Summer Camps for Rising 3rd & 4th Graders

2024 Summer Camps for Rising 3rd & 4th Graders

Camps are designed for children who have completed 2nd or 3rd grade. They must be entering 3rd or 4th grade in order to participate.

Summer camp at The Schiele Museum is an exciting opportunity to explore science and the natural world. Campers 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: 9 AM – 4 PM.

(Drop-off begins at 7:30 and ends at 5:30.)

Summer Camp Weekly Fees:
$200 Schiele Members
$225 General Public

 Registration is now open!

Camp 301

Green Thumb

May 28-31*

Dig into the art and science of growing summer vegetables on The Farm! Roll up your sleeves, get dirty, and discover the secrets of nurturing plants from seed to harvest.

*No camp on Mon, May 27

Camp 302

Art Around the World

June 3-7

Explore the world through art! Discover the culture, stories, and events behind the artwork of various countries, then create your own masterpieces inspired by the art of each destination.

SOLD OUT

Camp 303

Mad Science

June 10-14

From erupting volcanoes to dazzling chemical reactions, your days will be filled with awesome experiments designed to engage and inspire budding scientists.

SOLD OUT

Camp 304

Scales & Tails

June 17-21

Can you win a staring contest with a snake? Or camouflage like a chameleon? Explore the wonderful world of reptiles through close encounters, nature hikes, and behind-the-scenes tours.

SOLD OUT

Camp 305

Fossil Hunters

June 24-28

From towering dinosaurs to microscopic creatures, dig into the fascinating world of fossils through hands-on activities, exciting games, and creative crafts.

SOLD OUT

Camp 306

Schiele Detectives

July 1-5*

Oh no! There’s been a crime at the museum! We need detectives to help solve the case. Learn how to observe crime scenes, find evidence, uncover fingerprints, and identify suspects!

*No camp on Thurs, July 4

SOLD OUT

Camp 307

Human History

July 8-12

Journey through time without leaving the museum! Explore human history by traveling through the events that have shaped civilization using your imagination and exciting hands-on activities.

SOLD OUT

Camp 308

Craft Lab

July 15-19

Welcome to a week-long celebration of creativity, imagination, and hands-on crafting! Explore your artistic side through colors, textures, and endless possibilities.

SOLD OUT

Camp 309

Junior Zookeepers

July 22-26

Do you have what it takes to be a zookeeper? Find out when you spend the week with the Schiele’s Animal Ambassadors. Learn how to feed, clean, and care for our critters.

SOLD OUT

Camp 310

Engineers in Training

July 29-August 2

Build bridges that withstand weight challenges. Construct a maze built for a robotic bug. Learn teamwork, problem-solving, and a love for all things engineering.

SOLD OUT

Camp 311

Myths, Lore, & Legends

August 5-9

Discover the stories that inspired kings, princesses, and Vikings in Egypt, Greece, and Scandinavia. Explore folklore, and create a myth that features YOU! 

SOLD OUT

Is your preferred camp sold out? Add your child(ren) to the waitlist HERE. You will be contacted if space becomes available.

Payment in full is due at the time of registration.
Check dates carefully. No refunds are available. 
Camp registration deadline is one week before the start of the program.

Questions about Summer Camp? Contact rebecca.brannon@gastonianc.gov