Durham Museum’s winter camps make for an exhilarating holiday break! Campers
can register for the entire winter camp session at a discounted rate, or for
individual days. Each session will focus on varying subjects such as “Durham’s
Laboratory” “Wizard School”, Durham Design Zone (featuring activities related
to our upcoming exhibit) “A Day in the Life: the 1950s and 60s” “Welcome 2014”
and. Of course, “Goose Bumps! The Science of Fear” These highly engaging
camps will be led by certified teachers and will feature hands-on activities,
games and tours to support each theme.
Download the registration form or please call The Durham Education Department at
23, 26-27, 30, January 2-3
member/$50 non-member per day
$90 member/$120 non-member for 3
non-member for 6 days
and After Care: $10 per day
Available from the Soda Fountain
December 23 – “Durham’s Laboratory”
Warm up the Bunsen burner, adjust those safety goggles and
slip on your lab coat, because things are about to get messy! Spend the day in our lab uncovering the
science behind oxidation, or attempt to make an egg float and maybe even cause
a volcano to erupt. Who knew science
could be so much fun?
December 26 – “A Day in the Life: the 1950s and 60s”
back in time to experience life as it was when your grandparents were your
age. Learn about the music, games and
pop culture that made these decades a special time in American history. Get ready to “rock around the clock” and
have fun at the sock hop!
December 27 – “Durham Design Zone”
does it take to create a skyscraper, roller coaster or a golf course? It takes
creative problem solving and imagination! In Durham Design Zone, you’ll put your math and science skills to the
test as you create fun challenges for all to enjoy. Design
Zone from the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry will be at the Durham
in the summer of 2014.
December 30 – “Welcome 2014”
Durham is preparing for the New Year early this season! Campers will discover the history of what we
know as New Years’ Eve as well as explore the exciting traditions that come
along with the holiday. We will also
learn how other cultures and countries celebrate the New Year and other winter
January 2 – “Wizard School”
your winter break use a dash of fun, a spoonful of excitement and a little
magic? Join us for one of our most popular themes. Wizard School allows campers
to learn about this magical world through hands on experiments, games, magic
tricks and crafts. Sign up quick before your chance vanishes in a puff of
Friday, January 3 – “Goose Bumps!
The Science of Fear”
What do trypanophobia, mysophobia and cynophobia have in common? Find out as we
spend the day exploring the science behind fear in “Goose Bumps! The Science of
Fear.” Campers will also explore everyday fears and other phobias in this
highly interactive day of fun and learning.