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Children's Day Camps 

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P. A. Day Pastimes 2014 - 2015

By the Book - Friday November 14th 2014

Alexander Graham Bell and his family loved reading.  Aleck even made a book for one of his students.  Join us at the Bell Homestead and make all kinds of books - scrolls, paper bag books, pop-ups and more!  We'll also play games and do some cooking.

Up With Us! - Monday January 12th 2015

Join us at the Bell Homestead as we take to the skies.  Alexander Graham Bell built kites, designed airplanes and studied the flight of birds.  We'll make paper flyers, do some air experiments and make things soar!

In The Trees - Friday April 24th 2015

Today marks the start of Arbour Week in Canada and trees have always been a part of the Bell Homestead. Make some crafts, learn about trees, and bake some tasty treats from ingredients provided by trees.

Life Along the Grand - Friday June 5th 2015

Celebrate World Environment Day at the Bell Homestead! Find out all about the creatures and plants that call the Homestead home.  Make some crafts, learn about trees, and bake some tasty treats from ingredients provided by trees.

Ages 5 to 11. Pre-registration is required, $25 per child per day, $12.50 per half day (25% off for museum family members).  Camps run 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children may be dropped off after 8:45 a.m. and must be picked up by 4:15 p.m.  No before- or after-care. Phone (519) 756-6220 or (519) 756-1500 to register!

March Break 2015

Alexander's Adventures - March 16th to March 20th

Take a trip around the world with Alexander Graham Bell and his family!  Each day we visit another place with fun games, food, and activities.   

  • Monday March 16th - Paris, France
  • Tuesday March 17th - Mexico
  • Wednesday March 18th - India
  • Thursday March 19th - Japan
  • Friday March 20th - Quebec

Ages 5 to 11. Pre-registration is required, $25 per child per day, $12.50 per half day (25% off for museum family members).  Camps run 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children may be dropped off after 8:45 a.m. and must be picked up by 4:15 p.m.  No before- or after-care. Phone (519) 756-6220 or (519) 756-1500 to register!

Summer 2015

The Life and Times of Alexander Graham Bell: August Day Camps - August 17th to August 21st and August 24th to August 28th

Ages 5 to 11. This summer, the Bell Homestead is offering two exciting weeks of camps in August!  Celebrate the life of Alexander Graham Bell and experience each decade in his history, from the 1840s to the 1920s and beyond.  Each day is a different decade and each decade has its own exciting foods, games, crafts, and music.  We start on the 17th with the 1840s, when Aleck was born.  We finish on August 27th with the 1940ss, when the Homestead celebrated his100th birthday.  Cost: $25 per day (25% discount for museum members).

P.A. Day Camps for the 2015-2016 school year to be announced in June 2015

Day camps are for children ages 5 to 11.  Pre-registration is required, $25 per child per day, $12.50 per half day (25% off for museum family members).  Camps run 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children may be dropped off after 8:45 a.m. and must be picked up by 4:15 p.m.  No before- or after-care. Phone (519) 756-6220 or (519) 756-1500 to register!