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Camp Information

Every day is an adventure at Witte Museum Camp!

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join our team of educators as we discover all that the Witte Museum has to offer.

With a wide range of themes and camps occurring throughout the year, there is something for everyone! Explore our offerings below and contact Camp@WitteMuseum.org with any questions.

For the health and safety of our campers and their families, we will be complying with the current CDC recommendations in asking that all campers wear a mask.

Young adults with masks

Summer Camp

June 6 –10, 2022 9:00 a.m. –3:00 p.m. $290/Week for Members, $315/Week for Non-Members

6-8 year olds

Mini CHEFs, ages 6-8

Want to have the thyme of your life learning how to cook? Join us at the H-E-B Body Adventure in the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio kitchen this summer as we explore different ingredients to create delicious meals and snacks. Get the opportunity to use different methods of cooking as we prepare a variety of recipes. Wrap up the week with a Witte inspired cooking challenge!

9-12 year olds

Junior Paleontologists, ages 9-12

Pick up the tools of a paleontologist and discover just how much work goes into uncovering the ancient past and answer the question of what those discoveries can teach us about the prehistoric world. In this week-long camp, explore major discoveries in the field of Paleontology and acquire the skills you’ll need to make some discoveries of your own.

June 13 –17, 2022 9:00 a.m. –3:00 p.m. $290/Week for Members, $315/Week for Non-Members

6-8 year olds

Blast from the Past, ages 6-8

Come celebrate the history of Texas at the Witte. Have a blast this summer as we learn about what makes our state unique and meet the diverse people who live thousands of years ago, hundreds of years ago, and today.

9-12 year olds

Pick Your Poison! ages 9-12

Discover the history and mysteries of poison with an exclusive look into the Witte Museum’s summer exhibition, the Power of Poison! Campers will explore all the ways poison can be a natural defense or even a miraculous medicine in our deadly fun camp!

June 20 –24, 2022 9:00 a.m. –3:00 p.m. $290/Week for Members, $315/Week for Non-Members

6-8 year olds

Dino Explorers, ages 6-8

Ever wonder where in the world dinosaurs are discovered? A Discovery Passport is just what you need to explore fossils from every continent. Get ready for a week of discoveries and reconstruction of prehistoric habitats, ending in a trip around the world without ever leaving the Witte Museum.

Combined Age Group

Science Sampler, all ages

From astronomy to zoology…do you love science? Experience the wonders of the Witte as we explore as many different sciences as we can! Practice your science skills and become an expert scientist as we explore physics, chemistry, geology and much more. What will you discover?

June 27–July 1, 2022 9:00 a.m. –3:00 p.m. $290/Week for Members, $315/Week for Non-Members

6-8 year olds

Cooking Up History, ages 6-8

Cook up history this summer at the Witte! Dive into the foodways of Texas by traveling back through time as we explore the food brought by the varied cultural groups that settled our state. Spend the week in the Witte’s H-E-B Body Adventure Demonstration Kitchen and prepare and taste the dishes that made Texas what it is today.

6-8 year olds

Pick Your Poison! ages 6-8

Discover the history and mysteries of poison with an exclusive look into the Witte Museum’s summer exhibition, the Power of Poison! Campers will explore all the ways poison can be a natural defense or even a miraculous medicine in our deadly fun camp!

July 11 –15, 2022 9:00 a.m. –3:00 p.m. $290/Week for Members, $315/Week for Non-Members

9-12 year olds

Super CHEFs, ages 9-12

Want to have the thyme of your life learning how to cook? Join us at the H-E-B Body Adventure in the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio kitchen this summer as we explore different ingredients to create delicious meals and snacks. Get the opportunity to use different methods of cooking as we prepare a variety of recipes. Wrap up the week with a Witte inspired cooking challenge!

Combined Age Group

Art of Nature, all ages

Ever wondered how artists have captured the natural world? Explore and create art through the lens of nature! Join us this summer as we paint, collage, and draw nature and so much more here at the Witte Museum.

July 18 –22, 2022 9:00 a.m. –3:00 p.m. $290/Week for Members, $315/Week for Non-Members

6-8 year olds

Engineer It! Junior

Explore different types of engineering! Discover the skills needed to be an engineer. Work with a team. Problem solve. Use your imagination and the engineering design process to accomplish amazing things. What will you create?

9-12 year olds

Cooking Up History, ages 9-12

Delve into the history and culture of Texasthrough food, games and exploration. Make and taste famous Texas foods, like chili and tamales! Explore the history to learn about the Chili queens, who made and sold chili on the plazas in downtown San Antonio. Make history at the Witte!

July 25 –29, 2022 9:00 a.m. –3:00 p.m. $290/Week for Members, $315/Week for Non-Members

6-8 year olds

Dino Explorers, ages 6-8

Ever wonder where in the world dinosaurs are discovered? A Discovery Passport is just what you need to explore fossils from every continent. Get ready for a week of discoveries and reconstruction of prehistoric habitats, ending in a trip around the world without ever leaving the Witte Museum.

Combined Age Group

Wild About Texas, all ages

You don’t have to look far to find amazing things in nature! This week, campers will explore the world around them and learn just how important it is to care for our planet. Campers will discover the many different habitats of their state and get up close and personal with some of the creatures that call Texas their home.

August 1 –5, 2022 9:00 a.m. –3:00 p.m. $290/Week for Members, $315/Week for Non-Members

9-12 year olds

Super CHEFs, ages 9-12

What does it take to become a chef? Learn to chop, dice and slice like a real chef as we dive into the world of cooking. From cooking to cleaning to writing recipes, we will explore all the qualities a chef has in the kitchen. Get the opportunity to create your very own meal each day as we look into familiar and unfamiliar recipes of Texas. Wrap up the week with a Witte inspiredcooking challenge!

9-12 year olds

Engineer It!, ages 9-12

Explore different types of engineering! Discover the skills needed to be an engineer. Work with a team. Problem solve. Use your imagination and the engineering design process to accomplish amazing things. What will you create?