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.

So…

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. 

Spring Break Camps  |  Free Things to Do  |  Spring Break Activities

Look for ,”When is Spring Break?” Find the complete list of Spring Break dates in KC. You can also take the kids out to eat over Spring Break (on the cheap) with these places kids eat FREE in KC.

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.

Want to play indoors? Go swimming indoors or check out Open Gyms, Indoor Play Areas & Playgrounds ? We’ve got you covered too!

Summer is also around the corner, so check out the Best Summer Camps for Kids & Special Needs Summer Camps

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!

1. Learning2Fly

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.

 

2. Cooking Camps: Taste Buds Kitchen

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!

Their cooking studio offers kids and adult cooking classes. There are Spring Break options for every age & interest. For their list of cooking camps and events visit Taste Buds Kitchen online.

 

3. Code Ninjas Camps

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.

 

4. Camp ARTrageous at Paint, Glaze & Fire!

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:

  • Canvas
  • Ceramic
  • Screen Printing
  • Wood Sign Making 

Sign-up online to make it easy…

 

5. Horseback Riding Camps

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.

 

6. Kansas City Young Audiences Camp

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!

 

7. Spring Break Camp at the Kansas City Zoo

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. 

 

8. YMCA Spring Break Camps

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.

 

9. Sky Zone SkyCamp

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

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10. Spring Break Adventure Camp OR Discovery Camp at Ernie Miller Nature Center

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.

 

11. Aqua Tots Spring Break Classes

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.

 

12. Sporting KC Spring Break Camp

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! 

 

13. STEM Camps: Play-Well TEKnologies 

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!

 

14. Theater of the Imagination Camp

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.

 

15. Pinnacle Gym Spring Break Camps

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.

 

16. Integrity Gymnastics GLOW Camp

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!

 

17. Johnson County Parks & Rec Camps

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! 

You can also sign up for Discovery Spring Break Camp (ages 6-10) or Spring Break Adventures Camp (ages 11-13) at Ernie Miller Nature Center. 

 

18. Olathe Day Camps (Kids Crew)

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! 

 

19. Spring Break Camps at Blue Springs Parks & Rec

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Blue Springs Fieldhouse: 425 NE Mock Ave. Blue Springs, MO 

March 11th – 15th; 8:30 am to 4:00 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 & fieldtrips & other creative fun!
 
The registration deadline is March 1st, so sign up before then!

 

20. Theater in the Park Spring Break Camp

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!

 

21. Kansas City Speed and Sport Spring Break Camp

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!

 

21. TopGolf Spring Academy

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.

 

22. Puma FC Spring Break Camp

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:

  • Aquatics
  • Dance, Gymnastics
  • Cooking
  • Mindfulness
  • Mad Science
  • Video Game Design, Robotics
  • Sports: Softball, Volleyball, Basketball 

Check online to find dates, ages, & location details. Alternate details can be found here. However, they just had a site redesign so many links don’t work. 

 

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.

Kaleidoscope

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.

Jump City

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

Come play at Paradise Park with the kids! They offer Spring Break Specials throughout March. Visit Paradise Park online for further details on pricing & specials. They have many BOGOs! 

This activity participates in The POGO Pass Kansas City- 16 kids activities for less than $40! Purchase a POGO Pass for ONLY $39.95 with code ifamilykcThis is a steal. 

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.

Main Event

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
  • Billiards
  • Free Wifi & A/V

Gymboree

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.

 

60 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.

  1. Host a Hula Hoop Contest
  2. Go Swimming (Indoors)
  3. Take a Neighborhood Walk or Nature Adventure
  4. Get Outside for a Bike Ride – there are lots of great trails around town
  5. Grab a POGO Pass & get tons of things to do
  6. Try a New Restaurant (Where do Kids Eat Free in KC?)
  7. Go on a Shopping Spree at Dollar Tree
  8. Host an At-Home Bake Off
  9. Host Friends for Game Night or hold a Family Game Night
  10. Make your own Pizza Night
  11. Learn Something New – Take a Class
  12. Visit Your Local Library to explore their programs for kids!
  13. Try Frozen Themed Yoga with the Kids (Thanks Youtube!)
  14. Get Out for a Game of Frisbee Golf
  15. Go on a Geocache Adventure (fee to download)
  16. Explore a Kansas City Parks & Trails
  17. Visit Distant Relatives (if they’re close)
  18. Explore downtown KC
  19. Go fishingif it’s warm enough!
  20. Get To Know Your Neighbors
  21. SHOPPING SPREE…at the Dollar Tree!  (This is my kiddos favorite & less than $5!)
  22. Spend Time at the local Playground
  23. Or, explore the Best Playgrounds in KC
  24. Create an obstacle course in your backyard or inside if it’s cold
  25. Visit the Nature Center
  26. Spring Cleaning! …take advantage of those extra helpers for the week!
  27. Explore Crown Center
  28. Create at Kaleidoscope
  29. Grab an Ice Cream Cone
  30. Take the kids to B&B Theatres for Screen Play! (Tuesdays at $2 OFF)
  31. Host a Picnic in the Park
  32. Check out the Best Camping Spots near you
  33. Go Camping in the Backyard or living room (if you want to stay home)
  34. Explore Science City
  35. Ride the KC Street Car
  36. Go to a Royals game
  37. Road Trip to Topeka
  38. Road Trip to Jefferson City
  39. Day trip to St. Louis
  40. Or, head to Branson for the weekend
  41. Take a Day Trip or Weekend Trip
  42. Make a Fort…pillow fort?
  43. Volunteer at Wayside Waifs
  44. Have Family Photos Taken
  45. Let the Kids Adventure in Photography Outdoors
  46. Play Hide and Seek
  47. Play Laser Tag at Paradise Park or check out their other SPRING BREAK DEALS!
  48. Host Spring Break Olympics
  49. Host a Lemonade Stand
  50. See If You Can Find Lightning Bugs at Night
  51. Shop at your Local Farmer’s Market
  52. Volunteer with your children in KC
  53. Visit The Nelson-Atkins (for FREE)
  54. Bounce Around at Giggles N Jiggles
  55. Paint Your Full Body (outside…of course)
  56. Run through Loose Park
  57. Tie-Dye Something…or everything
  58. Visit the alpacas at Yaya’s Alpaca Farm
  59. Host a concert for your child’s stuffed animals
  60. 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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