2018 Guide to Spring Break Activities in Colorado Springs

Guide to Spring Break in Colorado Springs

Are staying in the Colorado Springs area for Spring Break this year? Sometimes it is nice to have a break to explore your own backyard and take advantage of this city. Spring in Southern Colorado holds so much potential – from activities outside to fun Spring Break Camps.  This guide will help you navigate your Spring Break no matter the weather.

Outdoor Activities or Day Trips


Academy of Children’s Theatre

Where: Academy of Children’s Theatre, 2314 Vickers Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Dates/Times: March 26-30, 2018, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Details: During this fun-filled week, students will develop their musical theatre skills through direct teaching, exciting improvisations, and preparing a musical theatre production.  On Friday, all the camps will come together to present their productions for friends and family! Students should bring a lunch, 2 snacks, and a water bottle each day. Wait list available.

Ages: Grades 1-12

Cost: $235

For more information or to register, visit their website HERE.


Bemis School of Art

Where: Fine Art Center’s Bemis School of Art, 818 Pelham Pl, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Dates/Times: Various Classes on different days and times

Details: Nurture your budding artist with Spring Break Workshops at the FAC’s Bemis School of Art. With a variety of classes to choose from for ages 6 and up, you’re bound to find the perfect fit for an enriching, art-filled week full of fun!

Ages: 6+

Cost: varies by class

For more information or to register, visit their website HERE.

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Campers in Coloradoland

Where: 245 Bear Creek Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Dates/Times: March 26 – 30, 2018,  9:00 AM– 3:00 PM 

Details: It may look like just fun and games, but deep connections to the environment are made minute by minute at Nature Center Nature Camps.  Through daily outdoor activities, songs, games, crafts, hikes, and embracing children’s universal passions to build forts, sneak, and play unstructured in the woods, nature campers connect to the outdoors, and science naturally comes along for the ride.  Camps are designed for children entering 1st-5th grades.

Ages: Children in 1st – 5th grades

Cost: $130 for members, $140 for non-members

For more information or to register, visit their website HERE or call Maria at 719-520-6972.


Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Spring Break Camps

Where: 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Dates/Times: Week of March 26 – 30, 2018, 9:00 AM– 12:00 PM for half day, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM for full day

Details: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is hosting a full week camp, for ages 4-5, 5-7, and 8-11. Each day will include time inside and outside as well as up-close and personal time with some Zoo animals. Each day focuses on a different topic. Register for one day or all five days! Space is limited; therefore pre-registration is required.

Ages: Pre-K to 6th Grade

Cost: Varies- For more information or to register, visit their website HERE.


CityROCK Spring Break Caving Camp

Where: CityROCK Climbing Center, 21 North Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Dates/Times: March 26 – 30, 2018, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Details: Become a vertical caving expert in the 40’ pit; master stuff you’ve never seen before: Rack, Petzl Stop, Prusik, Frog. Plus, hands-on rescue practice in The Cave, hands-on geology lessons, carbide demos, and more. The last day of camp will include a trip to a real cave at Cave of the Winds! Get the chance to take all of the knowledge and skills you learn during caving camp and apply them to a real ‘outdoor’ caving adventure! (PLEASE NOTE – you may only sign your child up for the Cave of the Winds day if he or she has already participated in two days of this year’s spring break caving camp) For more information contact Dave.

Ages: 8-16

Cost: $59/daily, $281/week

For more information or to register, visit their website HERE.


CityROCK Spring Break Climbing Camp

Where: CityROCK Climbing Center, 21 North Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Dates/Times: March 26 – 30, 2018, Full Day: 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM(best suited for kids 8 and up), Half Day: 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM (best suited for kids 4-7), Half Day: 12:30 AM – 3:30 PM (best suited for kids 4-7)

Details: It’s Springtime! So, come out of hibernation and join us for our indoor camps! Our camp program keeps kids ages 4 and up engaged and entertained with climbing, games, obstacle course challenges (including some of our favorite ninja obstacles!), and more! For more information call 719-634-9099

Ages: 4-8+

Cost: $80/daily for full-day, $59/daily for half-day, $380/week for full-day, $281/week for half-day


SafeSplash Swim School

Where: SafeSplash Swim School- Colorado Springs, 13171 Bass Pro Dr., Colorado Springs, CO 80921

Dates/Times: March 26-29, Monday-Thursday 1:30 PM-2:30 PM

Details: Are you looking for something FUN for your kids to do over spring break? Try out SafeSplash Swim School’s spring break swim camps! Beyond their weekly lesson programs, SafeSplash spring break swim camps offer customers another way to learn to swim. Camps offer a more intensive learning program condensed into a 1 week period. Space in camps are quick to fill, so sign up today! Register at safesplash.com

Cost: $120 per student (1 hour class. 4:1 ratio on all levels)


Tinker, Build and Create

Where: Space Foundation Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Dates/Times: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 to Saturday, March 31, 2018 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM

Details: The Space Foundation Discovery Center is preparing to spend spring break with the public by exploring science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM) in a week filled with “tinkering” activities. A variety of activities are planned that are appropriate for children ages 4-8 with an adult helper, and ages 9-17 on their own. The week-long event will wrap-up with the construction of a chain reaction machine, also known as a Rube Goldberg Machine, to be launched at noon on Saturday.

Cost: $10.00 Adult, $5.00 Children (5-17), $2.00 Children (2 to 4), Under age 2 (free)  Check their website for Military Rates!

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VillaKids Camp Days

Where: VillaSport Athletic Club & Spa, 5904 Prairie Schooner Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80923

Dates/Times: March 26-30, 2018 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Details: Is your child out of school? Bring them to VillaKids for a special day of swimming, crafts, and skill-based games with our wonderful staff. Themes: Glow Show, All About Disney, Harry Potter, Pokemon and Get Messy!

Ages: 5-12

Cost: $54 (Member) $65 (Guest)

For more information or to register, visit their website HERE.

We would love to hear what you are planning for your 2018 Spring Break…Comment below!

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Tara is the younger sister! She is a stay-at-home mommy to four incredible kiddos: 1 adventurous boy, Ryker (Nov 2008) & 3 spunky girls: Priya (March 2011) and twin girls Harper & Haven (Dec 2013). She is originally an Iowa girl that grew up in the small town of Manning. She attended Iowa Lakes Community College, where she majored in Associates Degree of Nursing. After graduating in 2006, she relocated to Des Moines, Iowa & married her handsome and charming hubby, Steve. In June 2014, with a leap of faith and decided heart, they relocated their family to Colorado Springs. A love for all things outdoors, you can find them spending quality time together camping, hiking, fishing & boating. Although finding balance is a challenge with 4 littles, Tara has learned to embrace the chaos and be grateful for a blessed & busy home. Tara has a love for fitness, healthy lifestyle, country music, Target, spending time with family/friends, frozen yogurt & all things Mom.