Jobs at Camp

Spend the Summer with the Museum of Life and Science!

Located less than five miles from downtown Durham, the Museum of Life and Science is one of the Southeast’s top informal learning institutions. Our summer camps provide an excellent opportunity for educators to gain experience in experiential and informal education. With a range of topics to choose from, our camps give you the chance to broaden your knowledge base and grow as an educator in a fun, exciting environment on a team with diverse backgrounds and skillsets.

Jobs at Camp

Our interactive science park includes a two-story science center, one of the largest butterfly conservatories on the East Coast, and beautifully landscaped outdoor exhibits which are safe havens for rescued black bears, lemurs, and endangered red wolves. With over 84-acres of outdoor exhibits and over 60 species of live animals, there is always more to explore.

The Museum of Life and Science (MLS) offers one-week, full-day, hands-on science camps for children age 4 through grade 8 that runs June 6 – August 19, 2022, at its campus on Murray Avenue in Durham. The MLS also offers one-week, full-day camps for children age 4 through grade 5 at Camp Curiosity, our campus at the Montessori Community School located in the Chapel Hill area.

Important Dates:

  • Camp Orientation (in-person): May 14 – 15
  • Topics Training (in-person): May 21 – 22
  • Museum Camp Dates: June 6 – August 19
  • Camp Curiosity (Chapel Hill) Dates: June 20 – August 5

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A counselor and a camper

Hours and Pricing


Beforecare: 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Camp Sessions: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Aftercare: 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm


Camp Prices

Members: $325/week
General Public: $355/week

Beforecare: $20/week
Aftercare: $45/week
Lunch*: $35/week (vegetarian and omnivore options available)

* Lunch is only available at the Durham Museum Camp