Camp at MoSH

Camps at MoSH

Hello camp families!

PLEASE NOTE: We have changed our registration process. You will now be asked to complete a registration form before you purchase a camp ticket. We understand that this may be a confusing change. Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions.

Our camp coordinator Abby Drake can be reached at: [email protected]


The Greening of Mars

June 3 – 7 , 2024 & July 8 – 12, 2024

Blast off to an unforgettable camp adventure at MoSH Central – Pink Palace. Dive into the future of space exploration while learning teamwork and creative problem-solving. Camp will feature life an immersive and hands-on experience related to food production and self-sustainability on The Red Planet. Can humans colonize Mars? In learning to do so we will inspire a lifelong sense of wonder.

June Session: REGISTER HERE ›  |   July Session: REGISTER HERE ›


Biodiversity and Tree Science

June 3 – 7, 2024 & July 8 – 12, 2024

Timberrrrrrrr..but wait! Whose habitat is that? Come to Lichterman Nature Center to meet the neighbors on the other side of the log. Explore the biology that connects us all and consider how trees inspire inventors!

June Session: REGISTER HERE ›  |   July Session: REGISTER HERE ›


Robo-Explorers on the New Frontier

June 10 – 14 & July 15 – 19, 2024

Embark on an electrifying journey at MoSH Central- Pink Palace! Guided by expert instructors, campers will design, build, and program their own robots while exploring our fascinating exhibits. Through hands-on activities, teamwork challenges, and interactive learning, participants unleash their creativity and problem-solving skills. Join the robo-explorers in a dynamic environment that sparks curiosity and ignites a passion for STEM that reaches for the stars!

June Session: REGISTER HERE ›  |   July Session Registration: REGISTER HERE ›


Survivor Camp

June 10 – 14 & July 15 – 19, 2024

Are you ready for the ultimate wilderness experience at MoSH– Lichterman Nature Center. Campers will survive and learn to thrive in the great outdoors with the essential skills of shelter building, fire starting, and wilderness navigation. Our expert wilderness explorers will guide campers through exciting challenges, teamwork activities, and wilderness scenarios, all while fostering resilience and self-reliance.

June Session: REGISTER HERE ›  |   July Session: REGISTER HERE ›


Double Bubble Coils and Hubble

June 17 – 21 & July 22 – 26

Brew magical potions and defy gravity at this action-packed MoSH Central – Pink Palace camp! Explore the wonders of chemistry, physics, and thrilling explosions. Safety goggles, capes, and wands are all part of the adventure!

June Session: REGISTER HERE ›  |   July Session: REGISTER HERE ›


Woodland Wonders

June 17 – 21 & July 22 – 26

Where creativity meets the great outdoors! At MoSH – Lichterman Nature Center you can explore the beauty of nature through art, botany, and sculpting. Amidst the serene woodlands, harness your artistic talents to craft stunning nature sculptures, inspired by the breathtaking flora and fauna that surround you.

June Session: REGISTER HERE ›  |   July Session: REGISTER HERE ›


Dino Daze at MoSH Central

June 24 – 28 & July 29 – August 2, 2024

At Pink Palace, journey back in time unearthing the mysteries of the ancient world. From hands-on fossil excavations to thrilling dinosaur encounters, our camp offers a RAWR-ing good time Don’t miss out on this chance to stomp roar, and learn!

June Session: REGISTER HERE ›  |   July Session: REGISTER HERE ›



June 24 – 28 & July 29 – August 2, 2024

Get ready to satisfy your creepy-crawly curiosities in this exploration of the foundation of our food chain–insects! At MoSH– Lichterman Nature Center learn about their adaptations for survival, their place in the ecosystem, and how they inspire new innovations in science!

June Session: REGISTER HERE ›  |   July Session: REGISTER HERE ›


For more information contact:

Abby Drake
Camp and Scouts Coordinator

[email protected]



MoSH Camp FAQs

At what locations do you offer camps?

  • We are currently offering camp at MoSH Central – Pink Palace (3050 Central Ave) and Lichterman Nature Center (5992 Quince Rd).

How long is a day of camp?

  • Camp runs from 9am to 3pm Monday through Friday.
  • Exceptions are sometimes made for holidays

Do you offer extended care?

  • Yes! Before and/or after care are available for purchase along with camp tickets on our website.
  • Before care begins at 7:30am and runs up until camp starts at 9am. You can purchase before care for the whole week of camp for $30.
  • After care begins at 3:30pm, when camp concludes and runs until 5pm. You can purchase after care for the whole week for $50.
  • The availability of spaces in extended care is limited, and allocation is determined on a first-come, first-served basis.

What should I send with my camper everyday?

  • We ask that campers come prepared with:
    • A shelf stable lunch
    • A refillable water bottle
    • A rain jacket
    • Sunscreen
    • Bug spray
    • A hat or visor
    • A change of clothing
    • Any reported self-administered medications

Will my camper be provided snacks?

  • Yes! We provide water and snacks to campers throughout the day. They are, of course, welcome to bring their own snack if they like.

What if I need to pick up my camper early?

  • If possible, please let staff know when you drop your camper off that you will be picking them up early.
  • We understand that last minute changes can happen though. In the event you need to pick up your camper early unexpectedly, please call
    • Lichterman Nature Center: (901)878-5820
    • MoSH Central – Pink Palace: (901)290-6167

What are the drop off and pick up locations?

  • MoSH Central: you can drop off and pick up at the main entrance.
  • Lichterman Nature Center: you can pick up and drop off at the main entrance of the Loewenberg Visitor Center.

What age ranges do your camps serve?

  • Our summer camps are designed for rising 1st through 6th grade students (those who have completed at least one year of elementary school)
  • Camps that are held during the school year (ex: spring break camp) are designed for current kindergarten through 6th grade students