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Spring & Summer Day Camps

Spring & Summer Day Camp

The Children’s Museum offers fun-filled day camps that get kids’ minds and bodies moving during spring and summer breaks. Our Day Camps are a great, safe place for kids to spend their holidays.

Museum campers will create, discover, learn, and meet new friends as they explore exciting themes related to our galleries and special travelling exhibitions. Grouped with others of a similar age, campers will enjoy stimulating, age-appropriate activities all day long. With indoor and outdoor activities, games, crafts, time in the galleries, special guests, and a field trip (in summer camps), your children are sure to have a memorable week full of adventure!

Please Note:

  • Our Spring Break Day Camp activities are suitable for children in Kindergarten through Grade 4 in the 2018-2019 School Year.
  • Our Summer Day Camp activities are suitable for children entering Kindergarten through Grade 4 in the upcoming 2019-2020 School Year.

Day Camp Details

Summer Day Camps: Tuesday, July 2 – Friday, August 30, 2019*

Times: 9:25AM – 4:00PM
(Early drop-off from 8:15AM – 9:25AM and late pick-up from 4:00PM – 5:00PM available at no additional cost)

Rates: $175/week (*Note: Short weeks will be pro-rated)
(Children’s Museum Members save 10% on registration!)

*NEW FOR 2019!* Free2Play Access Program Day Camp Fee Subsidies available to qualifying Manitoba residents. Learn more here.


Summer Day Camp Weekly Themes

Join us for a summer break full of fun activities and exploration time in our 12 galleries! Each week of Day Camp will feature its own theme and hands-on activities, crafts, games, and a field trip – all designed to spark kids’ creative learning. More specific information about each week’s activities will be published as it becomes available.

  • Week 1: Glue-y Gummy Games Galore! | July 2 – July 5, 2019 (*short week)
    Put a new sticky spin on favourite games by getting stuck on fun and playing with tape. These Tape-Tastic Games are sure to be tons of fun!
    (Focus on Physical Education)
  • Week 2: Double-Sided Sticky Science | July 8 – July 12, 2019
    ***SOLD OUT*** (Only Free2Play Access Program spaces available)
    There are two sides to every story – and many ways to observe scientific wonders! Join us this week as we craft hypotheses, unleash experiments, and observe the results! Explore the science of fingerprints as you use your detective skills to help us solve our own Day Camp mystery!
    (Focus on Science)
    Please call 204.924.4014 or complete the Day Camp Registration Request Form to be added to our waiting list for this week.
  • Week 3: Artfully Adhesive Pieces | July 15 – July 19, 2019
    Bing, bang, boom! It’s a tape marching band! Join us as we use tape to create instruments, masterpieces and more!
    (Focus on the Arts)
  • Week 4: All Packed Up & Ready To Roll! | July 22 – July 26, 2019
    Welcome to Tape City! Campers will collaborate to create their own metropolitan masterpieces, creating people, roads, transportation and buildings, all out of tape
    (Focus on Social Studies)
  • Week 5: Glue-y Gummy Games Galore! | July 29 – August 2, 2019
    Put a new sticky spin on favourite games by getting stuck on fun and playing with tape. These Tape-Tastic Games are sure to be tons of fun!
    (Focus on Physical Education)
  • Week 6: Double-Sided Sticky Science | August 6 – August 9, 2019 (*short week)
    There are two sides to every story – and many ways to observe scientific wonders! Join us this week as we craft hypotheses, unleash experiments, and observe the results! Explore the science of fingerprints as you use your detective skills to help us solve our own Day Camp mystery!
    (Focus on Science)
  • Week 7: Artfully Adhesive Pieces | August 12 – August 16, 2019
    Bing, bang, boom! It’s a tape marching band! Join us as we use tape to create instruments, masterpieces and more!
    (Focus on the Arts)
  • Week 8: All Packed Up & Ready To Roll! | August 19 – August 23, 2019
    Welcome to Tape City! Campers will collaborate to create their own metropolitan masterpieces, creating people, roads, transportation and buildings, all out of tape!
    (Focus on Social Studies)
  • Week 9: Wild Washi World | August 26 – August 30, 2019
    Masking and packing and washi – oh my! Campers will explore the natural world this week, enjoying sketching “en plein air” with their own artfully designed washi tape pens, and taking in what the great outdoors has to offer!
    (Focus on Living Things)

Day Camp Registration

Registration for our 2019 Summer Day Camps is now OPEN. Spaces are limited, so register early!

We offer three convenient ways to submit a registration request:

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