Summer Day Camps 2018Call to book summer camps 785-864-4173

Registration open! (Closes May 25)

Solve a mystery at the museum, get muddy while learning about wetland creatures, dissect a squid, dig for fossils, launch a rocket, and more in our one-day Summer Science Camps for ages 8-11.

Our intensive and content-rich camps are designed to be engaging and provide high quality science experiences, and are developed and taught by museum education professionals with backgrounds in science and informal science education.

Scholarship assistance is available. Members of the Friends of the Museum at the household/family level and above, and their immediate family members, receive a 10 percent discount on summer camps.



2018 camps

Monday June 4, 2018 - Forensic Fun (1 spot left!)

(10am to 3pm)

A crime has been committed at the KU Natural History Museum. Join our investigation and learn forensic science techniques such as footprint and fingerprint identification, hair and DNA analysis to help solve the mystery.

Wednesday June 6, 2018 - Adventures in Biology (waiting list open)

(10am to 3pm)

Discover your inner fox, fish, fungus and more!  Explore what we have in common with other living things and how we are related through activities in the museum and outside on campus.
Note: camp includes a fish dissection.

Friday June 8, 2018 - Geology Explorations (waiting list open)

(10am to 3pm)

Become a field geologist for a day! Learn about rocks, minerals and fossils while exploring the geology of Kansas.
Note: off campus field camp.



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