Tag Archives: Spring Break in Kamloops

19th Annual Spring Break Event at the Canada Games Pool

Two weeks of aquatic fun with a new theme everyday!

Today’s theme – Northern Exposure

Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec and spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 6 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!

March Activities at the BIG Little Science Centre


The BIG Little Science Centre Exploration Room is open for public drop in:

Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm

Special activities and shows run on Saturdays

655 Holt Street, in Happyvale School

Standard entry fees apply for the following, unless otherwise stated.

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Saturday March 7:  Magnetism Show at 11am and 1:30pm

The amazing Magnetism Show is an interactive, fun show that explores magnetism and gives you some magnetic magic tricks to try out at home!

The super Exploration Room is open 10am to 4pm with over 140 different exhibits to enjoy.


Saturday March 14 to 28:  Do it yourself Construct It!

Throughout March Break join us for exciting hands-on construction fun using LEGO, Megablocks and more. Materials will be out for children and families to create their own amazing structures. LEGO will be out every day, other materials will change over time. Standard entry fee applies. Closed Sunday and Monday.

The super Exploration Room is open 10am to 4pm with over 140 different exhibits to enjoy. 


March 14, 21, & 28: Exciting Static Electricity Show at 11am and 1:30pm

Our most requested and popular show Saturdays throughout March Break.

Time for a Science Centre Hair-do! Discover fun static activities that you can try at home, and have the powerful van de Graaf Generator make your hair fly.

The super Exploration Room is open 10am to 4pm; over 140 different exhibits to enjoy.


Friday March 27  BLSC Travel Booth, Family Literacy Night

At Northills Mall. Entry is free. 6pm to 7:30pm.

Discover the BIG Little Science Centre travel booth at Family Literacy Night. Organized by the Kamloops Early Language and Literacy Initiative. Music, art, dance, crafts, science, food and free books! 


Friday April 3:  Closed for Easter Friday

Saturday April 4:  Easter Egg Decorating from 11am to 3pm

Saturday, April 26: Star Dome in Kamloops, from Okanagan Science Centre

Contact Susan Hammond, Assistant Operator, for more information: susan@blscs.org

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As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

Graffiti, Manga & More: Spring Break at 4Cats Arts Studio

Today we feature the Spring Break Camps offered at 4Cats Arts Studio:

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Create your way to good luck! At the 4Cats Good Luck camp, use acrylic painting and sculpting techniques to create your own lucky creatures!

Stretching available at an additional cost. Please note prices do not include tax.

Days Times Ages Class Starts Class Ends Cost
Mon, Tue, Wed 9:00am-12:00pm 5 – 8 03/16/15 03/18/15 140.00
Mon, Tue, Wed 1:00pm-4:00pm 8 – 12 03/16/15 03/18/15 140.00
Mon, Tue, Wed 9:00am-12:00pm 8 – 12 03/23/15 03/25/15 140.00
Mon, Tue, Wed 1:00pm-4:00pm 5 – 8 03/23/15 03/25/15 140.00
Thu, Fri 9:00am-12:00pm 5 – 8 03/26/15 03/27/15 93.00
Thu, Fri 1:00pm-4:00pm 8 – 12 03/26/15 03/27/15 93.00
Thu, Fri 4:30pm-7:00pm 10 – 15 03/26/15 03/27/15 78.00

 

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At the 4Cats Graffiti Camp, learn all about street art and graffiti and try out tons of techniques: layering, stencilling, lettering,
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As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

Spring Break at Erin Valley Riding Stable

Looking for something fun for the kids to do this spring break? Check out what’s being offered at Erin Valley Riding Stable with their spring break horsemanship day camps, roping camps and goat tying school. Register early as limited space is available!

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Kids Spring Break Horsemanship Camps

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As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

Spring Break Camps

 

 

Western Canada Theatre’s Stage One Theatre School

Come and join us for tons of fun and games while learning the ins and outs of the stage!!  Have a blast meeting new people, being creative and building confidence!

Dates: March 19-23, 2012

Times: 9:30am-3pm daily

Ages:

Three options for ages 8-18!!

1)       Introduction to Theatre, Ages 8-12

2)       Teen Fundamentals, Ages 13-18

3)       Musical Theatre, Ages 8-18

To register:

Visit www.wctlive.ca or call Terri for more details: 250-372-3216 ext.22.

