• Magic Tree House Explorers Summer Camp -SOLD OUT!

    Date: July 17, 2017 - July 21, 2017

    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Daily

    Location: Putnam Museum & Science Center





    Like Jack and Annie, young campers enter the Magic Tree House® for exciting adventures to an observatory, a space station and the Moon. Daily story time will be an important part of this Magic Tree House® journey!

    Available for grades K - 2nd (grade student will be entering in the fall)

    This camp is sold out.

  • Don't Try This at Home Summer Camp -SOLD OUT!

    Date: July 31, 2017 - August 04, 2017

    Time: 9a.m. - 3p.m. Daily

    Location: Putnam Museum & Science Center


    Come to this camp for science that leaves a mark – we’ll try all those things you could never do at home and end our week with a BANG!

    Available for grades 5th - 8th (grade student will be entering in the fall)

    Before and after care is available from 8am to 4pm. 


    Pre-registration is required. For additional questions, please contact Alison Niebuhr.  

    This camp has sold out.

  • I want my Mummy Summer Camp

    Date: July 06, 2017

    Time: 1:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.

    Location: Putnam Museum & Science Center





    Egypt, pyramids and mummies! These are some of the wonders of Ancient Egypt that the students will travel back in time to explore. Join us as we discover the history hidden in this small country located in the vast Sahara Desert!

    Available for grades K - 2nd (grade student will be entering in the fall)


    Pre-registration is required. For additional questions, please contact Alison Niebuhr.  

  • Culinary Summer Camp -SOLD OUT!

    Date: July 10, 2017 - July 14, 2017

    Time: 9a.m. - 3p.m. Daily

    Location: Putnam Museum & Science Center


    We will be tending the Putnam raised garden, which will provide the edible tools we will use to create culinary science!  Garden Plot Crackers to hand ground wheat for homemade bread. This camp will provide a scientific feast beyond your belief!!

    Available for grades 1st - 3rd (grade student will be entering in the fall)


    This camp has sold out. 

  • Skills of Survival Summer Camp

    Date: June 26, 2017 - June 30, 2017

    Time: 9a.m. - 3p.m. Daily

    Location: Putnam Museum & Science Center





    Build survival skills by learning about beneficial and harmful plants, water filtering, wayfinding with compasses, and more! Trek across the Putnam and Fejervary Park learning the skills necessary to survive in the wilderness.

    Available for grades 4th - 6th (grade student will be entering in the fall)

    Before and after care is available from 8am to 4pm. 


    Pre-registration is required. For additional questions, please contact Alison Niebuhr

  • American Girl Summer Camp

    Date: July 17, 2017 - July 21, 2017

    Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00p.m. Daily

    Location: Putnam Museum & Science Center





    Along with their American Girl® Doll, campers will travel back in time to explore life’s experiences with Molly, Samantha, Felicity and many more! How did they make a difference in history?  What can you learn from these young ladies that you will be able to carry through your future? Let’s explore together and find out!


    Available for grades K - 2nd (grade student will be entering in the fall)


    Pre-registration is required. For additional questions, please contact Alison Niebuhr.  
  • Donor & a Movie Blood Drive

    Date: July 01, 2017

    Time: 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Location: Putnam Theater Balcony


    Please join us for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center's annual July blood drive!

    Stop by anytime between 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. to make your donation. Each donor will receive:

    *A voucher good for one admission to the Putnam Museum's Giant Screen Theater

    *A $10 gift card to one of the following places: Amazon, Buffalo Wild Wings, Darden Restaurants, iTunes, Panera, Starbucks, Steak & Shake, Subway, Target, or Home Depot

    *AND, every donor has a chance to win a $2500 summer vacation package from Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center; go to www.bloodcenter.org/win for details.

    For questions, please contact event coordinator Georgia Stear at gstear@putnam.org or 563-336-7308.


  • Engineering Camp

    Date: July 24, 2017 - July 28, 2017

    Time: 9a.m. - 3p.m. Daily

    Location: Putnam Museum & Science Center


    Fun, imaginative sessions including LEGO® robotics, a GIANT Screen 3D film, the opportunity to create and learn
    side by side with engineers from Iowa State University and the Quad City Engineering & Science Council and much more await your camper! Don’t miss out on one of the area’s most popular summer programs! 


    $40 CAMP FEE INCLUDES LUNCH AND SHIRT
    FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE
     
    Choose one of the following days:
    July 24 & July 25 : Grades 4 – 6
    July 26 : Grades 2 - 3
    July 27 : Grades 4 – 8  **GIRLS ONLY**
    July 28 : Grades 7-8

    Campers will be pre-assigned a group & we cannot gaurantee that siblings or friends will be in the same group. 

    Download a registration form

    *NOTE: The grades listed for camps are the grades the students will be entering in the fall.
    Engineering Camps end at 3 PM - No before or after care available this week.
     

    Engineering Kids Camp is generously sponsored by:

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  • Wrapped up in Egypt Summer Camp

    Date: July 07, 2017

    Time: 9a.m. - 3p.m.

    Location: Putnam Museum & Science Center





    Curious about mummies?  Ever wonder how pyramids were built?  Discover the secrets of  King Tut and ancient Egypt. Build a pyramid, mummify a living organism, and become a scribe as you write your name in hieroglyphs.  Creative projects, science investigations, and Unearthing Ancient Egypt exhibit exploration included to assist campers in solving the mysteries of ancient Egypt.

    Available for grades 3rd - 5th (grade student will be entering in the fall)

    Before and after care is available from 8am to 4pm. 


    Pre-registration is required. For additional questions, please contact Alison Niebuhr.  

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