Summer Camps

Hands on Museum - school group standing in front of a fossil exhibit

Paleo Camp 2018!

Only at Paleo Camp can you dig for fossils, get a behind the scenes tour of the fossil site, and make a plaster cast of a fossil.  Additional activities include science experiments, science-based art projects, t-shirt tie-dying, and so much more!  Children ages 5 to 12 can explore and discover in our week-long summer camps sure to make life-long memories.

*** Please note: Paleo Camp will be held at the Gray Fossil Site, 1212 Suncrest Dr., Gray, TN ***

Dates & Times:

• Drop off 8:00-8:15, pick-up 11:45-12:00/noon

• Monday, July 9th – Friday, July 13th
• Monday, July 16th – Friday, July 20th
• Monday, July 23rd – Friday, July 27th


• $120 for members
• $150 for non-members

Each week of camp will include a t-shirt for tie-dying, all activity and experiment supplies, exploration time in the museum, and a drink at mid-morning snack time.

Please call (423) 434-4263 ext. 808 or email for more information or to register.  You may send in the registration form via email or postal mail, or deliver in person.  To return by mail, please send to:

Hands On! Museum 
PO Box 1244
Johnson City TN 37601-1244