P.A. Day Discovery Camps 2018

The PMA is excited to offer camp programs on elementary school P.A. (Professional Activity) days and most school breaks! Modeled after the successful Summer Discovery camps, these camps are for ages 4-11, and include active play, arts and crafts, games, experiments, stories, songs and much more! 

Register NOW for our upcoming winter P.A. Day Camp programs. 

P.A. Day Discovery Camps 2018

Friday, February 2nd: The Wacky World of Dr. SeussBoy holding magnifying glass outside in winter

Come explore the wonderful and creative mind of Dr.Seuss at the Peterborough Museum & Archives! The day will include crafts, games and activities inspired by The Cat in The Hat, The Lorax, Green Eggs and Ham and more!

Friday, March 9th: KPR board only

Friday, April 20th

Friday, May 4th : PVNCCDSB board only

Friday, June 8th

Friday, June 29th 


PA Day camps run two sessions each day (9:00 AM to 12:00 NOON and 1:00 to 4:00 PM).  Morning andGroup shot of kids infront of a cup tower afternoon sessions are led by the same instructor and follow the same theme but are independent camps.  Campers can join one or both sessions (lunch is supervised and takes place on site from 12:00 NOON until 1:00 PM for campers staying the whole day).


$20/half day; $40/full day 

What to Bring

A nut free morning and/ or afternoon snack, water bottle, appropriate outdoor clothing and nut free lunch (if staying for whole day). The Museum promotes a nut free environment. 


Personal Health Form

Each child attending camp must complete and submit a Personal Health Form. This form will be kept on file at the Museum, and only needs to be completed once each year. We encourage parents to download the health form to be printed and filled out at home, and brought on the day of camp. Blank health forms are also available upon drop-off. 


REGISTRATION Kids experimenting with paint

1. In Person- visit the Peterborough Museum & Archives (300 Hunter St. East, Peterborough). Payment in full must accompany all registrations and can be made using cash, cheque, MasterCard, VISA, AMEX or Interac.

2. Phone- please call the Museum at (705) 743-5180 with a valid credit card.

3. Online- click on the link and locate Museum Programs on the left tool bar. Please note this option does require an account PIN number and a client bar code for each person registering. A valid credit card is required to complete your transaction and registration. Click here to register online


Refunds may be requested up to 5 business days prior to the start of the program. An administration fee of 10% of class fees will be withheld, with a minimum fee of $5.  


In the course of all program activities, photos will be taken and audio and/or visual recordings may be made.  The Peterborough Museum & Archives reserves the right to use all photographs and videos of all our programs, participants, special events and facilities for promotional purposes.