Summer Camps & Activities for 4-5 year-olds

Registration is now open for 2019 Summer Camps & Activities! Keep your kids learning and having fun all summer long with engaging hands-on science and social studies experiences, presented by Longway Planetarium and Sloan Museum educators. Grades listed are the grades children are entering in the Fall. Registration deadline is one week prior to the activity; however, classes frequently sell out. Register early to secure your spot.

Scroll to view programs for 4-5 year-olds, or choose another age level:
1st-3rd grades
4th-8th grades

The 2019 Summer Camps & Activities Guide is available in multiple formats for your convenience. Order online by using the Interactive Brochure or call 810-237-3409.

Members receive $1 off programs and $5 off camps. Members, please call 810-237-3409 to receive your discount.

Take A Hike

4-5 year-olds

Date: Monday, July 1
Time: 9:00–10:30 a.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8
Go hiking around the Flint Cultural Center campus! Have fun learning about many things that live and grow in the Michigan wilderness. Habitat materials and books allow kids to build and construct with various sensory materials. Activities will be moved inside in case of inclement weather.

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Kinderscience Camp: Tool Time

4-5 year-olds

Date: Monday, July 15–Wednesday, July 17
Time: 1:00–4:00 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $65
Discover how to use the tools that a construction worker, a doctor, and a scientist use every day. Learn how to use construction tools, make observations like a doctor, and measure materials like a scientist.

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Kinderscience Camp: Beneath My Feet - SOLD OUT

4-5 year-olds

Date: Monday, June 24–Wednesday, June 26
Time: 1:00–4:00 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $65
Explore the Longway Planetarium garden and see what busy bugs are up to! Learn about the various plants in the garden and help tend to the beautiful flowers. Discover the importance of dirt, and have fun painting with it too. Plant your own flowers to take home with you, so you can watch them grow!

Fun with Dr. Seuss - SOLD OUT

4-5 year-olds

Date: Tuesday, July 9
Time: 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8
The best kind of rhyme is a rhyme about slime. Make some ooey gooey oobleck—what a scientific pastime! Join your friends at the planetarium and have the time of the millennium. We’ll have fun exploring nature on this summertime adventure.

Mighty Math - SOLD OUT

4-5 year-olds

Date: Thursday, July 18
Time: 9:00–10:30 a.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8
One, two, buckle my shoe. How many shoes does it take to get to the door? Create non-traditional tools to measure length, width, and height.

The Buzz on Bugs - SOLD OUT

4-5 year-olds

Date: Monday, July 22
Time: 9:00–10:30 a.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8
Find out what the buzz is all about in the Longway Planetarium garden! Discover why the garden needs bugs to help the plants. Look at bugs up close and see why they are so special.

Kinderscience Camp: Science Discovery - SOLD OUT

4-5 year-olds

Date: Monday, July 29–Wednesday, July 31
Time: 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $65
Find out how you can have fun with scientific processes like osmosis! Use your art skills to capture the beautiful world of life science, and get hands-on with pouring and scooping in multiple sensory tables.

Teddy Bear Picnic - SOLD OUT

4-5 year-olds

Date: Thursday, August 1
Time: 9:00–10:30 a.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8
Bring your favorite stuffed friend for a teddy bear picnic in the Longway Planetarium garden! Go on a garden hunt, make lemonade to drink, and play teddy bear games.

Space Rockets - SOLD OUT

4-5 year-olds

Date: Monday, August 5
Time: 9:00–10:30 a.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8
Have fun with vinegar and baking soda rockets! Kids will get creative while exploring foundational science concepts.

Swirling Whirling Colors - SOLD OUT

4-5 year-olds

Date: Wednesday, August 7
Time: 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8
Have fun with no-mess color blending and create your very own unique paint color. Learn how and why various colors mix with fun activities.

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