Photo courtesy of Museum of Early Trades & Crafts One of the gems of Madison is the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts, located at 9 Main Street. Housed in the beautiful James Library Building that was originally built as the town library in 1899, the museum provides a glimpse into the history, culture, and lives of New Jersey
We have 2 more days of school here in Madison. Have you made a few plans for your kids? Team Phenoms sports summer camp is the last week of June (6/26-30). If you’re looking for something active for your child to do that week… it’s not too late to register. Basketball, soccer, football, jumprope… all
Recently, I was in touch with Writers Theatre of New Jersey to add their summer camps and programs to my post on Summer Camps: The Arts. I had heard of the group, and seen the sign for their offices at the Civic Center along Walnut Street as I walked my kids to school each
**The opinions in this post are mine. I was not approached by Anchor Golf Center to write about them, and I have not been compensated by them.** On a recent half-day off from school, my son, age 11, and I had a whole afternoon to ourselves. I told him that he could pick what we did. His immediate response?
For the past several weeks of posts, I have listed over a hundred local day camps for kids to explore Sports, the Arts, STEM, History, and Languages, in addition to specific camps for Preschool and Special Needs. (You can find them all here.) My kids love having the summer time to learn about these subjects,
We are very fortunate to live in a region that is so rich in history. With a Revolutionary War winter encampment site just minutes down the road, and a ton of early innovators from the area, we can easily introduce our kids to the past. I am also in awe of how diverse our area is.
Summer camps for the preschoolers may seem hard to find, but there are actually several in the area that cater just to the little ones, and many bigger camps that have shorter days for the preschool crowd. Similarly, for those of you looking for camps for your kids with special needs, there are camps that specialize in
STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) is a hot topic these days. Whether your kids are already heavy into the sciences, or they just wants to dabble in them, summer camps are a great way to explore all aspects of STEM. As with my previous weeks’ posts, Summer Camps: Sports, and Summer Camps: The Arts, I turned to friends
Summer is the perfect time for kids to explore their creative sides! There is a plethora of art, singing, instrumental, cooking, pottery, sewing, dance, writing, and theater summer camps around. As with last week’s post on SPORTS CAMPS, I have once again turned to my friends and also the members of the Madison Area Parents Facebook page for their camp suggestions. And, again, if you
Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but thinking about summer is so delightful! Now is the perfect time to start thinking about summer plans, including camps for the little (and not so little) ones. To gather a thorough list of summer day camps within easy driving distance of Madison, I turned to the experts–the members