Summer Day Camps 2020Call to book summer camps 785-864-4173

Registration for 2020 camps opens on March 3.

Solve a mystery at the museum, get muddy while learning about wetland creatures, dissect a squid, dig for fossils, and more in our one-day Summer Science Camps for ages 8-11. Each camp is $80.

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.

Registration and scholarship forms available now but will not be reviewed until March 3.



2020 camps

Monday June 8, 2020 - Forensic Fun

(10am to 3pm)

A crime has been committed at the KU Natural History Museum. Join our investigation and learn forensic science techniques including fingerprint identification, DNA analysis, and more to help solve the mystery.
Note: maximum camp enrollment is 18 participants.

Wednesday June 10, 2020 - Science-PALOOZA

(10am to 3pm)

Join us for a dynamic, fast-paced science adventure. Campers will participate in a range of engaging activities from across the sciences both in museum and at outdoor campus locations.
Note: maximum camp enrollment is 18 participants.

Friday June 12, 2020 - Expedition: Forest Floor

(10am to 3pm)

Get ready to get dirty! Explore the forest floor to learn about soil and the diversity of life it supports.
Note: off campus field camp; maximum camp enrollment is 15 participants.


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