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Summer Camps for Kids

Come play and learn with us this summer! Bring your curiosity and sense of wonder as you join Museum Educators for brain-boosting camps that focus on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) activities! With a diverse range of camps tailored for curious minds of all ages, DISCOVERY Children’s Museum is your destination for educational summer fun!

Whether they’re budding scientists, aspiring artists, or future engineers, there’s a place for every curious mind at DISCOVERY Children’s Museum.

Core Objectives and Learning Highlights of Our Summer Camps

Aligned with Nevada State Content Standards

Ensures academic enrichment by integrating core concepts with STEAM programming.

Focus on 21st Century Learning Skills

Prepares children for the future with critical thinking, adaptability, collaboration, and communication.

Peer-to-Peer Engagement

Facilitates social learning and collaboration through group activities, enhancing the educational experience.

Small Group Activities

Guarantees personal attention and meaningful contributions, fostering an inclusive learning environment.

Team Building and Leadership

Develops confidence and leadership skills through challenges and teamwork exercises.

Culture of Questioning

Encourages curiosity and critical thinking by promoting a questioning mindset, crucial for lifelong learning and innovation.

Come play and learn with us this summer!

We encourage parents to sign their kids up early to avoid missing out on this awesome opportunity!



DISCOVERY and Vegas PBS team up to take you through an exciting adventure of coding and the foundations of computational thinking. Program your own interactive stories and games using the popular ScratchJr program during this engaging camp.

June 3 – June 7
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
(AGES 6 – 8) Maximum Registration: 15


Join us for an in-depth exploration of human anatomy and physiology, investigate the natural world and its diverse ecology, and learn about animals through hands-on interactions and specimen dissections.

June 10 – June 14
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
(AGES 6 – 7) Maximum Registration: 15
(AGES 8 – 9) Maximum Registration: 15


Channel your inner artist! Try your hand at drawing, painting, sculpting, designing, and collaging. This immersive camp is sure to stimulate your imagination, as you put your innovation to the test and follow your ideas from conception to creation!

June 24 – June 28
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
(AGES 6 – 7) Maximum Registration: 15
(AGES 8 – 9) Maximum Registration: 15


Learn how CAD software is used in architecture, engineering, and video games, and apply the steps of the design thinking process to create original designs in TinkerCAD, while building laser cut and 3D-printed inventions.

June 3 – June 7
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
(AGES 9 – 11) Maximum Registration: 8


Discover the depths of our mysterious universe while exploring the scientific achievements of both earthlings and robots in space. Design and crash-test your own landing craft, sample astronaut cuisine, enjoy hands-on explorations of gravitational forces and more!

June 17 – June 21
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
(AGES 6 – 7) Maximum Registration: 15
(AGES 8 – 9) Maximum Registration: 15


Explore cool concoctions and crazy reactions as we safely explore the elements of chemistry. Use your scientific skills to observe, experiment, and make predictions while engaging in mad science!

July 1 – July 5
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
(AGES 6 – 7) Maximum Registration: 15
(AGES 8 – 9) Maximum Registration: 15


Engage in engineering, teamwork, and innovative thinking as you explore the world of robotics. Build VEX GO robots, learn basic coding, practice driving skills and engage in friendly matches during this interactive and collaborative camp.

July 8 – July 12
(AGES 8 – 9) Maximum Registration: 15
(AGES 10 – 11) Maximum Registration: 15

Please contact reservations@discoverykidslv.org with any questions you may have.

Camp Pricing

General Admission: $325 per camp
Member Admission: $295 per camp

Cancellation Policy
Registrations canceled 14 days before the start of the summer camp will receive a refund, less a $35 administrative fee. Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to Reservations@discoverykidslv.org

Don’t Forget to Pack a Lunch

PLEASE NOTE: Lunch is not provided with our summer camp experience. Campers must bring a bag lunch to camp each day.

Scholarship Opportunities and Financial Aid

At DISCOVERY Children’s Museum, we believe in making our Summer Camps accessible to all families. That’s why we’re proud to offer a limited number of discounted camps at a reduced cost through our partnership with the Museums for All admission program. This initiative is designed for visitors who qualify by presenting a valid EBT, SNAP, WIC card, or foster care license on the first day of camp. It’s important to note that this opportunity is exclusively available to immediate family members of qualified candidates and is allocated on a first come, first served basis, with availability through April 1, 2024.

For more information on how to take advantage of this financial aid option, or to inquire about eligibility and registration, please reach out to our Sales Coordinators at reservations@discoverykidslv.org.

