Kids getting restless during spring break? Check out our finds for fun camps and family events

Young at Art Museum

Children explore daily themes through art activities and museum exploration.

Ages: 3-4; 5-12

Where: 751 SW 121st Ave., Davie

When: March 23, 26-30; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Fee: $60 a day; fees for extended care and lunch

Info: youngatartmuseum.org; 954.424.5031

 

Camp Wild

This environmental camp teaches children about South Florida’s wildlife with games, live animal encounters and crafts.

Ages: 6-12

Where: Sawgrass Nature Center & Wildlife Hospital, 3000 Sportsplex Drive, Coral Springs

When: March 26-30

Fee: $200 for the week; $50 daily

Info: sawgrassnaturecenter.org

 

Junior Farmer Camp

Children learn how to care for farm animals, including grooming, feeding and riding ponies. Long pants and closed-toe shoes are required. Refreshments not provided.

Ages: 5-8

Where: Tradewinds Park, 3600 W. Sample Road

When: March 26-29; morning session: 8:30 a.m.-noon; afternoon session: 12:30-4 p.m.

Fee: $40 for each half-day session

Info: 954.357.8870

 

Equestrian Camp

Children learn riding basics and get to ride a variety of horse breeds. They’ll also try their hands at the stables and learn how to groom and care for horses. Campers should bring hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, towel, long pants and closed-toe shoes. Lunch not provided.

Ages: 9-16

Where: Tradewinds Park

When: March 26-29; 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Fee: $75 daily

Info: 954.357.8870

 

Heroes and Heroines

Through hands-on learning and films, children learn the science behind a variety of superhero abilities such as flexibility, speed and flight. Lunch and snacks not provided.

Ages: 6-12

Where: Museum of Discovery and Science, 401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale

When: March 26-30; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Fee: $225

Info: mods.org; 954.713.0930

 

Camp Twisters

Kids enjoy gymnastics instruction, games, supervised play, and arts and crafts at American Twisters’ air-conditioned facility. Three sessions available: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Ages: 3-12

Where: American Twisters, 6805 Lyons Technology Circle, Coconut Creek

When: March 23, 26-30

Fee: Call for pricing through March 18

Info: americantwisters.com; 954.725.9199

 

Florida’s Unique Treasures

Camp Live Oak helps children connect with nature and explore the outdoors with activities such as fishing, swimming, archery and canoeing.

Ages: 5-13

Where: Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, 3109 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

When: March 26-30; April 2-6

Fee: $310 weekly; $65 daily; additional fees for extended care

Info: campliveoakfl.com

 

Wilderness Explorers
Adventure awaits at this all-day survival skill event, where kids learn build slingshot launchers, learn about bugs and hone their navigational skills.

Age: 6-12

Where: Museum of Discovery and Science, 401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale

When: March 23, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Fee: $55

Info: mods.org; 954.713.0930

 

Funky Fish Ocean Camp

While you enjoy resort amenities, let the kids explore the ocean. Children learn to snorkel, skimboard, boogie board and participate in crafts. They also explore a coral reef on a glass-bottom boat.

Ages: 4-17

Where: Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach (801 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale); Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa (1200 N. Ocean Blvd., Pompano Beach); Pelican Grand Beach Resort (2000 N. Ocean Blvd., Fort Lauderdale)

When: Daily and weekly throughout the year

Fee: $295 for the week

Info: funkyfishkidsday.com