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2015 Fall Break Camps in Huntsville

2015 Fall Break Camps in Huntsville

You’ve just gotten into a school groove, mornings are going great, homework is a cinch and now…you need to start planning for Fall Break. While it’s not coming up until early October, it will be here before you know it and camps fill up fast.

No worries. Rocket City Mom has your back with this list of great educational AND fun camps. [sws_highlight hlcolor=”fbfac7″]Be sure to watch for the special discounts offered to RCM readers which we’ve highlighted in orange. [/sws_highlight] #FallisHere

Fall Activity Guide (1)To get the full 411 about all that is happening in and around the Tennessee Valley this fall including information on fall carnivals, festivals, plays, concerts, Trick/Trunk or Treating options, Halloween Parties, and more why not mosey on over to the full 2015 Fall Activity Guide. Then be sure to share the scoop with your friends so you’ll see familiar faces when you are out and about this fall season.

Afterschool Labs

afterschoollabsCreatures of the Cosmos powered by Afterschool Labs is a fall break camp jam-packed with learning and fun for pre-kindergarten – 8th grade students. During the camp, students will explore the characteristics of the real, the probable, and the imagined creatures of our universe through participation in hands-on experiments, real-world scenarios, and team-building competitions. By the end of the week, students will apply their knowledge of the living to create an inhabitable planet suitable for all creatures of the cosmos! To register your child and receive our special Rocket City Mom 10% off discount, follow these steps:
1. Visit
2. Click “Enroll Now”
3. Select “Fall Break Labs”
4. Select “Rocket City Mom” in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section of the application form.

Date(s)/Time(s): Oct. 5-9 | 7AM-5:45PM
Cost: $125/week
Location: Blossomwood, Goldsmith-Schiffman, Providence, and Weatherly Elementary Schools
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Alexander’s Martial Arts

AlexandersMartialArtsCombining martial arts, personal development, crafts, activities, field trips and more! This mini-version of Alexander’s summer program is perfect for kids who are looking to get some pent-up energy out during Fall Break. Two swimming and two field trip days included. Ages 5-12.

Date(s): Oct. 5-9 | 7:30AM-5:30PM
Cost: $200
Location: 51 Nance Road, Madison (map)
Website | Facebook 

Bricks 4 Kidz

minecraft.jgpWith camps based on themes as varied as Frozen, Minecraft, Superheros, Star Wars, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Angry Birds and more, there is sure to be a camp your LEGO lover will enjoy this fall break.  Offering morning and afternoon camps. Ages 5+. Register and pay for 5 camps and receive them each for $25 (no coupon needed) or print this coupon to receive $10 off one camp. 

Date(s)/Times(s): Oct. 5-9 | 9AM-12PM & 1-4PM
Cost: $35/camp (see description for discounts)
Location: 1111 Wayne Road #2, Huntsville (map)
Website | Facebook 

Burritt on the Mountain

Burritt on the MountainAutumn Adventures Await! This October, don’t just take a fall break, take a fall adventure! Kindergarten – 5th grade students will have a blast discovering the colorful world of fall plants as they explore the forested site, make nature-based crafts and play new and favorite games.
They’ll also use animal-themed crafts and games to learn about animals’ lives and habitats. Campers enjoy lots of fresh air and open spaces as we hike our nature trails, explore the historic park, and play on our green space and outdoor playgrounds. Registration and payment must be received by Tuesday, September 29th. Mention Rocket City Mom during registration to receive the member price. 

Date(s)/Times(s): Oct. 5-9 | 9AM-2PM (extended day available)
Cost: 5-day ($155/$165); 3-day ($93/$99); 2-day ($62/$66)
Location: 3101 Burritt Drive SE, Huntsville (map)
Phone: 256-536-2882
Website | Facebook

Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theatre

fantasyplayhouse_logoThrough-out the week, students will work on different elements of theatre including acting, voice, movement, dance, musical theatre, improvisation and much more! Friday is Sharing Day! Campers showcase their work to invited family and friends! Before and after care available. Ages 5-15 years. Season subscribers receive a $5 discount, early-bird registrations (before Sept. 28) receive $5 discount. 

Date(s)/Times(s): Oct. 5-9 | 9AM-3PM
Cost: $65/day or $195/week
Location: 3312 Long Avenue, Huntsville (map)
Phone: 256-539-6829
Website | Facebook | Flyer

Hampton Cove Preschool

HamptonCoveJoin us for a fall extension of all of the fun that we had during summer camp!  Students will enjoy interactive and engaging activities, enjoy our three playgrounds, and spend the week gathering clues for the Friday Fun Day Scavenger Hunt. All meals and field trips included in tuition.  Students in K-5th grade are welcome.

