EHM Camps for Kids

NEW! MUSEUM EXPLORERS CAMP PILOT PROGRAM: JUNE 11-15, 2018

Are you looking for a unique camp experience for your kids?

Try something new this year and be a part of a pilot program designed for curious kids who love to learn and have fun: Museum Explorers Camp at the Elmhurst History Museum! Campers entering 2nd-5th grade will have the opportunity to visit various cultural institutions in and around Elmhurst, while participating in STEM activities, crafts, games and making new friends in a welcoming and inclusive environment!  This pilot program will take place for one week in 2018 (June 11-15). COST: $210 FOR 1 WEEK.  TIME:  M-F, 9 a.m-3 p.m. (drop off at 8:45 a.m.).

REGISTRATION:  Online beginning at 10 AM on March 12th on Eventbrite

MORE INFO: Call Jessie Sekiya at 630-530-6879 or download the Museum Explorers Camp Flyer

PLANNED ACTIVITIES FOR 2018 MUSEUM EXPLORERS CAMP:

Monday, June 11 (Elmhurst History Museum): Learn to draw Snoopy cartoons and make Snoopy crafts, become a master paper airplane builder and make and float a boat.

Tuesday, June 12 (Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art): Learn to identify rocks and minerals, make a volcano and watch it erupt, and make a rock pet of your very own to take home.

Wednesday, June 13 (Elmhurst Art Museum): Make an art project with an Art Museum Educator, learn about famous artists from the past, create your own masterpiece to take home.

Thursday, June 14 (Trailside Museum): Take a Metra ride field trip to River Forest, hike on nature trails, make your own trail mix, tour the animal displays, and have an animal encounter with the naturalist.

Friday, June 15 (Churchville Schoolhouse & Fischer Farm): Experience a 1910 school day with the schoolmarm, and hike to Fischer Farm to meet the animals, play old-fashioned games and make crafts.