Summer Camps

2014 Camps - Registration Now Open!

Follow the trail in a high-tech scavenger hunt, get muddy while learning about wetland creatures, dig for fossils, launch a rocket, or solve a mystery at the museum in our one-day Summer Science Camps. Participants explore nature and science through demonstrations, hands-on activities, and experiments in the museum and out in the field. Our intensive and content-rich camps are designed to be engaging and provide high quality science experiences

Registration closes 5pm on Friday, May 30th. To register for a camp, download this form or call 785.864.4173. Scholarship assistance is available. Members of the Friends of the Museum at the household level and above, and their immediate family members, receive a 10 percent discount on summer camps. Frequently asked questions about summer camps can be found here.


NEW CAMP for 2014 - Sea Science - FULL!

June 9, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Squid, salt, seashells and more! Explore the intriguing and diverse world of marine biology in our new camp.

Science-PALOOZA - only 8 spaces left!

June 11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Join us for a dynamic, fast-paced science adventure. Campers will participate in a range of engaging activities from across the sciences both in the museum and at outdoor campus locations.

Geology Explorations - FULL!

June 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Become a field geologist for a day! Learn about rocks, minerals and fossils while exploring the geology of Kansas.

Curious about other summer camps we have offered? You can check out descriptions of previous camps or look at photos of previous camps.