Witte Museum Summer Camp

Summer Camp

June 14 – 18, 2021
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$290/Week for Members | $315/Week for Non-Members
Ages Camps
6 – 8 Year Olds Cooking Up History
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.
Click to Register 6 – 8 year olds
9 – 12 Year Olds Nature’s Superheroes
What super powers can be found in nature? How does nature inspire the superhero stories we know and love? Explore the science behind the awesome abilities of plants and animals. Then, use what you’ve learned to create your own superhero!
Click to Register 9 – 12 year olds
June 21 – 25, 2021
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$290/Week for Members | $315/Week for Non-Members
Ages Camps
6 – 8 Year Olds Nature’s Superheroes Junior
What super powers can be found in nature? How does nature inspire the superhero stories we know and love? Explore the science behind the awesome abilities of plants and animals. Then, use what you’ve learned to create your own superhero!
Click to Register 6 – 8 year olds
9 – 12 Year Olds Preserving History
Did you know that the skill of preparing and preserving food has been around for thousands of years?! Join us at the Witte to learn some of the tricks of the past as we create exciting foods and preserve our cultural knowledge. Spend the week in the museum’s H-E-B Body Adventure Demonstration Kitchen and discover the many techniques used to create delicious history!
Click to Register 9 – 12 year olds
June 28 – July 2, 2021
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$290/Week for Members | $315/Week for Non-Members
Ages Camps
6 – 8 Year Olds Survival of the Fittest Junior
What can we learn from nature’s superheroes about keeping our bodies healthy? Come find out this summer as we use our five senses to dive deep into the exploration of nature’s superheroes. See how humans have adapted to survive by learning from different animals and creatures over the years. Learn about the human anatomy and how each of us can become one of nature’s superheroes!
Click to Register 6 – 8 year olds
9 – 12 Year Olds Junior Paleontologists
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 will need to make some discoveries of your own!Click to Register 9 – 12 year olds
July 12 – 16, 2021
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$290/Week for Members | $315/Week for Non-Members
Ages Camps
6 – 8 Year Olds Dinolympics (SOLD OUT) Join Waitlist
Spend a week with the dinosaurs at the Witte! Discover the fastest, largest and smallest creatures of the Mesozoic Era. Find out how pterosaurs flew, theropods ran and mosasaurs swam. What made these amazing animals so successful in their environments? Learn from your favorite prehistoric creatures and determine who gets the gold in the Dinolympic games!
Click to Register 6 – 8 year olds
9 – 12 Year Olds Survival of the Fittest
What can we learn from nature’s superheroes about keeping our bodies healthy? Come find out this summer as we use our five senses to dive deep into the exploration of nature’s superheroes. See how humans have adapted to survive by learning from different animals and creatures over the years. Learn about the human anatomy and how each of us can become one of nature’s superheroes!
Click to Register 9 – 12 year olds
July 19 – 23, 2021
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$290/Week for Members | $315/Week for Non-Members
Ages Camps
6 – 8 Year Olds Museum Maker
Spend a week this summer exploring the galleries and exhibits that inspire your love of nature, science and culture. Become a museum expert as you gain exclusive access to the Witte’s new summer exhibition, and end the week by getting hands-on and creating a nature exhibit of your own. Be prepared to discover what makes the Witte such an exciting and special place!
Click to Register 6 – 8 year olds
9 – 12 Year Olds Super CHEFs
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.  Wrap up the week with a Witte inspired cooking challenge!
Click to Register 9 – 12 year olds
July 26 – 30, 2021
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$290/Week for Members | $315/Week for Non-Members
Ages Camps
6 – 8 Year Olds Engineer It! Junior (SOLD OUT) Join Waitlist
What is the engineering design process and how do we use it to create amazing things? Put your creativity to work as you plan, make, test and reimagine your build. Learn about constraints, materials, stresses and more. Are you ready for the challenge?
Click to Register 6 – 8 year olds
9 – 12 Year Olds Discovering Museums
Have you ever wondered what and who it takes to run a museum? Meet with our talented museum team members who help transform the Witte, while gaining behind-the-scenes knowledge as you explore the Museum’s galleries and exhibits. Gain exclusive access to the Witte’s new summer exhibit all while learning the skills necessary to run a museum and curate your own nature exhibition!
Click to Register 9 – 12 year olds
August 2 – 6, 2021
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$290/Week for Members | $315/Week for Non-Members
Ages Camps
6 – 8 Year Olds Mini CHEFs (SOLD OUT) Join Waitlist
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.  Wrap up the week with a Witte inspired cooking challenge!
Click to Register 6 – 8 year olds
9 – 12 Year Olds Engineer It!
What is the engineering design process and how do we use it to create amazing things? Put your creativity to work as you plan, make, test and reimagine your build. Learn about constraints, materials, stresses and more. Are you ready for the challenge?
Click to Register 9 – 12 year olds