Camp Registration

This camp is currently full and does not currently have any available spaces at this time. If you would like to be put on a waiting list for this age group in the event of any cancellations, please contact nicole.smith@mmns.state.ms.us

Welcome to the Mississippi Museum Of Natural Science Camp Registration


Go Outdoors... Preschool Camp(Pre K, ages 3-5) is a partial day camp designed just for inquisitive and active minds! Each day we will be on the museum grounds hiking, exploring, meeting live animals, and creating fun crafts. In a guided and creative setting, children discover how exciting and fun the great outdoors can be! CAMPERS MUST BE FULLY POTTY TRAINED.

  • June 03 – June 05
  • 9AM - 12PM
  • $100.00 for members
  • $120.00 for non-members
  • Early drop off at 7:30AM *Late pickup will result in Late fees of $10.00 per 10 minutes*
  • The museum will provide a morning snack. If you want to send an additional snack with your child, pack NUT FREE SNACKS (i.e. NO PEANUT BUTTER, ALMONDS, TRAIL MIX WITH NUTS, NUTELLA, OR ITEMS MADE IN A FACTORY THAT PROCESSES NUTS).
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Go Outdoors....Camp! (Entering 5K) is a partial day camp designed just for inquisitive and active minds! Each day will include outdoor explorations, an encounter with a live animal, a craft activity, a story, and a camp song. In a guided and creative setting, children discover how exciting and fun the great outdoors can be!

  • May 28 – May 31
  • 8AM - 3PM
  • $140.00 for members
  • $160.00 for non-members
  • Early drop off at 7:30AM *Late pickup will result in Late fees of $10.00 per 10 minutes*
  • Campers will need to bring a nut free lunch to camp. (i.e. NO PEANUT BUTTER, ALMONDS, TRAIL MIX WITH NUTS, NUTELLA, OR ITEMS MADE IN A FACTORY THAT PROCESSES NUTS). The museum will provide one morning, and one afternoon snack.
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Due to popular demand, we are adding a second week of Go Outdoors.... Camp! (For entering 5K). This is the same camp as the first session, just offered later in the summer. This is a partial day camp designed for inquisitive and active minds! Each day will include outdoor explorations, an encounter with a live animal, a craft activity, a story, and a camp song. In a guided and creative setting, children discover how exciting and fun the great outdoors can be!

  • June 24 – June 27
  • 8AM - 3PM
  • $140.00 for members
  • $160.00 for non-members
  • Early drop off at 7:30AM *Late pickup will result in Late fees of $10.00 per 10 minutes*
  • Campers will need to bring a nut free lunch to camp. (i.e. NO PEANUT BUTTER, ALMONDS, TRAIL MIX WITH NUTS, NUTELLA, OR ITEMS MADE IN A FACTORY THAT PROCESSES NUTS). The museum will provide one morning, and one afternoon snack.
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Go Outdoors.....Camp! (1st- 2nd) is a partial day camp designed to support 1st-2nd Grade inquisitive minds and active nature! We will explore the outdoors, hike trails, and encounter live native animals. Join us for fun songs, crafts, and activities!

  • May 28 – May 31
  • 8AM - 3PM
  • $140.00 for members
  • $160.00 for non-members
  • Early drop off at 7:30AM *Late pickup will result in Late fees of $10.00 per 10 minutes*
  • Campers will need to bring a nut free lunch to camp. (i.e. NO PEANUT BUTTER, ALMONDS, TRAIL MIX WITH NUTS, NUTELLA, OR ITEMS MADE IN A FACTORY THAT PROCESSES NUTS). The museum will provide one morning, and one afternoon snack.
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Go Outdoors... Camp! (3rd-4th) engages young campers in a variety of outdoor nature activities including hiking, wetland exploration, arts and crafts, and outdoor skills (EX: Archery). Compare habitats and learn about the plants and animals living in them, net aquatic species, and track woodland animals.

  • June 03 – June 06
  • 8AM - 3PM
  • $150.00 for members
  • $175.00 for non-members
  • Early drop off at 7:30AM *Late pickup will result in Late fees of $10.00 per 10 minutes*
  • Campers will need to bring a nut free lunch to camp. (i.e. NO PEANUT BUTTER, ALMONDS, TRAIL MIX WITH NUTS, NUTELLA, OR ITEMS MADE IN A FACTORY THAT PROCESSES NUTS). The museum will provide one morning, and one afternoon snack.
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Go Outdoors.....Camp! (Entering 5th-6th) engages young campers in a variety of outdoor nature activities including hiking, wetland exploration, arts and crafts, and survival skills to name a few. Compare habitats and the plants and animals living in them. We will practice outdoor skills, learn about Mississippi wildlife, have a daily encounter with a native animal on Mon-Wed. Camp is from 8am-3pm on Mon-Wed. On Thursday, camp begins at 8am and campers will have an overnight. Campers need to be picked up on Friday at 9am.

  • June 10 – June 14
  • 8AM - 3PM
  • $150.00 for members
  • $175.00 for non-members
  • Early drop off at 7:30AM *Late pickup will result in Late fees of $10.00 per 10 minutes*
  • Campers will need to bring a nut free lunch to camp. (i.e. NO PEANUT BUTTER, ALMONDS, TRAIL MIX WITH NUTS, NUTELLA, OR ITEMS MADE IN A FACTORY THAT PROCESSES NUTS). The museum will provide one morning, and one afternoon snack.
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Jr. Naturalist Camp (Entering Grades 7,8,9) is an ecology-based camp that focuses on the identification, collection, and conservation of our native species. On Monday-Wednesday, camp is from 8am-4pm. On Thursday, camp begins at 8am and campers will have an overnight. Campers need to be picked up on Friday at 10am.

  • June 17 – June 21
  • 8AM - 4PM
  • $150.00 for members
  • $175.00 for non-members
  • Early drop off at 7:30AM *Late pickup will result in Late fees of $10.00 per 10 minutes*
  • Campers will need to bring a nut free lunch to camp. (i.e. NO PEANUT BUTTER, ALMONDS, TRAIL MIX WITH NUTS, NUTELLA, OR ITEMS MADE IN A FACTORY THAT PROCESSES NUTS). The museum will provide one morning, and one afternoon snack.
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Field Camp (Grades 10,11,12) Field Camp is an ecology-based camp that focuses on the identification, collection, and conservation of our native species for students entering Grades 10-12. On Monday-Thursday, camp is from 8am-5pm with at least one overnight. Limited Space available for this camp!

  • June 24 – June 27
  • 8AM - 5PM
  • $225.00 for members
  • $250.00 for non-members
  • Early drop off at 7:30AM *Late pickup will result in Late fees of $10.00 per 10 minutes*
  • Campers will need to bring a nut free lunch to camp. (i.e. NO PEANUT BUTTER, ALMONDS, TRAIL MIX WITH NUTS, NUTELLA, OR ITEMS MADE IN A FACTORY THAT PROCESSES NUTS). The museum will provide one morning, and one afternoon snack.
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