Fall Break in Memphis means parents looking for things to do with the kids, whether it’s for daycare purposes or as something fun and educational for them to do during the week off from school. Fall break also serves as a good time to enjoy the city as a tourist of sorts.
Bartlett Fall Break Camp
The city of Bartlett will provide a fall break camp Oct. 12-16 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Singleton Community Center.
The camp is for children ages 5 to 12 and costs $105 for the week or $25 per day. Activities will include arts and crafts, active and passive games, sports and other fun activities.
The Children’s Museum of Memphis
The Children’s Museum of Memphis will offer Kreative Kids Fall Camp during the weeks of Oct. 5-9 and Oct. 12-16. The camp is for children who love to bring their creative ideas to life. Each day, children will use everyday items to inspire the talent that lies within. There will be teacher-led activities and special time devoted to self-lead, free-building projects. The camp has a daily rate available for $30 per child.
Dixon Gallery and Gardens
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens will offer a two-day Art Break camp on Oct. 8 and Oct. 9 from noon to 4 p.m. The camp will give attendees an opportunity to explore a variety of materials and make something unique. It’s a drop-in program that is free with museum admission.
Memphis Botanic Garden
Memphis Botanic Garden will have a fall break fun camp Oct. 12-16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The camp is for children ages 5 to 10. Attendees can spend the week enjoying garden games, outdoor explorations, hands-on craft activities and more. Children can attend individual days or all week.
The camp is $150 for Memphis Botanic Garden members and $200 for nonmembers. Call 901-636-4126 for information about signing up for individual days.
Memphis Jewish Community Center
The Memphis Jewish Community Center offers Camp 365, which is a taste of the summer camp fun offered during fall break, Oct. 12-16. The camp is for children in kindergarten through sixth grade.
Shelby Farms Park
Shelby Farms Park offers a fall break camp Oct. 12-16. The theme of the camp is to connect kids to nature through exploration, inspiration, discovery and fun. Children in grades third through sixth can explore the largest urban park in America by getting their feet wet in the paddle boats, discovering the importance of native wildlife, hit bulls eyes during archery lessons, ride bicycles on the park’s trails and much more. The camp runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 12-16 with aftercare available. The camp costs $150 for nonmembers and $125 for park members.