Spring Break Camp for Grades K-2

Join us for discovery and investigation!

Monday, March 20 – Friday, March 24

The following is a list of Explora Spring Break Camps for students in grades K-2. Each camp is one day long, 9am-4pm. Camp fees are $60 for Explora members and $80 for non-members, per camper per day.

Monday, March 20

PLAYFUL PENDULUMS (Camp is full)
Explore pendulums and chaotic motion. Create a pendulum that draws in the sand, one that paints, and much more.

MUD MAKERS (Camp is full)
Get your hands dirty! Create your own sculpture as you explore the world of mud. Use microscopes and magnifiers to look at dirt and sand from all over the world.


Tuesday, March 21

LIGHT AND MIRRORS (Camp is full)
Discover the basic properties of light using mirrors and reflection, lenses and refraction, kaleidoscopes and symmetry. Make a picture using sunlight and make a mirrored periscope!

WATER AND THE ARTS (Camps is full)
Discover how water can provide inspiration for, and the basis of, art, music, and the theater!


Wednesday, March 22

MUD MAKERS (Camp is full)
Get your hands dirty! Create your own sculpture as you explore the world of mud. Use microscopes and magnifiers to look at dirt and sand from all over the world.

PLAYFUL PENDULUMS
Explore pendulums and chaotic motion. Create a pendulum that draws in the sand, one that paints, and much more.


Thursday, March 23

COLOR (Camp is full)
Can you make color change? Or disappear? Be a color magician and create color tricks!

LIGHT AND MIRRORS
Discover the basic properties of light using mirrors and reflection, lenses and refraction, kaleidoscopes and symmetry. Make a picture using sunlight and make a mirrored periscope!


Friday, March 24

WATER AND THE ARTS
Discover how water can provide inspiration for, and the basis of, art, music, and the theater!

COLOR
Can you make color change? Or disappear  Be a color magician and create color tricks.


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

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


Camp Info:

Single-day, full-day camp
Hours: 9am-4pm
Registration fee per child, per day: Explora members $60, non-members $80

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.

Registration Info

  • 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 morning & afternoon peanut-free snacks and lunch as appropriate.
  • Break time: Outside on the Explora playground, weather permitting.
  • Pick-up: 12 pm for Pre-K and 4 pm for for K-6th grade. 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.

Spring Camp Fees

Pre-K

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


K-8th 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.

Registration Info

  • Drop Off: Anytime between 8:45-9 am.
  • Before care: (Extra option), beginning at 8 am.
  • Activities: Classroom activities as descibed, plus exhibit exploration.
  • Food: Please pack morning & afternoon snacks and lunch as appropriate.
  • Break time: Outside on the Explora playground, weather permitting.
  • Pick-up: 12 pm for Pre-K and 4 pm for for K-6th grade. 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.

Fees

Pre-K

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


K-8th 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.

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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