Camps

Fall and Winter Day Camps 

School is out - Camp is in! The Children's Museum of the Upstate-Greenville offers day camp experiences while school is out. Enjoy a full day of learning and play, including STEAM programming and museum play time, all led by our engaging and dynamic team of Program Guides.

Registration now open. Call to register - 864-233-7755 or click the link in the table below.

Pricing:
K5-3rd grade camps: $50/day for non-members - $45/day for members
Preschool camps: $30/day for non-members - $25/day for members

Schedule of 2018-2019 Day Camps

November 5 and 6: Fall Day Camps - Dinosaur Days
K5-3rd grade: 9am-4pm
Preschool: 9am-12pm All campers must be 4 years old by start date of camp
November 5: Preschool campers will visit our traveling exhibit, Dino Train, and explore fossils and paleontology. Elementary campers will excavate and classify different species based on their features.
November 6: Preschool campers will visit our traveling exhibit, Dino Train, and develop a deeper understanding of what makes each species unique. Elementary campers will re-create models and habitats for both herbivores and carnivores.

 November 5November 6
Pre-K CampRegister NowRegister Now
K5-1st CampRegister NowRegister Now
2nd-3rd CampRegister NowRegister Now

December 27, 28, January 2, 3, 4: Winter Break Camps
K5-3rd grade: 9am-4pm
Preschool: 9am-12pm All campers must be 4 years old by start date of camp
December 27: Winter Wonderland Art - Explore the shifting of the seasons from fall to winter in this nature-inspired art camps. Campers will look at the colorful changing of the leaves, cooler air, and potential for snow to spark creativity and produce crafts that reflect nature.
December 28: Around the World Art-Venture - Travel across the six inhabited regions of our planet from North America to Europe and South America to Oceania and learn about their unique art styles. Engage with various art materials and mediums to create cultural art.
January 2: Learning with LEGOs - Campers use their favorite building blocks to explore a variety of STEAM concepts. Create collaborative construction engineering projects, simplify more challenging math concepts, and utilize creativity to think outside the box.
January 3: Coding and Robotics - Campers will use the museum's collection of technological manipulatives to explore basic coding skills for robots. Write simple code for an Edison Bot or Ozobot and work with our 3D printer.
January 4: Cooking with a Chef - Meet a celebrity chef and learn about healthy eating habits. Practice basic cooking techniques, learn new recipes, and taste original creations.

 PreschoolK5-1st2nd-3rd
Dec. 27 - Winter Wonderland ArtRegister NowRegister NowRegister Now
Dec. 28 - Around the World Art-ventureRegister NowRegister NowRegister Now
Jan. 2 - Learning with LEGOSRegister NowRegister NowRegister Now
Jan. 3 - Coding and RoboticsRegister NowRegister NowRegister Now
Jan. 4 - Cooking with a ChefRegister NowRegister NowRegister Now

January 21: MLK Day Break Camp
K5-3rd grade: 9am-4pm
Calling All Artists - Meet a special guest artist while learning different forms of art. From music and mixed-media creations to painting and puppetry, there will be a variety of forms that will appeal to all aspiring artists.

 K5-1st2nd-3rd
January 21 Register NowRegister Now

February 18: President's Day Break Camp
K5-3rd grade: 9am-4pm
Space Robotics - Explore our winter traveling exhibit, Be the Astronaut, and learn about technology that gets used in space. From manned missions on the International Space Station to robotic rovers and satellites that reach the furthest ends of our solar system, campers will investigate how these machines are made, maintained, and continually modernized.

 K5-1st2nd-3rd
Feb. 18 Register NowRegister Now

 

April 15–19: Spring Break Day Camps

K5-3rd grade: 9am-4pm
April 15: Be the Rad Scientist - Campers will employ each step in the scientific method as they engage in hands-on learning, from predicting what will happen in a chemical reaction to testing and investigating the outcomes.
April 16: Be the Marine Biologist - Campers will explore the different wet regions of the world, the animals that live there, and learn why each species has chosen that specific location as their home.
April 17: Be the Astronaut - Campers will go in-depth to learn what it takes to be a real-life astronaut. Groups will work together to complete a team mission and accomplish other space-related tasks that require creative problem-solving skills.
April 18: Be the Anatomy Expert - Ever thought about the systems that make our bodies work? Take a deeper look into the idea of "grossology" and explore how all the different body systems work together to keep us healthy-from digestion to sneezing and everything in between. Based on the popular children's book.
April 19: Be the Engineer Featuring LEGOs - Campers will become inventors-designing, prototyping, and building their own LEGO creation. Explore the production technology needed to manufacture a real, working model.

 K5-1st2nd-3rd
Apr. 15 - Be the Rad ScientistRegister NowRegister Now
Apr. 16 - Be the Marine BiologistRegister NowRegister Now
Apr. 17 - Be the AstronautRegister NowRegister Now
Apr. 18 - Be the Anatomy ExpertRegister NowRegister Now
Apr. 19 - Be the Engineer featuring LEGOsRegister NowRegister Now