Summer 2019 Adventure Camps

Below details the camps currently offered. For a general overview of this program, visit our main Adventure Camp page.
Summer Adventure Camps are divided into sessions alternating each week for students entering grades 1-3 and grades 4-6. 

Pre-Registration Required

All participants must pre-register for each session. Pre-register online, by phone at 785-587-2726 or in person at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. Registration for Summer 2019 camps is now open.

Before You Begin Your Adventure


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


 Session  FHDC Member Fee  Non-Member Fee
 Full Day, 7:30 AM-5:30 PM  $26  $28
 Half Day, 7:30 AM-12:00 PM  $14  $16

Entering Grades 1-3

Click on the tabs below to see Adventure Camps offered for students entering grades 1-3.
  1. June 3 - 7
  2. July 1 - 5 
  3. July 29 - Aug. 2 

Da Vinci Days

Date Theme Description
Monday, 
June 3 
Remembering the Renaissance Time travel with us back to the period of Da Vinci where we will reenact plays and try our hand at jousting.
Tuesday, June 4 Painting like Da Vinci Sculpt, paint and use your creative mind just like Da Vinci did.
Wednesday, June 5 Simple Machines Using Da Vinci's simple inventions as a model, we will engineer our own!
Thursday, June 6 Learning from the Stars From ancient legends to the science of today, let's discover what the stars can teach us!
Friday, 
June 7
Awesome Anatomy Do you know what that little dent is called above your top lip? How about the skin on your elbow? Get to know your body better than ever!

Entering Grades 4-6

Click on the tabs below to see Adventure Camps offered for students entering grades 4-6.
  1. June 10 - 14
  2. July 8 - 12
  3. Aug. 5 - 9

Da Vinci Days

Date Theme Description
Monday, June 10 Time Travelers: 1519! Step back 500 years to see what challenges and excitement people faced. Do you think you could change the world the way Leonardo Da Vinci did? We think you can!
Tuesday, June 11 The Artist Da Vinci Who were the artists 500 years ago and what were they creating? Let's sculpt, draw and paint the day away as we discover what Leonardo was doing in his days.
Wednesday, June 12 The Inventor Da Vinci Our exhibit gallery is full of fun! See the inventions and be a part of creating new things to help people in the future.
Thursday, June 13 The Astronomer Da Vinci Have you ever made a map of the stars? Gazed through a telescope during the day? Named a constellation? Let's try all this and more at today's astronomy inspired camp!
Friday, 
June 14
Time Travelers: 2019! Get back in that time machine! We've spent all week in the Renaissance, and now it is time to come home. Let's celebrate the scientists and artists of today.