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Summer Camps

Due to COVID-19, Summer Camps have been cancelled for Summer 2020. Please check our social accounts for free educational resources, and continue to check our website for more information on programming. More information can also be found at www.utk.edu/coronavirus.

 

The McClung Museum hosts several summer camps for ages two through 10. Join us as we explore themes in art and paleontology using the McClung’s diverse collection.

Museum members will receive a 10 percent discount.

Register for Camps

Fossil Camp

Dates: June 2-5, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Ages: 8 to 10
Cost: $80

Focusing on dinosaurs, mosasaurs, mastodons, and many other extinct animals as campers excavate, study real fossils, and practice the science of paleontology. Fun activities and crafts included! This program has scheduled time for lunch, but campers will bring their own lunchboxes.

Deadline for registration: May 25


Dino Explorers Camp

Dates: June 9–11, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Ages: 4 to 5
Cost: $60

Explore the museum with us as we learn about dinosaurs! This three day camp is filled with crafts, activities, and a dino dig excavation. There is scheduled time for snack, but campers will bring their own snack.

 Deadline for registration: June 1


Jurassic Kids Camp

Dates: June 16–18, 9 to 11 a.m.
Ages: 2 to 3 (with caregiver)
Cost: $35

Activities for toddlers and caregivers are inspired by dinosaurs and our permanent exhibition, Geology and Fossil History of Tennessee. This program has scheduled time for snack, but campers will bring their own snack.

Deadline for registration: June 8


Art Masters

Dates: June 23–26, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Ages: 5 to 7
Cost: $80

Campers will delve into the diverse fine arts collection at the museum and use it as inspiration for fun art projects. This program has scheduled time for lunch, but campers will bring their own lunchboxes.

Deadline for registration: June 15



Information for Parents

Refund Policy

There will be no refunds for camps unless the museum should cancel a camp. If the museum cancels a session, you will receive a full refund. Please note that the refund will not include processing fees.

Upon registration, parents will be sent a consent form and medical treatment/release forms, which must be signed and returned prior to the first day of camp.

Questions?

Contact Curator of Education Leslie Chang Jantz at lcjantz@utk.edu or 865-974-3662