Kamloops Art Gallery Spring Break Art Camps

Celebrate your child’s imagination this spring!  KAG Spring Art Camps are inspired by our upcoming exhibitions: Connecting the Dots and Esther Shalev-Gerz, WHITE-OUT: Between Telling and Listening.  Through gallery tours, activities and art making, children will explore narrative themes and social factors that shape our identity.  Projects differ in complexity for the younger and older age groups.  Eligible for the Children’s Arts Tax Credit.

Dates:  March 19 – 23, 2012

Themes:

Monday: Endless Landscape

Tuesday: Stories & Soundscapes

Wednesday: Portraits and Identities

Thursday: Comics & Zines

Friday: Artist Trading Cards

Details:

Ages 4 to 6; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Cost: $13 per day

 

Ages 7 to 12; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Cost: $19 per day

To register:

Call 250-377-2400

Sponsored by Ron & Rae Fawcett, London Drugs, Spectra Energy and Teck Highland Valley Copper.

 

Cliffside Climbing Gym Spring Break Climbing Camps

Leaping Lizard Camp:

This exciting three-day camp will have your child climbing up walls and swinging off ropes. Participants will enjoy learning basic climbing skills through a variety of games and activities. Focus is mainly on fun, but also on safety, leadership and teamwork. Please bring running shoes and a snack!

Dates: March 20-22, 2012

Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm

Ages: 6-12 years old

Price: $60/person + HST

Mountain Monkey Camp:

This three-day action packed camp will have your kids begging to come back. Not only will your child have a blast learning to climb, they will also have the opportunity to learn the ropes of Cliffside. This extra responsibility will result in a greater sense of accomplishment.Please bring running shoes and a snack!

Dates: March 20-22, 2012

Time: 12:30pm to 3:00pm

Ages: 8-14 years old

Price: $50/person + HST

 

Enchanted Teacup Princess Camps

Mini Camps hosted by a different Princess every day!  Our daily lessons & games are fun and interactive, emphasizing kindness to all and the finer qualities that make being a real Princess so special.  Each day may include stories, dress-up play, arts & crafts, dancing and music. Please check our website for more information on camps and events! www.enchantedteacup.com

Details:

Princess Mini Camp (ages 3-5) Monday March 19th;  1:30-3pm (Parent welcome to stay.) $20/child & 1 adult

Princess Mini Camp (ages 4+)  Tueday, March 20th & Wednesday, March 21st;  1-3pm (Drop off only.) $25/child/day

PJ/Diva Night (ages 6+) Friday, March 23rd;  6pm-8pm (Drop off only) $25/child

Sibling discount $5;  Limited space available, pre-pay in store to save your spot.

 

River City Gymnastics Camp

Bouncing off the wall at River City Gymnastics… and we’re more than just gymnastics!  Come join us for three fantastic camps this Spring Break, each camp happening all week, from March 19 – 23rd, 9 am to 3 pm each day (note: before and after care is also available!)

Details:

Musical Theatre – Dance and groove to a new tune each and every morning. Then at lunchtime we will perform our dance!

Science and Sport – Science experiments every day with take home crafts.   Then move to all-star sports training!

Gymnastics– Leap, jump, swing, climb, balance, spring, roll, and bounce!

Cost:

$150.00 for the whole week, or $30.00 per day.

To register:

Call us at: 778-471-5767

 

Sista’s Love to Dance Camp

Dance Camp  – Under Six

A week-long program for your child to discover and explore creative movement and self-expression through dance. Dress-up and crafts are included in this camp.

Ages: 3 yrs to 6 yrs

Dates:  March 19-23, 2012

Time: 9:00AM – 11:00AM

Location: Sista’s Love to Dance Studio

Cost: $100.00

To register:  Thru City of Kamloops Parks and Recreation online, or call 250-828-3500 and quote program #189361

Dance Camp – 7+

Get into the dance moves all week long with upbeat hip hop dance techniques. Each lesson will take you through a choreographed dance sequence. Before you know it, you will be dancing like a star! All levels are welcome.

Ages: 7 yrs to 12 yrs

Dates:  March 19-23, 2012

Time: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Location: Sista’s Love to Dance Studio

Cost: $100.00

To register:  Thru City of Kamloops Parks and Recreation online, or call 250-828-3500 and quote program #189356

For any questions about these dance camps, please call Anna: 250-299-8456 or email sistasdance@gmail.com

 

Jennifer has lived in Kamloops for 20 years and is proud to call it home! She has developed many great friends and connections in the community throughout that time and is passionate about bringing families together in the community and providing resources to them! She is currently a full-time mom to Hayley and Megan. In September, she will return to her full-time job as well! In her (not so) spare time, she likes to hang out with friends and family, go boating, and occasionally do some scrapbooking and writing!