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Children engaging in art activity at Cayton Camps

purposeful programs

Programming For All

The Cayton offers a unique variety of creative and interactive programs to enhance the museum experience both within our space and beyond our walls.

Guests experience our enriching programs every day at the museum. We provide youth, ages 0-8, and their families opportunities to participate in active, artistic, and purposeful play.


Cayton Classes

Caregivers and toddler playing on the floor

Our one-of-a-kind classes allow children to participate in unique play experiences.

From outdoor adventures to creator clubs to physical fitness, our special classes will help foster your child’s sense discovery, imagination, and creativity.


Activity Calendar

Toddlers playing with paint for Art Crawl

At the Cayton, playing means connecting to the arts, to the world, and most of all—to one another.

We offer free activities for our guests on a daily basis, including: dance, drama, music, and storytime. Check our schedule regularly to see our latest offerings.

Parents Night Out

Parents' Night Out

Children playing raft on top of a ball-pit at the Cayton Children's Museum

Play is essential for parents and kids alike. Enjoy a night out on your own play date!

Enjoy a night out while kids play at the Cayton after-hours! Three hours of play time including games, activities, and free play along with dinner, snack and drink is a great play date for all.


Field Trips

Cayton playguide giving instruction to visiting group.

Turn your school or summer camp day into a one-of-a-kind experience!

At the Cayton Children’s Museum, learning means connecting to arts, to the world, and most of all, to one another. We are delighted to offer tours for students from pre-kindergarten through 3rd grade. School visits to the museum, in-person or virtually, extend classroom learning and provide lifelong tools for success!


Kevin & Chelsea Washington Art Studio

Kevin and Chelsea Washington Art Studio

Join us in the Art Studio to use your imagination and create your own masterpiece.

We offer brand new arts and crafts activities every week, using recycled materials, play dough, feathers, non-toxic paint and more!

Frequently Asked Questions

Check out the FAQ page HERE

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