2020 Spring Break Camps in Kansas City (+Activities & Things to Do)
Whether you’re looking for a week-long Spring Break camp, day camps or something new to do each day, there are activities to keep everyone in your family busy.
Whip out that calendar and start penciling in these fun Spring Break camps & 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 then done.
This lengthy guide has all the best Spring Break camps for 2020, 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.
If you want to plan a Spring Break trip for kids, check out these 12 day trips near Kansas City. You can also have an adventure in KC at Cave Springs Park in Raytown, our favorite playgrounds or plan a staycation & explore the Best Things to Do in KC.
39 Spring Break Camps & Things to Do
Explore the best Spring Break camps throughout Kansas City to fill your child’s school break with fun!
4711 Lamar, Mission KS
March 16th – 19th from 8:30 to 3:30 pm.
L2F is a fun filled aerial fitness center with class options for every age!
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. Daily activities include aerial acrobatics classes, yoga and meditation, art activities, hula hooping, creative movement, nature hikes, and educational and interactive videos.
You can visit Learning2Fly online for general class schedules and requirements.
5336 151st Street Leawood, KS
There are fun cooking camps & classes all March long!
March 16th – 20th: Plant to Plate Camp (ages 4-8)
Learn about the plants you love and how to turn them into delicious snacks and treats! This camp will show kids how to turn everyday garden plants into something new and easy to make.
March 17th – 20th: Restaurant Week Camp (ages 9-13)
Be the chef in your own kitchen… or at least learn what it takes. This camp will teach your child all they need to know about running and working in a restaurant.
You can choose a one-time class or the above cooking camps that spans multiple days. If you’re just looking for one day, explore their single-day cooking classes now!
3622 West 135th Street, Leawood, KS
Day camps throughout March: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
There are multiple camp dates with fun kids activities including coding, game-building, robotics, and more.
Kids learn to create video games using coding skills, as they work their way through the colored belts. Drop-in learning is also available.
For information on locations and classes check out Code Ninjas online.
12683 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS
March 17th to 20th; times vary by day.
Come to Spring Break art camp one day or all the days at Paint, Glaze & Fire! You can find the full schedule of days and times online. There will be morning and afternoon sessions available, with a max of 16 children per camp.
Children will create different projects each day, including:
- Screen Printing
- Wood Sign Making
Sign-up online to make it easy…
2100 SE Ranson Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO
March 16th to 20th, 9 am to 5 pm
Sunset Trails Stables offers Spring Break Camp, as well as lessons and trail rides from beginner to expert.
For information on their Spring Break camp, visit Sunset Trails Stables online.
Come learn how to ride horses from the best in KC! Save $10 on select riding classes (Beginner or Texas Tots) with their ad in iFamilyKC- find ad in our digital issue.
3732 Main Street, Kansas City, MO
March 16th to 20th, 2020
Come explore and learn to act at the many different classes & camps offered at KCYA.
Find a complete list of camps to match your child with the the acting camp perfect for their personality! Camps meet Monday through Friday and camp fees include a snack. There is a multi-camp discount if you sign-up for 2 weeks or more of acting camp. (Scholarships are available too!)
More info online by visiting the KCYA website!
6800 Zoo Dr, Kansas City, MO
3-Day Spring Break Camp: March 16th – 18th, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Single-Day Camps: March 19th or 20th, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
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.
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.
Find Kids Night Out events at various KC YMCA locations online.
Kansas City: 6495 Quivira Rd. Shawnee, KS 66216
Lee’s Summit: 2801 NE McBaine Dr. Lee’s Summit, MO 64064
Kids will have fun while being active at SkyCamp! This is a full day of camp during Spring Break, so your children can be occupied all day long.
With two metro locations, Sky Zone has everything from homeschool PE time to glow in the dark parties on Friday & Saturdays from 7pm to midnight. There are fun things to do all Spring Break!
SAVE 20% OFF Spring Break SKY CAMP with code iFamily20Camp
Ernie Miller Nature Center
March 16th – 20th, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
There are 2 different kids camps hosted at Ernie Miller Nature Center. Before and after camp care are also available if needed.
Spring Break Adventure Camp is for children 11 to 13 years old – includes canoeing, fishing, zip lining & TONS of fun. The last day, there will also be a cookout!
