Celebrate the beginning of spring with The Green Center's Nature Explorer Spring Break Camp. Open to kids in second through fifth grades, this day camp in University City is offered March 13, 14, 15, 16, 22 and 24. In addition to spending time in the prairie, forest, wetland and greenhouse, kids will also plant a spring garden in the diversity garden beds.
At the Endangered Wolf Center near Eureka, the wolves are preparing for pups, and the forest is waking up to new growth, too. Kids ages 6 to 15 can learn all about spring during Spring Wolf Camp, which will be offered March 13 and March 20.
Discover what the frogs, birds and squirrels are up to in spring during Spring Peepers Camp in Ballwin. Play wild games, create crafts and explore the woods, ponds and fields surrounding the Wildlife Rescue Center. Tours of the animal care facility will also be given. Spring Peepers Camp is for kids in first through fourth grades and is on Saturday, March 18.
Hit the gym or the field
Swimming, crafts, games and more will be offered at RiverChase for Spring Break in Fenton. The camp takes place March 13-17.
Improve your batting with Balls-n-Strikes Spring Break Hitting Camps. Camp is held in Ballwin March 14-15.
Learn rock wall climbing, soccer, SCUBA, water sports and more at Clayton Spring Break Camps. Camps are for kids ages 5 to 15 and are from March 20-24.
Explore the arts and sciences
Kids can become photographers, engineers, cheerleaders and bakers during St. Charles Community College's For the Ages Spring Break Camp. Camps begin March 13 and March 20 and are open to kids ages 5 and up.
Parents and children can choose from two Bricks for Kidz Spring Break Camps at Lodge Des Peres. PokemonGo! is March 13-15; Brick Critters takes place March 16-17.
Paint and sculpt your way through the week at the Yucandu Spring Break Art Camp March 13-16 or March 20-23. This camp in Webster Groves is open to elementary school students.
Create art, make music, play games and explore Tower Grove Park during School Daze Spring Break Camp. Artscope camp is offered to elementary school students during Saint Louis Public School District's holidays.
Little scientists in first through fifth grades can discover the secret formula for fun with Spring Science Blast at the Saint Louis Science Center March 13-24. Kids will explore science through hands-on projects and visit the Science Center's galleries and exhibits.
Make it a family affair
For spring break fun the whole family can share, spend a week at Trout Lodge, which is offering a Pirates vs. Leprechauns, as well as a Hawaiian Luau.
For more camps and resources, visit the 2017 Sprout & About Virtual Camp Fair.
Editorial Assistant Tyne Benesek contributed to this article.
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