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Xplorations Summer Camp Catalog!

From Art Smart to Weird Science, explore available summer camps and get information on registration.

DownloadFor kids ages 6-12

Summer Camp

For more information, please email xplorations@hmns.org or call 713-639-4652.
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Educational Summer Science Camps For Kids 6 – 12

2017 Xplorations Summer Camp Catalog will be available Early February 2017
Priority member registration in February 2017!
Discoverer Members: Thursday, February 16

Family Flex Members: Monday, February 20

Family Plus and Family Members: Monday, February 27

General Public: Monday, March 20

Not a Member? Check out our Member Benefits – including the opportunity to register early for summer camp!
Parent’s Guide to Xplorations 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 2017: Crazy for Coding for ages 6-7, Riveting Robots! for ages 6-7, Storm Chasers for ages 6-7, Super-Human Science School for X-ceptional Children, Nature Unleashed: Journey to the Center of the Earth for ages 8-9, Advanced Crime Scene Investigators for ages 10-12

A summer of education and adventure awaits your child at HMNS. Our Xplorations Summer Camps will be held at the main Houston Museum of Natural Science location and at HMNS Sugar Land.

Xplorations Summer Science Adventures 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.

Summer 2017 Camp Schedule
Xplorations Summer Camps will be held at the main museum location the weeks of:

  • June 5-9
  • June 12-16
  • June 26-30
  • July 5-7 (3-day camp week)
  • July 17-21
  • July 24-28
  • August 7-11
  • August 14-18

We also offer summer camps at HMNS at Sugar Land! Details.
The Summer 2017 selection of action-packed science summer camps includes:

  • Chemistry Camps, including Freeze Frame, 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.
  • Robotics Camps, including Riveting Robots, Lego Robotics, and the new and improved Advanced Lego Robotics.
  • Physics Camps, including the always popular Star Warrior’s Academy, Storm Chasers, Nature Unleashed: Journey to the Center of the Earth, Leonardo’s Workshop, Booms and Blast Offs, Junior Science Magic, Water Works, Extreme Machines, Fast & Furious and Design and Destroy
  • Social Studies Camps, including Treasure Hunters, Leonardo’s Workshop, Mummies and Mysteries, Science of the Round Table and Medieval Madness
  • 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 Xplorations Camper Health Record Form must be on file with the Xplorations office prior to each child beginning camp.

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Camp Scholarships
HMNS will be offering scholarships for our 2017 Xplorations Summer Science camps.


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HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629


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13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
(281) 313-2277


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21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
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