Keep your kids active and enriched during their Spring break with these East End camps in the Hamptons and North Fork. There’s something for everyone—sports, arts and crafts, theater and more.
Bay Street Theater Camp
Bay Street Theater is offering a school vacation theater camp from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. each day. The camp is for children ages 8–12, and costs $425. The weeklong theater experience gives students a chance to learn all parts of theater performance. Campers learn about the history of musical theater, and develop important performance skills through hands-on theater games. They will be given the freedom to create their own performances, or learn song and dance routines, then step into the spotlight on Friday for a performance for family and friends on Bay Street’s main stage. Bay Street Theater is located at 1 Bay Street in Sag Harbor. Call the office at 631-725-0818 or visit baystreet.org for more information.
The Long Island Aquarium will host a Fun-cation Spring Break for children ages 6–14. Campers tour the Aquarium and Exhibition Center, feed sting rays, see the Sea Lion Show, visit the arcade, make crafts, play games and watch a movie. Students can spend the whole week or just a day or two. The camp will run from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. The cost is $199 for the week or $50 per day. Reservations are required. Call 631-208-9200, ext. 426 to secure your child’s spot today. Visit longislandaquarium.com for more information. The Long Island Aquarium is located at 431 East Main Street in Riverhead.
Spring Wildlife Camp
Learn about the great outdoors at Spring Wildlife Camp at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge. Your child will hike, meet animals, and make crafts. For children ages 6–11. Registration and payment is required in advance. Morning sessions, from 9 a.m.–noon, are $45 a day, or $150 for the full four-day program. Extended sessions last until 3 p.m., $90 a day or $330 for the four-day program. Please dress your child appropriately for the weather. Visit quoguewildliferefuge.org/events for more information, or call 631-653-4771. The Quogue Wildlife Refuge is located at 3 Old Country Road in Quogue.
Arts, Papercrafts and Circus Skills at The Studio
Throughout Spring Break week, The Studio in East Hampton will host three separate student workshops for kids ages 5 and up, as listed below. Visit mannix.studio.com or call 631-527-5151 for more information. The studio is located at 38 Gingerbread Lane in East Hampton.
The Art Experiment: From 10 a.m.–noon, students ages 6–13 join instructor Karyn Mannix in a two-hour creation frenzy, inspired by other artists and the many materials provided. $40 per class, $200 full week workshop.
Star Wars Papercrafting: From 12:30–2:30 p.m. Students ages 10-adult will spend the week cutting over 70 panels to create a 3-D, foot-tall R2D2 model. $200 for 5-day workshop.
Circus Arts: from 3–3:45 p.m. for ages 5–7 and from 4–5p.m. for ages 7–13, students will learn the novel and challenging arts of juggling, Chinese yo-yo, plate spinning and more. Instruction by Keith the Leaf. $200 for five-day intensive workshop.
Spring Break Soccer Camp
From 9 a.m.–noon, students ages 6–15 will learn team development, ball mastery, and finishing with one-on-ones and small-sided games. $150 for Southampton Soccer Club members. Students born between the years 2003 and 2006 can take part in the Spring Break 3v3 Tournament on Saturday April 30 from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Players may register in teams of three or individually. Each player is guaranteed three games. $20/person.
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For more information, visit southamptonsoccerclub.com/register. Located at Downs Family Park on Flying Point Road, Southampton.