School Vacation Programs

Fun in February Vacation Camp

Tuesday, February 20 -  Thursday, February 22

Daily sports and arts/crafts activities followed by field trips.

More information coming later in the winter.

ART-ventures for Kids
February Vacation Art Fun
Tuesday, February 20 - Friday, February 23, 2018 

School is out for winter vacation so join us for a four days of fun with ART-ventures for kids (formerly Let's Gogh Art). 

Tuesday 2/20, Winter Wonderland Snowmen and Snow Bears

Another winter fun art-packed two hours: Paint your own family snowman portraits on stretched canvases, sculpt 3-dimensional snowmen out of model magic clay and then, draw snow bears in the snow.

Wednesday 2/21, Sunset Cities and Airplane Art-ventures
Create sunset cityscapes reflecting in water using wicked cool print-making tools and techniques. Then build, paint and decorate wooden airplanes that fly!

Thursday, 2/22, Wild West Art-ventures
Art-venturers visit the Wild West. Learn about the Indian Tribes of the Great Plains while building Tepees. Create story necklaces made from clay while exploring the history of daily life and the use of native materials for decoration and storytelling.

Friday, 2/23 Exploding Color Bubbles T-Shirts
Design T-shirts with exploding bubbles of vibrant colors, learn about the art of color diffusion while making color-filled butterflies and have a blast creating rainbow mandala collages using a stellar array of feathers, buttons, gems, pompoms and more! What is a mandala? Come and find out.

Location: Chicopee Parks Dept. 687 Front St.
Ages: 5-12
Time: 10:00 Am. - 12:00 Pm.
Fee per day: $24/resident $27/non-resident

Bring an old, oversized T-shirt to use as a smock, a nut free snack and a drink.
Register in person at the Parks office or online at

A scholarship may be available for a child whose parent is willing to assist for the day. Contact Randi at (413) 567 - 0923 or

For more info call the Parks office 594-3481