Camps

Fall Break Camps

Explore The Great Outdoors! Campers will participate in STEAM based activities each day that center around nature and the outdoors. Meet a different animal each morning, create original nature-based art, and learn more about the natural world through science-based activities.

 

Registration Information

Full payment must be made at the time of registration. Emergency medical form must be completed and or on file prior to the start of camp.

Registration now open. Call 864-233-7755 to register.

 

Details and Pricing

Pre-K Camps

  • Half-Day Only: 9am–12pm
  • Must be 3 years old by the start date of camp
  • Must be pottytrained
  • Members: $25 per day
  • Non-Members: $30 per day

K5–3rd Grade Camps

  • Half-Day or Full-Day Option: 9am–12pm or 9am–4pm
  • Register with your child's current grade
  • Members: Half-Day - $25 per day | Full-Day - $45 per day
  • Non-Members: Half-Day - $30 per day | Full-Day - $50 per day
  • Full-Day campers must bring a nut-free lunch

 

Parking

Parking is free for up to thirty minutes for camp guardians during drop-off and pick-up times at the Heritage Green Parking Deck. Guardians must present their valid parking ticket with a dated parking voucher from museum to receive proper credit. Museum staff will provide vouchers each day at drop-off and pick-up.

 

Cancellation Policy
  • The museum offers no refunds for camp. Campers can be moved to another week of camp if space is available.
  • Programs with low enrollment 10 days prior to start date are subject to cancellation. Minimum enrollment of 3 students per age group is required to run each camp. If camp cancellation occurs, camp registrants will be notified and given the opportunity to select another week of camp or receive a refund.

 

Themes and Activities 

Monday, October 28, 2019 - Amazing Animals and Buzzing Bees

Morning: Interact with special guests from The Greenville Zoo. Learn about animals in the upstate through hands-on activities. Children will identify animal tracks, explore the habitats of Upstate animals, and use various mediums to create their own animal art.

Afternoon: What do you know about bees? Children will have opportunities to see hives up-close, taste local honey and learn more about the importance of bees and pollination. Try on a bee suit, create bee-utiful art, and more.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - Slithering Snakes and Backyard Birds

Morning: Cast members from the TV show, Scaly Adventures will be here to let children meet and greet one of their slithery friends. Learn why snakes are important to the environment. Finish the morning by learning about the different spots, stripes and patterns found on snakes and create your own work of spiraling piece of art.

Afternoon: Campers will explore birds native to the upstate and learn what makes them unique. Learn using feathers, nests, and eggs. Engage all five senses by listening to bird sounds, eating like birds, and seeing birds through bird watching.