Registration is open for this year’s summer camps, which begin Tuesday, May 31. Early bird discount ends Saturday, April 30.

Each camp is weekly with a different topic. Back by popular demand: kids will visit Music Theatre Wichita and get a behind-the-scenes look at its production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast during the Storm the Castle camp.

Summer camps also include:
 
NEW! Preschool Summer Edventures – during these four-day camps, little ones will build, dig and splash.
TinkerTech Edventures – kids can choose half-day or full-day camps to expand their technology knowledge. Select classes include instruction by Pixel Time.
Air Capital Aviation Camp – during this special aviation series, kids can sign up for sessions at Kansas Aviation Museum and Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center, as well as Exploration Place
 
Camps run from Tuesday, May 31 through Friday, August 12 at Exploration Place, 300 N. McLean Blvd., Wichita, Kan. 67203. 
 
Camp prices range from $45 – $300 per week. Before and After Care are also available. Multi-week or member discounts are available. Discounts cannot be combined and do not apply to Before and After Care.
 
Summer camps are unforgettable experiences for kids entering grades PreK – 12 and will engage curiosity, promote creativity, enhance scientific knowledge and are fun! Registration is required: http://exploration.org/programs/summer-camps/ or 316-660-0620.
 
Summer Camps (Grades 1  6), 9 a.m.  4 p.m.
       CSI, May 31 – June 3
       Dinosaurs!, June 6 – 10
       Water, Water Everywhere, June 13 – 17
       Storm the Castle, June 20 – 24
       Amazing Astronauts, June 27 – July 1
       Bang, Pop, Fizz!, July 11 – 15
       Paleo Party, July 18 – 22
       TinkerTech: Circuits July 25 – 29
       Gross Out!, August 1 – 5
       Science Superheroes, August 8 – 12
NEW! Preschool Summer Edventures (Ages 4 – Entering Kindergarten), 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Drop off begins at 9:15 a.m. and pick up is no later than 11:45 a.m.
       Build It! Engineering and Construction, June 14 – 16
       Dig It! Dirt and Dinosaurs, July 12 -14
       Splash It! Wonderful, Wet Water, August 2 – 4
Summer Technology Edventures (Grades 7  12), 9 a.m.  4 p.m.
Choose from full-day camps or a morning computer class:
Full-Day Camps
       Stop Motion Animation, June 6 – 10
       Energy Town, June 13 – 17
       Battle Bots, June 27 – July 1
       Hack Your Hand Bag! Fashion Technology, July 18 – 22
       Girls Only! Phone Photography, July 25 – 29
       Fantastic Layered Images, August 1 – 5
Half-Day or Full-Day Combo Camps
Spend the morning in computer class (9 a.m. – noon) and the afternoon in a hands-on class (1 – 4 p.m.).
       Coding Craze, June 13 – 17 includes:
o   Coding Web Pages (Computer Class)
o   Amazing Arduinos (Hands-on Class)
       Gamers!, June 20 – 24 includes:
o   Game Design (Computer Class)
o   Table Top Game Tech (Hands-on Class)
       Photo Fun!, June 27 – July 1 includes:
o   Phone Photography (Computer Class)
o   Lights, Cameras, Optics! (Hands-on Class)
       Game Code, July 11 – 15 includes:
o   Coding Games in Python (Computer Class)
o   Raspberry Pi Game Creation (Hands-on Class)
       Girls Only! Gamer Girls!, August 8 – 12 includes:
o   Game Design (Computer Class)
o   Table Top Game Tech (Hands-on Class)
Aviation Camps
Must register for camp through each museum. Details here: http://exploration.org/programs/parents/aviation-camps/
 
       Wichita Aviation Experience, located at Kansas Aviation Museum, (Grades 6 – 12) June 20 – 24, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
       Air Capital Aviation Adventure, located at Exploration Place (Grades 7 – 12) June 27 – July 1, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
       Space 101 Residential Camp, located at Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center (Grades 7 and 8) July 5  9

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