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Special Needs Summer Camp

(Presented in partnership with the Exceptional Families Network)

(For Cognitive ages 3-6)

Exciting NEW Special Needs Camp Option for 2019!


The premier Summer Camp experience at the award-winning Hands On Children's Museum 

"We love Hands On camps! Our kids come home with new ideas and stories about their adventures in class and in the museum."
- Camp Parent


Click here to learn more about our expert instructors.


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.


Week of AUGUST 26-28
Art Lab for All!
(3 Day Camp - Mon-Wed) 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
Find out what happens when art and science meet! We’ll mix up custom colors, uncover invisible artwork, and paint without brush as a explore big ideas in art.

This camp is presented in partnership with the Exceptional Families Network, and is free for students with special needs and a cognitive age of 3-6.

Questions? Contact Emily Ehrlich at  (360) 956-0818 ext. 162, or eehrlich@hocm.org.

The Exceptional Families Network will contact each registered family prior to the first day of camp to ensure the program will be a good fit. Thank you for your interest.

REGISTER NOW! (Just ONE spot left!)


Tuition Policy: 

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

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.