San’s Child Spring Break Camp
March 13, 2017 – March 17, 2017, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Oakhaven Middle School
3125 Ladbrook | Memphis, TN 38118
Includes daily light breakfast, lunch, field trip for the week and a camp t-shirt!
Please sign up on if you are interested in your young lady attending!
If you STILL need somewhere to take your children, tomorrow and Thursday (not Good Friday) … see below.
EVERY City of Memphis Community Center is holding a SPRING BREAK EXPERIENCE camp – FREE!
Activities may vary across centers, but will generally include sports, games, playground games, cultural arts, musical/dance expression, health and fitness awareness programs, mentoring and character building exposures, computer, reading and learning experiences, and an array of other engaging exposures for the youth.
Dates: March 21—March 24, 2016
Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Monday – Thursday (except for Raymond Skinner Center 8 a.m.—6 p.m.)
All Community Centers will be closed Friday, March 25th in observance of Good Friday
All Community Centers will re-open under normal hours of operation, Saturday, March 26th, from 9 a.m.—2 p.m.
Cost— Free
City of Memphis Youth; ages 5 – 17
All City of Memphis Community Centers
No Registration; all participants are required to sign in w/basic contact/emergency info.

City of Memphis Division of Parks  & Neighborhoods free Spring Break Wellness Mini-Camp for youth at the City’s 25 community centers

MEMPHIS, TN (March 12, 2015) – Memphis community centers are offering Memphis youth a free Spring Break Wellness Mini-Camp experience during spring break week. We encourage parents and guardians to allow their children to attend and participate at one of the city’s 25 community center locations.

Spring Break Youth Wellness Mini-Camps will be open to all Memphis youth at no charge. Meals will be provided daily through the Shelby County Schools—Division of Nutritional Services. Youth will partake in various activities within our three core service areas of: Health, Fitness & Wellness; Educational and Character Development; and Cultural Arts and Expressions.

Activities may vary across centers, but will generally include sports, games, playground games, general fitness exercises, cultural arts, musical/dance expression, health and fitness awareness programs, mentoring and character building exposures, computer, reading and learning experiences, and an array of other engaging exposures for the youth.

 Dates: March 16—March 20, 2015

 Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Monday – Friday

 Costs — No Fees (Free)

 City of Memphis Youth; ages 5 – 17

 All City of Memphis Community Centers and the Raymond Skinner Developmental Center

 NO Formal Registration — participants are required to sign-in


City of Memphis SPRING BREAK YOUTH WELLNESS MINI-CAMPS March 16—20, 2015 Monday—Friday 8:30 am—6:00 pm COMMUNITY CENTERS Community Centers

Bert Ferguson 8505 Trinity Rd, 38018 901-309-1761

Bickford 233 Henry, 38108 901-527-8752

Charles Powell – Westwood 810 Western Park, 38109 901-785-5975

Cunningham 3773 Old Allen, 38128 901-377-3037

Dave Wells 915 Chelsea, 38107 901-526-7193

Davis 3371 Spottswood, 38111 901-323-8015

Douglass 1616 Ash, 38108 901-327-6131

Ed Rice 2907 N. Watkins, 38127 901-357-6919

Gaisman 4221 Macon, 38122 901-682-6161

Gaston 1048 S. Third, 38106 901-774-4156

Glenview 1141 S. Barksdale, 38114 901-576-7080

Hickory Hill 3910 Ridgeway Rd, 38115 901-566-9685

Hollywood 1560 N. Hollywood, 38108 901-458-4084

Katie H. Sexton 1235 Brown, 38107 901-576-7070

Lester 317 Tillman, 38112 901-324-2639

Marion Hale 4791 Willow, 38117 901-685-8120

McFarland 4955 Cottonwood, 38118 901-362-8350

Mitchell 602 West Mitchell, 38109 901-789-2927

North Frayser 2555 St. Elmo, 38127 901-353-9419

Orange Mound 2572 Park, 38111 901-576-6878

Pine Hill 973 Alice, 38106 901-774-7950

Raleigh 3678 Powers, 38128 901-372-2085

*Raymond Skinner Center 712 Tanglewood, 38104 901-272-2528

Riverview 1891 Kansas, 38109 901-774-3041

Whitehaven 4318 Graceland, 38116 901-332-0783

For more information contact the nearest Community Center in your area. *The Raymond Skinner Center is designated, and provides services, for participants with special needs.

