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This winter break, find fun holiday camp activities for your kids while school is out. We have school vacation camps in Rockland, Westchester, Long Island, Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and even Fairfield County, CT. Start planning your child's winter holiday break with these fun holiday camps today.
ART ADVENTURE60 Dutch Hill Road, Suite 8, Orangeburg845-680-6780Email email@example.com
Art Adventure Mini Camps (9am-1pm) are back! Join us during school breaks for lots of creative fun—art projects, games, party activities, and more. Price includes lunch and all supplies. Extended hours are available through 3:30pm. Winter camp runs Dec. 22 through Jan. 2, excluding Christmas day and New Years day. Call for rates or more information.
BILLY BEEZLocated at Palisades Center, 1282 Palisades Center Drive, First Floor, West Nyack845-535-9277
Our 26,000-sq.-ft., colorful, indoor playground features giant play structures, built around a maze of dizzyingly high and wildly twisting slides. There are dozens of activities that encourage physical, mental, and social development through play…all with no video games or TVs! Open Christmas and New Year’s day, we will be offering our “Kids Only Club” during the holiday break so you can leave your kids supervised while you shop! E-mail Cynthia at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
BOUNCE! TRAMPOLINE SPORTS612 Corporate Way (off Route 303), Valley Cottage845-268-4000310 Michael Drive, Syosset 516-762-1300 Email email@example.com
Let your kids Bounce! off our walls over the holiday break! Bounce! offers the opportunity to play sports, have fun, and get fit on enormous courts of interconnected trampolines. Guests can enjoy open jump time, trampoline dodgeball, slam dunk basketball on our new dual lanes, foam-pit jumping, and a fun arcade. We also have private party rooms, a Wi-Fi lounge, and a separate Bounce! Jr. Zone for kids ages 6 and younger. Check our website for holiday hours.
GLAZE ART STUDIO34 Orangeburg Plaza, Orangeburg845-359-9020
We are offering extended hours this holiday season. Come in and paint pottery, or create a handmade gift. Open Tuesdays in late December as well as Christmas eve, New Year’s eve, and New Year’s day! A terrific place for some family fun or to host a holiday party. Visit our website or call for specific hours and more information.
GRANDMA'S KITCHEN125 Paris Ave., Northvale201-750-2301Minutes from Rockland/NJ borderEmail firstname.lastname@example.org
Call about holiday baking classes, parties, and mini camps. Grandma's Kitchen is a peanut-, tree nut-, allergy-free facility with over 21 years experience working with children. In addition to being the tastiest birthday party place in town, we are a wholesale and retail bake shop. Visit our website for holiday cakes, centerpieces, platters, and more.
JCC ROCKLAND450 W. Nyack Road, West Nyack845-362-4400Email email@example.com
School Break Program days are filled with engaging, educational, and enjoyable activities for participants in grades Pre-K-8. Each day at the J includes recreational gym time, crafts, cooking, and opportunities to have fun and socialize with friends. Choose from Vacation Sensation, Rising Stars Basketball Clinic (Dec. 29 only), or Total Specialty Graffiti Day (Dec. 30 only). The J offers coverage from 9am-4pm, with early care from 7:30-9am, and late care from 4-6:30pm, unless otherwise noted, for an additional fee. All full-day programs include lunch. Fees vary by program.
JILL'S CERAMICS180 Germonds Road, West Nyack845-623-4975Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Come enjoy a great holiday activity for the whole family! We are offering extended hours for the winter school break, so please call ahead for days and hours. Established for more than 35 years, we offer a huge variety of plaster pieces for all seasons that can be painted and taken home the same day, or glazed ceramics with a large assortment of finishes. There are no hourly fees and all supplies are included—you pay one price per finished piece.
MONSTER MINI GOLF33 Route 304, Nanuet845-624-6464
Monster Mini Golf is a unique, indoor, monster-themed, glow-in-the-dark 18-hole miniature golf course and arcade offering challenges for both kids and adults. It’s perfect for birthday parties, holiday parties, or just some fun family time. Extended hours will be offered for the holidays, along with a special cozy winter Pajama Party on December 18, from 6-9pm to raise awareness and donations for the Hudson Valley Chapter of The Pajama Program. Visit our website or call for more information.
MY SWEET PEA14 N. Main St., New City845-638-2229
New City's premier children's boutique will offer seasonal craft projects/classes over the holiday break. Please call or check our Facebook page for details about themes and dates. We offer various craft and cake decorating classes for kids and adults, as well as children’s birthday parties throughout the year. Classes and parties are held at My Sweet Pea Boutique. We also offer in-store holiday photo mini-sessions, and of course, great baby gifts and clothes for all special occasions.
