Summer Camp 2016

Summer Camp at the Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology encourages creative activities to learn about other people, places and time periods throughout the world. Using hands-on activities, like drama, science, music, cooking, and art, children will travel the world, learning about people and cultures. For Children Ages 5-11. 

 Summer camp photo of someone laughing

Creativity, friendship and fun at summer camp!

Children and instructor gather around a sink.

Hogwarts Potions Academy makes chemistry magical.


Summer Camp Registration for Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology begins April 15th! 

Come in person or mail in your applications.  Brand new themes for a half day schedule. Designed for ages 5-11. 

Fun begins July 6th

Price Per Session: Monday -Thursdays Half Day (from 8:30 a.m. - 12: 30 p.m.). The price is $85 a week, except Week I which is $45.

2016 Camp Schedule

Week I July 6th & 7th    CSI Chico $45 for both days

The ultimate mystery of who dunnit?  A quick-witted investigation.                                                                                                    

Week II July 11 – July 14  Star Wars

Travel to earthlins' fave intergalactic world.  Awaken your knowledge of our solar system plus Yoda Soda!

Week III July 18- July 21  Kung Fu Panda

Embrace Legendary Asian Arts.  Try martial arts moves, the secrets lives of Pandas, and more!

Week IV July 25-28   Medieval Madness

Expect a Festival of Fun!  Step back to a time when jesters juggled and dragons ruled the skies.

Click here for the summer 2016 registration form. 

Make checks payable to:  CSUC Research Foundation  

Come to the museum to pay or mail to:  Museum of Anthropology CSU, Chico, CA 95929-0400                                                              

Have questions? Give us a call or send a quick email!
Phone: 530-898-5397    


Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology

Museum Hours

January 10, 2017-July 27, 2017 Tuesday-Saturday 11-3

Closed between exhibitions.  See exhibition schedule for specific dates.

Note: The Museum of Anthropology is completely wheelchair accessible.

Our Location

The museum is located in the Meriam Library complex, next to the Janet Turner Museum


Museum of Anthropology
CSU, Chico 95929-0400

Contact Us
Phone: 530-898-5397

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