A wide variety of events for kids are timed with spring break this year.
A "Spring Break Arts Exploration for Teens, Tweens and Kids" happens from March 12-23 at Surrey Arts Centre. Handson activities are led by experienced artists and art educators. Teens age 13 to 17 who want to experiment with clay can sign up for Youth Pottery sessions, March 19-23 from 12: 30 to 3: 30 p.m. (fee $90).
There are also Pre-Teen Art Extreme and Pre-Teen Acting Extreme day camps, with fees ranging from $159.50 to $199. Call 604-501-5566 for registration info, or visit www. surrey.ca/register. Early registration is encouraged.
At Surrey Museum, the Spring Break Family PlayCamp offers train themed family fun (March 13-16 and again March 20-23). "Trains were an important way to move people and goods in early Surrey. Play with props and touchable artifacts and create train crafts as you explore our railway history." The drop-in, by-donation sessions run Tuesday to Friday from 10: 30 a.m. to 12: 30 p.m.
Meanwhile, Historic Stewart Farm in South Surrey hosts a Spring Break Children's Lit Series, with book themes of Anne of Avonlea (March 13, 20), Treasure Island (March 14, 21), Wind in the Willows (March 15, 22) and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (March 16, 23). Call 604-592-6956 for info and to pre-register.
At Don Christian Recreation Centre (6220 184th St., Surrey), a Spring Break Camp (for kids age six to 12) runs for five days, starting Monday, March 12 and again on March 19, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. The fee for five days is $100.50. Call 6045987960 for info.