March Break Smiles!

With March Break just around the corner, many families are already planning adventures and exciting activities for the week away from school. Look no further than Clarington for fun-filled adventures for children of all ages. Experience Clarington camps, library activities, arts and crafts programs as well as take a step back in time to pioneer days at the Museum. Here’s our guide to your week away from school.

For dance, drama, drawing, exciting trips to the GTA and sports fun, check out camps offered by the Municipality of Clarington’s Community Services:

Clarington Community Services – March Break Camps

Art Attack Camp (Ages 6-12yrs)
Kinder Camp (Ages 4-5yrs)
LEGO Camp (Ages 6-12yrs)
Trip Camp (Ages 8-14yrs)
Ultimate Sports Adventure Camp (Ages 6-12yrs)
Preteen Fitness Bootcamp (Ages 11-14)

Extended Care is also available as needed.

For more information, email: or call 905-435-1061 ext. 229

Attend a fancy ball, listen to bear tales, star as the hero in your own adventure, join the Paw Patrol and lots more at the Clarington Public Library:

Clarington Public Library:

Friday, March 10th
Sharon Jennings Author Visit @ Courtice Branch 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.


Beauty and the Beast Ball @ Bowmanville Branch 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Ages 4-6
Construction Chaos @ Courtice Branch 1:30-2:30pm Ages 7-9
LEGO Robot Challenge (registration req.) @ Bowmanville Branch – Two-day session; 10am-12:30pm Monday & Tuesday Ages 10+
Supertastic Heros @ Courtice Branch 10:30-11:15 a.m. Ages 4-6
Bear Tales @ Newcastle Branch 10:30-11:15 a.m. Ages 4-6
LEGO Robot Challenge (registration req.) @ Bowmanville Branch – Two-day session; 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Monday & Tuesday Ages 10+
Doodle Bots @Newcastle Branch 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Ages 10 +

Paw Patrol Parade @ Bowmanville Branch 10:30-11:15 a.m. Ages 4-6
LEGO Zip Line @ Bowmanville Branch 1:30-2:30 p.m. Ages 7-9
BYOC Movie Night @ Courtice Branch 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Family/All Ages

Bear Tales @ Courtice Branch 10:30-11:15am Ages 4-6
Supertastic Heroes @ Newcastle Branch 10:30-11:15 a.m. Ages 4-6
LEGO Robot Challenge (Registration Req.) @ Courtice Branch – Two-day session; Thursday & Friday 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Ages 10 +
Library Break Out @ Bowmanville Branch 1:30-3:00 p.m. Ages 10 +

Troll Time @ Bowmanville Library 10:30-11:15 a.m. Ages 4-6
Maker Market @ Newcastle Branch 1:30-2:30 p.m. Ages 7-9
LEGO Robot Challenge (Registration Req.) @ Courtice Branch – Two-day session; Thursday & Friday 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Ages 10 +

For more information, email or call 905-623-7322

Take a step back in time and explore your heritage, experience survival in pioneer times all at the Clarington Museums camp:

Clarington Museums presents March Break Camp at the Museum: “Hand on History”

Create a “Heritage Minute” for Clarington, unearth secret artifacts, play “Pioneer Survivor”, make your own treasure and so much more!
March 13-17. $175 for the week or $40 per day

For more information, visit

If you enjoy working with your own two hands and have an artistic flair look for your next art adventure with Janet Lange Art and Design or the Visual Arts Center:

Janet Lange Art & Design presents Spring Fling March Break Art Camp!

Sculpture, Canvas Painting, Face Painting, Drama, Music and more

More information, email or call 905-419-8963

Visual Arts Centre:
Opt for full-week or day-camp, March 13th-17th

Monday: Mixed Media & Photo Transfer
Tuesday: Art Chill
Wednesday: Clay Art: Kids Pottery
Thursday: Mixed Media Sculpture
Friday: Printmaking

More information: or call 905-623-5831

As if all that wasn’t enough, here’s some more exciting options:

Joey’s World Playground
Open for regular play hours (10AM-8PM)

Jungle Cat World Wildlife Park
Open (Weather permitting). Feeding tour is daily at 1:30pm.

Paint Your Own Pottery!

Enjoy the slopes, or one of their March Break camps!
For more information, call 905-983-5983 or visit


March Break Madness brought to you by Ontario Power Generation:

March 13 10am-1pm: Spring Water Surprise
Where: Darlington Nuclear Information Center, 1855 Energy Drive, Courtice.
Join staff from Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority to learn about spring water safety through cool experiments and fun activities.

March 15 9:30am – 1:30pm Community Skate @ South Courtice Arena
Gather your skates, helmet, family and friends. Skating is fun for everyone!

Unsure of what to do? Stop by the Clarington Tourism office and let us help you plan. Our office is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and is located at 181 Liberty Street South in Bowmanville. We have a wealth of resources and want to help. For more information call us at 905-623-4356.

Happy March Break from the Clarington Tourism team, we hope you have a blast!


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