There are lots of ways to keep the kids busy during the Winter Holiday break! From winter day camps to in person and virtual events, check out what’s happening in Waterloo Region especially for the kids!

Winter Holiday Camps

Winter Break Camp at Schneider Haus 
Children ages 6 to 10 years old can enjoy fun holiday crafts and outdoor winter activities!

KW Humane Virtual Holiday Camp 
Join the Humane Society over Zoom from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. for a special guest presenters, animal crafts and lots of games!

Homer Watson Winter Camp
These camps are designed to challenge and develop the skill sets of campers by giving them a chance to create masterpieces with professional art supplies, have fun and get messy.

City of Kitchener Holiday Camps
Join in on the fun and register your children for the City of Kitchener’s safe, fun and interactive Winter Break Camps, available at various community centres throughout the city.

City of Cambridge Winter Break Camps
This tradition style day camp will offer outdoor recreation activities, active and quiet games, and arts and crafts. Campers age 6-12 will swim daily.

Esports Camp (Minecraft) in Cambridge
This NEW and exciting Esport camp will combine game acquisition, fitness and nutrition, game settings, and team building.

Waterloo Region Museum Holiday Day Camp
Each day has a different theme, and our day camps will spend time in the Pollinators exhibit, the historic village, and outside. These camps are offered to children aged 8 to 11 years old.

In Person and Virtual Fun

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory 
Along with the 1000’s of free-flying butterflies in the tropical conservatory, kids can take part in a Scavenger Hunt to help them learn more about the creatures that live there!

Cookie Decorating Kits
The Fat Sparrow Group and CE Food Experience are offering DIY Cookie Decorating kits for your young cookie Picasso!

Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery
Your kids can enjoy Claytime at Home or the Holiday Ornament Kit: simply paint the pieces at home, and then bring them to the Gallery for firing.

Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery Ice and Snow Project
This activity will teach kids how to make their own ice ornaments to turn backyards, parks or any landscape into a true winter wonderland!

Woolwich Christmas Activity Kit
This year the Township of Woolwich has put together some Christmas Activity Kits for children to enjoy with their family during the holiday season, perfect for ages 4-11 years.

Cheer on the Kitchener Rangers
Take the kids to see the Rangers play on December 28th and December 31st at the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium.

See the Holiday Lights
Their eyes with light up when you take your kids to see these incredible light displays in Waterloo Region!

Put the ‘Active’ in Activities!

Family Skating in Kitchener 

Family swim times in Kitchener

Cambridge Winter Break Swim Schedule

Cambridge Winter Break Skating Schedule

Free Holiday Skating in North Dumfries  

Wellesley Township Holiday Public Skating

If the weather cooperates, don’t forget to check out skiing at Chicopee, tubing at Chicopee Tube Park, and the outdoor skating rinks throughout the region.


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