Why is winter not capitalized?
Rule 1: Seasons as Generic Nouns Seasons, such as winter, spring, summer and fall, do not require capitalization because they are generic common nouns. Some people may confuse these words as being proper nouns and try to capitalize them using that rule of capitalization.
Should winter break be capitalized?
Breaks: Capitalize Winter Break and Spring Break. Center for Teaching and Learning: Spell out the word and; do not use an ampersand.