Skip to content
DInosaur Explorers Summer Camp

Summer Camps

Enrollment for the 2017 programs has ended. Next year’s schedule will be available in the spring. Stay tuned!

See descriptions of the McClung Museum’s Summer Camps 2017 below.

Register For Camps

Jurassic Kids Camp

Ages 2–3, with caregiver

Activities for toddlers and caregivers are inspired by dinosaurs and our permanent exhibition, Geology and Fossil History of Tennessee.
June 13–15, 9–11 a.m. each day; Cost: $35 per child (caregiver free)
Deadline for registration: June 6, 2017


Dino Explorers

Ages 4–5, campers only

Scientific inquiry in activities, stories, make-and-take projects about dinosaurs and our permanent exhibition, Geology and Fossil History of Tennessee.
June 20–22, 9–11 a.m. each day; Cost: $40 per child
Deadline for registration: June 13, 2017


All That Glitters

Ages 4–6, campers only

Campers will delve into the world of art from the Gilded Age using the newest exhibition, Fish Forks and Fine Furnishings, as inspiration.
July 11–13, 9–11 a.m. each day; Cost: $40 per child
Deadline for registration: July 3, 2017


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.
June 26–30, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. each day; Cost: $110 per child
Deadline for registration: June 19, 2017


Fossil Camp

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.
July 17–21, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. each day; Cost: $110 per child
Deadline for registration: July 10, 2017


Information for Parents

Refund Policy

A full refund, minus a $15 processing fee, will be made if we receive notice five business days prior to the first class. No cancellations (or refunds) are taken the business day before, the day of, or after the first class. If the Museum cancels a session, you will receive a full refund. A partial (50%) refund will be made if the cancellation occurs within five business days of the first class, except for the business day before the first class.

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

Questions?

Contact Curator of Education, Leslie Chang Jantz, at lcjantz@utk.edu or 865-974-2144

The flagship campus of the University of Tennessee System and partner in the Tennessee Transfer Pathway.

Report an accessibility barrier