Kids Camp Summer 2021

Kids Camp Summer Camp

Kids in kindergarten – 5th grade will explore art, cultures and science. Museum and state safety protocols are in place to help keep campers and staff healthy. To learn more about our coronavirus precautions, contact info@highdesertmuseum.org.

Don’t forget that Museum Members receive a 20% discount on all Kids Camps. Become a Member. In order to access your Member discount, you must create an online account if you have not already done so. Create an account.

If the camp you are after is sold out, go to the waiting list and complete the form. If space opens in your camp, we’ll contact you.

JUNE 21 – 25 

K-1st: Five Senses This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Can you find your way along a trail just by using your sense of smell? Or figure out what an object is by using your sense of touch? This week you will taste, smell, hear, feel and see! Learn more about each of your five senses and animals with super senses along the way. 

2nd-3rd: Eco-Engineers This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Animals are skilled builders. Explore their amazing creations from dams to nests, spiderwebs and more. Put your creativity and imagination to the test and see what structures you can create. 

4th-5th:  DnD – Desert and Deer This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Play one of the world’s most popular games—adapted for the High Desert! Pick your animal character and embark on an adventure through the High Desert.

JUNE 28 – JULY 2 

K-1st: Under Construction This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Humans aren’t the only builders. Learn about structures that other animals create including dams, webs and more! Explore forest, field and creek to look for animal homes and try your hand at building these natural structures.

2nd-3rd: Homestead Handicrafts This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Everyday housekeeping is always more fun at the 1904 Miller Family Ranch! Become an honorary member of the family for a week of fun. Help tend the garden, prepare a dessert in a Dutch oven and experience the sweet rewards of growing your own food.

4th-5th: Stache and Cache This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
How great is it to hide something and then always be able to find it? Animals know the secret. Their instincts lead them to treasures they’ve saved for the future. Discover the ways animals do this and test your own skills. Get ready to be led in many directions and challenged in more ways than one!

JULY 6 – 9 (4-day camp)  

K-1st: Nighttime Neighbors This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Do you ever wonder what howls in the night? Whooo’s watching from the trees? Learn about the nocturnal animals that come out to play while you are sound asleep.

2nd-3rd: Under the Big Top This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Come one, come all to this fun-filled camp! Use your engineering, design and art skills to create an immersive carnival experience. Play fun games, try your hand at juggling and make scrumptious treats.

4th-5th: Nature’s Builders This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Nature is full of fantastic builders. Explore structures found in nature—animal homes, spiderwebs and some of nature’s neatest plants—and discover what makes them so remarkable.

JULY 12 – 16 

K-1st: Buzzing and Blossoming – This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Discover the amazing world of pollinators! Investigate their astounding variety and importance while exploring their life cycles, habitats and the flowers they pollinate. Create pollinator-inspired art and music. You’ll “bee” an expert in all things pollination after this camp!

2nd-3rd: Inventor’s Workshop This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Dream to design. Learn about the principles of design and get creating. Build structures essential to the High Desert like bridges, dams, shelters and more.

4th-5th: Game Show Mania This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
How well do you know the High Desert Museum? Or the trees and animals that call this region home? Test your knowledge in a fun game show-style camp. Create your own games and then share them with friends and family!

JULY 19 – 23 

K-1st: Magic of the High Desert This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Magic isn’t just in books. It’s all around you! Learn about the beauty, science and magic of the High Desert. Make a fairy garden for small animals to enjoy, explore how native plants can be used as healing potions and learn to disappear through the art of camouflage.

2nd-3rd: Skin, Skulls, and Bones This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Look close—animals are art! From tortoise shells to porcupine paws, there are different shapes, colors and textures all around. Examine animals up close to find patterns and inspiration to create unique artwork.

4th-5th: Around the World  This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Travel the world without leaving the Museum! Learn about the animals that populate different continents, explore new languages and learn how cultures abroad influence life in the High Desert. Create your own passport to record the fun!

JULY 26 – 30 

K-1st: Five Senses This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Can you find your way along a trail just by using your sense of smell? Or figure out what an object is by using your sense of touch? This week you will taste, smell, hear, feel and see! Learn more about each of your five senses and animals with super senses along the way.

