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Grade 4-6 Camps

For campers that have completed grades 4-6

Camp Hours: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday
Drop Off: 8:00 to 8:30 AM
Pick Up:  4:30 to 5 PM
  • We cannot have campers dropped-off after 8:30 a.m. or picked up before 4:30 p.m this summer.
Campers should bring their own bag lunches, as well as a morning and afternoon snack.**

Extended care also is available for an extra half-hour before and after camp.
  • Extended Care drop-off is 7:30–8am
  • Extended Care pick-up is 5-5:30pm

Location: Nicholson Hall, 216 Pillsbury Drive SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Registration Cost:   Full-Day Camp

$245   Friends of the Bell Museum*
$265   Non-members

Extended care is $15 a week for the morning or afternoon or $30 for both.

* For as little as $70 you can become a charter member at the Household level and receive discounted Summer Camp pricing—one of the many benefits of becoming a charter member!  Choose the New Member option when registering.

Allergies, Medications, Dietary Restrictions: If your child has a medical condition for which s/he must carry emergency medication (e.g., asthma inhalers, EpiPen epinephrine injectors), a peanut allergy or other severe allergy, or has dietary restrictions, please inform registration staff as soon as possible so we can make the necessary accommodations. 

**NOTE: NO Peanut or Tree Nut products will be allowed at the camps this year.

To request disability accommodations, call (612) 624-2345.


2017 Camp Dates

June 12 - 16

Amateur Ornithologist

June 19 - 23

CSI: Nature

June 26 - 30

Engineering in Nature

July 10 - 14

Field Biology

July 17 - 21

Backyard Chemistry

July 24 - 28

Our Climate

July 31 - August 4

People & the Planet: Sustaining Our Future

August 7 - 11


August 14 - 18  

Amateur Entomologist

August 21 - 25

Botany, Potions & Magical Creatures

August 28 - Sept 1

Earth, Cosmos & Beyond

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The Bell Museum
of Natural History

10 Church St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455


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U of M Tickets and Events
84 Church St SE, Ste 13
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 612-624-2345
Email:  umntix@umn.edu

Mon - Fri: 10 AM to 5 PM