Spring Break Camps and Activities in Reno and Sparks
Spring Break 2023 for the Washoe County School District is March 20 - 31. With numerous spring break camps and activities available in Washoe County, keeping the kids busy and entertained shouldn't be a problem.
Student Stewards Spring Break Camps from Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation
March 20 - 24 and March 27 - 31, 2023. The Spring Break Science Camp is open to all 8 - 12 year olds in the Reno/Sparks area. The first camp is "Animals on the Job," exploring the different roles animals play that help our world go round. The second camp is "Galaxy Explorers" for an astronomical space adventure. Take on the role of a cosmic engineer and explore hands on STEAM based activities. Camps will be in Idlewild Park, outdoors and at the Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation office, 50 Cowan Drive. Hours will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Extended hours available from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. You can register online for either week or both. The cost is $225 per week. Scholarships are available.
Game Week and Spring Kid Craft from The Holland Project
March 20 - 24 and 27 - 31, 2023. The first week is Game Week, a board game camp for ages 9 to 13, teaches participants how to play a variety of different tabletop board/card games and role play games (such as DND). Full week registration is required for role play games and tabletop gamers have the option to pick and choose their days or can sign-up for the full week. The full week is $75 or it's $20 per day. The second week is Kid Craft, five days of hands-on craft workshops for kids ages 5 to 12 (recommended, but all ages welcome). Each workshop includes two craft projects exploring a wide variety of materials and techniques. Parents/guardians are welcome to drop-off or stick around and craft along with their kids. Pre-registration is required and it's $30 per kid for a single day or the full week for only $120 per kid. Fees cover all materials and participants will leave with different crafts each day. The Holland Project is at 140 Vesta St. in Reno. (775) 448-6500.
Arts for All Nevada Spring Break Creativity Camps
March 20 - 24 and 27 - 31, 2023, 9 a.m. to 12 noon. There will be two spring break camp sessions from Arts for All Nevada. Click the camp links for more details and to register online. These camps are for kids ages 6 to 10. The cost per week is $180. Teaching artists will provide a morning of visual art with snack break in between. Supplies included. Camps will be at the Lake Mansion, 250 Court Street in Reno. (775) 826-6100.
Spring Break 2023 Camp Discovery at The Discovery
March 20 - 24 and 27 - 31, 2023, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Discovery Museum in Reno presents Camp Discovery during WCSD's 2023 spring break. Each week offers four different sessions based on class in school, from Kindergarten through 7th grade. The cost is $265 (members) to $290 (non-members) per week. The Discovery is at 490 S. Center St. in Reno. (775) 786-1000.
Vacation Station at the City of Reno
March 20 - 24 and 27 - 31, 2023. The City of Reno Parks and Recreation Department hosts Vacation Station for kids ages 6 to 12.5 years. Camp hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. The fee is $120 per child per week. There will be no daily rates or drop-ins. Space is limited and registration is first come, first served. Vacation Station locations will be Evelyn Mount Northeast Community Center and Plumas Gym. For more information, call (775) 334-4280 or visit the website. Financial scholarships available. You can register online.
Spring Break Kidz Kamp with Sparks Parks and Rec
March 20 - 24 and March 27 - 31, 2023. Spring Break Kidz Kamp offers two weekly sections for children from kindergarten through 5th grade. Kamps are at the Recreation Gym and include active games, water play, projects and arts and crafts, all included with the registration fee. Registration accepted on a first come basis. The program is from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The cost is $180 or $150 for Sparks residents. To register, call (775) 353-2376 or go to online registration.
Alf Sorenson Community Center Pool Open During Spring Break
March 20 - 31, 2023. The City of Sparks' Alf Sorenson Community Center will be open during the Washoe County School District's Spring Break for open and lap swimming and there is a tot pool. The pool is at 1400 Baring Blvd. in Sparks. Cost: $8 for adults, $5 for youth under 18, $7 for seniors 55+. Visit the website for open and lap swim and tot pool hours. For additional information or questions, call (775)353-2385.
Spring Break Activities for Kids and Families at the Washoe County Library
Spring Break STEAM Camp - March 28 - 30, 2023, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Find lots of fun activities at your local Washoe County Library branch during spring break. Bring in the spring season by participating in a 3 day STEAM camp. Learn how to build and code mini VEX GO robots and micro:bit computers using Scratch. We'll build a musical instrument, a game controller, and more. The library will provide all materials necessary. At the Sparks Library. For ages 8+.
