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Camp Magic House

Make your child’s summer magical with a one-of-a-kind camping experience at The Magic House! The Magic House offers weeklong, half-day camps for children ages 45 and 68 and full-day camp for children ages 8 – 11.

At Camp Magic House, campers participate in fun educational activities, explore The Magic House and more. A different theme is featured each day and even the snack becomes part of the hands-on fun.

New in 2019: Interested in camp at our new City of St. Louis satellite location? Check out Camp Magic House @ MADE for ages 6 – 11. 

Ages 4 – 5 and 6 – 8:
Half-day weeklong camps are held from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm or 1:00 – 4:00 pm.
$100 per child for members (Family level and above)
$125 per child for non-members

Ages 8 – 11:
Full-day weeklong camps are held from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
$200 per child for members (Family level and above)
$225 per child for non-members

Registration to Camp Magic House is nonrefundable and nontransferable.

Details and themes below!

Ages 4 – 5

Mini Masters
Ready, set, CREATE!  Mini Masters will awaken your child’s inner artist through paint, printmaking, clay, collage and more! This wonderfully messy and playful art camp incorporates mixed-media experiences and trusted techniques, inviting campers to produce their own unique art pieces. A private showing for family and friends complete with refreshments will celebrate our kid artists-in-residence at the week’s end!

  • June 3 – 7
  • June 10 – 14
  • June 17 – 21
  • June 24 – 28

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Constructive Creations
Spark your imagination! Little campers’ big minds will soar during this action-packed week! Campers will use their noodle to put their design, building and engineering skills to work.  Fun challenges include constructing the tallest of towers, thinking inside, outside and around the box and ramping up the fun with creative coasters.

  • July 8 – 12
  • July 15 – 19
  • July 22 – 26

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World Wonders
Pack your bags and passports!  During this fun-filled week, our itinerary calls on mini Magellans to make memories of unforgettable destinations around the world!  Campers will travel a path of curiosity and discovery as they venture off the beaten path for a behind the scenes tour of The Magic House, learn about the contemporary customs of unique countries and travel to the far east via the Museum’s culturally-rich exhibit Children’s China!

  • July 29 – August 2
  • August 5 – 9
  • August 12 – 16

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Ages 6 – 8

Amazing Artists
Awaken your inner artist and get messy exploring color, shape, line, texture, form and value! Discover how contemporary and classic artists have used these elements in their creative process, while creating your own authentic masterpieces.

  • June 3 – 7
  • June 10 – 14
  • June 17 – 21
  • June 24 – 28

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Magnificent Makers
Are you ready to explore wild ideas? Campers will conquer creative challenges using unlikely materials, collaborate with fellow makers and engage in the process of playful experimentation! Assembly is absolutely required!

  • July 8 – 12
  • July 15 – 19
  • July 22  – 26

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Globetrotters
Tickets, please! Now boarding this exciting transcontinental trek. Campers will get acquainted with the life and culture of kids around the world. Sing their songs, play new games and explore fresh flavors. This great global adventure will inspire young travelers!

  • July 29 – August 2
  • August 5 – 9

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Ages 8 – 11

Camp Create
Ready, Set, Create! During this all-day, fun-filled week, campers will experiment with a variety of materials, collaborate with fellow artists and create expressive works of art! Aspiring artists will have a chance to put down their pallets and paintbrushes to explore the Museum, and enjoy an art-themed snack! The week will conclude with a magnificent gallery curated by campers and their counselors.

  • June 3 – 7
  • June 10 – 14

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Makers Camp
Get ready to tinker outside the box! This hands-on STEAM experience will stretch imaginations, encourage collaboration and inspire innovation. During our all-day camp, makers will encounter engineering design challenges, craft creative projects and experiment with a multitude of gadgets and gizmos. Campers will explore 55,000 square feet of exhibits and chow down on maker-themed munchies. The week will conclude with a spectacular showcase to highlight all of our maker’s masterpieces!

  • July 8 – 12
  • July 15 – 19

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