Monday, January 15 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:
777 Walnut Ave., Cranford
Full day, 8:30 am-4 pm
This camp’s activities include karate classes, fun games, educational activities, arts and crafts and more.
67 Old Kings Hwy., Maple Shade
Full day, 10 am-3 pm, before and after care available
This rock climbing camp is a great way for kids to develop climbing skills and knowledge. They’ll try top-roping, traversing and bouldering, and also participate in races, obstacle courses and a team building activity.
142 Bordentown Georgetown Rd., Chesterfield
Full day, 8:30 am-4 pm, before and after care available
This camp has a variety of activities: making bird feeders, building snow forts, visiting farm animals, tapping maple sugar trees and more.
Locations in Waldwick, Bridgewater and Whippany
Full day or half day
She can spend the day improving her basketball skills with drills, contests and games. Get her off the couch and onto the court for either a full day (9 am-3 pm) or half day (9 am-noon) at three different Hoop Heaven locations.
1301 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill
Full day, 10 am-4 pm, before and after care available
They’ll spend a day participating in fun activities, working on a community service project and swimming. Don’t forget your suit and towel.
12 Wright Way, Oakland
Full day, 9 am-3 pm, before and after care available
Have them join the NJ Sports House’s holiday rec camp for a day of sports, activities and fun.
5 Graphics Dr., Ewing
Full day, half day, before and after care available
Call for prices.
She can spend her Monday practicing gymnastics or soccer, sharpening her skills and learning the importance of teamwork.
339 Pleasant Valley Rd., Mendham
Half day, 9 am-noon
Drop the kids off for a lesson on snow. Using outdoor exploration, crafts and games, kids can learn the science behind precipitation.
134 Hopper Ave., Waldwick
Full day, half day
$79/full, $50 half day
She can choose from an all-sports camp or elite soccer camp, and if she wants to attend for a full (9 am-3 pm) or half day (9 am-noon). At the all-sports camp she can participate in flag football, lacrosse, kickball and other sports. At soccer camp, she can focus on technical, tactical and physical development.
Locations in Somerset, Union, Bergen and Morris County
Full day or half day, free early drop off available
He can choose from multi-sport (basketball, flag football, volleyball and more options) or soccer camp and compete with others his age. Full day (9 am-4 pm) and half day (9 am-12:30 pm) options are available.