News From Terre Haute, Indiana

May 9, 2013

Museum to offer full summer of camps to keep kids learning when school’s out

News Release

TERRE HAUTE — Does your child get excited about conducting wacky science experiments? Maybe he or she is interested in space exploration? Or, perhaps your child is adventurous and loves exploring or solving mysteries?

Those are among activities being offered at the Terre Haute Children’s Museum summer camp.

According to a press release from the children’s museum, the camps, sponsored by Duke Energy, “are packed with themed activities, experiments and lessons from all areas of science. We have camps for children entering kindergarten and first grade and camps for children entering second through fifth grades, and all of them are designed to inspire children and awaken their curiosity in the exploration and interaction with science and technology.”

Camps will be scheduled for Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to noon, during the weeks of June 17, June 24, July 8, July 15, July 22, July 29, and Aug. 5,

Students can choose from the following camp weeks and themes:

Each week of camp is $100 for members of the Terre Haute Children’s Museum and $110 for nonmembers. Children who supply their report cards can receive $2 off total cost for every A, B, or O they earn, up to $10 per child.

Some summer camp scholarships are available, based on financial need. Scholarships will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

To download a copy of the 2013 summer camp registration form and/or scholarship form, visit For more information, contact Abby Koester at or 812-235-5548.