Kids Corner: Bubblemania and Reptiles in July

School’s out and the kids are home. Need some inspiration on what to do? Check out our latest listings of events that are coming up through the end of July, from an exploration of the past put together by the Huntington Historical Society to sundial lessons at the Vanderbilt Museum in Centerport.

What: Vacation Bible School
Where: Island Christian Church, 400 Elwood Road, East Northport
When: July 22- July 26th, 9 am-12 pm
Cost: Free
About: Online registration now- July 15th, walk-in registration on 7/22 at 8:15 am.
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What: Bubblemania
Where: The Whaling Museum & Education Center
When: Saturday, July 13th, 12-2 pm
Cost: $12/participant
About: Annual celebration of bubbles as the museum explores the many ways creatures use bubbles in their environments.
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What: Superhero Camp
Where: The Whaling Museum & Education Center
When: July 22-26
Cost: $250/Member, $300/Non-Member
About: Kids can discover their own super hero skills as they explore the amazing abilities behind ocean champions, as well as the surprising science behind superhero secrets! Campers unleash their creativity and participate in a variety of fun, hands-on activities, including art-making projects. Snack included, bring lunch.
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What: Shark Invasion!
Where: The Whaling Museum & Education Center
When: July 21, 11 am-2 pm
Cost: $250/Member, $300/Non-Member
About: It’s Shark Week and we’re celebrating this apex predator with lots of hands-on activities. See a real shark jaw and a Megalodon tooth! Find out about sharks’ amazing senses, and excavate a real shark tooth fossil and turn it into a necklace to wear home.

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What: Summer Drop-In Workshops
Where: The Heckscher Museum of Art
When: July 10- August 16, 10:30-11:30
Cost: $5 per child.One accompanying adult free. Parents/caregivers are welcome, but not required to stay.
About: For children ages 5 – 10. Young artists are invited to create wonderful works of art under the guidance of professional museum educators this July & August. Each day, children will either paint at an inspiring location in Heckscher Park (weather permitting) or draw, collage, or sculpt in the Museum galleries. Each day will feature a new and exciting project.
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What: Children’s Creative Workshops: Marine Habitats & Mixed Media Collage
Where: Vanderbuilt Museum, Carriage House/Learning Center
When: July 22nd, 10am-12pm
Cost: $20/$18 Members
About: The Museum offers fun summer workshops for children in grades K-3.
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What: Children’s Creative Workshops: Sun Days & Sundial
Where: Vanderbuilt Museum, Carriage House/Learning Center
When: July 22nd, 10am-12pm
Cost: $20/$18 Members
About: The Museum offers fun summer workshops for children in grades K-3.
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What: Passport to the Past Summer Camp Program
Where: Huntington Historical Society
When: Session 2, July 22- August 2
Cost: $300 for members/$400 non-members
About: Looking for a unique, non-competitive summer camp for your children ages 7 to 12 where they can experience history hands-on? The Huntington Historical Society offers its camp, Passport to the Past, each summer to bring history to life.
Campers will be able to wear colonial costumes, play original colonial games, tour historical sites, handle various historical artifacts that typically are viewed only behind glass displays in museums, and enjoy hands-on colonial-era activities
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What: Children’s Creative Workshops: Animals of the Savannah & Antelope Mask
Where: Vanderbuilt Museum, Carriage House/Learning Center
When: July 24th, 10am-12pm
Cost: $20/$18 Members
About: The Museum offers fun summer workshops for children in grades K-3.
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What: Children’s Creative Workshops: Reptiles & Diorama
Where: Vanderbuilt Museum, Carriage House/Learning Center
When: July 25th, 10am-12pm
Cost: $20/$18 Members
About: The Museum offers fun summer workshops for children in grades K-3.
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What: Dix Hills Adventure Camp
Where: Dix Hills Adventure Camp
When: Session III August 5 – August 16 (Act. #222701-03)
Cost: $435 per session w/Recreation ID card. $570 per session w/o Recreation ID card. Includes T-shirt. NO REFUNDS.
About: A full-day camp program on the beautiful Dix Hills Park grounds. The program includes a variety of activities, such as swim instruction, recreational swim, ice skating, arts and crafts, sports, group games. Limited enrollment. Medical forms are required and must be submitted one month prior to session.
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