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2017 Winter Camps

Join us for Winter Camps from December 27th – January 5th.

McWane Science Center camps provide child-directed, inquiry based learning through hands-on activities, designed to boost curiosity, STEM skills, and critical thinking. Campers participate in engaging educational activities, explore the museum’s exhibits, and experience how much fun active learning can be. Each camp is designed for the skill level of the age group and we ask that grade levels be observed. Enrollment is limited to ensure a quality experience. Registrants may attend only those camps for which they are registered. Registrations are not transferable.

REGISTRATION
At this time online registration is not available
Call reservations at 205-714-8414 to register.

DEADLINE
The deadline for December 27th – 29th camps is Wednesday, December 20th.
The deadline for January 2nd – 5th camps is Wednesday, December 27th.

CAMP FEES

All fees are due in full at time of registration. 10% tax is included in all fees.

PreK-K half-day camps $55 per day/ Members $45.00
1st-6th grade full-day camps $110 per day/Members $95.00

CANCELLATIONS, REFUNDS AND SCHEDULE CHANGES
If a registrant cancels a camp, a 50% refund will be made if the registrant notifies the Camp program in writing, emailed, postmarked or faxed, no later than 5 working days prior to the day of camp. Otherwise, NO REFUNDS, will be made. If a camp is cancelled by McWane Science Center, a full refund will be returned to the registrant. There is a $30 service charge for any returned checks and enrollment will be automatically cancelled.

SCHEDULE

  • Before and after care are included in camp registration. Before Care is available from 7:45am-9:00am and after care is available from 4:00pm-5:30pm. Activities and games will be provided during these times.
  • PreK-K camps begin at 9:00am and end at 1:00pm. Lunch is provided at 12:00. Please make every effort to have your camper signed in by 8:50am. Campers may be picked up as early as 12:30pm and must be picked up no later than 1:00pm
  • 1st – 6th grade camps begin at 9:00am and end at 4:00pm. Lunch is provided at 12:00. Please make every effort to have your camper signed in by 8:50am. Campers may be picked up as early as 4:00pm and must be picked up no later than 5:30 pm

BEFORE AND AFTER CARE
Both before and after care are included in camp registration. Before Care is available from 8:00am-9:00am and after care is available from 5:00 pm-5:30 pm.  Activities and  games will be provided during these times.

LATE FEES
All students MUST be picked up by 1:00p.m. for PreK-K camps and by 5:30 p.m. for 1st-6th grade camps. There will be a $5 late pick up charge for every 5 minutes your camper stays after pick up time. NO EXCEPTIONS.

LUNCH AND SNACKS
Lunch and snacks are included with camps. Lunch time is 12:00pm-1:00pm. Campers are supervised during lunch and activities are provided. Light snacks are also provided. Our menu is an attempt to avoid most common food allergies like nuts and strawberries, but if you have additional dietary concerns you may send a snack/lunch with your camper.

Winter Camps Policy and Release Form

Parent Information FAQs

CAMP DESCRIPTIONS:

4K – KINDERGARTEN (Morning Only)

1st – 3rd GRADE

 4th – 6th  GRADE