Summer Camps

 

The museum has expanded summer camp offerings for 2016! This summer the museum will include camps on fine art and for younger ages so that more children can enjoy the fun of museum-based activities.

For more information about registration, please see the camp brochure below. To register, fill out the camp brochure below* or call 865-974-2144.

View 2016 McClung Camp Brochure

*Please note that to fill out the PDF using your computer, you must first save it to your hard drive.


  • Jurassic Kids Camp – ages 2–3, with caregiver

Activities for toddlers and caregivers are inspired by our new summer exhibition Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas.

June 14–15, 9–11 a.m. each day; Cost: $25 per child (caregiver free), $20 for museum members

Deadline for registration: June 7, 2016


  • Little Artists Camp – ages 2–3, with caregiver

Enriched circle time with stories and songs, guided activities, and take-home projects inspired by our decorative arts collection.

July 13–14, 9–11 a.m. each day; Cost: $25 per child (caregiver free), $20 for museum members

Deadline for registration: July 6, 2016


  • Dino Explorers – ages 4–5, campers only

Scientific inquiry in activities, stories, make-and-take projects based on our new exhibition Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas.

June 7–9, 9–11 a.m. each day; Cost: $35 per child, $30 for museum members

Deadline for registration: May 31, 2016


  • Little Masters Camp – ages 4–5, campers only

Art projects to take home, stories, and guided activities are inspired by the works in our exhibition of decorative arts.

June 21–23, 9–11 a.m. each day; Cost: $35 per child, $30 for museum members

Deadline for registration: June 14, 2016


  • Dig It! Fun with Fossils – ages 9–11 (rising 4th, 5th, and 6th graders)

Focusing on dinosaurs, mosasaurs, mastodons, and many other extinct animals as campers excavate, study real fossils, and practice the science of paleontology. “Rocks” and other fun snacks included.

June 20–24, 1–4 p.m. each day; Cost: $110 per child, $99 for museum members

Deadline for registration: June 13, 2016


  • Archaeokids: Exploring Ancient Art & Archaeology – ages 9-11 (rising 4th, 5th, and 6th graders)

Featuring authentic artifacts and art activities about ancient Egyptians, ancient Native Americans, Romans, and other ancient peoples. “Ancient” snacks included.

July 11–15, 1–4 p.m. each day; Cost: $110 per child, $99 for museum members

Deadline for registration: July 1, 2016


Information for Parents

Refund Policy

If the museum cancels a camp for any reason, participants are eligible for a full refund. Participants who cancel more than five business days in advance are eligible for a 50% refund. Cancellations made less than five business days in advance are not eligible for a refund.

Upon registration, parents will be sent a consent form, which must be signed and returned prior to the first class.

Questions?

Contact Debbie Woodiel, Museum Educator, at 865-974-2144 or woodield@utk.edu.