Kindergarten Readiness Camp 2023
August 7 - 11, 2023
Play, learn, explore, and discover during Kindergarten Readiness Camp at San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum!
Going to school the first time can seem a little scary, but we are here to show you that learning with friends can be fun! Kindergarten Readiness Camp is designed for children ages 4-6 years old who are getting ready to enter Pre-Kindergarten, Transitional Kindergarten, or Kindergarten.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Ages: Entering Pre-Kindergarten, Transitional Kindergarten, or Kindergarten (4* - 6 years old)
- Maximum capacity to ensure a safe and educational experience: 15
- Full week sign-ups only
- 10% discounts for siblings*
*Campers must be able to use bathroom facilities without the help from an adult.
**Please contact DiscoveryCamp@sdcdm.org to learn more about the sibling discount option.
What will campers do at Kindergarten Readiness Camp?
- Practice letter and number recognition
- Follow a routine and schedule to build confidence
- Develop social skills through play
- Practice gross motor development through dancing and movement
- Refine fine motor skills using various tools such as pencils, markers, paintbrushes
A Day in the Life of a Camper
9:00-9:15 Arrival Activities and Bathroom Break
9:15-9:30 Welcome Song or Game
9:30-10:00 Circle Time Story
10:00-10:30 Museum Exploration*
10:45-11:00 Snack time**
11:00-11:30 Hands-on Art Activity
11:30-12:00 Math, Literacy, Science, Art Centers
12:00-12:30 Museum Exploration*
1:15-1:30 Closing Storytime
1:30-1:45 Goodbye Song
1:45-2:00 Free Choice Activities and Dismissal
*Campers will enjoy indoor and outdoor museum exploration each day.
**Campers are required to bring their own (peanut-free) snacks and lunches. Snacks and lunches will be eaten in the Indoor Classroom.
Are you ready to EXPLORE, IMAGINE and EXPERIMENT with us?
Frequently Asked Questions
For more information on health and safety policies, camp eligibility, cancellation policies, and general camp procedures, please visit our Camp FAQ page.
Questions? Please email DiscoveryCamp@sdcdm.org