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Week-Long Fall Camps: Ages 4-6

Fall STEAM Camps Ages 4-6

Vibrant, In-Person Exploration, Play, and Learning!

Small Groups & Exciting STEAM Topics!

Week-Long Camps
SEPTEMBER 14 - OCTOBER 23 (Additional dates will be added.)

Learn more about Hands On Day Camp COVID-19 Protocols.

Register now for a fall full of STEAM fun and learning!
Kids need vibrant, in-person exploration, play, and learning. Hands On fall camps are designed to supplement school-based learning with interactive STEAM exploration in the Museum galleries and Outdoor Discovery Center to support your child's learning and social development.
  • Half-day week-long camps for ages 4-6. (Add Combo Care to make it a full day for age 6 only. Must be able to use the restroom independently.)
  • Small group "Camp Pods" (8 students maximum), safe entry check-in, and social distancing procedures
  • Invent, create, and discover through engaging science, art and nature activities
  • Engaging STEAM workshops and projects every day
  • All camps include exploration in the museum galleries and outside play in the Outdoor Discovery Center
  • Led by our expert instructors
Camp Pricing
Multi-camp discount automatically applies when purchaser buys 2 or more camps in the same online sales order.

Half Day Camp
(5 days)
Half Day Camp
(4 days)

Combo Care Options

Combo Care Options 

Combo A Morning: For Group A Only
  • 8:30am-1:30pm (includes early drop-off and lunch care)
  • $30 per week ($24 4-day week)
Combo B Afternoon: For Groups B, C, and D Only
  • 12:30pm-5:15pm (includes lunch care and late pickup)
  • $30 per week ($24 4-day week)
Combo C Full Day: For Group A in the morning, Group B, C, or D in the afternoon
  • Only available for age 6
  • Drop-off at 8:30am and pick up by 5:15pm (includes early drop-off, lunch care and late pickup)
  • $45 per week ($36 4-day week) 

TO REGISTER FOR MULTIPLE CAMPS: Call (360) 956-0818 ext. 103 or follow these steps as we work to enhance our online camp registration experience.
1. In your web browser, open a new 'tab' for each camp you wish to register for.
2. In the first browser tab, select the camp you wish to purchase and click "Register Now".
3. Complete the registrant information and click "Add to Cart".
4. Switch over to the second open browser tab and follow the same procedure to register for an additional camp. You will have the option to "Auto-Fill" with the same registration information from the previous camp. 
5. The Shopping Cart will reflect total camp registrations. Complete the billing & payment information.
Ages 4-6 

STEAM Group A: 9am - 12pm
Must be able to use the restroom independently

If your child has completed Kindergarten,
also check out our camps for ages 6-10
Fall Combo Care Options

Week of September 21-25

Week of September 28-October 2

Week of October 5-9

Week of October 12-16

Week of October 19-23

Tuition & Cancellation Policy: 

Full payment is required to register. $25 of camp tuition is non-refundable per half day camp spot. $50 of camp tuition is non-refundable per full day camp spot. Remaining tuition and materials fee is refundable for cancellations made 2 or more weeks prior to camp start date.

For more information, please contact our Registration Coordinator at: (360) 956-0818 ext. 103.

Registered Families: 

All campers must turn in a permission slip, and some campers must also turn in a medical accommodation form. 

Return the permission form electronically to campforms@hocm.org at least one week prior to camp, or bring completed form to the first day of camp. 

Please note: if your camper requires medical accommodations or has special needs, permission slip and medical accommodation form must be returned two weeks prior to the first day of camp.

* Only required if child will need medication during the camp day. The Medical Accommodation Form must be returned two weeks prior to the first day of camp.