Birmingham Area Spring Break Camps: 2015

We’re just about a month away from Spring Break here in Birmingham. Moms every where are looking for some fun things to do with or for the kids. Here are some options for camps around town.

Birmingham Zoo
Spring Break Camps – Habitats
Join us as we talk to ZooKeepers about the animals they take care of from around the world and how they make them feel at home in Alabama!

March 30th 2015 –  Run Wild in the Rainforest
March 31st 2015 –  Dining in the Desert
April 1st 2015  – Surviving the Swamp
April 2nd, 2015 –  Fun in the Forest
April 3rd, 2015  – Movement in the Mountains

McWane Science Center
A week of fun and learning awaits your child at McWane Science Center Spring Break Camp. Daily March 30, 2015 – April 3, 2015
Each classe is designed for the skill level of that particular camp: therefore, the grade levels must be observed. Enrollment is limited to ensure a quality experience. Registrants may attend only those camps for which they are registered. Registrations are not transferable.


  • Full-day camps begin at 9:00 am and end at 5:00 pm Please make every effort to have your camper signed in by 8:50am. Campers can be picked up as early as 5:00 pm and no later than 5:30 pm
  • Half-day morning camps start at 9:00 am and end at 1:30 pm Please make every effort to have your camper signed in by 8:50am. Campers can be picked up as early as 1:00 pm and must be picked up no later than 1:30 pm
  • Half-day afternoon camps start at 12:30 pm and end at 5:00 pm Campers may be dropped off no earlier than 12:20 pm and can be picked up as early as 5:00 p.m. and no later than 5:30 pm

Camp Fees
All fees are due in full at time of registration. All fees are subject to %10 tax
Daily Full-day camps $80 per day (McWane Science Center Members receive $20 discount)
Daily Half-day camps $40 per day (McWane Science Center Members receive $10 discount)

Visit the McWane Science Center website for more information or to register.

Ruffner Mountain Nature Center
Camp days are from 9am – 3pm.  $45/day (non-member) $35/day (member).  Extended care is available from 7:30 – 9am ($5/day) and 3 – 5:30pm ($5/day).

Sign your camper up for one day or multiple days. Rising K-5th.

All camps include 2 snacks. Space is limited.  After purchasing you will receive a confirmation email with more detailed camp information including what to bring, as well as a link to fill out a Camper Registration Packet.  Please contact or call (205) 833-8264, ext. 13 with questions.

Spring Break Camp Day Themes:

March 30th — Past, Present, Future
March 31st — Scales & Tails 
April 1st — Spring into Spring! 
April 2nd — Furry, Fuzzy Friends  

Mason Music
Preschool Music Camp:

Ages: 3-6 years old (who are potty-trained) Mason Music’s five-day Spring Break Preschool Music Camp is a great opportunity for families who are staying in town during Spring Break to give their children a one-of-a-kind experience exploring musical concepts in a creative and fun environment. This camp will be held from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM at Mountain Brook Community Church’s Children Worship Room (3001 Hwy 280 East Birmingham, AL 35243).* The cost for this camp is $125 and the deadline for registering is March 16.

Register online

Edgewood Art Camp
Art Camp is a 2 day camp held at Dawson Baptist Recreational Center. Children will work on fun art projects, enjoy snacks and present their work on the last day of camp at an Art Show for parents and friends.

Cost: $70 per child per session.
Cost includes: Camp, instruction, art supplies and snacks

Each Camp will be different, sign up for one or both!

Session 1: March 30, 31 – 9am – Noon, Girls ages 5-10
Session 2: April 2, 3rd – 9am – Noon, Girls ages 5-10

For more information or to register

If we learn of any more camps happening around town, we’ll be sure to update. Make sure to check back!

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