Fall 2019 Adventure Camps

Below offers a detailed description for camps offered this fall. For a general overview of this program, visit our main Adventure Camp page.

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 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.

Camp Locations

During the school year, Adventure Camps are offered at both the Flint Hills Discovery Center and Sunset Zoo. The grade of the child participating determines the camp location.

 Grade  Dates  Camp Location
Grades K-2 Sept. 27 through Dec. 23 FHDC
  Dec. 26 through Jan. 20 Sunset Zoo*
Grades 3-6 Sept. 27 through Dec. 23 Sunset Zoo*
  Dec. 26 through Jan. 20 FHDC
* To register for camps at Sunset Zoo, visit SunsetZoo.com

School Year Pricing



 Session  FHDC Member Fee  Non-Member Fee
 Full Day, 7:30 AM-5:30 PM $22 $25
 Half Day, 7:30 AM-12:15 PM $13 $15

Camps for Grades K-2 at Flint Hills Discovery Center

Date Class  Description
September 27 Pumpin' Blood Pumps and guts and blood, you are full of fascinating systems of mechanical wonder. Take a look inside a bone, and dissect a worm. We'll discover what's inside!
October 14 Love Your Lungs That fresh, smell of autumn wouldn't be the same without lungs. Just what are lungs? Which creatures have them? There's one way to find out; come discover with us!
October 18 Brainiacs Your brain is full of amazing little bits! What does your brain do? We are going to discover what's inside that head of yours and map out where your thoughts come from.
October 24 Movin' Muscles Your muscles hold you up and help you do everyday things. Where are they? What do they look like? We are going to look at muscles, and try some tests to see which ones are our strongest.
October 25 Bones, Bones, Bones Let's solve the mystery of what's under your skin! Join us in a day full of skeletal discovery.
November 25 Through the Microscope Discover your very own ecosystem! You are covered with creatures inside and out. Let's take a close up look at what types of living things are depending on you and your body!
November 26                              Indoor Games and Sports            Suffering from cabin fever? There are lots of ways to beat boredom during the long winter days of break! Come play games and try some fun indoor sports with us.
November 27 Traditions Around the World There are lots of reasons to celebrate each and every day. Do you have a special tradition in your family? Let's find out how people from all over the world celebrate the important times in their lives and try out some new traditions.
December 23 Winter Stars The stars you see in the winter are different than the stars you see in the summer. Today we take a look at the constellations seen in winter

Camps for Grades 3-6 at Flint Hills Discovery Center

Date Class Description
December 26 Bored Games Suffering from cabin fever? There are lots of ways to beat boredom during the long winter days of break! Come play games and try some fun indoor sports with us.
December 27                                  New Celebrations There are lots of reasons to celebrate each and every day. Do you have a special tradition in your family? Let's find out how people from all over the world celebrate the important times in their lives and try out some new ways to enjoy each other!
December 30 Food and Fun Let's eat well and play well! Join us as we make a dish to share with our family and friends that is healthy and fun to make! It won't be all work, we will be sure to make lots of time to play our favorite holiday games!
January 2 Microscopic Me                                Discover your very own ecosystem! You are covered with creatures inside and out. Let's take a close up look at what types of living things are depending on you and your body!
January 3 Sherlock Bones Let's solve the mystery of what's under your skin! Join us in a day full of skeletal discovery.