Become a summer explorer with pre-assembled kits from the Greensboro Children’s Museum. Following our summer camp themes, each week a new kit is available with all the materials and instructions you need for a week of activities that are fun, educational, and hands-on. Your camper will work at their own pace or along with us to discover everything from cooking to coding with daily, hands-on activities.

With easy-to-follow instructions and engaging videos, you’ll be set for hours of creative learning during your camp week. Our team of professional educators will lead optional live activities, tutorials, and Q&A sessions all following the themes of each week. Kits will be available for contact-less pick-up on the Sunday prior to your camp week commencing.

It is our hope to resume in-person summer camps this August. To browse our August camp offerings, click here.

pirates and mermaids and sharks, oh my!

week of june 8 • instructed by Sara Thompson, STEAM Educator • cost: $75
Kits are available for pick-up on Sunday, June 7 from 1p to 5p.

Meet your matey’s each morning for quick sea shanty before diving into the whimsical world at sea!  This week’s treasure chest will include everything you need to take the plunge with fascinating stories, imaginative play and marine life science as you capture the ocean odyssey. This week’s kit includes:

  • Materials and instructions for themed hands-on activities with recommended 5-day activity schedule
  • A book to keep
  • Access to online community with fellow campers with an optional daily live video session
purchase

little farmers in the city

week of june 8 • instructed by Rachel Diaz, Garden Educator • cost: $75
Kits are available for pick-up on Sunday, June 7 from 1p to 5p.

You may not realize it, but your food has been on quite the journey before it landed on your plate. This week, we’ll pack your box full of fun ways to learn about your food. Join us each morning for a special story time, song, or game before we go off exploring what’s behind the saying, “You are what you eat!” This week’s kit includes:

  • Materials and instructions for themed hands-on activities with recommended 5-day activity schedule
  • A book to keep
  • Access to online community with fellow campers with an optional daily live video session
purchase

superhero academy

week of june 15 • instructed by Sara Thompson, STEAM Educator • cost: $75
Kits are available for pick-up on Sunday, June 14 from 1p to 5p.

Tap into your powers as we train to be superheroes!  All week, heroes in training will take on super identities, devise terrific tools, and develop the moves needed to protect and defend. Each morning, we’ll meet in our virtual headquarters before embarking on some pretty amazing missions to learn and play! This week’s kit includes:

  • Materials and instructions for themed hands-on activities with recommended 5-day activity schedule
  • A book to keep
  • Access to online community with fellow campers with an optional daily live video session
purchase

bug brigade

week of june 15 • instructed by Rachel Diaz, Garden Educator • cost: $75
Kits are available for pick-up on Sunday, June 14 from 1p to 5p.

Discover the fascinating world of insects! From pre-historic dragonflies to monarch butterflies, this week’s activities are all about celebrating the creepy crawlies and how they help our earth.  Explorers will learn to plant pollinator friendly plants, backyard bug id techniques, and create crafts and play games with insect inspiration.  We’ll bug-out together each morning to get you up and ready to embrace your inner insect. This week’s kit includes:

  • Materials and instructions for themed hands-on activities with recommended 5-day activity schedule
  • A book to keep
  • Access to online community with fellow campers with an optional daily live video session
purchase

3..2..1.. blast off!

week of june 22 • instructed by Sara Thompson, STEAM Educator • cost: $75
Kits are available for pick-up on Sunday, June 21 from 1p to 5p.

Are you ready to go out of this world?  This week’s kit will have you exploring outer space.  During our space adventure, we’ll learn about planets, stars, and maybe get a close up look at the moon! Get ready to journey into the beyond…it’s sure to be a blast! This week’s kit includes:

  • Materials and instructions for themed hands-on activities with recommended 5-day activity schedule
  • A book to keep
  • Access to online community with fellow campers with an optional daily live video session
purchase

wild at heart

week of june 22 • instructed by Rachel Diaz, Garden Educator • cost: $110
Kits are available for pick-up on Sunday, June 21 from 1p to 5p.

