GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - If you're the parent of school aged children, you're probably looking for ways to keep your child busy this summer. If your interested in your child attending camp, now is the time to register. This summer the Grand Rapids Public Museum is offering a series of day camps for children ages 4-11 years old.
Grand Rapids Public Museum camps let kids explore in the areas of science, history, culture and art, through hands on fun! For nine weeks this summer, kids can participate in an interactive learning lab to experiment, learn and grow. Sessions include:
Explore butterfly life cycles, fossils, microscopic organisms from the Grand River, stars, planets and more. Campers will dig into the mysteries of the space, land and water and get the chance to tour the Titanic exhibit, currently at the Museum.
Adventures in History
Experience the stories of the past through engaging exhibit experiences, artifacts and cultural customs. Campers will learn more about medieval customs, weapons, armor and more from the Museum's Knights and watch a live combat tournament.
Explore the uniqueness of the heritages around the world through a common theme, art. Learn about traditional art forms, the importance of music and dance, and the celebrations which make each part of the world distinctive.
Young Wizards Academy
The museum is transformed into Hogwarts and campers will harness the power of imagination to make potions, study the stars, meet fantastical creatures, and more.
Overnight at Your Museum
Spend the evening at the museum, exploring, investigating and dancing with the queen. Be a part of a Knights battle, make potions and play Quidditch with wizards, and explore the night sky in the Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium.
Summer camps begin on June 11, 2013 and run through August 16, 2013. Camps range from $75 to $140 for a one week session. To register visit www.grmuseum.org.camp2013
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