Spring Break Camps at the Nevada Museum of Art
March 20 - 24 and 27 - 31, 2023. The Nevada Museum of Art in Reno will be having a number of spring break art camps - Fun with Clay, Digital Art and Illustration and Intro to Painting from March 20 - 25. From March 27 - 31, 2023, kids can enjoy Fun with Clay and Digital Art and Illustration. Camps are for kids ages 7 to 12, except for Digital Art and Illustration, which is for ages 12 to 15. Sessions are 8:30 a.m. to noon or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Visit the website to get more details and sign up online. Presented by the E.L. Cord Museum School. For more information, call (775) 329-3333.
Spring Camp from TheatreWorks of Northern Nevada
March 20 - 24, 2023, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Campers will experience the joy of the performing arts through a schedule of arts-based activities, including theatre and dance workshops taught by area professionals. Camp concludes with the opportunity to perform in an End of Session Camp Showcase. Tuition is $150 per student with an additional sibling discount of $120. Sign up online. TheatreWorks of Northern Nevada is at 315 Spokane Street in Reno.
Spring Break Full Play Camp from KidScape Productions
March 27 - 31, 2023. The featured play is "15 Reasons Not To Be in a Play." This camp ends with a free community performance on March 31 at 1 p.m. Kids will work on this story at Damonte Ranch High School in Reno. The cost is $335. It is for ages 7 to 17 and you can register online. Positions are available for actors and others related to producing a play. The number of participants is limited. Pre-registration required. For more information, call (775) 313-3900.
Spring Break Camps from Challenge Island
March 20 - 24 and 27 - 31, 2023, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Travel the states with Road Trip USA camp or take a voyage with World Cruise Camp. For grades K to 5 (ages 5 to 11). The cost is $245 per camper. Extra cost for before and after time. Visit the website for additional information and to register online. Both camps at High Desert Montessori, 101 Fantastic Dr. in Reno.
NNJ Volleyball's Spring Break Camps
March 20 - 24 and 27 - 31, 2023, 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Cost is $179 per week. Beginner through advanced volleyball players can learn serves, passing, setting and hitting from NNJ Volleyball coaches and staff. Camps are held at Northern Nevada Juniors Volleyball Club (NNJ), 1575 Linda Way in Sparks. You can register online or call (775) 355-8600 for registration information.
Spring Break 5 Day Camps at Mesa Rim Climbing & Fitness Center
March 20 - 24 and 27 - 31, 2023, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mesa Rim's Climbing Camp is a great place for young adventurers (age 7 to 13) to experience rock climbing, learn new skills and make great friends. Includes both climbing and non-climbing activities. Cost is $429 for 5-day camp with a discount for siblings. Visit the website to sign up online. (775) 507-4255. Mesa Rim is at 970 Harvard Way in Reno.
School Break Programs from Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows
March 20 - 24 and 27 - 31, 2023. The Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows offers full-day programming for Washoe County School District spring break. Kids can enjoy free meals and fun, engaging activities while being taught by our expert staff. For details about break program features, hours and prices and to register, visit the website that corresponds with the site you would attend during the school break at the Boys & Girls Club. Facilities include Donald W. Reynolds, William N. Pennington, Donald L. Carano Youth Center, Neil Road, and Lemmon Valley. Kids must be at least 6 and less than 13. (775) 331-5437.
Spring Break Kids Days at the May Museum
March 29 - 31, 2023. In addition to our permanent collection and our current exhibit, Expedition Dinosaur, The May Museum will be featuring dino arts and crafts on select days at the end of March. Our dedicated Discovery Room volunteers will be hosting dino puzzle and bracelet making stations, and our local Cold Blooded Critters 4-H Club will be bringing in live reptiles to learn about. Tickets are $10 for adults, $9 for children and seniors. For more information, please call 775-785-5961.
Go to The Movies
The Reno metro area offers five multi-screen theaters (including an IMAX theater complex), a low-cost cinema at the Grand Sierra Resort, feature films and star shows at the Fleischmann Planetarium, and in Sparks, one of the few real-live drive-in theaters still showing movies in America.
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