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Camp Intrepid 2017
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Each week of Camp Intrepid has its own theme, related projects, indoor/outdoor activities, special guest visitors and exclusive time in the Exploreum—the Museum’s hall of interactive exhibits.
Tech Academy (Only for ages 8–10) July 10–14
Explore the world of technology! Create, tinker and build using Tinkercad, 3D printers, computer programming and robotics. Space is limited to 15 participants. Registration is first come, first served. Registration Closed
Under Construction July 17-21
Get creative with design and engineering! Younger campers will create blueprints, design their own “Camp-topia” and then test the structural integrity of their buildings. Older campers will solve design challenges by constructing prototypes, using computer-assisted models and 3D printing.

Registration Closed

Inventor’s Workshop July 24–28
Given challenges to solve and a variety of materials, campers will tinker, construct, design, play and create incredible objects. Look out, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein and Marie Curie!

Registration Closed

Hunters of the Lost Artifact July 31–August 4
Become a true history seeker and artifact investigator. Search for missing pages to piece together clues that will lead you to the hidden artifact. Explore the ship and compare artifacts to the tools, technology and clothing we use today.

Registration Closed

Intrepid as Superhero August 7–11
What is a superhero? Train as superhero crew member and complete challenges to defend Intrepid. You may even have the chance to meet a veteran from Intrepid—one of the ship’s many heroes!

Registration Closed

Spy Science  August 14–18
This week is all about cracking codes like James Bond, Nancy Drew, Sherlock Holmes and the Spy Kids. Find and follow the clues to solve the Mystery of the Missing Midshipman!

Registration Closed

I Need My Space! (Only for ages 8–10)   August 21–25
A week of galactic gems! Learn about space exploration, spacecraft and astronomy in our planetarium, and go on a hunt to find the “Cosmic Counselor.” 

Registration Closed

*Dates and themes subject to change.  
Pricing for Summer Camps

Weekly Rates:

Early Bird Rate: Register December 19–May 31
New campers: $650
Returning campers: $600

Regular Rate: Register Starting June 1

New campers: $750
Returning campers: $700

A non-refundable processing fee of $200 is included in the price of Camp Intrepid’s summer sessions. No refunds will be applied after June 1.

Registration is now open!

During winter and spring break, campers learn about the science of flight, space travel and cultures around the
world by exploring ship, aircraft collection, submarine and planetarium.

For questions, call 646-381-5166 or email camp@intrepidmuseum.org.

Check back in the fall for next year’s lineup of winter/spring camps!
About Camp Intrepid

Camp Intrepid is featured in the latest issue of CampNavigator’s digital magazine! Read the full article here.

Join us at the Intrepid Museum for fun-filled camps throughout the year. Camp Intrepid engages children in hands-on activities and projects related to aviation, navigation, technology, inventions, engineering, construction, life at sea and more.

During the winter and spring, you can register for one day of camp, a few days or the entire week—it’s the perfect time to try Camp Intrepid!  

General information:

  • Camp takes place from 9:00am to 5:00pm at the Museum.
  • Options for early drop-off at 8:30am and late pick-up at 5:30pm are available.
  • Temporary parking in the staff lot can be arranged for easy drop-off and pick-up.
  • Transportation to and from camp is the family’s responsibility.
  • Each child receives a Camp Intrepid T-shirt and water bottle.
  • Healthy snacks are provided by the Museum twice a day.
  • Lunch may be purchased in advance through the Museum or sent from home. Camp Intrepid is nut-free.
  • Camps feature special guests to enrich the experience for everyone.
  • Open to children ages 5–13

Click here to view a general Plan of the Day.


  • Members of the Museum at the Family level or higher receive a 10% discount on weeklong camps. To become a Family Member, click here.
  • Sibling Discount*: Receive 10% off your registration total if you have two or more children attending Camp Intrepid. Receive up to 15% off if you have two or more children attending multiple weeks. (Discount based on total number of weeks purchased and will be taken in the cart.)
  • Buy More, Save More*: Receive 10% off your registration total if your child is attending two or three weeks of Camp Intrepid, 12% off if your child is attending four or five weeks, or 15% off if your child is attending six weeks or more!

    *Siblings do not need to attend Camp Intrepid at the same time in order to get the discount. Sibling and Buy More, Save More discounts cannot be combined. Your total will be calculated based on the lowest possible rate for which you are eligible.

    Registration is now open!


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