Winter Camps 2022

We offer STEAM adventures and exciting activities for curious minds. Give your child a winter break filled with interactive fun and hands-on learning. Half-day camps for ages 3-7.
Dec. 19-29, 2022.
New cooking and art camps!

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 science, art, and cooking topics
  • Exploration and play in Museum galleries and outside play in the Outdoor Discovery Center
  • Expert instructors

2022 Winter Camps for Ages 3-5

December 19-29, 2022 | Half-Day Camps (Mon. – Fri.)

Discover the world of light and shadow, build with ice blocks, and explore the wonders of winter through STEAM!

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. 103 or email reservations@hocm.org.

WEEK 1: DEC 19-23 (5 DAY)

Winter Wonder Lab – SOLD OUT  
(Monday – Friday) 9 AM – 12 PM
Build with ice blocks, make an arctic creature mask, and much more in this artist’s polar dream of a camp week!

Flicker and Glow
(Monday – Friday) 1:15 PM – 4:15 PM
Enter the world of shadows and lights with light table play and create shadow puppets for an epic puppet show in this camp that celebrates our darkest time of the year!

REGISTER

Click here to add Combo Care

 

WEEK 2: DEC 27-29 (3 DAY)

Winter Tinker Adventure AM – SOLD OUT
(Tuesday – Thursday) 9 AM – 12 PM
This camp will celebrate all things STEAM with a science day, an art day, and an engineering day! Melt fizzing snowballs and play with chemistry, create beautiful art with frozen paints, and design flying snowflakes to see who can reach the ceiling with the help of our wind tunnel. This camp is for the curious, creative, and collaborative!

Winter Tinker Adventure PM
(Tuesday – Thursday) 1:15 PM – 4:15 PM
This camp will celebrate all things STEAM with a science day, an art day, and an engineering day! Melt fizzing snowballs and play with chemistry, create beautiful art with frozen paints, and design flying snowflakes to see who can reach the ceiling with the help of our wind tunnel. This camp is for the curious, creative, and collaborative!

REGISTER

Click here to add Combo Care

2022 Winter Camps for Ages 5-7 - SOLD OUT

December 19-29, 2022 | Half-Day Camps (Mon. – Fri.)

Experiment with ice, learn the art of candle-making, practice felting, sewing, weaving and knitting, and celebrate winter through food!

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

If the camp you want is sold out, contact us to join the waitlist call (360) 956-0818 ext. 103 or email reservations@hocm.org.

WEEK 1: DEC 19-23 (5 DAY)

Cool Quest: The Art and Science of Chill – SOLD OUT
(Monday – Friday) 9 AM – 12 PM
Experiment with water and ice, incorporate ice and wintry weather into your art, and make great friends while exploring the museum!

NEW! Fireside Maker Space – SOLD OUT
(Monday – Friday) 1:15 PM – 4:15 PM
Practice hygge in a camp that encourages us to lean into cozy practices by decorating our own mugs, making our own candles, and use exciting art techniques and skills to make our home décor even more beautiful.

Click here to add Combo Care

 

WEEK 2: DEC 27-29 (3 DAY)

NEW! Cozy Creations – SOLD OUT
(Tuesday – Thursday) 9 AM – 12 PM
Practice your felting technique, sew or tie a cozy pillow, and work on weavings and knitting projects as a group as you celebrate the perfect time of year to be cozy with those you love!

NEW! Inspired Chef: Celebration (Chef’s) Station – SOLD OUT
(Tuesday – Thursday) 1:15 PM – 4:15 PM
What foods help us celebrate? In this camp, each day will focus on a winter-specific celebratory food from a different culture. Chop, arrange, and munch with your friends!

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Camp Pricing

Half-Day Camps (5 Days) $190 Members / $220 Non-Members
Half-Day Camps (3 Days) $116 Members / $132 Non-Members

Combo Care (5 Days) $88 Members / Non-Members
Combo Care (3 Day) $52 Members / 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.

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. 103

Tuition, Cancellation Policy & Required Camp Forms

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 call (360) 956-0818 ext. 103 or email reservations@hocm.org.

Registered families must submit required camp forms at least one week 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 campforms@hocm.org.