A spring break camp is a great way for your child to explore the world why staying right here in the Tennessee Valley! This list of awesome camps has something for everyone but we advise you hurry to register because they tend to fill up fast.
Get in the Game: Students in Pre-Kindergarten through 8th Grade (who meet eligibility requirements) will explore the wide world of athletic competition by learning and playing a variety of team sports. After mastering several different types of sports and the science of fitness, students will work together to come up with their own new types of sporting events, culminating in an Olympics-style competition of sportsmanship, teamwork, and athletic prowess.
Alabama Kidnastics Spring Break Camp
Full day camp for ages 5-12 offering instruction in gymnastics, tumbling, dance, soccer, softball, volleyball, basketball,parkour ninja warrior, fitness games and much more. Kids need to bring a sack lunch with drink. Your child will not be bored!
Alabama Elite Hoops Spring Break Skills Clinic
This camp is exclusively for boys and girls in 3rd – 8th grade. It focuses extensively on basketball skill work, offensive & defensive concepts, as well as speed and agility training!
Date(s)/Time(s): March 21-25 | 9AM-12PM for 3rd-5th grade | 12:30PM-3PM for 6th-8th grade
Cost: $85/week or $35/single day
Location: 5401 Millennium Drive (map)
Phone: (256) 783-8779
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Alexander’s Martial Arts
This camp is a great way to introduce your child to the benefits of martial arts. Alexander’s teaches an orientation class on the first day of camp so the kids can graduate to their white belts at a special ceremony that afternoon (so parents can see what they have learned). The children are also taken on field trips that include swimming and the park so they don’t miss out on the fun of Spring Break. During camp days, Alexander’s offers an early drop-off time of 7:30am with a late pickup time of 5:30pm.
Date(s)/Times(s): Madison: March 14-18; Hampton Cove: March 21-25
Cost: $175 for current students / $200 for non-students
Location(s): 51 Nance Road, Madison (map) | 6511 US 431, Owens Cross Roads (map)
Phone: Madison – 256-837-8624 | Hampton Cove – (256) 539-8175
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Bricks 4 Kidz
With mini-camps that include themes like Star Wars, Jurassic Brickland, Minecraft, Ninjago, Clash of Bricks and more, these camps are sure to please any Lego fan! Ages 5+.
SPECIAL NOTE: Register and pay before 2/28 to receive $5/camp discount.
Burritt Nature Rangers Spring Camp: Wild and Woolly Woods Explorers
Children in grades K through 5 can to hike woodland trails, play active outdoor games, explore the historic park and barnyard, and create fun and original crafts, while being introduced to classic children’s literature. Each day will shine a spotlight on a different beloved children’s story through hands-on activities and provide boundless opportunities to enjoy nature and make new friends. Campers will be supervised by Burritt’s CPR-certified staff. Typical teacher to camper ratio is 1 to 15 or better, so your child receives individualized attention. With Burritt’s famous combination of genuine fun, quality instruction, and active play, this is sure to be a spring break to remember!
Burwell’s Martial Arts Spring Break Camp
Ages 3 and up are invited to join us for a fun-filled Spring Break Camp! We will enjoy horseback riding, skating, going to a movie, and of course, taekwondo lessons. Lunch and snacks are provided. ALL staff is CPR Certified and we have a full-time nurse on staff!
Fire up your creativity and join the fun at Designbyhart Pottery Studio and Huntsville Art League’s weeklong pottery and art camps, designed for ages 6 and up! Campers expand their imaginations and explore the exciting world of clay and art through a wide range of projects and building techniques. Whether working with watercolor, charcoal, pastels, acrylics, handbuidling or wheel-thrown pottery, students learn in a supportive, small class setting with plenty of individual instruction and inspiration.
Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater
Staying home for Spring Break? Then join Fantasy for some fun and exciting classes/workshops for ages 5-15! Students are divided into age appropriate groups. Actors will work on different elements of theatre including acting, voice, movement, improvisation and much more!
Date(s)/Times(s): Madison City and County families – March 14-18; Huntsville City Families – March 21-25 | 9AM-3PM
Cost: $195 for the week
Location: 3312 Long Avenue, Huntsville (map)
Huntsville Botanical Garden Spring Break Camp: Houses, Huts and Habitats
This day-to-day camp is offered for the week of spring break with new activities each day. Students can attend all week or pick their days. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Space is limited in the camp and slots are filling up fast! All materials provided; class size is limited The Garden does provide one afternoon snack for full day camps. Students need to provide a morning snack (including drink) and a lunch.
Date(s)/Times(s): March 14-18 or March 21-25 | 9AM – 4:30PM
Cost: $50/day or $230/week | $40/$180 for members; Early drop off is $5/day per child or $20/week
Location: Huntsville Botanical Garden (map)
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Huntsville Skating School
Huntsville Skating School’s “Spring Learn-to-Skate Camp” for ages 5+ includes skate rental, proper boot fitting, off-ice warm up, 45 minutes of coach instruction daily, 90 minutes supervised on-ice practice time and daily snack.
