Children love winter break. It’s a time for them to sleep in, build snowmen, spend time with family, and relax. But, parents, especially parents who work, see winter break differently. For them, it is a time where they have to juggle their regular day-to-day tasks, work, and their children at home. 

To help you balance your time during winter break, many children’s activity companies have started offering winter break camps that children can attend when they are off from school. We’ve outlined some of the best winter camps by locations and type so you can find the right one for your child. Ah, winter break for everyone!

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Winter break camps in Chicago

Need a break while your child is off from school? Check out some of our favorite winter break camps in Chicago so your child can have fun with arts & crafts, cooking, and outdoor activities.

  1. Small Gathering Art Camp | Lakeview, Chicago | Ages 4-8 | Book
  2. Hyde Park Neighborhood Club | Hyde Park, Chicago | Ages 5-14 | Book
  3. NY Kids Club | Lincoln Park, Chicago | Ages 2.5-7 | Book
  4. Oui Chef Cooking Camp | Lincoln Park, Chicago | Ages 6-12 | Book
  5. Unicoi Art Studio | Lakeview, Chicago | Ages 5-12 | Book
  6. Double J Riding Club | Countryside, IL | Ages 4-12 | Book

Learn more about these fun winter break camps in Chicago in our full article!

Winter day camps in Los Angeles

Make the most out of your child’s time off from school by signing them up for one of these exciting winter day camps in Los Angeles. Maybe they want to learn French or Spanish, surf, create art, or advance their STEAM knowledge? We’ve got all that and more!

  1. Cultural Bytes | Glendale, CA | Ages 4-12 | Book
  2. Perfect Day Surf Camp | Santa Monica, CA | Ages 8-14 | Book
  3. The Artsy Backyard | La Brea, Los Angeles | Ages 6-14 | Book
  4. Petit Bizoo Art Studio | Encino, Los Angeles | Ages 5-11 | Book
  5. Design Hive STEAM Camp | Mid City, Los Angeles | Ages 4-12 | Book

We’ve broken down each of these winter day camps in Los Angeles in our article.

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DC & Arlington winter break camps

Time off from school is a great time for children to explore new hobbies and interests. Check out these exciting Maryland, DC, and Arlington winter break camps, which offer cooking, STEM, dance, sewing, and more enriching activities.

  1. Cookology at Ballston Quarter | Ashton Heights, Arlington | Ages 8-17 | Book
  2. Stemtree of Ashburn | Ashburn, VA | Ages 4-11 | Book
  3. Bella Ballerina | Leesburg, VA | Ages 3-9 | Book
  4. DC Kids Makerspace | Northwest Washington, DC | Ages 3-18+ | Book
  5. Sewfabulous Sewing School | Pikesville, MD | Ages 7-16 | Book
  6. Masi Sports Academy | Silver Spring, MD | Ages 5-10 | Book

Review our full article to learn more about these DC & Arlington winter break camp offerings.

Winter break camps on Long Island and in NYC

Time off from school is a great time for children to explore new hobbies and interests. Check out these exciting Maryland, DC, and Arlington winter break camps, which offer cooking, STEM, dance, sewing, and more enriching activities.

  1. iCamp | Bridgehampton, NY | Ages 3-9 | Book
  2. The Green School | Sagaponack, NY | Ages 3-10 | Book
  3. Gantry Kids & Teens | Long Island City, NY | Ages 5-11 | Book
  4. NY Kids Club | Multiple locations in Manhattan & Brooklyn  | Ages 2.5-6 | Book
  5. The Craft Salon Studio | Flatbush, Brooklyn | Ages 8-13 | Book
  6. Brooklyn Game Lab | Park Slope, Brooklyn | Ages 4-14 | Book
  7. The Movement Creative | Columbus Circle, Manhattan | Ages 7-17 | Book
  8. FunFit Kids | Upper West Side, Manhattan | Ages 3-8 | Book
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Looking for more winter break camps on Long Island and activities all around NYC? Check out the Sawyer marketplace to explore educators near you.

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