We are excited to usher in new programming along with some past favorites!  Take a look at how fun this summer is going to be at the Museum Center! 

We are excited to usher in new programming along with some past favorites!  Take a look at how fun this summer is going to be at the Museum Center! 

 

Summer Camps 2018

 

June 4-8: World of Architecture
9am-3pm
Ages 8-12

Discover the world of structure design in this new camp! Come and learn about the history and importance of design and how it shapes our daily lives. Activities will include: education on regional architecture, blue print design, making model homes and bridges, making foundations, applying practical math skills, learning about the connection of structure and lifestyle, and much more! 

Take note: Students will be off sight for a partial day to view downtown architecture. 

 

June 11-13: Art All Around
9am-3pm
Ages 7-12

Explore the visual and performing arts inspired by the stories of our community and history! Activities will include: sketching, painting, watercolors, clay, observation and visual thinking strategies, music, and performing arts.

 

June 18-19: Stories in Art
9am-3pm
Ages 10+

An advanced art class for students to learn the artistic techniques in watercolors, acrylics, and mixed media.

 

June 25: Environmental Science on The Greenway
9am-3pm
Ages 8+

Join us on adventure to learn about our natural resource of water! Activities will include: full walk of the Greenway, learning about our local flora and fauna, netting fish, identifying the importance of waterways, education on pollution and environmental respect.

Take note: Students will be off site for the duration of this camp.  

July 16: Art of Woodworking
9am-3pm
Ages 10+

Get to really work with your hands in this fun woodshop day. Learn about the history of woodworking in the Ocoee Region and how to whittle! In the afternoon, build your own traditional wooden toy and learn the techniques of wood burning.

 

July 19-20: Art for Little Ones
9am-3pm
Ages 4-6

Explore a variety of artistic techniques and materials in this camp catered to our youngest learners

 

July 23-27: Adventures in Archaeology
9am-3pm
Ages 7-12

Dig into local history this summer! During this wee, students will learn the tools and techniques used by archaeologists to uncover historic artifacts. Then learn how museums use artifacts to understand the past and to tell stories. Activities will include: use archaeological field tools; conduct and archaeological survey, documents artifact finds, date coins; understand stratigraphy using Munsell Color Chart, access hands-on museum collections, tell stories using historic facts and objects, design your own museum exhibit, and more!

 

Aug 2-3: Archaeology for Little Ones   
9am-3pm
Ages 4-6

Discover the steps of archaeology and try your hand at excavation at the Museum’s dig site. Participants will engage in a variety of activities to learn about the field of archaeology and will get to spend lots of time in the dig site.

 

For more information about any of the camps, email mmizell@museumcenter.org or call 423-339-5745

Scholarships available for all camps.

To apply for a scholarship, please complete THIS FORM.