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Day camps for when public schools are closed

This school break camp guide profiles local camps in Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Downtown Brooklyn, Prospect Park and Cobble Hill. 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 14 years old.

Aegir Boardworks Skate Camp | Downtown Brooklyn

Running since 2018, Aegir Boardworks Skate Camp is a fun, expanded version of our year-round skate lessons. When school is out, Aegir runs skateboard camps for kids ages 4 and up, creating a rambunctious yet guided experience for our students. Kids will be sorted into small groups and given instruction by our team of attentive, passionate local skateboarders at Golconda Park, our neighboring skate park.

Ages: 4 and up

Camp Costs: $75-$85 per day for a Half Day Camp, $160 for Full Day Skate Camp, $170 for Full Day Skate and Art Camp. Half Day Camp is $350 for a discounted week, and Full Day Skate and Art Camp is $800 for a discounted week.

Camp Hours: Half Day Camp is from 9am to 12pm. Full Day Skate Camp is from 9am to 3pm. Full Day Skate and Art is from 9am to 4pm (for ages 6 and up).

Address: Aegir Boardworks is located at 99 Water St. Skate Camp takes place at Golconda Park at 225 Gold St, and Art Camp takes place at Creatively Wild Art Studios at 98 Water St

Contact: Website | Phone: 347-987-3825 | Email: aegirskatelessons@gmail.com

 

Brooklearn Holiday Camps | Carroll Gardens

Join your friends at Brooklearn for games, treasure hunts, open play, and endless fun! The creativity that will bloom when your children experience play in our gym and amongst friends will be a worthwhile experience- join us please!

Ages: 2-5 years

Camps Costs: $125/day / $500 for week-long winter holiday camp registrations / Extended Day Available for $50 per day/ $15 for early drop off

Camp Hours:9:00am-12:00pm with optional early drop at 8:30am and extended day until 1:30pm

Address: 380 Court Street | Carroll Gardens

Contact: Website | info@brooklearnbrooklyn.com

Brooklyn Game Lab Day Camps | Prospect Park

Program 1: Indoor Board Game Play, Program 2: Totally Outdoor active games

Ages: 6 – 13

Camp costs per day/week: Indoors is $165/day, $595 per week (discounts if you buy 2 or more days); Totally Outdoors is $150/day; $545 per week (discounts if you buy 2 or more days).

Camp hours: 9 am – 3 pm, with early drop off at 8 am and late pick up at 6 pm for additional fee

Address: 310 7th Ave, 479 7th Ave, Prospect Park 11th Street entrance

Contact: frontdesk@brooklyngamelab.com   Website

The Brooklyn Strategist | Carroll Gardens

At The Brooklyn Strategist camp program, kids have a blast learning new games, playing old favorites and even designing new ones. Simultaneously, they are developing important social skills and improving brain functions. Our camp program is fun-filled and educational, exploring strategic thinking using board and card games. We offer full day or half day sessions and lunch is included for full day participants.

Ages: 5 to 14

Camp Costs: $150 per full day / $75 per half day

Camp Hours: 9am to 4:30pm (late stay until 6pm)

Address: 333 Court Street

Contact: kids@thebrooklynstrategist.com  https://the-brooklyn-strategist.jumbula.com/#/school-break-camps

Child’s Play NY | Brooklyn Heights and Carroll Gardens

Join Child’s Play NY for dramatic play holiday camps! In these programs, campers create stories together, sing, dance and activate their imaginations. Working alongside talented theater teachers, they jump inside literature and act out adventures. The games build their social-emotional and executive function skills as well as teach joyful ways they can play at home too. Themes include Unicorns & Dragons, Camp Encanto, Superhero Scene Study and more!

Ages: 3-4, 5-6 and 7-11

Camp Costs: Ages 3-4 $75/child per day | Ages 5-6 and 7-11 $125/child per day

Camp Hours: Ages 3-4 9a-12p | Ages 5-6 and 7-11 9a-3p

Address: Ages 3-4 at 193 Columbia Street | Ages 5-6 at 232 Carroll Street | Ages 7-11 at 121 Pierrepont Street

Contacthttps://childsplayny.com/ | 347-759-6313

Brooklyn Robot Foundry | Gowanus

Days off from school are an awesome time to get creative at Brooklyn Robot Foundry! Each Foundry Funday has a cool theme and is headlined by a fantastic robot project, which kids build and take home afterwards. The rest of the time is spent crafting, playing, moving, getting outside, and having as much fun as possible!

