February vacation without an actual vacation? This list has you covered! Things to do, places to go and a few day camps to occupy everyone all week long!
Day Camps & Activities
Many of these camps still have spots open or offer a waitlist. They also have programs running for April and registration is now open.
Willard St, Quincy
These wonderful ladies are hosting a camp for all ages. Grades K- 4 will take place from 9am-3pm and include games, crafts, yoga and more, $60 per child. 5th-8th graders will take place from 5pm-9pm and include dinner yoga, meditation, mindfulness crafts and more, $50 per child. RSVP to [email protected]
Colicott/Cunningham & Tucker Schools
Arts & Crafts, Gym Games, Survivor Challenges, Sports, Special Projects, STEM, Drama workshop, Special guests, Science Show and more. $160 per student for 4 full days, 8:30-3:30. Extended day and early arrival options available for an additional cost.
Arcade Mania with Shelia Hume Sacco
One day only! February 18th, 9am-3:30pm. Email [email protected] to register and mention their Facebook post for 20% off
Wollaston Congregational Church, Quincy
Students a ges 7-14will work on 4 songs from various Broadway shows along with scenes from these shows & will then present a showcase to family on the final day of camp. $320 for a full week.
200 Providence Highway, Dedham
Daily enrollment for kids ages 5-12. Activies include laser tag, treehouse, rock climbing, sports, free swim & more! Lunch & Snacks are included and extended hours are available. Members $125 per day, Non Members $150 per day.
Offers a half day or full day camp Mon- Fri of vacation week for gymnastics, games and open gym time. Half day $35 members/ $45 non members and full day prices are $55 members/ $70 non members.
Museum of American Bird Art, 963 Washington St Canton
Each day immerses children in nature and art through stories, games, hikes, and explorations of different art mediums. Each day will have a fun and different theme! Extended day options are available. Camp is $260 for members/ $300 for non members or $80 per day.
4001 Washington St, Canton
5 day program available for kids 7-15 years old. BYO lunch or eat in their affordable cafeteria. Skiing OR Snowboarding lessons available, as well as rentals. Click here for pricing and package information.
1904 Canton Ave, Milton
*Note some days are waitlist only.
Available for grades Kindergarten- 4, kids can learn about wildlife in the Winter! Members $55, Nonmembers $70 per day. Click here for availabilty and pricing. Note, there is no “Nature Time” programming during February vacation week.
Please note the program is full. Call 617-333-0690 to join the waitlist.
500 Walk Hill St, Boston
Offering February Vacation camps for kids 5-9 and for older ages 10-14. Join them for some fun outside and explore the winter landscape, learning about plants an animals. $375 for members/ $450 for non members.
Please note the 10-14 yr old program is full. Click here to join the waitlist.
1 Franklin Park Rd, Boston
Explore animals every day at the zoo with games, experiments and up close encounters at the Franklin Park Zoo. Vacation fun takes place Tues- Friday 9am-4pm. Member price $235/ Non Member price is $275, with extended care options available. Click here to register. April Vacation program is also available!
Places to Play!
Call ahead for schedules or cancelation notices. Also note that some of these places charge a drop in fee and may be cash only 🙂
Breathe & Play Every Day, Quincy
If you haven’t been to this mama owned studio, you are missing out…These ladies know how to have fun! Playgroup, yoga, pop up art classes and more (including classes for YOU and parenting workshops too). Join the fun in during February break!
Toddler Town, Marina Bay
Enjoy this fun AND CLEAN indoor playground. Open every day during the week. $8
Children’s World, Canton
Open play every day during vacation including the weekend! Coffee and wifi for parents 🙂
Ellis Gym, Braintree
Check their schedule for play gym time and burn off some energy by sliding into the foam pit, or jumping off the trampoline. Fun for ALL ages.
** Closed for Feb vacation, but keep this in your back pocket for future use!
Step back in time and test your bowling skills! Go for lunch, they have lots of yummy options. And you seriously cannot pass up their AMAZING ice cream.
