Please join us this summer at the Grand Rapids Public Museum to explore the marvels found in Science, History, Culture, Art all while having FUN! For nine weeks this summer, we invite kids aged 4-11 to the museum – an interactive learning lab – to experiment, learn and grow.
Our Camp Curious summer culminates August 16 with Overnight At Your Museum. This immersive sleepover event is open to all –campers and non-campers – and is sure to be the talked-about event of your child’s summer!
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Explore butterfly life cycles, fossils, microscopic organisms from the Grand River, stars, planets and more! Campers will dig into the mysteries of the space, land and water. Investigate the exhibitis Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition and Great Lakes Shipwrecks to find science connections to the world around us.
Ages 4-5 June 11-13 from 9-12 and 1:30 -4:30pm
Ages 6-8 June 18-20 from 9-12 and 1:30 -4:30pm
Ages 9-11 June 25 – 27 from 9-12 and 1:30 -4:30pm
Adventures in History
Experience the stories of the past through engaging exhibit experiences, artifacts and cultural customs. Campers will learn more about medieval customs, weapons, armor and more from the Museum’s Knights and watch a live combat tournament.
Ages 4-5 July 9-11 from 9-12 and 1:30 -4:30pm
Ages 6-8 July 16-18 from 9-12 and 1:30 -4:30pm
Ages 9-11 July 23-25 from 9-12 and 1:30 -4:30pm
Explore the vast uniqueness of the heritages around the world through a common theme -- ART! Learn about traditional art forms, the importance of music and dance, and the celebrations which make each part of the world distinctive. This hands-on camp includes make and take craft projects that you can teach to your friends and family.
Ages 4-5 July 30-Aug 1 from 9-12 and 1:30 -4:30pm
Ages 6-8 Aug 6-8 from 9-12 and 1:30 -4:30pm
Ages 9-11 Aug 13-15 from 9-12 and 1:30 -4:30pm
Young Wizards Academy
The museum is transformed into Hogwarts and campers will harness the power of imagination to make potions, study the stars, meet fantastical creatures, and more! Bring along your favorite Harry Potter book for fun reading time in the castle.
Ages 8-11 July 30-August 1; August 13-15 from 9-4
Overnight at Your Musem
All are invited! Spend the evening at the museum, exploring, investigating and dancing with the queen. Be a part of a Knights battle, make potions and play Quidditch with wizards, and explore the night sky in the Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium. Participants in Camp Curious will receive a discount price on registration.
Ages 5-11 6pm August 16th through 9am August 17th
$30/camper and members, $40/general public, $10/parent chaperone
This activity is supported by the MICHIGAN COUNCIL FOR ARTS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS and the NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS
|June 11, 2013 - August 17, 2013|