Vacation camps and day options for February break

by beth on January 30, 2018

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Above: Southborough Rec is bringing in F.A.S.T. Athletics to run a sports camp for K-5 over February break. (image cropped from Facebook)

It seems hard to fathom, but the next school break is only a few weeks away.

Parents who aren’t taking the week off work may be looking for options. (Even those who are may be looking for something to keep kids from climbing the walls at home.)

Southborough Recreation offers a half day camp that will help kids burn energy. They just revamped the program to cover grades K-5. (It was originally oriented for grades 3-6.)

If that doesn’t work for your family, neighboring towns offer options that cover more hours and/or grades. Since they aren’t exclusive to residents, Southborough families can take advantage.

Northborough offers the most coverage with individual-full-day camps for K-5. You can choose any or all days of the week. So, it’s perfect if you’re taking a couple days off during the break.

Framingham offers the options that cover 5-13 year olds. Kids can attend a morning soccer clinic, an afternoon sports camp, or attending both with supervised lunch between.

In addition, you can find “vacation week camp” programs at area facilities. Some options include classes at Sew Studio in Southborough, half/full day camps at Ski Ward in Shrewsbury, and half day baseball acadamy at Hit Quarter’s in Shrewsbury.

Have another great option to share? Post in the comments below.

Here are details on the Recreation camp offerings. Note: the Monday of that week is President’s Day. So, each program only covers Tuesday, February 20th – Friday, February 23:

Southborough Recreation

Feb vacation flyer

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February Fun Camp:
Grades K-5. 9:00 am – noon at Woodward School Gym

Join us for 4 days during February Vacation for tons of fun and fitness with friends and our favorite coaches from F.A.S.T. Athletics! Their popular Sports Mania program is similar to their super sports program and will be enhanced with even more games and tournaments. All children will stretch, shoot hoops, play catch, run and participate in exciting games of handball, pillo polo, soccer and dodgeball.

$100/pp at Woodward School Gym

Click here to register or for more details.

Northborough Recreation

Recreation Fun Days program
Grades K-5. 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at their Town Hall Gym (63 Main Street, Northborough).

Gym games, sports games, arts and crafts, PG movie, Wii tournament, and more. Outdoor play when weather permits.

First child is $45, siblings $30 (Kids need to bring lunch and snacks)

Click here for more details and to register.

Framingham Recreation

Soccer Clinic
Ages 5 – 13. 9:00 am – noon at Barbieri Elementary School Gym (100 Dudley Road, Framingham)

This clinic is for players of all levels of the game! Emphasis will be on developing skills, communication, coordination, and having FUN! Run by Global Premier Soccer.

$103 per non-resident

Click here for more details and to register.

Supervision will be provided in between clinics for those children who choose to attend both. (Kids need to bring lunch.)

Athletic Games Clinic
Ages 5 – 13 yrs. 12:30 – 3:00 pm at Barbieri Elementary School Gym (100 Dudley Road, Framingham)

Playing athletic games from all over the world such as Castle Ball, Gaga, Kinball, Capture the Flag Universe, and Guards. Traditional games such as Kickball and Basketball will also be played. Run by Knucklebones staff.

$98 per non-resident

Click here for more details and to register.

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