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ONLINE REGISTRATION

 

  1. Want to save on camp registration? Become a Member: Museum Membership Application - join online. Then, click the links below to register for your camp.

 

  1. Check back here in Spring 2018 to Register Online for All Camps Entering 5K - 12th Grade.

 

  1. For Preschool Camps, scroll down this page and follow the links to register.

 

Entering 5K Camp: 

Go Outdoors....Camp! (Entering 5K ) is a partial day camp designed just for inquisitive and active minds! Each day will include outdoor explorations, an encounter with a live animal, a craft activity, a story, and a camp song. In a guided and creative setting, children discover how exciting and fun the great outdoors can be!

  • May 29-June 1
  • 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • $140.00 for members
  • $160.00 for non-members
  • Early drop off at 7:30 a.m. *Late pickup will result in Late fees of $10.00 per 10 minutes*
  • Campers will need to bring a nut free lunch and morning snack to camp. (i.e. NO PEANUT BUTTER, ALMONDS, TRAIL MIX WITH NUTS, NUTELLA, OR ITEMS MADE IN A FACTORY that processes nuts) The museum will provide an afternoon snack.

 

1st - 2nd Grade Camp:

Go Outdoors....Camp! (1st-2nd) is a partial day camp designed to support 1st-2nd Grade inquisitive minds and active nature! We will explore the outdoors, hike trails, and encounter a live native animals. Join us for fun songs, crafts, and activities!

  • May 29-June 1
  • 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • $140.00 for members
  • $160.00 for non-members
  • Early drop off at 7:30 a.m. *Late pickup will result in Late fees of $10.00 per 10 minutes*
  • Campers will need to bring a nut free lunch and morning snack to camp. (i.e. NO PEANUT BUTTER, ALMONDS, TRAIL MIX WITH NUTS, NUTELLA, OR ITEMS MADE IN A FACTORY that processes nuts) The museum will provide an afternoon snack.

 

3rd - 4th Grade Camp: 

Go Outdoors...Camp! (3rd-4th) engages young campers in a variety of outdoor nature activities including hiking, wetland exploration, arts and crafts, and outdoor skills (including archery and canoeing to name few. Compare habitats and learn about the plants and animal living in them, net aquatic species, track woodland animals, and munch some wild edibles!

  • June 11-14
  • 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • $150.00 for members
  • $175.00 for non-members
  • Early drop off at 7:30 a.m. *Late pickup will result in Late fees of $10.00 per 10 minutes*
  • Campers will need to bring a nut free lunch and morning snack to camp. (i.e. NO PEANUT BUTTER, ALMONDS, TRAIL MIX WITH NUTS, NUTELLA, OR ITEMS MADE IN A FACTORY that processes nuts) The museum will provide an afternoon snack.

 

5th - 6th Grade Camp

Go Outdoors...Camp! (Entering 5th-6th) Engages young campers in a variety of outdoor nature activities including hiking, wetland exploration, arts and crafts, and survival skills to name a few. Compare habitats and the plants and animals living in them. Try your hand at archery, net aquatic species, track woodland animals, and munch some wild edibles! We will practice outdoor skills, learn about Mississippi wildlife having a daily encounter with native animal on Mon-Wed, camp is from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., on Thursday, camp begins at 8 a.m. and campers will have an overnight. Campers need to be picked up on Friday at 10 a.m.

  • June 18-22
  • 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • $150.00 for members
  • $175.00 for non-members
  • Early drop off at 7:30 a.m. *Late pickup will result in Late fees of $10.00 per 10 minutes*
  • Campers will need to bring a nut free lunch and morning snack to camp. (i.e. NO PEANUT BUTTER, ALMONDS, TRAIL MIX WITH NUTS, NUTELLA, OR ITEMS MADE IN A FACTORY that processes nuts) The museum will provide an afternoon snack.

 

Junior Naturalist Camp (Grades 7, 8, 9): 

Jr. Naturalist Camp (Entering Grades 7,8,9) is an ecology-based camp that focuses on the identification, collection, and conservation of our native species for students entering Grades 7,8, and 9. On Monday-Wednesday, camp is from 8am-4pm. On Thursday, camp begins at 8am and campers will have an overnight. Campers need to be picked up on Friday at 10am.

  • June 4-8
  • 8AM - 4PM
  • $150.00 for members
  • $175.00 for non-members
  • Early drop off at 7:30am *Late pickup will result in Late fees of $10.00 per 10 minutes*
  • Campers will need to bring a nut free lunch and morning snack to camp. (i.e. NO PEANUT BUTTER, ALMONDS, TRAIL MIX WITH NUTS, NUTELLA, OR ITEMS MADE IN A FACTORY that processes nuts) The museum will provide an afternoon snack.

 

Field Camp (Grades 10, 11, 12):

Field Camp (Grades 10,11,12) Field Camp is an ecology-based camp that focuses on the identification, collection, and conservation of our native species for students entering Grades 10-12. On Monday-Thursday, camp is from 8am-5pm with an overnight on Wednesday night at Camp Shelby. We are happy to partner with the MS National Guard Environmental Department for Field Camp. Limited Space available for this camp!

  • June 25-28
  • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • $200.00 for members
  • $225.00 for non-members
  • Early drop off at 7:30 a.m. *Late pickup will result in Late fees of $10.00 per 10 minutes*
  • Campers will need to bring a nut free lunch and morning snack to camp. (i.e. NO PEANUT BUTTER, ALMONDS, TRAIL MIX WITH NUTS, NUTELLA, OR ITEMS MADE IN A FACTORY that processes nuts) The museum will provide an afternoon snack.

 

Have questions? Contact nicole.smith@mmns.state.ms.us

 

Preschool Summer Camp 2018 (2 Sessions)

Preschool Camp is offered to 3-prek 5's.

This year's topic  - check back soon for 2018 camp details

Session 1: Check back in Spring 2018 for registration and dates

Time: 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Place: Preschool Room

Cost: Adults $6, Youth ages 3-18 $4, Senior Citizens 60 and over $5, Children under 3 Free; Museum Members FREE

 

Session 2

Time: 11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

Place: Preschool Room

Cost: Adults $6, Youth ages 3-18 $4, Senior Citizens 60 and over $5, Children under 3 Free; Museum Members Free

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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