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Mid-Winter Camps

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Spend your break at Hands On!

Give your child the PREMIER camp experience at the award-winning Hands On Children's Museum. 

  • Half-day camps with 1 or 2 day options
  • Engaging topics in science, art, and nature
  • All camps include exploration and play in the museum galleries and Outdoor Discovery Center (if Museum capacity allows)

"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

Mid-Winter Half-day Camps 2018
Ages 3-K
Grades 1-4
9am-12pm 9:15am-12:15pm
Ocean Adventures
Crime Science Crash Course

Dive into coral reefs and look for sharks or mermaids!  On Monday we’ll explore the wonders of the deep by creating ocean collages and hatching sharks.  On Tuesday we’ll get fishy with jellyfish hats and fish prints!

Learn what it’s like to be a real forensic scientist! On Monday we will enter the crime lab to collect fingerprints and extract DNA. On Tuesday we’ll investigate mysterious substances and put our skills to the test to solve a crime!
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Duct Tape Tinkering

1:15-4:15pm

Explore art and engineering with duct tape! On Monday we’ll test the water resiliency and amazing construction properties of duct tape through bridge building and boat racing. On Tuesday we’ll learn to craft anything including bookmarks, bracelets, or a bag to hold our creations. 

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Full Day Camp 
  Available for 1st-4th grades only. Combine Crime Science Crash Course & Duct Tape Tinkering camps for a full day. Includes before, after and lunch care, 8:45am-5:15pm. 

Please register for both camps plus the full day camp option.
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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. 

Half-Day Camp Tuition: 
2-Day Tuition: $60 members, $70 non-members*
1-day Tuition: $35 members, $40 non-members*
*An additional $5 materials fee per camp, per day applies

Looking for a full day option? 
Combo Care is available for Grades 1-4: Additional $20 per day in addition to camp tuition
Combine Crime Science Crash Course and Duct Tape Tinkering camps for a full day. Includes before, after and lunch care 8:45am-5:15pm.


Registered Families: 

Click on individual documents below, complete and bring on Day 1 of camp.

Only required if child will need medication during the camp day. The MAF form must be returned to the museum at least two weeks before camp start date

Hands On Camp T-Shirt: $14/each 
Sizes include S (6-8), M (10-12), L (14-16), and XL (18-20). 

Daily Snacks: $5/day
Typically includes cheese, crackers, fruit and juice (may vary). May not be suitable for campers with dietary restrictions.