The Children’s Museum hosts over 50 hands-on exhibits, games and activities for visitors ages 1 to 101 to explore science, history and the arts! Take a look at the museum’s floor plan and check out where all of our exhibits are located!
AND SO MUCH MORE!
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NEW AT THE BLOOMSBURG CHILDREN'S MUSEUM:
The Bloomsburg Children's Museum is pleased to offer online registration for our summer camps, classes and programs. Click below to access our NEW Events Listing Page with links to online registration and payment.
Two Dollar Tuesday
May 21st, 2019
Third Tuesday of the month, $2.00 admission all day. The Exchange will host hands-on Art Cart projects from 10am – 2pm.
Owl Pellet Dissection
Saturday, May 18th
10:00am - 11:00am
This owl pellet dissection lab is a memorable and fun way to learn about the eating habits of birds of prey- birds such as owls that eat rodents and small birds. $12.00/ticket, ages 6 and up. Limit 15 students.
Paper Registration Form
Leather Tooling Workshop
Saturday, June 15th
11:00am - 12:00pm
Make a great gift for Dad this Father's Day! In this workshop kids will learn how to tool leather and make a customized water bottle holder/key fob for dad. Class is June 15th, 11:00am - 12:00pm. $15.00/ticket. Ages 6 and up. Call the Bloomsburg Children's Museum to register.
Paper Registration Form
Fairy Garden Class
June 22nd, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Repurpose, plant and grow! Join us in the kid’s garden and plant a summer fairy garden. Soil, pot, seeds and garden décor all provided! Learn some fun tricks to transitioning your fairy garden for the fall and winter. $15/ticket. All ages welcome, pre-register at the Bloomsburg Children’s Museum.
Paper Registration Form
All Abilities Trade Days
Saturday, June 22nd
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Come learn about all the different trades you can choose for a career path! Many businesses in the healthcare, construction, manufacturing/industry, and service categories need skilled workers! Learn trades in a variety of fields from machinery and construction to medical and beauty. Whether you’re interested in being a chef or mechanic, working as a medical coder or helping others as an Emergency Medical Technician, there is a lot of demand for future trades people! Program free with Museum admission All ages welcome.
Musical Petting Zoo
Saturday, June 29th
Brett Rynhart of Rynhart Music brings us hands-on fun with musical instrucments! Children have the chance to get up close and personal with the orchestral instruments they see played on stage. All ages welcome. Free with Museum admission.
Have lunch at the Bloomsburg Children's Museum on Food Truck Wednesdays!
Music Together Family Classes
8 Class Sessions
Fridays, April 12th to May 17th
10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m
This internationally recognized early childhood music and movement program is led by certified music teacher, Kerry Kenny. Music CD & Songbook included. Register at www.musictogetherofbloomsburg.com or call Kerry at 570-575-0053.
School Age/Teen Programs
iMAKE Art and Science Spring Class Series
This a-la-carte class series offers both art & science make-&-take projects for children ages 6-12. Pick which projects you like best or try them all. See museum website or class brochure for full calendar of projects. iMAKE Classes run at 4:30 the 1st and 4th Thursdays from February through May. $8/child for each class. Spaces are limited! Call the museum to register. Walkins are first come, first served.
Monthly, every 3rd Tuesday, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. through Dec. 2019
Explorer Club is for boys and girls ages 10-14 who want to learn about exciting career choices. Activities, guest speakers, field trips take an in-depth look at careers in various fields. Explorer Club is run through the Boy Scouts of America’s Learning for Life. $140/student for 12mths. (prorated registration available).
2019 SUMMER CAMPS
Complete a registration form for each camper and pay in full to reserve your space. Registration forms are available on our website and at the Bloomsburg Children's Museum. Scholarships are available, call the Bloomsburg Children's Museum for details.
2019 CANCELLATION POLICY
If you cancel at least two weeks before the first day of camp, you will receive a full refund, minus the processing fees. If you cancel less than two weeks prior to the first day of camp, you will receive a 50% refund. No refund will be given if you cancel after camp has begun.
2019 SIBLING POLICY
An adult is required to chaperone each preschool camper. Only registered campers are allowed in the camp. Infants, toddlers and older siblings may not come to camp. Childcare with an additional adult must be arranged for infants, toddlers, and older siblings that would like to visit the museum.
Painting and Drawing Camp I & II
Painting and Drawing Camp I: June 24th - 28th, 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Painting & Drawing Camp II: July 29th - August 2nd, 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Your young artists ages 6-12 will scribble, splatter, and create! This camp is all about learning how to draw and paint. From using teeny tiny to larger than life, we will be exploring every surface using brushes, pencils, and the unexpected! Presented by Art Space member and artist, Sara Mika. Two dates, same great camp!
Painting & Drawing Camp I Online Registration
Painting & Drawing Camp II Online Registration
Superhero Art Camp
July 8th - 12th, 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Get your capes, masks, and art superpowers ready! Campers ages 6-12, come along on this creative journery as we will be painting, drawing, and imagining our way through the world of superheroes. Ends with a public art show and reception. Presented by Laura Knorr.
July 15th - 19th, 10:00AM - 1:00PM
What do soldering, 3D printing, sculpture, electronics, painting, laser cutting, food, and hammers all have in common? MAKER CAMP! Makers ages 6-14 explore, experiment and play. They are inquisitive hands-on learners who like to try new things! Ages grouped by activity. Taught by Dr. Ginny Weibel.
American Girl Camp
July 22nd - 26th, 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Campers ages 6-12 with their dolls, (any kind of doll or stuffed animal) will discover adventures a-plenty in this camp full of miniature projects and friendships. Ends with an American Girl Party. Presented by Laura Knorr.
Adobe Special Effects Teen Workshop
August 6th - 9th, 2:00 - 3:30PM
This is designed for young filmmakers ages 13 and up who want to learn how to create special effects using Adobe Premiere. Students will be introduced to chroma keying, (green screening), composition, key framing and more. Learn how to grow, shrink, disappear, fly and explode on screen. No advanced knowledge of Premiere is needed for this class. Taught by Box of Light staff.
Music and Movement Around the World
August 6th - 9th
Camp A: 10:00 - 11:00AM; $50.00/Child
Camp B: 11:15AM - 12:15PM; $50.00/Child
Campers ages 3-5 will celebrate and explore the languages, rhythms, tonalities and instrumentation from music around the globe. Create your own instruments and discover how important and beneficial active music-making can be to your young child's life.
Camp A Online Registration
Camp B Online Registration
PAPER SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION FORM