Summer Camp for third to sixth grade 2019-07-12T11:57:06-05:00

Summer Camp for children who have completed third to sixth grade

Members: $265, Non-members: $300, unless noted.
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Extended care available.

Eight active camps, including two with Thursday overnights. Overnight details will be in your Welcome Packet.

A New Theme Each Week!

Art Escapades

June 17-21

Explore the artistic and scientific elements making up the Delaware Museum of Natural History. See firsthand how our newest traveling exhibit, Wicked Plants, gets put together and create your own exhibit for display in the Museum this summer!

Wilderness Explorers

July 8-12
Members: $280, Non-members: $315

Practice tying knots, building campfires, trying skills learned from the Lenni-Lenape, and other activities that will help you survive in the wild. Explore the outdoors and end the week by eating lunch over a campfire you built! Regular 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. schedule Monday-Wednesday; overnight Thursday with pickup Friday at 4 p.m.

Young Engineers

July 15-19

Build beyond your imagination! Learn what makes certain structures strong by building bridges, miniature landscapes, and other engineering creations.

Register for Young Engineers

Camp Olympus

July 22-26
Members: $280, Non-members: $315

What’s your favorite myth or legend? Is it Star Wars, King Arthur, or those told by the Greeks? Create and battle monsters, read ancient myths, and prepare for Friday’s heroic quest. Regular 9 a.m.– 4 p.m. schedule Monday-Wednesday; overnight Thursday with pickup Friday at 4 p.m.

Register for Camp Olympus

DMNH Olympics

July 29-August 2

Enjoy the Olympics every summer at DMNH! As a team, play games inspired by the Olympics and some that are just downright weird, wild, and fun.

Register for DMNH Olympics

Protectors of the Planet

August 5-9

Do you have what it takes to protect the Earth? Explore what’s happening on our planet through hands-on experiments, projects, and outdoor exploration. Discover the astonishing plants in our current special exhibit, Wicked Plants, and see how plants can help us become protectors of our planet.

Register for Protectors of the Planet

Behind the Scene Adventures

August 12-16

Go behind the scenes of DMNH, where all the action happens. Get up close with the Museum’s live animals and visit areas in the Museum most people don’t see.

Register for Behind the Scenes Adventures

Carnival Camp

August 19-23

Step right up and join the fun of the magnificent DMNH Carnival Camp coming to town! There will be shows, science, and fun for the whole family! Join us on Friday for a mini-carnival designed and run by the campers.

Register for Carnival Camp