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May the 4th Be With You (Museum)
On 5/4/2018

This Star Wars themed event is out of this universe! We’ll show The Last Jedi movie, play The Last Jedi movie trivia game, and feature Star Wars characters from Ghost Base of Rebel Legion & First State Garrison 501st Legion. Themed face painting, DMNH STARLAB (inflatable planetarium), concessions with snacks (including wine & beer for the adults), and a costume contest will add to the fun! If you liked our Science of Sorcery event, you’ll love this one too!

$7 DMNH Member, $12 non-members.
Stuffed Animal Clinic & Teddy Bear Tea (Museum)
On 5/12/2018

Bring your favorite cuddly stuffed critter to the Museum for a checkup with our stuffed animal doctor! Your beloved friend will receive some tender loving care and a special prescription for a healing touch before settling down for story time, “tea” and a delicious treat.

$5 at pre-registration, plus Museum admission upon arrival
STEM Nite (Museum)
On 5/18/2018

STEM Nite is an evening for grown-ups to participate in hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) activity workshops… with wine! This event includes a range of fun, interactive STEM activities that can be learned and then replicated at home with your families. All participants will receive experiment kits to take home. STEM Nite will be hosted by Victoria Muir, a senior in Chemical Engineering at the University of Delaware, also known as the DMNH “Princess of Science.”

All experiments in the workshop are kid-friendly, but the event is 21+.

Wine, beer, and snacks are included.

Pre-registration required.

$30/DMNH Members, $40/Non-Members.
Underwater Adventures Camp (2018) (Blue Classroom)
On 6/4/2018

June 4 - 8, 9:00am-12:00pm
Cool off this summer by diving into this exciting camp about life under water. We’ll play water games and learn about aquatic animals, all while having a whale of a good time.
Parent's Night Off Camp-Outdoor Olympics (Museum)
On 6/8/2018

Parent’s Night-Off Science Camps (Outdoor Olympics)

June 8, 2018

5:30pm-10:00pm

Fun science experiments, museum tour, movies, games, arts and crafts, and other activities Includes pizza dinner.
Adventures in Nature (2018) (Blue Classroom)
On 6/11/2018

June 11 - 15, 9:00am-4:00pm
Adventure is everywhere! We’ll go outdoors and discover the artistic masterpieces we can create and the adventures we can have.
Animal Oddities Camp (2018) (McClelland Classroom)
On 6/11/2018

June 11 - 15, 9:00am-4:00pm
The Duckbilled Platypus, Star-nose Mole and Hagfish might be some of the most bizarre animals on the planet. Discover some of the slimiest, furriest, and strangest creatures in the world.
Art Escapades (2018) (Canteen)
On 6/11/2018

June 11 - 15, 9:00am-4:00pm
Explore all of the different elements that make up the Delaware Museum of Natural History. Spend the week making an exhibit that will go on display in the Museum for the summer.
Creatures of the Past (2018) (Canteen)
On 6/18/2018

June 18 - 22
What happened to the dinosaurs and many other creatures from the past 200 million years? Travel back in time to discover all about the amazing creatures that once roamed the Earth.
Dinos, Dinos, Dinos Camp (2018) (McClelland Classroom)
On 6/18/2018

June 18 - 22, 9:00am-4:00pm
Calling all budding paleontologists! We need help identifying footprints, looking at dinosaurs and their modern cousins, hunting for fossils, and much more.
Two sessions will be offered this week.
Outer Space Odyssey Camp (2018) (Blue Classroom)
On 6/25/2018

June 25 – 29, 9:00am-4:00pm
Travel beyond the Earth’s atmosphere and discover the wonders found in our solar system and beyond. Train like an astronaut and perform experiments to see what it’s like in outer space.
Superheroes Camp (2018) (Canteen)
On 6/25/2018

June 25 - 29, 9:00am-4:00pm
Learn which animals are as strong as Superman™ or as fast as The Flash™. Enjoy activities, games, and crafts as we discover the superheroes of the animal kingdom.
Wilderness Explorers Camp (2018) (McClelland Classroom)
On 6/25/2018

June 25 - 29, 9:00am-4:00pm **Thursday Sleepover at the Museum**
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 on Thursday with pickup on Friday at 4 p.m.
Best of DMNH Camp (2018) (McClelland Classroom)
From 7/2/2018 through 7/6/2018

July 2, 3, 5, and 6. No Camp on Wednesday, July 4th.
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Ages 5 - 10
Members: $184, Non-members: $212
Single day price: Members: $46, Non-members $53
Looking for something exciting to do over July 4th week? Come to camp at DMNH and experience the best we have to offer, including experiments, crafts, and live animal encounters. Register for specific days or the whole week. There is no extended care available this week.
A Pirate's Life (2018) (Blue Classroom)
On 7/9/2018

July 9 - 13, 9:00am-4:00pm
Ahoy, mateys! We need all hands on deck for a pirate adventure! Help us hunt for treasure, race boats, and make your own treasure chests.
Legends of the Hidden Museum Camp (2018) (McClelland Classroom)
On 7/9/2018

July 9 – 13, 9:00am-4:00pm
Can you solve the mystery in our current special exhibit, Mystery of the Mayan Medallion? You’ll have to use your skills as an archeologist, biologist, and astronomer to solve the clues and find the hidden treasure.
Tough Museum Camp (2018) (Canteen)
On 7/9/2018

July 9 - 13, 9:00am-4:00pm
Get down and dirty as you tackle the activities in this extreme camp. As a team, you’ll splash in the mud, scramble through obstacles, and face daily challenges that build strength and friendship.
Museum Babies Camp-SENSE-ational Animals (2018) (Nature Nook)
On 7/10/2018

