Mississippi Children's Museum

Camps

Summer Camp 2020 – Sign up today!

June 1 to 5 – Silly STEAM- Sold Out

Do you think science is cool? Then MCM’s Silly STEM Camp is for you!  In this camp, we’ll explore some physical and chemical change phenomena, get a little messy, as well as answer a variety of the questions we so often wonder about.  If designing paper circuits and creating new polymers sounds fun to you, you should plan to join us this week.

June 8 to 12 – Super Hero Summer Camp- Sold Out

Super Hero fans ASSEMBLE! In this top secret classified camp, your campers will be immersed in the universe of their favorite super heroes, taking part in exciting science and art projects each and every day! Solve a problem while you build muscles meeting cool challenges.

June 22 to 26 –NASA ASTRO Camp- Sold Out

MCM campers will learn all about astronauts, the planets, engineering, and robotics through hands-on STEAM activities. Whether exploring how gravity affects moving objects, programming a robot, or creating solar system art, your camper will be inspired to learn about the world around them and beyond.

July 6 to 10 – Silly STEAM- Registration Closed

Do you think science is cool? MCM’s Silly STEM Camp is for you. In this camp, we’ll explore some physical and chemical change phenomena, get a little messy, as well as answer a variety of the questions we so often wonder about.  If you would like to design paper circuits and create new polymers, you should plan to join us this week.

July 13 to 17 – Mutant Master Artist Camp- Sold Out

Please email Patti, , about waitlist status.

Teamwork and other special tools are the highlight of this camp featuring our friends Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello, and Raphael.  The famous artists share names with famous turtles who are also at MCM this summer. Learn all about how the turtles work together and how inventions from the past make our lives better, while maybe developing an invention of your own.

July 20 to 24 – NASA ASTRO Camp

MCM campers will learn all about astronauts, the planets, engineering, and robotics through hands-on STEAM activities. Whether exploring how gravity affects moving objects, programming a robot, or creating solar system art, your camper will be inspired to learn about the world around them and beyond.

July 27 – 31 – Camp Backyard- Sold Out

Agriculture, underground Mississippi, and plants in the Literacy Garden are the focus during Camp Backyard.  Camp Backyard gives campers the chance to observe water states, classify different types of plants, and take home a few ideas that make our everyday life a little greener.  Planting seeds, the chemistry of food, the water cycle, forestry, fishing and much more will make for an exciting week.


Daily Camp Overview

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

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

 

Children ages 5-10 are welcome to participate in our week long camps. Tuition and supply fee for the week is $225 per child for non-members and $200 per child for members. Included in camp fees are supplies for activities and experiments, morning and afternoon snack, and standard daily museum admission and programs.

Lunch is not provided in standard tuition cost. Brown bag lunches are welcome! Pre-purchase lunches at the time of registration $251.75 non-member with lunch and $226.75 member with lunch.  Lunch can be chosen daily or weekly during the summer at a daily lunch cost is $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 or by calling 601-709-8967.


MCM’s cancellation policy for Summer Camp:

  • Prior to 2 weeks before scheduled camp start date full refund will be given to any request
  • 2 weeks before scheduled camp start date or later refunds will be issued on a case by case basis with documentation