Mississippi Children's Museum

Camps

MCM Holiday Camps

MCM provides day-long day camps throughout the winter holiday season.

Children ages 5-10 are welcome to participate in our single-day long camp. Tuition and supply fee for camp is $50 per child for non-members and $45 per child for members. Included in camp fees are supplies for experiments, two snacks, and museum admission for the day.

Camp begins at 7:30 each morning and runs until 5:00. A fee of $1 per minute will be accrued for children at MCM after 5:00 PM

Lunches for your child can be preordered through the Red Rocket Cafe for $5.35 whether purchased on the day-of or in advance, but brown bag lunches are welcome!

Earth and Space – Thursday, December 27
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Spend the Day with MCM staff and volunteers with engaging in Earth and space activities from the National Informal STEM Education Network 2017 Earth and Space Kit.  Campers will conduct a variety of hands-on space and earth science activities that directly relate to the moon and planets.

Arts and Crafts! – Friday, December 28
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Spend the Day with MCM staff and volunteers engaging in variety of arts and crafts to get them ready to ring in 2019.  Campers will make fun New Year’s Eve wearables, make art in the style Dali, and a craft that mimics Kandinsky.

Build It! – Wednesday, January 2
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Spend the Day with MCM staff and volunteers engaging in a variety of Build it projects.  Campers will make well known landmarks from newspaper, build bridges, and challenge each other to copy LEGO structures.

Chemistry Camp – Thursday, January 3
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Spend the Day with MCM staff and volunteers with engaging in Chemistry activities from the National Informal STEM Education Network 2018 Explore Science: Let’s Do Chemistry kit.  Campers will conduct a variety of hands-on space and earth science activities that directly relate to the moon and planets.

Winter STEM Fun – Friday, January 4
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Spend the Day with MCM staff and volunteers with engaging STEM activities themed around winter.  Campers will explore the function of whale blubber, learn the geometry around snowflakes, and discuss the states of matter by creating their own frost!


MCM Summer Camps

MCM provides week-long day camps during the summertime from May – August.


Children ages 5-10 are welcome to participate in our week long camps. Tuition and supply fee for most camps is $200 per child for non-members and $175 per child for members. Included in camp fees are supplies for experiments, morning snack, t-shirt and museum admission for a play hour.

Camp begins at 8:00 each morning and runs until 3:00. After-camp care is available for $10 a day for each child from 3:15- 5:00 PM. A fee of $1 per minute will be accrued for children at MCM after 5:00 PM

Lunches for your child can be preordered through the Red Rocket Cafe for $5.35 whether purchased on the day-of or in advance, but brown bag lunches are welcome!


MCM’s cancellation policy for camps:

  • Prior to May 1 – full refund
  • May 2 or up to 30 days before camp starts – All but $10.00 will be refunded per camp registration
  • 29 to 15 days before camp starts – 50% refund will be refunded per camp registration
  • No refunds will be given for cancellations made 14 days or less.