Contact Us:

Phone: (716) 896-5200
Toll Free: (866) 291-6660

Contact Us: (716) 896-5200 | Toll Free: (866) 291-6660
Museum Location:

1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, New York 14211

Location: 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14211
Hours:

Open 7 Days a Week
Mon-Sun 10am-4pm

Hours: Open 7 Days a Week | Mon-Sun 10am-4pm
header DiscoveryCamps

Our school break Discovery Camps offer quality counselors, a variety of educational themes and most of all - fun!

CAMP HOURS: All camps run 9am to 4pm

REGISTRATION: Register online or call 716.896.5200 x345; Registration required at least 2 weeks to camp start date. A camp medical form must be filled out and returned to Betsy Vazquez by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., by faxing 716.895.8739, or by mail. 

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: Register by May 15 and save 5% per camper per camp week.

BMS MEMBERS: Early Bird Special will be combined with your regular 10% discount.

LATE PICK-UP:
Spring Break Pricing:
 4:30-5:30pm; $5 per 30 minutes per day (must be arranged at time of booking).
Summer Break Pricing: 4:30-5:30pm; $8 per 30 minutes per day (must be arranged at time of booking).

CAMP POLICY FORMS (must be completed in advance)
- Emergency Contacts
- Medication Policy

MORE CAMPS AT TIFFT! Click here to see even more camps available at Tifft Nature Preserve.

seeitthrough sidead


Spring Break Camps

  • Museum Adventure: Music Edition, Ages 5-12, Apr 17 - Registration Closed

    Apr 17, $45

    Registration is now closed. Build, experiment and explore with all the Museum has to offer. Spend the day in GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World learning about music and sound.

Summer Break Camps

Early Childhood Camps (ages 3-4)

  • Dinosaur Detectives, July 10-14

    Jul 10-14, $225

    Explore the world of dinosaurs as Junior Paleontologists! Learn all about the huge creatures that stomped the earth long, long ago!

    Register Now blue
  • Water Wizards, Jul 24-28

    Jul 24-28, $225

    Why is water so important? Explore water and its many uses, in nature, in our bodies and in nature all around us.

     

    Register Now blue

  • Arts N Crafts, Aug 7-11

    Aug 7-11, $225

    Is your little one a future artist? A painter?  A sculptor?  Join us as we uncover fascinating science projects through unique arts and crafts projectss!

    Register Now blue

  • Playful Physics, Aug 21-25

    Aug 21-25, $225

    Build it up, tear it down, roll it around and let your little one experience the fun of physics and play!

    Register Now blue

June 26-30

  • Storybook Science, Ages 5-6

    Ages 5-6, $225

    Join us to bring books alive! Each day, campers will read a story and then have a day full of fun experiments and activities related to that story.

    Register Now blue

  • Building with Steve & Alex, Ages 7-9 - SOLD OUT

    Ages 7-9, $225

    THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT. *Back by popular demand!* Do you have a Minecraft fan at home? Bring the game to life outside the computer. Spend a week with fellow game lovers designing buildings and characters. Learn the real life science behind the materials, terrain, and natural disasters that exist in the Minecraft world.

    Register Now blue

  • Building with Steve & Alex, Ages 10-12

    Ages 10-12, $225

    *Back by popular demand!* Do you have a Minecraft fan at home? Bring the game to life outside the computer. Spend a week with fellow game lovers designing buildings and characters. Learn the real life science behind the materials, terrain, and natural disasters that exist in the Minecraft world.

    Register Now blue
  • Tinkering School, Ages 8-11

    Ages 8-11, $250

    Tinkering School is all about making. Campers will be immersed in intuitive engineering. Solving real problems, using real tools and materials. Builds will happen every day, big and small!

    Register Now blue

  • July 3, 5-7 (Four-Day Camp)

    • Dig It!, Ages 5-6

      Ages 5-6, $180

      Come see what you can discover about places from long, long ago! Spend the week becoming a junior archaeologist, digging up fossils, learning all about mummies and the ancient world.

