Register for NC Museum of Art’s Family Campout and Movie


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Photo courtesy of North Carolina Museum of Art

April 29 2016 UPDATE: This event is now sold out.

Would you like to give your kids a fun camping experience not too far from home? The North Carolina Museum of Art is hosting its “Family Campout and Movie” at its Museum Park May 21-22, and registration is now open.

This event features lawn games, burgers and hot dogs; art-making activities; the family film “Minions” s’mores; and a glow walk. The event kicks off Saturday, May 21, with unloading and setup from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. On Sunday, campers wake up to breakfast and surprises before packing out. By 10 a.m. Sunday, all camping equipment and other personal belongings must be removed. The cost is $25 for museum members (ages 2 and older) and $35 for nonmembers (ages 2 and older). Each site is allowed up to six campers.

Photo courtesy of North Carolina Museum of Art

Campers are asked to take a tent, sleeping bags and lanterns. Admission includes:

·         15-by-15-foot campsite that can accommodate up to six campers. Outfitters from Great Outdoor Provision Company, which is sponsoring the event, will be available for set-up assistance.

·         Colorful silicone wristband

·         Lawn games for adults and kids

·         Art-making activities for kids and adults

·         Buffet dinner of burgers and hot dogs followed by campfire cones

·         Private screening of Minions (PG) on our outdoor screen

·         Evening glow-stick walk in the Museum Park

·         Light breakfast of coffee, juice, fruit and doughnuts in the morning

·         Family yoga

·         Sunrise trek through the Museum Park

Beer and wine will not be served at this event, which is sponsored by  Registration and a signed waiver are required, and you can buy tickets and register at this link. The rain date for this event is May 28-29.

 

 

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