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2017 Winter Break Camps and Kids Activities in DFW

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Kids Activities & Winter Break Camps in and Around Dallas – Fort Worth

Looking for ways to keep the kids entertained while they’re out of school for the Holidays? Check out these great winter break camps in the DFW area.

12 Days of Winter Camp (Carrollton)

Carrollton Public Library offer 12 days of Winter Break festivities. Different activities will be featured every day from Tuesday, December 26 through Sunday, January 7 at both the Josey Ranch Lake location (1700 Keller Springs Road) and the Hebron & Josey location (4220 N. Josey Lane). Ages 6+ or all ages depending on activity and location. Visit website for details.

Dallas Zoo – Wild Adventure Camps (Dallas)

Do you have what it takes to be a wildlife science investigator? Discover the behaviors and adaptations that help animals become apex predators or elusive prey. Campers will diagnose, sleuth, track, investigate, and discover these behaviors and adaptations through hands-on activities, outdoor play, close-up animal experiences, zookeeper chats and Zoo tours unique to each day’s theme. All camps run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and are for PreK – 5th grade. Camps are 12/27-12/29/17 and 1/2 – 1/5/18. Cost is $45 per session.


Discovery Science Place (Tyler)

Three Days of making, creating and learning at the Discovery Science Place; ages K – 6th grade. Make: Machines, December 27th,  Make: Music & Games, December 28th and Make: Create, December 29th. Day camps are from 10am – 4pm each day, with extended care available from 7:30 am – 5:30 pm for an additional fee. The cost is $25 per day per camper and includes a snack and all camp materials.


Heard Museum Mini Camps (McKinney)

The Heard offers two mini-camps that explore a different topic and include indoor and outdoor activities as well as a take home project. Designed for children in Kindergarten through 6th grade (ages ages 5-12). Tuition: non-members $20/person; members $17/person. Dynamic Dinos, Thursday December 28th from 9:30am – 12noon; Beaks and Tweets, Friday, December 29th from 9:30am – 12noon. Visit website for details.

Holiday Craze (Farmers Branch)

Holiday Craze is a recreational day camp program operated by the Farmers Branch Parks and Recreation Department and is open to children ages 6-12 years. The program meets from 7:30 am – 6 pm at the Farmers Branch Community Recreation Center. The program includes on-site activities, entertainment, field trips, and more. December 26-29, 2017 and January 2-5, 2018. Tuition is $100 for Farmers Branch residents, $200 for non-residents and $50 for Farmers Branch residents receiving financial aid.

Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academies of Dallas/Fort Worth

Are you looking for an enriching and engaging early education experience for your child? Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academies of Dallas/Fort Worth are proud to provide innovative facilities and effective educational programs for children 6 weeks through 12 years. Their “Hug First, Then Teach” philosophy symbolizes their mission to establish nurturing environments so children can be creative and confident as they expand their horizons. With a wide variety of activities involving science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics, your child is sure to love Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academies. Enrolling now for Preschool, After School, Holiday / Winter Break or Summer Programs.

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Richardson Gymnastics Camp

December 27-29. Participants can register for 1 day, 2 days or all 3 days and the camp will run from 8:30 am – 5 pm. Children between 4-13 years old are invited to attend and do not have to be currently enrolled in classes at Richardson Gymnastics Center.

Texas Discovery Gardens (Dallas)

Two camps for K – 4th grade. Winter Critters Camp, Take a break from the frigid temperatures outside and come into our Earth Explorers Camp as we learn about ways that animals in Texas avoid the ice and snow. Have an Ice Day Winter Camp, 1/3 – 1/5/18: Join the EarthExplorers as we explore ice, snow, and everything cold! Times 9:30am – 3:30pm; tuition is $40 non-members; $118 for members.

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TI Winter Camp

This daily program will keep campers busy with age specific activities to keep them stimulated and moving. Activities include daily swimming in our heated indoor pool, structured games, educational activities, arts and crafts and much more. Campers will be split into age-appropriate groups for all activities. December 21, 2017 – January 3, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Kid’s Camp (5-8) and Teen Camp (9-13); daily themes. Tuition: $35/day for members and $40/day for non-members.

Texas Legends Winter Basketball Camp (Frisco)

Children will learn a variety of skills and drills from the Texas Legends star studded coaching staff including visits from celebrity guests and complimentary camp gifts. The 3-day camp is for boys and girls between ages 6-14 who are looking to improve their game, compete in fun camp contests, and interact with the most fan-friendly team in DFW. December 27, 28, and 29 from 9am – 3:30pm. Tuition is $155 or %105 for season ticket holder.


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