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​​The Simcoe County Museum offers a wide range of P.A. Days, Winter Break, March Break, Kids Clubs and Summer day camps for children 6 years to 12 years old. Child care is available from 8:30 - 10 a.m. and 4 - 5 p.m. for an extra fee. Remember to book early as these camps are very popular and fill up quickly!

Day Camp Check List

If you require more information, contact education@simcoe.ca or phone us at 705-728-3721.  

​March Break Day Camps

March 16 - 20, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Click here to go to March Break Day Camp Registration page

Experimentation Nation - Monday March 16, 2020

Learn about the forces that make the world work, from gravity to energy to motion. Use paper airplanes to experiment with flight, make your own jet propulsion lab using balloons, string and straws, and experience kinetic energy first hand on our toboggan hill.

St. Patrick's Day - Tuesday March 17, 2020

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by taking an imaginary journey to Ireland. Immerse yourself in the unique art and culture of the Emerald Isle and play fun games and activities about all things Irish.

Mind over Matter - Wednesday March 18, 2020

Discover the limits and possibilities of all five senses. Learn how your mind and body uses taste, touch, smell, sight and hearing to understand the world around you. Test the limits of your own senses through games, crafts and challenges, and try not to let your mind play tricks on you!

Nature Lovers - Thursday March 19, 2020

Come celebrate our incredible planet as we learn about plants and animals and the world around us. Through crafts and challenges, discover new ways to do your part in preserving the planet we all call home.

Back to the Drawing Board - Friday March 20, 2020

Discover first hand what it takes to be a great inventor. Celebrate the achievements of past inventors, build your own amazing inventions out of basic materials and get the chance to become a record holder in the prestigious Simcoe County Book of Museum Records!

Pioneer Kids Club  

3 Saturdays - April 4, 18 and 25, 2020
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Click here to go to the Pioneer Kids Club Registration page. 

Turn off those electronics and get your kids engaged in history and education by joining us for our Pioneer Kids Club. The program runs three Saturday mornings in April (not the Easter long weekend) and introduces children to the life of a pioneer with games, food and crafts. Everything from attire to tasty recipes will allow participants to experience what life was like for a pioneer kid. Using the same recipes that the early settlers used, including cooking in our outdoor bread oven, our pioneer kids will make and enjoy their own authentic snacks including scones, bread and fresh made butter. Learn a school lesson from 1837 in our one-room schoolhouse, and try your hand at pioneer crafts.

Pioneer Kids Club is suitable for children ages 6 to 12, and costs $48 for the three week program. Registration is required and is available by clicking the link above. Space is limited so register early to avoid disappointment. ​​

P.A. Day Camps 2019-2020

Click here to go to P.A. Day Camp Registration page.

​Mystical Creatures - March 6, 2020 (SCDSB)
Magical unicorns, fancy phoenixes, and daring dragons: come and delight in this week of creative creatures.

Uniquely Canadian - May 1, 2020 (SCDSB and SMCDSB)
Celebrate Canada and learn about Canadian sports, traditions, and inventions.

In a Galaxy Far, Far, Away - June 5, 2020 (SCDSB and SMCDSB)
Train to be a Jedi, make your own lightsaber, and prepare for an adventure that is out of this world!

Choose Your Own Adventure - June 26, 2020 (SCDSB and SMCDSB)
Let your imagination soar! Become a powerful hero and defeat a fire breathing dragon to save the world. Today you choose.