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Winter Break Day Camps

Winter Break Day Camps

Winter Break Day Camps provide children in kindergarten – 5th grade with engaging, interactive, and affordable programs during The Dubuque Community School District's winter break. Half day and full day options are available. Participants must bring a sack lunch for full day camps. Early drop off is available 30 minutes before the program begins. Late pick up is also available 30 minutes after the program ends. Camps are divided by grade level with kindergarten - 2nd grade students in one section and 3rd - 5th grade students in another.

Morning session: 9 a.m. – noon. 
Lunch:
Noon - 1 p.m. 
Afternoon session: 
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Cost

Members: $25 per student, per program
Non- Members:
$30 per student, per program

Members must register and create a log in password to receive the member discount. This can be done after selecting a camp by clicking on the links in the upper right-hand corner of the page.

Upcoming Sessions 

Camouflage and Mimicry

Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018
Morning Session

Take a closer look, your eyes may deceive you!  We’ll learn how animals use colors and patterns to protect themselves in the wild and play games to test our skills using those same strategies.

Register K-2nd grade Student Register 3-5th grade student

Winter in the Wild

Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018
Afternoon Session

How do animals stay warm during cold winters? Come find out! We’ll discover the unique adaptations that hold the key to winter survival.

Register K-2nd grade Student Register 3-5th grade student

Whodunit?

Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018
Morning Session

Grab your magnifying glass and detective notebook!  We’ll learn how to write with invisible ink, dust for fingerprints, and make and break secret codes.

Register K-2nd grade Student Register 3-5th grade student

Retro Gaming

Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018
Afternoon Session

How did people entertain themselves before TV, video games, and the Internet?  Become a new kind of gamer as we make and play the games of the past.

Register K-2nd grade Student Register 3-5th grade student

Home for the Holidays

Friday, Dec. 28, 2018
Morning Session

It’s time to party!  We’ll learn about and participate in holiday celebrations from around the world.

Register K-2nd grade Student Register 3-5th grade student

Crazy For Cardboard

Friday, Dec. 28, 2018
Afternoon Session

Join us for an encore of this creative camp that’s all about cardboard!  The only limit is your imagination, so be prepared to think outside the box!

Register K-2nd grade Student Register 3-5th grade student

Cancellation/Refund Policy - Pre-registration is required for all Winter Break Day Camp classes and must be received on Dec. 14, 2018. A full refund or transfer will be granted if cancellations are received by that date. In the event that a session should be cancelled due to weather or unforeseen circumstances, you will be notified via email or phone by 7:30 a.m. for the morning session and 11:30 a.m. for the afternoon session on the day of the program. The Museum & Aquarium will then reschedule your child for an upcoming session if possible or refund accordingly.

Questions?

Contact Education Manager Melissa Wersinger at 563-557-9545 x213 or mwersinger@rivermuseum.com.

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