Summer Camps


Summer Camps

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Before registering, be sure to read the following 2023 Camp Policies and FAQs

Please email Summer Camps Manager at if you have any questions. Thank you!

STEAM-Powered Summer | Ages 8-10 |9 am-4 pm

Discovery Gateway Members: $230
General Public: 

These full-day camps are chock full of games, projects, and STEAM-centered activities to keep your kids engaged, enthralled, and excited all summer long.

Raptor Rangers Camp

Do you have an aspiring paleontologist who can name more dinosaurs than cereal brands? Our paleontologist-in-training will make their own dinosaur fossils, dissect owl pellets to identify real bones, and meet modern dinosaurs with a guest appearance from Hawkwatch!


Does your camper have what it takes to be a spy? Prepare to solve crimes using science, technology, engineering, and math, just like your pals from ODD Squad. Work with your very own squad to become masterful detectives, with the museum as your headquarters in this action-packed camp! This thrilling camp will feature daring missions, “laser” obstacle courses, and a week full of mysteries to solve.

Space Explorers

July 31st-August 4th

Ground Control to Space cadets, are you ready to discover the mysteries of space? Cadets will discover what makes the stars “twinkle,” make their own rockets, and enjoy a visit to Clark Planetarium in this mission through our solar system. Your camper will enjoy hands-on experiments and crafts to better understand our universe.

Painting during Make a Mini Book project

Art Adventure Camp

Does your camper see art in everything? In this camp, we take the “Art” in S.T.E.A.M seriously! Your camper will find the beauty behind science and explore 2D and 3D art through a multitude of hands-on experiments. Campers will have private time in our in-house Studio, explore the chemistry behind baking with our RubySnap Exhibit, and create beautiful works of art for the home.

Junior Summer Camps | Ages 5-7

Discovery Gateway Members: $130
General Public: $150

Have a little one who’s just itching for the camp experience? Try out our shortened, 4-hour junior camps! During the week, we will explore themes like wilderness, art, and culture through games, crafts, and stories.

Contact Teri Gardner (Summer Camp Manager) at for questions about registering.

Artful Antics Camp

Calling all artisans in the making! This camp will explore all kinds of artistic expressions, from dancing and acting to creating beautiful works of art. Perform a show in our Story Time Factory exhibit, have private time with our in-house art instructor, and explore how science can help to make beautiful creations! This camp will provide ample opportunities to get their hands messy!

I Dig Dinos Camp

Is your adventurer ready for an exploration to the past? Our dinosaur camp will have your little one digging for bones in our one-of-a-kind dig pit, hatching their own dino eggs, and meeting some modern dinosaurs from Hawkwatch! The camp will feature hands-on science experiments, prehistoric-themed crafts, and access to our state-of-the-art Paleontology exhibit.

Blast Off! Camp

Jr. Astronauts, are you ready for a mission through space? Join us on this mission through the stars! In this STEAM camp, little astronauts will enjoy participating in hands-on experiments, designing their own rockets, and creating new life forms. At the end of the week, campers will enjoy a visit to Clark Planetarium to complete their out-of-this-world experience


Superhero Academy

August 7th-11th

Calling all future superheroes, this is your signal to assemble! Channel your inner superhero and discover what it takes to save the world through science. Discover the superpowers all around as we discover the true strength of a spiderweb, learn to defy gravity, and create your own secret identity.