Believe it or not, spring break is just around the corner. And even though it may seem like the kiddos were just out on break, it’s time to start finding ways now to entertain the kids before their week-long stay at home catches you by surprise. From art and sports to theatre and science, we’ve rounded up a sampling of the camps being offered this spring. Psst! Be sure to get on the registration bus now, these camps fill up fast!

Zeno camp

Zeno
Your kiddo can sharpen his or her math skills over spring break while having an awesome time discovering the ancient secrets of numbers. Held at the Microsoft Store in Bellevue Square, this fun Zeno camp will give kids the opportunity to work together to discover the history of counting as well as learn how numbers were developed and the origins of ancient number systems. Warning: After learning these ancient secrets, your kiddo will come home ready to teach you the origins of historic games like Tapatan and Mancala!

Dates: April 7-11, 2014
Ages: 2nd–4th grade
Cost: $200
Times: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Microsoft Store
116 Bellevue Square
Bellevue, Wa 98004
Online: zenomath.org/whats-happening/zeno-math-camps

Arena Sports Camps
From human pinball to capture the flag to the HUGE inflatable bouncy houses and slides, spring break camp at Arena Sports is going to get two BIG thumbs up from your kiddos. Camps are being offered at all three locations—Redmond, Seattle and Issaquah.

Dates: April 7-11, 2014 in Redmond and Issaquah; April 14-18, 2014 at Magnuson
Ages: 3-6 and 6-12
Cost: Varies (based on age and full-day camps vs. half-day camps)
Times: Full-day, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; half-day, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. & 1 p.m.- 4 p.m.

Arena Sports – Redmond
9040 Willows Rd. N.E.
Redmond, Wa 98052
425-885-4881

Arena Sports – Magnuson
7751 63rd Ave. N.E.
Seattle, Wa 98115
206-985-8990

Arena Sports – Issaquah
2115 N.W. Poplar Way
Issaquah, Wa 98027
425-270-2030

Online: arenasports.net/camps/arena-sports-camp

Arts Aloft
Spring break at Arts Aloft this year is all about… Aztecs, India, Wild Things, and Native Americans. Pick from one of their four days of camp, or attend all four and make a different project each day. We love that at Arts Aloft, pre-k kids (age 4.5 and above) can tag along to camp with their elementary school sibs – one easy drop-off to their Madrona location and you’re set! And, this spring break your kids will love learning about different cultures each day and making masks, sculptures, paintings and drawings as well as tipis and Native American shields.

Dates: April 14-17, 2014
Ages: 4.5-8 years old
Cost: $65 per day with a $5 per day sibling discount
Times: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Arts Aloft
3302 East Spring Street
Seattle, Wa 98122
206-920-2015
Online: artsaloftforkids.com/camps.html

Arts Aloft golden snitch art party

School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts
We can just imagine it… What did you do for spring break, Jack? I joined the CIRCUS! And, thanks to spring break camp at SANCA, it’s possible. No previous classes are necessary to attend camp, which makes it a great place to start, if you have a kiddo who is interested in learning the art of the circus. Campers learn it all (under the direct supervision of SANCA’s awesome instructors) – acrobatics, trampoline, rolling globe, juggling, tightwire and even aerial acrobatics! Psst… During the last half-hour of camp on Friday there will be a short performance so you can see what you kiddo was up to all week!

Dates: April 14-18, 2014
Ages: 6 and up
Cost: $430 for a week of full-day camp plus the annual registration fee
Times: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

School of Acrobatics & New Circus Arts
674 S. Orcas St.
Seattle, Wa 98108
206-652-4433
Online: sancaseattle.org/classes/Circus-Camps

All Together Skatepark
At Seattle’s only indoor skatepark, kiddos can carve, grind and kick flip their way through spring break 2014. Each day, campers will break into small groups and learn new techniques and tricks led by All Together Skateparks’s awesome team of instructors. Campers will also get to enjoy plenty of open skate time so they can shred with their friends and show mom and dad what they learned over break.

