Spring Break Camps

Give your child a spring break filled with STEAM adventures and exciting activities. Feed their curious mind with interactive fun and hands-on learning. Half-day camps for ages 3-7.
April 3-7, 2023
Engage in water play, create art, make food from around the world, and mix-up potions!

Half-day Camps Include:

  • Small class sizes
  • Optional combo care for ages 5 and up. Register for AM and PM camps and add Combo Care to drop off your child early. We will care for your child between camps (lunch not included). Pick-up as late as 5:00 pm.
  • Unique and engaging art, nature, science, and cooking topics
  • Exploration and play in Museum galleries and outside play in the Outdoor Discovery Center
  • Expert instructors

2023 Spring Camps for Ages 3-5

April 3-7, 2023 | Half-Day Camps (Monday–Friday)

Immerse yourself in the wet and wonderful world of spring! Engage in water play, create beautiful art, and experiment with floating and sinking objects.

Children must be able to use the restroom independently. Age 5 qualifies for additional camp options, see winter camps for ages 5-7.

If the camp you want is sold out, contact us to join the waitlist call (360) 956-0818 ext. 0 or email reservations@hocm.org.

Puddle Jumpers
(Monday – Friday) 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Immerse yourself in the wet and wonderful world of spring! Engage in water play in our sensory tables; mix, measure and mash a wonderful mud soup, and make spring flower art to brighten your home as spring arrives in full bloom!

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Splish, Splash, Splosh
(Monday – Friday) 1:15 PM – 4:15 PM
Wacky, wet, and wonderful fun can be found in this water-focused camp. We will make beautiful water and paint creations, build boats and experiment with floating and sinking, and enjoy extensive time elbows deep in the sensory play of water both in our classroom and out in the museum and Outdoor Discovery Center!

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Click here to add Combo Care.

2023 Spring Camps for Ages 5-7

April 3-7, 2023 | Half-Day Camps (Monday–Friday)

Explore the world through nature and cooking! Tinker, create, and learn about plants and potions. Then adventure around the globe to discover new food and cultural traditions.

Children must be able to use the restroom independently. Age 5 qualifies for additional camp options, see spring camp for ages 3-5.

If the camp you want is sold out, contact us to join the waitlist call (360) 956-0818 ext. 0 or email reservations@hocm.org.

Nature Makers
(Monday – Friday) 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Discover the makers studio in your own backyard as you tinker, create and explore our natural world! Learn about native plants and mix up potions.

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Inspired Chefs: Cooking Around the World
(Monday – Friday) 1:15 PM – 4:15 PM
Cook through a different time zone each day with adventurous recipes from around the globe! Press your own tortillas, roll out pasta, and try a new kind of fruit! Each day will focus on introducing young chefs to new cooking techniques, flavors, and cultural traditions! Chop, mix, munch and learn!

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Camp Pricing

Half-Day Camps (5 Days) $190 Members / $220 Non-Members

Combo Care (5 Days) $88 Members and Non-Members
Register for AM and PM camps and add Combo Care to drop off your child as early as 8:45 am. We will care for your child between camps (lunch not provided). Pick up as late as 5:00 pm. Available for 5 or older and enrolled in kindergarten.

Credit Card Payment
We accept Visa, Mastercard, and Discover.

How to Register for Multiple Camps

To register for multiple camps, 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.
  6. If you need assistance or prefer to register over the phone, please call (360) 956-0818 ext. 0

Tuition, Cancellation Policy & Required Camp Forms

Full payment is required to register. $25 of camp tuition is non-refundable per half 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 call (360) 956-0818 ext. 103 or email reservations@hocm.org.

Registered families must submit required camp forms at least two weeks before camp start. For campers with allergies or medical accommodations, return forms at least two weeks before camp start. If registering after the deadline, please return forms as soon as possible.

Email completed forms to edforms@hocm.org.