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Exploration Place Scholarships for Summer Camps 2023

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Exploration Place offers 200 needs-based scholarships for students to attend camps at the museum or Travel Camps at community partner sites this summer. It is the most significant scholarship opportunity in the organization’s history.
 
Interested students are asked to submit a one-page essay, piece of artwork or comic strip demonstrating why they want to partake in summer camp.
 
The deadline to apply is May 19th
Exploration Place
Eligibility requirements:
  • Students must be at least 7 years old and less than 14 years old to apply.
  • They must also be eligible for free or reduced lunch, SNAP benefits or share about another barrier to attending.
  • Campers must have transportation for in-person camps
  • Submit the application and either a short one-page essay, comic strip or artwork by 7:00 p.m. CST on May 19

2023 Camps at Exploration Place: 

MAY 30 – June 2
  • Uncovering Earth | Ages 7 – 10
  • Roblox Rampage | Ages 11 – 13
 
JUNE 5 – 9
  • Lego and Beyond | Ages 7 – 10
  • Mission to the Moon | Ages 11 – 13
 
JUNE 12 -16
  • Mission Outer Space | Ages 7 – 10
  • LEGO Masters | Ages 11 – 13
 
JUNE 19 – 23
  • Prehistoric Predators | Ages 7 – 10
  • Caverns and Crystals | Ages 11 – 13
 
JUNE 26 – 30
  • Animal Investigators | Ages 7 – 10
  • Movie Magic | Ages 11 – 13
 
JULY 10 – 14
  • Minecraft Unplugged | Ages 7 – 10
  • Theme Park Tycoon | Ages 11 – 13
 
JULY 17 – 21
  • Robots Rock | Ages 7 – 10
  • Career Exploration | Ages 11 – 13
 
JULY 24 – 28
  • Ocean Explorer | Ages 7 – 10
  • Robot Engineering | Ages 11 – 13
 
JULY 31 – AUGUST 4
  • Minion Engineering | Ages 7 – 10
  • Ocean Expedition| Ages 11 – 13
 
AUGUST 7 – 11
  • Pokéworld | Ages 7 – 10
  • Kid Inventors | Ages 11 – 13

Click HERE for Scholarship Application Form 

2023 Travel Camps – Wichita Area: 
This summer, Exploration Place is hosting a series of camps at local community partner sites. 
 
Campers will build their own LEGO race car, master their own free-throw LEGO trick shot and build a bobsled. They will compete for the highest score in a LEGO hockey challenge, illuminate their own future city, design their own dream home, create robotic animal sidekicks and step into the world of augmented reality when their LEGO build comes to life.
 
June 5 – 9
  • Sunset Elementary, Newton | Ages 8 – 13
 
JUNE 12 – 16
  • Mulvane Recreation Commission | Ages 8 – 13
 
JUNE 19 – 23
  • Cowley College – Arkansas City | Ages 8 – 13
 
JUNE 26 – 30
  • McPherson College | Ages 8 – 13
 
JULY 17 – 21
  • Abilene Public Library | Ages 8 – 13
 
JULY 24 – 28
  • Butler Community College – Andover | Ages 8 – 13
 
JULY 31 – AUGUST 4
  • Butler Community College – El Dorado | Ages 8 – 13

Click HERE for Scholarship Application Form 

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