Ages: 6-10

Camp Costs: $165 + $20 materials

Camp Hours: 9a-3p + extended stay until 5:30p

Address: 98 4th Street (@Bond St.)

Contact: contact@brooklynrobotfoundry.com https://brooklynrobotfoundry.com/school-holidays/

Creatively Wild Art Studio | DUMBO

Enjoy an action packed Holiday Art Camp in Brooklyn’s Best Art School (Winner Best of Brooklyn 2021 + 2022). DUMBO’s original art school since 2009, our award winning camps offered on most public Holidays + school recess!  Happy Campers explore a different camp theme every day with a wide variety of media including Drawing, Painting, Cartooning, Comic Book, Manga, Anime, Mixed Media, 3D + recycled Found Object Art, Graffiti , Street Art + more! Along with our Art Camp we also offer our Stop Motion Animation Camp for both Kids + Teens.

Ages: KIDS 6-8 yrs | TEENAGERS 9-15 yrs

Camp Costs: Single Day $ 150 | Half Day $ 95 AM or PM. Discounts: Book any 10 Regular Camps dates (9am-4pm) +  get the 10th one FREE | Use Discount Code: MULTIPLECAMP10

Camp HoursRegular Camp Day 9am-4pm Half Day Camp 9am-12pm/ 1-4pm  EARLY DROP OFF 8am + EXTENDED CAMP DAY until 5pm offered for additional fees

Address: 98 Water Street | DUMBO

ContactWebsitehello@creativelywildartstudio.com

 

NY Kids Club | Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, Dumbo, Park Slope 

NY Kids Club Seasonal & School Break Camps! We’re open when schools are closed! NY Kids Club offers highly-theatrical, fully-immersive Seasonal and Day Camps. Each day of Camp, students will experience familiar and new activities, ranging from gymnastics or architecture to sports or musical theatre! School Break Camps are subject to run based on community interest and location availability.

Ages: 2.5 – 6 years

Camp Costs: $155 per day for 9 a.m. – 12 pm or 1 p.m.  – 4 p.m. Camp, $205 per day for 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Camp, & $55 for 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Camp

Camp Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

AddressBrooklyn Heights | Cobble Hill | Dumbo | Park Slope

ContactWebsite | Phone: 646.859.6541

Playday Arts Camps | Cobble Hill & Park Slope

At PLAYDAY, children engage in exploratory projects in an inclusive, diverse, respectful, and positive setting. We inspire children to make ART all while developing a variety of life-long cognitive and emotional skills such as hand-eye coordination, communication, critical thinking, self-awareness, patience, and most importantly self-confidence. During a creative camp day children will go outside for 1-2 classes using nature and their surroundings to create amazing works of art!

Ages: Ages 5 to 11 years

Camp Hours: 9 AM – 5 PM Monday to Friday (early drop off & late pickup available), Half day 9 am to 1 pm or 1 to 5 pm

Camp Costs: $135/Half Day | $200/DAY | $800/WEEK

Address: 269 Baltic Street, Cobble Hill | New location in Park Slope

Contact: info@playday.com www.PLAYDAY.com

 

Penguin Coding School | Cobble Hill, Park Slope

For holiday breaks, Penguin Coding offers a full-day STEM camp with coding, robotics, and hands-on science with a Special Minecraft curriculum! (students with no experience and some prior experience with Minecraft will both find it engaging). Start the day off with coding, and then explore Robotics and Hands-On-Science. There will be plenty of moving around and non-screen time too, so they aren’t sitting in front of a computer all day. They will physically experience STEM!

Ages: 6 – 10

Camp Costs: $180 per day

Camp Hours: 9 am – 3 pm

Address: Cobble Hill – 156 Smith Street, Park Slope – 424 7th Avenue

Contact: website | info@penguincodingschool.com

 

SKATEYOGI | Williamsburg and Prospect Lefferts Gardens

Discover the joy of skateboarding! At SKATEYOGI our day camp programs are offered in a fun, creative environment where students ages 7-15 of all levels are welcome. We group students based on their levels, so absolute beginners can learn the basics while experienced skaters can learn more advanced techniques and tricks. Skatepark etiquette and skateboarding topics are introduced throughout the camp. Using SKATEYOGI as our home base, we go explore nearby parks and skate spots (weather permitting) while skating and learning together! Lots of skateboarding inside our indoor space and outdoors! 

