This is a friendly PSA reminder to all parents: spring break is less than one month away. And thanks to February being all fancy with only 28 days, March is coming in real hot. If looking at the calendar makes you shudder as you see those two weeks of spring break looking pretty empty, now is the time to register for a spring break camp. Check out the list below for a variety of engaging and entertaining spring break camps in Vancouver– currently all with space available.
Spring Break Camps in Vancouver
4Cats Arts Studio
Discover your inner Van Gogh at 4Cats Art Studio. Kids ages 6-12 can create their very own masterpieces with professional art supplies – learning everything from painting to drawing to sculpting, and more. Just make sure you have lots of room on your shelves because your new original art collection will be impressive. There are half-day and full-day options, and you can also book camps by the day or for the full week. And, siblings can take advantage of a 5% discount on registration. Multiple locations throughout the Lower Mainland.
North Vancouver’s Absolute Gym offers campers a chance to learn the fundamentals of cheer, tumbling and trampolining. The full-day Recreational Cheer Camp is perfect for kids ages 7-14 who may be new to the sport and are looking to learn the core principles of cheerleading, including jumping, stunting, tumbling and dance. Plus, there’s also time for arts and crafts! Half- day camps are also offered.
There’s no shortage of stellar spring break camps at Vancouver’s beloved Arts Umbrella. From drama to sketch comedy to stop motion animation – and so much more – there’s sure to be something to please every kid in the family. All camps are half-day, with the choice of morning or afternoon sessions and there’s a variety of options for different ages. In addition to Granville Island, there’s also a location at Morgan Crossing in South Surrey.
DRIVE Basketball camps are a great opportunity for kids to learn the fundamentals of basketball, including shooting, dribbling, 1-on-1, and more. In addition to developing key skills, kids will also get plenty of game time – all in a fun and friendly environment. Full-day camps are offered for kids ages 6-16, and players are assigned a division based on age and skill level. Multiple locations throughout the Lower Mainland.
Your littles can dance their hearts away at Dance Co’s spring break camps in Vancouver. Kids will get a chance to explore an array of disciplines – from ballet to tap to hip hop, and more! It’s a great opportunity for those who are new to dance and also for those looking to improve their technique. Full-day and half-day camps are offered for those who are ages 5-14 (there is a morning camp for pre-school age, as well). Spring break camps are at Dance Co Arbutus in Vancouver.
Lights Up Musical Theatre School
Dance. Sing. Act. Repeat. At Lights Up Musical Theatre camps, students explore the magical world of musical theatre as they build confidence and meet new friends. Lights Up offers both half-day (4-6 years) and full-day (6-12 years) camps, with fun themes like Mini Pops, Broadway & Beyond, Lights Up goes POP!, and more. Multiple locations throughout the Lower Mainland.
Little Kitchen Academy
Chef’s kiss. Little Kitchen Academy is the place to be for the littlest chefs in your family. The Montessori-inspired cooking academy is the first-of-its-kind, offering kids a supportive and fun learning environment to develop practical life skills, independence, and more. Using fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, students learn the importance of eating food inspired by the seasons and nature. Classes are three-hours long and are available on weekends as well as during the weeks of Spring Break (there’s even a late-night class for ages 13+). Multiple locations throughout the Lower Mainland.
If your kids have never participated in a Pedalheads camp, chances are that at least one of their friends has. The uber popular learn-to-ride bike camp is well-known for helping kids go from training wheels to two wheels to road riding in a fun and supportive environment. Camps are available as morning or afternoon sessions. And for parents who find themselves with a spring break daycare closure, programs are offered for kids as young as 2 years old. Multiple locations throughout the Lower Mainland.
Saplings Outdoor Program
Get ready for a week of adventure and creative play in the Great Outdoors with a Saplings spring break camp. Each day promises to be different but campers can expect fun-filled days of fort and shelter making competitions, fairy house building, nature art, games, and more. Plus, there’s also lots of free-time for socialization and exploration. Camp locations are in Vancouver and on the North Shore, with half-day and full-day options. Ages of campers range from 3-12 years old. These camps are almost full so book soon!
The Hive believes that you’re never too young to try climbing – so why not enroll in a spring break camp? Under the guidance of trained leaders, campers will have fun with climbing and movement while playing games and making connections with new friends. Camps are available for Juniors (ages 6-8) and Inters (ages 9-12) at various Lower Mainland locations, and run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Vancouver United FC
Future footie superstars can work on their footwork during a Vancouver United FC spring break camp. Week-long camps are offered as half-day sessions, either in the morning or afternoon. Kids are placed in groups based on age and ability, where they will be coached by experienced soccer players and coaches. During the week, they’ll develop their skills in shooting and
finishing, dribbling and turning, passing, positional play, and more – and most importantly, they’ll have a great time! All fields are located in Vancouver.
VanDusen Botanical Garden
Spring break camps at VanDusen Botanical Garden are a great way to spend the day in nature – rain or shine! The camps are offered as single-day sessions which is perfect for parents who only need to book a day or two. Themes range from Bustling Birds to Crafty Critters to Dirt to Dinner, and more. Registration is open for kids ages 5-10 but act quickly as several dates are already full.
Zen Maker Lab
Explore science, technology, engineering, arts, math and more at Zen Maker Lab. Their innovative spring break camps allow kids to learn quality STEAM education in a fun and engaging program that follows their philosophy of Design, Make, and Play. Kids ages 7-9 can take part in a book-making and storytelling camp or one focused on junior coding and robotics. For kids ages 10-12 years, there are several camps, including one dedicated to learning about Women in STEM. The majority of programs are offered in North and West Vancouver, though a few are also offered at Zen Maker Lab’s Vancouver location.
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