Spring Break in Charlotte, NC: 20+ Camps & Things to Do

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Are you hoping to keep the kids busy during spring break in Charlotte, NC? Spring break for Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools starts March 29th and goes through April 5th, 2024. What will your family be doing for spring break? No ideas, no problem. We have spring break camps in Charlotte, NC plus things to do during spring break, and even some travel ideas.

Spring Break Guide to Charlotte, NC

2024 Spring Break Camps: Charlotte, NC

Spring break camps are a great way to explore something fun, learn something new, and even one way to make sure your childcare needs are covered while school is out. Here are some local places offering spring break camps in Charlotte.

NASCAR Hall of Fame Spring Break Camp

Dates: April 2 -4, 2024 from 9 am to 3 pm (extended day available from 8 am to 5 pm)
Explore NASCAR with STREAM (science, technology, reading, engineering, art and math). Camp will include games, challenges, craft, and creative exploration.
Cost: $300 for non-members, $255 for members. One-day options are also available.
NASCAR Hall of Fame Spring Break Camp

YMCA of Greater Charlotte

Dates: April 1st through the 5th, 2024
The YMCA of Greater Charlotte offers quite a variety of spring break camp options. Sign up for a single day or the entire week. There are art and equestrian camps available as well as standard spring day camp.
Cost: Depends on the choice of camp and location. A single day of camp starts at $26 for members and $40 for non-members.
Find more information about all the Spring Break Camps at YMCA of Greater Charlotte.

Perfect Balance Training Center: Spring Has Sprung

Dates: April 1 through the 5th, 2024- single day option available
Perfect Balance offers a week-long spring break camp with single-day options for kids ages 5 to 12.
Cost: Begins at $125 to $390 depending on options selected. Register in advance for the best price.
Perfect Balance Spring Break Camp

The Children’s Theatre of Charlotte

Dates: April 1 through the 5th, 2024- single day option available
Bundle the week for the best deal, or choose your day of camp based on fun themes at the Children’s Theatre of Charlotte for kids K-3rd grades. For kids in 4th and 5th grades, the theater is offering a week-long Create an Escape Room camp.
Cost: Varies based on options- starting at $80 per day.
Mini-Camps at Children’s Theatre of Charlotte

Mission Grit Spring Break Camp

Dates: April 1st through April 3rd, 2024
Campers ages 7 and up will enjoy obstacle courses, teamwork challenges, engineering, construction, and more.
Cost: $80 per day, sibling discounts available
Mission Grit Spring Break Camp

Camp Nature Tales Spring Break Camp

Dates: April 1st through April 4th, 2024, 9 am to 12:30 pm
This nature and outdoor spring camp is for the kids ages 3 to 5. It’s located at the SEED Wildlife & Children’s Garden, 260 Ridgewood Avenue in Charlotte, and hosted by Wing Haven. Camp includes hikes, games and arts.
Cost: $185-225
Camp Nature Tales

Charlotte Football Club Youth Spring Camp

Dates: April 1st to the 5th, 2024 from 9 am to 12 pm
Players ages 7 to 18 can improve their skills at spring break camp. Atrium Health Performance Park – 8600 McAlpine Park Drive, Charlotte
Cost: $50 per day
Charlotte Football Club Spring Break Camp

Noah’s Art

Dates: April 1st through the 5th, 2024
Lots of camp options at Noah’s Art, including an AM and PM session and a combo session with MY Gym. Camp is available for kids ages 3 to 10.
Cost: $45 to $59
Noah’s Art Spring Break Camp

Ninja Nation

Dates: April 1st through the 5th, 2024
Camps at Ninja Nation are for ages 5 to 12. They include lunch, snacks, and games, activities, and skill sessions.
Cost: $85 per day, $395 per week
Ninja Nation Camps

Things to Do: Spring Break in Charlotte

Go Hiking

You can hike for free at the Whitewater Center in Charlotte. Just pay the $10 parking fee. While you’re there you can enjoy the grounds and watch those brave enough to take on the rapids, climb, zipine, and more. Of course, you could always purchase an activity pass and participate if you’re so inclined.

Chase Waterfalls

Check out these waterfalls near Charlotte. Pick one and pack a picnic. Your day is about to get a little more magical.

Visit the Farm

Try Bush N’ Vine in York County, SC. The kids can play on the playground and get an ice cream cone. You can grab some tasty groceries and you might even be able to pick your own strawberries! Keep an eye on the Bush N’ Vine Facebook page to see what they are offering.

If you’re heading that way, check out more things to do in York County, SC.

Bush N Vine orchard in York, South Carolina

Play Indoors

Sometimes the spring weather doesn’t cooperate. In that case, bring the kids to play indoors! We have an indoor guide to Charlotte to help you out.

Climbing wall at Unwind Indoor Play Cafe in Pineville, North Carolina

Looking for more budget-friendly ideas? Check out FREE Things to Do in Charlotte, NC.

Charlotte SHOUT!

Charlotte SHOUT! runs during spring break from March 29th through April 14th, 2024. Its a free opportunity to listen to music, enjoy dance, explore art, and lots more. Find all the information at the Charlotte SHOUT! website.

Visit Carowinds

Did you know that preschoolers can get a free pass to Carowinds with the purchase of a Gold or Prestige pass? Find out how, plus all our best tips for a trip to Carowinds.

Travel for Spring Break

For spring break travel, check out these spring break destinations near the Carolinas.

Stay at Pilot Cove and explore Asheville, NC.

Caboose rental at Buffalo Creek Vacations

Stay in either a decommissioned caboose or luxury cabin with a hot tub and game room – all on a buffalo ranch. Visit Buffalo Creek Vacations.

Banning Mills Treehouse

Stay in a treehouse and ride the world’s longest zip line! Visit Historic Banning Mills.

Canoe at Congaree National Park

Head to Columbia, SC and go kayaking at Congaree National Park.

Fripp Island

For a quiet beach trip, try Fripp Island. Think biking, kayaking, and beach walks.

About the Author
Maria Bassett is a former school orchestra teacher, turned homeschool mom. She and her husband homeschool their 3 sons and 1 daughter, who range from 4th grade through 9th grade. Believing children learn best when they are engaged and having fun, this family loves to take their homeschool on the road, around Greenville and beyond.

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