Summer Camps

Discover the adventure that surrounds us everyday!

Registration & Health forms:

Museum of York County & Historic Brattonsville
Main Street Children's Museum 

Stop by one of our locations, email or call 803.981.9182 or 877.369.2290, Monday-Friday 9 AM – 4 PM. Only completed registration forms with payment ensure registration.  Limited scholarships are available for summer day camps based on verified financial need; call or email us for more information.

Members can register early! If you’re not a member yet, we encourage you to join! CHM members enjoy many benefits, including newsletters, free admission to our sites, discounts on summer day camps, special programs, performances, and gift shop purchases.

Early Bird Camp Registration for Members Only: Opens March 2, 2015
Non-Member Camp Registration: Opens March 16, 2015

Campers should bring their lunches and dress for the weather each day. We will be outside some each day, so sunscreen and bug spray are highly recommended. A personal letter of welcome and a schedule from your Camp Instructor will follow your registration.


Trail Blazer Day Camp

Where: Museum of York County
Ages: 6 - 10 YEARS OLD
Limit: until filled

Registration deadline July 10

Time: 9 AM - 1:30 PM
Cost: CHM Members $20 
Non-Members $25

Join a Carolina Backwoodsman along Dutchman’s Creek and use the hidden treasures of the natural resources around you to survive. Bring a lunch to eat on the trail. Enjoy the Naturalist Center Lab with real hands-on specimens and explore the new summer Wolves and Wild Lands exhibit.  

Revolutionary War Day Camp

Where: Historic Brattonsville
Ages: 6 - 10 YEARS OLD
Limit: until filled
Date: FRI, JUNE 26
Registration deadline June 12
Time: 9 AM - 1:30 PM
Cost: CHM Members $20 
Non-Members $25
Relive the Revolutionary War era and see what life was like for the Patriot boys and girls. Learn about the life of a militia solider and those who stayed at home. Bring a lunch to eat on the lawn. Join a naturalist for a hike in the wilds of Brattonsville where beaver, deer, and bobcats still leave signs for us to find!

Summer Playcation Camps
Where: Main Street Children's Museum
Ages: 4 - 6 YEARS OLD
Limit: 12 participants

June 11, 18, 25
July 9, 16, 23, 30
August 13 

Time: 9 AM - 11:30 AM
Cost: CHM Members $10
Non-Members $15

It’s summer – time for a PLAYcation at Main Street Children’s Museum!  Join our educators on Thursdays for stories, games, crafts, and snack time. These drop-off mini-camps are an excellent way for your child to explore the museum. Themes and activities change weekly.

To register, call 803.327.6400 or stop by the museum for registration or more information.