Spring Break Discovery Camp for younger kiddos – 6 to 10 years old. Children will explore the Nature Center, hiking, animals & have tons of fun.
Our Spring Break Fast Track will happen March 16-19, Monday- Thursday, 9 am-12. Levels 3,4, and 5 available. Children 3 yrs and up.
Fast Track allows students to take a class each day for 4 days in a row to help hesitant swimmers gain comfort and more advanced swimmers sharpen their skill. Cost is $89 per student.
Families can learn more or enroll by calling us at 913-353-9852
Bonus: Kids Park
15296 W 119th Street, Olathe, KS
During the kids’ break from school, sometimes we need somewhere for our kids to go while we are at work. KidsPark offers hourly child care without the need for a reservation. Relax knowing your kids are being cared for by compassionate professionals in a fun and safe environment.
For hours and pricing visit Kids Park online.
Scheels OP Soccer Complex, Swope Park or Clinton Lake Youth Sports Complex
March 13th – 15th, March 15th – 17th and March 20th – 22nd: times vary by age & skill level.
Sporting KC offers soccer training camps for kids ages 5-7 (9 am to 10:30 am) & 8-14.
There are options for different skill levels at 3 different locations. If your children love soccer, this is for you!
So. Many. Camps.
Check out the TONS of STEM Spring Break Camps happening throughout KC.
Find Harry Potter STEM camps, Minecraft, Lego, & other fun STEM camps. Kids can’t get enough.
Kids come away understanding fundamental principles of engineering and physics. The experience boosts their confidence, creativity and ability to collaborate. Programs at lots of locations in and around the KC metro.
Visit Play-Well online to find an event near you!
6100 W. 127th St. Overland Park, KS
March 16th to 20th, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Kids will use their imaginations at this Spring Break acting camp.
Spring Break is guaranteed to be dramatic at Theater of the Imagination! From unicorns and surfboards to space warriors and pie, this Spring Break camp in Overland Park is great for ages k-8th.
Plus, they have extended care options available.
7703 Meadow View Dr. Shawnee, KS
March 16th to 20th; regular camp 9:00 am to Noon. Advanced Camp 2:00 to 4:00 pm.
This gym in Shawnee has the spring break camps for kids covered! From Ninja Camp, Recreational Camp, Science Camp, Art camp and more.
Visit them online today to find the best camp for your kids.
7373 W 107th St. Overland Park, KS
March 16th to 20th, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Find half-day & full-day Spring Break camps at Integrity Gymnastics. You can attend all 5 days of camp, or just one day. Whatever fits your Spring Break schedule…
There are options for as low as $30…
Kids will enjoy open gym, arts, crafts & fun activities – all under black lights!
Find camps & classes in Johnson County Parks & Rec.
There are art camps & nature camps for all ages & interests, so check out their full camp listings now!
Find youth day camps happening all Spring Break. (& many other days children are out of school)
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 11th – 15th; 8:30 am to 4:00 pm (before & after care)
8788 Metcalf Ave. Overland Park, KS
March 16th to 20th, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Have a budding actor? A kid who thrives in the spotlight? Then the Spring Break TIP Academy is the perfect spring break camp for your kid.
This one week camp runs March 16th-20th ending with a live performance on the 20th. Registration is open and spots are filling quickly, so register online now!
10727 El Monte St. Overland Park, KS
March 16th – 17th, 9:00 am-12:00 pm
This spring break camp in Overland Park is great for your future star. Kansas City Speed and Sport is offering a spring break football camp.
Your child will learn skills, drills (offence and defense), combine prep and more. Space is limited so register today!
10611 Nall Ave. Overland Park, KS
March 16th-18th, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Take your child’s golf game to a new level at the TopGolf Spring Academy in Overland Park. You 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.
8875 Rosehill Rd. Lenexa, KS
March 17th – 19th, 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Another great spring break camp for kids is the Puma Futbol Club! This indoor soccer camp will cover everything from dribbling, passing, receiving, shooting and more.
Visit their site for more information on registration and early drop off.
Spring Break Camps Not Confirmed for 2020
Star Light Theater Spring Break Camp
4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, MO
This Spring Break camp is during the Kansas City area district’s break. Kids can learn and explore through art, singing, dancing and acting.
For information prices, restrictions and hours visit Star Light Theater’s website.
