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Summer Camps

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. Contact Leslie Chang Jantz at lcjantz@utk.edu or 865-974-3662 prior to registering online to receive your promotional code.

2019 Summer Camps have ended. Stay tune for next year’s camps in Spring 2020

Register for Camps

Fossil Camp

Dates: June 4–7, 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 27


Dino Explorers Camp

Dates: June 11–13, 9 a.m. to noon
Ages: 4 to 5
Cost: $60

Explore the museum with us as we learn about dinosaurs using 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 3

 


Jurassic Kids Camp

Dates: June 18–20, 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 10

 


Art Masters

Dates: June 25–28, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Ages: 5 to 7
Cost: $80

Using the newest exhibition, Debut, as our muse, campers will delve into the diverse fine arts collection 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 17

 



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.

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