Spring Break is quickly approaching, and if you’re like most parents, you’re probably trembling at the thought.

What are you going to do to entertain the kiddos for five days straight? If you work full-time, who will care for them during the day? How can you make sure they have fun and continue learning even when school is out?

Fortunately, you don’t have to go far for an answer. One of Schertz’s many perks is the bevy of children’s activities and educational resources it offers.

Check out just a few of the local Spring Break activity options your family can take advantage of:

YMCA Spring Break Camp

The Schertz branch of the YMCA offers a Spring Break Camp from March 13-17 from 9 a.m. to noon daily. Ages 5 to 13 are welcome, and the camp will offer games, fun activities and creative crafts and projects. There will even be a few field trips! Visit YMCASATX.org for more information.

All About Friends Spring Art Camp

Color Clay Studio is offering a Spring Art Camp March 13 to 17 from 10 a.m. to noon. Kids will get to draw, paint and make pottery, and they’ll also learn about color mixing, blending and other fun artistic techniques along the way. Ages 6 and up are welcome, and registration costs $125. All supplies are included. Learn more at ColorClayStudio.com.

San Antonio Pets Alive Patio Paw-ty

If your kiddo loves animals, take them to the Patio Paw-ty at Houlihan’s, located at 14601 I-35 N, on March 16 from 3 to 6 p.m. Hosted by San Antonio Pets Alive, this fun adoption event will feature tons of cute kitties, puppies and other critters and a mobile adoption kennel called the Tail Waggin.

NINJA Spring Break Camp

Want to keep your little one active during their days off? Send them to NINJA Camp at Elite Karate SA. No experience is necessary, and students will learn karate skills, play games and visit Chuck E. Cheese, the McNay Museum and other fun local spots. There will even be a trip to ThinAir for gravity-defying jumps, obstacle courses, dodgeball, trapeze activities and more.The camp runs March 13-17 from 7:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. Uniforms are required. Visit EliteKarateSA.com/day-camps for more info.

Cibolo Nature Center Spring Break Camp

Do your little ones love the outdoors? Send them to the Cibolo Nature Center’s Spring Break Day Camp. Running March 13-15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., kids ages 5 to 12 can enjoy a fun and active camp that nurtures their love of nature, animals and the arts. Cost is $65 per day.

Sylvan Learning Bot Lab

Challenge your child’s mind this Spring Break with Sylvan Learning’s Bot Lab, which takes place March 13-15. Students will learn STEM skills (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and use LEGO blocks to build real-life robots. Just a few of the day’s themes include Dino World and Superhero School. Cost is $95. To learn more, visit SylvanLearning.com.

JCC Spring Break Camp

For students in kindergarten through fifth grade, the Evelyn Rubenstein JCC Center will host a camp filled with swimming, tennis, gymnastics, theater performances and arts and craft activities. The camp will run March 13-17 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost is $75 per day or $325 per week. Visit ERJCCHouston.org to learn more.

Spring Break Fun Days

Aerial Athletics will host Spring Break Fun Days for kids ages 3 and up. Participants will try gymnastics, jump on inflatables, learn ninja skills and do loads of fun arts and crafts. The camp runs March 13-17, and half-day, full day and extended-day options are available. Get more info or register here.

Love to Swim Spring Break Camp

Love to Swim swimming school will offer a Spring Break Camp from March 13-17 that will include story time, singing, games, arts and crafts activities and, of course, lots of swimming. Camp runs from 8:30 to 4 p.m. daily, though late pick-up options are available. Cost is $198 for all five days, but drop-in, daily rates are also available. The camp is open to ages 3.5 to 7. Students must be potty-trained. Visit Love-to-Swim.com for more info.

Spend Spring Break in Schertz

Spring Break may be right around the corner, but fortunately, fun activities abound here in Schertz. DO you want more guidance on how to occupy your kids this holiday break? Contact the Claus Team today. Have other camps or activities to add to the list? Comment and let us know!