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10 Mid-Winter Break Camps to Keep the Kids Busy

If you still haven't made plans for the upcoming mid winter break from school, we've got options for you!



Uplift Writing and Communication
Uplift Writing’s upcoming Mid-Winter Break Camp encompasses a variety of exciting writing styles. Kids will be given a platform to discover the power of blogging in the 21st century, storytelling, mythology, spoken word, and poetry. They'll also have the chance to make DIY crafts that align with the daily discussed topics and learn techniques in writing and coding.

When: February 19-23 
Where: 5758 35th Ave. NE, Seattle.
Who:  Late elementary and middle school ages


Arena Sports
Burn off all that extra home-from-school-energy by keeping them active all day long at one of the Arena Sports camps. Half day camp available for ages 3-5. 

When: February 19-23 (Redmond location, February 15-16 and 19)
Where: All five locations (Magnuson, Issaquah, Redmond, SODO and Mill Creek)
Who: Ages 3-12


Thrive Art School
At this art camp, the theme is Amazing Ancient Beasts and kids will learn about animals like the Moa, the Woolly Mammoth, and the adorable Indohhus, which used to roam our planet. They will also get to use a whole range of art materials to create their own versions of these exotic ancient beasts. When it's time for a short break, they can walk one block to the park for some fresh air (weather permitting) and a snack. 

When: February 19-22, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Where: Madison and Ravenna locations
Who: Ages 5-10


SANCA Circus Camp
The School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts has camps that will teach your kids the finer points of tumbling, aerial arts, juggling, the trapeze and more. 

When: February 19-23, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Where: 674 South Orcas St., Seattle
Who: Ages 6-17


Pacific Science Center
PacSci camps are offered at Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center in Bellevue and Pacific Science Center in Seattle February 19-23, and at St. Thomas School in Medina February 20-23 for grades K-5. Ignite your child’s curiosity at one of these innovative camps. Campers will engage in facilitated activities and experiments in topics like animal life, robotics, plant life, physics and more. 

When: February 19-23 at Mercer Slough and Pacific Science Center, February 20-23 at St. Thomas School in Medina.
Where: Mercer Slough, Pacific Science Center or St. Thomas School
Who: Grades K-5


SIFF Filmmaking Camp
This camp is taught by a professional film educator and four  filmmaking mentors. Students will have a comprehensive experience of creating a film and the great open doors of the Seattle Center to have some fun when they need a break. Make several short films in just five days in small groups, and learn the basics of working together as a movie crew, writing scripts, directing actors, using accessible filmmaking technology, and digital editing. At the end of the week, the short films will be celebrated with a family screening in the SIFF Film Center Theater.

When: February 19-23
Where: SIFF Film Center, Seattle Center
Who: Ages 9-12


Kids Science Labs
They'll still be learning even though they're not in school at this camp for science enthusiasts. Innovative projects and fun hands-on experiments will also show them how fun learning can be.

When: February 19-23
Where: Kids Science Labs, 405 NE 71st St., Seattle
Who: Ages 4-12


Museo Art Academy
Whether your child is a brand-new beginner or an aficionado of all things art, this camp provides an opportunity to build skills, learn new techniques, and unleash your child’s imagination. Working with a variety of visual art forms, each day brings new projects that include drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture.

When: Febraury 19-22, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: 300 NE Gilman Blvd, Suite 100, Issaquah
Who: Ages 5-14


Camp Roots
Camp Roots School Break Camps give children the opportunity to spend their school breaks outside - playing, hiking, crafting, and connecting to the world around them. 

When: February 19-23
Where: Saint Edward State Park, Kenmore
Who: Ages 6-12


Drama Kids International
During this Medieval Mystery Camp, kids will visit a medieval castle and solve the Mystery of the Missing Dragon Trainer, while developing acting and improvisation skills, creative expression, speaking abilities, empathy and self-confidence.

When: February 19-23
Where: 507 S 3rd St, Renton
Who: Ages 6-12



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