Use link above for an online proposal form or print and email pdf to

The discovery museum is actively seeking creative camp counselors to help us plan our best season yet! If you are an educator or professional with experience teaching children* and would like to join us for one or more weeks during the summer, please fill out the proposal form linked above by January 26th. Camp counselor positions are compensated. For additional details, email

Week-long summer camps will run from June through August with morning (9am-12pm) or afternoon (1pm-4pm) camp time slots. 

Age ranges include:

  • Camps for littles: PreK/K (4+)

  • Lower elementary: Grades 1-3

  • Upper elementary: Grades 4-6

Deadline for priority consideration has passed but we are still taking proposals until all dates are confirmed! 

*Applicants must be at least 18 years old and hold either a college degree, be actively enrolled (preferably in a child-focused program) or show experience in independent program planning and implementation for children. 

Looking for camp ideas?

The following suggestion are based on both our most popular camps as well as suggestions received for future camps. Museum STEM kits and collaboration available upon request and availability. 

Camps for PreK/Kindergarten:

  • Space
  • Animal Adventures/Zookeepers
  • Nature Science
  • Storytime and Art
  • Slime and Messy Science
  • Plant/Animal Life Cycles
  • Planets and Astronomy
  • Dinosaurs
  • Bluey or other popular characters

Camps for Grades 1-3:

  • Animal Adventures
  • Nature Science
  • Lego 
  • Food Science/No Bake Foods
  • Art Camps
  • Recycling/Reusing (crafts with recycled things)
  • Earth and its atmosphere layers
  • Dinosaurs 
  • Circuits and Robotics
  • Astronomy
  • Dragons/Fantasy Characters

Camps for Grades 4-6:

  • Animal Adventures
  • Nature Science
  • Lego
  • Robotics 
  • Food Scientist/Cake Decorating
  • Ocean/Water science
  • Art, Fiber Arts, Crafts
  • Earth Sciences
  • Books Based Themes (Dragon/Wings of Fire, Percy Jackson, etc.)