Spotlight on February Break Camps - 510 Families

Spotlight on February Break Camps

Thanks to Monkey Business Camp, The Busy Bee Activity Center, El Cerrito Martial Arts, and GrowFit Sports Camp for sponsoring this guide to schools-out day camps with days of fun available when your kid has time off in February.

Presidents’ Week (AKA Ski Week) February Camps

Some East Bay schools have a February school break around Presidents Day. Whether you call it ‘ski week’ or ‘mid-winter recess’ if you have to work when the kids are out of school, we got you. Here are some options, along with pricing for a la carte days for those in need of East Bay Presidents Day break camps.

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Busy Bee Activity Center's School Break Day Camps (Alameda)

No School. No Problem. The Busy Bee Activity Center’s Day Camps provide your busy bee with a variety of creative learning activities while you are busy at work including thematic arts & crafts, story-time and educational videos, open gym play, Zumba, yoga, and snacks. The program is run by credentialed and certified educators. Kids PreK-5th grade welcome!

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El Cerrito Martial Arts Fun Camp (El Cerrito)

El Cerrito Martial Arts Camp is the place for fun and being your best, for kids ages 4 - 12. Camp features Daily Jiu Jitsu Classes (no experience needed), kid approved themes, child safety, daily outdoor activities, arts & crafts, dodge ball, LEGO, games, and reading time.

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GrowFit Sports Camp (Walnut Creek / Concord, East Bay (Other))

Experience a fun-filled camp for kids aged 4-12. Enjoy nine daily sports and games, from basketball to bubble soccer in a socially safe environment where traditional and innovative games bring joy. Sign up for your child's opportunity to shine and grow!

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Monkey Business Camp (Berkeley)

Spend the week with unplugged fun with dynamic and caring staff at a camp with roots in the Bay for 25 years. Structured times of games, food project, art, and community building with circle games and singing, and open choice times for playing board games, yarn arts, basketball, four square, tag. Campers ages 5.75 to 10 (some exceptions for ages 5.25+); youth leader program for ages 11+

Aran's Not Quite Spring Break Art Camp (Castro Valley)

Art camps give children and teens, ages 5+ the space to explore their creativity and make new friends. Various art projects such as raw clay, canvas painting with acrylic paint, pottery painting, and glass fusing. All materials are included.

Aurora School February Break Camp (Oakland)

This camp is for grades K to 8. Themed activities TBA.

Bay Area Ballplayers Advanced Indoor Baseball Camp (Lafayette / Moraga / Orinda)

Train with professional coaches in 4 key areas: hitting, pitching, defense, and speedwork. Ages 10 to 12.

Brushstrokes Presidents Week Art Camp (Berkeley)

Youth programs are for ages 6 to 10. Campers will create 2D and sculptural projects in a variety of media, including pottery painting and hand-building with clay.

Creative Community Alameda (Alameda)

A supportive space for school-aged children to explore their creative expression, connect deeply with others, and have meaningful experiences with the natural world run by 2 former teachers. Emphasis on social-emotional development.

Head Over Heels Gymnastics Presidents' Camp (Emeryville)

Gymnastics and circus activities, arts and crafts, and games for potty-trained children ages 3 to 12.

Little Theater Company Presidents Week Camp (Alameda)

Campers will learn how to read scripts, do basic choreography, and play theater games. Campers perform a 30-minute version of The Jungle Book for parents on February 23rd.

MOCHA Ski Week Art Camps (Oakland)

MOCHA Art Camps are innovative hands-on arts activities for children, ages 5 to 12. Campers are immersed in thematic artistic mediums where they can work within a structured environment while being free to test the limits of their imagination.

One Big Love Art Camp (Oakland)

Art-making camps for ages 6 to 11. Papier-Maché supplies, lunch, and snacks are provided.

Piedmont Recreational Camps (Piedmont)

Lots of themes and hours vary for kid enrichment: multi-sport, coding, and cooking. Details on page 47 of the linked guide. Ages 7 to 15

Sticky Art Lab (Berkeley)

Ages 6-12. Wear clothes to get messy and create art. Days usually have a theme around materials.

The Sewing Room Sewing Camp (Alameda)

In this popular day camp, students work on a project of their choice, which costs a bit extra for materials. There are many choices, including tote bags, hats, and dresses. Drop-ins welcome. Ages 8 to 16.

The Village Kids' Club (Alameda)

Small mash-up camps that kids love - Ski Week is a world culture, cooking and art camp - in a beautiful custom built space with lots of physical activity and engaging activities.

Ultimate Sports Connection Presidents Day Camp (Walnut Creek / Concord)

Ages 4 to 12. Gymnastics, trampoline, games, crafts, and lots of laughing.

Warriors Basketball Academy Holiday Sessions (Oakland, East Bay (Other), San Francisco/Marin)

Multi-day basketball skill clinics are for boys & girls, ages 7-15, of all skill levels and abilities. There's an option to pay more and receive Golden State Warriors tickets, too.


Hats off to Monkey Business Camp, The Busy Bee Activity Center, El Cerrito Martial Arts, and GrowFit Sports Camp for sponsoring this guide to school’s out day camps with days of fun available when your kid has time off in February.

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