Huntsville Hockey Camp
Huntsville Ice Plex’s Spring Break Hockey Camp for ages 5-13 is a great way option for an active Spring Break camp. The emphasis will be on skill development coupled with some fun and exciting small area games. The camp will also include various events such as a breakaway challenge and 3 on 3 games! Players will watch a hockey video between the ice sessions and have snacks. Players must have full gear; equipment not provided.
Spend Spring Break at The Matrix with games, tumbling, arts & crafts, music & fun! We provide a healthy daily snack and kids bring their own sack lunch. Ages potty-trained and up.
Date(s)/Times(s): March 21-25 | 9AM-1PM
Cost: $140/week or $40 per day (10% sibling discount for the weekly registration only)
Location: 3228 Leeman Ferry Road, Huntsville (map)
Phone: (256) 533-5599
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With camps offered at both their Madison and Lowe Mill locations, MindGear Labs offers 3 different programs for children in grades 3-8 this spring. This year’s camps are all about MineCraft! In “Minecraft: Mina the Electronic City II”, one of MindGear’s most beloved Minecraft worlds is back and better than ever by going deeper into how electronics and computing systems work. Students will learn how to use Redstone to build doors, traps, and launchers. They’ll also explore the city and our museum of memory and logic circuits. All campers will also take home the exclusive Redstone poster!
In the “Minecraft: Player vs. Player Challenge” sessions, MindGear will once again host its wildly popular PVP tournaments. Each day, kids will not only meet challengers and play in their very own PVP tournament, they’ll also learn the math behind the Colley’s Bias Free Matrix Rankings.
Minecraft: Mina the Electronic City II: March 14-18 from 9AM-12PM
Minecraft: Player vs. Player Challenge: March 14-18 from 1PM-4PM or March 21-25 from 1PM-4PM
Location(s): West Madison Elementary (map) | Lowe Mill (map)
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Skate Camp is a great way to learn how to skate, or how to skate better, while having fun in our spacious facility. One-on-one rollerskating lessons provided for any skill level, as well as snacks, lunch, and games! Great for beginners. Camp is from 8am-12pm Monday-Friday, and all campers skate free during our 12-4pm School’s Out Skates… so you can drop off early, and they can stay until 4pm. Although walk-ins are always welcome, call us and book today!
Date(s)/Times(s): March 21-25 | 8am-12pm, plus free admission to skate 12pm-4pm
Cost: $15 per day; Discounts available for full week enrollment
Location(s): Odyssey Skate Center (map)
Phone: (256) 886-8203
Special Populations Rising Stars Basketball Skills Camp
The Special Populations division of Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to offering recreational programs to the physically and mentally challenged from preschool through senior citizens. Special Populations recognizes four main categories of disabilities: Mentally Challenged/Developmentally Delayed; Physically Challenged; Consumers of Mental Health Services; and At Risk/Environmentally Challenged. At this free spring break camp, boys and girls ages 12-17 are invited to come learn basketball fundamentals! Camp Facilitator is Christopher Blanding, Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach at Columbia High School.
Date(s)/Times(s): March 21-23, 9AM-12PM
Location(s): Max Luther Drive Community Center (map)
Phone: Brian Winston – email@example.com or (256) 427-5780
Cupcakes, light sabers, fireflies and sustainable energy. Believe it or not, all of these things are related during Spirited Art’s spring break extravaganza! Each camp session offers a unique painting and activity that your child will love. Sign up for all three and get a $20 discount.* To take advantage of the discount email Liz at firstname.lastname@example.org. Classes are for ages 5+
Date(s)/Times(s): March 14-16 & March 21-23
Cost: $50-$55 per camp*
Location(s): 5000 Whitesburg Dr. Suite 130, Huntsville
Phone: (256) 883-3353
UAH Volleyball Spring Break Night Sessions
Students in grades 4-9 can register to attend this 2-day volleyball camp. Walk-ups welcome as long as spots are available! 3 courts will be available and for working on passing, setting, attacking, serving, and game play.
U.S. Space and Rocket Center Day Camp
Experience all the excitement of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center® at Day Camp! Crew trainers guide trainees through the past, present and future of flight or space exploration, using actual jets, shuttles and rockets as the backdrop. Trainees choose from three distinct camp options: Space, Aviation or Robotics. Tuition includes lunch and a snack daily. Early drop-off and late pick-up are available for a small fee. Ages 7-11.
YMCA – Hogan
During this full-day camp on the Hogan YMCA campus children will participate in a variety of activities including swimming, games, dancing and a field trip. Open to both members and non-members. Parents provide lunch & two snacks and a swim suit and towel each day. Email Kim for more information.
YMCA – Southeast
This Spring Break, let your child have a taste of summer camp and enjoy their time off at the YMCA. In camp, participants will have the opportunity to play gym sports, outdoor games, enjoy arts and crafts and swim everyday. Open to both members and non-members. Email Carol for more information.
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