Spring Break Events Guide for 2022
Next week is Spring Break 2022 in Northwest Arkansas, mamas. If you’re looking for something to do with the kids, here’s a rundown of some of the best family fun events:
Movies at the Fayetteville Public Library
Visit the Fayetteville Public Library’s Event Center at 2 p.m. each day of Spring Break week (March 21-25) for a free family movie. Seating is first-come, first-served. (No food or drink in the Event Center.)
Monday – Clifford the Big Red Dog
Tuesday – PAW Patrol: The Movie
Wednesday – Encanto (Spanish)
Thursday – The Addams Family 2
Friday – Ron’s Gone Wrong
Amazeum Spring Break Camps: Academy of Superheroes and Villains
Join the Amazeum for a week of honing your hero and villain skills. Test your forensic abilities and probe your problem-solving skills in hero classes while exploring the ins and outs of sneaking and concealing as villains. In-person camp with COVID safety protocols. For ages 6-11.
Date: March 21-25
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Scott Family Amazeum, Bentonville
Spring Break at The Jones Center
You can enjoy extended skating in the ice arena from noon – 8 p.m. each day, swimming in the pool from noon – 6 p.m. each day, plus showings of movies at 1 PM, 3 PM, and 5 PM Monday – Friday. The week also includes:
Crafting in the lobby on Monday
Dive-In Movies at the pool on on Tuesday
Inflatables in the gym on Wednesday
Runway Bike Park borrow a bike/helmet, plus free music, games & more on Thursday
Frozen Friday in the ice rink on Friday — feel free to wear a costume.
A $3 wristband/person gives all-inclusive access for any activity happening that single day/evening. No registration required.
Date: March 21-25
Time: See description above.
Location: The Jones Center, Springdale
Spring Break Specials at Crystal Bridges
Celebrate the turn in the weather and a week off school with creative activities for all ages every afternoon. Create with artists in the studios, explore the pages of rare books in the library, enjoy live performances as a family, spend time with a board game bar in the Lower Lobby, learn about birds and blooms from guest speakers, and more. Free, no tickets required.
Date: March 19-27
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Location: Crystal Bridges Museum, Bentonville
Digging Into Spring Break, Rogers Historical Museum
Enjoy Spring Break fun at the Excavation Station and Connecting-The-Pots. Ages 6-12. 30-minute timed reservations are required for these two free events.
Dates: March 22 & 24
Time: 10 a.m. to noon
Location: Rogers Historical Museum
Spring Break: Peel Compton Foundation events
The Peel Compton Foundation is offering unique, hands-on camps and experiences at Coler Mountain Bike Preserve, The Quiver Archery Range, Osage Park, and Peel Museum & Botanical Garden. Your child can explore everything from archery to cycling at Peel Compton Foundation’s community spaces. Programming includes:
- A week-long camp at Coler Mountain Bike Preserve where kids will build on skills that include biking, wellness, art, “leave no trace” principles, and map reading.
- Day camps at The Quiver Archery Range for teens 12-17 who want to try their hand at archery.
- Free wetland tours daily at Osage Park where families can explore this unique wetland ecosystem and learn about the animals that call it home.
- Day camps at Peel Museum & Botanical Garden all about life in the 1800s with make-and-take activities, yard games, and garden exploration.
Dates: March 21-25
Community Creative Center Art Camps
Clay, art and wheel camps for ages 7-16. Price varies.
Dates: March 21-25
Location: Community Creative Center, Fayetteville
Imagine Studios Art Camps
Young Chef’s Academy Spring Break Camp
Students will explore a wide variety of authentic cooking techniques, cultural flavors, and learning moments. Campers are introduced to the latest trends in the culinary world. Ages 6-14.
Dates: March 21-24
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
Location: Young Chef’s Academy, Rogers
Ozark Highlands Nature Center
Marksmanship, archery, crafts and
Dates: (Tuesday-Saturday) March 22-26
Time: Varies, depending on event
Location: Ozark Highlands Nature Center, Springdale
Arkansas Volley Hogs (ARVH) Athletics
Spring Break volleyball camps for various grade levels, including 3-6, 6-8, and 9-12.
Location: Arkansas Volley Hogs, Springdale