Thanksgiving and Winter Break Camps in San Antonio

School holidays—love them or loathe them, they come every fall & winter and remind us how much we love our kids’ teachers. If you’re looking ahead to Thanksgiving and Winter Breaks and thinking, I’ve got to find something for these kids to do so I can clean/cook/gift wrap/work/not lose my mind, we’ve rounded up some great options for Thanksgiving and winter break camps in San Antonio. This mini-guide is presented by Highland Homes and the camps listed below purchased their listing.

YMCA Holiday Break Camps

YMCA Holiday Camps 2020

Camps at the Y are about discovery. Children ages 5 to 13 have the opportunity to explore, discover new talents, gain independence, and make lasting friendships and memories. This holiday season, the Y will be hosting a Thanksgiving Holiday camp at Journey Fellowship Church, November 23 – 25, and a Winter Holiday Camp at Journey Fellowship Church from December 21 -23 and December 28 – 30. Camp times are from 7 am to 6 pm. All CDC COVID-19 Safety Guidelines will be in place.

The DoSeum Holiday Camps

Doseum Holiday Camps 2020

The DoSeum’s Holiday Camps explore STEM, art, and literacy concepts while keeping your mind at play all day! Design your own fashion collection, build a board game that lights up, or even collaborate with other campers to build a skyscraper! DoSeum Holiday Camps will be held at The DoSeum on November 23 – 25, December 21-23, and December 28 – 30.  Space is limited don’t wait to register!

Country Home Learning Center

Fall & Winter Camp 2020 - Country Home

We invite our school-aged students to attend special activities planned at Country Home on public school holidays. Students enjoy active, fun-filled days that provide a variety of choices throughout our facility. When permitted, field trips are planned on these days to exciting and educational local attractions. Our camps will be held at all of our 8 San Antonio locations over Thanksgiving Break (November 23-25) and Winter Break (December 21-24 and December 28-31).

Pine Cove

Pine Cove Winter Break camp 2020

The perfect end-of-semester break! Winterfest is the fun of summer camp packed into one weekend in December. What better way to celebrate Christmas than by decking the halls with friends, old and new, all weekend? Use code ALAMO2020 to receive 15% off the price!

Fall Outdoor Camps

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Are your kids tired of Zoom calls and staring in front of their computer? Need them to get out and enjoy the fresh air? Try our new in-person classes held outdoors at Hemisfair. Students will have fun exploring the basics of theatre by learning how actors use their bodies, voices, and imaginations while in an outside setting environment practicing social distancing. Limited number of registrations will be available – limit 5 students per class.

Select from Dr. Seuss’s Silly Stories (ages 5-10) and Myths and Magik (ages 11+)

Fall Camps: Nov. 9 – Dec. 2, 2020 / Winter Camps: Dec. 28 – Dec. 30, 2020


Spring Break Camp 2020 - J Camp / Barshop JCC

Join us and celebrate this amazing time of year with your friends at the J, where our number one priority is your child’s health and safety. The JCC will offer three options to choose from during this 3-day fall break before Thanksgiving November 23-25. General Camp, Sports Camp & Tennis Camp. JCC Winter Camp runs December 21-31 (Closed Dec. 25 & January 1).

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Jennelle grew up in Katy, TX but found her way to San Antonio via Trinity University. She adores San Antonio and the life she and her husband have built here. Together they are raising two rambunctious boys as proper Alamo City natives which includes having an affinity for Tex-Mex and respectable Fiesta medal collections. The family unit is rounded out by their energetic border collie-lab mix, Oreo. When not honing her Lego skills or cheering her boys on at baseball games, she’s active in various non-profit organizations and enjoys musical theater, outside dining, and reading. Favorite Restaurant: Pam's Patio Kitchen Favorite Landmark: La Villita Favorite San Antonio Tradition: Fiesta