PALISADES CLIMB ADVENTURE4590 Palisades Center Drive, Level 4 of the Palisades Center, West Nyack845-727-3500
Palisades Climb Adventure is a fun, safe, destination for adventurers of all ages this holiday season! Palisades Climb Adventure is the world’s tallest indoor ropes course, standing 85-feet-tall, and featuring five levels with 75 unique challenge elements. We will be operating under special holiday hours during winter break. Check out facebook.com/palisadesclimb or call 845-727-3501 for more information. Group rates are available with a reservation for groups of 10 or more. Call for more details.
THE SUNSHINE GALLERY CHILDREN'S STORE212 Market St. (Nanuet Mall South), Nanuet845-290-7166Email email@example.com
Located behind Nanuet Mall South (next to Tumble - Bee), we are Rockland's newest and most unique consignment store featuring new and gently used items at 50 percent off retail, everyday. We also host Saturday art workshops, and will feature a Holiday Craft Special on Saturday, Dec. 27, from 11am-12:30pm. Call for more information.
WEST ROCK INDOOR SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX 21 Pralle Lane, Bardonia845-507-0046
Rockland's premier facility for sports training and development offers programs for children & adults in basketball, soccer, lacrosse, baseball, tennis, and fitness. Our skilled staff ensures your child has the perfect mix of fun, physical activity, and training. We offer plenty of programs to meet your child’s needs, regardless of his or her age or ability. Call or check our website for Winter Break Camp options.
CLAY ART CENTER 40 Beech St., Port Chester914-937-2047 x222Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Skip Black Friday—shop local and give handmade on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 29 at Clay Holiday in the Clay Art Center SHOP and Gallery! Spend the afternoon at Clay Art Center in our Saturday Drop-In Clay Classes, or join us for a holiday-themed mini-class. Participants make ornaments and jewelry for gifts and home decor while having fun and getting their hands dirty. Tour the studios and SHOP, and purchase unique, one-of-a-kind gifts Nov. 22 through Dec. 22 during extended holiday sale hours.
GREAT PLAY - SCARSDALE969B Central Park Avenue, Scarsdale914-713-3470
Our Play Camps are the perfect vacation activity, combining 2½ hours of fun with significant developmental value! Kids'll never get bored because of the tremendous creativity and variety of our activities. Camps include at least a dozen games and activities, including instruction in a variety of motor and sport skills; tumbling; balancing; rhythm; obstacle courses; and plenty of free play time, running around and being silly! And most important, our camps are led by the same fantastic, highly-trained, professional staff members who lead our classes and parties.
GYMCATS GYMNASTICS AND BIRTHDAY PARTY CENTER1 Odell Plaza at Equalize Fitness, Yonkers914-965-7676
GymCats Gymnastics offers many fun-filled, high-energy Holiday Camps throughout the year. These camps are taught by the same dedicated instructors who teach our programs year ‘round. The instructors will guide your children through many various gymnastics activities, while building strength, flexibility, coordination, and agility. Our goal at GymCats Gymnastics is to have each child leave here feeling better about themselves than when they arrived. December camp dates: Dec. 26, 29, and 30, from 9am-12:30pm.
JODI'S GYM25 Hubbels Drive, Mount Kisco914-244-8811244 E. 84th St., Manhattan 212-772-7633
Jodi’s Gym December Camp is a morning of nonstop, action-packed fun! Your child will run, jump, tumble, balance, stretch, sing, create, move, and groove, all under the supervision and care of our well-trained and certified staff. Come experience the joys of gymnastics, music, and art. It’s a mix your child is sure to love. Join us in our 33rd year! Offered for children ages 3-7, Dec. 22-Jan. 2, 2015.
LITTLE GYM 777 White Plains Road, Scarsdale914-722-0072 2121 Broadway, 2nd Floor (between 74th and 75th streets) Upper West Side, Manhattan 212-799-1225 207 E. 94th St. (between Second and Third avenues) Upper East Side, Manhattan 212-787-1124 28 Franklin Turnpike Waldwick, NJ 201-445-4444
This holiday season, busy parents can sign up their spirited little ones for holiday camp days at The Little Gym. Each camp is centered around an interactive and fun theme such as Winter Extravaganza “Slumber Party,” Ice Cave Pirate Adventure, and Fun with Winter Sports and Speed Skating. Kids have fun playing while building confidence and developing motor skills under the supervision of trained professionals who facilitate in a friendly, non-competitive environment. Each camp day is three hours, designed for ages 3-8, and includes obstacle courses, group activities, movement challenges, arts and crafts, and snacks.
