Spring Break Camps & Activities | In & Around the QCA


Where has the time gone?! Spring break is already around the corner but don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with a list of camps, classes and plenty of activities! Start planning the festivities now, since camps require registration and do have deadlines. Spring break for the following school districts are:

Davenport | Bettendorf Public Schools: March 13 – 17
Rock Island | Milan Public Schools: March 13 – 24
Moline | Coal Valley Public Schools: April 3 – 7

Enroll in a Camp

Day Trippers

A supervised recreational program designed to give your child an opportunity to socialize, play, and learn with other children. The children will have structured and unstructured playtime. Lunches are not provided. Morning and Afternoon Snack are provided. This program is for grades K-6. *Must be in kindergarten to attend.


March 13 – 27
Swimming on Wednesdays and Fridays in the RIFAC Pool.
Field Trips on Thursdays. *Subject to change based on availability.
March 16 – Figge Art Museum
March 23 – Elevate Trampoline Park


7:00a – 8:00a | $2.00
4:00p – 5:30p | $3.00
8:00a – 4:00p | $25.00


Rock Island Fitness & Activity Center
4303 24th St, Rock Island, IL 61201
(309) 732-7275

Spring Break Day Camp

Spring is upon us and the River Museum is in full bloom! Campers are invited to step out of their winter hibernation schedule and participate in spring activities. There will be a different theme each day enticing campers to get involved with their natural surroundings. From meeting animals, planting flowers, and going back in time for spring survival, we’ll guide campers through an action-packed journey you don’t want to miss! Campers must bring a sack lunch each day of camp. Camp size is limited and early registration is required. Registration Deadline: March 3


March 13 – 17
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Morning Session
12 p.m. – 1 p.m. | Lunch
1 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Afternoon Session

3/13: Curious About Coral
3/14: April Showers Bring May Flowers
3/15: What Did You Say?
3/16: Throwback Thursday: Spring Survival
3/17: Every Day is Earth Day


Single Day: $50 Members | $60 Non-Members
Full Week Sessions: $200 Members ($50 savings) | $240 Non-Members ($60 savings)

Journey Through Time

Students will explore all elements of acting, dabble in theater design, and a wide array of other fun topics! Each group will get their own topic and let their creativity come to life! Students collaborate on ideas for the creation of their very own script that they perform on the final day! Performance is Friday at 4:00 PM. Ages 6-13 | Registration Deadline: March 10


March 13 – 17
8:45a – 3:30p


$180 Davenport Resident
$200 Non-Davenport Resident


Davenport Junior Theatre
2822 Eastern Ave, Davenport, IA 52803
(563) 326-7862

Geneseo Park District’s Spring Break Camp

Park District will offer a camp Monday – Friday during Spring Break with games, activities, swimming and more. Campers must bring a sack lunch. Grades: K – 6th. Don’t need the whole week? Choose only the days you need it with our “Pick-a-Day” option.


March 20 – 24
7:30a – 5:30p


$115 Member | $230 Non-Member – Full Week
$28 Member | $56 Non-Member – Pick-a-Day option *per day*


Geneseo Community Center
541 E North St, Geneseo, IL 61254
(309) 944-5695

Attend a Class

Chemistry for Kids: March 18 @ 2:00p

Chemistry for Kids is back! Join us on the following days for chemistry demonstrations held by expert scientists! Thanks to the American Chemical Society these demonstrations are included with general admission. Don’t miss out!


Included with admission ($9 adult | $8 youth) / Members are FREE


Putnam Museum & Science Center
1717 W 12th St, Davenport, IA 52804
(563) 324-1933

Life on the Beach: March 17 @ 10:30a & 2:30p

Learn how sand is formed and how it moves with water. Explorers will make a mini beach together and watch how water moves sand as they control the waves. Become a nature adventurer by participating in our free Explorers Club programming.  Programs begin promptly at the scheduled time, and last 15-30 minutes.


Included with admission ($9 adult | $6 youth) / Members are FREE


Quad City Botanical Center
2525 4th Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201
(309) 794-0991

Spring Break at Family Museum

Mar 13 | Opera Iowa | 9:00a – 10:30a
Mar 14 | ISU Insect Zoo | 10:00a – 2:00p
Mar 15 | Super Mario Day | 10:00a – 2:00p
Mar 16 | Super Science with Mr. Glenn | 10:00a – 2:00p
Mar 17 | Green Slime | 12:30p – 3:00p


Included with admission ($9)


Family Museum
2900 Learning Campus Dr, Bettendorf, IA 52722
(563) 344-4106

Other Spring Break Activity Ideas

Go On a Vacay

There are tons of great places to visit within a few hours of the Quad Cities. Plan an action-packed trip to Chicago, IL, or a family road trip to St, Louis, MO. And if you haven’t been to Wisconsin yet, a spring break vacation to Madison or Milwaukee will surely create everlasting memories for your family. If staying local is more your vibe, visit one of our amazing wineries or check out one of our awesome hotels for a family STAYcation

Go, See, Explore the QCA

We have so many great state and local parks around the Quad Cities and spring break is the perfect time to visit them! Take a Winter Wildlife Trolley Tour at Starved Rock State Park. Take a spring hike and have a family picnic at Wildcat Den State Park. Visit Pioneer Village at Scott County Park, Duck Creek Park & Golf Course, or Vander Veer Park Conservatory.

Guides to the Quad City Area

If your kids are looking for a new activity, a new coffee shop, or a new hidden gem, let us guide you in the right direction! Museums, skate parks, hiking trails, and so much more can be found in our local guides!

Local Event Calendar

There are always TONS of local events going on, especially during spring. Check our calendar for all the library happenings, painting/DIY parties, museum and center events and so much more!

You got this mama!

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