Museum of New Mexico Media Center Press Release

New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science’s Super Fun Summer Science Camps 2017! Registration is Now Open

Museum of Natural History and Science

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 09, 2017

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For Immediate Release:  March 9, 2017 (Albuquerque, NM)—Enrich your child’s summer this year with mind-expanding fun at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science’s (NMMNHS) popular Young Explorers Summer Camp program. Registration is now open for children from kindergarten through the eighth grade. Each Summer Camp session is one week long, with activities every weekday from 8:30am to 3:30pm. Each week is theme-based, with the first session beginning the week of June 12 and the last beginning the week of July 30.

NMMNHS has been offering science-based summer camps to elementary and middle-school students for more than 30 years. Every week has a fun, different scientific topic to choose from, and students interact with museum scientists, visit exhibits, go on field trips, and much more.

Summer Camp is conducted in NMMNHS education classrooms, Museum galleries, outside exhibit spaces, and sometimes on field trips. The fee for each weeklong materials-based Summer Camp program is $300 per student. NMMNHS members receive a 10% discount. Aftercare is also available until 5pm daily for an additional $15 per day. Camp will not be held the week of July 4.

June 12-16:


June 19-23:


June 26-30:


July 10-14:


July 17-21


July 24–28


July 30–August 4


To inquire about camp openings or for more information, please contact Charlotte at crohrbough@outlook.com or call (505) 841-2848.  

About the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science:
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is a Division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs. The Department of Cultural Affairs is New Mexico’s cultural steward and is charged with preserving and showcasing the state’s cultural riches. With its eight museums, eight historic monuments, arts, archaeology, historic preservation and library programs, the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs is the largest state cultural agency in the nation. 

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