Camps

The Washington County Museum offers camps during school breaks. Camps run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at our Hillsboro Civic Center location and typically cost $50 per day (when a daily option is available) or $225 for the week.  Members receive a 10% discount. We welcome Middle School and High School camp volunteers! Check our informational section on what you need to know about participating in or volunteering with a Washington County Museum camp.

 

Summer Break Camps 2015

Girls at Splash Camp programming underwater robots.

Girls at Splash Camp programming underwater robots.

Washington County Museum offers three exciting camps for summer 2015!

  • Native American Camp
    Learn about local Native American tribes, specifically the Kalapuya and Chinook. Build shelters, play traditional games and make crafts to take home.
    Dates: July 13- 17, 2015
    Times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Ages: 8- 11
  • Splash Camp for Middle School Girls
    Follow the National Science Foundation’s Waterbotics lesson plans to build a Lego robot and compete in underwater challenges. Girls only!
    Dates: July 27- July 31, 2015
    Times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Ages: 6th- 8th grade
  • Innovation Camp
    Washington County is home to great innovators, from the Kalapuya Indians to the high-tech leaders in the Silicon Forest. Each day campers will complete engineering challenges while learning about innovation throughout Oregon history.
    Dates: August 17- August 21, 2015
    Times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Ages: 8-11
Pioneer Heritage campers participating in an old time school lesson.

Pioneer Heritage campers participating in an old time school lesson.

What You Need to Know

To participate in a Washington County Museum camp, you need to know the following:

  • Please download and read the following:

Registration

To register, please call the Education Department at (503) 645-5353 to check availability and make payment. If space is available, please fill out a Camp Registration Form (PDF) and email it to education@washingtoncountymuseum.org.


Summer Camp Fees