Tot 2-6 years

group of kids with teacher

Tot Spot Class Spring 2019

Hands-on exploration and interactive stories engage children as they learn about science, language, engineering, art, mathematics, and social skills. Class topics repeat throughout the same week at different times.

Cost per child per class: $12 public; $10 members

Advance registration required; payment must accompany registration. Please call 815-963-6769 or click to register below.  Complete the Child Information Form by clicking here (Complete once for each child registering).

In our classes for 2-year-olds, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Adults are not required to attend classes for 3 to 6 year-olds, but are welcome to attend

Toddler Time

Being one is FUN! Take advantage of this playgroup designed for children ages 12 months to 24 months as we sing songs, read stories and explore interesting materials while meeting new friends! Toddler Time is held from 9:30 – 10:30 am this winter/spring on one Tuesday each month, and then repeated on the successive Thursday. Choose from these dates: April 16 or April 18, and May 14 or May 16. Enrollment is limited to 10 families. Advance registration is required. To register click here, or call 815-963-6769. The fee is $6/family per session. Toddler Time meets in the Tot Spot classroom (main floor, east end of the building).

 

Tot Spot Class Summer 2019

Hands-on exploration and interactive stories engage children as they learn about science, language, engineering, art, mathematics, and social skills.

Preregistration required; payment must accompany registration. Please call 815-963-6769 or click the links below to register.

Adults are not required to attend camps for 3 to 6 year olds but are welcome to come in to play.

Cancellation Policy: refunds (less 10%) are available for camps when cancelled at least 10 days in advance. Discovery Center reserves the right to cancel camps; in which case, a full refund will be issued.

Prices for 3 day camps: $48 public, $42 members and Saturday Camp: $25 public, $20 members

 

Pete Goes To Camp

Pete the Cat loves camp because he loves to play! We will join him in his storybook adventures and rock our new school shoes and our magic sunglasses!

Session 1: Tuesday – Thursday, June 25, 26, 27; 10:00-11:30 - FULL 
Session 2: Tuesday – Thursday, June 25, 26, 27; 1:00- 2:30 - Click here to register.
Session 3: Saturday, June 29; 9:30 - 11:30 am- Click here to register.

 

Going On A Safari

What animals roam the African Safari? Where is Africa? We will pack our jeep and be off to see some lions, elephants, rhinos and more!

Session 1: Tuesday – Thursday, July 16, 17, 18; 10:00-11:30 - FULL
Session 2: Tuesday – Thursday, July 16, 17, 18; 1:00- 2:30 - Click here to register.
Session 3: Saturday, July 20; 9:30 - 11:30 am- Click here to register.

 


Splish Splash

Plan on getting wet this week! All our fun will be designed around H2O. Campers will investigate its solid, liquid and gas states.

Session 1: Tuesday – Thursday, July 30, 31 and Aug. 1; 10:00-11:30 - FULL 
Session 2: Tuesday – Thursday, July 30, 31 and Aug. 1; 1:00 - 2:30 - FULL
Session 3: Saturday, August 3; 9:30 - 11:30 am- Click here to register.

 

Ooey Gooey Science

Experiments and explosions are just some of the fun of this camp. Campers will make predictions and practice their observation skills while combining cornstarch, water, baking soda and more! Practicing the scientific process has never been more playful.

Session 1: Tuesday – Thursday, August 6, 7, 8; 10:00-11:30 - FULL 
Session 2: Tuesday – Thursday, August 6, 7, 8; 1:00- 2:30 - FULL
Session 3: Saturday, August 10; 9:30 - 11:30 am- Click here to register.

 

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