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Art Explorers: From Samurai to Seuss

July 10 @ 9:00 am2:00 pm

Decorate, weave, and fold paper to create samurai kimonos. Paint pictures where people, flowers, and animals dance and fly!

Earth’s Cool Creatures

July 10 @ 9:00 am3:30 pm

Meet turtles face-to-face and learn their importance in the food web. Create your own diorama as you explore the enchanting world of coral reefs and the fascinating creatures that depend on them.

Wildlife Adventures

July 10 @ 9:00 am3:30 pm

We will pack up the lab and visit the shores of the Connecticut River at the Fannie Stebbins Wildlife Refuge and hike the trails at the Fort River Wildlife Refuge for additional up close encounters with the natural world.

Ninjas and Mixed Media

July 10 @ 9:30 am3:30 pm

Using the museums’ collections and special exhibitions such as Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles & Samurai Heroes as our primary focus, students will create artwork from many types of subject matter.

Summer Science Sampler: Week 1

July 11 @ 9:00 am2:00 pm

Explore new and exciting treasures in art, history and science. Visit live animal exhibits and learn about creatures of the sea.

Curiosity and Imagination: Dinos & Turtles, Oh My!

July 17 @ 9:00 am2:00 pm

Learn all about turtles and their ancient armored relatives. Explore how once upon a time our Springfield area was home to volcanoes and dinos.

Woodworking Open Shop

July 17 @ 9:00 am2:00 pm

Learn basic woodworking skills as you practice how to measure, cut and assemble your wooden creations. Design and build your own project for the week. Special attention will be placed on safety and fun.

Awesome Science Adventures

July 17 @ 9:00 am3:30 pm

Explore exciting areas of science, from geology, rock identification to using microscopes and solar-powered cars.

Printed Paintings: Chagall-Inspired Monoprint/Mixed Media

July 17 @ 9:00 am3:30 pm

Use your monoprints as backgrounds for various drawing and painting techniques to create several unique artworks inspired by the rhythmical and vibrant works of artist Marc Chagall.

Summer Science Sampler: Week 2

July 18 @ 9:00 am2:00 pm

The cars and motorcycles at the Wood Museum of Springfield History will take you on a trip through Springfield’s past. Gallery visits, hands-on crafts and artists’ performances will enhance the fun.

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