Tucson Winter Break Camps

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Last updated December 5, 2023

Parents: Need a fun, safe environment for kids during winter break? Here are some local winter break camps and drop-in programs for kids in metro Phoenix & Southern Arizona. Please verify all information with the venue. Page is updated as camps are discovered.
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Arizona Dynamics

Winter Camps (Dec. 27-29) are held at all three locations: Chandler, Mesa, Queen Creek and Tucson. A fun and safe environment for your athlete to participate in, leaving you worry free! Ages 2-12 (potty trained). azdynamics.com/school-break-camps

Code Galaxy

Only offers virtual summer camps. Monthly classes are available. Kids elementary through high school will learn computer skills and enjoy exciting courses including Scratch, Roblox, python programming, and even CAD 3D modeling in this 6 day virtual camp. thecodegalaxy.com

City of Tucson Youth Programs

Tucson Parks and Recreation will be offering School’s Out Camps at multiple sites throughout Tucson for children ages 5-11, or In-Betweener’s Club for ages 12-14 during school breaks. The program will run during the Vail School District’s breaks. Camp hours are 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Activities include games, sports, social interaction, dance, art projects, and nutrition-based learning activities. William M. Clements Center, 8155 E. Poinciana Dr., Tucson. 520-791-5787 or tucsonaz.gov

Cuisine Classique

Dec. 27-30. 10 a.m-2 p.m. This fun holiday camp features a ‘Tour of Italy’ and teaches kids to cook a wide variety of treats. Each day is entertaining and educational! Each kid will receive their own chef’s hat, a recipe book with the dishes from the week, food & drinks, and a certificate! 1060 W Magee Rd, Tucson, AZ 85704. cuisineclassique.com

D-BAT Tucson

Baseball & softball—all aspects. 6 days over 2 weeks. Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays. Dec. 27-29 & January 3-5. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 13 & under. Hitting, throwing, watching, base running, conditioning, teamwork, sportsmanship, competitions, games, & fun. 4439 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85705. dbattucson.com

Heart & Soul Kids Gymnastic & Dance

Winter Break Camp: Winter Wonderland! (Jan 3-5). Join the team for chilly experiments, tundra-inspired obstacle courses, and icy crafts. Full Day/Full Camp: $175, Half Day/Full Camp: $100, Single Day: $65, Half Day: $40. Extended care options are available. Heart & Soul Kids, 8363 North Oracle Rd., Oro Valley. Heartandsoulkids.com

Humane Society of Southern Arizona

Humane Amigos Camp. Kids ages 6 to 9 years and 10 to 12 years, spend your school break helping pets. Turn your compassion into action at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona! HSSA Campers will get hands-on experience caring for and socializing with our Education Ambassador Animals, such as guinea pigs, rats, ball pythons, and more! Campers will learn more about their animal companions and gain skills to foster a greater human-animal bond. With interactive activities, crafts and games, who could turn down this opportunity to spend their school break at HSSA? hssaz.org

Live Theatre Workshop

This camp is an amazing and intense week of producing, acting, dancing, playing improvisation games, and exploring the technical side of the theatre arts. Camps are arranged by age and grade level and all skill levels are welcome! Instructors are trained to teach in a way that makes the entire experience fun and educational in a safe and low-pressure environment. While students will be very busy learning lines, acting, dancing, building sets, and producing their play; there is plenty of time for ensemble building and peer connection. 3322 E Fort Lowell Rd Tucson, AZ 85716. livetheatreworkshop.org

Maracana Break Camps

Our School Break Camps are awesome Soccer-focused camps for ages: 5-12. Includes afternoon free play, laser tag, and jumping castles! 555 East 18th Street. Tucson, AZ 85701. tucsonsoccer.com/sports-camps

My Gym Tucson

Parents’ Night Out (December 9, 2023). Parents enjoy a night out from your kids ages 3 to 12 years old. My Gym’s Parents’ Night Out gives our parents the opportunity to take a well-deserved break. This incredible evening for your children is filled with a variety of fun games, rides, activities, and much more! mygym.com/tucson

Old Pueblo Gymnastics

This day camp is ideal for kids ages 4 to 10. During camp kids can expect to do introductory to intermediate level gymnastics and play games in a structured environment. Kids are grouped based on age (typically 4-5 year olds, 6-8 year olds and 8-10 year olds), but final grouping ultimately depends on the make-up of the ages of the individuals that sign up for each camp. All camps require annual membership (please contact the gym for current pricing). 7670 E Wrightstown Rd, Tucson, AZ 85715. oldpueblogymnastics.com

Oro Valley Community Center

Winter Break Nature Camp (Jan 3-5). Children ages 6-13 will spend time learning STEM activities in a holiday manner like desert “smow-shoeing”, ice cube tie-dye, learning how to make snow, enjoying hot cocoa and more. Rolling Hills Academy, 11600 N. Oracle Rd., Oro Valley. secure.rec1.com/AZ/oro-valley-az

