2021 Spring Break Camps in metro Phoenix

Need a fun, safe environment for kids during spring break? We have confirmed that the following venues are hosting spring break camps or drop-in programs. Check back! We’re updating daily.

3 Bars Ranch and Life Enrichment Coaching

Kids and teens build trust, respect, responsibility, patience, leadership, kindness, communication and self-confidence while interacting with horses. Youth discover how to communicate and interact with horses, groom and care for them. Equine facilitated learning also available for trauma healing, abuse, ADHD, and more. North Scottsdale location. 720-985-7535 or lifeenrichmentcoaching.net

Arizona Humane Society

Is your child fascinated by animals? This STEAM career-discovery program for ages 9-12 focuses on the science of veterinary medicine, animal behavior and the joy of pets. Plus special, scaly guests from the Phoenix Herpetological Sanctuary! Face masks, temperature screening and social distancing enforced. Spaces are limited. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 8-10 or March 15-17. $220; $50 off for two children from the same household. Arizona Humane Society, 1521 W. Dobbins Road, Phoenix. education@azhumane.org or 602.997.7585 ext. 2005. azhumane.org

Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance offers supervised, themed activities year-round.
Arizona Sunrays Supercamp

Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance offers supervised, themed activities year-round that include gymnastics, a foam pit, trampolines, bounce house, obstacle courses and organized games for ages 4-13. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Two locations: 15801 N. 32nd St., Phoenix (extended care available), 602-992-5790; and 3923 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix (Arcadia), 602-992-5791. arizonasunrays.com

Aspire Kids Sports Center

Gymnastics, swimming, arts & crafts, and more in a 32,000-square-foot gymnastics and swimming facility. Ages 3-12. Full- and half-day sessions (you choose how many days a week); extended day care available. Presidents Day Camp Feb. 17. Spring Break Camps March 8-12, March 15-19 and March 22.  $40-$285. 50 S Hearthstone Way, Chandler. 480-820-3774 or aspirekidsports.com/programs/events/camps/spring-break-camp/

B.E.S.T./Beginners Edge Sports Training

B.E.S.T. hosts Youth Sports Camps at its indoor facilities for children from potty-trained up to age 12. Kids learn sports skills including soccer, baseball, softball, basketball, football, volleyball, tennis, golf, track and more while enjoying a bounce house, obstacle courses and playground games. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Half and full-days. Drop-ins and extended care available for some camps. Scottsdale, Arcadia Park and Freestone Recreation Center in Gilbert. 623-748-9453 or thebestinaz.com/arizona-camps

Breakthrough Basketball

Boys and girls in grades 7-12 will learn breakthroughs in skills development with “Zero Seconds Training” developed by Chris Oliver. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 27 and Sunday, March 28 at the Victorium, 9219 E. Hidden Spur Trail, Scottsdale. $180 (20 percent discount for registration before Feb. 28.) breakthroughbasketball.com

Boys & Girls Clubs of Scottsdale

Weekly themes, reading/literacy activities, STEAM projects, games and challenges, and more for ages 5-18. Locations in Fountain Hills, Mesa, Phoenix and Scottsdale. 480-344-5520 or bgcs.org

Camp Dreamtree Spring Break Experience

This virtual art camp for kids ages 5 and older. Kids will travel to a parallel universe known as Crystal Burn with their DreamScout Kit full of art supplies, various online components, augmented reality (AR) interaction and a live Jamboree Zoom event on Saturday, March 13 at 3 p.m. with Fireweather Studio, the founding artists of the original “Camp Dreamtree.” DreamScout Kits are $15 and will be shipped to participants. Order by March 1.  March 8–21. 480-874-4626 or ScottsdaleArtsLearning.org

Carrie Curran Art Studios

Offers a Presidents’ Day camp on Monday, Feb. 15 and a fine art spring break camp March 8-11. Kids grouped by ages 6-8 and 9-13 explore drawing, painting, mixed media and sculpture. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (early drop-off and 4 p.m. late pick-up available). 8300 N. Hayden Road, Suite A100, Scottsdale. 480-478-8121 or carriecurranart.com

Challenger Sports

Soccer skills practice in a fun and relaxed environment that encourages development. Half-day camp (9 a.m. to noon) for ages 5-14. $99 (includes access to TopYa! app to motivate players to practice at home). challengersports.com

