Preschool Break Camp

Welcome to Tallahassee Museum Preschool’s Nature Based Summer Camp! Established in 1964, the Tallahassee Museum Preschool is offering 7 weeks of nature filled summer camp for ages 3-5; for children in preschool and going into Kindergarten! Children must be fully potty trained. Experience enchanting days full of playful learning on 52 acres of beautiful woodlands.

Our summer camp will follow a daily routine emphasizing active forest play and child-initiated activities such as mud pie making, and costume dress up, while still following daily routines such as circle time, calendar, and story time. Every day will include two opportunities for nature play and/or hikes through our wonderland of wildlife trails. 

Each week includes native flora and fauna identification, yoga, art projects, and bird watching. For questions or concerns, please email

If a week is sold out, please email with your name, your child’s name, which week, and which age group. You will receive an email with a direct link to sign up if a a space becomes available.

Times: 8:30 – 4:30

Price: $250/week nonmembers – $240/week members (must be signed in to receive this discount)

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June 3 – 7
Prehistoric Past
Junior paleontologists will travel back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the Earth and return back with their very own fossil.
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June 10 – 14
Down by the Farm
Campers will explore the Museum’s working farm and get to know all the farm animals. We will cook tasty treats from scratch in the historic kitchen and make butter.
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June 17 – 21
Fairy Tales
Campers will step into a fantastical world full of giants, queens, kings, princesses, knights, and dragons. We will explore the nature trails of the museum on a search to find the animals we read about in our fairy tales.
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June 24 – 28
Forest Friends of Florida
Campers will hike our woodland trails and observe our native Florida Wildlife. Campers will examine tracks, pelts, and even bones of bears, panthers, foxes, and more!
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July 15 – 19
Backyard Fairies
A whimsical week of fairy wings and garden tea parties in our enchanted forest. Campers will enjoy making potions and building fairy houses out of natural materials.
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July 22 – 26
Colors of Nature
Campers will create beautiful pieces of eco-art inspired by the many colors, textures, and patterns found in nature.  We will paint with mud, plants, and herbs found on the museum’s nature trails and use other natural treasures to create and build their own special projects.
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July 29 – August 2
Things with Wings
Take flight and explore on this week-long winged adventure. Campers will experiment with how wings work and discover how high and far their creativity can go.
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