No School November Camps

Are you looking for classes and activities for your kids to do during no-school days in November? There are many programs all over the city that offer sports, science and dance classes plus much more. Check out the list below for ideas! 

Trackers Earth

Book a spot in the 2023 PDX Parent Reader Favorites Winner for Best Camp! Trackers Earth offers No-School & Winter Break Camps featuring outdoor adventure and hands-on crafts. Kids can connect with friends while learning real skills with expert Trackers Teachers and Guides.

Families can choose: Martial Arts, Archery, Role-Playing Games, Wilderness Survival, Animals, Farms, Fishing, Jewelry, Sewing, DIY Crafts, Paintball, Snowshoeing, Leadership, Woodworking, Ceramics, and Blacksmithing!

All this and much more. Choose your camp, choose your Trackers Adventure!

Skyhawks Sports Academy

Skyhawks provides a wide variety of fun, safe and positive sports programs that emphasize critical lessons in sports and life, such as teamwork, respect and sportsmanship! With over 12 sports and professional staff, there is something for everyone. Their programs are designed to give each child a positive introduction into sports while fostering a lifelong love for an active, healthy lifestyle. Please view their website at for further information.

Afterglow Aerial Arts

Join Afterglow Aerial Arts Thanksgiving & Winter Youth Aerial Camps! They offer 3- to 5-day camps for ages 7-15. Your children will learn aerial tricks and confidence building moves/drops in the air and on the ground through silliness, circus games and play. Gain strength, flexibility and coordination on the Lyra, Trapeze, Silks and Sling! Learn balance, foundational gymnastics and how to express emotions through journaling/art. Each camp will end with a showcase for friends and family.

Experiment PDX

School’s out and the fun is on at Experiment PDX! Full-day camp for grades K-5, with LEGO Robotics, Dr. L Ektron, chess, interactive exhibits, science library, and craft lab! Cost is $80/day.

The Independent Dance Project

The Independent Dance Project is offering school break camps during Thanksgiving and winter break! Camps are half day and feature dance class, craft time, and open play.

Jovie of Portland

Struggling with school off-days? Jovie’s exceptional nannies and sitters are here to help! They ensure your child’s days are filled with fun and learning, even when school’s out. Trust Jovie for reliable, engaging, and adaptable childcare that meets your family’s unique needs, turning each day into a delightful and enriching experience. Contact Jovie today!

Commonwealth Skateboarding

Commonwealth’s skateboard camps are one of the funnest and fastest ways to get better at skateboarding and experience all of the best outdoor skate parks in the greater Portland area. Each day, campers will warm up at Commonwealth for an hour before loading up in the camp van and heading out to two or three different skateparks each day. Their camps coincide with breaks in the school calendar.

Hoyt Arboretum Friends

Join Hoyt Arboretum’s Nature Educators to perform nature-based science experiments! They will demonstrate different experiments each day that focus on decomposition, pumpkins, and fall leaf pigments. Participants will perform the experiment on their own, gaining hands-on experience using the scientific method, and will walk away with confidence to explore the inner workings of the natural world around them! This is a FREE, drop-in program on November 20, 21, and 22, from 10 am-12 pm.

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