NEW ROCHELLE RACQUET CLUB130 Rhodes St., New Rochelle914-636-1003Email email@example.com
Looking for some activities for your children during vacation weeks? The New Rochelle Racquet Club offers two camp weeks for children ages 4-16 years. We also offer the best year-round tennis instruction programs for children and adults. We offer 10 and Under, Junior Development and Adult Instruction groups, Power Drills, Men’s and Women’s Playing Leagues, Seasonal Tennis, and Summer Camps for all ages, plus five racquetball courts. Our Spring Session begins Jan. 10, 2015. Stop by for a tour or call for more information.
THE ROCK CLUB - INDOOR ROCK CLIMBING CENTER130 Rhodes St., New Rochelle914-633-7625Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Kids home for school breaks this year? Try our vacation mini camps! We group kids by age for climbing, games, and fun. Our camps are hugely popular and book quickly, so please register early! We offer morning and afternoon sessions, Monday through Friday for Winter Break Camp (Dec. 22 to 26, and Dec. 29, 2014 to Jan. 2, 2015), February Break Camp (Feb. 16 to 20), and Spring Break Camp (Mar. 30 to Apr. 3). You pick the days you want. (No classes Dec. 25 or Jan. 1.) Register online at bookeo.com/climbrockclub.
STEPPING STONES MUSEUM FOR CHILDRENMatthews Park, 303 West Ave., Norwalk203-899-0606 x228
Slip and slide on our sock skating rink, take a ride on our Solar Express train, climb inside our play-size igloo, pose for photos against a backdrop of spectacular winter scenery, and so much more. Each day brings a new themed activity. Come play today! For our full calendar of events, visit steppingstonesmuseum.org.
CHELSEA PIERS CONNECTICUT203-989-1000chelseapiersct.com/camp chelseapiersct.com/birthdayEmail email@example.com
Chelsea Piers School Break Camps are the perfect activities for your child when school’s out! Similar to our celebrated summer camps, campers get to enjoy world-class facilities, expert and caring instructors, dynamic recreational periods, and the most exciting sports curriculum available. Chelsea Piers offers athletes of all abilities the opportunity to improve skills, have fun, and exercise over the school break. School Break Camp activity offerings include include soccer, basketball, baseball, gymnastics, ice skating, rock climbing, trampolines, and our Splash Zone, a 6,000-sq.-ft. water play area.GYMNASTICS AND CHEERLEADING ACADEMY OF CONNECTICUT85 Mill Plain Road, Fairfield203-610-8200Email firstname.lastname@example.org
We have your kids covered on Black Friday and during the holiday break! Choose from Gymnastics or Parkour, daily from 9am to 12pm or 9am to 3:30pm. Kids should bring their own snack and lunch. Gymnastics is great for ages 3-15; Parkour for ages 5-15. Black Friday, Nov. 28, Dec. 22, 23, 29, 2014, and Jan 2, 2015. Spend your vacation with us!PUMP IT UP 145 Main St., Norwalk203-838-5867
Pump It Up’s Jump-N-Art Camp Holiday Break is back! We’ll be in session over the Christmas break with this year’s theme, Frosty Fun, to keep the kids busy and active when you drop them off for a jumping, bouncing blast. We’ll be here for three activity-filled days, in which children can laugh and play games for prizes in our two arenas filled with giant inflatables, and create themed arts and crafts projects. Snack and beverage are also included. Sign up now (space is limited) for a ton of flaky fun!STEPPING STONES MUSEUM FOR CHILDRENMatthews Park, 303 West Ave., Norwalk203-899-0606 x228
NY KIDS CLUBLocations in Brooklyn Heights, Park Slope, and Williamsburg347-706-4700
NY Kids Club Holiday Camp will transport children on an educational journey through a winter wonderland as they participate in exciting, physically enriching, and artistically engaging activities combining the best of our one-of-a-kind curricula. Children will participate in gymnastics, art, music, movement, martial arts, yoga, sports, cooking, science, dance, and our industry-renowned interactive theater experience. Registration is available on a day-by-day basis, 9am-12pm, 1-4pm, or 9am-4pm. Ages 2½ to 6 years.
