LEAP! (Learn + Play) CAMPS and WORKSHOPS

LEAP (Learn and Play) Summer Camps 2020

 

Get ready for an all-new exciting summer at Shelburne Museum! Tumble through the grounds, paint by the pond, explore the beloved Ticonderoga, and ignite your creativity and imagination. Summer camp at Shelburne Museum is geared towards children ages 4–13, with an all-new Counselor-in-Training program for children ages 13–16. All Shelburne Museum camps run from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Morning drop-off begins at 8:30 a.m.).

Questions? Contact schoolprograms@shelburnemuseum.org.

Registration begins February 3, 2020 for members and February 10 for non-members. All camps are available for purchase in our online shop!

Circus Camp

Circus Camp

Circus Camp June 22-26, 2020

Come one, come all as Circus Smirkus and Shelburne Museum partner to offer a camp focusing on all things circus arts. Joni White-Hanson, residency artist, will join us each day to teach us the tricks of the trade– from clowning to juggling, and much more. The week will culminate in a big top performance for family and friends!

Ages: 7-14

Maximum: 20

Fee: $325

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Registration begins February 3, 2020 for members and February 10 for non-members.

Life in 1795

Life in 1795

Life in 1795 June 29- July 3, 2020

Can you imagine what a child’s life was like in early Vermont? Come and live it! Campers travel back in time to learn about everyday life in early Vermont. Our group will “live” at the Settlers’ House, cooking midday meals on the hearth, keeping a proper house, and tending gardens. We will visit Museum galleries and historic buildings to investigate the art and artifacts of the United States’ early years.

Please note: Campers will eat food that they prepare and cook at the museum. We cook with various grains, eggs, and dairy. Please notify us if your child has allergies or sensitivities and help us arrange a safe way for your child to participate.

 

Ages: 8-12

Maximum: 15

Tuition: $325

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Registration begins February 3, 2020 for members and February 10 for non-members.

Owl Cottage Academy

Owl Cottage Academy

Owl Cottage Academy

Geared toward children ages 4-6 years old, these week long camps teach children about the Museum’s collections through close looking, art making, games, and fun! Each week’s activities will focus on a single theme.

Sign up for a single week, or up to 4! Unique themes for each!

Dates:

Week 1: July 6-10, 2020 Animals

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Week 2: July 13-17, 2020 Imagination

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Week 3: July 20-24, 2020 Nature

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Week 4: July 27-31, 2020 Adventure- Week 4 has sold out! Please use the email below to be added to a wait list.

mdavis@shelburnemuseum.org

Ages: 4-6 (sign up for individual weeks or a month of camp!)

Registration begins February 3, 2020 for members and February 10 for non-members.

Tuition: $325 per week; 10% discount if registering for multiple weeks. Call for more information!

Quilt Camp

Quilt Camp

Quilt Camp August 3-7, 2020

Learn new sewing techniques or improve existing skills as we gather in this week long camp to create unique lap quilts. Campers will explore the Museum’s extensive collection of textiles and more to gather inspiration. Each camper will have access to a sewing machine for the week, as well as all materials needed to create beautiful, unique, and inspired quilts.

Ages: 8-12

Maximum: 6

Tuition: $350

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Registration begins February 3, 2020 for members and February 10 for non-members.

Makers Gonna Make

Makers Gonna Make

Makers Gonna Make (maker camp) August 10-14, 2020

Do you like working with your hands, experimenting with new materials and making items to use in your every day life? Come explore the life of a maker as we learn about blacksmithing, sewing, building, and making! Each day we’ll focus on a new craft or maker theme. Perfect for the inventor in all of us!

Ages: 7-11

Maximum: 12

Tuition: $325

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Registration begins February 3, 2020 for members and February 10 for non-members.

CIT: Counselor in Training

CIT: Counselor in Training

CIT: Counselors in Training

Aged out of camp? Have you outgrown the traditional summer camp but are still looking for summer fun? Consider being a Counselor in Training! Our new CIT program allows young adults the opportunity to explore the grounds and gain on-the-job experience working with campers and staff, while still in a supervised environment. Young adults will join Museum staff to help plan and prep for camp as well as assist in all day- to-day activities. CITs must be available for a full week and will need a personal reference and cover letter when applying for their camp choice.  Ages 14-16.

Ages: 14-16

Maximum:  1 per camp week

Fee: $195

Registration begins February 3, 2020 for members and February 10 for non-members.