Discovery Place Kids
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Investigate, innovate and create with Summer Camps for Pre K - Grade 8. Our Camps are led by professional educators and offer a variety of themes to get kids fired up about science, technology, engineering and art. Camps run 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Pre K Camps run from 9:00 a.m. - noon or 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. as indicated) with specific activities geared toward the grade level of each group.
Who can participate in Summer Camps at Discovery Place?
Children ages Pre K (ages 3-4) through rising Grade 8 who can:
To learn more, read the Summer Camp Safety Plan & FAQ guide.
Will my child be required to wear a mask?
Masks/face coverings are optional for Museum visitors, which includes Campers.
What are your cleaning practices? What about hand washing?
In addition to daily deep cleaning, classrooms will be cleaned regularly throughout the day. Campers will be required to wash their hands throughout the day.
Are there any fees for cancelling?
For camp cancellations three (3+) or more weeks prior to the start of camp, refunds will be made minus a cancellation fee of $50 for full-day Camps and $35 for half-day Camps.
Camps canceled less than three (3) weeks before the Camp's start date are non-refundable.
Refunds will not be offered for missed days and cannot be applied to future dates.
Camp registrations may be rescheduled up to two times and will be charged a $20 fee per transfer.
Programs with low enrollment are subject to cancellation. Discovery Place will make this determination three weeks prior to the start of a session. If a Camp is cancelled due to low enrollment, you will be notified and given the opportunity to select another Camp or receive a refund.
For additional questions, please call 704.372.6261 x300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What should I bring to camp?
Yes. Extended care is offered as an add-on option and is available provided minimum enrolment is met. You can register for these programs now and will be notified 2 weeks prior if we are no longer able to accommodate them.
What if I need to drop off my child late or pick-up early?
Any need for a late drop-off or early pick-up must be pre-arranged with Camp management. See phone numbers listed under the Drop-Off/Pick-Up Section in the Summer Camp Safety Plan & FAQ guide.
Museum Members receive unlimited Museum admission, discounts on camps and Birthday Parties and exclusive invitations to Member events