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August
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.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

Tue Aug 0 1

Summer Camp

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.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

Tue Aug 0 1

Summer Camps

Exploration Place

Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Preschool Summer EdventuresTuesday - Tuesday9:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 4 - entering KindergartenAugust 1 - 3     Dinosaurs!Dig into the prehistoric past and uncover fossils, feet and feathers.PricesMember: $45Nonmember: $55

Wed Aug 0 2

Summer Camp

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.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

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.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

Wed Aug 0 2

Summer Camps

Exploration Place

Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Preschool Summer EdventuresTuesday - Tuesday9:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 4 - entering KindergartenAugust 1 - 3     Dinosaurs!Dig into the prehistoric past and uncover fossils, feet and feathers.PricesMember: $45Nonmember: $55

Thu Aug 0 3

Summer Camp

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.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

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.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

Thu Aug 0 3

Summer Camps

Exploration Place

Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Preschool Summer EdventuresTuesday - Tuesday9:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 4 - entering KindergartenAugust 1 - 3     Dinosaurs!Dig into the prehistoric past and uncover fossils, feet and feathers.PricesMember: $45Nonmember: $55

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.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

Fri Aug 0 4

Summer Camp

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.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

Mon Aug 0 7

Summer Camp

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.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

Tue Aug 0 8

Summer Camp

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.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

Tue Aug 0 8

Learn Spanish

Exploration Place

Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Learn SpanishAdult and Toddler (Ages 1 - 4)Wednesdays, 10:15 - 10:35 a.m.Learn Spanish vocabulary, such as colors and numbers, through song and play. Instruction provided by Zinta Inspired Language. Located in Kemper Creative Learning Studio. Limit 30. First come, first served.

  • July 12
  • August 8* (Class is on a Tuesday)
  • Sept.13
  • Oct. 11
  • Nov. 15
  • Dec. 6

Wed Aug 0 9

Summer Camp

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.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

Thu Aug 1 0

Summer Camp

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.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

Fri Aug 1 1

Capes and Cocktails

Exploration Place

Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Capes and Cocktails - Friday, August 11, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.A Super Fun Evening. This adults only event is the perfect opportunity to leave the sidekicks at home! Test superpowers, take part in special activities, see how alcohol can be controlled and get spectacular evening access to Hall of Heroes. For ages 21 and older.

Fri Aug 1 1

Summer Camp

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.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

Sun Aug 1 3

Sensory Friendly Fun

Exploration Place

Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Sensory Friendly Fun2nd Sunday of each month10 - 11:30 a.m.Experience the museum without the noise, crowds or the stimulation of a regular day.Included in general museum admission, free for members.

Exploration Place

Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

TOT Tuesday: Little Explorers Playgroup3rd Tuesday of each month10:30 - 11 a.m.Ages 2 - 5 with adultTOT Tuesday at Exploration Place is included in general museum admission, free for members.Dates:July 18Aug 15Sept 19Oct 17Nov 21Dec 19

Sun Aug 2 0

Bunny TNT

Exploration Place

Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Bunny TNTSunday, August 20, 2 - 4 p.mIncluded in general museum admission, free for members.

Mon Aug 2 1

FREE Eclipse Party

Exploration Place

Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

Wed Aug 2 3

Senior Wednesday

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.