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2024 Spring Break Camp Guide for Lakeland + Polk County Kids

Spring Break Camp Guide

Spring Break is sneaking up on us! Polk County Schools Spring Break is March 9 – 17, 2024 – a week earlier than normal. Whether you are looking for a full-day/all-week camp for your kids to attend, or an activity to get the kids out of the house for a few hours each day, Lakeland Mom’s Spring Break Camp Guide has you covered. Use our list to find a Spring Break Camp near you. We have one request – if you sign up for one of these camps, make sure to let them know you found it on Lakeland Mom!

Are you staying in town for spring break but not planning to send your kids to camp? No worries, we’re thinking about you too and will be updating our “Things to Do During Spring Break.” It is full of ideas for family-friendly spring break activities in the Lakeland and Central Florida area.

More Camps: Summer Camps | Thanksgiving Camps | Christmas Break Camps

Spring Break Camps Near You: Lakeland FL

Bricks 4 Kidz Spring Break LEGO® Camp

Bricks 4 Kidz Spring LEGO Camps Lakeland Florida

It’s official- Bricks 4 Kidz is BACK for Spring Break! Join us for a week full of LEGO® builds based on kid-favorite themes like Minecraft, Super Mario Bro’s, Marvel Superheroes, and more! Our Camp Counselors take plenty of photos so you can see what your Master Builder has done throughout the day!

Dates: Monday – Friday
Times: 9am – 4pm, half-days available for 9AM-12PM or 1PM-4PM
Ages: 4.5 – 12
Location: Lakeland Elks Lodge #1291 – 4529 Harden Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33813
More information & Registration: Bricks 4 Kidz Website

Florida Children’s Museum Spring Break Camp

Think you’ve got what it takes to be a Front Yard Scientist? Head outdoors to discover how nature, math, science, and art all intersect! Spring Break Camp at the Florida Children’s Museum includes programming, museum exploration, daily walking trips to Bonnet Springs Park, and more.

Grades: K – 3rd
: Monday – Friday – Register by the day or the whole week
Times: 9am – 4pm
Cost: $65 per day – 15% discount for Members
Location: 600 Bonnet Springs Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33815
More info: FCM Spring Break Camp Website

Camp Fire Vacation Station Spring Break Camp

Join Camp Fire for Vacation Station during Spring Break! Vacation Station provides purposeful, fun, and appropriate programming for your children on those special days when school is out-of-session. Staffed with caring, attentive staff, your child will have an opportunity to learn about the world around them in a way that will encourage them to grow mentally, emotionally and socially.

Grades: K – 5
Dates: Monday – Friday
Times: Structured program is from 9am – 5pm with early & late care available from 7:30am – 6pm.
Cost: Only $35 per day, $150 per week. Ask about sibling discounts and available scholarships.
Location: 2600 Buckingham Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33803
More info: Camp Fire Website

Have a middle or high schooler? Don’t stay home this spring break. Hit the road for a week long adventure with Camp Fire! Alternative Spring Break is designed for teens in 6th-12th grade.

Polk Museum of Art Spring Break Art Camp

Join the Polk Museum of Art for spring break art camp! Give your child a FUN, CREATIVE, and OPEN atmosphere to develop their love and appreciation for the arts. Camp classes will provide the freedom of exploration through creativity, medium, and technique. All classes are taught by certified art teachers and/or art professionals. Background checks are conducted for all teachers and Museum staff.

Ages: 7 – 13
: Monday – Friday
Times: 9am – 4pm
Cost: $150 for Members, $200 for Non-Members (Family Memberships are $80/year)
Location: 800 East Palmetto Street, Lakeland, Florida 33801
More info: Polk Museum Website

What’s Cooking? Spring Break Camp

Kids ages 5-13 will have fun in the kitchen while school is out! We will make breakfast, cook lunch together to enjoy at What’s Cooking and then make a dinner entree to take home for four! This is a great way for children to learn independence in the kitchen. All children cook everything from scratch on their own. All skill levels welcome. Each day will have a different menu. Use coupon code SIBLING if signing up for more than one child for a 10% discount. Sign up for one, two or all three days.

Ages:  5 – 13
Dates: Tues, Wed, Thurs
Times: 9:30am – 1:30/2pm
Cost: $89/day
Location: 6935 South Carter Road, Lakeland, Florida 33813
More info: What’s Cooking Website

WonderHere Spring Break Workshop

Join WonderHere for this year’s Spring Break WorkshopArt, recipes, experiments, games, activities, and LOTS of time in nature to keep your children playfully busy all week long. Your child will enjoy a full fun water-themed week with art activities like watercoloring, games like sponge darts and water balloon baseball, experiments like walking water, STEM activities like an ice boat race, and lots more – all on the WonderHere Farm. Come for the whole week or certain days.

Ages: Elementary Age Children
Dates: Monday – Friday
Times: 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Cost: $75 per child/per day, or $239 for the full week.
Location: 5120 Colbert Road, Lakeland, FL 33812
More info: Website

Snapology Spring Break Camps

Snapology is a learning concept that combines play with education. We provide a fun, interactive environment for children to learn STEM/STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) and robotics concepts using LEGO® bricks, K’Nex and technology. Both half day and full day options are available.

