Schools Out Edventures Exploration Place Camp in Wichita KS-3

School's Out EdventuresTurn a Day Off From School Into a Cool Day of Fun and Learning

There’s no better way to spend a day off from school than on an Edventure at Exploration Place! Hands-on activities, awesome science experiments and an entire museum filled with exhibits and programs make any “no school day” into a cool day of fun and learning!

Available Edventures for 6 to 10-Year-Olds

Mar. 10 | 9 am - 4 pm Pirate's Quest

$42.50 for Members and $50 for Non-members

Pirate's Quest

Arrrr ya ready to take to the seas in our day camp where you become a pirate for the day? Learn how to read maps, turn pennies to gold and design a ship capable of carrying loot worthy of a sea captain!


  • Design your own treasure map and learn how pirates used maps to navigate the vast oceans
  • Use chemistry to turn pennies into gold-colored coins and design a treasure chest strong enough to hold all the loot!
  • Uncover how the shape of a pirate ship helped it float by designing your own pirate ship and testing it on our Exploration Place Ocean!
  • Load up your cannons as you design a projectile system and launch cannons across the classroom!
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Mar. 13 - 17 | 9 am - 4 pm Jurassic Action Spring Break Camp

$212.50 for Members and $250 for Non-members

Jurassic Action Spring Break Camp

Your child will step into the shoes of a paleontologist through fun and immersive activities that teach about prehistoric eras. Campers will get their hands dirty digging for fossils and sifting through slag. Through interactive gameplay, dive under the Earth’s surface to learn about fossils.


  • Discover how fossils are formed and identify real fossils from your very own fossil dig.
  • Come face to face with your favorite dinosaur and meet Jesse a 7′ Dilophosaurus replica that walks, roars and moves on stage.
  • Unearth the layers of earth to discover which dinosaurs are the oldest.
  • Take on an asteroid strike as you pick the size, speed and magnitude of the impact.
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Apr. 7 | 9 am - 4 pm Storm Science

$42.50 for Members and $50 for Non-members

Storm Science

From the buildup of cumulous clouds into supercells and beyond, learn what fuels our Kansas storms and break down the fear of the unknown!


  • Create your own cloud with a lightning storm to hang in your homes.
  • Discover how tornadoes work when you face the storm in our tornado simulator and track the wind speeds with a real anemometer.
  • Become a storm chaser and design a probe that can launch into the storm.
  • Learn how to read radar images and weather maps as you become the next weather person relaying the storm as it approaches!
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Apr. 10 | 9 am - 4 pm Science Circus

$42.50 for Members and $50 for Non-members

Science Circus

Become the ring leader when you immerse yourself in the wild world of circus fun! Learn how to walk on stilts, balance yourself while spinning plates, launch your own high-flying rings into the air and design the best trapeze to win over your audience.


  • Help guide your own trapeze artist to catch their partner before they fall!
  • Build a LEGO high wire and help your stunt person across safely.
  • Take to the sky when you learn how to walk on stilts using balance.
  • Master your own juggling diabolo to create and keep forever.
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In Person Summer Camps At Exploration Place In Wichita KS 3

Camp Details

  • Camp check-in begins at 8:45 am
  • Check-in at the front desk/ticket counter in the lobby
  • Camp starts at 9 am
  • Each child must bring a packed lunch, snacks are provided
  • Campers will need to be picked up at 4 pm
  • There is a limit of 30 campers per day

Camp Refund Policy

  • 15 days or more notification – Full refund
  • 1-14 days notification – No refund. Registration may be transferred to another week before camp begins if space is available.*

*Full refund or camp transfer (if available) for documented medical necessity, major emergency or military deployment if notified before camp begins