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 a few of JMB’s favorites for 2018!
Various Dates in March by County | 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
March 19-23 | 9am – 4pm
We can travel around the world to see different species of animals and plants, but we haven’t yet found a way to travel back in time to see the dinosaurs. Luckily, here at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, the dinosaurs are coming to see us, and kids in grades K-5th have the opportunity to spend their spring break learning all about these fascinating prehistoric creatures. Enjoy a week of dino-related fun and games while meeting some of the dinosaurs’ modern relatives and experiencing our Dinosauria exhibit at no extra charge! Camp runs from 9:00-4:00 each day, with optional extended care available from 7:45-8:45 and 4:15-5:15.
Cost: Members $190/$240 Non-Members $215/$265
March 19-24 | 9am. to 3pm
The Art of Science for K-2nd Grades
What do Picasso and Newton have in common? Brilliant creativity! MOSH campers will use their creativity and imaginations to explore scientific ways to make art. Campers will make their own original artworks using various scientific processes, learning about science as well as awakening inspiration.
The Science of Art for 3rd-5th Grades
From Jackson Pollock to Theo Jansen, artists have used science to bring their creations to life for centuries! MOSH campers will learn how famous artists use different kinds of science in their art while using science to make creations of their own.
Cost: $164 for MOSH Members / $205 for Non-Members
March 19-23, March 26-30, April 2-6 | 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. See website for cost and what’s included!
March 16, 19-23
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. Cost: $25/$50
March 19-23, March 26-30 | Ages 4 and Up
Bach to Tock offers Rock Band (Ages 7+), Glee Club (Ages 7+), Rock City World Tour (Preschool – 1st Grade), Record a Studio Demo (Ages 7+) and Recording Arts: Pro Tools & Production (Ages 10+).
March 26-30 | 9am-4pm | Open to students entering 1st grade through 6th
Walk, Waddle or swim to this feathery, fun-filled camp! Conduct feather and beak experiments, make bird feeders and spot native birds in our Florida Rookery as we become “bird brainiacs.”
March 19-23 | Grades K-12
JCA Camp Directors and camp counselors work to ensure a positive, safe and fun environment for children. Our mature and professional counselors contribute their experience, knowledge, and enthusiasm to provide an unforgettable camp experience for children and families. The JCA provides a wide range of engaging activities to enrich your child’s summer experience! From arts to music to unique Israeli programs, from carnivals to concerts to science and sports, JCA Camp offers more than just a place to spend summer days. It is a place for your child to learn and grow. With indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts, a full court gymnasium, an indoor running track, art studios, a theatre auditorium, dance and aerobic studios and outdoor playgrounds, your child has access to all that the JCA has to offer including 100,000 air-conditioned square feet.
March 19 – 23 | 9am -3pm (Extended care also available ) | Ages 4-15
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: $375 (5 days), or $100 per full day, $60 half days.
March 19-23 and/or March 26-30 | Grades 2-12
Theatre Jacksonville’s *Make Believe* Spring Break Camps offer great fun for students on their annual Spring Break holiday from school. During each of our 1-week sessions, our campers will get a chance to explore, be challenged, create, and express themselves in a fun and safe learning environment. Monday – Friday from 8:30am-5:30pm.
Daily | Ages 2-12
School is out… KidsPark is in! Trivia, games, challenges and crafts. Special Holiday-themed activities planned, too! No reservations necessary; hourly or full day care available. Monday-Thursday 730am-10pm, Friday 730am-Midnight.
March 19-23 | 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) Only $40 per day for all the same activities.
March 19-23 | 9am-3pm (Extended care also available) | Ages: 4 and Up
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.
March 19-23 | 9am-4pm | Grades K-5
Calling all Spring Breakers in grades K-5! Join JHS for a Spring Break filled with animals and learning how to become the best friend a cat or dog could have! Campers will learn different ways to interact with pets in their home and in the community, and explore a variety of jobs that help animals. Campers will be separated into 2 groups: Grades K-2 and 3-5. Extended care is available for an additional cost.
March 20-26 | 9am- 1pm | Ages 5-10
This camp is sure to delight animal lovers and our little “future Veterinarians”! Join us for a fun-filled week at the KidzArt Studio as we combine KidzArt and Club Scientific lessons to learn about animals. We’ll learn about owls, dogs, cats, pigs, and more as we complete multiple drawings, an acrylic painting, shrinky dink crafts, and more! In addition to our art lessons, we will complete some science-themed activities like: making homemade dog treats, owl pellet dissection, basic first aid, and more! *Not recommended for campers with allergies to dogs – Camp Director will bring her Boston Terrier to one day of camp*
March 26-30 |9:00am – 2:00pm | Ages 9 – 14
Spend the day or the entire holiday break creating original artwork with our talented arts instructors. Select your child’s age group below to see the offerings for each day, students are welcome to return multiple times during a break to enjoy a variety of different arts projects. Please read our Program Policies before registering. Drop-off is from 8:50-9: 00 am and Pick-up is from 1:50-2: 00 pm, we do not offer extended days. Student artists need to pack a NUT-FREE lunch and dress for mess with closed-toe shoes! A Snack will be provided (those with food allergies or dietary restrictions are recommended to pack their own NUT-FREE snacks.)
March 19-23 | 9:00am – 3:00pm | Boys & Girls ages 6-15
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Iron Diamond Sports specializes in the enhancement of athletic performance through sport-specific comprehensive training. Whether it involves sports performance, weight loss or a healthy lifestyle, IDS covers every aspect necessary to achieve your goals.
March 19-23 | 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. Half Day and Full Day Programs.
March 16, 19-23 | Ages 4 and Up
Let your kids tumble and play all day! North Florida Gymnastics and Cheerleading offers NINE days of camp fun for ages 4 and up!
March 19-23, March 26-30 | 9am–3pm (extended care available) | Ages 4-13
Concerned about your kids spending their Spring Break week in front of the TV? 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!
March 19-23 | 9am-3pm | Ages: 4-14
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.
March 19-23 | 9am-1pm | Ages 3-7
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.
Spring Break | Ages 3-12
Day camp for kids at The Little Gym of Orange Park is as great as youʼd imagine! Held during vacation times when schoolʼs not in session, our Fleming Island seasonal camps combine physical activity, gymnastics, and games with arts, crafts, and special LEGO® DUPLO® and LEGO® Juniors building activities for giggle-filled relief from the winter doldrums.
March 19-23 | 9am–3pm
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)
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: Programs available for preschool, elementary school, and middle school students.
March 19-23, March 26-30, April 2-6 |8:30am -11:30am
Learn how to surf at Surf Camp Cote! Small classes with one-on-one learning!