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VM Picks: 2018 Spring Break camps and activities

Don’t leave Spring Break to the iPad! Here are our picks for unique spring break camps for kids around Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. From arts and science to physical fun, engage your kids’ hearts, minds and bodies this March while school is out for the two-week break.

VM Picks: 2018 Spring Break Camps & Activities

The World of Kidtropolis

Let your child’s imagination soar at the awesome, hands-on exploratory Kidtropolis Kids Camp where they’ll do science experiments, make creative art projects and design life-sized games. And of course, there will also be plenty of time for your child to play and learn in their epic, 17,000 sq ft pretend city.

Ages: 5-12 years
Dates: March 19-23 / March 26 -30
Find out more! >> Read our Q&A with Kidtropolis

H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

Do you have what it takes to be a Mars colonist or an asteroid geologist? Join the Space Centre over Spring Break to learn about the future of space exploration. They have family-friendly activities running daily and are also premiering new Planetarium shows and new live demonstrations. They will be running a variety of changing family-friendly activities daily included in the price of admission.

Ages: 5-12 years
Dates: March 19 – April 2, 11:30- 4:00 pm
Find out more! >> Read our Q&A with the Space Centre


Get those training wheels off in time for summer this spring break with Pedalheads half and full-day Bike Camps. Pedalheads hosts learn to ride bike camps for kids aged 2 to 12 – everything from getting the little ones going on their balance bikes, to taking off training wheels and teaching kids to ride independently on two wheels, to how to ride safely and with confidence. Since 1986, Pedalheads has taught over 200,000 kids how to ride without training wheels!  Pedalheads also hosts swim camps and combo bike/swim camps! 

Ages: 2-12 years
Dates: March 19th-23rd and March 26th-29th
Find out more >> Read our Q&A with Pedalheads
Register at or by calling 1-604-874-6464 today

Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel

Burnaby Village’s super popular camps are already waitlisted so register for a waitlist spot. At  camp, kids play heritage games in a 1920s setting, try out toys from the past, decorate spring-themed cookies, listen to stories, and have fun with arts and crafts.

If you can’t get into a camp, the village is open for 11 fun days over Spring Break as well with free admission, and carousel rides are only $2.65 each. Stroll down the streets of their heritage village, explore the gardens, chat with costumed townsfolk, and take in a demonstration or two. Enjoy a ride on the vintage carousel and top your visit off with a treat from the Ice Cream Parlour.

Ages: 6-9 years
Dates: March 19th-29th
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Spring Break at Burnaby Village Museum

Y2Play at Grouse Mountain

Y2Play 2018/19 snow passes are on sale now. Get yours and enjoy some epic pow (or maybe a few bunny runs) this Spring Break with the kids  The pass is valid for skiing and snowboarding through the end of this winter season. It then becomes valid again October 1, 2018 through the 2018/19 winter season.  Y2Players get benefits and perks including discounts on food and beverage and retail purchases, a complimentary lift ticket to bring a friend and more.

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More 2018 VM Kids Spring Break Camps and Activities

Arts Umbrella
Bricks 4 Kids
Carousel Theatre
FlyOver Canada
Fort Langley National Historic Site
Museum of Anthropology
Museum of Vancouver
Richmond Oval
Sasamat Centre
Vancouver Aquarium
Vancouver Kids Fashion Week
Wee Creative Co.

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