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Think Big Summer Camp 2024

Our camp will offer fun and engaging learning experiences for all ages. Your camper will learn daily from various hands-on science experiments, arts and humanities activities, and indoor/outdoor museum play. To top it all off, we will also have a special field trip each week!

Themes & Schedule

  • Week 1 (May 28 - May 31)
    Out of this World
    (closed for Memorial Day)
  • Week 2 (June 10 - 14)
    Cultural Illumination
  • Week 3 (June 24 - 28)
    Forces and Fossiles
  • Week 4 (July 8 - 12)
    Rolling Inventions
  • Week 5 (July 22 - 26)
    Wildlife Wonders
  • Week 6 (August 5 - 9)
    Fun Foodies



Full-time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Part-time: noon to 5:00 pm

Drop-Off & Pickup

Full-time campers can be dropped off at 8 am

Part-time campers can be dropped off at noon

All pick-ups are between 4:30 and 5:30 pm

Call or email us if you need to make other arrangements.


Pre-register is required for each session online.

Limit 15 full-time and 5 part-time per week per camp.

Cost per session/child

Member: $160 full-time (except Week 1 - $130)
Member: $80 part-time (from noon to 5 pm)

Non-Members: $185 full-time (except Week 1 - $150)
Non-Members: $92.50 part-time (from noon to 5 pm)

Have a Wonder Plus membership? Get 10% off every additional sibling.

We provide access for all scholarships, so your child can participate regardless of income. These are made possible through the gracious granting of funds by the Daniel Keating Foundation, Gregory P. St. Amand Memorial Grant, and the College Avenue United Methodist Church.


Completed kindergarten through 5th grade

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the minimum age my child must be to attend?

Your child must have completed kindergarten.

Do you provide snacks or lunch?

Campers will be given healthy snacks throughout the day. We do not provide lunch, so please be sure to have lunch for your camper accounted for each day.

What does my child need to bring?

 We ask that they bring a good pair of walking shoes, lunch, a water bottle, a swimsuit, a towel, and sunscreen. Please be sure to label all of your camper’s personal items so they’re easier to keep track of and so that we can easily return missing/forgotten items to whom they belong.

What are your activities and field trips?

We will have various activities and field trips each week centered on a theme based on the arts, sciences, or humanities. We try to be outside as much as possible, exploring nature and learning about our environment and diverse ecosystems. Youth will learn more about the rich history of Kansas, be exposed to cultures from around the world, and have opportunities to create life-long memories and friendships.

Are field trips included in the weekly cost?

Yes, field trips are included in your registration costs. However, if we go to a place where merchandise/souvenirs/additional snacks can be purchased, that would be the responsibility of the parent/guardian/camper. Additionally, if money is brought on field trips to purchase such items, we will not be responsible for lost money, so please be careful when leaving money with your camper.

Can I drop off my child later or pick them up earlier?

Full-day campers can be dropped off at 8:00 am for each enrolled session. Half-day campers can be dropped off at noon for each enrolled session. Upon registering you will be asked if you have early drop-off/late pick-up needs, for which an additional $5 fee will be charged each day. If there are other special arrangements or circumstances surrounding drop off and pick up, please contact us by email or call BEFORE each instance so that we’re equipped to help you out in any way we can. 

How do I register for summer camp?

Registration MUST be done online for accurate record-keeping. If you need assistance registering, call or email and we’ll be glad to help! When registering and paying upfront, $50 of the registration price is considered a non-refundable deposit. If choosing a pay later option, a $50 deposit will be required, with the outstanding balance being due no later than 2 weeks before the start of each camp week. If you decide to un-register, please contact us and you will be refunded the registration fee minus the deposit IF we’re given 2 weeks or more notice.

Are scholarships available?

Yes, please contact us for more information.

Do I have to register for all the offered weeks? 

Register for the week (or weeks) that work for your family. You do not have to register for all the offered weeks.