Exciting Winter Break Camps Available for Local Kids


By Jill Fox

With winter holidays around the corner, parents must decide how to keep their children occupied. If camp is in the cards, we have compiled a list of options throughout the Coral Springs area for your consideration.

Winter Break Soccer Camp

10559 Trails End, Parkland
For soccer players of all levels ages 5 to 13, Soccer Academy & Training is offering two camps at Pine Trails Park. Week one runs December 23 to 27 (excluding 12/25), and week two is December 30 to January 3 (excluding 1/1) from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The cost is $125 per week, and players should register at satsfl.net to hold a spot.

School of Rock

7544 Wiles Road, C-102, Coral Springs
Enjoy a four-day camp, described as an “amped up” version of School of Rock’s performance program. Their goal is that each child walks away with not just newfound musical abilities, but fantastic memories and friends as well. Full-day camps are for ages 7 to 17 at any skill level. Enroll online at SchoolofRock.com.

City of Parkland Winter Break Camp at the P-REC

10559 Trails End, Parkland
Campers will take a trip within the tri-county area every day. The hours for camp are 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. from December 23 to 27 (excluding 12/25) and December 30 to January 3 (excluding 1/1). The cost is $250 per week for Parkland residents and $300/week for non-residents. For more information, call 954-757-1405. Parents must register onsite at the P-REC.

ART Paper Scissors

6654 Parkside Drive, Parkland
Children starting at age five will explore their creativity through the art-focused curriculum. They will be introduced to a variety of mediums and styles, from painting to mixed media, crafts, and games. The hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, December 23 through Friday, December 27 (closed on 12/25), and Monday, December 30 through Friday, January 3 (closed on 1/1), with a bonus day on Monday, January 6. The cost is $65 per day, including lunch, snacks, and drinks. Register at myartpaperscissors.com/camp.

Kingdom Training Winter Basketball Camp

10559 Trails End, Parkland
At this co-ed basketball camp for children ages five and up, players will be separated into different divisions based on age and skill level. The camp includes intense drills, skill-building, and games to improve and maximize each child’s potential. The hours for camp are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from December 23 to 27 (excluding 12/25) and December 30 to January 3 (excluding 1/1). The cost is $175 per week for Parkland residents and $210 per week for non-residents. For more information, contact Steve Allen at 954-736-7796 or visit kingdomtraining.com.

Athletic Republic Winter Camp

10559 Trails End, Parkland
Children will be divided into different groups by age to play structured sports, like football, baseball, basketball, wiffle ball, volleyball, and dodge ball. The hours for camp are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from December 23 to 27 (excluding 12/25) and December 30 to January 3 (excluding 1/1). The cost is $175 per week for Parkland residents and $210 per week for non-residents. For more information, call 954-757-1405.

American Twisters Gymnastics Fun Days

6805 Lyons Technology Circle, Coconut Creek
Children ages five and up can choose from daily gymnastics fun days on December 30, 31, January 2, 3, and 6. Prices include the gymnastics camp session, healthy snacks, and water each day, arts and crafts, movie time, gymnastics instruction, fun, and games. Call 954-725-9199 for more information or visit americantwisters.com.

Coral Springs Museum of Art

2855 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs
During winter break, have your children stay active through the exploration of the arts. Students are invited to experience fun and engaging studio classes taught by professional artists. Winter in the Studio has daily sessions on December 30, 31, January 2, 3, or 6, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for $60 per day. Artists ages 5 (currently enrolled in kindergarten) to 15 are welcome, and pre-care and aftercare are available. Click here for more information.

Code Ninjas

4669 North University Drive, Suite 47-48, Coral Springs
Build video games, program drones, or create websites, all while learning how to code. Children ages 7 to 14 can choose from a variety of daily morning or full-day programs from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. ($45) or from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ($80). Topics include Star Wars, Roblox, Minecraft, and more. Dates are December 23, 26, 27, 30, January 2, 3, and 4. For more information, visit codeninjas.com.

Camp GTA

Gerri’s Travel Adventures and Programs is offering a winter camp with a full line-up of adventures, like Lion Country Safari and the Museum of Discovery and Science. GerriAnn Pane is a former City of Parkland camp director of 22 years. Travel camps for ages 5 to 12 will take place on December 23, 26, 27, 30, January 2, and 3 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the cost is $50 a day or $250 for all six days. Call 954-803-2468 or email CampsGTA@gmail.com for more information.

Broadway Bound

9715 West Sample Road, Coral Springs
Calling all performers! Broadway Bound will be offering a theatre camp featuring singing, acting, dancing, and arts and crafts from hit musicals. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a daily and session rate available. For more information, visit www.kidsarebroadwaybound.com.

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Jill Fox

Jill Fox
Jill Fox is an Emmy Award-winning writer and producer. She is currently a Senior Account Director at Lon Haber & Co., a leading full-service public relations firm. Fox worked at NBC Miami for eight years after graduating from the University of Miami. She lives in Parkland with her husband, Brian and two children.