Programs & Camps | Pensacola MESS Hall

Programs & Camps

The Pensacola MESS Hall offers a variety of camps, classes and program throughout the year. Click here for hours of operation!

For information about our homeschool workshops, visit the Home School Workshops page.

Gulf Coast Science Festival

Mark your calendars for the inaugural Gulf Coast Science Festival March 8-17. Find out more!

Join us March 8-17 for the inaugural Gulf Coast Science Festival!

This Festival will feature a variety of science- and technology-related activities, all with the goal of inspiring curiosity, experimentation, and creative problem solving by both adults and children.

Expo Day – Join us March 17, 2018 at Seville Square where organizations from across our region will provide engaging activities that make science accessible and fun. Teachers, plan to bring your students on March 16 for a special field trip day!

Satellite Events – Throughout the week there will be additional events hosted by organization in our community, from Trivia night to a Festival of Flight (March 10). Check the Festival Website for the updated list.

Tinker Tots

Young learners and their caregivers will have the opportunity to explore new topics each month in an age-appropriate activity. Each session will begin with a story, and participants will then explore the topic with hands on materials. Participation in Saturday Tinker Tots includes admission to the museum, though caregivers and other family members will need to pay if the family chooses to explore the museum after the program.
Ages 3-K. 9 AM – 9:45 AM. $5.60/$7 member/nonmember. Preregistration is required.

April 7 & 9 – Robotics
April 30 and May 12 – Astronomy

Curiosity Days

Special activities and demonstrations will engage visitors in a different topic each month. Activities are suitable for a variety of ages and will be available from 1 PM – 4 PM. Included with admission.

April 14 – Robotics – National Robotics Week
May 5 – AstronoMay – International Space Day


Summer Camp

Click here for more information and registration.

Week AM Camp Grade Level PM Camp Grade Level
5/28 to 6/1 Science Sampler 1-6 Full Day Option 1-6
6/4 to 6/8 EcoQuest 1-3 Girls Who Code 4-7
6/11 to 6/15 Inventor’s Workshop 1-3 Full Day with FCAC
6/11 to 6/15 Inventor’s Workshop 4-7 Full Day with FCAC
6/18 to 6/22 Materials Matter 1-3 Full Day with FCAC
6/18 to 6/22 Materials Matter 4-7 Full Day with FCAC
6/25 to 6/29 Space Troopers 1-3 Space Troopers 4-7
7/2 to 7/6 (not 7/4) Science Sampler (4 days) 1-6 Full Day Option 1-6
7/9 to 7/13 Water Works 1-3 Discover Architecture 4-7
7/16 to 7/20 Illuminating Inventions 1-3 Illuminating Inventions 4-7
7/23 to 7/27 Anatomy Academy 1-3 Anatomy Academy 4-7
7/30 to 8/3 Robot Set Code 1-3 Robot Set Code 4-7