WITTE MUSEUM OFFERS MAYA CAMPS FOR GRADES 3-8 IN JULY
Children in grades 3-8 can meet Maya archaeologists and engineers, try their hand at Mayan math and look at the skies through the eyes of Mayan astronomers during three week-long summer camps at the Witte Museum in July.
The Maya camp theme ties into the Witte’s new Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed exhibit that continues through September 5.
Here are the Maya camps in July:
• Grades 3-4: July 11-15
• Grades 5-6: July 18-22
• Grades 7-8: July 25-29
Summer camp is $230 for museum members and $280 for non-members for the full week. For details and registration, call 210-357-1910 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Witte Museum is located at 3801 Broadway. For more information about the Witte and about their summer camps, visit www.wittemuseum.org.
SAN ANTONIO MUSEUM OF ART OFFERS TWO-WEEK ANIMATION CAMP IN JULY
Artsy kids and mythological mavens will enjoy San Antonio Museum of Art’s summer camp: Animation 101 – Mixed-up Mythology, for ages 11-14. This twoweek intensive animation camp will focus on the art of the cartoon storyboard and will introduce animation techniques. Students will create an adventure story featuring the Greek gods and goddesses and will have a completed solo and team animation creation at the end of the camp. Each student will receive a flash drive with his or her projects to take home.
Camps begins Monday, July 11, and continues through July 22. Each class starts at 10 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. Cost is $350 for museum members, $400 for non-members. For information or to register, visit www.samuseum.org.
The San Antonio Museum of Art is located at 200 W. Jones Ave. For more information about the museum or the summer camp, visit www.samuseum.org.
DOSEUM SUMMER CAMPS FOCUS ON CREATIVITY AND FUN LEARNING IN JULY, AUGUST
The DoSeum, San Antonio’s only museum just for children, has a host of summer camps where kids can learn by doing, creating and tinkering. July and August camp options include:
Fit Kids – July 11-15 and August 8-12 for ages 7 & 8. Participants will explore exercises alongside mathematical concepts like proportion, ratio and speed. Teams will engineer sporting equipment, compete in physical challenges and learn to be active in mind and body. $240 for museum members, $260 for non-members.
LEGO Robotics – July 11-15 for ages 7-10. Students will explore simple machines and work with them to create larger functioning pieces. $270 for members, $295 for non-members.
Upcycle Camp – July 18-22 for ages 7-10. Kids will learn how to repurpose discarded objects and create art while making their own take-home projects and a large-scale project with a public purpose. $240 for members, $260 for nonmembers.
Maker Fashion – July 18-22 and August 1-5 for ages 7-10. Student designers will make custom creations for clients from around the museum and for one another, all while learning the process of design. $250 for members, $275 for non-members.
The Attraction is Obvious – July 11-15 and July 25-29 (all girls session) for ages 7-10. Campers will create innovative “maglev” or magnetic levitation trains that move with magnets instead of wheels. $240 for members, $260 for non-members.
To Get to the Other Side – July 18-22 (session for boys only) and August 1-5 for ages 7-10. Campers will design and build beam, arch and suspension bridges and explore concepts such as balance, motion, push and pull. $240 for members, $260 for non-members.
Master Painters – August 1-5 for ages 9 & 10. Students will paint side-by-side with the masters as they explore art through history while using new and different materials. $240 for members, $260 for non-members. The DoSeum is located at 2800 Broadway.
For more information and to register for camps, visit www.thedoseum.org.