Campology – Day Camps at Discovery Center

All year long when school is out, CAMPOLOGY is in! Our camps at Discovery Center incorporate play and hands-on inquiry-based learning into each and every day. Campers experience STEAM-focused lessons packed with innovative games, projects, and activities, all designed to help kids learn, socialize, and have fun!

Each camp offers an opportunity for exploration of museum exhibits and outdoor play, weather permitting. Throughout the school year, CAMPOLOGY is available during special school holidays, offered as one-day camps, and is also available as week-long day camp sessions during fall and spring breaks. When school’s out for summer, we offer multiple week-long day camp sessions. See below for more details about each of our CAMPOLOGY offerings.


SUMMER CAMP  |  June 7 – August 6

Available for Pre-K through 5th grade.

Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Before Care: 7:30 – 9:00 am, After Care: 4:00 – 5:30 pm

Pricing Member Non-Member
Camp Week Pricing (starting 4/1) $275 $350
Before Care per week $25 $25
After Care per week $25 $25
Before & After Care per week $40 $40


Campology Olympics

July 12 – 16

Put your skills to the test as we light the torch for the 2021 Campology Olympics! Camper olympians will build their STEAM strengths and participate in different olympic games such as archery, rowing, and relays.

Wetland Planeteers

July 19 – 23

Captain Planet is coming to visit the Murfree Spring wetlands, and needs your help! Can you be an environmental hero and help save the wetlands? Campers will spend the week learning about different sources of renewable energy and get a chance to explore the wetlands with creek stomps, habitat exploration walks, and more.

Mystery Detectives

July 26 – 30

The clues are all coming together, now — evidence of summer fun and exploration all point to Campology! Join us at camp as we embark on a mysterious week of sleuthing, puzzle-solving, scavenger hunts, and designing our own escape room.

Once Upon an Animal

August 2 – 6

“Once upon a time, there was a strong knight, Lord Stanley the ferret. Stanley and his animal pals decided they wanted to go to summer camp…” Animal lovers and story fans, we need you to help us finish this tale! Bring your imagination as we explore fairy tale favorites, encounter legendary animals, and create our own epic stories.


NOTE: Our number one goal is small group safety. Campers are highly encouraged to wear masks and camp leaders will practice social distancing of three feet. All camps operate at a limited capacity, utilizing cohorts of a maximum 1:15 ratio of counselors to campers. In the event of extended closures or cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will refund 100% of any camp registration fees.




If the program you would like is full, you may register on our waitlist. If a spot becomes available, we will contact you. WAITLIST REGISTRATION»

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CANCELLATION POLICY: 50% refund available if camp is canceled before 1 week prior to start date.