BOUNCE! TRAMPOLINE SPORTS310 Michael Drive, Syosset516-762-1300612 Corporate Way, Valley Cottage 845-268-4000
Let your kids Bounce! off our walls over the holiday break! Both locations offer open jump time, trampoline dodgeball, slam dunk basketball, foam-pit jumping, Bounce! Jr. Zones!, private party rooms, free WiFi, and snack bars. Syosset has a trampoline bungee jump, a volleyball court and junior soccer field, rope swings for little ones, and teen night on Fridays. Valley Cottage offers a fun arcade and Jump n’ Glow Friday nights! Check website for holiday hours.
HUG MUSIC, CREATIVE & NURTURING MUSIC LESSONS FOR EVERYBODY112-01 75th Ave., Lower Level, Forest Hills718-487-4309Email email@example.com
Hug Music will host fun and educational free events for children! Come and join our signature toddler music group, Hug Melody Party, on Dec. 23! This event is for children ages 1-4. For older children, come to Hug Guitar groups on Dec. 27. We provide two small-sized groups for 5- and 6-year-olds and 7- to 9-year-olds, and students will compose music together while learning how to play the guitar. A trial private lesson for guitar or piano is available upon request for reduced rates. RSVP required to secure your seat.
KENT PREP194-11A Northern Blvd., Bayside718-423-5757Email firstname.lastname@example.org
This winter, Kent Prep is offering special crash courses in preparation for the Gifted and Talented Entrance Exam (pre-K–first grade), Hunter HS College Entrance Exam (6th grade), NY Common Core Math Prep (3rd–7th grades), and lastly for the SAT (10th-11th grades). Take advantage of your child’s winter recess to elevate their confidence levels in a fun, interactive classroom environment. Seats are limited so call us at 718-423-5757 to speak to a counselor today!
NEW YORK HALL OF SCIENCE47-01 111th St. (7 Train to 111th St.), Flushing Meadows-Corona Park718-699-0005
ReMake the Holidays at New York Hall of Science! Bend, twist, light, sculpt, and animate a new version of the holiday season with workshops, demos, artist installation, and more. Activities take place every day Dec 27-30 from 12-4pm. Learn more at nysci.org.
POWER BRAIN TRAINING CENTER43-01 Bell Blvd., 2nd Floor, Bayside718-224-1500567 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset 516-364-3413
On Dec. 29-30 from 9am-4pm, Power Brain Training Center will host its Leadership Program for kids in grades 6-12. The purpose of this program is to find the power inside of each of us to perform at the level that we are capable of. We strive to build focus, confidence, emotional wellbeing, and more. The $295 fee includes prep and post training that will take place on any Friday in December and January. For more info contact Alina at 718-224-1500.
SOCCER FRIENDS USA, INC.108-14 72nd Ave., Forest Hills347-756-2988; 347-756-2568 (para Español)Email email@example.com
Soccer Friends USA will be hosting a six-day camp over the public school winter recess for children ages 4-6. Running Monday-Friday from Dec. 24-Jan. 2. Closed on Christmas and New Year’s Day. Camp hours are 8:45am-3pm. Lots of fun activities including soccer, arts and crafts, group games, and more. Contact us for pricing and availability.
CHELSEA PIERS SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX West 23rd Street and Hudson River Park, NYC212-336-6500
Chelsea Piers is a 28-acre sports village located on three historic Hudson River piers, offering the city’s best sports programming for children ages 12 months to 17 years. Easily accessible by bus, subway, or car (on-site parking available), Chelsea Piers features state-of-the-art facilities offering a wide range of sports including gymnastics, basketball, soccer, baseball, rock climbing, golf, ice-skating, and hockey. Youth sports programs are available year-round, including after-school specialty classes, Saturday camps, holiday camps during school breaks, and an extensive summer camp. For more information, call or visit the website.
JODI'S GYM244 E. 84th St., 212-772-763325 Hubbels Drive, Mount Kisco 914-244-8811
LITTLE GYM777 White Plains Road, Scarsdale914-722-0072 2121 Broadway, 2nd Floor (between 74th and 75th streets) Upper West Side, Manhattan 212-799-1225 207 E. 94th St. (between Second and Third avenues) Upper East Side, Manhattan 212-787-1124 28 Franklin Turnpike Waldwick, NJ 201-445-4444
MOOSIKI KIDSLocations on the Upper East Side, Upper West Side, TriBeCa, and Murray Hill, 747-MOO-SIKI (666-7454)Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Moosiki Kids classes and birthday parties are interactive "grownup-and-me" style music classes for children ages 4 months to 3 years. Our classes blend traditional musical learning with a more relaxed, rock-and-roll style, where children while actually learn musical terms and play musical instruments. Our number-one goal is to have fun, and by doing so, learn musically at the same time! We have locations in the UES, UWS, and Murray Hill! Please check out our schedule and locations on our website at moosikikids.com.
