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Four Seasons Resort Maui celebrates spring break with seasonal experiences, March 10 to April 6, 2024 : Maui Now


Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea welcomes back spring break travelers with a slate of new and expanded seasonal Four Seasons Maui Academy programming rooted in culture and the environment, happening March 10 to April 6, 2024.

Young visitors ranging in age from 5 through 12 can form a connection to Hawaiʻi through hands-on learning experiences, marine exploration, new culinary adventures, and enchanting storytelling under the stars with new and reinvigorated experiences including: ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian Language), Hawaiian Star Stories, Ocean Aloha, Chef’s Garden Club, Maui Whale Watchers and more.

Additionally, from March 24 to April 6, 2024, the Resort invites children ages 9 through 17 to join Camp Manitou, an adventure camp for pre-teens and teens designed to guide meaningful exploration around the island through counselor-led activities such as the Road to Hāna, a kids-only off-campus Hawaiian Star Stories led by Hawaiian navigator Kala Baybayan Tanaka, surfing excursions, island hikes, and more. For parents and younger siblings that don’t want to be left out of the fun, Camp Manitou also offers customizable family adventure days.

“We look forward to welcoming families and children of all ages to experience this spring’s Four Seasons Maui Academy and Camp Manitou offerings,” said Four Seasons Resort Maui General Manager Ben Shank. “Through these hands-on learning experiences and explorations, our young visitors build meaningful connections with Maui that we hope last a lifetime.”


Four Seasons Maui Academy and Camp Manitou join the Resort’s complimentary Kids for All Seasons day camp, as well as a list of activities and amenities, available to families year-round. Favorite family pastimes include pickleball, the Resort’s cultural calendar, and simply reconnecting during a dinner under the stars at the newly reimagined Ferraro’s Restaurant & Bar.

Four Seasons Maui Academy 2024 Spring Break complimentary schedule includes the following: 

NEW: ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi
Saturdays | 10 a.m.-11 a.m.

Children will sing and play their way to learning the Hawaiian language under the guidance of “Uncle Koa” Mattos, Four Seasons Resort Maui Cultural Ambassador. Language lies at the heart of Hawaiian culture, and this new activity focuses on instilling an appreciation for it, while making learning fun and effective.


Ocean Aloha  
Mondays | 10 a.m.-11 a.m.  

Discover Maui’s unique marine life through interactive learning led by a Maui Ocean Center Marine Naturalist, including humpback whale activities and an Ocean Explorer Live Touch Pool with sea stars, sea cucumbers and sea urchins. The experience, developed to instill the importance of caring for the ocean, includes a special gift: Hawai’i Sea Turtle Rescue, a Fabien Cousteau Ocean Expeditions children’s book. 

Chef’s Garden Club  
Tuesdays | 10 a.m.-11 a.m.  

Join Four Seasons Resort Maui Executive Pastry Chef Alexandre Chersouly on a seed-to-sip journey designed to help children better understand the origins of food. Weekly Chef’s Garden Club meetings include planting seeds, harvesting seasonal produce, meeting the Resort’s culinary team, and a complimentary treat (think hand-picked citrus soda) that highlights the children’s harvest.   *Chef’s Garden Club is available year-round.


Maui Whale Watchers 
Wednesdays | 10 a.m.-11 a.m.  

Calling all whale watchers. Led by “Uncle Taylor” Fujimoto, Four Seasons Resort Maui Sustainability Manager, children will not only head to the beach for whale-watching from the resort but will learn about migratory paths, why whales come to Maui’s warm waters and paint pictures of the majestic mammals.    

Tide Pools Exploration
Thursdays | 10 a.m.-11 a.m.

Embark on an adventure along Wailea’s stunning coastline that explores the vibrant world of tide pools. Young guests will encounter and learn fun facts about opihi (Hawaiian shellfish), sea urchin, sea cucumbers, hermit crabs, starfish and, if lucky, Hawaiian green sea turtles. *Tide Pools Exploration is available year-round.

Hawaiian Star Stories  
Wednesdays | 8 p.m.-8:30 p.m. 

Cozy up under Maui’s starry skies, as Hawaiian navigator Kala Baybayan Tanaka recounts the history of Polynesian wayfinders who used the stars, wind, and currents to journey to the Hawaiian Islands. Families will learn about the spiritual connection that voyagers have to the Hawaiian Islands, their ancestors, and the environment.  *Recommended for children 8 and older. Must be accompanied by a guardian. 

Reservations for Four Seasons Maui Academy classes are required. Contact the concierge at [email protected] or 808-874-8000. Reservations for Camp Manitou can be confirmed directly at campmanitou-fs.com.  

Source: Maui News

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