Full Day Summer Camp
Burpee is an exciting place to be this summer! Full day camps for children ages 7-12 Each of these camps run 5 days from 9:00-4:00. Before and aftercare is available upon request and at additional charge. Several weeks are in partnership with Discovery Center (see below for details)
We can not wait to share the crazy awesome activities planned for our amazing themed camps!
Explorers Full Day Camp Fees: $210 Members/$225 General Public (Before and After Care Available)
Explorers Half Day Camp Fees: $140 Members/$160 General Public (*Only available on select weeks. See Full Summer Program Guide for details)
Learn more about each week’s adventure below, or download our full Summer Program Guide.
Knights of the realm, prepare yourselves for a week of adventure! Use your imagination to dig into history in a camp that combines history, archeology, mythology, and science! Using the resources of Burpee Museum, Discovery Center, and the Rockford Dance Company….you will go on daily quests with your fellow crusaders, construct castles and catapults, dabble […]
June 17-20 9:00am-4:00pm Amazing Animals will leave you in awe! Did you know bats can “see” with sound? Chameleons can look in different directions at the same time? Some animals can see forms of light and color invisible to humans like UV and infrared! Come look through the eye of an animal, listen with the […]
June 24-28 Join the DPA (Dinosaur Protection Agency) in the design and construction of Dino World- a safe haven for the newly discovered dinosaurs! With the paleontologists of Burpee Museum of Natural History, DPA agents will learn all about fossils, dinosaurs, and modern day living dinosaurs, through games and crafts including a real […]
Birds are the most common animals we see in our backyards. They come in all shapes and sizes, and some fly long distances to be here. Take a closer look at what makes a bird a bird. Subjects- Feathers, Eggs, Beaks, Habitats, Nests, Migration Up In The Air Registration HALF DAY Up In The Air […]
June 15-18 Reptile and Amphibians! Scales and Tails Registration HALF DAY Scales and Tails Registration
Every boy craves adventure. To explore uncharted territory, to test our limits–it’s what we’re made for. The Dangerous Camp for Boys provides Middle Schoolers the opportunity to learn new skills and develop their potential to shape the world around them through daily adventures. he Dangerous Camp for Boys was developed from “The Dangerous Book for […]
Come triumph over your summer with us! At the Double-Daring Camp for Girls we push ourselves to the limit! We try new physical activities, learn to create beautiful things, use STEAM concepts to generate new solutions, and build quality relationships all while celebrating our girl power. Enjoy the resources of Burpee Museum Discovery Center and […]
Botany, Biology, and Chemistry Mashup! In special collaboration with professional food scientist and local chefs! Science You Can Eat Registration HALF DAY Science You Can Eat
Jr. Entomologists explore the largest group of animals: INSECTS! Tiny Wonders Registration HALF DAY Tiny Wonders Registration