SUMMER CAMPS 2015


Greensboro Children’s Museum summer camps are hands-on, educational, creative, exciting and FUN!  Each week, our educators craft creative experiences, focused on hands-on activities, imaginative adventures, and learning through play.   GCM camp themes range from mastering basic culinary skills, arts and crafts, music, gardening, exploration, and play in both our indoor and outdoor spaces.

AGES

  • 4 year olds – Rising Kindergarteners
  • Rising 1st – 2nd Grade
  • Rising 3rd – 5th Grade
  • Rising 6th, 7th and 8th Grade

COST:

  • 4 years old – Rising Kindergarteners - Members - $100 - Non-Members - $110
  • Rising 1st Grade – 8th Grade - Members - $150 - Non-Members $160

June

Pirates & Mermaids - SOLD OUT

Waitlist - Please email sashton@gcmuseum.com to be added to the Pirates and Mermaids waitlist.

June 8 – June 12, 9am – 1pm
Ages: 4 years- Rising K’s  
Cost: Members $100, Non-Members $110   

Start summer off with a splash!  Become immersed in the world of pirates and mermaids as we dress the part, embark on a quest for hidden treasure, and learn about the sea creatures we encounter.  Come celebrate the last day with us by enjoying our delicious loot!
Your confirmation will include the following Google Health documents for each camper.


Farmyard Adventures-SOLD OUT

Waitlist - Please email sashton@gcmuseum.com to be added to the Superhero Academy waitlist.

June 8 – June 12, 9am – 1pm
Ages: 4 years- Rising K’s
Cost: Members $100, Non-Members $110    REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Each day will be a new adventure based on fabulous farm books! We will explore The Edible Schoolyard from top to bottom and discover the magic of our Curious Garden as we plant, harvest, make art, and more! Our farm adventures will culminate with a Friday performance under the barn.
Your confirmation will include the following Google Health documents for each camper.


Superhero Academy-SOLD OUT

Waitlist - Please email sashton@gcmuseum.com to be added to the Superhero Academy waitlist.

June 15 – June 19, 9am – 1pm
Ages: 4 years- Rising K’s
Cost: Members $100, Non-Members $110    REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Superhero Academy (4 y-rising K): Tap into your powers with us as we train to be superheroes!  All week we will take on superhero identities, devise terrific tools, and develop the moves we need to protect and defend.  Join us Friday to honor the campers’ fantastic feats with a graduation ceremony.
Your confirmation will include the following Google Health documents for each camper.

 

Little Farmers in the City

June 15 – June 19, 9am – 1pm
Ages: 4 years- Rising K’s
Cost: Members $100, Non-Members $110    REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Experience the life of an urban farmer for the week!  Each day, we will explore the garden, taking care of the plants and animals.  We will also visit the farmer’s market and host our very own market on the last day of camp. 
Your confirmation will include the following Google Health documents for each camper.

Fancy Nancy - SOLD OUT-Waitlist Full

June 22 – June 26, 9am – 1pm
Ages: 4 years- Rising K’s
Cost: Members $100, Non-Members $110   

A camp devoted to being fancy like Nancy?  Ooo-la-la!  With this title character as our inspiration, we will devote our week to developing an aptitude for the arts by dancing, painting, cooking and crafting.  Say “au revoir!” (that’s fancy for goodbye) on our last day with a fabulous performance and a tasty tea party.
Your confirmation will include the following Google Health documents for each camper.

Garden Hoedown-SOLD OUT

Waitlist - Please email sashton@gcmuseum.com to be added to the Garden Hoedown waitlist.

June 22 – June 26, 9am – 3pm
Ages: Rising 1st and 2nd
Cost: Members $150, Non-Members $160   REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Let’s play, learn, and dance the days away on the farm this summer!  Help with daily chores like planting, harvesting, egg-collecting, and feeding animals.  Play old time games, make tasty farm treats, and end the week with an old fashioned barn dance!
Your confirmation will include the following Google Health documents for each camper.

JULY

Cooking on the Farm-SOLD OUT

Waitlist - Please email sashton@gcmuseum.com to be added to the Cooking on the Farm waitlist.

July 6 – July 10, 9am – 3pm
Ages: Rising 1st and 2nd
Cost: Members $150, Non-Members $160   

Dig, plant, cook, and eat like a farmer in The Edible Schoolyard!  Learn to prepare garden recipes, harvest vegetables, and care for farm animals.  You are invited to celebrate on Friday with a delicious farm feast.
Your confirmation will include the following Google Health documents for each camper.

Harry Potter-SOLD OUT

Waitlist - Please email sashton@gcmuseum.com to be added to the Harry Potter waitlist.

