Summer Camp 2015

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 Monday March 30th! 

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

Fun begins June 29, 2015

Price Per Session: Monday -Thursdays Half Day (from 8:30 a.m. - 12: 30 p.m.). The price is $80 a week, except Week I which is $60.

2015 Camp Schedule

Week I June 29-July 1    The Amazing Race

Games, cooking and activities from many countries.                                                                                                     

Week II July 6 – July 9  CSI-Chico

Learn detective techniques to solve mysteries.

Week III July 13- July 16  Step Into the Stone Age

Art and Archaeology reveal life in the Paleolithic.

Week IV July 20-23   Dragonology

Enter a mythic world of Asian & Celtic dragons. 

Click here for the summer 2015 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

Tuesday–Saturday 11-3

Monday-Thursday 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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