Summer Science Camps

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Summer at the Terre Haute Children's Museum is filled with explosive fun! Want to climb to the rafters? Throw things off the second floor? Mix ingredients and create explosions? Join us for a summer filled with exciting science education.

Summer Science Camp is for children entering K-4th grade (with one session for 3-5 yr. olds) and is an interactive, FUN experience designed for children to explore different areas of science through hands-on experiments and demonstrations. Each camp is loaded with activities and games created with education in mind and geared for their age group.

  • Each camp is Monday– Friday
  • 8 AM – NOON
  • $125 Non-members; $115 Members
  • **Ask about our EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT!
  • Includes:

    • Hands-on activities
    • Playtime in the museum
    • A snack served daily
    • Weekly guest or field trip
    • A camp t-shirt
    • Time on the Ropes Challenge Course

Register for Bricks 4 Kidz afternoon camps and STAY ALL DAY, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Eat a sack lunch from home supervised by camp staff.)

Use the link below to register for both THCM & Bricks 4 Kidz camps.


Space Trek 

|  June 11-15  |  K-4th Grade

Do you know an aspiring space cadet?  We have an out of this world experience for you! Join us for a week to explore fictional space worlds, as well as real-life space from NASA. You won’t want to miss this space adventure!

Messy Science Camp

|  June 18-22  |  K-4th Grade FULL

Experiment with chemistry and create gooey globs, colorful concoctions, and exciting explosions. The world can be a messy place, join us to make it even messier!

Exhibit Designer Camp

|  June 25-29  |  K-4th Grade

All aboard! Train-lovers unite to plan a future exhibit for the museum in this project-based learning experience. We’ll learn about trains, how exhibits are developed, and then suggest designs to museum staff.  Sign up today for your ticket to ride!

Pre-K Explorers 


|  July 9-13 M-W-F |  Ages 3-5

This camp is for our youngest friends (ages 3-5 years). The age-appropriate three-day session will allow young campers to have fun exploring living things in our neighborhood. Discover what is living, how it grows, and what you can do to make your neighborhood a better place.  Children must be potty-trained.  Cost is $75

Health & Heights Camp

|  July 16-20  |  K-4th Grade

Take on new heights with this heart racing new camp! Climb with us as we explore our new Challenge Ropes Course. Jump, pull, bend, push, balance your way through camp to make your body healthy and strong. Hurry and grab on before it’s too late! Children must be at least 48" tall.

Camp Code

|  July 23-27  |  K-4th Grade

Robots, coding, building, oh my! Beginners to this new world of technology will explore and create using the tools of tomorrow. Use both computers and hands-on    techniques to try your hand at coding, gaming and much more!

Sign-up online HERE or Download the form (PDF) HERE.

A limited number of summer camp scholarships are also available, based on financial need. Scholarships will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Download the scholarship form to apply.

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