As Spring approaches, so does the excitement of Spring Break for your kids. If you’re looking for the perfect Spring Break Camps in Metro Vancouver for 2024, VancouverMom has you covered with our top picks. Discover this year’s most thrilling adventures in our curated list below and make your kids’ break unforgettable!
Updated: February 12, 2024
Spend Spring Break getting creative! Arts Umbrella’s Spring Break programs provide young people ages 3-19 with an opportunity to discover new artistic passions, develop existing skills, and enjoy the break alongside their peers. Programs are available at Arts Umbrella’s Granville Island and South Surrey locations.
Early Learning Programs: Morning programs for ages 3-5 offer Creative Design, Creative Music, and Creative Design.
Half & Full-Day Packages: For ages 5-12, various half and full-day packages cover Visual Arts, Media Arts, and Theatre, Music & Film. Afternoon classes for ages 13-19 are also available.
Dance Programs: Try dance or keep moving over the break! For ages 7-14 during Week 1 (March 18-22), classes include Ballet, Contemporary, and Jazz, taught by Arts Umbrella Dance core faculty and guest instructors.
Programs are filling quickly! Register now to secure your spot.
>> Register with Arts Umbrella
Emily Carr University of Art & Design
Join Emily Carr University’s Spring Break Art Camp for Teens
Calling all teens! Unlock your creativity and embark on artistic journey with their hands-on courses led by industry professionals. With a focus on foundational skills and creative process, courses are open to students at all levels of experience.
Immerse yourself in a dynamic learning environment that fosters inspiration and innovation. Get ready to ignite your passion and elevate your artistic abilities. They want to make your Spring Break fun, memorable and inspirational!
On-campus + online options
March 18-22, 2024 and March 25-28, 2024
>> Register with Emily Carr University of Art & Design
At Code Ninjas, they recognize that children have a natural affinity for technology. They’ve created a fun, safe environment where children learn to code by making the games they love to play. They teach children valuable computer programming skills based on JavaScrip and C# which are currently lacking in our schools’ core curriculum.
Discover Code Ninjas’ range of programs designed to inspire and educate kids aged 5-15 through their week-long day camps, where they can dive into topics like Roblox, YouTube, Minecraft, 3D Printing, Python, and more! For ages 8-15, their CREATE program teaches coding through game development, while their Code Ninjas JR program introduces coding basics visually for ages 5-7.
Join them for an unforgettable journey into the world of coding and creativity this spring break!
>> Register with Code Ninjas
Vancouver Independent School for Science And Technology (VISST)
VISST camps offer fun and hands-on STEM programs for students aged 8-17, taught by award-winning instructors and PhDs. Topics covered include Machine Learning, Sustainability, Game Programming, and more. The curriculum is adaptable and allows students to learn at their own pace. Humanities topics like Writing and History are also available. Upon completion, students earn a certificate of completion.
>> Register with VISST
Steamoji is a maker academy for kids ages 5-18 that trains builders, makers, inventors and entrepreneurs. They believe the best way to prepare for a world of accelerating change is to train our children with the foundational skills and mindsets to build solutions to the problems of their future.
Technological change is accelerating. Many parents feel STEAM subjects (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) are important to help prepare their children the careers of their future, but see schools more focused on traditional studies.
>> Register with Steamoji
Join Shoreline Studios for a week packed with exciting activities designed to enhance acting skills and boost confidence. From voice-over to on-camera work, each session is carefully crafted to provide a solid foundation for budding actors. Plus, your child will make new friends, discover more about themselves, and walk away with their own voice-over and on-camera creations. Don’t miss this opportunity to spark your child’s creativity and passion for the performing arts!
>> Register with Shoreline Studios
Get ready for a day packed with fun, fitness, and new skills at TumbleTown Gym-Venture Days! Designed to boost gymnastics prowess and physical abilities, these days are all about positivity and encouragement. From tumbling to conquering obstacles, each day is an adventure in movement and skill-building.
Choose from our flexible 2 or 3-hour camps at Steveston and Kitsilano, where kids can enjoy gymnastics, games, crafts, and more, tailored to their interests.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity for a thrilling and enriching spring break experience!
>> Register with Tumbletown
Muse Sync Studio
At MuseSync Studio, your musical evolution begins with Ivan – your friendly, fun-loving, and uniquely creative teacher!
Music for Little Ones
Start your preschooler’s musical journey on the right note with their playful Orff lessons, designed to spark creativity and self-expression.
Orff lessons establish the groundwork for future exploration of solo instruments. Your child will develop crucial musical skills such as pitch, rhythm, harmony, and the ability to read and write musical notes.
Don’t miss the opportunity to get a free trial lesson!
>> Register with Music Sync Studio
Valhallan Esports Training
As the first structured youth e-sports program in Western Canada, embark on an epic adventure with Valhallan! Where video games become the gateway to important life skills. The Valhallan program is all about levelling up the youth’s gaming skills while teaching them the skills to apply in real life. We ignite leadership and strategic thinking in the youth using a medium that they love; and make that they’re having a blast along the way!
Join them for a Spring Break like no other, where and fun and teamwork meets growth!
>> Register with Valhallan Esports Training
Pear Tree Education
Prepare for an unforgettable spring break with Pear Tree Education! Say goodbye to ordinary camps and hello to an extraordinary blend of education and outdoor fun.
As one of Vancouver’s most sought-after spring break destinations, Pear Tree Education offers a unique experience where learning meets adventure in the great outdoors. Spaces for these exciting camps fill up fast, so be sure to secure your spot soon to join in on the excitement!
>> Register with Pear Tree Education
Museum Of Surrey
Explore the vibrant, interactive and ever-changing Museum of Surrey, your free local venue for wonder, dialogue and fun for the whole family!
Come and spend Spring Break at Museum of Surrey!
March 19-22, 26-28 | 10am-1pm
Build whatever you can imagine at the Museum with building blocks, bricks and more! Tour the “Everything is still awesome” exhibit, make a craft and complete a themed scavenger hunt.
- Lego, Duplo and block building areas.
- Indoor games to promote critical thinking, building challenges and Lego temporary tattoos.
- March 19-20, join Code Ninja for a free look at how to code, 3D printing and more!
- March 26-29, join Brick Connections for a free brick building challenge. 30 minute sessions from 10:00am-1:00pm. For ages 6+
- A different scavenger hunt each week!
- Build a new Lego craft with us
Lights Up Theatre
Lights Up camps put the spotlight on FUN! Each week, we Sing, Dance & Act, while building confidence, and making great new friends.
Campers are split into groups by age and take classes in Singing, Dancing and Acting each day. As the week progresses we put it all together and on Friday, we show off our work in a presentation for family and friends!
2024 marks 17 years of Lights Up Musical Theatre camps in the Lower Mainland, and almost 2000 kids attended camps in 2023! We can’t wait to sing and dance with you again this spring break & summer!
>> Register with Lights Up Theatre
Art Village Langley
At Art Village Visual Art School, they’re dedicated to nurturing creativity and empowering individuals of all ages to unlock their artistic potential. They offer outstanding art and design education, tailored to various interests and skill levels. They aim to create a welcoming and inspiring environment where aspiring artists can flourish, learn, and develop their talents. Don’t miss their exciting spring break camps!
>> Register with Arts Village Langley
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