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.

Aug
16
Thu
Ms. Loretta’s Story Time
Aug 16 @ 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!!

Aug
17
Fri
Celebrate Erie – Free Day!
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Help us Celebrate Erie!  The museum is FREE and open to the public today.

Thank you to our sponsor Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School!

 

 

Aug
18
Sat
Kickoff to Kindergarten!
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Kindergarten is a big step for our youngest learners!

Join the expERIEnce Children’s Museum for our first annual kindergarten readiness celebration-Kickoff to Kindergarten!

The first 200 kiddos entering Kindergarten will:

  • Share in a story time with teachers
  • Enjoy fun museum activities
  • Have a chance to win a FREE Children’s Museum membership

This event is FREE and open to the public!

Aug
19
Sun
Celebrate Erie-Free Day!
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Help us Celebrate Erie!  The museum is FREE and open to the public today!

Aug
20
Mon
Kiddie Camp
Aug 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

NEW AT THE MUSEUM!

A ‘camp’ designed specifically for our youngest classmates! Participants will learn to play and discover the power of playing to learn.  This interactive program includes structured free play, story time, song art and more. Kiddie Camp is a one-hour class with free playtime at the museum afterwards. Classes are held once a month. *Kiddie Camp is designed for 6 months-5 years to attend with an adult

*Pre-registration is required

Cost:
Individual class: Member $9/Non-member $11 (adult/child pair)
3-month session: Member $31/Non-member $39 (adult/child pair)

Summer Session: Mondays 10:30am-11:30am
June 4, July 30, August 20

Please call 453-3743 to register or register online using the link below

http://www.eriechildrensmuseum.org/evrplus_registration/?action=evrplusegister&event_id=57

*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.

 

 

Aug
23
Thu
Ms. Loretta’s Story Time
Aug 23 @ 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!!

Aug
30
Thu
Ms. Loretta’s Story Time
Aug 30 @ 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!!

Sep
1
Sat
Sensory Friendly Morning
Sep 1 @ 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.

Sep
3
Mon
Labor Day-Museum Closed!
Sep 3 all-day

Happy Labor Day! The expERIEnce Children’s Museum is closed today. We will reopen Tuesday, September 4th at 10am.

Sep
6
Thu
Ms. Loretta’s Story Time
Sep 6 @ 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!!