Ages: 7–15

Camp Costs: $179/1-Day Camp, $335/2-day Camp.

Camp Hours: Drop off: 8:30-9am | Pick up: 3-3:30pm

Address: SKATEYOGI – Williamsburg: 58 North 9th Street, 2nd Floor & SKATEYOGI – PLG: 140 Empire Blvd (Parking Available)

ContactWebsite | Phone: 718-484-9777 | Email: hello@skateyogi.com

 

Speak Italy | Dumbo

Our Day Camp is open to all from 4 to 10 years old. If your child speaks italian or is learning italian that would be a plus, but since our activities will be very creative all levels are welcome. The Day Camp program includes: Games, music and dances; learn vocabulary with creative writing and drawing; Arts and Craft activities while speaking Italian.

Ages: 4-10 yo

Camp Costs: Part Time Day Camp  $60 / Full Time Day Camp  $140

Camp Hours: Part Time Day Camp 9-11am  / Full Time Day Camp 9am-2pm

Address: 110 York Street, Floor 5 Brooklyn NY 11201

Contact: Website| Phone: +1 (718) 717-3670| Email: brooklyn@speakitalynyc.com

 

Textile Arts Center | Gowanus

We offer full day mini-sessions of classes for kids aged 5-11 when they are on break from school – even one day camps! In these classes, students explore subjects such as weaving, sewing, embroidery, printing, felting, and dyeing. Each day is dedicated to a textile process with time for outdoor play.

Ages: 5-11

Camp Costs: Each Mini Camp costs $145* per day

Camp Hours: Drop-off is at 9am and pick-up is at 5pm.

Address: 505 Carroll Street

Contact: Website

Treasure Trunk Theatre Camps | Various locations

Join Treasure Trunk Theatre this year to spark your kiddo’s imagination! At Treasure Trunk, we encourage each child to express their unique self through the performing and creative arts with a special focus on social emotional learning. Whether your kiddo is running for the spotlight or totally new to the theatrical arts, our curriculums nurture and support growth and connection for all.

Ages: 3-6

Camps Costs: $90 per day / $395 for week-long winter holiday camp registrations / Extended Day Available for $70 per day / Early Drop Available for $10 per day

Camp Hours: Running Sept 26th-27th, October 5th, October 10th, Nov 8th and 11th, Dec 19th-23rd and Dec 26th-30th – 9:00am-12:00pm with optional early drop at 8:30am and extended day until 3:00pm

AddressCamps available at various locations across Brooklyn including: Treasure Trunk Studio (141 Atlantic Ave), Cadman Plaza, Prospect Park, Carroll Park, McCarren Park, and Brooklyn Brainery (190 Underhill Ave). 

Contacthttp://www.treasuretrunktheatre.com/ | info@treasuretrunktheatre.com

Voxel Academy | Cobble Hill

Schools out, Game on! Join us on a school day off for a one-of-a-kind gaming experience at Voxel Academy! Participants can hang out and choose from several popular video game options for a day of socializing, fun, competition and cooperative gaming. We also offer a Make-and-play option for kids wanting to 3D print and have fun!

Ages: 6-14

Camp Costs: $150 (Includes unlimited Pizza lunch + snacks)

Camp Hours 8:30am – 3pm + Optional Extended Care until 5:30p

Address: 134 Atlantic Ave | Cobble Hill

Contact: camp@voxelacademy.org  https://voxelacademy.org/product/single-day-mini-camp/

World Explorers Group | Boerum Hill

World Explorers Group School Break Camp takes kids on exciting excursions throughout all five boroughs, experiencing NYC the best way possible – as a kid! We offer care on school closures and holidays for most public, private, and charter school calendars. Tuition includes child-care coverage from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, as well as breakfast, lunch, snack and excursion fees. After Camp care is available from 3-6pm for an additional price.

Ages: UPK/4s Program through 5th grade

Camp Costs: Single Day: $110, Aftercare: $40; Five day camp: $523; Five day Aftercare: $190; Ten day camp: $995, Ten day Aftercare: $360.

Camp Hours: 8 am – 4 pm, Aftercare from 4– 6 pm (additional cost).

Address: 485 Atlantic Avenue | Boerum Hill

ContactWebsiteinfo@explorerkids.us

Updated: October 2022

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