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Winter Camps

2017 Winter Break Programs 

Museum - Treasure Hunting 

Does your child love a challenge and the great outdoors?  Then this camp is for them!  On the Museum’s 25 acre grounds, campers will spend four days exploring and hunting for treasures using a variety of traditional and modern methods.  They will learn basic orienteering skills, how to read and use different types of maps and compasses, and try their hand at Geocaching (GPS based treasure hunting).  Using all their new found skills, campers will search for prizes hidden throughout the Museum grounds. Holiday extended before and after care available.

  • Date: Tuesday-Friday December 26-29 (4 days)
  • Ages:  8-12 years old
  • Time: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
  • Markham Resident Cost:  $201.00
  • Non Markham Resident Cost: $211.00
  • Barcode: 307118
  • Before Care Barcode: 30711
    • Cost: $18.75
  • After Care Barcode: 307114
    • Cost: $25.00

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Museum – Winter Mini Mystery

Put your Junior Detective on the case!  Campers will spend the day using their super sleuthing skills to find clues, solve puzzles, and in the end crack the case.  Through teamwork, activities, games and crafts the case shall be solved! Holiday extended before and after care available.

  • Date: Tuesday-Friday December 26-29 (4 days)
  • Ages:  4-8 years old
  • Time: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
  • Markham Resident Cost:  $201.00
  • Non Markham Resident Cost: $211.00
  • Barcode: 307117
  • Before Care Barcode: 30711
    • Cost: $18.75
  • After Care Barcode: 307114
    • Cost: $25.00

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Museum – Winter Camp KEVA!

Design - Build - Play! Blending science with art, KEVA Planks bring out the designer, architect and engineer in each of us. With imagination and just a little help from gravity, campers will build structures and sculptures using identical construction blocks. This fun filled half day camp will include new challenges, indoor and outdoor activities, and of course fun with over 15,000 KEVA blocks.  Holiday extended before care is available.

  • Date: Sunday December 24
  • Ages:  4-8 years old
  • Time: 9:00 AM-12:30 PM
  • Markham Resident Cost:  $31.00
  • Non Markham Resident Cost: $41.00
  • Barcode: 307112
  • Before Care Barcode: 307120
    • Cost: $18.75

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Museum – Winter Break Science Magic

Got an up-and-coming scientist at home? This Winter Break let them explore the magic of science through kitchen chemistry, engineering challenges, human kinesiology, and cool ecology experiments.  Campers will get to explore the many science disciplines, completing educational experiments, activities, crafts and indoor and outdoor active games.  Holiday extended before and after care available.

  • Date: Tuesday-Friday January 2-5 (4 days)
  • Ages:  4-11 years old
  • Time: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
  • Markham Resident Cost:  $201.00
  • Non Markham Resident Cost: $211.00
  • Barcode: 307119
  • Before Care Barcode: 307113
    • Cost: $18.75
  • After Care Barcode: 307116
    • Cost: $25.00

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Museum - March Break Explorer Camp

Description: Are you ready to explore the Museum this March Break? Throughout the week, campers will get a taste of what the Markham Museum has to offer within its 25 acres from science experiments to archaeology and from nature walks to the ‘Geared for Growing’ exhibit. Each day of the week is themed and filled with fun new experiences for both new and returning campers. Each day of the week is themed and filled with fun new experiences for both new and returning campers. Before Care (7:30am-9:00am) and After Care (4:00pm-6:00pm) available.

 

  • Dates: March Monday 12 – Friday March 16
  • Ages: 4-10 years old
  • Time: 9am-4pm
  • Cost:      $251.00 Participant
    • $261.00 Non Res
    • $225.90 Member
    • $235.90 non res member
  • Camp Barcode : 312593
  • Before care barcode : 312591
  • After care barcode : 312592

 

Museum – March Break Fashion, Fabric and Fun

Calling all creative kids who have a passion for fashion! Throughout the week at camp children will explore our interactive Textile Studio and try their hand at basic weaving, sewing, and felting techniques.  Campers will draw inspiration from the Museum's own textile and fashion collection to create their own fashion accessories. By the end of the week, these budding designers will get to show off their works at a fashion show. Before Care (7:30am-9:00am) and After Care (4:00pm-6:00pm) available.

 

  • Dates: March Monday 12 – Friday 16
  • Ages: 7-12 years old
  • Time: 9am-4pm
  • Cost:      $251.00 Participant
    • $261.00 Non Res
    • $225.90 Member
    • $235.90 non res member
  • Camp Barcode : 312594
  • Before care barcode : 294350
  • After care barcode : 294352

Registration Information

Consult your Fall/Winter Markham Life magazine for fees and registration information, or call the Program Coordinator at 905-305-5970.