This out-of-this-world, 5-day camp experience includes facilitation by Museum staff and other experts, all materials needed for hands-on learning, meals and snacks, fun, and more! Registration for FiHC is open to any area campers entering 4th, 5th, and 6th grades who are eager to explore the many futures a career in history can offer.

FiHC will take place June 12-16 and July 10-14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Information for prospective FiHC Families

Futures in History Camp will operate according to specifications and protocols recommended by the State of Illinois and adhere to guidance provided by the IDPH, CDC, and ISBE. Specific health and safety protocols for FiHC 2023 will be determined as camp dates near.

At this time, masks are recommended but not required for all Museum programs and all participants are still asked to self-certify that they are free of the following symptoms:

  • Fever (100.4 or higher), new onset of moderate to severe headache, shortness of breath, new cough, sore throat, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain from unknown cause, new congestion/runny nose, new loss of sense of taste or smell, nausea, fatigue from unknown cause, muscle or body aches. 

    For up-to-date information on safety and health protocols specific to the McLean County Museum of History go to

Camp Sessions

Registration is full for July. Please send us a message to be put on the waitlist.

Session I

June 12 – June 16

9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Session II

July 10 – July 14

9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Camp Cost

Futures in History Camp 2023 has a registration fee of $250 per camper. Households get a discounted price for each additional camper they register.

If your household income is less than $36,000 a year, your camper(s) will qualify for a scholarship to waive the registration fee.

To help us continue to offer our other educational programs FREE of charge, donate today!

Family Income Cost
Under $36,000 / year $0
Over $36,000 / year $250 / camper
Multiples Price $225+ / additional camper

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