Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow, so that means we’re headed toward warmer temps- and TONS of fun things to do for President’s Week!
What: Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit at Liberty Science Center
Why: Kids will enjoy exploring, learning, inventing, and climbing their way through the newest exhibit at LSC plus meet Sid the Science Kid in person February 13 - 15.
When: Saturday, February 6 thru May 15, Sid the Science Kid appearance February 13 - 15, 11am-1pm
Where: Liberty State Park, 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ
What: YWCA Bergen County February Vacation Day Program
Why: Full-day program that combines trips and activities such as Jump On In, Aqua Adventures, FunPlex, and Kung Fu Panda 3 Movie, supervised by the YWCA’s trained child care staff. Perfect for kids in grades K-6.
When: Monday, February 15th thru Wednesday, February 17th, 7:30am - 6:30pm, $65/day (YWCA member) and $85/day (non-member)
Where: YWCA Bergen County, 112 Oak Street, Ridgewood, NJ
What: Fun Week at West Rock Indoor
Why: Tons of active FUN! Enjoy different theme days such as Carnival Day and Olympic Games Day plus basketball, soccer, football, inflatables, and more!
When: Monday, February 15 thru Friday, February 19, 10am-2pm, Day/$50, Week/$150
Where: West Rock Indoor 21 Pralle Lane, Nanuet, NY
What: Winter Camp at Flat Rock Brook Nature Association
Why: A fun week out in the wilds.
When: Tuesday, February 16 thru Friday, February 19, 9am-3:30pm, Grades 1-4, $200
Where: Flat Rock Brook 443 Van Nostrand Ave., Englewood
What: Presidents’ Day Camp at Abma’s Farm
Why: Have fun on the farm with outdoor activities, crafts, games, and more.
When: Monday. February 15 & Tuesday, February 16, 9am-3pm, Ages 5-12, Day/$60
Where: 700 Lawlins Rd., Wyckoff
What: Winter Recess Break at the Health Barn
Why: Action-packed days filled with extensive hands-on cooking, high-energy fitness, creative natural crafts plus greenhouse plantings for the spring season.
When: Monday. February 15 thru Wednesday, February 17, 9am-3pm, Ages 5-12, $120/one day, $215/two days, $325/three days
Where: 259 N. Maple Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ
What: Design Diva at Fashion Camp
Why: Your little fashionista gets a week in her element.
When: Monday, February 15 thru Friday, February 19, Ages 10-13, $450
Where: 512 Livingston St., Norwood
What: Winter Break at Closter Nature Center
Why: Discover the wonders of our current season during play, hikes, experiments, and fun with live animals.
When: Monday, February 15 thru Thursday, February 18, Grades 1-6, Day/$30
Where: Closter Nature Center 154 Ruckman Rd., Closter
What: Presidents’ Week Hockey Camp with John Hero at The Ice House
Why: Over 3 hours a day on the ice and only 25 skaters will attend so apply now!
When: Tuesday, February 16 thru Friday, February 19, 9am-3pm, $400
Where: 111 Midtown Bridge Approach, Hackensack
What: Hoop Dreamz Presidents’ Week Camp
Why: Kids will have fun doing basketball drills and playing games coached by B-ball experts. Perfect for boys & girls in grades 3rd - 9th.
When: Monday, February 15 thru Friday, February 19, 9am-2pm, $60/day or $255 for all 5 days
Where: Bergen Catholic HS, 1040 Oradell Ave., Oradell
What: Little Gym Winter Camp
Why: Shake the winter blues, literarily, at this active camp with games, sports, and more.
When: Monday, February 15 thru Friday, February 19, 9am-12pm or 1-4pm, $50 per day
Where: 28 Franklin Tpke., Waldwick
What: Presidents’ Week Camp at Tenafly Nature Center
Why: Explore the woods and trails, make crafts, share stories and play games while learning about the environment. Activities include eating s’mores around the campfire, making and tasting real maple syrup and more.
When: Monday, February 15 thru Friday, February 19, 9am-3:30pm, Pre-K-5th grade, Week/$155, Day/$40 (Plus $60 Membership Fee)
Where: 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
What: Lego Mini Camp
Why: The little ones focus on “Construction Vehicles and Machines” and the older kids learn about “Aerospace Fundamentals” at this fun 2 day camp.
When: Tuesday, February 16 & Wednesday, February 17, Grades K-6, $75
Where: The Stable, 259 N. Maple Ave., Ridgewood
What: Kids Week at The Intrepid
Why: Think 5 days of real-life NASA astronauts, live animal demos, roving robots and kids book authors. Plus their Camp Intrepid for a great drop off program.
When: Monday, February 15 thru Friday, February 19, tickets start at $17/day for kids ages 3-6
Where: Intrepid Museum, NYC