Families

Looking for something new and exciting to do with your friends and family? Join us for a variety of exciting new educational offerings designed for youth and families. See why a visit to the Ward Museum is a great way to celebrate art, nature and tradition!

Discovery Backpacks

(FREE) The Ward Museum has discovery backpacks fully outfitted with everything you would need for a scientific investigation of the natural world. Free for use around the museum grounds during normal business hours. The backpacks, funded by the Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network, are filled with tools to assist students’ nature study on the trail.

Drop in Art Jr.

(FREE) Every Wednesday from 10:00 – 11:00 am. Share a story followed by a thematic craft with the little ones in your life. Program supported by the Susan K. Black Foundation.

Pop Up Art

(FREE) Drop in with the whole family for an artist led activity every third Saturday from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Local guest artists and cultural art projects each month. Each artist will also have a pop up exhibit of their own artwork in addition to teaching their craft. Program supported by the Susan K. Black Foundation.

Boy & Girl Scouts

The Ward Museum provides a range of programs to help scouts build up their badges. The Girl Scout badges that the Ward Museum currently offers are Outdoor Art, Gardening, Butterflies, Woodworker, Drawing, Insect ABCs, Photography, Oceans, Wetlands, River, and Bay. The Boy Scout badges the Ward Museum currently offers are Basketry, Bird Study, Fishing, Insect Study, Photography, Sculpture, and Woodcarving. If you have any questions about these programs or see one we offer that is not currently scheduled, feel free to contact us (410-742-4988 x 110, wardeducation@salisbury.edu).

Upcoming Badge Programs Registration
Outdoor Art (Daisy and Brownie) – Saturday, October 5th, 2019 1pm – 4pm
Outdoor Art (Junior) – Saturday, October 26th, 2019 1pm – 4pm
Drawing (Junior) – January 25th, 2020 1pm – 4pm
Gardening (Junior) – April 4th, 2020 1pm – 4pm
H2O – Wetlands & River Double Badge (Daisy through Junior) – May 9th, 2020 1pm – 4pm
H2O – Bay & Ocean Double Badge (Daisy through Junior) – May 23rd, 2020 1pm – 4pm

Summer Camps

With a range of options, the Ward Museum’s summer camp offerings have something for everyone. From science to art, we have the perfect mix of fun and education for your child. Keep an eye open for our upcoming 2020 camps!

Space is limited. All camps are Monday through Friday, 9am to 4pm. $100 per child per camp for Ward Museum family-level members, $125 per child per camp for everyone else. Call us at 410-742-4988 ext. 120 to sign up!

Camp Cancellation Policy: A full refund will be administered if cancellation occurs more than 1 month from camp start date, minus a $25 processing fee. A 50% refund will be issued if cancellation occurs more than 2 weeks from the camp start date. No refund will be issued if cancellation occurs less than two weeks from the camp start date. Special cases will be at the discretion of the Ward Museum.