the basics


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


Grade levels refer to the grade your child is rising to in the 2024-2025 school year.

All camps take place in MuseumLab, next door to Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh.

Learn more camp basics here

Download the summer camp 2024 brochure here.

camp schedule

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

camp rates


Members: $315 per week*
Nonmembers: $350 per week

Note: Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is closed on June 19. Camp rates for the week of June 17 – 21 are pro-rated to:
Members: $250
Nonmembers: $280

Clay and Sewing Camp Rate:
Members: $335 per week
Nonmembers: $375 per week
Due to increased materials cost

*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.

camp offerings

June 17-21

Intro to Tools
Learn to safely use tools like drills, saws and soldering irons. Hot? Sharp? Loud? No problem!

Note: Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is closed on June 19. Camp rates for this week are pro-rated to reflect this.

June 24 – 28

Coding in Action
Use coding and computers to create cool projects in the real world, from controlling robots to cutting wood with a laser.

July 8 – 12

Studio Arts
Learn classic and contemporary approaches to art studio favorites. Build a mini-portfolio of skills while creating mixed-media sculptures, large scale sketches, experimental paintings and more.

July 15 – 19

Clay Exploration
Learn techniques to create coil pots, slab roll mugs and more in this hands-on ceramics camp. Campers can pick up their kiln-fired pieces one week after the completion of camp.

July 22 – 26

Improve (or learn!) how to sew both by hand and on a sewing machine. Try different techniques and tools to see what styles suit you best.

July 29 – Aug 2

Game Design
Board games, card games, field games, paper-and-pencil games… become an expert on what makes great games!

Aug 5 – 9

Science in Nature
Learn about plants, animals and the natural world around you through observation, experiments and play.

August 12 – 16

From hand-drawn to stop-motion, experiment with different animation techniques while making micro movies.