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School's Out Camps

Join us at the IMAG History & Science Center during the school year for a week filled with STEM & history! Campers will have a blast while inventing, experimenting, exploring, and investigating in our all-new immersive one-week camps. Plus, they will also explore the museum, experience our live Animal Encounters, participate in our all-new Science Shows, get up close with our sea life in our Touch Tank, and meet dinosaurs and titans of the ice age in our 3D Theater! Our number one goal is FUN- with a big side of LEARNING!

Camp IMAG sessions include fun and educational hands-on activities, games, crafts, special guests, and exhibit explorations! Our innovative curriculum integrates STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), history, the arts, and humanities to inspire the imagination and encourage an overall love of learning!

New this year! We are no longer offering “themed” weeks of camp. All weeks will be STEM camps. Campers will still get to explore hands-on STEM activities in their camp classroom each day. Now, they will also get to select two themed STEM, History or Art Clubs to go to each day- one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Campers will go to the same two clubs all week. However, clubs will be different each week of camp. You will select your clubs during the registration process. Clubs do have capacities and will fill on a first come, first served basis.

Cost

Cost for School Year Camps varies. Please see each camp for more details on the cost. 

Cancellation Policy – If your child cannot attend their registered sessions we ask that you first try to transfer to an alternative week. In the event you must cancel your reservation, you will receive a refund as defined below. Cancellation notice must be submitted in writing. Please email carlos@theIMAG.org. Refund will be issued in the same manner payment was made.

A full refund will be given if canceling more than 31 days in advance.
15-30 days until the session start date = 50% refund.
14 days prior to the start of camp session = NO REFUND.

Cancellation requests due to illness or accident prior to the camp session start date require a physician’s written verification. Upon receipt of verification, we will issue a full refund.

Registration

You can register for camp by clicking on the camp of your choice in the calendar below. If you are a member, you should log into the member portal and register there to have your member discount automatically applied. Registration closes for each week of camp at 11:55 PM on the Thursday prior to the start of that week. All fees for each camp must be paid in full by the first day of each week of camp.

Lunch

Box lunches are available for $10 each and include a choice of the day, chips, fruit snacks, and a juice box. Lunches must be ordered during registration or no later than the Friday prior to camp for the $10 rate. Any camper that arrives without a lunch will be provided with a lunch, chips, fruit snacks, and a juice box for $10, which will be due upon pick up.

Camp Hours

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Sign In/Out

Sign-in for camp will take place starting at 8:45 AM in the Education Room. Camp officially starts at 9:00 AM. Sign out for camp will also take place in the Education Room starting at 4:00 PM and ending at 4:15 PM. All persons picking up a camper MUST be on the authorized pick-up list and have a photo I.D. with them.

Pre/Post Camp

Pre-camp is available from 8:00 AM – 8:45 AM for an additional $5 per day. Pre-camp can be purchased during the registration process or on a daily basis upon arrival.

Post-camp is available from 4:15 PM – 5:30 PM for an additional $5 per day. Post-camp can be purchased during the registration process or upon arrival the morning it is needed. If a camper remains in camp after 4:15 PM, you will automatically be billed $5 for post-camp and it will be due upon pick up that day. Please note there is a $3 per minute late charge for any camper pick up past 5:31 PM.

Camp Dress Code

Campers must wear the designated camp t-shirt every day. One t-shirt will be handed out per registrant for free as a courtesy each season. Additional day camps or weekly sessions will not include additional shirts. Additional t-shirts may be pre-ordered during registration or purchased at any time online or in person for $10 each. Campers who come to camp without a t-shirt will be given a new t-shirt and a $10 will be assessed to your registration. More information on our dress code can be found in the Camper Confirmation Packet.

You will receive a Camp Confirmation Packet with more detailed policies and procedures for camp upon registration. If you have questions about any policies or procedures, please contact the Director of Awesome, Sara Turner, at sara@theimag.org.

Thanksgiving Camp: Escape from King Tut's Tomb

November 21-23, 2022

Members: $120
Not-Yet-Members: $150

Learn about the history, art, architecture, and STEM associated with the famous Egyptian Tomb while exploring the traveling exhibit at the IMAG as you solve riddles, puzzles, and games to escape a King Tut-themed Escape Room.

Winter Break STEAM Camp

Week 1: December 26-30, 2022

Week 2: January 2-6, 2023

Members: $200
Not-Yet-Members: $250

Explore STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) through fun, hands-on activities during Winter Break. Campers also get to choose 2 STEAM Clubs (one morning and one afternoon) to attend throughout the week for specialized activities in smaller groups! Clubs are limited to 12 campers per club on a first come, first serve basis.

Spring Break STEAM Camp

Members: $200
Not-Yet-Members: $250

Explore STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) through fun, hands-on activities during Spring Break. Campers also get to choose 2 STEAM Clubs (one morning and one afternoon) to attend throughout the week for specialized activities in smaller groups! Clubs are limited to 12 campers per club on a first come, first serve basis.