School's out for President's Day, and we've rounded up some day-off camps and activities. Find more events and activities, including regularly scheduled weekly drop-in activities, in our Calendar of Events.
Make A Day Of It Camp
Wishcraft Workshop, 3907 N Damen Ave., Chicago
The day's activities are planned just before the camp date to consider the enrolled campers who are then grouped by age-range and interests. Each day includes multiple art/craft/sewing/building projects, mid-morning snack (provided, nut and/or gluten-free available) and fun+games. 9am - 3pm. Grades K-6. $85
Presidents’ Day ART Camp
The Paintbrush...a hands-on ART studio for kids, 2646 N. Halsted, Chicago
Your kids will have lots of fun (and learn, too!) on their day off school in our laid back, ART-immersion camp, where we teach about ARTists through hands-on ART adventures. Ages 4-11. 12:00-3:00pm. $57.
Power4Girls Game On! Ninja Warrior Presidents' Day Event
Windy City Ninjas, 2500 W. Bradley Place, Chicago
Join Game On! Sports 4 Girls & Windy City Ninjas for an action-packed day full of Ninja fun and sports play. Michelle Warnky, American Ninja Warrior competitor and ninja trainer, will be there all day to work with all participants and share her story. Participants will have the opportunity to work with Michelle, try a variety of ninja obstacles with Windy City Ninjas, and play two sports. 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. for girls K-3rd grades and 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. for girls 4th - 8th grades. $60.
President's Day Camp
Kids Clay Room, 2646 N. Halsted St., Chicago
Students will make and glaze clay projects, and learn about the tools and techniques used to create a ceramic piece from start to finish. Each child works on their own pieces. Ages 5 and up. 9am - 12pm. $50.
President's Day - Adventure Quest
Emily Oaks Nature Center, 4650 Brummel, Skokie
This President's Day quest for outdoor adventure includes snowshoeing, geocaching, log climbing, or animal tracking, depending on weather conditions. Hot chocolate and trail mix will fuel the explorations. Ages 6-10. 9 AM - 12 PM. $16 Skokie resident, $20 non-resident.
Presidents' Day Play
Pump It Up Chicago, 821 W Eastman, Chicago
Celebrate the great men who lead this country, and that there’s no school. Sessions are from 8:30-9:30am (toddlers only), 9:30-11am & 11:15-12:45pm (all ages). Cost is $12/child and online reservations are highly recommended. $12 per child.
School’s Out Day Camp – Messy, Mad Science
Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St., Naperville
Making a mess is generally frowned upon, but here, we will experiment with everything from slime to silly putty to gaseous compounds of foaming, fizzing and bubbling explosions! For children in grades 1-5. 9am - 3pm. $45.
No School Kid’s Cooking Camp—Belated Valentine’s Day
Whole Foods - Lincoln Park, 1550 N. Kingsbury Road, Chicago
All participants will be shopping, prepping, cooking, eating and cleaning. Most food is made from scratch and in season, and the menu will include heart shaped pizza with handmade pizza sauce, strawberry shortcake, strawberries dipped in chocolate, raspberry coolers. 11AM - 3 PM. Ages 8-13. $30. Register by seeing a Team Member at our Customer Service Desk or call us at 312.587.0648.
Visit the ChicagoKids.com Calendar of Events for more President's Day activities, including regularly scheduled weekly drop-in classes and more!