Summer Adventure Camps

Adventure Awaits!

Adventure Awaits!

**Summer 2024 camp registration now open!**

VMNH Summer Adventure Camps

2024 Camp Lineup
This summer, the museum is offering 4 separate week-long, day camps (2 camps for ages 6-8 and 2 camps for ages 9-11). Each camp takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with optional before and after camp care available. A full lineup, with links to online registration, can be found below.

Each camp requires pre-registration 2 weeks prior to the camp's start date. The fee per camp is $140/camper. VMNH Members receive a $10 discount. A limited number of needs-based scholarships are also available. More information regarding scholarships can be found below. The registration fee includes a morning and afternoon snack, as well as activities, such as take-home crafts and projects. Campers should bring a packed lunch, water bottle, sunscreen, and insect repellant.

The fun never stops during the museum's Summer Adventure Camps!The fun never stops during the museum's Summer Adventure Camps!

Camp Scholarships

A limited number of scholarships are available for Summer Adventure Camps. Scholarships will be awarded on a need basis and applicants must meet certain requirements. The scholarship application form (including requirement thresholds) can be found here.

In an attempt to help as many children as possible, the museum will provide registration for one (1) week of camp per accepted applicant. If you believe you qualify or are interested in learning more, please contact us at*Please note that those who qualify for a scholarship will be required to pay a $25 deposit (cash or credit), which will be returned after your child has completed the camp. If your child does not attend, the deposit is non-refundable. Scholarship applications are due by the camp registration deadline (2 weeks prior to the camp).

Before and After Care

To help accommodate your busy schedule, the museum is pleased to offer optional before and after care for your child during our camps. Before Care is from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and After Care is from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Each type of care is offered at the rates of $40/week or $8/day. While care is optional, please note that the following fees will be assessed, if you do not select care:4 to 4:15 p.m.
Grace period
4:15 – 5:00 p.m.
$8 fee assessed for each 15 minute block
5:00 p.m. and later
$1 for every minute after 5:00 p.m.

Register for Camp Care Now!

2024 Summer Adventure Camp Lineup

Camps for Ages 6 - 8

Nature Innovators
June 10 - 14
Ages 6-8

Are you ready to get hands-on with nature? In this camp, we will get creative with nature themed projects while learning about the great outdoors and survival skills. Prepare to discover the wonders and colors of nature in this camp for innovative minds!

Register for Nature Innovators Now!

Magical Films Meet Science
July 15 - 19
Ages 6 - 8

Keep it rolling with some of our favorite animated characters in the physical and natural world! Experience the connection between science and children’s films through nature play, experiments, crafts, games, and activities. Campers will get creative and have fun with a new theme each day!

Register for Magical Films Now!

Camps for Ages 9 - 11

Museum Mayhem
June 24 - 28
Ages 9 - 11

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind-the-scenes at a museum? Campers will explore the science that goes on the museum and experience firsthand the creativity and ideas that go into making exhibits and displays. Prepare to get creative!

Register for Museum Mayhem Now!

Team Takeover
August 5 - 9
Ages 9-11

Unlock your full potential of innovation with team building! Through engineering challenges, games, experiments, and activities campers will get active, problem solve, and learn new skills while working together. Have fun while experiencing the benefits of teamwork!

Register for Team Takeover Now!

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