      Register Now blue
    • Earth's Wild Ride, Ages 7-9

      Ages 7-9, $180

      Tsunami, tornadoes, tectonics and more! Explore the exciting science of our marvelous Earth and discover how rocks, wind and water work together to create amazing wonders. It's sure to be a rockin' good time!

      Register Now blue
    • DIY Hackers, Ages 10-12

      Ages 10-12, $225

      Use various resources and textiles to design and create a series of d.i.y. projects that increase consumer efficiency, function, and style.

      Register Now blue
    • Circuits, Ages 10-14

      Ages 10-14, $180

      From snappy to squishy, sirens to series-circuitry will be our week. Come join us for a hands-on science camp where campers will learn, and master the world of circuitry!

      Register Now blue

    July 10-14

    • Eww! That's Gross!, Ages 5-6

      $225

      Boogers, burps, farts and scabs - what’s not to love? Be ready to get messy and totally gross while learning all about the human body!

      Register Now blue

       

      • Cultural Connections, Ages 7-9

        $225

        Discover the similarities and differences of cultures around the world - past and present. From the Ancient Egyptians and Mysterious Maya to modern Korea and Peru!

        Register Now blue

         

      • Extreme Earth, Ages 10-12

        $225

        Investigate earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis and other natural phenomena! Discover how scientists uncover the mysteries of our ever-changing earth. Dig into the Earth's past and understand your role in its changing future.

        Register Now blue

      • Science of Cinema, Ages 10-14

        $225

        Discover the tricks and techniques used in animation and make up and learn all of ins and out of set design and prop making needed to run a hollywood backlot and produce a blockbuster; you’ll see stars.

        Register Now blue


      July 17-21

      • Constructables, Ages 5-6

        $225

        Enter into the world of design and construction through a series of hands-on projects that encourage self expression and artistic freedom.

        Register Now blue

      • Grossology, Ages 7-9

        $225

        Become a Grossologist! Study all things gross from why we have boogers to what is slime really made of.

        Register Now blue

      • Archaeology Adventures, Ages 10-12

        $225

        Discover how archaeologists solve mysteries of our past. Learn the art of excavation and survey to uncover history. Explore the museum’s collections with a behind the scenes tour and activities.

        Register Now blue

      • Junior Robotics, Ages 10-12 - SOLD OUT

        $250

        THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT. Campers will experience robots of all shapes and sizes. Our color-coding robots, LEGO mindstorm, and creations of their own will be our week in robotics.

        Register Now blue

      • July 24-28

        • Dino Quest, Ages 5-6

          $225

          Discover the mysteries of ancient and extinct animals! What happened to the dinosaurs and what kinds of fossils can we uncover in our own backyard?

          Register Now blue

        • Make & Take, Ages 7-9

          $225

          Discover the mysteries of ancient and extinct animals! What happened to the dinosaurs and what kinds of fossils can we uncover in our own backyard?

          Register Now blue

        • Science of Gross, Ages 10-12

          $225

          Fascinated by all things gross? Learn about all the grossest things in your body! Discover everything - digestion, snot, brains, eyeballs and more!

          Register Now blue

        • Senior Robotics, Ages 11-14 - SOLD OUT

          $250

          THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT. This camp will enhance and advance campers understanding of coding and robotics. Each day we will experiment, code and build using a variety of basic to sophisticated robotics. Campers will work individually and in groups throughout the week.

          Register Now blue

        • July 31 - Aug 4

          • Dig It, Ages 5-6

            $225

            Come see what you can discover about places from long, long ago! Spend the week becoming a junior archaeologist, digging up fossils, learning all about mummies and the ancient world.

            Register Now blue

          • Earth's Wild Ride, Ages 7-9

            $225

            Tsunami, tornadoes, tectonics and more! Explore the exciting science of our marvelous Earth and discover how rocks, wind and water work together to create amazing wonders. It's sure to be a rockin' good time!

            Register Now blue

          • DIY Hackers, Ages 10-12

            $225

            Use various resources and textiles to design and create a series of d.i.y. projects that increase consumer efficiency, function, and style.