Get inspired by nature! This week’s kit will mix traditional art media with shadows, sticks, flowers, water, and more as the ingredients in a creative masterpiece. Young artists will explore different techniques and forms while enjoying the natural beauty of their own backyard. You’re invited each morning to a group meeting to showcase your work, learn a new technique, and connect with other nature-artists. This week’s kit includes:

  • Materials and instructions for themed hands-on activities with recommended 5-day activity schedule
  • A book to keep
  • Access to online community with fellow campers with an optional daily live video session
purchase

lego build and code

week of july 6 • instructed by Sara Thompson, STEAM Educator • cost: $110
Kits are available for pick-up on Sunday, July 5 from 1p to 5p.

Explore, create, and code with LEGO WeDo 2.0!  This week’s kit will include everything you need to assemble projects that incorporate the physical sciences, life sciences, earth and space sciences and engineering.  Join us each morning for small group tutorials, time for troubleshooting your coding questions, and much more! This week’s kit includes:

  • Materials and instructions for themed hands-on activities with recommended 5-day activity schedule
  • LEGO WeDo 2.0 complete kit rental (Must place a credit card on file and return kit on the last day of camp to release hold)
  • 8 Challenge Cards
  • A book to keep
  • Access to online community with fellow campers with an optional daily live video session
purchase

magic tree house

week of july 13 • instructed by Sara Thompson, STEAM Educator • cost: $90
Kits are available for pick-up on Sunday, July 12 from 1p to 5p.

Feed your curiosity for travel, action, and adventure by joining Jack and Annie as they travel through time, meet new people, and explore new lands. Open this week’s Magic Tree House kit and complete daily missions inspired by Mary Pope Osborne’s incredible book series. Each morning, we’ll connect across space and time before we set sail on a voyage of imagination.  This week’s kit includes:

  • Materials and instructions for themed hands-on activities with recommended 5-day activity schedule
  • A book to keep
  • Access to online community with fellow campers with an optional daily live video session
purchase

kids guide to the galaxy

week of july 20 • instructed by Sara Thompson, STEAM Educator • cost: $90
Kits are available for pick-up on Sunday, July 19 from 1p to 5p.

Are you ready to go out of this world?  This week’s kit will have you exploring the secrets of the galaxy.  During our space adventure, we’ll gather in a virtual mission-control to learn fascinating information about constellations, black holes, and maybe even find life on other planets! Get ready to journey into the beyond…it’s sure to be a blast! This week’s kit includes:

  • Materials and instructions for themed hands-on activities with recommended 5-day activity schedule
  • A book to keep
  • Access to online community with fellow campers with an optional daily live video session
purchase

ecokids

week of july 6/ week of july 20 • instructed by Rachel Diaz, Garden Educator • cost: $90
Kits are available for pick-up on Sunday, July 5 and Sunday, July 19 from 1p to 5p.

Want to save the earth? Yep, us too! This week’s activities will help you apply STEAM concepts to explore environmental science. Campers will become citizen scientists to learn about conservation and ecology. You’re invited to join us each morning to deepen the conversation around the 4 R’s; Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! This week isn’t all serious science.  You’ll also make crafts, explore outside, and connect with other earth-loving scientists like yourself. This week’s kit includes:

  • Materials and instructions for themed hands-on activities with recommended 5-day activity schedule
  • A book to keep
  • Access to online community with fellow campers with an optional daily live video session

purchase – week of july 6  purchase – week of july 20

diy nation

week of july 27 • instructed by Sara Thompson, STEAM Educator • cost: $110
Kits are available for pick-up on Sunday, July 26 from 1p to 5p.

Do you spend your time watching YouTube how-to videos? In this week’s camp kit, aspiring makers will find a DIY-feast! Campers will step up their handiwork skills and learn to make a variety of items as they tackle DIY projects.  We’ll gather each morning in small artisan guilds to share our work, and learn tips and techniques from each other. This week’s kit includes:

  • Materials and instructions for themed hands-on activities with recommended 5-day activity schedule
  • A book to keep
  • Access to online community with fellow campers with an optional daily live video session
purchase

cuisines of the world

week of july 13 • instructed by Rachel Diaz, Garden Educator • cost: $125
Kits are available for pick-up on Sunday, July 12 from 1p to 5p.

From Asia to Central America, campers will cultivate an appreciation for different tastes and flavors and the cultures from which they come. This week’s kit includes:

  • Recipe cards, non-perishable ingredients, and essential cooking equipment
  • Materials and instructions for themed hands-on activities with recommended 5-day activity schedule
  • Access to online community with fellow campers
  • Optional daily live video sessions with lessons, coaching, and technique demonstrations
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