Summer Camp at the Oakville Museum

Join us for a summer break filled with excitement and adventure! Our camps offer a safe environment for kids to learn, laugh and explore. Registration opens on February 9, 2019.

Half day camps:

July 2-5: Mini Museum Explore Fairy Tales (Age: 4-6)

Young children can use their creative energy to escape in the fantasy of a fairy tale! Much-loved stories will spark the imaginations of mini campers, as they explore the museum, make a magic wand, participate in fairy tale games, and enjoy story time with new friends. Two sessions available: 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. Fee: $127.80 per 4-day week. Note: No camp on Monday, July 1. Register online.

August 6-9: Mini Scout it Out @ the Museum (Age: 4-6)

A playful urban outdoor experience for young children. This fun filled camp will allow little ones to meet lots of new friends, make nature crafts, visit the 16 Mile Creek and get a taste of the great outdoors.  Two sessions available: 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. Fee: $127.80 per 4-day week. Note: No camp on Monday, August 5. Register online.

Full day camps:

July 8-12: Scout it out @ the Museum! (Age: 7-11)

This urban outdoor experience will combine active adventures with indoor art activities at the Oakville Museum. Go on a downtown Oakville scavenger hunt and discover the rich history of your town. Take a hike on a local trail, and sketch what you see. Join us this summer for a taste of the great outdoors, as we take a twist on the traditional Canadian summer experience! Fee: $266.00. Register online.

July 15-19: Museum Motion & Commotion (Age: 6-9)

Campers will get up and moving! We will make a moving toy based on an old fashioned model, and everyone is invited to join in for some group co-operative challenges, and lots of exciting active games. This week we will examine innovation and design of historical objects and compare some modern adaptations. Fee: $266.00. Register online.

July 22-26: The Museum Scene (Age: 7-11)

Learn useful acting techniques, act out a play, make puppets and play an assortment of drama games. Museum artifacts on exhibit will inspire ideas for making unique props. The entire museum is your stage during this thrilling drama-filled week! Fee: $266.00. Register online.

July 29-August 2: Tales From Long Ago (Age: 7-11)

Do you like to read about stories that happened a long, long time ago? Enter the world of fantasy & wonder this summer at the Oakville Museum. Uncover the adventures of whimsical creatures and magical characters hidden within the pages of our storybooks. Bring your own fairy tale favourites to share with new friends. Have fun discovering adventures from the past! Fee: $266.00. Register online.

August 12-16: Museum Material World (Age: 7-11)

A camp for curious minds. A full week to deconstruct and explore materials from nature and our cultural world.
Discover architecture in Oakville and create unique art using diverse materials. Explore the material world and your imagination at the Oakville Museum! Fee: $266.00. Register online.

August 19-23: Museum Curator Camp (Age: 8-12)

Get to know your community museum! Take a fascinating behind the scenes tour, research some local history and explore the museum’s awesome artifact collection. Meet a Conservation Technician and learn how to preserve history. Campers will also get an exclusive mini lesson from our Museum Curator of how to design an exhibit. Campers will then create a student curated exhibit that will be on display at the Oakville Museum. Fee: $426.00. Register online.

Extended after-care:

Extended after-care from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. is offered for Oakville Museum full-day camps. After-care will be provided on site. Fee: $55.00 per week. Register online.