Join the fun and challenging NY ChessKids’ Chess Camp at Anderson during holiday breaks. Different lessons every day! Special study groups for young and advanced. At our Chess Camp, we make sure children play and study with students of similar age and playing skill. Puzzle solving and demonstration boards are just part of the fun and learning at NYChess Kids. Dec. 20, 2014-Jan. 2, 2015, 9am-3pm.
BOUNCE! TRAMPOLINE SPORTS310 Michael Drive, Syosset516-762-1300
Let your kids Bounce! off our walls over the holiday break! Trampoline dodgeball, slam dunk basketball, open jump time, all on enormous courts of interconnected trampolines. Dual foam pits and separate pits for the younger ones in our Bounce! Jr. Zone with its own trampoline court, Bungee jump, rope swings, and a volleyball court and junior soccer field. We also offer private party rooms, free WiFI, and a snack bar. All ages welcome! Check website for holiday hours.
CAMPS 'R' USLocations in Baldwin, Bellmore, Farmingdale, Hicksville, Valley Stream, and West Islip, 516-935-CAMP (2267)Email email@example.com
Presenting RECESS by Camps ‘R’ Us, school break camp. Imagine everything you love about our award-winning summer camps, now during school vacations! Activities include athletics, arts and crafts, gaming, go-karts, special events, and theme days. RECESS is open to all children in pre-K through eighth grade, whether or not they have previously attended Camps ‘R’ Us. Hours are 9am-5pm, with extended hours available. Please visit campsrus.org/recess for more information.
GREAT PLAY OF WOODMERE1012 Railroad Ave., Woodmere516-341-0050 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Our camps are the perfect activity when the kids are out of school! They combine fun and play with significant developmental value! Each camp includes some of the kids’ all-time favorite games and activities from birthday parties, our Motor Skills and Intro Athletic Development Program for ages 3 ½-5 ½ years, and our sports class, also for ages 3 ½-5 ½ years! We include instruction in motor skills and introductory sports skills, plus tumbling, balancing, rhythm, obstacle courses, climbing, plenty of free playtime, and running around! Visit greatplay.com/woodmere, to get more info.
PRODIGY SCHOOL OF THE ARTS218 East Meadow Ave., East Meadow 516-833-6400
Call about school vacation camps! Prodigy School of the Arts provides music, singing, dance, and acting classes for students of all levels. Our dance classes are an excellent source of fitness for young people. Dance competition team tryouts are also available. We specialize in NYSSMA and college audition preparation for piano, drums, guitar, violin, viola, cello, bass, and voice. Our Kindermusik and preschool dance classes provide a great start for your child. Call 516-833-6400 to schedule a free trial class. Become a Prodigy Kid!
SKY ZONE INDOOR TRAMPOLINE PARK111 Rodeo Drive, Deer Park631-392-2600Mt. Sinai location opening soon
Jump into the holiday season with Sky Zone Deer Park. Come to Sky Zone to fly high in our 40,000-square-foot facility, which offers five lanes of Foam Zone, three lanes of Sky Slam basketball, 3D dodgeball, and an enormous main jump court! Families can enjoy open jump time, SkyFit, toddler time, or celebrate a special occasion in one of our private party rooms. We guarantee a WOW experience that is great for the entire family. Visit us at skyzone.com/deerpark for our holiday hours and additional information. Happy holidays!
THE FASHION CLASS1812 Merrick Road, Merrick516-246-2000
Join The Fashion Class for a fabulous full-day camp this holiday break! Our camps run from 9am-5pm and all supplies are included. Campers, ages 6-12, learn to use a real sewing machine to make a garment for themselves that they take home. They also learn fashion illustration, branding and marketing, and accessory design; not bad for an eight hour day! Projects change each day so campers are welcome to take one day or all three.
UNLIMITED SPORTS ACTION30 Beechwood Ave., Port Washington516-767-7675Email email@example.com
Vacation camps are offered half-day and full-day when school is not in session. Turf Time is a multi-sport program where the athletes are broken down by age. Age appropriate games will be played and include baseball, basketball, dodgeball, obstacle courses, parachute games, playground games, soccer, and more! Turf Time is offered on any day off from school year-round! Lunch is included for extended half-day and full-day campers. Ages 3-10.
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