            Register Now blue

          • World on a Spoon, Ages 12-16

            $225

            Travel the world without leaving the kitchen! Participants will explore cuisine and prepare authentic dishes from around the globe, focusing on a different region each day.

            Register Now blue


          August 7-11

          • Eww! That's Gross, Ages 5-6

            $225

            Boogers, burps, farts and scabs - what’s not to love? Be ready to get messy and totally gross while learning all about the human body!

            Register Now blue

          • Cultural Connections, Ages 7-9

            $225

            Discover the similarities and differences of cultures around the world - past and present. From the Ancient Egyptians and Mysterious Maya to modern Korea and Peru!

            Register Now blue

          • Extreme Earth, Ages 10-12

            $225

            Investigate earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis and other natural phenomena! Discover how scientists uncover the mysteries of our ever-changing earth. Dig into the Earth's past and understand your role in its changing future.

            Register Now blue

          • Science of Design, Ages 12-16 - Now a full week!

            $250

            Explore Science and Math through fashion. Participants will learn about clothing construction and textiles in order to create their own unique designs. We will tie-dye, sew, weave and even a little cross-stitching!

            Register Now blue

          • August 14-18

            • Constructables, Ages 5-6

              $225

              Enter into the world of design and construction through a series of hands-on projects that encourage self expression and artistic freedom.

              Register Now blue

            • Grossology, Ages 7-9

              $225

              Become a Grossologist! Study all things gross from why we have boogers to what is slime really made of.

              Register Now blue

            • Archaeology Adventures, Ages 10-12

              $210

              Discover how archaeologists solve mysteries of our past. Learn the art of excavation and survey to uncover history. Explore the museum’s collections with a behind the scenes tour and activities.

              Register Now blue

            • Make Your Summer, Ages 12-15

              $250

              If you like to make, build, destroy and learn valuable shop skills-this is your camp. Every day campers will build their own creations, individually and with a team. Our last day of camp will be celebrated with showcasing our projects from the week.

              Register Now blue

            • High School Archaeology Camp, Ages 13+

              $225

              Interested in becoming an archaeologist or anthropologist in the future?! Spend a week diving into the world of survey, excavation and artifact research. Visit the museum’s collection and learn about new cutting edge techniques with guests from SUNY Buffalo and the Rochester Institute of Technology.

              Register Now blue

            • August 21-25

              • Dino Quest, Ages 5-6

                $225

                Discover the mysteries of ancient and extinct animals! What happened to the dinosaurs and what kinds of fossils can we uncover in our own backyard?

                Register Now blue

              • Make N' Take, Ages 7-9

                $225

                Take Arts & Crafts to the next level by using an assortment of materials for useable projects including weaving, rubber stamping, pottery, and more!

                Register Now blue

              • Science of Gross, Ages 10-12

                $225

                Fascinated by all things gross? Learn about all the grossest things in your body! Discover everything - digestion, snot, brains, eyeballs and more!

                Register Now blue

              • Solar System Science, Ages 12-15

                $225

                The solar system is filled with unanswered questions, but how do we know what is out there? Discover how light and chemistry can tell us about our own sun and distant stars. Is there life out there? Collect and observe real organisms that can survive in space.

                Register Now blue

              • August 28 - Sep 1

                • Mad Scientist, Ages 5-11 - SOLD OUT

                  $225

                  THIS CAMP IS SOLD OUT. Explosions, Experiments, Goo and more. Spend the last week of the summer exploring the museum and getting messy with hands on activities. Work on science skills of measuring and observation and get a head start on the school year!

                • Precious Plastics, Ages 12-16

                  $250

                  Want to combine your love of recycling with the joy of building? Come join us for our newest camp program-Precious Plastics! Our week will consist of a multitude of projects involving upcycling, and recycling. We will be using machines that recycle plastic to create new products. Curious to know more about Precious Plastics? Check out their website at www.preciousplastics.com.

                  Register Now blue



                [/toggle_item]
                [/toggle_box]



                  General Admission

                  $11 Adults
                  $9 Seniors 62+
                  $9 Students/Military with ID
                  $8 Children 2-17

                  FREE for Museum Members and children under 2

                  Follow us on Facebook!