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School Break Day Camps

2016-17 DAY CAMPS

Excitement Continues Throughout the School Year!

Our day camps are lead by experienced Museum educators. Our team approach implements creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and communication into each day’s lesson plan. From encounters with wildlife to exploring cultural heritage, your child will have an enriching camp experience at the Museum. Day camps are offered to children in Kindergarten- 5th grade, with a Jr.Counselor in Training program available for campers currently in 6th-8th grade.  Please register your child in the camp of their current grade level.

REGISTRATIONS

Online registration will close at 12 p.m. on the day prior to each camp. You may download, and bring in a registration form on the day of camp, but please know this does not guarantee you a spot. Registration is on a first come, first served basis. Early registration is recommended.

We understand  that changes arise in scheduling and therefore allow for one change in date and time no less than 2 weeks prior to the camp date. A $25 administrative fee for program date/time change is applied to any change made in addition to the allowed change, or one that is less than 2 weeks prior.

CAMP LUNCH PROGRAM

The Museum’s Trail Break Café offers a lunch program for K-8th grade campers. Lunch order forms may be downloaded from the forms section. Forms should be filled out by a parent or guardian, and sent with payment to camp with campers.

GENERAL DAY CAMP INFORMATION

Hours:  9 am-4:30 pm, with extended care offered from 7:45 am-8:45 am, and 4:45 pm-5:45 pm.

Fees: $45 members/ $50 non-members (applicable to camp & Jr. CIT program)

Extended Care: $8 per day

K-5th GRADE CAMPERS: Our day camps are lead by experienced Museum educators. Our team approach implements creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and communication into each day’s lesson plan. From encounters with wildlife to exploring cultural heritage, your child will have an enriching camp experience at the Tallahassee Museum.

MIDDLE SCHOOL CAMPERS: The Junior Counselor in Training (Jr. CIT) Program is available to students currently in 6th-8th grade. This program offers campers a chance to work alongside camp teachers to learn the ins and outs of becoming a CIT in the Tallahassee Museum camp program. Jr. CITs will exercise leadership and teamwork skills as they assist day camp teachers in setting up and facilitating activities, crafts, games, and projects. Only 4 spaces per day. 

PLEASE REGISTER YOUR CHILD FOR THE CAMP OF THEIR CURRENT GRADE LEVEL

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ADDITIONAL CAMP FORMS 

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For any forms other than the lunch form, please download, fill out, and email to registrations@tallahasseemuseum.org.  Lunch forms must be brought in with payment, and given to camp staff at check in. 

Camp Dates and Themes

 

 

March 13th Can You Dig It?-  This week children will participate in a simulated archaeological dig, assemble a dino skeleton, and get an up-close view of museum artifacts.

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March 14thGames, Adventures, & Zip-  This camp is full of exciting fun! Campers will have a chance to go through the Tree to Tree Adventures course, as well as enjoy loads of games and stories! Tree to Tree Adventure Camps:  Children must be at least 39” tall. Waivers must be filled out online by a parent or guardian at https://treetotree.ezwaiver.com no more than 48 hours and no less than 24 hours prior to the date of camp, OR filled out manually the day of the camp.  Children 39” – 60” tall may use the TREEmendous Adventures Course, $15 per child. Children at least 54” tall may use the Canopy Crossing Course, $25 per child. ****Fees are in addition to camp fee.  Tree to Tree waivers must be filled out each time your child participates in the course.***

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March 15thThink Green for Spring!-  Exploring Spring gardens, composting, practicing sustainable living, and so much more! At this camp your child will learn all about the tools necessary to lower their impact and live a green life in the coming spring season!

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March 16thOutdoor Olympics-  Campers will run relay races, make a healthy snack, and make our own gold metals because everyone is a winner!

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March 17th-Walk on the Wild Side-  Campers will explore the wonders of wild Florida! We will dip net on the shore of Lake Bradford, explore the nature trail, and have encounters with wild native Florida animals!

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March 20thYipee!  From Tree to Tree-  This camp is full of exciting fun! Campers will have a chance to go through the Tree to Tree Adventures course, as well as enjoy loads of games and stories! Tree to Tree Adventure Camps:  Children must be at least 39” tall. Waivers must be filled out online by a parent or guardian at https://treetotree.ezwaiver.com   no more than 48 hours and no less than 24 hours prior to the date of camp, OR filled out manually the day of the camp.  Children 39” – 60” tall may use the TREEmendous Adventures Course, $15 per child. Children at least 54” tall may use the Canopy Crossing Course, $25 per child. ****Fees are in addition to camp fee.  Tree to Tree waivers must be filled out each time your child participates in the course.***

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