Tired of hearing, "I'm bored" every Spring Break? Treasure Valley parents hoping to avoid such complaints have plenty of options to keep their unoccupied adolescents busy.
Kids age 5-12 can learn to ice skate with the pros at Idaho IceWorld. Even if the kids don't find their hidden talent, they can still enjoy a week of skating, snacks, games and fun. The camp takes place from 8:30-11:30 a.m. daily and requires a single fee of $100. IceWorld is also hosting a hockey camp for ages 7-18. This competitive learning experience requires full hockey equipment along with a $125 fee. The camp will take place from 8:15-11:15 a.m daily. Register for either skate camp at idahoiceworld.com or by calling 208-331-0044.
If your youngins are looking to get on the trails, they can try out a mountain biking camp. Children ages 9-12 take the early portion of the day from 9 a.m.-noon, while the 6- to 8-year-old set begins at 1 p.m. and ends its ride at 4 p.m., and meet at the Fort Boise Community Center. Cost is $63.50 for Boise residents or $97.88 for nonresidents. Register at cityofboise.org.
The Spring Break Camp put on by the Wings Center includes swimming, a treasure hunt and rock climbing. Campers are split into age groups by grade, ranging from pre-kindergarten to eighth grade, and activities take place daily from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Prices range from $34-$155. Visit wingscenter.com or call 208-376-3641 for more info and to register.
Amateur actors can get dramatic at Boise Contemporary Theater. Kids ages 6-12 can take part in the Theater Lab Spring Break Camp, with classes taking place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants can show off their new talents Friday, March 30, in a cumulative performance. The cost for the week is $250. Visit bctheater.org for more info and to register.