School Break Camps

Cost
Member daily camp cost: $50  Non-Member daily camp cost: $55
Aftercare: $9 per day
Sibling discount: $5 discount when siblings attend the same day camp

Enroll
Fall Break Camp: Member tickets | Non-member tickets
Winter Break Camp: Member tickets | Non-member tickets
For students in kindergarten through grade 6.
To enroll in aftercare, please call us at 317.232.1637.
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Time
Camp: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Camp dropoff is between 8 and 9 a.m. During this time, youth will engage in free choice time that could include crafts, reading or playing games while socializing with other campers.
Aftercare: 4 – 5:30 p.m.

Registration Deadline
Please register your child by 5 p.m. the day before camp start date.

Fall Break School’s Out Day Camps

Monday, October 14, 2019 | Creepy Crawlers - SOLD OUT
If you'd like to be added to our waiting list, please call the museum at
317-232-1637
What creeps, crawls and is really cool? Bugs, insects and spiders! Come explore the insects and arachnids that call Indiana home and how they help our ecosystem. 
         
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 | Making Moves - SOLD OUT
If you'd like to be added to our waiting list, please call the museum at 317-232-1637
Art can swirl, twirl and whirl. Create art that moves with kinetic art sculptures to take home.  

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 | Planes, Trains, Automobiles - SOLD OUT
If you'd like to be added to our waiting list, please call the museum at
317-232-1637
In the air, on the ground and across our state, we’ll investigate inventions that move. Travel to the Indiana State Museum and build your own prototype of a transportation device. 

Thursday, October 17, 2019 | Autumn Adventures - SOLD OUT
If you'd like to be added to our waiting list, please call the museum at
317-232-1637
The days get shorter, nights are cooler, and nature is changing all around us. Come play and create with what makes autumn such a colorful adventure.

Friday, October 18, 2019 | Fun-gineers - SOLD OUT
If you'd like to be added to our waiting list, please call the museum at
317-232-1637
Design, build, test…repeat! Spend the day solving fun engineering challenges through play and creative creations.  

Monday, October 21, 2019 | DIY Maze
Can you find your way out of the maze? Play with different types of mazes and then build your own maze to challenge other campers and your family. 

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 | Hoosier Artists
Be inspired by contemporary artists as you see Indiana art by Indiana artists in the Hoosier Salon gallery.  Then create your own traditional and abstract masterpieces.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 | Slow, Steady, Sloth
Today, you have to look high in the trees to find a sloth. 12,000 years ago, giant ground sloths roamed Indiana. Celebrate International Sloth Day as we learn more about modern and ancient sloths. 

Thursday, October 24, 2019 | Moon & Stars
Fifty years ago, astronauts landed on the moon. We’ll investigate all that is wondrous about the moon and stars as we plummet into craters and create pinhole cameras. 

Friday, October 25, 2019 | The Art of Cookie Decorating
Do you want to make your own tasty cookie treats? Come learn how to make royal icing and try different techniques to decorate sugar cookies. After this camp, you’ll be ready for the holiday season!

Sign up for Fall Break Camps: Member tickets | Non-member tickets

Winter Break School’s Out Day Camps

Thursday, January 2, 2020 | Warm & Cozy Fiber Arts
The cold winter blows across Indiana. You’ll stay warm and cozy after learning how to make a no-sew hat and scarf. 

Friday, January 3, 2020 | Science of Slime
It’s oh so gooey! Learn about the science behind slime as you make different batches of slime. Oobleck, flubber, and slime, oh my!

Monday, January 6, 2020 | Celebrate the First!
It’s the first Monday of 2020. Come celebrate all the silly and fun “firsts” of Indiana!

Sign up for Winter Break Camp: Member tickets | Non-member tickets

Camp registration can be cancelled or rescheduled to an available camp up to two weeks before the start of camp. Camp registrations cancelled less than two weeks prior to the start of camp will not be refunded. Review our registration, cancelation and bad weather policies here.