No out of town plans for Spring Break?…No worries. You can keep the kids busy, motivated and amused with lots of spring break camp options scattered throughout the DMV. We’ve got you covered with half-day and full-day, or even day to day options. And they can do anything from soccer to horseback riding to acting!

Photo: The Theatre Lab

The Theatre Lab
Modeled after their award-winning Summer Acting Camps for Kids, The Theatre Lab’s Spring Break Camp, is ideal for children grades 1-6. They’ll enjoy being imaginative and innovative while making new friends. No need to have acting experience as kids in all acting levels are welcome. Drama Camp runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. with the option of extended care until 5 p.m.

When: Apr. 15-19
Cost: $80/day
733 8th St., NW

KOA Sports Multisport Spring Break Camp
If your kids are tired of winter and need to get rid of some pent up energy, this is the perfect camp for them! On the daily agenda is kickball, basketball, soccer, flag football, dodgeball, and a whole bunch more! They are guaranteed to be tired by 3 p.m. pick up!

When:  Apr. 17-19
Cost: $199
4960 Boiling Brook Pkwy., North (Bethesda, Md)

Silver Star Gymnastics
With a few locations in Maryland, Silver Star has become a favorite among the gymnastic enthusiasts. With a large space, Silver Stars Gymnastics Camp offers your future Olympian the opportunity to learn cartwheels, navigate the monkey bars and climb the ropes. The best part is their abundance of trampolines which allow kids to SAFELY learn to jump, twist and flip. Attendance options are Full Day, Half Day & Extended Care.

When: Apr. 15-19
Cost: $50-$70/day
2701 Pittman Dr. (Silver Spring, Md)
14201 Woodcliff Ct. (Bowie, Md)

Photo: Twin Oaks Riding Academy

Twin Oaks Riding Academy
Giddy up and allow your young equestrian to spend Spring Break at this fun riding camp with gentle horses. Riders will have the opportunity to see what it’s like to own and ride their own horse! Horse lovers will ride every day and learn basic positions, including steering and control. Skilled instructors help campers maintain proper positioning and each rider will learn basic horse care skills. Campers are organized into similar age groups of five to six per group. This is a half day camp with the option for an extra hour to feed the horses, have lunch, and enjoy other horse activities, such as a costume parade, and bareback riding!

When: Apr. 15-19
Cost: $199/week
40788 Red Hills Rd. (Leesburg, Va)

DC United Spring Break Camp
Got a soccer fanatic? D.C. United’s Spring Break Camps are half-day programs for players ages 5–16. Their day will entail modern camp exercises, emphasizing individual technique, combining team and game strategies. There will be a different set of technical and tactical focuses each day of camp. Players will develop their technical abilities with skilled coaches in an always-positive environment. All participants get an official D.C. United camp ball, t-shirt, a ticket voucher to a D.C. United regular season home match and discount offers on D.C. United ticket packages. Play Ball!

When: Apr. 15-19
Cost: $199-$275/week
RFK Turf Field
279 Oklahoma Ave., NE 

Photo: Tea with Mrs. B

Tea With Mrs. B
Ideal for campers ages 4-12, Tea With Mrs. B, offers a truly unique camp experience. Daily activities include: high tea with healthy snacks, crafts and games, exercise at a local park, dance time and dress up. Good manners, proper etiquette and social graces are generously taught by Mrs. B which help develop your child’s conduct while having fun. This is a full day camp with both morning and after care available for an additional charge.

When: Mar. 26-30
Cost: $117/day-$425/week
136 W Jefferson St. (Falls Church, Va)

Arlington County Parks and Recreation
Swing into spring at one of Arlington County’s Spring Break Camps, which offer a variety of indoor and outdoor activities for kiddos! The Spring Into Action Camp, which takes place in Arlington’s Carver Community Center, focuses on cooperative games, physical activity, nature and creative arts. A fun field trip is even thrown in there to amp up the fun!

1415 S Queen St. (Arlington, Va)


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