Kids Yoga Day Off Camps
Fun, Enriching, Relaxing Experiences when School is Closed
Breathing Space Kids Yoga Camp offers kids ages 4-10 years enriching yoga and mindfulness experiences in a playful, non-competitive environment so they can learn self-regulation and stress management techniques, enhance gross motor skills and fitness, and, most importantly, make friends, relax, and have fun on DCPS days off for professional development or parent-teacher conferences.
We’ll do yoga movement classes, mindfulness activities, relaxation, games, crafts and outdoor time. We offer a non-competitive and supportive environment where kids can learn to learn to work cooperatively as well as learn to care for and nurture themselves.
- $80 per day.
- Add on Good Moves Games Club for an extended day until 5:45 pm for an additional $18 per day, $15 when registering for games more than 2 weeks in advance.
SY 2019/20 Camps are at Christ Church – 620 G Street SE
Check each camp date registration page and receipt for confirmation. See location notes for details.
- 8:30 am-3:45 pm – Yoga Camp
- 3:45-5:45 pm – Aftercare with Games Club class by Labyrinth Games & Puzzles
|11 Oct||Oct Parent Teacher Conf||Aftercare|
|14 Oct||Columbus Day||Aftercare|
|4-5 Nov||Nov PD Days||Aftercare|
|11 Nov||Veterans Day||Aftercare|
|30-31 Dec||Winter Break|
|17 Jan||Jan Parent Teacher Conf||
|20 Jan||Martin Luther King Holiday||Aftercare|
|27-28 Jan||January PD Days||
|17 Feb||President’s Day||
|18-21 Feb||February Break||Aftercare|
|20 Mar||March PD Day||
|8 Apr||April PD Day||
|13 Apr||Spring Break||Aftercare|
|22 May||May Parent Teacher Conf||TBD**|
*PK4 campers President’s Day by permission only, full winter break week campers only.
*Spring Break Camp will be confirmed and registration opened later this fall. Camp will be offered, but capacity is not yet determined. With sufficient demand, we may offer camp over December break, so let us know if you need camp and which days. We don’t decide about May
Federal holiday camps are typically 1-class camps open only to K-3rd graders.\
Other closed days are 2-class camps with very limited space for PK4 campers by permission, reserved for younger siblings and campers with Breathing Space class experience. Please see our camper readiness FAQ for PK4 and kindergarten campers.
Junior Counselors: 5th-8th graders are invited to participate and develop leadership skills as well: apply to be Junior Counselors.
If your preferred date is full, sign up for the waitlist on the registration page. We cannot reliably respond to email requests for waitlist additions. Please do not enroll in aftercare for any dates your camper is waitlisted. If you are offered a spot in camp, you will be offered a spot in aftercare..
We are pleased to offer camp in partnerships with Labyrinth’s wildly popular Good Moves Games Club to offer extended day camp from 3:45-5:45. Games Club class runs from 4:30-5:30 pm. Pickup is in the same location as camp unless noted.
Cancelation Policy: Register Early
We have a minimum registration of 10 campers two weeks in advance to hold camp; minimum 6 campers to hold games club. We finalize staffing two weeks in advance based on expected enrollment. After that, we may not be able to accommodate late registration due to our student:staff ratio policy.
Within two weeks of camp, we only cancel for extraordinary circumstances.
Pre-registration is open to returning 2018-19 campers only. Registration opens to the public on Aug 30
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