Summer Worlds Tour

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Summer Camp on Chicago's Museum Campus

Summer Worlds Tour offers a week of adventures in Chicago's premier museums for children entering kindergarten through fifth grade in the fall of 2017. Campers will explore engineering challenges of traveling in space at the Adler Planetarium, explore why and how scientists collect specimens for scientific study at The Field Museum, and investigate underwater environments at the Shedd Aquarium.  Activities include investigating exhibits, hands-on activities, creating original art projects, playing learning games, and having lunch along the shore of Lake Michigan.


Date and Time:

Monday–Friday,  9:00 am–3:00 pm

Sign in starts at 8:30 am and sign out is at 3:00 pm at the Field Museum.


2017 Camp Sessions Dates:

Session 1: July 10-14, 2017 

Session 2: July 17-21, 2017

Session 3: July 24-28, 2017

Session 4: July 31-August 4, 2017



Full week sessions at Adler/Field/Shedd for rising K–5th graders



$315 Non-Member, $285 Adler/Field/Shedd Member



Registration will become available on February 7, 2017 at 10am. Please visit to learn more information and to register. 

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