Spring Break Camps for Columbus Kids

Heather Gott, REALTOR Author - Heather Gott

Looking for spring break camps for Columbus kids? School holidays can be an obstacle for working parents so here are some camp options for you!

Are you looking for spring break camps for Columbus kids? School holidays can be an obstacle for parents who can’t take the time off work to match school schedules. Central Ohio offers many options to match the interests and budgets of local families. Luckily, we’ve collected a great list of local camps that keep kids busy and happy so parents can work worry-free!

Columbus Metro Parks and Rec Center Camps

Columbus Metro Parks offer a variety of camp programs for spring break. The Cap4Kids website has a list of the parks and links to the various offerings. They also have links for Dublin Rec Center, Worthington Rec Center, and the Jewish Community Center, all of which offer spring break camps for kids! Choose a facility or park near you, and explore your options. See website for pricing, schedule, and ages.

The King Arts Center

The King Arts Center offers a Youth Arts Education Program for children and teens during out-of-school hours. At the time of publishing, the dates for the Spring Academy are not yet listed on their programming. Check their website, or call the Arts Center directly at (614) 645-5464. The program is $125 per child with a registration fee of $25.

SportsOhio Field Sports

Whether you choose a single day, a week of half-days, or a full week of full-day camp, there’s a ton of fun to be had at this SportsOhio Spring Break Camp! You and your camper can choose which activity themes are interesting, or go for the whole week and experience all of them. Includes Lunch (full day or combo camp), snacks, and a Field Sports t-shirt. Message or call them at (614) 791-7849 for more info.

YMCA of Central Ohio

The YMCA is dedicated to providing assistance and encouragement to children in communities throughout Central Ohio. They offer full-day child care services at specific branches from 7 AM to 6 PM. This ensures that children have access to a safe and educational environment to play and learn during days off of school. With the knowledge that your child will be having fun in a wellness-oriented environment, both you and your child can look forward to this spring break! Please note that pre-registration may be required.

Integrity Athletics

Integrity Athletics offers an exciting Spring Break experience for your child! They will have a great time playing fun games, participating in races, and tackling obstacle courses. In addition, they can bounce around on tumble tracks and try out different gymnastics equipment while making new friends.

Have the flexibility to choose the days your child attends the camp, whether it’s for a half-day from 9 AM to 1 PM or a full-day from 9 AM to 4 PM. This gives you the opportunity to have some peace and quiet while knowing that your child is safe and having a blast at Integrity Athletics. The camp is open to children aged 4-11 years old.

Columbus Children’s Theatre

Looking for an educational and imaginative way to spend your spring break? Look no further than the Theatre360 Spring Break Camps offered by the Columbus Children’s Theatre!

From the regal Hakuna Matata Lion King Camp to the whimsical Golden Ticket Willy Wonka Camp and the magical Somewhere Over the Rainbow Wizard of Oz Camp, students of all ages can unleash their inner storytellers and develop theatrical skills in onstage and backstage disciplines.

The Hakuna Matata Lion King Kids Camp invites participants to explore the magic of Broadway inspired by the timeless tale of The Lion King. Gain skills in acting, singing, and dancing, whether your dreams are as grand as Pride Rock or you simply want to discover the wonders of theatre. The Golden Ticket Willy Wonka Kids Camp offers a whimsical journey into the enchanting world of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, providing a comprehensive education in all facets of musical theatre. Lastly, the Somewhere Over the Rainbow Wizard of Oz Camp beckons participants to immerse themselves in the captivating realm of The Wizard of Oz, promising a blend of performing and technical classes. From acting to behind-the-scenes magic, these camps provide an opportunity to let your talents shine on stage.

Through these immersive Theatre360 programs, students will develop invaluable communication and collaboration skills while fostering their creativity and curiosity. Plus, they’ll have the opportunity to showcase their talents and newfound skills with a final performance at the end of each week.

All camps are open to students ages 5-15 and will run from 9 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. The Hakuna Matata Lion King Kids Camp will take place from March 18-22, the Golden Ticket Willy Wonka Kids Camp from March 25-29, and while the Somewhere Over the Rainbow Wizard of Oz Camp from April 1-5.

Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports (BJES)

Excitement is in the air at Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports’ 2-Day Spring Break Baseball Camp! Designed for players of all skill levels, this camp will focus on developing your child’s skills on throwing, catching, fielding, and hitting. The camp is open to ages 8-13 and will take place from either March 25-26 or April 1-2, from 9 AM – 11 AM. The cost per session is $95. Register here.


COSI isn’t offering a formal spring camp but they’ve extended their hours the last week in March ’til 7 PM. Learning about science and nature is always a fun day and will keep the kids busy. Keep in mind that young children will still require adult accompaniment.

McConnell Arts Center / Thurber House

Note: No spring camp listed on their event calendar this year.

OSU Sport Camp

Note: Only Summer Camp event on their website this year.

As you plan your child’s enriching spring break, remember that The Columbus Team is your trusted partner in finding the perfect home for your family. Whether you’re looking for a property near these exciting camp options or seeking advice on family-friendly neighborhoods, our dedicated team of real estate professionals is here to guide you.

The information above was correct as of the publishing date. Weather and other issues can cause changes, however, so please use the provided link to check websites or contact the venue directly to ensure accuracy before you make your plans.