Spring breaking in Chilliwack

Not going away for spring break? Have no fears. Chilliwack has a wide selection of fun-filled activities.

Not going away for spring break? Have no fears. Chilliwack has a wide selection of fun-filled activities for children, teens, and families to enjoy the whole week over.

MARCH 15: Main Street Church is hosting the Spring Break Carnival, featuring Circus West, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event includes rides, games, bouncy castles, and live circus performances. The church is located at 9345 Main Street. Admission is free.

MARCH 17: Children, five to 12, can explore Chilliwack’s wetlands at the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve in a one-day spring break camp from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $30.

MARCH 17-21: Read the clues, follow the map, and remember X marks the spot. Sardis Library is hosting a spring break scavenger hunt from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. all week. Admission is free.

MARCH 17-21: Children, five to eight years old can get a taste of the arts at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre with a week-long spring break camp that includes clay, painting, drawing, T-shirt making, acting, puppetry, music, ropework and beads. Cost is $75.

MARCH 18: Teens, 12 and up, try your hand at cake pop decorating. Sardis Library is hosting an hour of chocolate dipping and icing piping for teens to decorate their very own edible craft from 2:30 to 3:30. Admission is free.

MARCH 18-22: Chilliwack  Centre of Excellence Paddling Club is hosting a spring break day camp for youth that will be filled with outdoor activities. Kayaking will be the main activity, but others may include hiking, SUP boarding, swimming and canoeing. For youth between eight and 16. Cost is $150. Lunch is provided.

MARCH 19: Start off with a drawing lesson, then enjoy a demonstration of mixed media painting. Chilliwack Community Arts Council is hosting a mixed media painting on canvas afternoon for children between the ages of seven to 12 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost for members is $20 and $25 for non-members.