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The Tallahassee Museum is located on Tallahassee’s southwest side of town on the shores of beautiful Lake Bradford. Free parking is available.

 

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A Family and Friends membership is less than $5 per month for unlimited family fun, and pays for itself in just 2 to 3 visits! The best recreational value in the Big Bend area is the Tallahassee Museum Membership program.

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K-8th Camps

Our camps are led 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. Camps are offered to children in Kindergarten- 8th grade.  Please register your child in the camp of their recently completed grade level.

REGISTRATIONS

Online registration will close at 12 p.m. on the Friday 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.

Tree to Tree Adventure Camps Parents must complete the Tree-to-Tree e-zwaiver no more than 24 hours prior to day camp, OR filled out manually the day of the 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. ****Fees are in addition to camp fee.  Tree to Tree waivers must be filled out each time your child participates in the course.***

FORMS
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Parent Handbook 2019

Day Camps 2020

Cost: $50 Members/ $55 Nonmembers

Normal Hours: 8:45am – 4:45pm

Extended Care ($8/day): 7:45am – 5:45pm

Monday, November 25th: Wilderness Survival: Nature awareness, animal tracking, and edible plant identification!  These are a few things we will tackle during our outdoor adventures!  Campers will discover how to gather their basic needs, build a shelter, work as a team, and try out native crafts.

K-1st Register HERE

2-5th Register HERE

Tuesday, November 26th: Games & Adventure Camp:ZIP CAMP: This camp is full of fun activities. Campers will have a chance to go through the Tree to Tree Adventures course, as well as enjoy loads of games and stories that they will take home to share with family and friends. Please read the following upon registration.

TREE TO TREE ADVENTURES

Children must be at least 41″ tall. Waivers must be filled out online by a parent or guardian no more than 48 hours prior to the date of camp, OR filled out manually on the day of the 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. **** Fees are in addition to camp fee****** to register online, choose the grade level your child has completed this year below.

K-1st Register HERE

2-5th Register HERE

Wednesday, November 27th: Florida’s Fantastic Wonders: From theme parks to incredible natural settings, Florida is recognized worldwide for its fantastic wonders. In this camp we’ll explore all the things that make our state so cool, and we’ll take a shot at creating our own ads for Florida tourism!

 K-1st Register HERE

2-5th Register HERE

Monday, December 23rd: Winter Crafting: Campers will creatively express themselves in this crafty art camp. Expect campers to come home with some hand crafted gifts for the holidays.

 K-1st Register HERE

2-5th Register HERE

Monday, December 30th: Old Fashioned Fun: Explore the fascinating history of the people that lived in our region way back in the day! Campers will travel through time as they explore the historic building and hear the stories of the past. Campers will also get a chance to cook up some treats in one of the historic kitchens on site.

K-1st Register HERE

2-5th Register HERE

Tuesday, December 31st: Zoo Adventures: Campers will learn the ins and outs of zoo life! We’ll create different animal enrichments, learn the necessary elements of zoo habitat development, tell animal tales, and discover fascinating facts about the zoo world!

K-1st Register HERE

2-5th Register HERE

Tuesday, January 2nd: Winter Wonderland: Bundle up, learn how the animals deal with the chill and experience winter at the Museum.  We’ll listen to stories around the farmstead stove, munch fresh-baked cookies and play with old-fashioned toys and games used to celebrate the holidays in the 1880s.

K-1st Register HERE

2-5th Register HERE

Wednesday, January 3rd: Wildlife in  your Backyard: This camp will have many up close encounters with some of the critters that you might see in your backyard. We’ll explore the ways we can make our yards inviting to the birds and insects that make Florida so unique.

K-1st Register HERE

2-5th Register HERE

Monday, January 6th: Games and Adventures: ZIP CAMP: This camp is full of fun activities. Campers will have a chance to go through the Tree to Tree Adventures course, as well as enjoy loads of games and stories that they will take home to share with family and friends. Please read the following upon registration.

TREE TO TREE ADVENTURES

Children must be at least 41″ tall. Waivers must be filled out online by a parent or guardian no more than 48 hours prior to the date of camp, OR filled out manually on the day of the 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. **** Fees are in addition to camp fee****** to register online, choose the grade level your child has completed this year below.

K-1st Register HERE

2-5th Register HERE

 

We will be updating this page when our 2020 Summer camps are planned!

Summer Camp 2020

Please sign up for the grade that your child has recently completed.

Cost:

K-1 and Jr. CITs (7th-8th grade): $/week for members, $/week for non-members

2-6: $/week for members, $/week for non-members

Normal Hours: 8:45am – 4:45pm

Extended Care ($35): 7:45am – 5:45pm

 


Tallahassee Museum

Tallahassee Museum 3945 Museum Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32310
Phone: (850) 575-8684 Info line: (850) 576-1636

MUSEUM HOURS

9 am – 5 pm: Monday-Saturday
11 am – 5 pm: Sunday

Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Day and New Year’s Day