It is Spring vacation / Februari Vakantie soon and most kids will be off from February 25th to March 5th. Will you stay in Amsterdam for the February holidays, and are you looking for something fun to do for your kids? Then you should check out these holiday day camps. The list includes soccer, arts and crafts, multi sports, programming, swimming lessons and much more.

This list is a summary that we will update as much as possible when we find out about new camps or cancellations. For the most recent information, see Mark’s website.


Arts & Crafts


3-in-1 Camp

The best of My Little van Gogh, Toddler Sense and Mini Professor all in one place.

Location: Rivierenbuurt (new location)

Ages: 4-7 years

Dates: 27 Feb – 3 Mar, 9:00 to 17:00

Cost: €400/week


Work like a mini artist at the ART ZUID camp, studying the masters, making your own work and finishing with an exhibition.

Location: Zuid

Ages: 6-12 years

Dates: 27 Feb – 3 Mar, 9:00 to 16:00

Cost: €385/week

Lo Stivaletto

An educational camp with lots of arts & crafts and sports, all in Italian.

Location: De Baarsjes

Ages: 4-9 years

Dates: 27 Feb – 3 Mar, 9:30 to 17:00

Cost: €320/week


Circus and Gymnastics



Enough space and time for you to practice gymnastics in a real, fully equipped gymnastics hall.

Location: West

Ages: 8-16 years

Dates : 27 Feb – 1 Mar, 09:00 – 15:30

Cost: €133 for three days

Youth Circus OT301

A mix of circus activities including aerial silks, okido yoga, art / self-defense and 

DJing, in a former squat.

Location: Hoofddorppleinbuurt

Ages: 6-14 years

Dates : 27 Feb – 3 Mar, 09:00 – 15:00


Cooking, Dance, Music and Theater


BeatZone Dance Camp

A different style of urban dance every day and a mini performance at the end of the week.

Location: Hoofddorppleinbuurt

Ages: 7-11 years

Dates : 27 Feb – 2 Mar, 10:00 to 17:00

Cost: €239 for four days


Learn how to cook in an old nursery in Amsterdam West with veggies from their own garden where possible.

Location: De Baarsjes

Ages: 7-12 years

Dates : 27 Feb – 1 Mar and 2 Mar – 4 Mar

Cost: €235 for 3 days including food to take home


Learn to sing, dance and act and work towards a performance at the Schouwburg Amstelveen.

Location: Amstelveen

Ages: 6-18 years

Dates : 28 Feb – 3 Mar, 9:00 to 14:00

Cost: €170 for four days

Toverknol Theater Camp

Discover acting in a playful way by attending one of the daily workshops with various themes.

Location: Zuid

Ages: 5-9 years

Dates : 27 Feb – 3 Mar, 9:30 to 17:00

Cost: €60/day


Ice skating


Kids Aktief

A real winter activity!

Location: Amstel

Ages: 6-12 years

Dates: 27 Feb – 1 Mar, 09:00 – 16:00

Cost: €230 for 3 days


Multi Sports


Kids Aktief

Indoor mixed action camp with lots of different sports from boxing to dancing.

Location: Noord

Ages: 4-12 years

Dates: 1-3 Mar, 09:00 – 16:00

Cost: €150 for 3 days

Little Star Fitness

Have fun while learning fundamental athletic skills and a healthy lifestyle in this multi sport camp.

Location: Zuid

Ages: 4-12 years

Dates : 27 Feb – 3 Mar, 9:00 to 15:00 or 9:00 to 17:00

Cost: €280 for a week of short days, €355 for a week of full days

Monkey Moves

Eleven different sports and lots of fun at the Goudsmithal in Amstelveen.

Location: Amstelveen and Westerpark

Ages: 4-10 years

Dates : 27 Feb – 3 Mar

Cost: €310 per week

The Little Gym

A combination of fun, sport, creative activities and learning to keep your kids active.

Location: Buitenveldert

Ages: 3-12 years

Dates : 28 Feb / 2+3 Mar, 09:00 – 12:00 and 13:00 – 16:00

Cost: €38 per session of 3 hours




De Hollandsche Manege

A two-day pony camp in the historical horse riding school right next to Vondelpark. Kids will care for the ponies, ride them and do lots of play.

Location: Vondelpark

Ages: 5-11 years

Dates : 27 + 28 Feb, 9:00 to 17:00

Cost: €175 for 2 days

Boerderij op IJburg

A pony camp for everyone, including young kids and beginners. The kids will ride on the ponies, but also care for them and have lots of play time.

