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Spring Break Fun for Kids – Oakland County and Metro Detroit

Posted by Glen LaGrou April 2, 2014 Events, Local Activities

Things to do for kids on Spring Break in Oakland County, Metro Detroit and SE Michigan

Spring is in the air and the kids are off of school for a long spring break! Thankfully, many Oakland County and Metro Detroit, Michigan businesses offer specials on fun things to do for kids when they’re out of school for spring break.

Spring Break Fun for Kids in Oakland County and Metro Detroit, Michigan

Auburn Hills, Michigan Spring Break Fun for Kids: North Oakland YMCA Spring Break Camp
April 7, 2014 through April 11, 2014 from 9a-4p
North Oakland Family YMCA (3378 East Walton Boulevard Auburn Hills, Michigan 48326-2375, 248-370-9622 website)
When school is out, the Y is in! Have your child enjoy a taste of Summer Day Camp by sending your child to North Oakland Family YMCA school break camps. Activities include swimming, games, arts and crafts, sports, and much more. Cost is $36 per day for Y members and $41 per day for non-Y members. Call today to register.

Auburn Hills, Michigan Spring Break Fun for Kids: Spring Break Jump N Art Camp
April 8, 10, 11, 2014 from 9:30a-1:30p
Pump It Up (1720 Opdyke Court, Auburn Hills, Michigan 48326, 248-375-1100, website)
Jump-N-Art was developed by a fine arts education center and emphasizes the joy of self expression through fine art. Studies have shown that when physical activity is blended with creative pursuits, that creative capabilities are greatly enhanced. Kids spend part of their time laughing, bouncing and playing games and part of their time exploring their inner Rembrandts. They’ll also have lunch, snacks and experience other awesome activities! This camp promises to be a blast. All the Art projects will have a theme. The camp is targetted for 4 – 12 year olds. $25 per child per day, $45.00 for 2 days or $60 for all three days. Includes: crafts, lunch, snacks, games and more! Call to pre-register.

Clarkston, Michigan Spring Break Fun for Kids: Independence Township Parks Spring Break Camps
April 7, 2014 through April 11, 2014 from 9a-4p daily
Independence Township Parks and Recreaction (6000 Clarkston Road., Clarkston, MI 48346, 248-625-8223, website)
School is out for Spring Break! Look no further than Independence Township Parks, Recreation & Seniors for an action packed, fun-filled week of activities for your little camper and their friends. Registration begins February 14 and will be accepted through March 27 (contingent upon availability.) Pick up and drop off is at the Clintonwood Park Day Camp Building, 6000 Clarkston Rd. Drop off is daily at 9am and pick up is 4pm. Sorry, no Before or After Care is available for Spring Break Camp. Register for one day or all week!

  • Monday- Crab University at Joe’s Crab Shack and Great Lakes Golf Center
  • Tuesday- Henry Ford Museum
  • Wednesday-Swimming at LOHS and Bowling
  • Thursday- Michigan Science Center
  • Friday- Roller Skating and Nature Center (location TBA)

Fees: * Grades K-6 * Daily 9am-4pm * $30 per day per child (resident rate of Independence Township)/$35 per day per child (non-resident rate of Independence Township). Register for the entire week and receive a $15 discount!

Farmington Hills, Michigan Spring Break Fun for Kids: Spring Break Jumpstart Clinic
April 7, 2014 through April 11
Goldfish Swim School (22710 Haggerty Rd., #200, Farmington Hills, MI 48335, 248-596-1914, website)
Looking for a way to JUMP-START your child’s progress in swimming for the summer season? Join Goldfish for our spring break jumpstart clinic. Jumpstarts are a great way to get involved in the Goldfish program. You’ll see significant swimming improvement in just 5 days! 30 minute lesson Monday-Friday. Cost: $100 per week (discounts for additional children enrolled). Speak to someone at the front desk starting March 1, 2014 or call Goldfish at 248.596.1914 for times and availability!

Farmington Hills, Michigan Spring Break Fun for Kids: Spring Break Camp
April 7 through April 11, 2014 from 9a-3p
Costick Center (28600 Eleven Mile Road, Farmington Hills, MI)
Spring Break Camp offers full programming in areas of arts and crafts, swimming, sports, games, creative play and more! Campers should be dressed appropriately for the weather, and bring a bag lunch each day along with a swimsuit and towel. Designed for kids ages 6-12. Fee is $130 per child. Resident discount available. Extended care available for additional fee. Call 248-473-1800 for more info.

Rochester, Michigan Spring Break Fun for Kids: Spring Break Jumpstart Clinic
April 7, 2014 through April 11
Goldfish Swim School (550 South Street, Rochester, MI 48307, 248-596-1914 website)
Looking for a way to JUMP-START your child’s progress in swimming for the summer season? Join Goldfish for our spring break jumpstart clinic. Jumpstarts are a great way to get involved in the Goldfish program. You’ll see significant swimming improvement in just 5 days! 30 minute lesson Monday-Friday. Cost: $100 per week (discounts for additional children enrolled). Speak to someone at the front desk starting March 1, 2014 or call Goldfish at 248.596.1914 for times and availability!

Rochester, Michigan Spring Break Fun for Kids: RARA Spring Break Camps
April 7, 2014 through April 11, 2014
RARA – Rochester Avon Recreation Authority (500 E Second Street Rochester, MI 48307, 248-656-8308, website)
Campers will spend the week of April 7th – 11th, traveling around on different fieldtrips! Don’t sit home bored! Have fun with RARA. Camp meets at the RARA’s new building. Camp hours are M-F, 9am-4pm. Latchkey is available 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. and from 4:00 – 6:00p.m. Latchkey is $3.00 per hour per child. Please specify if latchkey will be needed. Spots for camp are limited! Participants must be between 6-12 and at least first grade and bring a sack lunch every day. The fee for camp is $30 per day child. A detailed schedule will be mailed and posted a couple weeks before camp starts.

