Kids

Registration is now open for our 2017 Summer Day Camps!

Ages 7 to 12 

Click on the Date to register:  June 27-29    |   July 11-13    |    July 18-20    |    July 25-27    |    August 1-3


9:00 AM – 12:30 PM each day


$55 per child for museum members
$70 per child for non-members
Free museum tote bag and hot chocolate mug for each child included!

Capacity registration: 12 kids

Tuesdays

  • Presentation: Archaeology, Artifacts, Time Periods, and Camp Safety
  • Tour of the Museum (Diorama)
  • Break (Water, granola bars, apples, bananas provided)
  • Short film: Gila Cliff Dwellings with introduction by Museum Director
  • Surveying archaeological sites outdoor activity
  • Craft: Pottery reconstruction

Wednesdays

  • Gallery tour of North Gallery
  • Picture Scavenger hunt/matching
  • Break (Water, granola bars, apples, bananas provided)
  • Introduction / Mock Excavation
  • Workshop and discussion on artifacts found during mock excavation
  • Film: Mesa Verde

Thursdays
  • Introduction to the “3 Sisters” 
  • Break (Water, granola bars, apples, bananas provided)
  • Atl-atl and archery activity outdoors (Supervised by adult instructors and museum staff)
  • Short film: Hueco Tanks State Park
  • Discussion on optional outing to Hueco Tanks Friday
  • Presentation of gifts and camp certificates

Fridays – OPTIONAL FIELD TRIP TO HUECO TANKS STATE HISTORIC SITE
(Parents must arrange for transportation to and from Hueco Tanks)
  • Visit Hueco Tanks State Historic Site and learn about ancient paintings left by Native Americans!
  • A member of museum staff and Hueco Tanks park staff will be there to lead tour

      

For more information or to register please contact George Maloof, Curator at (915) 755-4332 or by email at MaloofGO@elpasotexas.gov .