It is hard to say if it was the snowpocalypse or icemageddon, but winter’s whacky weather meant spring break somehow snuck up us. In case your winter fog impaired booking that be achy vacation—don’t despair! There is still plenty of spring break fun to be had. We rounded up six camps that will give both you and your wee ones a well deserved break.

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EnviroVentures at Piedmont Park
Rising Kindergartners through sixth graders can enjoy the EnviroVentures Camps at Piedmont Park. Each session features outdoor sports and recreation, organic gardening, exploration of the park’s wetlands and wildlife areas, and nature activities.

Dates: April 7-11
Times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $239 for week
Ages: K-6th grade
More Info: Click here for more info.

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Alliance Theatre
The Alliance Theatre offers various performing arts and musical theater camps for grades kindergarten through high school. Kids will experience the excitement of acting, singing and dancing and learn the benefits of working in an ensemble.

Dates: April 7-11
Times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $399 for week
Ages: K-12th grade
More Info: Click here for more info.

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Atlanta Botanical Garden
As the weather warms, celebrate the splendid spring season and discover the spectacular flowers and animals emerging from winter slumber. Children learn more about this fascinating process and enjoy two glorious Garden mornings of exploration, activities and artwork.

Dates: April 10 & 11
Times: 9 a.m. to noon
Cost: $64 per child per day, Members $54 per child per day
Ages: 4-6 years
More Info: Registration deadline is March 31. Click here for more info.

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Zoo Atlanta
Zoo Atlanta’s Spring Safari Day Camps provide a fun and exciting opportunity for hands-on learning, nature discovery and wildlife appreciation with daily themes like “Giant Pandas” or “Life Cycles.” Arts and crafts, educational activities, exclusive tours and up-close animal encounters serve to teach children about conservation and the environment.

Dates: April 7-11
Times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $64 per child per day, Members $54 per child per day
Ages: K-5th grade
More Info: Click here for more info.

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Chattahoochee Nature Center
Spring Break at Camp Kingfisher is full of exploring, discovering, ooh-ing and ah-ing, and dig-in-the-dirt fun. Children will enjoy fresh air as they see the Chattahoochee River teaming wildlife and hike through their forest abloom with new flowers.

Dates: March 31-April 4 & April 7-11
Times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $304 for members, $380 for non-members
Ages: K-7th grade
More Info: Click here for more info.

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Dunwoody Nature Center
Keep your kids active and engaged with Dunwoody Nature Center’s “Mud-luscious Camp” (for K-5th grade), and “Puddle Wonderful” half-day camps (for 3 & 4 year olds). Campers will enjoy nature exploration through their lush green forest and wade into the chilly waters of Wildcat Creek. They will learn about birds and blooms as the colors and sounds of spring return. Dirt, puddles, and mud pies are always a possibility too!  Your child’s imagination will grow and flourish as they experience the joys of nature.

Dates: March 31-April 4 & April 7-11
Times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: Full day camp per week is $225 for members, $260 for non-members; half day camp per week is $135 for members, $170 for non-members
Ages: K-5th grade
More Info: Click here for more info.

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Looking for summer camps instead? Click here for sports-themed camps, here for private school camps, or here for camps that will get them back to nature!

—Phebe Wahl

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Photos courtesy of Chattahoochee Nature Center via Facebook, Dunwoody Nature Center via Facebook, Zoo Atlanta via Facebook and Piedmont Park Conservancy