Indiana State Museum Engagement Team

Indiana State Museum Engagement Team


  650 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204



Spring Break Camps

Program description

School break camps provide an engaging experience for students during their time out of school. Each day offers a different topic for new experiences. Camps are sold by day, allowing parents to choose the date and theme that works for their families.


Monday, March 25 | Cardboard Creations
Build a robot, sail the ocean, fly to the moon or make your own wings. If you can think it, you can create it with cardboard!

Tuesday, March 26 | Science of Color
Brighten up your day as you experiment with the colors of the rainbow, play with color mixing, examine how light breaks up into colors and create a spectrum of colorful art.

Wednesday, March 27 | Duct Tape Fashion
Use your imagination to transform this common household material into colorful, creative and sometimes sticky fashion accessories. Be prepared to strut your stuff and show off your designs!

Thursday, March 28 | Garden to Lunchtime
Spring into the planting season as you design your own lunchtime garden. Plant your own mini garden, learn about the proper care of your seedlings, craft your own containers and more. Will you grow a salad or pizza garden?

Friday, March 29 | Only in Indiana
What makes Indiana unique? What does it mean to be a Hoosier? Discover the wonders of Indiana as we explore the history, science, art and culture that’s found only in Indiana.

Monday, April 1 | Astronomy
Explore the solar system and the stars in the sky as we investigate the field of astronomy.

Tuesday, April 2 | Pinewood Car Making
Design, build and decorate your very own wooden car and test it on our two-story, 125-foot track during Pinewood Derby.

Wednesday, April 3 | Citizen Science
Become a citizen scientist for the day as you explore the natural world and help scientists understand the world around us.

Thursday, April 4 | X Marks the Spot
Learn about maps, use a compass and go on a scavenger hunt to pinpoint where X marks the spot on this museum adventure.

Friday, April 5 | Poetry in Motion
Celebrate National Poetry month as we explore and experiment with the rhythm and rhyme of words.

Booking / scheduling contact

Indiana State Museum Call Center


Program detail
Artistic discipline: History & Heritage, Multi-Discipline
Cultural Origin:
Program type: Camp
Population served: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Subject: History, Science
Bilingual: Yes
Available dates:

Monday, March 25th- Friday, April 5th

Available times:

Camp: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Before care: 8 – 9 a.m. and after care: 4 – 5:30 p.m. if needed)

Fees / Ticketing:

Daily camp cost: $45 member, $50 non-member.  Before care cost: $6 per day and after care cost: $9 per day.  Sibling discount: $5 off when siblings attend the same day camp


Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Cancellation Policy

All camps require one week’s notice for cancellation.