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Seattle-area spring break camps for kids, 2019

Kids can spend spring break learning science, playing a sport or being out in nature.

Pacific Science Center


It's time to start planning for Spring Break! If you need a place for your kids to be, here are a bunch of great active and interesting options:

Arena Sports

Burn off all that extra home-from-school-energy by keeping them active all day long at one of the Arena Sports camps; half-day and full-day options available, as well as both full and partial weeks.

When: Magnuson: April 8-12, Issaquah: April 8-12, Redmond: April 8-12, Mill Creek: April 1-5 and April 8-12, SODO: April 8-12

Where: All five locations (Magnuson, Issaquah, Redmond, Mill Creek and SODO)

Who: Ages 3-12


Sounders FC

Campers work on technical skills and practice them in scrimmages. Older campers will also study the tactics of the game and all campers get a ticket to a match, a Sounders shirt and soccer ball. Shortened week options available.

When: April 8-12

Where: Seattle and Tukwila

Who: Ages 3-18


SANCA Circus Camp

The School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts has camps that will teach your kids the finer points of tumbling, aerial arts, juggling, clowning, tightwire, the trapeze and more. On the final day of camp, students will have the chance to showcase their new skills for friends and family.

When: April 8-12

Where: 674 South Orcas St., Seattle

Who: Ages 6-17


Pacific Science Center

PacSci camps are offered at Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center in Bellevue and Pacific Science Center in Seattle April 8-12, and at St. Thomas School in Medina. Campers will engage in facilitated activities and experiments in topics like Young Physicians, Eco-Engineers, Slough Sleuths, Food Lab and Meteorologists in Training.

When: April 8-12

Where: Mercer Slough in Bellevue, Pacific Science Center or St. Thomas School in Medina

Who: Grades K-5


SIFF Filmmaking Camp

This camp is taught by a professional film educator and four  filmmaking mentors. Students will make several short films in small groups, and learn the basics of working together as a movie crew, acting, editing, production design, writing scripts, directing actors, using accessible filmmaking technology, and more. At the end of the week, the short films will be celebrated with a screening for family and friends.

When: April 8-12

Where: Rainier Arts Center, 3515 South Alaska St.

Who: Ages 9-12


Kids Science Labs

They'll still be learning even though they're not in school at this camp for science enthusiasts. Innovative projects and fun hands-on experiments will show them how fun learning can be. There will be science classes in the morning, and hands-on science activities in the afternoon. Day camps are for children ages 4 and up only.  

When: April 8-12

Where: Kids Science Labs, 405 N.E. 71st St., Seattle

Who: Ages 4-12


Seattle Children’s Museum Discovery Day Camp

The theme this year is "Feed Your Brain." Where does food come from? Mix up explosions, make milk look pretty and more. Topics and lessons include Test Your Tastebuds, Kitchen Chemistry, and Earthy Eats.

When: April 8-12

Where: 305 Harrison St., Seattle Center

Who: Ages 4-10


Seattle Children’s Theatre

Kids advance their acting skills by rehearsing and performing in a play for a week. Students will perform the play in one of the theater’s studios on Friday, April 12.

When: April 8-12

Where: 201 Thomas St., Seattle and St. Thomas School, Medina

Who: Grades K-6


Seattle ReCreative

Let your little ones get messy while building their art skills by making treasure from trash at this art studio and store. Each day, the teacher will present a new artist and students will then explore activities with recycled materials inspired by that artist. There will also be outdoor play time at a local park, weather permitting.

When: April 8-12

Where: 8408 Greenwood Ave. N.

Who: Grades K-3


Museo Art Academy

Whether your child is a beginner or an aficionado of all things art, this camp provides an opportunity to build skills, learn new techniques, and unleash your child’s imagination. Working with a variety of visual art forms, each day brings new projects that include drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. Choose from cartoons and comics, drawing and painting, or pottery.

When: April 8-11 and April 12

Where: 300 NE Gilman Blvd, Suite 100, Issaquah

Who: Ages 5-14



Camp Roots

Camp Roots School Break Camps give children the opportunity to spend their school breaks outside: playing, hiking, crafting and connecting to the world around them.

When: April 8-12, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Where: Saint Edward State Park, Kenmore

Who: Ages 6-12


Drama Kids International

Drama Kids International will combine the best of all their Drama Kids summer camps to create a unique, one-week experience for students, —complete with games, mysteries, activities, scripts, crafts and final showcase. Aftercare available for an additional fee.

When: April 8-12, 9 a.m - 3 p.m.

Where: 507 S 3rd St, Renton

Who: Ages 6-12


Stroum Jewish Community Center

Join the SJCC for J Camp during Spring Break and swim, play, create art, do crafts, and more.

When: April 8-12

Where: Mercer Island Campus, 3801 East Mercer Way

Who: Grades K through 5


City of Bellevue

Bellevue has several spring break camp options to choose from. Biddy Boarder Skate Camp teaches ramp riding skills, falling correctly, taking turns and skate-park etiquette. At Little Farmers Mini Day Camp kids will learn about animals, work in the Kelsey Creek Barn with rakes and pails, mix treats for the animals, bake, make art and play games. There is also a parkour camp, baseball camp and more.

When: April 9-13

Where: Various locations

Who: Varies, see website for details.



Camp Shoreline

School is out at this day camp. Spend your break playing games and sports, swimming, making art and more.

When: April 22-26

Where: Spartan Recreation Center, 202 N.E. 185th St.

Who: Ages 4-12



Hands On Children’s Museum

This spring break camp covers topics like science, technology, engineering, art and more. All camps include exploration and play in the museum galleries, and Outdoor Discovery Center

When: April 1-5

Where: 414 Jefferson St. NE, Olympia

Who: Grades 1-4. Half-day camps for ages 3-K.



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