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Fun Ideas for Fall & Winter Break Camps for Kids

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

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

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

More: Where are the best Camps for Kids Near Me?

Check out these Camps over Winter Break – December/January 2023/2024

Artivity Central

Fall 2023 Artivity Central Art Camps – WTR Break Camp 23

December 27 – 29, 2023

Ages 5 – 8 10 am – 12 pm

Ages 9 – 12 1 pm – 3 pm

$95 supplies included


Bricks Bots & Beakers


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!


North Texas Performing Arts

Theater Kids Winter break

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.

Creativity Camps – Grades K-5

Check out NTPA’s 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.

Sign up for a 3-hour half-day or choose the full-day option which combines the AM and PM camps (activities will be different in the morning and afternoon) and includes a 1-hour supervised lunch. All students should bring a snack and water bottle. Students in the full day camp should bring a sack lunch.

AM Session – 9:00 AM-12:00 PM – $50
PM Session – 1:00-4:00 PM – $50
Full Day Session – 9:00 AM-4:00 PM – $90

Winter Break Camps – Plano, Fairview, Frisco, Dallas

Wednesday, December 27 – Spiderman Saves the Day

Thursday, December 28 – The Grinch

Friday, December 29 – Toy Story Mania

Wednesday, January 3 – Minion Madness

Thursday, January 4 – Dance Party with the Trolls

Friday, January 5 – Harry’s Wizarding World

Acting Basics – Scene Study – Grades 6-9

Middle grade students will develop the key skills and vocabulary of acting and performance by rehearsing scenes as a group. They will learn about character study, plot analysis, and scene partner work, which will enhance their skills for future performances.

3-Day Session – $240

Plano – Mon. January 3-Wed. January 5, 1:00-4:00 PM

New Student Discount! Get 50% off your first camp by entering code NEW2NTPA at checkout! Only valid for a student’s first class or camp at NTPA. Can not be combined with other promotions or discounts.

Needs-based scholarships are available for all programs.


Sci Tech Discovery Center

Winter Break Camps

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!


Other Winter Camp Options that we love

Cathy’s Critters

Camp Invention

Dallas International School

YMCA Holiday Camps

Alpha Omega Gymnastics McKinney

AR Workshop Frisco 

Apex Center McKinney

The Heard Museum

Perot Museum

Texas Dynamix Gymnastics

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


Fall Camps for Kids

Fall break in Plano ISD is October 9 – 13.

Bricks, Bots & Beakers

Fall Break and After-School Classes


North Texas Performing Arts

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.

Creativity Camps – Grades K-5

Check out NTPA’s 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.

Sign up for a 3-hour half-day or choose the full-day option which combines the AM and PM camps (activities will be different in the morning and afternoon) and includes a 1-hour supervised lunch. All students should bring a snack and water bottle. Students in the full day camp should bring a sack lunch.

AM Session – 9:00 AM-12:00 PM – $50
PM Session – 1:00-4:00 PM – $50
Full Day Session – 9:00 AM-4:00 PM – $90

Fall Break Camps – Plano Only

Monday, October 9 – Belle and the Enchanted Castle

Tuesday, October 10 – Descendants

Wednesday, October 11 – Superman, Wonder Woman and their Super Friends

Thursday, October 12 – Harry, Hermione and Ron

Friday, October 13 – Nemo and Dory Meet Ariel

New Student Discount! Get 50% off your first camp by entering code NEW2NTPA at checkout! Only valid for a student’s first class or camp at NTPA. Can not be combined with other promotions or discounts.

Needs-based scholarships are available for all programs.


Other Fall Break Camps we know about

  • Artivity Central
  • Texas Dynamix Gymnastics
  • Paint n Party
  • Challenge Island
  • Kid Strong
  • Metroplex Gymnastics

Thanksgiving Week Options – November 2023

Artivity Central

November 21 through November 23.

Ages 5 – 8 10 am – 12 pm

Ages 9 – 12 1 pm – 3 pm

$95 supplies included.


Bricks Bots & Beakers


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

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.

Creativity Camps – Grades K-5

Check out NTPA’s 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.

Sign up for a 3-hour half-day or choose the full-day option which combines the AM and PM camps (activities will be different in the morning and afternoon) and includes a 1-hour supervised lunch. All students should bring a snack and a water bottle. Students in the full-day camp should bring a sack lunch.

AM Session – 9:00 AM-12:00 PM – $50
PM Session – 1:00-4:00 PM – $50
Full Day Session – 9:00 AM-4:00 PM – $90


Thanksgiving Break Camps – Plano, Fairview, Frisco, Dallas, Southlake

Monday, November 20 – Trolls Band Together

Tuesday, November 21 – The Magic of Encanto

Wednesday, November 22 – Thanksgiving with Charlie Brown and Snoopy

New Student Discount! Get 50% off your first camp by entering code NEW2NTPA at checkout! Only valid for a student’s first class or camp at NTPA. Can not be combined with other promotions or discounts.

Needs-based scholarships are available for all programs.


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