Discovery Camps

Camp Registration for 2019 Discovery Camps will begin on March 1, 2019.

Discovery day camps at the ExpERIEnce Children’s Museum are held during the summer months of June, July and August. Choose from a single day camp designed for children ages 4-6 or a week-long themed experience created for children ages 5-9, both to attend without an adult. Through hands-on activities children will develop the ability to learn through PLAY!

All summer camps include interactive experiences, a camp t-shirt, and daily snack. Bring a packed lunch and drink to enjoy throughout the day.
Drop-off will begin at 8:30 and pick-up is no later than 4:30pm.
All camps are designed and led by Children’s Museum educators.

Cost:

Little Einstein expERIEnce Day Camp:
Single camp day cost:
Members $40 |Non-members – $50
3-day session cost:
Members – $110| Non-members – $140

Week-long Discovery Day Camps:
Members – $150 | Non-members – $175

Pre-registration is required.

Feb
16
Sat
Member Morning
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Stop in on Saturday mornings for exclusive members-only playtime!

We love our expERIEnce Children’s Museum members! And we want to say thank you for supporting us, so we’re setting up private playtime in the museum for our biggest fans. Join us every Saturday morning, before the museum opens to the general public,  from 9am-10:00am.

Not a member yet? Learn how to become a member today!

Feb
17
Sun
Fancy Tea Party
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

SOLD OUT!

Sunday, February 17, 2019
10:00am-12:00pm

Wear your fanciest party clothes and join us for a special tea party. This splendid (a fancy word for “special”) morning includes tea (juice), and petite (that’s fancy for “little”) cupcakes, cookies and fruit for all! We’ll visit with real princesses and learn how to curtsy and hold a tea cup just like they do! Crowns, wand making, glitter…it will all be here at the museum. Visit the princess nail salon to get your nails painted, too.

Pre-registration and pre-payment required.

Cost:
$30 per member adult/child pair
$40 per non-member adult/child pair
Additional guests are $15 each

Please call the museum at 814-453-3743 to register or click here to register online!

This program sells out early, so call today!

Policies:

  • All sales are final and tickets are non-refundable.
  • Everyone entering this event must be registered, including children under 2.
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult at least 18 years of age.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Feb
18
Mon
We are Open!
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Kids off school? We are open 10am-5pm. Come CREATE, EXPLORE, IMAGINE AND PLAY!

General admission rates apply: $7.50 per person ages 2 and older and Members are free.

expERIEnce Pre-K February 18
Feb 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Experiment together with art, science, language and math early learning activities that spark curiosity and help prepare your child for success in school. Connect with the group through an engaging circle time sure to get you moving and ready to play! Explore stations that promote school readiness, social connections and skill development. The expERIEnce Pre-K programs are one hour with free playtime at the museum afterwards. expERIEnce Pre-K classes are designed for children 3-5 years old to attend with an adult.

*Pre-registration and pre-payment is required

Class will incorporate learning activities related to children’s book series “How Do Dinosaurs” by Jane Yolen and Mark Teague.

Cost:
Individual class cost (adult/child pair): Members $10/Non-members $12 (adult/child pair)

Please call 453-3743 to register or click here to register online!

*Please note our Cancellation Policy: Due to the popularity of our education programs, cancellations made less than 24 hours prior to class time are subject to no refunds or exchanges.  Cancellations made with greater than 24-hour notice prior to class time will receive full class credit to be used within six months of the original class date.

Feb
21
Thu
Ms. Loretta’s Story Time
Feb 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Join Ms. Loretta for story time with a craft every week at the museum.  All ages welcome!  Story time is included with admission to the museum.  Ms. Loretta, a retired teacher, has been reading stories to children at the museum for 20 years!!

Feb
23
Sat
Member Morning
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Stop in on Saturday mornings for exclusive members-only playtime!

We love our expERIEnce Children’s Museum members! And we want to say thank you for supporting us, so we’re setting up private playtime in the museum for our biggest fans. Join us every Saturday morning, before the museum opens to the general public,  from 9am-10:00am.

Not a member yet? Learn how to become a member today!

Feb
25
Mon
expERIEnce Baby February 25
Feb 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am

Infant participants will explore and react to a world of new experiences. The expERIEnce Baby class engages the youngest of learners in tactile activities, designed to facilitate ongoing skill development towards milestone attainment and cultivates relationships between parents and children. expERIEnce Baby is a 30-minute class with free playtime at the museum afterwards. *experience Baby classes are designed for children 6-18 months old to attend with an adult

*Pre-registration and pre-payment are required

All sessions will incorporate thematic learning activities related to the famous Eric Carle series.

Cost:
Individual class cost (adult/child pair): Member-$8/Non-member-$10
Please call the museum at 453-3743 to register or click here to register online!*

Please note our Cancellation Policy: Due to the popularity of our education programs, cancellations made less than 24 hours prior to class time are subject to no refunds or exchanges.  Cancellations made with greater than 24-hour notice prior to class time will receive full class credit to be used within six months of the original class date.

expERIEnce Toddler February 25
Feb 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

SOLD OUT!

Capability stimulating play through movement, music, story and sensory exploration. Discover fun playful songs, play materials and creative ways to interact with your little one. expERIEnce Toddler is a 45-minute class with free play at the museum afterwards. *expERIEnce Toddler classes are designed for children 18-36 months old to attend with an adult.

*Pre-registration and pre-payment is required

All sessions will incorporate thematic learning activities related to classic children’s books by Byron Barton.

Cost:
Individual class cost (adult/child pair): Member: $9 / Non-member: $11

Please call the museum at 453-3743 to register or click here to register online!

 

*Please note our Cancellation Policy: Due to the popularity of our education programs, cancellations made less than 24 hours prior to class time are subject to no refunds or exchanges.  Cancellations made with greater than 24-hour notice prior to class time will receive full class credit to be used within six months of the original class date.

STEAM Class
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Full STEAM ahead! Join us as we embark on our third adventure year creating, exploring, imagining and playing in our very own Makespace laboratory. All classes will be offered the last Monday of the month from 1:00-3:00pm. STEAM class is geared for ages 6-10 to attend without an adult.

*Pre-registration is required.

Cost:
Individual Class Cost: $12 member / $14 non-member
8-Week Session Cost: $90 member / $105 non-member

*8-Week Session dates include: 9/24/2018, 10/29/2018, 11/26/2018, 1/28/2019, 2/25/2019, 3/25/2019, 4/29/2019, 6/3/2019

Please call 453-3743 to register or click here to register online!

*Please note our Cancellation Policy: Due to the popularity of our education programs, cancellations made less than 24 hours prior to class time are subject to no refunds or exchanges.  Cancellations made with greater than 24-hour notice prior to class time will receive full class credit to be used within six months of the original class date.

Feb
28
Thu
Ms. Loretta’s Story Time
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Join Ms. Loretta for story time with a craft every week at the museum.  All ages welcome!  Story time is included with admission to the museum.  Ms. Loretta, a retired teacher, has been reading stories to children at the museum for 20 years!!