Spring Break 2018 is just around the corner! Thankfully Wichita has plenty to offer to keep all your kiddos thoroughly entertained. Here are just a few of the options ICT has to offer!
WICHITA ART MUSEUM – Make the Wichita Art Museum your family destination for spring break fun. Special art-making activities in the Living Room and Art Studio. Enjoy family-friendly flicks selected to transport you to different locales. Explore the galleries with special tours. Come one day or come for all; different activities will be featured each day. Because WAM’s art never goes on break, spend your Spring Break with us. Free admission for WAM members; youth pay only $1 with a paid general/senior admission. Kids under 5 are free.
CAMP WOOD YMCA – This camp is available for youth ages 7-17 from Fri, Mar 23 – Sun, Mar 25, 2018, and will feature crafts, alpine tower, horses and other great camp activities. For only $95 for the weekend, bring a friend and enjoy a fun camp get-away.
MONART – Join Monart for a fun Australian Animal theme this Spring Break! Draw several Australian animals and use a different media each day. Along with a drawing, students will create crafts, have center time, play outside weather permitting, and rotate to other businesses at The Art Park including A+ Twirling Academy, Dream Big Dance Studio, Music Theatre with Miss Marcee, and gym with Coach Mark. Geared for ages 4-12, students will be grouped according to ages for the guided art lesson.
TGA GOLF – This spring break TGA Premier Junior Golf Camps has teamed up with All Star Sports to offer an unforgettable spring break experience! They will be offering this camp with All Star Sports, and converting the driving range into a 5 hole golf course, while also using the mini golf and combining expert instruction and exciting activities to keep students engaged. 5-Day Camp: 9am – 12pm $105 | March 19-23
Each day of camp will include:
Station-based instruction (full swing, chipping and putting)
Rules & etiquette and character development lesson
Fun games and contest
PLUS Course Time
EXPLORATION PLACE – Save the day with science! Experience the national traveling exhibit Rescue during Spring Break Edventures. Choose just one day or more or sign up for the whole week! Students will be faced with challenges – everything from engineering an escape by putting their skills to work as the museum turns into an escape room, to lessons in fire safety with color changing flames. Call (316) 660-0620 to register or visit their website for more information.
CITY ARTS– Spring into a fun week of creativity to create, collaborate and plan for a real gallery show of your own! Youth ages 6-14 can create various art pieces throughout the week and work together to create a gallery exhibition for family and friends. The gallery exhibition will be planned, organized and executed by the campers on the last day of camp.
DART WARZ– Offering an indoor foam dart battlefield (a family-friendly alternative to paintball or airsoft), make a memory your kids are sure to remember and take advantage of their special Spring Break hours! Though normally closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, with limited hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays, during the week of March 19-23, Dart Warz will be open every day at 11:00 AM-7:00 PM (just 5:00 PM on Tuesday), with late hours from 7:00 PM-10:00 PM on Wednesday and 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM Friday nights. You can bring your own dart blaster if you want and stop by anytime during open hours to get in the action!
KANSAS HUMANE SOCIETY – If you have an animal lover in the family, check out the Kansas Humane Society’s half-day Spring Break Critter Camp! With morning or afternoon options, your child will learn animal safety, empathy and responsibility, among other things. Visit their website to learn more!
MARK ARTS – Why is the sky so blue? Why do paintings by Picasso look so funny? How do you draw sound? Kids will answer these questions and more as they explore color, rhythm and shapes through culinary, clay, painting, printmaking, and other mixed media experiments. Students will be grouped by age and camp topics will be modified by age levels. Classes take place March 19-23, Non-members $120, Members $108. Check their website for more information.
PAINT THE TOWNE – Paint the Towne will have Family Paint days M-F 1-2pm and 4-6pm on Saturday March 24.
SEDGWICK COUNTY ZOO – Kids in grades 1-5 can explore the Zoo while school is out! Wonders of Wildlife Spring Fling gives children the opportunity to have a good time, make new friends, all while learning (even though school is not in session). This all day, all week program engages students with animals in nature with classroom experiments and field lessons as well as having fun with peers! Class meets 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Learn more and register on their website.
UNITED WAY OF THE PLAINS – Make Spring Break an opportunity for your family to give back to our city! During spring break, the United Way offers great community service and volunteer for kids ages 12 and up through its Youth Days of Caring program. Visit their website for more details.
WICHITA GYMNASTICS– March 20-23 from 1:00-4:00pm. Give your kids a staycation – let them enjoy an active Spring Break with Wichita Gymnastics. They’ll play games, ride the zip line, wander through the maze, climb the rock wall, do the rings challenge and much more! $15 for 1 child, plus $10 each sibling. Call 634-1900 for more information.
YOUTH LAWN MOWING CLINIC – Any youth in grades fifth to ninth who want gain lawn mower safety knowledge is invited to the Youth Lawn Mowing Clinic to be held at the Sedgwick County Extension Education Center at 21st and Ridge in Wichita on March 21 from 9:20 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:20 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. This clinic is designed to assist youth in earning summer income by mowing lawns.
Cost is $10.00 for advanced registration up to March 9 or $15.00 after that date. Space is limited so please register early. Deadline for registration is March 19 or when the class is full, whichever happens first.
AIRSTRIKE CHEER SPRING BREAK CAMP – Come as an individual, with a group or an entire team! Featuring coaches from our Airstrike All Star Cheer program. Learn stunt, jump, dance and motion technique and enjoy tumble instruction on our spring floor and air track. Campers will learn a routine to perform on the last day of camp at our Showcase & Celebration! Monday 19-Friday 23, 7:30a to 4:30p each day. All levels welcome, from beginner to elite!
Looking for pay-by-the-day activities with a bit more flexibility? Try one of these!
Great Plains Transportation Museum
Jumpy Jump Land
Kansas Aviation Museum
Old Cowtown Museum
Sedgwick County Historical Museum
Tanganyika Wildlife Park
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