Exhibits

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!

Download a printable copy of our Self-Guided Map and Tour!



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.


EVENTS LISTING

Programs


Two Dollar Tuesday

July 16th, 2019

Third Tuesday of the month, $2.00 admission all day.  The Exchange will host hands-on Art Cart projects from 10am – 2pm.




Fairy Garden Class

Saturday, 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.

Online Registration
Paper Registration Form


Musical Petting Zoo

Saturday, June 29th

10:00am - 12:00pm


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!



Fireworks Extravaganza

Wednesday, July 3rd

10:00am - 12:00pm

Get ready for July 4th with Coke and Mentos firework extravaganza! Come learn about the science behind the Coke and Mentos reaction and why this tiny candy causes up to 20 foot soda geysers! Demonstration 11-11:30am. Free with Museum admission.




Fabulous Fireflies!

Saturday, July 6th

10:00am - 12:00pm

Peggy Butler, educator and host of the PA Firefly Festival will be at the Museum to tell us about Pennsylvania's State Insect, the Firefly! Learn about their habitat, the 15 different species of fireflies, and why they are important to our ecosystem. Peggy will bring an assortment of of hands-on-crafts and interactive information for the younger set and will give an engaging presentation for older kids and adults; (Must pre-register for presentation). Free with Museum admission.




May the Force Be With You Day

Saturday, July 13th

10:00am - 12:00pm


Meet and take pictures with your favorite with professional Star Wars characters, Ewok mini golf, enjoy games, crafts, food vendors, Dunk-A-Trooper, and new activities for this year's event. $1.00 off admission if you wear a Star Was t-shirt or costume!


More Information on May the Force Be With You Day


NEW: "May The Force Be With You Day" Rap Contest



The Bloomsburg Children's Museum is sponsoring a follower submitted video contest, with VIP tickets to "May The Force Be With You Day" Preview, special character photo opportunity exclusively for the prize winner, and a sweet "swag" bag up for grabs! All you have to do is make a quick video rap with a "May The Force Be With You" theme.




Mooniversary- Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing!

Saturday, July 20th

11:00am - 1:00pm

Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon lnading with the Blomsburg Children's Museum! Enjoy moon themed games and activities. Free with regular admission.




Classes

Infant/Preschool Classes


Music Together Family Classes

Free Demo Class
June 21st, 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




EXPLORER CLUB

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).


Registration Form


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.

2019 WAIT LIST POLICY

Once a camp has reached its maximum enrollment, we form a wait list for that specific camp. There is no cost to remain on a wait list. If an opening becomes available, families will be contacted in the order in which they were added to the wait list.




Painting and Drawing Camp I & II



Painting and Drawing Camp I:  June 24th - 28th, 10:00AM - 1:00PM

$70.00/Child

PAINTING AND DRAWING CAMP I IS FULL; REGISTER FOR WAIT LIST ONLY

Painting & Drawing Camp II:  July 29th - August 2nd, 10:00AM - 1:00PM

$70.00/Child

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; CLASS IS FULL, REGISTER FOR WAIT LIST ONLY Painting & Drawing Camp II Online Registration


Superhero Art Camp


July 8th - 12th, 10:00AM - 1:00PM

$70.00/Child

CLASS IS FULL, REGISTER FOR WAIT LIST ONLY

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.


CLASS IS FULL, REGISTER FOR WAIT LIST ONLY


Maker Camp


July 15th - 19th, 10:00AM - 1:00PM

$70.00/Child

CLASS FULL; REGISTER FOR WAIT LIST ONLY

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.


Maker Camp; CLASS IS FULL, REGISTER FOR WAIT LIST HERE


American Girl Camp

July 22nd - 26th, 10:00AM - 1:00PM

$70.00/Child

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.


Online Registration


Adobe Special Effects Teen Workshop

August 6th - 9th, 2:00 - 3:30PM

$90.00/Child

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.


Online Registration


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.


Online Registration


PAPER SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION FORM