Registration is recommended - some programs fill up, others may be cancelled due to insufficient advance registration. Please call 410.990.1993 or email info@theccm.org

Saturday, December 2nd: Child's Play is Timeless
See how children have played in and around Spa Creek since people first lived here.
Share reminiscences with former children of Annapolis. And help us preserve a future in which children can always enjoy the beauty of the natural world.
Saturday, December 2, 4 - 6 pm
Family concert with Frolic the Fox
Meet the Artist: Christina Fiedler
Silent Auction to benefit outdoor play at CCM

Saturday, December 2nd: First Aider
Meet medical professionals and learn how to prevent and get help for emergencies. Manage minor illness and injuries.
Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors can earn the First Aid badge. Non-scouts, 2nd to 5th graders, are welcome. 1:30-3:30 pm. $10. One adult free for every 5 children. Extra adults /tag along siblings $4 each.

Saturday, December 9th: Lead On, Harriet!
Take a ride on the Underground Railroad with Maryland’s famous conductor, Harriet Tubman. This award winning history program is intended for ages 9 to adult. Preregistration is required. A portion of the program is outside. Please dress accordingly. Girl Scout Juniors earn the Playing the Past badge. A participation patch is available for $2. $10 per participant. One adult free for every 5 children.

Sunday, December 10th: Gift-Making Workshop
Children's craft workshop for all kinds of presents for the ones they love.  10 am to 12:30 pm or 1 to 3:30 pm.  $12 per child for unlimited crafts or $2 per craft. Adults are welcome to assist (free of charge) or participate as a paying crafter.

Saturday, December 30th: Kwanzaa!
All are welcome to participate in a family celebration of African values. Learn the meaning behind each of the seven days. Beat out a rhythm in the drum circle. Take part in Ananse tales.  Crafts too! In partnership with the Kunta Kinte  Festival.  11 am.  Free with admission.

Sunday, December 31th: New Years Eve Celebrations
Get a head start on saying good-bye to 2017 and heralding in the new year. CCM is open 10 am to 3 pm with crafts to help you celebrate: crowns, noisemakers, and Chinese yo-yos! Free with admission.

Sunday, December 31th: City of Annapolis New Years Eve
CCM is providing crafts at Weems-Whalen Memorial Athletic Fields (behind Maryland Hall) from 3 pm to the 5:30 pm Early Fireworks Show.  Free. 

Monday, January 15th: The Skin you Live In
Honor the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with hands-on activities about skin color. Why are we different and how are we all the same? Ages 7-12. Two sessions:  $8 per child. No charge for accompanying adults.

Saturday, January 20th: Animal Party
Meet animals that live in the museum. Look for signs of native animals outside.   9 am -12 noon or 1 pm-4 pm.  $10 per child. 1 adult free for every 5 children.


School Age & Toddlers

Creek Critters
Thursdays, 10:30am
Parents and children alike will enjoy learning about the local environment with indoor and outdoor activities (weather permitting). See what critters live in our woodlands and creek. Share stories, songs, games and crafts.
All ages
This program is free with admission.

Art and Story Time
Fridays, 10:30-11:30am
We are eager to share the passion for great children’s literature and creative visual expression with our youngest visitors. Children ages two to five-years-old and their accompanying adults can share books, flannel board stories, puppets, and acting out stories along with related art and craft activities.
Free with admission.


Parents, Teachers and Childcare Providers


Note to Girl Scout leaders and parents:
CCM has planned events for Girl Scouts for the current school year. Troops can also arrange to come to work on badge requirements or service projects. Pick up a schedule or ask that one be mailed or emailed to you: 410-990-1993 / info@theccm.org.

Attention home schooling families: Let’s get together at CCM!
Call 410-990-1993 to coordinate!


CCM Workshops To Go

Instead of arranging a field trip, you can have the museum come to you! Call or email to inquire about workshops for your class, youth group, birthday party or community event. Telephone: 410-990-1993 or email: info@theccm.org





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The Chesapeake Children's Museum
Phone: 410.990.1993
25 Silopanna Road, Annapolis, MD 21403