Our dynamic Mini-Camps are the perfect action-packed solution to a Teacher Planning Day. Kids (Grades Pre-K to 5) will spend the day exploring the museum’s interactive exhibitions, conducting science experiments and making new friends.

Due to COVID-19 guidelines, class sizes will be limited and campers must wear a self-provided face covering.

  • Camp Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., including after care from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $100 (Non-Members) / $85 (Members*) per child, per day
  • Lunch may be purchased at registration for an additional $10 plus 8% sales tax but only in advance. You can also have your child bring a lunch from home. Campers must bring a non-perishable lunch that does not require refrigeration or a microwave.
  • Two (2) snacks per day included with registration.
  • Camp T-shirts are optional and available for purchase for $10 each.

*Members must be logged in to their online membership account to receive discounted rate.

Please note, all children must be potty trained and able to handle all aspects of going to the bathroom by themselves. Children must be at least 4 years of age to attend.

Due to COVID-19 safety guidelines, class sizes will be extremely limited and campers must wear a self-provided face covering at all times. Additionally, all camp staff are required to wear a face covering at all times. For information on camp safety measures, please click here to view our FAQ document.

Mini-Camp Dates and Themes


Explosion of color

October 29: Magic or Science?
Searching for some tricks that aren’t just hocus pocus? From color changing slime to magical magnets, you’ll learn science experiments that will delight your friends and impress your science teachers.

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colorful engineering wheels

January 21: Science on the Move
Want to build your own crazy – and useful – contraptions? You’ll explore the six types of simple machines, then use wheels and axels to build and race your own clothespin car. Then, apply your machine mastery to your own body as you make a pulley model of the human arm. It’s not a flex, just the basic principles of engineering

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Colorful DNA

April 15: DNA Day
Seeking connection? Learn about your deep connections to everything from chimpanzees to, well, bananas through the science of DNA. From analyzing the basics of base pairs to exploring genetic technology in The Power of Science, you’ll conduct experiments that help you see yourself – and some of Frost Science’s favorite animals – in a new light. Come explore a story 4 billion years in the making!

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