Monday, January 16 is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. If your kids have the day off, there are plenty of camps in the Garden State that’ll keep them busy. Sign them up for one of these awesome mini-camps below:
18 Main St., Chester
On Monday, the studio will be open for extended hours. Choose your own project and make a customized piece of art. No registration is required so you can pop in when you’d like.
621-B Eagle Rock Ave., Roseland
Sign up your kids, ages 6-10, and they’ll get to look at winter habitats and how New Jersey nature survives the cold season! Children will explore the winter wetlands and do indoor activities that are both fun and educational. Provide your child with good footwear and outer wear so we can fully enjoy the seasonal discoveries.
142 Bordentown Georgetown Rd., Chesterfield
Each day of camp will be a new adventure! Kids in grades 1-6 (ages 6–11) will enjoy these winter days outside with friends while engaging with nature. The daily schedule of farm animal feeding, exploration, snack, and choice activities mirror the special Fernbrook Farms summer camp schedule but with seasonal winter activities.
137 Mountain View Rd., Hillsborough
Kids will experience a variety of activities, including climbing walls, ninja course, basketball and soccer, all making for a fun-filled, active day. Kids will be divided into age groups, 7-9 years old and 10-12 years old. Lunch will be provided, and a $5 arcade game card is included with the option to add more value on site.
660 East Glen Ave., Ridgewood
Take a break from the ordinary as kids join their campmates in a range of STEAM/STEM projects – from beginner to advanced — as well as a variety of traditional and modern camp games and activities online @AcademyOnline! and at onsite campuses near you. Kids from kindergarten to second grade will have fun creating animated stories while third to fifth graders will create their own robots or video games.
522 Broad St., Glen Rock
These 3-hour drop off mini camps are a fun way to keep your kids active and engaged when school is out. Join for action packed programing and activities including energizing games, exciting gymnastics, cool arts & crafts, and music that guarantees to keep them moving. As we emphasize physical development and personal success, kids have a blast and kiss boredom goodbye.
266 Union St., Northvale
Is your little one obsessed with looking up Parkour videos? How about watching American Ninja Warrior? Kids ages 5-17 will rock climb, boulder and blaze through obstacle courses with the help of pros.
101 Corporate Dr., Mahwah
Spend the day at a jam-packed basketball camp. Warm up with stretches, practice at various skill stations, play a few games, shoot some free throws and compete in contests. Grades 1-8.
134 Hopper Ave. Waldwick (Tues- Fri)
21-05 Morlot Ave., Fair Lawn (Mon – Fri)
Soccer and multi-sport clinics take place on the various holidays and vacation weeks. Kids love to play sports when they are off from school and Holiday Clinics are a great way for them to spend the day! Superdome offers single days (full and half) and multiple days (full and half).
313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
Bundle ’em up for some fun in the great outdoors. They’ll explore the trails, hike, make nature-themed crafts, play games and venture through both forest and pond ecosystems. Kids in grades 1-8 will be split up amongst different campsites.
Locations in Paramus, Haworth, Glen Rock & River Edge
Kids can join for golf camp, tennis camp or multi-sport camp on days off from school. TGA will keep your kids active and playing sports.
560 Northfield Ave., West Orange
Wintertime at the zoo will wow your little animal lovers. Head to this NJ gem to find out what all the zoo’s residents do when it’s cold outside. The kids will get to tour the facilities and play games, too. Ages 5-10. January 16 is Predator vs. Prey – Survival of the Fittest.
Locations in Bergen and Union Counties
Go to Leonia for a full- or half-day of multi-sports camp, which will cover skills like sportsmanship and teamwork through handball, soccer, volleyball and more. Another full-day multisport camp is available in Springfield Twp. If your kid loves basketball, spend the day in Clark or Cranford working on everything from dribbling to defending. Ages 5-14.