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2021 Summer Camps for Rising 3rd & 4th Graders


Summer camp at The Schiele Museum is a unique experience full of excitement for exploring science and the natural world. Participants can look forward to hands-on activities and a variety of learning experiences within the museum, outdoors on the Nature Trail, and on carefully selected trips in the local community. Organized activities begin each day at 9 AM and end at 4 PM. Every participant is invited to participate in our extended day program that allows drop-off as early as 7:30 AM and pick-up at late as 5:30 PM at no additional charge.


Want to be among the first to sign up next year? Join as a Schiele Member, and you'll have first access to registering for camps!


***SOLD OUT*** Camp 301:  June 1 - 4 ***SOLD OUT***
Mysteries at the Museum

Put your detective skills to work in this summer camp and explore perplexing animals, missing artifacts, treasure maps, and much more. Can you solve the mysteries?


***SOLD OUT*** Camp 302:  June 7 - 11***SOLD OUT***
Creative Contraptions

Design wacky contraptions, build innovative creations, and deconstruct everyday objects all while learning about how things work in this inventions-filled camp.


***SOLD OUT*** Camp 303:  June 14 - 18 ***SOLD OUT***
Español bajo el Sol 

 ¿Estás listo o lista? Are you ready? Dive into the Spanish language and culture in this immersive experience that’s filled with hands-on activities and fun projects! ¡Venga!


***SOLD OUT*** Camp 304:  June 21 - 25 ***SOLD OUT***
N.C. Jr. Naturalist

Learn how to make your own nature journal and fill it with field sketches while learning about N.C. wildlife, ecosystems, and conservation efforts to preserve our natural places. Grab your nature journal, hand lens, and binoculars and let’s hit the trail to see how many N.C. native organisms we can find!


***SOLD OUT***Camp 305:  June 28 – July 2 ***SOLD OUT***
The Wonderful World of Schiele

Sprinkle a little pixie dust and transform this week of camp into a magical world where houses float up, carpets fly, and clownfish save the day. See you real soon!


***SOLD OUT*** Camp 306: July 5-9 ***SOLD OUT***
Wilderness Exploration Camp

Want to take your love of the great outdoors to new levels? Learn the basics of wilderness survival as we explore nature and learn some fun camping techniques.


***SOLD OUT*** Camp 307:  July 12 - 16 ***SOLD OUT***
Fun on the Farm

Discover how plants and animals have helped to shape our communities for generations, then get down and dirty on the farm to learn how we continue to benefit from them today.


***SOLD OUT***Camp 308:  July 19 - 23 ***SOLD OUT***
Not Your Ordinary Science Camp

Who knows what will happen in our spontaneous scientist’s camp? Our unpredictable physics genius will enlighten, inspire, and entertain the brains of budding scientists with fantastic experiments and outlandish demonstrations. 


***SOLD OUT*** Camp 309:  July 26 - 30 ***SOLD OUT***
Outside the Lines

 Do you love creating art? Then I challenge you to a doodle! Budding artists will learn the ins and outs of how to transform their works into masterpieces! Let’s Gogh!


***SOLD OUT*** Camp 310:  August 2 - 6 ***SOLD OUT***
Fun on the Farm

Discover how plants and animals have helped to shape our community for generations, then get down and dirty on the farm to learn how we can still benefit from them today.



***SOLD OUT*** Camp 311:  August 9 - 13***SOLD OUT***
The Amazing Race

Race against time to complete challenges with your team! Put your brainpower and problem-solving skills to the test to be the first team to finish every task!

DiscoveryCamp sm   **SOLD OUT** Camp 312:  August 16 - 20 **SOLD OUT**
Discovery Camp

Finish out the summer with experiences that feature the awesome exhibits, resources and staff at The Schiele. This extra week of camp will provide children with enriching science, cultural, art, and outdoor activities where they'll explore the wonders of nature, history, culture, and science!


Summer Day Camp Weekly Fees:

$165 Schiele Members / $185 non-members


Schiele Members have exclusive access to sign up for summer camps from January through February.
Registration opens to non-members beginning March 1st. Not a Schiele Museum member? Click here to join!



How to Sign Up for Summer Camps:

Step 1. Choose the camps you would like to attend from the Summer Camp Guide (download a camp sheet to mark the ones you want).

Step 2. Call 704.854.6676 to reserve your camp spot. Want to speed things up? Submit a request form when you're ready with your selections via this link. Please note, payment is required in full to reserve a camp spot.

Step 3. Complete and return the registration forms (these will be emailed to you).