Spring Break Staycation

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Give yourself and the kids a break!

Spring Break Staycation

Interactive arts and music events, museum scavenger hunts, performed drama, story time, and open gym & pool activities especially for children ages 3-12 are offered at several venues on the Wheaton College campus throughout the week of Monday, March 30 through Thursday, April 2, 2015. Note that there are no activities scheduled for Good Friday, April 3.

Activities are offered at no cost. No registration is required. All materials and prizes are provided. Children must be accompanied by their caregivers.

Here's what you can find at the Billy Graham Center Museum

 

Easter Readings

Ages 12 and under
3:30 - 4:00 pm, MON - THU, in Museum Rotunda
Spring and Easter are just around the corner. Raise winter spirits and thaw frozen imaginations with 30 minutes of stories that vary daily.

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Calligraphy Sketches

All ages
9:30 am - 5:00 pm, MON - THU, in Museum Gallery
How’s your penmanship? Find a comfortable spot in the gallery to emulate the master word-picture artist Timothy R. Botts, or learn how to draw out the meaning of a phrase from the artist's instructional lesson. Sketching materials provided.


 

History Scavenger Hunt

All ages
9:30 am - 5:00 pm, MON - THU*, in Museum Exhibits
Adventure through America on an expedition from 1492. Search the museum to find clues and rare artifacts. Successful explorers claim a prize. Different scavenger hunts are provided for both preschoolers and older children.

*WED 01 APR exhibit scavenger hunt hours are 11 am - 5 pm

Events are free and open to the public. Childcare is not provided, so parents and other caregivers should enjoy activities with children.

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