2013 Spring Break Activities for Families & Students

Spring Break is right around the corner! From March 25th to March 29th, families will have many opportunities to participate in no-cost to low-cost community-based activities in Portland. Spring Break provides an opportunity for students and families to continue to engage in fun learning activities together. Check out this list of ways to keep your student active and learning while having fun.

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Portland Parks and Recreation is offering extra play swims at community centers all over the city, as well as adventure camps, drop-in gym activities, dodgeball, roller skating, movies and much more.
Information and contact: Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)       

Website:www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/35300
http://www.oakspark.com Spring Break at Oaks Amusement Park March 23 – 31, 2013
Information and contact: Phone: 503-233-5777 – Website: http://oakspark.com
empty Multnomah County Library provides some programs during spring break.
Website: https://multcolib.org/contact
empty It's almost spring at Portland Children's Museum! Our popular Spring Break Day Camp connect kids with their natural creativity for a great art studio experience.
Information and contact: Phone: (503) 223-6500-Website: http://www.portlandcm.org
http://worldforestry.org/ The World Forestry Center offers Spring Break Around the World, highlighting a different country every day of the week. Spring Break Around the World ~ Mar. 25-29   
Information and contact: Phone: 503.228.1367 – Website: http://worldforestry.org/
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To kick off spring break, Portland’s Better Living Show offers home, garden, and other lifestyle ideas for adults, but also has plenty of arts and crafts for kids!
Information: Website: http://www.betterlivingshow.org/ShowInfo.htm     
empty The Evergreen Museum's Wings and Waves Waterpark is open for spring break, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Spring Break Camp: APPLIED SCIENCE 3-DAY CAMP Boys & Girls Grades K-4 & Grades 5-6. Date: March 27 2013 until March 29 2013. To RSVP contact the Museum Education Department at 503.434.4185, or visit website: http://www.evergreenmuseum.org
http://www.portlandtimbers.com/youth/spring-break-2013-camps The MLS Portland Timbers are proud to offer 2013 Spring Break camps for soccer players of all ages and skill levels throughout the state of Oregon and Southwest Washington.
Info: http://www.portlandtimbers.com/youth/spring-break-2013-camps
http://www.omsi.edu/ OMSI Upcoming 2013 Spring Break Camps - Info: http://www.omsi.edu/camps#spring-break-at-camp-namanu
OMSI Academy of Engineering: Lego grade 2-3- Info: http://www.omsi.edu/classes#academy-of-engineering-lego-mania-extreme
http://www.oregonzoo.org/events/category/camps Nature Ranger Spring Break Day Camps
Phone: 503-226-1561, ext. 0 - Address: 4001 SW Canyon Road Portland, OR 97221-9704
Info: http://www.oregonzoo.org/events/category/camps
empty Activities for all ages are offered during Spring Break at the Oregon Coast Aquarium. In addition to daily animal feedings and hands-on exhibits, the Aquarium will offer animal encounters, a chance to “Sleep with the Sharks” and outdoor explorations. Aquarium hours are 10 am-6 pm during Spring Break, March 24 – April 8. Phone: 541-867-3474 Website: contact@aquarium.org
whalespoken.org Whale Watch Week: Spring Break (March 24-31) is Whale Watch Week on the Oregon Coast, and the HMSC Visitor Center in Newport will be open daily from 10 am to 5 pm with special whale-related programming every day. 
For more information, visit Oregon State Parks' whalespoken.org
http://pedalnationevents.com 2013 PDX Bicycle Show: March 23-24, 20143
Portland Expo Center

Bicycles are taking over the Portland Expo Center for the PDX Bicycle Show. There will be LOTS of fun entertainment and activities for every level of bicyclist in your family.  Plus check out Portland’s largest display of bicycles, gear and apparel under one roof.
Phone: 503-887-3084 Website: http://pedalnationevents.com
http://www.woodenshoe.com/tulip-fest/ 2013 Annual Wooden Tulip Festival - March 29th - May 5th: 9 am - 6 pm
Our favorite time of year is when the tulips bloom! There is nothing like the colors of our tulip fields in the spring.
Contact and information: Phone: 503-634-2243 & 800-711-2006
Website: http://www.woodenshoe.com
http://trackerspdx.com/index.php Trackers Earth: Camps and Outdoor Programs Portland, Oregon
Spring Break Camps Single day camps, Mar 25-29
Contact and information: Phone (503) 345-3312 - Website: http://trackerspdx.com/index.php
http://www.golfredtail.com/juniorrates.html RedTail’s Junior Golf Camp - sponsored by Nike Golf - Special Spring break Camp March 25-29, 2013
Contact and information: (503) 646-5166    Website: http://www.golfredtail.com/juniorrates.html