Beanstalk Pirate Camp is a week full of interactive activities focused on treasure hunting and high seas adventures! Learn how to travel in a tall ship, create your own treasure map, and write swashbuckling songs together!

On Demand

Every pirate's pride is a chest filled with treasure. Let's create our own special caskets to keep both small coins and big treasures safe!

MATERIALS NEEDED

Big box

Clean recyclables

Tape

Decorations (shiny coins, costume jewelry, stuffies)

Come learn about the points of a compass and how to use a legend to read a map. Let's use symbols to create meaning in our own maps, then age them, and finally, choose where X marks the spot for our buried treasure!

MATERIALS NEEDED

Construction paper

Teabag

Bowl with warm water

Colored pencils

Crayons

Pencil

We all have special photos, drawings, and objects that we treasure. Bring your favorite treasures and let's share what they mean to us for a charming show and tell.

MATERIALS NEEDED

Favorite treasure for show and tell

Port! Starboard! Mop the deck! Climb the ladder! It's a lot of work to man a ship, but pirates have to play too! Climb aboard for a high-energy, interactive game, and let's have fun as we run a tight ship!

MATERIALS NEEDED

No materials needed!

Whether you are on a ship spotting land or on an island scouring the seas for signs of life, a telescope is a must-have in a pirate's tool kit. Come explore how telescopes work and create your own to prepare for high seas adventure ahead!

MATERIALS NEEDED

Paper towel tube

Paper

Coloring supplies

Tape

Child-safe scissors

Yarn or string

Decorations (stickers, sequins, small shells)

Shiver me timbers! Every pirate needs a ship and a trusty crew. Let's use our imaginations and things we can find around the house to build our ship and select our team of loyal shipmates.

MATERIALS NEEDED

Paper

Coloring supplies

Big box or laundry basket

Couch or couch cushions

Sheets or blankets

Broom

Stuffies or toys

Aye me mateys! Bring your imaginations and all of the instruments on your pirate ship and let's sing a swashbuckling song about our adventures on the high seas. 

MATERIALS NEEDED

Instruments of any kind

We are approaching the harbor. What can we see? What does the deserted island look like? Who is there? What do we do next? Let's discover the terrain by building and climbing a high tower and using our telescopes to get the lay of the land and prepare for island exploration.

MATERIALS NEEDED

Paper

Coloring supplies

Pirate Ship (from previous classs)

Telescope (from previous class)

Sheets or blankets

Stuffies or toys

Pirate ships have to be huge to carry all of their cargo, but how do they float when they are so heavy? Let's create our own miniature ship and see how much treasure we can fill it with!

MATERIALS NEEDED

Large bowl of water

Plastic or styrofoam cup

Popsicle sticks

Aluminum foil

Shiny coins

All good pirates need a place to store their treasure. Let's create our own pirate cove packed full of gems where we can rest amongst our riches!

MATERIALS NEEDED

Clear container

Play dough

Decorations (favorite treasures, coins, costume jewelry)

Let's end our week of pirate hi-jinks with an extra special dance party. Bring your stuffy as a plus one and come show off your gRRReat moves!

MATERIALS NEEDED

Couch or couch cushions

Carpet