Garvies Point Museum
Garvies Point Museum & Preserve
Summer Day Camps at Garvies Point Museum & Preserve


Hands-on learning, exploring, activities, experiments, scavenger hunts and arts & crafts for children 5-7 & 8-11 years old.

Tuesday - Friday, starts June 29th through Sept 3rd

$150.00 per child per four AM (9:30am-12:30pm) or PM (1-4pm) workshop sessions

$300 per child for four FULL days (9:30am-4pm)

Family Plus and higher members receive 10% discount.

Strict Covid-19 precautionary measures are in place for our camps. *click here* Please see the attached memo. Feel free to contact Veronica at or call the museum with any questions. Thank you!

Payment and form should be mailed to the museum at 50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove, NY 11542, payable to "Friends of Garvies Point Museum & Preserve"

Forms can be emailed to and we will follow up with credit card information.

Daily schedule: Age appropriate hands-on learning session (topic varies daily), snack break with half hr. film, arts and crafts, experiment & activities. Workshops are held indoors and outdoors.

We recommend children bring a snack & water bottle each day. Children can stay for the full day with supervised lunch period. If staying for full day, please bring 2 snacks + lunch.

CPR/First Aid trained staff on site

Updated April 2021  Click to view printable version of workshops form for this year. Fill out form and return to museum to register.

Links to available  Summer Camps are below:

New crafts & experiments every year!

Junior Nature I: (Ages 5-7 only): Pond Life Discovery; Understanding flowers; Intro to birds & observing birds; Insects, bugs & spiders
Junior Nature II: (Ages 5-7 only): Beach Exploration; Animal habitats, life cycles & food chains; Woodland wonders: Trees; Intro to Gardening
Nature I: Pond Study, Trees & Leaves, Insects & Spiders, Nature's Recycling (Ages 8-10)
Nature II: Beach Ecology, Animal Habitats, Flowers & Pollination, All About Birds (Ages 8-10)
Junior Geologist: Dinosaurs & Fossils, Rocks & Minerals, Erosion, Daytime Astronomy (Ages 5-7)
Geology: Rocks, Minerals, & Fossils, Erosion, Local Geology, Daytime Astronomy (Ages 8-10)
Native American: Tools & artifacts, culture, pottery-making, games & legends, campfire (Ages 5-10)

Each theme is offered as follows:

Tues-Fri June 29-July 2
(A) Jr. Geologist (9:30-12:30)
(B) Jr. Nature II (beach) (1-4pm)

Tues-Fri July 6-9
(C) Native American (9:30-12:30)
(D) Jr. Nature I (pond) (1-4pm)

Tues-Fri July 13-16
(E) Nature II (beach) (9:30-12:30)
(F) Nature I (pond) (1-4pm)

Tues-Fri July 20-23
(G) Jr. Nature I (pond) (9:30-12:30)
(H) Jr. Geologist (1-4pm)

Tues-Fri July 27-30
(I) Nature II (beach) (9:30-12:30)
(J) Nature I (pond) (1-4pm)

Tues-Fri Aug 3-6
(K) Native American (9:30-12:30)
(L) Geology (1-4pm)

Tues-Fri Aug 10-13
(M) Jr. Nature II (beach) (9:30-12:30)
(N) Jr. Nature I (pond) (1-4pm)

Tues-Fri Aug 17-20
(O) Nature I (pond) (9:30-12:30)
(P) Geology (1-4pm)

Tues-Fri Aug 24-27
(Q) Nature II (beach) (9:30-12:30)
(R) Native American (1-4pm)

Tues-Fri Aug 31-Sept 3
(Q) Jr. Nature II (beach) (9:30-12:30)
(R) Jr. Geologist (1-4pm)

Please note: If the printable versions do not work, you must have Adobe Reader  Click the link to download and install it if you are having problems. (It's free)

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