Camp Explorations is a hands-on, interactive, science-focused summer camp program. Each session includes daily experiments, hands-on activities, related games, journaling and plenty of fun! There are nine different sessions covering topics such as Archaeology, Paleontology, Astronomy, Forensic Science, Zoology and much more!

Camp Explorations Kick-Off

June 14 - 1 Day Session
For completed grades K-5
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
50 camper limit

  • After Camp Care (4:00-6:00 p.m.) - $15

Join us for this one day session as we kick off summer. We will sample many of the camp favorites like visit the Planetarium, see the dinosaurs and have lunch in the Arboretum! You won’t want to miss it!


Adventure AM & PM Sessions

For completed grades K-5
AM sessions: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.; $225 per session (7/1-7/3 is $135)
PM sessions: 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.; $215 per session (7/1-7/3 is $125)
55 camper limit

  • All sessions are Monday-Friday, except the week of July 1 which is Monday-Wednesday (no camp Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5).
  • Lunch is supervised for those registered for the full day (AM and PM sessions).
  • After Camp Care is available following PM sessions from 4:00-6:00 p.m. for $75/week (7/1-7/3 is $45).

Little Explorers Sessions

A camp for the museum’s littlest explorers, ages 4-5
8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. (AM sessions only)
$165 per session (7/1-7/3 is $95)
15 camper limit

Middle School STEM Sessions

For completed grades 6-8
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
$450 per session
20 camper limit

  • Before Camp Care (8:00-9:00 a.m.) - $25
  • After Camp Care (4:00-6:00 p.m.) - $75
  • All sessions are Monday-Friday.

Up your science game! Meet with some U-M researchers, see museum collections and participate in your own science experiments.

More Information


Looking for other camp options?

Check out KidSport Summer Camps!

Looking for your Camp 2023 receipts?

You can print the receipts through your account using their CampDoc account. Here are some instructions: 

  1. Log in to your CampDoc account.
  2. Click Account.
  3. (Optional) Click the Filter icon to filter for a specific date range.
  4. Click the Print icon.

The Museum tax ID number is 386006309.

Please contact the camp office at
or call 734-647-6421.