2nd-3rd: Eco-Engineers This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Animals are skilled builders. Explore their amazing creations from dams to nests, spiderwebs and more. Put your creativity and imagination to the test and see what structures you can create.

4th-5th:  DnD – Desert and Deer This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Play one of the world’s most popular games—adapted for the High Desert! Pick your animal character and embark on an adventure through the High Desert.

AUGUST 2 – 6

K-1st: Under Construction This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Humans aren’t the only builders. Learn about structures that other animals create including dams, webs and more! Explore forest, field and creek to look for animal homes and try your hand at building these natural structures.

2nd-3rd: Homestead Handicrafts This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Everyday housekeeping is always more fun at the 1904 Miller Family Ranch! Become an honorary member of the family for a week of fun. Help tend the garden, prepare a dessert in a Dutch oven and experience the sweet rewards of growing your own food.

4th-5th: Stache and Cache – This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
How great is it to hide something and then always be able to find it? Animals know the secret. Their instincts lead them to treasures they’ve saved for the future. Discover the ways animals do this and test your own skills. Get ready to be led in many directions and challenged in more ways than one!

AUGUST 9 – 13

K-1st: Nighttime Neighbors This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Do you ever wonder what howls in the night? Whooo’s watching from the trees? Learn about the nocturnal animals that come out to play while you are sound asleep.

2nd-3rd: Under the Big Top This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Come one, come all to this fun-filled camp! Use your engineering, design and art skills to create an immersive carnival experience. Play fun games, try your hand at juggling and make scrumptious treats.

4th-5th: Nature’s Builders – This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Nature is full of fantastic builders. Explore structures found in nature—animal homes, spiderwebs and some of nature’s neatest plants—and discover what makes them so remarkable.

AUGUST 16 – 20 

K-1st: Buzzing and Blossoming – This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Discover the amazing world of pollinators! Investigate their astounding variety and importance while exploring their life cycles, habitats and the flowers they pollinate. Create pollinator-inspired art and music. You’ll “bee” an expert in all things pollination after this camp!

2nd-3rd: Inventor’s Workshop This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Dream to design. Learn about the principles of design and get creating. Build structures essential to the High Desert like bridges, dams, shelters and more.

4th-5th: Game Show Mania – This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
How well do you know the High Desert Museum? Or the trees and animals that call this region home? Test your knowledge in a fun game show-style camp. Create your own games and then share them with friends and family!

AUGUST 23 – 26 (4-day camp) 

K-1st: Magic of the High Desert This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Magic isn’t just in books. It’s all around you! Learn about the beauty, science and magic of the High Desert. Make a fairy garden for small animals to enjoy, explore how native plants can be used as healing potions and learn to disappear through the art of camouflage.

2nd-3rd: Skin, Skulls, and Bones This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Look close—animals are art! From tortoise shells to porcupine paws, there are different shapes, colors and textures all around. Examine animals up close to find patterns and inspiration to create unique artwork. 

4th-5th: Around the World – This camp is sold out. Complete the waiting list form here.
Travel the world without leaving the Museum! Learn about the animals that populate different continents, explore new languages and learn how cultures abroad influence life in the High Desert. Create your own passport to record the fun!

 

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KIDS CAMP CANCELLATION POLICY:

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.

If the High Desert Museum cancels the program for any reason, you will receive a full refund.

 


PRICING

Five-day camp – $250 (Members receive 20% discount)
Price with extended care (3:00 pm – 5:15 pm): $326.25 (Members receive 20% discount)

Four-day camp – $200 (Members receive 20% discount)
Price with extended care (3:00 pm – 5:15 pm): $261 (Members receive 20% discount)

Members receive a 20% discount on programs and events! Become a member today!

If you have any questions, please call Curator of Education Carolyn Nesbitt at 541-382-4754 ext. 255.

Standard day: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Extended care: 3:00 pm – 5:15 pm

**REGISTER YOUR STUDENT FOR THE GRADE THEY WILL BE ENTERING IN FALL 2021.**

PRICING

Five-day camp – $250 
Price with extended care (3:00 pm – 5:15 pm): $326.25 

Four-day camp – $200
Price with extended care (3:00 pm – 5:15 pm): $261 

Members receive a 20% discount on programs and events! Become a member today!