Adventure Camp

Adventure Camp (Grades K-6) is a unique program offered at both the Flint Hills Discovery Center and Sunset Zoo. This popular Day Camp makes learning fun! Camps include hands-on activities like exciting experiments, outdoor excursions, and creative crafts.

Camp Schedule & Registration

Children may be dropped off as early as 7:30 AM. for each session in which they are enrolled. Themed camp activities start at 9:00 AM and conclude by 4:45 PM.

Pick up for half-day registration is between 12:00 PM. and 12:15 PM. Pick up for full-day registration is between 5:00 PM and 5:30 PM.

Full-day registrants must bring their own sack lunch.

Registration for Summer 2020 opens on a date TBD.

Pre-register online, by phone at 785-587-2726 or in person at the Flint Hills Discovery Center.

Calendar & Camp Descriptions

Winter/Spring 2020 Camps


Due to the early dismissal of K-12 schools in Kansas, the April 10 and April 27 Adventure Camps are now CANCELLED.

During the school year, Adventure Camp (Grades K-6) is offered at both the Flint Hills Discovery Center and Sunset Zoo. The age of the child attending determines the camp location when offered at both sites. See the Winter/Spring 2020 page for more information.

NEW School Year Pricing for 2020 Camps 
 Session  FHDC Member Fee  Non-Member Fee
 Full Day, 7:30 AM-5:30 PM
 $24/day  $28/day
 Half Day, 7:30 AM-12:15 PM
 $16/day  $18/day

Summer 2020 Camps


During the summer, Adventure Camp (Entering Grades 1-7) is offered at both the Flint Hills Discovery Center and the Sunset Zoo. The age of the child attending determines the camp location when offered at both sites. See the Summer 2020 page for more information.

 Session  FHDC Member Fee  Non-Member Fee
 Special Weekly Full-Day Pricing, 7:30 AM-5:30 PM* $125/week $135/week
 Full-Day, 7:30 AM-5:30 PM $26/day $28/day
 Half-Day, 7:30 AM-12:00 PM $16/day $18/day

*During the week of June 29 - July 2 camp will only be offered Monday - Thursday, because of the holiday. For this week only, Special Weekly Full-Day Pricing will be as follows: FHDC Member: $100 & Non-Member: $108.


Enroll Your Child on Their Next Adventure


1. Pick a Camp
Choose the appropriate camp from the schedule and class descriptions chart based on grade and season:
  Summer 2020 Calendar

2. Pre-Register for Each Session
Pre-register online, by phone at 785-587-2726 or in person at the Flint Hills Discovery Center.

 3. Fill Out Forms

Complete emergency release and permission forms and return them to the FHDC Education Department on or before your first program of the season.
  Summer Camps: Click here to download forms.

4. Review the Parent Handbook
All parents should read the Adventure Camp Parent Handbook prior to dropping their child off at camp. Parents failing to follow the rules and regulations outlined in this handbook may result in a child’s removal from camp.
  Summer 2020 Handbook

5. Review the Refund Policy
Registrants will receive a full refund if the program is canceled or may be transferred to another class. A full refund is granted if a request to withdraw is received one week (seven days) prior to the start date. A partial refund is granted if requested between one week and at least 48 hours prior to start date. There will be no refund if request is less than 48 hours in advance or if the participant fails to show.