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Museum Youth Camps 2020
 

Join us for camp at the MAC

The MAC's camps are based on the philosophy that young people benefit from hands-on learning experiences that combine an appreciation for the arts and science with respect for and understanding of the world around them. It is the mission of our dedicated and experienced staff to promote creative talent, cultivate a sense of wonder, and foster an enthusiasm for exploration of the natural world.

Single Day Spring Break Camps

Dig Into Pompeii Camp (2nd-6th grades)
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
9 am - 2 pm
Cost: $45 members; $50 non-members

What can archaeology teach us about ancient treasures? Join us for a day of digging in to discover the world of archaeology. Then paint, build, and weave your own artifacts to keep! You'll hear timeless myths of crafty gods, morphing metal like Vulcan and spinning stories like Minerva, creating treasures for all time! Register now.


Get Messy Camp (2nd – 6th grades)
Friday, April 10, 2020
9 am - 2 pm
Cost: $45 members; $50 non-members

Spend the day getting messy with hands-on art making fun! Discover your creative side without any worry about making a mess. Squish, build, twist, fold, and splatter your way into art as you explore painting, clay molding, origami, and more. Register now.


These camps are not a series.
Register for each day separately.

 

Summer Camps 

Summer camps are offered from June-August 2020 and include one-day and week-long camps for grades 2-5 and Junior Camp Counselor-in-Training for grades 6-7. All camps are tied to our summer exhibitions. Registration starts in mid-March.

 

One-Day Camps

Get Messy Camp
Session One:  2nd-3rd grades
Session Two:  4th-5th grades

June 24 July 22, and/or Aug. 12 
9 am - 2 pm
Cost:  $45 members, $50 non-members

Get messy with hands-on art making fun!  Discover your creative side without any worry about making a mess! Squish, splatter, and stomp your way into art as you explore printing, painting, and clay molding. Explore the MAC’s exhibits.

These camps are not a series.
Register for each day separately.


Blow Your Top Camp
Session One:  2nd-3rd grades
Session Two:  4th-5th grades

June 25, 2020
9 am - 2 pm
Cost:  $45 members, $50 non-members 

Dig into the world's stories and myths around volcanoes, as we paint, build, and blow up some of our own.


A Good Impression Camp
Session One:  2nd-3rd grades
Session Two:  4th-5th grades

July 9, 2020
9 am - 2 pm
Cost:  $45 members, $50 non-members

Split light and spatter color - from prisms to paint - we'll construct, draw, paint and play with color!


Week-Long Camps

Each week-long camp includes a tour of the galleries and the historic Campbell House. Campers will create their own hand-designed portfolios and screen printed t-shirts as keepsakes from their unique summer experience! Before and after care available for an additional fee.
 

Black Cauldrons & Ruby Slippers Camp
Session One:  2nd-3rd grades
Session Two:  4th-5th grades

July 13-16, 2020
9 am - 4 pm
Cost:  $180 members, $200 non-members

What do colors mean in storytelling? Campers will dive in to the colors in their favorite adventures and create a book of illustrations to take home.


Nature-Made Camp
July 27-31, 2020
9 am - 4 pm
Cost:  $180 members, $200 non-members 

What art supplies can you find in your backyard? In this camp, we'll find inspiration in Native American art, using supplies from the great outdoors, including printmaking, dyeing and weaving, and bead work.

 

Junior Camp Counselors-in-Training (Jr CIT)
6th and 7th grades

July 13-16
July 27-31
9 am - 4 pm
Cost:  $180 members, $200 non-members

Gain experience assisting with summer camps at the Museum. Develop team-building, mentorship, communication, and leadership skills. Camp activities may include crafts, songs, games and nature exploration. Jr CITs will support 2nd and 3rd grade campers.

Registration starts in mid-March.