BV Rec Spring Break Camps
There are Spring Break camps for many interests including:
- Dance, Gymnastics
- Mad Science
- Video Game Design, Robotics
- Sports: Softball, Volleyball, Basketball
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 story time for preschoolers, story time for families, story time for babies & more.
You can also find kids events at other libraries with our Library Programs & Activities Guide.
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.
Escape at Escape Artist KC
1021 NE Colbern Road, Lee’s Summit, MO
Escape rooms designed especially for children allow your kiddos to solve the room puzzle on their own! They also have other escape rooms for your entire family to enjoy together.
Save 20% with our exclusive coupon!
Paint, Glaze, and Fire
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. $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! Plus, they have a coffee house located right inside. You can also bring your pet to create with you…you paint WITH your pet! Pets can make a FREE paw print tile while you get artsy too.
For hours and events, visit the Paint, Glaze, and Fire website.
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.
For a session schedule, visit the Kaleidoscope website.
8020 E 171st St. Belton, MO
At Jump City, you and the kids can enjoy a full day of open-jump fun in their 13 bounce houses!
$5 admission to their open gym Tuesday through Friday. Parents are always FREE at Jump City!
For pricing and ours, visit Jump City online.
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 their Alpaca store.
Tours by appointment only, 7 days a week at 10:30AM, 1:30PM, and 3:30PM.
You can book online, or call 816-213-7555 to schedule a tour.
Catch up with Tutor Doctor
Spring Break can be used to catch up on school subjects, and that’s okay.
Our friends over at the Tutor Doctor have a customizable program for all styles of learners & help your child in the comfort of their home.
To see a list of subjects and how the process works, visit Tutor Doctor online.
Urban Air Trampoline Park
14401 Metcalf Ave. Overland Park, KS 66223
Get active with your kiddos while burning off some of that energy and stress.
Urban Air is and indoor trampoline park with tons of extra activities to do- Open Jump, Dodgeball, Teen Night & more. Grab details for locations, hours, and special classes and pricing at Urban Air’s website.
Every Thursday after 5pm is Family Night at Urban Air! For only $35 you get 5 one-hour jump passes, 5 bottled waters, and 1 large one-topping pizza!
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.
Play at Paradise Park
1021 NE Colbern Rd. Lee’s Summit, MO
They also have escape rooms! To reserve your room or for more details on the rooms, visit Paradise Park online.
Bounce at Giggles N’ Jiggles
3713 US-40, Blue Springs, MO 64015
There are tons of bounce houses & inflatables for your children to play in during Spring Break.
Get $2 off each admission (limit 2) with the coupon below!
Learn at WWI Museum & Liberty Memorial
2 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, MO
The World War I Museum hosts fascinating events for your family. On Saturdays at 11am, you and your family can actually touch and explore artifacts from the world war.
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 and the fee is $3- paid on-site.
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 demonstations. *Weather and ground conditions permitting.
Admission: $3/ adults, $2/ children ages 5-11. Children 4 & younger are free.
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‘s website. Click Family Events to find the above mentioned art event.
College Basketball Experience
1401 Grand Blvd. Kansas City, MO
Located in the Power & Light district, you and the kids can play different activities while learning basketball history at the College Basketball Experience. The Basketball Hall of Fame is open throughout March- closed MONDAYS & TUESDAYS.
Visit the College Basketball Experience website for tickets and schedule. This is a great thing to do on Spring Break!
Family Jump at Pump It Up
Come jump at Pump It Up in Shawnee during Open Jump or Family Jump. …don’t forget socks!
Toddler Time: Wednesday & Thursday from 9:30 am to 11:00 am. $10 per child.
Open Jump: daily from 3:00 to 7:00 pm. $8 per child.
Monday mornings are also available when SMSD and/or BVSD are out for Spring Break…and Summer.
Olathe, Independence, & Kansas City North locations
Bring the whole family to play at Main Event! There are tons of fun things to do, including:
- Bowling / 22 Bowling Lanes
- Video Games
- Laser Tag
- Gravity Ropes / Zip Line
- Free Wifi & A/V
10517 Mission Rd. Leawood, KS
During spring break, take the younger ones to Gymboree for some much needed playtime. Not only are these classes fun, but they get the family involved and introduce new concepts to children.
Enjoy classes like family music, art and open gym play.
