Spring Break Camps for Chicagoland Kids

Looking to keep your kiddos occupied during their break from school? Try these camps in the city and suburbs.

If you’re planning on staying home for Spring Break, but still want your kids to have a good time, then check out these camps in Chicagoland.

Every child has different hobbies and interests, so you can find a camp that best fits them personally. You must register ahead of time for the spring break camps. They’re filling up fast so make sure to do it as soon as possible!

Spring Break camps in Chicago

Camps at the Museum of Science and Industry
Photo credit: Museum of Science and Industry/Brad Boron

Spring Break Camps at Museum of Science and Industry

March 18–22, 2024 or March 25–29, 2024

Dive into a world of innovation this spring at MSI Camps! Perfect for Grades 3-8, their Spring Break Camps blend hands-on making in the Fab Lab and exploring engineering through nature.

Spring Break Camps at Chicago Park District

March 25-29, 2024

  • Address: Various Chicago Park District locations
  • Cost: See website for details
  • Best for ages: 6-12

Keep kids active this Spring Break with recreational activities, arts, crafts and sports in a fun, supervised environment. Full-day options ensure your child stays engaged and entertained.

Spring Break Comedy Camp at Second City 

March 25-29, 2024

Unleash your child’s creativity with The Second City’s Spring Break Comedy Camps! Kids and teens explore improv fundamentals, fostering skills like creative thinking and teamwork — all in a fun-filled, laughter-packed environment.

Hi-Five Sports Spring Break Camp

March 25-29, 2024

Dive into spring break fun at Hi-Five Camps! Kids enjoy a variety of team sports, from basketball to soccer, learning skills and playing games in a safe, exciting setting. It’s the ultimate spring break adventure for active kids.

Spring Break camps in North/Northwest Suburbs

Noggin Builders
Photo credit: Amy Torf

Canlan Sports Hockey Camps

March 25-29, 2024

Boost your abilities and stay active! Canlan Sports camps and clinics offer your child the opportunity to develop their skills and refine their techniques, all within a playful and motivating learning environment.

Spring Break Camp at Chicago Botanic Garden

March 25-29, 2024

Discover the wonders of nature with Camp CBG’s daily themes like Signs of Spring and Outdoor Adventure for grades K-4. Engaging in hands-on activities, kids explore the Garden’s seasonal changes.

Spring Art Camp at Glenview School of Arts

March 25-29, 2024

Spring Art Camp, for ages 6-13, offers a creative spring break experience with projects in drawing, painting, and multimedia art. Campers can opt for full or part-time enrollment.

Spring Break Camps at Noggin Builders

March 22, 25-29; April 22-24, 29-30, 2024

Join Spring Break One Day Camps for a burst of fun and learning when school’s out! Perfect for kids Grades K-3, their camps offer a mix of engaging activities. Custom dates available for groups 6 or more.

Kids School-Holiday Cooking Camp at Taste Buds Kitchen

March 25-29, 2024

Half-day cooking camps feature three recipes each day. Young students will learn the fundamentals of measuring and mixing. These spring camps are focused on baking cupcakes and cookies.

Spring Break camps in South Suburbs

Kids tournament at Canlan Sports Summer Camps
Photo credit: Canlan Sports Summer Camps

Canlan Sports Hockey Camps

March 25-29, 2024

Boost your abilities and stay active! Canlan Sports camps and clinics offer your child the opportunity to develop their skills and refine their techniques, all within a playful and motivating learning environment.

Spring Break Climbing Camp at Lemont Quarries

April 6-7, 2024

Spring into action at The Forge’s Climbing Camp! Enjoy rock climbing, high ropes, and ziplining, plus exciting races and knot-tying challenges. Perfect outdoor adventure for a memorable Spring Break.

School Break Camp at Lifetime Fitness

March 25-29, 2024

Join our Spring Break Camp for a blend of sports, crafts, gym games and S.T.E.A.M. activities tailored for endless fun. Diverse programs ensure a memorable break for every child.

Nature Camp at Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens

March 25-29, 2024

Let the kiddos explore the great outdoors! Nature camps at Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens offer a wealth of opportunities for young explorers to be inspired and engaged with nature.

Spring Break camps in Western Suburbs

Photo credit: Morton Arboretum

Spring Break Art Camp at Riverside Arts Center

March 25-30, 2024

Unleash your child’s creativity at this Spring Break Art Camp! From clay to collage and everything in between, our expert teachers guide kids aged 5+ through a myriad of art projects. Remember to pack a snack, drink and dress for a mess.

Humane Society Camp at Naperville Area Humane Society

March 25-29, 2024

Dive into a week of animal care and advocacy with the Naperville Area Humane Society’s spring program for teens! From hands-on shelter tasks to enlightening discussions on animal welfare, this enriching experience is perfect for young animal enthusiasts eager to make a difference.

Spring Science Camp at Morton Arboretum

March 25-29, 2024

Discover the wonders of spring at The Morton Arboretum’s science camp! Explore how light and weather awaken the forest through exciting, hands-on activities. Perfect for kids in Grades K-6 eager to turn the great outdoors into their personal lab.

Westmont Yard After School Sports

March 25-29, 2024

Kids in Grades K-6 can enjoy a blend of play, sports, and learning, fostering health, focus, and social skills. With nutritious snacks, and activities promoting teamwork and respect, it’s the ultimate space for fun and development.


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Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano is a mom of one and Chicago Parent's Audience Development Coordinator. She tracks down the best events every week and shares the inside scoop with families in print and online. She enjoys reading, traveling and exploring new places with her son.

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