Dates: April 14-18, 2014
Ages: 5-12
Cost: $200 for non-members; $175 for members
Times: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., instructor lead camp; 12 p.m.-3 p.m., open skate and parent pick-up

All Together Skatepark
3500 Stone Way N.
Seattle, Wa 98103
206-632-7090
Online: alltogetherskatepark.com/spring-break-skate-camp-april-14th-18th-sign-up-today
Facebook: facebook.com/AllTogetherSkatepark

all together skate park

Stroum Jewish Community Center
“Spring break at the J” is going to be a spring break your kids won’t soon forget! SJCC is offering a week of spring break camp for 2014 – beginning April 7 and running through April 11, making it a great choice for schools that are on an earlier break schedule this year. Each day is going to be the best day of your camper’s life – from field trips to Seattle hotspots such as the Burke Museum to more traditional activities such as music and art to an all-day slumber party, you can pick just the days that peek your kiddo’s interest, or choose to attend the entire week.

Dates: April 7-11, 2014
Ages: Kindergarten through 5th grade
Cost: $50-$60 per day based on membership
Times: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Stroum Jewish Community Center
3801 E. Mercer Way
Mercer Island, Wa 98040
206-232-7115
Online: sjcc.org/kids-adults-families/school-kids/schools-out-camps

Bricks 4 Kidz
For LEGO loves, spring break 2014 just got a whole lot better! During Comic Creator Spring Break Camp, kiddos can take their imaginations to the next level by creating their own characters, developing story lines, and incorporating pictures of actual sets—all designed with LEGO bricks! Campers will also get to snap pics of their fab creations and upload them utilizing a software program to create their own comic book.

Dates: April 14-18, 2014
Ages: 6-10 years old
Cost: $250
Times: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Phinney Neighborhood Center
6532 Phinney Ave. N.
Seattle, Wa 98103
Online: my.bricks4kidz.com/index.php?action=location&location=279

PORTLAND-Parents-Night-Out-Bricks4Kidz-Photo

Sprinkles and Sweets
For a very sweet spring break, we suggest signing up your fave young sous chef for a class with Sprinkles and Sweets. Located in the Magnolia neighborhood, each class is four-and-half-hours long and students not only get to participate in an “Iron Chef” cooking competition and experiment baking crepes, Easter cookies, homemade pastas, and pizza calzones, but they also get to take their creations home! Both parents and kids rave about classes with Annabella – space is limited, so sign up quickly!

Dates: April 14-17, 2014 and April 21-24, 2014
Ages: 6-15
Cost: $285 plus tax
Times: 10 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Sprinkles and Sweets
3409 27th Ave. W.
Seattle, Wa 98199
206-419-5688
Online: sprinklesandsweets.com/Page_5.html
Facebook: facebook.com/sprinklesandsweets?fref=ts

Stone Soup Theatre
For budding performers, the spring break camp at Stone Soup Theatre is just the ticket. For kiddos ages 5-7, spring break at Stone Soup Theatre will be all about The Enormous Crocodile and for kiddos ages 8-13, spring break camp will focus around Willy Wonka Revue.

Dates: April 14-18, 2014
Ages: 5-7 & 8-13
Cost: $260
Times: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Stone Soup Theatre
4029 Stone Way N.
Seattle Wa 98103
206-633-1883
Online: stonesouptheatre.org/education/classes-and-workshops

The Moonpaper Tent
There’s something so magical about Seattle’s Moonpaper Tent – maybe it’s the way that the teachers let the students lead the classes and camps with their own imagination (and how they never break character!) or maybe it’s all of the fun costumes and the decorations. Regardless of what it is, going to The Moonpaper Tent for spring break is going to make your kids so happy. This year, kids can join the fairies as they welcome spring magic into their little garden and enjoy plenty of creative drama, crafts, story times, dress-up, and fun making spring break 2014 one to remember!

Dates: April 14-18, 2014
Ages: 4-12
Cost: $345
Times: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Moonpaper Tent
8503 Roosevelt Way N.E.
Seattle, Wa 98115
206-708-6741
Online: moonpapertent.org/Seasonal_Day_Camps.html

moonpaper tent yelp page

SkyMania Trampolines
If you’re looking for a spring break camp where your kiddo can burn off some serious energy, SkyMania Trampolines offers super-fun (and super affordable!) camps for kids ages five and older. Filled with wall-to-wall trampolines, kiddos of all fitness abilities can jump, bounce, and play in the open jumping court, 3-D dodgeball court, basketball court, volleyball court, and foam pit plus enjoy other activities like games, arts and crafts, and science projects.

