Science Summer Camps At Home

2021 Free Virtual Summer Camps announced!

Visit our 2021 Summer Camps page for details.

BIODIVERSITY CAMP - June 21 to 25, 2021

Science Summer Camps At Home

NOTE: These free online summer camps on this page were originally presented in 2020 and are still available online.

All Science Summer Camp at Home events occur in your home – all you need is a computer and an internet connection. You do not need to have a Facebook account to view the videos. Instructional guides are available for selected activities so you can review the activities, then view the online videos featuring our staff and lots of science fun! 

You can participate in our free online camps anytime, 24/7, by clicking on the camp links below or visit our Facebook videos tab to access camp videos for Science-PALOOZA Expedition: Forest Floor, or Forensic Fun: Wildlife Forensics camp

If you have questions, please contact Museum Education Coordinator, Colleen MacGilvray at

Science Palooza image with test tubes

Science-PALOOZA covers many different science topics including chemistry and biology through activities and demonstrations exploring geography, polymers, binary code, and more that you can watch from home! VIEW SCIENCE-PALOOZA VIDEOS HERE.


Expedition forest floor image of forest with tree trunk in foreground

Get ready to go on a virtual field trip! Explore the forest floor with staff at the KU Natural History Museum virtually, and learn about the properties of soil and the diversity of life it supports. This video camp explores soil and its communities of microorganisms through activities and demonstrations you can watch from home to understand the role soil plays in a forest community. VIEW EXPEDITION: FOREST FLOOR VIDEOS HERE.