Give now to support the Access for Everyone Spring Fund Drive!

Museum Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Give now to support the Access for Everyone Spring Fund Drive!

Visit the Museum 608.256.6445 Find Us
Museum Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Camps!

Sign up for some serious school-age fun!

Family Access members may apply for camp and program scholarships through MCM’s Access for Everyone program. Read more and apply online on our AFE scholarship page.

For information about our refund and cancellation policy, please click here.

Sold-out camps may be viewed here.


alt

Gaming Mini-Camp

Friday, March 31 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Ages: Students in grades 1 to 5
Price: $45 per student, Members take 10% off, scholarships available

Game on!

Novice and advanced players alike are welcome at Gaming Camp. We’ll dive deep into the world of gaming, and sample it all — from cards to board games to role play. We’ll learn about the ins and outs of the gaming world beyond the screen, and even design and create a game together. Be prepared for fun and games all day long!

register online!


alt

Let’s Move! Mini-Camp

Monday, April 10 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Ages: Students in grades 1 to 5
Price: $25 per student, Members take 10% off, scholarships available

Let’s Move!

Design your own custom hula hoop and learn hooping techniques. Join a dance flash mob and design an outdoor obstacle course.
Participants should bring a sack lunch or snack.

register online!


alt

Mugs & Mindfulness Mini-Camp

Tuesday, April 11 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Ages: Students in grades 1 to 5
Price: $25 per student, Members take 10% off, scholarships available

Mugs and Mindfulness

Learn about the practice of mindfulness and make a mindful moments jar. Paint your own ceramic mug to fire in our kiln, and create your own herbal tea formula with herbs grown in our rooftop greenhouse.
Participants should bring a sack lunch or snack.

register online!


alt

Project Green Thumb Mini-Camp

Wednesday, April 12 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Ages: Students in grades 1 to 5
Price: $25 per student, Members take 10% off, scholarships available

Project Green Thumb

Get a behind the scenes look at the museum’s various gardens from the rooftop to the log cabin. In this half-day camp, children will get to help plant food for the gardens, decorate a pot to bring home, and create natural dyes out of plants to use on fabric.

Participants should bring a sack lunch or snack.

register online!


alt

Astro Camp

Monday, June 26 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dates: June 26 – 30: Monday – Wednesday, 1 – 5 p.m.; Thursday, June 29, 1 p.m. to Friday, June 30 8 a.m.
Ages: students completing grades 3 – 5
Price: $175 per student, Members take 10% off

Explore the cosmos!

Our space science camp includes a field trip to UW Space Place and a Thursday night sleepover at the museum, ending at 8 a.m. Friday.

register online!


alt

Biomimicry Bioneers

Wednesday, July 5 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Dates: July 5 – 7, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Ages: students completing grades 1 – 5
Price: $90 per student, Members take 10% off

Explore how design mimics nature!

Biomimicry looks to nature for inspiration and innovations for invention, architecture and design. Explore elements of nature and use what you find to invent and design structures.

register online!


alt

Miniature Worlds Camp

Monday, July 17 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Dates: July 17 – 21, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Ages: students completing grades 3 – 5
Price: $150 per student, Members take 10% off

Build a tiny world!

Great things can come in very small packages! Bring along a few of your favorite miniature friends—action figures, minifigs, dolls, tiny animals—and design a universe just for them! We will use creative design and develop math and scale skills to build terrariums, vehicles, houses, dioramas, tiny foods, and more. What miniature world will YOU want to create?

register online!


alt

Art & Science Fusion Camp

Monday, July 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dates: July 24 – 28, 1 – 5 p.m.
Ages: students completing grades 1 – 5
Price: $150 per student, Members take 10% off

Experiment with art and science!

Explore the fascinating connections between art and science. Experiments and art projects will include color experiments, sun prints, micro and macro explorations and visits to labs on the UW campus.

register online!


alt

Advanced Project Funway

Monday, August 7 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Dates: August 7 – 11, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Ages: students completing grades 3 – 5
Price: $150 per student, Members take 10% off

Master fashion design!

Sketch designs, learn sewing techniques, and choose from recycled fabrics to bring your fashionable vision to life for a grand finale runway show.

register online!


alt

Design a City Camp

Monday, August 7 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dates: August 7 – 11, 1 – 5 p.m.
Ages: students completing grades 3 – 5
Price: $150 per student, Members take 10% off

Design the city of your dreams!

Work to plan, design and construct a neighborhood community. Join educators from Taliesin to explore the work of Frank Lloyd Wright and learn about his principles of organic architecture and the inspiration he took from the natural world around him. Design and build 3D models to build a miniature city.

register online!


© 2017 Madison Children's Museum | Privacy Policy