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Camp is a great way to build confidence, discover hidden talents and explore one's passions. Learn more about this year's themes below and then register for non-stop summer fun!

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Grades PREK - K

JUL 25 - 29 / 1 – 4 PM
Grades PreK-K
$100 / $90 Museum Members

Express your love of animals through art. Let your imagination run WILD as you create an array of animals that fly, swim, and live deep in the jungle.

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JUN 6 - 10 / 1 – 4 PM
Grades PreK-K
$100 / $90 Museum Members

NEW! Does your little helper dream of delivering the mail, riding on the recycling truck, or fearlessly fighting fires? Learn about these community heroes and more through dramatic play, themed story times, hands-on crafts and more fun activities.

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JUN 13 - 17 / 9 AM – 12 PM
Grades PreK-K
$100 / $90 Museum Members

Journey back in time as you learn about the prehistoric world of dinosaurs! Join us for a mini dinosaur dig as we learn about the job of a paleontologist. Make your own fossil, create dino crafts, and take part in prehistoric story times!

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JUL 18 - 22 / 9 AM - 12 PM
Grades PreK-K
$100 / $90 Museum Members

NEW! Enjoy hands-on science experiments and crafts as you learn about the amazing world we live in. Explore jungles, forests, and oceans as we discover the simple ways we can protect our planet!

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JUN 27 - JUL 1 / 9 AM - 12 PM
Grades PreK-K
$100 / $90 Museum Members

Embrace your child’s imagination! Preschoolers will begin a life-long enjoyment of the arts when they act out their favorite stories, move with different types of music, and explore their silly side! Early participation in drama develops confidence and speaking skills.

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AUG 8 - 12 / 1 - 4 PM
Grades PreK-K
$100 / $90 Museum Members

NEW! Are you ready to ROCK? Learn the basics of beat, rhythm, and musical expression in this brand new camp! Throughout the week we will explore instruments, move our bodies to the beat, and unleash our rockstar confidence.

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AUG 1 - 5 / 9 AM - 12 PM
Grades PreK-K
$100 / $90 Museum Members

Come join Cinderella and Captain Hook on a fanciful journey through castles and deserted islands. Pirate and princess songs are mixed with a dynamic readiness program for young children with emphasis on ear training, singing and movement.

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JUN 20 - 24 / 1 - 4 PM
Grades PreK-K
$100 / $90 Museum Members

Learn about the many colors and shapes found in our world! Create art works each day, including paintings, sculptures and collages, as you practice fine motor skills and learn how to identify different shapes and colors!

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JUL 11 - 15 / 1 - 4 PM
Grades PreK-K
$100 / $90 Museum Members

Lions ROAR in the brass, percussion thuds with the elephants, and swans sweetly fly with the cello. Take a musical adventure using famous pieces of music as your guide. Your little musical adventurer is sure to learn a great deal AND have a blast!

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Grades 1 - 2

JUN 13 - 17 / 9 AM - 4 PM
Grades 1-2
$190 / $180 Museum Members

Explore art through painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpture. Create unique masterpieces limited only by your imagination. Prepare to get messy and creative!

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JUN 20 - 24 / 9 AM - 4 PM
Grades 1-2
$190 / $180 Museum Members

Become a paleontologist for the week as you learn the prehistoric world of dinosaurs! Discover the many dinosaurs that once roamed our planet, create your own dinosaur skeleton, and uncover artifacts in a dig pit!

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JUL 25 - 29 / 9 AM - 4 PM
Grades 1-2
$190 / $180 Museum Members

Explore the basics of science and get messy as we combine experiments with art projects. Campers will discover animals and plants in their natural habitats, blast off to space, make a fossil, and create a colorful masterpiece using chemistry.

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AUG 8 - 12 / 9 AM - 12 PM
Grades 1-2
$100 / $90 Museum Members

NEW! Young performers will learn the role of dance and movement in theatre throughout the week. Break down basic dance moves and techniques, participate in musical theatreer games, and express yourself through motion. No dance or theatre experience necessary!

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JUN 27 - JUL 1 / 9 AM - 4 PM
Grades 1-2
$190 / $180 Museum Members

Join us on a magical adventure as we journey though time to amazing ‘locations!’ Discover the world of castles and knights, build a mini Viking boat, explore the plants and animals of the Amazon and much more!

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JUL 11 - 15 / 9 AM - 12 PM
Grades 1-2
$100 / $90 Museum Members

Explore the fascinating world of animals and plants. Transform into a biologist as we spend time in the field and in the laboratory. Create your own mini ecosystem, discover ways to clean up pollution and protect the environment against invasive species.

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JUL 18 - 22 / 9 AM - 4 PM
Grades 1-2
$190 / $180 Museum Members

Experience the ‘Wizarding World’ by participating in mini-classes such as Potions (chemistry), Herbology (plants), Care of Magical Creatures (animals/habitats and creativity) and Astronomy/Astrology. Students will be sorted into houses and create their own wands. Join the magical adventure!

