by Maytal Wichman
This holiday break send your kids on an adventure at one of the amazing camps in Brooklyn. We’ve put together a list of some great places that will entertain your kids and maybe even teach them a thing or two during the Winter Break.
NY Kids Club Holiday Day Camp
Kids ages 2.5-6 will participate in activities such as gymnastics, art, music, movement, martial arts, yoga, cooking, sports, science, dance and interactive theater.
When: Session 1 begins the week of December 19th. Session 2 begins the week of December 26. Hours are: Half days: 9-12pm or 1-4pm; Full days: 9-4pm.
Where: NY Kids Club
182 Henry Street (at Montague St.)
How much: Half days are $90/day; Full days are $130/day.
Bija Kids Yoga Camp
Boys and girls ages 3-8 will enjoy yoga sessions, an arts & crafts project, music, freeplay and snacks and more at this fun yoga camp.
When: December 26-30th, 2011. Half day: 9-12pm; Full day: 9-3pm; Extended day: 8:15-6pm
Where: Bija Kids
900 Fulton Street
How much: Half day: $50/day; $225/week. Full day: $95/day; $450/week. Extended day: $125/day; $525/week
Park Slope Mini Camp
The mini- camp is packed with fun outings to places such as Funtime America, Liberty Science Center, shows, bowling and even to the Alvin and the Chipmunks movie. This is for kids pre-k to 5th grade. Kids bring their own lunch.
When: December 26-30th, 2011. 8am-4pm.
Where: Park Slope Day Camp
339 8th Street (corner of 6th Avenue)
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. Note: Wednesday will be $93 because kids will return later from their trip.
Super Soccer Stars Mini Camp
This fun camp is open to both boys and girls ages 2.5-12. For the younger kids (up to age 5) the camp will feature soccer games and activities, arts and crafts and snacks. For the older group (6-12) there will be only soccer.
When: December 26-30, 2011. 9:30-noon (ages 2.5-3 or ages 4-5); 1-5pm (ages 6-12).
Where: Super Soccer Stars
180 Sixth Avenue (at Lincoln Place)
Brooklyn, NY 11217
How much: For the 9:30-noon sessions: $65/day or $300/week. For the 1-4pm session: $85./day or $395/week.
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: December 26-29, 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.
Winter Recess Day Camp with NY City Explorers
Kids ages 5-10 will visit places such as the Interpid Museum, the Statue of Liberty, Children’s Museum of the Arts, Museum of Natural History, Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art and more!
When: Week of December 19th and week of December 26. 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
How much: $100/day or $425/week. After-camp: $25/day
Ms. J’s Gymnastics and Dance Holiday Camp
Kids 3-9 can participate in dance, gymnastics, arts and crafts and more. Kids must bring their own lunch.
When: December 26-30, 2011. Half day: 9-1pm; Full day: 9-3:30pm.
Where: Ms. J’s Gymnastics and Dance
289 Kent Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211
How much: Half day: $65/day. Full day: $87/day