Date(s)/Times(s): Oct. 5-9 | 6:45AM-5:45PM
Cost: $175/wk or $35 per day
Location: 5760 Cove Commons Drive, Brownsboro (map)
Phone: 256-585-1137
Website | Facebook

Huntsville Botanical Garden

hsvbg_logoFueling Science: Campers, aged 6-13 yrs, will explore the world of science and nature with this hands-on, active camp. Activities include science experiments, nature walks, and time to enjoy the Garden during free play. Your child can come all week or you can pick your days. Early care is available from 7:30-8:45am for $5 a day or $20 for the week.

Date(s)/Times(s): Oct. 5-9 | 9AM-4:30PM
Cost: $40/$50 per day or $180/$230 for the week (member/non-member)
Location: 4747 Bob Wallace Ave, Huntsville (map)
Phone(256) 830-4447
Website Facebook

Matrix Gym

matrixCome join in the FUN FUN FUN! Games, daily themes, tumbling, arts and crafts, contests, and much more. A healthy snack will provided every morning and all participants MUST bring their own lunch. Get signed up now to reserve your spot! It’s going to be the most fun you have ever had staying in Huntsville for Fall Break! Ages 3+ (potty trained). 

Date(s)/Times(s): Oct. 5-9 | 9AM-1PM
Cost: $ $135/week or $40/day
Location: 3228 Leeman Ferry Road, Huntsville (map)
Phone: (256) 533-5599
Website | Facebook

MindGear Labs

mindgear_planes_trains_moreMindGear Labs is welcoming fall with four brand new camps including Minecraft Time Traveler: Transylvania, Costume Camp, Wizard School, and Minecraft Player vs. Player (PVP Tournament). Click for full camp descriptions. Grades 3rd-8th.

Date(s)/Times(s): Oct. 5-9 | 9AM-Noon and 1-4PM
Cost: Call for pricing
Location: Lowe Mill Studio, (map)
Phone: (256) 705-4327
Website | Facebook



See Also

Sci-Quest offers Morning and Afternoon Fall Break Camps. You can choose one or both. If your child is staying for both Morning and Afternoon Camps, lunch care is provided for free – just bring a sack lunch. Can’t come all week? Don’t worry, we offer a variety of different scheduling options to work with you. Choose one camp, one day or all week, it’s up to you. Early drop-off and late pick-up is also available for campers during Fall Break (7:30 – 9 a.m. and 4-5:30 p.m.). Members of Sci-Quest receive a 10% discount on all camps.

Date(s)/Times(s): Oct. 5-9 | 9AM-Noon and 1-4PM
Cost: $20 per session
Location: 1435 Paramount Drive, Huntsville (map)
Phone: 256-837-0606
Website | Facebook

Space & Rocket Center

u-s-space-and-rocketIf your child is looking for some out of this world fun then Space Camp Day Camp might be the answer! Children ages 7 – 11* (* Use of simulators is subject to height and weight restrictions) can experience all the excitement of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center® at Day Camp. Crew trainers guide trainees through the past, present and future of flight or space exploration, using actual jets, shuttles and rockets as the backdrop. Before and aftercare is available at an additional cost.

Date(s)/Times(s): Oct. 5-9 | 8:30AM-4:30PM
Cost: $275
Location: One Tranquility Base, Huntsville (map)
Phone: 256-837-3400
Website | Facebook

YMCA – Hogan

ymcaThis full-day camp is on the Hogan YMCA campus and open to both members and non-members. Parents provide lunch & two snacks. There will be games, swimming and a field trip during this week.  You are able to pick the 3 days of your choice.  If you haven’t registered for holiday camp or as part of our after school program, there is a one time registration fee of $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers.

Date/Time: October 5-9, 7AM-6PM
Cost: 3-day $75/$100 (member/non-member) and 5-day $110/$165 (member/non-member)
Location: 130 Park Square Lane, Madison (map)
Phone: 256-705-9622
Website | Facebook

YMCA – Southeast Huntsville

The Southeast YMCA is offering a Fall Break Camp both 3 Day and 5 Day come join the the FUN! Swimming, games, and crafts are just a few of the many activities!  We will be offering a special half day camp on Thursday, Oct. 8, for 3 to 5 year olds. The cost is $12/$18 (member/non-member) and  the camp is from 9am to 12:30pm. The theme is “Going on a Bear Hunt” spaces are limited to 12 children.

Date/Time: October 5-9, 7AM-6PM
Cost: 3-day (member/non-member) $75/$100; 5-day (member/non-member) $110/$165
Location: 1000 Weatherly Road, Huntsville (map)
Phone: 256-883-9622
Website | Facebook



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