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A Message About THEMUSEUM Camps

On February 11, 2021, the Minister of Education announced that this year’s March Break will be postponed to the week of April 12. Our March virtual camps have been moved to April 12, 2021. Learn more about the Spring Break virtual camps below.

We are also in the process of determining our Summer Camp schedule. To stay up to date on all camp information, sign up for our camp newsletter!

Regards, 

THEMUSEUM Camps Team


Day Camps are a long-standing children’s program at THEMUSEUM. Since 2008, over 1200 campers have had a fantastic time at THEMUSEUM. We aim to awe, inspire and enlighten through our engaging educational camp programs.

Currently, we offer two main camp streams, THEMUSEUM Virtual Day Camp (ages 5 – 9) and The Underground Studio MakerSpace Virtual Camp (ages 9 – 14). Register for a week of exploration, creativity and fun! Learn about a variety of exciting topics guaranteed to ignite curiosity.


THEMUSEUM Virtual Camps


Ages 5 – 9

THEMUSEUM’s Virtual Day Camp gives children the opportunity for hands on learning about a range of topics. Campers will learn through group discussions, demonstrations by our trained Camp Leaders, exploration of our exhibitions and by creating artwork inspired by the day’s content. 

Pricing

 

 PD Day

 Spring Break 

Members

  $27.00

 $80.00

Non-Members

  $30.00 

 $85.00

Members – Household
(30% off 2 or more children)

  N/A

 $56.00

Non-Members – Household
(30% off 2 or more children)

  N/A

 $59.00

Delivery Add-On
(Kitchener & Waterloo)

Delivery Add-On
(25km outside of Kitchener & Waterloo) 

  $10.00

 

  $20.00

 $10.00

 

 $20.00

 

Spring Break Camp

Dinosaur Discovery

REGISTRATION CLOSED MARCH 28

Monday, April 12 – Friday, April 16, 2021

Through virtual exhibition tours, fun group chats, storytelling, and crafts, campers will learn all about DINOSAURS! Journey back to the Mesozoic Era and explore the world of dinosaurs, their habitats, life cycles, eating habits and more. A fantastic way for any paleontologist in training to spend their March Break!

Upon registration of camp, campers will receive:

  • One hour-long virtual calls with the camp group per day to watch demonstrations, work through art projects and discuss the week’s topic. Campers will also participate in an introductory call with The Underground Studio MakerSpace campers at the beginning of the week, as well as a wrap up call at the end of camp (Group size of <15 children/camp).
  • A printable PDF booklet with resources and activities that will supplement and support the camp’s content 
  • A supply kit of materials and templates to complete the week’s activities. (Curb-side pick-up or home delivery options available.)

Ages 9 – 14

THEMUSEUM’s Underground Studio MakerSpace opened in 2016 as a place for people of all ages to explore making, tinkering and hands-on learning. The Underground Studio MakerSpace camps are designed to challenge and develop the skill sets of our older campers giving them a chance to learn and experiment with a variety of topics.

Pricing

 

 PD Day 

 Spring Break

Members

  $27.00  

  $80.00

Non-Members

  $30.00  

  $85.00

Delivery Add-On
(Kitchener & Waterloo)

Delivery Add-On
(25km outside of Kitchener & Waterloo) 

  $10.00

 

  $20.00

  $10.00

 

  $20.00

Due to the cost of the kits for The Underground Studio MakerSpace Virtual Camp, we are only able to offer a single camper rate. We want to make sure you get the best experience possible!

Spring Break Camp

Designing Dinos!

Monday, April 12 – Friday, April 16, 2021

REGISTRATION CLOSED MARCH 28

Did you see the animatronic dinos in our Dinosaur Drive-Thru? Recreate the life-like dinos for yourself! In our MakerSpace virtual camp, campers will learn all about hydraulics and use these skills to bring their dinosaurs “to life”! Using syringes, hoses and cardboard, campers design a hydraulic t-rex head giving motion to this prehistoric predator. This perfect hands-on experience for any young creator.

Upon registration of camp, campers will receive:

  • One hour-long virtual calls with the camp group per day to watch demonstrations, work through art projects and discuss the week’s topic. Campers will also participate in an introductory call with THEMUSEUM’s campers at the beginning of the week, as well as a wrap up call at the end of camp (Group Size: 15 campers/session)
  • A supply kit of materials and templates to complete the week’s activities. (Curb-side pick-up or home delivery options available.)
  • A printable PDF activity booklet and resources to aid campers through the session

FAQ

Registration Process

Registration Process

Note that ALL Day Camps and The Underground Studio MakerSpace Camps registrations will be processed online through our CampBrain portal.

To register your child(ren) for any of our camps please click the CampBrain Registration link and follow the instructions below. 

  1. Log in to your existing CampBrain account or sign-up as a new user.
  2. Create profiles for each child that you’d like to register for camp and indicate your membership status.
  3. Select the camps you’d like to enrol in and add them to your cart.
  4. Complete the necessary forms and submit credit card payment. 
  5. Review your confirmation email for further details and a copy of your tax receipt. 

First-time registration will take approximately 20 minutes. Forms need only to be completed once per season. Forms will auto-populate from previous seasons but can be updated when enrolling for a new season.

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Tax Receipts

Tax receipts for all camp registrations from Summer 2019 onward are emailed to you at the time of booking and are also available through your CampBrain Profile. The document listed as “Household Account Statement” will act as your tax receipt.

Requests for Tax Receipts can take 5-10 business days to process. Calling our Visitor Services desk will not expedite the process.

If you require a Tax Receipt for camp registrations before Summer Camp 2019, please email us at Camps@THEMUSEUM.ca and include the following information:

  • Your child’s full name
  • Your child’s date of birth
  • The year(s) that your children were registered for our camps
  • The camp season(s) (i.e. PD Day, March Break or Summer)
  • The session(s) or dates of your registration
Feedback and Evaluation

Feedback and Evaluation

We are grateful to have your children take part in our programming. To continue to offer the best service and programming possible, we ask that you give us your feedback using the link below. This brief survey with your child about both your experience and their experiences with THEMUSEUM’s Day Camps.

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Registration: Registration is accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. Payment must be received at the time of registration. 

The Underground Studio MakerSpace registrations close seven days before the start of camp. 

THEMUSEUM Day Camps, close five days before the start of camp. 

CancellationsCancellations must be received prior to the start of camp to receive a 90% refund of the total cost. The 10% Administration Charge covers staff’s processing time and credit card fees. Free transfers are available to another date/week dependant on availability. Any requests for camp cancellations or transfers must be emailed to Camps@THEMUSEUM.ca with the subject line: “Camp Cancellation – Camper’s Name” 

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Delivery Radius

Not sure if you qualify for delivery? The inner circle covers $10 delivery, the outer circle covers $20 delivery. 

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