Spring Break Camps


Confucius Institute
University of Kentucky
April 2-6 / 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Ages: Grades 3-6
Learn Chinese & Chinese Culture: Caligraphy, painting, songs, dance, ceramics, Tai Chi and more.

Explorium of Lexington
440 W. Short St.
258-3253 ext. 13
April 2-6 / 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Art in Nature: Grades K-2. Full or half days
Ancient Greece: Myths and Legends: Grades 3-5 / Full days
Registration required for both camps. Members $165, non-members $180. Sibling discounts.

Legacy Gymnastics, Cheer & Dance
261 Ruccio Way / 977-8862
April 2-6
Full- and half-day camps
Members: Full day: $150/week or $35/day. Half-day: $90/week or $20/day
Non-members: Full day: $175/week or $45/day; Half-day: $115/week or $25/day
Fun, flipping, games, crafts and inflatables. Lunch is included.

Lexington Children’s Theatre
418 West Short St. / 254-4546
First Stage Players: Ages 4-6
Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus
April 2-6 / 9 a.m.-noon. / $105.
Playmakers: Ages 6-7
If I Ran the Circus / April 2-6
9 a.m.-4 p.m. / $175.
Performance Workshops
Ages 8-13
How to Train Your Dragon
April 2-6 / 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Ages 10-16
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe / April 2-6
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. / $190.

Lexington Ice Center
560 Eureka Springs Drive
269-5681 / 619-6228
April 2-6 / Half-day ($135/week) or full-day ($195/week). Come one day or all five.
Campers spend time in group skating lessons, gym time, crafts and games. Plenty to do and plenty of fun.

Lex. Parks and Recreation
Raven Run / 272-6105
Grades: K-6 with parent/guardian
April 2, 4 & 6
McConnell Springs / 225-4073
Grades K-5th with parent/guardian
April 3 & 5 / 10 a.m.-noon
Enjoy various free programs, activities, arts & crafts and a short nature hike. Each day a different theme will be covered. Parent or adult guardian must accompany the camper. Registration required.

Life Adventure Center
570 Milner Road, Versailles
873-3271 / Ages: 7 and older
Green Thumbs Gardening (April 2, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.)
Vaulting (April 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.)
Spring Exploration Overnight (April 4-5)
Children learn lifelong lessons such as respect, responsibility, communication and teamwork through hands-on learning in a natural setting.

Living Arts & Science Center
362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd.
252-5222 / Ages: K-8th grade
April 2-6 / 8 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.
Classes include Imprints and Impressions, Young Herbalist, Crazy Cool Critter, In My Neighborhood, Robots, Beaded Jewelry and more.
Register for one or bring a lunch and take five different arts classes!  Classes are small and taught by professional artists and arts educators.

Man O’ War Golf
1201 Man O’ War Blvd.
259-4653 / Ages: 7 and up
April 2-5 / 9 a.m.-noon
Boys and girls Junior program. Topics of instruction include full-swing, short-game, putting, golf rules and etiquette. Call for dates and prices.

Spring Hope Farms
695 Drake Lane, Wilmore
859-858-9911 / Ages: 8-17
April 2-6 / 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Beginning and advanced campers will learn about riding (both English and Western), enjoy games and have fun. There will even be an overnight on Thursday night. $175 + $20 for overnight. $25 for jumping instruction.

UK Arboretum
500 Alumni Drive / 257-6955
Ages: 7-11
iEco Agents: Spring Break Camp
April 2-6 / 9 a.m.-noon
Cost $50 (Friends $45).
Registration deadline: March 15
Join Bluegrass Pride to uncover mysteries of The Arboretum with fun, hands-on activities. Eco-Agent lessons will focus on plants and animals with an emphasis on water quality, waste reduction and renewable energy resources. Please bring a snack. Camp info: 257-9339 or emma.trester-wilson@uky.edu / www.ca.uky.edu/arboretum

YMCA of Central Kentucky
Ages: 5-13
April 2-6 / 7:15 a.m.-6 p.m.
High Street YMCA
239 E High Street / 254-9622
North YMCA
381 W. Loudon Ave. / 258-9622
Beaumont YMCA
3251 Beaumont Centre Circle
Activities include swimming, gym time, group games, crafts and more. Children need to bring a sack lunch with a drink. An afternoon snack will be provided. Registration required. Cost is $105 for members; $145 for non-members.
Jessamine County YMCA
220 E. Maple St., Nicholasville
885-5013 / Ages 5-12
April 2-6 / 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Rosenwald Elementary School