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Winter Camps

Markham Museum Winter Break Camps

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: Monday, December 24

  • Time: 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Ages: 4-11 years old
  • Cost: $32.00
  • Barcode: 329128
  • Before Care (7:30 AM – 9:00 AM): 329134

Museum – Winter Break Superhero Science Camp

Kids love Super Heroes, so why not learn science through their favourite comic book characters? This program will engage and encourage campers to learn about real life science and technology through the mythical powers of Super Heroes such as 'weather change' through Storm, 'force' through the Incredible Hulk or 'Energy source' through Ironman.  Holiday extended before and after care available.

Dates: Thursday, December 27 & Friday, December 28

  • Ages: 8-12 years
  • Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Cost: $114.00
  • Barcode: 329207
  • Before care: 329129
  • After care: 329147

Museum – Winter Break Mini Machines

Does your child love trains, trucks, tractors and anything else that moves?  This is a camp geared towards 4-8 year olds who are fascinated by machines and technology. Campers will discover the wonderful world of simple and complex machines through a variety of hands-on learning experiences, crafts, outdoor activities and cooperative games. They will see machines of the past from the museum's collection and will learn how they evolved into modern tools we use today! Holiday extended before and after care available.

Dates: Thursday, December 27 & Friday, December 28

  • Ages 4-8 years
  • Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Cost: $114.00
  • Barcode: 329206
  • Before care: 329129
  • After care: 329147

Museum - Let’s Celebrate the New Year

Markham Museum will take your child on an around the world tour through a day of New Years Celebrations.  Through cooperative games, arts & crafts, and outdoor activities campers will explore how a wide variety different cultures from around the world ring in the New Year.  Holiday extended before and after care are available.

Dates: Monday, December 31

  • Ages 4-10 years
  • Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Cost: $57.00
  • Barcode: 329157
  • Before care: 329140
  • After care: 329149

Museum – Junior Winter Break Science Magic

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

Date: January 2-4

  • Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Ages:  4-7 years
  • Cost: $170.00
  • Barcode: 329159
  • Before Care Barcode: 329138
  • After Care Barcode: 329148

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, CSI investigative techniques, and cool ecology experiments.  Campers will get to explore a variety of science disciplines, participate in educational experiments, and burn off some extra energy with indoor and outdoor active games.  Holiday extended before and after care available.

 Date: January 2-4 (3 day)

  • Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Ages:  8-12 years
  • Cost:  $170.00
  • Barcode: 329153
  • Before Care Barcode: 329138
  • After Care Barcode: 329148

Half Day Pottery Camp (3 days)

Come and enjoy Markham Museum’s Pottery Studio. Campers will create imaginative projects throughout the week, learning various techniques such as coiling, pinching process and slab building. Campers will be taught various pottery skills by our professional potter and gain inspiration for their projects from the Museum’s collection, a must have experience for any creative child! No experience required and all materials/firing included.

Dates: January 2, 3, & 4, 2019 (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)

  • Ages: 8-13
  • Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Cost: $103
  • Camp Barcode: 329236 
  • Before Care: 329138

March Break Camps

Museum - March Break Explorer Camp

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 mini mysteries to amazing machines and from pottery to hands-on science experiments.

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 11 – Friday March 15

  • Cost: $283.00
  • Ages: 4-10 years
  • Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Camp Barcode: 333617
  • Extended Before Care Barcode: 333615
  • Extended After Care Barcode: 333616

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 11 – Friday 15

  • Ages: 7-12 years old
  • Time: 9am-4pm
  • Cost: $283.00
  • Camp Barcode: 333562
  • Before Care Barcode: 333615
  • After Care Barcode: 333616

Museum Pottery – March Break Pottery Camp

Come and enjoy Markham Museum’s Pottery Studio this March Break.  Campers will create imaginative projects throughout the week, learning various techniques such as coiling, pinching process and slab building.  Campers will be taught several pottery skills by our professional potter and gain inspiration for their projects from the Museum’s collection, a must have experience for any creative child! No experience required and all materials/firing included.

Dates: March Monday 11 – Friday March 15

  • Cost: $171.00
  • Ages: 7-12 years
  • Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Camp Barcode: 335250
  • Extended Before Care Barcode: 333615

Registration Information

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