Spring Break Camps in Kansas City 2023 (& Things to Do)
Whether you’re looking for a week-long camp, day camps, or something new to do each day, there are Spring Break camps and activities to keep everyone in your family busy.
Whip out that calendar and start penciling in these fun camps while kids are out of school & things to do around Kansas City!
Spring Break…a time filled with endless opportunities for exploring with the kids and taking a few days to just be. But we can all agree, finding fun things to do is easier said than done.
This lengthy guide has all the best Spring Break camps for 2023, we have everything from art, science, football, aerial fitness, cooking, and more. Check out the best Spring Break camps below to find fun kids’ activities during school break.
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23+ Spring Break Camps & Things to Do
Explore the best Spring Break camps throughout Kansas City to fill your child’s school break with fun!
Chakra Circus at Learning2Fly
4711 Lamar, Mission KS
March 13th-17th from 8:30am – 3:30pm.
Learning2Fly is a fun-filled aerial fitness center with class options for every age! They always aim to educate, empower, and inspire your kids toward a lifelong love of health. Aerial silks, yoga, art, and outdoor activities (weather permitting) allow them to share their 7 Super Powers of Health in “Chakra Circus.”
A Chakra Circus of Health Spring Break Camp educates and empowers your children for a lifelong love of health. This camp will motivate young people towards a lifestyle of healthy choices in every aspect of life. The more kids learn about their miraculous, amazing bodies, the more interest they’ll develop in how they care for themselves. Knowledge is power!
Activities during the day will include:
- Aerial acrobatics classes every day with silks and hammocks
- Yoga and meditation
- Art activities: painting & crafts
- Community Gardening
- Hula hooping
- Creative movement
- Nature hikes
- Educational and interactive videos.
You can visit Learning2Fly online for general class schedules and requirements.
12683 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS
Come to Spring Break art camp one day or all the days at Paint, Glaze & Fire! Children 6-18 years old can participate in fun art activities every day. You can find the full schedule of days and times online. Stay tuned for more details o specific days, times, and activities.
2100 SE Ranson Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO
March 27th-March 31st (Full AND Half day camps available)
Sunset Trails Stables offers Spring Break Camp, as well as lessons and trail rides from beginner to expert. You can choose a half-day camp or full-day camp, whichever works best for your family’s schedule.
For information on their Spring Break camp, visit Sunset Trails Stables online. You can register online as well. They will only be accepting walk-up registrations if space allows, so be sure to sign-up early.
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Kansas City Young Audiences Spring Break Camps
3732 Main Street, Kansas City, MO
March 13th- March 17th
Music Makers for ages 5-7 is a lively and fun camp all about rhythm and beats! The half-day morning camp feature bucket drumming and the half-day afternoon camp will be all about dancing to the beat. These two half-day camps can be combined for a full day of fun!
Musical Theatre Camp for ages 8-13 celebrates all things musical theatre. Campers will sing, dance, and act their way through songs from popular Broadway shows!
Improv Adventure Camp for ages 8-13 has campers thinking on their feet. Sketch comedy, improv, and physical humor are techniques to bring the camper’s imagination to life!
They also offer extended days for ages 5-13 from 4:00 pm-5:30 pm.
Scholarships are available. Learn more HERE
Kansas City: 6495 Quivira Rd. Shawnee, KS 66216
Lee’s Summit: 2801 NE McBaine Dr. Lee’s Summit, MO 64064
SkyCamp for ages 5-13! A day of active play at Sky Zone on our Ninja Warrior Course, Free Climb, Sea of Trampolines & so much more.
Accompanied by Sky Zone Camp Counselors, kids enjoy healthy physical fitness and fun including crafts, movies, and science experiments. It’s hassle-free for parents. Drop off the kids and we’ll make sure they have the best time ever! Full-day, half-day, and full-week options! Sibling discounts are available.
From special times just for toddlers with character meet and greets to dodgeball games and glow-in-the-dark nights – There are fun things to do all Spring Break!
With locations all around the Kansas City metro, the YMCA is a great option for Spring Break camps & activities. Get active with your kids and play basketball, swim in their indoor pools, or attend one of their kids/family events.
There are TONS of options all across the metro at different KC YMCA locations – check out the programs online.
180 NW Oldham Parkway Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
March 27th-April 1st from 9:00am-4:00pm
Junie B. Jones the Musical JR for ages 8-14. This camp will also include 3 ticketed performances outside of camp. If you’re looking for theater programs and camps in Lee’s Summit, check out Summit Theatre Group!
39th Street & Lee’s Summit Rd Independence, MO
Kids can learn to play the piano in person and in virtual classes. Days, evenings, and weekends are all available!
