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Natural Awakenings Chicago

Registration Open for Field Museum Summer Camps

Feb 29, 2020 08:32AM
Chicago’s Field Museum is offering a variety of summer camp options for students from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade, and are designed to foster a love of science and exploration. Additional programs are available for high school students.

Field Explorers Camp (ages 5 to 10): This summer, set young explorers on a journey through the animal kingdom. Field Explorers Camp invites kids to investigate the fascinating ways plants, animals and bugs adapt to survive. Through hands-on activities, campers discover the science of life on Earth.

Tween Camp: Scales, Slimes and Stories! (grades 6 to 8): Take a look into the world of herpetology (reptiles and amphibians) and tell their stories. Partnering with scientists and educators, go behind the scenes in their exhibitions and collections and create a science-based project.

Dino Camp (ages 3 to 4): A Dino Camp and summer day camp for budding paleontologists, accompanied by an adult caregiver. Preschoolers dig for dinosaur bones, learn how to spot a dinosaur, explore exhibits and fossils, and play games.

Cool Down Camp (ages 3 to 4): Stay cool with science this summer in a day camp just for preschoolers and their adult caregivers. Investigate through hands-on science, exhibit exploration and more. Kids bring home tips and tricks to help animals gather the supplies they need for the winter.

Scholarships are available. For more information including dates and to register, visit FieldMuseum.org.