P.A. Day Discovery Camps

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! 

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Kids playing in the forest in the winter

P.A. Day Discovery Camps 2019

Friday, April 5th: Let's Think Spring

Friday, May 10th: Mad Hatter Returns

Friday, June 7th: Challenge Accepted

Friday, June 28th: Hello Summer! 


Winter Break camps run two sessions each day (9:00 AM to 12:00 NOON and 1:00 to 4:00 PM). Morning and afternoon sessions are led by the same instructor and follow the same theme but are independent camps. Campers can join one or both session ( lunch is supervised and takes place on sit 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 the whole day. The Museum promotes a nut free environment. 

Personal Health and Information FormKids looking out at Armour Hill in the winter

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. 


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- Register online by clicking this link and locate Museum Camps in the right column. Select the camp you wish to register for. If it is your first registering online, you will be prompted to create an account. A valid credit card is needed for online registrations. 


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.