NOTE: Due to the pandemic, Summer Camp in-person programs are temporarily suspended, but we are offering seasonal Virtual Adventures online for Grades K to 11. For further information on our latest Adventures offerings, visit our Adventures website.
Know any future astronauts, animators, astronomers, actors, artists—or zookeepers? They’d love the Smithsonian Summer Camps. Choose from more than 80 full-day camps that invite kids to expand their knowledge and hands-on skills in a whole spectrum of fascinating topics. All of the Smithsonian becomes Washington’s coolest learning lab as campers pursue their favorite interests and develop new ones.
Who it’s for: Camps are offered for children entering K to grade 9; each camp has a designated grade range.
When it happens: Each summer (mid-June to mid-August)
Learn more about our Summer Camp program.