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Spring break is almost here, and we’ve compiled the top San Diego spring break camps. If you plan on staying in town and are looking for some fun camps and options for your kids to keep their brains and bodies active, here is a great roundup.

Stay tuned for our Summer Camp guide presented by Champions Champ Camp.

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June Carejune care

Looking for a more flexible or part-time alternative for Spring Break? You can book playdates with June Care for a day, an afternoon, or the entire week! June Care connects families who need childcare with stay-at-home parents who can care for their kids.  It’s like childcare and a playdate, all in one! The service offers high-quality, flexible childcare designed to fit your needs and schedule by matching you with like-minded families in your neighborhood. June Care hosts set their own schedule and hourly rates. It’s free to sign up and get matched. (925) 940-1441 |

Spring Break Hours: June Care hosts can accommodate all schedules, whether you’re looking for weekdays, weekends, evenings or half days.

Price: All host parents set their own hourly rates so you can find one that meets your budget. 

Other Needs:

June Care can be booked anytime of the year, including school holidays, summer vacation and spring break. It can also be used for occasional babysitting needs. 

CLICK HERE for more information.

strongholdStronghold Kids Spring Break Camp

Registration for our Stronghold Kids Spring Break Camp is now open for March 27-31! We are also taking requests for other Spring Break and Summer Camp Weeks. Join us for a full day camp from 9AM-3PM or half day camps from 9AM-12PM or 12PM-3PM. Activities include Jiu Jitsu, Self-Defense, Laser Tag, Nerf, Board Games, Arts/Crafts and more! Our camps are great for beginner students who might be interested in seeing if Jiu Jitsu can be a new hobby and for current Stronghold students to hang out and bond with teammates!

Spring Break Dates: March 27-31 and April 10-14

  • Full Day Camp Rates: $375 for Stronghold Guests, $300 for Stronghold Students | Half Day Camp Rates: $200 for Stronghold Guests, $175 for Stronghold Students
  • Recommended for Ages 5 and up. Younger campers welcome for current Stronghold students.
To sign up, text SPRING BREAK to 858.722.0942 of CLICK HERE.  

Spring Camp at the J

Spring Camp at Lawrence Family JCC is sure to be filled with adventure and fun. They offer an exciting variety of activities for every interest in a supportive and enriching environment. All camps include sports, art, games and more, as well as swimming (weather permitting).

Week 1: Monday- Friday, March 27 – 31, 2023 | 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Price: $570 | JCC Member $480

Week 2: Monday – Wednesday, April 3 – 5, 2023 (3 Days) | 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Price: $342 | JCC Member $288

Week 3: Monday – Friday, April 10 – 14, 2023
Price: $570 | JCC Member $480

DROP OFF & PICK UP: Drop Off: 9:00 a.m. / Pick up: 3:30 p.m. (Unless otherwise noted)

EXTENDED CARE for Winter/Spring Camps Only (Available for an extra fee): Monday – Friday: 8:00–9:00 a.m. Monday – Thursday: 3:30–5:30 p.m. Price: $13.50 per hour | JCC Member Price: $13.00 per hour. Late pick-up fee: $1.00 per minute.

CLICK HERE for more information. 

Phoenix Sports

Phoenix Sports is a unique, non competitive sports programs for children ages 2-11. Their programs coach the fundamentals while promoting teamwork and confidence through fun kids sports activities and games. Our smaller camp sizes provide a higher quality instruction for your kids. Call or text Coach Doug for group discounts (760) 587-7452 |

Spring Break Camp: Monday – Friday, April 10 – 23, 2023 (Carlsbad)
Price: $325 Full-Day | $235 Half-Day

Other Holiday Camps:

President’s Day Multi-Sports & Art Camp: Friday, February 17th
Price: Full-Day $70 | Half-Day $45

Hours: Full-Day | 8:30am – 3:30 pm | 7 hours per day – Half-Day | Any 4 Hours between 8:30 – 3:30pm 

CLICK HERE for more information.

