With Family Day behind us, many Toronto moms are suddenly realizing that March Break is not far behind. If you’re wondering what to do in Toronto to keep your kids active and engaged while school is out, we have five suggestions. Whether you’re looking for day camps or drop-in programs, this will get you started in planning your own March Break fun.
What to do in Toronto Over March Break
March Break Camps at Toronto’s Historic Sites
Learn about local history and have some fun over March Break with a camp at one of Toronto’s historic sites. The camp at Colborne Lodge in High Park is sold out as of writing, but there are still camps at Gibson House Museum, Montgomery’s Inn and Scarborough Museum. Ages and lengths vary from site to site, but there’s something for kids from 5-12, and you can choose from single day and week-long camps.
Harbourfront Centre Camps
Over 35 years, Harbourfront Centre Camps have been offering innovative, accessible programming to Toronto kids. They’ll be welcoming a wide range of campers, from their Camp by the Water program for 3-5 year olds to their Senior Fine Arts camp for 11-15 year olds. There are also camps in French, theatre camps, circus camps, comic book camps … the list goes on. Camps run from March 10-14, 2014, and range in price from $230 to $345.
March Break Drop-In Family Fun
Wondering what to do in Toronto for some last-minute March Break fun with your kids? The AGO is offering nine fun-filled, creative days from March8-16, 2014. The sessions run from 10:00am-4:00pm daily. Families are invited to play life-sized floor games, enjoy yoga together, watch kid-friendly films, take family-friendly tours, visit the brand new “Kids Gallery” exhibition “Just Like Me”, and a whole lot more. Family pricing applies.
March Break at the ROM
The ROM is offering both week-long March Break camps and its Passport to the World drop-in program. While several of their March Break camps are full as of this writing, there are still spots for kids aged 8-16 in camps including Web of Life, Dungeons and Dragons and more. Week-long camps run March 10-14, 2014. The Passport to the World drop-in program is another great answer for what to do in Toronto for last-minute March Break fun. It runs from March 8 – 16, 2014, from 11:00am-4:00pm, and regular admission rates apply.
March Break Nature Camps
The Toronto Botanical Garden is offering daily camps from March 10-14, 2014 for kids aged 6-10. You can sign up for just one day, or the whole week. From Art Attack to Earth Science to Grossology and more, your kids will have fun and learn something at the same time. The interactive camps take place in the James Boyd Children’s Centre, the TBG gardens and the surrounding ravine. Registration is $65 for non-members for one day, and $290 for non-members for the week.
We know that there are lots more ideas for what to do in Toronto during March Break. If you have any suggestions, please leave a reply and share!