February Vacation Survival Guide | The Milton Moms

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


Dot Art  

1231 Adams St

The COOLEST art classes for kids to explore and create. They provide art materials and snacks, you provide your kiddo! 4 days for $225

*Currently wait list only. EMAIL [email protected] – SUBJECT “WAITLIST”



Dedham Health Vacation Camp

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.



Blue Hills Skiing & Snowboarding Camp

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.



Trailside Museum February Vacation Days Camp

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. Click here for availabilty and pricing. Note, there is no “Nature Time” programming during February vacation week.



Franklin Park Zoo

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!




Other Local Fun!


Brookwood Community Farm

It might be cold at the Farm, but it is warm in the kitchen! Join Brookwood Community Farm over February Vacation for a variety of cooking classes! Click here for availability, location and pricing.


Let Pizza Teach You How To Taste & Cook

First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church

1508 Washington St, Canton

Cookbook Author Didi Emmons, with her unstoppable enthusiasm for cooking and kids teaches basic knife skills, pizza dough, and how to tackle many vegetables. We will make pizzas that goes beyond your wildest dreams, transforming vegetables that were once not so liked to something that rivals potato chips! Class is Monday and Wednesday at 11am.


Partner Cooking Class

East Congregational Church

610 Adams St, Milton

For ages 8-13 with an adult. This is a class that will teach you that cooking is at its best when more than one cook is involved. Your favorite foods can nourish you, and it doesn’t have to take all day. Learn how to prep meals and make Pizza Chicken, BBQ Bowls, Buffalo Chicken Casserole! This class is Wednesday at 6:30pm.




Dinner & A Movie at Novara

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! Lots to choose from!

Monday, 3pm: Mary Poppins (1964)

Wednesday, 3pm: Despicable Me (2010)

Friday, 3pm: The Greatest Showman



Milton Art Center

334 Edge Hill Rd, Milton

Yoga Through Story Telling 

Children learn through visualizing . Using stories by showing yoga moves allows the child to learn. Classes are Mon & Wed 2pm for 6- 9 yr olds, additional classes Tue & Thurs for 3-5 yr olds. $25 per class. Click here to register.



Forbes House Museum

215 Adams St, Milton

The Forbes House is putting on some fun kids programming that celebrates culture through games, stories and arts & crafts. They have even planned a Tea Party for animal friends! Click here for the February Vacation schedule and pricing, email info@forbeshousemuseum to register



Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are In A Play”

Wheelock Family Theater @ BU/ Fenway Campus

200 The Riverway, Boston

From the beloved and laugh out loud, Mo Willems books, comes a delightful play at the Wheelock Family Theater. All tickets are $20 and shows take place February 19- February 22. Click here for show times and availability.



Disney On Ice Presents Mickey’s Search Party

TD Garden, Boston

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.



Derby St Shops

100 Derby St, Hingham

February Vacation programming includes story time, movies, Hip Hop Dance, Kids Yoga and a performance by the amazing Mama Steph! We can’t wait! Check their calendar for more information.



Patriot Place

2 Patriot Place, Foxborough

Storytime at Showcase Cinema De Lux, this week featuring “Arthur and the School Pet” with a special appearance by Arthur. Tuesday at 11am.

Fun with STEM with the Children’s Museum of Easton, this week featuring the Science of Sound And Music. This event is recommended for ages 3-10 and is FREE! A great place for children to explore, learn and create. Wednesday at 11am. Located in the Conservation Room at Bass Pro Shops



Legacy Place

680 Legacy Place, Dedham

February Vacation programming featuring events at Apple, LLBean & Amazon Books. Fun for all ages! While you are there grab an ice cream at JP Licks or a bite to eat at one of their delicious restaurants! Check their calendar for details.



Runaway Bunny Presented by the Boston Children’s Theatre

Calderwood Pavillion at the BCA, South End Boston

The Boston Children’s Theatre presents the beautiful story we all know and love by Margaret Wise Brown with music and lyrics by Paul Lewis and Gabe Carbajal. Playing 2/9-2/23; runs 1 hour long. Ticket pricing, availability and showtimes vary. Check their website for up to date information.

Boston Children’s Museum

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.


Boston Children’s Winter Festival

Frog Pond, Boston

A free family friendly event that will includes activities such as arts & crafts, games, inflatables, a photo booth and more!

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