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NH Audubon nature day camp. Courtesy photo.




Bring on vacation
April camps have something for everyone

04/12/18



 Don’t miss out on spring vacation week fun. Get the kids signed up now for one of these day camps, where they can play sports, create works of art, explore the outdoors and more. 

 
Arts and media 
Concord TV (Heights Community Center, 14 Canterbury Road, Concord, 225-8690, yourconcordtv.org) offers a camp for kids ages 9 to 14. It runs Monday, April 23, to Friday, April 27, from 12:30 to 5 p.m. each day. Campers will learn the basics of video production and create their own videos and short films. The cost is $100 for Concord residents and $110 for non-residents. 
 
Creative Ventures Gallery (411 Nashua St., Milford, 672-2500, creativeventuresfineart.com) offers an art camp for kids ages 8 and up. It runs Monday, April 23, to Friday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to noon each day. Campers will do a variety of projects using colored pencils, charcoal, acrylic paints, watercolor and markets. The cost is $150 for the week or $30 per day, and $125/$25 for siblings. 
 
Currier Museum Art Center (180 Pearl St., Manchester, 669-6144, ext. 122, currier.org/art-center) offers an art camp for kids ages 5 to 14. It runs Monday, April 23, to Friday, April 27, with a morning session from 9 a.m. to noon, and an afternoon session from 1 to 4 p.m. In the morning session, campers will study and create small works of art and art with small details. In the afternoon session, campers will create works of art inspired by large art pieces in the museum and beyond. The cost for the week is $170 for one session or $285 for both sessions. 
 
Studio 550 (550 Elm St., Manchester, 232-5597, 550arts.com) offers a pottery camp for kids ages 9 and up. It runs Monday, April 23, to Friday, April 27, from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. each day. The camp will cover the basics of making pottery on a wheel as well as hand-building pottery projects. The cost is $165 for the week or $45 per day. 
 
General interest
Concord Family YMCA (15 N. State St., Concord, 228-9622, concordymca.org) offers a traditional camp for kids in grades K through 6. It runs Monday, April 23, to Friday, April 27, from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day; drop-off hours are 7 to 9 a.m. Campers will participate in fun activities like archery, rock wall climbing, swimming and field trips. The cost for Y members is $168 for the week or $50 per day; for non-members, it’s $188 for the week or $60 per day. Register with payment by April 20.
 
New Hampshire SPCA (NHSPCA Learning Center, 104 Portsmouth Ave., Stratham, 772-2921, nhspca.org) offers a camp for kids ages 6 to 12. It runs Monday, April 23, to Friday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. There will be games and activities, crafts and time to visit the animals. The cost is $295 for the week. 
 
YMCA Allard Center of Goffstown (116 Goffstown Back Road, Goffstown, 497-4663, ext. 2103, graniteymca.org) offers several camps for kids in grades K through 8. They run Monday, April 23, to Friday, April 27, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. The traditional camp (grades K through 8) features games, crafts and other activities. The art and cooking camp (grades 2 through 8) has campers doing arts and crafts in the morning and cooking in the afternoon. The trip camp (grades 3 through 8) includes field trips to Fenway Park, FunSpot and more. The cost for Y members is $40 to $55 per day or $180 to $247 for the week, depending on the camp; for non-members it’s $49 to $64 per day or $220 to $287 for the week. Register by April 16. 
 
YMCA of Downtown Manchester (30 Mechanic St., Manchester, 232-8670, graniteymca.org) offers two camps for kids in grades K through 8. They run Monday, April 23, to Friday, April 27, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. In the traditional camp (grades K through 5), campers will participate in creative arts, sensory exploration, STEM activities, gym games and swimming. In the sport-a-day camp (grades 1 through 8) campers will play soccer, basketball, floor hockey and more. The cost for Y members is $38 per day or $168 for the week; for non-members it’s $47 per day or $210 for the week. Register by April 18. 
 
YMCA of Greater Londonderry (206 Rockingham Road, Londonderry, 437-9622, graniteymca.org) offers several camps for kids in grades K through 8. They run Monday, April 23, to Friday, April 27, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. The traditional camp (grades K through 8) features games, crafts, movies and more. The STEM camp (grades 1 through 8) has campers doing a variety of science and engineering projects. The trip camp (grades 3 through 8) includes field trips to Fenway Park, FunSpot and more. The cost is $45 to $59 per day (no single-day option for STEM camp) or $199 to $247 for the week, depending on the camp. Register by April 17. 
 
YMCA of the Seacoast (Camp Gundalow, 176 Tuttle Lane, Greenland, 431-2334, ext. 2556, graniteymca.org) offers camp for kids in grades K through 8. It runs Monday, April 23, to Friday, April 27, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Activities include swimming, gym games, fitness fun, arts and crafts, outdoor play and more. The cost for Y members is $45 per day or $200 for the week; for non-members it’s $70 per day or $315 for the week. Register by April 18. 
 
