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Spring Camps Menu

Spring Break = Fun & Learning

Give your child the PREMIER camp experience at the award-winning Hands On Children's Museum. 

  • Half-day options for Age 3-K or Half-day & Full-day with Combo Care for Grades 1-4
  • Engaging topics in science, art, and nature
  • All camps include exploration and play in the museum galleries and Outdoor Discovery Center

"My son wakes up each day and asks if it is a camp day. When he is told yes, he has a huge smile on his face." 
- Camp Parent


Week-long art and science camps during the Olympia School District Spring Break period. Register for half-day camps or combine two camps with Combo Care for a full-day experience (Grades 1-4).

Camp Registration Available Online!

Spring Break Camps

April 3-7 (5-day camps)

Age 3-Kindergarten 

 1st–4th Grade

Splish, Splash, Splosh!
Age 3-Kindergarten, 9 am-12 noon

Discover what water can do!  Paint with ice cubes, learn how different liquids mix and interact, and make raindrop masterpieces!
Garden Arts and Eats
1st–4th Grade, 9:15-12:15

Cook and create as you learn how things grow and how healthy food helps our bodies. We will bake fresh herb bread, print with vegetables, and decorate reusable produce bags.


Once Upon a Time
Age 3-Kindergarten, 1-4 pm

Enter a fairy tale world and meet your favorite characters as we read traditional tales, play storytelling games, and craft puppets. Transform into characters and act out your favorite stories!

Toy Inventors
1st–4th Grade, 1:15-4:15

Ignite your imagination as you build your own original toys. Tinker, invent, and learn engineering skills while building toys that balance, spin, wobble, and zoom!

Half-day Camp Tuition:
Plus materials fee:
$15 per camp

Looking for a full day option? Combine Garden Arts & Eats and Toy Inventors for a full day combo camp for grades 1-4.  
(Core curriculum 9:15 am-4:15 pm with before, after, and lunch-time care from 8:45-5:15.)

You will need to register for each half-day camp and then CLICK HERE to add Combo Care

Totals will come to:


Register online or call (360) 956-0818 x103.

Tuition Policy: 

Full payment is required to register. $25 per half-day camp tuition is non-refundable. Remaining tuition and materials fee is refundable for cancellations made 2 or more weeks prior to camp start date. 

Registered Families: 

Click on individual documents below, complete and bring on Day 1 of camp.

Only required if child will need medication during the camp day. The MAF form must be returned to the museum at least two weeks before camp start date