While we are enjoying an early spring break down in Destin we know that Spring Break is just around the corner for most of Metro Atlanta. So, the question is, what to do with your kids while they are home? If you don’t have a trip planned – and really, given the economy and the cost of gas who can blame you – check out some of these Spring Break activities that are right in your urban backyard!
Explore the world’s largest aquarium while on break from school. This camp is open to children ages 5-11 and includes animal encounters, behind-the-scenes experiences, opportunities to meet the biologists and much more. Program Dates: April 5 – 9, 2010 (Camp is offered the same week as Fulton County Spring Break)
Drop off: 8:30 – 9 a.m.
Camp Start: 9 a.m.
Camp End: 4 p.m.
Pick up: 4 – 4:15 p.m.
Regular Rate: $70 per day or $350 per week
Founders/Annual Pass Member Discounted Rate: $55 per day or $275 per week
To book your space today, call 404.581.4000 or book online.
Daily April 5-9
Give your children a wild adventure with spring break at the Zoo! Campers will rave about up-close-and-personal encounters with animals, keeper talks, bird shows, crafts, train and carousel rides and fun themed games. Each day is unique.
Register online or call 404.624.WILD
$55 members/$60 non-members
The Second Annual Safety Circus is coming to town! Imagine It is partnering with Children’s Health Care of Atlanta, Safe Kids Georgia, Georgia Ready and Kaiser Permanente to create a fun, educational event that teaches parents and children about water safety, bike helmet safety, home and fire safety, car seat installation, and child passenger safety. The Imaginators will be on hand to demonstrate and to help the kids remember what was learned!
Date(s): April 10th, 2010
Time(s): 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Cost: Included with Museum admission
Ages: Geared for children age 8 and under
Celebrate the splendid spring season and discover the spectacular flowers and animals emerging from winter slumber. As the weather warms, the natural world begins preparing for the warm summer season. Come and learn more about this fascinating process and enjoy two glorious Garden mornings of exploration, activities and artwork.
Fee: $60 per child (Members $50), ages 4 – 6
Date(s): Thursday – Friday, April 8-9
Time: 9 a.m. – noon
Pack your sleeping bag and get ready for the ultimate Spring Break Sleepover at Fernbank Museum. Campers will enjoy hands-on activities as they search for clues to find a hidden artifact, get an up-close look at animals that stay awake all night during a nocturnal animal encounter, and get their groove on during a family dance party under the dinosaurs. The Spring Break Sleepover also includes a light dinner, continental breakfast and a private screening of the IMAX® film Forces of Nature.