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The after-school program is designed for children ages 5 to 10. Younger children are welcome under the supervision of an adult. Cost: $1 per child. Reservations recommended.
Fall 2013 Schedule:
Hejsan Theme – Explorers
Sept. 5: Adolf Appellof (Octopus Sculptures)
Sept. 19: Vikings (Learn to Dress Like a Viking)
Oct. 3: Vikings (Viking Ship Model)
Oct. 17: Buzz Aldrin (Moon Replica)
Nov. 7: Charles Lindbergh (Model Airplanes)
Nov. 21: Theodor Mortensen (Sea Urchin Playground Balls)
Dec. 5: Gunnar Andersson (Mini Helicopters)
Dec. 19: Samuel Balto (Reindeer Ornaments)
Join Pippi Longstocking, a popular Swedish character, for Swedish pancakes, crafts, singing and dancing. This is a unique opportunity to meet Pippi and learn how to make pancakes Pippi-style! All ages are welcome. Click here for more information about the time and cost for this popular program. The next date for this event is:
Travel the world without leaving Chicago! Come and explore the food, dance, folk arts, and cultural identities of a different country each day in our “Pioneer the World” day camp. Campers end the week with their very own “World’s Fair” to show off their work to the public. Pioneer Camp is always packed with fun and adventure for children ages 7 to 10. Cost for 2013 session: $200 members, $250 non-members; extended care is available until 4 p.m. for an additional $75. Click here to register for this year’s camp.
2013 “Pioneer the World” Camp will take place:
Aug. 5-9, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Join Frey the Viking for Swedish Pancakes, crafts, and games. All ages are welcome! Please check our calendar for the latest date for Viking Breakfast.
Please check back for this event in 2014.
Breakfast with Tomten is a Swedish pancake breakfast with traditional crafts, dancing around the Christmas tree and a special visit from Tomten (Santa). It sells out each year and makes for a great family tradition. More information regarding the cost of the event is available on the calendar. Pre-paid reservations are required and can be made online. Dates for this year are:
Saturday, Dec. 14 and Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013 at 9 a.m.
Family Night is a free event between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. with crafts for children in the gallery space while parents can enjoy the current temporary exhibit. The Children’s Museum is also open during this time. This is currently a quarterly event.
The next Family Night will be on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, 4 – 7 p.m.
Please check back for upcoming special events.