Ahhh….Spring Break! If you’re not leaving town you might want to consider a day or week of camp for your kids. Need to get away for part of the time? Check out our Family Weekend Getaways post. Know of other camps? Please add details via a comment.


Memphis Botanic Garden
March 13-17, 9am-3pm
Ages 5-9. Bring the kids to the Garden to spend the day enjoying garden games, outdoor explorations, hands-on craft activities and more! Activities will vary, so choose individual dates or join us for all five! Day 1: Fun in the Sun/Day 2: Gardening Goodies/Day 3: Outdoor Explorers/Day 4: Old Fashioned Fun/Day 5: Backyard Wildlife. MBG members $150 /non-members $200. To sign up for individual days, please call for registration and pricing. Call 636-4126 to register or more information.

Dixon Gallery & Gardens
March 13-17, 9am-3pm
Spend your Spring break at the Dixon! Enjoy a relaxing and fun week, making art and learning about nature. Classes include materials and snacks. Participants should bring a sack lunch. Reservations required. Space limited. $75 members; $90 non-members.

Mini Art Camp
Art & Soul
March 14, 15 & 16, 9am-noon
A mini art camp that includes many projects. $30 for one day or $85 for all three. Singing allowed and encouraged!

Salud! Cooking School
Whole Foods, Memphis
March 13-17, 10am-1pm
Using the highest quality, freshest, all-natural ingredients, students work hands on with our experienced instructors to learn valuable cooking skills while making authentic recipes from around the world.  Students will love showing off the fruits of their labor as they host an invited guest to their very own feast on the last day of camp.  Kids will grasp many of the fundamentals of great cooking and develop healthy habits that will last a lifetime. Students may invite one guest to lunch on Day 5; invited guests should arrive at 1:00p. Ages 7-13 $250.00/week

Memphis Zoo
March 13-17
9am-3pm (after care available until 6pm)
attend 1-5 days, JrK thru 6th grade
Conservation Camp:  Going, going, saved!  While exploring the Zoo and participating in fun games, crafts, and interactive experiments, spring break campers will learn how special our endangered animals are and what they can do to help save these important animals from extinction. Cost per Day:  $40/members; $50/nonmembers. Cost per Week: $170/members; $199/nonmembers. Aftercare extra.

YMCA Locations
March 13-17
$35/child per day, $115/per child per week
Nuber YMCA

Cherokee Baptist Church
Cordova/Bartlett YMCA
Faith Cumberland Presbyterian, Bartlett
Schilling Farms YMCA

Memphis Jewish Community Center
March 13-17, 7:30am-6pm
$75/day non-members, $65/day members
Camp 365 is a taste of our camp programming all year round for kids in Grades K-6! Field Trips will be on Tuesday, March 14 and Thursday, March 16.

Shelby Farms Park
March 13-17
7:30am-3:30pm (aftercare until 5:30pm available), grades 3-6
Camp isn’t just for summer! Spring Break Camp offers a wide variety of activities for grades 3-6 that encompass all the fun of summer! Spring Break Camp offers guided hikes nature hikes, archery lessons, water recreation, fitness classes and environmental education sessions. $125 Park Members | $150 nonmembers

Lindenwood Life Center
March 13-17, 6:45am-6:30pm
March 20-24, 7:45am-6:30pm
School’s Day Out (SDO) is offered to the community to provide a fun and safe place to take your children when schools are closed. Schools Day Out is there for you when you need it most. $5 registration fee. $30 per day for the first child, $55 for two children, $65 maximum.

Singleton Community Center
March 13-17, 7am-6pm
Ages 5-12
$125 for one week or $30 per day. Campers need to bring a lunch each day.  Concessions are sold for snack time. They will meet in the gym at Singleton Community Center for planned activities each day.

The Kroc Center
March 13-17, 8:30am-4:30pm (go one day or several, extended care available)
Ages 7-12
Looking for a fun, silly, and active option for your child during their break?! Kroc Camps offer a well-rounded experience for kids to enjoy everything the Kroc has to offer. We will kick off the day with Morning Rally, where we do ice breakers, get to know you games, and dances to get the campers pumped for the day. We’ll spend the rest of the time playing recreational games, racing through the challenge center, swimming, doing crafts, watching a movie on the big screen in the theatre, and so much more. Join us for lots of laughs and memories!

Forest Exploration
March 14 – 16, 9:30-11:30am
8 – 12 years, $25/camper. One of our most valuable renewable resources is the TREE. Agricenter’s three day Forest Exploration is a time to explore our forest, learn about trees and leaves, and interact with the big outdoors.

Dulins Sports
March 13-15, 10am-1pm
$90, ages 7-13

Woodland School
March 13-17
Grades 2K-5th
$40 per child, per day (if you register by 2/27)

All Sports Camp
Christ United Methodist
March 13 – 17
9am-3pm (before and after care available), rising PK-4th grade, $150