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. Check their website for more info or call them at (614) 791-7849.
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 7am to 6pm. 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 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!
At CCT Studios, students of all ages can explore the magical worlds of Harry Potter and Encanto through the art of theater. In the World of Harry Potter camp, participants will unleash their inner storytellers and develop theatrical skills in onstage and backstage disciplines while immersing themselves in the mysterious and fascinating world of witches, wizards, and fantastic beasts. The Magic of Encanto camp invites students to journey into the vibrant world of the Madrigal family and channel the limitless power of their imagination.
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.
Both camps are open to students ages 5-15 and will run from 9 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. The World of Harry Potter camp will take place from March 20-24 and April 3-6, while The Magic of Encanto camp will run from March 27-31.
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 7-12 and will take place from April 3-4, 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 7pm. Learning about science and nature is always a fun day and will keep the kids busy. Buy your tickets for April’s “Nature’s Superheroes: Life at the Limits” ahead of time if you plan to attend. 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
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.