Summer Worlds Tour

Summer Worlds Tour offers a week of adventures in Chicago's premier museums for children entering kindergarten through fifth grade in the fall of 2016.  Campers will explore engineering challenges of travelling in space at the Adler Planetarium, discover the culture, and games of ancient cultures at The Field Museum, and investigate underwater environments at the Shedd Aquarium.  Activities include investigating exhibits, hands-on activities, creating original art projects, playing learning games, and having lunch along the shore of Lake Michigan.


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Age and Requirements

Entering Kindergarten through grade 5 in Fall of 2016.

Hours and Schedule

Each camp runs Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Program Cost

$305 a person ($275 for Shedd, Field, or Adler members)

Program Dates

Session 1: July 11-15
Session 2: July 18 - 22
Session 3: July 25 - 29
Session 4: August 1 - 5

Refund and Cancellation Policy


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Sample Program Outcomes Include

Every Shedd program is evaluated so we never stop learning from you. Here’s what we’ve learned from our participants Summers World Tour:  

• Campers get to ask their own questions, and then find their own answers by meeting live animals.

• Campers use real science tools and techniques to explore the worlds of animals. 

• Campers feel confident that they can practice scientific techniques.