School Camp-in: Best of the Museum

Program Description

Ever wondered if the Museum comes alive at night? Find out for yourself while sleeping among polar bears and zebras in our wildlife diorama halls. Try some of our favorite programs, see a Planetarium show, try out fun experiments, and explore your favorite exhibits after dark. For grades 3-6, offered on select dates throughout the year.

Do you qualify for scholarship? Scholarships can help pay for bus fuel and access into the Planetarium and temporary exhibitions. Learn more at



Wednesday 5th- Thursday 6th

Wednesday 12th- Thursday 13th

Wednesday 19th - Thursday 20th

Thursday 27th - Friday 28th


Tuesday 2nd - Wednesday 3rd

Wednesday 10th - Thursday 11th

Thursday 18th - Friday 19th

All overnights are 6 p.m.– 9 a.m.


Grades 3–6


$55/student or additional adult, free/teacher or youth leader

Group Size

One supervising adult chaperone per 6 students and 1 school staff per 30 students are required for every group.

If you have questions, concerns, or special needs, please call us at 303.370.6000 any day from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Helpful Information


Payment and final participant count in full is due 30 days prior to your event. The Museum will send an email with a payment reminder 45 days before the program. Upon payment, a receipt will be e-mailed to you along with details for your program. All sales are final unless the Museum cancels the event.


Orientations are available upon request for Group Coordinators over the phone or in person at the Museum. We recommend orientations for teachers that have not attended a Camp-in. Please email [email protected] to schedule an orientation. 

What will happen at Orientation?

  • Go over your Camp-in’s agenda and other important information, View Sample Agenda
  • Distribute your final packets, including name tags
  • Give parking information
  • Do a walk through of the areas you will be using during the Camp-in
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