Camps

Summer Camps 2018

Weekly from June 11-August 10 for ages Pre-K—Grade 3

All camps are half day only:

Morning: 9am-12pm: Pre-K, completed grades K5-1, and completed grades 2-3.

Afternoon: 1pm-4pm: Completed grades K5-3 only. Please note afternoon camps repeat morning camp activities.

Each camp is split up between Pre-K, K5-1st grade, and 2nd-3rd grade. Programming is adapted per each age group.

Prices:

$140/member - Registration opens February 7, 2018
$160/non-member - Registration opens February 14, 2018

Registration Details

• Pre-K campers must be 4 years old by the start date of camp.
• Register by calling 864-233-7755, option 4 - weekdays from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. OR register online by clicking the link below.
• Full payment must be made at the time of registration.
• An emergency medical form must be completed prior to the start of camp.

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.

Cancellation Policy

No refunds are offered for camp cancellations. In the event of a cancellation, funds may be moved to another camp if space is available.

 

Bring ideas and inventions to life with engineering design processes using the tools and technologies available in TCMU’s Spark!Lab invention lab, plus the opportunity to meet a local inventor.

 

Explore the great outdoors and different regional animals with hands-on activities such as insect classification, bird watching, and composting, plus the opportunity to meet some special animal friends from around the Upstate.

 

Explore our solar system and beyond with a hands-on look at what real astronauts do in order to complete various missions and unique take-home crafts focused on the sun, moon, and stars.

 

Employ team-building skills and bring STEM concepts to life by building unique LEGO creations, with the opportunity to meet a local engineer, ask questions, and showcase final projects.

Special Offering: LEGO League Robotics: Ages 10 – 14, 9 a.m. – Noon
Work directly with one of our LEGO League coaches and in teams to gain experience in coding and LEGO League Robotics.

Explore the magic behind comics and learn what makes superhero characters extraordinary, plus work with a local comic artist and create  unique comic characters – from an initial sketch to the final design.

Step into the Jurassic period to excavate fossils, study prehistoric creatures, and investigate dinosaur diets, habitats, bones, and more using hands-on activities that combine science and imagination.

Dive into a week of fun and games – from icebreakers and board games to athletic games and the Olympics, with the opportunity to meet local game inventors and athletes, and explore TCMU’s latest traveling exhibit, Big League Fun.

Learn a variety of art techniques and practice making art using different mediums, from painting and drawing to creating with recyclables and other found objects, plus meet a very special Artist-in-Residence.

Online Registration Instructions:

Select the "Register Now" link in the table below to register your campers. Please complete the registration form on the first page to include all information for the CAMPER(s). Please enter all billing information on pages 2 and 3 for the purchaser. If you would like to register for more than one camp, you can return to this page after you complete the registration form for the first camp. Your shopping cart will save for 20 minutes.

Invention Lab: June 11-15

9am-12pmPre-K, 4 year oldsRegister Now
9am-12pmCompleted Grades K5-1stRegister Now
9am-12pmCompleted Grades 2nd-3rdRegister Now
1pm-4pmCompleted Grades K5-3rdRegister Now

Nature Explorer: June 18-22

9am-12pmPre-K, 4 year oldsRegister Now
9am-12pmCompleted Grades K5-1stRegister Now
9am-12pmCompleted Grades 2nd-3rdRegister Now
1pm-4pmCompleted Grades K5-3rdRegister Now

Blastoff into Space: June 25-29

9am-12pmPre-K, 4 year oldsRegister Now
9am-12pmCompleted Grades K5-1stRegister Now
9am-12pmCompleted Grades 2nd-3rdRegister Now
1pm-4pmCompleted Grades K5-3rdRegister Now

LEGO Camp: July 9-13

9am-12pmPre-K, 4 year oldsRegister Now
9am-12pmCompleted Grades K5-1stRegister Now
9am-12pmCompleted Grades 2nd-3rdRegister Now
1pm-4pmCompleted Grades K5-3rdRegister Now
9am-12pmAges 10-14Register Now

Incredible Comic Artists: July 16-20

9am-12pmPre-K, 4 year oldsRegister Now
9am-12pmCompleted Grades K5-1stRegister Now
9am-12pmCompleted Grades 2nd-3rdRegister Now
1pm-4pmCompleted Grades K5-3rdRegister Now

Dinosaur Discoveries: July 23-27

9am-12pmPre-K, 4 year oldsRegister Now
9am-12pmCompleted Grades K5-1stRegister Now
9am-12pmCompleted Grades 2nd-3rdRegister Now
1pm-4pmCompleted Grades K5-3rdRegister Now

Game On!: July 30-August 3

9am-12pmPre-K, 4 year oldsRegister Now
9am-12pmCompleted Grades K5-1stRegister Now
9am-12pmCompleted Grades 2nd-3rdRegister Now
1pm-4pmCompleted Grades K5-3rdRegister Now

Amazing Artists: August 6-10

9am-12pmPre-K, 4 year oldsRegister Now
9am-12pmCompleted Grades K5-1stRegister Now
9am-12pmCompleted Grades 2nd-3rdRegister Now
1pm-4pmCompleted Grades K5-3rdRegister Now

Spring Break Camps: Exploring STEAM Careers

April 2-6, 2018 from 9am-4pm for ages K5-3rd grade

Members: Registration opens February 27, 2018 | $45 per camper per day
Non-members: Registration opens March 6, 2018 | $50 per camper per day

Campers must bring a nut-free lunch. Snacks are provided.* Each camp is split up between K5-1st grade, and 2nd-3rd grade. Programming is adapted per each age group.

Explore the needs of different types of animals and how veterinarians and their assistants care for their patients.

Learn about the history of trains and transportation and what makes each vehicle unique and what makes them each go. Invent a vehicle and see live, special vehicles up-close.

Explore the engineering behind construction and demolition of houses, skyscrapers, and more from industry professionals.

Learn art techniques that engage both artistic and mathematical skills and create an original masterpiece through the use of different art mediums. A visiting artist will do a demonstration of these techniques.

Solve a mystery at TCMU by searching for clues through the museum, reaching a solution, and presenting a theory to a Greenville Police Officer.