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Camp Scholarships 

The Kenosha Public Museums Summer Camp Scholarship Program provides young people in need of financial assistance the opportunity to attend summer camp. We encourage young people of all diverse backgrounds to apply. Parents/guardians must fill out an online application by May 24th. Recipients will be notified by June 7th.

Apply Here

Camp scholarships are sponsored by the Friends of the Museum. If you’re interested in becoming a Friends of the Museums Member, learn more here.

Spring Camps

Spring Break Fun Camp 

Keep your child busy with some educational fun during spring break! Camp will have three days to explore activities based on fossils, art, and nature.

Tuesday, April 2 – Thursday, April 4  |  10:00am – 12:00pm   |  **Sold Out**

Join Waitlist


Tuesday – Fossils

Explore fossils found around Kenosha and learn about what our city used to be like in the past.

Wednesday –  Art

We’ll flex our creative muscles and make art using found materials.

Thursday – Nature

Explore nature and get ready for our yards and gardens to wake up! We’ll also learn about animals found around Kenosha.

Summer Camps

Dinosaur Field Camp

Monday, June 17 –  Thursday, June 20 (No Camp on Wednesday, June 19) |  10:00am – 12:00pm  |  $60 ($48 non-member) 

Explore all things dinosaurs this week! We will be excavating dinosaur fossils, learning what a dinosaur is, about how these amazing animals lived millions of years ago, and the science of Paleontology. Explore the collections both at the Kenosha Public Museum and Dinosaur Discovery Museum.

5 – 6 **Sold Out** Join Waitlist  | 7 – 10 **Sold Out**  Join Waitlist

Making Art Camp


Making Art Camp

Tuesday, June 25 – Thursday, June 27  |  10:00am – 12:00pm  |  $48 ($60 non-members)

Anyone can be an artist, all you have to do is create! Learn about different forms of art and unleash your creativity!

Register for Ages 5 – 6  |   Ages 7 – 10 ** Sold Out** Join Waitlist

Engineering Camp


Engineering Camp

Tuesday, July 9 – Thursday, July 11  |  10:00am – 12:00pm  |  $48 ($60 non-members)

More details coming soon!

Register for Ages 5 – 6  |  7 – 10 **Sold Out** Join Waitlist

Archaeology Camp


Archaeology Expedition Camp

Tuesday, July 16 – Thursday, July 18  |  10:00am – 12:00pm  |  $48 ($60 non-members)

What secrets are hidden from the past? Explore the science of archaeology through hands-on activities, discover ancient cultures through stories and artifacts and solve mysteries from history just like real archaeologists!

Register for Ages 5 – 6  |  Register for Ages 7 – 10

Wizarding Camp


Wizarding World Camp

Tuesday, July 30 – Thursday, August 1  |  10:00am – 12:00pm  |  $48 ($60 non-members)

Catch the Hogwarts Express from Platform 9 3/4 straight to the Kenosha Public Museum where we’ll be hosting all your favorite wizarding classes and exploring topics like biology, chemistry, art, and sports!

Register for Ages 5 – 6  |  Ages 7 – 10 **Sold Out** Join Waitlist

Backyard Nature Camp


Backyard Nature Camp

Tuesday, August 6 – Thursday, August 8  |  10:00am – 12:00pm  |  $48 ($60 non-members)

Our backyards are amazing ecosystems filled with all sorts of wildlife! From the birds in the trees to all the creepy, crawly insects on the ground, come explore the amazing world of your backyard and beyond!

Register for Ages 5 – 6  |  7 – 10 **Sold Out** Join Waitlist

Pokemon Camp


Pokemon Camp

Tuesday, August 20 – Thursday, August 22  |  10:00am – 12:00pm  |  $48 ($60 non-members)

More details coming soon!

Register for Ages 5 – 6  |   7 – 10 **Sold Out** Join Waitlist

Teen Camps

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Dungeons & Dragons 

Wednesday, July 24 – Friday, July 26  |  10:00am – 4:00pm   

Register for all three days: $144 ($180 non-members)  |  Register for Days 2 & 3 (experienced players only): $100 ($125 non-members)

Day 1 – Making a character, learning the basics

Days 2 & 3 – Running an adventure, miniature painting

Storytelling is an integral part of every culture around the world. They are used to explain the natural world, remember histories, and for entertainment. Through the vast fantasy of the Dungeons & Dragons campaign setting, learn about storytelling, create your own characters, and go on a fantastic adventure. If you’re ready, let’s roll initiative! Participants will receive everything they need to play–a set of dice, a character miniature, and a character sheet.  For the full three camps, we will cover basic character creation, so please do not bring a prepared character sheet with you.

**Please send your child to camp with a bagged lunch each day. **

Cooking Camps

Learn how to make a full dish with Museum Staff to enjoy as a prepared lunch with parent or guardian upon pick-up. Must register for each day individually. Ages 10-12.

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Pasta

Tuesday, August 13  |  10:00am – 12:00pm  |  $24 ($30 non-member)  |  Register Here

Whether your child is a budding foodie or a kitchen novice, this workshop is the perfect opportunity for young chefs to develop essential kitchen skills, cultivate a love for cooking, and gain confidence in their culinary abilities. In this class, students will learn the basics of fresh pasta-making and building a tomato based sauce.

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Spring Rolls

Wednesday, August 14  |  10:00am – 12:00pm  |  $24 ($30 non-member)  |  Register Here

In this lively workshop, kids will become junior chefs as they learn the art of assembling and rolling their very own spring rolls. Museum Staff will guide them through the process, teaching age-appropriate cooking techniques and emphasizing the importance of fresh, wholesome ingredients. Kids will make dipping sauces and learn about some special ingredients that make Thai cooking so delicious. May contain peanuts or products made near peanuts.

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Pizza

Thursday, August 15  |  10:00am – 12:00pm  |  $24 ($30 non-member)  |  Register Here

Sign your kids up for a delightful pizza making workshop designed to turn them into pizza-making maestros! Get ready for a hands-on, cheesy adventure that will have them kneading, topping, and baking their very own personalized pizzas in an outdoor pizza oven. Kids will get a chance to make savory and sweet pizzas.

Cancellations and Refunds

A full refund will be issued if the Kenosha Public Museum, Dinosaur Discovery Museum, or Civil War Museum cancels a workshop or camp.

All refunds requested within 72 hours of the program are subject to a $10 processing fee.

No refunds are offered on or after the day a workshop or camp begins.

Class cancellations can happen if enrollment minimums are not met two days prior to the event. You will be contacted via phone or email if your event is canceled.

If unforeseen circumstances (i.e. weather, power outages, instructor illness) occur within 72 hours of the workshop or camp and the program must be canceled, the museum will do its best to reschedule or provide a voucher to take a program of a similar or same cost.

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