Paint Box StudioPaint Box Studio

Paint Box Studio offers campers ages 5+ the opportunity to enjoy ‘Sewing and Arting Spring Stuff’ for a whole week! Located in Mission Hills, campers will enjoy all things art at their seasonal and summer camps! Early arrival and late stay available. Price discounted for whole week and siblings!

President’s Day Camp (Friday & Monday) February 17th & 20th
$175 for Two Days or $90 for Single Day

Spring Break Camps:
Price: Full Day: $425 for Week or $90 Per Day | Half-Day $250 for Week or $50 Per Day

Week 1: Monday – Friday, March 6 – 10 

Week 2: Monday – Friday, March 27, 2023 – March 31, 2023

Week 3: Monday – Friday April 10, 2023 – April 14, 2023

CLICK HERE for more information.

Positive AdventuresPositive Adventures

Positive Adventures is more excited than ever to offer camp year-round in 2023! Our adventure camp is primarily outdoors with campers experiencing a new and challenging adventure each day.  With five different activities each week, we will help to ensure that our campers have fun and outstanding experiences! At our Spring Camps we are only IN the water one day – surfing with wetsuits on. We save the snorkeling for summer. Other days we are ON the water in “dry mode” kayaking and sailing.

February + Spring Break Camps:

Week 1: Monday – Friday, February 20-24, 2023

Week 2: Monday – Friday, March 27-31, 2023

Week 3: Monday – Friday, April 3-7, 2023

Week 4: Monday – Friday,  April 10-14, 2023

Meeting Location: Positive Adventures Camps meet at different locations throughout the week. Drop off is at 9:00am. Pick up is at 3:00pm.

Explorers (Ages 7-9) & Navigators (Ages 10-12)

CLICK HERE for more information. 

kid wonder


KidWonder Camps are the only location for real American ninja warrior training in San Diego! They also have gymnastics, basketball, outdoor activities, and more. Arts and crafts, team building, and more happen with some of the best trained staff around. Daily and half day options available for kids ages 2 and up!

Spring Break Camp: Monday – Friday March 27th- 31st, 2023

CLICK HERE for more information.

kids playing at camp

San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum

This spring, we are inviting excited entomologists for a whole week of insect exploration. Campers will enjoy learning about creepy crawly creatures and participating in fun hands-on activities and crafts. 

Little Explorers Spring Camp: A Bug’s Life 
Monday, April 3 – Friday, April 7 
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Price: $300

CLICK HERE for more information. 

G3 KidsG3 Kids (Point Loma, UTC and Pacific Beach)

G3Kids Summer and Seasonal Camps foster friendship, skills development, and happiness for your children. Their camps are unforgettable! Gymnastics, Ninja obstacle courses, teamwork games, art & crafts, and outdoors play. Their team provides an exciting day through active play, friendship building, social and emotional skill development, and energy burning fun!

Holiday + Spring Break Camps

President’s Day Camp: Friday & Monday, February 17th & 20th
$110 Per Day 

Spring Break Camp: Monday – Friday, March 27th – March 31st
Price: $445 for Week | $110 Per Day 

Memorial Day Camp: Friday & Monday, May 26th & 29th
$110 Per Day 

Labor Day Camp: Monday, September 4th
Price: $110 Per Day 

G3Kids offers camps at all three of its locations: Point Loma, La Jolla UTC & Pacific Beach.  Camp runs from 9am-3pm with early drop off and late pick up time options available for an additional cost. 

CLICK HERE for more information and to register. 

junior Dance Theater

Spring Camp at San Diego Junior Theatre

School may be out but theatre is in! Elementary students are welcome to join us for five fun-filled days rotating through classes in drama, music, dance, and a specialty subject (improv, stage combat, design, etc). Whether your child is used to the spotlight or new to the stage, our Spring Break camps have something for everyone! Friends and family will be invited to an Open Sharing on the final day of camp to see a sampling of what students have learned.

Camp days are from 9 am-3 pm. A detailed informational letter will be sent out the week prior to camps. Students should bring a sack lunch and two snacks.

