Summer Camps for Rising 5th & 6th Graders

2022 Summer Camps for Rising 5th & 6th Graders

This is currently the only age group open for Summer Camp.

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 501: June 6-10 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 reason 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 502: June 13-17 The Art of Science

Create beautiful art with a variety of scientific experiments and artistic mediums.


Camp 503: June 20-24 anatoME

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 504: June 27 – July 1 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 505: July 5-8 Zoo Keeper Camp

Ever wondered if your child could be a zookeeper? Do they have a natural ability taking care of animals and observing behaviors? Then this camp is for them! During the week we will learn how to and practice caring for animals big and small. From goats to chickens, snakes and insects, we’ll discover how to best keep animals alive and healthy.


Camp 506: July 11-15 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 is needed.


Camp 507: July 18-22 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 508: July 25-29 Survivor: Schiele Island

Outwit. Outplay. Outlast. Become a castaway on Schiele Island and compete in fun, team-based and individual competitions that will test your mind and body. Do you have what it takes to be a survivor?


Camp 509: August 1-5 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 get off Earth, 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 510: August 8-12 Organic Artists

Looking for a way to combine your love of nature with your passion as an artist? Get your hands dirty as you make your own eco-friendly art supplies using natural resources and explore how humans have used the world around them to create art for millions of years.

Schiele Camps for rising 5th & 6th graders (flyer)

Summer Day Camp Weekly Fees:

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

Registration is open to all!
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.


How to Sign Up for Summer Camps:

Step 1. Choose the camps you would like to attend from the options above.

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.

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