YMCA of Strafford County (Horne Street School, 78 Horne St., Dover; 35 Industrial Way, Rochester; 994-4117, graniteymca.org) offers camp for kids in grades K through 8. It runs Monday, April 23, to Friday, April 27, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., each day. It includes fitness fun, baking, hiking and more. The cost is $50 per day or $235 for the week. Register by April 18. 
 
Nature and science 
NH Audubon (McLane Audubon Center, 84 Silk Farm Road, Concord; Massabesic Audubon Center, 26 Audubon Way, Auburn; 224-9909, nhaudubon.org) offers camp for kids age 6 to 12. It runs Monday, April 23, to Friday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Activities include outdoor excursions, games, crafts, stories, live animal visits, songs and conservation projects. The cost is $43 per day. 
 
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center (928 White Oaks Road, Laconia, 366-5695, prescottfarm.org) offers Wildquest Spring Camp for kids ages 5 to 12. It runs Monday, April 23, to Friday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Activities may include ponding, bird-watching, nature walks, nature arts and crafts, games and more. The cost is $47 per day or $235 for the week. 
Seacoast Science Center (570 Ocean Boulevard, Rye, 436-8043, seacoastsciencecenter.org) offers Seaside Safari camp for kids in grades K through 5. They run Monday, April 16, through Friday, April 20, and Monday, April 23, through Friday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Campers will explore Odiorne Point State Park and the center’s hands-on exhibits and participate in lessons, activities, art projects, games, stories and more. The cost is $65 per day or $325 for the week. 
 
Sports
Concord Parks & Recreation (Beaver Meadow Golf Course, 1 Beaver Meadow Road, Concord, 225-8690, concordnh.gov) offers a junior golf camp for kids ages 12 through 16. It runs Tuesday, April 24, through Friday, April 27, from noon to 5 p.m. each day. Campers will learn how to take their skills from the range and practice area and apply them on a golf course. The cost is $275.
 
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (Northeast Delta Dental Stadium, 1 Line Drive, Manchester, 641-2005, nhfishercats.com) offers baseball and softball camps for kids ages 6 through 15. It runs Monday, April 23, to Friday, April 27, from 8:30 a.m. to noon each day. Campers will learn the fundamentals of the game, including proper stretching and warm-up routines, throwing and catching, infield and outfield drills, swing mechanics, pitching and base-running. The cost is $125 for the week. 
 
NH SportsZone (7 A St., Derry, 537-9663, nhsportszone.com) offers an all-sports camp for kids ages 7 to 13. It runs Monday, April 23, to Friday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, with half-day options from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Campers will learn the foundational rules and hone their skills in various sports. The cost is $40 per full day, $25 per half day, $150 for the full full-day week, and $85 for the full half-day week. 
 
Play Ball (9 Congress St., Nashua, 883-2323; 16 Industrial Way, Salem, 898-0332, goplayball.com) offers a baseball and softball camp for kids ages 6 through 12. It runs Monday, April 23, to Friday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to noon each day. Campers will develop their game skills. The cost is $115 for the week. 
 
Tri-Star Gymnastics & Dance (66 Third St., Dover, 749-5678, tristargymnh.com) offers camp for kids in grade 1 through age 13. It runs Monday, April 23, to Friday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Campers will participate in gymnastics, crafts, games and open gym playtime. The cost is $35 per day or $135 for the week. 
 
University of New Hampshire (105 Main St., Durham, 862-3266, unh.edu) offers Kool 2B Fit camp and Youth Tennis Clinic for kids in grades 1 through 6. They run Monday, April 23, to Friday, April 27, from 8 a.m. to noon for the fitness camp and 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. for the tennis camp. In Kool 2B Fit, campers will participate in activities such as swimming, adaptive sports, games, team-building, fitness classes and scavenger hunts. In Youth Tennis Clinic, campers will receive an introduction to competitive tennis. The cost is $75 for the fitness camp and $25 for the tennis camp.
 
Theater 
Palace Theatre (80 Hanover St., Manchester, 668-5588, palacetheatre.org) offers camp for kids in grades 2 through 12. It runs Monday, April 23, to Friday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Campers will learn the basics of music, dance and acting as they prepare for a production of Sleeping Beauty Kids to be held on Saturday, April 28, at 10 a.m. The cost is $250 for the week. 
 
Seacoast Repertory Theatre (125 Bow St., Portsmouth, seacoastrep.org) offers camp for kids ages 7 to 15. It runs Monday, April 23, to Friday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Campers will learn theater terminology and history, improve their singing and acting skills and present a showcase for their families on the final day of camp. The cost is $350 for the week.  





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