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 28th through Sept 2nd

Non-member pricing:

$175.00 per child per four AM or PM workshop sessions.
$350.00 per child for our FULL Days (9:30am-4pm)

Family Plus and higher membership pricing:

$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)

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 March 2022  Click to view new fillable and 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 28-30,July 1
(A) Jr. Nature I (pond) (9:30-12:30)
(B) Native American (1-4pm)

Tues-Fri July 5-8
(C) Geology (9:30-12:30)
(D) Nature II (beach) (1-4pm)

Tues-Fri July 12-15
(E) Native American (9:30-12:30)
(F) Nature I (pond) (1-4pm)

Tues-Fri July 19-22
(G) Jr. Nature II (beach) (9:30-12:30)
(H) Jr. Geologist (1-4pm)

Tues-Fri July 26-29
(I) Nature I (pond) (9:30-12:30)
(J) Native American (1-4pm)

Tues-Fri Aug 2-5
(K) Jr. Geologist (9:30-12:30)
(L) Jr. Nature II (beach) (1-4pm)

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

Tues-Fri Aug 16-19
(O) Geology (9:30-12:30)
(P) Nature II (beach) (1-4pm)

Tues-Fri Aug 23-26
(Q) Native American (9:30-12:30)
(R) Jr. Geologist (1-4pm)

Tues-Fri Aug 30-Sept 2
(S) Jr. Nature II (beach) (9:30-12:30)
(T) Jr. Nature I (pond) (1-4pm)

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