Spring Break Camps

How to survive spring break without going on vacation



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Spring break is coming and if you don’t have every minute of every day packed, you just may be faced with the dreaded “I’m bored.” There are only so many visits to Darlene’s you can make, trips to Tod’s Point you can take or strolls down the Avenue you can enjoy. Here, five last minute camps that will help you keep your kids busy (and you sane). 

Basketball Camp

If your child is all about layups and three-pointers, you need to check out this basketball experience. Joe Jackson’s basketball camp offers kids a chance to channel their inner-Jordan in a fun environment that fosters respect, self-confidence and skills.

When: April 9-13; 9 a.m. – 1p.m.

Where: Carmel Academy, 270 Lake Avenue, Greenwich

Ages: Grades K-8

Cost: $360 per week; $85 per day

Contact: Call 201 652-4477; greenwichbasketball.com

Dance Adventure

Give your budding dancer the week of a lifetime at Dance Adventure Studio in Greenwich. The studio offers one-week camps that may be purchased by the day. Founder and accomplished performer Nola Van Alstine’s philosophy combines learning dance technique with imagination and a sense of fun. Each week is centered on a theme, and children work on learning a variety of dance styles and related techniques.

Where: 36 Sherwood Place, Greenwich

Ages: varies according to class

Contact: call 203-625-0930; danceadventure.com

The Maritime Aquarium

Let your kids spend their spring vacation exploring the watery world at the Maritime Center with this special series of activities. They can attend one day, some days or all days in the week-long-session—you decide. The program is filled with age-appropriate crafts, experiments and animal encounters related to a different daily topic.

When: April 16-20; 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily

Where: 10 North Water Street, Norwalk

Ages: 6-9

Bring: Bag lunch and a snack (packed separately)

Cost:  $85 per day, $395 per week; pre-care from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. $15 a day or $65 for the week

Information: Call (203) 852-0700, x 2206 or MaritimeAquarium.org

Earthplace

This is a fun nature-based drop-off program for children 3 ½ through first grade. Each day the children will enjoy a science and art activity, as well as a trail walk and time on the playground.  Snack is provided. Preregistration is required. In addition to this drop off camp, Earthplace also offers a variety of story hours and workshops for parents to enjoy with the kids (daily at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. cost is included in regular admission price).

When: Tue. April 17, 9:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.; Wed. April 18, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Where: 10 Woodside Lane, Westport

Ages: 31/2-7

Cost: $40 for members, $50 for non-members

Information: Call (203) 227-7253; info@earthplace.org

Kids U

Under the Sea Vacation Camp takes your kids on exciting adventures as they explore the world under the sea. Get your children out of the house and into some fun in the sun for three hours of structured play and learning. Activities include gymnastics, cooking, science, arts, sports, games and more. No two days are the same.

When: April 16-20; 9:15-12:15 or 1:15-4:15

Where: 633 Hope Street, Stamford
Cost: $250 per week or $55 per day ($225 per week or $50 per day for siblings)

Information: Call 203-358-9500; stamford@kidsu.com

 

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