Summer Camps


Registration is now open for members and non-members. Need to renew your membership to receive your camp dicount? CLICK HERE to renew today

*NOTE: If you have purchased a membership online in order to register for Summer Camps, you may use the confirmation code from the email in lieu of the membership number. This will apply any eligible discounts to your total before checking out.

2018 Summer Camps

June 11 - 15: Field Camp (Ages 9-14) - REGISTRATION CLOSED
June 18 - 29: Summer Discovery Camp (Ages 8-12) &
                             Zookeeping Camps (Ages 9-11; 12-14) - REGISTRATION CLOSED
July 9 - 13: Super Science Sampler (Ages 7-12) - REGISTRATION CLOSED
July 16 - August 10: Little Scientists (Ages 4-7)

*Note: Registration for each camp closes (1) one week prior to the start of that camp.

Camps by Age & Date

Please note that age requirements for each camp are FIRM, and based on the camper's age as of June 11, 2018.

Registration Information

  • Registration opens March 5 for members; March 12 for non-members. To register between March 5-12, you must include your member number* on the registration page. 
  • There is NO CODE needed for member discounts; rates are reduced when the member number is added to the form.
  • Except for Field School, all camp registration takes place on one page, and you may register multiple campers for multiple camps at one time.
  • You MUST enter the Date of Birth for each camper. Note that you will only see the camps for which that camper is eligible, based on DOB.

*Your member number is located on the back of your membership card. Need a replacement card? Contact our membership staff at 937.275.7431, ext. 152.

Questions? Call 937.275.7431, ext. 125 or email

Scholarship Application

Concerned about the cost of camp? The Boonshoft Museum will have some need-based funding available for 2018. Learn more and apply today!

The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA).

The Boonshoft Museum would like to thank Dayton Children’s for their expert advice in regard to summer camp health policies and procedures, as well as making their expertise available as needed throughout the summer camp season, in accordance with ACA accreditation.

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