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KIDSCOMMONS SUMMER CAMPS

  • PHOTOGRAPHY CAMP – NEW June 4-8 9AM-12N Registration Deadline: May 22 Ages: 8-12 Cost: $115 members/$130 non-members

    Join Jadon for the opportunity to learn the basics of photography. Build your own camera, learn how to light and frame a photo, and get an in-depth look at some of the most popular people behind the lens. Can’t you picture it?!

  • SPACE CAMP MINI - NEW June 5-7 1-4PM Registration deadline: May 22 Ages: 5-8 Cost: $65 members/ $75 non-members

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    Explore the Earth & Space with Jessica through hands-on activities, science experiments, and engineering challenges designed by NASA and the National Informal STEM Education Network. It will be out of this world!

  • SURVIVORKID June 11-15 8:30AM-12N Registration Deadline: May 29 Ages: 8-12 Cost: $110 members/$125 non-members

    What would you do if your family was stranded in a deserted location? Do you know the rule of 3s? Join Ben for this wild adventure, learning basic survival skills including water collection and purification, hunting for wild edibles, fire and shelter building. Want to SURVIVE this summer? Sign up quick!

  • MESSY MASTERPIECES JUNIOR MINI June 12-14 1-4PM Registration deadline: May 29 Ages: 3-7 Cost: $65 members/ $75 non-members

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    Let’s get creative with Iracema! Paint, dyes, clay, and more will be used during this camp session in partnership with the Bartholomew County Historical Society. Campers should come dressed to get messy and explore various art media indoors and outside.

  • URBAN EXPLORERS NEW June 18-22 9AM-12N Registration deadline: June 5 Ages: 5-8 Cost: $110 members/ $125 non-members

    Nature is all around us – even in the city. Join Jessica and explore downtown Columbus on daily walks to discover plants, animals, and insects living in the “urban jungle”, then return to the museum to complete their field study notebooks.

  • MESSY MASTERPIECES SENIOR MINI June 19-21 1-4PM Registration deadline: June 5 Ages: 8-12 Cost: $65 members/ $75 non-members

    Some art supplies are just too messy for home, but not kidscommons! Join Iracema as we explore various art media both indoors and out. Paint, dyes, clay, and more will be used during this camp session in partnership with the Bartholomew County Historical Society.

  • ROCK-CLIMBING 101 – NEW June 25-29 9AM-12N Registration Deadline: June 12 Ages: 5-8 Cost: $110 members/$125 non-members

    Hold on to your harness! Jadon is teaching rock-climbing basics, so you too can be a rock star. Learn about rock climbing safety, equipment and styles. Graduate from camp with a rock climbing challenge. Sign up today!

  • FOLKLORE CAMP MINI NEW June 26-28 1-4PM Registration deadline: June 12 Ages: 8-12 Cost: $65 members/ $75 non-members

    Every culture has its own folklore – traditional tales, customs, sayings, dances, and art forms. Join Jessica as you explore folklore and storytelling around the world, as well as Hoosier heritage, during this camp session in partnership with the Bartholomew County Historical Society.

  • HOOSIER KITCHEN JUNIOR CAMP MINI July 2-3 1-4 PM Registration deadline: June 19 Ages: 5-8 Cost: $65 members/ $75 non-members

    Something smells good! Join Iracema, in partnership with the Bartholomew County Historical Society, as we create yummy snacks and treats with a nod to Hoosier pioneers during this camp session.

  • HOOSIER KITCHEN SENIOR CAMP MINI July 5-6 1-4PM Registration deadline: June 19 Ages: 9-12 Cost: $65 members/ $75 non-members

    Things might get dicey in this camp. Can you stand the heat? Explore Hoosier pioneer recipes with Jessica during this camp session in partnership with the Bartholomew County Historical Society.

  • LEGO ANIMATION CAMP – NEW July 9-13 9AM-12N Registration Deadline: June 26 Ages: 8-12 Cost: $110 members/$125 non-members

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    Everything is awesome – when you are taking a Lego Animation Camp with Jadon! Experience the magic behind the Lego Movies and what it takes to create stop-motion animation using Legos. Everything is cool when you’re part of a team – Join ours today!

  • DINOSAUR ADVENTURE CAMP MINI– NEW July 10-12 1-4PM Registration Deadline: June 26 Ages: 5-8 Cost: $65 members/$75 non-members

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    Dig in to this prehistoric camp exploring the world of dinosaurs with Whitney. We will learn about the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods, cast our dino foot prints, dig for dino bones and much more. Can you dig it?!

  • iMOVIE CAMP NEW July 16-20 9AM-12N Registration Deadline: July 3 Ages: 8-12 Cost: $110 members/$125 non-members

    CASTING CALL! Ever dream of making your own movie? Now’s your chance! Campers will join Jadon in creating, filming and editing their movies from start to finish. Finish the week off with a special screening of the movies created in camp. Lights, Camera, Action!

  • MUSIC MAKERS JUNIOR CAMP MINI NEW July 17-19 1-4PM Registration deadline: July 2 Ages: 3-6 Cost: $65 members/ $75 non-members

    Beat to the tune of your own drum with Jessica! Campers will explore the basic elements of music, make instruments, and discover various musical genres. This mini session is a perfect introduction to kidscommons camps for first-time campers.

  • KIDSCOMMONS COMIC CON July 23-27 9AM-12N Registration deadline: July 10 Ages: 5-8 Cost: $110 members/ $125 non-members

    Do you like superheroes, wizards, pirates, intergalactic space operas, mutated turtles, or collecting pocket monsters? Do you read comic books or watch animated movies? Do you like wearing costumes? So does Jessica! This fandom camp is the perfect way to let your geek shine. Join Jessica and sign up today!

  • MUSIC MAKERS SENIOR CAMP MINI – NEW July 24-26 1-4PM Registration Deadline: July 10 Ages: 8-12 Cost: $65 members/$75 non-members

    It’s time to kick out the jams with Jadon! Campers will get to experiment with a wide range of instruments, effect pedals, and sounds. End the week by recording a song that can be shared with friends and family. Register today!

Call kidscommons today, 812.378.3046, to register for camp.

 

** Register for more than one camp per family and receive a $5.00 discount per camp. **

Scholarships:  Limited scholarships are available for kidscommons camps. For additional information, call 812.378.3046 or stop by the museum.

Payment due at time of registration.

Refund Policy:
 
  1. kidscommons reserves the right to cancel any camp which fails to meet the required minimum participation. Full refunds will be issued in such instances.
  2. If a child withdraws from a camp by the registration deadline, kidscommons will refund the camp fee minus $25.00 for processing.
  3. No refunds will be given if the child is withdrawn from a camp after the registration deadline