Registration Information for Summer Camps

Registering your child for the exciting and educational Summer Camps at DISCOVERY Children’s Museum is easy and straightforward. Follow our step-by-step guide below to ensure your child’s spot in our enriching summer program. Act quickly, as spaces are limited and fill up fast!

  1. Select Your Camp: Browse our diverse selection of summer camps. Each camp is designed with specific age groups and interests in mind, ensuring a perfect fit for your child.
  2. Fill Out Registration Forms: Complete the necessary registration forms with your child’s information, including any medical or dietary needs. You’ll also need to complete Emergency Contact forms, Photo Release forms, and Authorized Adult Drop Off/Pick Up forms.
  3. Submit Your Payment: Secure your child’s place by submitting your payment. Check for early bird specials that may apply for early registrations to save on fees.
  4. Confirmation: After submitting your registration and payment, you will receive a confirmation email with further details about the camp, including what your child should bring, arrival and dismissal procedures, and any pre-camp communication.

Meet Our Instructors

At DISCOVERY Children’s Museum, our Summer Camps are led by a dedicated team of camp instructors who are not just educators; they are mentors committed to providing an enriching and safe learning environment for every camper.

  • Our instructors come from diverse educational backgrounds, with a strong emphasis on education, child development, and the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) disciplines. This allows us to offer a rich variety of camps that are both engaging and educational.
  • Our instructors excel in creating supportive, energetic, and inclusive classrooms. Their experience with children ensures that each camp is tailored to the developmental needs and interests of our campers.
  • To stay at the forefront of educational methods and STEAM content, our instructors engage in ongoing professional development. This commitment to learning enables them to deliver hands-on, inquiry-based programming that sparks curiosity and fosters a love of learning.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What age groups are the summer camps designed for?

Our summer camps cater to children of various age groups, starting from preschoolers to tweens. Each camp is specifically designed to match the developmental and interest levels of its intended age group. Please refer to each camp’s description for age requirements.

How do I know if my child is eligible for the Museums for All discounted camps?

Eligibility for our Museums for All discounted camps is based on the presentation of a valid EBT, SNAP, WIC card, or foster care license on the first day of camp. These discounts are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. For more details, please contact our Sales Coordinators at reservations@discoverykidslv.org.

What is the camper-to-instructor ratio?

To ensure a high-quality, personalized learning experience, we maintain a low camper-to-instructor ratio with a maximum of 15 children per classroom, supervised by a minimum of two adult camp instructors.

Are meals provided during the camp?

Meals are not typically provided during the camp. We ask parents to pack a nut-free lunch and snacks for their child each day. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions or allergies upon registration.

What safety measures are in place at the camps?

Safety is our top priority. We conduct mandatory background checks on all camp instructors, adhere to strict arrival and dismissal procedures, maintain a low camper-to-instructor ratio, and ensure that lead instructors are certified in first aid. The museum also enforces a sick person policy and has a building evacuation plan in place for emergencies.

Can parents visit during camp hours?

To maintain a focused and safe environment, parents are not typically allowed to visit during camp hours. However, there are specific times set for drop-off and pick-up, and special arrangements can be made for parents to engage with the camp instructors during these times.

What should my child bring to camp?

Children should come prepared with a nut-free lunch, snacks, a water bottle, and any specific materials listed in the camp description or the pre-camp communication. We also recommend dressing in comfortable clothing suitable for indoor and outdoor activities.

What if my child has special needs?

We strive to accommodate children with special needs to the best of our ability. Please contact us in advance to discuss any specific requirements or concerns so that we can prepare to provide your child with a supportive and enjoyable camp experience.

How can I stay informed about my child's camp experience?

We believe in open communication with parents. You will receive a pre-camp email with all necessary information, including registration forms, camp rules, and policies. Camp instructors are also available during daily drop-off and pick-up times for updates and questions. Additionally, campers will occasionally bring home “camp creations” to demonstrate their progress and learning.

Enroll in DISCOVERY Children’s Museum Summer Camps Today!

Don’t let this summer pass by without giving your child the opportunity to dive into a world of exploration, creativity, and learning! Register your child for a STEAM-powered summer camp adventure at DISCOVERY Children’s Museum today and secure their spot to uncover new passions, develop critical thinking skills, and make lifelong memories.

From their first day of school to their first A-HA moments.

We put our kids first.

Parents (under a purple overlay) with their toddler (in full color) who is playing on an exhibit

That’s a FIRST made possible by the DISCOVERY Children’s Museum.

As a premier educational partner in the community, we will champion collaboration that inspires every child to become an innovative thinker through the joy and wonder of hands-on DISCOVERY.