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Day Camps

The Museum of Science and Industry offers a range of opportunities for youth to learn all about STEM in fun, hands-on, and exciting ways, within the walls of our world-class museum!

Our Student Experiences team, who present our Learning Labs for school groups, lead single-day experiences for middle school youth to learn about different STEM-related topics and careers through hands-on experiences and activities, our incredible Museum exhibits, and collaborations with like-minded students.

  • For youth in grades 6 through 8
  • Single-day camps from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • $100 camp fee ($90 for MSI members) includes materials, supplies, snacks and beverage.
  • Campers will need to bring their own lunch.

Monday, May 27, 2024   |  10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Explore how scientists investigate our system to better understand our planet Earth. Put yourself in the spacesuits of astronauts heading to Mars as you prepare for a long journey into space.


Scholarships for camp fees are available for students and their families who demonstrate financial need. Contact us for details.

Buying as a gift?

Looking to give a camp to a young scientist, but you aren't their parent or guardian? You can give an MSI Gift Card in the amount of the camp. Their parent or guardian can later redeem the card, select the camp and register the camper.

MSI Gift Cards