Challenge Island Northeast Phoenix

STEAM learning opportunities for students in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Fountain Hills, Cave Creek, New River, & Carefree. In-person camps for ages 5-11 include Slime-topia Camp© (March 8-12 at Hi-Five Sports Club – Victorium, Scottsdale) and Xtreme STEAM® Sports Edition Camp (March 15-19 at KTR Scottsdale). challenge-island.com/phoenix-northeast-valley

Chandler Center for the Arts

Provides creative and engaging musical theater and circus-arts camp options over school breaks and during the summer. Campers ages 7-14 learn the process of putting on a show, from auditioning to character analysis, stage blocking, learning lines and dance numbers. 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler. 480-782-2680 or chandlercenter.org


A week-long theater experience with online and in-person options. For online classes, students will log on at the same time each day and will be up on their feet as they explore the foundations of drama. At the end of the week, there will be a family presentation where families can join and watch a sharing of what students learned thoughout the week. In-person classes include heightened safety and sanitization procedures. March 8-12. Sybil B. Harrington Campus for Imagination and Wonder at Mitchell Park, 900 S. Mitchell Dr., Tempe. 480-921-5700 or childsplayaz.org/online-classes

Classic Cooking Spring Break Camp

Kids and teens ages 8-17 will cook daily menus under the supervision of chef instructors, then sit down to enjoy the meal. Noon-2 p.m. March 8-11. $160 per student includes all ingredients and supplies, along with beverages. Classic Cooking Academy, 10411 E. McDowell Mountain Ranch Road, Scottsdale. 480-502-0177 or ccacademy.edu

DreamTeam Academy

This new state-of-the-art youth basketball training facility will be offering a School Year Co-Ed Camp for ages 6-12. Activities include training labs, ball handling, shooting drills and scrimmages. Full- and half-day options 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. through May 24. DreamTeam Academy, 15955 N. Dial Blvd., Suite 3, Scottsdale. 480-382-9553 or dreamteamacademy.com

East Valley Children’s Theatre

An in-person camp in which the participants will learn skills in acting and movement and create a performance piece for the final day of camp. Ages 7-14. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (before- and after-care available) March 8-12. $225; sibling discounts available. 4501 E. Main St., Mesa. 480-756-3828 or evct.org


Virtual coding classes for ages 8-14 on varying themes March 8-19. On-campus camps include Tech Avengers: Superhero Coding & Robotics (ages 7-10),  Creative Entrepreneur: A Shark Tank Adventure (ages 7-10) and Build Your Own App Using Thunkable (ages 15-18). March 8-12. 3185 W. Thomas Road,  Goodyear. 623-526-9282 or

IMPACT Gymnastics Academy

This Spring Break Camp for children ages 4-18 offers gymnastics, Ninja Zone, various activities, games, crafts, special guests, and more. No gymnastics experience necessary. March 15-19. $55 per half-day (morning or afternoon). $75 per full-day 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Before and aftercare offered at $25 each. 7812 N 12th Suite B, Phoenix. 602-870-7574 or impactgymaz.com


This drop-in child care facility for ages 2-12 has locations in Peoria and north Phoenix is open days, nights and weekends. $10-$9 per hour for one child, with discounts for siblings; meals are $4 each. 7337 W. Bell Road (near Arrowhead Towne Center), Peoria, 623-878 -2411 or 12635 N 48th St. (next to Best Buy near Paradise Valley Mall) in Phoenix, 602-788- 2445. kidspark.com

Leadership Society

Hosted in Strawberry Arizona, Leadership Society’s 3-Day Getaway for teens provides an opportunity to learn life-changing skills through outdoor experiences that will change the way your child approaches problems, manages stress, and sets goals. March 12-14. $450. leadaz.org/Getaway

Little Sprout Preschool

Spring Break program at this academic preschool is for ages 3-6 (must be toilet trained). 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 15-19. $40/day. Snacks provided; children bring their own lunches. 21031 N Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix. 623-399-8889 or littlesproutpreschool.com

Ninja Kids Camp

Ages 4-14 will enjoy athletic games, zip lining, rock climbing, sword fighting (the safe kind), ninja rope-swinging skills and more. President’s Day (Feb. 15), Spring Break (March 8-12) and April 2. $50/half-day (morning or afternoon), $75 per full-day (8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.). 16585 N. 92nd St., #112B, Scottsdale. 480-721-2626 or ninjakidscamp.com

A pre-COVID cooking class at Paula Jacqueline Cakes & Pastries.
Paula Jacqueline Cakes & Pastries

