Discover More this Summer at Camp!

Cookie Jar Mystery Camp!

June 6 – June 10
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT

2nd grade – 6th grade (ages 7-12)

A crime has occurred in Mrs. Randall’s classroom! Her favorite cookie jar was broken and some of her homemade cookies were eaten. While breaking a cookie jar and snatching a few cookies are hardly serious crimes, they are nevertheless crimes that can be solved using a forensic science approach.

Mrs. Randall turns this misfortune into opportunity and calls in a “Chief Crime Scene Investigator” to lead their “Forensics Team” (campers) in how to use the tools of forensic science in analyzing clues left at the crime scene. Each camper is tasked with solving the mystery through scientific observation, sample examination, analysis, lab work, testing, interviews and field work.

Cost: $150 members / $200 non-members

Young Discoverers Camp!

June 13 – June 17 
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT
July 18 – July 22
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT
August 1 – August 5
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT 

Kindergarten – 2nd grade (ages 5-7)

Young Discoverers Camp offers a safe and gentle environment for our younger campers to explore and discover the world around them! This 3-hour camp includes daily story time, facilitated access to our Young Learner’s gallery, and hands-on STEAM activities that inspire imagination and make learning fun!

Cost: $150 members / $200 non-members

All About SLIME!

June 13 – June 17
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT
August 1 – August 5
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT

2nd grade – 6th grade (ages 7-12)

Who doesn’t like slime?! Get ready to make a mess as we explore all kinds of slime! Each day kicks off with slimy story time, then play-and-learn time with our Matter Splatter exhibits. The rest of the day is filled with time for campers to explore slime combinations of all shapes and sizes from glitter galaxy slime, to edible slime monsters, to zombie slime and fluffy rainbow slime. And yes, they get to take it all home.

Cost: $150 members / $200 non-members

Space Cadet Camp!

June 20 – June 24
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT

2nd grade – 6th grade (ages 7-12)

Enjoy a week as an astronaut, planning your mission to space! Campers will learn about nebulae, star formation and rocket propulsion using their problem solving skills to plan a mission to a far away planet.

Cost: $150 members / $200 non-members

Mysteries of the Earth!

July 25 – July 29
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT

2nd-6th grade (ages 7-12)

Discover Paleontology, Geology and Archaeology as we use tools of the trade(s) to uncover the ancient mysteries of the Earth! Expand your exploration of Earth’s mysteries and see what lies underground closer to home.

Cost: $150 members / $200 non-members

We recommend pairing our PM camp with the AM camp at the Idaho Botanical Garden with hands-on, outdoor exploration of our local mysteries. Learn more!

SUE at the Zoo!

July 11 – July 15
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT
2nd-6th grade (ages 7-12)

Campers will start this special adventure each morning at Zoo Boise, getting up close and personal with living descendants of the dinosaurs and then end the day with the Discovery Center of Idaho’s “dinosaurs in residence”, SUE: The T. rex Experience and TINKER THE T-REX. Campers will enjoy daily outdoor picnic lunches in the beautiful Julia Davis Park. Drop off is at Zoo Boise and pick up is at the Discovery Center of Idaho. Wear walking shoes and don’t forget your water bottles, sack lunches and sunscreen!

Cost: $265 / camper

Wizarding Camp!

July 18 – July 22
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT
2nd-6th grade (ages 7-12)

Is it science or magic?! Calling all Young Wizards to join us for a week of potions, transfiguration and dragonology at the Discovery Center of Idaho! Capes and wizard hats are encouraged, and wands will choose you when you arrive.

Cost: $150 members / $200 non-members

We recommend pairing our PM camp with an AM camp at the Idaho Botanical Garden with lessons in herbology, care of magical creatures and quidditch. Learn more!

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Cookie Jar Mystery Camp!

June 6 – June 10
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT
2nd grade – 6th grade (ages 7-12)

A crime has occurred in Mrs. Randall’s classroom! Her favorite cookie jar was broken and some of her homemade cookies were eaten. While breaking a cookie jar and snatching a few cookies are hardly serious crimes, they are nevertheless crimes that can be solved using a forensic science approach.