Spring Break Camps: 

Week 1: Monday – Friday, March 27, 2023 – March 31, 2023

Week 2: Monday – Friday, April 3 – 72023

Week 3: Monday – Friday, April 10 – 14

Price: $300 per week. 

CLICK HERE for more information.

APEX San Diego

Parkour day camps are a great way for kids to focus their energy into fun and functional movements, while parents go to work or run errands. 

President’s Day Camp:

Friday & Monday, February 17th & 20th, 2023

Spring Break Camp:

Monday – Friday March 27th- 31st, 2023

You can sign up for the whole week or by day. The cost for a week (4- and 5-day camps) is $350. You can pay in full now or a $50 non-refundable deposit to reserve your spot. The daily rate is $100 and must be paid in full at time of reservation.

CLICK HERE for more information. 

fleet science centerFLEET Science Center

Join Science Spring Camps at the Fleet, where new adventures await each day! Kids in grades 1–6 can enjoy a variety of fun and educational scince activities.

Spring Break Camp: 

Monday – Friday, March 27 – 31, 2023 from 9am-3pm
Price: Members $270 | Non-0members $300

CLICK HERE for more information. 

surfFulcrum Surf School (Encinitas)

Don’t waste a break from school bored on the couch. Sign up for Spring Break camp with Fulcrum Surf at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas for a five day surfing experience. Age 8-12 years old 

Spring Break Camp:

Week 1: Monday – Friday, March 6 – 10, 2023

Week 2: Monday – Friday, March 27, 2023 – March 31, 2023

Week 3: Monday – Friday, April 10, 2023 – April 14, 2023

Camp runs from 9:00 to 12:30 p.m. and the cost $795.00 per week (Monday-Friday) and the Day Rate Cost: $160 per day.

CLICK HERE for more information or to register.


The Watersports Camp

The Watersports Camp is an exciting day camp offering kids ages 6-to-17 camps in wakeboarding, sailing, surfing, paddling, marine science and much more. The camp is held at the Mission Bay Aquatic Center, which is owned and operated by Associated Students of SDSU and UCSD Recreation, and the camp is sponsored by the YMCA.  Spring break camps are the perfect opportunity to get a little taste of summer camp without having to wait until June! Camps run from 9am-4pm. Price is $465 – $565.

Spring Break Camp: 

Monday – Friday, March 27, 2023 – March 31, 2023

CLICK HERE for more information. 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego

Join us for days filled with fun, laughter and friends at the Boys & Girls Clubs Spring Break Camp! What better way to warm up for summer than with a taste of spring? Children will be engaged and entertained in a safe environment with peers of their same age.

Spring Break Camps:

Dates Coming Soon

Camps are $200/week | Space is limited | A BGCGSD membership is required | Receive a 20% discount for each additional child. | Scholarships are available for those who qualify

CLICK HERE for more information.

hands onHands-on Technology Education Tech Adventure Camps

Hands-On Technology believes that the building blocks of Mobile Technology (e.g. smartphones, tablets, etc.) are often concepts that are grasped easier by youth than adults! As such, they believe in Exposure not Exhaustion to Technology! They want to get students excited about technology rather than try to make them “experts” while they are learning new and cool things. 

Spring Break Camps: 

  • Dates coming soon!
CLICK HERE for more information.

ymca campYMCA of San Diego County (14 Locations)

Since 1882, our camps have inspired kids with countless opportunities to laugh, lead and make lasting friendships. With 14 locations to choose from, you can’t go wrong with camp at the YMCA.

Full Day Camp:

  • Camp Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm

Half-Day Camp:

  • Camp Hours: 8:30am – 12:30pm

Spring Break Camps: 

Week 1: Monday – Friday, March 20-24, 2023

Week 2: Monday – Friday, March 27, 2023 – March 31, 2023

Week 3: Monday – Friday April 3, 2023 – April 7, 2023

Week 4: Monday – Friday April 10, 2023 – April 14, 2023

CLICK HERE for more information. 


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