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July Summer Camps


  • Western Science Center 2345 Searl Parkway Hemet, CA, 92543 United States (map)

Summer camps at the Western Science Center begin June 10th! Online registration is now open - join us for our fun and hands-on summer camps! From paleontology to engineering, kids will have the chance to learn in a unique museum setting.

Session 4 (Mini-Camps): July 1st - 3rd
Time Travelers Camp (Grades 1st - 3rd) @ 9AM

This special mini-camp is 3 days of fun for all Jr. Time Travelers! Come and explore past cultures through crafts, games, food and fun. Destination information coming soon.

Replica Lab (Grades 5th - 8th) @ 9AM

Learn about prehistoric animals in the Western Science Center research collection as you create your own replica fossil to take home! Learn how scientists use 3D prints, molds and casts of fossils for research, education, and exhibits while you study the ancient animals in the museum’s collection.

Section 5: July 8th - 12th
Fossil Camp (Grades 3rd - 5th) @ 9AM

Fossils are fun but also informative. Learn about fossils from Diamond Valley Lake and elsewhere through lab exercises, creating a “fossil,” and fun hands-on activities!

Jr. Scientists Camp (Grades 1st - 3rd) @ 9AM

Explore and discover the many fields of science through fun hands-on activities.

Art & Nature Camp (Grades 1st - 3rd) @ 12:30 PM

Explore the nature of our world with art and crafts! Be creative with fun and engaging projects as you explore our natural world and the beauty within it! Old favorites along with all new activities!

Section 6: July 15th - 19th
Jr. Curator Camp (Grades 3rd - 5th) @ 9AM

Explore the past while having fun making your own museum display! The week is spent discovery past life and cultures through fun activities and crafts ending with the opening of your Jr. Curator Exhibit. Campers will be taking their exhibits home at the end of this fun week!

Fandom Science Camp (Grades 3rd - 5th) @ 12:30 PM

Celebrate some of your favorite fandoms through science and engineering activities! Each day will be a new adventure from the science of magic with Harry Potter to engineering in the world of Angery Birds and Mario Cart!  Fandom days include Hogwarts, Gaming (Angry Birds/Mario Cart), Star Wars, Magic Tree House, and Super Hero Day.

Later Event: September 7
Volunteer Orientation