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In Person Summer Science Camps Are Back at the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum

The McKinley Presidential Library & Museum will be offering four themed days of in person Summer Science Camp on July 13-16 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM for students in grades 1-5. The cost is $20 for non-members and $18 for members per student per day. The camps are reservation only and the deadline to register is July. Parents can register online. Please contact Science Director Lynette Reiner for more information at 330-455-7043.

The themes are:

Day 1: July 13

Native American Day: Learn about the Native tribes that lived in Ohio through folklore and tales. Create a dream catcher, sand medallion, and make native toys that you can use today.

Day 2: July 14

Pirate Day: Look for treasure by reading a pirate map, then in groups create your own map to a treasure. Make and take a hook hand, create your own paper pirate ship, and make your own spy glass. Hear tales of terrifying pirates of the Caribbean.

Day 3: July 15

Space Day: Today is all about the Universe. Enjoy a planetarium show, go on a solar system hike, create a star wheel, and more.

Day 4: July 16

Super Hero Day: Today, come dressed as your favorite super hero or super villain! We will make super hero props and use science to see if any super powers could ever be real.


The McKinley Presidential Library & Museum is located at 800 McKinley Monument Dr NW in Canton. The Keller Gallery is the Museum’s temporary exhibition space and features a variety of topics each year. The Museum also includes the McKinley National Memorial, McKinley Gallery, Street of Shops, The Stark County Story, Discover World, Ramsayer Research Library, and the Hoover-Price Planetarium. The Museum is open Tuesday – Saturday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The Museum is closed Sunday and Monday.