Winter Camp 2017

Each day of Winter Camp offers a different theme with engaging hands-on activities.

Week 1:

Monday, December 18 – Friday, December 22

Week 2:

Tuesday, December 26 – Friday, December 29

Camps are single day camps. Sign up for as many days as you like!
Specific camp details will be available and registration will open October 1, 2017.

Each grade range will have its own unique investigations to keep imaginations active with science, technology, engineering, math, and art.

chain reaction scientists

Financial assistance may be available for your winter camp registration fee.
Call 505-224-8341 for more information.

Camp Info:

Pre-K-6th grade full-day camps:
Hours: 9am-4pm
Registration fee per child, per day: Explora members $60, non-members $80

Pre-K half-day camps during week 2:
Hours: 9am-noon (aftercare unavailable for half-day camps)
Registration fee per child, per day: Explora members $30, non-members $40

Add Before or After Camp Care (optional):
Times: 8-9am and/or 4-5:30pm
$5 per child, per morning or afternoon


Cancelation Policy
  • If a cancelation is received at least 5 business days before the camp, a refund will be issued for the amount minus a 15% administration fee.
  • Cancelations received fewer than 5 business days before the camp will not be refunded.
  • Full fees will be refunded if Explora cancels a program.

Register online, download & mail a form, or call 505-224-8341.

Registration Info

Subject to change before registration begins for these camps.

  • Drop Off: Anytime between 8:45-9 am.
  • Before care: (Extra option), beginning at 8 am.
  • Activities: Classroom activities as described, plus exhibit exploration.
  • Food: Please pack nut-free morning & afternoon snacks and lunch as appropriate.
  • Break time: Outside on the Explora playground, weather permitting.
  • Pick-up:  Adults will be asked to show photo ID at pick-up.
  • After care: (Extra option) for K-6th, 4-5:30 pm.

Explora educators develop camp activities with children’s developmental levels in mind. Your children will have the opportunity to learn from, and work with older and younger peers and make new friends. Specified grades refer to the grade in which the camper is currently enrolled.

Fees

Pre-K

  • $30 for Explora members;
  • $40 for non-members.


K-6th graders

  • $60 for Explora members;
  • $80 for non-members.
Registration
  • All campers must be able to use the restroom on their own.
  • Please have the following available when you register: emergency contact name and phone numbers; name of alternate adults who can pick up the child; child’s medications, dosages, and physician’s name; child’s insurance information, as well as any allergy or special needs information for your child.
  • Click above to register online or call 505-224-8341.
    Our reservations office is open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Questions may also be emailed to reservations@explora.us
  • Para español, llame al 505-224-8323, de lunes a viernes, 9am-5pm.
Cancelation Policy
  • If a cancelation is received at least 5 business days before the camp, a refund will be issued for the amount minus a 15% administration fee.
  • Cancelations received fewer than 5 business days before the camp will not be refunded.
  • Full fees will be refunded if Explora cancels a program.

Winter Camp 2017 – Daily Camp Themes

Week 1: 12/18/17 – 12/22/17
All camps 9am-4pm

Monday, December 18

Pre-K – Get Earthy:  Dig in soil to discover what lives beneath your feet!

K-1st – Kitchen Science:  Test different recipes and explore how we use science in the kitchen.

2nd-3rd – Creature Comforts:  Explore survival within the wilds of the animal kingdom.

4th-6th – Playful Light:  Light is amazing! We’ll make some curious discoveries about light.

Tuesday, December 19

Pre-K – Get Electric:  Turn it off, turn it on as you explore circuits and electricity.

K-1st – Creature Comforts:  Explore survival within the wilds of the animal kingdom.

2nd-3rd – Playful Light:  Light is amazing! We’ll make some curious discoveries about light.

4th-6th – Puzzle Me:  Tease your brain and fool your senses with patterns and puzzles.

Wednesday, December 20

Pre-K – Playful Light:  Light is amazing! We’ll make some curious discoveries about light.

K-1st – Buildmasters:  Explore the elements of construction and put your creation to the test!

2nd-3rd – Puzzle Me:  Tease your brain and fool your senses with patterns and puzzles.

4th-6th – Power Up!  Engineer and energize your contraption using power such as air, water, and/or hand.

Thursday, December 21

Pre-K – Puzzle Me:  Tease your brain and fool your senses with patterns and puzzles.

K-1st – Playful Light:  Light is amazing! We’ll make some curious discoveries about light.

2nd-3rd – Buildmasters:  Explore the elements of construction and put your creation to the test!

4th-6th – Get Electric:  Turn it off, turn it on as you explore circuits and electricity.

Friday, December 22

Pre-K – Creature Comforts:  Explore survival within the wilds of the animal kingdom.

K-1st – Puzzle Me:  Tease your brain and fool your senses with patterns and puzzles.

2nd-3rd – Kitchen Science:  Test different recipes and explore how we use science in the kitchen.

4th-6th – Buildmasters:  Explore the elements of construction and put your creation to the test!


Week 2: 12/26/17 – 12/29/17
Pre-K Camps 9am-12pm, K-4 Camps 9am-4pm

Tuesday, December 26

Pre-K – Buildmasters:  Explore the elements of construction and put your creation to the test!

K-4th – Get Earthy:  Dig in soil to discover what lives beneath your feet!

Wednesday, December 27

Pre-K – Kitchen Science:  Test different recipes and explore how we use science in the kitchen.

K-4th – Art in Motion:  Explore the science of art and motion. Take home your animated creation.

Thursday, December 28

Pre-K – Art in Motion:  Explore the science of art and motion. Take home your animated creation.

K-4th – Toy Builders:  Explore the various mechanics and physics of toys while making your own to take home.

Friday, December 29

Pre-K – Toy Builders:  Explore the various mechanics and physics of toys while making your own to take home.

K-4th – Get Electric:  Turn it off, turn it on as you explore circuits and electricity.

Explora is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, and all purchases at our store are always tax-free.

Proceeds from your purchases at Ideas, the store at Explora, help fund our programs and exhibits.

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