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AUG 1 - 5 / 9 AM - 4 PM
Grades 1-2
$190 / $180 Museum Members

Discover the magic of art as we explore unique ways to create amazing works of art. We will use bubbles to create colorful creations, make color-changing invisible ink, and design magical transfer art. We will also learn about amazing artists around the world who create ‘magic’ works of art!

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AUG 8 - 12 / 9 AM - 4 PM
Grades 1-2
$190 / $180 Museum Members

Become an engineer for the week as you build, create, and invent! We will engineer our own flying contraptions, build wiggling art robots, create tall bridges, towers and more. Your imagination is the limit!

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JUL 11 - 15 / 9 AM - 4 PM
Grades 1-2
$190 / $180 Museum Members

Do you want to be up on the stage, under the lights? At this week-long camp you will get the chance to sing, dance and perform on the stage for your family and friends. A perfect introduction to the fun world of theatre and the performing arts!

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AUG 1 - 5 / 1 - 4 PM
Grades 1-2
$100 / $90 Museum Members

NEW! Explore the exciting world of musical theatre through timeless fairytales! Campers will gain vocal and dance skills, learn basic acting techniques, and participate in fun theatre exercises throughout the week. This camp will end with a showcase for families where performers bring favorite characters to life on stage.

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JUL 25 - 29 / 9 AM - 12 PM
Grades 1-2
$100 / $90 Museum Members

Get loud as you explore different rhythm instruments each day. You will discover different rhythms from around the world as you learn to play patterns as an ensemble! This camp is great for anyone who enjoys a good beat and loves to drum on anything to make noise!

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JUL 11 - 15 / 9 AM - 12 PM
Grades 1-2
$100 / $90 Museum Members

NEW! Explore the amazing world of sculpture! Create 3D masterpieces inspired by Calder, Miro, and Chihuly as you learn about the basics of form, composition, and balance. Get messy as you experiment with a variety of media and techniques.

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JUL 18 - 22 / 9 AM - 12 PM
Grades 1-2
$100 / $90 Museum Members

NEW! Take the stage as your favorite superhero -- or evil villain – as you learn about improvisation, character development, and participate in basic theatre games! Participants will take the stage in a super skit for family and friends at the end of the week.

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Grades 3 - 5

AUG 8 - 12 / 9 AM - 4 PM
Grades 3-5
$190 / $180 Museum Members

This week we will learn how invention, creation and experimentation can become works of art. Each day starts with a design challenge followed by projects that help us to learn how to build the ideas we imagined. Students will design, build and test their own creations!

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JUN 20 - 24 / 9 AM - 4 PM
Grades 3-5
$190 / $180 Museum Members

NEW! Uncover the history of ancient civilizations around the world as you dig up the past. Learn real techniques archaeologists use to unearth treasures and create your own “artifacts” throughout the week as we explore ancient cultures and traditions. 

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JUN 13 - 18 / 9 AM - 4 PM
Grades 3-5
$190 / $180 Museum Members

Become a chemist for the week as you take part in exciting hands-on experiments. Make a slimy polymer, create bubbling chemical reactions, make color-changing mixtures and more!

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AUG 8 - 12 / 1 PM- 4 PM
Grades 3-5
$100 / $90 Museum Members

NEW! Sing, dance, and act throughout the week as we learn chorus numbers and basic choreography from Broadway classics. Build the basic skills to star on any future stage! The camp week will end with a performance for your family, including selections from Wicked, The Sound of Music, and more!

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JUN 6 - 10 / 9 AM - 12 PM
Grades 3-5
$100 / $90 Museum Members

What was life like as a Civil War soldier? The year is 1861 and you have enlisted as a Civil War soldier. Train with wooden muskets, pitch a tent, learn about our military history and more!

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JUL 18 - 22 / 1 - 4 PM
Grades 3-5
$100 / $90 Museum Members

NEW! Dust for finger prints, analyze fabric and handwriting samples, identify mysterious substances, and more as we put our sleuthing skills to the test. Campers will use real investigative techniques and the scientific method to gather clues and crack the case!

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JUL 25 - 29 / 9 AM - 12 PM
Grades 3-5
$100 / $90 Museum Members

Dive into the history of America through games, crafts and foods inspired by the stories of one of your favorite book series! Experience pioneer life with Kirsten, Civil War challenges with Addy, Victorian times with Samantha, the Great Depression with Kit and World War II with Molly.

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JUL 18 - 22 / 9 AM - 4 PM
Grades 3-5
$190 / $180 Museum Members

Come enjoy the thrill and belly laughs of this unique and fast-paced form of theatre! There are no prior skills or experience needed to participate in improvisational theatre. Just a willingness to play, look silly and fly by the seat of your pants! Demonstrate your newfound skills for your family and friends at the end of the week.

