Winter Kids Camps
Now offering camps for elementary students during winter no-school days!
9:00 am – 3:00 pm (flexible drop off window 8:30 am – 9:00 am)
If you have any questions, please call the Education Team at 541-382-4754 ext. 255.
For kids in kindergarten-fifth grade
1-Day Camps $62.50 | With Extended Care: 3:00 pm – 5:15 pm, $77.50
Members receive 20% discount
COVID protocols – All campers are required to wear face coverings at Kids Camp, inside the Museum and outside on Museum grounds. Campers may remove face coverings while eating lunch and snacks but will maintain a six-foot distance from each other. Campers will utilize classrooms not used by anyone else, and classrooms will be cleaned thoroughly in between uses.
If a camp is sold out, please fill out the form on the Waiting List.
MONDAY, JANUARY 17 – Sold out
Creating Community Through Art
Join us to celebrate community, change and art! Practice collage, printmaking and mixed media. Listen to stories about changemakers. Learn about young people who made a difference in their community, and dream about what you would transform in your own world.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4 – Sold out
Stinky, Slimy, Squishy
Not all High Desert dwellers are furry or fluffy. Learn more about the stinky, slimy and squishy critters that make up our ecosystem and why they have such special adaptations to survive and thrive!
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21 – Sold out
How do you want our community to look in the future? This art camp offers a place for youth to dream and create. Experiment with up-cycled materials, make sculptures and learn design techniques to make a final project together.
If you must cancel your registration for any reason, please notify the Museum as soon as possible. If you cancel, more than three weeks out, you will receive a 75% refund. A 50% refund will be given to cancellations made two weeks prior to the first day of camp. Cancellations made less than two weeks prior to the first day of camp will not be refunded. Be aware that refunds will not be given for partial or unattended days.
Kids Camp Winter Break opened November 5 and are sold out.
Monday, December 20 – Wednesday, December 22
Inventors Workshop – sold out
Learn about the principles of design and get creating! Get hands on with building essential High Desert structures like bridges, dams, shelters and more.
Monday, December 27 – Wednesday, December 29
Hibernation and Migration – sold out
You may have noticed that not all of the animals you’re used to seeing in the summer are visible in the winter. Where do they go? Learn why some animals leave the High Desert for the cold months and how others who stay are adapted to survive.