Monday, February 20th is Presidents' Day. And, although most children have the day off from school, many Philly parents are not so fortunate. Thankfully, we have rounded up some great one-day camp opportunities to make life a bit easier. Whether it is art, drama, or nature, there is something for everyone on the list. View the options below to see what best fits your child's personality and interests. If you happen to have the day off as well, be sure to browse our events calendar as we have listed many family-friendly activities throughout the Delaware Valley.
Arden Theatre- Philadelphia, PA
Children from ages 5-11 work together to perform a play in just one day.
The Handwork Studio- Narberth, PA
Full day and half day options are available at this camp which features art projects.
Philly Art Center- Queens Village, Fairmount, Cherry Hill
Use creativity and imagination at one of the three Philly Art Center locations. They also offer camp on Friday, February 17th if your child has off that day as well.
Independence Seaport Museum- Philadelphia, PA
The theme is Discover at Sea for this nautical camp at Independence Seaport Museum.
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education- Philadelphia, PA
Campers can participate in a Winter Wonderland theme on Friday, February 17th and a Jump, Jump, Jump theme on Monday, February 20th.
Riverbend Environmental Center- Gladwyne, PA
Learn how to care for animals in the barn at this Red Barn Animal Keeper for a Day themed camp.
The Brandywine Zoo- Wilmington, DE
Children participate in activities, stories, and crafts among the animals while learning about migration and hibernation.
Franklin Institute- Philadelphia, PA
Eye Brain Science is the theme of the School's Out Camp at FI.
Briar Bush Nature Center- Abington, PA
Games, hikes, live animal presentations, and crafts await campers at this day-long experience. There is a Friday camp available, too!
Wayne Art Center- Wayne, PA
Get crafty during this camp geared for children in Kindergarten through Grade 5.
The Center on Central- Paoli, PA
Budding artists can enjoy a variety of creative activities during this camp.
Marple Sports Arena- Broomall, PA
Both Friday and Monday sessions are available for kids to exercise with sports, rock walls, and more.
Delaware Museum of Natural History- Wilmington, DE
Campers explore the exhibits at this action-packed camp. Extended care is available.
Tyler Arboretum- Media, PA
Children can learn about animals in winter during this school's out camp day.
Photo courtesy of The Handwork Studio.