What's Happening - Calendar

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  • Summer Camp
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2019.08.05-2019.08.09
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Preschool Summer Camp (Age 4-entering kindergarten)Tuesday-Friday, 9 - 11 a.m.Up, Up and AwayAugust 6 - 9Spend time in the sky and learn why you always land on the ground. Sponsored by AirbusMember: $55Nonmember: $60Includes snackDiscovery Camp (Grades 1-5)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Get Your Flight OnAugust 5 - 9From liftoff to landing and everything in between, experience how planes fly. Sponsored by AirbusMember: $135Nonmember: $150TinkerTech Summer Camp (Grades 6-8)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Drone ZoneAugust 5 - 9Take to the skies and become a master drone pilot. Code a drone and watch it fly.Member: $115Nonmember: $125
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  • Sensory Friendly Fun
    10:00 AM-11:30 AM
    2019.08.11
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Accessibility for all

    2nd Sunday of the Month - 10 - 11:30 a.m.For children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and sensory processing sensitivitiesDuring this time, you and your child will experience the museum without the noise, crowds or the stimulation of a regular day.Our staff has worked with local partners to ready the museum. Based on their feedback, lights, exhibits and noise will be adjusted.A calming area is located in Discovery Room B, near Kansas in Miniature.Please be aware of the following areas in the museum. They may be of concern for your child.Included in general museum admission, free for members.
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  • TOT Tuesday
    10:00 AM-10:30 AM
    2019.08.20
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Enjoy early childhood educational experiences at Exploration Place, Sedgwick County Zoo, Wichita WATER Center and others.For ages 2 – 5 with adult. TOT Tuesday at Exploration Place is included in general museum admission, free for members.
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  • ICT Clean Streams
    12:00 PM-5:00 PM
    2019.08.24-2020.08.08
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Make a splash at the Arkansas River with Wichita Clean Streams the fourth Saturday of each month. Test water quality and discover different pH levels of local H20.
    Wichita Clean Streams was established in 2014 to develop and implement water quality improvement projects in the community that restore and protect the overall health of the river.
    In addition to water quality improvement projects, Wichita Cleans Streams provides water quality education to community members through community outreach.
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