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  • Summer Camp
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2019.06.03-2019.06.07
    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.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
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  • ICT Clean Streams
    12:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2019.06.08
    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 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.
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  • Sensory Friendly Fun
    10:00 AM-11:30 AM
    2019.06.09
    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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  • Summer Camp
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2019.06.10-2019.06.14
    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.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
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  • Summer Camp
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2019.06.17-2019.06.21
    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.Tinker-TotsJune 18 - June 21Engineer a maze, create a robot and code your invention to navigate through it.Member: $55Nonmember: $60Includes snackDiscovery Camp (Grades 1-5)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Got Games?June 17 - 21Defend the digital universe while forging new routes through the gaming world. Test the tech that brings your favorite video games to life.Member: $135Nonmember: $150TinkerTech Summer Camp (Grades 6-8)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Game OnJune 17 - 21Link game tech, game boards and game code to create the ultimate tinkering challenge.Member: $115Nonmember: $125
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  • TOT Tuesday
    10:00 AM-10:30 AM
    2019.06.18
    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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  • EP21
    5:30 PM-9:00 PM
    2019.06.20
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Sip some science

    All-new adult event seriesThird Thursday of every month, 5:30 to 9 p.m.Enjoy exclusive time in museum exhibits with your favorite adult beverages, grab a bite to eat from local food trucks, soak up some knowledge with special presentations, plus much more.
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  • Summer Camp
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2019.06.24-2019.06.28
    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.ImaginariumJune 25 - June 28Search through the museum in STEM-inspired scavenger hunts. Put your science expertise to the test and find the clues.Member: $55Nonmember: $60Includes snackDiscovery Camp (Grades 1-5)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Museum AdventureJune 24 - 28Go behind the scenes at Exploration Place. Make museum magic and test the science of each exhibit.Member: $135Nonmember: $150TinkerTech Summer Camp (Grades 6-8)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Feature FilmJune 24 - 28Cut, paste, edit and watch your very own feature film.Have your story come to life at a movie premiere at the end of the week.Member: $115Nonmember: $125NEW Travel Camp (Grades 6-9)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Construction ZoneJune 24 - 28Build your knowledge about how science is involved with construction! Visit active construction sites, and try your hand at heavy equipment. Find out how architects use computers to design buildings and venture to a cement factory.Member: $180Nonmember: $195
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