Pronghorns (Entering 5th & 6th Grade) 

Week 1: June 18-22 Call 760-321-0602 x111 to register. Register Online – Click Here!

A.M. (9am-12pm) “littleBits” – Become an engineer and get hands-on to build your own circuits, create your own robot and invent something new. The sky is the limit with your imagination this week!

P.M. (1pm-4pm) “Artsy-Fartsy” – We’ll explore the -isms and -scapes of art ​as we create personal pieces inspired by the masters. Investigate van Gogh’s expressive landscapes, Monet’s soft color palette, and Picasso’s fractured cubist still life.

Week 2: June 25-29 Call 760-321-0602 x111 to register. Register Online – Click Here!

A.M. (9am-12pm) “Wizard’s Camp” – Wizards will study potions, practice spells, and make their own wands in our Muggle free environment. Graduating wizards will attend an “end-of-year feast” to celebrate their accomplishments during the term.

P.M. (1pm-4pm) “Mystery Week” – Become a detective this week and find out who stole the cookies from the cookie jar. You will do this by identifying fingerprints, collecting evidence and using these clues to guide you to the perpetrator.

Week 3: July 2 and 3 2-Day camp due to July 4 holiday. Call 760-321-0602 x111 to register. Register Online – Click Here!

A.M. (9am-12pm) “Healthy and Happy” – This week, being healthy makes campers happy! They will discover new ways to be active indoors, try new smoothie recipes, and find that vegetables can be delicious too.

P.M. (1pm-4pm) “Road Trip Adventure” – Join us on a “road trip” as we make art and engineer our way along Route 66. They will draw inspiration from Albuquerque’s neon signs and make a roller coaster from Santa Monica’s pier.

Week 3: July 5 and 6 2-Day camp due to July 4 holiday. Call 760-321-0602 x111 to register. Register Online – Click Here!

A.M. (9am-12pm) “Basic Baking” – Breakfast and dinner are no match for these campers! Part art, part science, and fully filling. They will go home with recipes to make these meals and dessert too.

P.M. (1pm-4pm) “Crash Test Lab” – Dream, design, destroy! See science in action as we launch, drop, and smash your creations in our crash test lab.

Week 4: July 9-13 Call 760-321-0602 x111 to register. Register Online – Click Here!

A.M. (9am-12pm) “Savoring Summer” – Learning to cook refreshing summer treats that will make your mouth water. Campers will take home recipes that they’ve made using fruits and vegetables of the season like green beans, corn, and watermelon.

P.M. (1pm-4pm) “Outdoor Discoverers” – Camp gets real as you learn about the great outdoors. Nothing says camping like making s’mores, singing campfire songs, and making your own energy bars before you climb our rock wall.

Week 5: July 16-20 Call 760-321-0602 x111 to register. Register Online – Click Here!

A.M. (9am-12pm) “Toy Workshop” – We’re back in Maker Space this week as we explore ways to make a great toy. Imagine what you can do and make it with real tools.

P.M. (1pm-4pm) “Passport to Flavor” – Have your passport ready as your taste buds and imagination travel to Greece, Brazil and Thailand this week. You will get to explore these different cultures through art, food, and crafts.

Week 6: July 23-27 Call 760-321-0602 x111 to register. Register Online – Click Here!

A.M. (9am-12pm) “Discovering Art” – Find new ways to make art other than using brushes and paint. Discover different art mediums as you sculpt and sketch in this camp.

P.M. (1pm-4pm) “Incredible Creatures” – They soar through the air, live on land, and swim at sea. Learn about these incredible creatures and make some art inspired by them.

Week 7: July 30-August 3  Call 760-321-0602 x111 to register. Register Online – Click Here!

A.M. (9am-12pm) “Kitchen Chemistry” – Learn chemistry while baking! This week, use ingredients found in your kitchen to teach you why bread rises, chromatography through colored frosting, and more.

P.M. (1pm-4pm) “Musician Mania” – Learn why songs get stuck in your head, make your own instrument, and create a music video this week. Music never sounded so good!

For more information or to enroll your child over the phone, please contact the Camp and School Tours Coordinator at 760-321-0602 x111 or camps@cdmod.org.

 

Optional Before and After Camp Care

Available from 8:00 a.m.-to the beginning of camp and from the end of camp until 5:30 p.m. Each session (morning or evening) has a $10 fee. You can sign up at drop-off or by calling 760-321-0602 x111 (at least 2 days in advance).

    A completed Registration Form and full payment are required to enroll your child in camp. 
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    CDMOD Credit Statement: A refund is given only when the Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert cancels the activity. CDMOD reserves the right to cancel and/or reschedule programs. Credit is not given for absences.