NEW! MUSEUM EXPLORERS CAMP PILOT PROGRAMJUNE 11-15, 2018Elmhurst History Museum, 120 E. Park Ave., ElmhurstAre 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 only take place for one week in 2018 (June 11-15) and registration begins on March 12th.COST: $210 FOR 1 WEEK, M-FREGISTRATION REQUIRED STARTING MARCH 12: See Camps section of our website--follow the link.TIME: M-F, 9 a.m-3 p.m. (drop off at 8:45 a.m.)MORE INFO: Call Jessie Sekiya at 630-530-6879
PLANNED ACTIVITIES FOR 2018 MUSEUM EXPLORERS CAMP:Monday, June 11th (Elmhurst History Museum)• Learn to draw Snoopy cartoons and make Snoopy crafts• Become a master paper airplane builder• Make and float a boat
Tuesday, June 12th (Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art)• Learn to identify rocks and minerals• Make a volcano and watch it erupt• Make a rock pet of your very own to take home
Wednesday, June 13th (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 14th (Trailside Museum)• Take a Metra ride field trip to River Forest• Hike on Nature Trails and make your own trail mix• Tour the animal displays and have an animal encounter
Friday, June 15th (Churchville Schoolhouse & Fischer Farm)• Experience a 1910 school day with the schoolmarm• Hike to Fischer Farm to meet the animals• Play old-fashioned games and make crafts• Drop off and pick up at Churchville Schoolhouse (Church Rd. just north of Grand Ave.in Bensenville)*Activities and locations are subject to change without notice.