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2023 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 13 – 17, 2023 – 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

Florida Children’s Museum Spring Break Camp

Sprinkle the sweetness of hands-on-learning over your Spring Break! Explore the chemistry of CANDY– then cook and create your own. Curated for children ages 5 through 9, Spring Break Camp at the Florida Children’s Museum includes programming, museum exploration, daily walking trips to Bonnet Springs Park, and more.

Ages: 5 – 9 (must be in kindergarten)
: Monday – Friday
Times: 9am – 4pm
Location: 600 Bonnet Springs Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33815
More info: 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.

Ages: K – 5
Dates: Monday – Friday
Times: Structured program is from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with early & late care available from 7:30am – 6pm.
Cost: Only $35 per day! Ask about sibling discounts and available scholarships.
Location: 2600 Buckingham Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33803
More info: 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 to 4pm
Cost: $150 for Members, $200 for Non-Members (Family Memberships are $80/year – see Benefits at
Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 5, 2023. Any registrations submitted after the registration deadline will include a $35 late fee.
Location: 800 East Palmetto Street, Lakeland, Florida 33801
More info: 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: Tuesday + Wednesday
Times: 9:30am – 2pm
Cost: $89/day (includes take home dinner for 4)
Location: 6935 South Carter Road, Lakeland, Florida 33813
More info: Website

WonderHere Spring Break Camps

Join WonderHere for this year’s Spring Workshop, themed “Wet N’ Wild”! Join us for art, 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. Snapology is hosting half day and full day camps during Spring Break with themes including Superheroes and Planes, Trains, and Automobiles.

Dates: Monday – Friday
: Full Day is 9am – 4pm or Half Day – 9am-12pm / 1pm-4pm
Ages: 5 – 14
Price: $175 for half day | $325 for full day (registration for the full week)
Locations: Lakeland and Winter Haven
More information & Registration: 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 – 12
Monday – Tuesday
Times: 9am – 1pm
Cost: $90 per child
Location: 701 East Sparkman Road, Plant City, Florida 33566
More info: Website

Lakeland Community Theatre Spring Break Dance Camp

Explore the world of musical theatre through dance in this five-day dance camp! Spend your Spring Break learning fun routines and choreography from popular Broadway shows and show off your moves on the last day of camp in a Showcase Performance on the LCT Stage. No experience necessary!

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

AGT Athletics Spring Break Camp

AGT Athletics will be open during Spring Break for all day care. AGT Athletics creates a positive environment empowering children of all ages to explore and develop their talents. Our goal is to provide a safe education, enrichment, and youth program. Summer Camp, Before & After school care, holiday care, early release days, e-school, drop in care. 

Dates: Monday – Friday
Times: 6:15am – 6pm
Ages: 4 – 13
Location2335 Commerce Point Drive, Lakeland, Florida 33803
More info

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. We promote respect and tolerance.

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: 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: Tuesday + Wednesday
Times: 10am – 1pm
Cost: $75 for both days
Location: 1035 Florida Avenue South, Lakeland, Florida 33803
More info: Website

Off the Wall Adventures Spring Break Scuba Camp

Off The Wall Adventures Spring Break SCUBA Camp is a one week scuba course designed for kids & teens ages 10-17 taking students from beginner to full Open Water Scuba Diver certification. Camps are Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm for one week with checkout dives on Saturday.

Dates: Monday – Saturday
Location: 2055 Shepherd Road, Lakeland, Florida 33811 plus open water certification dive
More info: Website

Spring Break Camps in Polk County

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, for children currently in grades 1-5.

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!

Ages: 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: 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: 2023 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

2023 Spring Break Camp Info Pending

Polk County Parks & Recreation Spring Frenzy

Polk County Parks & Recreation offers a FREE spring break camp for kids in 1st-5th grade at the following Resource Centers:

  • Wabash Community Center, 1230 Southern Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33815 – (863) 284-4223
  • Eloise Resource Center, 710 Snively Avenue, Eloise, Florida 33880 – (863) 298-4485
  • Wilfred Smith Resource Center, 135 Avenue Y Northeast, Winter Haven, Florida 33881 – (863) 298-7898
  • Mary Norma Campbell Resource Center, 2226 Karen Street, Lake Wales, Florida 33898 – (863) 679-4335

Dates: 2023 Details are TBD. For more information, please call a center near you to ask about availability and registration.
More info: Website

Great Escapes at Kelly Recreation Complex

Great Escapes is a youth enrichment opportunity available for elementary school-aged students (K-5th grade) during select school holidays. The program includes games, crafts, sports and lots of fun! 

Ages: K-5th Grade
Dates & Times: 2023 – No Spring Break Camp, check back for Summer!
Cost: TBD
Location: 404 Imperial Boulevard, Lakeland, Florida 33803
More info: Website

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.