Location: IJburg

Ages: 5-11 years

Dates : 27 Feb – 3 Mar, 9:00 to 17:00

Cost: €230 per week

Van Stal animal training

A combined camp working with and training horses, dogs and other farm animals in a beautiful horse riding school close to the Amstel.

Location: Amstel

Ages: Any

Dates : 28 Feb – 2 Mar, 09:30 – 16:30

Cost: €297 for three days





A variety of water- and outdoor sports activities, held at Watersport Jeugdland in Amsterdam East.

Location: Zeeburg

Ages: 6-12 years

Dates : 27 Feb – 3 Mar, 9:00 to 16:00

Cost: €249/week

Terragon Nature Lab

A playground where kids are free to explore and connect with nature at their own pace and ways in a safe but wild environment.

Location: West

Ages: 4-10 years

Dates: 20 – 24 Feb and 27 Feb – 3 Mar, 09:00 – 14:30

Cost: €300/week


A wide variety of outdoor fun and games.

Location: West

Ages: 8-13 years

Dates: 27 Feb – 3 Mar, 08:45 – 17:15

Cost: €60 per day


Science and Tech


Chalk and Duster

A great mix of indoor and outdoor activities around the STEAM (STEM + arts) themes in Amstelveen.

Location: Amstelveen

Ages: 4-16 years

Dates: 20 – 24 Feb, 09:00 – 17:00

Cost: €60 per day


Robots, SCRATCH programming, Minecraft and much more

Location: West

Ages: 6-14 years

Dates : 28 Feb – 3 Mar, 8:00 to 17:00

Cost: €279 for 4 days


A camp designed to inspire kids in many ways from science to creativity, from circus to magic, held in a well-designed location right in the middle of De Pijp.

Location: De Pijp

Ages: 4-16 years

Dates: 27 Feb – 3 Mar, 09:00 – 15:00/17:00

Cost: €325 per week (short days), €375 per week (full days)


Get your kids ready for a digital future through various courses for hackers, makers and gamers.

Location: Frederik Hendrikbuurt

Ages: 7-16 years

Dates: 27 Feb – 3 Mar, 09:30 – 13:00 or 13:30 – 17:00

Cost: €250 for five half days

New Tech Kids

Learn the basics of computer programming while building robots during 5 workshops at the central library.

Location: Center

Ages: 7-11 years

Dates : 27 Feb – 3 Mar, 10:00 to 14:00

Cost: €285/week

The Science Camp

The Science Camp explores the world through the lens of earth and physical science.

Location: De Pijp

Ages: 5-10 years

Dates : 27 Feb – 3 Mar, 9:00 to 15:00

Cost: €295 per week




Ajax Clinic

One day themed soccer clinics for kids of all ages and levels, with special clinics for girls and keepers, at the Ajax facilities next to the famous Johan Cruijff ArenA.

Location: Zuidoost

Ages: 6-12 years

Dates : 26 Feb – 1 Mar, 9:15 to 16:00

Cost: €109/day

Powerleague soccer

Fun soccer camp on the small pitches of Powerleague. Suitable for beginners and more experienced kids.

Location: Zuid

Ages: 5-12 years

Dates: 27 Feb – 3 Mar, 9:30 to 15:00

Cost: €135/week

Swift Soccer Camp

Soccer camp with three different levels, fun, regular and advanced, at the Swift soccer club in Amsterdam Zuid.

Location: Zuid

Ages: 6-14 years

Dates : 27 Feb – 3 Mar 09:00 – 11:30 and 12:00 – 14:30

Cost: €195 per week for fun and regular, €315 for advanced




Kids Aktief

Work towards your swimming diploma during the vacation.

Location: Noord

Ages: 5-12 years

Dates: 27 Feb – 3 Mar, 09:00 – 11:30

Cost: €320 for 5 days




Amstelpark tennis

A sporty holiday full of tennis and fun at the entrance of the Amsterdamse Bos.

Location: Amsterdamse Bos

Ages: 5-18 years

Dates: 27 Feb – 3 Mar, 9:00 to 16:45

Cost: €395 for 5 days

Tennis op Maat

Lots of tennis mixed with other fun and games at the Kattenlaan tennis park in Vondelpark or Sloterplas tennis club.

Location: Vondelpark

Ages: 5-17 years

Dates: 27 Feb – 1 / 3 Mar, 9:00 to 17:00

Cost: €305 for 3 days – €399 per week

It might not be too late just yet to sign up! Give it a shot.

Mark Schiefelbein

This list was compiled by Mark Schiefelbein, an Amsterdam Papa whose kids have attended many camps and who also maintains, an easily searchable list of all vacation day camps in Amsterdam. Mark started blogging in 2007, serving the best Amsterdam restaurant recommendations to foodies at