Tot Spot Ages 3-6

Thorin Brunson

Tot Spot Mini-Camps - Summer 2022

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

Camps are children ages 3 to 6.  (To help ensure social distancing, we ask that parents do not stay with their children.)

Preregistration required; payment must accompany registration.

Register: 3 easy ways to register. 1. Click the links below or 2. Call 815-963-6769 or 3. Come to our office Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 3:30 pm. Registration CLOSES 3:00 p.m. Monday the week before camp.

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 4 day camp: $75 Members / $85 General Public. 4-day camps run Tuesday – Friday either from 9 -11:00 a.m. OR 1 – 3:00 p.m.

Price for Saturday Camp: $20 members / $25 General Public

Your child’s health, and the health of our staff, is of the utmost importance. We will follow the American Camps Association recommended guidelines with regard to any COVID protocols for this summer. Specific policies will be shared with families before the start of camps.

Learn more about our Discovery Center COVID-19 Protocols here.

 

DISCOVER GRAVITY    Click here to register

Soar in to explore gravity and why objects fall. Construct ramps to change how things roll, design a parachute, and launch a rocket while playing with physics and forces.

Session 1: Tuesday- Friday June 21-24; 9-11 am  - Click here to register

Session 2: Tuesday- Friday June 21-24; 1-3 pm  - Click here to register

Saturday Mini Camp:

Session 3: Saturday June 25; 9-11 am  - Click here to register

 

LET'S GET MESSY    Click here to register

Let’s get messy! Come make a mess with us and learn through the messy process of making as we splatter colors, launch paint, and play with shaving cream. Please wear something that can get messy.

Session 1: Tuesday- Friday June 28-July 1; 9-11:00 am  - Click here to register

Session 2: Tuesday- Friday June 28-July 1; 1-3:00 pm  - Click here to register

Saturday Mini Camp:

Session 3: Saturday July 2; 9-11:00 am  - Click here to register

 

AWESOME OPPOSITES    Click here to register

Learn about comparisons and differences as we explore opposites! Discover the differences between rough and soft, wet and dry, fast and slow, and light and dark through science explorations, art, and stories.

Session 1: Tuesday- Friday July 12-15; 9-11:00 am  - Click here to register

Session 2: Tuesday- Friday July 12-15; 1-3:00 pm  - Click here to register

Saturday Mini Camp: 

Session 3: Saturday July 16; 9-11:00 am  - Click here to register

 

MAKE SOME NOISE!     Click here to register

Come get noisy with us as we explore music and sound! Practice loud and quiet noises, learn about sound waves, and create your own musical instruments to play.

Session 1: Tuesday- Friday July 19-22; 9-11:00 am  - Click here to register

Session 2: Tuesday- Friday July 19-22; 1-3:00 pm  - Click here to register

Saturday Mini Camp:

Session 3: Saturday July 23; 9-11:00 am  - Click here to register

 

COLORFUL SCIENCE     Click here to register

Explore colors and chemistry as we mix and blend to create something new! Become a scientist as we do colorful science experiments, discover basic chemical reactions, and create new colors. Please wear something that can get messy.

Session 1: Tuesday- Friday August 2-5; 9-11:00 am  - Click here to register

Session 2: Tuesday- Friday August 2-5; 1-3:00 pm  - Click here to register

Saturday Mini Camp:

Session 3: Saturday August 6; 9-11:00 am  - Click here to register

 

SPLISH SPLASH     Click here to register

Splash on in and explore water in all its forms! Paint with ice, make a muddy mess, and get ready to get wet as we play and create using water. Please wear something that can get messy and wet.

Session 1: Tuesday- Friday August 9-12; 9-11:00 am  - Click here to register

Session 2: Tuesday- Friday August 9-12; 1-3:00 pm  - Click here to register

Saturday Mini Camp:

Session 3: Saturday August 13; 9-11:00 am  - Click here to register