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Spring Break Activities in Colorado Springs

Spring break in Colorado Springs is the perfect time to take that family road trip. Whether it's a full week of fun at camps offered by America's only mountain zoo, a mine-craft themed excursion or a cycling experience to enjoy the beauty of Colorado Springs and the surrounding region, there are plenty spring break activities and ways to learn a thing or two during a spring break in Colorado; even when school isn't in session.

The Western Museum of Mining and Industry

Western Museum of Mining and Industry
Bricks-4-Kidz Spring Break Camps

WMMI has partnered with Bricks-4-Kidz, to provide spring break camp programs for children where We learn, We build, We play… with LEGO® bricks. Specially designed project kits and theme-based models provide the building blocks for our approach to educational play. Campers will face new challenges each day, building motorized models and learning STEM principles along the way! Programs are created and designed by engineers and architects, with exciting themes like Star Wars and Super heroes! Prices range from $50 to $75. Visit www.bricks4kidz.com/cos-pikespeak to register, or for schedules, dates, and more. 

Where: Western Museum of Mining and Industry
When: Star Wars Space Adventures mini camp:March 23-24, 2015 from 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
          Super Hero Academy mini camp: March 25-27, 2015 from 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Cost: Prices range from $50 to $75

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Western Museum of Mining and Industry

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is hosting (2) full week camps, "Amazing Animals" - Ages 5-7 and "Junior Veterinarian" for ages 8-10. Each day will include time inside and outside as well as up-close and personal time with some Zoo animals. Participants may attend all five days or any number of days through the week. March 23 - 27. Details can be found online.

Where: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
When: March 23-27, 2015
Cost: Varies upon camp chosen

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum offers their free 30 minute “Windows into History Tour” each Saturday including March 21 and 28. Not able to make this special program? The museum is open and free to the public from 10am-5pm Tuesday through Saturday. Find tour details here.

Where: Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
When: Every Saturday through the year; 12:00-12:45pm
Cost: FREE

Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs World Arena

The Harlem Globetrotters will be performing at the Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs on March 6, 2015. America's favorite family show is coming to Colorado Springs and taking fan participation to the extreme by letting fans decide which NEW Globetrotter rule they'll add to the game like 6 on 5 or the Trick Shot Challenge! Experience hours of fun for kids, grandparents and everyone in between. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit us online.

Where: Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs
When: March 6, 2015; 7pm
Cost: $19-$121 depending on seating

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

Paint a different kind of spring break at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. Sign up now for one of eight amazing art workshops, March 23-27, at The Fine Arts Center’s Bemis School of Art for ages 6 to adult. Younger kids can discover the crazy possibilities of working with acrylics, watercolors, pastels and Piñata, while older kids will learn how to turn old T-shirts into works of art, weave yarn, create anime and a lot more. The workshops are 4 day sessions. For more information, check out the event schedule and choose your workshop.

Where: Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs
When: March 23-27, 2015
Cost:  Varies depending on which workshop you take

Fountain Creek Nature Center

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

Be one with the outdoors during Fountain Creek Nature Center's spring break Nature Camp: "Watershed Warriors". Playtime in the woods, building forts, fishing, games, and making friends are portals to learning about nature and ourselves. Through a variety of daily topics, nature campers will discover the world around them and how to be stewards of the environment. The week concludes with a jeopardy competition between parents and campers and a week-in-review DVD. Free t-shirt included. BYO lunch and re-usable water bottle. Prepaid registration required. Limit 30 children. Some scholarships available; applications due two weeks prior to camp session. E-mail nancybernard@elpasoco.com for more information. To register call 719-520-6745.

Where: Fountain Creek Nature Center
When: Varies on camp
Cost:  Varies on camp

Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region 

Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region

Looking for ways spring break activities to keep the kids busy? Join the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region for new adventures at Camp Whiskers & Wags: Spring Edition – where kids and critters become friends! Camp Whiskers & Wags helps kids foster a respect for animals through engaging activities, encourages compassionate actions, and teaches responsible pet ownership. Best of all, campers participate in hands-on activities with animals of all shapes and sizes! One-day camps run March 24 – 27 for kids 6 to 12 years old.

Where: Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region
When: March 24-27 (each day is age specific. Please check online.)
Cost:  $45

CityROCK Colorado Springs

CityROCK Colorado Springs

It's Springtime! So, come out of hibernation and be a ClimBEAR! Join CityROCK Indoor and Outdoor Camps for kids ages 4-12. From March 23-27 9am-12pm, your kids can get all that spring break energy out!!

Where: CityROCK
When: March 23-27; 9am-12pm
Cost:  $54/daily 
          $49 if you pre-register(by 9 p.m. the day before camp date)
          $49 for muliple days
          $229/week