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 Spring Break Camps & Activities Listing.
If you’re looking for some stay-home fun, check out our lists of Stay-at-Home Spring Break Activities, 5 Simple Science Experiments and TulsaKids Editor Betty Casey’s 25+ Ideas for Indoor Fun.
Spring Break, Day by Day
Spring Break at Tulsa Botanic Garden
- When: March 14-17, Various Times
- Where: Tulsa Botanic Garden, 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr.
Enjoy hands-on activities each day at Tulsa Botanic Garden, free with admission.
- Tuesday, March 14, 10:30 a.m. Pi Day –Mud pie making in the Children’s Discovery Garden
- Wednesday, March 15, all day, Ides of March – learn Latin names of plants
- Thursday, March 16, 10:30 a.m. Guided Tour of Cross Timbers Nature Trail
- Friday, March 17, 10:30 a.m. Make & Take Clover Containers.
Spring Break at Gathering Place
- When: March 13-17
- Where: Gathering Place, 2650 S. John Williams Way
Spring Break at Gathering Place is finally here! This March, Gathering Place will host free events for families during Spring Break. Tulsans of all ages are invited to enjoy a week full of fun, free entertainment from Monday, March 13 through Friday, March 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., daily. In partnership with more than 20 local organizations, guests can participate in a variety of hands-on, educational, and unique activities located throughout the 66.5 acres of the park! Learn more at gatheringplace.org/spring-break
Spring Break Drop-In Activities at National Cowboy Museum
- When: March 13-17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
- Where: National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 Northeast 63rd St., OKC
Drop in for art-making activities each day during Spring Break! Activities include:
- Clothespin Puppets (Monday)
- Fingerprint Art (Tuesday)
- Spring Scratch Art (Wednesday)
- Paddle Boats (Thursday)
- Mini Jail Diorama (Friday)
Will Rogers Memorial Museum Spring Break Activities
- When: March 13-17, 1-3 p.m.
- Where: Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 W. Will Rogers Blvd., Claremore, and Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 E. 380 Rd., Oologah
Bring the kids and grandkids for Spring Break fun! All activities are FREE for kids.
Spring Break Play-Cation Carnival
- When: March 12-19
- Where: Wheels and Thrills, 10637 N. Garnett Rd., Owasso
Enjoy a variety of special activities all week long at Wheels and Thrills! Purchase a carnival pass for $89.95, which will get you into every session offered during Spring Break. Some restrictions apply. It also comes with a souvenier cup.
Escape the Park
- When: March 13-18, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
- Where: Ray Harral Nature Center, 7101 S. 3rd St., Broken Arrow
Spring Break at Mother Road Market
- When: March 14-17, starting at 4 p.m.
- Where: Mother Road Market, 1124 S. Lewis Ave.
- Tuesday: Screening of Pixar’s Coco
- Wednesday: Hot Toast Music Co.
- Thursday: Crafts + Cookies
- Friday: Screening of FC Tulsa game
- Everyday: Drink specials for the parents
Spring Break Activities at Reed Park
- When: March 13-16, 2-3 p.m.
- Where: Reed Park, 4233 S. Yukon Ave.
Reed Park is hosting 1-hour afternoon activities during Spring Break, for just $5 per participant. Contact Reed Park at 918.591.4307 for enrollment details. The schedule is:
- STEM in the Spring (Monday, ages 7-12)
- Intro to Archery (Tuesday, ages 7+)
- Intro to Soccer (Wednesday, ages 5-7)
- Tie Dye Workshop (Thursday, all ages)
Monday, March 13
Monday Morning Programming
- March 13, 11-11:30 a.m.
- Discovery Lab, 3123 S. Riverside Dr.
Discovery Lab hosts special programming for early learners every Monday morning.
Spring Break LEGO Lab
- March 13, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
- Skiatook Library, 316 E. Rogers, Skiatook
Join TCCL for LEGO building fun. We supply the LEGOs; you supply the creativity. We will have DUPLOs available for younger children. For elementary schoolers.
Dog Man: The Supa Epic Book Party!
- March 13, 2-3 p.m.
- Central Library, 400 Civic Center
Adventure and laughs abound at our Dog Man graphic novel series themed book party! Join us for fun activities including a scavenger hunt, crafts, games and more. For elementary and middle schoolers.
Tuesday, March 14
Spring Break Clay Day
- March 14, 1-4 p.m.
