Last week’s post featuring Spring Break camps was such a hit we decided to follow it up with a part deux! And it’s no wonder. This is a subject near and dear to many of you still desperately searching for ideas to keep the munchkins occupied during their time off next week. No doubt about it, this is definitely a topic worth repeating!
The nice folks at Oil and Cotton always have something unique going on and spring break week is no exception. Their roster is bursting with fun camps for budding artists itchy to stretch their creative muscles. This go-round they’re celebrating a different color and artist each day. Choose from any of the daily offerings including Monday’s Radiant Red watercolor camp that explores the portrait work of Elizabeth Peyton or Friday’s Pink Spaceships and Purple People Collage Camp –that’s a nod at the work of Ester Pearl Watson. The camps are broken down into 3-hour morning and afternoon sessions. Pick one or bring a lunch and stay for both.
Got a kid that loves STEM? Then grab the lab coats and prepare to get sticky and make a mess at the Perot’s Lab Techs Camps. Kids in K-4th grade can compete in engineering challenges, peer into microscopes and have a blast testing ooey, gooey slime. Each day of the 5-day camp will feature hands-on experiments that will excite your “Mad Scientist.” Little geniuses ages 3 and 4 can have fun doing messy experiments too at the half-day Mini Einsteins Camp for preschoolers.
Even if your family is doing a staycation this spring break kids 2-9 can still travel and learn about the countries around the world. Join North Texas Conservatory for an exciting week of fun activities, reading, puzzle-solving, music and dance parties as we explore our wonderful planet! Bring a water bottle, clothes easy to move in, and a packed lunch. You can sign up for the whole week or just one day.
Burn off all that energy that’s been pent up during the winter months at a Dodgeball and Games Camp. Hosted by the Flower Mound Parks and Recreation, this camp will teach kids 6 -13 different versions of the classic game including dungeon ball, backboard, and doctor dodgeball. If you’re having flashbacks about the out of control dodgeball games of your youth, don’t worry. Extra safe dodgeballs are used ensuring a good time is had by all. The 3- day camp happens at the Community Activity Center in Flower Mound and may also include kickball and capture the flag.
Want to get really wild? Head on down to the Dallas Zoo this spring break to explore animal extremes at one of their single-day camps. Kids Pre-K to 5th grade can enjoy tours, games, crafts and unique animal encounters. You can do just one day, or sign up for the whole week. The camps are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily and before and after camp care is available for an additional fee.
For a list of kid-friendly events, explore the Kids & Family section of the Art&Seek calendar. And don’t forget to check out our special Spring Break theme for even more camps.