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.

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

Deadline to order: Wednesday, July 8 at midnight

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

Deadline to order: Wednesday, July 15 at midnight

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

The deadline to order this kit has passed.

ecokids

week of july 20 • instructed by Rachel Diaz, Garden Educator • cost: $90
Kits are available for pick-up on 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 20

Deadline to order: Wednesday, July 15 at midnight

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

Deadline to order: Wednesday, July 22 at midnight

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
purchase

Deadline to order: Wednesday, July 8 at midnight

superhero academy

designed by Sara Thompson, STEAM Educator • cost: $75 $50
recommended for ages 3-6

Inside your Superhero Academy kit, you’ll find everything you need to reach your full-power potential as a superhero.  These kits are designed for you and your grown-up to enjoy at your own pace and in any order.

  • Activity 1: Superhero Mask
  • Activity 2: Superhero Cape
  • Activity 3: Make a Superhero 
  • Activity 4: Superhero Cuffs
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pirates and mermaids and sharks, oh my!

designed by Sara Thompson, STEAM Educator • cost: $75 $50
recommended for ages 3-6

Inside your Pirates, Mermaids, and Sharks kit, you’ll find everything you need for an adventure at home. These kits are designed for you and your child to explore at your own pace and in any order.  Enjoy your week!  Aaarrrrggh

  • Activity 1: Rainbow Fish
  • Activity 2:  Pirate, Mermaid, or Shark Hat
  • Activity 3: Mermaid Slime
  • Activity 4: Pirate Hook
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3..2..1.. blast off!

designed by Sara Thompson, STEAM Educator • cost: $75 $50
recommended for ages 3-6

Prepare to launch in…3.. 2.. 1.. Blast Off!  Inside your kit, you’ll find everything you need for an intergalactic adventure.  This kit is designed for you and your grown-up to enjoy at your own pace and in any order.

  • Activity 1: Alien Buddy
  • Activity 2: Jetpack
  • Activity 3: Space Slime 
  • Activity 4:  DIY Rocket Ship
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little farmers in the city

designed by Rachel Diaz, Garden Educator • cost: $75 $50
recommended for ages 3-6

You may not realize it, but plants are at the root of almost everything on our plate! This week, we have packed your box full of fun ways to learn about growing and eating plants. These kits are designed for you and your grown-up to enjoy at your own pace and in any order.

  • Activity 1: Plant a Seed 
  • Activity 2: My Dream Farm
  • Activity 3: Super Seedy Trail Mix
  • Activity 4: Rain Stick
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bug brigade

designed by Rachel Diaz, Garden Educator • cost: $75 $50
recommended for ages 3-6

Did you know that dragonflies have been around since the time of dinosaurs or that butterflies taste with their feet?!?  Bugs are amazing! This kit is packed with activities that will have you well on your way to becoming the neighborhood entomologist.  This kit is designed for you and your grown-up to enjoy at your own pace and in any order.

  • Activity 1:  Decorate Your Bugcatcher
  • Activity 2:  Butterfly Symmetry Painting 
  • Activity 3: Insect Compositions 
  • Activity 4: Bug Stones
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wild at heart

designed by Rachel Diaz, Garden Educator • cost: $110 $55
recommended for ages 6-8

At The Edible Schoolyard, we share a love of nature and find it to be an endless source of inspiration for artist expression and creation.  This kit is designed for you to explore a few ways that nature and art intersect.  We encourage you to work through these projects at your own pace and in any order.

  • Activity 1: Seed Mosaic
  • Activity 2: Sun Prints
  • Activity 3: Watercolor Leaves 
  • Activity 4: Photo Holder
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