Registration is recommended - some programs fill up, others may be cancelled due to insufficient advance registration.
Please call 410.990.1993 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Toddler and Preschool
Baby Sign Language
See how easy it is to communicate with a baby when you add American Sign Language! For adults with babies, ages 4 months to two years.Try out a session for $6 (adult and child) or sign up for a full six week class for $30. The class will be repeated, so don’t worry if you have to miss a session.
Art and Story Time
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.
Starting Monday, June 17, 10:30-11am
A new weekly program begins for the summer. Make rhythm instruments, join in a jam session, dance to accompaniment by Katie on accordion. Katie is a teen volunteer who has been coming to CCM since she was a toddler. Free with admission.
Monday – Friday, June 24-28
Monday – Friday, July 8-12
Keep your chess skills sharp over the summer with National Chess Master, Greg Acholonu. For second through sixth graders already familiar with the rules of chess. Parent Volunteers are appreciated. $100 half day or $175 full day.
Tuesdays, 10:00-11:00 am
New for the new year! Explore the world through hand-on activities using language, art, food, games, music, and clothing from diverse cultures. See calendar insert for January topics. 10 am. Free with admission.
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.
Ages 3 to 10.
This program is free with admission.
The Great Give
Wednesday, May 15- Thursday, May 16
Online donation competition among AACo non-profits. Please contribute to CCM! Go to: http://greatgiveaac.razoo.com and search for Chesapeake Children’s Museum to make your donation. Starts and ends 7 pm. Thank you!
Touch-a-Truck and Intergenerational Fun Fair
Sunday, May 19, 1-4pm
Want to see some REALLY big wheels? Check out the life-size trucks and service vehicles that are expected: cement mixer, dump truck, bucket truck, tractor, bus, police vehicle. Take photos of your children in the driver’s seat! Crafts, food, games for all ages including a driving course for preschoolers to practice 3-point turns and parallel parking. Bring the whole family!
Held at the Annapolis Senior Center, 119 South Villa Avenue (Bates Heritage Park).
$5 per person, ages 1 and up.
Group rates (10 or more): 410-990-1993
Kids ‘n’ Kaboodle
Sunday, June 2
It’s time again for the totally free fair for all the children of Annapolis! Everything is free: food, live entertainment, pony rides, art and craft activities, games and prizes, book giveaway, career exploration stations. Volunteers please call the museum to see where you are needed: 410-990-1993.
Friday and Saturday, June 21-22, 10am - 1pm
Celebrate the soapy sphere with uncommon bubble blowers. Free with admission.
Summer Tea Party
Sunday, June 23
Make a lady’s hat or gentleman’s derby. Iced tea and lemonade provided. Bring your own picnic lunch. Free. Cancelled in the event of rain.
First Saturday Yard Sales
June 1, July 6, August 3, and September 7
Parents and Childcare Professionals
Dreams Can Come True Dinner Auction Gala
Friday, June 28, 7-10pm
Save the date! It’s the 21st anniversary of CCM’s first meeting and time to celebrate like grown- ups. Amazing auction items! Live auctioneer plus silent bidding. Cocktail hour music by Eric Fons, jazz and classical guitar. Dinner music by Jazz Mosaic. Loews Annapolis Hotel. Call for ticket information: 410-990-1993. $100 per person.
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 / email@example.com.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org