Tot Spot Ages 3-6

Thorin BrunsonMake your child’s summer magical with a one-of-a-kind summer camp experience.

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Summer Tot Spot Mini Camps

Advance registration is required. Three ways to register: online at discoverycentermuseum.org; call 815-963-6769; or stop by our office between 9:00 am - 4:00 pm weekdays.

Adults are not required to attend classes for 3- to 6- year-olds but are welcome to come in to observe the class.

Cancellation Policy:  refunds (less 10%) are available for classes when cancelled at least 10 days in advance. 

 

Gravity Mini Camp

Explore the science of falling down as we stack it high and knock it over, roll and slide things down ramps, and engineer a roller coaster to send a ball down the track.  We’ll dive into great books, and create art from drips and squirts and splats!

3 day Mini-Camp Class:

Cost:  $45 public, $40 members

Session 1 Tues - Thurs., June 13, 14, 15; 10:00 – 11:30 am (CLASS FULL)

Session 2 Tues – Thurs., June 13, 14, 15: 1:00 – 2:30 pm

 

Saturday Mini Camp

(2 hour session)

Cost:  $25 public, $20 members

Session 3 Sat., June 17 9:30 – 11:30 am

 

Bugs and Slugs Mini Camp

Bugs are great! Explore the secret garden and learn about helpful bugs as we play in the dirt and find out who lives under our feet. Hold a slug, take an up-close look at metamorphosis, and use art to make a bug! We’ll even mess with technology using hex bugs, bee bots and more.

3 day Mini-Camp Class:

Cost:  $45 public, $40 members

Session 1 Tues – Thurs., July 11, 12, 13; 10:00 – 11:30 am (CLASS FULL)

Session 2 Tues – Thurs., July 11, 12, 13; 1:00 – 2:30 pm 

 

Saturday Mini Camp

(2 hour session)

Cost:  $25 public, $20 members

Session 3 Sat., July 15; 9:30 – 11:30 am

 

Sun and Moon – Light and Dark Mini Camp

Get ready for the upcoming solar eclipse as we explore the lights in the sky. Find out about moon phases in the planetarium, study a sun dial, and explore shadows that move and change. Make a rainbow, paint a sunset, and experiment with prisms!

Sessions for 3 to 6-year-olds ONLY

3 day Mini-Camp Class:

Cost:  $45 public, $40 members

Session 1 Tues – Thurs., Aug 8, 9, 10; 10:00 – 11:30 am (CLASS FULL)

Session 2 Tues – Thurs., Aug 8, 9, 10; 1:00 – 2:30 pm

 

Saturday Mini Camp

(2 hour session)

Cost:  $25 public, $20 members

Session 3 Sat., August 12; 9:30 – 11:30 am