What's Happening - Calendar

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Touch a Truck
    10:00 AM-5:00 PM
    2019.06.29
    Saturday, June 29, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.Shift into gear and get behind the wheel of fire trucks, police cars, construction and military vehicles, plus much more.Included with general museum admission free for members.
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