Special Events at Jam Time, various locations
Join the fun of their President’s Day Party or a visitors from special guests all week. Guests vary by location. But Beauty will be visiting Norwood 🙂
Sky Zone, Boston
Jump, jump and jump some more- fun for kids both big and little!. Open extended hours for February vacation and keep an eye out for special, themed toddler times!
More jumping fun! Rock wall, Basketball, special kids area and more. Open jumping hours available all week.
Ships Ahoy Indoor Water Park, Norwood
Enjoy some indoor water play at this amazing indoor water park at Rama Athletic Club. Open to the public, $10 per child.
Kids Fun Stop, West Roxbury
Let the kids jump around at this well loved indoor play gym. Open all week during February Vacation
556 Adams St, Milton
Make a reservation for dinner & a movie with the kids. Novara does such a great job at taking care of the kiddos during vacation, and honoring their own history!
Tuesday, 3pm: Aladdin, featuring a special visit from Princess Jasmine
Thursday, 3pm: Descendants, with a special visit from Mal
334 Edge Hill Rd, Milton
February Vacation workshops popping up all week. Watercolors, comics and more. Prices vary per session.
Milton Library, 476 Canton Ave
February 18th- 19th
Bring your stuffed animal to the library on Tuesday afternoon and they will spend a fun-filled night in the library! You can come back and pick them up on Wednesday afternoon at 4:00 pm, when you can learn about all of the adventures that Miss Sara and the stuffed animals had together! Ages 4+
Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library, 27 Richmond St, Dorchester
February 19th, 2:30pm
Enjoy this spectacular one-woman acrobatic performance with Li Liu. Learn about the history of acrobatics in China as Li performs hand balances, plate spinning, ribbon dancing, diabolos, and foot juggling. Ages 6-12.
Fun at Patriot Place
Storytime at Showcase Cinemas, Tuesday 11am
Enjoy a story on the big screen plus a visit from a special guest. Food is also available for purchase at a discount. These are so much fun!!
STEM with the Children’s Museum of Easton, Wednesday 11am-1pm
Let your kiddos explore with STEM. This week they can make Snowball Launchers, Paper Helicopters, and Scary Monster Puppets
Winter Skate, open daily
Celebrate the decades with a new theme each day at Winter Skate, 11am-10pm. Enjoy live music, movies, food & more.
100 Derby St, Hingham
February Vacation programming includes several sing a longs with mama Steph, the South Shore Conservatory. sing alongs, story time at Barnes & Noble, Meet & Greet with Cookie Monster and Elmo, and so much more! We can’t wait! Check their calendar for more information.
Fun in Boston & Beyond
308 Congress St, Boston
Celebrate National Engineers week during February Vacation with daily STEAM activities all week that encourage children to build and rebuild and problem solve! Check their website and calendar for daily listings.
USS Constitution Museum, Charlestown
Set sail with this February School Vacation Week at the USS Constitution Museum and build your own ship with LEGO® and DUPLO® Bricks. Check out the Museum’s “Masters of Miniature” model ships exhibit for inspiration and enter your design into the daily competition!
TD Garden, Boston
February 19th- 23rd
Tickets start at $15, and multiple show times are offered every day. This brings back some serious childhood memories! Check here for pricing, dates and availability.
Northern Ave, Boston
Get your skate on outside in Boston Seaport in this cool new venue or see how the stars skate at one of their “Celebrity Skate” nights. Check out curling, the waffle cabin and more! And when you are done, check out all of the new shops and restaurants and see what the Seaport has become.
Frog Pond, Boston
A free family friendly event that will includes activities such as arts & crafts, games, inflatables, a photo booth and more!
February 14th- 23rd
The annual Providence Children’s Film Festival takes place in February at multiple venues within walking distance of downtown Providence, with over ten days of screenings, filmmaking workshops, and free activities. See the entire line up here.