Kids Camp School’s Out

Kids Camp School’s Out!

Offering camps for elementary students on no school days!

Did you know that as a High Desert Museum member, you can enjoy discounts on special Museum events such as field trips, speaker presentations and kids’ camps? To take advantage of your membership benefits, you must create an online account on our website before registering for events. Just click here!

9:00 am—3:00 pm

All camps this session are K—5th

Click on the underlined dates below to register!


1-day camps
$50, Members receive 20% discount
Extended care: 7:45 am–9:00 am, $10 | 3:00 pm—5:15 pm, $10 | Both mornings & afternoons, $15

Thursday, October 25-Sorry, FULL
Game Show Mania
Test your knowledge of the High Desert from animals to cultural history through fun old-school game shows like Family Feud, Double Dare, Let’s Make a Deal and Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader. Games are not the only activity on the schedule. There will be crafts, exhibit visits and more!

Friday, October 26- Sorry, FULL
Spooky Halloween
Wear your Halloween costumes, play spooky games, make brains and try your hand at some cool Halloween experiments. Make a geoboard pumpkin and create ghostly structures. These are just some of the activities that will happen during our Halloween camp.

Monday, November 12-Sorry, FULL
Adventurous Artists
Do you like to create art? This camp is for you. From making animals out of clay to painting, crafting and doodling, there will be many opportunities to generate your own art work.

Monday—Wednesday, November 19-21-Sorry, FULL
3-day camp – Wild Signs
$150, Members receive 20% discount
Extended care: 7:45 am—9:00 am, $20 | 3:00 pm—5:15 pm, $20 | Both mornings & afternoons, $32

Wild Signs
Have you ever wondered how animals know where to go? This three-day camp will explore how different animal species migrate, find food and shelter and communicate with one another. Through games, experiments and treasure hunts, kids will have a blast learning how animals move.


If you must cancel your registration for any reason, please notify the Museum as soon as possible. If you cancel, more than three weeks out, you will receive a 75% refund. A 50% refund will be given to cancellations made two weeks prior to the first day of camp. Cancellations made less than two weeks prior to the first day of camp will not be refunded. Be aware that refunds will not be given for partial or unattended days. There will be a $25 cancellation fee per camp.