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Virtual Summer Camps
Join the Idaho State Museum for 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 Interactive Zoom classes $35
Option 2: We Ship to You- Explorer Kit Only $35
Option 3: We Ship to You- Explorer Kit + 4 Interactive Zoom classes $45
ISHS Members will receive $5 of their total camp purchase!
Idaho Explorer Kits Available June 15-July 10
Expedition: Idaho Animals!
Entering Grades 3-5
Embark upon a journey to discover and learn about animals great and small. From parachuting beavers, to migrating monarchs, your virtual camper will have fun creating crafts and be fascinated by the diversity of life in the state we call home. With an optional 4 live virtual lessons lead by a professional museum educator, your camper will get up close and personal with many of our awesome exhibits.
Zoom Interactive sessions: 9:30am-10:30am on June 17, June 24, July 1, and July 8
Idaho Movers, Shakers, and Innovators
Entering Grades 3-5
We stand upon the shoulders of giant figures from the past who made Idaho the great state it is. Your camper will take virtual trips across the state and back in time to discover the explorers, pioneers, and scientists who guided the evolution of Idaho by crafting, building, and recreating amazing experiences of innovative individuals. With an optional 4 live virtual lessons lead by a professional museum educator, your camper will get up close and personal with many of our awesome exhibits.
Zoom Interactive sessions: 9:30-10:30 on June 18, June 25, July 2, and July
Stay tuned to learn more about the Idaho Explorer Kits that will be available July 13- August 14!
Please contact Education staff at email@example.com
*Not included: pencils, markers, crayons, scissors, tape, ruler