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At Camp Imagination, your little learners imagine, discover, and connect to the world around them. With imaginative weekly themes, there’s a camp for every kid. Register your kids to play with purpose and embrace curiosity this summer at Glazer Children’s Museum!

2022 DATES

June 6, 2022 – July 29, 2022

FOR AGES 5-10

Camp curriculum is specially curated for children ages 5-10.

CAMP IMAGINATION INCLUDES

Programming and Supplies
Museum Playtime
Morning and Afternoon Snack
Camp Imagination T-Shirt

REGISTRATION + PRICING

$265 per week, per child before May 1, 2022
$300 per week, per child on and after May 1, 2022
Annual GCM Members save 15%

Registration begins January 15-31, 2022 for GCM Members only. General Registration begins February 1, 2022 for all. Our summer camp lunch option in 2022 will be from a new café coming soon and will be $60.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Please refer to our 2021-2022 FAQ Packet for answers to questions regarding day-to-day procedures, health and safety, and cancellations and refunds. If you have any further questions regarding Summer Camp Imagination, please email camps@glazermuseum.org. Please allow up to 3 business days for a reply.

2021-2022 FAQ Packet


Weekly Themes

Every year, Team GCM Education staff specially curate 8 weekly themes (including Autism Affirming Weeks) for Summer Camp Imagination, full of theme-specific educational programming, activities and crafts, and so much more! Each year is a combination of previous years’ camper favorites and the occasional brand-new theme that you get to experience for the first time.

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WEEK 1
June 6 – 10
(OPTION 1)
SOLD OUT
Magical Tales with Patel Conservatory (1 class only) – $365 per child
Once upon a time, in a galaxy far away, and through the wardrobe, a magical tale awaited its heroes and heroines. Spend a week making potions, creating imaginative tales, and enjoying the magic of GCM!
*In partnership with Patel Conservatory @ Straz Center
WEEK 1
June 6 – 10
(OPTION 2)
The Art of Storytelling
Explore the different methods of storytelling through content creation! Write books, record videos, and podcasts, capture moments through photography, and create a portfolio that represents your story.
WEEK 2
June 13 – 17
Expedition Unknown
Discover what exists in the depths of the ocean, uncover the thick of the jungles, and venture out into the black holes of outer space in this adventure-themed week of camp!
WEEK 3
June 20 – 24
Outside In
Pitch a tent and roll out your sleeping bags for this nature-themed camp! Learn all about the great outdoors as you engineer a tent, explore the constellations, and make s’mores in your own homemade solar oven.
WEEK 4
June 27 – July 1
Time Travel
Brace yourself to travel through the time periods to experience the past, present, and future! Learn about dinosaurs during the Mesozoic Era, explore the Ice Ages, rule a kingdom during the Middle Ages, build a machine for the Industrial Revolution, and journey far into the future – all in one week
WEEK 5
July 5 – 8
Mad Science
Grab your lab coat and goggles and spend the week exploring and celebrating all things science! Launch rockets, build egg drops, code robots, learn about the science of cooking, and more!
WEEK 6
July 11 – 15
Wild World | Autism Affirming
Explore animals, environments, music, and culture from around the world this summer! Campers will learn about different parts of the world and the animals and humans there. Your completed passport will have a stamp from every continent before you head home at the end of the week!
WEEK 7
July 18 – 22
Maker Mania | Autism Affirming
Make, create, code, and more! Explore engineering, art, science, robotics, and all other things in this STEAM-focused week of camp.
WEEK 8
July 25-29
Make a Masterpiece | Autism Affirming
Join us for a journey through art history! Replicate ancient art sculptures, dive into impressionist artworks, and use robots to make your own original art!

AUTISM AFFIRMING WEEKS OF CAMP

Here at GCM, we strive for accessibility and inclusion in all of our playful camps and programs, so each year we offer 2-3 weeks of Autism Affirming Summer Camp Imagination! These camps are specifically tailored to engage and include children with Autism and other learning differences.

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AUTISM AFFIRMING WEEKS OF CAMP INCLUDE

Each week of Autism Affirming Summer Camp Imagination includes the usual camp programming, supplies, museum playtime, morning and afternoon snack, and Camp Imagination t-shirt, but also includes the following:

  • Behavior & Speech Specialists on site
  • GCM Staff trained by CARD in positive behavior support
  • Specially curated curriculum and activities
  • Sensory-friendly tools and resources
  • Consistent schedule and routine
  • Optional pre-camp orientation tour for parents and campers
  • Optional pre-camp questionnaire to better prepare staff
  • Smaller class sizes and adjacent quiet room

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Questions about Autism Affirming weeks of Summer Camp Imagination?
Please email camps@glazermuseum.org and we’d be happy to answer your questions!
Please allow up to 3 business days for a reply.