Educational Summer Science Camps for kids ages 6–12
The 2020 HMNS Summer Camp Catalog will be available here February 2020
Priority Member registration in February 2020!
Discoverer Members: Thursday, February 13, 2020
Family Flex Members: Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Family Plus, Family Members and Catalysts Family: Monday, February 24, 2020
General Public: Monday, March 23, 2020
Not a Member? Check out our Member Benefits – including the opportunity to register early for summer camp!
The basics of what you need to know! To help you prepare you and your camper for your first day of camp, we have compiled this basic list of answers to some frequently asked questions including information about lunches, before/after camp care, directions and what to expect on your first day. Download.
More sensational science than ever before! New topics for 2020:Storybook Science Camp for ages 6-7, Full STEAM Ahead Camp for ages 8-9, and Escape Camp for ages 10-12. Returning favorites include: Crazy for Coding for ages 6-7, World Explorers: Parts Unknown for ages 6-7, Minecraft Mania: Coding Adventure Camp for ages 8-9, Master Spy Camp for ages 8-9 and 10-12, Maker Lab Alpha for ages 10-12, Maker Lab Beta for ages 10-12, Camp Half Blood for ages 10-12, and Camp Jupiter for ages 10-12.
A summer of education and adventure awaits your child at HMNS. Our Summer Camps will be held at the main Houston Museum of Natural Science location and at HMNS Sugar Land.
HMNS Summer Camps are week-long, hands-on science summer camps featuring science activities for children ages 6 – 12. Camps are held Monday – Friday from 10 am – 3 pm. For an additional weekly fee, care is available before camp begins each day, from 8 – 10 am, and after camp ends, from 3 – 5:30 pm.
2020 HMNS Summer Camp Schedule
HMNS Summer Camps will be held at the main museum location the weeks of:
- June 1-5
- June 8-12
- June 22-26
- June 29-July 2 (4-day camp week, Monday–Thursday)
- July 13-17
- July 20-24
- August 3-7
- August 10-14
We also offer summer camps at HMNS at Sugar Land! Details.
The 2020 HMNS Summer Camp selection of action-packed science summer camps includes:
- Chemistry Camps, including Culinary Hero, Junior Science Magic, Booms and Blast Offs, Wizard Science Academy, Kitchen Chemistry, Bedazzled, Crime Scene Investigators and Super Science Magic.
- Space Camps, including Space Cadet, Space Pilot, and Senior Space Commanders.
- Coding Camps, including the new Minecraft Mania: Coding Adventure Camp, Crazy for Coding, and Lego Robotics for ages 8-9 and 10-12.
- Robotics Camps, including Riveting Robots and Lego Robotics for ages 8-9 and 10-12 .
- Physics Camps, including the always popular Star Warrior’s Academy, Maker Lab Alpha, the new Maker Lab Beta, Storm Chasers, Nature’s Fury, Booms and Blast Offs, Junior Science Magic, Water Works, Extreme Machines, Fast & Furious and Design and Destroy
- Social Studies Camps, including the new World Explorers: Parts Unknown, Treasure Hunters, the new Camp Jupiter, Camp Half Blood and Mummies and Mysteries
- And Dinosaur Camps, including Junior Paleontologist, Dino Claws and Shark Jaws, and Paleontology 101!
Sign up early, as spaces fill fast!
Required Camper Health Record Form
A completed HMNS Summer Camper Health Record Form must be on file with the Education office prior to each child beginning camp.
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