Spring Break Camps and Activities
Your go-to guide for spring break fun in (and around) Tulsa.
The Tulsa area has so much to offer your family this spring break. Whether you’re looking for camps, activities or short road trips, you’ll find it below in our 2021 Spring Break Camps & Activities Listing.
Want your kids to have some fun and stay active this Spring Break? We have your solution….
Bring your kids to SoccerCity’s Spring Break Camp, ages 4 to 15 years welcome. The groups will be divided among age and ability. Camp will be the week of March 15th – 19th from 9am to 12 noon. Children should come ready to listen, learn, and most of all HAVE FUN!! Learn more and register here.
- Ages: 5-17
- Cost: $150 (sibling discount available)
- Dates: March 15-18, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Every junior will receive hours of valuable instruction each day on different aspects of the game including full swing, putting, chipping, bunker play, and pitching, accompanied by skills challenges and on-course instruction.
Explore introductory coding concepts using iPads and Ozobots. Can you code your Ozobot to sprint across a finish line, dance, laugh out loud, and other crazy challenges? Paper coding, the app remote control feature, and Blockly will be used to practice basic computer programming.
Ozobot Coding Adventure
Ages 7 – 9 | March 15-19, 9:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
Bot Camp: Level 1
Ages 10 – 12 | March 15-19, 1:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Camps are $125 and include a Discovery Lab T-shirt. Masks are required for all ages. Register at discoverylab.org/camps
Spring Break, Day by Day
Monday, March 15
Spring Break at Will Rogers Memorial Museum: 19th-Century Hands-on Activities and Behind-the-Scenes Museum Tour
Each day from March 15-19, 1-3 p.m., the Will Rogers Memorial Museum will offer special Spring Break Activities! These are free, and no pre-registration is required. Find the week’s schedule at www.willrogers.com/spring-break.
American Indian Festival of Words: Storytelling With Choogie Kingfisher
Join TCCL for traditional storytelling of the Kituwah Cherokee along with flute music and good ole laughter. View on the library’s YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/tulsalibrary. Video will be available March 8-31. For all ages.
Teen Tech Month: Bristlebots To-Go Craft Kit
Create a small robot by combining a toothbrush head with a vibrating motor, and then watch as it scoots around. Pick up your kit from the Brookside Library (1207 E. 45th Pl.) all month while supplies last! For ages 10-18.
Tuesday, March 16
American Indian Festival of Words: Puzzle ‘N Learn Activity Kit
Learn about traditional and heritage crops within American Indian communities. Pick up an activity kit at your local Tulsa City-County Library branch while supplies last. Kits are available March 8-31. For all ages.
Teen Book Chat (6-7 p.m.)
Join on Zoom to chat about the Sequoyah Book Award nominee “Birthday” by Meredith Russo. Register online at www.tulsalibrary.org/events with your email address to receive Zoom link. Visit https://tccl.
Wednesday, March 17
Grow Your Own Luck! (10-11:30 a.m.; Central Center in Centennial Park, 1028 E. 6th St.)
Show your Irish Spirit and plant your own very shamrock bunch on St. Patty’s Day! Decorate your shamrock planter, plant your shamrock bulbs, and, with a little luck, watch your shamrocks grow! Ages 6-12 Wednesday, March 17, 10:00 -11:30 a.m. Cost: Tulsa Residents -$10. Non-Residents -$12.50.
Storytime at Tulsa Zoo (10 a.m.; Tulsa Zoo, 6421 E. 36th St. N.)
Join the Tulsa Zoo for Story Time every Wednesday. Each week, participants will listen to a different book and have an up-close ambassador animal encounter. Story time may take place either in Rajan’s or near the elephants, depending on the weather. Advance tickets required.
3/17: Green things for St. Patrick’s Day
3/20: Soft materials
3/20: Round items
Thursday, March 18
Keystone Ancient Forest Hike Day (8 a.m.-2 p.m.; Keystone Ancient Forest, 160 Ancient Forest Dr., Sand Springs)
Hike at Keystone Ancient Forest every Thursday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. (Weather permitting) Hike among centuries-old cedar and post oak trees, as well as a variety of wildlife!
Bands & Blooms: Finnegan’s Awake (6-8 p.m.; Tulsa Botanic Garden, 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr.)
Unwind with an evening in the Garden! Experience the vibrant colors of spring flowers and the soulful music of Finnegan’s Awake in the Garden. MASA Food Truck will have tasty dinner options. Cash bar with beer and wine will be available at 5:30pm. Bring a blanket or chairs.
Tulsa Botanic Garden is open Tuesday – Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursdays until 8 p.m. during daylight saving time. Admission is FREE for Garden members. $8 for ages 13+, $4 for ages 3-12. Children 2 and under are free.
Join Oklahoma Aquarium for an evening of mind-melting, brain-busting trivia fun on Zoom! Virtual Trivia Night guests will test their knowledge of sea creatures, pop culture, history and more. This fun night of facts and fishes will include a chance to win fin-credible prizes.