Dates: March 31-April 18, 2014
Ages: 5 and older
Cost: $40 per day
Times: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

SkyMania Trampolines
11801 N.E. 116th St., Suite B
Kirkland, Wa 98034
425-825-7599
Online: skymaniatrampolines.com/index.php?page=pagebookonline&sp=skymania-bounce-high-camp

Dizzy’s Bus Stop
We know that Dizzy’s Bus Stop is a fave for Seattle families and for spring break 2014, Dizzy’s has a fantastic theme – Superhero Camp! They are located in Bellevue and offer camp for children as young as two-and-a-half-years-old, great for families with children of different ages who would like to attend camp together.

Dates: April 7-11, 2014
Ages: 2.5-8
Cost: $45 to $215 (depending on full or half-day) with a 20% sibling discount
Times: 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. or 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Dizzy’s Bus Stop
3205 148th Ave. S.E.
Bellevue, Wa 98007
425-564-8287
Online: dizzys-tumblebus.com/spring-camp

Woodland Park Zoo 
Kiddos who love animals can spend their spring break at Zooper Day Camp, learning all about animal senses. In addition to exploring Woodland Park Zoo in-depth, campers will focus on a different sense each day through fun crafts, games, stories, tours and other fun activities.

Dates: April 14-18, 2014
Ages: Half-day sessions for ages 4-6; full-day sessions for ages 5-9
Cost: $170 for half-day camp; $285 for full-day camp
Times: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. or 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Woodland Park Zoo
601 North 59th St.
Seattle, Wa 98103
206-548-2500
Online: zoo.org/page.aspx?pid=1766#.UypkB_mJGSo

zooper camp via yelp

Brad Peterson Baseball Academy
Located on the Eastside, the Brad Peterson Baseball Academy offers an outdoor spring break camp at Interlake High School for kids who want to focus on their spring training this year. The camp is designed for players of all skill levels – from beginner to advanced – so they will feel comfortable and learn new skills no matter what their previous baseball experience may be. During the three-day camp, players will receive expert instruction in pitching, hitting, infield and outfield play, bunting and base running in drill and station format as well as participating in multiple games daily allowing players to apply their newly acquired skills in game situations.

Dates: April 7-9, 2014
Ages: 12 and under
Cost: $125
Times: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Brad Peterson Baseball Academy
9123 NE 151st Ave.
Redmond, Wa
425-802-0638
Online: bradpetersonbaseball.com/camps/spring-break-baseball-camps/

Youth Theatre Northwest 
If your kiddo loves to perform on stage, the spring break camp at Youth Theatre Northwest rolls movement, visual art, and theatre into one jam-packed week of fun. Budding performers will learn how to stage scenes and create themes from Harold and the Purple Crayon and will debut their performance piece on the last day of camp.

Dates: April 7-11, 2014
Ages: Kindergarten through 2nd grade
Cost: $275
Times: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Youth Theatre Northwest
8805 S.E. 40th St.
Mercer Island, Wa 98040
206-232-4145
Online: youththeatre.org/classes-camps/break-camps

Pacific Science Center
For kiddos who love to explore, experiment, and discover new things, a week-long camp at the Pacific Science Center or Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center is the perfect choice. Camps range from Spy Science and Cooking Up Science to Natural Creations and Cool Science Investigations. Each camp will include lots of hands-on science experiments as well as fun and challenging projects so your kiddo can get their inner scientist on over spring break.

Dates: April 7-11, 2014 & April 14-18, 2014
Ages: Pre-k through 12th grade
Cost: $295 and up
Times: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. & 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Pacific Science Center
200 Second Ave. N.
Seattle, Wa 98109
206-443-2001

Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center
1625 118th Ave. S.E.
Bellevue, Wa 98005
425-452-2565

Online: pacificsciencecenter.org/Camps/camps-for-curious-minds.html#pacific-science-center

Sticking around Seattle for spring break? Tell us what you have planned in a comment below.

– Kristina Moy & Katie Kavulla

Photo credit: Zeno, All Together Skatepark website, Arts Aloft, The Moonpaper Tent Yelp page, Bricks 4 Kidz & Woodland Park Zoo: Zooper Day Camp Yelp page