Discovery Camps

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.

Jun
18
Mon
Astronaut Academy Camp
Jun 18 @ 9:00 am – Jun 22 @ 4:00 pm

CREATE. IMAGINE. EXPLORE. AND PLAY WITH US…
AT OUR DISCOVERY CAMPS!

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Blast off!

Into this one of a kind space adventure. ExpERIEnce Explorers will travel the earth, solar system, universe and beyond in this all new summer camp. Build and test a stomp rocket, design and control a mars rover, and much more! Join us for this our of this world summer camp!

Camp is for geared for ages 5-9 years old
Camp runs from 9:00am-4:00pm
Drop off will begin at 8:30am and pick up will be no later than 4:30pm

All summer camps include hands-on, interactive experiences, a camp t-shirt, and daily snack. Bring a packed lunch and drink to enjoy throughout the day.

Cost:
$150 per member
$175 per non-member

Pre-registration is required. Please call the museum at 453-3743 to register or register online at http://bit.ly/astronautcamp

Jun
21
Thu
Ms. Loretta’s Story Time
Jun 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!!

Jun
25
Mon
Mad Scientist Camp
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – Jun 29 @ 4:00 pm

CREATE. IMAGINE. EXPLORE. AND PLAY WITH US…
AT OUR DISCOVERY CAMPS!

Calling all professors of play! Join museum playologists in our learning laboratory where everyday is a concoction of dynamic demonstrations and exciting experiments! Chemistry, coding, kinetics, OH MY! We’ve got FUN down to a science!

Camp is for geared for ages 5-9 years old
Camp runs from 9:00am-4:00pm
Drop off will begin at 8:30am and pick up will be no later than 4:30pm

All summer camps include hands-on, interactive experiences, a camp t-shirt, and daily snack. Bring a packed lunch and drink to enjoy throughout the day.

Cost:
$150 per member
$175 per non-member

Pre-registration is required. Please call the museum at 453-3743 to register or register online at http://bit.ly/madscientistcamp

*Please note our Cancellation Policy: Due to the popularity of our camps, cancellations made less than 72 hours prior to camp time are subject to no refunds or exchanges.  Cancellations made with greater than 72-hour notice prior to camp time will receive full camp credit to be used within six months of the original camp date.

Jun
28
Thu
Ms. Loretta’s Story Time
Jun 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!!

Jul
2
Mon
Little Einstein experience Day Camp
Jul 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Providing Little Einstein’s the opportunity to expERIEnce camp, one day at a time! Through science, stories, and song we’ll create, imagine, and explore! Choose from 3 individual dates or sign up for the session. Come PLAY with us!

Camp dates: June 11, July 2 and August 13
Camp is geared for ages 4-6 years old
Camp runs from 9:00am-4:00pm
Drop off will begin at 8:30am and pick up will be no later than 4:30pm

3 day session cost:
Members $110
Non-members $140

Single camp day cost:
Members $40
Non-members $50

Pre-registration is required. Please call 453-3743 to register or register online using the link below

http://www.eriechildrensmuseum.org/evrplus_registration/?action=evrplusegister&event_id=59

 

Jul
4
Wed
Happy 4th of July! Museum Closed!
Jul 4 all-day

Happy 4th of July!  The expERIEnce Children’s Museum is closed today.  We will open Thursday, July 5th at 10am.

Jul
5
Thu
Ms. Loretta’s Story Time
Jul 5 @ 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!!

Jul
7
Sat
Sensory Friendly Morning
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Sensory Friendly Mornings at the Children’s Museum

Sponsored by UPMC Health Plan

Sensory Friendly Mornings are held the first Saturday of each month from 9:00-10:00am.  Sensory Friendly Mornings are exclusive events for children diagnosed with sensory processing disorders to have a fun and enjoyable learning experience in a comfortable environment.

Fees:
FREE ADMISSION for 1 Child and a caregiver.
Additional guests welcome. Admission rate of $7.50 for ages 2 and older. Children 1 and younger are free.  Members are free.

Erie County Clarinet Choir concert
Jul 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us for a special concert presented by the Erie County Clarinet Choir.  The concert is included with museum admission.

Jul
9
Mon
Aspiring Artists Camp
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – Jul 13 @ 4:00 pm

CREATE. IMAGINE. EXPLORE. AND PLAY WITH US…
AT OUR DISCOVERY CAMPS!

Junior Picassos join experienced local artists from our own community to engage their imaginations while developing their art skills and learning new techniques. Meet a potter, graphic artist, a performer and more as we create several artistic pieces to be showcased in a unique museum art show.

Camp is for geared for ages 5-9 years old
Camp runs from 9:00am-4:00pm
Drop off will begin at 8:30am and pick up will be no later than 4:30pm

All summer camps include hands-on, interactive experiences, a camp t-shirt, and daily snack. Bring a packed lunch and drink to enjoy throughout the day.

Cost:
$150 per member
$175 per non-member

Pre-registration is required. Please call the museum at 453-3743 to register or register online at http://bit.ly/aspiringartistscamp

*Please note our Cancellation Policy: Due to the popularity of our camps, cancellations made less than 72 hours prior to camp time are subject to no refunds or exchanges.  Cancellations made with greater than 72-hour notice prior to camp time will receive full camp credit to be used within six months of the original camp date.