Spring break in Connecticut is just around the corner. Many local museums and camps offer educational programs for kids during the day. Listed below are all programs for children, however the museums and aquariums have normal visiting hours that parents and children can enjoy together. Do your kids attend any other spring break programs? Let us know in the comments below.
Channel 3 Kids Vacation Camp offers creative enrichment programs that feature fun and constructive activities for kids ages 6-13 that will exercise their bodies and minds. During this week-long camp experience, offered April 10-14, children participate in indoor and outdoor arts and crafts, games, cooking, and many more group and individual projects. For more information please visit their website.
The Children’s Museum is offering their Vacation Science Camp from April 10-14. Each day features a different theme filled with experiments, crafts, and games. The programs are offered for kids in grades 1-5 and parents can register children for individual days or the full week. If your child loves animals and hands-on science activities, this camp is perfect! For more information please visit their website.
The Connecticut Science Center is offering a Vacation Exploration Camp from April 10-14. Children in grades 1-6 can experience fun STEM-related experiments and games as well as supervised exploration of the many exhibits offered in the museum. From sleuthing with forensics kits to learning the science behind some of their favorite games, this camp will be a workout for both body and mind! For more information about Vacation Exploration Camp visit their website.
The Maritime Aquarium is offering a fun-filled Spring Vacation Adventures Camp from April 10-14 for children ages 6-12. Children ages 6-8 can participate in different-themed multi-sensory activities each day, learning about sea mammals, sharks, and even engineering! Children ages 9-12 can learn how an aquarium works behind the scenes. This even includes a cruise on Long Island Sound- how fun is that?! For more information please visit their website.
Do you have Spring Fever?! Roaring Brook sure does! April 10-14, children will spend the week exploring nature and learning about local wildlife, and how the animals know that spring has arrived. This program is offered for children in grades K-5. For more information please visit their website.