Ten March Break arts activities around the Lower Mainland

February 05, 2013

Arts Umbrella Camps , Vancouver

March 18-22 & March 25-28, ages 3-12

Sign the kids up for an intensive arts-infused learning experience: hands-on theatre, dance, visual, digital arts, professional programs and early childhood classes.


ArtSpace Spring Break Arts Camp

March 18-22, half-days, full days, ages 5-10 (K to 4)

This fun-filled arts space aims to nurture young minds by encouraging exploration and creativity through the arts.They have Art Exploration and Drama Adventures on offer this March Break.


The Cat in the Hat Matinees , Vancouver

March 18-22, 10 am & 2 pm, ages 3+

Bring the kids to a madcap Carousel Theatre performance based on the Doctor Suess classic. They?ll fall in love with this tricky, mischievous cat who turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing


Circus Camp , Vancouver

March 18-22, ages 7-14

At Circus West’s week-long camp, children will learn unicycle, juggling, trapeze, trampoline, acrobatics and more culminating in a one-hour show.


Collage Collage Crafternoons , Vancouver

March 18-22, ages 5-8 ; March 25-29, ages 9-12 

This delightful studio has stories and sketchbooks, painting, drawing, assemblage, collage activites for the younger kids and artist-led painting, drawing, and mixed media projects for bigger kids.

Evergreen Cultural Centre Spring Break Festival , Coquitlam

March 18-22 & March 25-28

These popular camps for ages 7-12 include documentary filmmaking, animation, theatre and the visual arts. The centre is also presenting performances of The Raven Meets the Monkey King and The
Kerplunks quartet, both perfect for the younger set. 


Kids Market on Granville Island , Vancouver

March 18-22, various dates, preschool age

Meet Rainbow the Dragon, engage in ceramics and sand art, make potato crafts and get the little one?s faces painted at the market.


Music Camps at The Stage , New Westminster

March 18-22, half days, ages 4-10

Crafty Music and Movement is geared to ages 4 to 6 (10 am to noon)  and Musical Theatre Camp is ideal for the 7 to 10s (1 pm to 5 pm).

North Vancouver Community Arts Council Spring Break Art Camps , North Vancouver

March 18-28, half-days (mornings and afternoons), ages 6-10

Choose from the following workshops or take all four! Art & Animals to Mâché & Mosaics, Experimenting with Art, 3D Art Explosion.


Spring Break in the Gallery , Vancouver

March 18-29, 12 pm – 4 pm daily, ages 5?18

Look, learn and make with the Vancouver Art Gallery’s special extended Weekly Family Programs. Join a fun team of Art Agents to learn more about the current exhibitions. Then check out The Making
Place and try a range of hands-on activities inspired by what on exhibit in the Gallery.


Place des Arts Spring Break Camp , Coquitlam

March 18-22 & March 25-28, grades K-12

Ignite your children?s creativity with one of these weeklong art camps ?from visual, literary and performing artsfor the little ones to cartooning, fibre arts or pottery for older kids and acting
and directing with the pros for youth.


Photo: From Carousel Theatre’s Cat in the Hat production.