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June 2019

Fossil Camp

17-June to 21-June from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Fort East Martello Museum, 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Ages 6-12 (Please note that due to the intensive nature of our camps, we are unable to accommodate children under 6 years of age.) Children will learn about specific geological epochs and the associated dinosaur’s species that dominated at the time. Each day will feature a different time period (Triassic, Jurassic, etc) and include crafts and activities highlighting the day’s lesson. As children become familiar with the full range of extinct species, they will make fossil replicas in the classroom. The…

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Cinema Camp

24-June to 28-June from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Fort East Martello Museum, 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Ages 6-12 (Please note that due to the intensive nature of our camps, we are unable to accommodate children under 6 years of age.) In the age of digital media, children use all manner of devices to create short films for their own entertainment. Join Ms. Crystal for a week of engaging activities designed to channel the genius behind the camera. In this camp, the children will develop a script, cast roles, design costumes and direct a movie. The students will…

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July 2019

THE COST Free

Art and Design Camp

1-July to 5-July from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Fort East Martello Museum, 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Ages 6-12 (Please note that due to the intensive nature of our camps, we are unable to accommodate children under 6 years of age.)  PLEASE NOTE: CAMP CLOSED July 4th in observation of our Independence Day. In addition to creating unique works of art using various mediums, students will take a field trip to the Lighthouse in preparation to participate in the annual Key Lime Pie Drop. Key West’s most creative minds attempt to outsmart gravity by finding a way to…

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Pirate Camp

8-July to 12-July from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Fort East Martello Museum, 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Ages 6-12 (Please note that due to the intensive nature of our camps, we are unable to accommodate campers under 6-years old) Join us for a week of pirate-themed activities. The children will make pirate pouches to collect treasure on a nature walk, make personalized pirate flags, learn authentic pirate knots and lashings, participate in a treasure hunt with puzzles and riddles and compete in a day-long water battle for ‘the booty’. Instructors: Rick "Deadeye" Wheelus, Kevin Lisinski, and Crystal Smith…

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Sci-Fi Camp

15-July to 19-July from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Fort East Martello Museum, 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Ages 6-12 (Please note that due to the intensive nature of our camps, we are unable to accommodate children under 6 years of age.) 3……2…….1…… BLAST OFF into the unknown! Campers will have fun using black light painting techniques to learn about the solar system. They will design UFO’s and apply their knowledge of the planets and constellations to determine how best to travel through space and time. Instructors: Crystal Smith and Kevin Lisinski Camp Details In addition to registering online,…

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Wreckers Camp

22-July to 26-July from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Fort East Martello Museum, 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Ages 6-12 (Please note that due to the intensive nature of our camps, we are unable to accommodate children under 6 years of age.) Don your derby, bonnet or top hat and relive the wrecking era in Key West. In 1825, Congress passed the Federal Wrecking Act and opened the floodgates for an industry that catapulted Key West to fame and fortune. Between 1828 and the 1850s, Key West was considered the richest city in the country, per capita. A winning…

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Mario Sanchez Camp

29-July to 2-August from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Fort East Martello, 3501 South Roosevelt Blvd
Key West, Fl 33040 United States
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Ages 6-12 (Please note that due to the intensive nature of our camps, we are unable to accommodate children under 6 years of age.) Students will tour the Custom House exhibition, paying particular attention to the work of America’s premier Cuban-American folk artist, Mario Sanchez. Students will learn about the elaborate brown paper bag sketches that Sanchez drew before beginning his intaglio’s. After the tour, the students will have the opportunity to depict their Key West memories on brown paper…

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August 2019

Adventure Camp

5-August to 9-August from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Fort East Martello Museum, 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Ages 6-12 (Please note that due to the intensive nature of our camps, we are unable to accommodate campers under 6 years old) BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND Students will play the part of the hero as well as the antagonist in a fantasy-themed week of action.  The students will work together to solve a variety of different puzzles while designing their own modules along the way. The campers will work on; Creative problem solving Map/maze design Artistic development Physical and…

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October 2019

Student Workshop | Scars and Scabs, Wounds and Gore

14-October from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Fort East Martello Museum, 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Crystal Smith, professional makeup artist and team leader of Key West Body Designs, has honed her skills working with the Sci-Fi Channel’s Skin Wars and Face Off crews. Join Crystal as she hosts a theatrical makeup class that will provide a family-friendly “Scars and Scabs, Wounds and Gore” workshop that teaches hands-on skills using latex and household products to transform individuals into the Undead!  Small kits will be included to take home as well as step-by-step instructions on everything you…

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November 2019

Student Workshop | Archaeology: The Heavenly Horses

25-November to 27-November from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Fort East Martello Museum, 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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This 3-day workshop features puzzles, traps, obstacles courses, field games, ancient alphabets, costuming and live action role playing. Guided by historic personas like Julius Caesar, Attila the Hun and the Emperors of China, our adventure teams will travel along the Silk Road, across the Steppes and over the Himalayas as they discover the connections between the East and the West, save the world and solve the riddle of the Heavenly Horses.   Ages 6-12 (Please note that due to the…

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December 2019

Student Workshop | Adventure: The Rise of the Dark Queen

30-December to 2-January from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Rise of the Dark Queen is the 4th installment of our ongoing adventure series in the magical land of Jozan. This 4-day workshop will take students on a hero’s quest across the realm to save the king. They will face dangers, solve puzzles and avoid traps while costume making, team building and live action role playing.   Camp Dates:  Monday December 30th Tuesday, December 31st (Please note that camp will not take place on Wednesday, January 1st) Thursday January 2nd…

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January 2020

Student Workshop | Woodtastic Workshop

6-January from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Fort East Martello Museum, 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Student Workshop | Woodtastic WorkshopMonday, January 6, 2020, from 9:00AM-4:00PMCamp Details: Campers will experience different grains and textures of wood that will excite their imaginations, while using full creativity in building custom art works to take home and last a lifetime.Ages 6-12 (Please note that due to the intensive nature of our camps, we are unable to accommodate campers under 6 years old)Instructor: Crystal SmithCamp begins at 9:00AM and ends at 4:00PM. To ensure the comfort of your child throughout…

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March 2020

Professional Day Workshop | Friday the 13th Fear Factory

13-March from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Fort East Martello Museum, 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Professional Day Workshop | Friday the 13th Fear Factory Friday, March 13, 2020, from 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Instructors Deadeye and Kevin will lead the students on a series of challenges based on the greatest fear, the unknown. Some challenges will be individual based while others will involve teams, leading up to a fear based mystery. Are you brave enough to enter the Fear Factory? Ages 6-12: Please note that due to the intensive nature of our camps, we are unable…

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Student Workshop | Medieval: War of the Three Kingdoms

16-March to 20-March from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Fort East Martello, 3501 South Roosevelt Blvd
Key West, Fl 33040 United States
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Student Workshop | Medieval: War of the Three Kingdoms March 16th-20th, 2020, from 9:00 AM-4:00 PM   This 5-day workshop will be focused on the Medieval period in China, during the 3rd century AD, following the fall of the Han dynasty. Based on the Chinese literary classic, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, participants will venture through China as they learn about Chinese art, culture, calligraphy, and battlefield tactics.   Ages 6-12: Please note that due to the intensive nature of…

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