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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 x306; Registration required at least 1 weeks to camp start date. A camp medical form will be sent prior to the start of camp. It must be filled out and returned with a current immunization record to Mollie Wincott 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.


BMS MEMBERS: BMS Members save 10% discount.


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


DISCOVERY CAMP SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION: Click here to download the Discovery Camp Scholarship Application.


CAMP MEDICAL FORM: Click here to download our medical form.


CANCELLATION POLICY: Click here to view our cancellation policy.


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

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Indigenous Peoples' Day / Columbus Day One-Day Camps

  • Building with Bricks Camp | K-2nd Grade

    $45 | Monday, October 9th

    Build and create whatever your brain can imagine. Learn about geometry, patterns, and engineering using the Museum's LEGO collection.

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  • K'nex Camp | 2nd-4th Grade

    $50 | Monday, October 9th

    Cars, planes, robots... dinosaurs? Whatever you imagine, you can build! Spend the day creating with K'nex. Cost includes K'nex kit to take home.

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  • K'nex Camp | 5th-8th Grade

    $50 | Monday, October 9th

    Cars, planes, robots... dinosaurs? Whatever you imagine, you can build! Spend the day creating with K'nex. Cost includes K'nex kit to take home.

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Election Day and Veteran's Day One-Day Camps

  • Astronaut Adventures Camp | Grades K-6 | Election Day

    $45 | Tuesday, November 7th

    Explore all our newest science studio Buffalo In Space has to offer. Learn all about our solar system, what it takes to be an astronaut, and design your own room on the International Space Station!

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  • Middle School Robotics | Grades 6-8 | Veteran's Day

    $45 | Friday, November 10th

    Spend your day off from school building, programming, and running the Museum's mBot and TOMO robots. Designed specifically for Middle Schoolers, this program is great for robotics newbies and veterans alike

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  • Creatures of the Deep | Grades K-5 | Veteran's Day

    $45 | Friday, November 10th

    Sharks, octopuses, fangtooth fish and more! The world beneath the ocean surface is full of bizarre, fantastical, and often dangerous creatures. Join us as we explore the great blue sea!

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Winter Break Camps

  • Celebrate Camp! | Grades K-6

    $135 | December 27-29

    Take a trip around the world and experience winter holidays from across the globe. Explore the Artifact Science Studio and learn about customs and traditions from India, Russia, Ukraine, Norway and more!

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    Optional add-on day of Tuesday Dec 26th | $45

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