Tot 2-6 years

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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

 

Planting a Rainbow

Lois Elhert’s wonderful book, Planting a Rainbow, is just the beginning of seed-planting rainbow-making fun! Take home a garden to grow and a rainbow to show!

Sessions for 3 to 6-year-olds: Click to register.
Session 1 Tues., May 7; 11:00 – Noon
Session 2 Wed., May 8; 9:30 – 10:30 am
Session 3 Wed., May 8; 11:00 – Noon
Session 4 Wed., May 8; 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Session 5 Thurs., May 9; 11:00 – Noon
Session 6 Fri., May 10; 9:30 – 10:30 am - CLASS CANCELLED

Sessions for 2-year-olds: Click to register.
Session 7 Tues., May 7; 9:30 – 10:30 am
Session 8 Thurs., May 9; 9:30 – 10:30 am

 

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

 

Under The Sea

Kids will make octopus mobiles, underwater viewers, whale friends, and even an entire ocean in a bottle. Sand will be involved too!

Session 1: Tuesday – Thursday June 11, 12, 13; 10:00-11:30 - Click here to register.
Session 2: Tuesday –Thursday June 11, 12, 13; 1:00-2:30 - Click here to register.

Saturday Mini Camp: (2 hour session)
Session 3: Saturday June 15; 9:30 - 11:30 am - Click here to register.

 

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 - Click here to register.
Session 2: Tuesday – Thursday June 25, 26, 27; 1:00- 2:30 - Click here to register.

Saturday Mini Camp: (2 hour session)
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 - Click here to register.
Session 2: Tuesday – Thursday July 16, 17, 18; 1:00- 2:30 - Click here to register.

Saturday Mini Camp: (2 hour session)
Session 3: Saturday July 20; 9:30- 11:30am - 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 - Click here to register.
Session 2: Tuesday – Thursday July 30, 31 and Aug. 1; 1:00 - 2:30 - Click here to register.

Saturday Mini Camp: (2 hour session)
Session 3: Saturday August 3; 9:30-11:30am - 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 - Click here to register.
Session 2: Tuesday – Thursday August 6, 7, 8; 1:00- 2:30 - Click here to register.

Saturday Mini Camp: (2 hour session)
Session 3: Saturday August 10; 9:30-11:30am - Click here to register.

 

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