Lawrence organizations holding camps for upcoming schools-out days

Lawrence public school elementary and middle school students have a few days off coming up, and several organizations are offering camps or activities.

There is no school for pre-kindergarten through eighth grade on Feb. 19, and no school for pre-kindergarten through fifth grade on Feb. 25 and Feb. 26.

Whether your kid is into art, nature or sports, here are a few options to consider.

• On Feb. 19, the Lawrence Arts Center will hold a camp called “Comic Relief” for elementary students (one section for first- and second-graders and another for third- through fifth-graders). The camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the cost is $66, though financial aid is available. At the camp, students will create their own characters and story for a comic strip. Registration can be done online or at the center, 940 New Hampshire St.

• On Feb. 25 and Feb. 26, the LAC is hosting a two-day camp called “I, Spy!” for elementary students (again there will be two sections, based on grade levels). The camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days and the cost is $120. Students will be creating their own character and story for a spy movie. Registration can be done online or at the center, 940 New Hampshire St.

• On Feb. 25 and Feb. 26, the Prairie Park Nature Center is offering a “Wild Things Camp” for kids ages 6-10. The camp runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days and the cost is $50. At the camp, kids will learn about animals, play games, take hikes and make crafts at the nature center, 2750 Harper St. Participants need to bring a sack lunch and clothes and shoes suitable for outdoor activities. Registration can be done online or at any Lawrence Parks and Recreation facility.

• On Feb. 25 and Feb. 26, Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department will hold a “Kids Day Off” program for those ages 5-12. The program runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. both days and the cost is $50. Activities will include field trips, sports, games, and arts and crafts at the Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 W. 27th St. Participants need to bring a sack lunch. Register online or at any Lawrence Parks and Recreation facility.