The Children's Museum of Sonoma County is excited to kick off our summer of Wonder Camp! Join us for five different camps filled with art, science, exploration, and imaginative play! We're welcoming rising kindergarten through fifth grade students (ages 5 - 10) to Wonder Camps 2015.
Wondering what Wonder Camps are all about?
Each week, the Museum offers a themed morning camp with focuses on LEGO Robotics, gadget building, art, and science. Afternoon Adventure camps extend the day so children can explore Mary’s Garden, fish in the miniature Russian River, build forts, harness energy from the sun and help out in the garden beds. Children will leave excited about each day's play and exploration-- and enhance their love of learning. Please feel free to call us directly with questions-- we're here to help!
An exciting introduction to the LEGO Mindstorms RCX Robotics Invention System. Learn mechanical design,construction, programming & teamwork skills. In pairs, using LEGO building elements, motors & sensors, students build different robots & program them with a computer to move, react & make sounds to solve challenges.
Pop Whiz Bang!
Explore the world around you through hands on science: Create chemical reactions, perform awesome experiments using household ingredients, make rock crystals, liquid nitrogen ice cream, and more!
Jump into a world of art and create marvelous messes and masterpieces. Experiment with color, texture and design using different art mediums. Creativity will be stimulated in this inspiring week long camp. Your child will bring home prints and a stuffed-animal that they create!
Go Go Gadgets
Have a fun-filled week of learning how to make things work. Design and construct simple machines and gadgets that rock and roll. Shoot off rockets, and build your own cardboard automata. Your child will leave with great ideas on simple machines and a scribble machine that they built.
A terrifically fun afternoon of exploring Mary’s Garden, fishing in the miniature Russian River, building forts, harnessing the energy from the sun and helping out in the veggie beds, and much much more! On some occasions, children will have the opportunity to go ice skating at the Redwood Empire Ice Arena. Add Afternoon Adventure to your camper’s day for a full day of fun, or sign up for it on its own. Take homes include sun prints, seed paper and more!