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 (fee to download)
- Explore a Kansas City Parks & Trails
- Have Your Child Teach You Something
- 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 kiddos 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
- Play Laser Tag at Paradise Park or check out their other SPRING BREAK DEALS!
- Host Spring Break Olympics
- Sit Down for Breakfast with Your Family
- Get Caught Up on Organizing
- Have the Kids Create their own Homework
- Visit Deanna Rose Farmstead (Open April)
- Explore the Kansas City Zoo
- Take a Stroll Around the Plaza
- Explore a Hiking Trail You’ve Never Been To
- Have the Kids Write Short Stories to Read Aloud
- Consider Adopting a New Family Friend
- Or Just Foster One Temporarily
- Start Your Garden
- Host a Lemonade Stand
- Deliver Lemonade (or other foods) to Your Neighbors
- Plan Your Dream Vacation
- Use That to Inspire A Mini-Vacation
- Add Some Flowers to Your Front Door Step or Plant a Garden
- Play a Round of Mini-Golf
- Design Your Own Scavenger Hunt
- Write a Letter to a Friend
- Find some Sand for a Sandcastle
- Make up Your Own Game
- Create a Recipe from Scratch….cookies anyone?
- Get Dirty – Play in the Mud
- See If You Can Find Lightning Bugs at Night
- Plant a Tree
- Join a Club or Group
- Make a Bird Feeder
- Shop at your Local Farmer’s Market
- Volunteer with your children in KC
- Visit a Local Farm
- Open Your Child’s First Bank Account
- Organize Your Bedrooms
- Stay In Together With Your Family
- Go Out and Go Bowling
- Visit the WWI Museum
- Visit The Nelson-Atkins (for FREE)
- Host a Car Wash
- Have a Water Fight
- Paint a Picture
- Watch the Sunset
- Bounce Around at Giggles N Jiggles
- Let the Kids Move Furniture in the Living Room
- Host a Bonfire & Roast Marshmallows
- Host an Outdoor Movie
- Paint Your Nails & Toes
- Paint Your Full Body (outside…of course)
- Bake a Cake or Cookies and Deliver to Someone in Need
- Visit a Local Retirement Home
- Create a Sidewalk Masterpiece with Chalk
- Act Out Your Child’s Favorite Book or Movie
- Enjoy the Stars
- Watch an IMAX Movie or Extreme Screen at Union Station
- Go Horseback Riding Through the Trails (Sunset Trails)
- Visit the Botanical Gardens
- Run through Loose Park
- Decide On Your Easter Plans
- Decorate the House for Spring
- Write a Book for Your Child and Have Them Read It to You
- Go Bird Watching
- Make a New Friend
- Jump around at Sky Zone or Urban Air
- Create a Spring Bucket List for the Next Month
- Cut your Hair at Shear Madness
- Host an Eating Competition (How many peeps can you fit in your mouth..?)
- Host a Tea Party
- Take a Cooking Class (MO: The Cooking Station, KS: Taste Buds Kitchen)
- Tie-Dye Something…or everything
- Make your own frozen treats (Walmart sells the molds)
- Race Go-Karts
- Make a Ribbon Wand & Play Fairy
- Explore Pinterest for Food Ideas
- Paint a Room
- Host a Culture Night with Food and Music from Another Country
- Let Loose and Sing Loud to Your Favorite Soundtrack
- Let the Kids Give You a Makeover
- Stay In Your Pajamas All Day
- Go for a Drive and Get Lost
- Take a Day (or Week) Off from Electronics
- Do Meditation with the Family
- Spend Time Re-Connecting with the Kids
- Play Twenty Questions
- Visit the alpacas at Yaya’s Alpaca Farm
- Learn to Code
- Take an Aerial Fitness Class
- Go to Jump City
- Have a Day Where You Do Nothing
- Host a Choose Your Own Adventure Party
- Get Up to Watch the Sunrise
- Stay Up Way Too Late
- Let the Kids Be Parents for the Day
- Unplug Everything in the House and See What Changes
- Host a Staring Contest and Try Not to Laugh
- Do Something Out of the Ordinary
- Go on a Late Night Donut Run
- Make Bunny Bait
- Have a fashion show…or just dress up.
- Host a concert for your child’s stuffed animals
- Have a family pillow fight
- Host a sleepover (or send your children to a sleep over…)
- Go Fly a Kite
- Turn up the music for a dance party!
- Snuggle with your children & watch a movie at home.
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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