Summer Camp

2017-06-19 9:00 AM - 2017-06-19 4:00 PM
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Summer Camps
Monday – Friday
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Entering Grades 1 – 6

These unforgettable experiences engage curiosity, promote creativity, enhance scientific knowledge – and are fun! Campers will be divided into age-appropriate groups based on enrollment.

June 19 – 23     Super Spies
Uncover the tools, tech and top secret tricks that will teach you how to be a super spy.

June 26 – 30     Build to Soar
Engineer balloons, planes, and rockets. Then launch your design and watch it soar!

July 10 – 14      Paleo Party!
Dig up dinosaurs, excavate ice age mammals, and untangle T. Rex and its prey from ooey-gooey tar pits.

July 17 – 21      Origins: Heroes and Villains
Tread the line between becoming a hero or a villain while constructing your perfect super story.

July 24 – 28      Chemical Crusaders
Save the world with one cool chemical reaction after another!

July 31 – August 4        Masters of Disasters
Craft chaos as you engineer city buildings and watch them come crashing down during a carefully crafted battle.

August 7 – 11   Extra! Extra! Read all about It!
Partnership with Music Theatre Wichita and its production of Disney’s Newsies
Investigate science news from around the world and publish the first edition of the brand new Exploration Place Summer Science Gazette.

