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Super Seattle-Area Spring Break Camps for 2024

Cool camps and classes to entertain active and creative kids

Published on: March 07, 2024

Kids playing outside at a Seattle-area spring break camp

If you’re stuck at work during spring break, at least your kids can have fun. These exciting spring break camps offer adventures from laser tag to circus arts; support creative endeavors from drawing to drama; and get kids out in nature and making scientific discoveries.

Outdoor Camps

Tilth Camps (Seattle)

“Web of Life” for K–5th grade will examine relationships in the garden with a combination of science experiments and practical gardening at the Good Shepherd Center in Wallingford. “Northwest Builders and Makers” for grades 3–8 will explore natural materials as campers build forts and garden structures at Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands. Both camps will be mostly outdoors with some indoor instructional time for crafting in case of truly bad weather.

Dates: April 8–12
Grades: K–8
Cost: Web of Life $380; Builders $400 (both offer sliding scale)

Trackers Seattle (Bellevue)

Trackers is offering a variety of one-day spring break camps for different ages and dates. Depending on your child’s grade and when they have spring break, they might choose “Stealth, Archery & Wilderness Survival” or “Barbarians: Swords, Sorcery & Survival” or build out their own multi-day camp.

Dates: March 15, April 8–12
Grades: K–9
Cost: $113 or $119

Pinnacle Explorations Outdoor School (Seattle)

In this full-day camp, fun and learning combine as budding naturalists do hands-on experiments, design projects and explore the outdoors. Masks and other covid protocols remain in place.

Dates: April 8–12
Ages: 6–13
Cost: $400

Wildwood Ranch (Fall City)

Campers will take a break from technology at this full-day, weeklong camp. Rain or shine, students will enjoy running around outdoors, making homemade snacks, crafts, playing group games, horseback riding and small animal time.

Dates: April 8–12
Ages: 5–12
Cost: $595

Auburn Spring Break Camp and Spring Break @ The REC (Auburn)

Elementary students will explore STEAM projects, make arts and crafts, and enjoy a variety of recreation activities. Extended day care is available. Middle and high school students will spend spring break at The REC with a mix of indoor activities like cooking and outdoor adventures including biking, hiking and visiting popular regional tourist sites.

Dates: April 8–12
Ages: Ages 6–15
Cost: Spring Break Camp: $211 residents/$261 nonresidents
Spring Break @ the REC: $160 residents/$200 nonresidents

Black Diamond Day Camp (Black Diamond)

At the Christian Black Diamond Camp, spring break is filled with classic summer camp outdoor adventures as well as indoor pursuits like rappelling and a climbing wall.

Dates: April 8–12
Grades: K–6
Cost: $379

Mountaineers (Seattle)

Campers will play games and have the chance to try climbing, navigation and basic wilderness survival techniques. There will be a hiking field trip to Franklin Falls on Wednesday.

Dates: April 8–12
Ages: 6–12
Cost: $550 (member discount available) 

Athletic Camps

Arena Sports (Issaquah, Magnuson, Mill Creek, SODO, Redmond)

In these half- and full-day camps, coaches lead participants through a variety of field games, arts and crafts activities and location-specific attractions like laser tag and climbing walls. Early drop-off is free and late pickup can be scheduled for an extra fee.

Dates: April 3–7 at Mill Creek; April 10–14 at Issaquah Redmond, SODO and Magnuson locations
Ages: 3–12
Cost: Varies

School of Acrobatics & New Circus Arts (SANCA) (Seattle)

In these full-day camps, kids ages 6–15 will be introduced to a variety of age-appropriate circus arts, from tumbling and trampoline to aerial fabric and for older returning students, even trapeze. Camps for both beginners and advanced students emphasize safety and collaboration as they build strength and coordination.

Dates: April 8–12
Ages: 6–15
Cost: $535

Rhythmic Gymnastics (Seattle)

Your child can try out rhythmic gymnastics in 4-day spring break camps that supplement activities like ballet, ribbon, hoops and tumbling with arts and crafts. When the weather is good, they’ll spend time outdoors at Meridian Park playground.

Dates: April 8–11
Ages: 4–10
Cost: $360 ages 4–5; $400 ages 6–10

Seattle Bouldering Project (Seattle)

These single-day camps offer obstacle courses, climbing instruction, team challenges and more in single-day sessions. Avid climbers can build a multi-day camp by registering for multiple sessions.

Dates: Camps will take place each day of spring break (April 8–12). You may sign up for one or more of the single-day camps.
Ages: 6–10
Cost: $100 per day

School’s Out Camp at Jewish Community Center (Mercer Island)

Stroum Jewish Community Center provides a summer camp experience whenever school is out. Kids participate in a mix of activities throughout the day, including games, crafts and swimming.

