Saturday Morning Club

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For children ages 5 to 14

Paint a masterpiece, build an empire and explore the world—before lunch! Every fall, winter and spring children will enjoy 8 Saturdays of fun-filled, educational adventures in the ROM's fascinating galleries.

Courses are taught by qualified instructors and classes are limited to 20 students.

Saturday Morning Club is generously supported by the Philip and Berthe Morton Foundation.

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Fall Session: Saturdays, October 19 - December 7, 2013, 9 am - 12 noon, (8 weeks)

Winter Session: Saturdays, January 11 - March 1, 2014 (Feb 15 excluded), 9 am - 12 noon, (7 weeks)

Spring Session: Saturdays, April 5 - June 7, 2014 (April 19 & May 17 excluded), 9 am - 12 noon (8 weeks)

We would like to share some feedback about the Saturday Morning Club program.

  • "Can’t say enough about how wonderful the SMC program is. My daughter is always excited to come and wishes she could do it everyday!!"
  • "The best things about SMC are…activities that accompany the lesson – my child has come home excited to talk about stories read, different art materials used, etc."
  • "He gets to learn and explore with professional educators and his friends."

Friday, April 18, 2014

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 07 2014 except Sat Apr 19 2014, Sat May 17 2014.
Saturday, April 5, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, June 7, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00

The ROM is full of timeless treasures just waiting to be discovered. What amazing artifacts or surprising specimens will you find in the magical museum chest each week? Tools for a dinosaur digging expedition? Wings to take you on the flight of a bumble bee?

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 07 2014 except Sat Apr 19 2014, Sat May 17 2014.
Saturday, April 5, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, June 7, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00

Get ready to spend your days working with clay! Your talented instructor will guide you in creating masterpieces like amazing ancient drinking vessels and cool creatures.

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 07 2014 except Sat Apr 19 2014, Sat May 17 2014.
Saturday, April 5, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, June 7, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00

Indulge your love of nature as you learn what the world is made of. Wonder at precious minerals from the depths of the earth and the far reaches of space. Examine microscopic organisms and sample a fruit’s DNA.

Repeats every week every Saturday 8 times except Sat Apr 19 2014, Sat May 17 2014.
Saturday, April 5, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, June 7, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00

Prepare for an eye-opening journey east of the Mediterranean. Learn about tombs, tells and ziggurats. Follow ancient trade routes and explore the amazing innovations that formed civilization as we know it. Discover the magical realm of Chinese dragons and other mythical creatures.

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 07 2014 except Sat Apr 19 2014, Sat May 17 2014.
Saturday, April 5, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, June 7, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00

Have you ever wanted to be a scientist and solve the mysteries of everyday life? Well here’s your chance! Conduct simple experiments to find out why the sky is blue, why leaves change colour in the fall, and what paper airplane design flies the farthest.

Repeats every week every Saturday 8 times except Sat Apr 19 2014, Sat May 17 2014.
Saturday, April 5, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, June 7, 2014 | 09:00 - 12:00

Learn about legends, monsters, scrolls, and weapons from the actual cultures and artifacts upon which Dungeons & Dragons-style games are based. Use your imagination to bring it all to life while playing an on-going campaign in a ROM-inspired D&D world.