Things to Do in Bergen County: New Jersey Teachers Convention Weekend Survival Guide

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Brace Yourself.  New Jersey Teachers Convention is upon us.

Lucky we’ve got your cheat sheet- our NJ Teachers Convention Week Survival Guide- check out our list of places to keep the kiddos busy.

What: Bats, Bats, Bats, Magic Show and Craft Workshop
Why: It’s all going down at the Stable (and yes, the bats are live)
When: Thursday, November 6 and Friday 7th, check website for times/prices
Where: Anne Zusy Youth Center, 131 N. Maples Ave., Ridgewood

What: Health Barn Holiday Camp
Why: Your child can be both chef and organic farmer, while eating healthy delicious food, and enjoying fun games and activities.
When: Thursday, November 6 and/or Friday, November 7, 9am-3pm, ages 5-12
Where: 700 Lawlins Rd., Wyckoff

What: Jeff Kinney Author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book Series Event
Why: Jeff will speak about his upcoming (9th!) book, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul, at this very special presentation.
When: Friday, November 7, 11:30am-12:30pm, $17
Where: YWCA, 112 Oak St., Ridgewood

What: Basketball Mini Camp
Why: Fine tune skills with practice, drills, and fun.
When: Thursday, November 6 & Friday, November 7, 9am- 12pm/$30 or 9am-3pm/$45, Kindergarten-8th grade
Where: YJCC Bergen County, 605 Pascack Rd., Washington Twp.

What: Papermaking: Sheets & Envelopes
Why: A great hands-on class for kids curious about paper making.  Work with recycled paper fiber to create handmade paper stationery sets!
When: Thursday, November 6, 2-4pm, $40, Ages 7+
Where: The Craft Lounge, 324 Broad Ave., Leonia

What: Teen GLOW Party at West Rock Indoor
Why: THE EVENT. Blacklights, Bouncers, Pure Energy DJs and Fun for Your Middle Schooler. 
When: Friday, November 7th, 7pm to 9pm
Where: West Rock Indoor, 21 Pralle Lane, Nanuet, NY

What: Gravity Vault Break Camp
Why: 2 hours of hoisting and climbing, perfect cure for the mid-day slump.
When: Thursday, November 6th and Friday, November 7th, noon-2pm, $45/one day, $85/two days
Where: 107 Pleasant Ave @ Rt. 17N, Upper Saddle River, 201.934.ROCK (7625)

What: Bounce Safari Teachers Convention Camp
Why: Bounce around at this adored Waldwick fun space.
When: Thursday, November 6th and Friday, November 7th, 9:30am to 12pm, $19.95/child, call to reserve: (201) 857-4000
Where: 3 North Street, Waldwick

What: Hoop Dreamz Basketball Camp
Why: Boys and Girls from 3rd to 8th grade can sharpen their skills in this top basketball program.
When: Thursday, November 6th and Friday, November 7th, 9am-2pm, $125 for both days (no single day option)
Where: OLV - 150 Harriot Ave. Harrington Park


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