Here is a list of March Break activities for students in Niagara Falls. If you have little ones to pre-teens at home and you live locally, here’s just a small list:
Fort George National Historic Site:
Children ages 8 to 12 years old will benefit from “Fun at the Fort March Break“. Each day these kids will learn about Fort George and the War of 1812 through activities, games, crafts and colourful exhibits that relate to the theme of the day.
The program runs from 8:30am to 4:30pm on March 12th, 13th & 14th. The sign in begins at 8:15am from the Visitor Reception Centre and sign-out begins at 4:30pm until 4:45pm The cost is $29.40 per child per day and if yu register your child for all three days, you will receive 30% off the third day.
Day 1: Wednesday March 12th: Soldiers and Scavengers
Day 2: Thursday March 13th: Officers, Music and Forts
Day 3: Friday March 14th: Digging the fort –Archeaology and Food
Call 905-468-6614 or email [email protected] for detailed information about each day’s activities or to register.
The Niagara Sportsmen Show and the Niagara Boat and Cottage Show at the Scotiabank Convention Centre:
Dream of better weather and head to the Niagara Sportsmen Show. It is devoted to fishing, boating, camping, hunting and the great outdoors. You can find hundreds of exhibitors displaying endless products devoted to fishing, boating, camping, hunting and the great outdoors. While this event is fun for the entire family, there are quite a few March Break activities for students here, such as:
*Free Kids Fishing Hole. There are tagged fish (over 100 trout) with prizes!
*Reptilia. Stop by and check out all the various different types of species of reptiles and learn a little more about our slimy friends! Snakes, turtles, alligators and lizards are a few reptiles you will encounter here…
*Extreme Rush Rock Climbing. Challenge yourself and your family to one of four 19 foot climbs.
“Casting Kids”. This is where avid anglers teach kids how to pitch, flip and cast….and much, much more!
The Niagara Sportmen Show runs from March 14th-16th, 2014 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre. The cost is $12.00 for Adults, $10.00 for Seniors (Friday is $8.00), $8.00 for Children ages 6-15 and Children ages 5 and under are free when accompanied by an Adult. You pass also purchase a family pass which includes 2 Adults and 2 Children for $35.00.
March 14th – 12pm – 9pm
March 15th 9am – 6pm
March 16th 10am – 5pm
March Break @ The Museum:
Head to the Niagara Falls History Museum for March Break @ the Museum! There is the Space Show at 11:00 am and then they are bubbling potions and chemical reactions in the afternoon at the Fire & Ice Show (1:00pm).
Visit their portable planetarium and see a moon rock from NASA at 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 2pm and 2:30pm.
Explore the museum and complete a scavenger hunt, then finish the day off with a movie at 3pm. There are crafts all day long as well.
*NOTE: March 12 ONLY – Solar Viewing with Astronomer Dr. Brian Pihack from 11am -3pm