What's Happening - Calendar

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June
  • 03
    03.June.Monday

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2019.06.03-2019.06.07
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Preschool Summer Camp (Age 4-entering kindergarten)Tuesday-Friday, 9 - 11 a.m.Little AviatorsJune 4 - June 7Learn what makes a plane fly and build one of your own. Sponsored by AirbusMember: $55Nonmember: $60Includes snackDiscovery Camp (Grades 1-5)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Fly KidsJune 3 - 7Create, design and develop while pushing the limits of physics with feats of flight.reactions.Member: $135Nonmember: $150TinkerTech Summer Camp (Grades 6-8)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Later AviatorJune 3 - 7Use cutting edge technology and engineer a model aircraft worthy of flight.Member: $115Nonmember: $125NEW Travel Camp (Grades 6-9)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Geology RocksJune 3 - 7Celebrate Kansas geology. Dig up fossils. Climb remarkable land forms. Study rocks and minerals all over the region.Member: $180Nonmember: $195
  • 06
    06.June.Thursday

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2019.06.06
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Meet the officers of the WPD, try on their equipment and get in their vehicles.
  • 08
    08.June.Saturday

    10:00 AM-2:00 PM
    2019.06.08
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Meet and greet the brave people and pups from K-9 Search and Rescue of Kansas.Included with general museum admission, free for members.
  • 09
    09.June.Sunday

    10:00 AM-11:30 AM
    2019.06.09
    Exploration Place
    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.
  • 10
    10.June.Monday

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2019.06.10-2019.06.14
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Preschool Summer Camp (Age 4-entering kindergarten)Tuesday-Friday, 9 - 11 a.m.Mini Music MakersJune 11 - June 14Discover 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 MusicMember: $55Nonmember: $60Includes snackDiscovery Camp (Grades 1-5)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Sounds of ScienceJune 10 - 14Rock out to a custom sound creation and see sound come alive. End camp on a high note with a visit to Music Theatre of Wichita! In Partnership with Music Theatre Wichita’s production of The Sound of MusicMember: $135Nonmember: $150TinkerTech Summer Camp (Grades 6-8)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Cyber ComposerJune 10 - 14Amplify sound with simple and complex sound systems to see how sound works.Member: $115Nonmember: $125