Mrs. Randall turns this misfortune into opportunity and calls in a “Chief Crime Scene Investigator” to lead their “Forensics Team” (campers) in how to use the tools of forensic science in analyzing clues left at the crime scene. Each camper is tasked with solving the mystery through scientific observation, sample examination, analysis, lab work, testing, interviews and field work.

Cost: $150 members / $200 non-members

Young Discoverers Camp!

June 13 – June 17 
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT
July 18 – July 22
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT
August 1 – August 5
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT

Kindergarten – 2nd grade (ages 5-7)

Young Discoverers Camp offers a safe and gentle environment for our younger campers to explore and discover the world around them! This 3-hour camp includes daily story time, facilitated access to our Young Learner’s gallery, and hands-on STEAM activities that inspire imagination and make learning fun!

Cost: $150 members / $200 non-members

All About SLIME!

June 13 – June 17
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT
August 1 – August 5
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT

Who doesn’t like slime?! Get ready to make a mess as we explore all kinds of slime! Each day kicks off with slimy story time, then play-and-learn time with our Matter Splatter exhibits. The rest of the day is filled with time for campers to explore slime combinations of all shapes and sizes from glitter galaxy slime, to edible slime monsters, to zombie slime and fluffy rainbow slime. And yes, they get to take it all home.

Cost: $150 members / $200 non-members

Space Cadet Camp!

June 20 – June 24
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT

Enjoy a week as an astronaut, planning your mission to space! Campers will learn about nebulae, star formation and rocket propulsion using their problem solving skills to plan a mission to a far away planet.

Cost: $150 members / $200 non-members

Mysteries Of The Earth!

July 25 – July 29
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT

2nd-6th grade (ages 7-12)

Discover Paleontology, Geology and Archaeology as we use tools of the trade(s) to uncover the ancient mysteries of the Earth! Expand your exploration of Earth’s mysteries and see what lies underground closer to home.

Cost: $150 members / $200 non-members

We recommend pairing our PM camp with the AM camp at the Idaho Botanical Garden with hands-on, outdoor exploration of our local mysteries. Learn more!

SUE At The Zoo!

July 11 – July 15
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT

2nd-6th grade (ages 7-12)

Campers will start this special adventure each morning at Zoo Boise, getting up close and personal with living descendants of the dinosaurs and then end the day with the Discovery Center of Idaho’s “dinosaurs in residence”, SUE: The T. rex Experience and TINKER THE T-REX. Campers will enjoy daily outdoor picnic lunches in the beautiful Julia Davis Park. Drop off is at Zoo Boise and pick up is at the Discovery Center of Idaho. Wear walking shoes and don’t forget your water bottles, sack lunches and sunscreen!

Cost: $265 / camper

Wizarding Camp!

July 18 – July 22
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT

2nd-6th grade (ages 7-12)

Is it science or magic?! Calling all Young Wizards to join us for a week of potions, transfiguration and dragonology at the Discovery Center of Idaho! Capes and wizard hats are encouraged, and wands will choose you when you arrive.

Cost: $150 members / $200 non-members

We recommend pairing our PM camp with an AM camp at the Idaho Botanical Garden with lessons in herbology, care of magical creatures and quidditch. Learn more!

Young Discoverers Camp!

June 13 – June 17 
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT
July 18 – July 22
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT
August 1 – August 5
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT

Kindergarten – 2nd grade (ages 5-7)

Young Discoverers Camp offers a safe and gentle environment for our younger campers to explore and discover the world around them! This 3-hour camp includes daily story time, facilitated access to our Young Learner’s gallery, and hands-on STEAM activities that inspire imagination and make learning fun!

Cost: $150 members / $200 non-members

Young Discoverers Camp!

June 13 – June 17
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT
July 18 – July 22
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT
August 1 – August 5
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT

Kindergarten – 2nd grade (ages 5-7)

Young Discoverers Camp offers a safe and gentle environment for our younger campers to explore and discover the world around them! This 3-hour camp includes daily story time, facilitated access to our Young Learner’s gallery, and hands-on STEAM activities that inspire imagination and make learning fun!