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AUG 1 - 5 / 1 - 4 PM
Grades 3-5
$100 / $90 Museum Members

A specially adapted guitar method will be the focus on this camp. Discover basic music theory and skills such as tuning the guitar and reading chord charts. Work on beginning chords, strumming, rhythm and learning basic songs. Participants must bring their own guitar.

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JUN 6 - 10 / 1- 4 PM
Grades 3-5
$100 / $90 Museum Members

Become a jewelry artist for the week as you explore different jewelry making techniques! Create and decorate your own clay and paper beads, make rings using wire designs, and learn weaving techniques to create unique bracelets.

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AUG 1 - 5 / 9 AM - 4 PM
Grades 3-5
$190 / $180 Museum Members

Journey back in time as you discover myths and legends from around the world.  Explore the feats of Hercules, discover the mythological creatures found in ancient legends and invent your own creature, dive into the deep as you learn about treacherous sea serpents and more!

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JUL 25 - 29 / 9 AM - 4 PM
Grades 3-5
$190 / $180 Museum Members

Learn about the art of acting through a fun week of games, scenes and exercises that will prepare you for your next starring role! The week will culminate in a performance for your family and friends to demonstrate your new skills.

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JUL 11 - 15 / 9 AM - 4 PM
Grades 3-5
$190 / $180 Museum Members

NEW! Are you the next Pollock, de Kooning, or Warhol? Express your creativity throughout the week as we create sculptures with found objects, paint abstract murals,  and think outside the lines! Learn about the elements of art and principles of design as you learn about art innovators!

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JUN 20 - 24 / 9 AM - 4 PM
Grades 3-5
$190 / $180 Museum Members

Learn how to paint like the masters! Be inspired by a different artist each day. Explore techniques of Picasso, Pollock, Van Gogh, Dali, and Mondrian. Learn about the elements of art and principles of design as you experiment with different materials while painting from still life, photographs, and your imagination! Create your own dazzling masterpieces!

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JUN 27 - JUL 1 / 9 AM - 4 PM
Grades 3-5
$100 / $90 Museum Members

Play the piano in five fun-filled days. Utilizing rote teaching methods, students will learn the basics of rhythm, melody, and piano technique, culminating in a mini recital at the end of the week.

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JUN 27 - JUL 1 / 9 AM - 4 PM
Grades 3-5
$190 / $180 Museum Members

Experience the “Wizarding World” by participating in mini-classes such as Potions (chemistry), Herbology (plants), Care of Magical Creatures (animals/habitats and creativity) and Astronomy/ Astrology. Join the magical adventure!

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Grades 6 - 8

AUG 1 - 5 / 9 AM - 12 PM
Grades 6-8
$100 / $90 Museum Members

Take your acting to the next level! Using scene work and monologue you will improve comedic timing, commit to characters, and break down a scene for better focus. Explore tips and tricks when attending auditions and more!

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JUN 21 - 25 / 9 AM - 12 PM
Grades 6-8
$100 / $90 Museum Members

Explore form, shape, light, shadow and structure as you experiment with charcoal, pencil and pastel. Develop foundational skills as you draw portraits, landscapes, and more!

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JUL 25 - 29 / 1 - 4 PM
Grades 6-8
$100 / $90 Museum Members

Rock out as your learn basic techniques and music theory. We will introduce chords, strumming patterns, finger exercises, and scales, giving you material to keep practicing at home! You must bring your own guitar to camp.

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JUN 27 - JUL 1 / 1 - 4 PM
Grades 6-8
$100 / $90 Museum Members

"Yes! And..." The two most important words in improv! Learn to collaborate with your fellow performers by accepting what they give you and adding your own ideas to weave hilarious and well-scripted scenes out of thin air! Through a series of games that are designed to hone your creative instincts, you will learn the basics of improvisational comedy.

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JUL 18 - 22 / 9 AM - 12 PM
Grades 6-8
$100 / $90 Museum Members

Learn about color theory, composition, and the elements of art as you discover basic painting techniques. Learn how to build the layers of a painting and how to create balanced compositions!  We will experiment with acrylic and watercolor.

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AUG 8 - 12 / 1 - 4 PM
Grades 6-8
$100 / $90 Museum Members

NEW! Explore the magic of making a theatre production come to life! Take a backstage tour and meet the talented artists behind the scenes. Learn about lighting and set design, practice creating stage-perfect make-up, and create props and costume components.

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Summer Camp Forms

Please download each of the following forms to fill-out as part of your camp enrollment.

Youth Program Code of Conduct
Consent for Medical Treatment of a Minor Child
Midland Center Parent Agreement

Please email completed forms to: medform@midlandcenter.org