cMoe Camps

 

2016 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 2016-2017 school year. ***Early bird discount until March 25th!***

Art Camp June 6-10 ***Registration CLOSED May 31st***

Explore art history and techniques through open ended, creative art projects. Create art using unusual materials, household objects, and basic art tools. Join us as we look for patterns in nature, create our own motifs, and use music and theatre to inspire your inner thespian. Help us brighten up cMoe as you work with your fellow camp artists to recreate a giant work of art to be displayed in our galleries. Work with our Resident Artist to create spin art! Let your imagination run wild during this colorful week!   

Themes: Art, Art history, International Culture

Civic Theatre Presents B.A.T. Camp June 13-17

cMoe once again teams up with the Evansville Civic Theatre for Basic Actor Training (B.A.T.) Camp, where you’ll be a star! Practice voice projection, stage presence, miming, and more as you work with fellow campers to design, rehearse, and perform your very own play! The week is full of hands-on projects and hilarious games, and will end with a performance for the campers’ families. Join us for this drama-filled week - everyone has a part to play!

Themes: Theatre Arts, Literature, Music, Art

*** SOLD OUT*** STEM Camp June 20-24

Join us as we use Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math to explore the world around us. Travel with us to Evansville Regional Airport to get a behind the scenes look at various airplanes and talk to pilots during their annual air show! Circuit boards, 3d printing, and architecture are just a few of the topics we will be exploring as we build robots and design our own “green” city.

Themes: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math

Civic Theatre Presents Wonderful World of Wizardry June 27-July 1

Join actors from Evansville Civic Theatre as they assume the roles of instructors from one of modern literature’s most infamous schools of wizardry! Create your own character, complete with a name and school! Design your own wand. Learn about invisibility cloaks (and is there such thing?), floating candles, owls, and all sorts of “spells” and magic! This camp will feature crafting and games galore and is sure to be a hit with your inner witch or wizard!

Themes: Literature, Art, Science, Theatre arts

EPO Presents Camp Imagination July 11-15

Explore your creativity and become a “musicteller”! What’s a musicteller? We’re glad you asked! Join Tales & Scales artists as they teach you about being a captivating storyteller and the basics of theatre. You’ll practice music and creative moment through games and hands-on activities. Show off your musictelling abilities on the last day with a performance for your family! No prior experience is necessary - just your creativity and personality!

Themes: Music, Theatre Arts, Art

Mad Scientist July 18-22

Grab the lab coat and glasses - it’s time to head to the mad science lab! Physics, Chemistry, and Anatomy are just a few of the areas we will be exploring.  Play and paint with fizz and color as we study chemical reactions. From meteorology and slime to wacky inventions and a physics-defying gadgets, we’ll hypothesize and experiment with various real world challenges!

Themes: Biology, Chemistry, Physics

Sleuth Camp July 25-29

Secret codes, fingerprints, and espionage are only a few of the things we’ll uncover in our cMoe Sleuth Camp! Find out what it takes to be a detective as we scour the museum for clues to solve our week long mystery! Plus, you’ll get an all-access pass to a behind-the-scenes look at what makes cMoe tick. You’ll learn the ins and outs of a trial as we try to convict the guilty party. Are you sneaky enough to be a sleuth?

Themes: Chemistry, Biology, Technology, Language Arts

World Traveler’s Camp August 1-5

Take a vacation at cMoe as we travel the world and explore different cultures! Dance, paint, and write your way through a variety of different customs as we celebrate a different cultural holiday every day of the week. Learn different greetings, write your name in a variety of languages, and expand your knowledge of culture and history. Learn the different aspects of international culture as we make our own countries and traditions.

Themes: International Languages, Cultural Appreciation, and Traditional Art

 

cMoe Mini Camps: Just for Preschoolers!

Experience camp in a safe, structured, FUN environment facilitated by experienced educators. Mini-camps run from 9 a.m.—12 p.m. (3 & 4 yo) and 1 p.m. — 4 p.m. (5 & 6 yo) 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! Children must be potty-trained. A snack is provided at mini-camp. Questions? Call (812) 464-2663, ext. 223 or e-mail [email protected].

Dino-Mite! - June 6-10 ***Registration CLOSED May 31st***

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!

Art of this World - June 13-17

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!

*** SOLD OUT *** Mad Science Lab - June 20-24

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!

Ring, Sing, Play, & Sway - June 27– July 1

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 11 –15

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.

**ENCORE** Ring, Sing, Play, & Sway - July 18 –22

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!

**ENCORE** Dino-Mite! - July 25—29

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!

Wild about Animals — August 1—5

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!

 

cMoe 2016 Summer Camp Registration Form (cMoe CAMP flyer 2016.pdf)

2016 Mini Camp Registration Form (mini camp flier color 2016.pdf)

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