 Bartlett (386-8968)

  • Preschool Storytime (ages 2-5) March 12 and 13 @10:15 and 11:15 am both days; call to register.
  • Tunes and Tales (ages 4 – 11) with a Create a Craft Session March 8 @11 amMusical Performance by Memphis Symphony’s String Quartet; call to register.
  • Computer Basics Class for Adults March 14 @ 1 pm

Central (415-2700)

  • Free Saturday Legal Clinics for Adults March 8 @10 am in Meeting Rooms A, B, and C
  • Family Tunes and Tales (ages 4 and older) March 8 @11 am Musical Performance by Memphis Symphony Orchestra Roxaboxen
  • The “A to Z of Used Car Buying” for Adults sponsored by Autozone March 8@11:15 am and @noon in First Floor Magazine Area
  • Paws for Reading March 8 @1pm Children read with trained READ therapy dog Teva
  • Literacy Through Steampunk March 8  @3 pm in L-56 Part of Teen Tech Week activities
  • Preschool Storytime (ages 3- 5) March 10 @10:15 am
  • Crafternoon – Crafts + Books = FUN March 10 @3:30 pm (ages 6-12)
  • Central Reader’s Club (Memphis and the Super Flood of 1937 by Patrick O’Daniel)

March 10 @6:30 pm in the Humanities Department

  • Baby and Books March 11  @10:15 am
  • Internet Basics for Adults March 11 @10 am
  • Teen Tech Tuesday March 11 @2:30 pm in L-56 Teens celebrate Teen Tech Week with the latest gadgets and gizmos to produce a movie, arrange a song, and write a book. Call 415-2739 for details.
  • Toddler Story Time March12 @10:15 am (ages 18-36 months) in Children’s Department
  • Wider Angle Film Series (Broken directed by Rufus Norris) March 12 @6 pm in the Humantities Department
  • Preschool Storytime March 13  @10:15 am (ages 3 – 5)
  • Dixon Gallery’s Art to Grow: Stained Glass a la Marc Chagall March 13

 @1:30 pm (ages 6 and older) Groups must register by calling 415-2700

  • Small Business Start-Up March 13

@6 pm in Business/Sciences Department, third floor

  • Paws for Reading March 15 @1pm Children read with trained READ therapy dog Olly. Hablan espanol e ingles.

 Cordova (415-2764)

  • Tunes and Tales  Woodwind Quartet March 8 @11 am (for children)
  • Internet Basics Class for Adults March 12 @10 am
  • International Storytime Celebrating Poland March 15 @11 am (ages 4- 11)

Crenshaw (415-2765)

  • Spring Cleaning at Crenshaw March 12 @10:30 am Children and teens pick up litter and clean up and enjoy a pizza party following.
  • Miz Crenshaw’s Farmers Market March 13 @10:30 am Children eat fruits and veggies from the farmer’s market named for Mrs. Cornelia Crenshaw. UT Extension Program guest Rita Jackson will read to the children and provide coloring booklets and recipe cards to parents.

 East Shelby (415-2767)

  • Preschool Storytime March 8 @1 pm

Gaston Park (415-2769)

  • It’s All About Matter March 11 @11 am With this introduction to chemistry, kids ages 8 and up will explore the concept of matter changing using root beer floats and balloon racing.
  • I Am A Builder March 12 @ 11 am With this introduction to engineering, children ages 5 and up will design geometric spaces using marshmallows, gumdrops, toothpicks, and plastic straws.
  • I Can’t Believe My Eyes March 13 @ 11 am With this introduction to biology, children ages 8 and older will learn how to use a microscope and conduct simple experiments.

Parkway Village (415-2776) 

  • Towel Origami March 11 @3 pm Adults make their own whimsical animals from towels like ones seen on cruise ships
  • Children’s Movie Day March 12 @2 pm Children will enjoy a movie and refreshments.
  • Teen Yu-Gi-Oh! March 13 @2 pm Teens battle for championship as they play this popular game.

Raleigh (415-2778) Registration required for activities below.

  • Art to Grow March 10 @10:30 am
  • Print It, Stamp It, Make It Your Own March 11 @10:30 am
  • Slime and Other Science Fun March 12 @10:30 am
  • My Green Thumb March 13 @10:30 am

 South (415-2780)

  • Computer Basics March 11 @10 am

Whitehaven (415-2781)

  • Seed Seedling Swap for Adults March 8 @11 am

Spring Break is Next Week!

Join TODAY and Bring Your Family to

The Pink Palace Family of Museums!

What are you going to do with your kids next week? How about go to the Pink Palace Museum, Lichterman Nature Center or the Mallory-Neely House?

Come to the Pink Palace Museum on March 8th for the grand opening of our CTI 3D Giant Theater! There will be door prizes and free exhibit tickets with purchase of a ticket to Flight of the Butterflies 3D. This is a fabulous movie. Great for the whole family. Also showing at 2 pm will be Tornado Alley 3D.  If you saw this movie when we showed it in 2012 you will remember how exciting it is.  This time it will be in 3D! Later, in April, we will bring in Jerusalem 3D to the CTI 3D Giant Theater.By the way, if you would like to attend the opening parties for Flight of the Butterflies 3D and Jerusalem 3Dyou MUST join at the Club Level or above before March 7th!

