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June 25 - July 01
  • 25
    25.June.Sunday
    No events
  • 26
    26.June.Monday

    Summer Camp

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2017.06.26
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Summer CampsMonday - Friday9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Entering Grades 1 - 6These unforgettable experiences engage curiosity, promote creativity, enhance scientific knowledge - and are fun! Campers will be divided into age-appropriate groups based on enrollment.June 26 - 30     Build to SoarEngineer 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 VillainsTread the line between becoming a hero or a villain while constructing your perfect super story.July 24 - 28      Chemical CrusadersSave the world with one cool chemical reaction after another!July 31 - August 4        Masters of DisastersCraft 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 NewsiesInvestigate 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: $125Nonmember: $140

    TinkerTech Summer Camp

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2017.06.26
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    TinkerTech Summer CampsMonday - Friday9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Entering Grades 5 - 9Held in the Butler Community College Technology Studio.June 26 - 30                 City CircuitsChannel your inner architect as you design and build a working city.July 10 - 14                  Super Toys and TechConstruct and test models of classic superhero toys and tech.July 17 - 21                  Design a DroneDiscover the world of drones through design, construction and flight.July 24 - 28                  Underwater RoboticsDesign, build and direct an underwater ROV through an obstacle course.July 31 - August 3        Dimensions: From 2-D to 3-DFrom flat to fabulous, bring drawings to life using 3-D printing process.TinkerTech Summer Camp Prices (per camp)Member: $125Nonmember: $140
  • 27
    27.June.Tuesday

    Summer Camp

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2017.06.27
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Summer CampsMonday - Friday9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Entering Grades 1 - 6These unforgettable experiences engage curiosity, promote creativity, enhance scientific knowledge - and are fun! Campers will be divided into age-appropriate groups based on enrollment.June 26 - 30     Build to SoarEngineer 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 VillainsTread the line between becoming a hero or a villain while constructing your perfect super story.July 24 - 28      Chemical CrusadersSave the world with one cool chemical reaction after another!July 31 - August 4        Masters of DisastersCraft 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 NewsiesInvestigate 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: $125Nonmember: $140

    TinkerTech Summer Camp

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2017.06.27
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    TinkerTech Summer CampsMonday - Friday9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Entering Grades 5 - 9Held in the Butler Community College Technology Studio.June 26 - 30                 City CircuitsChannel your inner architect as you design and build a working city.July 10 - 14                  Super Toys and TechConstruct and test models of classic superhero toys and tech.July 17 - 21                  Design a DroneDiscover the world of drones through design, construction and flight.July 24 - 28                  Underwater RoboticsDesign, build and direct an underwater ROV through an obstacle course.July 31 - August 3        Dimensions: From 2-D to 3-DFrom flat to fabulous, bring drawings to life using 3-D printing process.TinkerTech Summer Camp Prices (per camp)Member: $125Nonmember: $140
  • 28
    28.June.Wednesday

    Summer Camp

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2017.06.28
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Summer CampsMonday - Friday9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Entering Grades 1 - 6These unforgettable experiences engage curiosity, promote creativity, enhance scientific knowledge - and are fun! Campers will be divided into age-appropriate groups based on enrollment.June 26 - 30     Build to SoarEngineer 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 VillainsTread the line between becoming a hero or a villain while constructing your perfect super story.July 24 - 28      Chemical CrusadersSave the world with one cool chemical reaction after another!July 31 - August 4        Masters of DisastersCraft 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 NewsiesInvestigate 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: $125Nonmember: $140

    TinkerTech Summer Camp

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2017.06.28
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    TinkerTech Summer CampsMonday - Friday9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Entering Grades 5 - 9Held in the Butler Community College Technology Studio.June 26 - 30                 City CircuitsChannel your inner architect as you design and build a working city.July 10 - 14                  Super Toys and TechConstruct and test models of classic superhero toys and tech.July 17 - 21                  Design a DroneDiscover the world of drones through design, construction and flight.July 24 - 28                  Underwater RoboticsDesign, build and direct an underwater ROV through an obstacle course.July 31 - August 3        Dimensions: From 2-D to 3-DFrom flat to fabulous, bring drawings to life using 3-D printing process.TinkerTech Summer Camp Prices (per camp)Member: $125Nonmember: $140

