Spring Break Ideas

Kamloops always has so much going on for families, and Spring Break is no exception. Whether your kids are enrolled in an organized Spring Break Camp or not, your family can wake up any morning this week and find a great activity to do together! Here is what we have found:

Lil’ Monkey’s Treehouse

Head on down to Lil’ Monkey’s Treehouse for a St Patrick’s Day craft and “find the Leprechaun game” to win a pot of gold today!

From March 17th-21st, Lil’ Monkey’s Treehouse will be featuring a new special spring craft, which will be held up stairs. Lil’ Monkeys will be celebrating their 1st birthday on March 19th so come for some fun birthday crafts that day.

LilMonkey'sTreehouseLogoBIG Little Science Centre March Break Excitement


The Static Electricity Experience

Tuesday March 18 to Saturday March 22

Each day during March Break, Static Electricity exhibits will be on display for families to explore on their own throughout the day. Plus, watch the Super Static Show, daily at 11am and again at 1:30pm. Join us for a very special Hair-Raising time. Is it time for your Science Centre Hair-do?

3D Printing Information and Demonstrations

Tuesday to Friday 11:00AM to 3:00PM.

Interested in the brand new technology of 3D printing? John Bokla of i3D will have a booth here at BLSC all March Break. He will answer questions and discuss the possibilities of this futuristic technique. This is a cutting edge method that uses computer programs to build solid materials. The future is here, right now!

BC Hydro Community Outreach Booth

Friday March 21, 10:30 to 2:00pm
Fun games and prizes for participants!


Candy Apple Workshops

Spring Break is almost here!! If you are looking for something fun to do with the kids this Spring Break then why not check out Candy Apple workshops at Gourmet Kettle Fudge and Popcorn! Teenagers, looking for something fun to do with your friends? Come down and join us.

Gourmet KEttle Fudge

You can make Lady Bugs, Minions, Angry Birds, Barnyard Animals and more. We will be running them at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm from Monday the 17th to Friday the 21st.

The cost per child is $10.00 and includes everything to make their creation. The class takes 45 minutes from start to finish.

Please pre-register at 250. 377. 0997 or gourmetkettle@telus.net

Gourmet Kettle Fudge and Popcorn is located in the Valleyview Shopping Center across from Princess Auto.

Ice Skating

There will be Public Skating, FREE Preschool Skate and FREE Family Skate at the Brocklehurst and Valleyview Arenas this week:

Fantasy & Fun-To-See at the Canada Games Pool


 BC Wildlife Park

Open daily from 9:30-4:00 pm, take a tour of the BC Wildlife Park and take in the following Spring Break Animal Encounters from Saturday, March 15th to Sunday, March 23rd:

11:00 am – Bird of Prey encounter
12:00 pm – Wolf Feeding at enclosure
2:30 pm – Elk Feeding at enclosure

FREE Activities at the Kamloops Library


FREE Activities at the North Kamloops Library


Sweet Home Cafe

Drop-in for playtime at Sweet Home Cafe every day! Storytime Wednesday on March 19 and craft time on Saturday March 22nd.

Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec but spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick after graduating from University. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 7 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!

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