Summer Camps

Summer camps at the Putnam. Multi-cultural young girls showing off astronaut craft from the When I Grow up camp.

Mon – Sat: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun: Noon – 5 p.m.

Mon – Sat: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun: Noon – 5 p.m.

Summers of Fun and Learning!

The Putnam Education department offers a diverse selection of full day, and half day summer camps for kids from kindergarten through sixth grade. Our camps are designed to provide a fun and educational experience for your child.

From exploring science and technology to discovering the world of art and culture, our camps are the perfect way to keep your child engaged and entertained this summer.

Each camp is led by experienced educators and includes hands-on activities, games, and experiments. Plan to give your child a summer they’ll never forget!

Watch for registration to open
in early spring each year.

Full-Day Camp Offerings

Grades 3-6 (for the upcoming school year)

Fee: $275 per week ($225 members)​

Half-Day Camp Offerings

Grades K-2 (for the upcoming school year)

Fee: $150 per week ($125 members)​

Become A Putnam Museum Member
For A Discount On Camp Admission!


All Day K-2 Camper:

Is your child signed up for two half day camps, we can provide supervision over the lunch hour for $25. Call us at 563-324-1933 to sign up or ask for more information!

PLEASE NOTE: lunch time supervision is not included in the price of the half-day camps.


Email or call 563-336-7290

Scholarships can be made available based on need. Contact us for more information.


In case of cancellations, you must notify us of your cancellation at least two weeks before the first day of the program to receive a 50% refund.

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