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It’s almost March Break – and while kids are counting down the days, parents can be a little stressed as they try to figure out how to keep the family busy!

Whether you’re looking for a little ‘staycation’ fun, or a camp to fill the kids’ days, here are some ways to make the most of March Break in Waterloo Region. (And don’t forget – you can take advantage of the new Staycation Tax Credit and book at any of our hotels, motels and inns for a fun family getaway!)

March Break Fun in Waterloo Region

  • THEMUSEUM – This March Break, explore the world from the comfort of THEMUSEUM! They’re offering a week long day camp where campers will learn all about different countries and cultures from special guests. The Underground Studio Makerspace also offers a March Break Camp that will focus on our planet, and weather.
  • Waterloo Central Railway – experience their Scenic Winter Weekend Rides
  • Dinosaur Walk Thru – the Dinosaur Walk-Thru returns to Bingemans jus in time for March Break! Get up close and experience lifelike roaring dinosaurs in an authentic park setting. Re-discover the era lost to time with even more roaring dinos of Jurassic size, some as big as 30 feet high!
  • Castle Kilbride – is offering a special 45-minute family tour called Old Tyme Toys where families can check out the many unique and unusual toys in the museum’s collection. Tickets are required.
  • St. Jacobs & Aberfoyle Railway – is open daily during March Break for big fun on a small scale. They’ll also be at the Kitchener Model Train Show taking place at Bingemans on Sunday, March 19th.
  • Drayton Entertainment Youth Academy Boot Camps – Join the Drayton Entertainment Youth Academy for five days of singing, acting and movement with its two new training programs – Disney on Broadway and Broadway Blockbusters.
  • Waterloo Region Museums – At the Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum kids can Celebrate Earth with different themes each day.
    Over at Schneider Haus their March break line-up is sure to be fun for the whole family, especially for those who love food. And over at McDougall Cottage, you’re invited for tea – including a bug-themed tea party!
  • Chicopee Tube Park – is open (weather permitting) so you can get in your last tube runs of the season (Insider Tip: get your tickets in advance as days can sell out fast!)
  • Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory – Experience the wonder of Magical Morphos while walking amongst thousands of Blue Morpho Butterflies. Hours are extended during March Break.
  • Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery – offers a March Break Art Camp where campers can get inspired by exhibitions at the gallery and then create their own masterpieces
  • Wilmot Recreation Complex – The Township of Wilmot if offering two March Break camp options at the Wilmot Recreation Complex. Kids ages 6 to 12 will enjoy games, activities, crafts and more at the day camps, and kids ages 9 to 13 can be part of the Junior Lifeguard Club.
  • Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery – has its Break for Art camp where kids can dabble with paint, draw, build a sculpture or experiment with materials they might be trying for the first time. 
  • Kitchener Market – Their hands-on Kids In the Kitchen camp brings everything your kids love about the Kids in the Kitchen program to a week-long camp! Your entire family can also take part in the Market’s Family Cooking Class and learn how to make a delicious Thai meal!
  • Homer Watson House – has 2 camps to choose from: Drawing & Watercolour and Clay & Sculpture
  • rare Charitable Research Reserve – invites adventurers to be part of their March Break Eco Camp. Explore unique habitats across a natural landscape, learn from special guests, visit North House, Springbank Gardens, partake in environmental art and nature-based crafts and activities, and create a journal of your time at rare.
  • Celtic Kids Camp – as part of the Irish Real Life Festival, this 2-day camp will allow kids to explore and celebrate the rich history and culture of Ireland through dance, crafts, and stories. 
  • Freddy Fusion’s Magic Science Show – Get ready for the ultimate blend of magic and science with the Freddy Fusion Magic Science Show at the Hamilton Family Theatre in Cambridge. Kids will love the hands-on demonstrations, while adults will be amazed by the scientific explanations behind the magic!
  • KW Titans – take in a professional basketball game with your Kitchener Titans at The Aud
  • Kitchener Rangers – catch an exciting Junior A hockey game with the Kitchener Rangers at The Aud
  • Ctrl V – to experience some ‘virtual’ fun as you play together with family and/or friends. Try one of their new Virtual Escape Rooms – fun for 1-6 players
  • KW Escape – get your team together and see if you can figure out these multi-room, multi-level Escape Rooms
  • Kitchener Humane Society – its popular March Break Camp includes a week of fun with animal themed activities for children ages 6-12 years.
  • City of Waterloo – from free public skates to a day camp that will ROCK OUT campers, the City of Waterloo has lots of fun activities planned!
  • City of Kitchener – join in the fun by registering your children for all of the fun and interactive March Break programming
  • City of Cambridge – check out Cambridge’s online portal to find out about March Break program offerings and locations.
  • Don’t forget to check out what all the local libraries have in store during March Break!

Kitchener Public Library

Waterloo Public Library

Idea Exchange Cambridge

Region of Waterloo Library

Have fun and enjoy March Break as you Explore Waterloo Region !


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