Many of our schools will be closed a few unexpected days in October or November. For working parents, these days can be rough. If you can't schedule a mini-break, here are a few resources you might want to bookmark so that you can arrange childcare now for fall school holidays.
Abundant Beginnings, Oakland takes place in local parks where kids can enjoy the break from school to be outdoors all day, from 9 to 3:30. The fall 2018 dates available are 10/8, 10/19, and 11/2.
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Bladium (Alameda) invites kids 5-14 to spend the day playing sports and games in their enormous facility when school is out. Hours are 9 am to 4 pm with extended care available. Camp Bladium is open 10/9 and 11/10.
Cub Camp at Cal's Golden Bear Gymnastics, Berkeley has 9 am to 3 pm programs scheduled for kids 4-12 years old this fall. Sign up for 10/8.
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Swiss Cheese Collective (your home) is a collection of babysitters who can be booked through their website.
JCC East Bay, Oakland offers full coverage from 8 am to 6 pm on most professional development days for kids ages 5 to 10 1/2. Kids go on field trips such as ice skating and have supervised play at the JCC. School's Out Days in Oakland include 10/13 and 11/12. More info >
Stay tuned for our guides to Thanksgiving and Winter Break camps, which includes many more choices!.