Royal Oak, Michigan Spring Break Fun for Kids: Spring Break Open Jump Specials
April 8, 9, 11, 18, 2014 from 10a-1p
Inflatable Playspaces (5160 Meijer Drive Royal Oak, MI 48073, 248-288-5888, website)
Enjoy Spring Break fun with inflatable bouncehouses! Open jump is $7.95 per child, adults are free and includes access to the inflatable adventure room. The inflatable adventure room has 6 unique inflatables for participants to jump, climb, crawl and slide.

Southfield, Michigan Spring Break Fun for Kids: Optiminds, Inc.
April 7, 2014 through April 11, 2014
Optiminds, Inc. (29688 Telegraph Rd., Southfield, MI 48073, 248-496-0150)
Optiminds is a Cognitive, Professional Brain Training Skills Center founded by Jane Stewart, Ph.D. Optiminds offers individualized tutoring and brain training programs for all ages. Optiminds runs programs during ALL school breaks. Parents may call for details.

Troy, Michigan Spring Break Event: Spring Break Deals for Students
April 7, 2014 through April 11, 2014
Various Troy, Michigan Businesses
Troy, Michigan businesses are offering special deals and coupons for kids staying home on Spring Break. Middle school and high school students in Troy can take advantage of the specials by flashing their School IDs at local businesses participating in the promotion. See the details http://oaklandcountymoms.com/troy-michigan-spring-break-deals-kids-34389/

Troy, Michigan Spring Break Event: Spring Break Aqua Camp
April 7, 2014 through April 11, 2014
Troy Community Center (3179 Livernois, Troy, MI 48083, 248-524-3484)
For ages 5-13. Includes teen/game room time, gym and moonwalk, pizza party, t-shirt and plenty of pool time. Before and After care available for a fee. Call for registration info, fees and times.

Troy, Michigan Spring Break Event: Spring Break Survival Class
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 from 9a.4p
Troy Nature Center (6685 Coolidge Hwy, Troy, MI 48098)
Learn how to survive in the wild with basic shelter building and fire making skills. Also, play the “hungry” games and discover exactly what is needed to make it through a day in the wilderness. Come dressed for the outdoors and wear warm, sturdy shoes or boots. Fee includes take-home survival materials. Bring a sack lunch and water. Cost is $40. To register, call 248-688-9703. This program is for children ages 11 to 14.

Troy, Michigan Spring Break Event: Spring Break Days
April 9 and 10, 2014 from 9a-4p
Troy Nature Center (6685 Coolidge Hwy, Troy, MI 48098)
Children will explore the nature center looking for animals, signs of animals and new plant growth in this fantastic fun-filled two-day program! Discover forests and meadows as well springtime animal behaviors at the Lloyd A. Stage Nature Center. Also included are games, crafts, other activities, beverages, and an afternoon snack. Please bring a sack lunch. There will be two concurrent camps, one for ages 6 to7 and another for ages 8 to 10. Cost is $80. To register, call 248-688-9703.

Waterford, Michigan Spring Break Fun for Kids: Spring Break Camps
April 7, 2014 through April 11, 2014
Waterford Parks and Rec Building (5640 Williams Lake Road, Waterford, MI, 248-674-5441)
Each day kids will be taking a different adventure. Day camp adventures include: Monday-1/2 day Golf Dome for various games of skill & fun & 1/2 day at Joe’s Crab University for tour and lunch. Tuesday-Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn. Wednesday-1/2 day at Lake Orion H.S. pool & 1/2 day bowling at Avon Hills North Lanes in Rochester Hills. Thursday-Michigan Science Center in Detroit. Friday-1/2 day rollerskating at Rolladium Skating Center and 1/2 day visit at the Drayton Plains Nature Center.
Includes an enthusiastic camp staff, admissions and fees for included activities and bus transportation. Deadline to register: March 31; After 3/31 add $10. No refunds after April 7. Child care is available before and after $23 for morning or afternoon or $35 for both. 7:30AM-5:30PM. Location: Recreation Center Drop-off. Cost: $30/day or $135/week. Call to register. 248-674-5441.

Waterford, Michigan Spring Break Fun: Oakland Yard Athletics Golf Dome
April 7, 2014 through April 11, 2014 from 9a-4p
Oakland Yard Athletics (5328 Highland Rd, Waterford, Michigan 48327, Phone: 248-673-0100, website)
$8 an hour all-you-can-hit or $13 for unlimited at the heated golf dome with two levels. Includes free coffee or soft drinks!

Wixom, Michigan Spring Break Fun for Kids: Spring Break Jump N Art Camp
April 8, 10, 11, 2014 from 9:30a-1:30p
Pump It Up (28373 Beck Rd. Unit H, Wixom, Michigan 48393, 248-912-1090, website)
Jump-N-Art was developed by a fine arts education center and emphasizes the joy of self expression through fine art. Studies have shown that when physical activity is blended with creative pursuits, that creative capabilities are greatly enhanced. Kids spend part of their time laughing, bouncing and playing games and part of their time exploring their inner Rembrandts. They’ll also have lunch, snacks and experience other awesome activities! This camp promises to be a blast. All the Art projects will have a theme. The camp is targetted for 4 – 12 year olds. $25 per child per day, $45.00 for 2 days or $60 for all three days. Includes: crafts, lunch, snacks, games and more! Call to pre-register.

This page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or details being altered without notice or cancellations.

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