Open daily Wed–Sun 9am-4pm, PLUS extra hours: Thur til 8pm, Sat 8am-5pm • Closed Mon/Tue • See full schedule

Open daily Wed–Sun 9am-4pm, PLUS extra hours: Thur til 8pm, Sat 8am-5pm • Closed Mon/Tue • See full schedule

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Young Movie Makers Camp

Celebrations Room B

Camp dates: Monday-Wednesday, December 29-31; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. each day. Are you interested in creating a story and making it come to life? In this three-day workshop, you'll learn how to develop a plot, characters, and actions to create a short movie. Ages 8 and up. All project materials and tools will be provided. Campers should bring a sack lunch […]

Sheep-to-Shawl Camp

Celebrations Room B

Note: This camp is full; registration has closed.  In this five-day camp, students of all ages will learn how to process raw wool: wash, card, and dye it. They can use their roving to spin yarn for knitting or crochet, or needle felt a project. Best for ages 8 years and older (adults welcome!) Camp […]

Digi Design

Art Studio Classroom

Join us for a 3-hour workshop and make a light-up cuff bracelet! Design your own cuff, and we'll show you how to wire it up with conductive thread, lights, and a battery. You will learn basic sewing skills. You will work with fabric, LEDs and wiring, starting from a prototype and then personalizing it with your […]

Nature Heroes Camp

What makes someone a Nature Hero? Is it someone who teaches others about nature? Someone who builds a park? What about someone who plants flowers in their yard from which insects can eat? Learn to explore the world in the way that Nature Heroes throughout history have and inspire new Nature Heroes in your own […]

Nature Explorers Mini-Camp

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Explore plants, animals, and nature on the museum’s green rooftop and in the Wonderground. Learn about pollinators, gardens, make a nature sculpture, use the sun to create energy and make a snack in the solar oven, and have some time for free play in the museum. 2022 mini-camps for kids ages 6-10 are designed by […]

Miniature Worlds: Castles Mini-Camp

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Craft your own tiny fantasy scene with a miniature wooden castle and lots of fun accessories. All the parts are included to make this fun art project in an afternoon! 2022 mini-camps for kids ages 6-10 are designed by our education experts to be a half-day dive into brain-building topics with hands-on exploration. Each camp […]

Garden Club Mini-Camp

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Discover the fun of gardening and composting on the museum’s green rooftop and in the Wonderground. We will use things growing in the gardens to make some food, botanical soap, fairy houses, and have some time for free play in the museum. Pricing and logistics for all mini-camps for age 6–12 $25/mini-camp 10% discount for […]

Miniature Worlds: Campout Mini-Camp

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Craft your own miniature camping scene including a tiny wooden camper van and a ton of realistic accessories. This camp will provide a kit with all the parts to make this fun project in an afternoon! Pricing and logistics for all mini-camps for age 6–12 $25/mini-camp 10% discount for MCM member families 50% discount for […]

Event Series Mini-Camp Kindergarten

Mini-Camp Kindergarten

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Wednesday–Friday, August 10-12, 9–11 am each day Back by popular demand! Join us for three special days of play and activities designed for children entering Kindergarten in the fall. Camp Kindergarten We’ll run like a gerbil, create like an artist, and think like a scientist; each day will include supervised free play time in the […]

Event Series Mini-Camp Kindergarten

Mini-Camp Kindergarten

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Wednesday–Friday, August 10-12, 9–11 am each day Back by popular demand! Join us for three special days of play and activities designed for children entering Kindergarten in the fall. Camp Kindergarten We’ll run like a gerbil, create like an artist, and think like a scientist; each day will include supervised free play time in the […]

Event Series Mini-Camp Kindergarten

Mini-Camp Kindergarten

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Wednesday–Friday, August 10-12, 9–11 am each day Back by popular demand! Join us for three special days of play and activities designed for children entering Kindergarten in the fall. Camp Kindergarten We’ll run like a gerbil, create like an artist, and think like a scientist; each day will include supervised free play time in the […]

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