Friday Night Camp

Join us for our first Friday Night Camp on Friday, April 12th!

Introducing Friday Night Camp on select Friday nights from 5:30 PM - 9 PM. This special event is perfect for children ages 5-8 and includes:

  • Drop off in the museum lobby
  • Art activity
  • Free play with fellow campers in the museum
  • STEAM activity
  • A pizza dinner with water
  • Wind down Storytime

Members receive a discounted rate of $20 per child, while non-members pay $40 for the first child and $25 for each additional sibling.

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About the Event

This event will provide a safe and engaging environment for children to enjoy a night out at the museum while their parents have a date night. It will be filled with exciting activities, interactive exhibits, and fun adventures, allowing children to explore and discover the wonders of the museum in a specially curated program.

Parents can have peace of mind knowing that their children are under the care of qualified staff who will ensure their safety and engagement throughout the event.

By organizing "Friday Night Camp" we aim to provide a memorable and enjoyable experience for children, allowing them to have their own special night out while their parents spend quality time together.

FAQs

Member Discount

Current CML Members are eligible for discounted rates. To receive the discounted rate, current CML Members must create an account in our new store using the email address associated with their membership. Memberships will be confirmed with our system. To become a member, visit our Membership Page.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made two weeks or more before the event are eligible for a CML credit. Any cancellation after this time will result in a loss of the entire amount paid. As a nonprofit, these costs have been allocated towards materials and staffing for the program. CML credit may be applied for on-site CML activities including programs, admissions, gift shop, and parties.

Young Attendees

While CML accepts attendees starting at age 5 (must be 5 on the day of the event), young attendees must be preschool-ready. Attendees are expected to respond to their names, follow two-step directions, and stay with the staff. All children attending Friday Night Camp must be fully independent in the bathroom. It is important to remember that there are no refunds or credits given if a child is asked to leave Friday Night Camp due to unacceptable behavior.

CML TEAM

All CML Team Members receive training in positive behavior management techniques, Darkness to Light Child Sexual Abuse Prevention, and First Aid/CPR. All CML Team Members undergo a criminal background check and National Sex Offender Registry check.

Health & Wellness Policy

Attendees may have their temperature taken at any time during Friday Night Camp if staff feel it is warranted. If an attendee registers a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher, he/she will not be able to stay at the event and caregivers will be called for early pick-up.

Families are responsible for notifying CML staff if their child or someone with whom their child has recently had close contact: (1) exhibits symptoms of the Coronavirus, including but not limited to: fever, chills, cough, difficulty breathing, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, and/or new loss of taste or smell; (2) tests positive for the Coronavirus, and/or has been diagnosed by a medical professional as having the Coronavirus.

We cannot give a refund or credit if a child is sent home for health reasons.

In the event a child in Friday Night Camp tests positive for COVID-19, all attendee's families will be notified and asked to monitor their child for symptoms.

CML staff are required to contact a child's caregiver to pick up any child displaying the following symptoms:

  • Fever
  • Persistent cough
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Vomiting or diarrhea
  • Fatigue, body ache and/or headache
  • Sore throat
  • Chills
  • Conjunctivitis (pink eye)

A child who has not cleared a contagious illness 24 hours before the start of Friday Night Camp may not attend the event.

Questions?

kidsnight@explorecml.org