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2017 Discovery Camps

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!!Due to the Storm Warning, August 25th camps have been cancelled!!

 

 

 

Our Spring and Summer Discovery Camps  at The Health Museum are an out-of-this-world way to spend your break from school! Full of STEM-based hands-on activities guaranteed to captivate and engage kids ages 5-13!

 

Summer Discovery Camps | June 5 - August 25, 2017

See the Summer 2017 Discovery Camps Descriptions and fill the confirmation packet here.

 

 

 

 

General Information

Camp Hours

Camps meet from 9 am - 3 pm. Before and After Care is also available for an additional fee.

Before Camp Care: 7:30 am -8:30 am
After Camp Care:    3:30 pm – 5:30 pm.

Campers will have the option to play fun games, watch age appropriate videos, do arts and crafts, solve puzzles and more. Snacks are provided.  Before Camp Care and After Camp Care are available for the entire week only and must be purchased on or before the first day of camp. Daily rates are not available. Campers must be picked up by 5:30 p.m., after which an extra charge of $1.00 per minute will be assessed. 

Admission and Pick Up Times

General camp admissions will begin at 8:30 am. Please note that if you have not signed up your camper for the Before Camp Care option, you will have to wait in the front and will not be able to sign your camper in until 8:30 am.

Campers are expected to be picked up by 3:30 pm. Any pick ups after 3:40 pm will be charged a late pick-up fee.

Camp Registration

Camps are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to high demand for camp spaces, all sales are considered final. During the camp season, camps that are full will be posted as such on our website. If a camp is full, your registration and payment will not be processed, and you will be contacted promptly so that you can make other arrangements. You will have the option of placing your camper on a wait list.

Lunch 

Lunch will not be provided for campers.  Campers are welcome to bring their own lunches.  Afternoon snacks will be provided. 

Member Discounts

Membership must be current to take advantage of discounted camp fees. Family Level members and above are eligible for discounted camp fees. For more information about memberships, visit the membership section of our website or contact the membership department at membership@thehealthmuseum.org.

2017 Summer Discovery Camp Scholarships

2017 Summer Discovery Camp scholarships will be awarded based on potential and need for enrichment in an informal learning environment. Applicants that are warded a scholarship must be interested in learning, have good behavior, and be unable to otherwise afford to attend camp. The scholarship includes a full week of Before-care, After-care and a snack. Awardees can be dropped off at 7:30 AM and be picked up by 5:30 PM during the week of camp.

Cancellations, Drop/Adds, and Refunds

The Museum reserves the right to cancel camps that do not meet minimum enrollment requirements. If a camp is cancelled by the museum, registrants will receive a full refund. There is a $100 fee for all cancellations or camp transfers. In order for a registrant to receive a refund (minus cancellation fee) for a camp cancellation, registrants must contact the Camp Office in writing no later than 10 business days prior to the first day of camp. There are no refunds for camp registrations cancelled or dropped by registrants less than two weeks before camp begins.  There is a $25 fee for returned checks.

Questions? Contact camps@thehealthmuseum.org or 713-521-1515 ext. 121.