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Young Explorers Camp Programs

Summer camp registration is now open at  www.brownpapertickets.com brownpapertickets.com.  Please contact Summer Camp Coordinator Charlotte Rohrbough at (505) 841-2848 or crohrbough@outlook.com  for any questions or concerns.

EACH CAMP IS:

  • Filled with materials-based and hands-on activities
  • For Kinder through 5th grade
  • From 8:30am to 3:30pm
  • $300 per week (10% discount for members)

     

Young Explorers Summer Camp, 2017

June 12th-16th

Space Detectives for K-3rd

Are you ready to explore the universe and beyond? This camp will have everything you need to know to become a space detective! Comets, asteroids, rockets, rovers…and so much more! We are looking forward to exploring our starry skies with you!

Galactic Engineers for 4th-8th

Did you know tinkering with electricity and circuits leads to robots exploring on other worlds? Explore technology in outer space, from Sputnik to tomorrow!  This Earth-based camp will reach for the stars!


June 19th-23rd

Garden Detectives for K-2nd

Enter the gate and spend a week among growing plants and pollinators in the Kiwanis Learning Garden. With our eyes and hands, feet, and ears, we will discover living things in all the garden’s corners!


June 26th-30th

Dinosaur Detectives for K-2ndSOLD OUT

Grab your paleontology hat, you’re about to go on a wild adventure! This week is all about dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals. Find out what it’s like to be a paleontologist by examining real-life fossils! You’ll actually be able to meet our museum scientists and check out all of our dinosaur exhibits!

Crazy Critters: from NM to the Galapagos for 3rd-5th

From your backyard all the way to the Galapagos Islands, there are crazy-looking plants and animals to discover! Why do they look and act the way that they do? Explore how animals are adapted to their environments and why they can oftentimes look so absurd!


July 10th-14th

Dinosaur Detectives for K-2nd SOLD OUT

Grab your paleontology hat, you’re about to go on a wild adventure! This week is all about dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals. Find out what it’s like to be a paleontologist by examining real-life fossils! You’ll actually be able to meet our museum scientists and check out all of our dinosaur exhibits!


July 17th-21st

Space Detectives for K-2nd SOLD OUT

Are you ready to explore the universe and beyond? This camp will have everything you need to know to become a space detective! Comets, asteroids, rockets, rovers…and so much more! We are looking forward to exploring our starry skies with you!

Celestial Pioneers for 3rd-5th

It’s time to blast off to the edges of the Universe! How is it possible that we humans can travel to outer space? What else could we find out there? From planets to stars to entire galaxies, there is so much to learn about our universe and all of its celestial bodies!


July 24th-28th

Nature Detectives for K-2nd

Investigate nature just as a naturalist would and explore the amazing diversity of New Mexico’s habitats! Spend this week learning about the animals, plants, and rocks of our mountains, grasslands, deserts, and rivers!


July 30th-August 4th

Summer Science Sleuths Jr. for K-3rdOR Summer Science Sleuths for 4th-8th

Didn’t get enough camp this summer? This week is filled with all sorts of science topics that you may have missed earlier in the summer! Investigate Museum exhibits, examine our fossils and specimens, and speak with our experts!


Things You Need to Know

  • Aftercare will be available from 3:30–5:00 p.m. for an additional fee of $15 per day. Aftercare payment must be paid by cash or check on the first day of camp at 8:30 a.m.
  • All classes are scheduled rain or shine. Kindergartners must have experience in full day classes before attending. Museum staff (including instructors, aides and all other staff) cannot disperse prescription or over-the-counter medications.
  • Pack a lunch, two snacks and a water bottle for your camper. 
  • Once a session is filled, a waiting list will be maintained; no deposit is required. People on the waiting list will be notified in sequential order. If you wish to reserve a space in the program you must make the full payment within three days of notification.
  • The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science reserves the right to cancel any event that does not reach a minimum of 6 participants. A full refund will be given if the session is cancelled by the Museum due to low enrollment.
  • Young Explorers’ scholarships are available, contact crohrbough@outlook.com  or call (505) 841-2848

 

To inquire about camp openings or for more information, please contact Charlotte at crohrbough@outlook.com or call (505) 841-2848

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