Winter Break Camp Guide In Brooklyn

Photo courtesy of Bija kids

by Maytal Wichman

This winter break keep your kids busy and active at one of the amazing camps in Brooklyn. Brooklyn Mamas has put together a great list for you to choose from.

Bija Kids Yoga Camp
Boys and girls ages 3-8 will enjoy yoga sessions, an arts & crafts project, music, freeplay and organic & healthy snacks and more at this fun yoga camp.
When: February 20-24th, 2012. Half day: 9-12pm; Full day: 9-3pm; Extended day: 8:15-6pm
Where: Bija Kids, 900 Fulton Street. Brooklyn, NY
How much: Half day: $55/day; $240/week. Full day: $100/day; $475/week. Extended day: $125/day; $550/week
For more information: or call (718) 483-4795 or by email


Park Slope Mini Camp
The mini- camp is packed with fun outings to Brooklyn Gymnastics, Cradle of Aviation Museum, Fun Station, Bowling and Museum of Natural History. This is for kids pre-8th grade. Kids bring their own lunch.

When: February 20-24th, 2012. 8am-4pm.
Where: Park Slope Day Camp. 339 8th Street (corner of 6th Avenue), Brooklyn, NY
How much: $70 per day. (Add $23 if you want your kids to stay until 6:30). You must register your child for at least two days.
For more information: or call  (718) 788-7732


Super Soccer Stars Mini Camp
This fun camp is open to both boys and girls ages 2.5-5. The camp will feature soccer games and activities, arts and crafts and snacks.

When: February 21-24, 2012. 9:30-noon (ages 2.5-3 or ages 4-5)
Where: Super Soccer Stars, PS 282, 180 Sixth Avenue (at Lincoln Place), Brooklyn, NY 11217
How much: For the 9:30-noon sessions: $240/week
For more information: or call  (212) 877-7171

Aviator Sports Holiday Break Camp
Kids ages 3-15 will participate in ice skating, rock climbing, gymnastics, arts and crafts, group games, movies and more. Lunch and a light afternoon snack are included.

When: February 20-24, 2012, 9am-4pm (early arrival and late dismissal available)

Where: Aviator Sports, Floyd Bennett Field, 3159 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11234
How much: $88/day; $320/week. Check website for detailed pricing.
For more information: or call (718) 758-7550 or email


Winter Recess Day Camp with NY City Explorers
Kids ages 5-10 will visit places the Guggenheim Museum, the Museum of the City of New York, Central Park (which includes a snowman making contest), Sports Museum of America and more!

When: February 20-24, 2012. 8am-3:30pm. After-camp: 3:30-6pm.
Where: NY City Explorers, Pick up/drop off at alternating locations: (call/check website), 110 Schermerhorn Street or 186 Underhill Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
How much: $100/day or $425/week. After-camp: $25/day
For more information: or call (718) 797-3707


The Art Shack February Break Camp
Kids age 5-9 will be making sculptures, 2-D projects, ceramics and printmaking. They will also visit local artists as well. Children will play outside (weather permitting) and hot cocoa and a snack will be provided.

When: February 20-24th, 2012, 8:30-3pm (aftercamp available until 4)
Where: 384 Waverly (btwn Greene & Gates), Brooklyn, NY
How Much: $225/week.
For more information: or call (917) 251-5327 or  email to make sure there is availability.


Construction Kids Vacation Camp
Children ages 5 until 4th grade will celebrate Presidents’ week by building the White House and a log cabin. They will also build personal construction projects that they can take home with them. New children will learn how to use a hammer and hand saws. There will also be some time spent outdoors, rain, snow or sun so children can bring sleds and boots.

When: February 21-24th, 2012, 9am-3pm (drop off at 8:40am). Extended day until 5pm.
Where: 495 Flatbush Avenue, Suite 201, Brooklyn, NY 11225
How Much: $375/week. An extra $20/day or $70/week for extended day.
For more information: www. or call (646) 529-9402


Ms. J’s Gymnastics and Dance Holiday Camp
Kids 3-11 can participate in dance, gymnastics, arts and crafts and more. Kids must bring their own snack & lunch.

When: February 20-24th, 2012. Half day: 9-1pm; Full day: 9-3pm.
Where: Ms. J’s Gymnastics and Dance, 289 Kent Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211
How much: Half day: $65/day. Full day: $87/day. Two day minimum.
For more information: or call (718) 218-7065

New York Transit Museum
New York Transit Museum will have two daily programs for kids of all ages.
When: February 21-24th, 2012, 11am and 2:30pm
Where: Located at corner of Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn Heights, New York 
For more information: or call (718) 694-1792

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