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Discovery Camps

Great news! Discovery Camps are on! We will be following the Arkansas Department of Health’s day camp directives and taking additional steps to provide for a safe and fun experience for your children. Learn more about our safety procedures.

Museum of Discovery offers a variety of week-long day camps (Discovery Camps) for children ages 6-13 and one-day camps (First Discoveries Camps) for children ages 4-6. First Discoveries Camps are expected to resume this fall.

Discovery Camps: $275 member/$300 non-member per week
First Discoveries Camp: $40 member/$50 non-member per day

For more information, contact Beth Nelsen at 501.214.1122 or

Register online or complete and send in the 2021 camp registration form.

June 7-11   Tinkering, Tools, Tech and Take-Aparts     Ages 10-13  CLOSED
Learn how everyday objects work by taking them apart and making new creations! We’ll familiarize ourselves with tools, spend time each day dissecting a car and become even more skilled problem solvers!

June 7-11   Unicorn Biology    Ages 6-8  CLOSED
Who says scientists cannot have imaginations? We’ll explore mythical creatures and learn about their features that are actually found in nature and even design and build fairy houses!

June 7-11     Go Nintendo    Ages 8-10  CLOSED
Step into the lab with Mario, Yoshi and friends to experiment and create experiences that any gamer will love!

June 14-18    Legoville Engineer    Ages 6-8   CLOSED                                                                                                                                  Every city has an engineer and Legoville is no different! We’ll construct bridges, buildings, ports, roads and more that will meet the needs of our growing metropolis.

June 14-18    Go Nintendo    Ages 8-10    CLOSED 

June 14-18     Minecraft: Epic Mode    Ages 9-12   CLOSED
We’ve hosted Minecraft camps before but we’re kicking it up a notch this summer with some epic builds! Of course we’ll still put our Minecrafting skills to use in the real world by learning survival skills, building campfires and (safely) throwing weapons!

June 21-25    Science Sampler: Tinkering    Ages 6-8   CLOSED
We’re tinkering with this different daily-themed camp. Each day we’ll roll up our sleeves and explore how tinkering is used in nature, fashion design, engineering and more!

June 21-25    Don’t Try this at Home!    Ages 8-10    CLOSED
Grab those goggles and lab coats because we’re going to do all the crazy, explosive and messy science “experiments” that can’t be done at home (safely of course!)

June 21-25    Minecraft: Epic Mode    Ages 9-12    CLOSED

June 28-July 2    Legoville Engineer    Ages 6-8    CLOSED

June 28-July 2    Pokémon-ology    Ages 7-9   CLOSED
The world of Pokémon is enchanting and full of creatures who live alongside humans – just like animals in real life! Explore the habitats, adaptations and even superpowers these creatures have … in the game and reality.

June 28-July 2    YouTube U    Ages 9-12    CLOSED
We’re taking courses to become the next big YouTube star! We’ll explore and test some of the best viral trends while learning basic video production and editing.

July 5-9    Wizards, Muggles & Sci    Ages 6-8   CLOSED
We’ve arrived at Hogwarts! Once we’re sorted, we’ll begin studying magical science, brewing butterbeer, exploring magical creatures and mixing potions!

July 5-9    Pokémon-ology    Ages 7-9    CLOSED

July 5-9    YouTube U    Ages 10-13    CLOSED

July 12-16    Super Splash!    Ages 6-8  CLOSED
Dive in for a water-based camp full of chemistry, marine biology and a slip n’ sliding good time. But keep an eye out for pirates!

July 12-16    CSI: Discovery    Ages 9-12    CLOSED
There’s a mystery at the museum that only science can solve! We’ll uncover evidence, explore DNA and decipher clues to catch the culprit.

July 12-16    Minecraft: Epic Mode    Ages 8-10    CLOSED

July 19-23    Super Splash!    Ages 6-8    CLOSED

July 19-23    Wizards, Muggles & Sci    Ages 9-12    CLOSED

July 19-23    Minecraft: Epic Mode    Ages 8-10  CLOSED

July 26-30    Science Sampler: Tinkering    Ages 6-8    CLOSED

July 26-30    Don’t Try this at Home!    Ages 8-10   CLOSED

July 26-30    Minecraft: Epic Mode    Ages 9-12    CLOSED

August 2-6    Unicorn Biology    Ages 6-8    CLOSED 

August 2-6    Legoville Engineer    Ages 8-10    CLOSED

August 2-6    Codebots    Ages 10-13   CLOSED
Robots + Coding = BEST WEEK EVER! We’ll construct and program robots to complete a variety of missions and learn coding skills that can be applied outside of camp. The week will end with “Robowars” on Friday!




We are very thankful for our corporate sponsors.