School Day Off Camps for Philly Kids
These camp programs in Philly provide children with a safe and stimulating environment where they can learn new skills, make friends, and have fun during school holidays or breaks.
When school is out, send your kids to one of the many vacation camps in Philadelphia! Whether they like sports, visual arts, performing arts, or spending time outside you’ll be able to find a themed camp for them in any parts of the city. This list is updated periodically throughout the year with organizations who offer programs for school breaks and days off. Please click through to their websites for more information and to sign up!
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Sports Camps for School Days Off
814 Spring Garden St.
Athletes of all skills will have fun at Philly’s only urban multi-sport facility.
2757 Frankford Ave.
Calling all gymnasts! Spend your day flipping, somersaulting, and cartwheeling at this welcoming, comprehensive gymnastics gym.
Philadelphia Rock Gyms
B-3 3500 Scotts Lane, East Falls
2412 E. York St., Fishtown
Ages 6 & up
Are your kids always clambering around? PRG camps will teach them bouldering and top rope skills to keep them occupied in a safe, exciting way.
Elite Sports Factory
5050 Umbria St.
Elite Sports Factory offers a wide range of activities to keep your kids engaged and having fun all day long, including sports and games, a ninja warrior course, and hanging out with friends.
Visual Arts Camps for School Days Off
Philly Art Center
2333 Fairmount Ave., Fairmount
514 Bainbridge St., Queen Village
530 Carpenter Lane, Mt. Airy
Philly Art Center’s vacation camps offer young artists a wide range of materials to experiment and create with.
700 N. 3rd St.
Your kids will create seasonal crafts, play art games, and run around outside at NLArts day off camps.
University City Arts League
4226 Spruce St.
This arts organization in West Philly offers full or half days of art instruction and games for local students.
Performing Arts Camps for School Days Off
Philadelphia School of Circus Arts
6452 Greene St.
Let your kids run away to the circus (for a day or two) where they will be under the careful supervision of professional circus teachers.
Music Theatre Philly
262 S. 12th St.
Music Theatre Philly offers singing, acting, dancing, crafts, games, and more during their packed days.
62 N. 2nd Street
Arden Drama School has an action-packed spring break camp taught by theatre professionals.
Home Skills Camps for School Days Off
Butcher’s Sew Shop
800 S. 8th St.
Kids of all experience levels can learn how to sew at the unique classes offered by Butcher’s Sew Shop.
1001 North 2nd St.
Young chefs will learn basic cooking skills through hands-on participation at Hudson Table’s themed classes.
Outdoors Camps for School Days Off
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
8480 Hagy’s Mill Rd.
Send your kids into nature for the day to explore the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education’s 340 acres of beautiful wooded trails, streams and ponds.
100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Kindergarten through third grade students at Northwest Philadelphia public and charter schools can spend their days off from school at the Morris Arboretum.
And More Camps for School Days Off
2013 Sanson St., 1st Floor, Center City
1311 S. Juniper St., South Philly
Makom Community provides fun programming and Jewish education during their day off camps that include playtime, snacks, and themed activities.
Holy Family Parish
251 Fountain St.
Holy Family’s seasonal camps provide provides challenging activities while promoting growth, values, and developing life skills.
401 North Broad St.
Do you have a gamer in your family? They can play both on and off-screen games alongside others at Nerd Street’s camps.
Feature photo of Butcher’s Sew Shop by Parikha Mehta