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Discovery Camps

Tifft’s Summer Discovery Camps are SOLD OUT, but we still have availability at our Buffalo Museum of Science Discovery Camps! We are taking a limited number of names for a waiting list for each Tifft camp. If you are interested in being added to a waiting list, please call 716.825.6397.
We offer quality counselors, a variety of educational themes, and most of all – fun!
Camp Age Groups
  • Ages 3-5 (children entering preschool to K in Fall 2023)
  • Ages 5-8 (children entering grades 1 to 2 in Fall 2023)
  • Ages 8-10 (children entering grades 3 to 5 in Fall 2023)
Early Bird Discount

Register before May 1, 2023 to save 5% per camp week (summer camps, only). Early bird discount will be combined with 10% Buffalo Museum of Science member discount for a total of 15%. Add a membership to your card to unlock these savings.

Camp Hours

All camps run 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Drop-off: 8:30 – 9 a.m.
Pick-up: 4 – 4:30 p.m

Late Pick-Up

4:30-5:30 p.m.; $12 per 30 minutes per day (must be arranged at time of registration)


Visit our Summer Event Calendar and select your camp. Camps fill quickly! If you are interested in a camp that is currently sold out, please call 716.825.6397 to be placed on the waiting list.

More information including the schedule, what to bring each day, and new drop-off and pick-up procedures for this year will be emailed after registering. If you have not received this email, please contact us through

Discovery Camp Scholarship Application

Click here to download the Discovery Camp Scholarship Application.

Camp Health Form & Character Pledge

Forms will be submitted electronically this year. After registering for a camp session the forms will be emailed to you. If you have not received the forms via email, please contact us through

Cancellation Policy

Click here to view our cancellation policy.

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