Spring break for Wichita Public Schools March 13-17. With this much-needed time off – it’s a great chance to take this opportunity to make some memories and either bond as a family or give your kids their own adventure! To help guide you, we’ve compiled this list of Wichita spring break activities and spring break ideas for having fun.
Being March, the weather can be unpredictable and still a bit chilly. Here is a list of great indoor and outdoor options for Spring Break in Wichita.
Spring Break Activities and Camps in Wichita:
Spring is a great time to dust off those walking shoes and enjoy some much-needed vitamin D and fresh air that we all have been missing! Nothing improves moods like spending quality time outdoors. Wichita and its surrounding areas are offering several great camps, outdoor activities, and indoor options for families and individual children to enjoy all spring break long!
Spring Break Junior Pickleball Camps
Buggin’ Out at GPNC – FREE
Great Plains Nature Center | 6232 E 29th St N
Nature Center is hosting a daily camp. This year’s theme is Buggin’ Out! Each day your child can join in on this insect-themed program followed by a Naturalist-guided hike (, and ending in a themed craft. Parent attendance is required (for free). Parent or guardian required. Perfect for Elementary age students! Click HERE for more info about GPNC Spring Break.
Artcation Spring Break Fun at WAM
Wichita Art Museum | 1400 West Museum Boulevard Wichita, Kansas
Go on a vacation without leaving the museum! Each day you get the opportunity to visit the beach, the mountains, and other vacation destinations by exploring a beautiful curation of art in the galleries. Visitors also get to create a souvenir of their visit with fun artmaking. Click HERE for more info about WAM Spring Break
Museum of World Treasures | 835 E. 1st Street, Wichita, Kansas
Visit the museum during break in a celebration of spring with a variety of crafts, activities, and special events including a Stonehenge build challenge, cornhole, make-your-own family crest, and more!
Jurassic Action Spring Break Camp
Exploration Place | 300 N. McLean Blvd. Wichita, Kansas
Your child will get to spend spring break stepping into the shoes of a paleontologist through fun and immersive activities that teach about prehistoric eras. They will also get to explore the museum’s current traveling exhibit, Exhibition Dinosaur!
Kansas Aviation Museum $5 Admission
Kansas Aviation Museum | 3350 South George Washington Blvd. Wichita, KS
Check out the new Wichita Air Capital Theater by Bank of America. They will have STEM activities at 11 am. All week of spring break admission will cost $5.
Kansas Aviation Museum | 3350 South George Washington Blvd. Wichita, KS
The Aviation Museum will be hosting their Little Aviators program Friday morning for children ages 1-12 between the hours of 10 am and noon. You and your child will have access to the entire museum (including the Boeing: Science, Math, and History Center & Lattner Learning Hanger). Click HERE for more info about Little Aviators.
Go Bowling for Less
WSU Rhatigan Student Center | 1845 Fairmount St. Wichita, Kansas
Did you know the Wichita State University Shocker Grill and Lanes is open to the public for bowling and other fun? The bowling alley is located in the Rhatigan Student Center and it is open to the public.
Get Your Game On!
There are several great options for indoor gaming, such as arcade games and vintage-style games, as well. See our full list of indoor activities for our full list of gaming options here!
Satisfy Your Sweet at Old Mill Tasty Shop
Try Old Mill Tasty Shop or another one of the fun Sweet Shops in Wichita. There are tons of great sweet spots to kick off spring break with and enjoy some quality time together.
Catch a Flick
Theaters are not as popular as they once were, however, Wichita has some really cool options when it comes to theater facilities. Check out our full list of theaters and ways to save here!
City Arts Spring Break Art Camp
City Arts | 334 N. Mead Wichita, KS,
CityArts Art Camps are great for children who enjoy and explore art! Each day the children will work with a variety of art methods like drawing, painting, sculpture, clay, photography, printmaking, and more. You can bring snacks, lunch, and a reusable water bottle, and be ready to make new friends! Click HERE for more info about City Arts Spring Break
Play Music Together
Riverside Music Together | 1103 Jefferson Wichita, KS
Classes are FREE but require registration to attend a class at Music Together for you and your young child to have some out-of-the-box fun. You and your child will be immersed in a world of participatory music-making that can be a great way to escape the day-to-day and let go of all stressors.