Also at the Pink Palace this month is RACE: Are We So Different . This is a wonderful exhibit that brings together the everyday experience of living with race, its history as an idea, the role of science in that history, and the findings of contemporary science that are challenging its foundations.  It is a must see exhibit.

You can also spend the night in the Museum! We are holding anotherCamp In on March 21-22.  Get Information and Register.

While you are visiting the Pink Palace, you can also visit the Planetarium and see MarsQuest or Visions of a Spring Night. The Planetarium is now open 7 days a week!

If you have not visited recently, you have not see all the changes that are planned for the Pink Palace Museum.  The renovation of the CTI Theater is just the beginning.  Next will be the Planetarium this Fall.  It will be changed into the Full Dome Theater and have all new digital equipment and new seats. You can see a display of all the changes the next time you visit.

If you want to stretch your legs and let your kids run off the excess energy, you should head over to the Lichterman Nature Center and walk the trails next week.

You don’t want to miss all the fun… Join Today Online  or Call 901-636-2406 Today to purchase your year membership!

Click to read more about all the special events that we are planning.

What You Get in a Membership…

Your membership benefits include admission and discounts to the Pink Palace Museum, CTI 3D Giant Theater, Sharpe Planetarium, Lichterman Nature Center, and our Historic Homes. By using your reciprocal benefits when
traveling, you can also take advantage of free or discounted admission to over 300 participating museums around the U.S. and even more worldwide. (  All regular membership levels also come with passes to CTI 3D Movies and the Planetarium. The number of passes depends on your membership level. You also receive a 10% discount in our Museum Store and at Bella Caffe. Please visit our Membership Page to see your membership options, prices, and benefits, or call or come by the Membership Office.
Call for details. 901-636-2406

Spring Break Camps at the Garden!

There’s still time to sign up for Spring Break Fun at the Garden!


Memphis Botanic Garden

March 10-14
10 am-2 pm

Ages 5-12 years

Reservations required, sign up online or call
901-636-4126 soon to reserve your space.


Spend the day enjoying garden games, outdoor explorations, hands-on crafts, and more!

Activities will vary, so choose individual dates or join us for all five!
Monday: Fun in the Sun
Tuesday: Backyard Buddies
Wednesday: Flower Power
Thursday: Garden Detective
Friday: Wilderness Explorer

MBG members $30 per day/$125 per week
Non-members $35per day/$150 per week
Snack provided, children will need to bring a sack lunch.
Call 636-4126 to register or sign up online now!

Teens & Tweens: Get grooving and hooping in the Garden!

Spring Break Hoop Camp
March 10-14


Go beyond waist-hooping by learning the weave, vortex, and other simple, flowing moves. Integrate the hoop into nature, science, gardening, and nutrition. Make beautiful take-home projects including your own hula hoop! Show off your moves at the end of the week at the big finale.

Sign up online or call 636-4131 to register.
Garden members $160
Non-members $185

Picnic Days!

During Spring Break, March 11-14, our friends from Chick-fil-A will be outside the Visitors Center selling chicken sandwiches, nuggets, fruit, cookies, and applesauce.
Grab some lunch and enjoy family play time in the Garden!

Memphis Urban League and S.O. What! Alternative Spring Break  <—-Register Here!

The Memphis Urban League (MUL) will partner with S.O. What! LLC to host their first alternative spring break program for girls in the city of Memphis. The program will be open for 6th- 8th grade students to participate in a three day camp starting March 12th. Participants will complete workshops created by Summer Owens, President and CEO of S.O. What!, addressing self-esteem, bullying, teen pregnancy, and goal-setting. This program will be an extension of the Project Ready: GIRL POWER program MUL hosts at Westside Achievement Middle and Northside High School currently funded by the Women’s Foundation of Memphis.

This program is open to 6th-8th female students who reside in Shelby Country. It is scheduled to take place from March 12th- 14th, 9 AM until 2 PM, at no-cost to the attendees. Full participation is required. Drop off hours will be from 8:30 AM- 8:55 AM; pick up hours 2:00 PM-2:30 PM. Students will be provided breakfast, lunch and snacks during program hours.

Program participants and at least one parent/legal guardian will be required to attend a mandatory meeting on March 5th at 5:30 PM to complete program paperwork and receive Summer Owen’s book “Life After Birth: A Memoir of Survival and Success as a Teenage Mother”.

This form above is to only be completed by a parent or legal guardian.



MCS & SCS Spring Break! Next Week! March 12th-16th!

Next Day Out:  Spring Break II – Friday, April 6th (Good Friday)

Spend your Spring Break with the Dixon! This year’s camp will be focusing on the Golden Ages of-well-EVERYTHING. Each day we will have an activity exploring new media in different “Golden Times” throughout history.  Snacks, materials and plenty of play time outdoors provided daily.

Full week: Members 85.00 Non Members 115.00

Price per day: Members 20.00 Non Members 25.00

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