Summer Camp 2022 coming soon!
Welcome to the Tallahassee Museum’s camp program! As a nationally accredited history and natural science museum, we are excited to bring science and the arts, to life through engaging hands-on activities. Our integrated 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.
Our camps are led by experienced Museum educators. Camps are offered to children in Kindergarten- 5th grade.
For more information, please check out the Parent Handbook below. If you still have questions, then please email email@example.com
2021-2022 Day Camps
K-5th grade Day Camps: $53 for members/ $58 for nonmembers
Hours: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Extended Hours ($8 per day): 7:45am – 5:45pm
Must register online. Please scroll down to view available camps.
Online registration will close 48 hours before the start of camp.
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. Please see Parent Handbook for information on refunds.
Tree to Tree Adventure Camps: Parents must complete the Tree-to-Tree e-zwaiver no more than 24 hours prior to day camp. Children 41” – 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. You will pay this fee the morning of camp – cash, check, or credit card ****Fees are in addition to the camp fee. Tree to Tree waivers must be filled out each time your child participates in the course.***
CAMP LUNCH PROGRAM
The Museum’s Trail Break Café offers a lunch program for K-5th 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.
COVID 19 Updates: To be socially responsible to our staff and our guests we are implementing safety requirements to assist our community in reducing the spread of COVID-19. These may change as information on COVID-19 is updated.
Per CDC and AAP recommendation, unvaccinated individuals are required to wear a mask indoors.
All people entering the classrooms will be required to sanitize hands upon entry.
All campers will be instructed to use hand sanitizer while in the classrooms.
All campers will be taken to the restrooms prior to and immediately after all snacks and lunch to wash hands with soap and water.
Staff will be instructed to assist with proper hand washing techniques and remind the campers what that looks like.
Doorknobs and handles are cleaned with a disinfectant throughout the day.
Any camper who becomes ill at camp will be isolated from other campers and parents will be called to come pick them up immediately.
Anyone with a fever will not be allowed to remain at camp. A child’s temp is considered elevated at 100.4.
Campers cannot have a fever for at least 24 hours before returning to camp.
February 21 – Dinos and Fossils
Campers will spend the day learning about dinosaurs and fossils. What did dinosaurs eat? What happened to the dinosaurs? We will explore different fossils and try to dig up the past.
March 14 – Fly High Butterfly
In honor of International Butterfly Day, campers will learn about the importance of butterflies. We will get an up-close look at butterflies of all different sizes and colors.
March 15 – Purposeful Pollinators
Bees, bats, butterflies, and many more. These creatures allow us to have plenty of food and beautiful flowers. We will spend the day smelling and tasting the fruits of their labor.
March 16 – T2T – Outdoor Explorers
Campers will get a chance to participate in Tree to Tree Adventures. Then they will learn how to stay safe while exploring nature. We will learn how to build a campfire and enjoy the sounds of nature.
Tree to Tree Adventure Camps: Parents must complete the Tree-to-Tree e-zwaiver no more than 24 hours prior to day camp. Children 41” – 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. You will pay this fee the morning of camp. Cash, check, or credit card.****Fees are in addition to the camp fee. Tree to Tree waivers must be filled out each time your child participates in the course.***
March 17 – Happy St. Patrick’s Day
Campers will learn the real history of Saint Patrick. They will learn about shamrocks, paint with all things greens, and enjoy a Saint Patrick’s Day snack! Please let us know if your camper has any allergies or dietary restrictions.
March 18 – Save the Florida Panther Day
In honor of the state’s Save the Florida Panther Day, campers will learn all about Florida’s endangered panthers. We will make an enrichment for the ones at the museum and get an up close look at one of Florida’s top predators.
March 21 – International Day of Forests
We will explore the different forests we have on the 52 acre property! Put your walking shoes on because we will spend the day outside appreciating nature and everything it has to offer.
April 15 – Using Your Ssssenses
Campers will learn about the 5 senses. They will also learn that other animals have different senses and rely on one more than another. Put your listening ears on and open your eyes to the wonders around us.