Camps

Virtual Summer Camps

Learn about the plants, animals, people, and places that make Idaho great! Purchase an Idaho Explorer Kit complete with Idaho themed arts and crafts, science experiments, games, and more! Each kit will include an explorer journal, activity instructions, and necessary activity materials.* Kits will be available for curbside pickup at the Idaho State Museum or they can be shipped to your home. Enhance your Explorer Kit with live online camp sessions using Zoom, a web-based platform for video conferencing. Meet other campers, play games, ask questions, and explore the museum virtually with museum educators once a week for four weeks.

Option 1: Curbside Pickup – Explorer Kit + 4 Optional Interactive Zoom classes $35

Option 2: We Ship to You- Explorer Kit + 4 Optional Interactive Zoom classes $45

Idaho Explorer Kits Available Now!

Dig Into History

Recommended for Campers Entering Grades 3-5

Dinosaurs once walked in Boise, marine reptiles swam in Lewiston, and volcanoes spewed forth lava near Pocatello. Your camper will learn about Idaho’s amazing geologic past that stretches back hundreds-of-millions-of-years. There will be fossils, rocks, minerals and much more. Campers can also participate in four live virtual sessions led by a museum educator so they can get a close look at our collections.

Optional Zoom Interactive sessions: 9:30am-10:30am on July 15, July 22, July 29, and August 5.

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Just Add Water

Recommended for Campers Entering Grades 3-5

Water is an essential building block of life and an essential part of having fun! Your camper will learn about water’s amazing properties in crafts, experiments, activities, and more. Campers can also participate in four live virtual sessions led by a museum educator so they can get a close look at our collections.

Optional Zoom Interactive sessions: 9:30am-10:30am on July 16, July 23, July 30, and August 6.

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Become a Member!

ISHS Members will receive $5 off their total camp purchase!

Questions?

Please contact Education staff at shseducation@ishs.idaho.gov

*Not included: pencils, markers, crayons, scissors, tape, ruler