Creativity Camps for Kids

Kids in 1st to 8th grade gain access to arts and educational opportunities housed in some of Seattle's most prestigious institutions.

The Museum of Pop Culture is proud to team up with Seattle Children's Theatre and Pacific Science Center to offer Creativity Camps for Kids.

Pacific Science Center + MoPOP


Grades 1–2

Discover the science behind sound in this amped up week! At MoPOP, artists will take you on a tour to explore rock ‘n’ roll. Join a group and form a band by picking a name and collaboratively composing a song that will be recorded for family and friends. Experiment with electric guitars, keyboards, theremins and tuning forks. Then travel to Pacific Science Center to explore vibration, pitch and volume as you investigate your vocal cords and create your own instruments. Find out how tubes, wind and string combine to make the sounds of science

  • July 10–14 + August 7–11, 2017, 8:30am–4:25pm
    • Before April 30: $415 ($385 members)
    • After April 30: $445 ($415 members)

Seattle Children's Theatre + MoPOP


Grades 6–8

A backstage pass to the worlds of theater and music. Sneak behind the scenes at Seattle Children’s Theatre, explore the roles of theater artists, and use improvisation to develop original scenes to perform in class. On-site at MoPOP take the next step in your musical journey: learning the craft of songwriting. Students will be assembled into bands and learn to write songs by studying their favorite artists before recording their own originals. Basic knowledge of an instrument is a plus, but not required.”

  • July 17–21, 2017, 8:45am–4:00pm
  • Before May 31: $340
  • After May 31: $365
  • MoPOP members receive a $25 discount


Grades 4–6

Combine music and acting to learn how to express character through song! At Seattle Children’s Theatre we will use improvisation and story structure to develop original works for in-class performances. On-site at MoPOP, we’ll investigate the roots of pop music, create songs inspired by your favorite artists, and record your own original music.

  • July 24–28 + July 31–August 4, 2017, 8:45am–4:00pm
  • Before May 31: $340
  • After May 31: $365
  • MoPOP members receive a $25 discount