CAMPS

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Engage and encourage the young minds in your family. Bring your curiosity and sense of wonder as you join Museum educators for fun activities, games, art activities, and many more hands-on projects that explore the arts, science, and math. DCM offers Spring Break Camps, Summer Camps, and Winter Break Camps for ages 3 to 12, so check back often for updated details and registration information. Enrollment is limited and all camps require pre-registration and pre-payment. *Please note that due to construction Summer Camps the weeks of June 15, June 22 and July 6 will be held off site near the Museum at Prairie Elementary School.


2015 Summer Camps

Register Online or call 630-637-8000 ext. 0!

    • Junior Robotics using LEGO® WeDo week of August 10

      August 10 – 14
      9:00 a.m. - Noon
      Ages 7 – 9 | Entering 3rd – 5th Grade

      Build and program robots in this introductory Robotics class using the LEGO® WeDo system. Learn basic programming skills, simple engineering concepts, and the names of robot components. Work in small groups to complete several projects using tilt and motion sensors.

      Location: DuPage Children's Museum
    • Robotics using LEGO® NXT week of August 10

      August 10 – 14
      1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
      Ages 9 - 12 | Entering 5th-7th Grade

      Build and program robots using the LEGO® Mindstorms NXT system! Learn about mechanical and software design, loops, conditional statements, problem solving, and teamwork skills. Work in small groups, program and build your robot, and rise to the challenge.

      Location: DuPage Children's Museum
    Minimum class size: 11 Maximum class size: 24

    Fees per weekly session:
    For Play-Well Robotics camps, week of August 10 – 14: $215 member | $250 nonmembers
    For All Other Play-Well camps: $180 member | $210 nonmembers

    Preregistration and pre-payment are required. Cancellation policies apply. Must drop off and pick up child at the room door.

    ©2015 Play-Well TEKnologies LEGO®, the LEGO logo, and the brick and knob configuration are trademarks of the LEGO Group. ©2015 The LEGO Group. These programs are not authorized, sponsored, or endorsed by The LEGO Group. Minecraft is a trademark of Mojang AB.




Summer Camps 2015 Cancellation Policy

  • No portion of the camp fee will be refunded as of the day the camp begins.
  • Registrants withdrawing seven days prior to the beginning of the camp will be charged a 50% administrative fee.
  • Registrants withdrawing prior to the week before the camps begin will be charged a 25% administrative fee.
  • Individually missed days of camp cannot be refunded.
  • Call 630.637.8000 ext. 0 to cancel.