    Senior Wednesday

    1:30 PM-3:00 PM
    2017.06.28
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Senior Wednesday1:30 p.m.Admission: $4 (plus tax)Located in the Kemper Creative Learning Studio
    The Science of Hero PowerJune 28Presented by Southwestern College’s Dr. Pat Ross Some heroes embody fascinating science and engineering phenomena. Investigate these characters and meet some of the lesser known, science-based heroes of the 1960s.American Symbolism: Captain America and SupermanJuly 26Presented by Darren Defrain Unearth our nation’s identity with Captain America from Marvel Comics and and Superman from DC Comics as ideals.Heroes on the RadioAugust 23Become a character you love as you pretend to be one of them on the radio, similar to classic serials you may have heard when you were a child.Graphic NovelsSeptember 27Presented by Darren Defrain Get the scoop about the influences of graphic novels and their important place in historical references and humanity.VillainsOctober 25A hero is nothing without a villain. Using the same science and engineering as heroes, these nefarious icons use science and engineering for evil instead of good.
  • 29
    29.June.Thursday

    Summer Camp

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2017.06.29
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Summer CampsMonday - Friday9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Entering Grades 1 - 6These unforgettable experiences engage curiosity, promote creativity, enhance scientific knowledge - and are fun! Campers will be divided into age-appropriate groups based on enrollment.June 26 - 30     Build to SoarEngineer 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 VillainsTread the line between becoming a hero or a villain while constructing your perfect super story.July 24 - 28      Chemical CrusadersSave the world with one cool chemical reaction after another!July 31 - August 4        Masters of DisastersCraft 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 NewsiesInvestigate 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: $125Nonmember: $140

    TinkerTech Summer Camp

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2017.06.29
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    TinkerTech Summer CampsMonday - Friday9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Entering Grades 5 - 9Held in the Butler Community College Technology Studio.June 26 - 30                 City CircuitsChannel your inner architect as you design and build a working city.July 10 - 14                  Super Toys and TechConstruct and test models of classic superhero toys and tech.July 17 - 21                  Design a DroneDiscover the world of drones through design, construction and flight.July 24 - 28                  Underwater RoboticsDesign, build and direct an underwater ROV through an obstacle course.July 31 - August 3        Dimensions: From 2-D to 3-DFrom flat to fabulous, bring drawings to life using 3-D printing process.TinkerTech Summer Camp Prices (per camp)Member: $125Nonmember: $140
  • 30
    30.June.Friday

    Summer Camp

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2017.06.30
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Summer CampsMonday - Friday9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Entering Grades 1 - 6These unforgettable experiences engage curiosity, promote creativity, enhance scientific knowledge - and are fun! Campers will be divided into age-appropriate groups based on enrollment.June 26 - 30     Build to SoarEngineer 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 VillainsTread the line between becoming a hero or a villain while constructing your perfect super story.July 24 - 28      Chemical CrusadersSave the world with one cool chemical reaction after another!July 31 - August 4        Masters of DisastersCraft 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 NewsiesInvestigate 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: $125Nonmember: $140

    TinkerTech Summer Camp

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2017.06.30
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    TinkerTech Summer CampsMonday - Friday9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Entering Grades 5 - 9Held in the Butler Community College Technology Studio.June 26 - 30                 City CircuitsChannel your inner architect as you design and build a working city.July 10 - 14                  Super Toys and TechConstruct and test models of classic superhero toys and tech.July 17 - 21                  Design a DroneDiscover the world of drones through design, construction and flight.July 24 - 28                  Underwater RoboticsDesign, build and direct an underwater ROV through an obstacle course.July 31 - August 3        Dimensions: From 2-D to 3-DFrom flat to fabulous, bring drawings to life using 3-D printing process.TinkerTech Summer Camp Prices (per camp)Member: $125Nonmember: $140
  • 01
    01.July.Saturday
    No events