Brooklyn Spring Break Camp Guide – 2012

Photo Credit: Super Soccerstars

Photo Credit: Super Soccerstars

It seems just like yesterday the kiddies were out of school for the Winter Break and Spring Break is fast coming up. Spring Break Camps offers your child a way to explore new topics and learn new skills outside of the classroom. Check out these diverse Spring Break Camps offered throughout Brooklyn.

Bija Kids Yoga Camp
Bija Kids’ philosophy is based on the idea that all seeds orbija (in Sanskrit) have the ability to flourish with proper care and nurturing. Boys and girls ages 3-8 will enjoy yoga sessions that are age appropriate and include physical postures (asana), breathing practices (pranayama), and age appropriate meditation techniques in a lively and creative setting. In addition, camp classes also include an arts & crafts project, music, freeplay and organic & healthy snacks and more at this fun yoga camp.

When: April 6 – 13, 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: www.bijakids.com or call (718) 483-4795 or by email yoga@bijakids.com

 

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: April 9 – 13, 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: parkslopedaycamp.com or call  (718) 788-7732

 

Super Soccer Stars Mini Camp
This fun camp is open to both boys and girls ages 6-12. The camp will feature soccer games and activities, arts and crafts and snacks.

When: April 9 -13 , 2012. 1-5 pm
Where: Super Soccer Stars, TBD
For more information: www.supersoccerstars.com 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: April 9-13, 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; $385/week. Check website for detailed pricing.
For more information: aviatorsports.com or call (718) 758-7550 or email camps@aviatorsports.com

 

Winter Recess Day Camp with NY City Explorers
Kids ages 5-10 will visit places such as Historic Richmond Town, Gracie Mansion, American Indian Museum and more.

When: April 9 – 13, 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: nycityexplorers.com or call (718) 797-3707

 

Construction Kids Vacation Camp
Campers will welcome Spring by building with nature in mind with visits to the  Botanical Garden and Prospect Park to find signs of spring and then build what they see at the parks.  April Vacation Week is a creative and active week both indoors and out. Campers will go out rain or shine so make sure your kids are prepared for the rain.

When: April 9 – 13, 2012, 9am-3pm (drop off at 8:40am). Extended day until 5pm.
Where: 495 Flatbush Avenue, Suite 201, Brooklyn, NY 11225
How Much: $450/week. An extra $20/day or $85/week for extended day.
For more information: www. constructionkids.com or call (646) 529-9402

 

Ms. J’s Gymnastics and Dance Holiday Camp

Ms J’s gymnastics and dance is a colorful studio where kids can learn to listen, have fun, be social, and work out.   Spring Break Campers 3-11 can participate in dance, gymnastics, arts and crafts and more. Kids must bring their own snack & lunch.

When: April 9 – 13, 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:  www.msjsgym.com or call (718) 218-7065

New York Transit Museum
New York Transit Museum will have two daily programs for kids of all ages.
When: April 9 -13, 2012, 11am and 2:30pm
Where: Located at corner of Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn Heights, New York 
For more information:  www.mta.info/museum or call (718) 694-1792

 

YMCA Splash Week is a FREE program created to help people of all ages not just kids to learn basic swimming skills and water safety practices.  Y Splash Week provides week of free swim lessons to help people of all ages, especially children and families, learn basic swimming skills and water safety practices. So don’t miss the opportunity to learn essential “survival skills” that build self-confidence and self-esteem in children and adults.

When: April 9 – April 13, 2012
Where: YMCA throughout the five boroughs. Click here to find a YMCA near you.
Information: Member Services Desk at your local Y or ymcanyc.org

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