Session 1: SENSE-ational Animals – July 10, 17, 24, 9:00am-9:30am
Interested in camps for toddlers not yet in pre-kindergarten? Museum Babies are offered every Tuesday and Wednesday for consecutive weeks from 9 – 9:30 a.m. In each series, learn and have fun with hands-on activities, including counting, matching, sorting, music and movement. Adults are expected to stay for the length of the program and are welcome to stay after the program to enjoy the Museum.
Museum Babies Camp-Animal Babies (2018) (Nature Nook)
On 7/11/2018

Session 2: Animal Babies – July 11, 18, 25, 9:00am-9:30am
Interested in camps for toddlers not yet in pre-kindergarten? Museum Babies are offered every Tuesday and Wednesday for consecutive weeks from 9 – 9:30 a.m.
In each series, learn and have fun with hands-on activities, including counting, matching, sorting, music and movement. Adults are expected to stay for the length of the program and are welcome to stay after the program to enjoy the Museum.
Arctic Adventures Camp (2018) (Blue Classroom)
On 7/16/2018

July 16 - 20, 9:00am-4:00pm
It may be hot outside, but it’ll be cool at camp as we travel to the North and South Poles to visit polar bears and penguins in their frozen homes.
Camp Olympus (2018) (Canteen)
On 7/16/2018

July 16 - 20, 9:00am-4:00pm **Thursday Sleepover at the Museum**
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 on Thursday with pickup on Friday at 4 p.m.
Science of Minecraft Camp (2018) (McClelland Classroom)
On 7/16/2018

July 16 - 20, 9:00am-4:00pm
From geology to physics to biomes, there’s so much that we can learn from the video game Minecraft! Enjoy a week of exciting experiments based on this popular game.
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Earth's Wild Ride (2018) (McClelland Classroom)
On 7/23/2018

July 23 - 27, 9:00am-4:00pm
Discover the power of fire, ice, wind, and water as we explore earthquakes, volcanoes, tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards, and much, much more in this Earth-shaking camp!
Eco-Warriors (2018) (Canteen)
On 7/23/2018

July 23 – 27, 9:00am-4:00pm
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. Try your hand at a variety of challenges to see if you really are an Eco-Warrior.
Once Upon a Time (2018) (Blue Classroom)
On 7/23/2018

July 23 - 27, 9:00am-4:00pm
Once upon a time there was a camp where you could let your imaginations soar! Join us in reading animal tales, playing games, and creating your own story.
Mayan Mystery Explorers Camp (2018) (Canteen)
On 7/30/2018

July 30 – August 3, 9:00am-4:00pm
Grab your safari hats and go on a quest as we explore the current special exhibit, The Mystery of the Mayan Medallion. Learn about their science and stories through hands-on games and activities.
Mystery at the Museum Camp (2018) (Blue Classroom)
On 7/30/2018

July 30 – August 3, 9:00am-4:00pm
Can you solve the mystery at the Museum? Find hidden clues, talk to witnesses, go behind the scenes of the Museum, and use science to discover “who-dunnit!”
Young Engineers Camp (2018) (McClelland Classroom)
On 7/30/2018

July 30 – August 3, 9:00am-4:00pm
Build beyond your imagination! Learn what makes certain structures strong by building bridges, miniature landscapes, and other creations. Plus, see how architects are inspired by nature’s natural structures.
Behind the Scenes Adventures Camp (2018) (Canteen)
On 8/6/2018

August 6 - 10, 9:00am-4:00pm
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 get to see.
Shark Camp (2018) (McClelland Classroom)
On 8/6/2018

August 6 - 10, 9:00am-4:00pm
Spend a week exploring these titans of the oceans through hands-on activities, games, and crafts. Learn about a new shark each day and you’ll end the week as one jaw-some camper!
The Great Outdoors Camp (2018) (Blue Classroom)
On 8/6/2018

August 6 - 10, 9:00am-4:00pm
Discover a new animal and habitat every day as we explore the great outdoors. We’ll hike through forests and meadows, play games, and make nature crafts to take home.
Museum Babies Camp-Nature Explorers (2018) (Nature Nook)
On 8/7/2018

Session 3: Nature Explorers – August 7, 14, 21, 28, 9:00am-9:30am
Interested in camps for toddlers not yet in pre-kindergarten? Museum Babies are offered every Tuesday and Wednesday for consecutive weeks from 9 – 9:30 a.m. In each series, learn and have fun with hands-on activities, including counting, matching, sorting, music and movement. Adults are expected to stay for the length of the program and are welcome to stay after the program to enjoy the Museum.
Museum Babies Camp-Animals Around the World (2018) (Nature Nook)
On 8/8/2018

Session 4: Animals Around the World – August 8, 15, 22, 29, 9:00am-9:30am
Interested in camps for toddlers not yet in pre-kindergarten? Museum Babies are offered every Tuesday and Wednesday for consecutive weeks from 9 – 9:30 a.m. In each series, learn and have fun with hands-on activities, including counting, matching, sorting, music and movement. Adults are expected to stay for the length of the program and are welcome to stay after the program to enjoy the Museum.
Carnival Camp (2018) (Canteen)
On 8/13/2018

August 13 - 17, 9:00am-4:00pm
Step right up and join the fun of the magnificent DMNH Carnival Camp coming to town! There will be shows, entertainment, and fun for the whole family! Join us on Friday for a mini-carnival designed and run by the campers.
Super Silly Science Camp (2018) (McClelland Classroom)
On 8/13/2018

August 13 - 17; 9:00am-4:00pm
Perform mind-boggling science experiments in this always exciting, never boring camp. We’ll provide the lab coat and goggles – this camp might get messy!
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