July 6 – July 10, 9am – 3pm
Ages: Rising 3rd - 5th  
Cost: Members $150, Non-Members $160 

Step into Harry’s world of witchcraft and wizardry as a student at our very own Hogwart’s.  Study potions, care of magical creatures, herbology, charms, defense against the dark arts, and transfiguration classes. Campers will concoct bubbly potions, and even try Bertie Botts Beans and Butter Beer! Join us on Friday for a magical celebration!
Your confirmation will include the following Google Health documents for each camper.


Iron Chef - SOLD OUT

Waitlist - Please email sashton@gcmuseum.com to be added to the waitlist.

July 13 – July 17, 9am – 3pm
Ages: Rising 6th- 8th 
Cost: Members $150, Non-Members $160   REGISTRATION REQUIRED

The heat is on in The Edible Schoolyard Kitchen! Using senses, skills, and creativity, campers will try new foods, practice kitchen basics, and tackle challenges.  A final competition will be held on the last day, featuring local celebrity judges and secret ingredients.
Your confirmation will include the following Google Health documents for each camper.

Sensational Science

July 13 – July 17, 9am – 3pm
Ages: Rising 1st and 2nd
Cost: Members $150, Non-Members $160   REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Step inside our laboratory and prepare to be fascinated!  We will provide the lab coats and goggles, and you provide the inquisitive mind.  Create concoctions, perform experiments and explore the uses of science in a variety of ways. 
Your confirmation will include the following Google Health documents for each camper.

Water, Water, Everywhere!-SOLD OUT

Waitlist - Please email sashton@gcmuseum.com to be added to the Water Water Everywhere waitlist.

July 20 – July 24, 9am – 1pm
Ages: 4 years- Rising K’s
Cost: Members $100, Non-Members $110   
Water is the secret to all life in The Edible Schoolyard garden! Campers will explore the pond and the many critters that live there, practice watering plants, and use water to make mud in the Mud Café among many other fun activities this week.
Your confirmation will include the following Google Health documents for each camper.

I Spy

July 20 – July 24, 9am – 3pm
Ages: Rising 1st and 2nd
Cost: Members $150, Non-Members $160   REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Do you have the stealthy moves and shrewd mind it takes to be a super sleuth spy?  Train with us and you will!  Crack codes, make spy gadgets, and enhance your observational skills.  Who knows? We might even uncover secrets at the Museum! 
Your confirmation will include the following Google Health documents for each camper.

Farmers in Training-SOLD OUT

July 27 – July 31, 9am – 3pm
Ages: Rising 3rd - 5th  
Cost: Members $150, Non-Members $160   

Calling all aspiring farmers! Learn how to plant and harvest crops, design your own logo, and market your farm.  We will also learn to prepare fresh produce for sampling on the final farmer's market day!
Your confirmation will include the following Google Health documents for each camper.

Summer Safari-SOLDOUT

Waitlist - Please email sashton@gcmuseum.com to be added to the waitlist.

July 27 – July 31, 9am – 1pm
Ages: 4 years- Rising K’s
Cost: Members $100, Non-Members $110   


Take a walk on the wild side this week!  Each day we will take a closer look at different animals.  Along the way, there will be plenty of fun animal games, crafts, and activities.    
Your confirmation will include the following Google Health documents for each camper.

AUGUST

Dig It!

August 3 – August 7, 9am – 3pm
Ages: Rising 1st and 2nd
Cost: Members $150, Non-Members $160   REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Dig in to nature and explore The Edible Schoolyard through ecology, art, and conservation.  Discover the plants and animals in the garden and beneath our feet, go on scavenger hunt adventures, and create art from nature. Dirt has never been so exciting!
Your confirmation will include the following Google Health documents for each camper.

Out of this World!

August 3 – August 7, 9am – 1pm
Ages: 4 years- Rising K’s
Cost: Members $100, Non-Members $110   REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Shoot for the stars this week as we go on a race through space.  With read alouds, crafts and experiments about our solar system and beyond, this week is sure to be a blast!  On Friday we will end our space mission with some stellar treats.
Your confirmation will include the following Google Health documents for each camper.


Baking Boot Camp-SOLD OUT

August 10 – August 14, 9am – 3pm
Ages: Rising 6th- 8th 
Cost: Members $150, Non-Members $160   

Unleash your creativity and whip up delicious culinary creations in The Edible Schoolyard kitchen.  Learn the fundamentals of baking, and explore cookies, quick breads, yeast breads, pastry, and cakes.  We’ll open our own bakery and offer some treats for sale on the final day of camp.  
Your confirmation will include the following Google Health documents for each camper.

Fast or Slow - Science on the Go!

August 10 – August 14, 9am – 3pm
Ages: Rising 1st – 2nd
Cost: Members $150, Non-Members $160   REGISTRATION REQUIRED
How can you make a toy car start rolling?  How can you make an object fall faster or slower?  Discover answers to these questions and more as we experiment with ways to make things move.  All week enjoy hands-on activities and make projects to take home.  Physics has never been so fun!  
Your confirmation will include the following Google Health documents for each camper.

 

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