I’m late on this post (anyone else Freaked Out that it’s December 20th??), but I thought I’d put it up anyway, in case you could use some childcare this break. I’m still running down the details on a few of these, so if you get scoop before I do, feel free to leave a comment or give me a shout-out.
Pump it Up! Tacoma Camps for kids 4-10 feature jumping, art, snack, and more. 25.00 per day 9:30-2:30 no camp 23rd-25th
Point Defiance Zoo Winter Break Camps Camps for older children are full, but the three for younger kids have spots. December 21-23rd; one day, all day sessions 40.00/45.00
Christmas Camp at Lifespring Church in Edgewood Free, Bible school style camp with crafts, singing, and more. Lifespring is a Foursquare church. 9AM-1PM online registration is closed; there is a contact number to call for registration.
YMCA Winter Break Camps Available to members and non members in Lakewood, Tacoma and Puyallup 35.00 daily rate or week one 150/week two 120 Discount for full members *I have not verified availability at any locations
Metro Parks Tacoma Camps for 6-12; Sign up available by day or week. Note that week one camp begins Wednesday due to strike make-up days. 30.00 day for residents/35.00 non residents or 75.00/85.00 for week one or 130.00/140.00 for week two. Lots of spots open as of these writing
Discovery Village Gig Harbor Cooking camp and Lego camp have room; These are 3 day camps, so I don’t know about just going for just one or two days-call and ask! If it doesn’t work, put it on your list for next time.
Hands On Children’s Museum Olympia 3 camps December 19th-22nd for kids up to grade 4. *I have not verified availability in any session
If none of these are near you, try calling your local parks department. Many do offer camps or field trips during school breaks.
If you know of a good one, feel free to let me know! Looking for something for everyone to do-today? Check out What Sounds Fun This Week!