All ages are welcome, but trivia questions will be geared toward adults.
Learn more and register here: https://www.okaquarium.org/299/Virtual-Trivia-Night
Friday, March 19
I-Spy: Take-Home Activity
Pick up a weekly I-Spy activity page at the Hardesty Regional Library (8316 E. 93rd St.) this month and send the library a picture of your results. New pages are available every week! Submit a picture of your activity pages to firstname.lastname@example.org to be entered into a prize drawing. Please send only a picture of the page itself, and include your name and contact information. You do not have to find all of the items on the page to be entered as long as you have completed all of at least one of the categories. For elementary students.
Saturday, March 20
Idea Lab Workshop: Wearable Art (10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Rd.)
Dive into a wealth of collage material and create a wearable work of art that imagines a different world. Make one for yourself; make one to leave behind for others. Advance tickets required. Learn more here.
32 Places to Explore in Tulsa Metro
Looking for more to do over Spring Break? Become a Tulsa Tourist! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite attractions below. Are there any on this list you’ve never visited? Take advantage of the time off and explore!
- ahha Tulsa, 101 E. Archer St., ahhatulsa.org. Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 12-9 p.m.; Sunday, 12-7 p.m.
- Discovery Lab, 567 N. Maybelle Ave., discoverylab.org. Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Rd., gilcrease.org. Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Rd., philbrook.org. Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
- Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art, 2021 E. 71st St., jewishmuseumtulsa.org. Hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 12-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m.
- Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium, 3624 N. 74th E. Ave., tulsamuseum.org. Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 W. Will Rogers Blvd., Claremore, willrogers.com. Hours: Open Daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Woody Guthrie Center, 102 E. Reconciliation Way, woodyguthriecenter.org. Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
8 Places to Experience Nature:
- Linnaeus Teaching Garden, 2435 S. Peoria Ave., linnaeusteachinggarden.org. Hours: Opens for the season on Tuesday, March 3. Open March through early December Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Also open Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Mother’s Day through August.
- Oklahoma Aquarium, 300 Aquarium Dr., Jenks, okaquarium.org. Hours: Open daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (last ticket sold at 5 p.m.)
- Oxley Nature Center, 6700 Mohawk Blvd., oxleynaturecenter.org. Hours: Gates Open daily, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Interpreative Center open 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (12-4:30 p.m. on Sunday)
- Ray Harral Nature Center, 7101 S. 3rd St., Broken Arrow, brokenarrowok.gov. Hours: Park is open daily, 7 a.m.-11 p.m.; Nature Center is open Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
- Redbud Valley Nature Preserve, 16150 Redbud Dr., Catoosa, oxleynaturecenter.org/redbud-valley. Hours: Friday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Monday-Thursday.
- Tulsa Botanic Garden, 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr., tulsabotanic.org. Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Tulsa Zoo, 6421 E. 36th St. N., tulsazoo.org. Hours: Open daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area, 6800 S. Elwood Ave., Tulsa, riverparks.org. Hours: Open daily. Curfew is 11 p.m.-5 a.m.
8 Great Parks:
- Chandler Park, 6500 W. 21st St., parks.tulsacounty.org
- Funstastic Island, 10320 E. 116th St. N., Owasso, cityofowasso.com
- Gathering Place, 2600 S. Riverside Dr., gatheringplace.org
- LaFortune Park, 5202 S. Hudson Ave., parks.tulsacounty.org
- Nienhuis Skate Park and Community Center, 3201 N. 9th St., Broken Arrow, brokenarrowok.gov
- Owen Park, 560 N. Maybelle Ave., cityoftulsa.org
- Woodward Park, 2435 S. Peoria Ave., tulsagardencenter.org
- Zink Park, 3216 S. Trenton Ave., cityoftulsa.org
- Blue Dome Building, Blue Dome District, downtown Tulsa
- Blue Whale of Catoosa, 2600 Rte.66, Catoosa
- Buck Atom: Space Cowboy Muffler Man, 1347 E. 11th St.
- Center of the Universe, 1 S. Boston Ave.
- Golden Driller, 4145 E. 21st St.
- “Praying Hands” at ORU, 7777 S. Lewis Ave., oru.edu
- Route 66 Historical Village, 3770 Southwest Blvd.
- Tulsa’s Oldest House, Owen Park, 560 N. Maybelle Ave.
There are so many kid-friendly attractions within driving distance of Tulsa. Here are our top six suggestions for a Spring Break Day Trip! Find specific attractions in each location here. (Keeping in mind that some of the attractions may now be closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak!)
- Bartlesville, Oklahoma
- Bentonville, Arkansas
- Dallas, Texas
- Eureka Springs, Arkansas
- Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
- Pawhuska, Oklahoma
- Springfield, Missouri
- Stillwater, Oklahoma
- Wichita, Kansas