Witte Museum Camp

Spend your Summer at the Witte! From dinos to cowboys, the possibilities for learning are limitless. Find your student’s favorite camp and register today!

$330/week, $75/day for members
$380/week, $85/day for non-members

*To register for day tickets please email Reservations@WitteMuseum.org or call 210-357-1910.

Book the entire Summer, get one camp free!

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m*
*Drop-off between 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. and pick-up between 5:00 – 5:30 p.m.

 

 

 

June 25-29, 2018

  • Dino Explorers Camp ages 6-8
    Ever wonder how fossils end up in museums? In this camp, students will discover what it takes to be a paleontologist, starting with the most important skill they must already possess— If your child is naturally curious, this camp will give them the tools to explore that curiosity in the Dinosaur Gallery, Dinosaur Lab, and the special exhibitPredators and Prey while they find out if they have what it takes to be junior paleontologists in training.

 

  • Junior Paleontologist Camp ages 9-12
    Pick up the tools of a paleontologist and discover just how much work goes into making new discoveries. Answer the question of what those discoveries can teach us about the prehistoric world. In this week-long camp, students will explore the Dinosaur Gallery, observing the different habitats of prehistoric animals who lived in what is now called Texas and the special exhibitPredators and Prey to hypothesize about relationships in the prehistoric food web. Acquire the skills to make your own discoveries to contribute to the world of Paleontology.

 

July 9-13, 2018

  • Science in the Wild ages 6-8
    SOLD OUT. Please contact Reservations at 210.357.1910 to be added to at wait list.
    Science is everywhere! Can you see it? View the wild world through the eyes of a scientist as we get outside and explore. Expand your science skills by making observations and testing predictions about how our world works. Let the sun keep track of time during this camp at the Witte Museum! 

 

  • Science of Survival ages 9-12
    How can we use science to help us escape a desert island? Or stay warm through a freezing cold night? Explore how science, technology, engineering and math can solve the challenges of surviving in the wild. Learn techniques and skills that generations of Texans had to master to survive in our sometimes harsh landscape.

 

July 16-20, 2018

  • Learn the Ropes Camp ages 6-8
    SOLD OUT. Please contact Reservations at 210.357.1910 to be added to at wait list.
    What happens behind closed doors at the Witte Museum? Go behind the scenes during Learn the Ropes Camp! Help care for the critters in the Live Lab, compile photos for your own museum archive and explore what the public never gets to see! Wrap up the week by presenting your very own exhibit created with Witte curators and educators!

 

  • Backstage Pass Camp ages 9-12
    What does it take to build and maintain a museum exhibit? What about taking care of the animals in the Live Lab? Get an all-access pass to see what it takes to be a member of the Witte Museum team! Together with Witte curators and educators, the week will end with presenting your very own exhibit!

 

July 23-27, 2018

  • Mini Chefs ages 6-8
    SOLD OUT. Please contact Reservations at 210.357.1910 to be added to at wait list.
    Learn how to turnip the beet up and get cooking! Use your 5 senses to explore the wide variety of food throughout Texas. Each day campers will prepare and taste a super snack themed to each Witte gallery. From dining with Dinos to cooking like the People of the Pecos. Wrap up the week with creating your very own healthy Texas Time Travel cookbook!

 

  • Super Chefs ages 9-12
    Want to have the thyme of your life learning how to cook? Learn how to use different cooking equipment and how to create a healthy snack or meal. Explore ingredients and meals from different parts of Texas. Wrap up the week up and get the chance to create and cook your very own healthy meal!

 

July 30 – Aug 3, 2018

  • Dino Makers ages 6-8
    SOLD OUT. Please contact Reservations at 210.357.1910 to be added to at wait list.
    How many ways can you make a dinosaur? Get up close and personal with your favorite Witte dinos and be inspired by the dinosaurs you discover in the special exhibition Predators and Prey as you become an expert engineer. Play with a variety of materials and techniques to create your own collection of prehistoric critters! 

 

  • Dino Robotics ages 9-12
    What does it take to build a robot dinosaur? Experience the process of creating an animatronic animal like the ones featured in the special exhibition Predators and Prey. Work with a team of fellow makers to analyze dinosaurs and engineer a robot!