Playformance Tucson

Winter Break Camps (Dec. 26-29 & Jan 2-5). Children ages 6 and older, can connect, learn, and PLAY through our active and engaging day camp. We offer a variety of physical play and activities designed for children of all temperaments and athletic inclination. In our amazing 7,000 sq. foot facility, kids work up a sweat and have the “best day of their life” (actual quote!) while engaging with our skilled coaching team. Weekly themes guide the play and multiple weeks are encouraged. 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. $288 for 4 days, $72/day. Playformance Tucson, 119 E. Toole Ave., Tucson. playformancetucson.com/camps

The Tucson Racquet & Fitness Club

Holiday Camp (Dec. 19-23 and Dec. 26-30). Tennis Camp (ages 7-17) or All Sports Camp (ages 5-14). Basic instruction, drills and fun competition in all sports are offered on a daily basis. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. $60/day or $215/week. No drop-ins. Family discount available. Lunch provided. Tucson Racquet and Fitness Club, 4001 N. Country Club Rd., Tucson. tucsonracquetclub.com/holiday-camp

Reid Park Zoo

Winter Camp (Dec. 27-29). An exciting opportunity for children grades 1-2 and grades 3-5 to explore the zoo and learn about our animals and the habitats that they live in. Through special behind-the-scenes experiences, crafts, games, and activities, your children will discover the wonders and mysteries of the natural world. Zoo Member children $165, Non-Member children: $225. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reid Park Zoo, 3400 Zoo Ct., Tucson. 520-837-8200, education@reidparkzoo.org or reidparkzoo.org

The Circus Academy of Tucson

A variety of camps and adult intensives throughout the year including fall break, rodeo holiday, spring break, and summer vacation. Check for more information and dates for drop-in classes and camps! circusacademytucson.com 

The University of Arizona

Winter Break Camp (Jan. 2-5). Campers ages 5-14 will take part in an active schedule of group games, team building, arts and crafts, and winter themed fun. Parents can drop off as early as 7:30 a.m. and pick up by 5:30 p.m., at no additional cost. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Full Session: Student/$195, Member/$215, Non-Member/$235. $65/day. 10% sibling discount. South REC on the University of Arizona campus, 1400 E. Sixth St., Tucson. rec.arizona.edu

School of Rock

Seasonal Music Camps. School of Rock Tucson’s winter music camps are the perfect way for your kid to spend their holiday break. Dive into themed music camps in Tucson, AZ where students learn music skills and techniques during local holiday breaks. Check for dates and times. schoolofrock.com/locations/tucson 

Sporting Chance Center

It’s like PE all day! Dec 27 2023 to Jan 5 2024. Campers will participate in structured activities including sports, group games, relays, and fun competitions! Each day will bring new challenges, games, and sports. Campers will learn sport specific skills, then play games using their newfound skills, increasing confidence, building athleticism, and enjoyment of the game. Activities such as… Basketball | Flag-Football | Soccer | Group Games | Relay Races | Kickball | Dodgeball | Volleyball | Much More! All Skill Levels Welcome! IMPORTANT: *Lunch NOT provided. *Early Drop-Off (starting at 8am) and Late Pick-Up (until 4pm) options available. 2100 W. Curtis Road | Tucson, AZ 85705 sportingchancecenter.org

Timeless Play

Winter Break: Themed Days (Dec. 26-29) Camp will be half days only, four hours only, for a set period (1pm-5pm) Monday-Friday. Camp pricing is $45/day or $175/full week. Closed Christmas, open Dec 26-29. Timeless Play, 4425 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson or 1880 E. Tangerine Rd. Ste #150, Tucson (opening Feb 2023). 520-955-4896 or timeless-play.com

TRAK (Therapeutic Ranch for Animals & Kids)

Winter Break (Dec. 26-29 & Jan 2-5). Come experience the most fun you can have on the back of a horse. Ages 5-14. 8 a.m. to Noon. TRAK offers popular school break camps all year long! All of our camps include horseback riding, hands-on animal care lessons, and experiencing ranch life. Member rate: $300 Non-Member Rate: $325. TRAK, 3250 E Allen Rd, Tucson. 520-298-9808 or traktucson.org/programs/#camps

Tucson Jewish Community Center

Winter Camp J (Dec 26-Fri, Jan 5). Send your kids in grades K-5 and 6-9 to spend winter break with us! Winter Camp J provides parents with childcare while school is out of session and gives kids a safe, fun place to play during the holiday season. Registration is per day, so you can customize a schedule that works for your family! Note: Siyur Winter Camp J for Grades 6-9 is Full for 2023. tucsonjcc.org

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