Spring break in MIddle Tennessee schools start Monday, March 11. They run through the end of the month depending on your county. There are several opportunities for kids to keep busy while taking a hiatus from their usual classroom routines. From full-week spring break camps to one-day workshops, and other classes and activities, here are fun options to consider:

 

CAMP DAVIS SCHOOL'S OUT DAYS (REGISTER)

March 18 - 22
Gordon Jewish Community Center, Nashville
615-356-7170 | nashvillejcc.org
Grades K - 6 | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
$35 members, $45 non-members (per day)

Activities include art projects, music, sports, swimming, board games, puzzles, playground time, cooking, dramatic play and more.

SPRING BREAK MAKER CAMP (REGISTER)

March 18 - 22
Adventure Science Center, Nashville
615-862-5160 | adventuresci.org
Ages 12 - 18 | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
$325 for the week

Use Adobe Creative Cloud software and a laser cutter to create a custom suit of cardboard armor and a 3D model of yourself.

SPRING BREAK POP-UP CLASSES & CAMPS (REGISTER)

March 18 - 22
Little Art House, Nashville
615-933-9644 | littlearthousenashville.com
Ages 10 months - 18 years
Times and prices vary per session (choose one-day or full-week options)

A variety of options include painting, collage, printmaking, sculpting and other mediums.

SPRING BREAK ONE-DAY CAMPS (REGISTER)

March 18 - 19
Cheekwood, Nashville
615-356-8000 | cheekwood.org
Ages 5 - 15 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
$85 per day

Draw, paint, sculpt and explore the gardens.

MR. BOND'S SCIENCE GUYS ENGINEERING CAMP (REGISTER)

March 18 - 20 (registration code: 13821)
Franklin Recreation Complex, Franklin
615-790-5719 | wcparksandrec.com
Ages 5 - 12 | 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
$111 for all three days

Design bridges, create robots and test out circuitry with DIY circuits.

MR. BOND'S SCIENCE GUYS STEAM SPRING BREAK CAMP (REGISTER)

March 18 - 22
Longview Rec Center, Spring Hill (registration code: 13802)
Williamson County Rec Complex, Nolensville (registration code: 13674)
615-786-0200, ext. 2417 | wcparksandrec.com
Ages 5 - 12 | 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
$180 for the week

Make chemical reactions, play brain games and more while exploring STEAM concepts.

ROBOTHINK SPRING BREAK CAMP (REGISTER)

March 18 - 22
Morning registration code: 13672
Afternoon registration code: 13673
Williamson County Rec Complex, Nolensville
615-786-0200, ext. 2417 | wcparksandrec.com
Ages 5 - 12 | 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. or 1 - 4 p.m.
$200 for the week

Spend the week building battle robots, competing in robotic soccer games and designing sensor robots.

SPRING BREAK ACTIVITIES

March 18 - 22
Bowie Nature Park, Fairview
615-799-5544 | bowiepark.org
All ages | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Free admission

Drop in to explore nature activities.

SPRING BREAK MINECRAFT CAMP (REGISTER)

March 18 - 22
Williamson County Recreation Complex, Nolensville
615-786-0200 | wcparksandrec.com
Registration code: 13924
Ages 6 - 12 | 1 - 3 p.m.
$180 for the week

Learn Minecraft building techniques.

SWEET SUCCULENT KIDS CAKE SPRING BREAK CLASS (REGISTER)

Tuesday, March 19
Sugar Drop, Brentwood
629-202-6949 | sugardrop.com
Ages 8 & older | 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
$55

Learn how to coat and cover cake in buttercream with a variety of different tips and techniques to create a 3D edible succulent garden complete with flowers and edible dirt.

ROBOTHINK: FLAG FOOTBALL ROBOT WORKSHOP (REGISTER)

Thursday, March 21
Franklin Recreation Complex, Franklin
615-790-5719 | wcparksandrec.com
Registration code: 13819
Ages 7 - 12 | 1 - 4 p.m.
$40

Build and design a robot to play flag football against your friends.

ROBOTHINK SOCCERBOT WORKSHOP (REGISTER)

Friday, March 22
Franklin Recreation Complex, Franklin
615-790-5719 | wcparksandrec.com
Registration code: 13820
Ages 7 - 12 | 1 - 4 p.m.
$40

Learn STEM techniques, build and program a robot to play soccer.

SPRING BREAK FAMILY CAMPFIRE (REGISTER)

Sunday, March 24
Sharp Springs Park, Smyrna
615-459-9742 | townofsmyrna.org
All ages | 6 - 8:30 p.m.
$2

Gather ‘round the campfire for games, music and s’mores.

CAMPOLOGY SPRING BREAK CAMP (REGISTER)

March 25 - 29
Discovery Center, Murfreesboro
615-890-2300 | explorethedc.org
Grades K - 4 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
$35 members, $40 non-members per day

“A Good Book” is the theme. Kids will explore STEAM activities based on favorite children’s books.

FIRST SHOT SKILLS ACADEMY

March 25 - 28
Patterson Park Community Center, Murfreesboro
615-893-7439 | murfreesborotn.gov/parks
Ages 8 - 13 | 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
$3 per day

This workshop focuses on sports, character building and cultural arts.

MLT SPRING BREAK THEATER CAMP (REGISTER)

March 25 - 29
Murfreesboro Little Theatre, Murfreesboro
615-893-9825 | mltarts.com
Ages 5 & older | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
$115 for the week

Learn the art and skill of improv along with method acting and other theatrical theories.

SPRING BREAK FUN DAY (REGISTER)

Tuesday, March 26
The Wilderness Station, Murfreesboro
615-217-3017 | murfreesborotn.gov/parks
Ages 7 - 10 | 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
$5

Live animals, nature walks, games and crafts. Lunch consists of a hot dog and marshmallow roast.

SPRING BREAK PROGRAM: IN LIKE A LION, OUT LIKE A LAMB (REGISTER)

Wednesday, March 27
Outdoor Adventure Center, Smyrna
615-459-9710 | townofsmyrna.org
All ages | 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
$4 adults, $3 ages 3 - 12

Learn about spring weather and make a kite.

KIDS BAKING CAMP (REGISTER)

March 28 - 29
The Curious Kitchen, Murfreesboro
615-956-6077 | thecuriouskitchen.net
Ages 6 - 15 | 8 - 11 a.m.
$100

In this two-day class, learn knife skills, reading and understanding recipes, measuring and more while making goodies like apple fritter cake, pineapple upside down cake, white chocolate cherry cookies, vanilla bean cupcakes and other delights.

SPRING BREAK NATURE PLAY

Friday, March 29
The Wilderness Station, Murfreesboro
615-217-3017 | murfreesborotn.gov/parks
Ages 1 & older | 11 a.m.
Free admission

Play in the water, paint with mud, sculpt with clay, make chalk art and more.