Spring Break Camps

The River Museum is offering special day camps for kids in K-5th grade during Spring Break Day Camp on March 11 - 15. Each day offers different themed sessions with fun and engaging educational programs. Sessions run from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. and will require students to bring a sack lunch.

Camp size is limited, and early registration is required.  

Campers must bring a sack lunch and reusable water bottle each day of camp. 

Daily Camp Schedule: Morning Session 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
 | Afternoon Session 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.  

Single Day: $50 Members | $60 Non-Members
Full Week Sessions: 
$200 Members ($50 savings) | $240 Non-Members ($60 savings)

Members Save!

Members receive a discount on camp pricing. To ensure your discount is received, you must create a username and password, using the same email address that is on your membership account. To log in or register your account, select your purchase. After you're directed to a new page, you'll have the option to select "Sign-In" or "Register" in the upper right-hand corner of the page.

Camp Sessions

Home Sweet Habitat | March 11, 2024

Where do animals live? Do they have a nest? Do they live underground? Is it dry or wet? From deserts to rainforests and habitats in between, let's explore where different species like to live in the world and why some only thrive in certain locations. Join us as we take a tour of the homes animals live in.


Things with Wings | March 12, 2024

Flying pigs? Unheard of! But other wildlife with wings do exist.  From butterflies to birds, flying species come in all shapes and sizes. Together, let’s explore the museum in search of things with wings and learn what makes each animal’s wings unique.


Navigating the River | March 13, 2024

How do I get from point A to point B?  Have you ever wondered how people navigate barges, steam engines or even dredge boats? If so, join us as we discover the different tools used to navigate along the Mississippi River and compare it to navigation in the past.


What's Love Got to Do with It? | March 14, 2024

Spring is the time for romance in the animal kingdom. We will explore some bizarre and complex dating rituals among land and aquatic species.  Also, you will learn relationship styles different animals have with each other, whether it is mutualistic or competitive. 


Can I be Green? | March 15, 2024

What species in nature can you list that are green?  Join us as we discover all things green in the plant and animal world and how you can be green by helping the planet.


Questions? Contact our education team at 563-557-9545 x235 or learning@rivermuseum.org.