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Children's Museum Pittsburgh Summer Camps

10 Children’s WayAllegheny SquarePittsburgh, PA 15212Website: Visit Website Google Map

summer camps 2024

for ages 4 – 13

june 10 through august 16

monday – friday

Summer camps at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and MuseumLab are where kids can explore art, making,  storytelling, nature, game design, metalworking and more on the largest children’s campus in the country!

The weekly camps take full advantage of our award-winning exhibits, art studios, maker spaces, garden and the park surrounding the Museum. Camp programs are developmentally appropriate and fun, and provide enriching experiences that inspire joy, creativity, curiosity and kindness.

Camps include access to specialized tools and equipment, daily visits to our exhibit spaces and outdoor areas, and snacks.

Download the Summer Camp 2024 Brochure here

key dates

registration

Camp registration opens February 21  register here

If the camp(s) you are interested in are sold out, click below to join our waiting list and we will contact you if a spot opens up. camp waiting list

scholarships

March 1
Scholarship application closes
Learn more about scholarships below

March 15
Scholarship award notifications sent

camp tiers

click each tier to see the camp offerings:

Grade level refers to the grade your child is entering in the 2024-2025 school year.

SOLD OUT
PreK – Kindergarten (ages 4-5)
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Extended Day Option:  2:00 – 4:00 pm
At Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
Campers must be fully bathroom independent

SOLD OUT
Grades 1 – 3 (ages 6-8)
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
At Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

Grades 4 – 5 (ages 9-10)
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
At MuseumLab

Grades 6 – 8 (ages 11-13)
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
At MuseumLab

camp rates

prek – kindergarten  (ages 4-5)

$300 per week
Extended Day Option (2:00 – 4:00 pm):  $50 per week

grades 1 – 3  (ages 6-8)

$350 per week

grades 4 – 5  (ages 9-10)

$350* per week

grades 6 – 8 (ages 11-13)

$350* per week

*Camps in Clay and Sewing are $375 per week due to an additional materials fee

member discount

Children’s Museum members receive 10% off camp rates and the extended day option for PreK – K camps.  Use code MEMCAMP10 at registration to receive this discount.  Museum membership will be verified upon registration.

scholarships

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh seeks to reduce financial barriers by offering a limited number of full  summer camp scholarships for families receiving SNAP benefits. The museum is also proud to offer a limited number of free metalworking camp spots for Pittsburgh Public School students through the generous support of Arconic Foundation.

Please note these important dates:

february 1

Scholarship application forms available – click here

march 1

Scholarship application closes

march 15

Scholarship award notification

the scholarship acceptance deadline is (5) business days after notification.

If you do not confirm your acceptance within 5 business days after you are notified on March 15, your spot may be offered to another applicant.

other details:
  • You will need to indicate the age/grade level of the child you are applying for, and the camp week(s) you are interested in when you apply for a scholarship.
  • If demand for scholarships is bigger than the capacity of our scholarship program, eligible applicants will be selected via lottery.
  • Families may be asked to present their SNAP EBT card (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Electronic Benefit Transfer) and identification to verify eligibility.

lunch options

bring your own

Campers are welcome to bring their own lunch. We are not able to refrigerate or heat lunches.

order from bean sprouts

You can also choose to order healthy, delicious lunches prepared daily by Bean Sprouts, the Museum’s café.  Bean Sprouts lunches can be added onto your summer camp reservation at the time of purchase and must be ordered for the full week.  See the Bean Sprouts Café camp menu here.

COST:
$45/week
Gluten free: $50/week

snacks & water

Healthy snacks will be provided daily.  Campers can fill their own water bottles throughout the day.

You will have the opportunity to indicate your camper’s allergies, dietary restrictions, or sensitivities on a Camper Information Form provided after you register.

cancellation policy

Campers can cancel or transfer their camp registration, pending availability, according to this timeline:

april 30

Last day campers can cancel or change their camp registration, pending availability, for a full refund

may 1 – 31

Any camp registration changes or cancellations made in this period will be charged a $25 fee per camp.

may 31

Last day to make any camp registration changes or cancellations

questions?

A staff member will be happy to help you if you have additional questions or require assistance:

Email camps@pittsburghkids.org

Call (412) 322- 5058, x319
Monday – Friday, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm