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February Vacation Guide 2019

Monday, January 14, 2019

If you aren't traveling during February's school break, you've come to the right place! A ton of our favorite children's programs are offering vacation camps, and we've compiled a list for you all! For those of you who need some last-minute "get me out of the house" ideas, we have also shared some drop-in activities and special events. And don't forget to check the highlights section of our Instagram bio page for daily events & activities as "vacation" gets closer!

Two young boys on an indoor sports court, one with a basketball and one with a soccer ball, standing in the goalposts



YMCA, Darien: February 15-22. Activities include swimming, crafts, outside play, gym, cooking, games and more. 9am–1pm (pre-school only) or 9am-4pm (preschool thru 5th grade). Extended care available: 8am-9am and/or 4pm-6pm. 1/2 day Members: $60, Non-Members: $70. Full day Members: $80, Non-Members: $90. Extended Care: $10 per hour.

Toddlertime, New Canaan: February 15-22. Join us for Winter Wonderland. We’ll explore all things winter including snow, ice, winter animals and hibernation. Ages 3-7. 9am-12pm. TT Students: $55, 2's: $60, Non-TT Students: $70. Register here.

Action Art School, Greenwich: February 11-15 (3 day minimum). Our Vacation Camp will give your kids the boost they need. Our camp offers your children a fun way to spend their free time, and it gives you that most precious commodity, free time for yourself! And we are conveniently located for easy drop off and pick up. Ages 3.5-10. 10am-1:30pm. Extended care available: 9:30am drop off & 2pm pick up.


Darien Nature CenterFebruary 19-22. Join us for a winter vacation program. Exploring the trails, pond and brook and identifying what happens in the winter months to the landscapes. The children will also be creating nature crafts and enjoying the menagerie of animals in our zoo room! *Membership is required for all vacation programs. Ages 2-6. 9:30am-11:30am (2's only) or 9:30am-1:30pm (3+). 2 days: $152+, 4 days: $304+.



YWCA GreenwichFebruary 11-15. This program offers kids a full day of interesting activities! Make new friends or cultivate different interests or skills. Ages 3-12. 9am-3:30pm. YWCA membership is required for camp programs.


New Canaan

New Canaan Nature CenterFebruary 19-22. Come down the hill and join other enthusiastic kids as our expert staff lead a variety of winter-themed adventures throughout the 40-acre expanse of NCNC. Partake in nature games, crafts & activities! Ages 3-7. 9am-12pm. Optional Lunch Bunch from 12pm–1pm.



Tumble Jungle: February 15 & 18. Activities include trampoline, zip line, bounce houses, games, recreational sports, crafts, & more. 9am-12pm. $45/day. Add on "Monkey Time" from 12pm-1pm for $15 (includes pizza)!

Pump It Up: February 18. Camp includes play time in our fun-filled arenas, activities, arts & crafts, lunch, festive snacks and more. 8:30am-12:30pm, 12:30pm-4:30pm, or 8:30am-4:30pm. $25/half day, $40/full day.



Stamford Museum & Nature Center: February 15. Spend some of your February break at the SM&NC! We’ll discover what animals do in the winter, explore winter stars in the sky, create great art, hike on winter trails, and more! Limited enrollment of 12 children for a small group experience. Snack and drink will be served. Ages 4-9. 9:30am-12:00pm. Members: $30/child, Non-Members: $35/child.

Chelsea Piers: February 11-22. Little Athletes Gymnastics Camp supports each child's natural love of movement and exploration. Ages 3-5. 8:45am-11:45am. Members: $63/day, Non-Members: $75/day.

My Gym: February 18. Three hours of My Gym fun for your littles! Ages 2+ (potty training not required). 1pm-4pm. Members: $40/session, Non-Members: $50/session.

Kids U: February 18-22. Children will participate in gymnastics, cooking, science, lego, arts & crafts, sports, games and PlayQuad time. Ages 3-9. 9:15am-12:15pm or 9:15am-2:15pm. $55/3 hours, $75/5 hours.

Great Play: February 11, 15, & 18. Each camp includes some of the kids' all-time favorite games and activities from our classes all with a themed twist. Ages 3-6. Times vary by day. Members: $36/day, Non-Members: $40/day.



Earthplace: February 15-22. Enjoy a day off with fun & educational themed activities. Extended day options available! Ages 3+. 9am-1pm or 9am-3pm, Members $63-$95 & Non Members $70-$105.

SplatterboxFebruary 15-22. Camp SplatterBox is so much fun! We will be creating amazing works of art, playing fun games, cooking up delicious snacks and treats, demonstrating super interesting science experiments and so much more. Ages 5-12 (ask about "almost 5s"). 10am-1pm or 1:30pm-4:30pm. $60/session.

fam in snow - mary trehan

Special Events

Visit our Event Calendar here for a full list of events happening during your school break!


Winter Break Out Day: Nature Superheroes, Stamford Museum & Nature Center: February 18. Discover some superheroes of the animal world, create your own cape, make superhero slime, get your own superhero name and check out our new Maple sugarhouse to see how we transform sap from tree superheroes into yummy syrup. At 2:30 create your own S’mores on the meadow! All ages, 11am-3:00pm.

happy kids playing on inflatable attraction playground

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!*

Children painting in play room. Child care.

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