2017 FULL DAY SUMMER CAMP
Spark those curious minds and imaginations this summer at the Children’s Museum of Evansville (cMoe!) cMoe camps offer quality experiences and are led by certified teachers. In addition to the weekly themed activities, campers have daily exploration time in our museum. All full-day camps are available to children entering 1st-7th grade for the 2017-2018 school year.
Cost for the week is $135 for cMoe members, $150 for non-members. Extended care available.
***SOLD OUT*** June 5-9 Mad Science Lab
Grab the lab coat and glasses - it’s time to head to the mad science lab! Blow giant bubbles bigger than your head! Grow a garden - made of crystals! Play and paint with fizz and color as we study chemical reactions. Grow plant “hair” for a new friend! See amazing demonstrations by real scientists in our community! From soap clouds and slime to wacky inventions and a physics challenges, we’ll hypothesize and experiment with hands-on biology, chemistry, physics, and more!
Themes: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
June 12-16 Art of this World!
Explore elements of art through various mediums! Paint, draw, and sculpt, as we learn various techniques and travel through art history. Join us as we look for patterns in nature, create our own motifs, and paint with science. Each camper will also have an opportunity to sell their works of art at their own table in our Kid’s Flea Market! Let your imagination soar during this colorful week!
Themes: Art, Science, International Culture, Economics
June 19-23 STEAM CityPresented in Partnership with Evansville Regional Airport - Your mission: to design a modern, sustainable city of the future using your skills of STEAM - Science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Explore various STEAM concepts such as renewable energy, circuitry, engineering and so much more! Play with robots, create art with 3D pens, and build bridges and structures that could sustain a modern city. End our super STEAM week by joining us on our trip to Evansville Regional Airport! Spend the day at EVV and Tri-State Aero as we talk with pilots and climb into airplanes.
Themes: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math
June 26-30 This and That Camp
Can't decide on which camp to go to? This and That Camp is the camp for you! Experience various activities from all of our summer camps as we cover everything from science and art to engineering and technology. Join us for this action packed week that you won't soon forget!
Themes: Science, Art, History, International Culture, Technology, and more!
July 10-14 Art of the Ages
Take a walk through art history as we explore the artwork of various eras and iconic artists. Sculpt like the Greeks, weave like the Navajo, and paint like a French Impressionist! Use the same techniques and mediums that artists have used throughout the centuries to create your own beautiful works of art. Each camper will also have an opportunity to show off their works of art at our first annual cMoe Art Show! Let your imagination soar during this colorful week
Themes: Art, Art history, Culture
July 17 -21 Camp Imagination
Presented by Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra - Explore your creativity and become a Music Teller! What’s a Music Teller? We’re glad you asked! Join Tales & Scales artists as they teach you about being a captivating story teller and the basics of theatre. You’ll practice music and creative movement through games, hands on activities, and rehearsals for your very own show. Display your music-telling abilities on the last day with a performance for your family! No prior experience necessary – just your creativity and personality.
Themes: Art, Music, Dance, Theatre
July 24-28 cMoe Undercover
Who would dare sabotage cMoe’s beloved exhibits? It’s up to you to find out! Exhibit after exhibit keeps breaking down and it seems that someone, or something is behind it! To catch the criminal, you’ll have to become a forensic expert, learning all about fingerprinting, crime scenes, code cracking and more! Plus, you’ll get an all-access pass to a behind-the-scenes look at what makes cMoe tick. We’ll need all the help we can get to put the guilty party on trial!
Themes: Chemistry, Biology, Technology, Language Arts, Deductive Reasoning
July 31- August 4 STEAM Central
Join us as we continue our exploration of all things STEAM! During this jammed packed week, we will continue to design, build, and collaborate our way through various real world challenges. Create fantastic works of art with 3D printing technology. Explore robotics and build a scribblebot to take home. Design and construct various contraptions and machines. End your summer the right way as we celebrate STEAM all week long!
Themes: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math
2017 Mini Camps: Just for Preschoolers!
Experience camp in a safe, structured, FUN environment facilitated by experienced educators. Mini-camps run from 9 am—12 pm (4 to 6 year olds) with hands-on activities, games, stories, a snack, and daily exploration time in the museum!
Cost for the week is $50 for cMoe members, $60 for non-members. Register early—space is limited!
Dino-Mite! - June 5 – 9
A week full of your favorite prehistoric pals! We’ll learn about herbivores/carnivores, dino defenses and camouflage, fossils, paleontology, dino babies, and more! It’s a week for the ages!
Camp Imagination - June 12 – 16
Presented by Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra—Explore your creativity through music, theatre, and creative movement! Learn how everyday objects can be become musical instruments.
***SOLD OUT*** Mad Science Lab - June 19 – 23
Grab the lab coat - time to head to the lab! Blow giant bubbles! Play with fizz and color. Grow plant “hair” for a new friend! From soap clouds to “gak”, we’ll experiment with biology, chemistry, and more!
Art of this World - June 26 - 30
Bring your smock – we’re ready for art! Explore a new element each day - color, line, shape, texture, and space. We’ll paint, draw, sculpt and more, and make plenty of take-home projects!
Ring, Sing, Play, & Sway - July 10—14
Ready to ring, sing, play, and sway? Join us to learn about musical instruments, movement, and singing. No prior experience is necessary - just your creativity and personality!
Water, Wheels and Wings- July 17—21
Your little one will be a planes, trains, and automobiles expert after this week of camp! We will be discovering all the different ways we can get from coast to coast, planet to planet, and sea to sea.
Wild about Animals — July 24 –28
Do you love creatures furry, feathered, slimy and scaly? We’ll learn all about animals this hair-raising week. Learn about habitats, food chains, pets, animal babies, and more!