Ideas to help your kids beat vacation blahs

The Associated Press

© Associated Press
December 18, 2008

(AP) - The holiday break can seem never-ending. Some ideas on how to get the kids (and you) through it.

IF YOU'RE STAYING AT HOME, HOW ABOUT...

Camp.

Camp Live Oak, which has locations in Fort Lauderdale and North Miami, has a winter program from Dec. 22 to Jan. 2 for children ages 5 to 13. Children in the environmental day camp go canoeing and fishing, learn to ride a unicycle, juggle bowling pins walk on stilts. The camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. before and after care is available. The cost is $210 per week; daily rates are available. For athletes, UCLA has Sports Camps for five sports, including baseball, softball and tennis. The camps are for ages 7-18 and run one to three days. Cost ranges from $100 to $375. Find camps at http://www.KidsCamps.com.