Spring Break camps for the landlocked [Family and parenting]

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My daffodils have poked through the dry, lifeless ground signaling the reality that spring is truly around the next bend. And as a teacher, the metamorphosis to spring signals one thing--Spring Break--one glorious week of relaxation after weeks of grueling instruction to rest up and prepare for the home stretch. Time to prepare, parents. If you haven’t booked the annual trip to Destin or the Smokies that herds of families migrate to, then time to kick the local plans into gear. 

With the alteration of the JCPS calendar since our rash of snow days, by the time Spring Break roles around, teachers and students will not have had a day off in ten weeks. Check below for some Spring Break Camps that will keep your kids occupied and content with staying in town.

 

School’s Out Safari at the Louisville Zoo: Children ages 6-12 can spend their break with the animals at the Zoo from 9:00-4:00 April 4-8. According to a press release, “Campers will explore a variety of themes through Zoo walks, animal encounters, games and activities.” Events are organized by age groups. The cost for the week is $175 for members, $195 for non-members. Register online at www.louisvillezoo.org.        

 

Louisville Science Center Spring Break Camp: School-aged children K-6 can participate in a number of themed camps ranging from “Messy Science (grades K-1)” where campers explode volcanoes and create mystery ooze to “Space Trekkers (grades 4-6)” where participants think and live like an astronaut for a week. Camp activities are from 9:00-4:00 and cost $175 for members and $200 for non-members.

 

JCC Spring Break Camp: Preschoolers through 5th graders can swim in the indoor pool, make arts and crafts and participate in sports and games. Choose to stay all week or just a day. Call Julie Hollander at 502-238-2708 for more information.

 

 

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