Winter Camps

Winter Camps

Winter Camps are offered Monday through Wednesday both weeks of the Christmas Holidays. Camp runs from 7:30am to 5:00pm at MCM, and is appropriate for children ages 5 to 10 years old. If you have specific questions about day camps as a whole or a specific day, please email Director of Museum Experiences, Patti Reiss, at patti@mcm.ms.

Boy working on a craft

Included in camp fees:

  • Supplies for activities and experiment
  • Standard daily museum admission
    and programs
  • Morning and afternoon snacks

Camper Rate: $225 ($202.50 with Member’s 10% Discount)

Camper Rate with Lunch: $251.75 ($226.57 with Member’s 10% Discount)

Lunch is not provided in standard tuition costs. Brown bag lunches are welcome!


(Optional) Add daily lunch fees to your registration. Your total cost with the lunch fee:

Non-Members: $251.75
Members: $226.75
Or, lunch can be purchased daily for $5.35

*MCM will follow all recommended guidelines provided by our state and federal officials regarding cleaning and attendance numbers.

If you have any specific questions please reach out to the Director of Museum Experiences, Patti Reiss by email at Patti@mcm.ms or by calling 601-709-8967.


2020 Winter Camp Themes

Engineering Day

Experiment with all three states of matter with us on Engineering Day!  Campers will hypothesize what will sink or float, what will happen during a chemical change, does size change rates of speed and so much more.

Daily Camp Overview

Campers may arrive as early as 7:30 am and stay until 5:00 pm.

7:30 to 8:30Drop-off and Free Choice
8:30 to 8:45Welcome, daily tasks, safety reminders, camp announcements
8:45 to 11:45Educational programming, Snack, Outdoor Play, Educational programs
11:45 to 12:30Lunch, quiet reading time
12:30 to 2:00Museum Exploration
2:00 to 4:00Story Time, Educational programming, Museum programming, Snack
4:00 to 5:00Pick-Up and Free Choice

Cancellation Policy for Camp:

  • Cancellation requests made 2 weeks before the scheduled camp’s start date will result in a full refund
  • Cancellation requests made less than 2 weeks before the scheduled camp’s start date may result in a refund on a case-by-case basis with documentation.