All posts tagged: summer fun

Classes, Clubs, and Camps for Kids

There are so many ways for children to learn. Learning through the arts, or by engaging in a sport, or by learning circus acts, kids can expand their educational, cultural and physical horizons. Here are some of our favorite (and super fun) interactive programs where kids of all ages might discover hidden talents. NEW YORK ABRAKADOODLE (New York and various U.S. locations), 212-875-4100) Abrakadoodle teaches kids creative and life development skills through painting, drawing, digital art and photography, and a host of other mediums, creating portfolios of work that the children can take home and keep. This program reaches children through art, providing a network of art classes, camps and parties across the United States through an innovative mobile art education. It is designed for children 20 months to 12-year-old. APPLE SEEDS (10 W. 25th St., 212-792-7590, $895 for one-year membership) This indoor playground accomodates infants with a cushioned play area and allows toddlers to drive a wooden taxi, run a well-stocked deli or play on giant cushions in the sports playground. BABY BOOT CAMP …

Top Educational Vacations

Here is our selection of vacations (with an educational purpose) that your entire family can enjoy.   THE BROADMOOR for tennis One of the nation’s best tennis programs can be found at The Broadmoor hotel in Colorado Springs. Little ones, as young as 4 can get lessons in pint-size courts. Families can also receive private lessons.   TOUCHSTONE CENTER FOR CRAFTSΒ  This creative camp school, located in the woods of Pennsylvania, attracts kids of all ages. The focus is on drawing, ceramics, sculpture and blacksmithing. Families stay in dorms, cabins or tents.     EPITOUREAN for cooking This company can design a custom trip to suit your family’s interests. You can visit farmers’ markets and learn to make cheese in Tuscany or hone your culinary expertise in Napa Valley.   CHILCOTIN HOLIDAYS for outdoor skills Along with teaching horse-back-riding, this dude ranch offers fly-fishing excusrions and four-day horse-pack camping trips for the whole family. Kids should be at least 6 years old for most excursions.     SUNSAIL for sailing This company offers weeklong sailing …