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vacation camps for kids during February vacation; successful library fundaisers
Release Date: January 29, 2012

Winter Mini Vacation Camps from westchesterfamily magazine

Published: 01/23/2012

If you are stressed because your child is home during the February rececess and you're working - the following info might be useful to you. Read the article in Westchester Family Magazine (Feb issue) Kudo's to the Greenburgh Nature Center. They always are thinking of ways to be responsive to Greenburgh families.


The following programs are offered for children during school winter break this February.


Vacation Camp. Make the school break exciting with a four-day camp program supervised by naturalists. Nature games, exploration, crafts, and animal study make each day fun. Morning snack included but lunch should be sent each day. 9:30am-1pm Feb. 20-23. For children in grades K-3. Non-members $210, Members $160. Enrollment limited, pre-registration required. Greenburgh Nature Center. 99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale. 723-3470. www.greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Winter Mini-Camp. Games, crafts and outdoor activities are all part of the fun at Teatown’s mini-camp. Children can attend for the entire week or on individual days (fee prorated). Snacks are provided, but full-day campers should pack a lunch. 9am-noon for 4 and 5 year olds; 9am-3pm for children ages 6-12.Feb. 20-24. $185 for 4 and 5 year olds; $335 for children ages 6-12. Reservations required. Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd., Ossining. 762-2912. www.teatown.org.

Sports Camp. An athletic way to spend the school break, children enjoy fun-filled days participating in a variety of team sports. Wednesday is set aside for aquatic activities. A movie provides a relaxing end to each day of camp. 9am-3pm (early drop-off and late pick-up available for additional $10 per day). Feb. 21 22, 23, and 24. For children ages 6-10. $70 per day, $220 for four days. JCC of mid-Westchester, 999 Wilmot Rd., Scarsdale. 472-3300. www.jccmw.org.

Winter Farm Camp. A four-day farm experience that includes garden work, animal chores, nature hikes, farm crafts and games. Campers develop a love for the natural world during exciting days spent mostly outdoors. 9am-3pm Feb. 21-24. For children in grades 1-5. $288 members, $320 non-members. Reservations required. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture. 630 Bedford Rd., Pocantico Hills. 366-6200.www.stonebarnscenter.org.



Earlier today I sent out a memo about our fundraising meeting for the Greenburgh library tomorrow night at 8 PM at Town Hall. Please read the following article about a successful initiative in Hastings. Yankees manager Girardi participated in a fundraiser for the Harrison library. An article in www.thedailytarrytown.com today highlighted Irvington's successful spelling bee fundraiser for the Irvington library. Greenburgh-- we can do even better! Hope to see you tomorrow night.

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