MacBride Museum on the Copperbelt Kids Camps

Each year MacBride Museum offers Yukon-themed camps for kids ages 6-10. Camps run from 9am-4pm daily. All of our camps include a daily dose of sunshine and fresh air, free play, train rides and physical activities. MacBride Museum’s Kids Camps were voted Yukon’s Favourite Organized Kids Activity in Yukon, North of Ordinary magazine’s Best of Yukon Readers’ Poll.

MacBride Museum Kids Camps

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Summer Kids Camp

Cost:
Full week camp: $175/members; $200/non-members
3 day camp : $105/members; $120/non-members
4 day camp : $140/members; $160/non-members
*Fees are non refundable unless the spot is filled

Week 1: Wednesday, June 21 – Friday, June 23, 2017:  Animals & Art (3 days)

Get up close to the animals in and around the Copperbelt and in the MacBride Museum collection, then get creative:  we’ll draw, sculpt, paint and build Yukon animals using a variety of materials.  We will hunt for signs of wildlife and animal habits and learn how to identify what animals eat and need to survive.

Week 1: June 21 to 23 Animals & Art
Name and Age
Allergies or Med. Conditions

Week 2: Monday, June 26 – Friday, June 30, 2017:  Time Travellers
Travel back in time to explore different decades and how people lived throughout the 20th century.  Learn about famous Yukoners through history and experience heritage

Week 2: June 26 to 30 Time Travellers
Name and Age
Allergies or Med. Conditions

Week 3: Monday, July 3 – Friday, July 7, 2017:  Canada's 150 My Story
What does Canada’s birthday mean to you?  We will take a look at personal heritage and explore the family ties to Canada that our campers have.  This look at individual ancestry will include art projects and storytelling in the beautiful outdoor landscape at MacBride on the Copperbelt.

Week 3: July 3 to July 7 Canada's 150 My Story
Name and Age
Allergies or Med. Conditions

Week 4: Monday, July 10 – Friday, July 14, 2017:  Mountie Camp
Explore the facts and the fiction of our Northern Mounties through games, crafts and sleuthing mysteries.

Week 4: July 10 to 14 Mountie Camp
Name and Age
Allergies or Med. Conditions

Week 5: Monday, July 17 – Friday, July 21, 2017: Yukon Secret Agents
Students crack codes and create ciphers while learning about the Alaska-Canada boundary dispute through activities based on the book, Yukon Secret Agents.

Week 5: July 17 to 21 Yukon Secret Agents
Name and Age
Allergies or Med. Conditions

Week 6: Monday, July 24 – Friday, July 28, 2017:  Play Like Yesterday
Before iPads, cell phones, EVEN before TV!  Come and play the games of the past, create toys that were popular and find out for yourself what kids did!  Can you handle the sunshine and dirt of being a kid from the past?

Week 6: July 24 to 28 Play Like Yesterday
Name and Age
Allergies or Med. Conditions

Week 7: Monday, July 31 – Friday, August 4, 2017: MacBride Museum Mysteries
What is that?  Curious objects, photos of past inventions and bits of Yukon history that will make you scratch your head!  We’ll look back before we move forward with some creations of our own.

Week 7: July 31 to August 4 MacBride Museum Mysteries
Name and Age
Allergies or Med. Conditions

Week 8: Monday, August 7 – Friday, August 11, 2017: Junior Prospector Camp
Stake your claim and learn about what rocks and minerals point to your fortune in this week-long look at mining in the Yukon.  Learn about Yukon mining, while exploring the Copperbelt and testing your field assessment skills.

Week 8: August 7 to 11 Junior Prospector Camp
Name and Age
Allergies or Med. Conditions

Week 9: Monday, August 14 – Friday, August 18, 2017: Ghosts of the Copperbelt
What is haunting the Copperbelt region?  Find out in this camp that is half mystery and half ghost hunt.  We will explore the past, while trying to find the ghosts and stories that haunt us.

Week 9: August 14 to 18 Ghosts of the Copperbelt
Name and Age
Allergies or Med. Conditions

Week 10: Tuesday, August 22 – Friday, August 25, 2017: Animals & Art (4 days)
Get up close to the animals in and around the Copperbelt and in the MacBride Museum collection, then get creative:  we’ll draw, sculpt, paint and build Yukon animals using a variety of materials.  We will hunt for signs of wildlife and animal habits and learn how to identify what animals eat and need to survive.

Week 10: August 22 to 25 Animals & Art
Name and Age
Allergies or Med. Conditions




 

 

 

 

 

Book a spot for your child at MacBride Museum’s Kids Camp

Camps run from 9am to 4pm each day. Campers must bring lunch, two snacks and clothing suitable for outdoor activities.
These camps are geared toward children ages 6 to 10. Many of the activities in the camp are similar to activities a child would do at school.

Terms:
You must hold a Family membership in order to take advantage of the discount.
Click here to find out about becoming a member! *Please note: MacBride Museum requires payment before a spot in camp can be officially reserved. All fees are non-refundable unless the spot can be filled.

Contact:
For more information call 867-667-2709, ext.4, or email by clicking here

MacBride Museum of Yukon History
1124 Front St. Whitehorse,
Yukon Canada Y1A 1A4
Phone: (867) 667-2709
pcunning@macbridemuseum.com
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Summer Hours
May 15 - August 31
Daily 9:30am-5:00pm
(Open until 7:00 pm on Wednesdays and
Thursdays in July and August).
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