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.
April 15-19, 2019: Earth Week: Let's Go Green!
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. Each day explores a new camp-wide theme, so you can sign up for a day, or come all week!
Winter School Vacation Camp – February 18-22, 2019
Monday, February 18: Solve It With STEM
Harness your powers of observation and creativity as you work to help solve real-world problems found in your backyard and across the globe!
Tuesday, February 19: Our Place in Space
Take off on a rocket-fueled investigation of wild weather, deep craters and icy orbs as you journey past Earth into the deepest reaches of our solar system!
Wednesday, February 20: Eco-Engineers
Connect the dots between engineering and nature as you explore what plants and animals have taught us about building structures and solving problems!
Thursday, February 21: Science for Spies
Go deep undercover while you practice the art of espionage using imagination, forensic science, technology, and engineering to unravel secrets of the EcoTarium!
Friday, February 22: Science for Wizards
Use science to feel like a wizard as you attend ‘classes’ at the EcoTarium: School of Science-craft and Magical Inquiry! Non-magic folk welcome. Wand and robes encouraged but not required.
- For children in grades 2-6 (2018/2019 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.
- Camper Info & Permission Form
- Health History & Emergency Release
- Parent Welcome Packet
- Medication Administration Authorization
- Objection to Immunizations Waiver
April School Vacation Camp – April 16-19, 2019
Tuesday, April 16: Animal Superheroes
Test your super abilities as you explore the science behind the animal kingdom’s record-holders!
Wednesday, April 17: Naturalist Ninjas
Sneak through the New England woods as you practice the modern and traditional skills you need to enjoy the great outdoors!
Thursday, April 18: Earth and Space Explorers
Launch yourself from earth’s core into deep space and back again, while exploring strange climates and extraordinary geologies.