Roadrunners (Entering 3rd & 4th)

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

A.M. (9am-12pm) “The Artist in You” – Let your inner artist come alive. Each day you will create unique works of art inspired by well-known artists like Picasso and Matisse and learn about new artists too.

P.M. (1pm-4pm) “Great Outdoors” – Camp gets real as you learn about the great outdoors this week. You will make some s’mores, go on a bear hunt and sing around the campfire.

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

A.M. (9am-12pm) “Fun to Be Fit” – Explore new ways to be active and get moving! Find your rhythm with Zumba, test your flexibility with yoga, and take part in a relay race that will end the week just right.

P.M. (1pm-4pm) “Taste the World” – Travel to far off places without getting on a plane this week. Explore the culture of Belgium, Argentina, and China through art, dance, and food

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) “Fantastic Beasts” – Come get a closer look as you sketch these rare and magical creatures. Learn about what makes them unique and draw a different one each day [with a local artist].

P.M. (1pm-4pm) “Open Air without A Care” – Camp gets real as you learn about what makes the outdoors great, make s’mores, and rock climb on our rock wall.

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) “Inventor’s Workshop” – Curiosity, imagination and the desire to experiment are all you need this week! Join us as we tinker with Legos, fun noodles, and robotic kits.

P.M. (1pm-4pm) “Bakery Basics” – Learn to make some basic sweets and treats while whipping up mastery of kitchen basics. Go home with some recipes to make breakfast, dinner, and dessert too!

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

A.M. (9am-12pm) “Wizarding World” – Young wizards will study potions, cast spells, and make meals for their end-of-term feast in our Muggle free environment. Graduating wizards will receive their certificate on the last day of term.

P.M. (1pm-4pm) “Sensational Summer Sweets” – Campers will learn to cook delicious recipes that will keep you cool in the summer heat. BBQ potlucks will no longer be a challenge as you cook with seasonal fruits and vegetables like corn, cucumber, and strawberries.

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

A.M. (9am-12pm) “Adventure on the Road” – Put the pedal to the metal as campers go on an adventure along Route 66. Engineer a rubber-band powered ride to see who can cross the finish line fastest at the Raceway, complete a road trip scavenger hunt, and more.

P.M. (1pm-4pm) “Melody Makers” – Discover new genres of music, make your own melodies with a handmade instrument, and learn what makes top hits great.

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

A.M. (9am-12pm) “Toy Stop” – Have you ever had an idea for a great toy or new game? Explore these ideas and make them with real tools in our MakerSpace.

P.M. (1pm-4pm) “Art Explorers” – Art is so much more than 2D mediums and tools! This week, campers explore different mediums as they sculpt and create new forms of art.

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

A.M. (9am-12pm) “California Adventures II” – This week, we draw our inspiration from the dreamers of the past: the native people, explorers, immigrants, aviators, entrepreneurs and entertainers who built the Golden State.

P.M. (1pm-4pm) “Mystery Week” – Become a detective this week and find out where the Camp Coordinator is hiding. You will do this by identifying fingerprints, collecting evidence and using clues to guide you to her hiding spot.

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

Pricing and Registration

Half-Day Camp: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon OR 1:00-4:00 p.m.
  • $115 (member*) | $135 (nonmember)
  • July 2-3 & July 5-6: $46 (member*) | $54 (nonmember)

Full-Day Camp: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

  • $200 (member*) | $215 (nonmember)
  • July 2-3 & July 5-6: $80 (member*) | $86 (nonmember)

    *Member pricing is available for the Family Adventures level and above.

    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.