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Vacation Week Programs

Drop-In Programs and Table Top Activities

Let the EcoTarium plan the fun this year during school vacation weeks! Drop-in programs and table-top activities on the museum floor are included with general admission.

Enroll in Vacation Week Camp!

Looking for more time to explore? We offer camps where kids (grades 2-6) are immersed in hands-on science and nature activities alongside friends old and new. Each day explores a new camp-wide theme, so you can sign up for a day, or come all week!

Holiday School Vacation: Camp – December 27 & 30, 2019

  • Friday, December 27: Cold Critters

Learn how New England animals survive frozen forests and iced-over ponds through snowy science experiments and live-animal visits.

  • Monday, December 30: Ice and Fire

Celebrate the chemistry of winter with investigations of ice and heat, including educator-led fire demonstrations.

Winter School Vacation – February 17-21, 2020

April School Vacation – April 21-24, 2020

Holiday School Vacation: Daily Programs (Free with Admission) – December 26, 2019 - January 1, 2020

Theme: Wellness Week: Bold Moves!
Want to create more, grow more and play more? We do, too! Join us for fun ways to fuel your body and stimulate your brain. Discover how to fight germs, practice some funky dance moves, put your senses to the test and see how science can make 2020 your healthiest year yet!

General Information:

  • For children in grades 2-6 (2019/2020 school year)
  • Camp hours are 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Afternoon Extended Care available from 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. for an additional fee)
  • Camper health and permission forms will be available when registration opens, and are due 2 weeks before the start of each school vacation week

Pricing and Payment:

  • Non-Members: $65 per day
  • EcoTarium Members: $60 per day
  • Afternoon Extended Care (4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.): $15 per day
  • Full payment is due at the time of registration. Payments are nonrefundable.

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