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2019 Spring Break Camps in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware

Need a way to keep the kids busy during spring break? Whether they’re interested in art, nature or science, these camps offer days of fun and discovery close to home.

Spring Break Camp at the Arden Theatre Company

When: April 15-19
Where: 40 N. 2nd St., Philadelphia
Cost: $325 per week
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Kids take acting, improve, music, dance, storytelling and design classes while making an original production they’ll show off on the final day.
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School Holiday Camp at the Bucks County Audubon Society

When: April 15-19
Where: 2877 Creamery Rd., New Hope, PA
Cost: $45-$300
Activities relate to a different theme each day, from discovering birds to exploring watersheds to insects to building a fairy house.
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School's Out Art Camp at the Wayne Art Center

When: April 15-19
Where: 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA
Cost: $85, full day; $45, half day
Budding artists get their creativity flowing during a variety of activities.
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School Holiday Workshops at the Darlington Arts Center

When: April 15-18 & 22
Where: 977 Shavertown Rd., Garnet Valley, PA
Cost: $56-$70 per day
Extended care: Call 610- 358-3632 to arrange.
Workshop themes differ each day and include pop art, theatre, cooking and crafts, and clay.
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Spring Break Camp at the Marple Sports Arena

When: April 15-19 & April 22-23
Where: 611 Parkway Dr., Broomall PA
Cost: $45 per day
Extended care: After-care is available.
Get active during skating, rock-wall climbing and arcade games.
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Vacation Camp at the Philly Art Center

When: April 15-19 & April 22-23
Where: Locations in Fairmount (2501 Olive St.) & Queen Village (514 Bainbridge St.), Phila.
Cost: $76 per day
Extended care: 8-9am & 3-6pm; $5 per hour
Kids draw, build, collage, paint and enjoy outdoor playtime.
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Spring Break Camp at the Riverbend Environmental Education Center

When: April 15-19 & April 23-25
Where: 1950 Spring Mill Rd., Gladwyne, PA
Cost: $95 
Extended care: 8-9am & 3:30-6pm; $20 per day
Grounded in nature-based STEM education, kids enjoy hikes, outdoor exploration, crafts, science experiments and hands-on activities.
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Day-Off Camp at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education

When: April 15-19 & 22
Where: 8480 Hagys Mill Rd., Philadelphia
Cost: $62 per day 
Extended care: 3-6pm; $15 per day 
Campers search for signs of the changing season, explore the grounds and play games.
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School’s Out, Get Outside Camp at the Briar Bush Nature Center

When: April 18, 19 & 22
Where: 1212 Edge Hill Rd., Abington, PA
$65 per day
Extended care: Call for details.
Spend the day outdoors with hikes, games, animal presentations and crafts.
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Spring Break Science Camp at the Academy of Natural Sciences

When: April 18, 19, 22 & 23
Where: 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia
Cost: $65 per day
Each day features a presentation by a teacher-naturalist, an exploration of the exhibits, games, crafts, animal presentations and science experiments.
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Camps in New Jersey

Spring Break Camp at Fernbrook Farms Environmental Education Center

When: April 19 & April 22-26
Where: 142 Bordentown Georgetown Rd., Chesterfield, NJ
Cost: $59 per day
Extended care: 7:30am ($8)-5:30pm ($12)
Kids hike, explore, meet farm animals and other farm activities.
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Spring Break Explorers at the Plainsboro Preserve

When: April 22-26
Where: 80 Scotts Corner Rd., Cranbury, NJ​
Cost: $12 per day; $35 for all five sessions
Hit the trails to search for vernal ponds, meet critters and celebrate Earth Day.
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Climbing Mini Camp at Elite Climbing

When: April 24 & 25
Where: 67 Old Kings Hwy., Maple Shade
Cost: $45 per day
Extended care: 8:30-10am & 3-4:30pm; $10 per day
Kids learn to rock climb via hands-on practice and games.
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Spring Break Camp at the Delaware Museum of Natural History

When: April 15-19 & April 22-26
Where: 4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE
Cost: $260 per week; $52 per day
Extended care: Morning- and after-care are available.
Each day is spent exploring a different science or nature topic through games, crafts, science experiments and animal presentations.
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Spring Zoo Camp at the Brandywine Zoo

When: April 22-26
Where: 1001 N. Park Dr., Wilmington, DE
Cost $250 for the week
Extended care: After-care is available for $50 per week
Kids channel their inner wild side with Citizen Science-related activities; they’ll collect real data to help scientists and enjoy games, crafts and learning stations.
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Spring Break Camps at Delaware Nature Society Sites

When: April 22-26
Where: Abbott’s Mill Nature Center, Milford; Ashland Nature Center, Hockessin; Coverdale Farm Preserve, Greenville; DuPont Environmental Education Center, Wilmington
Cost: $210-$335 per week
Extended care: Available at Ashland Nature Center from 3-5:30pm; $50
Activities vary by location but may include stream exploration, outdoor games, trail hikes, nature crafts, cooking classes and animal presentations.
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