Witte Museum Camp

Does your child learn best through exploration? Witte Museum Camp provides opportunities for children ages 6-12 to engage in immersive and exciting adventures around their Witte Museum. With an entire Museum to discover, there is something for everyone! Tour our offerings below and direct any questions to Camp@WitteMuseum.org.

CAMP POLICIES & PROCEDURES

Spring and Summer Camp Early-Bird Special! Please enter Promo Code CAMP10 at the top of the Reservation Page to receive 10% off your Camp purchase now through February 29, 2020.

SPRING BREAK CAMP

March 9 – 13, 2020

Backyard Bonanza (Ages 6-8) 

This Spring Break, step into the wild world of your own backyard! Join us for a week of excitement as we discover nature, experiment with science and have a ball exploring the Witte’s spring exhibition, Backyard Adventures. $340 Members/$390 Non-Members for the week

Backyard Scientists (Ages 9-12)

Spend your Spring Break making discoveries about the life that calls our backyards home. What living things can we find within the soil? How do bees help improve our gardens? Answer these questions and more as we explore the Witte’s spring exhibition, Backyard Adventures, and become a backyard scientist!
$340 Members/$390 Non-Members for the week

SUMMER CAMP

June 8 – 12, 2020

Cooking Up History (Ages 6-8) 

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. Prepare and taste the dishes that made Texas what it is today and cook up history this summer at the Witte!
$400 Members/$450 Non-Members for the week

Honey, I Shrunk the Witte! (Ages 9-12) 

What is our microbiome and why is it unique? Join us as we discover the microscopic, tiny and miniscule organisms living inside all of us. Find out what you’re made of as we get up close and personal with these organisms while exploring the Witte’s summer exhibition: The Secret World Inside You.
$340 Members/$390 Non-Members for the week

June 15 – 19, 2020

Dinolympics (Ages 6-8) 

Kick off your summer with 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? Match up dinosaurs and other creatures to determine who gets the gold!
$340 Members/$390 Non-Members for the week

Tracking Dinosaurs (Ages 9-12) 

What can we learn from tracks and other fossils about the lives of dinosaurs? Believe it or not, fossils help paleontologists discover the size, speed and even behavior of these prehistoric creatures. Put yourself into the “shoes” of dinosaurs to determine how they moved and have the opportunity to reconstruct the behaviors of these amazing animals in the Dinolympic Games!
$340 Members/$390 Non-Members for the week

June 22 – 26, 2020

Microscopic Me (Ages 6-8) 

Viruses, bacteria and fungi, oh my! How does your body protect itself from getting sick? Join us as we dive deep into the Witte’s summer exhibition, The Secret World Inside You, and learn how the organisms in your body work together to make you, you!
$340 Members/$390 Non-Members for the week

Preserving History (Ages 9-12) 

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. Discover the many techniques used to create delicious history, this summer at the Witte!
$400 Members/$450 Non-Members for the week

July 6 – 10, 2020

Super-Powered Science (Ages 6-8) 

What does it take to be a superhero? Use biology, chemistry and physics to explore how superpowers work. Discover why superheroes can do the amazing things they do, and use science to save the day!
$340 Members/$390 Non-Members for the week

Super versus Science (Ages 9-12)

Are superpowers possible? What would it take to make a fictional superpower real? Use your investigative skills to get a behind-the-mask look at superhuman feats, and discover the real science behind popular superhero characters and abilities.
$340 Members/$390 Non-Members for the week

July 13 – 17, 2020

Mini CHEFs (Ages 6-8)

Want to have the thyme of your life learning how to cook? Join us at our kitchen table in the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio Demonstration kitchen as we explore different ingredients to create delicious meals and snacks. You will have the opportunity to use different methods of cooking as we prepare (and taste!) a variety of healthy recipes. Wrap up the week with a Witte-inspired cooking challenge!
$400 Members/$450 Non-Members for the week

Pterosaurs 101 (Ages 9-12) 

What makes a pterosaur different from a dinosaur? What happened to the largest flying animals our planet has ever known? Answer these questions and more during a special week of camp designed to inspire curiosity about the prehistoric world. Explore the special exhibition, Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs, during its limited run at the Witte Museum. You won’t want to miss this!
$340 Members/$390 Non-Members for the week

July 20 – 24, 2020

Museum Maker (Ages 6-8)

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 get hands-on and create exhibits of your own, all while discovering what makes the Witte such an exciting and special place!
$340 Members/$390 Non-Members for the week

Discovering Museums (Ages 9-12) 

Have you ever wondered what and who it takes to run a museum? Meet with our talented museum staff members who help transform the Witte, while gaining behind-the-scenes knowledge as you explore the Museum’s galleries and exhibits. Learn the skills necessary to run a museum and curate your own museum exhibition!
$340 Members/$390 Non-Members for the week

July 27 – 31, 2020

Terrific Pterosaurs! (Ages 6-8)

Join us for an amazing week looking to the prehistoric skies while exploring the spectacular exhibition, Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs. During our exploration, you will learn how to tell the difference between dinosaurs and their pterosaur cousins, all while engaging with the interactive summer exhibition. Don’t miss your chance to take to the skies with these amazing creatures!
$340 Members/$390 Non-Members for the week

Choosey CHEFs (Ages 9-12) 

What does it take to become a chef? Learn to chop, dice and slice as we dive into the world of cooking. From preparing food, to cleaning, to writing recipes, we will explore all the qualities a choosey chef has in the kitchen. You will have the opportunity to create your very own healthy meal each day as we look into both familiar and unfamiliar recipes.  Wrap up the week with a Witte-inspired cooking challenge!
$400 Members/$450 Non-Members for the week

August 3 – 7, 2020

Constructing the Olympics (Ages 6-8)

The Summer Olympics are here and it’s time to celebrate with a week of building! How do cities construct the arenas and gear used to host these famous games? Use the engineering process to create, experiment and tinker with different materials. Build, test, improve and repeat your way to gold!
$340 Members/$390 Non-Members for the week

Olympic Engineering (Ages 9-12)

What does it take to make sporting events happen? Discover the engineering that goes into the Olympic Games, all while designing and testing your own Olympic project. Build like a pro and go for the gold this summer at the Witte!
$340 Members/$390 Non-Members for the week