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. Click here for our full Fall Activity Guide coming out soon! #FallisHere[themify_box icon=”announcement” color=”lavender”]This year Fall Break is the same for all local school systems. Huntsville City, Madison City, Madison County, and Limestone County’s Fall Break is October 7-11. [/themify_box]
2019 Fall Break Camps in Huntsville & North Alabama
Fall Break Labs will experience a surge in energy this year as students participate in hands – on lessons that engage their minds in all things related to the transfer of energy. Be prepared for students to learn how to make lightning, wind turbines, and ice cream! Pre-K through 8th grade. Registration + De-Enrollment Deadline: September 27.
A.K. Starz Elite Fall Break Camp
We will provide each day with fun activities, basketball, volleyball, softball, soccer, flag football, kickball, gymnastics, dance, ninja warrior, nerf gun games, fitness games, art and crafts and much more. We also offer enrichment activities in science and math. Ages kindergarten through 12 years old.
Alexander’s Martial Arts
Combining 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. Kids will swim, participate and games and sporting activities, and engage in a free bully proof workshop. Ages 5-12.
Date(s): Oct. 7-11 | 7:30AM-5:30PM
Cost: $225 (includes the registration fee that covers tee shirt and uniform; discount available for Alexander’s members)
Location: 51 Nance Road, Madison (map)
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Get artistic this fall break! Activities will allow campers to paint/decorate a pumpkin, create a fall t-shirt, bake pumpkin bread, create our own wooden pumpkins, string art sign. There will be a fall themed craft each day plus other activities as time allows.
AYSO Madison Soccer
During national holidays and school breaks only our best summer coaches are available to work on local camps that focus on player development. We have best the practices from all over the world that we integrate into our camp program and this allows us to build up players’ skills in a fun and relaxed environment that encourages development. Stay active during the holidays and join us for an action-packed break from school!
Date(s)/Time(s): Oct. 7-11 | Ages 6-9 and 10-15, 9AM-12PM | Ages 3-5, 8AM-9AM
Cost: Ages 6-9 and 10-15, $110 | Ages 3-5, $75
Location: 8624 Old Madison Pike, Madison (map)
Phone: (256) 684-2959
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Burritt on the Mountain
Have you ever wondered what life was like for people of the past, or puzzled over how historians figure that out? Join us at Burritt’s Nature Rangers Fall Break Camp “Digging Up History,” as we become archaeologists and history explorers and dig up the past! Each day we’ll have a chance to dig up evidence of the past, figure out where and when it came from, and do hands-on arts, crafts, and activities that were common in years gone by.
Date(s)/Times(s): Oct. 7-11 | 9AM-2PM (early drop-off and extended day available, 7:45AM-5:30PM)
Cost: 5-day ($155 members/$165 non-members); 3-day ($93/$99); 2-day ($62/$66)
Location: 3101 Burritt Drive SE, Huntsville (map)
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Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theatre
Throughout 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! Ages 5-15.
Huntsville Botanical Garden
Every camp has exciting hands-on activities including experiments, games, and crafts, and campers explore many different areas of the Garden through nature walks, free time in the Children’s Garden and organized physical education games in the afternoons. Ages 6-13.
Date(s)/Times(s): Oct. 7-11 | 9AM-4:30PM (early drop-off available starting at 7:30AM)
Cost: $40/$50 per day or $180/$230 for the week (member/non-member)
Location: 4747 Bob Wallace Ave, Huntsville (map)
Phone: (256) 830-4104
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Huntsville Museum of Art
In this multi-dimensional camp, learn about the basic elements of art – color, line, shape and texture. Each day campers will make a new project using the “material of the day” using paint, clay, collage, and other materials for embellishment. The Education department will provide structure, fun and friends in a safe, stimulating environment. Museum gallery visits included for inspiration. For ages 5-10.
Huntsville STEAM Works
Huntsville STEAM Works is offering seven different fun half-day camp options that combine science, technology, engineering, math, and creativity including AMT Outpost, Create A Monster, Dangerous Planet, Germs, Minecraft, Survivor! Apocalypse, and Harry Potter. Divided into age groups of K-2, 3-5, and 6-8.
The Matrix Gym
Games, daily themes, tumbling, arts and crafts, contests, and so much more! A healthy snack will provided by The Matrix every morning and participants must bring their own lunch/drink. All weeklong campers get a t-shirt! Ages 3 (potty trained) through 8th grade.
The U.S. Space & Rocket Center
If your child is looking for some out of this world fun then the Rocket Explorer Experience might be the answer! The fall break camp is Rocket Explorer Experience – Astronomy. Activities include participation in engaging STEAM activities, experiencing the Intuitive Planetarium, taking part in hands-on labs, exploring the museum, and Live Science Shows in the Discovery Theater. Ages 5-8.
Spirited art is the perfect day camp opportunity for your budding artist to release their creative juices over Fall Break! Each camper will create 1-2 projects and/or paintings each day using different materials. Our afternoon sessions will be for free art time. Campers will be welcome to use any of the materials in the studio to create their masterpieces. During breaks we will have time for board games and outdoor time if the weather permits.
Date(s)/Times(s): Oct. 8-12 | 9AM-12:30PM or 9AM-4PM | Before & After Care available
Cost: $325/week full day or $165/week half day | $38/day for a half day
Location:2 620 Clinton Ave. W. Classroom #217 (map)
Phone: (256) 883-3353
Don’t worry about what your child will be doing during their school break anymore! Send them to the YMCA’s School Holiday Camp, so that they can have a blast with their peers while being supervised by our exceptional staff. Camp is provided for kids in grades K through 6.
Date/Time: October 7-11, 7AM-6PM
Cost: 3-day camp $95/$120; 5-day camp $135/$185
Location: Hogan YMCA: 130 Park Square Lane, Madison (map) or Southeast YMCA: 1000 Weatherly Rd SE, Huntsville (map)
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