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Keeping kids busy over spring break in Kamloops

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March 18, 2016 - 9:30 AM

KAMLOOPS - There are all kinds of activities planned in Kamloops to help keep the kids entertained during spring break, which runs from Monday, March 21 to Friday, April 4.

The Kamloops Art Gallery will run art workshops inspired by current works on display now. There are separate art camps for four to six-year-olds and seven to 12-year-olds. For more information and pricing, contact the Art Gallery at 250-377-2400 to secure a space.

Art camps will also be available for kids aged five to 12 at the 4Cats Art Studio downtown from March 21 to April 1.

Climbing might be more up your child’s alley. The Cliffside Climbing Gym is offering a three-day camp which features learning the basics and swinging on ropes. Kids aged seven to 14 are welcome to sign on for several games and activities at the gym. There are two three day blocks to book — from March 21 to 23 and March 30 to April 1. Cost is $70 per person. 

Kamloops Gymnastics will host its Spring Break camps from March 22 to April 1 for kids pre-kindergarten age and school aged children. Cost varies per age of child and whether or not they are members of the gymnastics club. 

Radio control flying demonstrations, learning about static electricity, colour mixing, magnetism, and a literacy day are all coming up for the Big Little Science Centre in town. To see the location’s schedule, click here.

Sun Peaks Resort is planning to host an Easter Extravaganza from March 26 to 28. Spring skiing and events including a Kids Easter Egg Hunt are planned for the weekend.

Take the kids out to an extra special international hockey game. The Women’s World Championship is coming to the Tournament Capital this month. For information on tickets, visit the website here. The Senior Women’s Western Shield Hockey Tournament is also scheduled from March 31 to April 3.

The B.C. Wildlife Park is hosting an Easter celebration from March 25 to 28. Each day will feature several events from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Highlighted events will be a visit from Ronald McDonald on March 27 from 12 to 2 p.m., Uncle Chris the Clown, an Easter egg hunt, pancake breakfasts and bouncy inflatables. Be sure to watch for lynx, cougars, raccoon and bobcat feedings. One animal will be featured each day at 2 p.m.

Kids camps will also be available from March 21 to April 1. Depending on what your child is interested in, there’s a camp for him or her. Cost is $45 per day for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kids can learn about owls, snakes, habitats, the water cycle and camouflage in animals. For more information, call 250-573-3242 or visit the Wildlife Park’s website here.

Did we miss a spring break activity? Add it in the comments section.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Glynn Brothen at or call 250-319-7494. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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