- Tulsan Athletic Club, 2439 E. 11th St.
Bring your little spring breakers and join Sarah Bowen of Tiny Things at the Tulsan Athletic Club for an afternoon of crafting with polymer clay!
Tulsa Opera’s Raise Your Voice Tour: Space Encounters
- March 14, 2-3 p.m.
- Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rd St.
Join us for Tulsa Opera’s Raise Your Voice Tour: “Space Encounters” at Hardesty Regional Library’s Connor’s Cove Children’s Theater. Join astronauts Harris and Jefferson and their robot, Roland, as they explore an unknown planet in search of a strange radio signal. A FREE interactive performance for elementary school aged students and their families.
Teens Make Month: March Maker Camp – DC Motor Cars
- March 14, 2-4 p.m.
- Central Library, 400 Civic Center
Do you want to design and customize your own mini-racecar, stick a motor in it and watch it speed away into the sunset? We can’t provide a sunset, but we can help you learn about how DC motors work and how to use one to design a working model car. Registration is required. Register at www.tulsalibrary.org/events or call 918-549-7323.
- March 7-19, various showtimes
- Tulsa PAC, 110 E. 2nd St.
See Lin Manuel Miranda’s hit musical Hamilton over Spring Break!
Wednesday, March 15
Story Time at Tulsa Zoo
- March 15, 10 a.m.
- Tulsa Zoo, 6421 E. 36th St. N.
Join Tulsa Zoo for story time – and meet an Animal Ambassador – every Wednesday morning.
Make Your Own Kite
- March 15, 2-4 p.m.
- Rudisill Regional Library, 1520 N. Hartford Ave.
Let your imagination soar by making your own kite. We will provide materials and instructions, but supplies are limited on a first-come-first-serve basis. For elementary schoolers.
American Indian Festival of Words: Traditional American Indian Dances and Storytelling
- March 15, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
- Broken Arrow Library, 300 W. Broadway Ave., BA
The Dancing Eagles will share traditional storytelling and perform a variety of American Indian dances. Sponsored by the American Indian Resource Center. For all ages.
Thursday, March 16
Storytime in the Gardens
- March 16, 10-10:30 a.m.
- Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Rd.
This storytime event is geared toward kids 10 and under. In the event of inclement weather, storytime will take place indoors.
Storm Front Science Presented by the Discovery Lab
- March 16, 1-2 p.m.
- Bixby Library, 20 E. Breckenridge Ave., Bixby
Come and investigate the forces of nature that power our atmosphere, like lightning, clouds, cold fronts and the heat from the sun. Registration is required. Register at www.tulsalibrary.org/events or call 918-549-7323. For first through third graders.
American Indian Festival of Words: Storytelling With Will Hill – Omulget!
- March 16, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
- Kendall-Whittier Library, 21 S. Lewis Ave.
Join us as Will Hill shares stories of how animals work together. Sponsored by the American Indian Resource Center. For all ages.
Friday, March 17
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Check out our list of St. Patrick’s Day activities at tulsakids.com/kid-friendly-st-patricks-day-events-in-tulsa/
Family Nature Walk + Nature Fun Friday
- March 17, 10-11:30 a.m.
- Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Rd.
Join a Philbrook horticulturist for a Family Nature Walk at 10 a.m., then stick around for an exciting hands-on nature exploration designed just for kids and their grownups!
Mid-Afternoon Frolic Talent Show
- March 17, 1-3 p.m.
- Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 W. Will Rogers Blvd.
Celebrate talented kids by cheering them on at the annual Mid-Afternoon Frolic Talent Show!
Spring Break Camps
Tulsa Zoo Camp
- When: March 13-17, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Where: Tulsa Zoo, 6421 E. 36th St. N.
- Ages: Grades K-2, 3-5 and 6-8
Explore the work of conservationists of the past and present to inspire you to take action as a conservation hero of the future! While discovering their crucial contributions, we will put their methods to practice of our own by studying animal behavior, combatting pollution, identifying biodiversity, and so much more. Learn how we can all be Conservation Heroes and make an impact on our planet for the people, plants, and animals that call it home. Learn more and register at tulsazoo.org/camps/
USA BMX Spring Break Camp
- When: March 13-17, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Where: Hardesty National BMX Stadium
- Ages: 4th-8th grades
- Cost: $90/day; $400 for the week.