Just choose the best time that works for your family’s schedule.
Ernie Miller Nature Center, Olathe KS
March 13th – 17th, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Spring Break camp will meet at Ernie Miller Park and programmed activities will be held at TimberRidge at 9:00am and then children will return to Ernie Miller Park at 4:00pm. Kids will explore trails, fishing, team building, and more.
Sports Pavilion Lawrence, Homefield Olathe, Z-Sports Lee’s Summit
March 13th – 16th and March 27th-30th
Sporting KC offers soccer training camps for kids ages 5-14 years old. Both boys & girls can participate. There are options in Olathe, KS & Lawrence, KS, and Lee’s Summit. If your children love soccer, this is for you!
7703 Meadow View Dr. Shawnee, KS
This gym in Shawnee has the spring break camps for kids covered! From Ninja Camp, Recreational Camp, Cheer Camp, Team camp, and more. Enroll your child today.
Find camps & classes in Johnson County Parks & Rec – there are TONS of events during Spring Break & the entire month of March.
There are art camps & nature camps for all ages & interests, so check out their full camp listings now!
March 13th-17th, and 20th
Join the Olathe Kids crew for an awesome spring break camp in Olathe. Located at the Olathe Community Center, kids will enjoy fun, local field trips, activities, crafts, and more. Hurry and register as these spots will fill fast.
There are sports camps, STEM camps, Mad Science programs & other fun things to do on Spring Break. Check it out now!
Blue Springs Fieldhouse: 425 NE Mock Ave. Blue Springs, MO
March 13th – 17th; 7:00 am to 5:30 pm (before & after care) If you live in the Blue Springs area, BSPR offers a fun Spring Break camp with a variety of activities. Children will enjoy fun arts & crafts, games, adventures & field trips & other creative fun! The registration deadline is March 3rd, so sign up before then!
Heritage Park Football Complex
This spring break camp in Olathe is great for your future star. Kansas City Speed and Sport is offering a spring break football camp.
Your child will learn skills, drills (offense and defense), combined prep, and more. Space is limited so register today!
10611 Nall Ave. Overland Park, KS
March 13th-16th, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Take your child’s golf game to a new level at the TopGolf Spring Academy in Overland Park. Your child will learn proper golf etiquette, swinging techniques, rules, and everything else they need to enhance their golf skills. Check out their full details and register online.
6800 Zoo Dr, Kansas City, MO
March 13th-16th and March 20th-23rd
Discover exotic animals & wildlife in one of their 3-Day Spring Break Camps. Kids ages 5-12 can explore enrichment activities all day, or just visit the zoo with your family! Visit The Kansas City Zoo online to learn more.
This activity also participates in The POGO Pass Kansas City- 16 kids activities for less than $40! Use it to head to the zoo with your whole family.
Other Activities & Things to Do on Spring Break:
How to Make your Family’s Spring Break the BEST ever!
If you’re looking for things to do for the day, these are for you…
Visit the Library!
Visit the MCPL event calendar to find children’s events like storytime for preschoolers, storytime for families, storytime for babies & more.
You can also find kids’ events at other libraries with our Library Programs & Activities Guide.
UrbanAir Lenexa & Overland Park
Create at Ceramic Cafe
9510 Nall Ave. Overland Park, KS
At Ceramic Cafe, you and your kiddos can express your inner artist. Create a masterpiece for your home & make memories that will last a lifetime.
Check out Ceramic Cafe for a list of special classes and events.
12683 Metcalf Ave. Overland Park, KS
Instead of sitting at the movies silently, come get creative with the kids!
Paint, Glaze, & Fire offers ½ OFF Studio Fees Tuesday to Thursday each week in March.
Family Night is the second Friday of each month from 5:30 – 8:00 pm. The $45 fee includes 4 studio fees, large cheese or pepperoni pizza, 4 soft drinks, AND 15% OFF pottery painted during the event.
Paint Me a Story Pottery classes for kids run throughout March too!
2450 Grand Blvd. Kansas City, MO
A family favorite, Kaleidoscope is located by Crown Center & is always FREE for your family.
Hallmark donates their extra craft materials for kids to re-purpose into new creations of their own! The facility is designed for younger kiddos but will be enjoyed by the whole family.
Reservations are highly recommended and can be scheduled by visiting the Kaleidoscope website.
Visit the Alpacas!
30200 E 275th St. Garden City, MO 64747
Take a farm tour & visit the alpacas at Yaya’s Alpaca Farm! Come see how alpacas live on their 90-minute farm tour & shop at their Alpaca store.
You can book online, or call 816-213-7555 to schedule a tour.
