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Presidents Day Break Camps Around the Main Line

Working February 17? Your kids will love one of these camps.

If your kids have off for Presidents Day but you have to work, you’re in luck: lots of places are offering day-off camps sure to entertain kids of all ages and interests!

Philadelphia Rock Gyms

February 14 and 17, 9 am — 3 pm (half day and extended care available)

Ages 4 and up (ages 6 and up for full day camp)

All PRG locations including Oaks and Coatesville


Kids can spend the day learning bouldering and top rope skills, while also strengthening their problem solving, communication, and teamwork. Kids will also do team-building exercises, arts and crafts, and even yoga to help with balance and body positioning. Choose from full day for $80 or half day til noon for $45. Extended care is also available for an additional $10 an hour. Philadelphia Rock Gyms have seasonal camps at all of their locations in the area, so check out their website for all the options.


Tyler Arboretum

February 14 and 17, 9 am — 3:30 pm

Ages 6-9

515 Painter Rd., Media


Nature-based camp with exploration and theming! On February 14, it’s Valentine’s Potions! Then on February 17, kids will learn about maple sugaring.

Kehler’s Gymnastics 

Ages 3.5 — 12
February 17, 10 am — 3 pm, early care available
680 Parkway Dr., Broomall


Swing into the foam pit, climb the rock walls, play in the massive fun zone and much more during break camp at Kehler’s. Call 610-359-9999 to register your child.


February 17, 10 am–1 pm or 2–5 pm
Ages 6.5 — 11
1 Paoli Plaza, Paoli


Kids will make a snack, a dinner entrée that serves 5, and a festive dessert! HomeCooked will supply ingredients for everyone to make Mini Taco Sliders (vegetarian or beef) plus a side and a cherry dessert to bring home for your family dinner.

Marple Sports Arena

February  17, 8 am — 4:30 pm
Ages 4–13
611 Parkway Dr., Broomall


Let your kids enjoy an active break from school with rock climbing, skating, sports play, and arcade time at this fun center.

The Handwork Studio

February 14 and 17,  9 am — 3 pm (morning and afternoon half days available)
Ages 5-12 for Handwork Camp; 9-15 for Fashion & Machine Sewing Camp. NEW Design & Build camp on 2/17, 9 am — 3 pm.
35 N. Narberth Ave., Narberth


Creative, project-based crafting is the name of the game at the Handwork Studio. Older kids can opt for a full day of fashion and machine sewing. Kids will leave with one or two completed projects. Early care and aftercare are available at an additional cost.

The Center on Central

February 14 and 17, 9 am — 4 pm (half day, before and after care available)
Grades K—5
24 W. Central Ave., Paoli


This creative arts camp is offered on days when children are out of school. Kids will do arts and crafts project, as well as movement activities like yoga.

Riverbend Environmental Education Center

February 17, 9 am — 3:30 pm, extended day options available
Ages 4—11
Riverbend Environmental Education Center, 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne


Grounded in nature-based STEM education programs, children at Riverbend will enjoy hikes, outdoor exploration, crafts, science experiments and hands-on activities in Nature Superheroes camp!

Young Sports

February 17, 9 am–1pm (with flexibility)
Ages 2.5—8
133 Old Sugartown Road, Wayne


A full day of fun engaging your child physically, socially, and mentally in a controlled, indoor environment. Kids will engage in sports, games, team activities, and crafts.

Photograph courtesy of The Handwork Studio.

Contributing Writer

  • Liz Frey February 8, 2019

    Philadelphia Rock Gym is offering Full and Half Day Camp on Feb. 15 and Feb. 18 at all locations including PRG Fishtown, East Falls, Oaks and Coatesville!