WonderCamp Programs

 Summer Camps | August Half Day Camps



Summer Camps:

WonderCamp Jr. (ages 3-5) & WonderCamp (ages 6-10)
8:45 – 9:00 AM     Drop-off
9:00 – 3:00 PM     Camp
3:00 – 3:30 PM     Pick-up

Cost: $200 per child

Members receive 10% discount when signed in on email associated with membership.

Summer Multi-Registration Discount: Register for more than one camp in the same order and receive 10% off each camp/additional child! Valid for Summer Sessions ONLY. Must place order via phone or in person at the museum to receive discount.

Aftercare will no longer be available for Summer sessions of WonderCamp. 

 

Monday, June 4 – Friday, June 8 | Ancient Adventures

Do you want to travel through time? Become a time traveling archaeologist and explore civilizations dating as far back as 4,000 years!  Campers will learn about ancient methods of writing, art, and architecture!

 
                            

Monday, June 11 – Friday, June 15 | Astronaut Training

Calling all space enthusiasts!  Join us as we explore our solar system and universe to learn what it takes to be an astronaut.

 
                            
 

Monday, June 18 – Friday, June 22 | Going West!

Build your own covered wagon, make “bump-along butter”, learn about the Lakota people, craft pioneer toys, and play 19th Century games in our “Going West” camp.  Join us for this engaging, STEAM+H (history) camp as we venture along the Oregon Trail!

 
                            
 

Monday, June 25 – Friday, June 29 | Superhero Training

Does your child have a hidden identity as a superhero? Enroll them in Superhero Training camp as we discover our individual superpowers, design and make superhero costumes, and prepare to combat the villains of Lynchburg!

 
                            
 

Monday, July 9 – Friday, July 13 | Under the Sea

Make a splash and dive deep into the oceans of our beautiful blue planet! Campers will learn about sea creatures, the coral reef ecosystem, and famous sunken treasures!

 
                            
 

Monday, July 16 – Friday, July 20 | Robotics Camp

Come tinker with us and learn all about robotics! We will use the engineering design process to design and create robots using state-of-the-art technology like Cubelets, Little Bits, and other interactive materials.

 
                            
 

Monday, July 23 – Friday, July 27 | Mad Science

Is it magic? No it’s science! As certified Amazing Scientists your child will conduct hands on experiments that bubble and burst with fun! This week is packed with activities for kids who love conducting science experiments.

 
                            
 

Monday, July 30 – Friday, August 3 | Digging for Dinosaurs

Dig into a week of prehistoric discovery! Budding paleontologists get to take a close-up look at those fierce creatures who roamed the earth hundreds of millions of years ago.

 
                            


WonderCamp Jr. Half Day Camps:

WonderCamp Jr. (ages 3-5)
 8:45 – 9:00 AM     Drop-off
9:00 – 12:30 PM     Camp
12:30 – 12:45 PM     Pick-up

Cost: $100 per child

Members receive 10% discount when signed in on email associated with membership.

Summer Multi-Registration Discount: Register for more than one camp in the same order and receive 10% off each camp/additional child! Valid for Summer Sessions ONLY. Must place order via phone or in person at the museum to receive discount.

Aftercare will no longer be available for Summer sessions of WonderCamp.  

Monday, August 6-10 | Nature Watch

Join us this week as we explore the natural world through play! Using nature and our senses as our guides, we will get up close with dirt, flowers, trees, and even a creature or two! Campers will get to make art from natural materials, investigate how things grow, and so much more.

 

Monday, August 13-17 | Mini Makers

Empower your child’s inner “maker”! We will be giving the “maker movement” a whole new meaning as young campers make moving robots, tinker with toys, and even design their own inventions with repurposed materials.

Monday, August 20-24 | Move to the Beat

Move, groove, sing, and play with us in a jam-packed week of music and dance! Campers will explore pitch, tone, and rhythm, make instruments of their own, and end the week with a musical performance.


 Location:
Amazement Square, 27 9th St, Lynchburg, VA 24504

Questions:
Contact us at 434-845-1888
visitus@amazementsquare.org

We are now offering a select number of scholarships for WonderCamp.  Please complete the application at least 5 days prior to the desired camp start date.

Preregistration is required. Limited Space Available.


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