Spring Break Camps and Activities in Reno and Sparks
Spring Break 2022 for the Washoe County School District is March 14 - 25. With numerous spring break camps and activities available in Washoe County, keeping the kids busy and entertained shouldn't be a problem.
Spring Break Science Camps from Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation
March 14 - 18 and March 21 - 25, 2022. The Spring Break Science Camp is open to all 8 - 12 year olds in the Reno/Sparks area. The camp turns Idlewild Park into a learning laboratory where students are able to connect with the natural world and appreciate science. The Spring Break Camp is a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics), standards-based option for school vacation. During the first week, campers participate in "CSI Sierra: Community Science Investigators." During the second week, students will learn about "Wicked Wildlife." 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.
Spring Kid Craft from The Holland Project
March 14 - 18, 2022, 9 a.m. to 12 noon. 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 from paper making to tie dye. 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 parents. Fees cover all materials and participants will leave with different crafts each day. For the safety of all participants and staff, masks are required at all Holland Project events. The Holland Project is at 140 Vesta St. in Reno. (775) 448-6500.
Arts for All Nevada Spring Break Creativity Camps
March 14 - 18 and 21 - 25, 2022, 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 and creative movement with snack break in between. Supplies included. Camps will be at the Lake Mansion, 250 Court Street in Reno. (775) 826-6100.
Spring Break 2022 Camp Discovery at The Discovery
March 14 - 28 and 21 - 25, 2022, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Discovery Museum in Reno presents Camp Discovery during WCSD's 2022 spring break. Each week offers different sessions based on class in school, from Kindergarten through 7th grade. The cost is $120 to $240 per week. The Discovery is at 490 S. Center St. in Reno. (775) 786-1000.
Vacation Station at the City of Reno
March 14 - 18 and March 21 - 25, 2022. 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 $115 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) 334-2262 or (775) 334-2260, or visit the website. Financial scholarships available. You can register online.
Spring Break Kidz Kamp with Sparks Parks and Rec
March 14 - 18 and March 21 - 25, 2022. 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.
Alf Sorenson Community Center Pool Open During Spring Break
March 14 - 25, 2022. 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: $5 for adults, $3 for youth under 18, $4 for adults 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 15 - 17, 2022, 11 a.m. to 12 noon. Find 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 inspired by Mother Nature. Homemade paper, garden crafts, and water experiments await you. Best for children ages 7 to 11. Registration is required. Please, indicate the number of children attending in your registration. At the Sierra View Library.
Spring Break LEGO Camp: Around the World with LEGOs - March 22 - 24, 2022, 11 a.m. to 12 noon. Join us as we travel across the globe in just 3 days. Each day we'll explore a different country's culture and build special landmarks, all while learning and having fun with Legos. Registration is required. Please indicate the number of kids attending in your registration. At Sierra View Library.
Spring Break Art Camps at the Nevada Museum of Art
March 14 - 18 and 21 - 25, 2022. The Nevada Museum of Art in Reno will be having a number of spring break art camps - Digital Art and Illustration, Fun with Clay, and Intro to Painting from March 14 - 18. From March 21 - 25, 2022, 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 9 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 Break Full Play Camp from KidScape Productions
March 21 - 25, 2022. The featured play is "Ms. Kim's Class and the Book Reports of Destiny." This camp ends with a free community performance on March 25 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.
Slimetopia Camp from Challenge Island
March 21 - 25, 2022, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn the science behind the slime while opening your own Slimetopia Theme Park. Make at least 10 different kinds of the addictively playful polymer: From butter to bubble; from crunchy to munchy; from fluffy to floamy from unicorn to color-changing we've got you and your STEAM Team covered. 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.
NNJ Volleyball's Spring Break Camps
March 14 - 18 and 21 - 25, 2022, 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Cost is $179 per week. Beginner through intermediate-level 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. Call (775) 355-8600 for registration information.
Spring Break 5 Day Camps at Mesa Rim Climbing & Fitness Center
March 14 - 18 and 21 - 25, 2022, 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 per week 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 14 - 25, 2022. The Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows offers full-day programming for Washoe, Humboldt, White Pine County, and Lyon County School District school breaks. This includes Fall break, Winter break, Spring break, and Summer break. Kids and teens 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, 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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