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BUILD, CREATE, AND EXPLORE

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Spring into Camp Cayton! 

Join us for Spring Camp 2024! Two camp sessions available for your spring break: March 25–29 and April 1–5

Calling all mad scientists and sense-ational campers! Join us for science exploration and stimulating sensory activities at the Cayton Children’s Museum. Our half-day camp sessions offer an immersive and fun-filled opportunity to stimulate the mind and body with creative, scientific exploration and museum play.

Partial and full scholarships are available for those with financial need. 

Space is limited. Register early to reserve your spot.
Register per week or individual days.

March 25–29 / April 1–5
9AM–12PM

Cost: $250 per week, $50 per day

10% discount for Reachers and PLAY4ALL Hero members

THE DETAILS

Camp Details

March 25–29 
Mad Science

Explore science through experiments about heat, chemical reactions, and color.

Monday, March 25  

Color Changing Slime​ ​

What is temperature? Explore how to measure temperature when making thermochromic (heat sensitive) color changing slime!

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Tuesday, March 26  

Volcanic Event​ ​

Explore the result of chemical reactions when you build a volcano and make it erupt.

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Wednesday, March 27  

Engineering Dreams​ ​

When given an engineering challenge, what can you dream up? Discover what shapes make strong structures and create your dream architectural design.

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Thursday, March 28

Bubbling with Delight ​

What makes something fizz? Join us as we explore fizzy science experiments and making lava lamps.

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Friday, March 29

Magic Potions ​

Create new colors when combining potions in this fun interactive activity.

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April 1–5 
Everything Sense-ational

Activate your senses with a week of stimulating activities from scented journals to light and musical play.

Monday, April 1  

Scents and Sensibility​ ​

Stimulate your sense of smell with scented materials as you create a unique scented journal.

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Tuesday, April 2  

Surface Pressure​

Activate your sense of touch by playing a game of I-Spy with sensory bins and make a sensory bin to take home. 

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Wednesday, April 3  

Light Play ​

Use your sense of sight to investigate the properties of light with glow-in-the-dark slime and blacklight art.

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Thursday, April 4

Rhythm of My Heart

Explore instruments from around the world as you activate your sense of hearing. Create a rhythmic rainstorm with rain sticks and drums, then make a set of windchimes as a keepsake.

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Friday, April 5

Keep Calm and Color​

Soothe your senses when creating a colorful sensory bottle mixing your choice of colors.

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Scholarships

Scholarships

Cayton Children’s Museum is proud to offer partial and full scholarships for Camp Cayton.

Camp Cayton ensures that programming is made available for scholarship recipients. Scholarships are awarded based on demonstrated financial need and availability of space per week. We use the gross income eligibility guidelines established for the PLAY4ALL.

  • Each scholarship covers 50% or 100% cost of tuition for one camp week (Mon–Fri, 9AM–12PM.) The scholarship does not include the cost of aftercare or late pickup charges incurred.

  • Each scholarship recipient will receive a maximum of one full week of Camp Cayton. This is to ensure that as many participants as possible can have the opportunity to experience camp. 

  • If you have more than one child that may qualify, a separate form must be submitted for each child.

  • All notifications will be made via e-mail.  All awarded scholarships must be accepted, confirmed via e-mail, and registered in our system within one week of notification

  • Once a scholarship has been awarded and accepted, you are responsible for ensuring that your child attends Camp Cayton for the assigned week. If your child misses a camp day(s), it cannot be made up in a future camp week.

 

Scholarship Deadline: Friday, March 8, 2024

Scholarship Notification: On a rolling basis

Fine Print

Fine Print

  • Camp Cayton is for children ages 4 to 8.

  • Masks are strongly encouraged indoors.

  • Food will not be provided. Campers will need to bring their own snacks. The Cayton is a nut-free facility.

  • A signed registration form is required before purchase to secure a spot in camp.

  • Please review our camp policies and agreement before purchasing. 

  • The Cayton Children's Museum reserves the right to cancel any camp week if enrollment minimum is not met. Transfers from one week to another may not be available.

  • Registration cannot be transferred to other individuals.

  • Memberships, discounts, and promotions do not apply to Cayton Camps.

  • The Cayton will issue a refund for cancellations made at least two weeks prior to the first registered day of camp less a mandatory $50.00 cancellation fee.

There will be no refunds for any camp week that is cancelled within two weeks of the start date.

  • As unpredictable as it is, Camp Cayton does not refund for sick days.

  • Camp Cayton does not prorate camp costs if you miss or plan to miss a day(s) of camp or any other reason.

  • Any excess funds that cannot be refunded will be considered a museum donation.

Questions

Please email camps@caytonmuseum.org for more information.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

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