Children's Museum of South Dakota


Fall Classes, After School Activities, and School Break Camps

Date: Aug 07, 2019

After School in the Maker Studio

Monday-Friday (Starting Aug. 26) 3-5:30 pm
Ages 5 and up // Drop Off Optional // $5 per session ($4 members)
Does your child need a place to go after school? Or perhaps you are looking for a place to spark your child’s imagination? The After School Maker Studio is a flexible, come and go experience for children age 5 and up.

The Maker Studio was designed by children for children to inspire all makers. Daily experiences foster creativity, curiosity, and self-expression through a variety of activities including robotics, circuitry, pottery, sculpture, and paint to name a few. Children will have the time and space to explore the diverse interests they bring with them. Register via our website or call 605-692-6700, ext. 0.

School Break Camps

Ages 6-12 // Drop Off // Registration Required // $48 each session ($38.40 members) // Bring a sack lunch

Young Artists

Friday, Oct. 11 // 8 am-5 pm
Print Making! Collage! Painting! Take an artistic adventure exploring the skills and techniques of POP ART. Famous artists inspiring this camp include Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Romero Britto, and Keith Haring. Register for Young Artist Camp on our website or by calling 605-692-6700, ext. 0.

Simple Machines

Monday, Oct. 14 // 8 am-5 pm
Gear up for an engaging day of discovering the inner workings of simple machines through a variety of activities. Design your own catapult, get creative with pendulum painting, ramp up the fun exploring force and motion, plus so much more. Register for Simple Machines School Break Camp on our website or by calling 605-692-6700, ext. 0. 

Exploring the Studio

Monday, Nov. 11 // 8 am-5 pm
What inspires your child’s artistic side? Children will discover their muse and explore different ways of representing their inspiration. Will you be a fiber and textile artist, sculptor, painter, or maybe a collage artist? Hint­—you can be more than one! Register for Exploring the Studio School Break Camp via our website or by calling 605-692-6700, ext. 0.


Wednesday, Nov. 27 // 8 am-5 pm
There’s so much to explore with STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math). Make your way through STEAM challenges in both our museum exhibits and the Maker Studio. Register for School Break Steam Camp on our website or by calling 605-692-6700, ext. 0. 


Special Events

Mystery Dinner Theater: Science Mishap

Thursday, Oct. 10 // 5:15-7:30 pm // Ages 8-12 // Drop Off 
$28 ($22.40 members) // Registration Required
Help! A science experiment has gone terribly wrong. Reenact experiments, gather evidence, and work alongside SDSU Chemistry Club members to solve this mystery. Meal included in the registration fee. Menu is mac-n-cheese, breadstick, fruit, and veggies. Register online or call 605-692-6700, ext. 0. 

Adult / 21+ Offerings

Looking for a fun night out? Follow our calendar to learn more about Wine & Wheels and Wine & Weaving set to take place this fall. Come join the pARTy for an introductory level art experience for adults 21 and older. Keep an eye on our Facebook and Instagram pages.