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

Monday - Friday, June 29- July 3 & July 6-10: Chess Camp
Keep your chess skills sharp over the summer with National Chess Master, Greg Acholonu. For rising second through sixth graders already familiar with the rules of chess. 9 am - noon. $100. Parent volunteers are appreciated. Register with Mr. Greg: 410-212-1780.

Tuesdays  July 14 - August 25: Baby Sign  Language
Reduce frustration for you and your baby with an easy-to-learn system of communicating with hand gestures. For adults and their 0-24 month-olds. 9:15-10 am. $50/ $45.

Saturday July 18: Playful Pirate Party
Avast ye salty dogs! Fun for everyone, scallywags and landlubbers alike. 10 am to 5 pm.
Free with admission.
Concert by Guava Jelly at 11 am. Small fee for some activities.

Tuesday- Thursday, August 4-6: Camp Kunta Kinte
Travel in your imagination to the childhood home of Kunta Kinte for crafts, storytelling, music making and games. 1-3 pm. Ages 4 to 10 years. $45 / $40 CCM members or siblings.

Thursday August 7: Lighthouse Day
Slideshow of lighthouses narrated by lighthouse expert, Bob Stevenson. Make your own model of a lighthouse with oatmeal boxes and other recyclables. Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors can earn the Lighthouses badge from the Girl Scouts of Central and Southern New Jersey. 1:30 pm Recommended for ages 5 and up.

Sunday, August 16 & Weds. August 19: Aviation Day
Celebrate the national holiday inspired by the Wright siblings, Orville, Wilbur and Katherine! Make pinwheels, bag kites, and play an Aviation History game. Recommended for ages4andup. 10amto4pm. Free with paid admission.

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.


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.



Thursdays, June 11,18, 25: Effective Discipline with Preschoolers
Parents and professionals caring for ages 2-5 will benefit from insights into misbehavior and practical tips for managing and preventing trouble in the first place. MSDE approved certificates. 6:30 - 8:30 pm. $60 per person for all three nights, or $25 per week. $50 per person CCM members and couples.


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