Cobb County School District has scheduled the holiday break from December 21 until January 1. Keeping the kids entertained over winter break can be a challenge. And this year it will take a little more creativity because many of the normal events and activities aren’t happening or are limited. To ensure a jolly season for all, here are some holiday camps in and around East Cobb.
Camp at Ninja Quest
Bring out your inner ninja with warrior games, parkour, obstacles, competitions, and more!
Where: 3910 Canton Road, Marietta
When: Dec 21-23, Dec 28-30; Full Day 9am-4pm, Half Day 9am-1pm
Who: Ages 4 and older, must be potty trained
Price: Full Day- $70/day or $180/3 days, Half Day-$50/day or $120/3 days
More information: https://www.ninjaquestfitness.com/ or 678-384-6500
Camp Kingfisher’s Winter Break Camp
The animals may be hibernating for the winter, but Camp Kingfisher is full of activity. Come unplug and connect to nature. Take a hike and discover the many ways animals handle cold temperatures, use science to make snowmen, and then warm up by a big campfire.
Where: Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell
When: December 21-24, December 24-31; 9am-4pm (Camp ends at 2pm on December 24 and 31)
Who: Grades K-7
Price: Prices vary per session
More information: https://www.chattnaturecenter.org/ or 770-992-2055
Dynamite Days Off
Come spend your holidays at the YMCA! During Cobb County school holiday breaks our qualified counselors will lead activities that will help build your child’s self-confidence, strengthen their social skills, deepen their respect for others and build lasting relationships. Activities may include swimming, crafts, sports and group games.
Where: McCleskey YMCA, 1055 E Piedmont Road, Marietta
When: Dec 21-23, Dec 28-Jan 5; 7:30am-6pm (No camp on December 31)
Who: Ages 5-12
More information: https://ymcaatlanta.org/ymca-locations/mccleskey-cobb/ or 770-977-5991
Kids 4 Coding
Virtual Winter Break Camps for ages 7-13. Four walls can’t contain your kids’ creativity! Set them free to code and collaborate with fun and exciting programs in Game Design, Roblox, Minecraft, Python and more.
Where: Virtual Camp
When: Dec 28-31; 10am-11am, 1pm-2pm
Who: Ages 7-13
Price: $129 (use code: Save50 for $50 off)
More information: https://www.kids4coding.com/winterbreakcamps or 1-800-484-2664
Open Play Camp
Run, play, jump and tumble in one of the two gyms and enjoy a day of free play. Call to reserve at least 48 hours in advance, walk-ins will not be accepted due to child to teacher ratio.
Where: Champion Kids, 1465 Canton Road, Marietta
When: December 21-Jan 1; 9am-1pm (Closed Dec 24 and 25)
Who: Ages 2.5 and older, must be potty trained
Price: $40/1 day, $110/3 days, $150/5 days (10% sibling discount)
More information: https://championkids.net/camps/ or 770-874-5200
School’s Out Camp
Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) offers a varied program filled with exciting, engaging, and safe activities for children during school holidays and teacher work days. Campers enjoy a non-stop day complete with stimulating activities like cooking, swimming, sports, arts & crafts, ropes course, and more. MJCCA Day Camps organize these fabulous programs for the days your child’s school is closed.
Where: Marcus Jewish Community Center, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody
When: Dec 21-23, Dec 28-30; 8am-4pm
Who: Grades K-6
Price: $210/member, $270/non-member
More information: https://www.atlantajcc.org/interior-pages/camps-school-s-out-camp/ or 678-818-4000
Young Chef’s Academy Winter Camps
When school is closed, Young Chefs is open! Culinary camps bring the art of cooking and the science of baking to life in a FUN, interactive setting!
Where: Young Chef’s Academy, 230 Hammond Drive, NE Suite 368, Sandy Springs
When: Dec 21-Jan 4
Who: Ages 5 and older
More information: sandyspringsga.youngchefsacademy.com/camps or 404-255-9263
Please Note: As things continue to change during this time, it is always a good idea to verify details, closures, hours of operation, and any requirements or procedures for guests before visiting. Thank You!
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