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2024 Presidents’ Day Events and Camps in Westchester

Presidents Day Events in Westchester

Presidents’ Day Events in Westchester

Presidents’ Day is an exciting time for many families as it marks the start of February break. It’s also a time to learn more about our Presidents and historic events. From one-day educational experiences to interactive events to mini camps, you’ll several ways to celebrate the holiday. Plus, learn more about the people who shaped our country. Check out more below:

Psst…looking for more Presidents’ week camps? Check out our list of 2024 February Break Camps in Westchester.

Thursday, February 15th from 3:30pm-4:30pm
Presidents’ Day Presentation (Yonkers)

Families are invited to learn about the Presidents, their accomplishments, and challenges. Additionally, this program is designed for babies, toddlers, and elementary-school aged kids. One Larkin Center, Yonkers, NY 10701.

Thursday, February 15th from 4:30pm-3:30pm
Presidents’ Day Cookie Craft (Mount Kisco)

Kids are invited to decorate a cookie that will look like George Washington or Abraham Lincoln. All ages and free. 100 East Main Street, Mount Kisco, NY 10549

Saturday, February 17th at 1:00pm
Screening: The Presidents Mystery (Hyde Park)

Families are invited to enjoy a screening of  The Presidents Mystery at The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. Interestingly, this film is based on a plot that was developed by President Roosevelt. Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Library & Home, 4079 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538.

Sunday, February 18th from 10:00am-4:00pm
Celebrate Washington’s Birthday at Knox’s Headquarters (Vails Gate)

Step back in time with your family as you visit Knox’s Headquarters. During this event, families will learn more about General Henry Knox and how he organized a projected attack on New York City. Additionally, tour the house, try out musket firing, and see artillery demonstrations. Free event. Knox’s Headquarters. 289 Forge Hill Road, Vails Gate, NY

Monday, February 19 from 9:00am–12:00pm
Presidents Day at Stepping Stones Museum (Norwalk)

Take a trip to Norwalk for this immersive Presidents Day event. Activities happen throughout the day where kids can learn what it means to be a good citizen. This includes interactive activities like a voting booth, giving tree, designing a park, an ocean cleanup, a recyclable art craft, and much more. Plus, kids will enjoy a performance featuring an interview with Abraham Lincoln. Mathews Park, 303 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850

Monday, February 19th from 10:00am-4:00pm
Washington’s Birthday Celebration at New Windsor Cantonment

Kids can learn more about American history at the site where General Henry Knox organized a projected attack on New York City. This includes musket firing and artillery demonstrations. Plus, kids can enlist in the Continental Army, drill with wooden muskets and get paid in continental currency. Additionally, enjoy Blacksmith and medical demonstrations throughout the day. 374 Temple Hill Road, New Windsor, NY, 12553.

Monday, February 19th from 11:30am-5:15pm
School’s Out, Come Skate, President’s Day

Enjoy a day of ice skating at Hommocks Park Rink. Hommocks Park Ice Rink, 140 Hommocks Road, Larchmont, NY

Monday, February 19th at 1:00pm
Theodore Roosevelt: An Exploration, on President’s Day (Mount Vernon)

Learn more about Theodore Roosevelt at this educational event. Laurence Jurdem, an author and professor discusses themes from his book. St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, 897 S Columbus Ave, Mt Vernon, NY, 10550.

Presidents Day Camps

Monday, February 19 from 9:00am–12:00pm
Presidents Day STEAM Discovery Mini Camp (Scarsdale)

Designed for kids ages 3-5 years old, this one-day camp focuses on discovery and STEM activities. Additionally, this includes scientific experimentation, trying, and failing. $97 per camper. 999 Wilmot Road Scarsdale, NY 10583.

Monday, February 19 from 9:00am–12:00pm
Build 4 Life Mini-Camp (Larchmont)

Hosted by Build 4 Life, kids (ages 3-11) can enjoy a fun mini camp. This includes sports, team-building exercises, and arts and crafts. Plus, water and snack is included. $115 per camper.

Monday, February 19 from 10:00am-3:00pm
Presidents Day Mini-Camp (Ardsley)

Kids, ages 4-12 years old, will enjoy a fun and immersive mini-camp with Honest Art. Additionally, this includes slime, drawing, illustration, painting and 3D arts. Finally, this camp is $175 per person. 708 Saw Mill River Rd, Ardsley, NY 10502

 

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