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SUMMER CAMPS

The museum is excited to announce that our camp registration is open! Each camp will be a week-long, and we have updated our schedule to allow half-day and full-day options for most camps. As you will see below, all of our camps are open to a wide range of campers of different ages and varying interests.

Our popular camps are designed to inspire imagination, creativity, and instill the wonder of learning! Our talented staff, volunteers, and visiting experts from the local community lead experiments and activities with different interactive, hands-on projects. So, when school is out, join us for an exciting summer learning experience!

 

CAMP PRICING:

5 Full-Day - $200

5 Half-Day - $150

3 Half-Day - $100

Get 10% off with your BCM membership!

CAMP TIMES:

MORNING CAMP: 8:30 - Noon

Drop Off - Between 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Pick Up - Between 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

*Morning campers will need to bring a snack and drink for snack time each morning*

AFTERNOON CAMP: 1:00 PM - 4:30

Drop Off - Between 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Pick Up - Between 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

*Afternoon campers will need to bring a snack and drink for snack time each afternoon*

FULL DAY: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Full Day Drop Off - Between 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Lunch for Full Day Kids - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Full-Day Pick Up - 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

*Full Day campers will need to bring 2 snacks (morning and afternoon) and a lunch each day*

IMPORTANT INFO:

All camps are open to campers entering 1st grade through 5th grade, with the exceptions of Imagineering (Full Day), Robotics 1.5, and Robotics 2.0 (Full Day). Camps are split by age/grade range to ensure experiments and activities more tailored to campers' learning levels and a better overall camp experience.

All camp registrations close the Wednesday before the camp starts.

Max of 24 kids per camp, except Robotics 2.0.

All camp participants and museum staff will follow the state, local, and CDC recommended COVID-19 guidelines during their time at camp. Campers will have frequent hand washing breaks and hand sanitizer available.

2024 SUMMER CAMP TOPICS:

June 10 - 14, 2024

ROBOTICS 1.0

HALF DAY; Morning (Entering 1st - 2nd), Afternoon (3rd - 5th*)

Introduction to Robotics with our Vex 123, Vex Go, Spheros and Blue Bots. Campers will learn to build, drive and touch code.

*Prerequisite to Robotics 1.5

June 17 - 21, 2024

IMAGINEERING:  Super Mario Brothers

FULL DAY (Entering 3rd - 5th)

Campers will be introduced to several different fields of engineering as they design different aspects of the Super Mario World. They will learn how to build simple machines and other necessary contraptions for their world. Students will also learn the importance of creating, testing and refining their projects to solve real-world engineering challenges while enhancing critical thinking and problem-solving development skills that will benefit them in various academic areas.

June 24 - 28, 2024

Camp Half-Blood: Percy Jackson

HALF DAY: Morning (Entering 1st - 2nd) Afternoon (Entering 3rd - 5th)

Spend a week in Percy, Annabeth, and Grover’s shoes at BCM’s Camp Half-Blood! Learn some of the tricks and trades of Greek gods and goddesses through science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Campers will create their own Labyrinth model, cardboard armor and weapons, earn beads for their own Camp Half-Blood necklace, complete a quest, and more!

 

July 1 - 3, 2024

ROBOTICS 1.5

HALF DAY: Morning (Entering 1st - 2nd) Afternoon (Entering 3rd - 6th)

Campers will be introduced to the basics of coding with multiple types of robot programs during this camp. Students will learn visual coding and program different robots while learning new coding skills. Students will also have the opportunity to produce a coded plan for these bots to navigate obstacles, retrieve gear, and maneuver their environment. This camp is great for children to develop problem-solving skills and more.  *Prerequisite to Robotics 2.0

July 8 - 12, 2024     

Art Exploration

HALF DAY: Morning (Entering 1st - 2nd) Afternoon (Entering 3rd - 5th)

This week is all about expanding a child’s love for art, getting creative, and learning about different artists. Campers will learn about artists of the past decades and create their own masterpieces using different medias. Be prepared to get messy and have fun during this camp!

July 15 - 19, 2024

BASF KIDS LAB

HALF DAY: Morning (Entering 1st - 2nd) Afternoon (Entering 3rd - 5th)

Campers will become scientists during this week-long camp. Our partners from BASF bring science to life through fun hands-on activities that explore chemistry and other science wonders.

July 22 - 26, 2024

ROBOTICS 2.0

FULL DAY: (Entering 4th - 6th)

This program incorporates real-world applications of science, technology, engineering, art, and math (S.T.E.A.M.). Students will be immersed in teamwork while they are designing, programming, and competing using VEX robots. Local Robotic professionals will also share their knowledge with the campers.

All campers must have completed Robotics 1.5 or attended Robotics 2.0 last summer to attend this camp.

July 29 - August 2, 2024

CRITTER CAMP

HALF DAY: Morning (Entering 1st - 2nd) Afternoon (Entering 3rd - 5th)

Our Critter Camp gives children an up-close and personal experience with animals, animal habitats, diet, behavior, and more. Our staff and instructors will teach students about respecting animals and how to protect the amazing animals that share our planet, especially our SETX region. Local organizations will bring their knowledge and love of animals to camp each day with amazing interactive programming. Your child will have a special encounter with animals each day.

Cancelation Policy

In the event you must cancel your registration, you will receive a refund as defined below:

-Cancellation notice must be submitted to the following email: info@beaumontchildrensmuseum.org.

-Registrants, once registered, are subject to a $30 non-refundable fee if a refund is requested.

-Refund will be issued in the same manner payment was made.

-Registration will be refunded, not including the $30 fee, if emailed notice is received more than two weeks prior to the session start date.

-Cancellations received within the two weeks window of the session start date forfeit full tuition.

-Cancellations due to personal reasons will not receive a refund.

-A camper who leaves during a session WILL NOT receive a refund.

-We do understand last minute cancellations are possible. Please know that your dollars spent can be relocated for future use (credit) or to a membership.

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