Supervised programmes for ages 7-13 years
8.30am-5pm Monday to Friday (except ANZAC Day)
$45 per day
Have fun at the Museum these school holidays. Leave the children with us to enjoy supervised, tutored programmes.
Myths and Legends:
Thursday 26 April
What happens when Maui meets Hercules? Explore the legends and recreate the stories of two demigods. Paint the imaginary scenes in Greek vase stile.
Friday 27 April
Farewell Milk Matters as our science galleries are mooooving on to host a new exciting exhibition. Bring along your old gumboots for a makeover and take home an amazing piece of farm-style art.
If booking for multiple children for more than one programme: Enter each of their details for the first programme they are attending, then use the drop-down box labelled 'Copy data from' to save re-entering the information.
Terms and Conditions
Programmes must be booked and paid for online by 10pm the day prior to selected programme. Bookings are not confirmed until payment is received.
Registrations must be completed by a parent or guardian of the child enrolled over the age of 18 years old.
You must book and supply complete enrolment details for each child. A copy of this will be emailed to you.
Once accepted registrations are final. If your child/children cannot attend a booked programme, we require 24 hours' notice of cancellation to issue a refund. Email us to notify.
Unless required by law, transfers or refunds (partial or full) are not issued except in extenuating circumstances and at the sole discretion of Waikato Museum.
The everyday programme ratio is one teacher to 10 children. Depending on the activity, some programmes require more supervision.
Children will be in view of staff at all times when appropriate.
Children will be informed of the boundaries and are expected to stay within them.
Children are not to leave the supervised area.
Children misbehaving to such a level that it causes disruption to the programme and others will be removed and their parents/caregivers will be contacted to collect them.
Children who are too unwell to participate will be assessed and the appropriate action taken to assist them. Parents/caregivers will be contacted in the first instance and in most cases will be asked to collect their child/children.
What to bring:
Suitable clothing must be worn e.g. outdoor activities require a warm jacket in the winter or a sunhat in the summer.
Children must bring appropriate, healthy food for morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea, and a labelled drink bottle.
Full day programmes are from 8.30am – 5pm.
Children must be collected at or before 5pm. If you are more than 10 minutes late to pick up your child/children, a $10 fee will apply per child.
Parking is available in the Museum car park (paid) accessible on the north side Victoria Street entrance of ArtsPost or on Grantham Street (2 and 3 hour limit).