Cost: $150 members / $200 non-members

All About SLIME!

June 13 – June 17
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT
August 1 – August 5
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT

Who doesn’t like slime?! Get ready to make a mess as we explore all kinds of slime! Each day kicks off with slimy story time, then play-and-learn time with our Matter Splatter exhibits. The rest of the day is filled with time for campers to explore slime combinations of all shapes and sizes from glitter galaxy slime, to edible slime monsters, to zombie slime and fluffy rainbow slime. And yes, they get to take it all home.

Cost: $150 members / $200 non-members

Young Discoverers Camp!

June 13 – June 17 
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT
July 18 – July 22
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT
August 1 – August 5
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT

Kindergarten – 2nd grade (ages 5-7)

Young Discoverers Camp offers a safe and gentle environment for our younger campers to explore and discover the world around them! This 3-hour camp includes daily story time, facilitated access to our Young Learner’s gallery, and hands-on STEAM activities that inspire imagination and make learning fun!

Cost: $150 members / $200 non-members

Cookie Jar Mystery Camp!

June 6 – June 10
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT
2nd grade – 6th grade (ages 7-12)

A crime has occurred in Mrs. Randall’s classroom! Her favorite cookie jar was broken and some of her homemade cookies were eaten. While breaking a cookie jar and snatching a few cookies are hardly serious crimes, they are nevertheless crimes that can be solved using a forensic science approach.

Mrs. Randall turns this misfortune into opportunity and calls in a “Chief Crime Scene Investigator” to lead their “Forensics Team” (campers) in how to use the tools of forensic science in analyzing clues left at the crime scene. Each camper is tasked with solving the mystery through scientific observation, sample examination, analysis, lab work, testing, interviews and field work.

Cost: $150 members / $200 non-members

All About SLIME!

June 13 – June 17
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT
August 1 – August 5
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT

Who doesn’t like slime?! Get ready to make a mess as we explore all kinds of slime! Each day kicks off with slimy story time, then play-and-learn time with our Matter Splatter exhibits. The rest of the day is filled with time for campers to explore slime combinations of all shapes and sizes from glitter galaxy slime, to edible slime monsters, to zombie slime and fluffy rainbow slime. And yes, they get to take it all home.

Cost: $150 members / $200 non-members

Space Cadet Camp!

June 20 – June 24
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT

Enjoy a week as an astronaut, planning your mission to space! Campers will learn about nebulae, star formation and rocket propulsion using their problem solving skills to plan a mission to a far away planet.

Cost: $150 members / $200 non-members

SUE At The Zoo!

July 11 – July 15
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT

2nd-6th grade (ages 7-12)

Campers will start this special adventure each morning at Zoo Boise, getting up close and personal with living descendants of the dinosaurs and then end the day with the Discovery Center of Idaho’s “dinosaurs in residence”, SUE: The T. rex Experience and TINKER THE T-REX. Campers will enjoy daily outdoor picnic lunches in the beautiful Julia Davis Park. Drop off is at Zoo Boise and pick up is at the Discovery Center of Idaho. Wear walking shoes and don’t forget your water bottles, sack lunches and sunscreen!

Cost: $265 / camper

Mysteries Of The Earth!

July 25 – July 29
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT

2nd-6th grade (ages 7-12)

Discover Paleontology, Geology and Archaeology as we use tools of the trade(s) to uncover the ancient mysteries of the Earth! Expand your exploration of Earth’s mysteries and see what lies underground closer to home.

Cost: $150 members / $200 non-members

We recommend pairing our PM camp with the AM camp at the Idaho Botanical Garden with hands-on, outdoor exploration of our local mysteries. Learn more!

Wizarding Camp!

July 18 – July 22
THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT

2nd-6th grade (ages 7-12)

Is it science or magic?! Calling all Young Wizards to join us for a week of potions, transfiguration and dragonology at the Discovery Center of Idaho! Capes and wizard hats are encouraged, and wands will choose you when you arrive.

Cost: $150 members / $200 non-members

We recommend pairing our PM camp with an AM camp at the Idaho Botanical Garden with lessons in herbology, care of magical creatures and quidditch. Learn more!

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