Summer is a time for adventures -
and Camp Naper is the place to have them!
Is your child an explorer, detective, artist or all of the above? Camp Naper has programs that are sure to delight and engage. Our summer day camps put your child right in the center of the action and are supervised by experienced, adult counselors. Best of all — they’ll have so much fun, they won’t even realize how much they’re learning.
June 16 - Fizzy, Gooey, Soaring Science
Put on your scientist goggles to mix up a batch of ice cream, make gooey slime, design a sound machine and launch a rocket.
June 17 - Everyday is Earth Day
Soil Sammy will be your guide for hands-on environmental experiments.
June 18 - Recycled Art
Beautify the world by creating useable art from repurposed items.
June 19 - Geocaching and Letterboxing
Locate hidden caches using GPS devices and solve riddles to find letterboxes.
June 20 - Sundials to Satellites
Get lost and found on the museum grounds during a fun orienteering challenge.
July 21 - Dig It!
Get your hands dirty by digging up artifacts and sifting through history to uncover the past.
July 22 - Edison, Newton & You
Explore how science and history come together in this hands-on camp.
July 23 - Pioneer Day
Travel back to the 1830s and explore life as a pioneer kid.
July 24 - Victorian Life
Spend the day as a Victorian child, as we explore what life was like back in the 1890s.
July 25 - Chautauqua
The museum becomes a site for an all day reading, writing and music celebration.