Dates: April 8–12
Grades: K–5
Cost: $85 per day (member discount available)

Creative Camps

XP League Redmond (Kirkland)

Come spend the day immersed in the world of Minecraft! In the morning campers will engage in building a 3D world using Legos and their creativity. In the afternoon, they will bring that world to life by building it Minecraft. Register online

Dates: April 12, 9 am–3 pm
Ages: 7–12 years old
Cost: $99

Taproot Theatre (Seattle)

Campers join in a full-stage production that goes from auditions through rehearsals to performances in just one week. K–3 grade camps tap into the imagination while building important stage and life skills; shows produced in camps for older students will be announced in late March. Students must be able to wear a mask for long durations.

Dates: April 8–12
Grades: K–12
Cost: $260 K–3; $450 grades 4–12

Neo Art School (Seattle)

During these camps, students create amazing works of fine art and learn a variety of techniques, including painting, drawing, papier-mâché, diorama building and more. Sign up for one day or all five during spring break at this art school.

Dates: April 1–5; 8–12; 22–26
Ages: 6 and older
Cost: 9 a.m.–4 p.m., $95 per day; 8 a.m.–6 p.m., $115 per day

Studio East (Kirkland)

Younger campers (age 4–Kindergarten) can join the “Storybook Drama” camp, where they will use picture books as inspiration for creative activities and share their favorite story with families at the end of the week. “Fairytales & Folktales” for grades 1–2 perform a fairytale on the final day, while students in grades 3–6 take on the challenge of Sherlock Holmes.

Dates: April 8–12
Grades: PreK–6
Cost: $355–$425

NW Film Camp at MOPOP (Seattle)

Creator camp for ages 8–11 delves into the world of storytelling, helping students ignite their creativity and conquer the digital world with confidence. Film camp for ages 12–17 guides participants through the filmmaking process from script development to final editing.

Dates: April 8–12
Ages: 8–17
Cost: $599

Redmond Art Works, Redmond

Your camper can do just one day or all five in this school break art camp. Kids make a new art project with a different theme each day, including animals, flowers, beaches and more.

Dates: April 8–12
Ages: 4–12
Cost: $75 per day; $339 full week

Stone Soup Theatre (Seattle)

Younger kids learn on-the-fly storytelling with comedic takes on classic stories, while older kids undertake a production of “The Wizard of Oz.” These five-day camps are full of fun, and extended day care is available.

Dates: April 8–12
Grades: K–9
Cost: $450

Learning Camps

Pacific Science Center (Seattle and Bellevue)

Pacific Science Center has a spring break camp option for grades K–2 and 3–5 at each location. Younger students’ camps are botany-themed while older students study all things oceanic. Extended care is available.

Dates: April 8–12
Grades: K–5
Cost: $560 (member discount available)

Kids’ Science Lab (Seattle)

Full-day science camps at Greenlake will have young builders studying everyday items and exploring how they could be made even better. They will test the durability of materials, innovate new products and learn KSL design principles.

Dates: April 8–12
Ages: 4–9
Cost: $560

Hands On Children’s Museum (Olympia)

Camps for younger kids are already sold out, but 7–9-year-olds can still join the “Marvelous Makers” half-day camp merging art, science and engineering.

Dates: April 1–5
Ages: 7–9
Cost: $230 (member discount available) 

Chess 4 Life (Issaquah and Bellevue)

Students can choose from all day chess, chess plus Lego or chess plus table tennis at these day camps. Players of all skill levels are welcome and will have fun while improving their chess skills. Practice tournaments will culminate in an awards ceremony at the end of the week.

Dates: April 8–12
Ages: 6–12
Cost: $425–$495

Worms and Wildflowers (Seattle)

Seattle Children’s Museum’s half-day spring break camp will immerse campers in spring themed activities like decorating flowerpots, creating animal habitats with recycled materials and digging in the dirt to discover wiggly worms.

Dates: April 8–12
Ages: 4–7
Cost: $300

Das magische Baumhaus (Seattle)

Kids attending this Magic Treehouse-themed camp will have fun with crafting projects, music, movement and other fun activities, all while immersed in the German language. No previous German language experience is required.

Dates: April 8–12
Ages: 30 months–10 years old
Cost: $350

Seattle Amistad School (Seattle)

A Spanish immersion program for all levels, campers’ days are filled with art, music, dance, outside play, science, games, and other engaging activities designed to get children moving, interacting and learning. No previous Spanish language experience is required.

Dates: March 13–15; April 8–12
Ages: 5–12
Cost: email for details

Outschool (virtual)

If you don’t want to fill your child’s entire break with camp, but you want to make sure they have something new and interesting to do, check out Outschool’s virtual spring break courses on a dizzying variety of topics. Some of the many options include coding, creative writing, D&D campaigns, ukulele lessons and even an in-depth study of different cat breeds.

Dates: Varies
Ages: Varies
Cost: Varies 

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