Preschool Summer Camps

Making future scientists!

Tuesday - Friday
9 - 11 a.m.  Ages 4 - entering Kindergarten

Designed for the young learner, your child will spend an unforgettable summer during these hands-on sessions.

If you have an older child, be sure to look at Discovery Camps for grades 1- 5 and Tinker Tech Summer Camps for grades 6 - 8. Students entering grades 6-9 can get to know the pros in the real world with Travel Summer Camps.

Uh-Oh! Messy Science
May 28 - May 31
Show off your messy science skills, concoct and create gooey experiments using ingredients from around the house.

Little Aviators
June 4 - June 7
Learn what makes a plane fly and build one of your own. Sponsored by Airbus

Mini Music Makers
June 11 - June 14
Discover how instruments are made then build your own and join in the Exploration Place marching band for a performance throughout the museum. In Partnership with Music Theatre Wichita’s production of The Sound of Music

June 18 - June 21
Engineer a maze, create a robot and code your invention to navigate through it.

June 25 - June 28
Search through the museum in STEM-inspired scavenger hunts. Put your science expertise to the test and find the clues.

Silly Science
July 9 - July 12
Investigate how wacky science is possible. Test out some of the unbelievable sights in the national traveling exhibit, The Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

July 16 - July 19
Fly through the solar system, scout out constellations and planets. Tour other galaxies in this out-of-this-world camp.

Once Upon a Time
July 23 - July 26
Calling all princesses and princes to defend the castle! Go back in time to a faraway land complete with catapults, towers and draw bridges to protect your territory.

Water Wonders
July 30 - August 2
Look at water under a microscope, find out how physics helps water flow and discover why water is so important.

Up, Up and Away
August 6 - 9
Spend time in the sky and learn why you always land on the ground. Sponsored by Airbus


Member: $55
Nonmember: $60

New this year: Each Pre-K camper must be accompanied by an adult, age 16 or older who remains in the museum. Complimentary coffee and seating will be available near the camp room.

Includes snack

Register Now
Or call 316.660.0620

Check-in begins at 8:45 a.m.
Pick up no later than 11:15 a.m.
Before  and After Care not provided.

Be sure to fill out all online forms below – these are required for your child to attend camps.

Online Forms
After registration, please complete these forms before your child's first day of camp.

Model Release

Consent & Disclosure

Click here to view our summer camp tip sheet.

Registration and Cancellation

  • We recommend that you register at least 10 days before a camp begins.
  • A full refund will be given if cancelled 30 days prior to first day of camp.
  • A $50 processing fee will be deducted for cancellations less than 30 days prior to first day of camp.

Save with discounts
Early Bird – Sign up by April 30 and save 10%.
Multi-Week – Sign up for 5 or more weeks of camp and save 15%
Count me in! – Sign up for all 10 weeks and save 20%
Call 316-660-0620 to receive discounts.

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