Ongoing Programs

Sacramento Children's Museum offers a variety programming designed to provide children and their families with diverse and engaging learning experiences.

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Summer Camps 2021

Camp Team Leo

Team Leo Summer Camps at Sacramento Children's Museum combine hands-on science, art-making activities, creative games and museum play with the opportunity for children to inspire, create and explore in the museum. Camp Team Leo is designed for children ages 4-8. For the health and safety of our campers, masks will be required and social distancing protocols will be followed.

All camps are Monday - Friday, 9 AM to Noon. Camps run from June 21 to August 6th. Camp costs $125 per week per camper, Museum members get a $25 discount.

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Camp activities will occur in the museum's new Van Go Center. Campers will not mingle with the general public in the museum, but will be given exclusive time for museum play.

Dropoff and pickup

Dropoff is from 8:45-9am and Pickup Noon. Camper dropoff and pickup is located at the new Van Go Center at Sacramento Children’s Museum. Caregivers will need to provide a photo ID and sign for daily pickup.

What to wear and bring All campers should wear comfortable shoes, and attire for a fun day of play. Don’t forget to pack your mask and water bottle!

Health + Safety Planning in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Camp Team Leo will follow all applicable guidance issued by the state and county health offices. This will mean no more than 12 campers per session; protocols for physical distancing and hand washing; and adherence to mask wearing recommendations/requirements for the health and safety of all attendees, staff, and their families.

Cancellations Should you need to cancel your camp registration, you may do so up to 14 days prior to the start of your week of camp and still receive a full refund. Any cancellations made 7-14 days prior to camp will receive a 50% refund. Any cancellations fewer than 7 days prior to camp will not receive a refund. Should any week of camp be canceled, you will be offered the opportunity to reschedule your registration for another camp or will be granted a full refund. All cancellation requests must be made in writing to

Examples of Camp Team Leo Activities

Art: mask making, spin art, recycled art projects (bottle cap bugs, egg carton flowers), make your own kite, kaleidoscope fun

Science: Outdoor scavenger hunt, meet the museum's chameleon, Sink or Float, bee hive observation, build your own solar ovens, create your own moon journal, rocket launch, augmented reality sandbox

*Special Activities --Classes presented by Team Leo: Yoga Play, Story Time, Theatre Play, Tinker Time

and Games, Singing and Dancing!

Cultural Connections on the Go!

SCM at HOME: Subscription Boxes

SCM has a wonderful program that helps you incorporate multiculturalism into your child's education by simply subscribing to the Cultural Connections at Home kit.

Our new subscription boxes bring our beloved Cultural Connections class to life, teaching children about cultural celebrations from all around the globe through hands-on experiences and activities.

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You've Been Noodled


SCM is hosting a unique fundraiser for families to share and enjoy. Request a surprise noodling for a friend, loved one, or coworker for a $40 donation!

Noodle wranglers, under the cover of night, will bring oodles of noodles to the recipient's yard. Noodles will rest there for 24-48 hours along with signage, care directions, and a goodie bag with a miniature Mr. Noodle stuffie.

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Discovery Play


Discovery Play is a FREE program for children with special needs and their families and friends. Children are welcome to explore the museum and experience all of our hands-on exhibits at their own pace.

Video Premiere: March 13, 2021

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