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Day Off Camps In and Around Philadelphia

There are a ton of options for you when the kids are off from school, and they need a fun way to spend their day.

When school is off, camp is on! Check out some of our favorite camps around the Philadelphia area for your kids to enjoy on days off. Maybe they want to have a day enjoying their favorite activity, or maybe they’re ready to try something completely new. Whatever it may be, this list offers a little something for everyone. The only hard part is choosing which one! 


Da Vinci Science Center

3145 Hamilton Blvd. Bypass, Allentown, PA 18103

Grades K-5

Various Dates from 9 am – 4 pm


Our hypothesis is that… your kids will LOVE their time at Da Vinci Science Center! Each day of camp offers a new class, some of which include “Light and Sight” and “Creative Contraptions.” Register here!


Elmwood Zoo

1661 Harding Blvd, Norristown, PA 19401

Ages 6-12

Various Dates from 9 am – 3:30 pm


If life feels like a zoo on days off from school, send the kids to the actual zoo! Elmwood Park Zoo offers day camps on various dates through December. Little ones will see and learn about their favorite animals all day long. Register here!


Portside Arts Center

2531 E. Lehigh Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125

Grades PK4-5

Various Dates: Full Day 8:30 am – 5:30 pm, Half Day 12 pm – 6 pm


Your child’s inner artist will shine at Portside. These half and full day camps not only include fun crafts and projects, but taking field trips as well! Click here for Term 2 Bundle Enrollment, and here for Single Camp Enrollment


Marple Sports Arena

611 Parkway Dr, Broomall, PA 19008

Ages 4-13

Various dates from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm with before and after care options

What if you told the kids they could have recess for the entire day? Whether it’s jumping on a moon bounce, climbing up a rock wall, or playing their favorite sport, they will have a day full of fun. Register here!


Tumbling with Jojo

421 Feheley Dr, King of Prussia, PA 19406

Ages 6-14

10/24, 11/8, 12/28-12/30 from 9 am – 3 pm


There’s no flipping out when school is off, just flipping at Tumbling with Jojo! Your little ones will play fun games, make great friends, and of course, enjoy a full day of gymnastics. Register here for October 24th, here for November 8th, and here for December camps. 


Riverbend Environmental Education Center 

1950 Spring Mill Rd, Gladwyne, PA 19035

Ages 5-10

11/8, 12,/27, 12/28 from 9 am – 3:30 pm


The kids will get a little bit of everything at this nature-focused program. Crafts, science, and exploring the outdoors are a few of the many activities they will partake in at camp. Register here!



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