Visit Kansas.com/ summeractivityguide to find our searchable database of summer activities for kids taking place in the Wichita area.
Dozens of child-friendly organizations like the Sedgwick County Zoo, Exploration Place and public libraries are offering a summer full of entertaining (and often educational) pastimes. Many options are free.
You can search to find activities that meet your child's interests (arts, animals or books, for example).
Here are a few events from our database taking place soon:
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CSI: Rookie Training: Children grades 3-6 learn how to solve a crime. Camp is from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. at Exploration Place, 300 N. McLean Blvd. Cost is $120 for members, $135 for nonmembers. Information, 316-660-0600 or Exploration.org.
Ductagami: Learn how to make fun, usable accessories out of duct tape. For ages 12-17. 2:30 p.m. Mon. at Wichita Public Library, 223 S. Main. Free, but registration required. For information or to register, 316-337-9125 or Wichita.lib.ks.us.
Creative Craft Days: Kool Koi Kites: Children up to age 11 can learn about Japanese koi tradition and make a koi kite. Program at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tue. at Botanica, 701 Amidon. The cost is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers. Preregistration and prepayment are required. Information, 316-264-0448 or Botanica.org.