The city offers a wide range of activities for children and families during spring break.
If you’re planning to stay close to home this spring break, Frisco is a good place to be or visit for children and families. Here are some camps and activities during the week of March 9-13.
Adventure Kids in Frisco is hosting a Playcare Spring Break Camp for children between 6 weeks old to 12 years old. Parents can choose from half-day and full-day options with different themes for children to participate in each day. The cost varies per child. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 2831 West Eldorado Parkway, Suite 110.
The Sci-Tech Discovery Center is hosting a spring break camp for children aged 7 to 14. The spring break camp is a preview for the summer camp’s STEM topics and experiments. Members pay $75 per day or $275 for the week-long course. Nonmembers pay $85 per day or $325 for the weeklong course. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 8004 North Dallas Parkway.
North Texas Performing Arts in Frisco is hosting a spring break camp for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. The full-day and half-day camps are themed around children’s stories and creativity. Students will participate in visual art activities — including painting, pottery, mixed media, cartooning, sculpture, drawing, collage and printing — and performing arts activities — including theatre games, movement and pantomime. Read more about the specific camp days. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 6500 Preston Road, Suite 101.
Shawnee Trail Elementary is hosting a YMCA spring break camp for children 5 to 12. Members pay $30 per day, while non-members pay $35 per day. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 10701 Preston Vineyard Drive.
Young Chefs Academy is hosting a spring break camp for children ages 4 to 17 — though they will be divided in groups according to age. The three-hour camp from 9 a.m. to noon or 2 to 5 p.m. will teach children new recipes and techniques and the art of cooking and science of baking. Children will compete in team challenges and competitions. The cost is $60 per day or $250 per week. 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. 9350 Pasadena Drive, Suite 300.
The Frisco Museum Pass can take you through four museums with a 25% discount off individual tickets.
The Sci-Tech Discovery Center is a hands-on learning experience for all to enjoy. The innovative space allows guests to learn about science in a fun way. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 8004 Dallas Parkway.
The Frisco Heritage Museum and Center features historic homes and buildings available for tour and a replica of the original Frisco Depot. Scramble through historical artifacts, exhibits and photographs to learn more about the history of Frisco. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, 6455 Page St.
The National Videogame Museum — the country’s first established videogame museum — features more than 100,000 videogame consoles, games and artifacts. Guests can play videogames through interactive exhibits. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 10 a.m to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 8004 Dallas Parkway.
The Museum of the American Railroad, which is now on permanent display at TrainTopia, featuring G-scale trains. Guests can also make appointments for walking tours of the train cars on the grounds of the museums. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 6465 Page St.
The Frisco Library has scheduled events throughout the week. For specific times, visit the Frisco Library website. The schedule includes:
March 9: Biscuit at the Library for all ages, family robotics for all ages and a Moana party for children 6 to 12.
March 10: Two book club meetings — “Tweens Read: Graphic Novels” for children 10 to 13 and “Undead and Unread: The Anomaly” for adults — and a ukulele club meeting.
March 11: A family dance party and family origami night.
March 12: Biscuit at the Library, a 3D Design course for teenagers and adults and a technology challenge for children 6 to 12.
March 13: A retro gaming event for individuals of all ages and a watercolor session for teenagers.
Frisco has dozens of neighborhood parks across the city for children and families to enjoy. Learn more about the parks closest to you.
Hope Park at Frisco Commons is an inclusive park built for children with all abilities. The playground has rubberized footing, a sensory area, adaptive playground equipment, a picnicking area, areas divided for the younger and older children and a spray park. 8000 McKinney Road, Frisco.
Bring your dog to join the fun at Ruff Range Dog Park. Areas are separated by small dogs and large dogs and come equipped with a water fountain. This is a fun opportunity for all the family (even the furry members). 5335 4th Army Memorial Drive.
Frisco’s Skate Park is the largest in North Texas at 47,000 square feet. If you have children learning how to skate, rollerblade, scooter or cycle, this is a good place for them to learn. 2895 Honey Grove Drive.