Spring Break Camps in Kansas City 2021 (& 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.

So…

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 then done.

This lengthy guide has all the best Spring Break camps for 2021, 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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Looking for other Spring Break fun?

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

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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!

** means there is NO updated info for 2021, but check back at their link for uipdates.

Code Ninjas Roblox Camps

3622 West 135th Street, Leawood, KS

March 15th to 19th, 2021: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm (Full AND Half day camps available)

This Roblox Spring Break camp is recommended for kids 7-14 years old. They will complete fun 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.

Explore 14 different camps happening between Spring Break & the end of summer! For information on locations and classes check out Code Ninjas online.

Code Ninjas Coding Classes for Kids Options

Cooking Camps: Taste Buds Kitchen

5336 151st Street Leawood, KS

There are fun cooking camps & classes all March long!

March 15th – 19th, 2021: Around the World Cooking Camps (ages 4-8) & (ages 9-13)

Each day of Spring Break Camp will focus on a different country, so kids are able to explore many different cultures and cuisines! There will be 2 separate time slots, morning camp for younger children & afternoon camp for older children.

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.

Chakra Circus at Learning2Fly

4711 Lamar, Mission KS

March 15th to 18th & April 5th to 8th, 2021; 8:30am – 3:30pm.

L2F is a fun filled aerial fitness center with class options for every age! We aim to educate, empower, and inspire your kids towards a lifelong love of health.  Aerial silks, yoga, art, outdoor activities (weather permitting) allow us to share our 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. $200 for the full week or $60 for daily rate.

Camp ARTrageous at Paint, Glaze & Fire!

12683 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS

March 16th to 19th, 2021

Come to Spring Break art camp one day or all the days at Paint, Glaze & Fire! Children 6-12 years old can participate in fun art activities every day. You can find the full schedule of days and times online. There will be morning, afternoon and evening sessions available, with a max of 12 children per camp.

You can choose one or multiple sessions per day!

Children will create different projects each day, including:

  • Canvas
  • Ceramic
  • Clay
  • Wood Sign Making

Horseback Riding Camps

2100 SE Ranson Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO

March 29th to April 2nd, 2021 (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 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.

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.

Free Fun Day with Soccer Shots on March 21st

Multiple KC metro locations

Soccer Shots announces Free Fun Day! Children ages 2 to 8 are invited to come experience a free, fun packed session. Soccer Shots is the national leading program that introduces children to soccer with a focus on character development.

  • Mini program: Age 2
  • Classic program: Ages 3-5
  • Premier program: Ages 5-8

Reserve your spot for a Free Session today. You can also find a full season program near you here!

Kansas City Young Audiences Imaginarium Camp

3732 Main Street, Kansas City, MO

March 15th to April 9th, 2021 (3 weeks available)

Come explore and learn to act at Imaginarium Spring Break Camp offered at KCYA. There will be 3 weeks of camps available. Children can attend all 3 weeks or just one week. Whatever works for your Spring Break schedule!

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!

Sky Zone SkyCamp

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 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!

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.

There are TONS of options all across the metro at different KC YMCA locations – check out the programs online.

Summit Theatre Group Camps

180 NW Oldham Parkway Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

If you’re looking for theater programs and camps in Lee’s Summit, check out Summit Theatre Group! There are Spring Break camps for The Jungle Book & Madagascar!

Lori’s School of Music

39th Street & Lee’s Summit Rd Independence, MO

Kids can learn to play the piano with in person and virtual classes. Days, evenings and weekends are all available!

Just choose the best time that works for your family’s schedule.

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.

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

Ernie Miller Nature Center

March 15th – 19th, 2021 9:00 am to 4:00 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.

Aqua Tots Spring Break Classes

Spring Break Fast Track is available for 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.

Sporting KC Spring Break Camp

Scheels OP Soccer Complex, Swope Park or Clinton Lake Youth Sports Complex

March 15th – 18th, 2021

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. If your children love soccer, this is for you!

STEM Camps: Play-Well TEKnologies 

So. Many. Camps. 

Check out the TONS of STEM Spring Break Camps happening throughout KC, including Lawrence, Shawnee Mission, Lenexa and Olathe.

Find Pokémon STEM camps, Jedi 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!

Theater of the Imagination Camp (NO Info for 2021)

6100 W. 127th St. Overland Park, KS

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.

Pinnacle Gym Spring Break Camps (NO Info for 2021)

7703 Meadow View Dr. Shawnee, KS

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.

Integrity Gymnastics GLOW Camp (NO Info for 2021)

7373 W 107th St. Overland Park, KS 

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!

Johnson County Parks & Rec Camps

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!

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.

Olathe Day Camps (Kids Crew)

March 15th to 19th & 22nd, 2021 (other dates too)

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!

Spring Break Camps at Blue Springs Parks & Rec

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

March 15th – 19th, 2021; 7:00 am to 6:00 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!

Theater in the Park Spring Break Camp (2021 Info Coming Soon)

8788 Metcalf Ave. Overland Park, KS

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.

Registration is open and spots are filling quickly, so register online now!

Kansas City Speed and Sport Spring Break Camp

10727 El Monte St. Overland Park, KS

March 16th – 16th, 2021 8:30 am to 3:30 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!

TopGolf Spring Academy (NO 2021 Info)

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.

Puma FC Spring Break Camp (NO 2021 Info)

8875 Rosehill Rd. Lenexa, KS

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.

Spring Break Camp at the Kansas City Zoo (Need to Update Info)

6800 Zoo Dr, Kansas City, MO

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.

Spring Break Camps w/ NO Info for 2021:

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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! (Closed Temporarily.)
  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. Paint Your Full Body (outside…of course)
  55. Run through Loose Park
  56. Tie-Dye Something…or everything
  57. Visit the alpacas at Yaya’s Alpaca Farm
  58. Host a concert for your child’s stuffed animals
  59. 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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