Cobb County Schools has scheduled a Fall Break for all students. So, from Monday, September 25 to Friday, September 29, we figured East Cobb families would be looking for fun things for their student staycationers to do! So, here are some fun options so your student-aged kids (and you) won’t go stir crazy!
September 25-29 | 6:30am-6:30pm
Primrose School of Sprayberry Explorers Camp
Primrose School of Sprayberry
2531 East Piedmont Road, Marietta
770-578-4832 • primroseschools.com/schools/sprayberry
Daily field trips included with registration. $225.
September 25-29 | 9am-4pm
YMCA-McCleskey: Dynamite Days Off Camp
1055 East Piedmont Road, Marietta
770-977-5991 • ymcaatlanta.org/mcy
Qualified counselors will lead activities that will help build self-confidence, strengthen social skills, deepen respect for others and build lasting relationships. Activities may include swimming, crafts, sports and group games. Pack a lunch, drink, two snacks, swim suit and towel. Free extended care from 7:30am-6pm. Members: $40/day Program: $60/day. Age: 5-12.
September 25-29 | 9am-5pm
Safe America Drivers Ed Course
Safe America Foundation Headquarters
2000 First Drive, Suite 310, Marietta
Help your teen learn how to drive at one of Safe America Fall Break drivers ed courses. $150 – $574. Register online at safeamericadrivers.org.
Vanguard Elite Sports Camp
Vanguard Elite Sports & Training
3910 Canton Road, Suites 3 & 4, Marietta
678-365-5100 • vanguardelitesports.com
Basketball skills and training camp. Full day: $225; Half day: $150; Daily Rate: $50.
September 25-29 | 9am-4pm
Boot Camp and Strandemonium, Jr.
The Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square, Marietta
770-293-0080 • [email protected]
Open to kids grades 1-8. Participants will spend the first half of each day exploring and honing a multitude of performing arts skills including auditioning, singing, acting, dancing and technical theatre. After a lunch break, students will learn the foundation numbers for the Halloween-themed music revue: Strandemonium, Jr. The show dates for Strandemonium Jr. are October 26 and 27 at 7pm. Cost for the combined Part A and Part B program is $300. Part B only, $200. Registration can be done through The Strand Box Office.
September 27 | 3:30- 4:15pm.
Family Fun Time! – Way Up High in the Apple Tree
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta
Family Fun Time is for families with children of all ages. It lasts 40-50 minutes and can include books, activities, a short film, parachute play, music, and a craft. Free. No registration required.
September 29 | 3:30-5pm
Fall Break Virtual Reality (VR)
Gritters Library, 880 Shaw Park Road, Marietta
Calling all teens and up! Visit Gritters library to experience the latest in virtual reality (VR) technology! Paint a picture, defend a castle, or hunt for treasure in Egyptian pyramids. Are there any other adventures you wish to embark on? Attendees are encouraged to share suggestions on games or apps to download by browsing the STEAM VR store on your smart device or one of the library laptops. This program is appropriate for teens and adults. Free.