Believe it or not, spring break is fast approaching. This year, the Conroe Independent School District will observe spring break from March 13-17.

The good news is that there’s plenty to do in and around Conroe, like Lake Conroe, a 22,000-acre aquatic fun park, boasting activities like fishing, swimming, kayaking, canoeing and more.

And if you’re looking for other fun ways to spend spring break with the family, read on!

Camps for Kids

Whether your kids want outdoor activities (like YMCA camps) or indoor education (think Code Ninjas), the Conroe area has camps to meet every need, including the following:

Cordovan Art School Spring Break Camp

The Cordovan Art School hosts a Spring Break Arts Camp for children ages 5-12 years. Budding artists learn many things including how to create cartoon characters (like Pixar, Pokémon and others), draw furry friends and develop Minecraft-oriented projects.

The camp takes place at 8000 McBeth Way in The Woodlands, Full-day, half-day and one-day camps are available, as is extended care. For more information and to register, visit Cordovan Art Camps.

Camp Fun Quest

The Conroe Parks & Recreation Department’s Camp Fun Quest is a camp that packs indoor and outdoor recreational activities into a fun-filled week. Some camps also include swimming and/or field trips.

Camp Fun Quest is at 100 Park Place in Conroe. To learn more or to register, visit the City of Conroe’s Parks & Recreation Department.

Fun for Family

There’s plenty for families to do throughout the Conroe area. Take self-guided tour of Historic Conroe’s Conroe Art Benches. Spend a day at the Big Rivers Water Park in New Caney, TX. Or visit one of the following destinations:


East Texas Elephant Experience

Take a tour to meet and greet majestic elephants in this remarkable wildlife preserve. The tour lets you experience African elephants, up-close and personal—you can pet and take pictures with these gentle giants! Educational programs teach you how these massive animals are cared for.

East Texas Elephant Experience is at 14041 State Highway 105 East, Cut and Shoot, TX. To book a tour, visit the website.

TGR Exotics Wildlife Park

Come and visit more than 100 exotic animals ranking from an African Crested porcupine to a wallaroo. Launched by Troy and Gwen Scott, this venue allows you to meet these unusual critters up-front and personal and learn about their backgrounds.

TGR Exotics Wildlife Park is at 22115 Sherrod Lane, Spring, TX. To schedule your visit, log on to the website.

7 Acre Wood

Billed as “an old-fashioned family fun park that kids love,” the 7 Acre Wood offers a petting zoo. Other activities include a western play town, large playground and gigantic sandbox, zip line, miniature golf, a puppet house and more.

7 Acre Wood is at 4401 N. Frazier St. in Conroe. For more information, visit the website.


Play Street Museum

As its name suggests, the Play Street Museum offers a safe and imaginative indoor area for kids to play – and to have fun! Children have the opportunity to explore multiple interactive exhibits, including a small downtown square. On March 17, the museum will host ShamROCK and ROLL, where children can make their own green slime.

The Play Museum is at 207 E. Shore Dr., The Woodlands. For more information, visit the website.

The Woodlands Children’s Museum

This venue is a day-long fun-fest for children, as they explore oceans, practice life skills and dig for dino “artifacts!” The museum educates through entertainment, while offering plenty of hands-on, tactile experiences, while indulging in creative play and learning.

The Woodlands Children Museum is at 4775 Panther Creek Dr. For additional information, visit the website.

Heritage Montgomery Museum

Learn all about the history of Montgomery County with a day visit to this fascinating, informative museum. Three permanent exhibits including the area’s history (from prehistoric times to Lake Conroe’s development). One gallery is hands-on for children, offering them the opportunity to explore a log cabin and early 20th century general store.

Heritage Montgomery Museum is at 1506 I-45N in Conroe. For more information, visit the website.

Looking for a New Home?

If you plan to spend spring break looking for a new home in Conroe, TX, visit us in ARTAVIA. Spend some time exploring our play and meditation areas, as well as the miles of winding trails. With great builder savings, lots of move-in ready inventory, a wide variety of floor plans and lot size, we have something for every family. For more information, visit artaviatx.com.

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