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September 3, 2021

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Whether it’s after school, or on a no-school day, the Maker Studio at the Children’s Museum of South Dakota is a great place to spark your imagination and make your great ideas come to life. The fall and winter camp schedule is out now and we are exploring a variety of topics!

School Break Camps

The following camps are for children ages 6-12. Camps are drop off and require registration. The cost is $48 each session. Members receive a 20% discount. Bring a sack lunch. Registration is now open!


Holiday Creations

Friday, December 17, from 1-5 pm // *$28 ($22.40 members)

In this seasonal offering, we’ll be making holiday creations and one-of-a-kind ornaments. We’ve got the best, most festive pom poms, pipe cleaners, beads, and bells. We just need  your creativity. This class would be a great way to make holiday gifts for loved ones and it’s guaranteed to be a jolly time!

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Simple Machines

Tuesday, December 21, from 8 am-5 pm

Gear up for an engaging day of discovering the inner workings of simple machines. Design your own catapult, get creative with pendulum painting, ramp up the fun exploring force and motion, plus so much more.

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Young Artists Camp

Wednesday, December 22, from 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.

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Circuitry and Robotics

Wednesday, December 29, from 8 am-5 pm, *ages 8-12

Spark your imagination as we explore circuitry and robotics through mapping and design, coding, and hands-on experiments.

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Exploring the Studio Camp

Thursday, December 30, from 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, collage artist? Hint – you can be more than one!

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STEAM Camp

Friday, December 31, from 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.

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After School Classes

Monday-Friday during the school year
3-5:30 pm
Verify session times on our website calendar.
Ages 5 and up // Drop Off Optional // $5.50 material fee ($4.40 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 calendar or call 605-692-6700, ext. 0.

Looking for something to do? Our calendar is a great place to explore.