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 2017.  Campers will investigate the science of a solar eclipse at the Adler Planetarium, explore why and how scientists prepare and collect specimens for scientific study 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.

Age and Requirements

Entering Kindergarten through Grade 5 in the Fall of 2017.

Hours and Schedule

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

Program Cost

$315 a person ($285 for Shedd, Field, or Adler members)

Program Dates

Session 1: July 10-14
Session 2: July 17 - 21
Session 3: July 24 - 28 
Session 4: July 31 - August 4

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.