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Programs for Kids, Families and Scouts

Families

There are many things for families to do together at the Frick. From handling century-old objects to discovering the personality behind a portrait, children and their accompanying adults have fun discovering history, art, and transportation together.

Many of our family programs don’t require pre-registration, so if you’re looking for something different to do, check our special drop-in programs.

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Summer Fun  

Family Fun Day: Castles and Kingdoms
Saturday, July 11
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Travel back to the time of tapestries and the days of dragons. Design a bold shield, paint some colorful pennants or weave a wall-hanging. Our colossal castle awaits your creative touch!


All Family Fun Day activities are FREE. No registration necessary.  Exhibition admission included for participating families.



Summer Fun  

Family Fun Day: Things That Fly
Saturday, August 8
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The sky’s the limit as you create birds, kites, rockets, UFOs, and whatever flying things you can think of. No wings or pilot’s license necessary—just bring your imagination and enthusiasm!


All Family Fun Day activities are FREE. No registration necessary.  Exhibition admission included for participating families.





Let's Move  

UPMC Health Plan Let's Move Family Fun Day
Presented by UPMC Health Plan
Saturday, September 12
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Play old-fashioned games on our lovely, level lawns. Take a turn at badminton, sack racing, the obstacle course, and giant Twister, to name a few. Unplug and join in this day of lively outdoor activity.


All Family Fun Day activities are FREE. No registration necessary.  Exhibition admission included for participating families.



Ongoing

Girl Scouts  

Girl Scout Programs

Download a guide to our 2015–2016 Girl Scout programs.




Pet Tales   Pet Tales
A self-guided experience for families to get moving,
learn and have fun!


Families are invited to gallop, waddle, waggle, and prance across the Frick’s “fetchingly” beautiful grounds while learning about the pets that lived at Clayton.

Stop at the Visitor Center for our new Pet Tales at the Frick walking guide and enjoy an animal-themed jaunt meant for people! Go at your own pace and take yourself­—and your family—for a playful walk!

FREE.


Summer Camps  

Summer Camp

Summertime is fun time at Frick, inspired by the collections and exhibitions set in our beautiful grounds. Kids return year after year to our summer camps to discover new worlds, expand their creativity and make lasting friendships.


Discover the wonders of history, create amazing art and play in the best backyard in town!


Passport to Imagination - Register Now! Call 412-371-0600.
Monday–Friday, August 17–21
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
For kids entering grades 2–5

When travel plans include awesome art and non-stop fun, it’s definitely worth the trip! Join us for a fantastic week of painting, sculpting and drawing. We’ll journey far and wide, through our diverse collection and beautiful grounds. Just remember your travel essentials: energy, enthusiasm and imagination! $175 members; $215 non-members.

Pre- and post-care for Passport to Imagination camp
is available for a limited number of campers. 


Pre-care, 8:00–9:00 a.m.: $30/week.

Post-care, 3:00–5:30 p.m.: $60/week.