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StarPoint Camp

Trains (ages 6–7) and Polar Bears (ages 8–10) Cabins are SOLD OUT for all four weeks. Please call 317-334-4000 to be added to the waitlist.

There is availability for all weeks of Race Cars (ages 11–12). Please call 317-334-4000 to register.

About StarPoint Camp

StarPoint is a unique, educational summer camp for youth ages 6–12 in The Children’s Museum neighborhood. All of the activities during the camp are curriculum-based and developed by trained museum educators. The best part is that the camp is affordable for any and all kids!

We offer four one-week summer sessions. The sessions are Monday through Friday for 1 week each, and will be full day from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. You will be able to register your child to attend one, two, three, or all four weeks of camp. Lunch and a snack will be provided on all camp days.

Camp will be in session from June 17–July 12, 2024. There will be no camp on Wednesday, June 19 and Thursday, July 4.

  • Week 1: Pop Culture Kids
    • June 17-21 (no camp on Wednesday, June 19)
    • Explore your style, and determine what makes the world cool. Use all your senses to experience the world of pop culture and discover what kids in other generations, times, and places played, explored, and celebrated. Play through the decades, make friends, and have a StarPoint summer.
  • Week 2: The Science of Ologies
    • June 24-28
    • Find your lab coat, put on your curiosity cap, and join us for summer science! We will have a fun week exploring Ologies. From animals, to crystals, to more, get hands on in scientific fun!
  • Week 3: Museum Creation Station
    • July 1-5 (no camp on Thursday, July 4)
    • Our world is powered by creations big and small, let’s go in-depth to explore how some of your favorite things work, then put that knowledge to use as you make your own creations and practice the engineering and design process. Join us to discover how fun is made!
  • Week 4: A Summer with Greece
    • July 8-12
    • Travel across the world and through time to explore modern Greece, discover its ancient past, and learn how all of that connects to the Summer Olympics, held in Paris 2024. Get ready for miles of summer fun, no passport required!

Camp is for children ages 6–12 years old. They are separated into three cabins based on their age as of August 1, 2024.

  • Trains Cabin—Ages 6–7
  • Polar Bears Cabin—Ages 8–10
  • Race Cars Cabin—Ages 11–12

Each cabin will be managed by an experienced educator, a college intern, and a junior staff member. Museum staff are responsible for camp logistics and curriculum.

A camp aide will also be present to work with campers in need of additional support.

Our Campers Get Amazing Access!

  • Behind-the-scenes looks at The Children's Museum collection and Lilly Theater
  • Visits from local artists and experts
  • Visits to Corteva Agriscience STEMLab, related galleries, and infoZone, where campers use the latest computer technologies and participate in the Summer Reading Program
  • Field trips to other learning institutions


  • A StarPoint Neighborhood Registration Kick-Off will open for Neighborhood* residents only on Tuesday, January 30 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. (or until Sold Out).
    • You can register by calling 317-334-4000 or 1-800-820-6214
    • If you are in the cue by 7:30 p.m., your call will be answered.
    • After the Kick-Off, Neighborhood residents can register by phone or at the concierge desk during open museum hours
  • Registration opens for Access Pass members on Tuesday, February 6 at 9 a.m.
    • Please return to this page to check availability.
    • Register by phone by calling 317-334-4000 or 1-800-820-6214 or in-person during open museum hours at the concierge desk.
  • Camp fees:
    • $30 per child each week for Neighborhood residents* and Access Pass holders
    • $150 per child each week for non-Neighborhood residents.
  • Neighborhood Club Membership or Access Pass must be current to enroll during the early registration period and to receive the discounted rate.
    • Please ensure your membership is renewed prior to registration.

*Neighborhood residents include those living in Crown Hill, Highland Vicinity, Historic Meridian Park, Mapleton-Fall Creek, Meridian Highland, and Watson-McCord.

If you have any questions at all, feel free to contact our Family Programs Coordinator at or 317-334-3629.