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The Warm Season at Galveston’s Children Museum

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Galveston Children’s Museum Prepare for Spring and Summer

The Children’s Museum is where learning and fun go hand in hand. The Galveston Children’s Museum is filled with fun and entertaining interactive exhibits and hands-on programming for ages 18 months to 12 years. They are a private, non-profit educational institution dedicated to advancements in the field of child development and education through the power of unrestricted learning and child-led exploration.

Galveston Children’s Museum is located at 2618 Broadway St. on the first floor of the Moody Mansion at the corner of 27th and Broadway St., Galveston. For tickets go to galvestoncm.org. Tickets to the museum are $7 for one day. For more info call (409)572-2544.

Events

April 14th (5-9:30pm) – The Once Upon a Time in Neverland Fairytale Ball will bring Peter Pan, Tinkerbell and all their friends (and foes) together for an evening of festivities that includes special activities for both adult and children. From 5-9:30pm, the grounds of the beautiful Moody Mansion will come alive with the sights and sounds of Neverland. Nana will keep a watchful eye on the children while parents retreat to the comforts of the house to enjoy a grown-up party with delicious food and drink. New this year, is a special ‘Tween Ball full of surprises for grades four and up. Rounding out the evening will be the traditional family dance where parents and kids reunite to dance away the remainder of the evening. Adult tickets are $100, children are $25.

Summer Camps

Galveston Children’s Museum’s summer camps offer science and engineering topics in an atmosphere of inquiry for ages 4-14 years old. Each session presents activities designed to actively engage children and promote wonder, questions, and critical thinking. These camps are not intended to stop at the end of the session, but hopefully will continue to spark continued interest and in the best case scenario, lead to heightening curiosity about our wonderful world. To register, go to galvestoncm.org. Camps fill up fast!

Stories, Art, and Drama: July 9th-July 13th (Ages 4-6) and August 6th-August 10th (Ages 4-6)

Campers will take inspiration from some of the greatest child authors and turn their words into works of art. This will be loads of fun exploring picture books, fun art projects, and a dramatic moment or two. This camp will bring books to life with color and action. This camp is $50 as a single-day camp and $250 for the full week.

Tinkering: June 11th-June 15th (Ages 4-6) and August 20th-August 24th (Ages 4-6)

Maker camps indeed! These sessions are all about creating things that move: moving sound waves, moving up, moving on water, moving round and round and moving through the air. This camp is $50 as a single day camp and $250 for the full week.

Sewing: June 4th-8th (Ages 10-14th) and July 23rd-July 27th (Ages 10-14)

Kids are never too young when it comes to learning crafts, especially sewing. Sewing can not only bring hours of joy, it’s also a practical life skill. This camp is $50 as a single day camp and $250 for the full week.

Science Smorgasbord: June 25th-June 29th (Ages 4-6)

Get your Einstein on with our extraordinary variety of science topics. FYI, this involves experiencing science…sinking, erupting, wiggling attracting, repelling, and changing…all these things and a great many more will be happening this week. This camp is $50 as a single day camp and $250 for the full week.

Maker Camps

There will be much to do with planning and testing, revising, and rebuilding. Trial and error will be the steadfast motto. It’s not an exact science (quite yet) but loads of fun. This camp is $50 as a single day camp and $250 for the full week.

Maker 1: June 11th-July 15th (Ages 7-10) and July 23rd-July 27th (Ages 7-10)

Maker 2: June 25th-June 29th (Ages 7-10) and August 20th-August 24th (Ages 7-10)

July 23rd-July 27th (Ages 10-14) and August 6th-August 10th (Ages 10 – 14)

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