Bay Area Discovery Museum School-Year Break Camps

School Year Camps

BADM offers various school-year camps for children ages 4 – 8. School Year Discovery Camps provide child-directed, inquiry driven learning through project-based, hands-on activities designed to intentionally boost creativity, STEM skills, and critical thinking. Children come away with the skills and tools to support lifelong discoveries.

School-Year Discovery Camps 2018-19 Registration coming soon. 

School-Year Camp Offerings

School-Year Discovery Camps include:

  • Thanksgiving Break Camps
  • Winter Break Camps
  • February Break Camps
  • Spring Break Camps

Campers must be 4 by the first day of camp. Campers must be potty trained and have experience with separation from caregiver in a drop-off setting.

Scholarships for Discovery Camps

The Bay Area Discovery Museum is committed to removing the barriers some families face in accessing high-quality, educational experiences for their children both in and out of school. A limited number of partial scholarships are available based on financial need. Scholarships are awarded on a sliding scale and a first-come, first-served basis.

To apply for a scholarship, please fill out the online scholarship form here: English, Spanish, Chinese.

Once your application is received, a member of the staff will contact you. For questions about scholarships, please contact

Camp Policy

Cancellations: There is a basic $50 cancellation fee per camp/per child assessed to all customer requested refunds at any time. Camp fees are 50% refundable (less the basic cancellation fee noted above) if requested up to 3 weeks before the start of the session in which your child is enrolled. No refunds will be given after that time.