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Fall Break Camps for Kids in Huntsville, Madison, and North Alabama

Fall Break Camps for Kids in Huntsville, Madison, and North Alabama

Burritt on the Mountain Huntsville, AL

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 3-7, 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.

2022 Fall Break Camps

Alabama Kidnastics  | Ages 5-12

Alabama Kidnastics Fall BreakStudents 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.

Date(s)/Times(s): Oct. 3-7 | 7AM-6PM
Cost: $170
Location: 1822 Winchester Road, Huntsville (map)
Phone: 256-520-3467
Website | Facebook

Nature Rangers: Autumn Adventures @Burritt | Grades K-5th

There's plenty of opportunities to make new friends while exploring Burritt on the Mountain.
There’s plenty of opportunities to make new friends while exploring Burritt on the Mountain.

Beavers, bats, and bears, oh my! Come explore the wonders of our forests and wildlife in our Fall Forest Adventures camp. Your camper will learn all about forestry care, official tree identification, forest critters and so much more while spending time outdoors in Burritt’s Historic Park and beautiful nature trails! Students will have a blast playing active games, creating fun crafts, and doing hands on activities that will envelop them in our wonderful, natural world.

Date(s)/Times(s): Oct. 3-7 | 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, extended day options available
Cost: $175 for members; $215 for non-members
Location: 3101 Burritt Drive SE, Huntsville (map)
Phone: 256-536-2882

Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater & Academy | Ages 5 – 15

Actors will work on different elements of theatre including acting, voice, movement, improvisation for a whole week of fun! Friday is Sharing Day! Campers showcase their work to invited family and friends!
Date(s)/Times(s): Oct. 3 – 7 | 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Cost: $225/week
Location: 3312 Long Ave. Huntsville (map)
Phone: 256-539-6829

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!

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Date(s)/Times(s): Oct. 3-7 | 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Cost: $205/week; $45/day
Location: 4072 Sullivan Street, Suite H, Madison
Phone: 256-584-2422

Huntsville Botanical Garden | Ages 4-11

children attending HBG Huntsville Botanical Gardens camp

Calling all friends of the forest! At HSVBG’s Fall Break STEM Camp students will explore nature with a focus on trees. Trees offer shade and protection, and they filter our water and our air. They give us flowers, fall colors, and lovely scents. They provide many resources, including wood, food, and medicines. This camp will include learning about tree conservation from our experts here at the Garden, exploring tree structure, and creating some beautiful artwork. Come learn about how trees sustain us and our responsibility to the trees.

Date(s)/Times: Oct. 3-7 | 9AM – 4:30PM (Extended hours available)
Cost: Members: $250, Non-Members: $400
Location: Huntsville Botanical Garden
Phone: 256-830-4447
Website | Facebook

Huntsville Museum of Art | Ages 5-13

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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 3-7 | 9am-12pm (half day)
Cost: $165 Museum members, $190 non-members/week
Location: 300 Church Street SW (downtown Huntsville at Big Spring Park)
Phone: 256-535-6372
Website | Facebook


Huntsville Parks & Recreation | Grades 1-6

Five 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.

Date(s)/Times: October 3-7 | 7:30AM-6PM
Cost: $50 for first child, $30 for each additional sibling
Location: Various locations
Phone: 256-535-6372

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 Tate Farms 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 3-7 | 7:30AM-5:30PM
Cost: $230 for the week or $65 per day
Location: 1372 Jordan Road Huntsville AL, 35811
Website | 256-715-1219

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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.

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Date(s)/Times(s): Oct. 3-7 | 8AM-5PM Full Day or 8AM-12PM Half Day
Cost: $175/week or $65/day for Full Day
Location: 3228 Leeman Ferry Road, Huntsville (map)
Phone: 256-533-5599
Website | Facebook

Heart of the Valley YMCA: Madison & Huntsville | K-8

kids playing with a parachute outside at the YMCA in Madison AL
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 3-7, 7AM-6PM
Cost: $155 for members; $205 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
Website | Facebook

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 both the Madison location and the Hampton Cove location.

Date/Time: October 3-7, 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM (extended care available)
Cost: $255/week or $70/day
Locations: 181 Hughes Road, Madison (map) or Hampton Cove: 5575 US-431, Brownsboro, (map)
Website & Phone: Madison 256-506-9212 | Hampton Cove 256-393-4182
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