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Fact. There’s still another week of Spring Break! We’ve posted a ton of ideas on what to do this year. Here’s a roundup of camps, activities, and getaways to get you all through this final week!

No matter which way you slice it, there are plenty of ways to enjoy Pi(e) Day. Yes every March 14, Pi or π nerds everywhere get giddy about circumferences. Pi being the ratio of the circumference of a pie (er sorry circle) to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14 (and then some!) Fittingly, the flakier version of…

Stop the presses! Preschooler favourites Paw Patrol’s Marshall & Chase are coming to Tsawwassen Mills over Spring Break on March 21st and 22nd. I know a few little people whose heads might pop off at the prospect of meeting their favourite problem-solving pups up close and personal. Tsawwassen’s amazing and family-friendly super mall will have two free Meet and Greet…

Worried the kids brains might turn to mush over Spring Break? Fear not! It’s Maker Break, presented by YVR, at Science World from March 11-26. Think two weeks of innovative, creative, hands-on science activities and performances for kids that they will love. Kids can try their hands at designing a speedy but safe model bobsled or a…

Not up for a whole sale vacation this spring break? How about a mini-getaway? The options for family fun within an easy drive from the Lower Mainland are nearly endless. Here are a favourite five, with options for every budget.

News flash. It’s Spring Break in a few days (gulp). If the kids are too young for camps or you like to spend some time off exploring with the kids, there are lots of great family activities around Vancouver. Think wild rides, beaching, learning, swimming, festivals, hiking and even shopping. Powerhouse at Staves Falls The Powerhouse at Stave…

Did you know that BC families spend more on Spring Break camps than any other province? It’s not surprising considering how many amazing camps there are. However, if you’re looking to save a little money over the break, there are lots of free activities including this ground-breaking downtown Verus Art exhibition where you get to…

Don’t leave Spring Break to the iPad. Inject some engaging and fun learning into your kids break at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre. Think rockets, black holes, sun dials, volcanoes and even Pi(e)! All break, they are celebrating STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) in space with hands-on family activities and special programming each day between 12 pm…

March 6, 2017:  Christine Pilkington sat down with Global TV to take a look at five places to entertain your kids during Spring Break in Metro Vancouver. Check out our other media appearances More Spring Break activities, camps and free fun!