During the Summer, The Children’s Museum Preschool has plenty of fun planned for your little one. Sign up for a week-long half or full day program during which children are encouraged to explore, discover, imagine and create. Each week has a fun theme with related activities, crafts and games. Children will also make visits to the museum.
June 19 – 30: Dinosaur Days Create and Hatch “Dinosaur eggs”, visit with reptile cousins from the museum, see a planetarium program and enjoy the new museum dinosaur exhibit.
July 3, 5 – 14: Camping out Make tents in and out of the classroom. Visit with creatures you might find on your camping adventures here in CT. Play campfire games, sing camp fire songs. Make some yummy camping treats. See a planetarium program to learn about the stars in the sky.
July 17 – 28: It’s All Wet Explore all about the water, ocean, seashore & more. Visit with Hermit Crabs and other creatures that live in and around the water. See a planetarium program about the arctic waters. Enjoy bathing suits and water play days.
July 31 – Aug 11: Let’s Play Pretend Pirates, Princesses, Knights and Dragons. Create your own treasure map complete with treasure hunt. Visit with a Bearded Dragon. Create a castle or a pirate ship, try storytelling at its best and be ready to walk the plank!
August 14 – 25: Bugs and Butterflies in the Garden Learn about all the things living in and around the garden. Visit creatures from the wildlife sanctuary and enjoy the Butterfly Garden. Participate in a Butterfly release. Bring your own tiny container and try some planting of your own.
Children ages 3 to 5, must be potty-trained
Full Day Week: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Half Day Week: 9:00am to 12:00pm
~Call to ask about our Extended Day options~
What to bring:
Full Day: 2 snacks, lunch, beverage, change of clothes
Half Day: snack, beverage, change of clothes
Cost Per 2 Week Session:
TCM/RBNC Members: $400/HALF DAY WEEK; $590/FULL DAY WEEK
Non-Members: $420/HALF DAY WEEK; $650/FULL DAY WEEK
*Sign up for all 5 sessions at once and save! Call 860-523-7449 for details.
All program fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
1. Print out the Preschool Summer Exploration 2017 Flyer. Send the completed form to The Children’s Museum by mail:
The Children’s Museum
950 Trout Brook Drive
West Hartford, CT 06119
We accept MasterCard, Visa, checks or cash. Please make checks payable to “The Children’s Museum”. Please note: your child is not registered for the program unless full payment has been received.
2. Call our Registration Department at (860) 231-2830 ext. 440
Important Health Record Information:
A record of physical examination, with immunization history, MUST be submitted to us BEFORE your child attends the program. The document must be signed by the doctor and the exam must fall within 1 year of the start date. Your child may not attend this program without this documentation.
In addition to health form dated within a year of the start date, the following forms must be read and signed: