Summer Camps for Rising 1st & 2nd Graders

2022 Summer Camps for Rising 1st & 2nd Graders



The 2022 Summer Camps for Rising 1st & 2nd Graders are all sold out.


Summer camp at The Schiele Museum is a unique experience full of excitement for exploring science and the natural world. Participants can look forward to hands-on activities and a variety of learning experiences within the museum, outdoors on the Nature Trail, and on carefully selected trips in the local community. Organized activities begin each day at 9 AM and end at 4 PM. Every participant is invited to participate in our extended day program that allows drop-off as early as 7:30 AM and pick-up at late as 5:30 PM at no additional charge.


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Camp 101: June 6-10
Colonizing the Stars

Humanity has outgrown its cradle, Earth, and is seeking to move out into the galaxy. Do you have the know-how and courage to make the voyage, and build a new civilization on an alien planet? If so, we are accepting recruits here at the Schiele Museum Space Colonization Simulator.



Camp 102: June 13-17
Farm Frenzy Camp

From goats, chickens, alpacas and rabbits, learn about farm critters and more. Participate in training sessions with the goats, talk about the reasons humans have animals on farms, and prepare enrichment for them. Learn about the different products made from animals and how farm animals have historically helped humans.   


Camp 103: June 20-24
Got Energy?

It’s time to go green! This energetic STEM-packed camp will show you how to make energy in an illuminating hands-on way.


Camp 104: June 27 – July 1
The Living Dead

These decomposers not only walk; but fly, swim, and crawl just out of sight and mind. Here at The Schiele Museum you can get up close with some of these odd creatures. You may imagine them as monsters, but we could not live without their special skills.


Camp 105: July 5-8
Music Makers

This is the camp where you can be loud without getting in “treble”. We’ll craft our own sounds and instruments without missing a beat! No musical knowledge needed.


Camp 106: July 11-15

Explore the human body and the many systems that keep us moving. Learn ways to keep your body healthy to make sure all systems are go!


Camp 107: July 18-22
Smokey Bear Junior Rangers

Who is Smokey Bear? What makes a forest? Is fire helpful, harmful, or both? Explore the answers to these questions and more in Smokey Bear’s Junior Ranger camp! Participate in outdoor activities and games, practice fire safety skills, and learn what it takes to become a Junior Forest Ranger.


Camp 108: July 25-29
Buzz on Bees

What does it take to be a bee? Get the buzz on bees in this camp that will comb through the life of these extraordinary and important insects.


Camp 109: August 1-5
Garden Science

Ready to get your hands dirty? This camp will cultivate fascinating science experiments using the power of nature!


Camp 110: August 8-12
MARVELous Super Heroes

Now recruiting superheroes to help “avenge” the museum from the villains! In this camp, you’ll make your superhero identity and help solve mysteries to save the museum!


Schiele Camps for rising 1st & 2nd graders (flyer)


Summer Day Camp Weekly Fees:

$180 Schiele Members Join Now! Just $85 for an entire year of fun!
$200 Non-members

Registration opens to members Jan. 10, 2022 
Payment in full for all camps is due at the time of registration.

No refunds on Summer Day Camps.
Camp registration deadline is one week prior to the start of the program unless otherwise listed.


Schiele Members have exclusive access to sign up for summer camps from January through February.
Registration opens to non-members beginning March 1st. Not a Schiele Museum member? Click here to join!

How to Sign Up for Summer Camps:

Step 1. Choose the camps you would like to attend.

Step 2. Call 704.854.6676 to reserve your camp spot. Want to speed things up? Submit a request form when you’re ready with your selections via this link. Please note, payment is required in full to reserve a camp spot. Registration opens to members Jan. 10, 2022 

Step 3. Complete and return the registration forms (these will be emailed to you).