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Pre-School Camps

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Kinder Camps

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Camp Discovery

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Education Programs

Registration is required one week in advance for all museum classes. Payment must accompany registration. Cancellation must be received at least three business days prior to the start of the program to receive a refund. 

Pre-School Camps

Age:   4-5 years

Time:  9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Cost:  $38 Members / Museums for All

$43 Non-Members

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Two-day Pre-School Camps are a great introduction for your child to experience a classroom setting.  Camp begins with circle time, setting classroom expectations, singing a Hello song, and listening to a story to introduce the day’s topic.  Campers enjoy themed hands-on activities, music and movement, and center-based learning. Please review our Pre-School Camp Letter. 

 

Junior Engineer: Monday, June 28 & Tuesday, June 29

Join us as we learn about the power of magnets and how catapults throw objects through the air!  We will be reading Rusty Rivets Magnet Power by Tex Huntley and Rusty Rivets Cupcake Catapult by Frank Berrios.

 

Pete the Cat: Monday, August 2 & Tuesday, August 3

On the first day, we will read Pete the Cat and his Four Groovy Buttons by James Dean and create button art and practice our counting skills. On the second day, we will read Pete the Cat and the Supercool Science Fair by Kimberly and James Dean and will do some science experiments!

Kinder Camps

Ages: Entering Kindergarten (5-6 years)

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Cost: $92 Members / Museums for All

           $102 Non-Members

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Kinder Camps are designed specifically for children preparing to enter Kindergarten. Camp begins with circle time, setting classroom expectations, singing a Hello song, and listening to a story to introduce the day’s topic. Campers enjoy themed hands-on activities, music and movement, and center-based learning. This camp also includes a small snack. Please review our Kinder Camp Letter.

 

STEAM Discoveries: Monday, July 19 through Friday, July 23

Join us for weeklong discoveries that relate to science, technology, engineering, art, and math!  Each day, we will read a story that relates to our STEAM specific topic of the day and then we will participate in hands-on activities that support that topic. Some topics that we will explore include our human body, space, and more!

Camp Discovery

Cost includes camp, snack and materials.  Payment must accompany registration. Registration deadline 1-week prior to camp. Camps fill quickly so register early. 72-hour cancellation required for refund. Bring a packed lunch.


Grades: Entering 1-6 

Time: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Cost: $180 Members / Museums for All

          $205 Non-Members

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Upcycled Art: Taking the Old and Making it New

Monday, July 12 through Friday, July 16

Have you ever heard the phrase “One person’s junk is another person’s treasure”? During this week of camp, we will be taking “junk” and making new and exciting art with it. Use your creativity to inspire others using found objects, old items and “junk.” We will work with Habitat for Humanity’s Chairs 4 Change fundraiser to paint chairs to auction.

 

STEAM Camp: Monday, July 26 through Friday, July 30

Explore activities designed to spark your imagination and curiosity.  During this week of camp, we will explore your curiosity and inventiveness as we use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) to design and create your own projects.