Explorer Camps

Make a new discovery every day of the week! Work directly with artists to explore the Museum and learn new techniques and innovative approaches to art making, dancing and more. Our Explorer level camps are designed specifically for children in grades 4-6. Explorer camps are held 9am-4pm.

Stay tuned for 2018 programming


member pricing

One week (5 days)*


non-member pricing

One week (5 days)*


*20% discount on 4-day camp (week of July 3 only). There’s no camp on the Fourth of July or the week of July 17-21 (due to Comic-Con)!

Extended Care is available for all ages every week of summer.

Early Care: 8-9am $45/week

After Care: 4-5pm $45/week

Registrants can sign up for a single day of extended care if needed, please contact Education team at camps@thinkplaycreate.org to make arrangements. 

2017 programming: explorer camps

June 19-23 | Creative Community: Making a Mural

Artist: Isabel Halpern

Learn to work BIG! Discover the many steps taken to create magnificent, monumental-sized drawings and paintings to be put on display at the Museum.

July  24-28 | My Masterpiece: Expressive Art Making

Artist: Brittany Dumas

Explore your creativity and discover something new about you! Express yourself through paint and learn to mix, blend and communicate abstract ideas on paper and canvas.

July 31- August 4 | Folk School: Cooking and Crafting Around the World

Artist: Iris Thompson

Make new friends and join the community! Explore handmade folk crafts, traditional music and delicious foods from around the globe.

August 14-18 | Art Underground: Street Art Camp

Artist: Paul Holbach

Explore the world of graffiti art! Learn about contemporary street artists and experiment with exciting methods and materials to create your own tag, design stencils and make a mural.