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Summer Camps

Great news! Discovery Camps are on for the summer of 2020! 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 (due to COVID-19, First Discovery Camps will be held late summer through fall. See dates below.)

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 bnelsen@museumofdiscovery.org.

 

Discovery Camps (Ages 6-13)

Monday-Friday

 

 

 

July 13-17
Super Power Science (ages 6-7) 

Did you know that your favorite superhero or character has powers based in science? Prepare to be amazed by lasers, fire, ice and extreme strength!

Register

July 13-17  

LEGO Engineers (ages 6-9) (Registration Closed) 

How can we devote an entire week to building with LEGOs? Because the possibilities are endless! Design a car, program a LEGO robot, engineer an entire city, make jewelry and other incredible creations.

July 13-17 
Minecraft Ventures (ages 9-13) (Registration Closed) 

Learn to survive and build in the vast open world of Minecraft and nature! Work together in the game to survive the first night and gather the resources needed for upgrades and expansion. You’ll also sharpen your crafting skills in the real world with micro forging, throwing weapons (safely), making forts and building fires.

July 20-24
Kid Inventor (ages 6-8 & ages 9-12) (Registration Closed) 

Are you a future Curie, Jobs or Tesla who tinkers away on a new invention? Then spend a week with us imagining, designing and building inventions that just may change the world!

July 20-24
Minecraft Ventures (ages 7-9) (Registration Closed) 

Learn to survive and build in the vast open world of Minecraft and nature! Work together in the game to survive the first night and gather the resources needed for upgrades and expansion. You’ll also sharpen your crafting skills in the real world with micro forging, throwing weapons (safely), making forts and building fires.

July 27-31 
July Science Sampler Week (ages 6-8 & ages 9-12) (Registration Closed) 

Can’t settle on just one camp topic? Then try a science sampler! Each day we’ll explore something different!

Messtival Monday

Tinkering Tuesday

Wildlife Wednesday

Awesome Science Thursday

Take Flight Friday

July 27-31
LEGO Engineers (ages 6-8) (Registration Closed) 

How can we devote an entire week to building with LEGOs? Because the possibilities are endless! Design a car, program a LEGO robot, engineer an entire city, make jewelry and other incredible creations.

August 3-7
Wizards, Muggles & Science (ages 6-8 & ages 9-12) (Registration Closed) 

Your acceptance letter to Hogwarts has arrived! Once you’re sorted, you’ll begin studying magical science, brewing butterbeer, exploring magical creatures and testing your wizardly skills.

August 3-7
Pokémon-ology (ages 8-9)

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 that these creatures have … in the game and reality.

Register 

August 10-14
Candy Lab (ages 6-8 & ages 9-12)

Science has never tasted so sweet! Explore states of matter using some of your favorite sugary treats, dissect candy bars and even create your own candy … just like Willy Wonka!

Register ages 6-8   Register ages 9-12 

August 10-14
Minecraft Ventures (ages 8-10)

Learn to survive and build in the vast open world of Minecraft and nature! Work together in the game to survive the first night and gather the resources needed for upgrades and expansion. You’ll also sharpen your crafting skills in the real world with micro forging, throwing weapons (safely), making forts and building fires.

Register 

First Discoveries Camp (Ages 4-6)
Wednesdays 9 am-noon

August 12 – Dino Discoveries: Discoveries will be unearthed as you dig into the Mesozoic Era and explore dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes. Register

August 26 – Little Builders: This constructive camp is engineered to build up your summer. Register

September 9 – Hungry Scientists: Craving fun healthy snacks paired with delicious science and chemistry? Join us for a camp chock-full of food discoveries . Yum! Register

September 23 – Animal Explorers: It’s a jungle out there! Grab your binoculars and meet some strange and wonderful live creatures and have a “wild” time! Register

October 7 – Space Adventures: Blast off to a galaxy of imagination on an adventure that is out of this world! Register

October 21 – Superhero Science: We need you to save the day! During this heroic camp you’ll discover incredible feats of collaboration, ingenuity, and super science. Register

November 4 – Flower Power: Roses are red, violets are blue, learn how flowers grow and about pollinators too! Register 

November 18 – Mess It Up!: It’s OK to get your hands dirty at the Museum of Discovery when you’re learning about science! Register

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