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Super Summer at the Whatcom Museum

2021 Summer Camps

Banish boredom with in-person summer camps at the Whatcom Museum. Our league of extraordinary educators will encourage your child to uncover their creativity and watch their talents take flight. Scroll down to learn more and register.

All campers will need to wear face masks and bring their own snacks or lunches, a water bottle, layers for the weather, and a backpack to carry their belongings. The Museum will follow safety protocols, including social distancing and frequent hand sanitizing, during the camps. Check out our Summer Camp FAQs for more information. For additional questions email our education department.

July 12 –16, 9am – noon: SUPER Scientists–CAMP FULL!
Ages 4 – 6; $175 Members/$200 Non-Members

Scientists are modern-day superheroes that turn the impossible into the possible. Super scientists will grow magic crystals, build gravity-defying marble mazes, and make bubble snakes along with other wild and weird experiments. This STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) camp is a safe place for kids to investigate the astounding world around them.

July 19 – 23, 9am – noon: SUPER Artists — Registration closed
Ages 4 – 6; $175 Members/$200 Non-Members

Artists know how to make an impression. They can be laser-focused or super abstract as they share the power of expression. Super artists will create movement on canvas like Vincent Van Gogh, splatter paint like Jackson Pollock, and play with color like Alma Thomas. Your super artist will unlock their creative superpowers as they discover different artists and methods each day.

July 26 – 30, 9am – 3pm: Origin Stories: Roleplay Camp — Registration closed
Ages 7 – 10; $200 Members/$250 Non-Members

Create a hero for the history books in our superhero themed role playing camp. Campers will design their own unique champion and guide them through challenges and trials. Working as a team, our hero’s will try to save the world from the clutches of diabolical villains! Perfect for imaginative and creative kids, we’ll be using an easy to learn RPG system so the students can focus on forging a tale worthy of Earth’s mightiest heroes.

August 2 – 6, 9am – 3pm: Super 8 Photo and Film Camp
Ages 7 – 10; $200 Members/$250 Non-Members

How do comic book quests turn into movie magic? In this camp, participants peek behind the Hollywood curtain and learn how to make their own super powered cinema. We’ll look at some popular film techniques, and then storyboard, film, and produce a trailer for our very own blockbuster. There’s something for every kind of student, from the creative, to the exuberant, to the focused.

Decorated driftwood stickNot ready for in-person camps? Check out our resources for at-home learning:

Make fun and educational art, science, and nature activities at home using common household items or art supplies. Visit our FIG at Home page where you can download PDF instructions or watch videos of the activities created by our educators.

Find a variety of art supplies, coloring books, puzzles, science and art kits, toys, books, and other fun, and educational products on our Museum Store page. Place a phone order for curbside pick-up or shipping.