Summer Worlds Tour

The Summer Worlds Tour summer camp is for children entering kindergarten through fifth grade in the fall of 2014. Campers will explore our solar system as an astronomer at the Adler Planetarium, discover the marvels of natural engineering through biomechanics at the Field Museum and become an aquatic scientist, making discoveries about animals and environments at Shedd Aquarium. Activities include investigating exhibits, creating original art projects, playing learning games and having lunch along the shoreline of Lake Michigan.


Register for summer 2015 begins on February 3rd, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. online via: Adler Planetarium.

Age and Requirements

Kindergarten through grade 5 in fall of 2014.

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 6-10
Session 2: July 13-17
Session 3: July 20-24
Session 4: July 27-July 31

Refund and Cancellation Policy


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.