School’s Out, Bergen County Spring Break Camps Are In

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Whether your kids have spent the year learning in-school or remotely, there’s no question that spring break will provide a much-needed mental break for kids. Most families have seen a big increase in screen time – understandably so – this year, but Bergen’s small business are here to help. Depending on your child’s interests, signing them up for a spring break camp can help release energy, socialize in-person and explore their passions. Plus, bonus free time for you makes it a win for all. With families hungry for entertainment, spots are filling up fast.


Tumbles of Glen Rock: Do you have a ninja warrior in training living climbing the walls at home? Join Tumbles for a Ninja Warrior camp, where kids ages 3 to 9 will test their strength and skills on obstacle courses, games, relays, and arts & crafts. Nut-free snacks provided. (175 Rock Rd., Glen Rock, 201-857-4310, camp runs Monday March 29-Friday April 2, 9 am-12 pm, $275 for the week)


Bergen Equestrian Center Time to let your kids horse around. Ages 7 to 13 learn horse safety, barn behavior, grooming, horsemanship skills and so much more, even if your child has no previous riding experience. Each camper will have a daily 1-hour riding lesson, and leave knowing a horse-load of animal information. (40 Fort Lee Rd., Leonia, 201-336-3370, camp runs from Monday April 5-Friday April 9, 9 am-1 pm, $595)


USA Sports Schools Out Multi Sports Camp A variety of ages and abilities can get out in the fresh air during the multi sports camp. Campers have the opportunity to develop their athletic skills in at least 10 sports including soccer, lacrosse, baseball and basketball, while having fun and making friends. (ages 5-11, camp runs in Westwood, River Vale, Glen Rock, camp runs from Monday March 29-Thursday April 1, 9 am-12 pm, $140)


Ridgewood YMCA Kids in kindergarten through 8th grade get a little of everything at this full-day spring break camp. Combining recreational and educational activities, including swimming, arts & crafts and theme days, each day at the Ridgewood YMCA's camp bring new excitement for its campers. (112 Oak St., Ridgewood, camp runs from Monday March 29-Friday April 2, 9-6 pm with flexible drop off and pick up hours)


High Exposure Spring Break Camps Adventure-seekers enjoy rock climbing, ninja training, nerf arena, archery, camp fires and so much more at this half- or full-day camp. Kids have the opportunity to participate in team building skills as they play games, zip line and test their balance on the 80-foot obstacle course. (266 Union St., Northvale, 201-768-8600, camp runs Monday April 5 to Friday April 16, half-day 9 am-12 pm, full day 9 am-3 pm, pricing varies based on selection)


Northern Valley Sports Academy Sports lovers get their fix at NVSA’s spring break camp, which offers an action-packed week of fun. Campers ages 5 to 13 play traditional sports including soccer, basketball and flag football, as well as dodgeball, capture the flag, freeze tag, and air hockey. Art and a bounce house round out the excitement. (100 Oakland Ave., Closter, 201-750-3275, camp runs from Monday April 5-Friday April 9 or Monday April 12-Friday April 16, 9 am-3 pm, full day $85, full week $395)


One River School Artists-in-the-making can fine tune their skills at a variety of Spring Break Camps for different ages, abilities and artistic interests. With camps for kids in Kindergarten through grade 12, including sea creature sculptures for younger kids to mythical paintings for older, all kids will have the chance to flex their creative side. (319 Franklin Turnpike, Allendale, 201-466-1372, camp runs Monday March 29-Thursday April 1 and Monday April 5-Friday April 9, 9:30 am-12 pm and 12:30-3 pm, $280-$375) 


My Gym Glen Rock For a boredom fixer, give kids ages 3 to 10 some physical activity at My Gym’s Spring Break Camp, where campers stay active and engaged in their mini-camp programs. The three-hour camps include a variety of activities such as games, dances, gymnastics, arts & crafts, relay races and snack. (522 Broad St., Glen Rock, 201-444-4644, camp runs from Monday March 29-Friday April 2, $60-$250)


Tenafly Nature Center This fully outdoor camp brings kids closer to nature while learning and exploring the world around them. Kids walk along the TNC trails, make crafts, play games and learn important information about the environment. Plus, special animals may make a surprise appearance. (313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly, 201-568-6093, camp runs from Friday April 2-Friday April 9, 9 am-3 pm, $80 per day)


Clay Paper Scissors Candy and construction? Count us in. Kids work with wood to create a customized candy dispenser, then get their hands dirty making their slime creations. This hands-on, one-day camp is perfect for creative kids in 1st grade and up. (380 Kinderkamack Rd., Oradell, 917-721-3470, camp runs on Friday April 2nd, 9:30 am,-12:30 pm, $65)


Code Ninjas Empower your child’s love of STEM and video games at Code Ninja’s Spring Break camps. During the week, campers will learn to code during the daily camp theme including the Game Builders’ Club, Roblox Create, RoboPRO, Snap It Together and STEM Activities camps for ages 7 to 14. (383 Market St., Building B Unit 6, Saddle Brook, 551-300-2633, camp runs Monday April 5-Friday April 9, 9 am-3 pm, $100 per day.)


Superdome Sports Give your kids activity level a boost at Superdome Sports All Sports Spring Break clinics. Soccer, flag football, wiffle ball, field hockey and arts & crafts are just some of the activity, plus contest and raffles. (134 Hopper Ave., Waldwick, 201-444-7660, camp runs Monday April 5-Friday April 9 and Monday April 12-Friday April 16, full and half-day options available)


HealthBarn USA This outdoor camp bring kids closer to nature while creating a focus on living a healthly lifestyle. Gardening, nature hikes, cooking and composting are just some the fun and educational activities for kids ages 5 to 12 to enjoy. (1057 Hillcrest Road, Ridgewood, 1057 Hillcrest Road, 201-444-2955, camp runs from Monday March 29-Friday April 2, 9 am-3 pm)


Fountain Fitness Center Kids stay active and healthy at this full-day spring break camp. Utilizing the facility's large indoor and outdoor space, campers have the opportunity to run around with other kids their age while having fun with sports and other activities. (1150 NJ-17, Ramsey, 201-282-5225, camp runs from Monday April 5-Friday April 9 and Monday April 19-Friday April 23, 9 am-4 pm)

*Bergen Mama does not guarantee availability at time of publication

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