This school break camp guide profiles local camps in Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Downtown Brooklyn, Gowanus and BoCoCa. These camps are running when public schools are closed. We have listed program details, age groups, hours, costs and contact information for each camp for children 2 years to 17 years old.

Brooklyn Acting Lab Play in a Day

Program: BAL’s one-day camps and programs are designed to inspire students – when they’re off from school – as they design props, costumes, set pieces, choreography and songs or pieces of music.

Age groups: Grades K to 4

Camp hours: 9am-5pm

Camp costs: $125  per day

Address: DUMBO & Park Slope

Contact: Website


Brooklyn Boulders Adventure Days

Program: Through climbing, team-building exercises and S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) activities, BKB Adventure Days will teach your kiddo how to become big-hearted, open-minded, and prepared for the world ahead.

Age groups: 5 to 12 years old

Camp hours: 9am-3.30 pm with optional early drop off and extended care

Camp costs: $139 – $159  per day

Address: 575 Degraw Street | Gowanus

Contact: Website


Brooklyn Strategist Mini Camps

Program: Our fun and flexible camp let kids build kingdoms, strategize takeovers, save the planet and cure disease together, all by playing games!

Age groups: 5 to 14 years old

Camp hours: 9am-4pm with optional extension until 6 pm

Camp costs: $150 per day

Address: 333 Court Street | Carroll Gardens

Contact:  Website

Brooklyn Robot Foundry Mini Camp

Program: Brooklyn Robot Foundry’s unique approach to engineering encourages students’ imagination and artistry in the building process.  During each full-day session, children in K-4th grade will learn basic mechanical engineering and electrical principles while creating two super-fun robots, which they’ll take home at the end of the day.  Returning students in 3rd-5th grade can choose to enroll in the Robot Inventors program, in which they’ll design and build their very own robot creations.

Age groups: Kindergarten to 5th Grade

Camp hours: 9am-3pm with optional extension until 6 pm

Camp costs: $120 plus $30 material fee per day

Address: 492 Atlantic Avenue | Boerum Hill

Contact:  347-762-6840  Website


Camp Yokey Vacation Day Camps

Program: Camp Yokey offers vacation camp when the kids are off from school on short and long vacation.  Upcoming camps include Game design and unity basics, 3D animation and hardware insider classes. 

Age groups: 7 to 15 years

Camp hours: 9am-3pm with optional after care

Camp costs: $100 per day

Address: 537 Atlantic Avenue | Downtown Brooklyn

Contact:  732-965-3969  website


Child’s Play NY

Program: From Superheroes and Moana to Halloween-themed fun, these half-day theater camps will get kids powered-up with imagination.  Led by a talented team of teaching artists, students will act out stories, learn songs, work together on missions, and activate their play on their days off from school.

Age groups: 2-4, 4-6 years old

Camp hours: 9am-12pm

Camp costs: $75 per day

Address: Cobble Hill Playschool | Carroll Gardens and Cobble Hill Ballet School | Carroll Gardens

Contact:, (347) 759-6313, Website

Court 16 Day Camp

Program: Designed for kids ages 4 through 12 and open to non-members, tennis day camps at Court 16 are designed for kids to build confidence through tennis games in small groups and off-court activities that foster social fluency.

Age groups: 4 to 12 years

Camp hours: 9am-3pm

Camp costs: $145 per day

Address: 526 Baltic Street | Gowanus

Contact:  Website

Creatively Wild Art Studio 

Program: Creatively WILD Art Camps for Toddlers, Kids & Teens include exploration in Painting, Drawing, Illustration, Cartooning, Manga Art, Found Object Art, Mixed Media & 3D Art, as well as our Stop Motion Animation & Advanced Computer Illustration Camps

Age groups2-4yrs / 5-8 yrs / 9-17 yrs

Camp hours9 am – 4 pm or half day options / early drop off & extended day options for extra fees

Camp costs: From $75- $150

Address: 98 Water Street | DUMBO

Contact:    Website

Curious Jane Drop-In Days

Program: A mash-up of our favorite, hands-on maker projects –– active, creative and totally DIY! With a few different projects each day… we dip into miniature scenes, printed cards and posters, room decorations, take-home games, creative creatures, spy science decoders and detective work, and LED light-ups. Different projects each day. Join us!

Age groups: Girls ages in 1st – 4th grades

Camp hours: 9:45am – 3.30 pm (no early or late-stay)

Camp costs: $150 per day

Address: 400 3rd Avenue, #2 | Gowanus

Contact: Website

Everyday Athlete Mini Camp

Program: Everyday Athlete Holiday Programming is more than just fun: it’s a science-based fitness curriculum that will inspire your child and give them a powerful connection to their body, teaching them how to move better while having fun!

Age groups: Half Day Program 3-4;  Full Day K-1; Specialty Sports & Full Day Programs Grades 2-5

Camp hours: 8:45 AM – 3 PM ;  Extended Day Option 3 PM – 6 PM

Camp costs: $160 per day

Address: 153 Bridge Park Drive | Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 5

Contact:  718-852-6300  Website


Explorer Kids School Break Camps

Program: School Break Camp takes kids on exciting excursions throughout all five boroughs, experiencing NYC the best way possible – as a kid! Campers will be challenged to problem solve and think critically about the world around them as they participate in art and science experiments, off-beat scavenger hunts, nature walks and wildlife explorations.

Age groups: 2-12 years

Camp hours: 8 am – 6 pm

Camp costs: $150 per day

Address: 36 St. Felix Street | Fort Greene

Contact: Website

Pixel Academy School Holidays Camps

Program: Build a Custom Beyblade or Lets Play All-Day are mini camps Pixel Academy offer teaching kids and teens to interact creatively with digital technology.

Age groups: 7 – 15 years old

Camp hours: 9am – 3 pm (extended care until 5.30 pm for $25)

Camp costs: Inquire directly

Address: 163 Pacific Street | Boerum Hill

Contact: Website


Textile Arts Center Mini Camp

Program: In these Mini Camps students explore subjects such as weaving, sewing, embroidery, printing, felting and dyeing. Each day is dedicated to a full project, and supplemented with organized play time.

Age groups: 5-10 years old

Camp hours: 9am-5pm

Camp costs: $140 per day

Address: 505 Carroll Street | Gowanus

Contact:  Website

Treasure Trunk Theater

Program: At Treasure Trunk Theatre, children explore the world of drama and dance using the themes and music from our favorite stories and themes (from Shakespeare to Toy Story, to our new ‘She-Roes’ camp celebrating the strong women in history)! Each day will be filled with dramatic games to warm up our bodies and voices and get our imaginations ready for theatrical exploration. Students will open our magical treasure trunk and learn essential theatre skills and terms, engage in dramatic play, explore dance and movement, and create artwork each day.

Age groups: 3-6 years old, and select dates also 5-8 years old

Camp hours: 9 am-12 pm, with optional extended day until 3 pm, select dates optional extended day until 5 pm, 8:30am early drop off available

Camp costs: $75 – $160 per day – varies based on optional extended days chosen (until 3/5pm)

Address: 141 Atlantic Avenue | Brooklyn Heights


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