2022 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. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 8-10 or March 9-18. $225; $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. 21. Spring Break Camps March 8-12. Early bird discounts available. 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 enjoy baseball, softball, basketball, soccer, football, volleyball, dodge ball, golf, tennis, kickball, track & field, lacrosse, hockey and badminton! There’s more! Relay races, capture the flag, newcomb, scooter hockey, scooter soccer, frisbee, 4-square, 2-square, bump out, sprout ball and many more playground games, crafts & activities! 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Half and full-days. Drop-ins and extended care available for some camps. President’s Day camp February 21. Spring camps March 7-11. 14-18, and 21-25. 7432 E Tierra Buena Ln, Scottsdale or Freestone Park in Gilbert. 623-748-9453 or thebestinaz.com/arizona-camps

Breakthrough Basketball

This specialized 3-day camp will give kids grades 5-10 the drills and instruction you need to become a top-flight shooter who stands out from the competition. Go into season ready to increase your shooting percentage and range with better mechanics and more confidence in your shot.9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 25-27. Legacy Sports USA – Bell Bank Park
1 Legacy Dr Mesa. $225, early bird discount available. 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

Creative Color Art Studios

Offers a Presidents’ Day camp on Monday, Feb. 21 and a fine art spring break camp March 14-17. Ages 6-13 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 creativecolorart.com

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. March 14-18, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aftercare available. $225. Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler. 480-782-2680 or chandlercenter.org

Children’s Museum of Phoenix

When school is out, camp is in at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix! Featuring hands-on learning, games and activities designed to cultivate the minds and muscles of children ages 5-8. Each unique camp also includes plenty of free play within all three floors of the Museum’s imaginative exhibits. March 7-11 & March 14-18. $280/week, $65/day. Member discounts and early bird rates available. 215 N. 7th Street, Phoenix. 602-253-0501 or  childrensmuseumofphoenix.org/springbreak

Childsplay

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. 11:00 a.m-1 p.m. March 14-17. 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, singing and dance using songs and scenes from Broadway Shows, with a performance on the final day of camp. Ages 7-14. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (before- and after-care available) March 1-11. Cost $225; sibling discounts available.  4501 E. Main St., Mesa. 480-756-3828 or evct.org

Fountain Hills Theater

This performance based camp will focus on all the skills and real world experiences needed for a working theater production. The campers will not only learn how to perform in this show, but also be educated along the way with the terminology, and techniques needed to be in any production. $200, ages 8-15, 10-15. Presidents Day Camp Feb. 21. Spring camps March 14-18. 11445 N Saguaro Blvd. Fountain Hills. 480-837-9661 x3 or app.iclasspro.com/portal/goodyear114/booking

i.d.e.a. Museum

Campers ages 6-12 will embark on an exploration of imagination to create a “Wonderland.” Planned hands-on art and STEAM activities include: Create your own island for wonderland with plaster, Construct bridges to transport hexbugs between islands on Wonderland, Explore energy sources and build a solar oven, Make story cubes with special guest artist, Create a character to screen print onto a canvas bag and Sew a pillow-pet sidekick creature. March 7-11. Half-day runs 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Full-day runs 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration: Closes February 27. i.d.e.a. Museum, 150 W Pepper Place. Mesa. ideamuseum.org/camps

KidsPark

This drop-in child care facility for ages 2-12 has locations in Peoria and north Phoenix is open days, nights and weekends. $10 per hour or $275 per week for one child, with discounts for siblings. 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 11-13. $500. leadaz.org/Getaway

Little Sprout Preschool

Spring Break program at this academic preschool is for ages 3-8 (must be toilet trained). 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 14-18. $45/day. Snacks provided; children bring their own lunches. 21031 N Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix. 623-399-8889 or littlesproutpreschool.com

Mesa Arts Center

Let’s Make a Play! Spring Break Camp for Ages 7-12 years old. March 7-11. 9 a.m. to Noon. Over the course of one week, participants will create the story and characters, then rehearse and perform a brand new play. This camp will culminate in a performance for families. $150. Registration required. Mesa Arts Center, One East Main Street, Mesa. Contact Clara Kundin at 480-644-6500 or mesaartscenter.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 9-12 will prepare desserts and pastries while learning baking techniques, unique recipes, and kitchen safety. 9 a.m. to noon. March 7-11 and March 14-18. $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 REPTILE camps 9-4pm AND NEW HALF DAY CAMPS 9-12pm focus on a specific group of animals (lizards, snakes or  reptiles) and include physical activity and art, math, science, and technology (STEAM)-orientated activities. Half day campers will participate in animal care. March 14-19th and 21-26th, $75 and$50/day; discount for multiple days. Scottsdale. 602-550-1090 x3 or phoenixherp.com

Playful Digital Learning

A week-long online gaming and writing camps for ages 7-13. Various camps are available including Minecraft Move Making, Create Your Own Escape Room in Minecraft, Travel the World in Minecraft, Beginner Coding Camp with Minecraft, Writing, Presentation & Minecraft camp, Magic Tree House with Minecraft, Holidays in Minecraft.  playfuldigitallearning.com/virtual-cla

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 7-11 and a group of 10 children during the week of March 14-18. Camp will be offered from 9am-1pm each week with an optional extended care from 1pm-3pm. 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 7-11. $165; scholarships available and discounts for members. 1375 E. Broadway Road, Phoenix. 602-425-5000 or krocphoenix.org/kroc-phoenix/camp-kroc

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

Seth Corey Tennis Camp

Ages 4-14. All levels. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 7-11 and March 14-18. $225/week or $60/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 7-11. Late pickup available. $60-$250; sibling discounts available. 1830 E. Baseline Road, Suite 108, Mesa. 480-248-9987 or scottsdaleparkour.com

Taliesin West-Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation

What is shelter? During this camp, we’ll explore the history of housing from ancient times to today! Campers will investigate and take inspiration from 80 years of apprentice shelters built in the desert by young architects at Taliesin West. We will also test different building materials and make a small plant holder out of concrete. Lastly, campers will design their own 3D model shelters and present them in a showcase at the end of the week. Ages 10-14. $350/session. March 14-18, 9a.m.-3p.m. franklloydwright.com/org/camp-2

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

Turn up the lights and let the magic begin! Campers enjoy a week of engaging workshops with professional teaching artists, specializing in acting, singing, and dance, and creating an imaginative and immersive experience. On the last day of camp, students will showcase their stage presence, confidence and creativity before family and friends in a special showcase performance, created by the ensemble. Ages 5-17. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 7-11 and March 14-18. $300 ($275 if registered before March 1). 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 14-18. 14000 N Hayden Rd Suite 103, Scottsdale. 480-596-3543 or xtremegymnastics.com