painting, drawing, collaging, sculpting and printing after finding inspiration in the galleries $450 for members, $540 for non-members.
555 Broad St., Glen Rock
March 29, March 30
$75 a day, $130 for both days
This two-day mini-camp for kids ages 5-10 offers the chance for budding thespians to try out improv, musical theater and acting in front of the camera. Sessions are half-day only and you can choose to do one or both days.
134 Hopper Ave., Waldwick
April 5-9, 12-16; 9 am to noon 9 am to 1 pm
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
April 2-9; 9 am-12:30 pm or 9 am-3:30 pm
$80/full day, $50/half
When school’s out, the nature center will host two camps, one for grades 1-2 and another for grades 3-6. 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
Weeks of March 29, April 5, April 12 & April 19
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
March 30-April 1, 6-8; 9 am-4 pm
The NJ zoo that’s consistently voted the favorite by readers in our annual Ultimate Bucket List 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.
361 South Ave E. Ste 4 (2nd Fl), Westfield
March 29-April 2
Half-day morning or afternoon sessions are available at this spring break sewing camp where kids can create clothing, pillows and more. Kids must take the begginer workshop or enroll in the the learn to sew camp in order to enroll in the more advanced level camp.
Dates, times and prices vary
Sporty kids ages 5-14 can choose from three different camps in Bergen, Essex, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset and Union counties. Choose from Multi-sport, where they can work on their game in ten different sports like soccer, basketball and lacrosse; Soccer, where they’ll develop technical and tactical skills along with sportsmanship, and Tennis, where they’ll hone everything from forehand to backhand and rallying to match play. Groups are separated by age and ability. Equipment’s provided, except for Tennis where players must bring their own racquets.
68 Elm St., Summit
March 29-April 2
Your child will delight in making artistic creations at this fun camp. Kids are broken up into groups by age with children ages 5-9 attending in the morning and tweens 10-12 in the afternoon.
660 East Glen Ave., Ridgewood
March 29-April 2
See specific classes for pricing
Kids can join in for a range of STEAM/STEM projects– from beginner to advanced, as well as a variety of traditional & modern camp games and activities online @ AcademyOnline! Classes meet daily for 2 hours.
575 Woodland Ave., Madison
April 1 & April 2
Kids will love these animal-oriented Zoom sessions. Programs run for 2 hours and are intended for kids ages 4-8 who are interested in animals. On April 1, they will host Tail-Waggers Thursday, while April 2 is reserved for Feline Friday.
952 Alexander Rd., Princeton Junction
March 29-April 2
9:30 am -12:30 pm
$210 members, $234 Non-members
Daily rate: $46 members, $50 non-members
Spring Break Camp is online this year. Through Zoom, teaching artists will provide personal, meaningful and fun art content to keep your child engaged each day. A supply list will be sent to cover each day, which includes basic art supplies you should have at home, such as colored pencils and paper. Projects will include drawing, painting, sculpting activities and games. The student should have the supplies prepared and ready when class begins. If you do not have access to something listed, we can offer alternatives so your child can easily participate.# spring break camps