Weekly Camp Prices (per camp)
Member: $125
Nonmember: $140

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    Engineer Your Health Grades K - 5 BioBugs: Get jiggy with genetically engineered bacteria and insects to fight viruses and illness around the world. Winter Break Special Prices Package A - Choose any nine workshops and save 15%! Package B - Choose any four workshops and save 10%! Edventure Prices (per day) Member .......................................... $30 Nonmember ................................... $35 Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.) ............. $5 After Care (4 - 6 p.m.) .................... $5
  • 2017-01-03 9:00 AM - 2017-01-03 4:00 PM
    Engineer Your Health Grades K - 5 Crop Creations: Work with the wonders of genetically modified and organic food reactions to see if they are different. Winter Break Special Prices Package A - Choose any nine workshops and save 15%! Package B - Choose any four workshops and save 10%! Edventure Prices (per day) Member .......................................... $30 Nonmember ................................... $35 Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.) ............. $5 After Care (4 - 6 p.m.) .................... $5  
  • 2017-01-04 10:30 AM - 2017-01-04 11:30 AM
    Kansas Kids Preschool Class Wednesdays 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Ages 3 - 5 Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid. Read a story, take part in dramatic play, hands-on experiments and activities in the exhibits. January: Sensational STEM 4          Magnificent Magnetism 11        Static and Electricity 18        Build It and Break It 25        Robots and Inventions February: Discover the Ice Age 1          Glaciers and Tar Pits 8          Mega Mammals 15        Cool it Down 22        Staying Warm March: Vietnam’s Tet Festival 1          Food 8          Colors and Clothes 15        Fireworks and Friends 22        NO CLASS 29        Lion Dance and the Year of the Rooster April: Kansas Creations 5          Kansas Mammals (Bison and Other Mammals) 12        Bugs and Insects 19        Wonderful Weather 26        Kansas Nature - Open Exploration May: Fun with Food 3          What’s Cooking? 10        Shapes in Food 17        Healthy Food 24        Farm to Table Prices Member: $5 per child (adult member free) Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult) Includes newsletter linked to the month’s theme. Advance registration required.
  • 2017-01-16 9:00 AM - 2017-01-16 4:00 PM
    School’s Out Edventures 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Grades K - 5 Gadgets and Gizmos Monday, Jan. 16 Construct your own moving puppet, invent a game with Bloxels™ and build a bristle bot. Edventure Prices (per day) Member: $30 Nonmember: $35 Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5 After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • 2017-02-20 9:00 AM - 2017-02-20 4:00 PM
    School’s Out Edventures 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Grades K - 5 Voyage to Vietnam: Food, Clothes and Games Monday, Feb. 20 Recreate the Tet Festival with traditional Vietnamese clothing, five fruits and games “Crossing the Bamboo Bridge” and “Ball and Hoop Toss.” Edventure Prices (per day) Member: $30 Nonmember: $35 Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5 After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • 2017-02-21 9:00 AM - 2017-02-21 4:00 PM
    School’s Out Edventures 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Grades K - 5 Voyage to Vietnam: The Tet Festival Tuesday, Feb. 21 Encounter the inner workings of Vietnam’s most important celebration. Learn a lion dance. Discover how to create fireworks. Edventure Prices (per day) Member: $30 Nonmember: $35 Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5 After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • 2017-03-17 9:00 AM - 2017-03-17 4:00 PM
    School’s Out Edventures 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Grades K - 5 Super Science Skills Friday, March 17 Master your super skills through amazing feats of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Edventure Prices (per day) Member: $30 Nonmember: $35 Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5 After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • 2017-03-20 9:00 AM - 2017-03-20 4:00 PM
    Spring Break Edventures: Discover the Ice Age Monday, March 20 - Friday, March 24 Grades K - 5 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Choose just one day or more or sign up for the whole week! Mammoth Monday Monday, March 20 Design and build a mammoth habitat, determine its diet and experiment how it can stay warm.
  • 2017-03-21 9:00 AM - 2017-03-21 4:00 PM
    Spring Break Edventures: Discover the Ice Age Monday, March 20 - Friday, March 24 Grades K - 5 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Choose just one day or more or sign up for the whole week! Cats, Wolves and Sloths, Oh My! Tuesday, March 21 Mammoths aren’t the only mega-fauna found during the ice age! Pick at an ice block to release other ice age animals. Edventure Prices (per day) Member: $30 Nonmember: $35 Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.):  $5 After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • 2017-03-22 9:00 AM - 2017-03-22 4:00 PM
    Spring Break Edventures: Discover the Ice Age Monday, March 20 - Friday, March 24 Grades K - 5 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Choose just one day or more or sign up for the whole week! Winter is Here Wednesday, March 22 Sift through the shifts and changes in climate that caused the ice age. Edventure Prices (per day) Member: $30 Nonmember: $35 Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.):  $5 After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • 2017-03-23 9:00 AM - 2017-03-23 4:00 PM
    Spring Break Edventures: Discover the Ice Age Monday, March 20 - Friday, March 24 Grades K - 5 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Choose just one day or more or sign up for the whole week!   Survive the Ice Age Thursday, March 23 Learn to survive in cold temperatures. Build a tent and “hunt” for food. Edventure Prices (per day) Member: $30 Nonmember: $35 Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.):  $5 After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • 2017-03-24 9:00 AM - 2017-03-24 4:00 PM
    Spring Break Edventures: Discover the Ice Age Monday, March 20 - Friday, March 24 Grades K - 5 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Choose just one day or more or sign up for the whole week! End of an Era Friday, March 24 Save mammoths from a tar pit and delve into the ice age extinctions. Edventure Prices (per day) Member: $30 Nonmember: $35 Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.):  $5 After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • 2017-04-14 9:00 AM - 2017-04-14 4:00 PM
    School’s Out Edventures 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Grades K - 5 Kansas Weather Friday, April 14 Thunder, lightning and tornadoes, ka-boom! Uncover ways to protect yourself from unpredictable Kansas weather, experience the winds of an F1 tornado and build your own anemometer. Edventure Prices (per day) Member: $30 Nonmember: $35 Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5 After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • 2017-04-17 9:00 AM - 2017-04-17 4:00 PM
    School’s Out Edventures 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Grades K - 5 Kansas Water: Past and Present Monday, April 17 Build an aquifer and a watershed to see how water flows through Kansas. Explore glaciers and their effect on Earth. Edventure Prices (per day) Member: $30 Nonmember: $35 Before Care (7:30 - 9 a.m.): $5 After Care (4 - 6 p.m.): $5
  • 2017-05-30 9:00 AM - 2017-05-30 4:00 PM
    Summer Camps Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Entering Grades 1 - 6 These unforgettable experiences engage curiosity, promote creativity, enhance scientific knowledge - and are fun! Campers will be divided into age-appropriate groups based on enrollment. Special 4-Day Camp! May 30 - June 2 - Minecraft® Mayhew Make your own characters and game fields as you bring Minecraft® to life. 4-day Camp prices Member: $100 Nonmember: $115 Before and After Care available.