Spring break campers ages 8-12 will prepare desserts and pastries while learning baking techniques, unique recipes, and kitchen safety. 9 a.m. to noon or 2-5 p.m. March 8-12 and March 15-19. $325. All supplies, snacks and drinks are included and campers will take home delicious daily culinary creations. 4151 N. Marshall Way, Suite 8, Scottsdale. 480-737-8676 or paulajacqueline.com

Kids will cozy up with some scaly creatures at Phoenix Herpetological Society spring break camp.
Phoenix Herpetological Society

Full-day camps for ages 9-12 focus on a specific group of animals (lizards, snakes or  reptiles) and include physical activity and art, math, science, and technology (STEAM)-orientated activities. Campers will participate in animal care. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 9-11, March 16-18 and March 23-25; before- and after-care available. $75/day; discount for multiple days. Scottsdale. 602-550-1090 x3 or phoenixherp.com

Playful Digital Learning

A four-day online gaming and writing camp for ages 9-14. Students will participate in the essential parts of movie creation, including researching the setting, writing the script, creating the movie set, and acting it out in Minecraft. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 15-18. $165. playfuldigitallearning.com/seasonal-camps

Rachel’s Young at Art

Arts and crafts, story/music time, dramatic play, sensory activities, instructor-led yoga/movement, instructor-led art projects, and more. Spring break camp will be limited to a group of 15 children during the week of March 8-12 and a group of 10 children during the week of March 15-19. Camp will be offered from 9am-3pm each week. 7366 E. Shea Blvd., Suite 112, Scottsdale. 480-621-6155 or rachelsyoungatart.com

Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Center

At Camp Kroc, kids ages 5-13 will meet new friends and discover new hobbies and talents. Kroc Adventures offers a variety of age-appropriate activities such as games, art and crafts, swimming, and traditional sports. Snacks and lunch provided. Daily chapel service. 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 8-12. $165; scholarships available. 1375 E. Broadway Road, Phoenix. 602-425-5000 or krocphoenix.org/kroc-phoenix/day-camp

Camp Dreamtree uses augmented reality technology. Photo: @SDLPubArt.
Scottsdale Arts

Camp Dreamtree is a virtual art camp for families of campers ages 5 and up. Purchase a DreamScout Kit before March 1 to gain access to activities including earning badges, making crafts, sharing stories, and interacting via augmented reality with the wise and colorful Izimbra, a 16-foot-tall, yellow cone who speaks and laughs and dreams. March 8-21. Kits are $15. scottsdaleartslearning.org

Seth Corey Tennis Camp

Ages 4-14. All levels. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 8-12 and March 15-19. $195/week or $50/day; 10% sibling discount; aftercare available from 2-5 p.m. for an additional feel of $30/day or $125/week. The McCormick Scottsdale, 7421 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. sethkoreytennis.com/springbreakcamp

Scottsdale Parkour Academy

Kids ages 4-17 learn how to perform and refine parkour moves. Full and half-day camp options from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 8-12. Late pickup available. $60-$250; sibling discounts available. 1830 E. Baseline Road, Suite 108, Mesa. 480-248-9987 or scottsdaleparkour.com

Thunderbird F.C. Recreational League

Monday night practices and Saturday morning soccer games in March, coached by TFC professional staff. Practices teach beginning soccer concepts and games are meant to be fun and low-stress. Open to boys and girls ages 7-13. $125/player includes Adidas jersey, shorts and socks. Held at North Phoenix Prep Academy 14100 N. 32nd St., Phoenix. thunderbirdfc.org

Valley Youth Theatre

VYT Virtual Spring Break Camps offer ages 9 and up offer daily online dance, acting, or music classes with professional teaching artists. An online social lunch will provide time for students to connect and communicate. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 8-12 and March 15-19. $250 ($225 if registered before March 1). 602-253-8188 x302 or vyt.com/education

VYT Virtual All-Stars Spring Break Camp for ages 5-8 explore storytelling, song, crafts, creative drama, and more, with the theme “A Royal Affair!” Children also learn to communicate, work as a team, and build self-confidence. Class culminates in a short (virtual) performance for friends and family. 10-11:30 a.m. March 8-12. $175. 602-253-8188 x302 or vyt.com/education

Xtreme Gymnastics

Tumbling, trampoline, in ground pit, obstacle courses, art, team sports play, distanced group cooperation activities and relay races. March 8-12 and March 15-19. 14000 N Hayden Rd Suite 103, Scottsdale. 480-596-3543 or xtremegymnastics.com

Not offering spring break camps at this time