What's Happening - Calendar

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July
Fri Jul 0 5

Kids Night Out

Exploration Place
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
Kids Night Out - Believe it or not!Friday, July 5, 7-10 p.m.Entering K-5Explore the National Traveling Exhibit, Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!® in a fun-filled evening of wild and outlandish curiosities.Activities begin at 7 p.m., registration and check in ends at 8 p.m. Late night snack provided. Advance registration preferred.Prices:Member: $20Nonmember: $25http://exploration.org/special-events/kids-night-out/
Mon Jul 0 8

Summer Camp

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.Silly ScienceJuly 9 - July 12Investigate how wacky science is possible. Test out some of the unbelievable sights in the national traveling exhibit, The Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!Member: $55Nonmember: $60Includes snackDiscovery Camp (Grades 1-5)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Brain-BoozledJuly 8 - 12Believe it or not! Get the jitters while facing unbelievable feats and illusions.Member: $135Nonmember: $150TinkerTech Summer Camp (Grades 6-8)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Shocking ScienceJuly 8 - 12Create crazy new inventions and dive into weird science. Take a trip through the National Traveling Exhibit, The Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!® to find inspiration for your fantastic feat!Member: $115Nonmember: $125
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.
Mon Jul 1 5

Summer Camp

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.Astronauts July 16 - July 19Fly through the solar system, scout out constellations and planets. Tour other galaxies in this out-of-this-world camp.Member: $55Nonmember: $60Includes snackDiscovery Camp (Grades 1-5)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Lost in SpaceJuly 15 - 19Blast off with science! Fly through the solar system, create a constellation and adventure through the galaxy.Member: $135Nonmember: $150TinkerTech Summer Camp (Grades 6-8)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.RocketsJuly 15 - 19Countdown to takeoff! Work with the experts to design and launch a rocket so you can experience Wichita from new heights.Member: $115Nonmember: $125
Tue Jul 1 6

TOT Tuesday

Exploration Place
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.
Mon Jul 2 2

Summer Camp

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.Once Upon a TimeJuly 23 - July 26Calling all princesses and princes to defend the castle! Go back in time to a faraway land complete with catapults, towers and draw bridges to protect your territory.Member: $55Nonmember: $60Includes snackDiscovery Camp (Grades 1-5)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Castles and CatapultsJuly 22 - 26Protect the palace from intruders in an epic battle for  control of Castle Exploration Place using a personalized shield and armor.Member: $135Nonmember: $150TinkerTech Summer Camp (Grades 6-8)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.King of the AppsJuly 22 - 26Be the master of the app kingdom as you engineer and implement your very own app.Member: $115Nonmember: $125
Mon Jul 2 9

Summer Camp

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.Water WondersJuly 30 - August 2Look at water under a microscope, find out how physics helps water flow and discover why water is so important.Member: $55Nonmember: $60Includes snackDiscovery Camp (Grades 1-5)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.H2-Woah!July 29 - August 2Spend the week investigating the wonder of earth’s most precious resource. End the week with a camp wide water fight.Member: $135Nonmember: $150TinkerTech Summer Camp (Grades 6-8)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Living LiquidJuly 29 - August 2Collect water samples, use tech to uncover microorganisms and more in our local watering holes.Member: $115Nonmember: $125NEW Travel Camp (Grades 6-9)Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Farm the FutureJuly 29 - August 2Have you ever stopped to think about the technology that goes into modern state-of-the-art agriculture? Investigate the technology and chemistry that puts food on our tables. Kansas helps feed the whole world!Member: $180Nonmember: $195