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Summer Camp

2022 Summer Camp Registration for Kindergarten

Kindergarten Summer Camp Sessions

NHMU Kindergarten camps are designed for children who will enter Kindergarten in the fall of 2022. All sessions are offered in a half-day, Monday - Thursday format. We'll break mid-morning for a snack brought from home. We are doing everything we can do stop the spread of COVID-19. We ask that all participants wear a mask during camp since we are not sure who has been vaccinated, it is challenging to keep physically distanced, and we have campers from multiple households in our sessions.  To help us provide the best possible camp experience for your child, be sure to review the NHMU Summer Camp FAQ as well as our Important Information for Summer Camp 2022 document for information about camp logistics and COVID precautions. Please note that not all school districts begin and end summer break at the same time—check your school schedule before registering.

Wait List: We will not be offering a wait list this summer. Instead, we will post any open slots on the Thursday prior to each camp week. These will be on a first come, first serve basis.

Click here to view and download a complete guide to our Kindergarten sessions.

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Let's Build with LEGO®

Join us for a week of LEGO® building bliss! Campers will utilize a range of LEGO® educational kits as they build bridges, pinwheels, spinning tops, launchers, and more. Campers will practice critical thinking while strengthening communication and problem-solving skills as they participate in these STEAM-related projects. Please note that students will take apart all LEGO® creations at the end of each session and will not keep any of the LEGO® bricks. We encourage them to bring non-valuable cameras to take pictures.

Week 1 | June 6 – 9 (M-Th) | 9:00am – Noon| $160 | This session is FULL

Week 5 | July 11 – 14 (M-Th) | 9:00am – Noon | $160 | This session is FULL


Weather Watchers

Join us as we explore our ever-changing seasons, severe weather patterns, temperature, and more! Campers will create shadow and sun print art, tour the Museum’s galleries, build rain sticks and weathervanes, investigate how weather affects plant and animal growth, and track daily atmospheric phenomena all while making new friends and strengthening their problem-solving skills.

Week 2 | June 13 – 16 (M-Th) | 9:00am – Noon | $160 This session is FULL

Week 6 | July 18 – 21 (M-Th) | 9:00am – Noon | $160 This session is FULL


Jr Detectives

In this camp session, students will utilize the scientific method to explore their world. From investigating life cycles and survival needs to exploring fossils, plants, and physics—we’ve got I all in this session. They’ll observe, collect, and interpret information while drawing conclusions and communicating with others as they learn about the world around them.

Week 3 | June 20 – 23 (M-Th) | 9:00am – Noon | $160 This session is FULL

Week 7 | August 1 – 4 (M-Th) | 9:00am – Noon | $160 This session is FULL


SENSEsational Science

Our bodies do some amazing things! Each day campers will build upon their ‘monster bodies’ as they learn about each of the five senses—from mystery smells, ear anatomy, and taste tests to animal eyes and texture exploration. We’ll also find time to tour the Museum and create some great art. Come and SEE for yourself!

Week 4 | June 27 – 30 (M-Th)  | 9:00am – Noon | $160 This session is FULL

Week 8 | August 8 – 11 (M-Th) | 9:00am – Noon | $160 This session is FULL


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