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February 28, 2024

Camps for Kids!

Doing holiday prep for Thanksgiving or getting some early holiday shopping in? There are plenty of local camp opportunities for kids this month. Check it out!

Don’t drag the kids into the Thanksgiving prepping – sign ’em up for a fun, educational camp instead!

Campers can spend the day learning all about space. Future Astronauts (grades K – 1) will prepare for a journey to space and Rocket Scientists (grades 2 – 4) will learn all about space science, both age groups will see OMNIMAX film Apollo 11: First Steps Edition and explore the special exhibit, Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission. Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, Oh; November 27, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; $60 non-members, $55 members; before-and aftercare available; 513-287-7000.

Spend the day with Cincinnati Parks on Thanksgiving-Eve; K – third grade campers in will make Native American-inspired crafts, play games with new friends, take a hike and even meet some animals! Avon Woods Nature Preserve, 4235 Paddock Road, Cincinnati; November 27, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; $30 per camper;

Parents, need some extra time to prep for Thanksgiving? Send the kids to Perfection Gymnastics for a day of fun. Ages 4 (must be potty trained) through 18 can spend the day with friends playing games, making crafts, doing gymnastics and more. Perfection Gymnastics, 5637 Union Center Drive, Cincinnati; November 27, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; $70 full-day, $40 half-day; 513-860-3351 or

Want to do some Black Friday shopping without the kids in tow? Send the kids to day camp where they can make friends, do gymnastics, play games, create crafts and more. Perfection Gymnastics, November 29 ,8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; $70 full-day, $40 half-day; 513-860-3351 or

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Amanda Ciani

Amanda Ciani lives in Northern Kentucky with her husband and their three terrific sons. She enjoys writing haiku parenting poems for her Instagram account (@cinciciani), and Twitter account (@haikuciani).