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Spring Break Camp

This Camp has been cancelled!

Let your child or children spend the day at the Museum of Arts and Sciences during Spring Break Camp, the perfect laboratory for discovering new ideas! Or let them combine labs for a whole week of unique adventures.

Spring Break Camp will be held from Monday, March 25 to Friday, March 29, 2013 for Grades 2 to 5. Labs will include visits to exhibits, the Sweetgum Nature Trail, Discovery House, Mini-Zoo, and more!

Labs during Spring Break Camp include the following.


People & Places Lab: Chinese Arts (Monday, March 25)

Come explore lands and peoples through ancient crafts. Students will create art from tangrams — Chinese moving puzzle pieces — and be introduced to simple calligraphy and papermaking.

Science Lab: Energy Stars (Tuesday, March 26)

Students will participate in science activities and create art based on their experiences. This lab will include a guided tour of the SPARKS exhibit and a visit to the Mark Smith Planetarium.

Science Lab: Environmental Adventures (Wednesday, March 27)

Students will enjoy earth-friendly projects plus engage in fun environmental education activities that let the natural environment shape their worlds. This lab will include attending a live animal show.

Art Lab: Drawing (Thursday, March 28)

Featured subject matter: portraiture and landscapes
Using artist materials — colored pencils, charcoal and pastels — students will create works inspired by an eclectic group of artists from Leonardo da Vinci to Andy Warhol.

Art Lab: Printmaking (Friday, March 29)

Featured techniques: Mono Type, Screen Printing, Block Printing
Using artist materials — printing ink, silk screens and acrylic plates — students will be introduced to simple printing methods using common objects for unexpected, fun results.

Fees:

  • Members $30 per day members / Non-Members $35 per day
  • Extended care for an additional $5 per day
  • Discount of $5 per day if registered for three or more days
  • Hours:

  • Regular hours — 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Extended care hours — 8:30 am to 5:15 pm
  • Advanced registration is required. Call 478.477.3232 for more information.



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