BMX will host spring break camp for 4th through 8th graders from March 13-17. Campers will work through a STEAM-based curriculum (science, technology, engineering, art and math), learning how to assemble a bike, ride it and perform experiments and conceptualize designs to build a scale BMX track. Attendees will have the ability to engage with a USA BMX Olympian and USA BMX World Champion and even get to ride the brand-new Hardesty National BMX Stadium track. Mongoose loaner bikes and helmets are provided, or kids can bring their own. Attendees can come for a single day, multiple days or the full week.
Numerous scholarships available. Check bmxfoundation.org to learn more.
Spring Break Camp at Philbrook
- When: March 13-17
- Where: Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Rd.
- Ages: 5-8 and 9-12
- Spring Break Camp: Cut, Paste, Collage (Ages 5-8): 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
- Spring Break Camp: Rainbow Land (Ages 5-8): 1-4 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
- Spring Break Camp: Act One! (Ages 9-12): 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Spring Break Camps at Discovery Lab
- When: March 13-17 (Before and After Care available)
- Where: Discovery Lab, 3123 S. Riverside Dr.
- Ages: Pre-K-6th Grade
- Detective Science (Pre-K-K): 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
- I Choose You (1st-2nd Grade): 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
- Minecrafting (3rd-4th Grade): 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
- Drone On (5th-6th Grade): 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Learn more and sign up at discoverylab.org/camps
Spring Break Camp at SoccerCity
- When: March 13-17 (Half- and Full-Day options available)
- Where: SoccerCity Tulsa, 5817 S. 118th E. Ave.
- Ages: 5-15
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 5 to 15 years welcome. The groups will be divided among age first and then ability by us. Children should come ready to listen, learn, and most of all HAVE FUN!! soccercitytulsa.com/spring-break-camp/
MVP Sports Spring Break Camp
- When: Starts March 13, half- and full-day options
- Where: 12808 S. Memorial Drive, Bixby
MVP Sports Camps are a ONE-OF-A-KIND camp experience that include indoor and outdoor experiences for the growing athlete. Each athlete has the option (when available) to enroll in basketball, baseball/softball, speed and agility, and INTRODUCING MVP SOCCER. MVP coaches are seasoned and experienced coaches and trainers that have drills that fit the beginner or the that athlete who’s been playing or training for years.
- 9:30am-12:30pm (Sports Camp) $119
- 9:30am-3:00pm (w/ added on “Fun Camp”) $169
- 1:00pm-3:00pm (Fun Camp Only) $80
*Athletes will need to bring their own lunch for the 9:30a-3:00pm option!
* MVP SOCCER will be shuttled 5 minutes to soccer field
Camp Get Centered
- When: March 13-15, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Where: The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges, 815 S. Utica Ave.
Camp Get Centered is a day (full-day) camp for children and adolescents with physical challenges. Camp activities include recreational activities, adaptive sports and cooperative games while building a social network with peers and meeting their individual needs and goals.
Campers must have a primary diagnosis of a physical disability and have independent skills of daily living, including feeding and toileting, or have a caregiver to provide this assistance.
For more information, contact Kelly Evans at 918-794-4526 or email email@example.com.
Tulsa Parks Spring Break Camps
- When: March 13-17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Where: Whiteside Community Center, Owen Community Center, Jane A. Malone Community Center, Lacy Park Community Center, Hicks Park Community Center, Waterworks Art Center
- Ages: 6-12; Waterworks Art Camp is ages 7-11
Many Tulsa Parks community centers are hosting Spring Break camps, starting at as low as $70 per resident. To enroll, contact the Center directly or register online at guide.tulsaparks.org/
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!
- Discovery Lab, 3123 S. Riverside Dr., discoverylab.org.
- Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Rd., philbrook.org.
- Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art, 2021 E. 71st St., jewishmuseumtulsa.org.
- Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium, 3624 N. 74th E. Ave., tulsamuseum.org.
- Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 W. Will Rogers Blvd., Claremore, willrogers.com.
- Woody Guthrie Center, 102 E. Reconciliation Way, woodyguthriecenter.org.
- Living Arts, 307 E. Reconciliation Way, livingarts.org
Places to Experience Nature:
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
9 Day-Trip Destinations
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.
- Bartlesville, Oklahoma
- Bentonville, Arkansas
- Dallas, Texas
- Eureka Springs, Arkansas
- Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
- Pawhuska, Oklahoma
- Springfield, Missouri
- Stillwater, Oklahoma
- Wichita, Kansas