Early Learning Camps

Cost: $15 members / $25 non-members, includes Museum admission.
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Time: 10-11:30 a.m.; Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m. at the base of the Grand Staircase.
Ages: Kids ages 4 or 5 and one adult (parent/guardian)
Reservations: (414) 278-2728

Saturday, February 7
Back in the Day - Streets of Old Milwaukee
Registration deadline: January 31
As we transport ourselves back to the early 1900s and enter the Streets of Old Milwaukee exhibit we will explore how different daily life was so long ago. We will compare everyday tools from yesterday and today, look at clothing and try our hands at some of the skills from that time period.

Saturday, March 7
Makin' Music - Pacific Islands, India and Native American exhibits
Registration deadline: February 21
Cultures from around the globe use music for different celebrations and have created different instruments. From the drumbeats of the Pacific Islands to the Snake Charmers flute, we will go on a listening walk in the exhibits to learn about the unique sounds. We will then create our own instrument to take home to continue the celebration.

Saturday, April 4
Sights of Spring - Woodlands and butterflies exhibits
Registration deadline: March 21
As the snow begins to melt and the temperature start to rise there are lots of things happening in nature. We will travel the exhibits in search of wildlife babies, blooming flowers, raging rivers and the return of bugs and birds. Art activities will conclude the beautiful sights of spring.

Saturday, May 2
Back in the Day - Streets of Old Milwaukee
Registration deadline: April 18
As we transport ourselves back to the early 1900s and enter the Streets of Old Milwaukee exhibit we will explore how different daily life was so long ago. We will compare everyday tools from yesterday and today, look at clothing and try our hands at some of the skills from that time period.

Saturday, June 6
Insects Are Awesome! - Bugs Alive! and butterflies exhibits
Registration deadline: May 23
Are you brave enough to hold a live cockroach in the palm of your hand? Or put a walking stick on your head? Once we learn about the behaviors, characteristics and habitats of these creepy crawlies and other rare bugs you might reconsider! Hands-on learning will take place in the museum exhibits and butterfly garden as we are surrounded by dozens of live butterflies from around the world.

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