April Vacation Programs in Greater Lowell

March 28, 2018

April school vacation is right around the corner!  Here's a sponsored list of local April vacation camps, programs and drop-in activities.  The organizations below are also part of our Summer Camp & Kids Activities Guide.

Empow Studios

Empow Studios brings technology, arts, and play together to help young learners discover and build on their creative talents. Our goal is to empower kids to design, build, and code awesomely unique projects that they can be proud to share with family and friends, and spark interests for future ambitions in STEM.  April vacation program available in Lexington from April 16-20.

Empow Studios
1776 Massachusetts Ave
Lexington MA 02420

Middlesex Community College College for Kids, Lowell

College for Kids at Middlesex Community College is offering a full-day Adventures in Painting camp from 9 AM-4 PM on Tuesday and Friday at the Bedford Campus and Wednesday and Thursday at the Lowell campus.  There is also an All About Science program from 8 AM to 12 PM on the Lowell campus Tuesday through Thursday as well as some evening programs for teen students.  More information on their School Vacation Week page.

Middlesex Community College
Bedford MA & Lowell MA

The Paul Center for Learning & Recreation, Inc.

The Paul Center for Learning and Recreation is a non-profit organization that provides programs for children and young adults with moderate to severe intellectual and developmental disabilities.  They offer April school vacation programs from 8:30 AM to 4 PM for students to enjoy recreation activities and work on activities of daily living and social skills.  Visit their Programs page to learn more.

The Paul Center for Learning & Recreation
39 Concord Road
Chelmsford MA 01824

Create! Sewing Studio

Future seamstresses & fashion designers -- experience sewing at Create! Sewing Studio & learn sewing skills in a relaxed extended time period. We offer morning or afternoon workshops plus an all-day option with fun supervised crafts during lunch period. Includes use of brand new sewing machines, patterns & sewing notions. You buy only fabric!  See their website for April vacation programs.

Create! Sewing Studio
274 Great Rd
Acton MA 01720

Summer at Lawrence Academy

Summer at LA is offering an action-packed four day program from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Tuesday to Friday during April vacation.  Campers age 5-12 will visit Launch Trampoline Park, enjoy a visit from a traveling zoo, check out Battlezone and more!  See their Facebook post for more information or call 978-448-1610.

Summer at Lawrence Academy
26 Powderhouse Road
Groton MA 01450

Code Wiz

Learn how to code Minecraft mods during April vacation camp at Code Wiz!  Camp runs Monday to Friday from 9 AM to 4 PM.  Use code MACARONI KID for a discount!  Learn more at

Code Wiz
9 Cornerstone Square B600
Westford MA 01886

Magic Brush Pottery

Enjoy pottery and canvas painting and fused glass projects at Magic Brush's April school vacation art program!  The program runs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 AM to 2 PM.  Learn more at

Magic Brush Pottery
361 Main St
Tewksbury MA 01876

Adventure Code Academy

At Adventure Code Academy, every day of April vacation features a new adventure!  Enjoy coding, debugging, game design, website/app development, 3D printing, and robotics at these day-long camps filled with fun and learning.  Drop off as early as 8 AM and pick up as late as 6 PM.   Learn more at

Adventure Code Academy
3 Summer St
Chelmsford MA 01824

April PLAYcation

April PLAYcation is an annual festival of free family fun that takes place during April school vacation. Events are hosted throughout Lowell by over twenty partner organizations, offering approximately fifty free programs, and serving over 2,500 local kids and their families. This year, families will enjoy an exciting variety of new programs, as well as many returning favorites. There’s something for everyone, so get ready for a week full of creativity, discovery, and fun during April PLAYcation!

The fun doesn't stop there!  The complete schedule of events will be available April 2nd at  All programs are free but many require pre-registration so plan ahead and register early! Note that all programs are also listed on the Lowell Macaroni Kid daily Event Calendar.

Would you like to add your organization's April camp or program to this article?  Email Barbara at to receive information.

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