Rocket City Learning Center
Fall Break camps at Rocket City Learning Center offer a fun and educational way for children to spend their time off from school. Experienced teachers and tutors create a safe and engaging environment for students to learn and grow.
Nature Rangers: The Big Adventure @Burritt on the Mountain | Grades K-5th
Make fall break an exciting adventure when you join us for Nature Rangers Camp. This year’s camp, The Big Adventure, is inspired by the children’s book, The Sign of the Beaver. This Newberry Honor book, based on a true story, shares the struggle of a young boy left alone to take care of his family’s new frontier cabin while his father journeys to return with the rest of the family. Our hero learns about self-reliance and friendship as he befriends a Native American boy who helps him survive by sharing knowledge about nature, tracking, marking trails, making tools and more
Date(s)/Times(s): Oct. 2-6 | 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, extended day options available
Cost: $185 for members; $235 for non-members
Location: 3101 Burritt Drive SE, Huntsville (map)
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Randolph School Camp Raider Fabulous Fall Break Mini-STEM Camp | pre-K-5th
Randolph School’s 3-day “School’s Out” mini-camp programs provide inquiry-based learning through hands-on activities that are designed to boost curiosity, STEM skills and critical thinking. We strive to create a safe, engaging and fun environment for students to learn and grow!
Date(s)/Time(s): October 2-4 | 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Location: 1005 Drake Ave SE, Huntsville (map)
You’ve finally gotten into some kind of school groove and now… you need to start planning for Fall Break. While it’s not coming up until October 2-6, 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.
2023 Fall Break Camps
Alabama Kidnastics | Ages 5-12
Students will participate in Gymnastics, Ninja Warrior, volleyball, kickball, soccer, fitness games, arts & crafts, and many more activities. Students need to bring a sack lunch, drink, and snack.
Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater & Academy | Ages 3 – 15
Cost: $112/week for ages 3 & 4; $225/week for ages 5-12
Location: 3312 Long Ave. Huntsville (map)
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For Art’s Sake | Ages 6-13
This Fall Camp offers students the chance to explore their inner artist. The theme for this week is All Things Fall. Campers will have the opportunity to work with a range of mediums including painting, drawing and 3D materials. We value individuality and creativity, so student choice is incorporated into all art activities. We strive to foster confidence in artistic expression and technical skill. Most of all, we strive to have fun! All skill levels are welcome. We are excited to see you there!
Huemanity Studios Fall Art Camp
Huemanity Studios is offering a half day camp during Fall Break. Each day will be full of painting, fun, games, sculpting, new friendships, and more! Snacks will be provided, and parents are welcome to say with their child.
Huntsville Botanical Garden | Ages 4-11
Garden Explorers will investigate the Garden from the ground up and get the real “dirt” on plants, life cycles, composting, garden critters, and more! Join us for a week filled with games, explorations, snacks from the garden, and take-home garden projects.
Huntsville Museum of Art | Ages 5-13
HMA is offering two art camps for Fall Break- one for ages 5-8 and the other for ages 9-13. In these multi-media camps, kids will learn about the fundamentals of art – color, shape and composition. Media include acrylic, tempera, watercolor, pastel, and colored pencil. Subject matter will include animals, still life, landscapes and people. The Education department will provide structure, fun and friends in a safe, stimulating environment. Museum gallery visits included for inspiration.
Date(s)/Times: October 2-6 | 9am-12pm (half day)
Cost: $170 Museum members, $270 non-members/week
Location: 300 Church Street SW (downtown Huntsville at Big Spring Park)
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Huntsville Parks & Recreation | Grades 1-6
Four community recreation centers in Huntsville are offering school break camps for Huntsville City School students this Fall. Registration will open August 30. Space is limited, and registration is first come, first served. First priority is given to current After-School Program participants. Camp includes morning and afternoon snacks, but parents must provide a daily packed lunch for their child.
Kidtopia | Ages 4+
For working parents who seek day care for their child, to children looking to add some fun to their fall break, Kidtopia’s unique Fall Break Day Camp is the perfect way for the kiddos to make the most of their break! Each day includes unique excursions including a trip to a local Pumpkin Patch, exploring local playgrounds, arts & craft activities, facility play including inflatables, an augmented rock wall, and so much more!
Date(s)/Time(s): October 2-6 | 7:30AM-5:30PM
Cost: $230 for the week
Location: 1372 Jordan Road Huntsville AL, 35811
Website | 256-715-1219
The Matrix Gym | Ages 3-8th Grade
Come join in the FUN FUN FUN! Games, daily themes, tumbling, arts and crafts, contests, and so much more! A healthy snack will provided by The Matrix 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) through 8th grade.
Date(s)/Times(s): Oct. 2-6 | 8AM-5PM Full Day or 8AM-12PM Half Day
Cost: $165/week for half day $215/week for Full Day
Location: 3228 Leeman Ferry Road, Huntsville (map)
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Heart of the Valley YMCA: Madison & Huntsville | K-8
Don’t worry about what your child will be doing during their school break anymore! Send them to the YMCA’s Day Camp, so that they can have a blast with their peers while being supervised by our exceptional staff.
Date/Time: October 2-6, 7AM-6PM
Cost: $175 for members; $225 for non-members
Location: Hogan YMCA: 130 Park Square Lane, Madison (map) or Southeast YMCA: 1000 Weatherly Rd SE, Huntsville (map)
Phone: Hogan YMCA 256-705-9622 | Southeast YMCA 256-883-9622
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Up A Creek Indoor Family Adventures: Madison & Huntsville | PreK-5th
If your kiddo loves daily field trips this is the camp for you! Plans for the week at Up A Creek Fall Break Camp include local field trips, trips to playgrounds, hikes, and a visit to the pumpkin patch. There will be a $5 lunch option and a free daily snack is included. Camp is provided for kids in grades Pre-K through 5th grade at the Hampton Cove location.
Date/Time: October 2-6, 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM (extended care available)
Cost: $260/week or $70/day
Locations: Hampton Cove: 5575 US-431, Brownsboro, (map)
Website & Phone: Hampton Cove 256-393-4182
High Point Climbing and Fitness | Ages 5-14
High Point Spring Break Camps teach kids 5-14 years old about rock climbing & team building. Our staff is dedicated to teaching the basics of climbing, including: equipment usage, climbing techniques, and the importance of trust. These camps will encourage kids to find new ways of approaching climbing through age-appropriate group instruction. Everyone will finish our climbing camps with a sense of self-confidence and accomplishment. Participant ages range from 5-14.
Date(s)/Times(s): Oct. 3-5 | 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Cost: Member: $139 for the first child and $132 for each additional sibling. Non-Member: $164 for the first child and $156 for each additional sibling.
Location: Mid City – 1020 Nunnahasae Park, Dr
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