Camps

Winter & Spring Adventure Camps

Hosted by the Sunset Zoo & Flint Hills Discovery Center

The Adventure Camp program is a unique program offered by the Sunset Zoo and Flint Hills Discovery Center for youth grades Kindergarten through 6, throughout the school year. The age of the child determines which campsite they will attend.

Children may be dropped off as early as 7:30 a.m. Pick up for half day sessions is between Noon and 12:15 p.m., and pick up for full-day is between 5 and 5:30 p.m. Full day registrants must bring their own lunch. Register online for Adventure Camp.

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Summer Camps

We have a variety of camp options for youth through various programs with the Sunset Zoo and the Flint Hills Discovery Center.

Registration for 2020 summer camps offered through the Summer Theatre Program, Flint Hills Discovery Center and Sunset Zoo has been postponed until further notice.

Sunset Zoo Adventure Camps

At Sunset Zoo Adventure Camp, kids age 5 to 12 years enjoy weekly sessions that bring to life a new set of animal and nature-based themes. Campers visit zoo exhibits, interact with the zoo’s educational animal ambassadors and explore behind-the-scenes areas. Students can attend half day (8 a.m. to noon) or full day (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) each week. Snacks are provided, and full-day participants bring a sack lunch.

Flint Hills Discovery Center Adventure Camps

Experience Manhattan, the Flint Hills, and the world like never before through Flint Hills Discovery Center Adventure Camps. Each day is a different theme including activities, exploration of the Discovery Center and more. Students can attend half day (8 a.m. to noon) or full day (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) each week. Snacks are provided, and full-day participants bring a sack lunch.

Summer Theatre Academy

This newly constructed Summer Theatre Academy is a collaboration between Manhattan Parks and Recreation and the Kansas State University School of Music, Theatre, and Dance. More details about the 2020 Theatre Camp coming soon.