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Fun Ideas for Winter Camps for Kids

Need to find a Camp for your Kids over Thanksgiving or the Winter Break?

updated for 2022

Having time off from school can be very hard on parents, especially when the weather is cooler. Here are some great options for winter camps for kids. These will keep them busy and having fun all break long!

Now the question will be, which winter camp to choose?!

Thanksgiving Week Options – November 2022 – scroll down for December camps

Bricks, Bots & Beakers – also offering Fall break and school closing camps


Flour Power Kids Cooking Studios – Allen

Bring your Lil’ Chef over and you’ll pick up a newly self-confident child who will beg to cook dinner for you!  Your Lil’ Chef will create his or her own snacks and lunch and we’ll supply everything that he or she will need for an amazing week or day filled with newly developed life-long skills including math, science, reading and chemistry!

What’s included: All supplies, a take home booklet at the end of the week of recipes made during camp, snacks and lunches!  Just bring your lil’ chef!


North Texas Performing Arts 

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When school is out the theatre is open!

Join NTPA over the holiday break for some dramatic fun! Theatre camps are a great way for children to explore literature in a fun and creative way. Kids will transform into a superhero, a princess, or their favorite storybook character as they bring popular stories to life on stage at North Texas Performing Arts! Learn from their professional directors, actors, and singers who have worked everywhere from Broadway to L.A.

New Students get 50% off their first camp!

Creativity Camps – Grades K-5

Available in Plano, Fairview, Frisco, and Dallas

Half-day and full-day options available on select days
Check out their camps during school district off-days. These day camps are themed around popular children’s stories and promote learning through creativity. Each day, students will actively bring a different story to life through visual and performing arts. Activities may include story dramatization, improvisation, theatre games, movement, pantomime, and various theme-related arts and crafts. 

Camps offered November 21, 22 & 23. Available in half day or full day.



Artivity Central

Camp offered November 21 – 23. Three day, 2 hour long AM or PM Camps. Tuition $90, all supplies included. Ages 7 -16.

The Artivity Central Art Studio is a home-based art studio located in Plano,TX.


Check out these Camps over Winter Break – December/January 2022/2023

Bricks Bots & Beakers – also offering Fall break and school closing camps


Flour Power Studios – Allen

Bring your Lil’ Chef over and you’ll pick up a newly self-confident child who will beg to cook dinner for you!  Your Lil’ Chef will create his or her own snacks and lunch and we’ll supply everything that he or she will need for an amazing week or day filled with newly developed life-long skills including math, science, reading and chemistry!

What’s included: All supplies, a take home booklet at the end of the week of recipes made during camp, snacks and lunches!  Just bring your lil’ chef!


Artivity Central

Artists will have the opportunity to create a variety of artwork which include mixed-media and clay holiday ornaments, tile paint pours, winter-themed acrylic paintings, and making your own customized cards and much more!

Ages 5 – 13.

Dec 19 – 21 and Dec 28 – 30. Three day, 2 hour long AM or PM Camps. Tuition $90, all supplies included.

The Artivity Central Art Studio is a home-based art studio located in Plano,TX.


North Texas Performing Arts

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When school is out the theatre is open!

Join NTPA over the holiday break for some dramatic fun! Theatre camps are a great way for children to explore literature in a fun and creative way. Kids will transform into a superhero, a princess, or their favorite storybook character as they bring popular stories to life on stage at North Texas Performing Arts! Learn from their professional directors, actors, and singers who have worked everywhere from Broadway to L.A.

New Students get 50% off their first camp!

Creativity Camps – Grades K-5

Available in Plano, Fairview, Frisco, and Dallas

Half-day and full-day options available on select days
Check out their camps during school district off-days. These day camps are themed around popular children’s stories and promote learning through creativity. Each day, students will actively bring a different story to life through visual and performing arts. Activities may include story dramatization, improvisation, theatre games, movement, pantomime, and various theme-related arts and crafts. 

Intro to Acting – Grades 6-9

Plano

Mon. December 19-Wed. December 21, 1:00-4:00 PM
Students will develop the key skills and vocabulary of acting and performance. Students will learn basic acting techniques and exercises that prepare them to audition for and perform in any production.

Studios 1-Week Film – Myths of the Gamekeeper – Grades 6-12

Plano

Monday, December 26-Friday, December 30, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
This fun and exciting film-creation experience is perfect for all skill levels wanting to experience the art of filmmaking. The film will be performed and produced by NTPA students and directed by industry professionals over one week, and the final film will be released online at the conclusion of the production. Applications due by December 12.

Deaf Theatre Production Camp – Frozen Adventures – Grades 1-8

Plano

Monday, December 26-Friday, December 30, 1:00-5:00 PM
Deaf and hard of hearing youth grades 1-8 participate in theater games and activities while learning theatrical skills, music, choreography and artistic ASL. During this camp the students will create a production for parents and friends based on the beloved story of a princess who sets off on a journey alongside an iceman, his reindeer, and a snowman to find her estranged sister whose icy powers have trapped their kingdom in eternal winter. Performance for parents and friends on the last day of camp.

Camps offered December 19, 20, 21, 22, 27,28, 29 & 30. Available in half day or full day.


Sci Tech Discovery Center

Winter Break Camps – December 23rd – January 3rd

Join Sci Tech Discovery Center for Winter Break Camps that combine the best of fun and learning! Campers will explore awesome projects and experiments while learning collaborative teamwork skills. Each camp is a brand new curriculum, so you get the first look at their new annual winter programs. Whether you book one or all days, your student will have a super COOL time!

Pricing:

Member: $35 half day/ $70 full day

Non-Member: $40 half day/ $80 full day


Other Winter Camp Options that we love

Cathy’s Critters – Nov 21, 22 & 23, 9 am – 5 pm, $100 per day, early & late care available

Camp Invention

Dallas International School

YMCA Holiday Camps

Alpha Omega Gymnastics McKinney

AR Workshop Frisco 

Apex Center McKinney

The Heard Museum

Young Chef’s Academy Frisco

Metroplex Gymnastics

Code Ninjas McKinney & Murphy

The Treehouse at Craig Ranch Fitness

Bricks 4 Kidz

My Gym Frisco

Ninja Nation

PSA- Plano/Murphy/McKinney – Winter Camps include basketball, soccer, volleyball, weapons & light sabers, martial arts, science, and arts/crafts. They have so many to choose from and great options for working parents!

Adventure Kids Playcare –

Adventure Kids Playcare is a great drop-in childcare and entertainment center for kids ages 6 weeks to 12 years of age. Kids will have a great time playing games, doing crafts and fun activities. Drop in any time and join the fun – Open 7 days a week.

Address: 4817 W. Park Blvd., Suite 830, Plano, TX 75093

Call 972-612-5400


Now that the kids are taken care of during the day, be sure and check out our Plano Moms Holiday Guide filled with fun family-friendly events to keep you entertained all season long!

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