Teddy Bear and Freinds – Newborns – 5. Bring your Bear to class.
Jungle Jam – Ages 4 -8. Drum with animal rhythms from around the world.
School Day Out and Break Club
Greater Wichita YMCA
Moms can keep their schedules while the crazy kids spend time with friends while certified childcare staff oversee educational, fun, inclusive activities with a healthy breakfast and afternoon snack provided (kids must bring lunch daily). *Take My Money!*
Gymnastics Kids Day Out Camp
Wichita Gymnastics | 9400 East 37th Street North Wichita, KS
Fun for your child(ren) and free time for you! Throughout the entire spring break your child will get to enjoy many activities such as movie dates, tumbling, zip line, obstacle course, and more!
Wichita Parks and Recreation
Kids Konnection is a great camp filled with a variety of activities including sports, games, contests, arts & crafts, and special events. They will be hosting a camp the entire week of spring break at several locations.
Take a Break at the Library
Wichita Public Libraries
The Wichita Public Library is constantly hosting events and spring break is packed with them! Check their event calendar on their website for the full list! Click HERE to see TONS of FREE activities for Spring break from Wichita Public Libraries.
Museum of World Treasures
Dino Days next week, March 13-17. All activities are FREE with
general admission. Also, Museum Memberships will be 15% OFF during the
Activities Available Everyday During Spring Break:
-Dino Sack Puppets
-Make “Mosquito in amber” fossil
Special Timed Activities:
Monday, March 13: DINO STORYTIME at 11 am and 2 pm
Tuesday, March 14: DINO BINGO at 11 am and 2 pm
Wednesday, March: 15: Exotic Pets Wichita at 1 pm
Thursday, March 16: MAKE DINO ART at 11 am and 2 pm
Friday, March 17: PHOTOS WITH DINOS at 11 am and 2 pm
Camp Wood Spring Break
Camp Wood YMCA | 1101 Camp Wood Rd. Elmdale, KS
End spring break with a weekend-long Spring Break Camp! Campers will engage in many of our traditional camp activities such as archery, boating, high-ropes, and so much more. Make new friends and reconnect with some of your favorite camp staff!
Horse Back Riding Camp
Wichita Riding Academy | 10727 E 39th St S. Derby, KS
Every little kid’s dream – horseback riding! The riding academy is offering daily or a week long riding camp for 6yrs and up. Each day will have a different focus and activity that will teach the children about horse riding, tac, and much more!
Visit the Gardens
Botanica | 701 Amidon St Wichita, KS
The Wichita Gardens are a really great place to spend a nice day outdoors getting some, much-needed, fresh air. From the bee house and carousel to the children’s garden there are MANY great spots to spend time.
WOW Spring Fling
Sedgwick County Zoo
WOW (Wonders of Wildlife) days give kids the opportunity to learn about the Zoo’s animals in fun and innovative ways. Sign up for an all-day or the all-week program where students engage with animals and nature with classroom experiments and field lessons.
Spring Break at Tanganyika Wildlife Park
Tanganyika Wildlife Park | 1000 S. Hawkins Lane · Goddard, KS
Your child(ren) will get to experience a spring break filled with daily animal interactions, hands-on activities, and fun games with their friends, making it an unforgettable experience!
PBS Kansas Cochener-Garvey Children’s Education & Discovery
The Center is located inside PBS Kansas at 8710 E. 32nd Street North in Wichita
Always FUN, Always FREE! PBS Kansas believes the world is full of possibilities and so is every child. The PBS Kansas Cochener-Garvey Children’s Education & Discovery Center helps children develop skills in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) so they can discover their own possibilities.
The Children’s Education & Discovery Center is designed for children 2-10 years old – but they guarantee the whole family will enjoy this FREE center that is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays.
From fort building to 3D printing, from reading stories to producing videos, from inventing and experimenting to creating and designing, the PBS Kansas Cochener-Garvey Children’s Education & Discovery Center gives children the tools and technology to play while learning and learn while playing.