It's nearly Spring Break - don't panic! There are plenty of ways to keep your kids busy during their spring break, no matter which week it happens to be.
Spring Break Musical Theatre Bootcamp
at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
111 W. Campbell St, Arlington Heights
(847) 577-5982 x221
This fun 5-day workshop focuses on one number from a contemporary Broadway show. Students will learn choreography, singing and acting from a musical theatre professionals and then perform their polished routine for family and friends on the Metropolis main stage.
Grades K-3: Mary Poppins
Grades 4-8: 13 the Musical
Grades 9-12: Fame the Musical
1846 West Belmont, Chicago
Don't let your kids pass a single day being bored over spring break. Each camp day at Smarty Party offers fun, games, arts and crafts, snack, outside time (weather permitting), story time and more.
For ages 4 and up
9am - 1pm
$50 per day.
Lincoln Park Zoo
2200 N. Canon Drive, Chicago
Weeks of March 21-25, March 28-April 1, and April 18-22
Kids can enjoy a wild spring break right at home with special Lincoln Park Zoo programs. The zoo offers programs during multiple weeks to accommodate different spring break schedules. Programs may feature:
Monday: Zoo Babies (Suitable for 4-5-year-olds)
Wednesday: Mystery in the Zoo (Suitable for first-third graders)
Friday: Exploring Ga'Hoole: Owls and More (Suitable for fourth-sixth graders)
Pre-registration is required for all programs and registration closes three days prior to program start.
2312 W Roscoe St., Chicago
Weeks of Mar 21st, Mar 28th, April 18th and April 25th
Wishcraft offers a variety of workshops to meet many different interests - and many different spring break schedules! These creative, part-day programs include hand-sewing/embroidery, super-hero camp, machine-sewing, green accessories, and ecocrafts for Earth Day.
Springglass Camp at Lookingglass Theatre
821 N Michigan Ave., Chicago
(773) 477-9257, ext 193
April 18–22, 9am–3pm
Mornings are spent learning physical theatre skills, which may include juggling, stilt walking, and stage combat. During the afternoons, campers adapt their own versions of stories from Alice in Wonderland.
Search the ChicagoKids.com Calendar of Events to find more options for things to do when your kids are out of school.