Summer Camps

Amazeum Summer Camps specialize in curiosity!

Our unique week-long and multi-day summer camps are perfect for unleashing your child's curiosity and creativity to explore and make new discoveries. Summer camps offer hands-on, STEAM-focused fun that will encourage your camper to be a creative explorer. Summer 2020 features new camp themes as well as a twist on your favorite themes. Your innovative summer starts here!

Member registration for Summer Camps is open now. Current Amazeum Members received an email with information. Registration opens for nonmembers on Monday, March 2.  Not an Amazeum Member? Join today and save. 

Advanced registration and payment are required to enroll in summer camps. Unless otherwise noted, all camps are held at the Scott Family Amazeum. 

Registration for the partnership camp with Crystal Bridges is completed through their website. A link to register will be included in the description of How It's Made camp. 

Frequently Asked Questions 

Be sure to read through our Frequently Asked Questions document. If registering for multiple camps, the check out process is smoother if you load the camps in the cart and complete one transaction.  

Still have some questions about camps at the Scott Family Amazeum? Please email Ashlee at abailey@amazeum.org, or call her at 479-696-9280 ext. 211.  

Summer Camps schedule for 2020

Date/Time
Location
Camp
Ages
Description
Cost

June 8-12 

9am-3pm 

Amazeum 
Welcome to Dragon Training 6 - 8  Join us this week as we use Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) to explore the ins and outs of dragons! From exploring the science of breathing fire and flying to creating a giant dragon of our own, these imaginative creatures are the perfect specimen to explore how the magic of STEAM and fantasy collide!  

Members-$260

Nonmembers-$310

Register today!

June 15-19 

9am-3pm  

Amazeum and Crystal Bridges Museum    How It’s Made   6 - 10   TWO museums in one! This week campers will explore how familiar things are actually made, seeing toys, tech, and art from the inside out! Through STEAM activities and art-making processes, we’ll show how art and science collide when you make, tinker, and explore with the world around you.

Members-$265

Nonmembers-$335

Registration opens March 20!  

June 22-26

9am-3pm 

Amazeum  Mechanical Pinata Party   9 - 14  This week is an exclusive opportunity for our older campers to put their creativity to the test by building mechanical pinatas. We’ll learn to code, create, tweak, and refine to create a pinata that can withstand any obstacle. 

Members-$260

Nonmembers-$310

Register today!

June 22-23 

9am-3pm 

Jones Center 

Springdale 

Project: Pillow 6 - 8 Wanted: Pillow engineers. Mission: To create the ultimate pillow. This week we’ll use The Jones Center as our headquarters where we’ll learn to design, create, and tweak a pillow that can withstand Amazeum-engineered flight, force, and motion tests. Will you accept this mission?

Members-$120

Nonmembers-$140

Register today! 

June 24 

9am-3pm

Jones Center

Springdale

Slime Time 

6 - 8 
9 - 11 

One slime, two slime…red slime, blue slime! Floam and butter slime too! Explore the ooey, gooey chemistry of polymers at The Jones Center during Slime Time.  

Members-$45

Nonmembers-$55

Register today!

June 25-26 

9am-3pm

Jones Center

Springdale

F.B.I. (Fabled Beasts Investigators)  6 - 8   The game's afoot - A bigfoot! We've found evidence of mythical creatures at The Jones Center and we need your help to decipher the clues they've left us. Become an F.B.I. (Fabled Beasts Investigation) agent with us to discover the truth: Was it a dragon? A mermaid? Or a creature yet unknown? 

Members-$120

Nonmembers-$140

Register today!

June 29-30

9am-3pm

Jones Center

Springdale 

Lighting Bugs  9 - 11  We’re heading to the Jones Center to explore the world below us! Learn hand-sewing techniques, digital embroidery, and circuit design to create a light-up LED element for your personal creepy-crawly friend. 

Members-$120

Nonmembers-$140

Register today! 

July 6-10

8am-12pm

Amazeum Academy of Light and Dark: Younger Years   6 - 8  Enroll now at Dark and Light Academy for a week of testing your inner nature! Whether you’re exploring your forensic abilities and problem-solving skills in-hero classes or learning the ins and outs of sneaking and concealing as villains, we’ll see which house you belong in. Are you a hero or a villain?

Members-$200

Nonmembers-$250

Register today!

July 6-10

1-5pm

Amazeum Academy of Light and Dark: Older Years  9 - 11  Next level version of Academy of Light and Dark: the Younger Years. 

Members-$200

Nonmembers-$250

Register today!

July 13-17 

9am-3pm

Amazeum Coding Cosplay  9 - 14  Con-goers and fellow nerds - this camp is for you! We’ve designed a week of skill-building for 9-14 year-olds, complete with sewing, soldering, metal casting and coding. The goal? To make a one-of-a-kind cosplay piece for your future con-going.

Members-$260

Nonmembers-$310

Register today!

July 20-24 

9am-3pm

Amazeum  Girls STEAM: Movie Take A Part  6 - 8  Girls rule during this week of debunking and recreating the STEAM we see in G/PG movies! We’ll explore the “realness” of movie scenes and bring in women experts from our community to help us “take apart” our favorite box office hits. 

Members-$260

Nonmembers-$310

Register today!

July 20-24 

9am-3pm 

Arts Center of the Ozarks

Springdale

Girls STEAM: Theater Take A Part 9 - 14  Girls rule during this week of debunking and recreating the STEAM we see in plays and musicals! Female experts from our community will join us at Arts Center of the Ozarks to explore the ins and outs of the theater so we can “take apart” our favorite box office hits. 

Members-$260

Nonmembers-$310

Register today!

July 27-31 

8:30-11:30am

1:30-4:30pm 

Amazeum  Zing into Kindergarten Entering Kindergarten fall 2020  Get a jump on Kindergarten the Amazeum way through hands-on STEAM activities. Young minds explore sensory science, tools, engineering, art, numbers and literacy through playful explorations. Designed especially for children entering kindergarten in Fall 2020. This is a child drop-off camp.

Members-$125

Nonmembers-$150

Register today (morning session)! 

Register today (afternoon session)! 

July 27-31 

9am-3pm  

Amazeum  Amaze-YUM Food Truck Park  9 - 14  You may have eaten at a food truck and thought to yourself  - if I had a food truck, it’d be a _______ truck. Well, this is your chance to test out that idea! This week we are designing a mock food truck park - the vehicle, the marketing, the merchandise. We’ll build our "park" from the ground up, just like our food truck friends that will come to visit and inspire us. This is going to be AMAZE-YUM! 

Members-$260

Nonmembers-$310

Register today!