Union Station/ Science City
30 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO
There is always an adventure at Union Station! Whether you are visiting Science City to ride Sky Bikes, the Planetarium for a laser show, or a special exhibit, there is something you will love at Union Station. Right now, the special exhibit showing at Union Station, “Art of the Brick”, allows you to see giant Lego structures and intricate pieces.
To get info on hours, tickets, & daily events visit Union Station’s website.
Learn at WWI Museum & Liberty Memorial
2 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, MO
The World War I Museum hosts fascinating events for your family.
For information on their upcoming events, visit the World War I Museum website.
Ernie Miller Nature Center
909 N Highway 7 Olathe, KS
Visit the nature center for fun Spring Break programs! Park naturalists will entertain guests with fun facts & special themes. Each program is approximately 45 minutes in length.
For more information call 913-764-7759 or visit the Ernie Miller Nature Center website.
Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop-Farm
1200 E Kansas City Rd. Olathe, KS
Enjoy 1860s hands-on Living History activities such as horse-powered plowing, planting, helping in the garden, stagecoach rides* and cookstove and blacksmith demonstrations. *Weather and ground conditions permitting.
Visit Mahaffie’s website for more info.
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
4525 Oak St. Kansas City, MO
Immerse your family in the arts at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art this Spring Break.
The museum hosts Free Weekend Fun for families each weekend in March! Create an artistic masterpiece with your kids for FREE.
Full event calendar at the Nelson-Atkins website. Click Family Events to find the above-mentioned art event.
59 Cheap or Free Spring Break Activities:
If you’re looking for an affordable Spring Break, check out these free things to do on Spring Break!
Pro-Tip: One fun way to get the whole family involved is to print out and share this list with your partner and kids. Have each person choose their favorite activity to complete together over Spring Break.
- Host a Hula Hoop Contest
- Go Swimming (Indoors)
- Take a Neighborhood Walk or Nature Adventure
- Get Outside for a Bike Ride – there are lots of great trails around town
- Grab a POGO Pass & get tons of things to do
- Try a New Restaurant (Where do Kids Eat Free in KC?)
- Go on a Shopping Spree at Dollar Tree
- Host an At-Home Bake Off
- Host Friends for Game Night or hold a Family Game Night
- Make your own Pizza Night
- Learn Something New – Take a Class
- Visit Your Local Library to explore their programs for kids!
- Try Frozen-Themed Yoga with the Kids (Thanks Youtube!)
- Get Out for a Game of Frisbee Golf
- Go on a Geocache Adventure (free to download)
- Explore a Kansas City Parks & Trails
- Visit Distant Relatives (if they’re close)
- Explore downtown KC
- Go fishing – if it’s warm enough!
- Get To Know Your Neighbors
- SHOPPING SPREE…at the Dollar Tree! (This is my kiddo’s favorite & less than $5!)
- Spend Time at the local Playground
- Or, explore the Best Playgrounds in KC
- Create an obstacle course in your backyard or inside if it’s cold
- Visit the Nature Center
- Spring Cleaning! …take advantage of those extra helpers for the week!
- Explore Crown Center
- Create at Kaleidoscope
- Grab an Ice Cream Cone
- Take the kids to B&B Theatres for Screen Play! (Tuesdays at $2 OFF)
- Host a Picnic in the Park
- Check out the Best Camping Spots near you
- Go Camping in the Backyard or living room (if you want to stay home)
- Explore Science City
- Ride the KC Street Car
- Go to a Royals game
- Road Trip to Topeka
- Road Trip to Jefferson City
- Day trip to St. Louis
- Or, head to Branson for the weekend
- Take a Day Trip or Weekend Trip
- Make a Fort…pillow fort?
- Volunteer at Wayside Waifs
- Have Family Photos Taken
- Let the Kids Adventure in Photography Outdoors
- Play Hide and Seek
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- Host Spring Break Olympics
- Host a Lemonade Stand
- See If You Can Find Lightning Bugs at Night
- Shop at your Local Farmer’s Market
- Volunteer with your children in KC
- Visit The Nelson-Atkins (for FREE)
- Paint Your Full Body (outside…of course)
- Run through Loose Park
- Tie-Dye Something…or everything
- Visit the alpacas at Yaya’s Alpaca Farm
- Host a concert for your child’s stuffed animals
- Have a family pillow fight
>> Check out the full list of 150+ things to do on Spring Break for even more fun!
We hope this list helps spark inspiration for your own Spring Break ideas to do with your family.
If you think of more ideas, drop them in the comments below! We are always looking for new fun and family-friendly ideas.
Give your kids a Spring Break they will never forget with these fun things to do in Kansas City. The wide variety of Spring Break camps & activities provides something for every personality in your family. Beat boredom for good and have fun exploring KC with your kiddos!
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