Camps and After School!


The Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum offers several popular Play and Learn camps and after school programs throughout the year. Whether you’re looking for a way to keep the kids busy over spring or winter break, looking for STEM enrichment over the summer or searching for a fun after-school program, we have a wide variety of options that are both fun and educational.

Please check this page frequently to see what’s coming next!

2017 Summer Camps: Discover a world of possibilities!

What would your day be like if you were a secret agent, paleontologist or fashion designer? What if you could read coded messages, camouflage yourself to be almost invisible, or create culinary masterpieces?

Our camps are built around your kids! Our amazing play educator has created programs that will both entertain and educate. Registration is open now and camps begin June 20th! All camps include snacks and supplies and members enjoy discounts on registration. Check out the camp descriptions below and then download the registration form here do reserve your space!

Science Seekers STEM Discovery Camp

June 20 to 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Get ready to experiment, make ooey gooey slime, and dig for ancient dinosaur bones! All budding chemists, physicists, paleontologists, and biologists will enjoy hands-on science fun.

Secret Agent Academy Spy Camp

June 28 to 30 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to identify a sneaky criminal mastermind that has pulled off the caper of the summer! To complete your assignment, you will have to look for fingerprints, create disguises, and send coded messages!


July 17 to 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – MMCM and Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square Collaboration

Conservation starts in your own back yard! Explore the Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square and the Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum as you learn about the threats impacting our planet and what YOU can do to help.

Ages 8 to 10 ● Registration $140/MMCM or Zoo Members $125 ● Register at

Color My World Art & Music Camp

August 1 to 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Do you dream of composing your own music? Will your art be in a museum someday? Are you the best baker in your family? Use all your creative talents at our camp, make your own instruments, create museum worthy masterpieces, design fashion accessories and even take a bite out of your culinary creations.

Disaster Defenders Survival School

August 15 to 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Are you ready for disaster? Learn tracking and searching skills, practice your survival engineering skills by learning to make a snare, camouflage yourself for invisibility and be prepared for just about anything!

Mess Masters Hands-on STEM Camp

August 29 to 31 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Science is always fun, but sometimes it’s gross, dirty and messy too! Create super slippery bubble solution, an exploding volcano, and stretchy snotty slime!

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