Camps & Classes

Learn more about our science-based camps for all ages, tinkering family workshops, and our special programs with the Scouts.

Summer Camp

Summer Camp

What's a summer bigger than fun?

It’s space exploration, zoo keeping, outdoor adventures, ooey gooey science experiments and so much more. Fasten your seatbelt and hold on tight because this year we’re preparing to launch more than 40 camps between our Durham and Chapel Hill Locations.

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School's Out Camps

Day Camps

2018–2019 Day Camps coming soon!

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Track Out Camps

2018–2019 Track Out Camps coming soon!


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For All School's Out Camps

  • Purchase Box Lunches: Box lunches are available for all Museum camps. Additions can be made during registration, or by calling our Reservations Office at (919) 220-5420 ext. 313.
  • Appropriate Ages: Four-year-olds much reach their 4th birthday by the first day of the camp you've registered for (proof of age may be required). All campers must be potty trained and able to use the bathroom independently prior to starting camp.
  • Schedule changes: Once your registration has been processed, all changes must be made 7 days in advance of the Camp starting date for a refund. A $30.00 fee will be charged for all changes.
  • Extenuating Circumstances: The Museum reserves the right to cancel a program one week before the start of the session due to insufficient registration, inclement weather, or other extenuating circumstances. In this instance, participants will receive a full refund. Please allow 7-10 business days to process a refund.
  • Clothing, Shoes, and Snacks: Please dress your child in comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes for indoor and outdoor Museum exploration. Please send your child with a morning and afternoon snack, lunch, water bottle, and an extra change of clothes.

Scouts Programs

2018–2019 Scout Programs Coming Soon

Register for Girl Scouts Here!

Homeschool Program

Our Mission Statement

The Museum of Life and Science offers a variety of classes for homeschooled elementary, middle and high school students. Each class meets once a week for two or three hours. Through these classes, we foster curiosity in the world around us and the use of science as a tool for exploring that world. Topics rotate and include Nature Exploration, Genetics and Conservation, High School Biology, and more!

Download the full class schedule here.

Questions should be directed to Bjorn Hennings, Homeschool Program Director by phone at 919.220.5420 x352 or email at

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Call 919.220.5420 x313 for questions or assistance in registering for our programs. For more information, email us at

Members receive UNLIMITED admission all year long!