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Workshops

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

 

Sunday, July 13: Bubble Festival
Celebrate the soapy sphere with many kinds of bubble blowers, including twisted wires and kitchen items.
All ages.
1 - 4 pm.
Free with museum admission.

Monday-Friday, July 14-18: Chess Camp
Chess players, ages 8 to 12, can polish their skills with chess master Greg Acholonu. Half day and full day options. 9 am - 12 noon and 1 - 4 pm. Full day, bring a bag lunch. Register with Mr. Greg: 410-212-1780.

Tuesday, August 19: Aviation Day
Set your summer itinerary to include honoring the bold innovators of flight on the birthday of two Wright siblings. Lots of fun in store as we play with aerodynamics. Special guest Amelia Earhart is expected! Details to come

Saturday, September 27: Kunta Kinte Children’s Festival
Learn a game. Make a mask. Beat a drum.
10 am - 4 pm
Free with museum admission.
Extra charge for some activities.


Toddler and Preschool

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.

Musical Mondays
Mondays, 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.


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School Age

Creek Critters
Thursdays, 10am

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.



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Families

Creek Critters
Thursdays, 10am

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.


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Preschool Discipline Series

Why do Children Misbehave?
July 14: 6:30-8:30
Parents and caregivers of children ages two to five can unravel mysteries behind misbehavior by looking for unmet Physical, Intellectual,Emotional, and Social Needs.Child Development Specialist, Dr. Deborah Wood leads a discussion of preventing problems before they occur.
Cost: $25 or $60 for all 3 classes in the series. Series is $50
for CCM members


 Effective Guidance Techniques
July 21 - 6:30-8:30
Get tips on using House Rules, Logical Consequences, Time Out, and even Threats and Bribes in ways that respect how young children operate. The class will compare the “traditional” style of authority -”do what I say” with contemporary advice to teach discipline with consistency and reasoning.
Cost: $25 or $60 for all 3 classes in the series. Series is $50
for CCM members

“I Had It First!” - Teaching Conflict Negotiation
July 28 - 6:30-8:30 pm
Use squabbles between children as the “teachable moment “ to guide them with easy to learn strategies they can use to share, take turns, divide, and make peace with each other.
Cost: $25 or $60 for all 3 classes in the series. Series is $50
for CCM members


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!

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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
info@theccm.org