Camps

Day Camps 2017-2018

When school is out - camp is in at The Children's Museum of the Upstate!

Buy ahead and save! If you book all day camps at once, you will receive a 10% discount! Members will receive an additional 10% above their member price! You must call to register and receive this deal.

Registration now open - call 864-233-7755 to register or click the web link below.

Fall Break
9:00am-4:00pm - K5-3rd grade | Members $45 per day - Non-members $50 per day
Thursday, October 19, 2017: Wild and Wacky Art Camp: Campers will engage in a full day of activities to learn various art techniques in engaging and hands-on experiences. Campers will have opportunities to explore outdoor art using the colors of fall, leaves, and more.
Friday, October 20, 2017: Healthy and Hungry Chefs: Campers will have opportunities to have private use of our What’s Cookin’ Kitchen in today’s cooking camp! Explore various menu items, meet a nutritionist, and practice basic cooking skills in this tasty and delicious camp.

 K5-1st grade2nd-3rd grade
October 19Click to Register Click to register
October 20Click to RegisterClick to Register

 

Winter Break
9:00am-4:00pm - K5-3rd grade | Members $45 per day - Non-members $50 per day
9:00am-12:00pm - Pre-K | Members $25 per day - Non-members $30 per day*
*Pre-K campers must be 4 years old by the start date of camp
December 20, 2017: All Aboard the Polar Express! Preschoolers will travel on the Polar Express to learn their ABC’s through literacy, art, science, music and more. Older children will explore the Polar Express through lessons on trains, science experiments, a visit to The Boxcar Children exhibit and more!
December 21, 2017: Winter Literacy and Animation: Preschoolers will explore their ABC’s through wintery stories, holiday art, festive science, cheerful music and more. Older campers will create wintery scenes, characters and props to create their own animation to take home.
December 22, 2017: Holiday Cooks: Campers will learn to create exciting holiday-themed snacks and engage in safe and basic cooking skills.
December 27, 2017: Wacky Winter Art: It’s time for our annual Wacky Winter Art camp! Campers will engage in fun techniques to create take-home projects to share.
December 28, 2017: A Rockin' Winter Camp: Back by popular demand, we are creating exciting musical instruments in today’s camp. Meet a musician, paint along to songs, and explore rhythms.
December 29, 2017: Winter Science: We are exploring the science of snow, ice and more in this science camp! Learn safe science skills and engage in exciting ice-periments!

 Pre-KK5-1st grade2nd-3rd grade
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MLK Day Break: LEGO Camp
January 15, 2018
9:00am-4:00pm - K5-3rd grade | Members $45 per day - Non-members $50 per day
Campers will spend the day engaging in STEAM-based activities that enhance creativity and imaginative play. More than just a simple toy, these bricks will be used to improve each camper’s fine motor skills as they tackle innovative challenges in unique and sometimes unusual ways. They will also be given the opportunity to work in teams to resolve real-life scenarios that they may face every day.

 K5-1st grade2nd-3rd grade
January 15Click to RegisterClick to Register

 

President's Day Break
9:00am-4:00pm - K5-3rd grade | Members $45 per day - Non-members $50 per day
Friday, February 16, 2018: World Cultures Camp - Campers will spend the day learning about different cultures from around the world. They will get to explore a particular region’s unique traditions, folktales and stories, arts, and music through a variety of hands-on activities. Create one-of-a-kind take-home crafts, learn a few key phrases in a new language, and experience a small taste of the richness of the world around us.
Monday, February 19, 2018: Career Camp - Campers will spend the day learning about careers in our children’s museum! They will engage with different departments with interactive activities. Find out how our educators create programs, how our exhibits team plans and builds exhibits (and create your own), and engage in great lessons on teamwork.

 K5-1st grade2nd-3rd grade
February 16Click to RegisterClick to Register
February 19Click to RegisterClick to Register

 

Full day camps: Each full day camp is split up between K5-1st grade and 2nd-3rd grade. Campers must bring a nut-free lunch. A snack is provided for campers without food allergies - campers with allergies should bring their own snack.