Summer Camp


The Bryan Museum has a select amount of scholarships offered to low income families or young learners in need. If you feel you qualify for a scholarship or partial scholarship, please fill out the scholarship form online to the right or fill out the pdf form below and return it to the Museum. A Museum representative will contact you, if selected.

Download the PDF Here – TBM-Scholarship Form 2021

Monday | Stories of Galveston

Tuesday | Stories of Exploration and Survival

Wednesday | Stories of Settlement and Revolution

Thursday | Stories of Westward Expansion

Friday | Your Texas Story

  • Choose between the week of July 12 or July 19. 
  • Camp runs from 9 a.m. -3 p.m.
  • Each camp session is limited to 15 campers per cycle.  Contact for waitlist information.
  • Bring a sack lunch – Mon -Thurs. Pizza provided on Friday. Snacks provided each day. 
  • Campers will have the opportunity to enter our annual writing and art contest.
  • Ages 9-12 
  • $250 for the week
  • Scholarships available 

Five days of fun-filled, hands-on history camp at The Bryan Museum.  

Daily Themes are The Stories of GalvestonThe Stories of Exploration and SurvivalThe Stories of Settlement and RevolutionThe Stories of Westward Expansion and Your Texas Story. 

Each day will include a combination of creative writing, artifact exploration, gallery tours, art, comic creation, guest speakers, drama, and games. 

Learn about Galveston’s indigenous people, Cabeza de Vaca, Jean Lafitte, Bernardo de Galvez, Sam Houston and the Texas Revolutionaries, cowboy culture, Bose Ikard and Charles Goodnight. 

The camp takes place at The Bryan Museum in Galveston, formerly, the Galveston Orphans Home.