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Columbus Day No School Guide 2018

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Calling Stamford caregivers: there is no school on Monday, October 8th in observance of Columbus Day. Whether you are looking for something fun to do together with the kids or need a few hours of drop-off fun, we have you covered. See below for our list of Columbus Day activities for your little bee! And don't forget to check the highlights section of our Instagram bio page for daily events & activities!

Vacation Day Camps

Kids U, Stamford: Children will participate in Gymnastics, Sports, Arts & Crafts, Lego and PlayQuad time. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Ages 3-9, 12:30-3:30pm, $55/child & $50/sibling.

Great Play, Stamford: Activities include instruction in a wide variety of age-appropriate motor skills and sport skills, plus tumbling, balancing, rhythm, obstacle courses, climbing, and plenty of free play time to run around and be silly! Ages 3-6, 12:30-3:00pm. Email here to sign up!

Chelsea Piers, Stamford: Little Athletes Gymnastics Camp supports each child's natural love of movement and exploration. A low camper-to-teacher ratio ensures personal attention and maximizes safety. Ages 3-5, 8:45-11:45am, Members $63 & Non Members $75.

Parks & Recreation, Stamford: Explore our affordable school vacation programs that will keep your child engaged during breaks. Ages and costs vary by camp.

Pump It Up, Norwalk: Kids spend part of their day laughing, jumping, playing games, and part of their time creating art projects. Extended day options available! 8:30-12:30, 12:30-4:30, or 8:30-4:30. $25 per single session or $40 for 2 sessions.

Football futsal training for children. Indoor soccer young player with a soccer ball in a sports hall. Player in yellow uniform. Sport background.

Special Events

Fall Breakout Day: Animals & Art, Stamford Museum & Nature Center: Discover some of our favorite artists and media and explore some of the pieces of SM&NC's art and sculpture collection. Try your hand at some sketching, collage, or clay sculpture. We'll meet some of our animals to serve as your inspiration too! At 2:30, make some edible art at our ice cream sundae bar! All ages, 11am-3pm.

Music Together & Sleep Expert Class, United Church of Rowayton: Join Music Together & Hillary Catherine (local sleep expert!) for a special class for parents and babies under 8 months old. Please bring a small receiving blanket! 11:30am-12:15pm.

Check out our Calendar here for any last minute special event additions!

Drop-In Scheduled Activities

Select "drop-in" (& any other search criteria you may have) on our homepage to browse a variety of regularly scheduled drop-in activities!

*As some schedules change on school vacation days, be sure to check individual program schedules before visiting!*

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