Spring Break Camps and Activities in Reno and Sparks
Spring Break 2021 for the Washoe County School District is March 15 - 26. 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 15 - 19 and March 22 - 26, 2021. The Student Stewards Spring Break Camp is open to all 8 - 12 year olds in the Reno/Sparks area. The camp turns local parks into learning laboratories where students are able to connect with the natural world and appreciate science. The Student Stewards Spring Break Camp is a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics), standards-based option for school vacation. During the first week, campers explore "Alone in the Wilderness: The Science of Survival." During the second week, students will learn about "Wild Jobs." 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 $200 per week. Scholarships are available.
Arts for All Nevada Spring Break Creativity Camps
There will be two spring break camp sessions from Arts for All Nevada. Each week will have separate morning and afternoon sections. 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 $150. Class size is limited to 8 participants. Camps will be at the Lake Mansion, 250 Court Street in Reno. (775) 826-6100.
Vacation Station at the City of Reno
March 15 - 19 and March 22 - 26, 2021. 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 $220 for the 2-week session. There will be no daily or weekly rates (no drop-ins). Space is limited and registration is first come, first served. Vacation Station locations will be Evelyn Mount Northeast Community Center and the California Building in Idlewild Park. For more information, call (775) 334-2262 or (775) 334-2260, or visit the website. Face coverings required. Financial scholarships available. You can register online.
Spring Break Kidz Kamp with Sparks Parks and Rec
March 15 - 19 and March 22 - 26, 2021. Spring Break Kidz Kamp offers two weekly sections for children from kindergarten through 5th grade. Kamps are at the Recreation Gym and include organized games, 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.
Spring Break Camps from Sierra Nevada Journeys
March 22 - 24 and 26 - 28, 2021. These family camps are 3 days and 2 nights each, held in a safe and family-friendly environment at Grizzly Creek Ranch. The experience is like summer camp for the entire family. Meals, accommodations in our village cabins and activities are included in the prices. Registration and necessary forms are available online.
Spring Camp from TheatreWorks of Northern Nevada
March 16 - 20 and March 23 - 27, 2020, both 9 a.m. to 4 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 23 - 27, 2020. The featured play is "Ms. Kim's Class and the Book Reports of Destiny." This camp ends with a free community performance on March 27 at 2 p.m. Kids will work on this story at Damonte Ranch Performing Arts School. The cost is $335. It is for ages 7 to 17 and you can register online. Limited to 35 actors and 15 backstage. Pre-registration required. For more information, call (775) 313-3900.
Challenge Island Spring Break Camps
March 16 - 20, 2020, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., "Slime Squad Camp." March 23 - 27, 2020, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., "STEAM Across the Universe Camp." Both camps are for kids K through 8th grade and will be at Wooster High School. The cost is $240 per camp. Visit the website for additional information and to register online.
Spring Break Junior Tennis Camps
March 16 - 19 and March 23 - 26, 2020, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Young tennis players can improve their technique over four three-hour sessions per week at Alpine Tennis' Plumas Street location. For kids ages 6 to 17. It's $120 per camp. To sign up, call (775) 689-2975.
NNJ Volleyball's Spring Break Camps
March 16 - 20 and March 23 - 27, 2020, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Full-day camps available both weeks for kids of all ages. Cost is $250. Beginner through intermediate-level volleyball players can learn serves, passing and footwork from NNJ Volleyball coaches and staff. Camps are held at Northern Nevada Juniors Volleyball Club (NNJ) Linda Way location in Sparks. Call (775) 355-8600 for registration information.
Spring Break Camps at Mesa Rim Climbing & Fitness Center
March 16 - 20 and March 23 - 27, 2020, 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 $390 with a discount for siblings. Visit the website to sign up online. (775) 507-4255. Mesa Rim is at 970 Harvard Way in Reno.
Major Taylor Spring Break Camp from Reno Bike Project
March 16 - 20 and March 23 - 27, 2020, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Kids who want to learn more about bikes — riding and maintenance — can join Reno Bike Project's weeklong camp at the organization's location in Reno. All equipment is included. For kids 12 to 15. It's $150 per rider and you can visit the website to sign up online. Reno Bike Project is at 216 E. Grove Street in Reno. (775) 499-5386.
Bricks 4 Kidz Spring Break Camps
March 16 - 20 and March 23 - 27, 2020. Bricks 4 Kidz offers a full week of nonstop LEGO for kindergarteners on up, with camps for LEGO Movie enthusiasts, budding architects, stop-motion animators and robotics (ages 9 and up for those last two). Full day and half day camps available. Camps will be held at Bud Beasley, Hunter Lake and Jesse Beck elementary schools. For K through 6th grade. Online registration is available. (775) 200-0445
Spring Break STEAM Camp at the Washoe County Library
March 25 - 27, 2020, 11 a.m. to 12 noon. Come to Sierra View Library for a free three day STEAM Camp. Register online to participate in fun projects and activities focused on science, technology, art and math.
School Break Programs from Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows
March 16 - 20 and March 23 - 27, 2020. The Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows offers full-day programming for Washoe County School District and Lyon County School District breaks including: Fall break, Winter break, Spring break and Summer break. For details about break program features, hours and prices and to register, go to the website and download the form 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. (775) 331-5437.
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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