Kids Camp

Kids Camp School’s Out!

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Click here for information on Kids Camp Spring Break! Registration opens December 1.

Offering camps for elementary students on no school days!

9:00 am—3:00 pm

All camps this session are K—5th

 

Friday, November 10

Gold Rush

Yee Haw! There’s GOLD in them thar hills! Join us for a day all about gold mining. Have fun panning for gold, creating a mining town, making candles and other Western crafts. Visit the silver mine in the Spirit of the West exhibit.

Members $40, non-members $45

Extended care: 7:45 am–9:00 am, $10 | 3:00 pm—5:15 pm, $10 | Both mornings & afternoons, $15

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3-DAY CAMPS

November 20-22

Monday—Wednesday

Earth, Wind and Fire

Learn how Earth’s natural features such as mountains and rivers change over time due to wind, water and fire. With science experiments, stream tables, games and crafts, explore how rocks break down, stream banks erode, how fire travels and the role wind plays in changing the land.

Members $120, non-members $135

Extended care: 7:45 am—9:00 am, $20 | 3:00 pm—5:15 pm, $20 | Both mornings & afternoons, $32

Cancellation fees will apply.

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WINTER SCHOOL’S OUT KID CAMPS

TUESDAY-FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26-29

High Desert Time Travelers

Build a time machine and jump back into the time of dinosaurs and learn about Archaeopteryx, then zoom into the future and build a robotic arm. As time travelers you will have the opportunity to explore the past and the future in this fun, engaging 4-day camp.

Members $160, non-members $180

Extended care: 7:45 am—9:00 am, $30 | 3:00 pm—5:15 pm, $30

Both mornings and afternoons, $60

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Tuesday—Friday, January 2-5, 2018

Winter Wanderers

Have you ever built an igloo? This 4-day camp will explore all the wonders of winter from snow architecture to snow science and how animals make their home in the snow. Learn how to track animals and why they hibernate. Use your engineering skills to create a gingerbread house! This adventure-filled camp will be active, hands on and creative.

Members $160, non-members $180

Extended care: 7:45 am—9:00 am, $30 | 3:00 pm—5:15 pm, $30

Both mornings and afternoons, $60

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Monday, January 15, 2018

Kitchen Whiz

Ever been told not to play with your food? Not this time! Join us for a 1-day camp as we experiment with food, learn about it and eat some of it! Create geysers, make bread and butter and build your own scratch and sniff cards for everyone to test!

Members $40, non-members $45 Extended care:

7:45 am—9:00 am, $10 | 3:00 pm—5:15 pm, $10

Both mornings and afternoons, $15

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Friday, February 2, 2018

 

Robotics

In this robotic camp, campers will build a set of cubelets and make them move and spin in various directions. Then create and build a robotic arm that can pick up a variety of objects!

Members $40, non-members $45 Extended care:

7:45 am—9:00 am, $10 | 3:00 pm—5:15 pm, $10

Both mornings and afternoons, $15

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Monday, February 19, 2018

 

Dino Art

What do dinosaurs, clay and plaster have in common? Art! After visiting the Dinosaurs Take Flight: The Art of Archaeopteryx exhibition, students will enjoy drawing dinosaurs, printmaking and creating a dinosaur from clay and plaster. Other activities will include games, outdoor exploration and exhibit visits.

Members $40, non-members $45 Extended care:

7:45 am—9:00 am, $10 | 3:00 pm—5:15 pm, $10

Both mornings and afternoons, $15

Register here

For Kids Camp: CANCELLATION POLICY:
If you must cancel your registration for any reason, please notify the Museum as soon as possible. If you cancel, more than three weeks out, you will receive a 75% refund. A 50% refund will be given to cancellations made two weeks prior to the first day of camp. Cancellations made less than two weeks prior to the first day of camp will not be refunded. Be aware that refunds will not be given for partial or unattended days. There will be a $25 cancellation fee per camp.