Spring has sprung! With Spring Break for many schools starting next week, you might be wondering how to entertain your kids when they are off of school. We’ve made a list of fun activities and camps that will keep your kids busy, without breaking the bank.
With spring comes baseball season. From April 10 to April 13, you can hone your baseball skills with the Rockland Boulders team. Prepare for the upcoming season while playing with your favorite players and coaches. The academy runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is for kids between the ages of 7 and 12 years old. Single day registrations are available as well, and there are discounts for multi-sibling and BouldBird’s Flock discounts are available.
Rockland Boulders, Palisades Credit Union Park
1 Provident Bank Park Drive, Pomona
Take the kids to Howe Caverns next week and let them explore the largest show cave in the Northeast. Reserve a Family Flashlight Tour or choose between a four tower zip line, a rope course, a rock wall or an air jumper to entertain your little ones. The park is open daily for Spring Break, April 7 to April 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
225 Discovery Drive, Howes Cave
Bring your child to Gold’s Gym this spring break for a camp that is full of active fun. From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 10 to April 14 there will be a “camp style” day filled with games and activities suitable for any child. All participants should bring lunch, snack, and a water bottle, and should wear sneakers and comfortable clothing. Late pick up is available. Day camps range from $35 a day for members to $45 a day for non-members.
258 Titusville Road, Poughkeepsie
All children ages 5 to 11 are welcome to Wild Earth’s Spring Break Camp, filled with nature immersion, adventure, and creativity. This three-day camp, April 11 – 14, teaches children about the wilderness, like how to build fires, along with other useful skills. In the event of a weather cancelation, Friday, April 14 is reserved as a weather make-up day. Camps begin at 10 a.m. and go until 3:30 p.m. and are priced at $240. Sibling discounts and financial aid are available.
Stony Kill Road, Accord
Each day campers explore and play in the fields, ponds, and forests surrounding the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum. Children’s natural curiosity will be nurtured through a variety of outdoor experiences like log turning, fort building, and searching for signs of spring. After playing outdoors, children will meet animals and enjoy crafts and games. All campers must bring a bag lunch; hot chocolate will be provided. The camp is from April 11-April 14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The price of the camp for museum members is $42 per day, and $48 for non-members.
Outdoor Discovery Center
Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall