10 Awesome Spring Break Camps

Posted: February 28, 2023

Spring Break is coming up fast. We've gathered lots of options for Spring Break, including regular activities and Spring Break Camps. Here are some of our picks for this season's top Spring Break camps in and around Chicago.

Spring Break Cooking Camp at Schoolhouse Kitchen + Studio
River Forest and Portage Park
Kids will love baking and cooking in our beautiful kitchen studio each day, learning new recipes and making friends. Kids are so happy to bring home what they made to share with you. Sign up for one day or several! Schoolhouse Kitchen is the perfect place to explore creative recipes, try new foods and flavors, make new friends and celebrate! Projects include Cake Truffles - “Nailed It” Bunny Cupcakes - Brunch Bunch - Strawberry Lemonade Donuts - Watercolor Cookies. Camp is for ages 5-11 and runs 9-11:30AM or 12:30-3PM. Two locations: River Forest - March 27-31 / Portage Park - April 3-7 and 11-13. $50/ day
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Snapology Spring Break Camp
The Hayes Building, 3701 N. Ravenswood Ave Suite 247, Chicago
This spring break, Snapology will have fun for kids ages 4-14. What makes our programming and camps so much fun is the use of America's favorite toy LEGO®. Your little one will be a scientist while learning about animals. Your school age kid can unlock their inner artist with our Brick Art and Design Lab. Your slightly older kid can put on their producer and directors hat in making the next great Superhero movie! Offering full day as well as half day camps. These camps will be tons of fun and enjoyable. However, shhhh, don't tell them it's educational! April 3-7. 9am - 12. Ages 7-14. Half day camps (3) @ $235. Full day camp (1) @ $498
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Spring Break ART Camp at The Paintbrush
2446 N. Clark St., Chicago
Monday-Friday, April 3-7, 2023: 10:00-2:00. Ages 4-10. Spend your week off school immersed in ART! We will keep your kids busy and happy creating masterpieces of their own to take home. Bring lunch! Daily and full week registration available. Click to Register This camp aligns with CPS's Sping Break. If your kids have a different week off, please contact us about setting up a camp day/week for your child and at least 3 friends. $385 or $80 per day.
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Spring Break Mini Camp at The Kids' Table
2337 West North Ave., Chicago
Looking for something fun to do over Spring Break? Join the Kids' Table 2-hr Mini Camps April 3-7. We'll cook up some of our favorite recipes, with a different main dish and dessert each day. Hands-on, fun & delicious! Join us for the whole week, just a single day, or anything in between. Menus vary daily, and can include Fettuccine Alfredo & Mini Chocolate Chip Cheesecakes, Breakfast Tacos & Cinnamon Coffee Cake, Creamy Kale Mac n’ Cheese & Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcakes and more. For ages 5-10. 11am-1pm. $60/day or $270/week.
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Adventure Guild Spring Break Camp at Raue Center School For The Arts
26 N Williams Street, Crystal Lake
The Adventure Guild will transport students to new worlds and teach them the theatre arts. They’ll fight monsters, solve traps, and cast spells! They’ll save the realm, all while building the tools of a young artist. Geared towards young wizards and warriors who enjoy Dungeons & Dragons, Fortnite, Harry Potter, Stranger Things, or World of Warcraft. Three sessions will be offered from March 28 – 30, 2023. The Junior Session (for ages 6 – 8) and Apprentice Session(for ages 8 – 12) will run from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Master Session (for ages 13 and up) will run from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pick one day or choose all three. $75 for one day or $180 for all three days. Ages 6 and up.
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Spring Break Camps at Chicago Children's Theatre
100 S. Racine Avenue, Chicago
Every Winter, Spring, and Summer, Chicago Children’s Theatre offers a variety of 1 and 2-week camps for children ages 5-13. Students will learn the basics of acting, songwriting, scenic and prop design, choreography, and collaborative story development as they work together to create dynamic performances for friends and family. April 3-7. Grades 1-2 9:00am-3:30pm; grades 3-5 9:30am-4:00pm. $515.
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Spring Break Drop-In Camp at FAME Center
1319 S. State Street, Chicago
This Spring Break, come on over for our daily drop-in camp! April 3-7. Campers will spend their day engaging in creative arts classes, singing, crafting, and outdoor adventures. New friends and a good time guaranteed! Classes and activities are subject to change based on enrollment. This year’s Spring Break Camp experience is designed for 1st through 4th Graders (ages 5-10). Camp is open Monday through Friday from 9:00am-4:00pm. 9am - 4pm. $100 per day.
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Spring Break Camp at Windy City Fieldhouse
2367 West Logan Boulevard, Chicago
Monday, March 27th - Friday, March 31st or Monday, April 3rd - Friday, April 7th. Camps focus on a variety of sports including Football, Baseball, Kickball, Hockey and Basketball. Campers focus on skill development and fundamentals for each respective sport, followed by game play. Coaches concentrate on developing individual skill set while ensuring a fun and energetic atmosphere. Ages 4-12. 9:00AM-12:00PM, 12:30-3:30PM. $250 full week or $60 single day/section.
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Magic & Mystery Spring Break Camp at Writers Theatre
325 Tudor Ct., Glencoe
Floating objects, bottomless bags, an instant disguise…there’s magic in the air at Writers Theatre and we’re looking for detectives to help us solve the mystery! Campers will create and perform an original play featuring magical tricks they learn throughout the week; Gain exclusive access to Writers Theatre’s professional theatre, including their own ID badge and backstage tour; and perform a final showcase for family and friends in Writers Theatre’s Gillian Theatre. Camp runs March 27th-31st from 9am-12pm. For all experience levels and abilities, ages 7-12. $250.
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Spring Break Camp at Bit Space
2541 W Lawrence Ave., Chicago
April 3-7. Let your child sow the seeds of creativity and watch new skills and confidence bloom! If your child has ever been curious about how pinball flippers work or what mechanism unlatches a door handle, this is the camp for them. We explore the mechanics of movement in everyday objects and get inspired to make our own kinematic creations. Ages 9-14. 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. $800.
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Find more Spring Break Camp options in our Calendar of Events.