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 2015. Campers will explore human survival in space at the Adler Planetarium, discover the power of Viking mythology, culture, and games 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

Kindergarten through grade 5 in fall of 2015.

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.