Fall 2017

Registration for Fall programming opens August 7.

Adventure Camp is a great way to keep your child learning and entertained! Camps can include activities like fun experiments, outdoor excursions and creative crafts.

Children may be dropped off as early as 7:30 a.m. for each session in which they are enrolled. Pick up for half-day registration is between noon and 12:15 p.m. Pick up for full-day registration is between 5 and 5:30 p.m. Day registrants must bring their own sack lunch.

Steps to Get You on Your Next Adventure:

1. Pick a Camp

Choose the appropriate camp from the chart below based on grade.

2. Preregister

All participants need to preregister for each session. Click here to preregister.

3. Fill out Forms

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 complete forms.

4. Review the Parent Handbook

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.

5.Review the Refund Policy

Registrants will receive a full refund if the program is canceled or may be transferred to another class. A full refund is granted if a request to withdraw is received one week (seven days) prior to the start date. A partial refund is granted if requested between one week and at least 48 hours prior to start date. There will be no refund if request is less than 48 hours in advance or if the participant fails to show.

Sessions Member Fee Non-Member Fee
Full Day Camp
7:30am-5:30pm
$22 $25
Half Day Camp
7:30am-12:15pm
$13 $15
  1. Grades K-2
  2. Grades 3-6
Date Class Description
Friday, Sep 22 Feathered, Flying Fun* Create your very own new bird species 
and then test their flight skills! 
Monday, Oct 9 Ancient Traditions Do you have the skills your ancestors
 did? Try your hand at spear throwing, 
pottery and storytelling.
Friday, Oct 20 Fun with Floating* Will it float? Let's experiment with 
different objects to see if they will sink,
float or fly!
Thursday, Oct 26 Creepy Critters* Bats, bugs and other crawly friends 
will be adventuring with us! Do you have 
the guts to touch a giant cockroach?
Friday, Oct 27 Dance Party! Be a DJ and design a playlist of your 
favorite music for everyone to enjoy. 
Come listen to some new grooves, and 
share some of your best dance moves! 
Monday, Nov 20 The Art of Invisibility* What do soldiers, owls and tree frogs all 
have in common? Come find out how they 
can be invisible and try to make yourself 
vanish by playing a new version of "hide 
and seek."
Tuesday, Nov 21 Time for A Parade Build a float, play a musical instrument, 
and wear a costume as we plan our very 
own Adventure Camp Parade!
Wednesday, Nov 22 Edible Art Paint with pudding, make mosaics with 
vegetables, draw with mustard! We're 
going to create one of a kind art!
Thursday, Dec 21 The Shortest Day* Celebrate the beginning of winter with 
wintry stories and crafts, then we'll create 
our own Northern Lights show!
Friday, Dec 22 Icy Olympics* Decorate a sled and if it's snowy outside 
we'll try it! Even without snow, we will slide 
our way through the Discovery Center and 
try our skills at some other mock-winter Olympics 
events.

* Denotes a STEM program that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics as they apply to the Flint Hills.