Contributed by: Tatiana Rasco

With Spring Break right around the corner, it’s time to put our thinking caps on and figure out how to keep the kiddos entertained. If you’re scratching your head wondering what to do this Spring Break, worry not because here are some exciting camps to look out for!


These camps are a perfect mix of fun and learning, ensuring that your children get the best experience in a safe environment. From arts and crafts to outdoor adventures, there’s something here for everyone.


1. Teen Spring Break Art Camp


Spend spring break at Emily Carr University’s Art Camp! Get ready to unleash creativity this spring with their hands-on courses led by industry professionals. Perfect for all skill levels, their Spring Break Art Camp offers a variety of studio practices in art and design. Join them on campus or online for a week or two, half-day or full-day sessions. Open to students ages 15-18 or Grades 9-12. Don’t miss out on this chance to make your kids’ Spring Break unforgettable!


2. Happening Dance Spring Break Camp


The Happening Dance is thrilled to announce two dynamic spring break camps featuring a lineup of exceptional instructors and an array of captivating dance styles. Whether you’re looking to elevate your skills or dip your toes into dance for the first time, these camps offer the perfect opportunity. Dive into street dance styles, contemporary, jazz, and musical theatre—all outside our regular season offerings. The Beginner camp caters to ages 8-14, while the Intermediate/Advanced camp welcomes ages 11 and up. Spots are filling fast, so don’t miss out—register now to secure a spot and explore the world of dance!


3. TES Theatre Spring Break Camp

The Musical Theatre Spring Break Camp invites participants to sing, dance, and enjoy a week-long experience tailored for ages 5 to 7 and 8 to 14. Attendees will have the opportunity to forge friendships while delving into the world of musical theatre. Hosted by TES Theatre, the camp promises a welcoming and enjoyable atmosphere where participants can engage in theatre games, singing, and dancing. For the older group, there’s an exciting chance to showcase their talents with a performance scheduled for 2 pm on the final Friday, providing a memorable moment for families. With a focus on fun, exercise, creativity, and social interaction, this camp offers a fantastic way for kids to make the most of their break!


4. Youth Spring Break Leadership Camp- Mount Pleasant Community Centre

Join Mount Pleasant Community Centre’s leadership program for youth and take part in fun recreational activities Vancouver has to offer! Activities will build on leadership skills and incorporate games, activities and workshops. Spots are filling fast so register now to secure a spot!


5. Empowerment Camp, Girls and Non-binary Youth – Fire & Flower

Join Fire & Flower for an unforgettable five days of fun and belonging at West Point Grey for Spring Break! With a commitment to radical acceptance for girls and non-binary youth, Fire & Flower programs create a judgment-free space where participants can explore their unique identities and shared experiences in an LGBTQ2SIAP+ inclusive environment. Each of the four empowerment camps delves into different themes surrounding adolescence and young womanhood, balancing learning with engaging activities and daily doses of nature time. The Kingfisher Camp, inspired by Coast Salish culture, focuses on physical and emotional developments, diversity of anatomy, and an in-depth exploration of menstruation. With small group sizes of 6-12 participants, the camp maximizes connection and intimacy, offering a five-day experience that feels like a sleepover without actually sleeping over. Get ready for an enriching journey of self-discovery and empowerment!

Check out the Kids Out and About website for more exciting Spring Break camps, activities, and community events to explore. From unleashing creativity to fostering friendships and everything in between, these camps are the ultimate recipe for a spring break to remember.


Don’t worry if you miss out on any of these Spring Break camps! It’s not too early to start making plans for summer break. Plan ahead by signing up for Easter Seals inclusive Summer Camps and check out the Zajac Ranch website to stay tuned for all the exciting activities coming up. There are so many options to explore!


What are you waiting for? Your child will thank you for the memories and you might just get a moment of peace and quiet in the process!