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Idaho State Museum to host day camps for kids throughout the summer in Boise

By: - May 31, 2023 3:50 am
Kids play outside the Idaho State Museum in Boise

Kids play outside the Idaho State Museum in Boise. (Courtesy of the Idaho State Historical Society)

The Idaho State Museum will offer six different Summer Day Camps from June 28-July 14 in Boise for kids between the ages of 6 and 11 years old.

The camps provide hands-on learning opportunities that incorporate STEM learning and tie into the state’s K-5 learning curriculum, according to an Idaho State Historical Society press release.

Each day throughout the summer has a different theme. Campers can join for one day or all week. New this year, camps will include free time for campers from 8-9 a.m. and from 4-5 p.m. Registration is now open at

Here is this year’s lineup for the day camps:

  • June 28 | Dig Into History
  • June 29 | Drawn to Idaho
  • June 30 | Game Day
  • July 12 | Wild Idaho
  • July 13 | Roots of Wisdom
  • July 14 | Just Add Water

Each camp is $70 per camper per day, or $60/camper per day for historical society members. The weeklong discount is $15 off.

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Christina Lords
Christina Lords

Christina Lords is the editor-in-chief of the Idaho Capital Sun and has been a professional journalist covering local and state government since graduating from the University of Idaho in 2009. A Pocatello native, Lords is a fifth-generation Idahoan who served as a reporter at the Moscow-Pullman Daily News and the Post Register in Idaho Falls and served as assistant editor for the Idaho Press in Nampa. She also led the Idaho Statesman in Boise for two years before turning to nonprofit journalism.