Ages: 5 – 14
Dates: Monday – Friday
: Full Day is 9am – 4pm or Half Day – 9am-12pm / 1pm-4pm
Price: $175 for half day | $325 for full day (registration for the full week)
Locations: Lakeland and Winter Haven
More info: Snapology Website

TimberNook West Central Florida Spring Break Camp

This spring break enrichment week is designed to help your child become more confident, creative, coordinated, & independent.  Every day is filled with games, discussion, grand TimberNook experiences, extended time for child led play, ample space for nature exploration, and so much more!

Ages: 5 – 10
Times: 9am – 1pm
Cost: $52 per child
Location: 701 East Sparkman Road, Plant City, Florida 33566
More info: Timbernook Website

Lakeland Community Theatre Spring Break Dance Camp

Did you know so many musicals are based on books? Join Lakeland Community Theatre for a week of literary musical theatre fun! Drama games and improv activities, plus learn songs/dances from different Broadway musicals all based on books. No experience necessary!

Grades: K – 5
Monday – Friday
Times: 9am – 12pm (ages 6-11) and 1pm – 4pm (ages 12-18)
Cost: $350 per child, sibling discounts availabl
Location: 121 S Lake Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801
More info: LCT Website

Minds in Motion Spring Break Camp

Join Minds in Motion for a week of fun! Your child will enjoy daily access to technology resources, gaming stations, STEAM activities, creative learning & play, academic assistance, field trips, lunch breaks, and much more. Our goal is to provide a facility that is clean, safe, and offers daily enrichment focused on student interest, knowledge, and skills.

Ages: 5 – 13
Dates: Monday – Friday
: 7:30am – 6:30pm
Cost: $140 for the entire week. Discounts available for Siblings.
Location: 126 Horizon Court, Lakeland, Florida 33813
More info: Minds in Motion Website

J Hoops Spring Break Basketball Camp

Join J Hoops Basketball Training for a basketball camp over spring break. Campers will receive instruction from former college basketball players and current basketball coaches.

Dates: Monday – Thursday
Times: 8am – 3:30pm
Ages: Boys and Girls ages 8 – 14
Location: Lakeland Christian School
More information & Registration: J Hoops Basketball Website

Art Centric Studio – Mini Art Camps for Spring Break

Join Art Centric Studio for a Mini Spring Break Art Camp. In this two day camp, they’ll be creating one project for both days, so your student will need to be available both days.

Ages: 5 – 10
Dates: Monday – Wednesday
Times: 10am – 1pm
Cost: $100 or $45 per day
Location: 1035 Florida Avenue South, Lakeland, Florida 33803
More info: Art Centric Website

Spring Break Camps in Polk County

Bartow Bash Spring Break Camp

Bartow Parks and Recreation provides recreation camps for Spring Break and Summer Camp.

Grades: K -5
Dates: Monday – Friday
Time: 7:30am – 5:30pm
Cost: $45
Location: Carver Recreation Center – 520 Herbert Dixon Blvd, Bartow, FL 33830
More info: City of Bartow Website

Haines City Spring Break Camp

Haines City Parks and Recreation provides recreation camps throughout the year such as Holiday Camp, Spring Break Camp, and Summer Camp. Spring Break Camp serves as an opportunity for parents to help keep children active during their break from school while we make such fun memories with new and old friends! Camp will have activities like arts and crafts, fun games, movies, and more! Spaces are limited!

Grades: K -5
Dates: Monday – Friday
Time: 7:15am – 5:45pm
Cost: $50 for Haines City Residents and $75 for Non-City Residents
Location: 799 Johns Avenue, Haines City, Florida 33844
More info: City of Haines City Website

Winter Haven Parks & Recreation School’s Out Camp

Winter Haven Parks and Recreation will host School’s Out Camp during Spring Break at The Winter Haven Recreational & Cultural Center. The ‘Rec’ provides supervised fun during public school holidays and teacher workdays. Activities include arts and crafts, games, sports, and more. You may register at any time during the school year.

Ages: K – 8th Grade
Dates: 2024 TBD
Times: 7:30am – 5:30pm
Price: $5/day for Winter Haven residents and $10/day for Non-residents
Location: 801 Ave T NE, Winter Haven, FL 33881
More information & Registration: Winter Haven Parks & Recreation website – call (863)-291-5675 to sign up

We also have a huge Summer Camp GuideWinter Break Camp Guide, and Thanksgiving Break Camp Guide.

Be sure you’re signed up for our weekly fun-letter below to find out when our Summer Camp Guide is published.

Do you know of a camp we missed that is open over Spring Break? Contact us and we’ll add it to our list.

Spring Activities Guide

Check out our full Spring Activities Guide for more things to do in Lakeland, Polk County, and Central Florida from January – May. BBQ Festivals, Valentine’s Day, 5k races, seasonal events, annual favorites, SUN ‘n FUN, Easter Egg Hunts, Mother’s Day, and more.