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August
Mon Aug 0 6

Summer Camps

Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Preschool Summer Camp (Age 4-entering kindergarten)Tuesday-Friday, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.Deep Blue SeaAugust 7 - 10Dive deep to detect the marine life that lies below the ocean’s surface.Member: $55Nonmember: $60Includes snackSummer Camp (Grades 1-6)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Under the SeaAugust 6 - 10Dive into the underwater creatures that fill the seas, experience the wonder of real life mermaids and the science behind how they could survive. In partnership with Music Theatre Wichita’s Production of The Little MermaidMember: $135Nonmember: $150TinkerTech Summer Camp (Grades 5-8)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Underwater RoboticsAugust 6 - 10Design, make and maneuver ROVs to compete against campmates in a wet and wild competition.ground.Member: $125Nonmember: $140
Sat Aug 1 1

ICT Clean Streams

Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Make a splash at the Arkansas River with Wichita Clean Streams the second 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.
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
Meet and talk with our neighborhood police officers. Examine their bullet proof vests, helmets and vehicles.
Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Sip some science! Enjoy exclusive time at our fun hands-on exhibits while drinking your favorite adult beverages. Grab a bite to eat from local food trucks, soak up some knowledge with special presentations, plus much more!2018 ScheduleAugust 16: SharksSeptember 20: ToysOctober 18: PumpkinsNovember 15: Help the HungryDecember 20: Holiday CheerPricesMembers: FreeNonmembers: $5 in advance, $7 at the door
10:30 - 11 a.m.Ages 2 - 5 with adultEnjoy early childhood educational experiences at Exploration Place, Sedgwick County Zoo, Wichita WATER Center and others.TOT Tuesday at Exploration Place is included in general museum admission, free for members.
Wed Aug 2 2

Senior Wednesday

Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
1:30 p.m.Admission: $4 (plus tax)Located in the Kemper Creative Learning Studio  June 27Shark AdaptationsLearn about all the wonderful adaptations sharks have in order to survive the oceans from shallow to deep, all while uncovering some myths too.Presented by Chaille Blount, Exploration PlaceJuly 25Shark AwarenessDive into shark diversity and conservation from a diver’s point of view.Presented by Jennifer Hull, Amber Waves Diving CompanyAugust 22Shark ConservationJoin us as we dive into the perils that face these beautiful creatures as you learn about conservation efforts worldwidePresented by Toni Willis-Jackman, Wichita State UniversitySeptemberNoneOctober 24The History of the Yo-YoFind out why this classic toy has had its ups and downs.Presented by Matt Johnson, American Yo-Yo Association Champ