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Winter 2023-24

Day Camps are back at KID Museum. We know finding something for students to do can be tough when school is closed, but KID is here to help! Become a Wizard KID, help us ring in the New Year, learn new maker skills, and have some fun along the way.

Day Long Sessions
Dates: December 27 & 28, 2023; February 16, 2024
Times: 9 am – 4pm
Grades: K – 1st, 2nd – 4th & 5th – 7th

Members: $95
Nonmembers: $105

Members: Be sure to login prior to checkout to receive your registration discounts.

Wednesday, December 27, 2023

Location: 3 Bethesda Metro Center

K – 1st Grade | Jr. Engineering

This introduction to maker learning is filled with mini engineering challenges! Build bridges, explore basic robots, and even build a custom circuit – an engaging and playful day suited for the next generation of engineers.

2nd – 4th Grade | Wizard KIDs

Abra KIDabra, alakazam, welcome to KID’s wizarding camp! Explore all things wizardry as you experiment with potions, sewing, circuitry, and chemistry – combine all these skills and become a Wizard KID.

5th – 7th Grade | Minigolf Makers

Work as a team to create custom minigolf holes! Learn the basics of cardboard construction techniques, circuits, and explore hummingbird: bit coding to use geared motors to create moving props for the course. Wrap up the day by seeing if you can make par.

Thursday, December 28, 2023

Location: 3 Bethesda Metro Center

K – 1st Grade | New Year @ KID

Ring in the New Year at KID with fun and creativity making festive gear, decorations, and custom New Years Eve games.

2nd – 4th Grade | New Year @ KID

Celebrate the New Year with KID Museum! Make festive noise makers, explore coding to create a parade spectacle, and kick off the countdown party with a stop-motion video.

5th – 7th Grade | New Year @ KID

It’s time to celebrate 2024! To ring in the New Year, make festive automata decorations and engineer a collaborative rube goldberg machine ball drop for a countdown party.

Friday, February 16, 2024

Location: Davis Library

2nd – 4th Grade | Ancient Engineers

Go back in time and discover how ancient engineering techniques have transformed the world today. Explore different projects inspired by ancient innovations, both trying traditional and modern forms of making. Design a time keeping device, explore the origins of simple machines and how they are used today.

5th – 7th Grade | Toy Tinkerers

Give used toys a new lease on life by upcycling and re-engineering new, one-of-a-kind creations! Develop skills in electronics, design, and more while using a 3D printer, laser cutter, and more – all to hack together a unique toy – the possibilities are endless.

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