Whether you’re looking for a daily drop-in or a full week experience, Jacksonville has choices for all your Spring Break Camps! Check out JMB’s 2017 guide below!
6:30am – 6pm
It’s time to shake off the winter blues and put some spring in your step. At the Y’s Spring Break Day Camp, children have the chance to participate in themed games, stir up their imagination, get plenty of exercise, and make new friends. They will have fun just being a kid in a safe and enriching environment. Plus, you can sign up for any number of days. Both members and non-members are welcome to attend, so invite your friends! For more information or to register your child, stop by the Welcome Center at your local Y.
Arts and Crafts
And so much more!
Cost: Members: $105 – $130 Program Participants: $115 – $130, Daily Rates Also Available
9am – 4pm
Extended Care is available from 7:45 AM – 8:45 AM and 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM for an additional fee
Brick by brick, we’ll build an amazing week of camp for your kids in K-5th grade! In addition to animal encounters, behind-the-scenes tours, crafts, and interactive lessons, campers will also visit the Nature Connects sculptures located throughout the park and try their hand at creating their own masterpieces. Classic toys and modern Zoo Camp – there’s no better way to welcome the spring!
Cost: Members: $185, Non-members: $210, Extended care: $50
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens offers some of the best (& most varied!) camps around. If your Littles haven’t taken advantage of their amazing programming yet, this Spring Break might just be the perfect time…
Kindergarteners through 5th graders, take a blast through time and journey back 75 years to learn about the history of our region during Spring Discovery Camp at MOSH. Campers will work throughout the week on a time capsule and create pieces to be displayed at the Museum in celebration of its 75th anniversary. In addition to delving into the week-long topic, campers will get to explore Museum exhibits and attend science shows in the JEA Science Theater and the Florida Naturalist’s Center.
Cost: $156 Members, $195 Non-Members
9am-12:30pm, 1:30pm-5pm, 8:30am-5:30pm
Ages: Programs available for preschool, elementary school, and middle school students
My Gym camp is simply the best! Children participate in energizing fitness games, noncompetitive gymnastics, arts and crafts, music and so much more. Each camp program is uniquely designed to keep your children moving and active, as we emphasize physical development and personal success. Our themes and programs change daily, so no two camp days at My Gym are ever the same. Our goal at My Gym is to ensure that your children have the most fun possible in a safe state of the art facility.
Whether you are looking for the best place to send your children on cold and rainy days or trying to keep them active and cool during the hot summer months, My Gym camp is the place to be. We make it easy for parents with our drop-off program, pay-by-the day options, and great discounts for booking in advance! We offer half days and full days!
Ages 4 – 12. Includes bouncing, craft/ art, snacks, lunch, organized games and loads of fun!
Cost: Day Camp – $40 (1st Child) $35 (Siblings) and Week Camp – $160 (1st Child) $140 (Siblings)
Early morning drop off (with prior notification) 8am – 9am, $10
Late pick up 3pm – 4:30pm, $15 (Both Early and Late, $20)
9am-1pm, 1pm-5pm, 9am-5pm
MOCA Jacksonville provides half-day and full day sessions for kindergarten through fifth-grade students during spring break. Experienced art educators teach a variety of media and skills while providing the contemporary art history context for each project. Animal Creations: Students explore the animal kingdom and create a variety of art projects based on their favorite animals.
Cost: $25 for a half day, $50 for a full day
Single Day Camps
Feb. 17th, Feb. 20th, March 20th, and April 14th
$40 for members, $50 for non-members. Lunch is included.Spring Break Camp
March 13 – 17, 2017
ENJOY OUR NEW AND IMPROVED CAMP SCHEDULE. Camp is now full-day from 9am to 4pm. Lunch and a snack will be provided each day. A camp t-shirt is included in each week-long camp session.
Open to children currently in K through 5th grade
Scutes, Scales, and Slippery Skin (Reptiles)
“Scute” on over to the Alligator Farm and discover what makes us world-famous! From crocodilians and turtles to lizards and snakes, we will investigate what makes reptiles so fascinating.
Cost: $210 for members, $230 for non-members
9am – 3pm
Ages 6 – 16 (Must be able to swim)
Campers will break into groups depending on age and skill. After completing this five-day surf camp your child will have learned how to have fun surfing safely, paddle, navigate in the surf, and, of course, stand up! Each child will get special individual training depending on their needs. Everyone will get a group photo and other photography services will be available upon request.
All equipment included (surfboard, leash, rash guard, wetsuit or wetsuit top)
Professional certified instructors
CPR & First Aid Certified Staff
Surf fundamentals and instruction
Paddleboarding, yoga, beach sports, races, and more surfing!
Professional photos available upon request
Snacks and refreshments provided for all Camps
Lunch included with Full Day Camps
Beach Tent for Shade
Surf Videos and Whiteboard study
Goody bag for all camp graduates
Friday Pizza Party / Family Welcome
Cost: Half Day – $210/week or $50/single day, Full Day – $335/week or $100/single day
This is Florida, people. Get those kiddos signed up for Spring Break surf camp!
March 20 – 24
Do you want to be in movies? Join us for a unique, one-week spring break camp. Campers will help write, produce and star in their very own movie. Get an introduction to all aspects of filmmaking, including acting, dancing, music, scene writing, location scouting, prop making, set painting, costume design and filming.
On the final day of camp, campers will show their film to friends and family at the JCA!
For information, call 730-2100 ext. 248. To register, call ext. 228.
March 20 – 24
9am -3pm (Extended care also available beginning at 7:30am and ending at 6pm)
Shiva Robotics Academy is an educational institution that teaches kids about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics through various hands-on activities. Kids will enjoy 5 days of lego themed activities!
Full session: $300 (5 days), or $80 per full day, $55 half days.
Ages 3-5 and K-13
Preschool: Do you have a 3, 4 or 5 years old that is looking for an authentic and exciting camp experience this summer? Then, Happy Acres Ranch is the place for them! Our preschool camp is run much like our School Age Summer Camp and has a full daily schedule of activities. They will swim for 45 minutes every day in our beautiful lake (25 minutes of games and 20 minutes of free play) and have Pony Rides once a week. The Preschool Camp is run by our most fun teachers who love getting down and dirty with the kids. Each week will have a unique theme with new highlighted activities each day. Our entire camp, ages 3-13 years, has the same themed calendar, but the activities are tailored to the age of the group.
School Aged: Join in for Spring Break Camp at Happy Acres! Spring Break camp is a perfect way to spend your vacation from school or preview Summer Camp for a week if you are thinking about coming to camp this summer. We accept all children in kindergarten through 13 years old.
Typical activities including all the traditional activities of our Summer Camp, including football, basketball, lacrosse, volleyball, horseback riding, gardening, wood working, building, nature, shuffleboard, sidewalk games, scooters, scavenger hunts, capture the flag and many more.
Cost: $165 plus a $50 registration for the 1st child and $25 for each additional child in each family. ($170 for preschool)
School-aged kids just coming for the day? Only $40 per day for all the same activities.
9am-12pm, 12pm-3pm, 9am-3pm (Extended care also available beginning at 7am and ending at 6pm)
Sign up your children for weekly spring break fun! All are invited to learn & improve their gymnastics skills in a safe environment with professional safety trained Instructors. Each child is guaranteed to have a full day of fun by rotating every ½ hour to each of the different events. Activities include: Vault, Bars, Beam, Floor, Trampoline, Dance, Cheer, Relays, Crafts, Games and watch Olympic gymnastics videos. All kids will be put into groups according to their age and skill level. Comfortable observation area for parent viewing. WIFI Available.
Cost: Half Day (9:00 am – 12:00 pm or 12:00 pm – 3:00pm) Discount Price – $20 Per Day *Must prepay two weeks in advance. Regular Price $25.00 Per Day.
Full Day (9:00 am – 3:00 pm) Discount Price – $32 Per Day *Must prepay two weeks in advance. Regular Price $37.00 Per Day.
Extended Day (7:00 am – 6:00 pm) $3.50 Per Hour
Full extended Hours are $25 (for the week) for before OR aftercare 7am-9am Or 3pm-6pm. It is $40 (for the week) for before AND after care 7am-9am AND 3pm-6pm.
Small creatures – BIG art! Join us this Spring Break at the KidzArt Studio for a mixed media camp all about bugs & nature. Your budding artist will explore many techniques to complete their individual portfolios of work using pastels, watercolors, collage and much more.
Exciting projects that are sure to delight boys and girls alike. Please dress for a mess!
Please pack a peanut-free snack and/or bag lunch and refreshment for your child. Each camper receives one free camp t-shirt with each week of registration – order as many extras as you want at checkout!
Spring Break Arts Workshops
March 13–17, 2017
9:00am – 2:00pm
Daily Arts Workshops for ages 9 – 14
Each day our fabulous and talented instructors will be spending the day teaching children the process of art-making with various art materials. Take home an array of hand-made art personalized with your child’s imagination and creativity. Register by the day or the entire session for our Holiday programs. Pre-registration is required.
Daily Rate: Members: $40 | Non-members: $50
Use promo code MEMBER at check-out for member rate.
Half Day and Full Day Programs
Ages: 6 weeks- 12 years
When your local public school is out for Spring Break, we’ve got you covered. No matter what your schedule is, our flexible Winter Break Program will work for you. Whether your child needs to come the full two weeks or just a few days.
The Half-Day Camp is for boys and girls, ages 7-13, for all skill levels. Schools are a 6:1 student to teacher ratio. Campers will have range practice and instruction for three hours focusing on stance, swing evaluation, grip and golf fundamentals. Throughout the camp, a strong emphasis is placed on rules and etiquette, as well as life skills.
The Full-Day Camp is for boys and girls, ages 9-17, for all skill levels. This camp includes all golf activities, lunch daily, and a TOURAcademy amenity package. Schools are a 6:1 student to teacher ratio. Campers will rotate stations in the morning to work on skills such as putting, chipping, bunker play, and the full swing. On-course instruction is provided in the afternoon.
9am–3pm. Extended Care Available from 8-9am and 3-6pm for $5 per hour. (Discounts available for multiple days and times)
Concerned about your kids spending their Spring Break week in front of their video games? Let them come to TNT where they can spend their week having a ton of fun in an exciting, active camp environment. You child will spend the week doing gymnastics, crafts, games, challenging fitness skills, and (most importantly) having fun!
Cost: Registration: $20, Half-day: $30.00, Daily: $45.00(With discounted price for siblings), Weekly: $150.00 (With discounted price for siblings). 50% non-refundable deposit required at sign-up.
Champions provides the perfect solution for families seeking a stimulating and nurturing environment for their children during holiday break. Champions camps are filled with exciting activities including gymnastics, relay games, rock climbing wall, arts and crafts, foam pit, bounce house and more!
Their instructors ensure every camper has the most fun and safe experience possible and plenty of opportunities to make friends. Campers will have the opportunity to grow their flexibility, strength, fitness, and character while learning gymnastics skills on floor, bars, beam, vault and more.
Come enjoy a wonderful Spring. This a time for exploratory celebration! We’ll enjoy fun, spring-themed crafts, kite flying and sand castle building at the beach. We will have a variety of healthy snacks that your child helps prepare.